Off the page and into the world Posted on May 14, 2019

Bill and Margo McPhail shared a childhood love of reading, which led them to share a lifetime of adventures. Now they are making sure others can pursue their own journeys.

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Convocation Posted on May 7, 2019

Scheduled for: Sunday June 2nd, 2019 @ 10:30 AM

Join the Augustana Campus community for this year’s convocation ceremony! Look below for the schedule. For more information, visit https://www.ualberta.ca/augustana/services/academic/convocation.  

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2019 Community Awards Banquet in Photos Posted on May 3, 2019

As another academic year comes to a close, we take a look back at the Community Awards Banquet and the donors who have helped make this year possible for students.

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Alumnus and donor brings Augustana students to the stars Posted on April 24, 2019

Brian Hesje’s gift to build the Hesje Observatory looks to help students find the right questions.

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Treaty Bear Installation & Ceremony Posted on April 16, 2019

Scheduled for: Tuesday April 23rd, 2019 @ 3:15 PM

All are welcome to join us as we welcome Stewart Steinhauer’s Treaty Bear to Augustana Campus permanently. Joined by the Steinhauer family and donors who helped the Treaty Bear call Augustana home, the installation and ceremony will be followed by a tea and bannock reception and celebration. Tuesday, April 23 3:15 pm Augustana Quad

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Lunch & Learn: Treaty Talk – Sharing the River of Life Posted on March 27, 2019

Scheduled for: Tuesday April 30th, 2019 @ 12:00 PM

The film Treaty Talk—Sharing the River of Life is a teaching tool to better understand our collective responsibility to treaty. This film explores and models how indigenous nations and non-indigenous allies in Canada can come together to transform racism and discrimination and build a future of mutual benefit. Join us for a viewing of Treaty Talk …

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Lunch & Learn — Pipelines and Protest in the United States Posted on March 12, 2019

Scheduled for: Monday April 8th, 2019 @ 12:00 PM

Since their announcement, the Keystone XL and Dakota Access Pipeline projects have raised complex social and political responses, resulting in significant anti-pipeline protests. Join Associate Professor of Law and Fulbright American Scholar Jessica Shoemaker for a brief overview of the legal context in which these protests have occurred in the United States, what these protests …

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Easter Eggstravaganza (SOLD OUT) Posted on March 11, 2019

Scheduled for: Saturday April 13th, 2019 @ 10:00 AM

SOLD OUT Bring your special little bunnies down to the Forum to join in our annual Easter egg hunt. Families (with children 12 and under) will also enjoy cookie decorating stations, arts and crafts, face painting, a magician and more! April 13, 2019 10 am – 12 pm Forum, Augustana Campus Kids: $5  |  Adults: Free

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Grant Thornton LLP supports Vikings Curling with four-year partnership Posted on February 27, 2019

Local accounting firm Grant Thornton LLP supports Vikings Curling with a four-year sponsorship.

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Alumni Night at the Theatre Posted on February 25, 2019

Scheduled for: Wednesday March 27th, 2019 @ 6:00 PM

Join us for an Alumni Night at the Theatre: Concord Floral, by Jordan Tannahill — Augustana Drama Production Concord Floral is a one-million-square-foot, abandoned greenhouse and hangout for the local teens. Two friends stumble upon a terrible secret buried there. They go looking for answers and set off a chain of events that cannot be stopped. …

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Lunch & Learn — Designer Babies & Genetic Engineering: Good or Evil? Posted on February 25, 2019

Scheduled for: Wednesday March 13th, 2019 @ 12:00 PM

Just last year, the gene-altering CRISPR-Cas9 methodology was used to illegally edit human embryos, resulting in two human babies and shocking the world. The intentions of most of this scientific work are good; however, do those good intentions mean that genetic engineering is acceptable? Professors Tom Terzin and Janet Wesselius will lay out the main ethical …

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Spring Soirée Posted on February 22, 2019

