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Faculty and Staff: Are you looking for a quick way to help struggling students connect with support on campus or in the community? The Student Support Guide lists resources in the following areas: Crisis Resources, Academic Support, Personal Concerns, Health Care, and Basic Living Needs. Please announce the guide to your students/advisees, and if possible, include it on future syllabi. The Student Support Guide can be found on the Moodle “Resources” tab, in the “A-Z Directory”, and on the Student Affairs webpage.
Student Support Guide
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Fall is here and so is cooler weather, stay warm with your own Auggie LYM hat!
The women’s hockey team has partnered with Love Your Melon selling hats with the Auggie logo as a fundraiser. Purchasing a hat supports the women’s hockey team and the LYM foundation. Beanie hats are $35 and pom hats are $45. Purchase your hat today!
You can pay with cash, check or card. We are also able to ship hats for a $5 shipping fee per hat.
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LYM Flyer – with pictures
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Hold Fast to What is Good is a history of Augsburg University told through objects—the material culture left behind by the “Auggies” themselves. This history includes tales of teachers and students, but also of whale bones and ceremonial pipes, of missionaries and prohibitionists, of sex scandals, racism, kidnapping, murder, and, of course, money. It is a story about ideas, and how those ideas evolved over time; a story of how one school both reasserted and reinvented its vocation.
Now in paper back for just $32.79. The book will also be available in the bookstore later this month.
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Take the spring semester POL 368 Model UN course, and travel to NYC for the Model UN conference at the end of March!
POL 368 is a regular course throughout the spring semester, with regular weekly classes. During the first half of the semester, students will prepare for the Model UN in NYC which takes place just after spring break, from March 29 to April 2.
Each year, the Augsburg delegation represents a different country with delegates assigned to particular UN committees or organizations, each with their own set of issues. Delegates have to understand the challenges of representing that country with its particular history, culture, and current foreign policy priorities and diplomatic objectives. At the same time, each delegate represents that country on a particular committee and will be researching issues such as climate change, human rights, trade, poverty, human trafficking, or arms control.
APPLICATIONS DUE NOVEMBER 1
Program cost $1,300
includes: round trip airfare to NYC, hotel accommodation, Model UN registration and delegate fees. There is no additional tuition fee for full-time undergrad students. Students are responsible for their own transportation in NYC, as well as all meals during the program.
Visit the Model UN program page for more information
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Take a spring semester course that includes 10 days of travel to your Spring break!
Palestinian Art of Resistance, 4-credits, fulfills Fine Arts requirement and Augsburg Experience
Course options: ART 211 or THR 295
Faculty Leader: Sarah Myers and Robert Tom
Travel Dates: March 13-23, 2020 (spring break)
Art of Resistance will immerse you in contemporary Palestinian culture and invite you to learn directly from a wide range of artists in the region. You will have the unique opportunity to experience art and performance first-hand in diverse Palestinian contexts, from a day-long excursion to cultural sites in Ramallah to a conference call with artists in Gaza. A major component of the course will be ongoing cultural exchange with students from Dar al-Kalima University in Bethlehem. Augsburg students will also learn about the complex political, historical, social, and religious context for Palestinian art and theater through guided tours, performances, gallery talks, museum visits, readings, and discussions. Throughout these experiences, students will interrogate what it means to create art under occupation, explore various definitions of the “art of resistance,” and learn tools to make creative work that defies and reimagines the status quo.
Visit the program page for additional details, course information, and updates!