News Archive 2015

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CANCELLED: Augustana Choir Dessert Gala

Join Augustana students for entertainment and éclairs in this sweet and sonorous fundraiser!

Our gift to you: "Advent in Canada"

Composer Milton Schlosser and Augustana's Music Division offers you "Advent in Canada" for listening, downloading, and sharing. Happy Holidays.

Leiderkreis: Chamber Music Recital

Friday, February 5th [12:00 noon], Augustana Faith & Life Chapel Chamber Music Recital. Bachelor of Music Voice Majors Bailey Kuhn and Casper...

CANCELLED: Augustana Choir Dessert Gala Fundraiser

THIS EVENT HAS BEEN CANCELLED

From Camrose, around the world, and back again

Richard Bruneau (BSc Math/Physics '99) is living proof that a kid from rural Alberta can travel the world and make a difference.

Augustana Newsletter for December 9, 2015

It's the last newsletter of the year! Curl up with a warm beverage and this holiday smorgasbord for the eyes… (Yes, that's a Steampunk Gala in...

Geraint Osborne receives Teaching Leadership Award

"He is and continues to be a proponent of pedagogical renewal and improvement for himself, his colleagues and the campus."

Augustana students present their research

On Monday, December 7, Augustana students presented their independent research projects at the biannual Student Academic Conference.

8 Lost Augustana Traditions that Need to be Revived

From Camrose Lutheran College Radio to Sid Zork Day, The Dagligtale explores eight traditions that need to return!

Augustana Newsletter for December 2, 2015

Welcome to our shortest newsletter ever! Please note: the Medicine Information Session on December 8 featuring Augustana Alumna Charley (Switzer)...

Remembrance Vigil: 5pm Thursday, December 3

Each year, we gather to remember the 14 women from the Ecole Polytechnique in Montreal who were targeted because of their gender.

SAC WARS: The Student Academic Conference

On Dec 7, Augustana students have the almost unheardof opportunity to present their undergraduate research projects to the public!

DidUknow 2015 teaching with technology winter workshops

DidUknow 2015 teaching with technology winter workshops Register for this professional development opportunity and choose to attend all or some...

One day only: the annual Augustana Christmas Concert

Join us for this meaningful and joyous Augustana choral tradition on Sunday, December 6.

Twenty Questions with Women's Soccer Coach, Paul Stone

Outside of Coaching, what is your "day job"? Electrical and Instrumentation Controls Technician What should every person try at least once in their...

One Simple Act Contest Deadline

Take part in the challenge! www.surveymonkey.com/r/OSAoCAugustana Bonus entries can be earned by posting a photo of your commitment in action using...

Augustana Newsletter for November 25, 2015

QUICK SURVEY (week 2): DO YOU READ THE AUGUSTANA NEWSLETTER? Please reply "Yes", "No", or "Meh" (which means "occasionally", or "only when I'm...

Montreal Massacre Remembrance Vigil

On December 6, 1989, 14 women at the Ecole Polytechnique in Montreal were killed because they were women. Remembrance Vigil 5:00 pm | Thursday,...

Medicine Info Session

4:00 pm | Tuesday, December 8 Dr. Roger Epp Conference Room Refreshments provided by the Augustana Alumni Office.

You are invited to One Night in Africa

On November 27, the Afri-Youth Club is presenting their second annual "One Night in Africa" event.

Student Academic Conference

6 - 10 pm | Monday, December 7 Visit www.augustana.ualberta.ca/sac for details!

Toss a Toque at this weekend's Vikings Hockey Game

Toss a toque at this weekend's Vikings Hockey game and help our community stay warm this winter. Now that winter has descended upon our region and...

DidUknow: How to Create Appointment Slots in Google Calendar

DidUknow: How to Create Appointment Slots in Google Calendar Do you have open office hours for students? Would you like to allow people to book a...

Vikings Hockey duo triumph Down Under

CTV interviews our Aussie Beau Taylor and Captain Scott Swiston about their trip to the AIHL Championships.

Twenty Questions with Athletic Director, Greg Ryan

Outside of Coaching, what is your "day job"? Chief cook and bottle washer. What should every person try at least once in their life? Allowing...

Vikings Hockey Toque Toss

It is now very much WINTER and the holiday season is a great time for giving. Please join us on Saturday, November 28 at Encana Arena for the...

Remembering Henry Carter, 1-3 pm

It is with great sorrow that we learned of the passing of Professor Emeritus Dr. Henry Carter, longtime instructor at - and supporter of - Camrose...

Vikings Curling Funspiel

Sign up in the Forum, 10 am to 1 pm, on November 25 & 26, December 2 & 3.

Summer Outdoor Leadership Course Info Session

12:30 pm | Monday, November 23 Room F 1-305

Metis Finger Weaving Session

12:45 - 2:15 pm | Monday, November 23 Wahkohtowin Lodge

Nobel Lunch & Learn III: Literature & Economics

Nobel Lunch & Learn III: Literature & Economic Sciences Wednesday, December 2 12 noon Dr. Roger Epp Conference Room FREE EVENT - $5 lunch available...

Augustana Newsletter for November 18, 2015

QUICK SURVEY: DO YOU READ THE AUGUSTANA NEWSLETTER? Please reply "Yes", "No", or "Meh" (which means "occasionally", or "only when I'm looking for...

One Night in Africa

7 pm | Friday, November 27 Wahkohtowin Lodge On November 27th, the Afri-Youth Club will once again be hosting "One Night in Africa": The...

Time to Play: Faculty Colloquium

12:30 pm | Monday, November 23 Roger Epp Conference Room

Ronning: Turkey, Pluralism & Public Religion

12:00 noon | Wednesday, November 25 Chester Ronning Centre

Calm Zone Open House

10 am | Friday, November 27 First Year Building Basement

Augustana Climate Change Panel

6 pm | Thursday, November 19 Roger Epp Conference Room

Susan Aglukark returns to Augustana

Ms. Aglukark is touring her new Christmas CD, with a December 5 stop at our new Lougheed Centre.

Distinguished Professorial Lecture: Dr. Lars Hallström

Join Dr. Lars K. Hallström on November 30 as he examines environmental issues and their implications on policy planning.

DidUknow: How to Save Time Using Google Contact Groups

Do you find yourself emailing the same group of people over and over? If you are adding contacts one by one to emails or meetings, then this...

New hybrid Indigenous studies courses combine international expertise with on-campus mentorship

These interdisciplinary courses have been developed across the COPLAC (Council of Public Liberal Arts Colleges) network, and several will offer the...

Alberta and the Global Oil Market

Alberta, Oil, and the International System: A discussion on the past, present and future state of the global oil market Tyson Flynn is a PhD...

Download the new #VikingsVillage app!

Attend (arts and athletics) events, earn points and then redeem them for SWAG and exclusive local discounts!

Twenty Questions with Women's Volleyball Coach, Bryan Laskosky

Outside of Coaching, what is your "day job"? I have been a teacher for 32 years and an Administrator for about 25 of those years. This will all...

AQA presents Karaoqueen

Augustana Queers & Allies present: KARAOQUEEN! 8pm Friday, November 13 Rusty Spur

Augustana Newsletter for November 10, 2015

So many options for personal growth, intellectual and spiritual advancement, and a killer karaoke/drag show!

Augustana Teaching Seminar

12:30pm Monday, November 30 Dr. Roger Epp Conference Room Identifying Academic Skills on your Course Syllabus and Assignments Mélanie Méthot, Paul...

Lars Hallström: Distinguished Professorial Lecture

7:00 pm | Monday, November 30 Mayer Family Community Hall, Lougheed Centre Wine & Cheese Reception to follow From Prague to the Prairies:...

Augustana Newsletter for November 4, 2015

Busy is as busy does… Lots to keep you busy, engaged, learning, or partying this weekend! Check out the Cultural Quadruple Crown this weekend: a...

Influenza Immunization Clinic

Tuesday, November 17 11:30 am - 2:30 pm Faith & Life Lounger

Nobel Prizes Lunch & Learn II

Nobel Lunch & Learn II: Peace & Physiology/Medicine Wednesday, November 18 12 noon Dr. Roger Epp Conference Room FREE EVENT - $5 lunch available...

Augustana Research Colloquia

Augustana Research Colloquia: in which faculty present on their areas of expertise Monday, November 9 12:30 pm Dr. Roger Epp Conference Room...

Diwali Celebration

Monday, November 9 12:30 - 3:00 pm Faith & Life Lounge

Theme: Slocan Ramblers on Practice & Play

Thursday, November 26 2:15 - 3:30 pm Jean Hachborn Common Room, Founders' Hall

Deadline: Great Augustana Library Chase

Deadline: November 20, 2015

Making Peace with the Land Conference, Nov 13-15

The fourth annual community-centered gathering aimed at public discussion of economy and responsibility for natural systems.

DidUknow: How to create Pivot Tables in Excel

DidUknow: How to create Pivot Tables in Excel Do you find yourself using functions like SUMIF, COUNTA, and COUNTIF often to summarise data in...

Celebrating our Vikings Scholar Athletes

We celebrated both our CCAA National Scholar Athletes and ACAC Academic Athletic Awards in a ceremony on October 28.

