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

Happy Wednesday! It may be a short week, but it’s packed full of events and opportunities, like today’s Job Fair and Rapid Resume Review in the forum from 11 am to 2 pm! Besides that, attend Savage: Braid and Rap (a Black History Month event) tomorrow, a Teaching Seminar this Friday, the science club’s movie night fundraiser on Saturday, and a student workshop on how …

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Augustana athletics fundraiser teams up with community partners Posted on February 14, 2019

Vikes for Tykes toy drive and fundraiser has been expanded to offer children of Habitat for Humanity families access to Augustana youth programs year round, thanks to a matching grant from the Battle River Community Foundation.

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Classical series continues with Corey Hamm Posted on February 14, 2019

Prolific performer and recording artist offers three sonatas at the Jeanne and Peter Lougheed Centre on February 23.

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

Happy Wednesday! Join us in the library at 3 pm today for the grand opening of the new Nordic Ski Library, featuring tea, and you guessed it…skis! Click the link to the Augustana Weekly for more information. You’ll also find details on other great events and performances happening on and around campus this week (including a film …

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Should you stretch before working out? Posted on February 12, 2019

It depends on what you need to do the exercise properly, say U of A experts.

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Brian Wildcat announced as Augustana’s 2018 Distinguished Alumni Award recipient Posted on February 11, 2019

From various career achievements to spearheading what would become the Maskwacîs Schools Education Commission (MESC), Brian will be honoured as a champion of Indigenous education.

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

What’s inside this week’s newsletter? Everything! Find important student information (like the add/drop deadline for this term), some great indoor sports opportunities, and other important campus updates (did you know that you can borrow cross country skis from the library now!? And the library will be hosting a grand opening Tea & Ski next Wednesday!). …

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Tuition-free education is not necessarily “free”, says professor Posted on February 1, 2019

Augustana music professor Alexander Carpenter noted high-income taxes in Austria and less student support services at the University of Vienna, a tuition-free institution, while there on a five-week teaching term.

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Augustana Weekly: It’s all inside – January 30, 2019 Posted on January 25, 2019

Happy Wednesday! There’s a lot going on around campus, from today’s club fair to international week activities starting Monday, and black history month events throughout February. Click the link below for information on those events, plus many more, including a public lecture on Indigenous Education on Feb 4, an information session on our field studies in Costa Rica course on Feb 5, and some great performances and volunteer opportunities this …

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Anyone can be a singer, says Augustana music professor Posted on January 22, 2019

Professor Ardelle Ries fights against the notion of music exclusion in Western society and instead encourages all, regardless of age, ability or perceived sense of “talent” to sing.

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Nordic sports club offers new developmental options at Augustana Posted on January 21, 2019

Students, alumni and members of the community came together to make sure that cross country skiing and biathlon remain an integral part of Augustana after a cut in funding last spring.

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Augustana Weekly: It’s all inside- January 23, 2019 Posted on January 21, 2019

Happy Wednesday, and happy last day of the three-week term! Today at lunch, join professor Ardelle Ries for a Lunch & Learn on SingAble, a new multigenerational community inclusivity choir, in the Mayer Family Community Hall at the Performing Arts Centre (and if you’d like to learn more about SingAble and Ardelle’s research, check out …

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Augustana announces new dean Posted on January 11, 2019

Demetres Tryphonopoulos appointed Dean of Augustana Faculty and Executive Officer of Augustana Campus, effective July 1.

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Lunch & Learn with Dr. Katharine Batlan — What if the US Constitution was Christian? Posted on January 10, 2019

Scheduled for: Thursday February 7th, 2019 @ 12:00 PM

For the 100 years of US history, a small group of Protestants tried to amend the Constitution to add a recognition of Jesus’ authority. At this lunch and learn, Katharine will introduce those efforts and discuss how opposition to the amendments showed the limits of Christian nation ideology in American public life.

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Augustana Weekly: It’s all inside – January 16, 2019 Posted on January 9, 2019

We’ve got a number of campus updates this week, including information for students on graduation, advising, jobs, internships, and study abroad and undergraduate research opportunities! We also have some great events and performances coming up (including a pancake breakfast and a concert featuring pianist and Augustana instructor Roger Admiral). And scroll all the way to …

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Chemistry technician named first Augustana recipient of UAlberta support staff award Posted on December 21, 2018

David King, a chemistry technician at the University of Alberta’s Augustana Campus, is the first person from Augustana to win the award.

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Students create their own paths through rural and Indigenous community internships Posted on December 20, 2018

Three Augustana students share their experiences with summer internships in rural and Indigenous communities through a Pathways Program.

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Augustana Newsletter for December 19, 2018 Posted on December 19, 2018

Good morning, all! The exam period is almost over and the holidays are just around the corner. The campus is slowing down, but there are a few events to look forward to in the new year, including: Two public lectures on January 8 and 9 featuring distinguished visiting professor Rebecca Probert from Exeter law school, …

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Augustana Weekly: It’s all inside – January 9, 2019 Posted on December 17, 2018

Welcome to the NEW Augustana Newsletter, the Augustana Weekly! We hope you enjoy the new format of our weekly newsletter! Take a look around to find out important student information, campus updates, get ahead of all of the great events happening on campus and in the community, and maybe learn a new fact or two! …

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Augustana Newsletter for December 12, 2018 Posted on December 11, 2018

Good morning, all! We have a short and sweet newsletter today, as I hope everyone’s exam period will seem! Speaking of exams, do you know when yours are? If not, check out the schedule below! Pop by the First-Year Chemistry Lab today from 10:30 am to 12:00 pm for an information session and demonstration of …

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