Lars Hallstrom’s New Boom & Bust Book! Posted on September 29, 2016

Augustana’s Dr. Lars Hallstrom has been involved in a new publication entitled Boom & Bust: A Guide to managing ups and downs in communities as part of a collective effort of the University of Alberta. Boom & Bust was published by the University of Alberta Faculty of Extension, with support from the City-Region Studies Centre …

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Sustainability 101 program produces its first “graduates” Posted on May 11, 2016

On April 27, Augustana Extended Education hosted its fifth unique course in the five-course Sustainability 101 program.

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Prairie Peace Convergence conference this weekend Posted on February 26, 2016

What if a community could create the better world it wished for, where all people, communities and ecosystems could live well?

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The Way Forward Conference, Feb 19-21 Posted on January 25, 2016

Hear from a host of speakers on the future of treaty rights in managing our natural resources.

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Distinguished Professorial Lecture: Dr. Lars Hallström Posted on November 17, 2015

Join Dr. Lars K. Hallström on November 30 as he examines environmental issues and their implications on policy planning.

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Making Peace with the Land Conference, Nov 13-15 Posted on November 3, 2015

The fourth annual community-centered gathering aimed at public discussion of economy and responsibility for natural systems.

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It’s time for neglected rural reinvestment Posted on October 2, 2015

“Despite the vital role of rural places in this country we have ignored rural Canada and run down the capital invested in rural regions by previous generations.” – State of Rural Canada report

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Augustana expands Sustainability 101 program Posted on October 2, 2015

The open-enrolment professional training on sustainable rural management is expanding after a sold-out summer pilot season.

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CPSA Environmental Politics Workshop Call Out Posted on September 30, 2015

Submit an Environmental Politics paper to the Canadian Political Science conference, May 31-June 2nd, 2016 in Calgary.

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Augustana professor receives Distinguished Academic Award Posted on September 16, 2015

The Confederation of Alberta Faculty Associations recognized Dr. Lars Hallström with a 2015 CAFA Distinguished Academic Award.

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Rural Alberta Innovation & Learning Commons, Oct 2-4 Posted on September 9, 2015

A 3-day learning commons focused on rural economic and community development.

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Collaboration made Augustana Miquelon Lake Research Station possible Posted on August 25, 2015

On August 20, over 110 guests celebrated the opening of the University of Alberta’s newest research station.

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Augustana Miquelon Lake Research Station Grand Opening Posted on August 16, 2015

On Thursday, August 20, the University of Alberta will open a brand new research station in Miquelon Lake Provincial Park.

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Professional Training on Rural Sustainable Management Posted on May 11, 2015

Augustana Campus Launches Sustainability 101: professional education programs for skill development and training in rural and municipal settings.

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Creating Rural Connections: Rural Homelessness is Real: What Can We Do About it? Posted on May 5, 2015

Rural Homeless Is Real: What Can We Do About It? May 26-27, 2015 Executive Royal Inn, Leduc Alberta Have you registered yet? Earlybird closes on May 11, 2015 ARDN is hosting the Creating Rural Connections 2015 (CRC 2015) conference. This event will focus on issues surrounding rural homelessness and its relevance to Albertans, and provide …

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International Association for the Study of the Commons – 15th Biennial Global Conference Posted on May 5, 2015

As long as the rivers flow…   Faculty of Agricultural, Life & Environmental Sciences, Faculty of Native Studies University of Alberta with Treaty 8 First Nations of Alberta present the International Association for the Study of the Commons – 15th Biennial Global Conference Shaw Conference Centre   May 25-29, 2015 Join in workshops, panel sessions, …

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Futurearth Research for Global Sustainability Posted on May 5, 2015

2015 International Opportunities Fund The Belmont Forum and JPI Climate have launched a call for funding pre-proposals on climate predictability and inter-regional linkages (drivers and mechanisms linking poles & monsoons for societal usefulness of climate services). This call aims to support medium-size research projects of 3 – 4 years’ duration, and recommends a budget of …

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Summer Research Assistant Employment Opportunities Posted on April 24, 2015

Summer Research Assistant Project Title: Rural Youth Engagement Initiative for Beaver County Posting Date – April 23, 2015 Closing Date – April 30, 2015 Hourly Rate – $14.83 Grade – 01 Hours – 35 hours per week This position is from May 4 – August 21, 2015 Under the supervision of the Director of the …

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Wetaskiwin-Camrose Constituency Candidates’ Forum Monday April 27 at 7pm Posted on April 24, 2015

Wetaskiwin-Camrose Constituency Candidates’ Forum Monday April 27 at 7pm in the Jeanne and Peter Lougheed Performing Arts Centre (Camrose, AB). Presented by Battle River School Division #31, Camrose Chamber of Commerce and the Battle River Teacher’s Local #32 with support from the University of Alberta, Augustana Campus and City of Camrose.

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FREE Webinar on “Strengthening First Nation Communities Through Entrepreneurialism and Leadership: A Story of Success” Posted on April 7, 2015

On April 13 from 12 PM – 1 PM MST, the Battler River Alliance for Economic Development (BRAED) and Alberta Centre for Sustainable Rural Communities (ACSRC) will host their sixth installment in the free Webinars for Thought Series. This series is meant to cut across a number of topic areas that are relevant and current …

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