‘Severance from the sacred’ behind many of world’s woes, says Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist Posted on March 19, 2019

Chris Hedges coming to Augustana to talk about what’s causing some of today’s biggest social ills and how to solve them.

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Augustana celebrates new Nordic Ski Library Posted on March 8, 2019

The University of Alberta’s Augustana Campus recently opened a Nordic Ski Library, the first of its kind in Canada.

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La célébration de la francophonie Posted on March 8, 2019

Join us to celebrate and learn more about our local French history at La célébration de la francophonie! See below for poster and program information. Tuesday, March 12 4 to 8 pm Book Fair, 5:30 to 8 pm Information Booths, 6:30 pm Program Wahkohtowin Lodge, Forum, Augustana Campus 

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2019 Last Lecture with Professor Paul “Sparky” Johnson Posted on March 7, 2019

Scheduled for: Wednesday April 3rd, 2019 @ 6:00 PM

Decided by you! Your 2019 Last Lecturer is Professor Paul “Sparky” Johnson! The Power of Play “I dream of a world of accessible intuition.” (Viola Spolin, 1906-1994) “In the beginner’s mind there are many possibilities, but in the expert’s there are few…” (Zen master Shunryu Suzuki, 1904-1971) This “last lecture” will be delivered with a “beginner’s …

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Vikings Hockey Playoffs Posted on March 6, 2019

Scheduled for: Thursday March 7th, 2019 @ 6:00 PM

In the quarter-finals of the 2019 ACAC Men’s Hockey Championship, the Augustana Vikings will meet the SAIT Trojans in a best of three series. Come cheer the Vikings on! Thursday, March 7 6:00 pm Mac McLean Arena Tickets: $15 (adults); $10 (students/seniors); $5 (season pass holders); Free for Kids 12 & under and for University …

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New U of A Augustana interim policy permits designated areas for cannabis and alcohol use on campus Posted on March 5, 2019

Policy created by campus working group towards a harm-reduction and public health approach.

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“Continuum”: Visiting Artists Performance and Talk Posted on March 5, 2019

Scheduled for: Friday March 22nd, 2019 @ 2:00 PM

Join visiting artists Amy Malbeuf and Meagan Musseau for a performance and artist talk, curated by Augustana professor Erin Sutherland. Performance Thursday, March 21  3 – 6 pm  Wahkohtowin Lodge Come and go as you like. Artist Talk Friday, March 22 2 pm  Wahkohtowin Lodge These events are free to attend and open to the …

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Augustana Conference on Undergraduate Research and Innovative Teaching Posted on March 5, 2019

Scheduled for: Tuesday May 14th, 2019 @ 8:30 AM

Join us for the Augustana Conference on Undergraduate Research and Innovative Teaching (ACURIT). ACURIT is a small, intimate conference. The aim of the conference is to create discussion and dialogue amongst scholars and students coming from a variety of academic backgrounds. There are no parallel sessions. This year ACURIT brings together academics, experts, teachers and students to …

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Augustana Diversity Working Group celebrates Black History Month on campus Posted on March 1, 2019

Throughout February, the Diversity Working Group hosted events from poetry to panels to celebrate Black History Month and encourage better support and representation of minority groups on campus.

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March Faculty Research Colloquium Posted on March 1, 2019

Scheduled for: Friday March 22nd, 2019 @ 12:15 PM

Join Augustana professors Brandon Alakas (English), Greg King (environmental science) and Tom Terzin (biology) for a lunchtime colloquium. See below for lecture abstracts. Friday, March 22 12:15 pm Roger Epp Conference Room, Forum, Augustana Campus Dessert and beverages will be served. This event is free and open to the public, no need to RSVP.  Nuns …

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We All See the Same Sunrise Posted on February 28, 2019

Scheduled for: Friday March 1st, 2019 @ 6:00 PM

Come celebrate diversity on campus with student activists who are passionate about music, food, and their rights. Presented by the Augustana Diversity Working Group. Friday, March 1 6:00 to 9:00 pm Augustana Gym Purchase Tickets Here

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Political platforms in upcoming spring election speak to division within Alberta’s population, says political science professor Posted on February 25, 2019

Augustana professor Shauna Wilton delves into how factors like age, level of education and religion influence political opinion in Alberta.

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“Up in Smoke”: Cannabis Normalization and the End of Prohibition in Canada – Distinguished Professorial Lecture with Geraint Osborne Posted on February 25, 2019

Scheduled for: Tuesday March 19th, 2019 @ 7:00 PM

In 1922, Emily Murphy, in The Black Candle, quoted personal correspondence from Charles A. Jones, the Los Angeles chief of police. “Marijuana addicts, while under its influence, are immune to pain…they become raving maniacs and are liable to kill or indulge in any form of violence to other persons, using the most savage methods of …

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Augustana athletics fundraiser teams up with community partners Posted on February 14, 2019

Vikes for Tykes toy drive and fundraiser has been expanded to offer children of Habitat for Humanity families access to Augustana youth programs year round, thanks to a matching grant from the Battle River Community Foundation.

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Classical series continues with Corey Hamm Posted on February 14, 2019

Prolific performer and recording artist offers three sonatas at the Jeanne and Peter Lougheed Centre on February 23.

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Learn to Skate! Posted on February 14, 2019

Scheduled for: Sunday February 24th, 2019 @ 1:30 PM

Learn to skate with the Augustana Vikings hockey team! The public is welcome – bring your own skates! Students can rent skates free of charge, courtesy of Campus Recreation. Sunday, February 24 1:30 to 2:30 pm Border Paving Arena, Camrose  

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Learn to Skate! Posted on February 14, 2019

Scheduled for: Sunday February 17th, 2019 @ 1:30 PM

Learn to skate with the Augustana Vikings hockey team! The public is welcome – bring your own skates! Students can rent skates free of charge, courtesy of Campus Recreation. Sunday, February 17 1:30 to 2:30 pm Border Paving Arena, Camrose  

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Great Big Vikings Family Day Posted on February 14, 2019

Scheduled for: Monday February 18th, 2019 @ 1:30 PM

Join the Augustana Vikings for skating, hot chocolate, and other fun Family Day activities! Monday, February 18 1:30 to 3:30 pm EnCana Arena (moved from Mirror Lake due to extreme cold) Bring your skates and your smiles!

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Public Lecture: Indigenous Governance Posted on February 12, 2019

Scheduled for: Tuesday February 26th, 2019 @ 6:00 PM

Join us for a conversation on Indigenous Governance, Indigenous Sovereignty, Nation to Nation relationships and more, with leaders from the Four Maskwacis Nations: Ermineskin Cree Nation, Louis Bull Tribe, Montana First Nation and Samson Cree Nation. Tuesday, February 26 6:00 pm Mayer Family Hall, Lougheed Performing Arts Centre This lecture is free to attend and open …

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Should you stretch before working out? Posted on February 12, 2019

It depends on what you need to do the exercise properly, say U of A experts.

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