A family’s legacy: The Wendy Cassady Memorial Fund Posted on May 17, 2018

A family’s generous gift supports their grandfather’s legacy of integrating religion and public life.

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Consider This: I Want to Be an Intellectual Coach, Not a PEZ Dispenser Posted on May 10, 2018

Augustana Professor Neil Haave shares the ideas that resonated with him following José Bowen’s appearance at the UAlberta Festival of Teaching and Learning.

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Augustana embarks on curriculum review with help from leading association in North America Posted on May 8, 2018

A summer institute on integrative learning will provide support to conversations around curriculum review.

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Spring Convoation Posted on May 2, 2018

Scheduled for: Sunday June 3rd, 2018 @ 10:30 AM

Students, friends, family and other guests can plan their day and be prepared to enjoy the many proud and memorable moments of convocation. Convocation Itinerary (June 3, 2018) 10:30 am – Baccalaureate Worship Service, Chapel A festive worship celebration with Holy Communion. The offering at the worship service is designated to support Augustana Chaplaincy Annual …

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Reconciliation efforts need more critical thought Posted on April 27, 2018

Indigenous voices and land restitution are at the heart of, and are yet largely ignored within reconciliation efforts, says religious studies professors.

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Augustana’s innovative three-week courses: an inside look Posted on April 27, 2018

Over 2017/18, the University of Alberta’s Augustana campus introduced a new class schedule that allowed students to take block courses that offered experiential learning opportunities.

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Augustana’s innovative three-week courses: an inside look (continued) Posted on April 27, 2018

An inside look at a few of the innovative block courses that took place at Augustana over the 2017/18 year (continued).

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A second thought on Stephen Hawking (1942-2018) Posted on April 12, 2018

Stephen Hawking was brilliant for his philosophical mind as much as his scientific mind, says physics professor.

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Preventing mass shootings Posted on April 6, 2018

Gun control and regulation is necessary to decrease the vast number of gun-related deaths in the US says sociology professor.

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Dear friend of Augustana receives Alumni Citation Award Posted on April 5, 2018

Jerry Iwanus received this year’s award, which recognizes the contributions of a non-alumnus to the life of Augustana.

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Student Life Awards Celebration Posted on March 29, 2018

Scheduled for: Tuesday April 3rd, 2018 @ 6:30 PM

The Student Life Awards Celebration is a year-end celebration of student achievement where the campus is invited to recognize students with various leadership awards in athletics, academics and the student life of the campus. Formerly Colour Night and the Student Leadership Awards, Augustana has combined both events for one big celebration! Tuesday, April 3 6:30 …

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Reflections from the 2018 India Study Tour Posted on March 26, 2018

In the January three-week block, Augustana students had the chance to explore India as a tour course offered either as religion or economics credits.

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Preparing for cannabis legalization Posted on March 23, 2018

Legalization is primarily about regulation and is central to a harm reduction approach to drug use, say UAlberta Augustana professors.

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Athletics review results in changes for the coming year Posted on March 14, 2018

With anticipated reductions in the operating budget across the University of Alberta, Dean Allen Berger has asked the heads of budget units at Augustana to consider ways to reduce spending.

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Visiting Author: Michael Helm Posted on March 14, 2018

Canadian author Michael Helm will be at Augustana to read from his latest novel, After James. Please join us for a look at this extraordinary novel, and a superlative brownie. Friday, March 16 2 to 3 pm Roger Epp Boardroom, Augustana Campus Michael Helm is the author of The Projectionist, a finalist for the Giller Prize; In the Place of …

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Thomas the Train: the UN’s latest ambassador Posted on March 2, 2018

Political studies professor Shauna Wilton has long called for a refresh of the popular children’s television show Thomas and Friends—now that it’s in the works, not everyone is as thrilled.

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What’s the value of hosting the Olympic Games? Posted on February 28, 2018

More and more, it’s about the intangibles—something Calgary needs to think about as it mulls over whether or not to bid for the 2026 Winter Olympics.

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Augustana Newsletter for February 28, 2018 Posted on February 28, 2018

Happy Wednesday! This week’s newsletter is packed full of posts, here are a few highlights: Today is your last day to nominate your favourite Augustana professor for Last Lecture! Click here for more information, and to nominate Attend the Ronning Centre’s Lecture “What to do with all these Canaanites?” today at 12:30 pm in the Roger Epp Conference Room Understand …

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Nobel Prizes are a bridge between science and society Posted on February 26, 2018

Augustana biology professor Sheryl Gares sheds some light on the research that won this year’s Nobel Prizes in science.

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Spring Soirée  Posted on February 26, 2018

Scheduled for: Tuesday April 24th, 2018 @ 6:00 PM

Join Dean Allen Berger and guests as they share stories about transforming Augustana into “a living laboratory for teaching and learning innovation” (For the Public Good, U of A Strategic Plan) at this year’s Spring Soirée! The evening will include an update on the Living Learning Community—a new residence community (introduced to campus last year) where …

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