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Plan Ahead for Study Abroad on Spring Break and Summer 2021

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Check out the short-term study abroad programs coming up for Spring Break 2021 and Summer 2021. Now is a great time to plan ahead! ALL programs fulfill your AUGSBURG EXPERIENCE requirement, as well as other classes:

Roots to Rap: Islam in America – spring break
HIS 195 (Humanities)

Faith, Vocation, and Social Change – spring break
RLN 409 (Search for Meaning II) or RLN 480 (Keystone for some majors)

Dakota and Ojibwe Spaces of Environmental Activism & Sovereignty – Spring Time 2
AIS 305 (elective) or ANT 295 (elective)

Community, Arts, and Culture in Cuba – Summer
THR 295 (Fine Arts)

Science and Religion in Germany – Summer
REL 205 (Search for Meaning II) and/or CHM 102 (Lab Science) or SCI 490 (Keystone for Science majors)

Sustainability and Food Justice in Italy & the US – Summer
HIS 170 (Humanities) or HIS 440 (elective)

Music Therapy in China – Summer
MUS 374 or 474: Music Therapy Practicum (1 credit)
MUS 511: Music Therapy Practicum (0 credits), or
MUS 582: Transcultural Music Therapy (4 credits), or
MUS 511 and MUS 582 (total 4 credits)

Get more information about these short term programs

The Forum Podcast – Include to Innovate

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In this episode of The Forum Podcast, Melissa Majors (Melissa Majors Consulting) explains why you shouldn’t use white boards and flip charts to facilitate group conversation. Instead, Melissa will be taking us through a blame-free examination of common challenges and tactics for better inclusion outcomes for your organization.

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Register for Globally Focused Online Courses in Summer Session 2

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Stay connected to the world this summer. Take a Summer–Time 2 online courses in Spanish, History, or Gender, Sexuality & Women’s Studies with Augsburg CGEE’s instructors in Mexico or Central America.

To access these courses, simply look in Records and Registration under Summer 2020 term and the departments listed below. There is a huge variety, including some specialized courses for upper-level learners! Register for the class as usual.

Register by June 29!

WST 481 Queer History in Latin America

HIS 156: The Crisis in Nicaragua: U.S. Destabilization or a Democratic Movement?
HIS 388: Queer History in Latin America

SPA 112: Beginning Spanish II
SPA 218: Spanish for Healthcare Providers
SPA 220: Business Spanish
SPA 224: Spanish for Ministry
SPA 225/325: Spanish for Heritage Speakers I and II
SPA 316: Conversations in Cultural Context
SPA 334: Contemporary Mexican Literature
SPA 335: Contemporary Latin American Women: Texts and Voices
SPA 337: Mexican Civilizations and Cultures

See summer online courses in Records & Registration

The Study Abroad and Away Office is Open for Virtual Appointments

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The Center for Global Education and Experience (Study Abroad & Away) is operating remotely and we have appointments available via Zoom. Our staff and peer advisors are here to support you as you plan ahead for the future!

Semester and short-term programs in the US and internationally are available for fall semester and beyond. Short-term courses for spring break and summer 2021 have destinations in the following locations: Guatemala, New York City, Minnesota Tribal Lands, Cuba, Germany, and Italy.

Our advisors are here to help every Auggie – whether you’re just getting started with Study Abroad & Away, or you already have a program chosen. Schedule an appointment here:

You can also send us an email:, or stop by our website, below.

Learn more about Study Abroad and Away

Augsburg Graduate Participation Needed

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Hello graduate,

You should have received an email from StageClip (an external vendor) with a link inviting you to submit a photograph, short video, and a personal message to celebrate your graduation.
-If you’ve already submitted your items to StageClip, thanks! You don’t need to do anything else.
-If you haven’t submitted your items, do so ASAP.
-If you haven’t received the email invite, check your spam folder. If you still can’t find the link, email

Submissions close at 11:45 p.m. on Friday, May 22.

Once StageClip closes the submissions portal, Augsburg will not have access to open it. Don’t miss the deadline!

About your submitted items:
Your photo and personal message will be shown in the commencement ceremony. The video will be used to create a special video clip that you will be able to download and share with friends and family. Many graduates have already submitted. Submit yours now!

Ceremony viewing links:
When the ceremony viewing links are created, you will receive an email from StageClip and Augsburg will post them on the commencement webpage. We will notify you when they are available (close to the ceremony dates).

We’re excited to celebrate with you all!


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Webinar Today on Supporting Students of Color in Fall 2020

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As part of its community conversation series on supporting the well being of students of color during the current pandemic, The Steve Fund is hosting a live panel conversation for university faculty and staff today at 2 PM. “Is This a New or Temporary Normal? Life for Students of Color in Fall 2020.” The focus will be on how to prepare our students for the changes ahead, and how we can work together to support the success of our students of color during this period of unprecedented change.

See link below for more information or to register for this free event.

“Is This a New or Temporary Normal? Life for Students of Color in Fall 2020.” Info/registration

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