Off the page and into the world Posted on May 14, 2019

Bill and Margo McPhail shared a childhood love of reading, which led them to share a lifetime of adventures. Now they are making sure others can pursue their own journeys.

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2019 Community Awards Banquet in Photos Posted on May 3, 2019

As another academic year comes to a close, we take a look back at the Community Awards Banquet and the donors who have helped make this year possible for students.

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Augustana visual arts professor looks to the historical use of technology in education Posted on April 29, 2019

Professor Andrea Korda’s display at the Camrose and District Centennial Museum explores historical technologies used by educators in Alberta towards the question: is technology good for education?

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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.

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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.

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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 …

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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, …

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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.

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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.

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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 …

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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 …

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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 …

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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.

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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 …

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‘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.

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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, …

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Augustana celebrates new Nordic Ski Library Posted on March 8, 2019

The University of Alberta’s Augustana Campus recently opened a Nordic Ski Library, the first of its kind in Canada.

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Augustana Weekly: March 6, 2019 Posted on March 6, 2019

This week’s issue includes information on award nominations, an update on our Augustana Vikings playoff results, important dates and deadlines, and some great events, including the Student vs Staff hockey game (which will take place next Thursday, on March 14!), and a Lunch & Learn on Genetic Engineering next Wednesday. Don’t forget to have a …

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New U of A Augustana interim policy permits designated areas for cannabis and alcohol use on campus Posted on March 5, 2019

Policy created by campus working group towards a harm-reduction and public health approach.

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Augustana Diversity Working Group celebrates Black History Month on campus Posted on March 1, 2019

Throughout February, the Diversity Working Group hosted events from poetry slams to panels to celebrate Black History Month and encourage better support and representation of minority groups on campus.

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