Dave Olesen Book Reading

Dave Olesen, the author of Kinds of Winter: Four Solo Journeys by Dogteam in Canada's Northwest (Wilfrid Laurier - 2014), will be giving a book...

Keith Harder Art Exhibition

In tandem with Milton Schlosser's solo recital, there will be an exhibition of art by Keith Harder in the Christenson-Nelson Gallery of the Jeanne...

Augustana Newsletter for October 28, 2015

Your challenge: Attend every one of these upcoming events and get a stamp at each one. Your prize: Increased social connection, a well-rounded...

Grad School Information Night

6:30 - 8:00 pm | Monday, November 2 Roger Epp Conference Room

Remembering: Milton Schlosser solo piano recital

On Sunday, November 8th at 2 pm, Augustana Campus music professor Milton Schlosser will perform a recital in the Cargill Theatre titled "Remembering."

DidUknow: How to validate data to make drop down menus in Excel

DidUknow: How to validate data to make drop down menus in Excel Creating a spreadsheet for others to use? in this session you will create a...

Vikings Women's Volleyballers: New Season, New Team

This past weekend was the start of ACAC league games for the Augustana Women's Volleyball team. On Friday, October 23rd, the team travelled to...

In Loving Memory: Mark Chytracek - watch the video

If you were unable to join us for Mark's Celebration of Life, please watch our streaming video of the event and download the program here.

Founders' Hall Open House

1:30 - 4:00 pm | Wednesday, October 28 Founders' Hall

Augustana Newsletter for October 21, 2015

Now that the newly-renovated Founders' Hall has been filled to the brim with staff and faculty, we are providing a new Augustana Map and Directory:...

European opera camp opens alumna's eyes

Schaffer's whimsical application turned into an incredible summer with the Offenbach Opera in Périgueux, France.

Supplementary Bursary Program Opens

Supplementary Bursary Program - Opens November 1, 2015...

Study Abroad Awards Deadline

UAI Education Abroad Awards & Funding University of Alberta International offers a number of awards and internship funding for various countries....

SCORE! returns to Augustana

This year the annual SCORE! event will be held on Oct. 29 in the Augustana Forum - drop off donations the day before!

DidUknow: How to search more effectively using Google

DidUknow: How to search more effectively using Google Do you find that your Google searches are not giving you the results you what? Advanced...

SCORE! A community marketplace, 28-29 Oct

Can you imagine a giant store where everything is free? DROP-OFF DAY 8 am - 6 pm, October 28 Augustana Info Desk (Forum) SCORE! 1 pm - 4 pm,...

Biathlon Fundraiser: Dueling Pianos

Saturday, November 7 Boston Pizza Lounge Doors: 7 pm Live Entertainment | Auction $20 Tickets available at Dales Liquor Store and Wideman Paint &...

Making Peace with the Land, 13-15 Nov

From 13-15 November, the Ronning Centre is pleased to host the "Making Peace with the Land" conference, integrating economy, ecology, spirituality,...

Augustana eNewsletter for October 14, 2015

I count ten amazing events in the next five days alone… and all those are before the Sustainability Awareness Week even STARTS! A Grad School Info...

Scholar Athlete Coffee Reception

10:00 am - 10:30 am Wednesday, October 28 Vikings Athletics Lounge RSVP to vikings@ualberta.ca by October 23.

Nobel Prize Lunch & Learn I: Physics & Chemistry

The 2015 Nobel Prizes… explained in 15-minute bites! Nobel Lunch & Learn I: Physics & Chemistry 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm | Tuesday, October 27 Dr....

Grad School Info Night

6:30 pm | Thursday, October 15 Room H-070

It Happened to Me: Experiences of Marginalization

"Brown Skin as a Bullseye for Belonging: a Spoken Word Feature on Experiences of Immigration and Learning English as a Second Language" 12:05 pm -...

Conspiracy of Hope Gallery

7:00 pm | Wednesday, October 21 Norsemen Inn Salon A

DidUknow Day 2015 - Fall Break Mini Conference

DidUknow Day 2015 - Fall Break Mini Conference We are inviting faculty to join us on October 23rd for DidUknow Day 2015. DidUknow Day is a mini...

Milton Schlosser in Solo Recital

Sunday, November 8 [2:00 pm] Lougheed Centre's Cargill Theatre Remembering: Music by Chopin, Ravel, Schlosser (Dr. Milton Schlosser, Piano, in...

Milton Schlosser in Saanich Recital

Friday November 6 7 PM Lutheran Church of the Cross 3787 Cedar Hill Road Saanich, BC, Canada Solo recital, Remembering: Chopin, Ravel, Schlosser...

Milton Schlosser in Edmonton Recital

Wednesday November 4 8 PM Convocation Hall University of Alberta North Campus 116 St & 85 Ave Edmonton, AB, Canada Solo recital, Remembering:...

DidUknow: How to use conditional formatting in Microsoft Excel

DidUknow: How to use conditional formatting in Microsoft Excel Working in an Excel worksheets can be very cumbersome. It's often extremely...

Alumni Weekend & Founders' Hall Grand (Re-)Opening in Photos!

Every fall, we host an Alumni Weekend to welcome our over 9,000 alumni back to Augustana. Check out photos from the weekend's events!

Augustana Student Grant Art Exhibition, Apr 1-2

Friday & Saturday, April 1 & 2 [9:00 am - 6:00 pm] Augustana Art Studio - A030 Augustana Student Grant Art Exhibition Augustana students applying...

The Art of Song: Voice Faculty Recital

Friday, October 30 [7:30 pm] Augustana Faith & Life Chapel Augustana Voice Faculty Unite in Song, October 30 On October 30, 2015 at 7:30 pm, the...

Russian Classics: Roger Admiral in Recital

Sunday, January 24 [2:00 pm] Lougheed Centre's Cargill Theatre Russian Classics (Dr. Roger Admiral, Piano, in Recital) Join Camrose pianist Roger...

Lars Hallstrom Book Launch

Ecosystems, Society and Health: Pathways through Diversity, Convergence and Integration Drop in to celebrate the book launch with us from 3 to 5 pm...

Augustana Student Vocal Arts Festival

Saturday, March 12 [1:15 pm, 3:30 pm, 7:00 pm] Augustana Faith & Life Chapel Augustana Student Vocal Arts Festival Third and fourth year Bachelor...

Sangkor Spring Recital

Sunday, April 3 [7:30 pm], Augustana Faith & Life Chapel Sangkor Women's Ensemble (Dr. Brendan Lord, director) holds their annual Spring Recital....

Bergmann Duo: From Jazz to Tango

FROM JAZZ TO TANGO BERGMANN DUO - 2 Piano Duo SUNDAY, OCTOBER 18, 2015 ~ 2:00 PM Jeanne & Peter Lougheed Performing Arts Centre The Bergmann Piano...

Augustana's Got Talent Auditions, 14-15 Oct

Win $1000! Drop-in auditions Wed, 14 Oct: 11:30 am - 12:30 pm in the Lougheed Centre Thurs, 15 Oct: 6 pm - 7:30 pm in Room C-103

Sustainability Fair

Augustana Sustainability Fair Tuesday, October 20 10 am - 3 pm sustainability.ualberta.ca/saw

Augustana Music Student Gala Recital

Saturday, November 21 [7:00 pm] Lougheed Centre's Cargill Theatre Augustana Music Student Gala Recital Come listen to Augustana piano, voice and...

Bergmann Duo Piano Masterclass

Bergmann Duo Present Piano Masterclass Marcel and Elizabeth Bergmann present a piano masterclass. The Bergmann Piano Duo are award-winning...

Augustana Newsletter for October 7, 2015

Plenty to do!

Student Recital in Piano and Organ

Sunday, March 13 [2:00 pm] Augustana Faith & Life Chapel Studio Recital in Piano and Organ featuring piano and organ students from the studio of...

Bok Brass in Recital

Bok Brass in Concert….Jazz, Film Favourites, and More! Join Edmonton's favourite brass quintet - Bok Brass - for an exciting concert of brass hits,...

Veterinary Medicine Info Session

Do you want to be a Veterinarian? Thurs, Oct 15 11:30 am - 1:00 pm Library Room 2-110

Métis Finger Weaving

Learn about the history of the Métis Sash and finger weave a (very small) version of your own!

Schubertiade: a celebration of German lieder

Thursday, November 12 [7:00 pm] Augustana Faith & Life Chapel Camrose and area residents are invited to join us in what has become the Augustana...

Vocal Jury Recital

Thursday, March 31 [5:00 pm] Augustana Faith & Life Chapel Vocal Jury Recital featuring Augustana students from the studio of Prof. Kathleen...

Camrose & District Community Band: The Augustana Connection

The Camrose & District Community Band in Concert with Musical Guests, the CCHS Concert Band and Wetaskiwin Strings! On Sunday, March 6th, the...

Teaching Seminar: Team-Based Learning

Augustana Teaching Seminar Series Monday, October 26 12:30 - 2:00 pm in the Roger Epp Conference Room BACK BY POPULAR DEMAND "Team-Based Learning:...

