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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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 was 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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