How to have a difficult conversation Posted on July 16, 2019

Follow these 7 steps from Augustana alumna and former instructor Kristan Cummings, and it’s less likely to end badly.

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A farewell to Dean Allen Berger Posted on July 2, 2019

Augustana student Melissa Wilk’s conversation with Dean Allen Berger on his many and varied accomplishments during his time as Dean.

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Alberta should have a rural minister, says political science professor Posted on June 25, 2019

Lars Hallström explains that although rural communities are of critical importance to the social and economic development of the country, they face a number of sustainability challenges, and thus should be prioritized by the government.

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Debunking the stereotype around the Indigenous vote in Alberta Posted on June 13, 2019

Augustana history professor Daniel Sims dismisses the idea that the NDP automatically had the Indigenous vote in the recent provincial election.

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SingAble brings community together Posted on June 7, 2019

An inter-generational community choir made possible by the Camrose Association of Community Living and Ardelle Ries, professor at the U of A Augustana Campus, receives praise from the province for fostering inclusion.

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Food Sustainability and Society Public Presentation Posted on June 6, 2019

Scheduled for: Thursday August 8th, 2019 @ 7:00 PM

Join Augustana student and the Camrose Wildlife Stewardship Society’s summer coordinator Brittany Woelk to learn about food sustainability, a growing problem, and how to be part of the solution. If you attend, you will also be able to enjoy some local and sustainable food! Thursday, August 8 7:00 pm Stony Creek Centre This event is …

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Star Gazing with Professor Gerhard Lotz Posted on June 6, 2019

Scheduled for: Thursday August 1st, 2019 @ 9:00 PM

Join professor Gerhard Lotz in learning about space and stars! Thursday, August 1 9:00 pm Stony Creek Centre This event is free and open to the public! This presentation is part of the Camrose Wildlife Stewardship Society’s Environmental Education Programs, which run every Thursday evening from May 30 to August 15. The presentations are from …

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What’s that Bird? with Professor Glen Hvenegaard Posted on June 6, 2019

Scheduled for: Thursday July 11th, 2019 @ 7:00 PM

Join professor Glen Hvenegaard to learn the basics about birding in the Camrose area, including identifying common birds, attracting birds to your backyard and supporting the bird conservation movement. Thursday, July 11 7:00 pm Stony Creek Centre This event is free and open to the public! This presentation is part of the Camrose Wildlife Stewardship Society’s …

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Augustana past and present shine at the Alberta Music Festival Association’s Provincial Festival Posted on June 6, 2019

The music division is pleased and proud to announce that a number of Augustana sessionals, alumni and current students have made their mark at the Alberta Music Festival Association’s Provincial Festival. Kudos are extended to the following individuals and ensembles in a number of categories: Choral The Camrose Camerata, Joy-Anne Murphy, conductor—first place, Alberta Excellence …

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The Value of Camrose’s Urban Forest with Professor Greg King Posted on June 6, 2019

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

Join professor Greg King for a lecture and nature walk on the importance of Camrose’s urban forest, while learning about the different trees and vegetation that exist in our city. Thursday, June 6 7:00 pm Stony Creek Centre This event is free and open to the public! This presentation is part of the Camrose Wildlife …

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Alumni Weekend 2019 Posted on June 4, 2019

Scheduled for: Friday September 20th, 2019 @ 6:00 PM

Every fall, we host an Alumni Weekend to welcome our over 9,000 alumni back to Augustana. Whether you graduated from Camrose Lutheran College, Augustana University College or the University of Alberta’s Augustana Campus, you will find something for you! Host a class get-together to reconnect with old friends or reach out to a favourite professor! …

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Physical therapy grad helps injured musicians play for keeps Posted on June 4, 2019

Inspired by her brother’s struggles with tendonitis, Alex Brohman knew she’d found her calling when she created a guide to help pianists deal with injuries.

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Convocation Spotlight: Emily MacMillan, Nils Asfeldt, Sydney Martin and Julie Ostrem Posted on May 31, 2019

From art conferences in New York City to rainforests in Costa Rica, the Nahanni River in the Northwest Territories to Dinosaur Provincial Park just east of Calgary—Augustana took these graduates far outside of the classroom.

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Convocation Spotlight: Alex Ho, Jamie Grunwald, Lina Lim and Jasohna Haukenfrers Posted on May 30, 2019

Critical thinking, putting yourself out there, enjoying the experience and getting involved in the community—these grads are urging new students to make the best of their time at Augustana, just as they did.

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Convocation Spotlight: Melissa Wilk, Hannan Mohamud, Ben Schmidt and Madison Pearson Posted on May 29, 2019

We have so many amazing graduates to celebrate this Sunday at Convocation! Here are just a few of those students, along with some thoughts on their time spent at Augustana.

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National Indigenous Peoples Day Celebrations Posted on May 29, 2019

Scheduled for: Thursday June 20th, 2019 @ 12:00 PM

National Indigenous Peoples Day is a time for all Canadians to recognize the diverse cultures and outstanding contributions of First Nations, Inuit & Métis peoples. Join us at the University of Alberta’s Augustana Campus for drummers and singers from Maskwacis, as well as an Indigenous art show titled Aakii isskska’takssin (woman – thought) at the …

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Blanket Exercise Posted on April 29, 2019

Scheduled for: Friday May 3rd, 2019 @ 10:30 AM

Join Jennifer Ward and Graeme Pate with the University of Alberta’s Centre for Teaching & Learning for a Blanket Exercise. The Blanket Exercise takes participants on a 500-year journey as Indigenous peoples coming into contact with Settlers and colonial policies that impact their lives. We will engage with Indigenous histories and contemporary realities in an experiential …

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Public Lecture: A Mathematical Classification of Jazz Music Posted on April 29, 2019

Scheduled for: Thursday May 2nd, 2019 @ 7:30 PM

Join University of Alberta math and statistical science professor Thomas Hillen for a free public lecture on math and jazz music. Two defining features of Jazz music are harmonies and improvisations. The jazz harmonies are built from chords, and improvisations are built around scales. In this talk, Hillen will classify jazz chords and jazz scales …

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Augustana visual arts professor looks to the historical use of technology in education Posted on April 29, 2019

Professor Andrea Korda’s display at the Camrose and District Centennial Museum explores historical technologies used by educators in Alberta towards the question: is technology good for education?

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Miquelon Lake Research Station Open House Posted on April 25, 2019

Scheduled for: Thursday May 2nd, 2019 @ 10:00 AM

The Augustana Miquelon Lake Research Station is hosting an open house to showcase the facility, past research, sustainability improvements and future opportunities for your teaching and research. We’ll show you our plans for a new observatory to be built this year. We hope you are able to will join us for refreshments and conversation! Feel …

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