A Rose in Winter: Advent-Christmas Concert

Sunday, December 6 [3:00 pm] Augustana Faith & Life Chapel On Sunday, December 6, join conductors Dr. Brendan Lord and Dr. John Wiebe, the choirs...

uAlberta Giving Day

Donate or advocate to support student mental health. Visit uab.ca/givingday for details.

Symphony Spectacular!

Sunday, February 7 [2:00 pm] Lougheed Centre's Cargill Theatre Symphony Spectacular! Concordia University of Edmonton Symphony Orchestra With guest...

Oct 22 Drumheller Trip - Reg Deadline

Fall Break Bus Trip to the Royal Tyrrell Museum in Drumheller Registration Deadline: Friday, October 16 Seating is limited! Drumheller Trip...

Footloose (The Musical), March 9-20

FOOTLOOSE, The Musical - Opening at Augustana! Wednesday - Saturday, March 9-12 AND March 16-19 [7:00 pm] Sunday Matinees - March 13 AND March 20...

Jacques Després Piano Masterclass

Saturday, February 27 [1:00 - 3:00 pm] Augustana Faith & Life Chapel Dr. Jacques Després Presents Piano Masterclass Dr. Després completed his...

Mannskor and A Joyful Noise in Concert

Sunday, February 28 [3:00 pm] Augustana Faith & Life Chapel Mannskor and A Joyful Noise, in Concert! Mannskor: Augustana's Men's Choir, Dr. John...

Robin Phillips Vocal Masterclass

Thursday, January 28 [6:00 - 9:00 pm] Augustana Faith & Life Chapel Robin Phillips Presents Vocal Masterclass. Robin Phillips is the Music Director...

Elizabeth Clarke (BMus '13) in Recital and Conversation

Augustana alumna and UVic Masters in Piano Performance student Elizabeth Clarke performs Oct 13, then takes questions the following morning.

Elizabeth Clarke (BMus '13) in Conversation

Augustana graduate Elizabeth Clarke (BMus. 2013) will return to campus on Tuesday, October 13th to present a solo piano recital in the Augustana...

Augustana wins Golf Gold and Coach of the Year

Celebrate Augustana Vikings Golf with our award-winning team, golfers and Coach of the Year Bill Penny!

Hockey Vikings sweep MacEwan Griffins

by Curtis Skip It was a grind of a weekend for a banged up Vikings team, but at the end of the Friday night in Edmonton the Vikings got their 4...

It's time for neglected rural reinvestment

"Despite the vital role of rural places in this country we have ignored rural Canada and run down the capital invested in rural regions by previous...

Chiropractor Info Session

So you think you can become a chiropractor? Wednesday, October 7 12:30 - 1:30 pm Roger Epp Board Room

Kinesiology student describes living with depression

"I just kept saying to myself, I'm strong, I can do it." - Rachel Burkinshaw-Zelko (4th year BSc KSS)

Lunch & Learn: Drugs, Doping and the Olympic Torch

London physician Dr. Andrew Solomon reveals what "performance-enhancing drugs" actually do to the body.

Augustana Waste Sort

Each semester, Augustana students participate in a waste sort to determine how well our recycling and waste diversion systems are working and to...

Elizabeth Clarke (BMus '13) in Recital

Augustana graduate Elizabeth Clarke (BMus. 2013) will return to campus on Tuesday, October 13th to present a solo piano recital in the Augustana...

Augustana expands Sustainability 101 program

The open-enrolment professional training on sustainable rural management is expanding after a sold-out summer pilot season.

Theme: Hunger Games Movie Night

October 1 from 6 pm to 9 pm Augustana Chapel Jérôme Melançon "Being Forced to Play and Ending the Game: Disengagement, Dissent, Revolt, Rebellion,...

Sustainability Career Forum

CaPS Career Forum presents: Careers in Sustainability Tuesday, October 20 from 5 pm to 7 pm LIB 2-102

Augustana Newsletter for September 30, 2015

Good morning! That was quite an Alumni Weekend at Augustana, including our annual brunch, the Grand (Re-)Opening of Founders' Hall, plus the Green...

CPSA Environmental Politics Workshop Call Out

Submit an Environmental Politics paper to the Canadian Political Science conference, May 31-June 2nd, 2016 in Calgary.

Theme: The Hunger Games Obstacle Course

October 18 from 1 pm to 4 pm Faith & Life Centre Entrance To enter the course, you must make a team of 4. You can either email your team name and...

DidUknow: How to book a meeting with Google Calendar

DidUknow that you can book meeting with your colleagues using Google Calendar? In this session we will show you how. We will cover: Finding a...

Federal Election Candidates Forum

October 5, 2015 Doors: 6:30 | Forum: 7:00 Lougheed Centre

Spellbinding Soprano: Marie-Josee Lord

Jambalaya: a spicy collection of audience favourites in a gourmet recital where classical and popular pieces are tastefully entwined.

Internships in Canada, Latin America, Caribbean

Call for applications Internship awards in Canada, Latin America and the Caribbean EkoSanté - The Latin American, Caribbean and Canadian...

Cross Country Running and Ski teams off to a busy start

by Brianna Schultz The Cross Country Running and Ski teams are off to a busy and exciting start for the 2015-2016 season. The running team has...

DidUknow: How to Share Documents with Google Drive

DidUknow: How to Share Documents with Google Drive Would you like to share documents, files, or folders with your colleagues? Google Drive...

Augustana Newsletter for September 23, 2015

This is it! The weekend you've been waiting for! Augustana's Alumni Weekend includes events for students, faculty, staff and alumni: it all starts...

augustana human library!

Monday and Tuesday evening, we have a great line-up of human books at the fall augustana human library.

Supplementary Bursary Application Deadline

Supplementary Bursary Program Bursaries are intended to provide financial aid to students who are experiencing a financial shortfall in the current...

GREEN & GOLD (& RED & BLACK) DAY

On Friday, Sept 25, wear your uAlberta colours, post a (tagged!) selfie, and let's show we have more school spirit than Campus St.-Jean!

Check out our Alumni Weekend, Sept 24-27

Includes class and cohort reunions, Vikings events, a FREE CONCERT, the Alumni Brunch and the Grand (re)Opening of Founders' Hall!

Alan Fielding ('63) receives uAlberta Alumni Honour Award

Join us Thursday, Sept 24, at 7pm at the Northern Alberta Jubilee Auditorium in Edmonton to honour Alan Fielding ('63).

Exhibition Hockey: Barn Burner in Penhold

by Curtis Skip, Goaltender It was a barn burner in Penhold on Thursday night as the Vikings went head to head against the Red Deer College Kings....

Augustana professor receives Distinguished Academic Award

The Confederation of Alberta Faculty Associations recognized Dr. Lars Hallström with a 2015 CAFA Distinguished Academic Award.

2016 India Tour Info Session

Speak to former participants and learn about the cultural-economic tour of India from the profs who will accompany you! (Ask them about the music...

Augustana raises tipi to raise awareness

On September 9, Augustana raised a tipi on campus thanks to generous support from anonymous donors.

Augustana Newsletter for September 16, 2015

Make sure you submit your entries for the University of Alberta photo challenge… and check out the Terry Fox Run this weekend! Next week, we start...

Sept 3 Battle of uAlberta in photos!

On September 3, uAlberta's Augustana Vikings took on uAlberta's Golden Bears in the hotly anticipated Battle of (the University of) Alberta.

Roger Admiral to perform Bartok in concert

Admiral will perform a selection of Bartók's solo piano works Saturday, Sept 19 at 3 pm in the North Campus Convocation Hall.

Camrose couple donate $10,000 to Lougheed Centre

Wes and Corinne Campbell show their support for their community and the arts.

Lunch & Learn: Drugs, Doping and the Olympic Torch

Playing with Fire : Drugs , Doping and The Olympic Torch Sport finds itself facing a highly specific threat to its ethos of fair play. Multiple...

Writing Workshops, Sept 22&24

The right writing workshops hosted by the Writing Centre are the right way to start writing right now! Workshops are free, but enrolment is...

Kim Campbell: Why do we lead?

Former Prime Minister The Right Honourable Kim Campbell, PC, CC, OBC, QC and Founding Principal of the Peter Lougheed Leadership College examines...

Rural Alberta Innovation & Learning Commons, Oct 2-4

A 3-day learning commons focused on rural economic and community development.

Grand opening of Augustana's permanent MScPT program

On Sept 10, Augustana celebrated the grand opening and permanent funding of the Rehab Med facilities in Calgary and Camrose.

Augustana Research Colloquia: Foster, Larson, Misfeldt

Augustana Research Colloquia: in which faculty present on their areas of expertise! Monday, Sept 28 12:30 pm Dr. Roger Epp Conference Room Bill...

Augustana Newsletter for September 9, 2015

Three big things in this week's newsletter: University-wide Photo Contest to show your best Green & Gold (or Red & Black!) views of the U… open to...

Vikings Hockey: Exhibition Recap

by Preston Eshenko The annual Battle of The University of Alberta shifted to Camrose this year as a great crowd of Vikings and Golden bears fans...

