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Apply for Mayo Innovation Scholars Program

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Applications for Augsburg’s Mayo Innovations Scholar Program are now available on the URGO website! This program is highly competitive and is primarily designed for juniors and seniors.

What is MISP?
In the process of conducting research, Mayo Clinic scientists have developed new products that may be marketable. These products are submitted to the Mayo Clinic Office of Intellectual Property (OIP) for a thorough investigation of marketability. The OIP has a significant backlog of products to be investigated. One of the backlogged products or inventions is assigned to each MISP team for investigative research and formal presentation at Mayo Clinic.

Augsburg’s team will consist of an MBA student, 3 undergraduate science students, 1 undergraduate business/economics student, and a Licensing Manager from the Mayo Clinic OIP. The team will work together to understand the science and applications of the projects or innovations and analyze the market potential. Each undergraduate student on the team will receive $1,000. Teams will begin work during October and the final presentations will be in March.

To Apply:
Applications can be found on the URGO website. Completed applications must be submitted to by Thursday, September 20th. If you have any questions about the program, please contact us at, 612-330-1441, or stop in at Hagfors Center 101.

Southern College of Optometry Information Session

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URGO is hosting an informational session with Southern College of Optometry.

Tuesday, September 18th
12 pm
Hagfors Center 101

Optometrists are independent primary health care professionals who examine, diagnose, and treat diseases, injuries and disorders of visual systems; prescribe medications; and perform certain surgical procedures. Pre-health students interested in medicine are encouraged to attend. Contact Catherina Kipper at with any questions.

General Announcements

Education Department Open House

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Education Department Open House and Celebration of Minnesota Teacher of the Year Kelly Holstine (an Augsburg graduate!)
Monday, Sept 17th, 4:30-5:30 pm in
Oren Gateway 100 and Atrium

Please join us for camaraderie and celebration as we kick-off another school year! We will have food (pizza) and refreshments. This will be an opportunity to see old friends, meet new ones, and learn about upcoming opportunities as we start another school year together and build our community of learners. All are invited: students, faculty, staff, and friends of the Education Program.

An R.S.V.P to <> would be very helpful, but not required.

Open Ice

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Due to current construction in the Augsburg ice arena, open ice time is available for all students at the Highland Arena (800 Snelling Ave S, St Paul, MN 55116) from 4:20 to 5:20 p.m. The week of September 10th, the facility is reserved Monday and Wednesday for men’s open hockey, while Tuesday and Thursday will be for women’s open hockey. Until the completion of the rink, the M/W and T/Th schedule will alternate weekly between men’s open hockey and women’s open hockey. All students are welcome to participate and will need to provide their own gear (skates, helmet, pads, etc.).

Augsburg Intramurals- Sign Up TODAY

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Augsburg Intramural registration for Fall 2018 leagues is now open!! Get your team together for Soccer, Indoor Volleyball, or 3 on 3 basketball. Find the registration link on our Website. Contact with any questions.

Registration will close September 13th.

All leagues will begin the week of September 17th!

Study Abroad & Away Fair – TODAY in Christensen Center

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Come learn about the off-campus study programs available to Auggies!
Programs are available around the world as well as the USA, and range in length from 8 days to a whole year. There is something to fit every student!

Ask your questions, pick up program brochures, and discover global opportunities that are perfect for you!

Visit and talk to the various program representatives to enter the prize drawing! Win a Target or Amazon gift card, or a Fjällräven backpack!!!

Join us:
Wednesday, September 12, 10:00 – 2:00, Christensen Center

Learn More about Study Abroad & Away

ASM/Deck Manager Needed for The Arsonists

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Augsburg Theater Dept. is putting on a production of “The Arsonists” by Max Frisch, directed by Tony Award-winning Barbra Berlovitz and we are in need of a Deck Manager/ASM!

This role includes: working alongside the Stage Manager and Director managing rehearsals and performances. Responsible for obtaining/pulling rehearsal props, responsible for backstage elements of performances, run crew supervision, and more!

