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Looking for a summer class to take? Interested in improving your skills as a discussion participant and leader? The 29th annual Paideia Institute, July 23 – 27, 2018, will explore the question “Beauty Is. . . ?” This timely and timeless concept will be interrogated through seminar discussions on a variety of genres. Coaching activities will develop participants’ skill in facilitating democratic discussions in educational or professional settings.
UNDERGRADUATE STUDENTS: INS 255-A: Paideia Approach: Thinking, Talking, and Reading is a 4 credit course that includes the Paideia Institute, or EDC 498 Independent Study for 2 Credits. Register online through Records and Registration.
GRADUATE STUDENTS: ECS 543 can be taken for either 2 or 4 graduate semester credits and can be counted as an elective course in the MAE program. This course is not offered through the college Records and Registration site. Contact Rachel Lloyd at email@example.com to register.
FACULTY, STAFF, & COMMUNITY: The Paideia Institute welcomes all interested community members. For participants not seeking credits, there is a reduced professional development rate. Register directly at the Paideia Institute website.
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Tickets are FREE for our Augsburg community including students, faculty and staff. Please reserve tickets before the end of this spring semester!
Our 30th Annual Nobel Peace Prize Forum will take place at Augsburg University on September 13-15, 2018, where we will celebrate Nobel Peace Prize laureates.
This year the Forum is honoring the work of President Juan Manuel Santos of Colombia (2016 laureate) and the International Campaign to Abolish Nuclear Weapons (ICAN) (2017 laureate).
This year’s theme “The Paradox of Peace” will include plenaries, keynotes and breakout sessions related to tensions between conflict and reconciliation, between justice and forgiveness, between hope and fear, and will highlight the laureates’ successful accomplishments navigating these paradoxes.
September 13: Community Action Workshops/Dialogues
September 14: Honoring the work of President Santos — all classes will take place at the Nobel Peace Prize Forum
September 15: Honoring the work of ICAN
In the coming weeks, our interns are scheduled to visit classrooms to share updates about the Forum and assist with any questions regarding the ticketing process. We invite faculty members who are interested in such a visit, to contact Camila Payan at email@example.com, to reserve a time and date. In addition, Frankie Shackelford, Professor Emerita of Norwegian (firstname.lastname@example.org), is available to assist with finding connections between the Forum content and courses scheduled for fall semester.
Please visit our website for more information regarding the upcoming event at peace.augsburg.edu. Registration can also be placed via tickets.augsburg.edu
Questions regarding ticketing should be directed to Jami Kadolph at email@example.com
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The Center for Teaching and Learning is looking for two faculty members interested in serving as CTL Fellows. CTL Faculty Fellows assist the CTL Director in designing and organizing programs with the goal of enhancing teaching and learning at Augsburg. Fellows are also eligible for additional travel funds to spend on professional development. Nominations, both self and of your peers, should include a brief statement addressing why you would like (or why you are nominating your colleague) to serve as a CTL Fellow. Please submit all nominations to email@example.com by noon, April 13th.
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FOUR DAYS IN MAY
Presented by Augsburg University Center for Teaching and Learning
May 8-11 CTL is hosting a large variety of opportunities for both professional development and community building! Join us for a variety of engaging discussions and workshops.
Full event schedule and descriptions available:
Which sessions will you attend?
Questions? Visit our website or contact us at email@example.com
RSVP for the sessions that interest you!
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Join us for the Faculty Scholarship Display on Friday, April 27 from 11:45 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. in the Foss Atrium, prior to the Faculty Recognition Luncheon.
Faculty interested in displaying their scholarship should RSVP in advance of the event (and no later than April 20) at the link below. Questions may directed to John Zobitz (email@example.com) or Nishesh Chalise (firstname.lastname@example.org). All participating faculty should arrive by 11:30 a.m. to set up.
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Interested in Latin America? Augsburg has two semester study abroad programs available in the region.
Take General Education courses, take Spanish courses, live with host families, and travel!
Central America (three country program: Guatemala, Costa Rica, and Nicaragua): http://studyabroad.augsburg.edu/?go=CentralAmerica
Applications are open until April16th for the fall 2018 semester.
Learn more about study abroad