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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Chemistry professors, technicians and students shine at annual national conference Posted on December 7, 2018

Undergraduate research and innovative teaching showcased at last spring’s Canadian Chemistry Conference.

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Statistics demonstrate importance of sexual education for school-aged children Posted on December 6, 2018

A progressive sexual education curriculum is necessary for spreading awareness of healthy, diverse and consensual sexual behaviours, says political science professor.

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Augustana Newsletter for December 5, 2018 Posted on December 4, 2018

Happy December! Here are a few highlights from this week’s newsletter: Are you a student dreaming of next summer while trudging through the snow? How about taking on a paid summer internship in rural Alberta, as part of the Pathways Program? Attend an information session today or tomorrow at noon in the Learning Commons if …

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2018 Anniversary Award Donors Celebrated Posted on November 30, 2018

On October 18, 2018, Dean Allen Berger welcomed representative donors of student awards celebrating anniversaries in the Community Awards Program. Awards celebrating anniversaries in the 2018-19 academic year are:   45 Years Rotary Club of Camrose Scholarship (Rotary Club of Camrose)   40 Years Augustana Alumni Association Entrance Award (Augustana Alumni) Augustana Alumni Leadership Award (Augustana …

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Augustana Newsletter for November 28, 2018 Posted on November 28, 2018

Good morning, everyone! Are you a student interested in acting? Sign up to audition for Augustana Drama’s 2018 Winter Production tomorrow between 4 and 7 pm. Need a break from your essays and textbooks? Attend this Friday’s Humanities Café on technology and its role in creating new ways of thinking and learning for some good conversation …

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Indigenous cultural production course brings unique pedagogy to Augustana students Posted on November 27, 2018

Professor Erin Sutherland’s course explores Indigenous cultural production through experiential learning.

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New piece of student art finds home in Founders’ Hall Posted on November 27, 2018

Former student Destiny Kirumira’s art offers social commentary on the way black women have been depicted in famous paintings.

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Vikings women’s basketball team takes first place in ACAC, ninth place in CCAA Posted on November 23, 2018

Practice time in the offseason and keeping calm under pressure are a few of the reasons for this year’s success, says women’s basketball coach.

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

Happy Wednesday, all! There’s so much going on this week, so let’s dive right in. There’s still time left to participate in the Great Shave Off which will take place on November 30 during the final Vikings basketball game of the year! Sign up with the fitness centre and check out the poster for more …

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Augustana alumnus offers unique opera performance Posted on November 20, 2018

Nathan Berg (’88) returned home to perform an opera variety show to an audience that felt like friends and family.

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Augustana music instructor, Thomas Schoen, recieves Teacher of Distinction Award Posted on November 20, 2018

University of Alberta Augustana Campus violin instructor Thomas Schoen recently received a Teacher of Distinction Award by Dr. Peter Simon, President and CEO of the Royal Conservatory of Music, at the Royal Conservatory Convocation and Gold Medals Ceremony at Mount Royal University in Calgary. RCM Teachers of Distinction are recognized for their leadership as music …

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Framing Métis identity based on “mixing” ignores other important factors Posted on November 14, 2018

We must take history, culture and landscape of Métis people into account when framing their identity instead of simply categorizing based on mixed ancestry, says anthropology professor.

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

Good morning, everyone. It’s the middle of November already—time flies when there’s so much to do! This week is no exception. Tonight, attend a free public performance by the Edmonton Métis Cultural Dancers in the Performing Arts Centre to celebrate Métis Week! Follow that up with tomorrow’s Lunch & Learn featuring guest lecturer Kisha Supernant (Professor of Anthropology …

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Cholesterol is a classic case of “too much of a good thing” Posted on November 2, 2018

Biology professor Neil Haave discusses how levels of cholesterol in our bodies act as risk factors for atherosclerosis and coronary artery disease.

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Augustana Newsletter for November 7, 2018 Posted on November 2, 2018

Happy Wednesday! Take a look below to see what’s going on this week… Come to the Faith & Life Lounge from 11:30 am to 2:30 pm to get your flu shot (be sure to bring your Alberta Health Care Card with you) Tonight, attend the first student voice recital of the year at the Liederabend …

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“Make each day count”: Learning commons dedicated to alumna, Rashmi Bale Posted on October 31, 2018

Augustana’s Bale Learning Commons was recently named to honour the life of late alumna, Rashmi Bale, whose parents gave a generous gift to Augustana Campus to name the commons and create a bursary in memory of their daughter.

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

Happy Wednesday, and happy Halloween! Looking to have some spooky fun? You have options! Attend today’s Lunch & Learn with professor Neil Haave titled Cholesterol: the Arterial Hobgoblin—register with Deb by calling 780.679.1626 or emailing augalum@ualberta.ca. Looking for a little fun later in the evening? Professor Tom Terzin is hosting a Creepy Crawlers and Micro …

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Métis Week Celebrations at Augustana Posted on October 26, 2018

November 14 Attend a free performance by the Edmonton Métis Cultural Dancers featuring the Dances of Rupertsland and Métis Storytelling! 6:00 pm Cargill Theatre, Jeanne & Peter Lougheed Centre Free Public Performance, Everyone is Welcome November 15 Lunch & Learn – Reconciling the Past for the Future: Unsettling Métis as Mixed in the Archaeological Record with Kisha …

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Augustana Environment, Health and Safety Committee receives annual award Posted on October 26, 2018

The Augustana Environment, Health and Safety Committee has won this year’s EHS Committee Award, awarded by the University of Alberta’s Risk Management Services. Augustana’s committee, made up of James Smith, Chris Blades, Tony Thomsen/Lawrence Fraser, Tom Terzin, Randal Nickel, Troy Burnett, Rob Ford, Nathan Skretting, David King, Linda Hui, Sarah Ross and Jayla Brewer won …

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