Debunking the stereotype around the Indigenous vote in Alberta Posted on June 13, 2019

Augustana history professor Daniel Sims dismisses the idea that the NDP automatically had the Indigenous vote in the recent provincial election.

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SingAble brings community together Posted on June 7, 2019

An inter-generational community choir made possible by the Camrose Association of Community Living and Ardelle Ries, professor at the U of A Augustana Campus, receives praise from the province for fostering inclusion.

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Physical therapy grad helps injured musicians play for keeps Posted on June 4, 2019

Inspired by her brother’s struggles with tendonitis, Alex Brohman knew she’d found her calling when she created a guide to help pianists deal with injuries.

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Convocation Spotlight: Emily MacMillan, Nils Asfeldt, Sydney Martin and Julie Ostrem Posted on May 31, 2019

From art conferences in New York City to rainforests in Costa Rica, the Nahanni River in the Northwest Territories to Dinosaur Provincial Park just east of Calgary—Augustana took these graduates far outside of the classroom.

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Convocation Spotlight: Alex Ho, Jamie Grunwald, Lina Lim and Jasohna Haukenfrers Posted on May 30, 2019

Critical thinking, putting yourself out there, enjoying the experience and getting involved in the community—these grads are urging new students to make the best of their time at Augustana, just as they did.

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Convocation Spotlight: Melissa Wilk, Hannan Mohamud, Ben Schmidt and Madison Pearson Posted on May 29, 2019

We have so many amazing graduates to celebrate this Sunday at Convocation! Here are just a few of those students, along with some thoughts on their time spent at Augustana.

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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 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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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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‘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 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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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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Political platforms in upcoming spring election speak to division within Alberta’s population, says political science professor Posted on February 25, 2019

Augustana professor Shauna Wilton delves into how factors like age, level of education and religion influence political opinion in Alberta.

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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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