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Augustana Weekly: December 18, 2019

Happy Wednesday, everyone! Take a peek at today's issue of the Weekly: it's short and sweet and will be the last one of 2019! You'll find a few...

Men's Volleyball Alumni Day at the Game

Its time to dust off the red and black To all of our men's volleyball alumni-now's your chance to play against former teammates, cheer on your...

Lunch & Learn - Kawumpuli, the Child-God of Plague: Unraveling Ancestral Belonging Through African Wisdom Teaching

The history of how our ancestors belonged in society influences how we understand our racial identity today. We learn how to act, think or speak...

Giving Tuesday 2019 sees Augustana community support student mental health

This December 3, faculty, staff and volunteers gave back by fundraising for the Alumni Student Support and Engagement Team (ASSET).

Augustana students reflect on China travel course

Last January, students got the chance to travel to China in a course on experiencing development and change. The course not only lived up to its...

Jan. 31: "Engaging with the Living Tradition of Islam" - Public lecture with Ingrid Mattson

Join us for a public lecture on activism and research by Dr. Ingrid Mattson, the London and Windsor Community Chair in Islamic Studies at Huron...

Feb. 20: "None of the Above: Nonreligious Identity in Canada" - Public lecture with Sarah Wilkins-Laflamme and Joel Thiessen

This lecture will explore the phenomenon of the "religious none" in the Canadian context. Click here for details.

Augustana Works Community Career Mixer

Augustana Works Career Mixer Meet Augustana alumni and community leaders at this networking event. Participants will receive coaching to improve...

Alumni Day at the Play

Join us for Alumni Day at the Play: "The Wind in the Willows", by Kenneth Grahame, adapted for the stage by Paul Sills and Arnold Weinstein with...

Augustana Weekly: December 11, 2019

Happy Wednesday, and happy last day of classes! Today's issue of the Weekly includes a few other things to keep in mind while you're prepping for...

Grant Thornton LLP continues support of Vikings Curling

On November 28, representative's from local accounting firm Grant Thornton LLP presented our Vikings Curling teams with a cheque for $1,500. This...

Augustana Weekly: December 4, 2019

Happy December! Snowflakes and the semester are both winding down, but that's no reason to stay locked inside. Are you struggling with stress at...

2019 Alumni Weekend in photos

Our alumni had a blast. Camrosians had a blast. We had a blast, too. Why not remember this jam-packed weekend with some of our favourite photos?

Augustana Drama Presents: The Wind in the Willows

Augustana 's Drama Division presents The Wind in the Willows (by Kenneth Grahame, adapted for the stage by Paul Sills and Arnold Weinstein with...

Nobel prizes have been wide-ranging and continue to grow in diversity, says Scandinavian Studies professor

Professor Ingrid Urberg ruminates on Alfred Nobel and the Nobel Prizes, which are becoming more diverse and wide-ranging with each year.

Augustana Weekly: November 27, 2019

Happy Winter…I mean, Wednesday! It's the perfect week to cozy up indoors with all of the Wellness Week activities going on on campus. Do you have...

Alumna stays connected by supporting Augustana students

Doris Anderson's roots run deep on campus, and the newly-established Phil and Doris Anderson Alumni Award is just one she stays connected to these...

Buzz Brass Christmas

For the holidays, Buzz Brass offers a concert embodying all of the season's festive magic, as much with emotion as with a sense of humour. The show...

Concert in a Country Church ("Sing Gloria")

Featuring The Augustana Choir and Mannskor (Augustana's Men's Choir), with Tova Olson, piano. In addition to traditional carols and songs of the...

Augustana marks 500 years since Leonardo Da Vinci's death

The quintessential "Renaissance Man" embodied the idea that disciplines in both the arts and sciences include valid methods of studying and...

Augustana Weekly: November 20, 2019

Happy Wednesday! Jump back into the semester after a (hopefully) relaxing Fall Break with this week's many campus events (including a teaching...

2019 anniversary award donors celebrated

In the past year, approximately 10% of the dollars raised at Augustana went towards donor-funded awards specifically within the Community Awards...

Piano Masterclass and Lecture by Edwin Gnandt

Professor Gnandt enjoys a collaborative career in music as a pianist, accompanist, author, adjudicator, competition juror, workshop clinician,...

Four Augustana researchers awarded federal grants

Projects range from acquaintance rape narratives in young adult literature to forgotten histories and what they say about us, but each seeks to...

Sing Along with SingAble!

Join us for an evening of friendship and fun. After the Camrose Christmas tree lighting at 5:30 pm, come to the Bailey Theatre, warm-up and sing...

