Reconciliation efforts need more critical thought Posted on April 27, 2018

Indigenous voices and land restitution are at the heart of, and are yet largely ignored within reconciliation efforts, says religious studies professors.

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Augustana’s innovative three-week courses: an inside look Posted on April 27, 2018

Over 2017/18, the University of Alberta’s Augustana campus introduced a new class schedule that allowed students to take block courses that offered experiential learning opportunities.

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Augustana’s innovative three-week courses: an inside look (continued) Posted on April 27, 2018

An inside look at a few of the innovative block courses that took place at Augustana over the 2017/18 year (continued).

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A second thought on Stephen Hawking (1942-2018) Posted on April 12, 2018

Stephen Hawking was brilliant for his philosophical mind as much as his scientific mind, says physics professor.

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Preventing mass shootings Posted on April 6, 2018

Gun control and regulation is necessary to decrease the vast number of gun-related deaths in the US says sociology professor.

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Dear friend of Augustana receives Alumni Citation Award Posted on April 5, 2018

Jerry Iwanus received this year’s award, which recognizes the contributions of a non-alumnus to the life of Augustana.

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Reflections from the 2018 India Study Tour Posted on March 26, 2018

In the January three-week block, Augustana students had the chance to explore India as a tour course offered either as religion or economics credits.

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Dr Odell Olson celebrated as Augustana’s 2017 Distinguished Alumni Award Recipient Posted on March 26, 2018

This year, Augustana Campus recognized the exceptional career of rural physician and treasured alumnus.

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Preparing for cannabis legalization Posted on March 23, 2018

Legalization is primarily about regulation and is central to a harm reduction approach to drug use, say UAlberta Augustana professors.

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2018 Community Awards Banquet in Photos Posted on March 21, 2018

Take an inside look at Augustana’s annual Community Awards Banquet with photos that capture the night’s celebration of community and cheer.

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Augustana’s Dean responds to Nordic Sports concerns Posted on March 19, 2018

Dean Allen Berger addresses recent changes in athletic programming and surrounding concerns, hoping to support biathlon and cross-country skiing as club sports at Augustana.

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Athletics review results in changes for the coming year Posted on March 14, 2018

With anticipated reductions in the operating budget across the University of Alberta, Dean Allen Berger has asked the heads of budget units at Augustana to consider ways to reduce spending.

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Thomas the Train: the UN’s latest ambassador Posted on March 2, 2018

Political studies professor Shauna Wilton has long called for a refresh of the popular children’s television show Thomas and Friends—now that it’s in the works, not everyone is as thrilled.

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What’s the value of hosting the Olympic Games? Posted on February 28, 2018

More and more, it’s about the intangibles—something Calgary needs to think about as it mulls over whether or not to bid for the 2026 Winter Olympics.

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Nobel Prizes are a bridge between science and society Posted on February 26, 2018

Augustana biology professor Sheryl Gares sheds some light on the research that won this year’s Nobel Prizes in science.

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6 things to watch for during the 2018 Winter Olympics Posted on February 9, 2018

Experts discuss women’s hockey, cross-country skiing, Russian athletes, being a host with a volatile neighbour, momentum for a Calgary Olympic bid and more.

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Unique science course blends three disciplines into one lab Posted on February 6, 2018

Interdisciplinary Studies 137 was offered at Augustana in the Winter 2018 three-week term as a science credit course for non-science students.

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Read to succeed Posted on February 2, 2018

Augustana professor Neil Haave on the importance of developing different learning modes, beginning with the most fundamental skill: reading.

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Curriculum controversy: sex education and the Catholic school system Posted on January 23, 2018

The province of Alberta and the Albertan Catholic school system’s current dispute over sex education curriculum harken back to Confederation, says history professor.

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Bursary helps forge new direction Posted on January 23, 2018

Future teacher and former Augustana student wants to spark young people’s interest in trades.

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