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 …

Read more…

Alumnus and donor brings Augustana students to the stars Posted on April 24, 2019

Brian Hesje’s gift to build the Hesje Observatory looks to help students find the right questions.

Read more…

2019 Student Life Awards in Photos Posted on April 18, 2019

On April 10, Augustana celebrated student, staff, faculty and community achievement at the annual Student Life Awards.

Read more…

Augustana Weekly: April 24, 2019 Posted on April 17, 2019

Check out the last Augustana Weekly of the 2018/19 year! This week’s issue includes important student information on checking out of residence and exams, as well as some fun study supports (like the Library’s very own Hogwarts Express Trolley and Alumni’s Good Vibes Café) to help ease all of those hours you’ve spent pouring over …

Read more…

Augustana Weekly: April 17, 2019 Posted on April 17, 2019

Happy Wednesday! Classes are over, exams are coming up, and summer is just around the corner. Look below to learn about some important end-of-the-year student information on awards and financial aid, as well as next year’s course registration, and opportunities for returning students to get involved in some fun volunteer work! Last week, we celebrated students, staff, faculty, …

Read more…

Treaty Bear Installation & Ceremony Posted on April 16, 2019

Scheduled for: Tuesday April 23rd, 2019 @ 3:15 PM

All are welcome to join us as we welcome Stewart Steinhauer’s Treaty Bear to Augustana Campus permanently. Joined by the Steinhauer family and donors who helped the Treaty Bear call Augustana home, the installation and ceremony will be followed by a tea and bannock reception and celebration. Tuesday, April 23 3:15 pm Augustana Quad

Read more…

Augustana assesses innovative academic calendar Posted on April 12, 2019

Lars Hallström, professor and director of the Alberta Centre for Sustainable Rural Communities, shares an update on the new academic calendar which Augustana implemented in the Fall of 2017.

Read more…

Anger in politics can be a double-edged sword, says psychology professor Posted on April 9, 2019

Although anger may encourage people to engage in politics, it can also incite violence and aggression.

Read more…

Augustana Weekly: April 10, 2019 Posted on April 9, 2019

Happy Wednesday! The semester is winding down, but there are still so many great events to attend on and around campus. Look below to find out what’s happening this week including the Student Life Awards, the last class bell ringing, a public lecture on religious freedom, an Easter celebration, and a number of great performances. This issue of the Weekly …

Read more…

Augustana Weekly: April 3, 2019 Posted on April 3, 2019

Happy April! The semester is almost over, and exams are just around the corner. Look below for some important student information, including registration and withdrawal dates, and opportunities for next year. Don’t forget to have a little bit of fun in between all of that work to wind down the semester! Attend the 2019 Last …

Read more…

Augustana Conference on Undergraduate Research and Innovative Teaching Posted on April 1, 2019

High Impact Practices in Higher Education: Research and Application Camrose, Alberta, Canada May 14 – 15, 2019 Register Program The Association of American Colleges and Universities identifies ten High-Impact Practices (HIPs), ranging from First-Year Seminars (FYS) to Writing Intensive Courses. HIPs share several characteristics: they facilitate learning outside the classroom, encourage collaboration with diverse others, and require …

Read more…

Lunch & Learn: Treaty Talk – Sharing the River of Life Posted on March 27, 2019

Scheduled for: Tuesday April 30th, 2019 @ 12:00 PM

The film Treaty Talk—Sharing the River of Life is a teaching tool to better understand our collective responsibility to treaty. This film explores and models how indigenous nations and non-indigenous allies in Canada can come together to transform racism and discrimination and build a future of mutual benefit. Join us for a viewing of Treaty Talk …

Read more…

Augustana Weekly: March 28, 2019 Posted on March 27, 2019

Happy Wellness Week! Check out the Campus Events section below for more information on all of the ASA’s wellness activities, including a student lunch giveaway at 1 pm! Attend Faculty Follies tonight, followed by a Teaching Seminar and Humanities Café tomorrow, and some other great events over the weekend, like the Student Art Exhibition. Scroll down …

Read more…

Genetic engineering has progressed substantially, but is not a new endeavor, says biology professor Posted on March 26, 2019

Augustana professor Tom Terzin discusses the history of genetic engineering, its future and the ethical concerns involved in human genetic modification.

Read more…

Augustana Weekly: March 20, 2019 Posted on March 20, 2019

Happy first day of Spring! The sun is shining, the birds are singing and the campus is buzzing with events, international travel opportunities, contests, awards, information sessions, performances and more! Look below to find important student information, like when the next pop-up advising sessions are, or what kind of workshops you can take to reduce your stress at this busy time of year. Or to learn about some of …

Read more…

‘Severance from the sacred’ behind many of world’s woes, says Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist Posted on March 19, 2019

Chris Hedges coming to Augustana to talk about what’s causing some of today’s biggest social ills and how to solve them.

Read more…

CANCELLED: Coffee and Conversation on Religion and Politics in Alberta – Mar 21 Posted on March 14, 2019

Scheduled for: Thursday March 21st, 2019 @ 2:30 PM

Join us on Thurs. Mar 21 at 2:30 pm in the Roger Epp Conference Room (Augustana Campus) for coffee, snacks, and a round-table discussion on religion and politics in Alberta, facilitated by Clark Banack and Jeffrey Behrens.

Read more…

An Evening with Chris Hedges – Mar 26 Posted on March 14, 2019

Scheduled for: Tuesday March 26th, 2019 @ 6:00 PM

Chris Hedges is the 2019 Augustana Distinguished Lecturer. He will be giving this year’s Chester Ronning Lecture on Religion and Diplomacy and will address the importance of religion in today’s global world.

Read more…

Lunch & Learn — Pipelines and Protest in the United States Posted on March 12, 2019

Scheduled for: Monday April 8th, 2019 @ 12:00 PM

Since their announcement, the Keystone XL and Dakota Access Pipeline projects have raised complex social and political responses, resulting in significant anti-pipeline protests. Join Associate Professor of Law and Fulbright American Scholar Jessica Shoemaker for a brief overview of the legal context in which these protests have occurred in the United States, what these protests …

Read more…

Augustana Weekly: March 13, 2019 Posted on March 12, 2019

From staff vs. student hockey to a student life video contest, this week (and this Weekly!) really does have it all! Look below to find information on April’s Student Academic Conference, opportunities for current students to get involved in campus life and host prospective students over welcome weekend, a number of great performances and events, …

Read more…