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“Tech Tune-ups and Tips” at 10 a.m. TOMORROW

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Come Zoom with the E-learning Team as they offer two 60-minute sessions each week on how to maximize your use of Moodle and learning technologies as you get ready for classes this Fall. Each session will open with 15-minutes of “pertinent tips & best practices” about important Moodle features/resources. The final 45 minutes will provide training on a specific learning experience or tool.

Tuesdays and Thursdays starting June 23 | “Tech Tune-ups & Tips” | 10 am – 11 am, ZOOM

Tech Tune-ups & Tips Schedule/Zoom Information (can only be viewed with an Augsburg email address)

Podcast Ep. 37 – Responding Inclusively to Coronavirus and Inclusive Leadership in a Virtual World

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In this special bonus episode of The Forum Podcast, Stephen Frost (Frost Included) and Raafi-Karim Alidina (Frost Included) answer questions from listeners that attended our popular topical webinars Responding Inclusively to Coronavirus and Inclusive Leadership in a Virtual World.

NECU Interfaith Understanding Conference

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Registration is now open for a virtual Conference on Interfaith Understanding hosted by Luther College (Iowa) for the Network of ELCA Colleges and Universities. The conference will be held in two 90-minute sessions, one on July 15th and the other on July 16th. Both sessions will be live from 1:00 pm CDT – 2:30 pm CDT. Program details follow below.
To register for either or both sessions, visit
Upon registration, participants will receive a link to the session(s) and a prompt to add the session(s) to their calendar, as well as a confirmation via email.

The session on July 15th will feature a keynote address by Najeeba Syeed, Associate Professor in Muslim and Interreligious Studies at Chicago Theological Seminary, on “Religiously Fluid in the 21st Century: Higher Education and the Case for Interreligious Education.” Her presentation will be followed by a panel of respondents including Professor Gereon Kopf, Luther College and Fardosa Hassan, Muslim Student Program Associate and Assistant Director of Interfaith at Augsburg.

The session July 16th will feature a presentation on “A Declaration of Inter-Religious Commitment: A Policy Statement of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America” by Kathryn Lohre, Assistant to the Bishop and Executive for Ecumenical and Interreligious Relations & Theological Discernment for the ELCA. Her presentation will be followed by further reflections from a panel on the Declaration and the panel’s responses to Kathryn Lohre’s presentation. The panel includes Professor Wanda Deifelt, Luther College; Ashalul Aden (’20), Luther College; and Professor Jacqueline Bussie, Concordia College (Moorhead, MN)..

Contact Melinda Valverde ( with general questions. Submit technical questions about the registration link to:

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Spring Break and Summer 2021 – Study Abroad and Away Courses are Waiting for You

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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)
Spanish Language & Mexican Cultures – summer, multiple SPA course available(Modern Language)

Medical Spanish & Clinical Observership – summer, SPA 218 and SPA399


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

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

Follow Student Financial Services on Facebook

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You can get the latest updates from important financial aid information to upcoming deadlines & reminders. Please follow us at

If you have any questions regarding your financial aid, verification, payments and/or would like to schedule a meeting with a Financial Aid Counselor, please give us a call at 612-330-1046 or email

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Event Announcements

Town Hall | Auggies Speak: 8:46 Crisis In Minneapolis

The time for healing is now. Join members of the Augsburg community on Wednesday, June 24 for an intimate discussion about systemic racism and its impact at all levels of society. This live town hall event offers perspectives from students, faculty and alumni panelists who explore the history, present and future of addressing racial injustice.

June 24, 2020 02:00 PM

Register in advance for this webinar.

A Roadmap for Creating Impact and Value with ERGs

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When: July 16, 2020 11:00 am – 12:00 pm CST
Level: Intermediate
Track: D&I Strategy
Presenters: Farzana Nayani, Farzana Nayani, Consulting and Training | Lisa Strack, Bank of the West
Cost: Free

Are you looking for direction as to how to guide your resource group’s programming, focus, and involvement during these current times? This session will focus on how to chart the course forward for your resource groups, starting with a self-assessment, understanding key areas for resource groups within companies, and how to demonstrate impact and value for your entire organization.
We will share best practices using various industry examples related to planning for action and accountability, during these current times.

Community Volunteer Opportunity: June 26

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On Friday, June 26, you are invited to join a group of volunteers from Augsburg to help distribute food and supplies from 9:30 am to 1:30 pm at Holy Trinity Lutheran Church.
Holy Trinity Lutheran Church is located at 2730 E. 31st Street, Minneapolis, MN 55406, in the heart of the community affected by the unrest following the murder of George Floyd. They have been collecting and distributing food and necessary supplies to community members and are seeking volunteers.
We have reserved 30 spots for Augsburg volunteers. This opportunity is organized by Campus Ministry, Augsburg University Student Ministries and the Muslim Student Association. Plan to meet at the church at 9:30 am. It is a short walk from the Lake Street light rail station. Masks are required and please wear Auggie gear if you are able! Please contact Janice Dames in campus ministry at for questions.
Sign up here today!

How to Write a Resume for a Federal Job

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Join the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) on Tuesday, June 23 @ 9:00 a.m. to learn more about how to find and apply for employment in the federal government, how to build a resume, and how to prepare for an interview. This virtual session is free of charge for attendees.

*Please note that the event above is an external event, but is included in Handshake because it may be of interest to you. Including an event or resource does not indicate University sponsorship or endorsement of that event or resource.*

Register for the “Resume Writing Sessions – Federal Aviation Administration” event in Handshake

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