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From Twin Cities PBS, Out North: MNLGBTQ History explores the untold past of Minnesota’s lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer community and celebrates the strides the state has made since the gay liberation movement began in the 1970s.
Across the Twin Cities and Greater Minnesota, people will be gathering on October 16th to watch Out North for the very first time.
Join Augsburg University & KFAI Community Radio for a night of film, fun, and conversation! Popcorn and non alcoholic beverages will be provided.
Mon, October 16, 2017
8:00 PM – 10:00 PM CDT
Co-sponsored by Augsburg LGBTQIA Student Services, KFAI Community Radio and Augsburg Sabo Center for Democracy and Citzenship.
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Augsburg Total Wellness is pleased to announce an information session on the topic of retirement planning. Join TIAA for a presentation titled Tomorrow in Focus: Saving for Your Ideal Retirement
Join us to understand the benefit of time, recognize essential features of retirement investments, and learn how to create or modify your retirement plan. This session is informative to all ages, where ever you might be in the planning stages of your retirement.
When: October 17 from 12:00 – 1:00 p.m.
Where: Marshall Room
Bring your own lunch, bring a colleague, and take some time to grow toward your financial wellness in retirement!
For questions, contact Nicole at firstname.lastname@example.org
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Howling Bird Press, the Augsburg MFA program’s student-run publishing house, will participate at the 2017 Twin Cities Book Festival at the State Fairgrounds on Saturday, October 14, 10a-5p. The Twin Cities Book Festival is not only the largest and most important literary gathering in the Upper Midwest, it is the annual get-together for the Twin Cities’ devoted literary community. This FREE, day-long festival brings people together to celebrate our vibrant literary culture. Look for us there!
Twin Cities Book Festival
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Located in Anderson Music Hall, Choir Room M3 at 1pm.
As a part of Augsburg University Homecoming Week, on Saturday, October 14th, Auggie Talks are hosted around campus.
All are welcome to join Auggie Talk: Auggies in Music Theatre!! Featuring presentations by Ivey Award winning composer Aaron Gabriel ’99, Brian Halaas ’08 Director of Conference Programming at Arts Midwest, Vocalist Krista Costin, and Augbsurg Music Faculty and College Organist Sonja Thompson. Brian, Aaron, Krista and Sonja will help to resurrect some of the history of the Music-Theater club on-campus and share where their journeys and lives in the arts have led.
Auggie Talks are free and open to the public.
Please contact Briana Ekstrom or Kandra Rudelius Palmer with any questions.
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The North Star STEM Alliance invites STEM students to attend the Summer Opportunities Preview.
Date: Thursday, October 19
Time: 5-7 PM
Location: UMN – Weisman Art Museum
Research and internship programs will present an overview of what opportunities are available for summer 2017.
Attend when you can! Interested in walking over with other Augsburg students? Let us know by writing to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Co-sponsored by NOBCChE, NSBE, SHPE.
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Students of all majors have the opportunity to study abroad/away in spring semester 2018!
**Programs around the world, and in the USA
**Stay on track to graduate by taking a full load of courses that fulfill your major or minor requirements, as well as electives. ALL programs fulfill Augsburg Experience!
**Use your full financial aid package to help pay for your semester abroad/away, and apply for additional study abroad scholarships!
**Build your professional and intercultural skills while having a once-in-a-lifetime experience!
**Take advantage of internship and research opportunities abroad!
**Most programs are in English!
Learn more by visiting our website and stopping by the Study Abroad/Away office in Oyate Commons, in the lower level of Christensen Center. Talk to our student advisers who’ve been abroad, or schedule an appointment with our staff advisers to explore your options!
Search programs and apply online here!
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Spend your spring break in Mexico and earn 4 credits!!!
On the spring break program, Indigenous Social Activism in Chiapas, Mexico, you will meet with and learn about various Indigenous people’s approaches to social activism, learn about Indigenous cosmology and spirituality, Indigenous sovereignty or autonomy, and Indigenous cooperative/businesses and educational systems.
You can choose one 4-credit course to take on this program:
AIS 305 – Indigenous Issues of the Americas (elective course)
AIS 490 – Indigenous Issues of the Americas (Keystone course)
CCS 295 – Topics: Global Crossroads & Indigenous Resistance in Chiapas, Mexico (meets requirement for CCS major of one travel seminar and an elective, OR general elective for non-majors)
SPA 495 – Topics: Global Crossroads & Indigenous Resistance in Chiapas, Mexico (meets requirement for one culture class or one elective (for the SPA major or minor))
This program also fulfills the Augsburg Experience requirement!
APPLICATIONS are DUE NOVEMBER 1. Visit the Study Abroad/Away office in the Christensen Center to learn more, or speak with an adviser. You can also visit our website for full program information, pricing, and to start an application.
Get full program details and application information here!
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Less than one week until DJ Demers is on campus!
Award winning and nationally known comedian DJ Demers is coming to campus! DJ has been on America’s Got Talent and on Conan O’Brien, and is making a stop on his 30 day college tour at Augsburg.
When: Thursday, October 19th, 2017
Where: Hoversten Chapel – Foss Center
Tickets: Free – just show up
For More Information: http://www.djdemers.com/here-to-hear-tour/
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Let’s fill the chapel, Auggies!
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Film majors and any Augsburg students interested in majoring/minoring in film are invited to a film open house! It’s a chance for you to mingle with your peers, catch up with your favorite professors, check-out some of our new equipment, and learn about the department if you are not a film major/minor but are interested. The open house will be held Oct. 18th from 11am-12pm in Foss 171, the media lab, and the edit suite. There will be snacks and some freebies.
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Feeling haunted by the Halloween spirit? Call your friends and make a short horror film this fall! Augsburg University students are invited to submit their short films with spooky/scary content to be screened at the Augsburg Student Spooky Film Festival, hosted by Augsburg Art Club. The free screening will be held in Sateren Auditorium on Wed. October 25th, with popcorn and candy available. You will be able to vote on your favorite films at the end of the screening, and the filmmaker with the highest voted film will receive a prize. The time limit for films is 10 minutes, and films can be submitted by uploading a high-quality version of your work to Google Drive and then sharing it with firstname.lastname@example.org. Contact email@example.com or firstname.lastname@example.org with any questions!
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Our final Vice President for Enrollment Management candidate will be on campus Monday, Oct. 16. The open forum is from 12:45 to 1:45 p.m. in the Marshall Room. The remote access link will be posted in A-mail Monday morning.
The candidate’s resume and cover letter are available via these links (you must be logged in to access):
After the open forum, please use the link below to provide feedback on the Oct. 16 Open Forum with VP for Enrollment Management Candidate C: http://augsburg.az1.qualtrics.com/jfe/form/SV_083CV0zsDFTtssR
The feedback form for the Oct. 16 open forum session will be available as of Monday morning, Oct. 16, and will close at 5 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 17.