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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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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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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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 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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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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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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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 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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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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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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“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 Medium and Spirit of the Land hosted Storyteller Cafe Posted on October 23, 2018

Stories, as a way to build our world and change how we see the world around us, was the focus of this year’s Spirit of the Land conference featuring a Storyteller Cafe event.

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