Augustana Newsletter for February 21, 2018 Posted on February 21, 2018

Good morning! This week, look out for lectures, concerts, and deadlines: This afternoon, join the Ronning Centre for a lecture on creation museums as symbolic spaces. Enjoy some live music this weekend no matter your taste with Hank Williams on Friday night, followed by Kathleen Corcoran’s recital on Saturday afternoon (both at the Performing Arts …

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Apply now! New Postdoctoral Fellow Position Posted on February 20, 2018

The Centre is seeking a Postdoctoral Fellow to contribute to its International Fellows Program. The Fellow’s primary task will be to help organize a conference and to work toward publishing and disseminating research that emerges from the conference.

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Informal Postmodern Music Performance Posted on February 16, 2018

Scheduled for: Wednesday April 11th, 2018 @ 12:00 PM

Roger Admiral, instructor, and the students in AUMUS 369/469 give an informal performance of postmodern music. There is no charge and the public is welcome. The program will include: Simon Steen-Anderson’s Difficulties Putting It Into Practice, Jennifer Walshe’s EVERYTHING YOU OWN HAS BEEN TAKEN TO A DEPOT SOMEWHERE, and James Saunders’ positions in the sequence correctly recalled. Wednesday, …

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University Music Student Gala Recital Posted on February 16, 2018

Scheduled for: Thursday March 15th, 2018 @ 5:00 PM

Come listen to Augustana piano, voice and instrumental music students perform for the public at a special Student Gala Recital. There is no charge for admission. The public is welcome. R.A.R.E. Thursday, March 15 5:00 pm Augustana Faith & Life Chapel

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Bach Cantata Recital Posted on February 16, 2018

Scheduled for: Tuesday March 13th, 2018 @ 8:00 PM

Featuring Augustana vocal majors Carrie-Ann Hubbard, Hilda Lam, and Eric Skretting and Roger Admiral, piano. Guest artists include Alyssa Miller, oboe, and Jeremy Maitland, trumpet. No admission is charged but donations are welcome. All proceeds go to the Vocal Chamber Music initiative. R.A.R.E. Tuesday, March 13 8:00 pm Augustana Faith & Life Chapel

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Augustana Newsletter for February 14, 2018 Posted on February 14, 2018

Happy Valentine’s Day! Stop by the forum today from 9 am to 2 pm for a Valentine’s Day cookie sale to pick up some sweet treats for you, your partner, your friends, or all three! It’s also mental health awareness week at the Augustana Fitness Centre, which means it will be free for all students …

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6 things to watch for during the 2018 Winter Olympics Posted on February 9, 2018

Experts discuss women’s hockey, cross-country skiing, Russian athletes, being a host with a volatile neighbour, momentum for a Calgary Olympic bid and more.

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Monthly Healing Circle Posted on February 7, 2018

Starting in February, on the 2nd Wednesday of each month, there will be a healing circle at 10:30 am in Wahkohtowin Lodge (lower level of the Augustana Campus forum).

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Augustana Newsletter for February 7, 2018 Posted on February 7, 2018

Happy February everyone! It’s International Week here at Augustana – check out the schedule for the rest of the week’s events, including movie nights, presentations on current social issues, and football tournaments. If you’re a student struggling with writing assignments, attend the workshop on university writing tomorrow evening at 6:30 pm. Then, blow off some …

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Unique science course blends three disciplines into one lab Posted on February 6, 2018

Interdisciplinary Studies 137 was offered at Augustana in the Winter 2018 three-week term as a science credit course for non-science students.

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University Music Student Gala Recital Posted on February 2, 2018

Scheduled for: Thursday March 15th, 2018 @ 5:00 PM

Experience Augustana piano, voice, and instrumental music students perform for the public at a special Student Gala Recital! No charge for admission, the public is welcome.  R.A.R.E. Thursday, March 15, 2018 5:00 pm Augustana Faith & Life Chapel 

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Second Thought – Read to succeed Posted on February 2, 2018

Augustana professor Neil Haave on the importance of developing different learning modes, beginning with the most fundamental skill by reading widely.

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International Week Posted on January 31, 2018

Scheduled for: Friday February 9th, 2018 @ 7:00 PM

Augustana is excited to present International Week 2018! This year, the International Week theme is Let the Conversation Begin! The week will kick-off in the Forum on Monday, February 5 at 10:50 am with Dean Berger, a dance performance by the Augustana African Dancers, and cupcakes! Each day will feature a different international dish in the cafeteria. For a detailed …

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Augustana Newsletter for January 31, 2018 Posted on January 31, 2018

Happy Wednesday everyone! Students: interested in travelling for University credit? Today from 11:00 to 12:30 pm in the forum, professors Alakas and Dipple with have an information booth on their Ancient Greece & Italy Travel course to run next January—stop by for more information! At 3:30 today, attend the academic skills workshop on how to …

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Last Lecture Nominations Posted on January 24, 2018

We’re looking for the quirkiest, most inspiring, immensely memorable lecturers on campus. This is your chance to show those outstanding Augustana instructors some love. Nominate your favourite Augustana instructor to give the Last Lecture of 2018! It only takes a few minutes to complete the nomination form. Entries may be shared with the nominee so …

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Augustana Newsletter for January 24, 2018 Posted on January 24, 2018

Good morning everyone, happy first day of classes! Whether you’ve already experienced a first day of classes this year, or are starting with the eleven-week term, take a minute to check out all of this week’s campus happenings. There are still a few spots open for students at tomorrow evening’s free Community Career Mixer, where …

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Second Thought – Curriculum controversy: sex education and the Catholic school system Posted on January 23, 2018

The province of Alberta and the Albertan Catholic school system’s current dispute over sex education curriculum harken back to Confederation, says history professor.

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Bursary helps forge new direction Posted on January 23, 2018

Future teacher and former Augustana student wants to spark young people’s interest in trades.

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Rocky Road Posted on January 22, 2018

Scheduled for: Sunday January 28th, 2018 @ 1:00 PM

Join the Augustana campus community for ice cream, rock climbing, parachute games, face painting, crafts, and fun for the whole family at this year’s Rocky Road celebration, in support of the Breakfast Clubs at schools through Camrose Neighbor Aid. Sunday, January 28, 2018 From 1:00 – 4:00 pm, Augustana Campus Gym Admission/person: $5 and a …

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augustana human library Posted on January 18, 2018

Scheduled for: Monday February 5th, 2018 @ 6:00 PM

The 19th augustana human library is just a couple of weeks away, on Monday, February 5th, 2018. The full schedule and list of human book topics are available now! Click here to see them. Sessions start at 6 pm, 7 pm, and 8 pm. For more information, visit aug.ualberta.ca/humanlibrary. We look forward to seeing you at the event!

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