Public Safety and Facilities Announcements

Summer Campus Projects

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Progress continues on the following campus projects:
• I-94 sound wall upgrade work has begun on the West side of campus, work on walls began on 20th Ave and will continue to Lot L. This project is expected to be completed mid-July. Parking will be affected in areas along the project.
• Kennedy Center Athletic offices on 2nd floor are being remodeled to add several new offices. Work is expected to be completed by May 31.
• Ice Arena remodel project: Both ice surfaces are being replaced. This project is underway and will be continuing until October 15. The North portion of Lot L is being utilized to stage dirt and equipment.
• Building signage upgrade projects are being done outside of Kennedy, Music Building, Christensen Center, Oren Gateway and the Foss Center. There may be some temporary sidewalk access problems around the projects as they progress.
If you have any questions or concerns regarding any of these projects please contact Bryan Massich at or 612-280-7447

Teaching and Learning

General Announcements

Commuter Student Locker Reservations

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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:

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

#AuggieCyclists bike ride May 24

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Hey cyclists, let’s ride again!

If you don’t have a bike, ask the library how to check one out from the bike loan program.

Thursday, May 24 starting at 4:30 PM.

Meet at the corner of 22nd Avenue South and South 7 1/2 street (corner of Murphy Square Park).

This is an open ride for anyone of any ability level.

There is not a route selected yet for this ride, I am open to suggestions.

Earn Extra Cash

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Participants needed for a psychology experiment on eye movements during reading.

Participants will view a series of paragraphs on a computer screen and locate grammatical errors in the passage using a computer mouse. A camera will track and record eye activity during the proofreading task.

Compensation: $5

Time commitment: 15 – 20 minutes

Requirements: Participants must be aged 18+, and have normal (or corrected-to-normal) vision

To participate, please contact Breanne Sande-Martin at

Participants Aged 60+ Needed for Paid Psychology Experiment

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We are seeking eligible participants who are 60 years of age or older to participate in a facial perception study on campus this summer. Participants will have their eye movements monitored by a specialized camera while making judgments about images of human faces. The study is expected to take 30 minutes, and eligible participants will receive $10 USD as compensation. If you, or someone you know, are 60 years of age or older, please contact for more information.

Somali Research Participants Needed: Share Your Story, Earn Movie Passes

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Calling all Somali American immigrants! Interested in participating in a new and exciting research opportunity? Read below to learn more about how you can participate. I am conducting research on the immigration and assimilation experiences of Somali immigrants and their descendants and I’m inviting you to participate because you identify as a Somali immigrant or are descended from those born in Somalia.

Assimilation: The process of adapting or adjusting to the culture of a group or nation.

Goal: To tell our stories! There is limited research on our immigration experiences, we deserve to be heard! Let’s show the world our resilience and showcase our amazing achievements.

Benefits: Summer movie gift passes!
And a chance to tell your story, research will be presented at the University of California Los Angeles McNair Conference summer 2018!

How you can participate: Please contact me via email to set up interview dates and times. Please leave your name and number or other form of contact information. Participants must be available to partake in a 1-hour survey interview via in person or online platforms such as Skype or Face Time.

Please share with your friends and families

Contact Information:

Event Announcements

Garden Lunch Tuesday, May 22

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The Campus Kitchen team is pleased to open up our garden for the summer this Saturday! As a way to celebrate, and bring more people into our garden, we are planning a lunch outing for all Augsburg University folks sticking around this summer.

We would like to invite you to have lunch with us on Tuesday May 22 at 11:30 in the community garden. This will be a BYOL (bring your own lunch) event. We would love to have you attend!

Norway and USA’s Constitutions: A Historic Perspective

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Augsburg University’s, Norway Hub, in partnership with the Royal Norwegian Honorary Consulate General, will host the following seminar, Historic Perspectives on Norway and USA’s Constitutions, on Tuesday, May 29, from 11 a.m. – 12 p.m. in Oren Gateway Center 100.
We invite you all to register for this free event that will provide a historic perspective on the two constitutions including shared influences and legacies. Speakers are Bård Thorheim, political advisor to the Norwegian Minister of Foreign Affairs, as well as Bård Frydenlund, historian and director at Eidsvoll 1814.

Any questions should be sent to Bettine (

Velkommen skal du være!

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Register for the 2018 Vocation Conference

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Augsburg Faculty and Staff:
You are invited to attend the twenty-fourth annual Vocation of a Lutheran College Conference at Augsburg University from Monday, July 16 to Wednesday, July 18.
Each year, five faculty members from each of the ELCA Colleges come together to explore the distinct roles that they play in higher education. One of the benefits being the host site is that we have the option of inviting more than five people to attend. This year’s theme is “Civil Discourse in a Fragmented and Multi-Religious Society.”
The conference will begin with an opening session at 5 pm followed by a dinner at 7:00 pm on July 16 and conclude by 1:00 pm on July 18.
Register and learn more on the conference website:
Vocation of a Lutheran College Conference
If you have questions about registration, contact Jasmira Colon: or 612-330-1403
If you would like more information about the conference, contact Tom Morgan: or 612-330-1773
Don’t miss out on this unique opportunity to explore leadership through the lens of vocation!

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