Dishin' Out Wisdom*

The Augustana Alumni Office and the Augustana Management Society present Dishin' Out Wisdom* *where Augustana alumni share their knowledge with YOU...

Hail Cecilia Music Students' Recital

Saint Cecilia is the patroness of musicians. Her feast day is celebrated on November 22. Come and enjoy performances by Augustana's voice and...

Sing GLORIA! Christmas with Augustana

Saturday, December 7: 8:00 pm AND Sunday, December 8: 3:00 pm Faith & Life Chapel, Augustana Campus Tickets: $22 (adults); $17 (seniors) and $10...

Lunch & Learn - The 2019 Nobel Prizes…explained in 15-minute bites!

For 118 years, Nobel Prizes have recognized accomplishments in a variety of disciplines. Recipients are at the top of their fields. But why? What...

Augustana Weekly: November 13, 2019

Happy Fall Break! Today's Weekly is short and sweet. Here are a few highlights: Augustana Library news: including student focus groups, an...

Building a Cree Education System Public Lecture

Join us for our next Workshops in Building Capacity for Reconciliation public presentation. This session will feature four presenters from the...

The Original Chu raps for Vikings

Edmonton-based rapper and producer The Original Chu used his love of music, basketball and the Vikings to create a custom theme song for the...

Augustana Weekly: November 6, 2019

Happy November! This issue of the Weekly includes a call from the Augustana Library looking for students to attend feedback focus groups (they will...

Music from the Prairies

Join Western Canadian musicians Dean McNeill, trumpet, and Sylvia Shadick-Taylor, piano, for a brilliant and touching musical excursion as they...

Lunch & Learn-Illustrating the Art of Medicine

Clinical practice is both an art and a science. The medical/health humanities is an emerging interdisciplinary field that connects medicine, the...

Fair Trade & Local Made Sale

Join Augustana for our annual Fair Trade & Local Made Sale! By choosing to support local, family-run businesses, you may be able to help a mother,...

Augustana Weekly: October 30, 2019

Happy Wednesday! Tomorrow is Halloween, aka Green and Ghoul Day. Plan on dressing up? You could win a backpack and a gift certificate to Monica's!...

Choir director earns prestigious Richard S. Eaton Award of Distinction in recognition of exemplary service to choral music in Alberta

Please join the Augustana Music Division as we extend heartfelt congratulations to Augustana's esteemed Director of Choral Activities, John Wiebe!...

Liederabend (Song Evening)

Vocal students from the studios of Harold Wiens and Charlene Brown share German art songs (Lieder), along with pianist Roger Admiral. Significant...

Why Did I Start? Why Can't I Stop?: Brain Changes in Addiction

Why Did I Start? Why Can't I Stop?: Brain Changes in Addiction Professorial Lecture with Tim Parker This talk will show that there are common...

Augustana Weekly: October 23, 2019

It's Sustainability Awareness Week! You've no doubt noticed all of the events taking place in the forum so far this week, and have started to see...

A minority government may be better for Canada but would require more party collaboration, says political studies professor

Augustana professor Shauna Wilton sees the minority government as an opportunity for our leaders to share power and compromise, which would lead to...

Grant Writing Workshop

Join Lars Hallström, Director of the Alberta Centre for Sustainable Rural Communities and the recipient of over 80 research, knowledge,...

Strategic Leadership Workshop

Strengthen your leadership in local government. Part of the Certificate in Rural Municipal Leadership, this one-day short course module explores...

CANCELLED: Change Management Workshop

* Please note that this event has been cancelled until further notice. We apologize for any inconvenience* Strengthen your leadership in local...

Municipal Planning and Biodiversity Conservation Workshop

This six-hour course focuses on the important role that municipalities play in biodiversity conservation and highlights the ways that Alberta's...

CANCELLED: Cultural Sustainability Workshop

* Please note that this event has been cancelled until further notice. We apologize for any inconvenience* Cultural Sustainability Workshop Part...

Communication and Engagement Workshop

Strengthen your leadership in local government. Part of the Certificate in Rural Municipal Leadership, this one-day short course module explores a...

CANCELLED: Priority Based Budgeting Workshop

* Please note that this event has been cancelled until further notice. We apologize for any inconvenience* Priority Based Budgeting Workshop...

Municipal Collaboration Workshop

Strengthen your leadership in local government. Part of the Certificate in Rural Municipal Leadership, this one-day short course module focuses on...

