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Public Safety and Facilities Announcements

Lot G closed Wednesday, Oct 31st

submitted by westa@augsburg.edu

Beginning Wednesday, October 31st at 6:00am, lot G will be barricaded for an event that is being hosted at Augsburg. The event’s permitted guests will use lot G from 6:00am until 6:00pm. At 6:00pm, the barricades will be taken down and the lot will be available again to the authorized permit holders. If you typically park in this lot, the institution would like to encourage you to use lots D or L during the time listed.

Thank you!

Teaching and Learning

Songwriting Club Second Meet

submitted by thaokk7@augsburg.edu

Hello songwriters, songwriting club will be having their second meeting this week. Come hang, create, share, teach or learn about songwriting. All levels of music knowledge is welcomed. This is a safe space for Augsburg students to express their musicality.

Please come join this Thursday, Novemeber 1st, 2018 from 5:30pm to 7pm at Charles Anderson, Music Department, room M16.

Contact thaokk7@augsburg.edu if there are questions or concerns. Thank You!

Summer Undergraduate Research in Biomedical Ethics

submitted by kochavej@augsburg.edu

The Mayo Clinic seeks applicants for its 2019 summer undergraduate research program in biomedical ethics. This program is highly competitive and 3-6 students will be selected. Each student will be placed with a faculty mentor for approximately 10 weeks. Students will participate in educational session on bioethics research and lunch meetings with faculty.
Interested applicants should apply to job posting 103572BR: Bioethics Intern on the Mayo Clinic jobs website (http://www.mayoclinic.org/jobs ) by January 11, 2019.

Candidates must attach the following to the online application:
1. Cover letter describing your careers goals & how bioethics research relates to those goals
2. Resume/CV including your major, relevant coursework, honors, and related experiences
3. 5-10 page writing sample (such as a course paper), preferably on a topic in bioethics
4. Current college transcript
5. Two letters of recommendation from research mentors or professors

For further information, please contact Catherina Kipper at kipper@augsburg.edu.

Post-Baccalaureate Program in Biomedical Ethics Research

submitted by kochavej@augsburg.edu

The Mayo Clinic seeks applicants for a one-year, 2019-2020 academic year, post-baccalaureate research experience in empirical biomedical ethics as part of the Mayo Clinic Graduate Research Employment Program (GREP). GREP is designed for individuals who plan to attend graduate or medical school and must receive their bachelor’s degree before the position starts.
Interested applicants should email the following materials to bioethics@mayo.edu by March 15, 2019:
1. Cover letter describing your careers goals and how biomedical ethics research relates to those plans
2. Resume/CV including your major, relevant coursework, honors, and related experiences
3. 5-10 page writing sample (such as a course paper), preferably on a topic in bioethics
4. Current college transcript
5. Two letters of recommendation from research mentors or professors. Letters should be sent directly to Dr. Richard Sharp, Program Director, by the recommender.

For further information, please contact Catherina Kipper at kipper@augsburg.edu.

URGO Academic-Year Research Application Available

submitted by kochavej@augsburg.edu

Each year URGO offers $1,000 research grants for undergraduates who wish to gain research experience with an Augsburg faculty member. These grants require 100 hours of research over the course of the academic year and are a great way to ease into research or to continue work on an existing project.

The application is available at the URGO website (www.augsburg.edu/urgo) at the “on-campus research” page. Grants are awarded on a rolling basis, so student-faculty research teams are encouraged to submit proposals in the fall. The URGO Advisory Committee meets bi-monthly and will begin reviewing proposals September 10th.

If you have any questions about undergraduate research opportunities, please contact Kirsten O’Brien at obrienk@augsburg.edu or x1446

URGO Conference Travel Grants Available for Student Researchers

submitted by kochavej@augsburg.edu

URGO offers up to $850 in travel funding for Augsburg undergraduates who have been accepted to present research at a professional conference. These funds can mitigate the high costs of travel such as airfare and lodging, and can contribute to students’ professionalization.