Scheduled for: Tuesday April 23rd, 2019 @ 6:00 PM

After eight years of dedication, innovation and transformation, join us as we wish a fond farewell to Dean Allen Berger and Rebecca Berger. As the Campus’ formal farewell, the evening will honour Allen and Rebecca as Augustana champions and recognize the impact they have had on campus and the wider community. Dean Berger will present …

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Brian Wildcat announced as Augustana’s 2018 Distinguished Alumni Award recipient Posted on February 11, 2019

From various career achievements to spearheading what would become the Maskwacîs Schools Education Commission (MESC), Brian was honoured as a champion of Indigenous education.

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Lunch & Learn — Orange Crush or Blue Wave?: The 2019 Alberta Election Posted on January 28, 2019

Scheduled for: Wednesday February 27th, 2019 @ 12:00 PM

The 2015 provincial election upset a 40-plus year legacy of Progressive Conservative governments. In 2019, the NDP government will face two revitalized parties with significant differences on core social, fiscal and economic policies: the United Conservative Party and the Alberta Party. This panel of political scientists will explore these differences, and the policy implications for Alberta, …

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Lunch & Learn with Dr. Katharine Batlan — What if the US Constitution was Christian? Posted on January 10, 2019

Scheduled for: Thursday February 7th, 2019 @ 12:00 PM

For the 100 years of US history, a small group of Protestants tried to amend the Constitution to add a recognition of Jesus’ authority. At this lunch and learn, Katharine will introduce those efforts and discuss how opposition to the amendments showed the limits of Christian nation ideology in American public life.

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2018 Anniversary Award Donors Celebrated Posted on November 30, 2018

On October 18, 2018, Dean Allen Berger welcomed representative donors of student awards celebrating anniversaries in the Community Awards Program. Awards celebrating anniversaries in the 2018-19 academic year are:   45 Years Rotary Club of Camrose Scholarship (Rotary Club of Camrose)   40 Years Augustana Alumni Association Entrance Award (Augustana Alumni) Augustana Alumni Leadership Award (Augustana …

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Augustana Choir Christmas Concert & Alumni Reception Posted on November 6, 2018

Scheduled for: Sunday December 2nd, 2018 @ 1:30 PM

Noël! Christmas with Augustana Christmas with Augustana continues a Camrose choral tradition as the Augustana Choirs present their annual Christmas concert. Join the choirs as they celebrate Christmas and winter through the beauty of choral music. The Augustana Choir, Mannskor (Augustana’s Men’s Choir), and Sangkor (Women’s Ensemble), are led by conductor John Wiebe with pianists Carolyn …

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Alumni Weekend 2018 in Photos Posted on October 12, 2018

Did you miss this year’s alumni weekend? Or did you attend, and want to relive the fun? Take a look back at the celebrations, featuring live performances, explosions, slime, beer, polka dancing, and more!

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Nathan Berg: One of Canada’s Famous Voices Posted on October 12, 2018

Scheduled for: Wednesday November 21st, 2018 @ 7:00 PM

2004 Distinguished Alumnus and Grammy and Juno Award Winner, Nathan Berg, has performed in famous concert halls with various orchestras around the world. A “tall, majestic bass” with “impeccable technique” and “a palpable presence on stage”, Canadian bass-baritone Nathan Berg’s career has spanned a vast range of repertoire on the concert and operatic stage. His recent dramatic work …

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Lunch & Learn: Cholesterol, the Arterial Hobgoblin Posted on September 25, 2018

Scheduled for: Wednesday October 31st, 2018 @ 12:00 PM

Join us for a Lunch & Learn with Augustana Department of Science Professor, Neil Haave  Usually, Halloween is reserved for ghosts and ghouls, vampires and werewolves, and other fantastical creatures of the night. But what about those real-life terrors, disease that preys on your arteries and organs and overall health and wellness? Atherosclerosis, an inflammatory disease …

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