Augustana Weekly: February 6, 2019 Posted on February 6, 2019

What’s inside this week’s newsletter? Everything! Find important student information (like the add/drop deadline for this term), some great indoor sports opportunities, and other important campus updates (did you know that you can borrow cross country skis from the library now!? And the library will be hosting a grand opening Tea & Ski next Wednesday!). …

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Tuition-free education is not necessarily “free”, says professor Posted on February 1, 2019

Augustana music professor Alexander Carpenter noted high-income taxes in Austria and less student support services at the University of Vienna, a tuition-free institution, while there on a five-week teaching term.

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International Week at Augustana Posted on February 1, 2019

Scheduled for: Friday February 8th, 2019 @ 5:30 PM

Augustana’s International Week Planning Committee is excited to present International Week 2019! This year’s theme, Human Family, comes from the inspirational Maya Angelou poem of the same name. The week will kick-off in the Forum on Monday at 12 pm. For a detailed schedule of events please visit the I-Week webpage. We look forward to seeing you there! Monday, February 4 …

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21st augustana human library Posted on January 28, 2019

Scheduled for: Monday February 11th, 2019 @ 6:00 PM

Can you imagine life as a transgender person? Or how about living with memories of childhood sexual abuse, alcoholism or physical and cognitive challenges? These were just a few of the topics available in recent augustana human library events. Click here to check out this year’s schedule and topics, and join us for the 21st …

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Lunch & Learn — Orange Crush or Blue Wave?: The 2019 Alberta Election Posted on January 28, 2019

Scheduled for: Wednesday February 27th, 2019 @ 12:00 PM

The 2015 provincial election upset a 40-plus year legacy of Progressive Conservative governments. In 2019, the NDP government will face two revitalized parties with significant differences on core social, fiscal and economic policies: the United Conservative Party and the Alberta Party. This panel of political scientists will explore these differences, and the policy implications for Alberta, …

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Annual Spring Concert program, directed by Robert de Frece Posted on January 25, 2019

Scheduled for: Saturday March 30th, 2019 @ 7:30 PM

The University of Alberta Mixed Chorus and Faculty of Education Handbell Ringers present their annual Spring Concert program, directed by Robert de Frece. The concert will include a wide variety of choral literature. This concert is a fundraiser for the Augustana Choir tour activities. Saturday, March 30, 7:30 pm Augustana Chapel Tickets (available only at …

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Augustana Weekly: It’s all inside – January 30, 2019 Posted on January 25, 2019

Happy Wednesday! There’s a lot going on around campus, from today’s club fair to international week activities starting Monday, and black history month events throughout February. Click the link below for information on those events, plus many more, including a public lecture on Indigenous Education on Feb 4, an information session on our field studies in Costa Rica course on Feb 5, and some great performances and volunteer opportunities this …

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Book club to discuss Chris Hedges’ latest book Posted on January 24, 2019

Scheduled for: Monday February 11th, 2019 @ 2:00 PM

In preparation for Chris Hedges’ visit to Camrose, join us for a book club to discuss his latest book America: The Farewell Tour (available for purchase at the Augustana book store).

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Vikings Hockey Alumni Weekend Posted on January 22, 2019

Scheduled for: Friday February 8th, 2019 @ 7:30 PM

Tell your friends, tell your family, tell your former teammates! Join us for the CLC/Augustana Vikings Hockey Alumni Weekend on February 8 and 9, 2019! The weekend’s festivities begin on Friday night at 7:30 as the Augustana Vikings Men’s hockey team take on the Briercrest Clippers. Alumni can pick up their alumni weekend packages and can …

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2018 Distinguished Alumni Lecture with Brian Wildcat Posted on January 22, 2019

Scheduled for: Tuesday February 12th, 2019 @ 12:00 PM

2018 Distinguished Alumni Lecture A Wahkohtowin Movement: Building a Cree Education System with Brian Wildcat, Superintendent of the Maskwacis Education Schools Commission Join this year’s distinguished alumni award recipient, Brian Wildcat, for a presentation on the development of the new Maskwacis Education Schools Commission. Brian is the newly appointed Superintendent of Schools for Maskwacis Education Schools Commission …

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Public Lecture: Indigenous Education and Reconciliation Posted on January 22, 2019

Scheduled for: Monday February 4th, 2019 @ 6:00 PM

Join us for a discussion of Indigenous Education and Reconciliation, including Residential School history, nehiyaw ways of knowing and Indigenous education today. Monday, February 4 6:00 pm Mayer Family Hall, Lougheed Performing Arts Centre This lecture is free to attend and open to the public. 

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Anyone can be a singer, says Augustana music professor Posted on January 22, 2019

Professor Ardelle Ries fights against the notion of music exclusion in Western society and instead encourages all, regardless of age, ability or perceived sense of “talent” to sing.

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Nordic sports club offers new developmental options at Augustana Posted on January 21, 2019

Students, alumni and members of the community came together to make sure that cross country skiing and biathlon remain an integral part of Augustana after a cut in funding last spring.

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Augustana Weekly: It’s all inside- January 23, 2019 Posted on January 21, 2019

Happy Wednesday, and happy last day of the three-week term! Today at lunch, join professor Ardelle Ries for a Lunch & Learn on SingAble, a new multigenerational community inclusivity choir, in the Mayer Family Community Hall at the Performing Arts Centre (and if you’d like to learn more about SingAble and Ardelle’s research, check out …

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February Faculty Research Colloquium Posted on January 21, 2019

Scheduled for: Friday February 15th, 2019 @ 12:15 PM

Join Augustana professors Alexander Carpenter (music), Diego Coraiola (management) and Erin Sutherland (cultural studies) for a lunchtime colloquium. See below for lecture abstracts. Friday, February 15 12:15 pm Roger Epp Conference Room, Forum, Augustana Campus Dessert and beverages will be served. This event is free and open to the public, no need to RSVP.  “Für …

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An Evening with Chris Hedges – March 26 Posted on January 21, 2019

Scheduled for: Tuesday March 26th, 2019 @ 6:00 PM

Chris Hedges is the 2019 Augustana Distinguished Lecturer. He will be giving this year’s Chester Ronning Lecture on Religion and Diplomacy and will address the importance of religion in today’s global world.

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Rocky Road Posted on January 15, 2019

Scheduled for: Sunday January 27th, 2019 @ 1:00 PM

Bring your family and enjoy an afternoon of ice cream and activities at Augustana! Sunday, January 27 1:00 to 4:00 pm Augustana Campus Gym Admission: $5 and a food bank donation (per person) Net proceeds will go towards the Open Door here in Camrose.

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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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Lunch & Learn with Dr. Katharine Batlan — What if the US Constitution was Christian? Posted on January 10, 2019

Scheduled for: Thursday February 7th, 2019 @ 12:00 PM

For the 100 years of US history, a small group of Protestants tried to amend the Constitution to add a recognition of Jesus’ authority. At this lunch and learn, Katharine will introduce those efforts and discuss how opposition to the amendments showed the limits of Christian nation ideology in American public life.

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Augustana Weekly: It’s all inside – January 16, 2019 Posted on January 9, 2019

We’ve got a number of campus updates this week, including information for students on graduation, advising, jobs, internships, and study abroad and undergraduate research opportunities! We also have some great events and performances coming up (including a pancake breakfast and a concert featuring pianist and Augustana instructor Roger Admiral). And scroll all the way to …

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