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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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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Second Thought – #MeToo Posted on November 6, 2017

Men’s #ItWasMe response to #MeToo campaign is not enough, says Augustana English professor.

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A lab(our) of love: Augustana relishes in new science lab spaces Posted on November 2, 2017

Five lab spaces were completely redone at the University of Alberta’s Augustana campus in time for the Fall 2017 semester.

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Professor Ardelle Ries receives Alberta Kodály Association’s Teacher Recognition Award Posted on November 1, 2017

Congratulations to professor Ardelle Ries who was awarded the Alberta Kodály Association’s Teacher Recognition Award at the 2017 Alberta Music Conference Awards Luncheon this past weekend in Red Deer. The Alberta Kodály Association’s Teacher Recognition Award is presented annually to a music educator in appreciation of their outstanding contribution to music education in the Province …

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Augustana Newsletter for November 1, 2017 Posted on November 1, 2017

Take a break on this snowy November morning to have a look at all of the great campus events happening this week! Today, drop off your items for SCORE, which will take place tomorrow from 12:30 to 4:30 pm in the forum. Tonight, attend the public lecture portion of the Workshops in Building Capacity for …

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Alumni donors appreciated at inaugural event Posted on October 26, 2017

On September 23, Augustana’s alumni donors were recognized with a harvest-themed reception.

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Augustana Newsletter for October 25, 2017 Posted on October 25, 2017

Your last newsletter of October already, can you believe it? Tonight, students from the Augustana Vocal Studios and Music for the Theatre Class are putting on a recital to celebrate Canadian song—stop by the forum at 12:30 pm to get a taste of the performance and come back for the full thing at 7 pm …

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Second Thought – Five hundred years of Reformation Posted on October 23, 2017

History professor Geoff Dipple on the forces behind the Reformation of the Protestant Church and it’s lasting effects, in time for the 500th Anniversary of the Protestant Reformation.

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Augustana’s New Calendar and First Year Seminar Posted on October 18, 2017

By Karsten Mündel Starting the 2017-18 academic year, the University of Alberta’s Augustana Campus has embarked on two exciting initiatives as it plays its role in the University of Alberta’s strategic plan For the Public Good to be “a living laboratory for teaching and learning innovation, to the benefit of the entire university.” The first initiative …

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Augustana Newsletter for October 18, 2017 Posted on October 18, 2017

Happy Wednesday everyone! There seems to be an event for every interest as this week winds down and next week begins. On Friday, attend the Ronning Centre’s lecture “Your Faith on Feminism” in the Performing Arts Centre. If political discussion is more your forte, stop by the Wahkohtowin Lodge at 3 pm for a Humanities …

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In photos: Alumni Weekend 2017 Posted on October 13, 2017

This year’s alumni weekend was full of good food and good fun! Check out a few snapshots of the event here.

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Second Thought – The politics of classical music Posted on October 12, 2017

Augustana music professor Alexander Carpenter on the intricacies of separating music from politics, informed by Dennis Prager’s recent appearance as a guest conductor at the Walt Disney Concert Hall.

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Augustana Newsletter for October 11, 2017 Posted on October 11, 2017

Happy Wednesday! Fill up your short week with a few of the events happening on and around campus. Today, candidates for the City of Camrose election (on Monday, October 16th) will be in the forum from 2 to 4 pm for a coffee chat. Feelings stressed about exams? Attend the workshop on how to best …

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Sustainability 101 & Certificate in Rural Sustainability Posted on October 10, 2017

Scheduled for: Wednesday December 6th, 2017 @ 8:30 AM

SUSTAINABILITY 101 & THE CERTIFICATE IN RURAL SUSTAINABILITY Examine key features for building sustainable rural communities. With rural economic development at the forefront of municipal dialogue, Augustana Extended Education’s Sustainability 101 series of five, one-day, open enrolment short courses are designed to strengthen leadership in five core areas: Governance for Sustainability Economics & Sustainability Environmental …

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Grant Writing Workshop Posted on October 10, 2017

Scheduled for: Wednesday November 29th, 2017 @ 9:00 AM

GRANT WRITING WORKSHOP Nov 29, 2017 Camrose AB For small organizations and communities, grant writing can present a real challenge in terms of time, completion, budgeting, and submission. Join Dr. Lars Hallstrom, the recipient of over 80 research, knowledge mobilization, infrastructure and collaborative grants, for this popular six-hour activity-based workshop offered through Augustana Extended Education. …

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Augustana students and faculty recognized at annual Celebrate! event Posted on October 5, 2017

Three first-year students and two faculty members received recognition at this year’s ceremony.

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