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New System for Digital Screens Launched

submitted by jendra@augsburg.edu

A new system to manage the digital signs on campus, which is based on WordPress, was launched this summer. It will provide several improvements:

• greater reliability: the previous system was no longer supported
• quicker turnaround: the new system will use templates for event announcements and general announcements, resulting in quicker posting
• emergency alerts: over the summer, we will be working with Public Safety in hopes of integrating the new system with their notification system so that emergency alerts can be displayed automatically.

Requests for digital screens can still be submitted at inside.augsburg.edu/marketing. To allow ample opportunity for the campus community to encounter the information, please submit digital screens announcing events no less than two weeks before the event takes place. Digital screens are the preferred method for announcing and promoting on-campus events in our buildings. For this reason, generally speaking, Marketing and Communication will not produce posters, flyers, or handouts to promote on-campus events to internal audiences.

Learn more about these changes

Event Announcements

Kombucha Taste Test Thursday

submitted by kinaphon@augsburg.edu

When: Thursday, June 15, 2017

Where: Oren Gateway Center 100

Time: 5-6 p.m.

Why: We’re putting together a taste testing survey event for a local kombucha company to test 3 exciting flavors!

Please join us if you can!

In the meantime, please take our quick survey:

https://docs.google.com/a/augsburg.edu/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSecGay_CDlyPtinxK8W0_9chAulVjbVVn1FnayomV24Nz9qqQ/viewform?c=0&w=1

Vocation of a Lutheran College Conference: Vocation for Life

submitted by xinicof@augsburg.edu

Augsburg Faculty and Staff:

You are invited to attend the twenty-third annual Vocation of a Lutheran College Conference at Augsburg College from Monday, July 17 to Wednesday, July 19. Each year, five faculty members from each of the ELCA Colleges come together to explore the distinct roles that they play in higher education. This year, our theme is “Vocation for Life.”

The conference will begin with an opening session at 5 pm followed by a dinner at 7:00 pm on July 17 and conclude by 1:00 pm on July 19.

Register and learn more on the conference website:

Vocation of a Lutheran College Conference

If you have questions about registration, contact Lonna Field: VOALC@augsburg.edu or 612-330-1467

If you would like more information about the conference, contact Tom Morgan: morgan@augsburg.edu or 612-330-1773

Don’t miss out on this unique opportunity to explore leadership through the lens of vocatio

Keeping Track of Auggies

Auggie Chosen for National China Delegation

submitted by hardaker@augsburg.edu

Augsburg student, Tylan Mitchell, was chosen to participate in the Congressional Black Caucus Foundation, Incorporated (CBCF) Emerging Leaders: US-China Study Abroad Delegation. Tylan is a junior majoring in Management Information Systems.

The program was designed to provide African-American students living or attending school in Congressional Black Caucus (CBC) member districts with the opportunity to experience Chinese culture and learn Mandarin during a two- week visit to China (June 1 – 18). Program selection is prestigious and competitive – Tylan is one of just 20 students from around the country selected to participate.

Congratulations, Tylan, on being selected for this amazing opportunity!

More information at CGEE’s Blog

Classifieds

$5 Cash for Research Particpants (Intuitive Intelligence)

submitted by kurtzij@augsburg.edu

We are seeking research participants in a study investigating
intuitive intelligence and its role in behavior.
Participants will play a series of short computer games and will then
be asked to fill out a few surveys related to their play. Eligible
participants will be given $5 for their participation in this brief
experiment that will take 30 minutes or less. If you are
interested, please contact James at kurtzij@augsburg.edu.

$5 for Research Participants (Eye Movement)

submitted by kongs@augsburg.edu

We are seeking research participants in a study investigating how our eyes move when locating hidden objects. Participants will have their eye movements monitored while they complete a series of computerized visual search tasks. Eligible participants will be given $5 for their participation in this brief experiment.

All adults over 18 years of age with normal or corrected-to-normal vision are eligible to participate. The task takes less than 30 minutes to complete, and there are no anticipated risks to participation.

Please contact Samantha Kong via email (kongs@augsburg.edu) if you are interested in participating.

June 21, Twins Tickets – Star Wars Theme

submitted by berkenpa@augsburg.edu

Four tickets are available for a 7 p.m. Twins game on Wednesday, June 21. It is Star Wars Night. All attendees are guaranteed a bobblehead. The first 10,000 will get a t-shirt. The four seats are in “the Deck” (left field corner, view of downtown). Section U, Row 8, Seats 6-9. We paid $150 for the tickets; the price is negotiable. Please contact Christine Berkenpas (berkenpa@augsburg.edu).

$10 Target Gift Card for Research Study Participants

submitted by widsetht@augsburg.edu

Hello Students,

My name is Tiffany Widseth and I am an Exercise Science student and an McNair researcher this summer at Augsburg. I am investigating a modified version of the Functional Movement Screen (FMS) test in Division III female college soccer players and need healthy female Augsburg College students (ages 18-24) to participate in this study as part of the control group. You may not be currently a part of an Augsburg athletic team.

This study involves a one-hour visit to Kennedy Center Physiology lab (room 309) for Functional Movement Screen testing and a video of a drop jump. Participants will receive a $10 gift card to Target.

You can reach me at: widsetht@augsburg.edu to get more details or to schedule an appointment time.

Thank you!