Public Safety and Facilities Announcements
Teaching and Learning
Keeping Track of Auggies
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Xcel Energy completed the final electricity connection to the Hagfors Center last week, and the new gas meters have been installed (with gas connection expected in the next week or so). Meanwhile, construction work continues both inside the building and throughout the site. This week’s update includes information and photos about the following:
Power connection work on the west side of Oren Gateway
East side exterior seating
West side grading
Interior drywall installation progress
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Writing assignments are due in the summer, too, and tutors in the Writing Lab can help any Augsburg student with any writing task. The Augsburg Writing Lab is now open with reduced hours during the summer. Hours through the end of SS II are Tuesdays and Wednesdays, 4 – 6:30 p.m. There is also an online option for students who can not be on campus. Please contact Kathryn Swanson, English Department, if you have any questions.
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Applications for the 2017-18 AugSTEM Program are due June 15, 2017.
The AugSTEM program is designed to support Augsburg juniors and seniors who wish to pursue a career in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics. Funded by the National Science Foundation (NSF DUE-1565060), AugSTEM Scholars receive scholarships of $5,000, $7,500 and $10,000 per student per year. (Differences in award amounts correspond to levels of financial need.) Scholars also become a part of the STEM community at Augsburg with opportunities for summer research, faculty mentoring, and career development.
– Enrolled full-time in a STEM major (biology, biopsychology, chemistry, computer science, environmental studies, mathematics, or physics)
– Within 5 semesters of graduating as of Fall 2017 (plan to graduate with STEM major from Augsburg by Fall 2019 or earlier).
– Major GPA of 3.0 or higher
– U.S. citizen, national, or permanent resident
– Demonstrate financial need via FAFSA
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All are welcome to join the Community Ramadan Iftar co-sponsored by CAIR MN, Augsburg College, Bethany Lutheran Church, Seward Co-op and the Seward Neighborhood Group.
This event will take place on Monday, June 19th, 8:00 p.m.-10:00 p.m. at Bethany Lutheran E. 2511 Franklin. Join us for an evening meal with friends and neighbors.
If you are willing to help serve the meal or clean up afterward, please let Mary Laurel True know at firstname.lastname@example.org.
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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:
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: firstname.lastname@example.org or 612-330-1773
Don’t miss out on this unique opportunity to explore leadership through the lens of vocation!
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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 firstname.lastname@example.org.
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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: firstname.lastname@example.org to get more details or to schedule an appointment time.