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URGO Summer Research Presentations – Tues. July 30th Morning Session

submitted by ryghs@augsburg.edu

Come hear summer researchers present their final projects! Free and open to the public!

10:30 am: STEM Fields – Kennedy 303A
Morgan Lange: Correlation between Chronic Lower Back Pain and Hamstring flexibility in faculty, staff, and students in an Urban Midwestern University
Katherine Dockter: Physical Education and Adulthood Levels of Physical Activity
Christopher Calland: Relationship Between Knee Biomechanics and Knee Injuries in D3 Football Players

10:30 am: STEM Fields – Kennedy 303B
Brent Chambers: Analysis of alcohol content and hops in beer
Isaac Tadé: Let your light shine: Radical polymerizations of dental polymers

URGO Summer Research Presentations – Tues. July 30th Afternoon Session

submitted by ryghs@augsburg.edu

Come hear summer researchers present their final projects! Free and open to the public!

1:00 pm: STEM Fields – Kennedy 303A
Ciashia Shiongyaj: Function of Daphnia magna’s First Antennae
Abigail Garofalo: Visualizing hedgehog gene expression in Daphnia magna using in situ hybridization
May Kamsheh: Manganese Toxicity on Cultured SH-SY5Y Cells

1:00 pm: STEM Fields – Kennedy 303B
Xueqing Su: A Numerical Power-Series Approach to Boundary-Value Eigenvalue Problems in the Context of Fluid Flows
Annabelle Arns: Real Life CSI: The Searle Pedestrian Throw Formula
Eric Bibelnieks: Energy Computation and its Minimization for Suction Vortices Modeled on a Cubic Lattice

2:15 pm: STEM Fields – Kennedy 303A
Samantha Marholtz: qPCR studies of hedgehog gene expression during Daphnia magna development with SYBR green
Yusra Darkazanli: Real-time PCR analysis of a Mn transporter gene in Human Neuroblastoma Cells
Bridget Wagner: Analyzing the structure and function of a Myth4/FERM Myosin in Tetrahymena thermophile
Jaweriyo Farah: Identifying the Localization and Function of Myosin 13 in Tetrahymena thermophila

2:15 pm: STEM Fields – Kennedy 303B
Jose-Raul Marcos-Cruz: Local field potential carry task-related information in a cognitive control task
Lorenzo Hernandez: Predicting Maximal Oxygen Consumption with a Single Stage Skate Test
Daniela Fragale: What’s the Fuss about Fuzz? Characterizing Trichome Density in MN-Native Strawberry Populations
Maxwell Banister: Putting sap suckers to the test: Identifying sustainable aphid resistance in the wild relatives of barley

URGO Summer Research Presentations – TODAY

submitted by ryghs@augsburg.edu

Come hear summer researchers present their final projects! Free and open to the public!

9:00 am: Social Sciences, Humanities and Arts – Kennedy 303A
Carrington Nowak: Sibling Rivals
Bridgette Boone: Creativity Through Abstraction: The Journey to Becoming an Artist
John Kipper: Race and Children’s Lit

10:15 am: Social Sciences, Humanities and Arts ¬¬– Kennedy 303A
Pachi Hang & Domenica Llerena: Engaging Diversity through Intergroup Dialogue
Allison Stein: The Healing Power of Horses: Equine Assisted Psychotherapy and Military Veterans
Linh Dao: Visualizing Community: Mapping public spaces in the era of Google Maps

10:30 am: STEM Fields – Kennedy 303B
Weston Schug: Kinetics of Peroxy Radicals Using a Flow-tube
Laura Kundel: A Swell Time with Polymers: Sustainable Organogels
Jade Fullerton: Pepto Bismol: Meant for Indigestion or Polymers?

1:00 pm: Social Sciences, Humanities, and Arts Fields – Kennedy 303A
Kylee Lokken: Autobiography Memory Specificity and its Relation to Interpersonal Problem Solving in Young Adults and Children
Anne Liners: “I Just Need Help with Grammar”: Patterning Error at a University Writing Center
Hannah Dyson: The Suffrage and Anti-Suffrage Movements in Minnesota

1:00 pm: STEM Fields – Kennedy 303B
Noah Aleshire: 3D Printing Food: An Exploration
Kei Heltemes: Voltage-Induced Ferromagnetism in Diamagnetic Fool’s Gold Using Electrolyte Gating
Megan McGlynn: Mechanical Properties of 2D Lipid Films
Arooba Shahid: Shape Analysis of Lipid Monolayer Domains

2:15 pm: Social Sciences, Humanities, and Arts Fields – Kennedy 303A
Molly Tengwall: Oklahoma!: The Impact of Changing Culture on a Broadway Classic

General Announcements

Free Produce All Summer – Now on Mondays

submitted by keenern@augsburg.edu

Campus Kitchen will be providing free produce to students, staff, and faculty all summer long! Come by the Christensen lobby between noon-3 every Monday for the rest of the Summer semester. Hope to see you there! We may close early if all produce has been given away for that week. Please Bring your own bags if you are able!!!

