Augustana’s Newsletter for April 5, 2017 Posted on April 5, 2017

Happy April! The sun is shining and the semester is almost over, so soak up as much of it as you can before summer starts! This afternoon, attend the Green Spaces workshop to learn about sustainability on campus. Interested in studying in India? Check out the info session this Thursday evening to learn about the …

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Living and learning abroad Posted on March 30, 2017

Second year Global and Development studies student Melissa Wilk candidly shares the ups and downs of a semester spent studying aborad.

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Augustana Newsletter for March 29, 2017 Posted on March 29, 2017

Good morning all—thanks for checking out the last newsletter of March! It’s Wellness Week, so have a look at the daily event posters for all the great resources offered by the ASA to keep you happy and healthy. Tomorrow night is Faculty Follies, and since laughter is the best medicine, you definitely won’t want to …

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What’s Cookin’? Soup Supper in Photos Posted on March 27, 2017

A look inside Augustana Chaplaincy’s annual soup supper fundraiser, featuring a silent auction, guest speakers, and a candle-lit vesper service.

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Second thought – Gendered justice by Geraint Osborne Posted on March 24, 2017

Institutional sexism to blame for the prevalence of gender inequality within the criminal justice system, says sociology professor Geraint Osbourne.

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Augustana Fine Arts Events Posted on March 24, 2017

This week, join us at Augustana for a number of Fine Arts events! Augustana Student Vocal Arts Festival Third and fourth year Bachelor of Music Voice Majors from the studio of Harold Wiens, along with Dr. Roger Admiral, Piano, will present individual solo recitals at the Augustana Faith & Life Chapel. See schedule below. No admission is charged …

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Augustana Newsletter for March 22, 2017 Posted on March 21, 2017

The semester is winding down, but this week’s events sure aren’t – today at lunch, attend the Ronning Centre’s symposium on Reformations and Renewals featuring Dr. Brandon Alakas, Dr. Geoffery Dipple, and Reverend Craig Wentland, and then check out Earthwise’s Sustainable Food Speaker Series event tomorrow night. This weekend, the CCAA Curling Nationals are taking …

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From Greek to gander Posted on March 21, 2017

Augustana’s winter drama production began with a script initially inspired by Greek theatre but has since become a Chekhovian play titled “I Shot a Duck”. Get the story behind the story here.

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Contemporary/Jazz Piano Jury-Recital Posted on March 17, 2017

Scheduled for: Tuesday April 11th, 2017 @ 12:15 PM

On Tuesday, April 11th, at 12:15 pm, join us in the Augustana Chapel Lounge for a contemporary/jazz piano jury-recital featuring Augustana students in the studio of Tova Olson.  No admission charged.  R.A.R.E.

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Once a curler, always a curler Posted on March 15, 2017

Scheduled for: Friday March 24th, 2017 @ 6:00 PM

With Augustana hosting the CCAA Curling National Championships next weekend, we’ll welcome curlers from across Canada as well as some familiar faces – including alumni Roger Stephens (’59) and Sarah Brown (’15). Read more about their stories here!

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Easter Eggstravaganza! Posted on March 15, 2017

Scheduled for: Saturday April 15th, 2017 @ 10:00 PM

The Easter Bunny has scattered sweet treats throughout Quad, so hop on over for the annual Easter scavenger hunt. Also enjoy cookie decorating stations, arts and crafts, face painting, a magician and fun for the whole family (kids 12 & under). Date & Time April 15, 2017 10 a.m. Location Forum, Augustana Campus Camrose Alberta …

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Augustana Newsletter for March 15, 2017 Posted on March 15, 2017

Happy Wednesday! Come to the forum over lunch today to hear some crazy songs – Opera arias and musical theatre pieces – performed by Augustana’s vocal students (beginning at 11:30). Tomorrow night, join us in the Mayer Hall of the Performing Arts Centre for professor Glynnis Hood’s Distinguished Professorial Lecture “Wet Feet on Dry Land”. …

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Crazy Songs Posted on March 13, 2017

Scheduled for: Wednesday March 15th, 2017 @ 11:30 AM

Be entertained by Crazy Songs during the lunch hour (starting at 11:30 am) on Wednesday, March 15th, 2017 at Augustana in the Forum (no admission charged)!  Augustana’s university vocal students will wow the Augustana lunch crowd with crazy musical theatre and opera repertoire that is sure to inspire, amuse, or amaze.  Come out and see …

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Second thought – Trudeau fails to deliver by Shauna Wilton Posted on March 10, 2017

Justin Trudeau’s decision to remove electoral reform from the government’s agenda sparks some second thoughts from political studies professor Shauna Wilton.

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Augustana Newsletter for March 8th, 2017 Posted on March 8, 2017

Although today feels like it should be a snow-day you can stay busy (and indoors!) with the sheer number interesting events happening on campus all week, including today’s Lunch and Learn on traditional ecological knowledge with Dr. Megan Caldwell, followed by a Ronning Centre lecture titled “The Role of the Bible in Post-secondary Education”. Be sure to …

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Science fair fosters experiential learning and community engagement Posted on March 6, 2017

Augustana’s second annual science fair brought together more than popsicle sticks and glue – over 200 grade seven students visited campus for the day with help from Augustana staff and faculty, and community judges.

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Word and Image in the Age of Trump Posted on March 6, 2017

Scheduled for: Friday March 10th, 2017 @ 3:00 PM

Join us for a Humanities Café Round Table Discussion on Friday, March 10th in the Wahkohtowin Lodge at 3:00 pm! Humanities faculty, students, other departmental faculty and community members are invited to join in the conversation. Refreshments will be served, no need to RSVP. This event is free and open to the public.

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Professsor Ian Wilson Appointed Director of the Ronning Centre Posted on March 2, 2017

Congratulations to professor Ian Wilson, the newly appointed Director of the Chester Ronning Centre. See the official announcement from Dean Allen Berger, posted here.

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Augustana Faculty Research Colloquia Posted on March 2, 2017

Scheduled for: Monday March 20th, 2017 @ 12:30 PM

Join professors Roxanne Harde and Judy Liao in the Roger Epp Conference room on Monday, March 20th at 12:30 pm for a Faculty Research Colloquia! Dessert and beverages will be served, see poster below for more details.

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Alumni Profile: Sarah Brown Posted on March 2, 2017

Curling has been a part of Sarah Brown’s (BA ’15) childhood, her time at Augustana, and now, makes up most of her day as program coordinator and head coach at the Sherwood Park Curling Club. Get to know Sarah here!

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