Second Thought – Catalonia: To be or not? Posted on December 14, 2017

A legal referendum on the issue of Catalonian independence is the best option, says Augustana political science professor.

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FRESH: Chronos Vocal Ensemble Posted on December 13, 2017

Scheduled for: Sunday January 14th, 2018 @ 3:00 PM

Chronos Vocal Ensemble with guests Edmonton Youth Choir present FRESH: new, young bold and from Canada. Join these two award-winning choirs in a special concert of unaccompanied choral music, all Canadian, all written recently. Sunday, January 14 3:00 pm Augustana Faith & Life Chapel Tickets: $20 (adults); $15 (seniors, students, children). Available at the door …

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Guillaume Tardif, Violin and Roger Admiral, Piano in Concert! Posted on December 13, 2017

Scheduled for: Thursday January 11th, 2018 @ 7:30 PM

A collection of well and lesser-known works for violin and piano transcribed or composed by violinists. This program will feature the Sonata by Erich Wolfgang Korngold. Thursday, January 11 7:30 pm Augustana Faith & Life Chapel Tickets (at the door only): $20 (adults); $15 (seniors/students/children). [Augustana students are admitted free of charge with proper ID.] …

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Handel’s Messiah presented by the Red Deer Symphony Orchestra Posted on December 13, 2017

Scheduled for: Friday December 22nd, 2017 @ 7:00 PM

Handel’s immortal masterpiece will be performed on period instruments by Alberta’s Rosa Barocca and a handpicked group of Alberta singers. This always uplifting choral work promises to be an unforgettable experience. Sponsored by DiscoverMusic@Augustana and the Lougheed Centre. Friday, December 22 7:00 pm Lougheed Centre – Cargill Theatre Tickets: $59 (Adult); $54 (Senior/Student/Child). Purchase at …

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Augustana Newsletter for December 13, 2017 Posted on December 13, 2017

This semester seemed to fly by, and there’s just another week or so before the holidays. If you’re looking for a study break before the break, look no further! Today at noon, attend a Lunch & Learn about the 2017 Nobel Prizes in science, explained in 15-minute bites. This weekend, Alberta’s Ukranian Nutcracker will be …

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Why the Tragically Hip may not be Canada’s band after all Posted on December 7, 2017

They’re far more a reflection of what you want them to be, say music scholars.

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Augustana Newsletter for December 6, 2017 Posted on December 6, 2017

Happy December! The semester is winding down, and final exam stress might be winding up. If you’re in need of a study break, check out some of this week’s events. On Friday, attend a humanities cafe on the #metoo movement, followed by a book launch for professor Roxanne Harde on her new collection The Embodied …

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Augustana Newsletter for November 29, 2017 Posted on November 29, 2017

Happy Wednesday everyone! Today, Augustana will be holding it’s second and final open house to provide an update on the Long Range Development Plan in the Forum from 3 to 5 – please stop by to learn more, and add your own input. Exams are coming up quick – tomorrow, students can find help on …

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Second Thought – The Often-Forgotten Challenges of Diabetes Posted on November 28, 2017

Diabetes affects more than the individual diagnosed with the disease, says Augustana physical education professor Jane Yardley.

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Humanities Café – #metoo: Outing One Side of the Equation Posted on November 27, 2017

Scheduled for: Friday December 8th, 2017 @ 3:00 PM

Please join us for the next Humanities Café event, entitled #metoo: Outing One Side of the Equation, on Friday, December 8 at 3 pm in the Wahkohtowin Lodge. The conversation will be hosted by Melaina Weiss, Erin Weinberg, and Janet Wesselius, and will centre on the #metoo movement and its relationship to intersectionality and power structures. Refreshments will be served, the …

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Augustana Newsletter for November 22, 2017 Posted on November 22, 2017

