2021

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Diminished fitness and activity during the pandemic can result in serious health issues, says U of A Augustana professor

Professor Jane Yardley shares the benefits of regular exercise, which can include improved immune system function, increasing happiness and improving many of the health conditions that lead to an increased risk of severe COVID-19.

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The last United States election represents a paradigm shift in drug policy, says U of A Augustana professor

Augustana sociology professor Geraint Osborne reflects on the changing public attitudes to drug reform in the United States and across the world.

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March 2021 Fitness Centre Update

The Augustana Fitness Centre will once again open for student use on March 15, 2021.

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Augustana students connect with community through Pathways Program

Phil Nadon and Jaden de Waal’s work placements turned out to be less about hours logged and more about forging connections—even amidst a pandemic.

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Camrose Connector pilot project ends

The last day for the Camrose Connector service will be on Friday, March 26, 2021.

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Ask an Alumni Anything: Eric Gustafsson, '13 BA

Actor and alumnus Eric Gustafsson gives advice on a career as a full-time actor, how to pursue the field and much more.

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Taking back democracy?

Augustana political studies professor Shauna Wilton discusses the riots on Capitol Hill and the storming of Congress at the beginning of January as representations of a breakdown in American democracy.

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Augustana Campus hosts first digital Community Awards Banquet

Despite the COVID-19 pandemic and physical distancing protocols, Augustana Campus kept the tradition of hosting the Community Awards Banquet with a digital celebration on February 9, 2021.

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Augustana "Get Outside" Webinar Series wins CASE Award

Congratulations to the Augustana Office of Advancement and the University of Alberta Office of Alumni Relations for earning a silver CASE award for their webinar series, "Get Outside".

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Augustana lecturer and pianist will bring unique sounds from composers across Canada to local performance

A Canada Council for the Arts Grant has given Roger Admiral and his Edmonton-based ensemble, UltraViolet, the opportunity to work with innovative composers from around the country.

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Augustana students’ association introduces new Food Pantry service

The ASA Food Pantry offers supplementary food hampers to Augustana students to help alleviate the pressures of food and financial insecurity.

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New acting director of Alberta Centre for Sustainable Rural Communities looks to build relationships

Clark Banack, newly appointed acting director of the Alberta Centre for Sustainable Rural Communities, is looking forward to pursuing his passion for rural Alberta by developing that same passion in Augustana students, and the broader community.

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Ask an Alumni Anything: Stephanie Booth, '14 BSc, '17 MPH

Augustana alumna Stephanie Booth gives advice on graduate school, working in public service in the government, provides insight for the field of epidemiology and much more.

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New U of A observatory gives a clear window into the wonders of the night sky

Facility set to open Jan. 12 at Miquelon Lake Provincial Park offers students, researchers and the public a view of dark skies unaffected by light pollution.

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In Memoriam: Dorothy Gibson, 1928-2020

It is with great sadness that we note the passing of Dorothy Gibson, longtime supporter of and contributor to Augustana Campus.

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