Opening Worship Service

You are welcome to attend the Opening Worship Service for the Academic Year on Friday, September 4 from 10:00 -10:20 a.m. in the Chapel. Dr. Milton...

The Ultimate U of A Photo Challenge

The Ultimate U of A Photo Contest is a photo contest for the U of A's students, faculty, staff, and alumni. Submit by Sept 18 and win!

Soup Supper and International Flag Raising

Augustana Celebrates! Soup Supper & International Flag Raising Date: Tuesday, September 8 Time: 5:00 pm Location: Faith & Life Lounge Please join...

Time to Play Colloquium

Dr. Jane Yardley and Paul "Sparky" Johnson present on Time to Play. Monday, September 21 12:30 - 2:00 pm Dr. Roger Epp Conference Room

Augustana Newsletter for September 2, 2015

Welcome (back) to Augustana! The new academic year was formally recognized by Dean Allen Berger yesterday at our Opening Convocation: it's time to...

RAIL: Rural Alberta Innovation & Learning, Oct 2-4

Join us for the Rural Alberta Innovation & Learning Commons from Friday, October 2 to Sunday, October 4 at Augustana Campus.

GREEN & GOLD (& RED & BLACK) DAY

Last year, the Faculty of Physical Education and Recreation stepped up to Augustana in a selfie challenge. They figured they would be able to post...

augustana human library, Sept 28-29

Join us September 28-29 for the 14th human library.

18100

The University of Alberta Golden Bears hockey team will open their 2015-16 exhibition schedule on the road, when they take on the University of...

Andrew Wan and Jacques Despres in Recital

As a special, free gift from the University of Alberta to its alumni and all of Camrose, a recital is being held on September 26th at the Lougheed...

Augustana Newsletter for August 27, 2015

Starting the 2015/16 Academic Year off with a bang! Here is your weekly Augustana Newsletter, chock full of important news and spiritually...

Devour Content Here: A Show, Sept 4-7

Please join drama instructor Kristine Nutting with current Augustana students and Augustana alumni in a large one of a kind show. Nutting, students...

Collaboration made Augustana Miquelon Lake Research Station possible

On August 20, over 110 guests celebrated the opening of the University of Alberta's newest research station.

Augustana 2015 Opening Convocation

Augustana 2015 Opening Convocation Jeanne & Peter Lougheed Performaing Arts Centre 9 am | Tuesday, September 1 Augustana has re-introduced our...

Your First Two Weeks at Augustana

Includes information on how to get to campus, registration, the mandatory SAIL program and two weeks of events held to say "Welcome to U!""

Updated: Looking for money? (for your education)

This new series of posts will explore loans, awards, scholarships, and other financing options for your education!

Augustana 2015 Opening Convocation

Augustana is delighted to welcome bestselling novelist, award-winning screenwriter and journalist, producer, consultant and speaker Todd Babiak as...

Augustana Miquelon Lake Research Station Grand Opening

Grand Opening of the Augustana Miquelon Lake Research Station 1:30 pm on Thursday, August 20 Miquelon Lake Provincial Park Welcome to the...

You can still apply for September studies by mail!

The July 1 deadline for online application has passed: chat with your Admission Advisor to find out how you can start studies in September!

Augustana Research Assistant Symposium

1pm - 5:15pm on Tuesday, August 18 Forum 2-004, Dr. Roger Epp Conference Room 1:00-2:15 Deanna Funk: Diabetes and Hypoglycemia Raiany Silva:...

Augustana Miquelon Lake Research Station Grand Opening

On Thursday, August 20, the University of Alberta will open a brand new research station in Miquelon Lake Provincial Park.

Augustana Summer Research Students - Finale!

This summer, Augustana welcomed a record number of summer research students. Meet the last of them here!

Battle of (the University of) Alberta!

Grab your Green & Gold or Red & Black and come cheer on your favourite UAlberta team in this annual pre-season face off. Sept. 3, 2015 EnCana Arena...

Learning Strategies Workshop

Learning Strategies Workshop Join the U of A's Student Success Centre for a 6 hour workshop geared to maximize your academic success at university....

Learning Strategies Workshop

Learning Strategies Workshop Join the U of A's Student Success Centre for a 6 hour workshop geared to maximize your academic success at university....

Augustana Tipi Raising

Please join us Wednesday, September 9/15 at 10:30 AM outside the main entrance to the Faith & Life Centre to celebrate the raising of the Augustana...

Alumna premieres "afterfat" at the Fringe

Carlye Windsor (BA '05) gives her sassy take on body image and reshaping herself.

Lifelong learning at your fingertips!

Right now, our alumni can access over 5,000 full-text journals, magazines and trade publications - for free!

Program trains female coach in men's basketball

A national program has funded basketball alumna Rachel Warrack to learn coaching from Augustana's Dave Drabiuk.

Augustana Summer Research Students, Part 5!

This summer, Augustana is welcoming a record number of summer research students to work on a range of projects. We'll meet a few of them every week!

[Updated] Looking for money? (for your education)

New and returning students are invited to check out some links for student loans and funding opportunities.

Augustana students deliver top notch projects in the community

Last year, Augustana students took advantage of unique experiential learning opportunities to produce some very impressive results.

A moth's-eye view of Costa Rica

Professor Emeritus David "Doc" Larson discusses his recent publication and 16 years of rainforest research.

Students' Union Award nomination deadline

The Students' Union Awards The Students' Union Awards strive to recognize outstanding leadership and involvement of University of Alberta...

Supplementary Bursary Program deadline

Supplementary Bursary Program Bursaries are intended to provide financial aid to students who are experiencing a financial shortfall in the current...

Meet David Turpin, 13th president of the University of Alberta

The University of Alberta begins a new era of leadership as David Turpin, the university's 13th president, started his term July 1, 2015.

Breaking new ground in leadership

Peter Lougheed Leadership College marks milestone as construction begins on its future home.

Augustana Summer Camps Q&A

Augustana's Summer Camp season begins next week, so we asked coordinator Kate McConnell about these new programs.

Augustanian excellence recognized with major awards

They're amazing and they're ours: Glen Hvenegaard, Julian Forrest and Robert Brennan were presented with awards.

Ronning Report: Theology, Ecology and the Word

David Goa will give a report on his time in Turkey at the Halki II Summit on "Theology, Ecology and the Word". A light lunch will be served....

Welcome to U! Your First Two Weeks at Augustana

From Saturday, August 29 to Friday, September 11 the University of Alberta's Augustana Campus will host a series of events to help break the ice or...

Ronning Conversation: Heretic - Why Islam Needs a Reformation

David Goa will animate a conversation on Aayan Hirsi Ali's book Heretic: Why Islam Needs a Reformation. A light lunch will be served. Ronning House

Ronning Conversation: Papal Encyclical on Climate Change

David Goa will animate a conversation on "Laudato Si'," the Papal Encyclical on Climate Change. A light lunch will be served. Ronning House

Application deadline extended to July 1

Augustana is currently accepting at 70% final matriculation average!

Augustana team heads their first CELT publication

Three Augustana professors - and a student proofreader! - have their journal's first issue under their belts.

From Augustana to International Affairs scholarship

2015 Augustana Medal Winner Stacey Haugen was offered a full scholarship to the Balsillie School of International Affairs.

Augustana Summer Research Students, Part 4!

This summer, Augustana is welcoming a record number of summer research students to work on a range of projects. We'll meet a few of them every week...

New Student Awards Application Deadline

New Student Awards Application Deadline July 15, 2105 http://www.augustana.ualberta.ca/students/future/afa/awards/

Augustana student wins U of A sustainability award

Alyssa Belanger was recognized for her work towards integrating sustainability into the Augustana and Camrose communities.

Augustana summer research students, Part 3!

This summer, Augustana is welcoming a record number of summer research students to work on a range of projects. We'll meet a few of them every week...

Alumni help build a Habitat for Humanity

We thank the several CLC, AUC, U of A alumni - plus one future alumna - and students who participated!

Alumni Weekend, Sept 24-27

Every fall, we host an Alumni Weekend to welcome our over 9,000 alumni back to Augustana. Whether you graduated from Camrose Lutheran College,...

Adventurers Overnight Camp, Grades 7-9

Adventurers. Overnight Camp. Grades 7 - 9. August 4 - 7. Take the Adventure to the next level & travel into the backcountry for 4 days!...

Wild Tech Day Camp, Grades 4-6

Wild Tech. Day Camp. Grades 4 - 6. June 29 - July 3 (no camp on July 1 Canada Day). Learn how to take stunning outdoor photographs while exploring...

DiscoverE Science Day Camp, Grades 1-6

DiscoverE Spectacular Science. Day Camp. Grades 1 - 6. July 13-17. A week of ridiculously awesome science adventures....

Vikings Girls Basketball Day Camp, Jr-Sr High

Vikings Girls Basketball Camp. Day Camp. Jr.- Sr. High. August 24 - 27. Improve your passing, ball control, shooting technique, defensive...

Wild Tech Day Camp, Grades 4-6

Wild Tech. Day Camp. Grades 4 - 6. July 27 - 31. Learn how to take stunning outdoor photographs while exploring the wild areas surrounding Camrose....

