Second thought – Gendered justice by Geraint Osborne Posted on March 24, 2017

Institutional sexism to blame for the prevalence of gender inequality within the criminal justice system, says sociology professor Geraint Osbourne.

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From Greek to gander Posted on March 21, 2017

Augustana’s winter drama production began with a script initially inspired by Greek theatre but has since become a Chekhovian play titled “I Shot a Duck”. Get the story behind the story here.

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Once a curler, always a curler Posted on March 15, 2017

Scheduled for: Friday March 24th, 2017 @ 6:00 PM

With Augustana hosting the CCAA Curling National Championships next weekend, we’ll welcome curlers from across Canada as well as some familiar faces – including alumni Roger Stephens (’59) and Sarah Brown (’15). Read more about their stories here!

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Second thought – Trudeau fails to deliver by Shauna Wilton Posted on March 10, 2017

Justin Trudeau’s decision to remove electoral reform from the government’s agenda sparks some second thoughts from political studies professor Shauna Wilton.

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Science fair fosters experiential learning and community engagement Posted on March 6, 2017

Augustana’s second annual science fair brought together more than popsicle sticks and glue – over 200 grade seven students visited campus for the day with help from Augustana staff and faculty, and community judges.

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Alumni Profile: Sarah Brown Posted on March 2, 2017

Curling has been a part of Sarah Brown’s (BA ’15) childhood, her time at Augustana, and now, makes up most of her day as program coordinator and head coach at the Sherwood Park Curling Club. Get to know Sarah here!

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A different way to learn Posted on February 28, 2017

Augustana student Melissa Wilk on her experiential learning course and the sense of engagement she gained from the unconventional opportunity.

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Creating a culture of sustainability Posted on February 24, 2017

Community Service Learning Coordinator Amber Basarab thanks Augustana Chaplaincy for their work towards sustainability and making campus a place of belonging.

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Second thought – Follow the drinking gourd by Rani Palo Posted on February 23, 2017

Inspired by a musical performance, Professor Rani Palo’s second thoughts take us through the history of slavery in the United States as a central tenant to Black History month.

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Impact of U.S. executive order is far-reaching Posted on February 21, 2017

U.S. executive order to ban travel from seven Muslim-majority countries, though temporarily halted, results in continued opposition with talks of a revised order in the works.

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Augustana choir sings with New North Collective Posted on February 14, 2017

See the Augustana choir perform the newly commissioned song “Add Your Voice” – written in the spirit of reconciliation – alongside NNC, a collection of Northern performing artists.

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Second thought – How old is Canada anyway? by Daniel Sims Posted on February 10, 2017

Augustana history professor Daniel Sims’ second thoughts on Canada’s 150th birthday and how our history complicates this date. Daniel asks what we’re celebrating on Canada Day, and recognizes the celebration of Canada 150 as a time to question as much as commend.

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Student Profile:  Ozan Ardic Posted on February 10, 2017

Ozan is a first year double major in piano and business who was born in Azerbaijan but has also lived in Russia and Turkey. Check out his profile to learn about what brought him to Augustana, his passion for piano, and his future goals!

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Second thought – Fidel Castro, a typical Cuban by Roger Milbrandt Posted on January 27, 2017

Former Augustana English professor Roger Milbrandt offers his second thoughts on Fidel Castro in the aftermath of his death, as a remarkable leader not fiercely aligned with a specific doctrine of thought, but instead, with Cuba itself, and Cuban history.

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Political studies grad earns international development grant Posted on January 18, 2017

Meet Augustana alumna Stacey Haugen (BA, ’15) on her journey from Camrose to the International Development Research Centre, with international research and travel on her horizon.

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Second thought – Trump and the rise of US populism by Shauna Wilton Posted on January 10, 2017

Political studies professor Shauna Wilton attributes Trump’s victory in the US Presidential Election to the rise of populism in the Western world, and discusses the benefit of entering into political discourse with broad dialogue rather than stubborn presupposition. Read her second thoughts here.

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Studying exercise and type 1 diabetes Posted on December 15, 2016

A look at physical education professor Jane Yardley’s research on diabetes, including her current projects and trials, and the steps she’s taking to produce practical tools to help those with type 1 diabetes exercise safely.

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Viking roots run deep Posted on December 12, 2016

Read about the Lovsin boys – two generations of Vikings hockey players – on what they love about the sport, about Augustana, and how over the years, they have managed to keep tradition alive.

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Second thought – Words matter by Daniel Sims Posted on December 7, 2016

Read Augustana history professor Daniel Sims’ second thoughts on how language matters, especially in the context of indigenous topics and the move towards reconciliation.

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Female apprentice coach program: a Purdy great experience Posted on December 2, 2016

Augustana women’s basketball coach apprentice Sydney Purdy talks about the CCAA’s female apprenticeship program, how she likes coaching so far, and how much she admires her mentor, Vikings coach Kelly Lyons.

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