Please contact Michael Burden at or

Congressional Leadership Fund – Tabling

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Stop by the lobby of the Christensen Center on Thursday, September 13th from 10:00 am – 1:00 p.m.

The Congressional Leadership Fund is looking for students interested in politics and government for internship opportunities with our campaign office in the 3rd Congressional District. Interns with our campaign are involved at every level and gain invaluable knowledge about the democratic process while working to become adept communicators through hands on experience. Stop by our table! We are looking forward to meeting Auggies!

Sponsored by: Strommen Career & Internship Services

Thomson Reuters (TCI Solutions) -Tabling

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TCI Solutions (Innovative Business Solutions) will be on-campus tabling for Thomson Reuters Thursday, September 13th from 10:00 am -1:00 pm in the lobby of the Christensen Center. Stop by and visit with recruiters from TCI Solutions (recruiting consultants for Thomson Reuters). They will share information about the summer 2019 internships that are being offered.

Interviews Begin November 2018
Positions Offered in December 2018 (begin internships Summer 2019)

Students Majoring/Minoring in the following may apply
Information Technology (Computer Science, Management Information Systems)
Human Resources

Seeking Diverse Candidates who meet the following criteria
3.0+ GPA
Graduating in 2019 – 2020 (Seniors graduating Spring 2019 may apply, however, this is for a summer 2019 internship only)
Great Personality
Great Work Ethic
Excited to work for Fortune 500 Global Company

Sponsored by the Strommen Career & Internship Services — 612-330-1148

Metro Transit full academic year pass for new day students

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Attention new day first-years and transfer students: Metro Transit and Augsburg University are giving you a great deal on an all-you-can-ride transit pass. First-year and transfers students can purchase a year-long College Pass for just $150 – that’s a 55% discount!

Order your pass here before October 1, 2018:

College Passes can be used for unlimited bus and light rail rides all semester, meaning you’ll never have to worry about having money for a fare. When you’re not riding to school, you can use your College Pass to get to work, an internship run errands and explore the Twin Cities. Not a regular bus or train rider? No problem! Find all the places you can go using our trip planning tools. Learn more at

Important Details
The discounted passes will be available to purchase at the link above until October 1, 2018. After that, students can purchase a semester College Pass at the Bookstore for $115.00 (subsidized by Augsburg from $165.00)

Guaranteed Ride Home
Students who regularly ride transit to work or school are eligible for the Guaranteed Ride Home program, which reimburses a taxi, Uber or Lyft ride when you have to leave early or late unexpectedly. To learn more and register for this free program, visit

Event Announcements

Registration Amail: Nobel Peace Prize Forum Minneapolis

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Join us for the 2018 Nobel Peace Prize Forum Minneapolis on September 14 and 15, 2018.

The achievements of two Nobel Peace Prize laureates will be honored and celebrated: Colombia’s President Juan Manuel Santos and the International Campaign to Abolish Nuclear Weapons (ICAN). The program will explore the tensions between conflict and reconciliation, justice and forgiveness, hope and fear—paradoxes both laureates have successfully navigated over the last few years.

Free admission for faculty, staff, and students.

Remember that classes on Friday, September 14 will be held at the Forum. For more details visit the official Nobel Peace Prize Forum Minneapolis website:

Register for the event

Registration Open: Career & Internship Fair

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The Strommen Center would like to invite students to attend Augsburg’s 4th Annual Career and Internship Fair on Thursday, September 27, 2018 from 3:00-5:30 pm in the Foss Center.

A lot of organizations do their recruiting for summer internships and entry-level positions (for spring graduates) in September and October. It might seem early but it’s a typical recruiting schedule for many organizations. We expect over 36 employers to attend so don’t miss this great opportunity!

Register and view a complete list of employers through Handshake ( You can also register for one of our 20-minute prep sessions listed on the events page. Attending a prep session will help you to be more confident and successful at the job fair. Dress Business Professional.

For questions email or call 612-330-1148


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