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You are warmly invited to attend an on-campus showing of the documentary titled, “The Test & the Art of Thinking.” The film addresses crucial questions about the SAT/ACT college entrance exams, including the value of the test score and what the test actually measures.
In 2018, Augsburg voted in favor of piloting a test-optional admission policy. The admissions department is organizing this thought-provoking opportunity as the institution continues to better understand the impact this policy has on applicants to the university.
When: Thursday, January 31st, 3:45 p.m.
Where: Hagfors 150A
Popcorn and beverages provided. Optional questions, comments, and discussion following the film.
Please RSVP here: https://goo.gl/forms/ukZaZ8UxMshvxviG2
Watch the preview here!
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Each year, Augsburg University’s Staff Senate hosts a special event where staff are recognized for years of service, completion of the Diversity and Inclusion certificate program, and outstanding contributions to the campus community. The event includes refreshments and light hors d’oeuvres as well as a “candy bar.”
2019 Staff Appreciation Program
Thursday, March 7
3–4:30 p.m. | Foss Center, Hoversten Chapel
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Internationally prominent Jane Austen scholar (and Augsburg alum) Devoney Looser will give a scintillating presentation on Austen Tuesday February 5th at seven PM in Hagfors 150. Professor Looser, Foundation Professor of English at Arizona State University, is the author of The Making of Jane Austen, a Guggenheim Fellow, and a National Endowment for the Humanities Public Scholar. She will be available for conversation and a book signing after the lecture. Refreshments will be served. This event is sponsored by the Augsburg English Department.
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Auggies: Join the Water you Drinking Challenge!
This 4 week online challenge is designed to help you feel better, look younger and have more energy. On top of that, by drinking enough water you can support your body in naturally maintaining or losing weight.
-Challenge Dates: February 4 – March 1, 2019 (4 weeks)
-Challenge GOAL: To be more intentional about drinking water – ideally 8 glasses or more, depending on your body. The focus will also be to reduce the consumption of sugary beverages
– We recognize that 8 glasses might be 7 glasses more than some are already drinking, so encourage smart water consumption throughout the challenge. That means listening to your body and, ideally, consuming more than you did previously.
-Each week of the challenge you will be asked to tally your total glasses of water consumed and complete a short check-in. Completion of check-ins will verify your participation in the challenge
Interested participants: Register at link below! The deadline to register is Thursday, January 31. On February 1st, you will receive your program packet via email along with a tracking log for you to keep up with the challenge. Each week, you will receive an email from NFP, our benefit’s broker and the challenge administrator, providing education and inspiration.
Don’t miss out on this exciting challenge that can help you jump-start your year with energy!
Water Challenge Registration
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The Center for Global Education and Exchange is hosting a focus group to help us develop new brochures for our study centers! We want to hear your opinions on study abroad/away brochure design and information. What would be helpful to know? What styles are most eye-catching?
This event is open to all students- even if you haven’t studied abroad/away, you are welcome to attend. We will have bagels and coffee for attendees
Join us Monday, February 4th, 10-11a.m., in the Marshall Room.
Please RSVP by Friday, February 1st: https://goo.gl/forms/WBaDdoC9yeYCZR3h1
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Food from 8 different West Bank restaurants will be served at the annual Multicultural Dinner at the Brian Coyle Community Center, 420-15th Avenue South this Thursday (January 31st) from 5-7pm. Cultural dance, spoken word and music will also be part of this great event. No charge. All are welcome!
Sponsored by many neighborhood partners including Augsburg University.
For more information or to volunteer at this event, please contact Mary Laurel True, firstname.lastname@example.org
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Calling all witches and wizards! Augsburg Music Theater Club is hosting a Harry Potter trivia night with food, drinks, and entertainment. So get your team together and join us February 8th at 7 in the Student Lounge for a night of fun!