Economics and Sustainability Workshop

Part of Sustainability 101 and the Certificate in Rural Sustainability, this one-day, open enrolment short course, developed specifically for...

Planning and Action Workshop

Strengthen your leadership in local government. Part of the Certificate in Rural Municipal Leadership, this one-day short course module explores...

Social Sustainability Workshop

Part of Sustainability 101 and the Certificate in Rural Sustainability, this one-day, open enrolment short course, developed specifically for...

Governance for Sustainability Workshop

Part of Sustainability 101 and the Certificate in Rural Sustainability, this one-day, open enrolment short course, developed specifically for...

Roles and Responsibilities Workshop

Strengthen your leadership in local government. Part of the Certificate in Rural Municipal Leadership, this one-day module examines roles and...

60s Scoop Engagement Session

The Sixties Scoop Indigenous Society of Alberta will be at Augustana on November 4 for a 60s Scoop Engagement Session Workshop. From the Sixties...

Lunch & Learn - When Science and Society Clash: Vaccinations and Public Health

Vaccines are one of the most important public health achievements of the 20th century. However, the public now rarely witnesses the serious effects...

The environment is connected to jobs, the economy and health as key ballot-box issues

Environmental science professor Greg King dissects each party's platform on climate change and the environment ahead of the upcoming federal election.

Why you should vote even if you don't want to

Voting is a right and an obligation of citizenship-even for undecided and disenchanted voters, say U of A experts.

Researching Piikani Nation History with Archaeology Documentary and Lecture

Join us for a documentary viewing and lecture by professor Edlon Yellowhorn of the Piikani First Nation and Simon Fraser University. Tuesday,...

Augustana Weekly: October 16, 2019

Happy Wednesday! It might be a short week, but there is no shortage of things to do on campus! Today, stop by the women's volleyball team's bake...

World Singing Day

Join us for Augustana's second annual World Singing Day Community Sing celebration on Saturday, October 19! Our 2019 celebration of song has...

Augustana Vikings excel on the courts and in the classrooms

The Augustana Vikings boast academic awards for 64 of their student-athletes, the highest number of awards received in the Alberta Colleges...

Q & A with Ryan Lindsay: His new album, his inspirations and more

In anticipation of his upcoming album release concert at the Lougheed on October 16, we sat down for a Q & A with Lindsay to discuss his new album,...

Augustana Weekly: October 9, 2019

Did you know that Augustana will soon be regularly hosting a Saturday farmer's market? Or that current third-and-fourth-year students have the...

Scandal and unfulfilled promises are not new in Canadian politics, says Augustana history professor

Daniel Sims traces instances of scandal and deceit through Canadian politics from the first 1867 federal election up until the last, with...

Sustainability Awareness Week

Sustainability Awareness Week is a series of events that highlight campus sustainability initiatives, social and environmental issues and building...

Augustana alumnus Ryan Lindsay returns to campus for "Wild" album release concert

Alumnus and former wilderness guide Ryan Lindsay (BA, '15) says his music career is largely influenced by his time spent at Augustana.

Lunch & Learn - Corporate Crimes: a spectre is haunting the World-the spectre of genocide

Exploitation of workers, communities and resources has always occurred, yet is not a main theme in the history of management. Even so, crimes,...

Augustana Weekly: September 25, 2019

The eleven-week is in full swing, along with so many other campus happenings. Check out this issue of the Weekly for important campus updates on...

Augustana conservatory music student wins national fiddle competition!

Congratulations to Ethan Harty who recently won the 2019 Canadian Grand Master Fiddle Competition. Ethan Harty began his violin/fiddle studies at...

Election slogans do little to inform public of party platforms, says political science professor

Political scientist Shauna Wilton runs through some of the key issues that parties are addressing in advance of the upcoming federal election but...

Bodies of Data Art Exhibition Opening and Artist Presentation

Artist Marilène Oliver is visiting Augustana to discuss her exhibition Bodies of Data, which is on display at the Augustana Campus Library from...

Student Academic Skills Workshop: Keep Calm and Ace Your Finals

Keep Calm and Ace Your Finals Final Exams are coming. Learn strategies for staying calm during stressful times and ways to prepare for exams so you...

Student Academic Skills Workshop: Read More in Less Time and Understand It!

Read More in Less Time and Understand It! There is a big difference between reading for fun and reading university textbooks. We will cover...

Student Academic Skills Workshop: How to Thrive, Not Just Survive

How to Thrive, Not Just Survive Practical tools for navigating the stress of university life. Learn about the neuroscience of stress and ways that...

