Distinguished Professorial Lecture with Professor Neil Haave Posted on August 14, 2017

Scheduled for: Thursday September 21st, 2017 @ 7:00 PM

Join us for this year’s Distinguished Professorial Lecture, from biology professor Neil Haave. The Art and Science of Teaching Many may think of “science” and “art” as subjects to be taught, but don’t realize that teaching in itself is both a science and an art. The science, a growing body of evidence that seeks to …

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In photos: Augustana celebrates with annual Big Valley Jamboree Parade Posted on August 10, 2017

A photo recap of Augustana’s entry in last week’s Big Valley Jamboree Parade.

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In Memoriam – Professor Orlando Olson Posted on July 27, 2017

Augustana remembers professor Orlando Olson who passed away the afternoon of July 25, 2017.

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Lunch & Learn – Making Pemmican Posted on July 26, 2017

Scheduled for: Tuesday October 3rd, 2017 @ 12:00 PM

Join us for a Lunch & Learn and pemmican-making workshop at noon on October 3, 2017, in the Wahkohtowin Lodge. Have you ever wondered what Indigenous peoples of the Prairies ate? Pemmican is a high caloric food that could be transported easily. Many hunters and those out on the land took pemmican with them as their main …

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Miquelon Lake Summer of Service Posted on July 25, 2017

Scheduled for: Saturday August 26th, 2017 @ 8:30 AM

The Augustana Miquelon Lake Research Station (AMLRS) and Provincial Park needs some uplifting. Unite with your fellow UAlberta and Augustana alumni to help with the finishing touches at this Summer of Service volunteer event. Volunteer activities include: Setting up canvas tent structures to be used by Augustana field students at the AMLRS Giving the park’s …

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Augustana Campus to host prestigious international music symposium Posted on July 21, 2017

Event will include live performances open to the public, including a string quartet, a barn dance, and a delegate sing.

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Celebrating Leela Gilday: Reception & Concert Posted on July 12, 2017

Scheduled for: Wednesday August 9th, 2017 @ 6:30 PM

Get swept away by the passion, soul and stories of singer/songwriter Leela Gilday, ’97 BMus, at this alumni reception and concert during the 2017 International Kodály Symposium. Gilday and the Director of the Kodály Institute, László Nemes, ’95 MMus, ’99 DMus, will speak to attendees at a pre-concert reception, then the Juno award-winning Gilday will take to the Cargill Theatre …

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augustana human library Posted on July 5, 2017

Scheduled for: Monday October 2nd, 2017 @ 6:00 PM

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Lunch & Learn – Justice for (W)all? with Patrick Hart Posted on July 5, 2017

Scheduled for: Thursday September 14th, 2017 @ 12:00 PM

Join us on September 14, 2017, in the Roger Epp Conference Room at noon for a Lunch & Learn with Patrick Hart on the case of Wall v the Judicial Committee of the Highwood Congregation of Jehovah’s Witnesses. This lecture will grapple with the question of whether or not judicial interference in religious affairs is warranted. …

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Augustana alum turns passion for brewing into booming business Posted on July 5, 2017

Ben Rix (’11), co-owner of Bent Stick Brewery, on how inspiration from the programs he took at Augustana and an unusual passion led him to barley, brewing, and beer.

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Augustana Library Receives Award for Human Library Posted on July 4, 2017

By Meredith Bratland, University of Alberta Libraries News Congratulations to the Augustana Library staff who were awarded the 2017 Presidential Citation for Innovative International Library Projects by the American Library Association (ALA) on June 26, 2017 for their innovation with the augustana human library project. A human library is an initiative in which people called ‘Readers’ who want to …

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Bent Stick Brewery Tour Posted on June 27, 2017

Scheduled for: Tuesday July 25th, 2017 @ 6:30 PM

Swap some hops at this brewery tour and Augustana-in-Edmonton alumni reception at Bent Stick Brewery. As you B.S. over a whit and sample beer, inspired appetizers with fellow alumni, you’ll hear from Ben Rix, ’11 BA (Environmental Studies-Augustana) who co-founded Bent Stick Brewery along with Patrick Gaudet, ’11 BSc, and from Alumni Council Augustana Representatives …

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Wild spaces versus tourist hordes Posted on June 26, 2017

How to enjoy Canada’s national parks responsibly this summer.

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Researchers receive $2M grant to respond to the impacts of resource development Posted on June 23, 2017

A team of researchers and partners from across Canada will use the five-year grant to better understand how resource development influences rural, remote, and Indigenous community health.

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National Aboriginal Day In Photos Posted on June 22, 2017

The City of Camrose and Augustana celebrated National Aboriginal Day on June 21 with storytelling and traditional Indigenous dancing.

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Augustana mourns beloved professor Posted on June 20, 2017

It is with profound grief and sorrow that the Augustana community announces the sudden passing of Dr. Phillip Merklinger.

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Perennial newcomer looks to empower the marginalized Posted on June 19, 2017

Jennifer Ha is off to the Smithsonian to work on diversity and inclusion initiatives.

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Alumni Weekend 2017 Posted on June 5, 2017

Scheduled for: Friday September 22nd, 2017 @ 10:00 AM

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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Using art to help people heal Posted on June 5, 2017

How the Augustana art program and volunteering at a Camrose women’s shelter helped an international student from Taiwan find her calling.

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A glimpse of our grads Posted on June 2, 2017

Hear from a handful of Augustana graduates on how their passions led to them to their chosen degree programs, and the exciting plans they have ahead.

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