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Congratulations to Rachel Malchow Lloyd of the Education Dept.

submitted by loewenso@augsburg.edu

Dr. Lloyd was an editor and author in a recently released publication from The Network for Excellence in Teaching. This major work will provide educators, from PK-12 and in higher education, a practical and well-researched guide to both learn and implement research-based best practices in working with our current and future students and teachers. Available now through the link: https://www.nextdigitalhandbook.org/

https://www.nextdigitalhandbook.org/

General Announcements

$10 Target gift card to participate in lower back and physical activity research

submitted by langem@augsburg.edu

“Dear Augsburg Students, Faculty, and Staff, you are invited to participate in a research study on Lower back pain, Physical Education participation, and Physical Activity Levels in Urban Midwest University students, faculty and staff. You will be asked to fill out a one-time survey and participate in a fitness assessment (sit and reach test and YMCA 3 minute step test). You will be compensated upon completion of the survey and testing with a $10 Target gift card.
Additionally, if you wish, you will be instructed to perform flexibility training for 6 weeks under the supervision exercise science students at Augsburg. There will be compensation for follow up visits ($5 Target gift card each time). If you are interested e-mail langem@augsburg.edu or dockterk@augsburg.edu and we will explain to you the next steps. ”

Summer course in Project Management open to faculty and staff for audit or credit

submitted by tuchten@augsburg.edu

MAL is offering a project management course this summer. It is open to students from all programs as well as faculty and staff. Any faculty or staff members who do not want credit can audit it for a reduced fee. If you have questions, contact Alan Tuchtenhagen at: tuchten@augsburg.edu

ML 599 | Re-imagining Leadership for 21st Century Projects

Successful project management is strongly correlated to good leadership of teams. Corporate, non-profit, and public sector projects are increasing in complexity requiring the close collaboration and coordination of disparate disciplines, organizations, and teams. This course will help you unpack the critical leadership skills needed to form and lead teams to optimal project outcomes using emotional intelligence, communication, conflict management, and clarity of strategic vision and purpose.
Instructor Mahad Ibrahim

Meeting Dates: Mondays | June 3, 10, 17, 24, July 8, 15, 22
Meeting Times: 6:00 PM – 9:45 PM

AugSTEM Scholars Program: Application deadline May 30, 2019

submitted by dores@augsburg.edu

Applications are now open for the 2019-20 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 2019
-Major GPA of 3.0 or higher
-U.S. citizen, national, or permanent resident
-Demonstrated financial need via FAFSA

Application deadline: May 30, 2019 at midnight.

(Check out the 2019-20 NSF Aspire Scholarship if you are 7 semesters away from graduating and/or have a major GPA of 2.75).

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/

Questions? Contact stem@augsburg.edu

2019-20 NSF Aspire Scholarship: Application deadline May 30, 2019

submitted by dores@augsburg.edu

Applications are now open for the 2019-20 NSF Aspire Scholarship. At Augsburg STEM majors include: biology, biopsychology, chemistry, environmental studies, physics, mathematics, and computer science.

Supports students pursuing a degree in STEM.
•Provides scholarships of $4,000 for the 2019-2020 academic year.
•Connects scholars with opportunities for career development.
•Open to current Augsburg students and incoming transfers.

Eligibility:
•Enrolled full-time in a STEM major (biology, biopsychology, chemistry, computer science, environmental studies, mathematics, or physics)
•Within 7 semesters of graduating
•Major GPA of 2.75 or higher
•U.S. citizen, national, or permanent resident
•Financial need as demonstrated by the FAFSA
•Pell or Minnesota State Grant eligible

Application deadline: May 30, 2019 at midnight.

Note: students who apply to the 2019-20 AugSTEM Scholars Program will automatically be considered for a 2019-20 NSF Aspire Scholarship.

For more information, go to: https://www.augsburg.edu/stem/nsf-aspire-scholarship/

Questions? Contact stem@augsburg.edu

Compensation to Participate in a Auggie Skate Test Research Proposal

submitted by hernandl@augsburg.edu

Dear Augsburg Students, Faculty, and Staff,
You are invited to participate in a research study on Predicting Maximal Oxygen Consumption with a Single Stage Auggie Skate Test. Research subjects are asked to be within 25-50 years old, healthy, active, moderately-fit male or female, and is a competent skater. You will be asked to complete a bruce protocol treadmill test to volitional fatigue and to return 48 hours later to complete a leisurely ice skating assessment. You will be compensated upon completion of each test with a $5 cash for a total of $10.
If you are interested e-mail hernandl@augsburg.edu

Event Announcements

Register for Vocation of a Lutheran College Conference

submitted by fieldl@augsburg.edu

Augsburg Faculty and Staff:

You are invited to attend the twenty-fifth annual Vocation of a Lutheran College Conference at Augsburg University from Monday, July 15 to Wednesday, July 17.

Each year, delegations 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 “Beyond Privilege: Engaging Diversity, Inclusion and Equity.”

The conference will begin with an opening session at 5 pm followed by a dinner at 7:00 pm on July 15 and conclude by 1:00 pm on July 17.

See a draft agenda and learn more on the conference website:
https://www.augsburg.edu/ccv/2019/04/23/2019-vocation-of-a-lutheran-college-conference/

If you have questions about registration, contact: VOALC@augsburg.edu or 612-330-1403

If you would like more information about the conference, contact Tom Morgan: morgan@augsburg.edu or 612-330-1773

Register for the 2019 Vocation of a Lutheran College Conference

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