Student Academic Skills Workshop: Have Fun and Get Work Done

Have Fun and Get Work Done It's easy to feel overwhelmed and fall behind in your coursework but there is hope! If you own your time, you can have...

Student Academic Skills Workshop: How to Rock Your Presentation

How to Rock Your Presentation Every Augustana student will give a presentation at some point in their degree. What can you do to make yours the...

augustana human library

Can you imagine life as a genderqueer Two-Spirit person? Or how about living with memories of childhood sexual abuse? Do you wonder what it feels...

Student Academic Skills Workshop: Keep Calm and Ace Your Finals!

Keep Calm and Ace Your Finals! Final Exams are coming. Learn strategies for staying calm during stressful times and ways to prepare for exams so...

Student Academic Skills Workshop: Top 10 Super Tips for Student Success

Top 10 Super Tips for Student Success What makes someone a successful student and successful in life? There are many strategies you can use to...

Student Academic Skills Workshop: Taking Notes and Kicking Butt!

Taking Notes and Kicking Butt! It can be difficult to listen to your professor in class and know what is important enough to write down. Should you...

Student Academic Skills Workshop: How to Prepare for Exams

How to Prepare for Exams There are many ways to prepare for an exam - some are better than others. We will cover different study techniques, types...

Student Academic Skills Workshop: Exam Writing 101

Exam Writing 101 There are ways to prepare for and write your exams that will increase your chance of success! This workshop will focus on tricks...

Student Academic Skills Workshop: Tips & Tricks to Improve Your Memory

Tips & Tricks to Improve Your Memory In between lectures, textbooks, and readings, you have so much to remember as a student. Fortunately, there...

Student Academic Skills Workshop: Study Skills 101

Study Skills 101 Being a university student is a lot of work and requires many study skills to be successful. This workshop will cover techniques...

Alumni Award of Excellence winner looks to the future for Cree youth in Maskwacis

Brian Wildcat, an alumnus of Camrose Lutheran College (now Augustana Campus), has done instrumental work in promoting the education of Indigenous...

Augustana Weekly: September 18, 2019

Happy Wednesday! The three-week block ended yesterday, and students have a term break for the rest of the week before the 11 begins next Monday....

Innovative course calendar at U of A's Augustana campus helps new students adjust to university

First Year Seminars offers incoming students a chance to take just one class in their first three weeks-and gain skills and friendships that will...

Ryan Lindsay Album Release Concert

October 16 7:00 pm Cargill Theatre, Jeanne & Peter Lougheed Performing Arts Centre Tickets : Adult $25 / Senior, Student, Alumni $20 / Corporate &...

Lunch & Learn - How the West was Won? Identity, ideology and antagonism in the 2019 Canadian Federal Election

Recent elections of conservative governments in a number of provinces have shown the underlying divisions between ideological, policy and federal...

Augustana Weekly: September 11, 2019

Happy Wednesday! This issue of the Weekly includes information on upcoming workshops (including the Emerging Leaders Program and Workshops in...

Augustana's Workshops in Building Capacity for Reconciliation bolstered by community participation

Augustana's Workshops in Building Capacity for Reconciliation allow students, staff and faculty to interact with community members to learn about...

Minister of Advanced Education visits Augustana as first stop on post-secondary tour

Left to Right: Lucas Hudec, Senior Admissions Advisor; Melissa Wilk, Prospective Student Recruiter and alumna ('19 BA, with distinction); Minister...

Kids on Campus

Saturday, September 21 11:00 am - 3:00 pm Augustana Campus This action and education infused day will allow your family to explore campus and...

Augustana Weekly: September 4, 2019

Happy Wednesday! FYS and 3-week classes are in full swing. In need of a break? Attend the Chaplaincy campfire in the Quad tonight at 7:30, or check...

Student Academic Skills Workshop: How to Rock Your Presentation

How to Rock Your Presentation Every Augustana student will give a presentation at some point in their degree. What can you do to make yours the...

Augustana Weekly: August 28, 2019

Welcome (back) to Augustana! And welcome back to the Augustana Weekly, which will land in your inbox every Wednesday throughout the year. The...

Health and Wellness Open House

The physical therapy and nursing programs at Augustana campus invite you to participate in fun activities and learn more about your own health and...

Alumni Q and A with Lalit Chawla: Illusionist, Physician, International Speaker, Podcaster

Former stage illusionist-turned-physician harnesses the magic of the spoken word to enlighten listeners in new podcast.

