Convocation Posted on May 7, 2019

Scheduled for: Sunday June 2nd, 2019 @ 10:30 AM

Join the Augustana Campus community for this year’s convocation ceremony! Look below for the schedule. For more information, visit https://www.ualberta.ca/augustana/services/academic/convocation.  

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Blanket Exercise Posted on April 29, 2019

Scheduled for: Friday May 3rd, 2019 @ 10:30 AM

Join Jennifer Ward and Graeme Pate with the University of Alberta’s Centre for Teaching & Learning for a Blanket Exercise. The Blanket Exercise takes participants on a 500-year journey as Indigenous peoples coming into contact with Settlers and colonial policies that impact their lives. We will engage with Indigenous histories and contemporary realities in an experiential …

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Public Lecture: A Mathematical Classification of Jazz Music Posted on April 29, 2019

Scheduled for: Thursday May 2nd, 2019 @ 7:30 PM

Join University of Alberta math and statistical science professor Thomas Hillen for a free public lecture on math and jazz music. Two defining features of Jazz music are harmonies and improvisations. The jazz harmonies are built from chords, and improvisations are built around scales. In this talk, Hillen will classify jazz chords and jazz scales …

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Miquelon Lake Research Station Open House Posted on April 25, 2019

Scheduled for: Thursday May 2nd, 2019 @ 10:00 AM

The Augustana Miquelon Lake Research Station is hosting an open house to showcase the facility, past research, sustainability improvements and future opportunities for your teaching and research. We’ll show you our plans for a new observatory to be built this year. We hope you are able to will join us for refreshments and conversation! Feel …

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Treaty Bear Installation & Ceremony Posted on April 16, 2019

Scheduled for: Tuesday April 23rd, 2019 @ 3:15 PM

All are welcome to join us as we welcome Stewart Steinhauer’s Treaty Bear to Augustana Campus permanently. Joined by the Steinhauer family and donors who helped the Treaty Bear call Augustana home, the installation and ceremony will be followed by a tea and bannock reception and celebration. Tuesday, April 23 3:15 pm Augustana Quad

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Augustana Conference on Undergraduate Research and Innovative Teaching Posted on April 1, 2019

High Impact Practices in Higher Education: Research and Application Camrose, Alberta, Canada May 14 – 15, 2019 Register Program The Association of American Colleges and Universities identifies ten High-Impact Practices (HIPs), ranging from First-Year Seminars (FYS) to Writing Intensive Courses. HIPs share several characteristics: they facilitate learning outside the classroom, encourage collaboration with diverse others, and require …

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Lunch & Learn: Treaty Talk – Sharing the River of Life Posted on March 27, 2019

Scheduled for: Tuesday April 30th, 2019 @ 12:00 PM

The film Treaty Talk—Sharing the River of Life is a teaching tool to better understand our collective responsibility to treaty. This film explores and models how indigenous nations and non-indigenous allies in Canada can come together to transform racism and discrimination and build a future of mutual benefit. Join us for a viewing of Treaty Talk …

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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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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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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: 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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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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