Happy Wednesday all! This week, students may attend a session on how to give a killer poster presentation (tomorrow evening in the library classroom). Faculty and instructors are invited to a Teaching Seminar on Dialogue in the Classroom with Jason Taylor this Friday at 12:15. Looking for some holiday entertainment? Attend Augustana’s production of The …

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Lunch & Learn – The 2017 Nobel Prizes Posted on November 21, 2017

Scheduled for: Wednesday December 13th, 2017 @ 12:00 PM

Join science professors Brian Rempel, Peter Berg, Doris Audet, and instructor Betty (Chen-Ju) Lin as they explain the research behind the 2017 Nobel Prize winners in Science in short 15-minute bites, including work in the observation of gravitational waves and the mechanisms that control circadian rhythms. Wednesday, December 13, 2017 12:00 pm Roger Epp Room Free Event! …

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Alumni Reception – Chez Nous: Christmas with Augustana Posted on November 20, 2017

Scheduled for: Sunday December 10th, 2017 @ 2:00 PM

Join us as we continue a Camrose choral tradition as the Augustana Choirs present their annual Christmas concert. The theme this year is SNOW: Cold, White, Flakes, Swirling, Twinkling, Soft, evocative of Comfort, Purity, and Tenderness. 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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Chez Nous: Christmas with Augustana Posted on November 20, 2017

Scheduled for: Sunday December 10th, 2017 @ 3:00 PM

Join us on Saturday, December 9 at 8 pm or on Sunday, December 10 at 3 pm as we continue a Camrose choral tradition as the Augustana Choirs present their annual Christmas concert in the Augustana Faith & Life Chapel. The theme this year is SNOW: Cold, White, Flakes, Swirling, Twinkling, Soft, evocative of Comfort, Purity, and Tenderness. The Augustana Choir, Mannskor: Augustana’s Men’s …

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Open House – Long Range Development Plan Amendment Posted on November 15, 2017

Scheduled for: Wednesday November 29th, 2017 @ 5:00 PM

Wednesday, November 29, 2017 5:00 – 7:00 p.m. Augustana Campus, Forum Building 4901–46 Avenue Camrose, Alberta The University of Alberta will be holding its second and final public open house that will provide an update on the amendment of land use plans (Long Range Development Plan) for the Augustana Campus. Your participation is important and …

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Meet & Greet – Shari Narine Posted on November 15, 2017

Scheduled for: Monday November 20th, 2017 @ 3:00 PM

Join us outside of the bookstore in the Augustana forum from 3 to 4 pm on November 20 for coffee and snacks with award-winning journalist and author Shari Narine. A CLUC alumna, Shari has gone on to serve as an editor for various newspapers and magazines, has published short stories, and recently published her first …

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Augustana Newsletter for November 15, 2017 Posted on November 15, 2017

Happy Wednesday everyone! After what was hopefully a relaxing long weekend/fall break, get back into the swing of things with this week’s events, including CBC Radio’s This is That tomorrow night at the Performing Arts Centre, a Faculty Research Colloquia on Friday at 12:30 pm, and drop-in coffee with your ASA councillors Friday afternoon. Next …

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Augustana Vikings awarded for achievements in the classroom Posted on November 9, 2017

In late October, 45 Viking student-athletes received academic accolades from the Alberta Colleges Athletic Conference and Canadian Collegiate Athletic Association.

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The Reformation in Alberta: A Virtual Exhibit Posted on November 8, 2017

Check out this virtual exhibit curated by Dr. Brandon Alakas and Day Bulger, now open for viewing online! The exhibit is a history of the Reformation through ten items in the Bruce Peel Special Collections Library.

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Augustana Newsletter for November 8, 2017 Posted on November 8, 2017

Happy Wednesday everyone! Three of this week’s events of interest include a games night (open to everyone!) tomorrow evening in First Year Dorms, the songs and stories of Nashville Hurricane tomorrow night at the Performing Arts Centre, and Friday’s Remembrance Day Service in the Chapel at 12:20 pm. Don’t forget to check out the library’s …

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