2018 Community Awards Banquet in Photos Posted on March 21, 2018

Take an inside look at Augustana’s annual Community Awards Banquet with photos that capture the night’s celebration of community and cheer.

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Augustana Newsletter for March 21, 2018 Posted on March 21, 2018

Happy Wednesday! Going on this week… Interested in studying in Greece and Italy next January? Attend the AUCLA 294 info session today at 12:15 Join professor Erin Sutherland and Métis artist and intern-architect, Tiffany Shaw-Collinge for her artist talk tonight on her installation kîhtwâm, which is now on display in the library Professors Joe Wiebe and Daniel Sims …

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“Reconciliation” with Indigenous people is comforting for many Canadians, but is a Christian concept up to the task? Posted on March 20, 2018

Check out this piece on Mennonite land and “Reconciliation” for Religion Dispatches, co-written by Joe Wiebe, Assistant Professor of Religious Studies at Augustana Campus and Advisory Committee Member of the Chester Ronning Centre.

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Augustana’s Dean responds to Nordic Sports concerns Posted on March 19, 2018

Dean Allen Berger addresses recent changes in athletic programming and surrounding concerns, hoping to support biathlon and cross-country skiing as club sports at Augustana.

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Athletics review results in changes for the coming year Posted on March 14, 2018

With anticipated reductions in the operating budget across the University of Alberta, Dean Allen Berger has asked the heads of budget units at Augustana to consider ways to reduce spending.

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Visiting Author: Michael Helm Posted on March 14, 2018

Canadian author Michael Helm will be at Augustana to read from his latest novel, After James. Please join us for a look at this extraordinary novel, and a superlative brownie. Friday, March 16 2 to 3 pm Roger Epp Boardroom, Augustana Campus Michael Helm is the author of The Projectionist, a finalist for the Giller Prize; In the Place of …

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Augustana Newsletter for March 14, 2018 Posted on March 14, 2018

Happy Wednesday, all! We’re halfway through March already – where does the time go? This week, spend it taking in a bunch of great events. Tomorrow, have a listen to Augustana voice, piano and instrumental music students perform at a special gala recital Following the recital, come to the gym for the Staff vs. Student …

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Augustana Newsletter for March 7, 2018 Posted on March 7, 2018

Happy March! Here are a few upcoming events: A French Book Fair at the Bookstore next Monday The Bach Cantata student recital next Tuesday evening A Lunch & Learn on Faith-Based Education next Wednesday (email augalum@ualberta.ca or call 780.679.1626 to register!) The Staff vs. Student hockey game next Thursday night (sign up to play in …

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Thomas the Train: the UN’s latest ambassador Posted on March 2, 2018

Political studies professor Shauna Wilton has long called for a refresh of the popular children’s television show Thomas and Friends—now that it’s in the works, not everyone is as thrilled.

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What’s the value of hosting the Olympic Games? Posted on February 28, 2018

More and more, it’s about the intangibles—something Calgary needs to think about as it mulls over whether or not to bid for the 2026 Winter Olympics.

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Augustana Newsletter for February 28, 2018 Posted on February 28, 2018

Happy Wednesday! This week’s newsletter is packed full of posts, here are a few highlights: Today is your last day to nominate your favourite Augustana professor for Last Lecture! Click here for more information, and to nominate Attend the Ronning Centre’s Lecture “What to do with all these Canaanites?” today at 12:30 pm in the Roger Epp Conference Room Understand …

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Nobel Prizes are a bridge between science and society Posted on February 26, 2018

Augustana biology professor Sheryl Gares sheds some light on the research that won this year’s Nobel Prizes in science.

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Spring Soirée  Posted on February 26, 2018

Scheduled for: Tuesday April 24th, 2018 @ 6:00 PM

Join Dean Allen Berger and guests as they share stories about transforming Augustana into “a living laboratory for teaching and learning innovation” (For the Public Good, U of A Strategic Plan) at this year’s Spring Soirée! The evening will include an update on the Living Learning Community—a new residence community (introduced to campus last year) where …

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2018 Augustana Round Dance Posted on February 26, 2018

Scheduled for: Friday March 16th, 2018 @ 5:00 PM

2018 Augustana Round Dance Celebrating 10 years of Indigenous Student Services on Campus Friday, March 16, 2018 Gymnasium, Augustana Campus 4901 – 46 Ave, Camrose, Alberta 5:00 PM – Pipe Ceremony 6:00 PM – Feast  7:00 – Round Dance Everyone Welcome! Stickman: Wade Okeymaw (780-362-2102) MC: Elmer Rattlesnake   First 15 Singers Paid Evening luncheon …

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Easter Eggstravaganza Posted on February 26, 2018

Scheduled for: Saturday March 24th, 2018 @ 10:00 PM

Bring your special little bunnies down to the Forum to join in our annual Easter egg hunt. Families (with children ages 12 and under) will also enjoy cookie decorating stations, arts and crafts, face painting, a magician and more! This event is open to alumni and their guests. Date & Time March 24, 2018 10 …

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Augustana Newsletter for February 21, 2018 Posted on February 21, 2018

Good morning! This week, look out for lectures, concerts, and deadlines: This afternoon, join the Ronning Centre for a lecture on creation museums as symbolic spaces. Enjoy some live music this weekend no matter your taste with Hank Williams on Friday night, followed by Kathleen Corcoran’s recital on Saturday afternoon (both at the Performing Arts …

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Informal Postmodern Music Performance Posted on February 16, 2018

Scheduled for: Wednesday April 11th, 2018 @ 12:00 PM

Roger Admiral, instructor, and the students in AUMUS 369/469 give an informal performance of postmodern music. There is no charge and the public is welcome. The program will include: Simon Steen-Anderson’s Difficulties Putting It Into Practice, Jennifer Walshe’s EVERYTHING YOU OWN HAS BEEN TAKEN TO A DEPOT SOMEWHERE, and James Saunders’ positions in the sequence correctly recalled. Wednesday, …

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Bach Cantata Recital Posted on February 16, 2018

Scheduled for: Tuesday March 13th, 2018 @ 8:00 PM

Featuring Augustana vocal majors Carrie-Ann Hubbard, Hilda Lam, and Eric Skretting and Roger Admiral, piano. Guest artists include Alyssa Miller, oboe, and Chris Hodge, trumpet. No admission is charged but donations are welcome. All proceeds go to the Vocal Chamber Music initiative. R.A.R.E.

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Augustana Newsletter for February 14, 2018 Posted on February 14, 2018

Happy Valentine’s Day! Stop by the forum today from 9 am to 2 pm for a Valentine’s Day cookie sale to pick up some sweet treats for you, your partner, your friends, or all three! It’s also mental health awareness week at the Augustana Fitness Centre, which means it will be free for all students …

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6 things to watch for during the 2018 Winter Olympics Posted on February 9, 2018

Experts discuss women’s hockey, cross-country skiing, Russian athletes, being a host with a volatile neighbour, momentum for a Calgary Olympic bid and more.

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