Public Safety and Facilities Announcements
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Fulbright program participants pursue graduate or professional study, advanced research or English teaching in elementary and secondary schools or universities abroad. Each year, approximately 1,900 Americans traveling to more than 140 countries receive support from the Fulbright U.S. Student Program.
If this program is something you are interested in, here is the first step towards applying:
• Call the URGO office at 612-330-1446, or email us at firstname.lastname@example.org to schedule an appointment to meet with our staff
Competitive applicants will be:
• U.S. Citizen
• Senior, Graduate Student or Alumni
• Any major can apply
• GPA 3.4+
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Work to install the Augsburg University and cross A signs on top of Mortenson Hall is progressing. The original, Augsburg College sign was removed during the week of July 17. At the end of this week, the facing will be patched and repainted. Then, at the end of the month, a crane will be used to install new signage. Installation is weather- and equipment-dependent. Full details are available on the University Name Change Updates page.
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The MFA in Creative Writing 2017 Summer Residency is being held from Thursday, July 20 through Sunday, July 30. Please join us in welcoming our group of very talented students and acclaimed writers to campus for this festival of craft talks, workshops, evening readings and more. This summer’s visiting writers include Jean Harper, winner of the Howling Bird Press Creative Nonfiction Book Award; fiction writer Kate Bernheimer; poet Patricia Smith; and screenwriters and Remy Auberjonois and Kate Nowlin. In addition, ten graduating MFA students will be giving public readings of their works – Judy Johnson, Andrea Sanow, Faith Ericson, Mark Hooker, Jacquelyn Dutdut, Josh Johnson, Patricia Fox, Laurie Anderson, Taryn Verley, and Mai Thao Xiong.
We invite you to join us for the evening readings/screenings and receptions, at which our visiting writers will be available to sign their works. All events are free and the public is invited.
Tuesday, July 25
Visiting Playwright Harrison Rivers
7:15 p.m., Foss Theater, Reception follows
Thursday, July 27
Visiting Poet Patricia Smith
7:15 p.m., Chapel, Foss Center, Reception follows
Friday, July 28
Josh Johnson, Fiction
Patricia Fox, Screenwriting
Taryn Verley, Playwriting
Mai Thao Xiong, CNF
7 p.m., Sateren Auditorium, Anderson Music Building, Reception follows
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All are invited to attend a farewell reception for Jeff Rowdon who is leaving Augsburg to cross the river to Macalester. The reception will be
Friday, July 28
11:30 AM – 1:00 PM
Please join us as we wish Jeff well in his new position as an Academic Information Associate and thank him for 10 years of service at Augsburg both as an Administrative LFC and as the Associate Director of User Support.