News Archive 2017

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Alumni Profile: Gordon Naylor, BSc Mathematics/Physics '11

By Pam Chamberlain Not many people can say that they are ecstatic about going to work each day. But Gordon Naylor is. Gordon teaches mathematics,...

Second Thought - Religious Neutrality?

Religious studies professor cautions against assuming face-coverings a primarily religious act.

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Lunch & Learn - The Future of Faith-Based Education in Alberta

Please join us for a Lunch & Learn with professor Clark Banack on The Future of Faith-Based Education in Alberta. March 14, 2018 12:00 pm Chapel,...

Lunch & Learn - Workforce Experiences of Employees Living with a Chronic Illness

Please join us for a Lunch & Learn on disability and employment, titled Swimming Against the Current or Being Swept Away? The Workforce Experiences...

Augustana Newsletter for December 20, 2017

Good morning everyone! Here are a few highlights from your last newsletter of the year: This Friday, join the Red Deer Symphony Orchestra for their...

Lunch & Learn - The Cannabis Conundrum

Join Augustana professors Geraint Osborne and Tim Parker alongside Deena Hinshaw, a Medical Officer of Health and current Acting Deputy Chief...

Spring Concert

The Augustana Choir, under the direction of John Wiebe, presents their annual Spring Concert. Before they head on tour, come hear the Augustana...

Vocal Jury Recital

Featuring Augustana students from the studios of Harold Wiens and Kathleen Corcoran, with Roger Admiral, piano. No admission is charged. R.A.R.E....

Vikings Hockey Alumni Weekend

Tell your friends - tell your family - tell your former teammates: join us for the CLC/Augustana Vikings Hockey Alumni Weekend on February 9 and...

Augustana Student Grant Art Exhibition

An annual event, this exhibition features paintings, drawings and sculptures from Augustana's Visual Art students (scholarships are awarded based...

Requiem for the Living

Reqium for the Living by Dan Forrest The University of Alberta - Augustana Choirs together with Chorale Saint-Jean present Requiem for the Living,...

Augustana Drama Senior Showcase

Augustana Drama Senior Showcase of Funny Shorts Hike up your shorts and join us at the Augustana Theatre Centre for our Senior Showcase of Funny...

Augustana Student Vocal Arts Festival

Third and fourth year Bachelor of Music Voice Majors from the studio of Harold Wiens, along with professor Roger Admiral, Piano, will present...

Dean's Anniversary Donor Luncheon

This year, 18 donors celebrated award anniversaries as part of Augustana's Community Awards Program.

Camrose & District Community Band in Concert

The Camrose & District Community Band in Concert with Musical Guests, the Battle River Big Band! On Sunday, March 25, the Camrose & District...

Breaking Boundaries Recital

Be Captivated, Moved, and Entertained! International singer, adjudicator, and educator, soprano Kathleen Corcoran, presents a recital at home!...

Flute Magic

Prepare to be spellbound by one of Canada's most dynamic duos SATURDAY, JANUARY 27, 2018 ~ 2:00 PM Jeanne & Peter Lougheed Performing Arts Centre ...

An Evening of Music for the Theatre

Opera in Camrose! An outstanding roster of singers from the bachelor of music performance degree program at the U of A Augustana campus will...

Second Thought - Catalonia: To be or not?

A legal referendum on the issue of Catalonian independence is the best option, says Augustana political science professor.

FRESH: Chronos Vocal Ensemble

Chronos Vocal Ensemble features fresh composers, works and faces… The Chronos Vocal Ensemble will perform their second show of the year on Sunday,...

Augustana Newsletter for December 13, 2017

This semester seemed to fly by, and there's just another week or so before the holidays. If you're looking for a study break before the break, look...

Handel's Messiah presented by the Red Deer Symphony Orchestra

Handel's immortal masterpiece will be performed on period instruments by Alberta's Rosa Barocca and a handpicked group of Alberta singers. This...

Guillaume Tardif, Violin and Roger Admiral, Piano in Concert

Guillaume Tardif (violin) and Roger Admiral (piano) present Violinissimo III on Thursday, January 11, 2018, at 7:30 pm in the Augustana Campus...

Why the Tragically Hip may not be Canada's band after all

They're far more a reflection of what you want them to be, say music scholars.

