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All are welcome to this next installment in the “Speaking of Scholarship” series featuring Professor Bill Green, recipient of the 2017 Distinguished Contributions Award in Scholarship. Professor Green has published articles, op-ed pieces, and book chapters on history, law, and education, and he has published two books on race and civil rights in Minnesota history – A Peculiar Imbalance in Early Minnesota: 1837-1869, and Degrees of Freedom: The Origin of Civil Rights in Minnesota, 1865-1914, which won the 2016 Hognander Minnesota History Award. He is presently working on a history of Minnesota during the period of the Civil war and Reconstruction.
Speaking of Scholarship with Bill Green
Thursday, October 19
Co-sponsored by the Center for Teaching and Learning and the Christensen Center for Vocation.
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Mid-term is soon upon us, and the E-Learning Team would like to help you confirm that your Moodle gradebook setup aligns with the grading plan described in your syllabus. This way students will have an accurate sense of their progress, and you can provide grades though Moodle with confidence.
If you would like help with this or any other Moodle questions, please contact your LFC: Christy email@example.com; Nathan firstname.lastname@example.org; Eric email@example.com or the E-Learning Specialist: Bonnie firstname.lastname@example.org, and we would be glad to assist you.
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Augsburg faculty, you are invited to attend “Supporting and Thriving During Difficult Times” at the University of St. Thomas.
This event is intended to provide a time to connect, share, and build a conversation with other faculty about what we need, and how we can create restorative spaces for Faculty of Color and Indigenous Faculty.
FOR: Faculty of Color, Indigenous Faculty, and White allies from the twin cities
WHEN: Thursday October 26, 2017, 4:00 to 5:30
WHERE: McNeely 100, University of St. Thomas, St. Paul Campus
WHAT: Comments by Dr. Yohuru Williams (Dean, College of Arts and Sciences, University of St. Thomas) followed by facilitated discussion and networking/happy hour
~Beverages and light snacks will be served~
To attend: Please RSVP to Ann Johnson: firstname.lastname@example.org
If you have any questions, please contact Tim Pippert: email@example.com
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If you haven’t already visited the Writing Lab, it’s probably time to do so! More than 300 Auggies have already used the WL this semester. Writing Lab tutors await all students, grad and undergrad, and their written work – essays, applications, personal statements, creative writing. The Lab is located on the street level of Lindell Library and is just left of the circulation desk. No appointments are taken.
Here are the hours:
Mondays – 11:10–1:40 p.m., and 6:30–9:30 p.m.
Tuesdays – 12:30–3 p.m.; 3:30–6 p.m., and 7:30–10 p.m.
Wednesdays –11:10–1:40 p.m.; 3:30–6 p.m., and 6:30–9 p.m.
Thursdays – 12:30–3 p.m.; 3:30–6 p.m., and 7:30–10 p.m.
Fridays – 4–6:30 p.m.
Sundays – 5–8 p.m.
Any questions? Contact Kathryn Swanson, English.
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BOREN SCHOLARSHIP INFORMATION SESSION
Where: OGC 113
Date: Wednesday, November 1st
Time: 3:30 – 4:30
Hosted by: URGO and Study Abroad/Study Away
Come join URGO and Study Abroad/Study Away to learn about this spectacular opportunity for communications students to not only receive funding for study abroad and learn a less commonly taught language, but to start a career working on important national and international issues after graduation!
Boren Awards provide funding to U.S. undergraduate students (first years through seniors) to study less commonly taught languages in world regions critical to U.S. interests and underrepresented in study abroad: Africa, Asia, Central and Eastern Europe, Eurasia, Latin America and Middle East.
In exchange for the funding awardees work one year at a federal agency around issues of national security defined very broadly, such as sustainable development, environment, disease, migration and economic competitiveness as well as more traditional security concerns.
Awardees (who must be U.S. citizens) can be given up to:
$20,000/Academic year study abroad
$10,000/Semester study abroad
$8,000/Summer study abroad (only for STEM students)
Competitive applicants will generally have a GPA of 3.5 or higher.
Questions? Please contact URGO at firstname.lastname@example.org or x1446.