Nursing and Physical Therapy Prospective Students Open House

Did you know you can take all of your training to become a physical therapist (MSc PT) or registered nurse (RN BSc N) at the U of A Augustana...

Augustana embarks on 100 Days of Listening campaign

I have arrived at a very exciting period in Augustana's development. Over the last two years, Augustana has introduced a new academic calendar and...

Augustana Dean Demetres Tryphonopoulos looks forward to teaching students, and learning from them

The University of Alberta Augustana Campus' newest dean on his research, his culture and the importance of keeping the focus on our students.

Morning workouts safer for people with Type 1 diabetes, study suggests

Blood glucose rises during morning exercise but drops with afternoon workouts, which could lead to dangerous lows, researcher finds.

Camrose Public Library creates a place for all Augustana students

The Camrose Public Library's involvement in Augustana's Community Service-Learning program earns them the Alumni Citation Award.

Student Academic Skills Workshop: How to Thrive, Not Just Survive

How to Thrive, Not Just Survive Practical tools for navigating the stress of university life. Learn about the neuroscience of stress and ways that...

Day of Service

Date and Time August 24, 2019 9 a.m. - 3 p.m. Location Stoney Creek Centre 5320 - 39 Avenue Camrose AB T4V 5B6 Cost Free Registration Space is...

How to have a difficult conversation

Follow these 7 steps from Augustana alumna and former instructor Kristan Cummings, and it's less likely to end badly.

A passion that builds

Alumnus and 2018 Lois Aspenes Award recipient, Larry Johnson has used his passions to better the Augustana Campus and Camrose community.

A farewell to Dean Allen Berger

Augustana student Melissa Wilk's conversation with Dean Allen Berger on his many and varied accomplishments during his time as Dean.

Alberta should have a rural minister, says political science professor

Lars Hallström explains that although rural communities are of critical importance to the social and economic development of the country, they face...

Debunking the stereotype around the Indigenous vote in Alberta

Augustana history professor Daniel Sims dismisses the idea that the NDP automatically had the Indigenous vote in the recent provincial election.

SingAble brings community together

An inter-generational community choir made possible by the Camrose Association of Community Living and Ardelle Ries, professor at the U of A...

What's that Bird? with Professor Glen Hvenegaard

Join professor Glen Hvenegaard to learn the basics about birding in the Camrose area, including identifying common birds, attracting birds to your...

The Value of Camrose's Urban Forest with Professor Greg King

Join professor Greg King for a lecture and nature walk on the importance of Camrose's urban forest, while learning about the different trees and...

Star Gazing with Professor Gerhard Lotz

Join professor Gerhard Lotz in learning about space and stars! Thursday, August 1 9:00 pm Stony Creek Centre This event is free and open to the...

Augustana past and present shine at the Alberta Music Festival Association's Provincial Festival

The music division is pleased and proud to announce that a number of Augustana sessionals, alumni and current students have made their mark at the...

Food Sustainability and Society Public Presentation

Join Augustana student and the Camrose Wildlife Stewardship Society's summer coordinator Brittany Woelk to learn about food sustainability, a...

Physical therapy grad helps injured musicians play for keeps

Inspired by her brother's struggles with tendonitis, Alex Brohman knew she'd found her calling when she created a guide to help pianists deal with...

Alumni Weekend 2019

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

Convocation Spotlight: Emily MacMillan, Nils Asfeldt, Sydney Martin and Julie Ostrem

From art conferences in New York City to rainforests in Costa Rica, the Nahanni River in the Northwest Territories to Dinosaur Provincial Park just...

Convocation Spotlight: Alex Ho, Jamie Grunwald, Lina Lim and Jasohna Haukenfrers

Critical thinking, putting yourself out there, enjoying the experience and getting involved in the community-these grads are urging new students to...

National Indigenous Peoples Day Celebrations

National Indigenous Peoples Day is a time for all Canadians to recognize the diverse cultures and outstanding contributions of First Nations, Inuit...

Convocation Spotlight: Melissa Wilk, Hannan Mohamud, Ben Schmidt and Madison Pearson

We have so many amazing graduates to celebrate this Sunday at Convocation! Here are just a few of those students, along with some thoughts on their...

June 3 - Meet & Greet with Elder Sarah Jerome, 2019 Augustana Honorary Degree Recipient

Join us on Monday June 3rd from 12:30 - 2:00 pm in Wahkohtowin Lodge (Augustana Forum, Lower Level) for a meet & greet reception with 2019 Honorary...

Off the page and into the world

Bill and Margo McPhail shared a childhood love of reading, which led them to share a lifetime of adventures. Now they are making sure others can...

