Ostensibly October: In Photos

Our first glimpse of snow, plasma car racing, and Halloween made this past month a memorable one.

Our first glimpse of snow, plasma car racing, and Halloween made this past month a memorable one.

Here's a look back at October 2019 in photos:

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Studio Theatre celebrated its 70th anniversary season, starting with Shakespeare's iconic Richard IIIRichard III (Oct. 11-19, Timms Centre for the Arts). Directed by MFA Directing candidate Max Rubin, the production features work by students in the BFA and MFA Drama programs.

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On October 25, the Faculty of Rehabilitation Medicine received a 1 Health Services Group Commander's Commendation from the Canadian Armed Forces for their support of the Royal Canadian Medical Service, National Medical Technician Workshop, February 19-21, 2019.

Image for PostBernadette Martin, Associate Dean, Professional Programs & Strategic Initiatives (centre) accepts the award on behalf of the faculty. The award was presented by Col. John Crooke, Chief of Staff and Commander, 1 Health Services Group, Canadian Armed Forces (right) and CWO Jules Bérubé, 1 Health Services Group Representative, Canadian Armed Forces. || Photo: Amanda AndersonImage for PostRehab Med students enjoyed a visit from therapy dogs on October 10 for World Mental Health Day, hosted by the Faculty of Rehabilitation Medicine's Wellness Coordinator and the Rehabilitation Medicine Students' Association. || Photo: Amy KnezevichImage for PostAlice M. Greenwald, President and CEO, National September 11 Memorial & Museum, New York speaks about resiliency and hope at the Heroes in Mind, Advocacy and Research Consortium (HiMARC) event Ground Zero: Building resilience when the unthinkable happens on October 15 at the Royal Alberta Museum. || Photo: Codie McLachlanImage for PostVikas Swarup, High Commissioner of India to Canada, visited UAlberta on October 2nd. He met with many people at UAlberta including President Dr. David Turpin, Student Union President Akanksha Bhatnagar, and Vice-Provost and Associate Vice-President (International) Dr. Cen Huang. || Photo: Jeremy Cherlet, UAlberta International.Image for PostThe Office of Advancement team after its inaugural, fourth-place showing at the United Way Plasma Car race. || Photo: Steven SorensenImage for PostImage for PostImage for PostThe other big winners of this year's plasma car races. || Photos: Matthew McCrearyImage for PostImage for PostAugustana set up a pop-up tea party on October 10 for World Mental Health Day. Students got to visit with volunteers, play some games to de-stress, and of course, enjoy a cup of tea. || Photos: Tia Lalani.Image for PostImage for PostAugustana celebrated Sustainability Awareness Week from October 21 to October 25. Activities included our annual waste sort, where students go through a full day of campus waste to determine if we're meeting our recycling and composting goals, as well as SCORE, where the entire community brings gently-used items to leave or trade! || Photos: Tia Lalani.Image for PostOn October 15 and 16, the Chester Ronning Centre for the Study of Religion and Public Life at Augustana Campus hosted Darren Dochuk, associate professor at the University of Notre Dame, as their Distinguished Visiting Fellow for two lectures on religion and oil in North America. || Photo: Tolu Akinrinmade.Image for PostOn October 15, Augustana celebrated 64 student-athletes who won academic awards (the highest number of students from one institution to win in the entire Alberta Colleges Athletic Conference)! The students were awarded their certificates along with delicious and almost-too-cute-to-eat Viking cookies. || Photo: Tia LalaniImage for PostPhoto: Donna McKinnonImage for PostArt & Design admin team: Caitlin Wells, Barb Baker, Dawn Hunter, Kathleen Berto. || Photo:Connie GoldenImage for PostPlasma Car Race ARTS in CARTS team (Michael O'Driscoll, Lesley Cormack, Keisha Marsh and Erik Einsiedel. || photo: Donna McKinnonImage for PostTo solve the mystery surrounding a deceased relative, students had to collaborate and effectively communicate to solve puzzles and open locks. || Photo: Shelby MacLeodImage for PostFoundations of Leadership students worked on the House of Enigmas, a custom escape room designed by PLLC Teaching Fellow and J.D. Candidate Kellie Fowler. || Photo: Shelby MacLeod

The three authors of Power Play: Professional Hockey and the Politics of Urban DevelopmentPower Play: Professional Hockey and the Politics of Urban Development attended the launch of their book on October 23 at Audreys Books. The authors are U of A professor Jay Scherer, retired U of A professor David Mills, and former City Councillor Linda Sloan McCulloch.

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And of course, Halloween was in full swing around campus:

Image for PostAmanda Anderson, communications coordinator in the Faculty of Rehabilitation Medicine, went as herself for Halloween - a self-proclaimed crazy cat lady! || Photo: Amy KnezevichImage for PostImage for PostPhotos: Jocelyn LoveImage for PostPhoto: Laura SouImage for PostImage for PostImage for PostImage for PostImage for PostSome highlights from the Augustana Costume Contest. || Photos: Cindy EdgeImage for PostPhoto: Kimberlee Billows