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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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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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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Augustana paving the way as a solar school Posted on May 12, 2017

The University of Alberta-Augustana is putting their money where their mouth is when it comes to green practices.

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Music with Children turns 30 Posted on May 11, 2017

Program that seeks to inspire a love of music at a young age celebrates milestone birthday.

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Taking a seat to support women in politics Posted on May 9, 2017

One student’s passion for the equal representation of women in Canadian politics reinforced by Daughters of the Vote conference.

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Butterflies, beetles, and best practices Posted on May 8, 2017

Undergraduate research lab offers students the opportunity to develop skills outside of the classroom.

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Second Thought – “It’s very subtle”: Homosexuality in Beauty and the Beast by Roxanne Harde Posted on April 27, 2017

The representation of Le Fou’s sexuality, or lack thereof, in Disney’s live-action version of Beauty and the Beast, is problematic in more ways than one, says children’s literature professor Roxanne Harde.

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