Rocky Road Posted on January 15, 2019

Scheduled for: Sunday January 27th, 2019 @ 1:00 PM

Bring your family and enjoy an afternoon of ice cream and activities at Augustana! Sunday, January 27 1:00 to 4:00 pm Augustana Campus Gym Admission: $5 and a food bank donation (per person) Net proceeds will go towards the Open Door here in Camrose.

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Augustana announces new dean Posted on January 11, 2019

Demetres Tryphonopoulos appointed Dean of Augustana Faculty and Executive Officer of Augustana Campus, effective July 1.

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Sahakarini Film and Speaker Festival Posted on January 8, 2019

Please join us for the 2019 Sahakarini Film and Speaker Festival this weekend! This year’s theme is Abusing Power: Imagining a New Reality and will feature panels and Q&As from Augustana faculty as well as other guest speakers. This event is partnered with Augustana Chaplaincy. Friday, January 11 at 7:00 pm and Saturday, January 12 …

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Chemistry technician named first Augustana recipient of UAlberta support staff award Posted on December 21, 2018

David King, a chemistry technician at the University of Alberta’s Augustana Campus, is the first person from Augustana to win the award.

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Students create their own paths through rural and Indigenous community internships Posted on December 20, 2018

Three Augustana students share their experiences with summer internships in rural and Indigenous communities through a Pathways Program.

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Augustana Works Community Career Mixer Posted on December 19, 2018

Scheduled for: Thursday January 31st, 2019 @ 6:00 PM

  Augustana Works Career Mixer Meet Augustana alumni and community leaders at this networking event. Students will receive coaching to improve their networking skills before practicing through a facilitated networking activity. This event is open to all Augustana students. The Career Mixer is free to attend, but registration is required. Participants will: Practice networking Make …

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Augustana Faculty Research Colloquia Posted on December 17, 2018

Augustana faculty members hold research colloquia twice per term, to present their research areas to the campus community. The next two research colloquia will take place on: Friday, February 15, 2019 12:00 pm with professors Alexander Carpender, Diego Coraiola and Erin Sutherland Friday, March 22, 2019 12:00 pm with professors Brandon Alakas, Greg King and Tom …

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Ronning Centre Lecture – Marriage Law in Britain and the US Posted on December 14, 2018

Scheduled for: Wednesday January 9th, 2019 @ 2:00 PM

Professor Probert will discuss British family law myths, and Katharine Batlan, postdoc fellow with the Chester Ronning Centre, will discuss religious responses to marriage law changes in the US. Sponsored by the Chester Ronning Centre. Part of the Distinguished Visiting Professor Public Lecture Series with Professor Rebecca Probert, Exeter Law School Wednesday, January 9, 2019 2 pm Roger Epp …

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Town & Gown Lecture: The Runaway Wife, the Bigamous Earl and the Farmer’s Daughter Posted on December 14, 2018

Scheduled for: Tuesday January 8th, 2019 @ 7:00 PM

An exploration of the dramatic events behind an unlikely union in England in 1790 between a local farmer’s daughter and an Earl who was previously married. Part of the Distinguished Visiting Professor Public Lecture Series with Professor Rebecca Probert, Exeter Law School. Tuesday, January 8, 2018 7 pm Mayer Hall, Lougheed Performing Arts Centre

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Chemistry professors, technicians and students shine at annual national conference Posted on December 7, 2018

Undergraduate research and innovative teaching showcased at last spring’s Canadian Chemistry Conference.

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Statistics demonstrate importance of sexual education for school-aged children Posted on December 6, 2018

A progressive sexual education curriculum is necessary for spreading awareness of healthy, diverse and consensual sexual behaviours, says political science professor.

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Lunch & Learn – What if the US Constitution was Christian?: Jesus Amendment Attempts in the 1940s and 1950s Posted on November 30, 2018

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

For over 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. Thursday, February 7 …

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Lunch & Learn – Sing! Because You are Able: Non-Traditional, Multigenerational, Inclusive Choral Traditions Explored Posted on November 30, 2018

Scheduled for: Wednesday January 23rd, 2019 @ 12:00 PM

Over the last decade choral singing in non-traditional, multigenerational and inclusive settings has become increasingly popular across Canada and all around the world. On the basis of compelling research, choral singing has been found to be an alternative to traditional mental health treatment and provide an effective means to combat anxiety, bereavement, depression and other …

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Indigenous cultural production course brings unique pedagogy to Augustana students Posted on November 27, 2018

Professor Erin Sutherland’s course explores Indigenous cultural production through experiential learning.

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New piece of student art finds home in Founders’ Hall Posted on November 27, 2018

Former student Destiny Kirumira’s art offers social commentary on the way black women have been depicted in famous paintings.

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Vikings women’s basketball team takes first place in ACAC, ninth place in CCAA Posted on November 23, 2018

Practice time in the offseason and keeping calm under pressure are a few of the reasons for this year’s success, says women’s basketball coach.

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Augustana alumnus offers unique opera performance Posted on November 20, 2018

Nathan Berg (’88) returned home to perform an opera variety show to an audience that felt like friends and family.

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Augustana music instructor, Thomas Schoen, recieves Teacher of Distinction Award Posted on November 20, 2018

University of Alberta Augustana Campus violin instructor Thomas Schoen recently received a Teacher of Distinction Award by Dr. Peter Simon, President and CEO of the Royal Conservatory of Music, at the Royal Conservatory Convocation and Gold Medals Ceremony at Mount Royal University in Calgary. RCM Teachers of Distinction are recognized for their leadership as music …

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Humanities Café – New Media, New Learning: Technology and Education Posted on November 20, 2018

Scheduled for: Friday November 30th, 2018 @ 3:00 PM

Faculty, students and community members are welcome to attend a Humanities Café led by professors Brandon Alakas and Andrea Korda. Snacks will be served. No need to RSVP; this event is free and open to the public. Friday, November 30 3 to 4 pm Wahkohtowin Lodge, Basement of Forum, Augustana Campus

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Keep Calm and Ace Your Finals Posted on November 15, 2018

Scheduled for: Tuesday December 4th, 2018 @ 1:00 PM

Final Exams are coming. Learn strategies for staying calm during stressful times and ways to prepare for exams so you remember more. Improve your health and your grades with these tips for academic success! December 4, 2018 at 1:00 pm Learning Commons (2nd Floor Forum) Sign up here  

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