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Join the Focused Conversation this afternoon in person or via remote access. Vice President for Institutional Advancement Heather Riddle will discuss how endowments work and the efforts underway to grow Augsburg’s endowment, which currently is valued at around $40 million.
If you cannot attend today, Heather will facilitate a second session tomorrow at 12:30 pm., also in the Marshall Room.
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Two additional candidates for the vice president for Enrollment Management position are scheduled for on-campus visits on Tuesday, October 10, and Monday, October 16.
Both candidates will present in an open forum in the Marshall Room from 12:45 to 1:45 p.m. on those dates. See the Inside Augsburg calendar for links to add those sessions to your calendars.
Watch for A-mail posts at the end of this week and the end of next week with links to the candidates’ credentials and to the survey to collect feedback from campus community members after the open forum sessions.
The search committee will collect all the feedback and make a recommendation to President Pribbenow by October 20 about the three finalist candidates.
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A group of students and staff members are collecting gently used clothes to sell at the Taste of Augsburg. All proceeds will go to aiding in hurricane relief in both Texas and Florida. There are collection boxes in the StepUP office and in the Campus Ministry Office. If you have questions please feel free to email Owen at email@example.com or Thenedra at firstname.lastname@example.org
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Come stop by the Cedar Room for the Pre-Dental Club meeting this Wednesday (10/4) during Chapel time. We will have a presentation from the Physician Advocacy Network Twin Cities Medical Society about tobacco prevention. Join us!
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Coffee and Conversations: Norway Edition
Explore Your Relationship to Social Justice while Studying Abroad in Norway
Friday, October 6
8:30 – 9:30am
Augsburg Room, Christensen Center
Join the study abroad office for coffee and conversation about HECUA’s “The New Norway” program. Come grab a cup of coffee and some refreshments while learning about study abroad in Norway with the HECUA program director, Alex Bielicki.
The HECUA Norway program provides students the opportunity to deeply explore globalization, identity, and the politics surround nationality and immigration. The program is place-based, experiential learning paired an interdisciplinary internship.
All students, faculty, staff, advisors, or community members interested in learning more about Norway are welcome to stop by for all or part of the hour.
Topics we’ll cover:
• HECUA study abroad general Information
• The New Norway themes, projects, and overall outline
• Program internship sites, past student experiences, and potential projects
• General Information about why Norway is a beneficial place for students to study away
Feel free to come with questions and ideas! We look forward to seeing you!
Learn more about the HEUCA Norway program
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Are you curious about possibilities of future graduate level theological study? Join us for Seminary and Divinity Day on Thursday, October 26.
A group of Auggies will travel to Gustavus Adolphus College on the 26th to gather with students from other colleges and representatives from ~22 Seminary and Divinity Schools around the country for this special day of vocational reflection conversations! The theme for the day is from Psalm 119:125, “I am your Servant, Give me Discernment.”
Whether you’re 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.
This event is free, and lunch and transportation to Gustavus Adolphus College will be provided through the Christensen Center for Vocation. We will leave Augsburg at 8:00 am and return around 4:00 pm.
REGISTER BY CLICKING THE LINK BELOW! Note that the last day to register is Friday, October 20.
For more information, visit our website at http://www.augsburg.edu/ccv/
Come with us to contemplate how you are stewarding God’s call for you in the world!
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Mondays, 12:30 – 1:40 PM or 3:10 – 4:20 PM
Marshall Room, Christensen Center
Similar content will be presented in each time period (12:30 or 3:10).
Pick whichever time works best for you.
Workshops are open to all interested students.
Join us this Monday!
Monday, Oct 9: “Creating Effective LinkedIn Profiles & Advanced LinkedIn Search Tips” [Augsburg Career & Internship Services]
Presentation by Emily Reinert, Assistant Director of Career and Internship Services (Strommen Center).
Monday, Oct 23 Identifying Graduate Opportunities [URGO]
Monday, Oct 30 Crafting Compelling Personal Statements [URGO]
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The director of the film, “Open Sesame: The History of Seeds” M. Sean Kaminsky, will be here from NYC to show his film and speak on a panel with 2 Augsburg students who have worked with Dream of Wild Health on seed saving efforts this past year. https://www.opensesamemovie.com
Tuesday, October 10th
Science #123-Augsburg University
Thank you to Professor Christina Erickson and Batalden funding, Professor Jacqui deVries, the Seward Co-op, the Organic Consumers Association, and the Sabo Center for making this event possible.
(2) $20 gift cards from the Seward Co-op will be raffled off at the culmination of the panel.
Snacks will be provide by the Campus Kitchen!
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On Tuesday, October 24, as part of the 500th Anniversary of the Reformation series, we are excited to have Mary Lowe, associate professor of Religion at Augsburg University, lecture on: Martin Luther on the Body, Our Bodies, and the Body of Creation.
Martin Luther wrote, “There are three elements in a human, the body, the soul, and the spirit.” Many of today’s complex issues involve our bodies and the body of creation: climate change, gender and sexuality, abuse, and deforestation, etc.
Professor Lowe will introduce Luther’s perspectives on bodies and creation and examine how—even today—his theology can help us better understand and address these embodied challenges.
This event is free and open to the public, and will take place in Hoversten Chapel from 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm and will include a discussion and a reception.
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Heritage Day with Mary Lowe
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Join us this morning in chapel at 11:30 am for the first of the Reformation Series. We will have a Martin Luther Hymn Sing with readings. Sonja Thompson, University Organist, will share about her trip this past summer to Wittenberg, Germany. Hoversten Chapel, Foss Center.