Augustana Newsletter for April 18, 2018 Posted on April 17, 2018

Happy Wednesday and happy end-of-classes! Although the campus has quieted down with full study mode, it’s not too early to start thinking about future plans. If you’re a student looking for employment either for the summer or for the coming year if you’re graduating, check out the opportunities below, including three positions open in the …

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Augustana Newsletter for April 11, 2018 Posted on April 11, 2018

Happy Wednesday! The semester is winding down, but here are a few things you can check out on and around campus this week: Last Lecture with Räni-Villem Palo: tonight at the Performing Arts Centre Union Duke at the Bailey Theatre: Friday at 8 pm 14th Annual History Symposium: Monday from 8:30 am to 3:00 pm …

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Augustana Newsletter for April 4, 2018 Posted on April 4, 2018

Happy April! Though the snow and chilly weather may suggest otherwise, Spring is here and there are just a few short weeks left in the semester. Make the best of them! Here are a handful of great campus events to choose from this week. Keep Calm and Ace Your Final Exams Workshop: today at 3:30 …

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Augustana Newsletter for March 28, 2018 Posted on March 28, 2018

Happy Wednesday everyone! Today is packed full of events: Following Edward Snowden’s talk last night, attend a Device Encryption Workshop at 10 am in the Roger Epp Room – light refreshments will be provided, and no need to register, just show up with a device that you’d like to install UAlberta’s Virtual Privacy Network on! …

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Augustana Newsletter for March 21, 2018 Posted on March 21, 2018

Happy Wednesday! Going on this week… Interested in studying in Greece and Italy next January? Attend the AUCLA 294 info session today at 12:15 Join professor Erin Sutherland and Métis artist and intern-architect, Tiffany Shaw-Collinge for her artist talk tonight on her installation kîhtwâm, which is now on display in the library Professors Joe Wiebe and Daniel Sims …

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Augustana Newsletter for March 14, 2018 Posted on March 14, 2018

Happy Wednesday, all! We’re halfway through March already – where does the time go? This week, spend it taking in a bunch of great events. Tomorrow, have a listen to Augustana voice, piano and instrumental music students perform at a special gala recital Following the recital, come to the gym for the Staff vs. Student …

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Augustana Newsletter for March 7, 2018 Posted on March 7, 2018

Happy March! Here are a few upcoming events: A French Book Fair at the Bookstore next Monday The Bach Cantata student recital next Tuesday evening A Lunch & Learn on Faith-Based Education next Wednesday (email augalum@ualberta.ca or call 780.679.1626 to register!) The Staff vs. Student hockey game next Thursday night (sign up to play in …

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Augustana Newsletter for February 21, 2018 Posted on February 21, 2018

Good morning! This week, look out for lectures, concerts, and deadlines: This afternoon, join the Ronning Centre for a lecture on creation museums as symbolic spaces. Enjoy some live music this weekend no matter your taste with Hank Williams on Friday night, followed by Kathleen Corcoran’s recital on Saturday afternoon (both at the Performing Arts …

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Augustana Newsletter for February 14, 2018 Posted on February 14, 2018

Happy Valentine’s Day! Stop by the forum today from 9 am to 2 pm for a Valentine’s Day cookie sale to pick up some sweet treats for you, your partner, your friends, or all three! It’s also mental health awareness week at the Augustana Fitness Centre, which means it will be free for all students …

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Augustana Newsletter for February 7, 2018 Posted on February 7, 2018

Happy February everyone! It’s International Week here at Augustana – check out the schedule for the rest of the week’s events, including movie nights, presentations on current social issues, and football tournaments. If you’re a student struggling with writing assignments, attend the workshop on university writing tomorrow evening at 6:30 pm. Then, blow off some …

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Augustana Newsletter for January 31, 2018 Posted on January 31, 2018

Happy Wednesday everyone! Students: interested in travelling for University credit? Today from 11:00 to 12:30 pm in the forum, professors Alakas and Dipple with have an information booth on their Ancient Greece & Italy Travel course to run next January—stop by for more information! At 3:30 today, attend the academic skills workshop on how to …

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Augustana Newsletter for January 3, 2018 Posted on January 3, 2018

Happy New Year Augustana, and welcome (back)! Today marks the beginning of the semester with the start of the winter three-week term. This week’s newsletter may be short, but we’re starting the year off right with a faculty research colloquia this Friday at 12:15 pm, featuring professors Paula Marentette and Geoff Dipple. In the coming …

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Augustana Newsletter for December 20, 2017 Posted on December 20, 2017

Good morning everyone! Here are a few highlights from your last newsletter of the year: This Friday, join the Red Deer Symphony Orchestra for their performance of Handel’s Messiah, beginning at 7 pm If you’re spending Christmas in Camrose, attend the free community Christmas party at the Norseman Inn from 11:30 am to 4:00 pm …

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Augustana Newsletter for December 13, 2017 Posted on December 13, 2017

This semester seemed to fly by, and there’s just another week or so before the holidays. If you’re looking for a study break before the break, look no further! Today at noon, attend a Lunch & Learn about the 2017 Nobel Prizes in science, explained in 15-minute bites. This weekend, Alberta’s Ukranian Nutcracker will be …

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Augustana Newsletter for December 6, 2017 Posted on December 6, 2017

Happy December! The semester is winding down, and final exam stress might be winding up. If you’re in need of a study break, check out some of this week’s events. On Friday, attend a humanities cafe on the #metoo movement, followed by a book launch for professor Roxanne Harde on her new collection The Embodied …

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Augustana Newsletter for November 29, 2017 Posted on November 29, 2017

Happy Wednesday everyone! Today, Augustana will be holding it’s second and final open house to provide an update on the Long Range Development Plan in the Forum from 3 to 5 – please stop by to learn more, and add your own input. Exams are coming up quick – tomorrow, students can find help on …

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Augustana Newsletter for November 22, 2017 Posted on November 22, 2017

Happy Wednesday all! This week, students may attend a session on how to give a killer poster presentation (tomorrow evening in the library classroom). Faculty and instructors are invited to a Teaching Seminar on Dialogue in the Classroom with Jason Taylor this Friday at 12:15. Looking for some holiday entertainment? Attend Augustana’s production of The …

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Augustana Newsletter for November 8, 2017 Posted on November 8, 2017

Happy Wednesday everyone! Three of this week’s events of interest include a games night (open to everyone!) tomorrow evening in First Year Dorms, the songs and stories of Nashville Hurricane tomorrow night at the Performing Arts Centre, and Friday’s Remembrance Day Service in the Chapel at 12:20 pm. Don’t forget to check out the library’s …

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Augustana Newsletter for November 1, 2017 Posted on November 1, 2017

Take a break on this snowy November morning to have a look at all of the great campus events happening this week! Today, drop off your items for SCORE, which will take place tomorrow from 12:30 to 4:30 pm in the forum. Tonight, attend the public lecture portion of the Workshops in Building Capacity for …

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Augustana Newsletter for October 25, 2017 Posted on October 25, 2017

Your last newsletter of October already, can you believe it? Tonight, students from the Augustana Vocal Studios and Music for the Theatre Class are putting on a recital to celebrate Canadian song—stop by the forum at 12:30 pm to get a taste of the performance and come back for the full thing at 7 pm …

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