Augustana Newsletter for December 6, 2017

Happy December! The semester is winding down, and final exam stress might be winding up. If you're in need of a study break, check out some of this...

Did you miss an event? You can view video recordings of Ronning Centre lectures on our YouTube channel!

If you couldn't attend a lecture, take a look at our YouTube channel to see if there is a video recording of the event! Happy viewing!

Augustana Newsletter for November 29, 2017

Happy Wednesday everyone! Today, Augustana will be holding it's second and final open house to provide an update on the Long Range Development Plan...

Second Thought - The Often-Forgotten Challenges of Diabetes

Diabetes affects more than the individual diagnosed with the disease, says Augustana physical education professor Jane Yardley.

Humanities Café - #metoo: Outing One Side of the Equation

Please join us for the next Humanities Café event, entitled #metoo: Outing One Side of the Equation, on Friday, December 8 at 3 pm in the...

Augustana Newsletter for November 22, 2017

Happy Wednesday all! This week, students may attend a session on how to give a killer poster presentation (tomorrow evening in the library...

Lunch & Learn - The 2017 Nobel Prizes

Join science professors Brian Rempel, Peter Berg, Doris Audet, and instructor Betty (Chen-Ju) Lin as they explain the research behind the 2017...

Alumni Reception - Chez Nous: Christmas with Augustana

Join us as we continue a Camrose choral tradition as the Augustana Choirs present their annual Christmas concert. The theme this year is SNOW:...

Chez Nous: Christmas with Augustana

Join us on Saturday, December 9 at 8 pm or on Sunday, December 10 at 3 pm as we continue a Camrose choral tradition as the Augustana Choirs present...

Meet & Greet - Shari Narine

Join us outside of the bookstore in the Augustana forum from 3 to 4 pm on November 20 for coffee and snacks with award-winning journalist and...

Augustana Newsletter for November 15, 2017

Happy Wednesday everyone! After what was hopefully a relaxing long weekend/fall break, get back into the swing of things with this week's events,...

Open House - Long Range Development Plan Amendment

Wednesday, November 29, 2017 5:00 - 7:00 p.m. Augustana Campus, Forum Building 4901-46 Avenue Camrose, Alberta The University of Alberta will be...

Augustana Vikings awarded for achievements in the classroom

In late October, 45 Viking student-athletes received academic accolades from the Alberta Colleges Athletic Conference and Canadian Collegiate...

The Reformation in Alberta: A Virtual Exhibit

Check out this virtual exhibit curated by Dr. Brandon Alakas and Day Bulger, now open for viewing online! The exhibit is a history of the...

Augustana Newsletter for November 8, 2017

Happy Wednesday everyone! Three of this week's events of interest include a games night (open to everyone!) tomorrow evening in First Year Dorms,...

Second Thought - #MeToo

Men's #ItWasMe response to #MeToo campaign is not enough, says Augustana English professor.

A lab(our) of love: Augustana relishes new science lab spaces

Five lab spaces were completely redone at the University of Alberta's Augustana campus in time for the Fall 2017 semester.

Professor Ardelle Ries receives Alberta Kodály Association's Teacher Recognition Award

Congratulations to professor Ardelle Ries who was awarded the Alberta Kodály Association's Teacher Recognition Award at the 2017 Alberta Music...

Augustana Newsletter for November 1, 2017

Take a break on this snowy November morning to have a look at all of the great campus events happening this week! Today, drop off your items for...

Alumni donors appreciated at inaugural event

On September 23, Augustana's alumni donors were recognized with a harvest-themed reception.

Public Lecture: Indigenous Governance

Please join us for the third Workshops in Building Capacity for Reconciliation Public Lecture: Indigenous Governance, on November 1, 2017 at 6:00...

Augustana Newsletter for October 25, 2017

Your last newsletter of October already, can you believe it? Tonight, students from the Augustana Vocal Studios and Music for the Theatre Class are...

Second Thought - Five hundred years of Reformation

History professor Geoff Dipple on the forces behind the Reformation of the Protestant Church and it's lasting effects, in time for the 500th...

Governance for Sustainability Short Course Registration

Governance for Sustainability Registration Deadline: November 22, 2017 Course Date: December 6, 2017 Examine the key challenges of...

Augustana Newsletter for October 18, 2017

Happy Wednesday everyone! There seems to be an event for every interest as this week winds down and next week begins. On Friday, attend the Ronning...