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Has anyone seen a couple of checks from either Steve Young or the Blast? A customer sent in payment before Memorial Day for his field rental, but we have not received it yet and as of yesterday, the checks have not been cashed. Please let me know if you have any information at x1504. Thanks!
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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: VOALC@augsburg.edu or 612-330-1403
If you would like more information about the conference, contact Tom Morgan: firstname.lastname@example.org or 612-330-1773
Don’t miss out on this unique opportunity to explore leadership through the lens of vocation!
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Lyle Nyberg (Biology, Chemistry, and Mathematics) was named a Fulbright finalist. He will spend the next year studying malaria in Zambia.
With six Fulbright finalists for 2018-2019, Augsburg sets a new record for successful applicants.
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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.
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 email@example.com
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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
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Augsburg students Kitana Holland and Erika Idrovo-Cuesta awarded U.S. Department of State’s Gilman International Scholarship to study abroad!
The U.S. Department of State is pleased to announce that Kitana Holland and Erika Idrovo-Cuesta from Augsburg University are selected to receive the prestigious Benjamin A. Gilman International Scholarship to study or intern abroad this fall 2018. Both students are seniors; Kitana is majoring in Sociology, while Erika is majoring in Political Science/Public Policy. They will both be studying this fall on CGEE’s own semester program in Namibia: Nation Building, Globalization and Decolonizing the Mind.
Gilman Scholars receive up to $5,000 to apply towards their study abroad or internship program. The Gilman scholarship supports American undergraduate students of limited financial means to study or intern abroad and, since 2001, has enabled more than 24,000 outstanding Americans of diverse backgrounds to engage in a meaningful educational experience abroad. The program has successfully broadened U.S. participation in study abroad, while emphasizing countries and regions where fewer Americans traditionally study. The Gilman Program is sponsored by the U.S. Department of State’s Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs and is supported in its implementation by the Institute of International Education (IIE).
Since 2008, fifty four Augsburg students have received Gilman scholarships, totaling $214,000.