Explorers Day Camp, Grades 5-7

Explorers. Day Camp. Grades 5 - 7. August 10 - 14. Enjoy a new activity every day! Biking, hiking, playing, climbing, canoeing & learning...

Vikings Volleyball Tuning Day Camp, 12-18 yrs

Vikings Volleyball Tuning Camp. Day Camp. 12-18 yrs Co-ed. August 28-30. Shake off the cobwebs and tune up your volleyball skills prior to your...

Enchanted Arts Day Camp, Grades 1-4

Enchanted Arts Eurekamp. Day Camp. Grades 1-4. July 27 - 31. An introduction to the magic of making, sharing, and playing with the creative arts....

Augustana 2015 Convocation in Pictures

On Sunday, May 31, Augustana Faculty celebrated our Spring 2015 Convocation.

Meet some more of Augustana's summer research students!

This summer, Augustana is welcoming a record number of summer research students to work on a range of projects. We'll meet a few of them every week...

Alumnus publishes major paper with undergraduate researchers

Augustana Teaching Award recipient Dr. Jeremy Wideman (BSc Biology '05) publishes a mitochondrial discovery with the assistance of undergraduate...

Livestream Event: TRC Residential Schools Report

TRC Findings on Indian Residential Schools Over the last six years, the Truth and Reconciliation Commission of Canada on Indian Residential Schools...

Camrose kids go to University this summer

Augustana introduces new summer camps in science, art and music to nature, sports and philosophy!

Meet some of Augustana's summer research students!

This summer, Augustana is welcoming a record number of summer research students to work on a range of projects. We'll meet a few of them every week...

Accept your Admission Offer by June 1!

Admitted applicants: if your admission offer is not accepted by June 1, the offer will be cancelled.

Deadline Extended for Undergraduate Leadership Awards

U of A Undergraduate Leadership Award Competition - Deadline Extended Extended Deadline: May 25, 2015...

Augustana students explore China

After their course on Chinese economics and politics, ten students took a whirlwind three-week tour of China!

Entrance Leadership Award Deadline

Entrance Leadership Deadline June 1, 2015 2015-2016 Leadership Form

Professional Training on Rural Sustainable Management

Augustana Campus Launches Sustainability 101: professional education programs for skill development and training in rural and municipal settings.

Deadline to Accept Offer of Admission

Have you already applied? If you have already applied and received your admission offer, you must accept by June 1 or your offer will be revoked....

Augustana Application Deadline

Are you considering Augustana? Remember June 1. This year, we began admitting students based on first-term grades of 75%, always with the intention...

Alumni Habitat for Humanity build

Get your hands dirty! Join the U of A Alumni Association and your fellow alumni as we team up with the Camrose branch of Habitat for Humanity to...

Augustana says farewell to retirees

Faculty, staff and students gathered on April 22 to bid farewell to five valued members of our team.

Futurearth Research for Global Sustainability

2015 International Opportunities Fund The Belmont Forum and JPI Climate have launched a call for funding pre-proposals on climate predictability...

International Association for the Study of the Commons - 15th Biennial Global Conference

As long as the rivers flow… Faculty of Agricultural, Life & Environmental Sciences, Faculty of Native Studies University of Alberta with Treaty 8...

Creating Rural Connections: Rural Homelessness is Real: What Can We Do About it?

Rural Homeless Is Real: What Can We Do About It? May 26-27, 2015 Executive Royal Inn, Leduc Alberta Have you registered yet? Earlybird closes on...

2015 Convocation

The 2015 Augustana Convocation will be held Sunday, May 31, beginning at 2:30 pm. If you are interested but unable to attend, Augustana will...

Going to bat for Edmonton's Telus Field

Pro baseball could thrive in Edmonton if fans can shift big-league expectations, says Augustana's Stacy Lorenz.

Lougheed Centre wins fourth design award

At the 2015 Steel Design Awards of Excellence, the Lougheed Centre won the Sustainability Award.

Spring Soiree in pictures - and stories!

Dean Allen Berger shared some inspirational stories during his Report to the Community: read about them and view a photo gallery here!

Graduating students run in Alberta election

Three Augustana students - who graduate at the end of the month - are running in the May 5 provincial election.

Alumni team up with Habitat for Humanity this summer

Join the U of A Alumni Association and your fellow alumni as we team up with the Camrose branch of Habitat for Humanity.

Ronning Centre Book Launches

We warmly invite you to celebrate two recent Ronning Centre publications: -"The Christian Responsibility to Muslims" by David Goa -"Three...

Summer Research Assistant Employment Opportunities

Summer Research Assistant Project Title: Rural Youth Engagement Initiative for Beaver County Posting Date - April 23, 2015 Closing Date - April 30,...

Wetaskiwin-Camrose Constituency Candidates' Forum Monday April 27 at 7pm

Wetaskiwin-Camrose Constituency Candidates' Forum Monday April 27 at 7pm in the Jeanne and Peter Lougheed Performing Arts Centre (Camrose, AB)....

Augustana a hub for summer biathlon activity

Given the increasingly warmer spring temperatures in Camrose over the past week, some may be wondering what has Biathlon Head Coach, Lowell Niven,...

Supreme Court rules Quebec infringed on Loyola High School's religious freedom

Read the article at the CBC

Augustana Choir inspired by Shakespeare

The Augustana Choir tours Alberta with "Shall I Compare Thee…" - music inspired by Shakespeare's poetry. See it in Camrose on April 26!

Wetaskiwin-Camrose Candidates' Forum

7pm Monday, April 27 Jeanne & Peter Lougheed Performing Arts Centre

Augustana sweeps international education awards

COPLAC gives out two prestigious awards each year: the David Prior Award and the Charles Dunn Award. This year, Augustana swept both awards.

Vikings welcome Kelly Lyons as Head Coach, Women's Basketball

The University of Alberta Augustana Vikings are pleased to announce that Kelly Lyons has accepted the position of Head Coach, Women's Basketball....

COPLAC Award Celebration

Please join us for a celebration on Tuesday, April 14, at 3 pm in 2-004 (the Dr. Roger Epp Conference Room) for Professor Kim Misfeldt and student...

International students immersed in Camrose community

By engaging with the community, students gain valuable language and interpersonal skills with native speakers.

Final Exam Schedule, Apr 15-24

The Office of the Registrar at the University of Alberta's Augustana Campus publishes a master schedule of all final exams. Please visit this page...

Student Academic Conference

Join us from 6 pm until 9 pm for the best of Augustana's undergraduate research presentations at the Student Academic Conference! View the schedule...

Spring 2015 Student Academic Conference in pictures!

On April 13, nearly 100 students presented their work in seminars, posters, artistic works, and performance.

DidUknow: How to create a PDF portfolio with Acrobat Pro part 1

DidUknow: How to create a PDF portfolio with Acrobat Pro part 1 Did you know that all of the campus workstations currently have Acrobat Pro...

Ryan Mason ('09) and agricultural renewal

How can we discuss current food security and agricultural challenges in Alberta? How do we bring energy back to agriculture among urban youth and...

Catherine Harder Voice Recital

Catherine Harder, Mezzo-Soprano, with Carolyn Olson, Piano, present: Zigeunerlieder: Gypsy Songs Friday, April 10 at 5 pm Faith & Life Chapel Free...

Vikings Volleyball Alumni Tournament

Attention all Augustana Volleyball Alumni! We are hosting a Vikings Volleyball Alumni tournament on May 2nd, 2015. The cost of the tournament is...

Returning Students Awards Deadline

Returning Student Awards Deadline - Full-time, returning students must apply for awards by Thursday April 30 in order to be considered for the...

Augustana Newsletter for April 8, 2015

It's the last newsletter this semester: let us guide you one final time… and graduating students, remember to come out and ring the bell after your...

Vikings Colour Night

We are delighted to be hosting Colour Night, our annual celebration of Student Athletes, Volunteers and Supporters, at our new Jeanne & Peter...

DidUknow: Teaching with Moodle Workshop August 2015

DidUknow: Teaching with Moodle Workshop August 25th-26th 2015 We are inviting 8 participants to join in a free two-day Moodle workshop on May...

DidUknow: How to add and edit an assignment in Moodle

If you want you start using Moodle but don't know where to start then this session is for you. The assignment activity module enables a teacher to...

Augustana Newsletter for April 2, 2015

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Class of 2015 invited to ring the bell on their last day of classes

Take part in a tradition on Augustana Campus: ring the bell to celebrate your achievement!

Nancy Goebel wins Women and Gender Studies award

Augustana's Head Librarian Nancy Goebel (BA Music '88) is recognized for her contribution to women's studies librarianship.

Kristine Nutting to deliver Augustana's 2015 Last Lecture

Kristine Nutting will present the 2015 Last Lecture on "belief in the age of irony".

DidUknow: How to edit a scanned PDF file in Acrobat Pro

Did you know that all of the campus workstations currently have Acrobat Pro installed? This powerful tool will help you improve your productivity...

Celebrate student research at SAC

On Monday, April 13, join nearly 100 students presenting research and creative works in the Student Academic Conference.