The application is available at the URGO website (www.augsburg.edu/urgo) at the “conference travel” page. Grants are awarded on a rolling basis, so students are encouraged to work with their research mentor to submit a travel application as soon as possible after receiving acceptance to a conference. The URGO Advisory Committee meets bi-monthly throughout the school year and will begin reviewing applications September 10th.

If you have any questions about undergraduate conference travel opportunities, please contact Kirsten O’Brien at obrienk@augsburg.edu or x1446.

Don’t Miss the Next EDTalk

submitted by maherk@augsburg.edu

Come to Hagfors 151 before the next Faculty Meeting on Wednesday, November 7th. Katie Bishop will be discussing “How Class Matters at Augsburg”. She will also offer suggestions about how you can help support your students in the classroom.

The EDTalks take place from 3:20-3:35 in HC 151 just prior to the faculty meetings. For more about the talks and other events offered by CTL visit our website.

CTL

General Announcements

Attend Seminary & Divinity School Day on November 15

submitted by warnbers@augsburg.edu

Are you curious about possibilities of future graduate level theological study? Are you considering pastoral ministry? Are you interested in the intersection of nonprofit or sustainability work and faith? Whether you are curious to test the waters of seminary or divinity school, or you know for certain it’s something you want to do, this day is for you! Seminary & Divinity School Day is a great opportunity to explore the variety of options.

Join us for Seminary and Divinity School Day on Thursday, November 15. A group of Auggies will travel to St. Olaf College on November 15th. There we will gather with students from other area colleges to meet with representatives from at least 7 Seminary and Divinity Schools around the country for this special day of vocational reflection and conversation!

This event is free and includes lunch. Transportation to St. Olaf College will be provided to those who pre-register through the Christensen Center for Vocation. We will leave Augsburg at 8:30 am and return around 2:30 pm.

For more information, visit our website at http://www.augsburg.edu/ccv/2018/10/05/2018-seminary-and-divinity-school-day/

REGISTER SOON THROUGH THE LINK BELOW! Note that the last day to register is Wednesday, November 7.

Note that the last day to register is Wednesday, November 7.

Questions? Email ccv@augsburg.edu

https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLScv3S5kQAC1TEMzOKSca8qiXg2xG4K7r0JAfOK8Ik3sCn4NkA/viewform

It’s Not Too Late to Volunteer with the Urban Debate League

submitted by froehlic@augsburg.edu

The Minnesota Urban Debate League is a program of Augsburg University. We provide academic competitive debate programming to middle and high school students in the Twin Cities.

We’re looking for debate judges and hospitality volunteers for its upcoming high school debate tournaments.

No debate experience? No problem. We train volunteers at every tournament.

What Judges Do:

● Watch rounds and evaluate teams on logic, argumentation, and public speaking.
● Provide written feedback and assign points to each debater.
● Choose the winner of each debate!

Opportunities to Volunteer:

● November 9th & 10th: Tamar Kaplan (Highland Park HS, St. Paul)
● November 17th: UMBrooks (U of M, West Bank)
● December 7th & 8th: UDL Championship (WTMS, St. Paul)

We have open evening shifts on Fridays and open morning or afternoon shifts on Saturdays.

Can’t make it this semester? We’ll need volunteers for our middle School, Spanish, and Somali debate tournaments in spring. Email us at udlvolunteers@augsburg.edu for more information.

Come for the pizza. Stay to learn from our amazing students!

Visit us in Foss Office 18 | udlvolunteers@augsburg.edu

Volunteer With Us

Event Announcements

Environmental Action Committee: Clean Up of Murphy Square 10/31

submitted by saldivae@augsburg.edu

The Environmental Action Committee will be hosting a clean up of Murphy Square and the Highway Bypass Wednesday October 31 @ 5:30 PM – 6PM.
Afterwards the Environmental Action Committee is buying Hot Chocolate for everyone who helps during this event.

https://www.facebook.com/events/1921236367923400/

Space still available- Practice Your Interview Skills w/ Alumni

submitted by tilton@augsburg.edu

Students are invited to participate in an one-on-one Mock Interview on campus with alumni on Thursday, November 8th. Schedule a 20 minute slot between 5:30-8:00 p.m.