Convocation

Join the Augustana Campus community for this year's convocation ceremony! Look below for the schedule. For more information, visit...

2019 Community Awards Banquet in Photos

As another academic year comes to a close, we take a look back at the Community Awards Banquet and the donors who have helped make this year...

Public Lecture: A Mathematical Classification of Jazz Music

Join University of Alberta math and statistical science professor Thomas Hillen for a free public lecture on math and jazz music. Two defining...

Blanket Exercise

Join Jennifer Ward and Graeme Pate with the University of Alberta's Centre for Teaching & Learning for a Blanket Exercise. The Blanket Exercise...

Augustana visual arts professor looks to the historical use of technology in education

Professor Andrea Korda's display at the Camrose and District Centennial Museum explores historical technologies used by educators in Alberta...

Miquelon Lake Research Station Open House

The Augustana Miquelon Lake Research Station is hosting an open house to showcase the facility, past research, sustainability improvements and...

Alumnus and donor brings Augustana students to the stars

Brian Hesje's gift to build the Hesje Observatory looks to help students find the right questions.

2019 Student Life Awards in Photos

On April 10, Augustana celebrated student, staff, faculty and community achievement at the annual Student Life Awards.

Augustana Weekly: April 17, 2019

Happy Wednesday! Classes are over, exams are coming up, and summer is just around the corner. Look below to learn about some important...

Augustana Weekly: April 24, 2019

Check out the last Augustana Weekly of the 2018/19 year! This week's issue includes important student information on checking out of residence and...

Treaty Bear Installation & Ceremony

All are welcome to join us as we welcome Stewart Steinhauer's Treaty Bear to Augustana Campus permanently. Joined by the Steinhauer family and...

Augustana assesses innovative academic calendar

Lars Hallström, professor and director of the Alberta Centre for Sustainable Rural Communities, shares an update on the new academic calendar which...

Augustana Weekly: April 10, 2019

Happy Wednesday! The semester is winding down, but there are still so many great events to attend on and around campus. Look below to find out...

Anger in politics can be a double-edged sword, says psychology professor

Although anger may encourage people to engage in politics, it can also incite violence and aggression.

Augustana Weekly: April 3, 2019

Happy April! The semester is almost over, and exams are just around the corner. Look below for some important student information, including...

Augustana Conference on Undergraduate Research and Innovative Teaching

High Impact Practices in Higher Education: Research and Application Camrose, Alberta, Canada May 14 - 15, 2019 Register Program The Association of...

Augustana Weekly: March 28, 2019

Happy Wellness Week! Check out the Campus Events section below for more information on all of the ASA's wellness activities, including a student...

Lunch & Learn: Treaty Talk - Sharing the River of Life

The film Treaty Talk-Sharing the River of Life is a teaching tool to better understand our collective responsibility to treaty. This film explores...

Genetic engineering has progressed substantially, but is not a new endeavor, says biology professor

Augustana professor Tom Terzin discusses the history of genetic engineering, its future and the ethical concerns involved in human genetic...

Augustana Weekly: March 20, 2019

Happy first day of Spring! The sun is shining, the birds are singing and the campus is buzzing with events, international travel opportunities,...

'Severance from the sacred' behind many of world's woes, says Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist

Chris Hedges coming to Augustana to talk about what's causing some of today's biggest social ills and how to solve them.

An Evening with Chris Hedges - Mar 26

Chris Hedges is the 2019 Augustana Distinguished Lecturer. He will be giving this year's Chester Ronning Lecture on Religion and Diplomacy and will...

CANCELLED: Coffee and Conversation on Religion and Politics in Alberta - Mar 21

Join us on Thurs. Mar 21 at 2:30 pm in the Roger Epp Conference Room (Augustana Campus) for coffee, snacks, and a round-table discussion on...

Augustana Weekly: March 13, 2019

From staff vs. student hockey to a student life video contest, this week (and this Weekly!) really does have it all! Look below to find information...

Lunch & Learn - Pipelines and Protest in the United States

Since their announcement, the Keystone XL and Dakota Access Pipeline projects have raised complex social and political responses, resulting in...

Easter Eggstravaganza (SOLD OUT)

SOLD OUT Bring your special little bunnies down to the Forum to join in our annual Easter egg hunt. Families (with children 12 and under) will also...

Augustana celebrates new Nordic Ski Library

The University of Alberta's Augustana Campus recently opened a Nordic Ski Library, the first of its kind in Canada.

