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5 “Four Days in May” Sessions Offered Through ZOOM

submitted by pippert@augsburg.edu

If you’re not able to be on campus for “Four Days in May,” we have another option for you. The E-Learning Team has set up ZOOM for the following events:

Library Research Tools: May 8th, 2–3:15 p.m.
Portfolio Workshop: May 9th, 1–4:30 p.m.
Experiential Education: May 11th, 9–10:15 a.m.
Writing Effective Letters of Recommendation: May 11th, 9–10:15 a.m.
Teaching Sustainability: May 11th, 12:30–3:30 p.m.

Full descriptions as well as the ZOOM links can be found at http://inside.augsburg.edu/ctl/

General Announcements

Somali Community Members Needed – Earn $, Make a Difference

submitted by froehlic@augsburg.edu

The Minnesota Urban Debate League is a program of Augsburg University which provides academic competitive debate programming to 750 middle and high school students in the Twin Cities. Spring is the Somali Debate Initiative season, and we need judges.

We are seeking members of the Somali community to judge our Somali Debate Initiative students. Judges watch rounds, determine the winner, and provide feedback so students may improve their communication skills. No experience? Don’t worry. We’ll train you.

Judges are paid $55 per tournament.

We will have Somali Debate tournaments on the following dates:

May 9th, 2018
3:30-7 p.m.
Augsburg University

May 23rd, 2018
3:30-7 p.m.
Augsburg University

Interested judges should inquire at udlvolunteers@augsburg.edu for more info, and sign up at the link below:

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Apply to be an AugSem Student Leader

submitted by ricomec@augsburg.edu

Apply to be an AugSem Student Leader. We are looking for students who want to be peer mentors for first-year students in their AugSem class. Student Leaders work closely with faculty and students to ensure first-year students have a smooth transition to college. Applications can be found on Inside Augsburg under On-Campus Student Jobs.

AugSTEM Scholars Program: Application Deadline May 15, 2018

submitted by ricomec@augsburg.edu

Applications are now open for the 2018-19 AugSTEM Scholars Program.

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, 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.

Eligibility:

-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 2018
-Major GPA of 3.0 or higher
-U.S. citizen, national, or permanent resident
-Demonstrated financial need via FAFSA

Application deadline: May 15, 2018 at midnight.

Incoming community college transfer students and Augsburg students who began their college careers at community colleges are encouraged to apply as well as students who began at Augsburg.

For more information, go to: http://www.augsburg.edu/stem/augstem/

Faculty writing letters of reference in support of applicants can find the form at: https://goo.gl/forms/IylsIprLe1uhloLw1

Questions? Contact stem@augsburg.edu

Commuter Locker Reservations

submitted by aleshirn@augsburg.edu

Summer commuter students who are looking to reserve an on-campus locker can do so by sending a reservation request to Campus Activities and Orientation (CAO) using the following link:

https://docs.google.com/a/augsburg.edu/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSc43Cy93rao9ASocfpU_tpXdQhNfT2RwjzLzFFG_0lJoeW2bQ/viewform

Note: Summer 2018 lockers are reserved from Monday, May 7 2018 through Friday, August 17 2018

URGO recording graduate school acceptances of students and alumni

submitted by tetzlafa@augsburg.edu

As the advising office for graduate school applications, each year URGO records the names of students and alumni who have been accepted into graduate school programs.

If you are a student who has been accepted or a faculty/staff member who knows of a student’s acceptance that you are able to share, please send that information to urgo@augsburg.edu.

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