Applying to on-campus jobs? Internships? Full-time positions?

Improve your interviewing skills in a pressure-free environment by attending a practice interview night hosted by Strommen Career & Internship Services, Alumni-Parent Relations and the Alumni Board. Hear insights from recent Auggie grads on how to answer some of the most commonly asked interview questions, as well as, other tips and tricks to help you stand out and land your next role! In
addition, students will have an opportunity to have their resume reviewed by an employer.

Register early as space is limited

It’s Model UN application time

submitted by lubegam@augsburg.edu

Apply now to take the spring semester Model UN course, POL 368. Members of this class will participate in the 59th Midwest Model United Nations from February 20-23, 2019, held in St. Louis, Missouri.

In this course, you will gain in-depth understanding of the United Nations and international diplomacy through the process of preparation for attending the conference in February. Students research a country and set of issues for the committee on which they will serve.

The conference provides experiential learning that enables you to develop a better understanding of the inner workings of the UN, and a forum to hone skills in diplomacy, negotiation, critical thinking, compromise, public speaking, writing, and research. This opportunity is a great chance to put your learning into practice!

For more information about the course, contact professor Liz Klages, who will be teaching the course and leading the delegation to St. Louis.

Apply by December 1

Model UN Course & Program Info and Application

Business majors: earn your Keystone in Guatemala on Spring Break

submitted by lubegam@augsburg.edu

Travel to Guatemala. Earn Credit!

Join the program Faith, Vocation, and Social Change on spring break and travel to Guatemala!
Explore the concept of vocation in the context of poverty and political oppression, examining the ways in which Christian theology has been and continues to be used, both to justify oppression and injustice, as well as to support social justice movements and offer hope for a peaceful and just social order.

This program will meet a few times in spring semester, but much of the coursework will take place during your travel on spring break.

Course options:
RLN 409 – fulfills Search for Meaning II, or
RLN 480 – fulfills Keystone for some majors

Program Fee: $3,200
This all-inclusive program fee covers: round-trip international airfare, all lodging, all meals, and all program activities and on-site transportation. There is no additional tuition charge for full-time day students. SCHOLARSHIPS AVAILABLE!

Apply by November 15

More Program Info and Application

Study in NYC this Spring Break

submitted by lubegam@augsburg.edu

Travel to NYC. Earn Credit. Spring Break!
Join the program Roots to Rap: Islam in America for a spring break you’ll never forget. Explore the neighborhoods of New York, meet with religious leaders, community organizers, and engage with the history of Islam in America!

This program will meet throughout spring semester, but much of the coursework will take place during your travel on spring break.

Course options:
HIS 212 Topics: Roots to Rap: Islam in America (fulfills humanities requirement),
or
RLN 205 Topics: Roots to Rap: Islam in America (fulfills Search for Meaning II requirement)
Professor Maheen Zaman

The program cost is $1499 and covers round-trip airfare, lodging, most meals, and all program activities. There is no extra tuition charge for full-time undergraduate students.

Apply by November 15

More Program Info and Application

Students, Free tickets to a concert of interest

submitted by brauer@augsburg.edu

You are invited to reserve up to 2 free tickets for seating in the C section at any of the three upcoming Twin Cities performances of Empire, Religion, War, Peace: Music from Europe’s 30-Year Conflict, 1618-1648. This concert prominently features Germany’s greatest composer of the early Baroque, Heinrich Schütz, whose Lutheran liturgical music was the first to employ the German language in the dramatic (operatic) style taking Italy by storm. The program is a collaboration between the voices of St. Paul’s internationally acclaimed The Rose Ensemble and the historical brass players of the bi-coastal Dark Horse Consort. Kristina Boerger, Augsburg’s Professor of Choral Leadership, will be a featured soprano with The Rose Ensemble, and the Augsburg Choir under her direction will be sharing the stage on three numbers in the concert. Performance dates are 11/16, 8pm at University Lutheran Church of Hope in Minneapolis; 11/17, 8pm at Church of Saint Albert the Great in Minneapolis and 11/18, 3pm at Church of the Assumption in St. Paul.

