One Night in Africa Posted on October 29, 2018

Scheduled for: Friday November 2nd, 2018 @ 6:30 PM

Join the Augustana Afri-Youth Club for the fourth annual One Night in Africa Gala. The event will include authentic food, art, dancing, and many other cultural elements, and will raise money for two worthy charities: Operation Smile and the Edmonton African Centre. The event is family friendly and everyone is welcome! Friday, November 2 6:30 pm Faith …

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Augustana’s Got Talent Posted on October 29, 2018

Scheduled for: Saturday November 3rd, 2018 @ 6:00 PM

Join us for a showcase of student skill at the Augustana Student Association’s annual show, Augustana’s Got Talent! Saturday, November 3rd 6 pm: doors open 7 pm: show Jeanne & Peter Lougheed Performing Arts Centre

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Métis Week Celebrations at Augustana Posted on October 26, 2018

November 14 Attend a free performance by the Edmonton Métis Cultural Dancers featuring the Dances of Rupertsland and Métis Storytelling! 6:00 pm Cargill Theatre, Jeanne & Peter Lougheed Centre Free Public Performance, Everyone is Welcome November 15 Lunch & Learn – Reconciling the Past for the Future: Unsettling Métis as Mixed in the Archaeological Record with Kisha …

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Edmonton Métis Cultural Dancers Performance Posted on October 26, 2018

Scheduled for: Wednesday November 14th, 2018 @ 6:00 PM

Augustana’s Workshops in Building a Capacity for Reconciliation presents Dances of Rupertsland, Edmonton Métis Dancers   Join us for a free performance by the Edmonton Métis Cultural Dancers featuring the Dances of Rupertsland and Métis Storytelling! Wednesday, November 14 6:00 pm Cargill Theatre, Jeanne & Peter Lougheed Centre Free Public Performance, Everyone is Welcome For more information, contact …

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Augustana Environment, Health and Safety Committee receives annual award Posted on October 26, 2018

The Augustana Environment, Health and Safety Committee has won this year’s EHS Committee Award, awarded by the University of Alberta’s Risk Management Services. Augustana’s committee, made up of James Smith, Chris Blades, Tony Thomsen/Lawrence Fraser, Tom Terzin, Randal Nickel, Troy Burnett, Rob Ford, Nathan Skretting, David King, Linda Hui, Sarah Ross and Jayla Brewer won …

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Augustana Newsletter for October 24, 2018 Posted on October 24, 2018

Good morning, all! We have a lot going on this week, so don’t miss out on: SCORE! Drop off your items today until 6 pm, and then come to the forum tomorrow from 12:30 to 4 pm to SCORE, hear live music, watch a fashion show and participate in a live auction Professor Stacy Lorenz’s …

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Managing Lower Back Pain Educated Luncheon Posted on October 23, 2018

Scheduled for: Wednesday November 14th, 2018 @ 11:30 AM

*THIS EVENT HAS SOLD OUT*   Join in on the Faculty of Rehab Medicine’s Educated Luncheon on Managing Lower Back Pain, live-streamed at the University of Alberta’s Augustana Campus. Back pain is the world’s leading cause of disability. Conventional treatments like bed rest, pills, surgeries, and scans have done little to improve this growing problem. …

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Augustana Medium and Spirit of the Land hosted Storyteller Cafe Posted on October 23, 2018

Stories, as a way to build our world and change how we see the world around us, was the focus of this year’s Spirit of the Land conference featuring a Storyteller Cafe event.

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Hockey has a long history of violence that is still problematic today Posted on October 19, 2018

Physical education professor Stacy Lorenz weighs in on how violence and ‘manliness’ are still largely influential in—and detrimental to—the game today.

