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 Canada Research Chair Jessica Shoemaker for a brief overview of the legal context in which these protests have occurred in the United States, what these …

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Easter Eggstravaganza Posted on March 11, 2019

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

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 Register

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

Scheduled for: Thursday March 21st, 2019 @ 3:00 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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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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Lunch & Learn — Designer Babies & Genetic Engineering: Good or Evil? Posted on February 25, 2019

Scheduled for: Wednesday March 13th, 2019 @ 12:00 PM

Just last year, the gene-altering CRISPR-Cas9 methodology was used to illegally edit human embryos, resulting in two human babies and shocking the world. The intentions of most of this scientific work are good; however, do those good intentions mean that genetic engineering is acceptable? Professors Tom Terzin and Janet Wesselius will lay out the main ethical …

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“Up in Smoke”: Cannabis Normalization and the End of Prohibition in Canada – Distinguished Professorial Lecture with Geraint Osborne Posted on February 25, 2019

Scheduled for: Tuesday March 19th, 2019 @ 7:00 PM

In 1922, Emily Murphy, in The Black Candle, quoted personal correspondence from Charles A. Jones, the Los Angeles chief of police. “Marijuana addicts, while under its influence, are immune to pain…they become raving maniacs and are liable to kill or indulge in any form of violence to other persons, using the most savage methods of …

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Spring Soirée Posted on February 22, 2019

Scheduled for: Tuesday April 23rd, 2019 @ 6:00 PM

After eight years of dedication, innovation and transformation, join us as we wish a fond farewell to Dean Allen Berger and Rebecca Berger. Tuesday, April 23 6:00 pm Program | Reception to follow Jeanne & Peter Lougheed Performing Arts Centre University of Alberta’s Augustana Campus 4901 46 Ave | Camrose, Alberta   Everyone is welcome. …

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Augustana Drama Production: Concord Floral Posted on February 15, 2019

Scheduled for: Thursday March 21st, 2019 @ 7:00 PM

Join the Augustana Drama Department for their production of Concord Floral, by Jordan Tannahill and Foreplay Or: The Art of the Fugue by David Ives. Concord Floral is a one-million-square-foot, abandoned greenhouse and hang out for the local teens. Two friends stumble upon a terrible secret buried there.  They go looking for answers and set off a …

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Camrose and District Community Band in Concert: The Augustana Connection Posted on February 15, 2019

Scheduled for: Sunday March 24th, 2019 @ 2:00 PM

Join the Camrose & District Community Band, directed by Tom Spila, in concert with a special musical guest: the Festival City Winds Intermediate I Concert Band, directed by Wendy Grasdahl. These ensembles will perform a variety of selections, from standard concert band literature and marches to jazz and movie themes. The Camrose & District Community …

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Chor Leoni Men’s Choir in Concert Posted on February 15, 2019

Scheduled for: Monday March 25th, 2019 @ 7:00 PM

Chor Leoni Men’s Choir is known internationally and recognized as one of the world’s vanguard male vocal ensembles. With stylistic grace and an adventurous spirit, Vancouver’s singing lions have enriched and transformed people’s lives through singing for twenty-five years. Chor Leoni will be joined by Augustana’s own male-voice choir, Mannskor. This concert is the fifth …

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75th Annual Spring Concert: The University of Alberta Mixed Chorus Posted on February 15, 2019

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

Join the University of Alberta Mixed Chorus for their 75th Annual Spring Concert under the direction of  Robert de Frece, conductor, and Adam Robertson, assistant conductor. The program will include a wide variety of choral literature and will also feature performances by the University of Alberta Faculty of Education Handbell Ringers. This concert is a fundraiser …

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Augustana Student Art Exhibition and Reception Posted on February 15, 2019

Scheduled for: Friday March 29th, 2019 @ 9:00 AM

Augustana art students would like to invite everyone to the exhibition and reception! The March 29 reception is the opening of the art exhibit, that runs until March 30. The art will be displayed in the Ravine studio, Forum, and Library.  A big thank you to the sponsors! Friday, March 29 and Saturday, March 30 …

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New Music Edmonton’s UltraViolet Ensemble in Concert Posted on February 15, 2019

Scheduled for: Wednesday April 3rd, 2019 @ 7:30 PM

Pianist Roger Admiral, flutist Chenoa Anderson, saxophonist Allison Balcetis and cellist Amy Nicholson will present a concert of contemporary Canadian compositions. This project is partially funded by the Canada Council for the Arts.  Wednesday, April 3 7:30 pm Faith & Life Chapel, Augustana Campus Tickets (at the door only): $20 (adults); $15 (seniors/students/children). Augustana students …

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