2019 Last Lecture with Professor Paul "Sparky" Johnson

Decided by you! Your 2019 Last Lecturer is Professor Paul "Sparky" Johnson! The Power of Play "I dream of a world of accessible intuition." (Viola...

Augustana Weekly: March 6, 2019

This week's issue includes information on award nominations, an update on our Augustana Vikings playoff results, important dates and deadlines, and...

"Continuum": Visiting Artists Performance and Talk

Join visiting artists Amy Malbeuf and Meagan Musseau for a performance and artist talk, curated by Augustana professor Erin Sutherland. Performance...

March Faculty Research Colloquium

Join Augustana professors Brandon Alakas (English), Greg King (environmental science) and Tom Terzin (biology) for a lunchtime colloquium. See...

Augustana Diversity Working Group celebrates Black History Month on campus

Throughout February, the Diversity Working Group hosted events from poetry slams to panels to celebrate Black History Month and encourage better...

We All See the Same Sunrise

Come celebrate diversity on campus with student activists who are passionate about music, food, and their rights. Presented by the Augustana...

Grant Thornton LLP supports Vikings Curling with four-year partnership

Local accounting firm Grant Thornton LLP supports Vikings Curling with a four-year sponsorship.

Augustana Weekly: February 27, 2019

Look below to find information on all of the great events going on this week, great events going on this week, including a Music Student Gala...

"Up in Smoke": Cannabis Normalization and the End of Prohibition in Canada - Distinguished Professorial Lecture with Geraint Osborne

In 1922, Emily Murphy, in The Black Candle, quoted personal correspondence from Charles A. Jones, the Los Angeles chief of police. "Marijuana...

Political platforms in upcoming spring election speak to division within Alberta's population, says political science professor

Augustana professor Shauna Wilton delves into how factors like age, level of education and religion influence political opinion in Alberta.

Alumni Night at the Theatre

Join us for an Alumni Night at the Theatre: Concord Floral, by Jordan Tannahill - Augustana Drama Production Concord Floral is a...

Augustana Weekly: February 20, 2019

Happy Wednesday! It may be a short week, but it's packed full of events and opportunities, like today's Job Fair and Rapid Resume Review in the...

Chor Leoni Men's Choir in Concert

Chor Leoni Men's Choir is known internationally and recognized as one of the world's vanguard male vocal ensembles. With stylistic grace and an...

New Music Edmonton's UltraViolet Ensemble in Concert

Edmonton new music quartet to perform in concert at Augustana UltraViolet Ensemble, a quartet from Edmonton, will be presenting a concert on...

75th Annual Spring Concert: The University of Alberta Mixed Chorus

Join the University of Alberta Mixed Chorus for their 75th Annual Spring Concert under the direction of Robert de Frece, conductor, and Adam...

Camrose and District Community Band in Concert: The Augustana Connection

The Augustana Connection - The Camrose & District Community Band in Concert with Musical Guests, the Festival City Winds Intermediate One Concert...

Augustana Student Art Exhibition and Reception

The annual Augustana Student-Run Art Show will take place on Friday, March 29 and Saturday, March 30 from 9:00 am to 6:00 pm on both days. Every...

Augustana Drama Production: Concord Floral

Join the Augustana Drama Department for their production of Concord Floral, by Jordan Tannahill and Foreplay Or: The Art of the Fugue by David...

Great Big Vikings Family Day

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...

Learn to Skate!

Learn to skate with the Augustana Vikings hockey team! The public is welcome - bring your own skates! Students can rent skates free of charge,...

The Augustana Choir Student Spring Concert

The Augustana Choir, under the direction of John Wiebe, presents their annual Student Spring Concert. Come hear highlights from the choir's past...

Sing Joyfully! The Augustana Choir Spring Concert

Join us for the year-end concert of our auditioned chamber choir, following a January tour to CUBA and returning from a tour of southern Alberta....

Vocal Jury Recital

Featuring Augustana vocal major students, with Roger Admiral, piano. Wednesday, April 10 12:15 pm Faith & Life Chapel, Augustana Campus No...

A Choral Cabaret

Our students and community members (Mannskor & Sangkor) join forces for a fun-filled afternoon of lighter choral music, presented in a cabaret...

Augustana athletics fundraiser teams up with community partners

Vikes for Tykes toy drive and fundraiser has been expanded to offer children of Habitat for Humanity families access to Augustana youth programs...

Classical series continues with Corey Hamm

Prolific performer and recording artist offers three sonatas at the Jeanne and Peter Lougheed Centre on February 23.

Learn to Skate!