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Student Share Shop Opening this Fall – Looking for donations

submitted by keenern@augsburg.edu

Hey all,

Augsburg’s Environmental Stewardship Committee and Campus Cupboard are proud to announce a new student resource on campus: the student Share Shop. We are working towards opening this space in the sublevel of the old science building by Fall, 2019. To help us get started we are asking you—students, staff, and faculty at Augsburg—for some helpful donations.
Based off of a recent survey, here are some of the things we are looking for for the share shop:

– Household / dorm Repair (Spackle, Tool kits, poster putty)
– Recreational gear (sports equipment, out door games, hammocks, etc.)
– Office materials (calculators, sharpeners, staplers)
– First aid kits
– Twin XL sheets (new or washed)
– Weather related items (umbrellas, shovels, extra hats/scarves/mittens)
– Sewing/glasses repair kits
– Hot pots or rice cookers
– Cooking (Microwave, pots and pans, utensils, coffee makers)
– Board games, DVDs

Any donations are greatly appreciated and welcome, but please don’t feel obligated to donate. Donations can be brought to the Sabo Center located in the basement of Anderson Hall or to any of our other campus cupboard drop off locations in Foss Center and Christensen Center. We appreciate your time and consideration thank you in advance.

For more informations please feel free to email me: Keenern@augsburg.edu

Campus Share Shop at Augsburg, Check it Out

submitted by keenern@augsburg.edu

Members of the Environmental Stewardship Committee and Campus Cupboard are coming together to create a Campus Share Shop for the students of Augsburg! Our purpose is to create a space where students can check out goods they need, rather than purchasing new items. By doing this, we hope to:
-Reduce the consumption of material goods
-Reduce students’ costs
-Create a community space where students can take part in informal learning around sustainable practices and skill-sharing.

This is a project created by students for students, so we are reaching out to you to find out what you would want to see in the share shop. Please take a few minutes to take a short survey that will aid in creating a share shop that will properly serve the students of Augsburg.

Share Shop Student Survey Link Here

Laptop Scholarship

submitted by vangn10@augsburg.edu

Hi, my name is Ntsaisnag or China Vang and I am Miss Hmong American 1st Runner Up of 2019. I am a second-year at Augsburg University and I am currently undecided for my major, but I am exploring the sociology and psychology field. Within my first year, I found that having a laptop is very convenient because a lot of colleges now require you to go online and do assignments. I think that laptops are beneficial because its portable and during late nights when libraries are closed I was able to complete my assignments from the comfort of my dorm. That’s why I am giving away two laptops to help others achieve their goals.

Please spread the message and share this post!

Requirements:
-Must be enrolled in an institution in Minnesota
-Have proof of Enrollment or college transcript
-Must be a first year or second year for Fall 2019 – Spring 2020 (Undergraduate)

Deadline: August 30th, 2019 at 11:59 pm

Application here!

Augsburg support for uninsured students – The People’s Center

submitted by garvey@augsburg.edu

Augsburg is now working with the People’s Center to provide certain clinic services to students (all academic programs) who don’t have insurance for a $5 co-pay.

The People’s Center is located at 425 20th Avenue South, one block west from Augsburg, off Riverside Avenue.

➢ With a $5.00 co-pay, the following are available to Augsburg students who do not have insurance:
● Office visits for acute or chronic medical problems
● Annual physical exams – 1 per year
● Sexually transmitted diseases screening and lab work done at The People’s Center (lab diagnostics done outside of The People’s Center are not covered).
● X-rays performed at The People’s Center
● Tetanus immunization
● Lab tests performed at The People’s Center
● Tuberculosis skin test (Mantoux)
● Casts, crutches, splints, slings and ace bandages
● Allergy injections (prescription and supply must be provided by student)
● Flu shots

➢ If you have health insurance, your insurance provider may cover medical services through The People’s Center. The clinic will bill your insurance for medical services and you will be responsible for any co-pays or deductibles associated with your insurance. You should check with your insurance provider to see if services at The People’s Center will be covered.

Smiley’s Clinic remains available for students – they accept most forms of insurance.

DPS will provide an escort to The People’s Center and/or to Smiley’s Clinic.

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