Augustana Vikings awarded for achievements in the classroom Posted on November 9, 2017

In late October, 45 Viking student-athletes received academic accolades from the Alberta Colleges Athletic Conference and Canadian Collegiate Athletic Association.

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Second Thought – #MeToo Posted on November 6, 2017

Men’s #ItWasMe response to #MeToo campaign is not enough, says Augustana English professor.

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A lab(our) of love: Augustana relishes in new science lab spaces Posted on November 2, 2017

Five lab spaces were completely redone at the University of Alberta’s Augustana campus in time for the Fall 2017 semester.

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Alumni donors appreciated at inaugural event Posted on October 26, 2017

On September 23, Augustana’s alumni donors were recognized with a harvest-themed reception.

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Second Thought – Five hundred years of Reformation Posted on October 23, 2017

History professor Geoff Dipple on the forces behind the Reformation of the Protestant Church and it’s lasting effects, in time for the 500th Anniversary of the Protestant Reformation.

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In photos: Alumni Weekend 2017 Posted on October 13, 2017

This year’s alumni weekend was full of good food and good fun! Check out a few snapshots of the event here.

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Second Thought – The politics of classical music Posted on October 12, 2017

Augustana music professor Alexander Carpenter on the intricacies of separating music from politics, informed by Dennis Prager’s recent appearance as a guest conductor at the Walt Disney Concert Hall.

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Augustana students and faculty recognized at annual Celebrate! event Posted on October 5, 2017

Three first-year students and two faculty members received recognition at this year’s ceremony.

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English professor receives Fulbright Scholar Award Posted on September 28, 2017

University of Alberta Augustana professor Roxanne Harde will be heading to Vanderbilt University in January to study Southern singer-songwriters as a recipient of this year’s Fulbright Canada Visiting Research Chair award.

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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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