For details on the program and the performers, visit:

https://www.roseensemble.org/shows/empire-religion-war-peace-music-europes-30-year-conflict-1618-1648

http://www.darkhorseconsort.org/welcome/

You may make your ticket request by calling the Rose office phone, 651.225.4340, or by using the Rose website:

www.RoseEnsemble.org

On ordering, you must give the code: AUGGIES

The code will be active through Monday, 11/12.

Questions may be directed to Dr. Boerger at: boerger@augsburg.edu

www.RoseEnsemble.org

Reduced-price tickets to a concert of interest

submitted by brauer@augsburg.edu

Augsburg faculty and staff are invited to reserve up to 2 reduced-price ($10 off) tickets for seating in the A, B, or C section at any of the three upcoming Twin Cities performances of Empire, Religion, War, Peace: Music from Europe’s 30-Year Conflict, 1618-1648. This concert prominently features Germany’s greatest composer of the early Baroque, Heinrich Schütz, whose Lutheran liturgical music was the first to employ the German language in the dramatic (operatic) style taking Italy by storm. The program is a collaboration between the voices of St. Paul’s internationally acclaimed The Rose Ensemble and the historical brass players of the bi-coastal Dark Horse Consort. Kristina Boerger, Augsburg’s Professor of Choral Leadership, will be a featured soprano with The Rose Ensemble, and the Augsburg Choir under her direction will be sharing the stage on three numbers in the concert. Performance dates are 11/16, 8pm at University Lutheran Church of Hope in Minneapolis; 11/17, 8pm at Church of Saint Albert the Great in Minneapolis and 11/18, 3pm at Church of the Assumption in St. Paul.

For details on the program and the performers, visit:

https://www.roseensemble.org/shows/empire-religion-war-peace-music-europes-30-year-conflict-1618-1648

http://www.darkhorseconsort.org/welcome/

You may make your ticket request by calling the Rose office phone, 651.225.4340, or by using the Rose website:

https://www.roseensemble.org/

On ordering, you must give the code: AUGSBURG

The code will be active through Monday, 11/12.

Questions may be directed to Dr. Boerger at: boerger@augsburg.edu

https://www.roseensemble.org/

The Arsonists Tickets Now On Sale

submitted by gustafse@augsburg.edu

Tickets for Augsburg Theater Department’s production of ‘The Arsonists’ are now on sale at http://www.augsburg.edu/theater/current-season/ticket-information/.

Student – $3.00
Faculty/Staff – $6.00
Non-Augsburg Students – $5.00
Augsburg Alumni – $4.00
General Public – $8.00

Augsburg Theater Department is now offering online purchases for tickets! Tickets are prepaid online, eliminating lines and wait time. Simply bring your printed or downloaded ticket to the theater door or take the gamble and buy at the box office (cash or check only) 45 mins prior to show time.

http://www.augsburg.edu/theater/current-season/ticket-information

Jam Session with Prof. Kunz

submitted by stottrup@augsburg.edu

Have you ever wanted to make your own jam or jelly? Join Professor Joan Kunz to learn how in the Food Lab. Participants will leave with their own jar of jelly (while supplies last)! Or bring your own fruit and jars to make your own -please contact Prof. Stottrup to coordinate if this is your plan.

When: 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm, Sunday, November 4.
Where: The Food Lab: HC-108

Sponsors: ACS, SPS, Campus Kitchens

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