National Aboriginal Day In Photos Posted on June 22, 2017

The City of Camrose and Augustana celebrated National Aboriginal Day on June 21 with storytelling and traditional Indigenous dancing.

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Augustana mourns beloved professor Posted on June 20, 2017

It is with profound grief and sorrow that the Augustana community announces the sudden passing of Dr. Phillip Merklinger.

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Perennial newcomer looks to empower the marginalized Posted on June 19, 2017

Jennifer Ha is off to the Smithsonian to work on diversity and inclusion initiatives.

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Using art to help people heal Posted on June 5, 2017

How the Augustana art program and volunteering at a Camrose women’s shelter helped an international student from Taiwan find her calling.

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A glimpse of our grads Posted on June 2, 2017

Hear from a handful of Augustana graduates on how their passions led to them to their chosen degree programs, and the exciting plans they have ahead.

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Alumni award winner reflects on raising a family on campus Posted on May 16, 2017

Alumni award recipient Brandi Chytracek on why she still calls Augustana home.

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Augustana sums up year at Soiree Posted on May 15, 2017

A recap of Augustana’s Spring Soiree, held at the Jeanne & Peter Lougheed Performing Arts Centre on June 25.

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Augustana paving the way as a solar school Posted on May 12, 2017

The University of Alberta-Augustana is putting their money where their mouth is when it comes to green practices.

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Music with Children turns 30 Posted on May 11, 2017

Program that seeks to inspire a love of music at a young age celebrates milestone birthday.

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Taking a seat to support women in politics Posted on May 9, 2017

One student’s passion for the equal representation of women in Canadian politics reinforced by Daughters of the Vote conference.

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Butterflies, beetles, and best practices Posted on May 8, 2017

Undergraduate research lab offers students the opportunity to develop skills outside of the classroom.

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Professor Paul Harland receives Murray Lauber Distinguished Service Award Posted on May 8, 2017

Professor Paul Harland (English) has been named the 2016 recipient of the Murray Lauber Distinguished Service Award.

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Second Thought – “It’s very subtle”: Homosexuality in Beauty and the Beast by Roxanne Harde Posted on April 27, 2017

The representation of Le Fou’s sexuality, or lack thereof, in Disney’s live-action version of Beauty and the Beast, is problematic in more ways than one, says children’s literature professor Roxanne Harde.

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Connecting legacy and learning Posted on April 27, 2017

Newly installed pedway honours former students while providing current students with easy access to learning and planning support services.

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Augustana Newsletter for April 26, 2017 Posted on April 26, 2017

Good morning everyone! This week’s newsletter is short and sweet. Have you always wondered about the Miquelon Lake Research Station but never had the chance to visit? This Friday, attend the open house from 10 am to 3 pm to learn about the station’s facilities and research. Students, be sure to apply for the award …

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Professor Brandon Alakas to receive Provost’s Award Posted on April 21, 2017

Professor Brandon Alakas has been selected to receive a Provost’s Award for Early Achievement of Excellence in Undergraduate Teaching. The award recognizes the achievement of teaching excellence by full-time continuing academic staff within five years of their first university appointment. Alexander Carpenter, music professor and chair of the department of fine arts and humanities, credits Alakas for “his …

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Augustana Newsletter for April 19, 2017 Posted on April 19, 2017

Happy Wednesday everyone! Our newsletter is short this week, so take a study break and have a quick look! Next Tuesday evening, attend Spring Soiree in the Jeanne & Peter Lougheed Centre to celebrate our accomplishments over the last year and look forward to next – everyone is welcome, so be sure to bring your …

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ACAC Class of 2017: Yvonne Becker and Joe Voytechek Posted on April 18, 2017

The Alberta Colleges Athletic Conference has named two members of the Augustana athletics community, professor Yvonne Becker and former hockey coach Joe Voytechek, as inductees into the ACAC Hall of Fame.

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Second thought – Vimy and Canadian identity by Jonathan Hawkins Posted on April 18, 2017

The battle at Vimy Ridge prompted the development of a Canadian national identity, says past history instructor and current assistant registrar Jonathan Hawkins.

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Augustana Newsletter for April 12, 2017 Posted on April 12, 2017

Happy Wednesday! Classes are wrapping up but there are still some great things going on around campus. We’ll be out in the Quad again this afternoon – hoping these grey skies will hold off on the rain – and also taking photos for grads who would like to ring the bell to celebrate their last …

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