Augustana Newsletter for September 20, 2017 Posted on September 20, 2017

Congratulations to all of those who finished their first course of the semester (or first University course ever) yesterday! Students and faculty alike put a lot of work in over the last three weeks, and can now enjoy a little bit of downtime before heading into the eleven-week term. Attend this year’s one and only …

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Second Thought – What professors really do on their summer holidays Posted on September 15, 2017

Sociology professor Geraint Osborne explains what professors do when they’re not in the classroom teaching, holding office hours, and/or grading student work. Hint: it’s not just sipping mai tais on the beach.

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Augustana Newsletter for September 13, 2017 Posted on September 13, 2017

It’s Wednesday morning and what better way to get through the middle of the week than with delicious food and good entertainment? The cafeteria is still serving pancakes for another half hour (until 9 am), and at noon, join us again in the cafeteria for a BBQ lunch ($2 for non-residence students, faculty, and staff), …

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Augustana Newsletter for September 6, 2017 Posted on September 6, 2017

Happy Wednesday! This week, add to your library (or make it a little bit more manageable) during the used book swap today in the forum, along with the Wellness & Community Fair. Worried about upcoming presentations? Attend the “How to be a Presentation Superstar” workshop tomorrow evening. Also, pogo car sharing is now at Augustana …

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Augustana Newsletter for August 30, 2017 Posted on August 30, 2017

Good morning everyone! Whether you’re a first-year student who has already begun their seminars, a returning student due to start the three-week term tomorrow, or a staff or faculty member who has been here all summer – and everyone else in between – welcome to the beginning of what is sure to be a great …

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Community service learning course steers graduate towards rewarding career path Posted on August 23, 2017

After a guest lecture and support from one of her professors, Megan Patenaude (’16) realized her career aspirations, becoming a probation officer in rural Alberta.

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In photos: Augustana celebrates with annual Big Valley Jamboree Parade Posted on August 10, 2017

A photo recap of Augustana’s entry in last week’s Big Valley Jamboree Parade.

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In Memoriam – Professor Orlando Olson Posted on July 27, 2017

Augustana remembers professor Orlando Olson who passed away the afternoon of July 25, 2017.

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Augustana Campus to host prestigious international music symposium Posted on July 21, 2017

Event will include live performances open to the public, including a string quartet, a barn dance, and a delegate sing.

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Augustana alum turns passion for brewing into booming business Posted on July 5, 2017

Ben Rix (’11), co-owner of Bent Stick Brewery, on how inspiration from the programs he took at Augustana and an unusual passion led him to barley, brewing, and beer.

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Augustana Library Receives Award for Human Library Posted on July 4, 2017

By Meredith Bratland, University of Alberta Libraries News Congratulations to the Augustana Library staff who were awarded the 2017 Presidential Citation for Innovative International Library Projects by the American Library Association (ALA) on June 26, 2017 for their innovation with the augustana human library project. A human library is an initiative in which people called ‘Readers’ who want to …

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Wild spaces versus tourist hordes Posted on June 26, 2017

How to enjoy Canada’s national parks responsibly this summer.

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Researchers receive $2M grant to respond to the impacts of resource development Posted on June 23, 2017

A team of researchers and partners from across Canada will use the five-year grant to better understand how resource development influences rural, remote, and Indigenous community health.

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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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