Earning an education outside of the classroom Posted on June 6, 2018

University of Alberta Augustana student Katelynn Cook got to turn her passion for outdoor play into a successful University degree, followed by bright career prospects.

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Family legacy comes full circle for classical singer Posted on June 4, 2018

Music graduate Hilda Lam’s love affair with song springs from family and the welcoming community at the U of A’s Augustana Campus.

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A group of dog sled students changed my world Posted on June 1, 2018

Annika Olesen, who never intended to pursue University, will be graduating from Augustana this Sunday.

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Indigenous female musician and political icon to perform in Camrose Posted on May 23, 2018

Buffy Sainte-Marie, who has had a successful career linking her music with activism, will perform at the Bailey Theatre on Thursday night.

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A family’s legacy: The Wendy Cassady Memorial Fund Posted on May 17, 2018

A family’s generous gift supports their grandfather’s legacy of integrating religion and public life.

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Consider This: I Want to Be an Intellectual Coach, Not a PEZ Dispenser Posted on May 10, 2018

Augustana Professor Neil Haave shares the ideas that resonated with him following José Bowen’s appearance at the UAlberta Festival of Teaching and Learning.

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Augustana embarks on curriculum review with help from leading association in North America Posted on May 8, 2018

A summer institute on integrative learning will provide support to conversations around curriculum review.

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Reconciliation efforts need more critical thought Posted on April 27, 2018

Indigenous voices and land restitution are at the heart of, and are yet largely ignored within reconciliation efforts, says religious studies professors.

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Augustana’s innovative three-week courses: an inside look Posted on April 27, 2018

Over 2017/18, the University of Alberta’s Augustana campus introduced a new class schedule that allowed students to take block courses that offered experiential learning opportunities.

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Augustana’s innovative three-week courses: an inside look (continued) Posted on April 27, 2018

An inside look at a few of the innovative block courses that took place at Augustana over the 2017/18 year (continued).

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A second thought on Stephen Hawking (1942-2018) Posted on April 12, 2018

Stephen Hawking was brilliant for his philosophical mind as much as his scientific mind, says physics professor.

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Preventing mass shootings Posted on April 6, 2018

Gun control and regulation is necessary to decrease the vast number of gun-related deaths in the US says sociology professor.

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Dear friend of Augustana receives Alumni Citation Award Posted on April 5, 2018

Jerry Iwanus received this year’s award, which recognizes the contributions of a non-alumnus to the life of Augustana.

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Reflections from the 2018 India Study Tour Posted on March 26, 2018

In the January three-week block, Augustana students had the chance to explore India as a tour course offered either as religion or economics credits.

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Dr Odell Olson celebrated as Augustana’s 2017 Distinguished Alumni Award Recipient Posted on March 26, 2018

This year, Augustana Campus recognized the exceptional career of rural physician and treasured alumnus.

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Preparing for cannabis legalization Posted on March 23, 2018

Legalization is primarily about regulation and is central to a harm reduction approach to drug use, say UAlberta Augustana professors.

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2018 Community Awards Banquet in Photos Posted on March 21, 2018

Take an inside look at Augustana’s annual Community Awards Banquet with photos that capture the night’s celebration of community and cheer.

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Augustana’s Dean responds to Nordic Sports concerns Posted on March 19, 2018

Dean Allen Berger addresses recent changes in athletic programming and surrounding concerns, hoping to support biathlon and cross-country skiing as club sports at Augustana.

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Athletics review results in changes for the coming year Posted on March 14, 2018

With anticipated reductions in the operating budget across the University of Alberta, Dean Allen Berger has asked the heads of budget units at Augustana to consider ways to reduce spending.

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Thomas the Train: the UN’s latest ambassador Posted on March 2, 2018

Political studies professor Shauna Wilton has long called for a refresh of the popular children’s television show Thomas and Friends—now that it’s in the works, not everyone is as thrilled.

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