DidUknow: How to use labels to embed YouTube videos in Moodle

If you want you start using Moodle but don't know where to start then this session is for you. In this session you will learn how to use labels to...

Spring Soiree: A Report to the Community

Celebrating Community Augustana is committed to building a vibrant community. As our friend and neighbour, we invite you to join Dean Allen Berger...

Class of 2015 Grad Bell Ringing, Apr 9-10, 1-4pm

Augustana Graduating Class of 2015 Ring the Bell to celebrate your last class at Augustana! We'll provide the cap and gown - you bring your...

Earth Hour Concert

Saturday, March 28 8:30 - 9:30 pm Faith & Life

2015 Last Lecture: Kristine Nutting

Award-winning Drama teacher Kristine Nutting holds Master's degrees in Fine Arts and Performance Art/Social Deviance. She researches new...

Augustana Newsletter for March 25, 2015

They're finishing off #WellnessWeek with a bang: Faculty Follies, a Death Cafe, Smudge Ceremony, a full night of yoga, and the Earth Hour Concert...

Smart Money Workshop

Smart Money Managing your income, expenses and budgeting to reach your goals! Monday, March 30 | 12-1:30pm 1-305, Faith & Life Centre This workshop...

Experiential Learning for Students - and Professors Too

Dr. Tim Parker and Dr. Jérôme Melançon talk about their experiences teaching in - and leading Augustana students through - China.

"Sustainability Planning and Collaboration in Rural Canada: Taking the Next Steps" Book coming October 2015

Keep your eyes out for the "Sustainability Planning and Collaboration in Rural Canada: Taking the Next Steps" book set to be released from the...

Supplementary Bursary Program Deadline

Supplementary Bursary Program March 31, 2015 http://www.registrarsoffice.ualberta.ca/Financial-Support/Bursaries/Supplementary-Bursary-Program.aspx...

Luther's Lattes with Ryan Mason ('09)

April 10, 10:30 am - 11:30 am, Faith and Life Lounge Luthers Latte's with Ryan Mason: Growing Tomatoes around the world A conversation with one...

A Joyful Noise teams up with Augustana

March 27 will feature Mannskor: Augustana's Men's Choir, and Sangkor: Augustana's Women's Choir, along with the Thursday Choir of A Joyful Noise!

Native Studies shared online between schools

A Teagle Foundation grant to COPLAC has allowed the international association of schools to offer collaborative Native Studies courses online.

Eliminate Racial Discrimination

Saturday marks the UN's International Day for the Elimination of Racial Discrimination. A group of students, staff, and faculty have organized an...

11th History Student Symposium

Thursday, April 9 from 8 am to 4 pm Roger Epp Conference Room

Lunch and Learn: A Healthy You

Join this Q&A with the Primary Care Network. Free lunch for the first 25 attendees! Wednesday, March 25 at Noon Roger Epp Conference Room

Srilata Ravi Book Launch

Thursday, March 19 at 5:30 pm Forum South Fireplace To be held in conjuction with the Celebrating Francophonie event!

Housing Seminar

Learn about lease agreements, budgeting, what to watch out for and know about renting, roommates, and what to expect! Wednesday, March 25 at 7:30...

Tell Me a Story: Research Seminar

Storytelling differences between three different groups of adult signers are examined. Amber Steely March 26 at 12:30 pm Room F 1-315

Augustana Newsletter for March 18, 2015

There were too many events coming up to include in Pearse Mckinney's fantastic calendar preview… This weekend starts with a book launch, a Stop...

Psychology Club Bake Sale

Raising awareness for mental health! March 23, 2 pm - 4 pm Forum All proceeds go to the Canadian Mental Health Association

Smudge Ceremony

Friday, March 27 at 9 am Multi-Faith Prayer Room

Reaching out to the International Community

Wayne Lee-Ying focuses on the internal and external aspects of the Augustana life in relation to the international community.

Student performs at Now Hear This Festival

4th Year Piano Major Spencer Kryzanowski will perform in Edmonton on March 20.

DidUknow: How to create and execute actions in Acrobat Pro

Did you know that all of the campus workstations currently have Acrobat Pro installed? This powerful tool will help you improve your productivity...

DidUknow: How to Remove and Redact Sensitive Information from PDF Files

Did you know that all of the campus workstations currently have Acrobat Pro installed? This powerful tool will help you improve your productivity...

Illusion Faculty Colloquium - Becker, Lorenz

March 23 at 12:30 pm in the Epp Conference Room

Pharmacology Student Symposium

The symposium presentation is a group project intended to target the post-secondary student population at the University of Alberta-Augustana...

Coach Dennis hosts Men's Volleyball Nationals Party

Coach Dennis' Volleyball Nationals Party - Thursday! Many of you are aware that Coach Dennis Sturrock has been involved with our Men's Volleyball...

Augustana Newsletter for March 11, 2015

"I'm bored," said nobody on Augustana Campus in the month of March. Tomorrow morning, cheer on our men's volleyball nationals with Coach Dennis in...

Morning Melodies with Sarah Hagen

Tuesday, March 31 at 10:30 am Enjoy the casual, intimate joy of music in the morning with Sarah Hagen, daughter of alumnus Stan Hagen ('58). When...

ASA Annual General Meeting

March 18 at 5:30 pm in the Chapel

Faculty Follies

March 26 at 7 pm in the Gym

Student Art Exhibition, Mar 27-28

From 9 am to 6 pm on March 27-18 in the Auxiliary Building and the Library

Hockey Vikings to face Trojans in Semi-Finals

The Augustana Vikings are in the ACAC Men's Hockey semi-finals this weekend, following a sweep of the Red Deer College Kings last weekend by scores...

Returning Students Course Selection Opens Mar 16-25

As you may have already read in BearTracks, student course selection for the 2015/16 academic year opens this month. These are the dates for when...

Teaching Seminar: Terzin and Reinke

Join this session on the Canada International Conference on Education. March 9, 12:30 - 2:00 pm Dr. Roger Epp Conference Room For more information,...

Steampunk Scholar: An Odyssey of Realities

Explore the idea of realism vs fantasy in a number of works of world literature with Steampunk Scholar Mike Perschon in this Academic Theme Lecture...

Volleyball, Curling gold medals for Augustana

Celebrate ACAC gold with Vikings Mixed Curling and Men's Volleyball - and check out Men's Hockey semi-finals this weekend!

3rd Annual Mouat Cup Soccer Tournament

April 1, 8:00 - 10:00 pm at the Camrose Community Centre

Drama Production: The Illusion, Mar 18-21

Thursday-Saturday, March 12-14 and Wednesday-Saturday, March 18-21 [7:30 pm] Augustana Theatre Centre Augustana Winter Drama Production - The...

Faculty Follies: So You Think You Can Teach?

March 26, 7:00 pm Augustana Gymnasium

Augustana Newsletter for March 4, 2015

Please vote for your choice of Last Lecture presenter at aug.ualberta.ca/LastLecture/ - are you #teamPalo or #teamNutting? The Augustana Newsletter...

ASO Board Games Night

Friday, March 13 at 6:30 pm - Forum Lower Level

3rd Annual Curling Funspiel

Now a two-day bonspiel over March 13-14, Augustana staff and students can join our four-time ACAC gold medal curling team on the ice! Curl, learn,...

DidUknow: How to create interactive PDFs part 2

Did you know that all of the campus workstations currently have Acrobat Pro installed? This powerful tool will help you improve your productivity...

DidUknow: How to create interactive PDFs part 3

Did you know that all of the campus workstations currently have Acrobat Pro installed? This powerful tool will help you improve your productivity...

Labouring Lives in Rural Alberta, 1896 - 1965: A History of Labour in Alberta

On March 31st from 12 PM - 1 PM MST, the Battler River Alliance for Economic Development (BRAED) and Alberta Centre for Sustainable Rural...

Lunch & Learn: Revitalizing urban agriculture

The Augustana Alumni Office presents a Lunch & Learn session: Bringing sexy back: Revitalizing agriculture using new and renewed tricks Presented...

Augustana celebrates Pride Week

Augustana celebrates Pride Week with fabulous events and info sessions: check out the schedule here!

DidUknow: How to create interactive PDFs part 1

Did you know that all of the campus workstations currently have Acrobat Pro installed? This powerful tool will help you improve your productivity...

Vote on the LAST LECTURE until March 13

Have your say in which professor will deliver the 2015 Last Lecture.

Visit Augustana on our Saturday Preview Day!

Chat with professors, enjoy a campus tour, and meet with current students on our Saturday Preview Day on March 7.

ACAC Volleyball Championship Tickets On Sale Now!

Tickets are on sale NOW to watch the best in collegiate Men's Volleyball in Camrose, Alberta. Don't miss the action in the Augustana Gymnasium from...

Community Awards Banquet in pictures!

On February 25, the University of Alberta's Augustana Campus celebrated one of its most heartwarming traditions.

Lunch & Learn: Beavers, Bugs & Biodiversity

On Tuesday, March 3, join us for lunch and explore the worlds of beavers, bugs and biodiversity.

Carmina Burana at the new Lougheed Centre

On March 5, a 170-person ensemble will present Carl Orff's thrilling masterpiece, Carmina Burana, in the new Jeanne & Peter Lougheed Performing...

