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John Zobitz will give next EDTalk

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Mark your calendar for the next EDTalk on December 5th. John Zobitz will speak on “Data Visualization as an Ethical Act”. This presentation will showcase visualizations spanning from the 19th century to today and beyond.

Zoom Link: Meeting ID 987-896-017

EDTalks take place in Hagfors 151 just prior to the faculty meetings. See the CTL website for the more information, as well as a link to the last EDTalk.

Wednesday, December 5th | EDTalk with John Zobitz | 3:20-3:35 pm, HC 151


Scholarships and early registration discount for River Semester

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We are pleased to announce that, due to the generous support of the Pentair Foundation, there will again be scholarships for students on the 2019 River Semester. Scholarships will be awarded on a first-come, first-serve basis and range from $500 – $3,000. All students are encouraged to apply, with award amounts based on strength of the application, financial need, and for underrepresented students in the STEM fields. Students who complete their application before Dec. 15th receive a $500 early registration discount. Visit the Augsburg Abroad website or office for more information or to start your application.

River Semester Application

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Last Day to Apply for Midco Scholarship Program

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The Midco Scholars Program is a partnership between Midcontinent Communications (Midco) and Augsburg University which provides opportunities for underrepresented students to explore a career in business/IT and gain relevant work experience. This semester, up to 4 students will be selected to become Midco Scholars. Each Scholar will take part in monthly professional development workshops, receive a $2,500 scholarship, and will also have the opportunity to apply for a competitive full-time Summer 2019 internship with Midco, either in their Sioux Falls, SD or Edina, MN offices. (Internships will more likely take place in Sioux Falls, so applicants should be available to live in Sioux Falls for the summer – housing is available).

Ideal candidates for the Midco Scholars Program will:
-Be a Junior in good standing at Augsburg (strong applications from Sophomores will be considered)
-Have a major or minor in MIS, Computer Science, Mathematics, Finance, Accounting, Marketing, Data Analytics or other business related fields
-Be authorized to work in the United States for the duration of a summer internship and provide documents to verify work authorization

Underrepresented students, including students of color, low-income (Pell Grant eligible/Dream Grant eligible), and/or first generation college students are highly encouraged to apply.

Interested students should review the following link for more information and to apply: Applications are due today, Monday, November 26th.

Any questions please contact Janet Morales ( or 612-330-1792)

Midco Scholars Application

Event Announcements

DPS Staff Update Presentation & Trainings

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Wednesday, December 5 | 1–2 p.m.
Christensen Center, Marshall Room

Scott Brownell, director of public safety and risk management, will be leading a 45 minute presentation on the Department of Public Safety. He’ll be discussing:

• 2018 Annual Security Report
• Campus Trends
• Parking Updates
• CampusShield Safety App
• Q&A


DPS is also hosting two Discussion and Trainings on Active Threats for faculty and staff focusing on prevention, mitigation, and response preparedness for active threats.

Wednesday, November 28 | 8:30 to 10 a.m.
Christensen Center, Marshall Room

Thursday, November 29 | 2 to 3:30 p.m.
Oren Gateway Center, Room 100


2 sessions – Discussion and training on active threats

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For faculty and staff: Prevention, Mitigation, and Response Preparedness for active threats. Scott Brownell, Director, Public Safety. Includes presentation, video, and discussion.

Offered two times
Wed., Nov. 28, 8:30am to 10:00am, Christensen Center, Marshall Room
Thursday, Nov. 29, 2-3:30 pm, OGC 100

Advent Vespers – Space still available on Thursday & Friday. (Saturday Full)

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Reserve your spot at Advent Vespers TODAY. This is one of the largest Advent & Christmas celebrations in the Twin Cities – Don’t miss out!

11/29, Thursday Dress Rehearsal – 8 p.m.
11/30, Friday Services – 5 & 8 p.m.
12/1, Saturday Services – 2 & 5 p.m. (FULL)

– Stop by the Christensen Center Welcome Desk
– Stop by the Music Office
– Reserve online

Tickets are free (a goodwill donation will be taken at the door)
Free shuttles are available from Augsburg to Central Lutheran Church

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