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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Practical Ways to Manage Your Stress Posted on November 15, 2018

Scheduled for: Thursday November 22nd, 2018 @ 1:00 PM

Want to learn new ways to manage your stress level and relax your body? Join us for a workshop that focuses on practical ways you can stay healthy and reduce your stress level every day, even during final exams. November 22, 2018 at 1:00 pm F 2-004 (Roger Epp Room) Sign up here

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Lunch & Learn: The 2018 Nobel Prizes in Science Posted on November 15, 2018

Scheduled for: Tuesday December 11th, 2018 @ 12:00 PM

For 117 years, Nobel Prizes have recognized research in a variety of disciplines. Recipients are at the top of their fields. But why? What is the Nobel Prize, and how do these recipients earn them? At this Lunch & Learn, Augustana faculty will briefly introduce Alfred Nobel and the science prizes awarded in his name. …

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Framing Métis identity based on “mixing” ignores other important factors Posted on November 14, 2018

We must take history, culture and landscape of Métis people into account when framing their identity instead of simply categorizing based on mixed ancestry, says anthropology professor.

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Noel! Christmas with Augustana Posted on November 14, 2018

Scheduled for: Saturday December 1st, 2018 @ 8:00 PM

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 Olson and Roger Admiral. As …

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Cholesterol is a classic case of “too much of a good thing” Posted on November 2, 2018

Biology professor Neil Haave discusses how levels of cholesterol in our bodies act as risk factors for atherosclerosis and coronary artery disease.

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Liederabend (Song Evening) Posted on November 1, 2018

Scheduled for: Wednesday November 7th, 2018 @ 8:00 PM

Join us for performances by Augustana students from the studios of Kathleen Corcoran and Harold Wiens, with Roger Admiral on piano. Wednesday, November 7 Faith & Life Chapel, Augustana Campus  Tickets: Tickets: $12 (adults); $10 (students/ seniors) [Augustana and Community Conservatory students are admitted free of charge with proper I.D.] R.A.R.E.

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“Make each day count”: Learning commons dedicated to alumna, Rashmi Bale Posted on October 31, 2018

Augustana’s Bale Learning Commons was recently named to honour the life of late alumna, Rashmi Bale, whose parents gave a generous gift to Augustana Campus to name the commons and create a bursary in memory of their daughter.

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One Night in Africa Posted on October 29, 2018

Scheduled for: Friday November 2nd, 2018 @ 6:30 PM

Join the Augustana Afri-Youth Club for the fourth annual One Night in Africa Gala. The event will include authentic food, art, dancing, and many other cultural elements, and will raise money for two worthy charities: Operation Smile and the Edmonton African Centre. The event is family friendly and everyone is welcome! Friday, November 2 6:30 pm Faith …

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Augustana’s Got Talent Posted on October 29, 2018

Scheduled for: Saturday November 3rd, 2018 @ 6:00 PM

Join us for a showcase of student skill at the Augustana Student Association’s annual show, Augustana’s Got Talent! Saturday, November 3rd 6 pm: doors open 7 pm: show Jeanne & Peter Lougheed Performing Arts Centre

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Métis Week Celebrations at Augustana Posted on October 26, 2018

November 14 Attend a free performance by the Edmonton Métis Cultural Dancers featuring the Dances of Rupertsland and Métis Storytelling! 6:00 pm Cargill Theatre, Jeanne & Peter Lougheed Centre Free Public Performance, Everyone is Welcome November 15 Lunch & Learn – Reconciling the Past for the Future: Unsettling Métis as Mixed in the Archaeological Record with Kisha …

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Edmonton Métis Cultural Dancers Performance Posted on October 26, 2018

Scheduled for: Wednesday November 14th, 2018 @ 6:00 PM

Augustana’s Workshops in Building a Capacity for Reconciliation presents Dances of Rupertsland, Edmonton Métis Dancers   Join us for a free performance by the Edmonton Métis Cultural Dancers featuring the Dances of Rupertsland and Métis Storytelling! Wednesday, November 14 6:00 pm Cargill Theatre, Jeanne & Peter Lougheed Centre Free Public Performance, Everyone is Welcome For more information, contact …

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Augustana Environment, Health and Safety Committee receives annual award Posted on October 26, 2018

The Augustana Environment, Health and Safety Committee has won this year’s EHS Committee Award, awarded by the University of Alberta’s Risk Management Services. Augustana’s committee, made up of James Smith, Chris Blades, Tony Thomsen/Lawrence Fraser, Tom Terzin, Randal Nickel, Troy Burnett, Rob Ford, Nathan Skretting, David King and Linda Hui won the award out of …

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Managing Lower Back Pain Educated Luncheon Posted on October 23, 2018

Scheduled for: Wednesday November 14th, 2018 @ 11:30 AM

*THIS EVENT HAS SOLD OUT*   Join in on the Faculty of Rehab Medicine’s Educated Luncheon on Managing Lower Back Pain, live-streamed at the University of Alberta’s Augustana Campus. Back pain is the world’s leading cause of disability. Conventional treatments like bed rest, pills, surgeries, and scans have done little to improve this growing problem. …

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Augustana Medium and Spirit of the Land hosted Storyteller Cafe Posted on October 23, 2018

Stories, as a way to build our world and change how we see the world around us, will be the focus of this year’s Spirit of the Land conference featuring a Storyteller Cafe event.

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Hockey has a long history of violence that is still problematic today Posted on October 19, 2018

Physical education professor Stacy Lorenz weighs in on how violence and ‘manliness’ are still largely influential in—and detrimental to—the game today.

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Cannabis regulations at the University of Alberta Posted on October 17, 2018

Recreational cannabis is legal in Canada as of October 17, 2018. In Alberta, people aged 18 and over can purchase cannabis and cannabis oil from stores and online. Public consumption will be permitted in Edmonton and Camrose. The University of Alberta Augustana Campus policy is as follows: Augustana is currently evaluating whether to permit smoking and …

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Lunch & Learn – Reconciling the Past for the Future: Unsettling Métis as Mixed in the Archaeological Record Posted on October 16, 2018

Scheduled for: Thursday November 15th, 2018 @ 12:00 PM

Join us for a Lunch & Learn with Kisha Supernant, associate director of the Institute of Prairie Archaeology and associate professor in the Department of Anthropology at the University of Alberta’s North campus. Often thought of as a mixed, hybrid group of people, Canadian Métis are now starting to be identified by scholars through their personhood and …

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World Singing Day Posted on October 12, 2018

Celebrated since 2012 on the third Saturday in October every year, World Singing Day encourages opportunities for the world to sing! With a mission to unite the global family by singing together, World Singing Day events “celebrate our common humanity, use the power of singing together to connect people and communities, and promote health and …

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Creepy Crawlers and Micro Monsters Posted on October 12, 2018

Scheduled for: Wednesday October 31st, 2018 @ 5:00 PM

U of A Augustana’s Department of Science presents… Creepy Crawlers and Micro Monsters You’re invited to take a peek at biology professor Tom Terzin’s collection of creepy crawlers and micro-monsters! Come at 5 pm for a short presentation on the specimens—including giant tarantulas, scorpions, centipedes, giant moths, beetles, and more—or simply drop-in to take a look before …

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