Great Big Vikings Family Day Posted on February 14, 2019

Scheduled for: Monday February 18th, 2019 @ 1:30 PM

Join the Augustana Vikings for skating, hot chocolate, and other fun Family Day activities! Monday, February 18 1:30 to 3:30 pm EnCana Arena (moved from Mirror Lake due to extreme cold) Bring your skates and your smiles!

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Augustana Weekly: February 13, 2019 Posted on February 12, 2019

Happy Wednesday! Join us in the library at 3 pm today for the grand opening of the new Nordic Ski Library, featuring tea, and you guessed it…skis! Click the link to the Augustana Weekly for more information. You’ll also find details on other great events and performances happening on and around campus this week (including a film …

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Public Lecture: Indigenous Governance Posted on February 12, 2019

Scheduled for: Tuesday February 26th, 2019 @ 6:00 PM

Join us for a conversation on Indigenous Governance, Indigenous Sovereignty, Nation to Nation relationships and more, with leaders from the Four Maskwacis Nations: Ermineskin Cree Nation, Louis Bull Tribe, Montana First Nation and Samson Cree Nation. Tuesday, February 26 6:00 pm Mayer Family Hall, Lougheed Performing Arts Centre This lecture is free to attend and open …

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Should you stretch before working out? Posted on February 12, 2019

It depends on what you need to do the exercise properly, say U of A experts.

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Brian Wildcat announced as Augustana’s 2018 Distinguished Alumni Award recipient Posted on February 11, 2019

From various career achievements to spearheading what would become the Maskwacîs Schools Education Commission (MESC), Brian was honoured as a champion of Indigenous education.

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Augustana Weekly: February 6, 2019 Posted on February 6, 2019

What’s inside this week’s newsletter? Everything! Find important student information (like the add/drop deadline for this term), some great indoor sports opportunities, and other important campus updates (did you know that you can borrow cross country skis from the library now!? And the library will be hosting a grand opening Tea & Ski next Wednesday!). …

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Tuition-free education is not necessarily “free”, says professor Posted on February 1, 2019

Augustana music professor Alexander Carpenter noted high-income taxes in Austria and less student support services at the University of Vienna, a tuition-free institution, while there on a five-week teaching term.

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International Week at Augustana Posted on February 1, 2019

Scheduled for: Friday February 8th, 2019 @ 5:30 PM

Augustana’s International Week Planning Committee is excited to present International Week 2019! This year’s theme, Human Family, comes from the inspirational Maya Angelou poem of the same name. The week will kick-off in the Forum on Monday at 12 pm. For a detailed schedule of events please visit the I-Week webpage. We look forward to seeing you there! Monday, February 4 …

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21st augustana human library Posted on January 28, 2019

Scheduled for: Monday February 11th, 2019 @ 6:00 PM

Can you imagine life as a transgender person? Or how about living with memories of childhood sexual abuse, alcoholism or physical and cognitive challenges? These were just a few of the topics available in recent augustana human library events. Click here to check out this year’s schedule and topics, and join us for the 21st …

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Lunch & Learn — Orange Crush or Blue Wave?: The 2019 Alberta Election Posted on January 28, 2019

Scheduled for: Wednesday February 27th, 2019 @ 12:00 PM

The 2015 provincial election upset a 40-plus year legacy of Progressive Conservative governments. In 2019, the NDP government will face two revitalized parties with significant differences on core social, fiscal and economic policies: the United Conservative Party and the Alberta Party. This panel of political scientists will explore these differences, and the policy implications for Alberta, …

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Annual Spring Concert program, directed by Robert de Frece Posted on January 25, 2019

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

The University of Alberta Mixed Chorus and Faculty of Education Handbell Ringers present their annual Spring Concert program, directed by Robert de Frece. The concert will include a wide variety of choral literature. This concert is a fundraiser for the Augustana Choir tour activities. Saturday, March 30, 7:30 pm Augustana Chapel Tickets (available only at …

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Augustana Weekly: It’s all inside – January 30, 2019 Posted on January 25, 2019

Happy Wednesday! There’s a lot going on around campus, from today’s club fair to international week activities starting Monday, and black history month events throughout February. Click the link below for information on those events, plus many more, including a public lecture on Indigenous Education on Feb 4, an information session on our field studies in Costa Rica course on Feb 5, and some great performances and volunteer opportunities this …

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Book club to discuss Chris Hedges’ latest book Posted on January 24, 2019

Scheduled for: Monday February 11th, 2019 @ 2:00 PM

In preparation for Chris Hedges’ visit to Camrose, join us for a book club to discuss his latest book America: The Farewell Tour (available for purchase at the Augustana book store).

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Vikings Hockey Alumni Weekend Posted on January 22, 2019

Scheduled for: Friday February 8th, 2019 @ 7:30 PM

Tell your friends, tell your family, tell your former teammates! Join us for the CLC/Augustana Vikings Hockey Alumni Weekend on February 8 and 9, 2019! The weekend’s festivities begin on Friday night at 7:30 as the Augustana Vikings Men’s hockey team take on the Briercrest Clippers. Alumni can pick up their alumni weekend packages and can …

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2018 Distinguished Alumni Lecture with Brian Wildcat Posted on January 22, 2019

Scheduled for: Tuesday February 12th, 2019 @ 12:00 PM

2018 Distinguished Alumni Lecture A Wahkohtowin Movement: Building a Cree Education System with Brian Wildcat, Superintendent of the Maskwacis Education Schools Commission Join this year’s distinguished alumni award recipient, Brian Wildcat, for a presentation on the development of the new Maskwacis Education Schools Commission. Brian is the newly appointed Superintendent of Schools for Maskwacis Education Schools Commission …

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Public Lecture: Indigenous Education and Reconciliation Posted on January 22, 2019

Scheduled for: Monday February 4th, 2019 @ 6:00 PM

Join us for a discussion of Indigenous Education and Reconciliation, including Residential School history, nehiyaw ways of knowing and Indigenous education today. Monday, February 4 6:00 pm Mayer Family Hall, Lougheed Performing Arts Centre This lecture is free to attend and open to the public. 

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Anyone can be a singer, says Augustana music professor Posted on January 22, 2019

Professor Ardelle Ries fights against the notion of music exclusion in Western society and instead encourages all, regardless of age, ability or perceived sense of “talent” to sing.

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Nordic sports club offers new developmental options at Augustana Posted on January 21, 2019

Students, alumni and members of the community came together to make sure that cross country skiing and biathlon remain an integral part of Augustana after a cut in funding last spring.

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Augustana Weekly: It’s all inside- January 23, 2019 Posted on January 21, 2019

Happy Wednesday, and happy last day of the three-week term! Today at lunch, join professor Ardelle Ries for a Lunch & Learn on SingAble, a new multigenerational community inclusivity choir, in the Mayer Family Community Hall at the Performing Arts Centre (and if you’d like to learn more about SingAble and Ardelle’s research, check out …

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February Faculty Research Colloquium Posted on January 21, 2019

Scheduled for: Friday February 15th, 2019 @ 12:15 PM

Join Augustana professors Alexander Carpenter (music), Diego Coraiola (management) and Erin Sutherland (cultural studies) for a lunchtime colloquium. See below for lecture abstracts. Friday, February 15 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.  “Für …

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