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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Young Muslims want to participate in politics – but prejudice and Islamophobia may be stopping them (The Conversation; March 15, 2017) Posted on March 16, 2017

Young Muslims want to participate in politics – but prejudice and Islamophobia may be stopping them (The Conversation; March 15, 2017)

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Reformations and Renewals: A Symposium with Dr. Brandon Alakas, Dr. Geoff Dipple, and Rev. Craig Wentland Posted on March 16, 2017

Scheduled for: Wednesday March 22nd, 2017 @ 12:00 PM

On Wednesday, March 22, from 12 – 1:30 PM, in the Roger Epp Room (Augustana Forum, 2nd Floor), join us for Reformations and Renewals, a Symposium with Dr. Brandon Alakas, Dr. Geoff Dipple, and Rev. Craig Wentland. No need to RSVP. This event is free and open to the public. A light lunch will be served. Please see symposium …

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Vancouver mayor asks Christian event to drop contentious pastor (Globe and Mail; February 22, 2017) Posted on March 16, 2017

Vancouver mayor asks Christian event to drop contentious pastor (Globe and Mail; February 22, 2017)

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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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A Conversation with David Goa Posted on March 10, 2017

Scheduled for: Thursday March 9th, 2017 @ 1:30 PM

On Thursday, March 9, 1:30 – 3PM, David Goa will be animating a conversation on “Israel/Palestine: Religion, Politics and the Holy”. All are welcome. Location is Central Lions Senior Centre, 11113-113 Street.

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Borders between Us and Them (Times Literary Supplement; March 6, 2017) Posted on March 10, 2017

Borders between Us and Them (Times Literary Supplement; March 6, 2017)

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Quebec mosque shooting shows need for dialogue, not rhetoric (National Council of Muslims; February 9, 2017) Posted on March 10, 2017

Quebec mosque shooting shows need for dialogue, not rhetoric (National Council of Muslims; February 9, 2017)

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What it takes to be truly “one of of us” (Pew Research Centre; February 1, 2017) Posted on March 10, 2017

What it takes to be truly “one of of us” (Pew Research Centre; February 1, 2017)

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Calm, compassion and common sense will help forge a way forward (Globe and Mail; January 13, 2017) Posted on March 10, 2017

Calm, compassion and common sense will help forge a way forward (Globe and Mail; January 13, 2017)

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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 below. ** Dear friends and supporters of the Chester Ronning Centre, Many of you gave generously of your time in the recent search process for the next Director of the Ronning Centre, …

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Inside Britain’s sharia councils: hardline and anti-women – or a dignified way to divorce? (The Guardian; March 1, 2017) Posted on March 2, 2017

Inside Britain’s sharia councils: hardline and anti-women – or a dignified way to divorce? (The Guardian; March 1, 2017)

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China’s Xinjiang experience demonstrates the perils of large-scale anti-Muslim policies. (The Diplomat; February 23, 2017) Posted on March 2, 2017

China’s Xinjiang experience demonstrates the perils of large-scale anti-Muslim policies. (The Diplomat; February 23, 2017)

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