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, will be the focus of this year’s Spirit of the Land conference featuring a Storyteller Cafe event.

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Hockey has a long history of violence that is still problematic today Posted on October 19, 2018

Physical education professor Stacy Lorenz weighs in on how violence and ‘manliness’ are still largely influential in—and detrimental to—the game today.

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Alumni Weekend 2018 in Photos Posted on October 12, 2018

Did you miss this year’s alumni weekend? Or did you attend, and want to relive the fun? Take a look back at the celebrations, featuring live performances, explosions, slime, beer, polka dancing, and more!

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Two UAlberta Augustana professors to take over North Campus art gallery Posted on October 4, 2018

Through the month of October, Augustana visual arts professors Keith Harder and Julian Forrest’s exhibit Biomythography will run in the Fine Arts Building gallery.

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Cannabis use does not cause schizophrenia, says psychology professor Posted on October 3, 2018

Studies that link cannabis use with the development of schizophrenia are correlational and don’t imply causation, says Augustana psychology professor Tim Parker.

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Augustana alumnus spearheads new First Nations school commission Posted on September 25, 2018

The Maskwacis Education Schools Commission officially took charge of all schools in the Maskwacis area this September as a unified First Nations school authority, led by University of Alberta Augustana alumnus Brian Wildcat.

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Augustana to host Syrian refugee at human library event Posted on September 24, 2018

Hear Tarek Nemr’s captivating story of fleeing Syria to find safety at only 16 years old, as part of the 20th annual augustana human library kickoff event.

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Can music be violence? The banning of “Drill” music and it’s influence in the UK Posted on September 18, 2018

Augustana musicologist Alex Carpenter examines the recent push to ban Drill music in the UK to determine whether or not music can cause violence.

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Camrose Connector kicks off Posted on August 31, 2018

A new bus shuttle service from Camrose to Edmonton will begin Tuesday, September 4 with a 7 am departure trip from the University of Alberta Augustana Campus.

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Augustana’s newest postdoc is tackling the tough subjects Posted on August 29, 2018

Katharine Batlan has just begun work at the Chester Ronning Centre for the Study of Religion and Public Life and is not afraid to discuss politics and religion in any kind of company.

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A joined journey: The Camrose Canadian and Augustana Campus Posted on August 20, 2018

A final farewell to the Camrose Canadian, which served our community and campus for over 100 years.

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Staunch supporter recognized with alumni award Posted on August 14, 2018

Reading University proponent Blain Fowler celebrated for contributing to the life of Augustana.

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2018 Big Valley Jamboree Parade, in photos Posted on August 9, 2018

If you happened to miss the parade last week, check out Augustana’s participation in the photo recap here!

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Battling culture of toughness in hockey part of challenge in preventing head injuries Posted on July 10, 2018

History shows the acceptance of violence, playing through pain are values passed on by hockey players for more than a century, say U of A experts.

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A new way to think about the land Posted on June 22, 2018

UAlberta honourary degree holder Nettie Wiebe urges a reimagining of our relationship with the land.

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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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