Ronning: Hinduism Takes Root in Canada

Hinduism Takes Root in Canada with Distinguished Visiting Fellow Darrel Bryant Wednesday, March 12 12:50 pm F2-305

Ronning Film Presentation: The Traveling Guru

Film Presentation: "The Traveling Guru" with Distinguished Visiting Fellow Darrel Bryant Wednesday, March 11 5 pm Epp Conference Room, 2-004

AUPED 393 Fitness Testing

Free Fitness Testing! Saturday, March 7 from noon until 2 pm at the Camrose Recreation Centre.

Pride Week Wrap-Up Party

Friday, March 6 A Night with Homo-cidal: Pride Week Wrap-up Party 8:00 pm The Rusty Spur Before Pride Week 2015 sashays away, we're going to party...

Pride Week Launch

Monday, March 2 Pride Launch and Harbour Kick-off 10:00 am - 4:00 pm The Harbour (Forum) Come to The Harbour to join AQUA in launching the majestic...

Augustana Newsletter for February 25, 2015

Rainbow Pic in Forum and What T-Shirt Contests, Andrea's Book Launch and SAC Deadline passes, The Lougheed Centre presents Cinderella in ballet -...

Pride Rainbow Photo

Thursday, March 5 Rainbow Photo 12:00 pm The Harbour (Forum) Join us in the forum for a celebration of the incredibly diverse and accepting...

Ronning: Hinduism Takes Root in Canada

Hinduism Takes Root in Canada with Distinguished Visiting Fellow Darrel Bryant Wednesday, March 11 12:50 pm Library 2-103

DidUknow: How to use the edit mode and add resources in Moodle

DidUknow: How to use the edit mode and add resources in Moodle If you want you start using Moodle but don't know where to start then this session...

What's Cookin'? Soup Supper

Come and see What's Cookin'? in Chaplaincy at Augustana on Sunday, March 1 at 5:00 p.m. in the Chapel. We will serve a meal of delicious soup and...

Easter Monday - Campus Buildings Closed

Tuesday: Free chocolate bars and course planning!

"There are so many parts to the degree - major, minor, Knowledge core, Engagement core, science credits, arts credits. It's a lot to keep track of."

Good Friday - Campus Buildings Closed

Course Selection Packages - one day only!

It's a most magical, mystical time of the year. It is the moment when you gaze into your future and select your path. Of classes. For next year....

India Tour 2016 Info Session

Do you feel like touring India for fun and university credit? Check out the information session with Dr. Jack Waschenfelder and Dr. Varghese...

La Celebration de la Francophonie

At 5 pm on Thursday, March 19, join us in the Forum for a Celebration of Francophonie in Camrose and Alberta, hosted by the local Association...

Vikings Tailgate Party

Monday, February 23 from 11:45 am to 1:15 pm Enjoy Nathan's Hot Dogs with all the fixings as we cheer on all the championship-bound Vikings teams!

Augustana Newsletter for February 18, 2015

It's quiet on campus this week. It won't be next week, though, starting with the deadline for the $5000 Undergraduate Researcher Stipend!

Undergraduate Researcher Stipend Deadline

Undergraduate Researcher Stipend Deadline Undergraduate Researcher Stipend - only one week left to apply! The deadline for research projects...

Outstanding Research Mentorship Award Deadline

Recognize your Favourite Research Mentor! Nominations are now open for the 2nd Annual U of A Award for Outstanding Mentorship in Undergraduate...

What Not to Wear: Interview Edition

A presentation by Dr. Harde & Dr. Hallstrom titled "What Not to Wear": during this presentation students will receive valuable information on how...

Moccasin Making Class Deadline

Have you always wanted to learn how to make moccasins? Here's your chance! Due to popular demand, Mrs. Myrna Yellowbird from the Samson Cree...

What you can do with your degree

This series of discussions will take place Wednesday, February 25th. Both sessions are in the Roger Epp Room and are: What to do with a Bachelor of...

Ministry of Jobs, Skills, Training, and Labour: An Overview of Services Webinar

On March 9th from 12 PM - 1 PM MST, the Battler River Alliance for Economic Development (BRAED) and Alberta Centre for Sustainable Rural...

Augustana hosts ACAC Men's Volleyball Championship

After finishing the season First in the North, the Vikings will play this year's championship in front of their diehard hometown fans!

FREE Webinar: Québec's Approach to Regional Development: An historical perspective

This webinar provides an overview of Québec's approach to regional development from before confederation to the current period. We will focus on...

DidUknow: How to get your class into Moodle and exploring your sandbox

DidUknow: How to get your class into Moodle and exploring your sandbox If you want you start using Moodle but don't know where to start then this...

Vikings Biathlon Team to host Spring Relay

Ole's Sloppy Relay February 28 & March 1, 2015 Camrose Biathlon Range On February 28 and March 1, the Vikings Biathlon Team is excited to host...

Augustana Newsletter for February 11, 2015

There are a few more activities before campus goes quiet for Reading Week - but you might think about planning for some of the sessions the week...

Valentine Cookie Sale

Delicious homemade cookies as a fundraiser for the Grateful Grannies! Friday, February 13 9:00 am - 2:00 pm

Capture the Flag in the Quad

Stressed for finals? Need to burn off some steam? Come on out and enjoy yourself, in a fun filled game of Capture the Flag! Quad February 26 6:30 -...

Leadership College Info Session

Augustana is hosting an info session for the new Peter Lougheed Leadership College at the University of Alberta. Find out more at...

Augustana's Got Talent

Come out and join us in the Jeanne & Peter Lougheed Performing Arts Centre and watch our 26 contestants showcase their talents for a shot at the...

What T-Shirt Contest Deadline

Got ideas for the Augustana Bookstore's new T-Shirt design? Submit it by February 27 and if your design gets the most votes, you will receive a...

Illusion Faculty Colloquium

On Monday, February 23, experience a Faculty Colloquium on this year's Academic Theme of Illusion. Visit the Epp Conference Room at 12:30 pm.

Thinking of Non-Profits in a New Way: Labour, Funding, and Leadership Webinar

On February 24th from 12 PM - 1 PM MST, the Battler River Alliance for Economic Development (BRAED) and Alberta Centre for Sustainable Rural...

Alumna brings hospitality to health care with interior design

Interior Design magazine asked ten questions of Augustana graduate Jennifer (Wise) Kolstad (BA '95).

Outstanding Undergraduate Award winners

Augustana Campus recognizes students with OUR awards from their presentations at Student Academic Conferences.

Luge Class Race

The Class Race for the AUG Luge PAC courses will be held on the luge ice track on the Camrose ski hill on Wed, 11 Feb, 1240-1355 hrs. Everyone is...

Andrea Korda Book Launch

Sessional lecturer in Art History Andrea Korda has published Printing and Painting the News in Victorian London: we are hosting a book launch on...

Giller Prize winning author Lynn Coady

Lynn Coady, winner of the Scotiabank Giller Prize for her book Hellgoing, will be reading from her work on Tuesday, Feb 10, at 1 pm in the Roger...

Share your vision for campus sustainability

The University of Alberta wants to know your vision for social, economic and environmental sustainability at our institution.

Morning Melodies featuring Sarah Hagen

Enjoy the casual, intimate joy of music in the morning with Sarah Hagen, daughter of alumnus Stan Hagen ('58). When Sarah was invited to perform in...

Augustana Newsletter for February 4, 2015

Saturday, February 7th is the ASA Winter Formal, featuring a "Mascarade au Moulin Rouge" theme and a performance by the incomparable Capital City...

Vikings Soccer looking forward to mentoring young athletes

The Vikings Men's Soccer team is offering up a great opportunity during Spring Break to get a jump on the outdoor minor soccer season! Young...

Busy race schedule for Vikings Ski Team

The Vikings ski team has been busy the last couple of weekends with races and look forward to more in the coming weeks! On January 24 the team...

Dirt Roads and Highways: Reforming Municipal Governance and Government in Alberta - FREE Webinar

Like many other provinces in Canada, and indeed comparable jurisdictions around the world, Albertan municipalities are increasingly faced with...

Student contributes to New Canada Conference in PEI

4th Year BMgmt student Larissa Hepp was one of 100 delegates from across the country asked to plan Canada's future.

No buns, shushing, or sensible shoes*

Head Librarian Nancy Goebel introduces several new programs and supports at the Augustana Library.

Student Voices for Free Pizza

Students! Tell us about an awesome prof and get free pizza! Visit the Student Voices booth on Thursday, February 5, between 11 am and 1:30 pm on...

Augustana Newsletter for January 28, 2015

Find Your Story. Go Abroad. With more than 300 programs in 40+ countries around the world available, the opportunities are endless!
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augustana human library, February 9-10

Can you imagine life as a transgender person? Or how about living with memories of childhood sexual abuse, alcoholism or physical and cognitive...

Nordlys volunteer and ticket opportunities

On the Family Day weekend, plan to spend time at the Nordlys Film & Arts Festival!

Free ride to uAlberta Annual Round Dance

This Saturday, Augustana students are welcome to a seat on the bus to uAlberta's Annual Round Dance.

