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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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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