Learn to skate with the Augustana Vikings hockey team! The public is welcome - bring your own skates! Students can rent skates free of charge,...

Should you stretch before working out?

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

Augustana Weekly: February 13, 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!...

Public Lecture: Indigenous Governance

Join us for a conversation on Indigenous Governance, Indigenous Sovereignty, Nation to Nation relationships and more, with leaders from the Four...

Brian Wildcat announced as Augustana's 2018 Distinguished Alumni Award recipient

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

20th annual augustana human library recipient of Equity, Diversity and Inclusion award

The 20th augustana human library (held in October 2018) is the recipient of an Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion Award that will be presented in...

Tuition-free education is not necessarily "free", says professor

Augustana music professor Alexander Carpenter noted high-income taxes in Austria and less student support services at the University of Vienna, a...

21st augustana human library

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

Lunch & Learn - Orange Crush or Blue Wave?: The 2019 Alberta Election

The 2015 provincial election upset a 40-plus year legacy of Progressive Conservative governments. In 2019, the NDP government will face two...

Annual Spring Concert program, directed by Robert de Frece

The University of Alberta Mixed Chorus and Faculty of Education Handbell Ringers present their annual Spring Concert program, directed by Robert de...

Augustana Weekly: It's all inside - January 30, 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...

Book club to discuss Chris Hedges' latest book

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...

Public Lecture: Indigenous Education and Reconciliation

Join us for a discussion of Indigenous Education and Reconciliation, including Residential School history, nehiyaw ways of knowing and Indigenous...

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 8 and 9,...

Anyone can be a singer, says Augustana music professor

Professor Ardelle Ries fights against the notion of music exclusion in Western society and instead encourages all, regardless of age, ability or...

2018 Distinguished Alumni Lecture with Brian Wildcat

2018 Distinguished Alumni Lecture A Wahkohtowin Movement: Building a Cree Education System with Brian Wildcat, Superintendent of the Maskwacis...

Student Success Workshop: Tips & Tricks to Improve Your Memory

Between lectures, textbooks, and readings, you have so much to remember as a student. There must be some tips and tricks to help improve your...

Student Success Workshop: Read More in Less Time

There's a big difference between reading for fun and reading university textbooks. Bring your books with you as we cover strategies to stay on top...

Nordic sports club offers new developmental options at Augustana

Students, alumni and members of the community came together to make sure that cross country skiing and biathlon remain an integral part of...

February Faculty Research Colloquium

Join Augustana professors Alexander Carpenter (music), Diego Coraiola (management) and Erin Sutherland (cultural studies) for a lunchtime...

Student Success Workshop: How to Write Different Types of Exams

Different types of exams use different skills and memorization. Learn how to write multiple choice, short answer, problem-solving and essay...

Student Success Workshop: How to Study for Exams

So your midterm exams are going to start soon and you're not sure what is the best way to study. The good news is, there are lots of techniques...

Student Success Workshop: Have Fun and Get Work Done!

You've probably heard a lot about Time Management and for good reason. It's easy to feel overwhelmed and fall behind but there is hope! If you own...

Augustana Weekly: It's all inside- January 23, 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...

Student Success Workshop: Taking Notes and Kicking Butt

Imagine you're sitting in a lecture and your professor is talking but you have no idea what you should be writing down. How do you figure out...

Student Success Workshop: Practical Ways to Manage Your Stress

Want to learn new ways to manage your stress level and relax your body? Join us for a workshop that focuses on practical ways you can stay healthy...

Student Success Workshop: Keep Calm and Ace Your Finals

Final Exams are coming. To help you get ready, come learn strategies for staying calm during stressful times and ways to prepare for exams so you...

Rocky Road

Bring your family and enjoy an afternoon of ice cream and activities at Augustana! Sunday, January 27 1:00 to 4:00 pm Augustana Campus Gym...

Augustana announces new dean

Demetres Tryphonopoulos appointed Dean of Augustana Faculty and Executive Officer of Augustana Campus, effective July 1.

Lunch & Learn with Dr. Katharine Batlan - What if the US Constitution was Christian?

For the 100 years of US history, a small group of Protestants tried to amend the Constitution to add a recognition of Jesus' authority. At this...

Augustana Weekly: It's all inside - January 16, 2019

We've got a number of campus updates this week, including information for students on graduation, advising, jobs, internships, and study abroad and...

Sahakarini Film and Speaker Festival

Please join us for the 2019 Sahakarini Film and Speaker Festival this weekend! This year's theme is Abusing Power: Imagining a New Reality and will...