Rocky Road Ice Cream Festival

You are invited to the Rocky Road Ice Cream Festival this Sunday, February 1, from 1 pm to 4 pm. Admission: $3 and a Food Bank donation, all...

DidUknow: How to Protect PDF Files with Passwords and Permissions

DidUknow: How to Protect PDF Files with Passwords and Permissions Did you know that all of the campus workstations currently have Acrobat Pro...

Music professor launches international performance tour

Schlosser's free February 8 performance at the Lougheed Centre is part of a five-city tour.

Free shuttle to WINTERFEST in Edmonton!

Jan 29 & 30, UAlberta Alumni will take you up to an incredible weekend of the coolest fun in Edmonton. Exhibits, artists and performers: sign up...

Exposure: A Gathering of Ideas

Exposure: A Gathering of Ideas 7 pm February 4 Mayer Community Hall, Lougheed Centre A "TED talks" style event featuring five Augustana Campus...

Augustana represents Canada in Universiade biathlon

2015 Winter Universiade's six Canadian biathletes include two Augustana student-athletes and Head Coach Lowell Niven!

Experience International Week at Augustana

Don't miss this year's celebration of Unity in Diversity as Augustana celebrates International Week - NOW WITH PHOTOS!

Augustana Newsletter for January 21, 2015

Not only do you get this week's newsletter, but you also get to consider three student positions available! Student needed to deliver mail for a...

Campus Waste Sort

Each semester, Augustana students participate in a waste sort to determine how well our recycling and waste diversion systems are working and to...

Dr. Yvonne Becker receives 2014 InfoLit Award

Congratulations, Yvonne, on your 2014 Teaching Faculty Award for the Support of Information Literacy!

Athletic Director will Walk a Mile in Her Shoes

Each year, groups of brave men raise public awareness about domestic violence and sexual assualt, in addition to raising funds in support of...

Easter Eggs-travaganza - SOLD OUT!

NOW SOLD OUT Hop on over for Augustana's fourth annual Easter Eggs-travaganza! Originally scheduled for April 4, this year's Easter Eggs-travaganza...

DidUknow: How to create an editable PDF from a Word document

DidUknow: How to create an editable PDF from a Word document Did you know that all of the campus workstations currently have Acrobat Pro...

A Lunch & Learn session on managing our most vital resource

Dr. Lars Hallström examines the issues surrounding water in Alberta. Do you have questions about the future of water? You should.

DidUknow: How to merge multiple file types into one PDF

DidUknow: How to merge multiple file types into one PDF Did you know that all of the campus workstations currently have Acrobat Pro installed?...

DidUknow: How to create an editable Office document from a PDF

DidUknow: How to create an editable Office document from a PDF Did you know that all of the campus workstations currently have Acrobat Pro...

Lunch & Learn: Beavers, Bugs and Biodiversity

Tuesday March 3, 2015 12:00 noon, Roger Epp Room Dr. Glynnis Hood, Associate Professor of Environmental Science & Studies Dr. David "Doc" Larson,...

U of A Round Dance Road Trip!

This year will mark the U of A's 3rd memorial Round Dance to honour Elder Marge Friedel. Augustana students who would like to attend are welcome to...

Vocal Masterclass with Robin Phillips

Thursday, January 29 [6:00 pm], Augustana Chapel. Robin Phillips [Music Director, Mannheim Stadt Opera] Presents a Vocal Masterclass. Participants...

Graduating Recital: Queering the Pianist

Friday, March 6 [12:00 noon ‐ 1:00 pm], Augustana Chapel. Queering the Pianist, a Pride Week recital featuring graduating Piano Major Spencer...

Vocal Jury Recital

Wednesday, April 1 [5:00 pm], Augustana Chapel. Vocal Jury Recital featuring Augustana students from the studio of Charlene Brown, with Carolyn...

Bacchanalian Brass in Concert

Bacchanalian Brass Quintet makes their Camrose Debut Edmonton-based brass quintet, the Bacchanalian Brass, takes centre stage at the U of A...

Augustana Newsletter for January 14, 2015

A Pub Night fundraiser for Men's Basketball, two discussions about the Truth & Reconciliation Commission's work, and a free shuttle bus to North...

Katrina Lexvold Piano Recital

Sunday, April 12 [3:00 pm], Augustana Chapel. Katrina Lexvold Third Year Solo Piano Recital. Featuring piano composers from various styles. No...

Alumnus Lecture: Music and the Law

Thursday, February 26th [7:00 pm], Dr. Roger Epp Conference Room [Forum 2‐004], Augustana Campus. Augustana alumnus, Steven Hansen (BA Music '05),...

Piano Masterclass with Dr. Patricia Tao

Saturday, February 28th [1:00 ‐ 4:00 pm], Augustana Chapel. Piano Masterclass presented by Dr. Patricia Tao [Professor, University of Alberta,...

Via Crucis and music for Lent

Pro Coro Canada and the Music Division of the Augustana Campus of the University of Alberta present VIA CRUCIS: a quiet interlude on the threshold...

Vocal Jury Recital

Wednesday, April 8 [7:00 pm], Augustana Chapel. Vocal Jury Recital featuring Augustana students from the studio of Joy‐Anne Murphy, with Carolyn...

Spencer Kryzanowski Piano Recital

Saturday, April 11 [3:00 pm], Augustana Chapel. Spencer Kryzanowski Graduating Solo Piano Recital. Featuring piano composers from various styles....

Vocal Jury Recital

Wednesday, March 25 [5:00 pm], Augustana Chapel. Vocal Jury Recital featuring Augustana students from the studio of Prof. Kathleen Corcoran, with...

A Joyful Noise Choir

Friday, March 27 [7:30 pm], Augustana Chapel A Joyful Noise (Community Choirs from Edmonton) [Eva Bostrand, Conductor] in Concert with Mannskor:...

Discussions on Canada's Truth & Reconciliation Commission

"The TRC tends to victimize the survivors of the residential schools and cannot fully pursue its role of establishing the grounds for restorative...

The Paris Shooting and Charlie Hebdo

Join David Goa for a conversation on the recent events in Paris, the uses of satire, challenges to freedom of speech and human dignity: Friday, 16...

Augustana as part of uAlberta's 100 Faces project

What does 100 look like? Celebrating a century of uAlberta's Alumni Association, they are featuring one representative from each grad year since 1911.

China Tour Info Session

Date: Monday, January 12 Time: 3:15 - 4:05 Room HBH 1-10 Contact manaloor@ualberta.ca or jerome2@ualberta.ca for details!

Happy New Year from the Vikings!

Your UAlberta Augustana Vikings are back to business for an exciting 2015! Men's Volleyball is ranked 5th in Canada Next Volleyball action at home...

Liberation from the Past: Lecture and Conversation

Liberation from the Past: Victim-Centrism in Canada's Truth and Reconciliation Commission on Indian Residential Schools Tuesday, January 20 12:30 -...

Lederskap Leadership Conference

Lederskap, Augustana's Student Leadership Conference, is coming up on January 17th from 10 am - 5 pm. As part of a nominal registration fee of...

Chase the Chill Campfire

7 pm Friday, January 9 Ravine Crossing Hot chocolate and marshmallows Hosted by Residence Services

Job Interview Practice

Monday, January 19 Please register at Learning ~ Advising ~ Beyond

Augustana Newsletter for January 7, 2015

Happy New Year and Happy New Sletter! The next few months will be full of fun, fundamental expansions of your worldview, and frolic…

Kim Misfeldt Teaching Seminar

12:30 Monday, January 12 12:30 - 2:00 pm Roger Epp Conference Room Study Abroad Students' Awareness of Teaching Approaches, or Problems in Domestic...

Augustana Club Fair

January 12, 10 am - 2 pm in the Forum

Music and Cultural Identity

Glenn Gould and Frederich Gulda: Music and Cultural Identity A free lecture by Dr. Alexander Carpenter 2:15 pm Thursday, January 15 Roger Epp...

Forum Mini Golf Tournament

10 am Friday, January 16

Illusion Theme Faculty Colloquium

12:30 pm Monday January 26 A024, Auxiliary Building Paula Marentette and Rebecca Purc-Stephenson

Snow Sculpture Contest

2:00 - 4:30 pm Tuesday, January 13 Sign up on January 12 in the Forum!

Jan 29-30 Green and Glow Winterfest

Sign up for the FREE shuttle bus for Augustana students to attend special Winterfest events on North Campus in Edmonton! Contact Trina Harrison at...

The Limits of Truth-Telling: Public Lecture

The Limits of Truth-Telling: Inclusion and Exclusion in Canada's Truth and Reconciliation Commission on Indian Residential Schools Tuesday, January...

Supplementary Bursary Program Deadline

Supplementary Bursary Program Opened: January 1 Closes: January 31...

Sandy Mactaggart Award Deadline

Sandy Mactaggart Award Deadline: February 13...

Canadian Summer School in Germany Award Deadline

Canadian Summer School in Germany 35th Anniversary Award Deadline: January 31...

Jason Lang Scholarship Deadline

Jason Lang Scholarship Deadline: January 15...