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Cannabis regulations at the University of Alberta Posted on October 17, 2018

Recreational cannabis is legal in Canada as of October 17, 2018. In Alberta, people aged 18 and over can purchase cannabis and cannabis oil from stores and online. Public consumption will be permitted in Edmonton and Camrose. The University of Alberta Augustana Campus policy is as follows: Augustana is currently evaluating whether to permit smoking and …

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Augustana Newsletter for October 17, 2018 Posted on October 17, 2018

Happy Wednesday! Here are a few highlights from this week’s newsletter. Students! Augustana offers some amazing travel course opportunities, and two of them are having info sessions today. If you’re interested in traveling to Vienna as part of a spring 2019 tour course, and/or if you’re interested in dogsledding in the Canadian North in February …

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Lunch & Learn – Reconciling the Past for the Future: Unsettling Métis as Mixed in the Archaeological Record Posted on October 16, 2018

Scheduled for: Thursday November 15th, 2018 @ 12:00 PM

Join us for a Lunch & Learn with Kisha Supernant, associate director of the Institute of Prairie Archaeology and associate professor in the Department of Anthropology at the University of Alberta’s North campus. Often thought of as a mixed, hybrid group of people, Canadian Métis are now starting to be identified by scholars through their personhood and …

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World Singing Day Posted on October 12, 2018

Celebrated since 2012 on the third Saturday in October every year, World Singing Day encourages opportunities for the world to sing! With a mission to unite the global family by singing together, World Singing Day events “celebrate our common humanity, use the power of singing together to connect people and communities, and promote health and …

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Creepy Crawlers and Micro Monsters Posted on October 12, 2018

Scheduled for: Wednesday October 31st, 2018 @ 5:00 PM

U of A Augustana’s Department of Science presents… Creepy Crawlers and Micro Monsters You’re invited to take a peek at biology professor Tom Terzin’s collection of creepy crawlers and micro-monsters! Come at 5 pm for a short presentation on the specimens—including giant tarantulas, scorpions, centipedes, giant moths, beetles, and more—or simply drop-in to take a look before …

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Alumni Weekend 2018 in Photos Posted on October 12, 2018

Did you miss this year’s alumni weekend? Or did you attend, and want to relive the fun? Take a look back at the celebrations, featuring live performances, explosions, slime, beer, polka dancing, and more!

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Nathan Berg: One of Canada’s Famous Voices Posted on October 12, 2018

Scheduled for: Wednesday November 21st, 2018 @ 7:00 PM

2004 Distinguished Alumnus and Grammy and Juno Award Winner, Nathan Berg, has performed in famous concert halls with various orchestras around the world. A “tall, majestic bass” with “impeccable technique” and “a palpable presence on stage”, Canadian bass-baritone Nathan Berg’s career has spanned a vast range of repertoire on the concert and operatic stage. His recent dramatic work …

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Augustana Newsletter for October 10, 2018 Posted on October 10, 2018

Happy Wednesday! Calling all students! Look for important information below, including a Law Information Session tomorrow in the Learning Commons, the last chance to apply for job shadow week, and a number of on-campus job opportunities. Not quite over the turkey hangover? Check out the bookstore for their Thanksgiving Leftover sale which will continue until …

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Two UAlberta Augustana professors to take over North Campus art gallery Posted on October 4, 2018

Through the month of October, Augustana visual arts professors Keith Harder and Julian Forrest’s exhibit Biomythography will run in the Fine Arts Building gallery.

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Cannabis use does not cause schizophrenia, says psychology professor Posted on October 3, 2018

Studies that link cannabis use with the development of schizophrenia are correlational and don’t imply causation, says Augustana psychology professor Tim Parker.

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Augustana Newsletter for October 3, 2018 Posted on October 3, 2018

Good morning, everyone, and happy October! What’s going on this week? There are still a few spots left to attend a Lunch & Learn with human library keynote speaker Tarek Nemr, on his experience as a Syrian refugee. Register with Deb at augalum@ualberta.ca or by calling 780.679.1626. Tomorrow is Safety Fest at Augustana, so come by the …

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