So Long, Summer: July and August 2018 in Photos

If the crisp morning air and hints of gold in the trees haven't given things away, I have a not-so-secret secret to let you in on…. Fall is…

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If the crisp morning air and hints of gold in the trees haven't given things away, I have a not-so-secret secret to let you in on…. Fall is right around the corner. Before it gets here, take a few minutes to look back at the summer of 2018 with these photos from across our campuses:

Image for PostPeter Lougheed Leadership College students fought for the golden snitch in Quad with the Edmonton Auror's Quidditch Club!Image for PostStudents in Darlene Auger's EDEL 496/595 Literacy and Drama in Indigenous Language Education class got twisted up in an exercise to help them practice giving directions in Cree. | Photo courtesy of Kateryna Barnes.Image for PostThe wrap up for the Canadian Indigenous Languages and Literacy Development Institute's summer courses was commemorated with a lot of photos. | Photo courtesy of Shelby Carleton.Image for PostImage for PostContrary to popular belief, graduate studies *can* be fun and games, as demonstrated by the new Masters of Education - Health and Physical Education cohort of students in Elementary Education. | Photos courtesy of Doug Gleddie and Kateryna Barnes.Image for PostImage for PostImage for PostImage for PostImage for PostFun and games were had at the Faculty of Art Staff Appreciation BBQ. | Photos courtesy of Erik Einsiedel.Image for PostThe Choi Cultural Centre opening on Aug 20, 2018 was filled with colour and music. | Photo courtesy of Ryan Whitefield.Image for PostAugustana Dean Allen Berger helped launch the official start of the 2018/19 academic year with Opening Convocation and the annual ringing of the Augustana centenary bell sculpture. | Photo courtesy of Tia Lalani.Image for PostImage for PostMove-in Day was on Sunday, August 26 for new and returning students at Augustana! The Augustana Students' Association's O-Team helped first-years move in by carrying their stuff up to their rooms. Another great start to what is sure to be an exciting year!Image for PostNative Studies Receptionist Janet Delorme and Native Studies Student Advisor Freda Cardinal at the President's Staff Appreciation Breakfast! | Photo courtesy of Jordan Cook.Image for PostImage for PostLeft: UAlberta Museums summer intern, Martin Bierens, in action! | Right: Opening day of the UAlberta Museums exhibition Mountains and Water: Visions of the Land in Canada and China on August 23, 2018. | Photos courtesy of Jillian Horbay.Image for PostImage for PostOn Take Your Pup to Work Day, Pippa checked out the Old Arts Building while supervising a photo shoot. | Photos courtesy of Madisen Gee.Image for PostImage for PostConversations and explanations in action in the lab spaces of Future Energy System. | Photos courtesy of Kenneth Tam.Image for PostAn August visit to the University of Alberta Botanical Gardens. | Photo courtesy of Jim Boyes.Image for PostYou know it's almost September when professors are busy preparing for the incoming cohort! Pictured here are Faculty of Law property law experts Eran Kaplinsky, Malcolm Lavoie and Peter Szigeti. | Photo courtesy of Priscilla Popp.Image for PostOn August 11, 800 trees were planted at Hermitage Park during the Alumni Association's Root for Trees event.Image for Posthas Dr. Jón Atli Benediktsson, Rector, University of Iceland stopped by North Campus. | Photo courtesy of Jeremy Cherlet.Image for PostFruit begins to take shape on North campus.Image for PostThe wildlife enjoying a quiet moment, which will soon disappear! | Photo courtesy of Laura Riley.Image for PostImage for PostDancing, singing, and playing instruments are all in a day's work for practicing teachers upgrading their music skills… which will be put to good work now that fall is practically here. | Photos courtesy of Kateryna Barnes.