Augustana Weekly: March 20, 2019 Posted on March 20, 2019

Happy first day of Spring! The sun is shining, the birds are singing and the campus is buzzing with events, international travel opportunities, contests, awards, information sessions, performances and more! Look below to find important student information, like when the next pop-up advising sessions are, or what kind of workshops you can take to reduce your stress at this busy time of year. Or to learn about some of …

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‘Severance from the sacred’ behind many of world’s woes, says Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist Posted on March 19, 2019

Chris Hedges coming to Augustana to talk about what’s causing some of today’s biggest social ills and how to solve them.

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CANCELLED: Coffee and Conversation on Religion and Politics in Alberta – Mar 21 Posted on March 14, 2019

Scheduled for: Thursday March 21st, 2019 @ 2:30 PM

Join us on Thurs. Mar 21 at 2:30 pm in the Roger Epp Conference Room (Augustana Campus) for coffee, snacks, and a round-table discussion on religion and politics in Alberta, facilitated by Clark Banack and Jeffrey Behrens.

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An Evening with Chris Hedges – Mar 26 Posted on March 14, 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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Lunch & Learn — Pipelines and Protest in the United States Posted on March 12, 2019

Scheduled for: Monday April 8th, 2019 @ 12:00 PM

Since their announcement, the Keystone XL and Dakota Access Pipeline projects have raised complex social and political responses, resulting in significant anti-pipeline protests. Join Associate Professor of Law and Fulbright American Scholar Jessica Shoemaker for a brief overview of the legal context in which these protests have occurred in the United States, what these protests …

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Augustana Weekly: March 13, 2019 Posted on March 12, 2019

From staff vs. student hockey to a student life video contest, this week (and this Weekly!) really does have it all! Look below to find information on April’s Student Academic Conference, opportunities for current students to get involved in campus life and host prospective students over welcome weekend, a number of great performances and events, …

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Easter Eggstravaganza (SOLD OUT) Posted on March 11, 2019

Scheduled for: Saturday April 13th, 2019 @ 10:00 AM

SOLD OUT Bring your special little bunnies down to the Forum to join in our annual Easter egg hunt. Families (with children 12 and under) will also enjoy cookie decorating stations, arts and crafts, face painting, a magician and more! April 13, 2019 10 am – 12 pm Forum, Augustana Campus Kids: $5  |  Adults: Free

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Augustana celebrates new Nordic Ski Library Posted on March 8, 2019

The University of Alberta’s Augustana Campus recently opened a Nordic Ski Library, the first of its kind in Canada.

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La célébration de la francophonie Posted on March 8, 2019

Join us to celebrate and learn more about our local French history at La célébration de la francophonie! See below for poster and program information. Tuesday, March 12 4 to 8 pm Book Fair, 5:30 to 8 pm Information Booths, 6:30 pm Program Wahkohtowin Lodge, Forum, Augustana Campus 

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2019 Last Lecture with Professor Paul “Sparky” Johnson Posted on March 7, 2019

Scheduled for: Wednesday April 3rd, 2019 @ 6:00 PM

Decided by you! Your 2019 Last Lecturer is Professor Paul “Sparky” Johnson! The Power of Play “I dream of a world of accessible intuition.” (Viola Spolin, 1906-1994) “In the beginner’s mind there are many possibilities, but in the expert’s there are few…” (Zen master Shunryu Suzuki, 1904-1971) This “last lecture” will be delivered with a “beginner’s …

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Vikings Hockey Playoffs Posted on March 6, 2019

Scheduled for: Thursday March 7th, 2019 @ 6:00 PM

In the quarter-finals of the 2019 ACAC Men’s Hockey Championship, the Augustana Vikings will meet the SAIT Trojans in a best of three series. Come cheer the Vikings on! Thursday, March 7 6:00 pm Mac McLean Arena Tickets: $15 (adults); $10 (students/seniors); $5 (season pass holders); Free for Kids 12 & under and for University …

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

This week’s issue includes information on award nominations, an update on our Augustana Vikings playoff results, important dates and deadlines, and some great events, including the Student vs Staff hockey game (which will take place next Thursday, on March 14!), and a Lunch & Learn on Genetic Engineering next Wednesday. Don’t forget to have a …

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New U of A Augustana interim policy permits designated areas for cannabis and alcohol use on campus Posted on March 5, 2019

Policy created by campus working group towards a harm-reduction and public health approach.

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“Continuum”: Visiting Artists Performance and Talk Posted on March 5, 2019

Scheduled for: Friday March 22nd, 2019 @ 2:00 PM

Join visiting artists Amy Malbeuf and Meagan Musseau for a performance and artist talk, curated by Augustana professor Erin Sutherland. Performance Thursday, March 21  3 – 6 pm  Wahkohtowin Lodge Come and go as you like. Artist Talk Friday, March 22 2 pm  Wahkohtowin Lodge These events are free to attend and open to the …

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Augustana Conference on Undergraduate Research and Innovative Teaching Posted on March 5, 2019

Scheduled for: Tuesday May 14th, 2019 @ 8:30 AM

Join us for the Augustana Conference on Undergraduate Research and Innovative Teaching (ACURIT). ACURIT is a small, intimate conference. The aim of the conference is to create discussion and dialogue amongst scholars and students coming from a variety of academic backgrounds. There are no parallel sessions. This year ACURIT brings together academics, experts, teachers and students to …

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Augustana Diversity Working Group celebrates Black History Month on campus Posted on March 1, 2019

Throughout February, the Diversity Working Group hosted events from poetry slams to panels to celebrate Black History Month and encourage better support and representation of minority groups on campus.

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March Faculty Research Colloquium Posted on March 1, 2019

Scheduled for: Friday March 22nd, 2019 @ 12:15 PM

Join Augustana professors Brandon Alakas (English), Greg King (environmental science) and Tom Terzin (biology) for a lunchtime colloquium. See below for lecture abstracts. Friday, March 22 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.  Nuns …

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We All See the Same Sunrise Posted on February 28, 2019

Scheduled for: Friday March 1st, 2019 @ 6:00 PM

Come celebrate diversity on campus with student activists who are passionate about music, food, and their rights. Presented by the Augustana Diversity Working Group. Friday, March 1 6:00 to 9:00 pm Augustana Gym Purchase Tickets Here

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Augustana Weekly: February 27, 2019 Posted on February 27, 2019

Look below to find information on all of the great events going on this week, great events going on this week, including a Music Student Gala Recital tonight, a number of Pride Week events (including a film screening tonight at Duggan Cinema, an open-mic paint night tomorrow in the Wahkohtowin Lodge, and So You Think You …

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Grant Thornton LLP supports Vikings Curling with four-year partnership Posted on February 27, 2019

Local accounting firm Grant Thornton LLP supports Vikings Curling with a four-year sponsorship.

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