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Justice-Oriented Global Online/Hybrid Courses This Summer Through CGEE

submitted by stoddard@augsburg.edu

Check out these online hybrid courses coming up in summer. Justice oriented and taught by Augsburg CGEE instructors at our global sites in Mexico. Courses take place in summer Term 2 (June 27 to August 12)

HIS 188-XX Topics: THE HISTORY OF QUEER MOVEMENTS IN LATIN AMERICA
• 4 credits
• fulfills Humanities requirement.
• With Antonio Ortega, instructor in Mexico

HIS 388-XX Topics: THE HISTORY OF QUEER MOVEMENTS IN LATIN AMERICA
• 4 credits
• With Antonio Ortega, instructor in Mexico

FLM 251-X MEXICAN CINEMA: PAST AND PRESENT
• 4 credits
• fulfills Fine Arts requirement.
• With Lucia Palmarini, instructor at Augsburg in Mexico

Look for these courses and register on Records and Registration

Podcast Ep. 95: Virtual Attraction – Designing and Implementing Inclusive Strategies for Virtual Recruiting

submitted by gocmen@augsburg.edu

In this episode of The Forum Podcast, Marie Larson (City of Minneapolis) and Karyn Berg (Ramsey County) provide information and resources to design, implement, and improve candidate outreach through virtual recruiting.

https://forumworkplaceinclusion.org/p95/

Faculty Applications for Travel September Through November Due Friday, July 1

submitted by reederm@augsburg.edu

Because of the temporary reduction in full-time faculty professional development
funds allocated to Augsburg’s Faculty Development Program (aka CTL), the Program
has created a grant review procedure and policy to ensure equitable funding for 2022-
2023. (see link to full policy on the CTL website below)

The biggest change for faculty are the new application deadlines. To ensure
equitable distribution of grant funding, the FDC will be reviewing grants in bulk four
times during the year. The deadline for your grant application depends primarily on
WHEN you will be traveling/having expenses. Please note that you may submit a grant
application at any time before your preferred deadline; however grants will not be
reviewed until the deadline closes.

Round 2 Deadline: July 1, 2022 (for travel/expenses Sep – Nov 2022)
Round 3 Deadline: October 1, 2022 (for travel/expenses Dec 2022 – Feb 2023)
Round 4 Deadline: January 1, 2023 (for travel/expenses Mar – May 2023)

There is additional and more specific information on the CTL website (see link below)
which should answer most of your questions! Please contact CTL (ctl@augsburg.edu)
if you have any questions about this temporary policy or would like more information.

https://sites.augsburg.edu/ctl/grants/grant-applications/

General Announcements

Earn a $15 Target Gift Card By Participating in an Interview

submitted by mohamu15@augsburg.edu

Are you an Augsburg student who started at Augsburg between Fall 2018 and Fall 2020? Share your pandemic experiences!
Augsburg undergraduate students are invited to participate in a student-led research study (IRB# 2022-26-03) where you’ll talk about your curricular and co-curricular experiences over the last few years. If you participate, you’ll be asked to complete a 30-90 minute interview and you will be compensated with a $15 Target gift card. If you are interested, please email Hanad Mohamud at Mohamu15@Augsburg.edu.

Short Study Abroad/Away Courses for Next Year – Earn Credit Off Campus

submitted by stoddard@augsburg.edu

Short-term study abroad & away in Spring or Summer 2023 is a great way to earn credits and get off-campus! All programs fulfill the Augsburg Experience requirement:

PICTURING AMERICA: RACE, GENDER, AND HOLLYWOOD
• Spring Break travel to Los Angeles, CA
• WST 220: Topics: Race, Gender and Hollywood – fulfills a Humanities requirement

FAITH, VOCATION, & SOCIAL CHANGE IN GUATEMALA
• Spring break travel to Guatemala
• Course: RLN 409 (fulfills Search for Meaning II) or RLN 480 – Keystone credit for some majors

GREEN AMSTERDAM: TRAVEL WRITING & URBAN LIVING IN EUROPE’S ECO CAPITAL
• travel in May/June 2023
• 2 courses. ENL + SOC/URB :
•ENL 280: Genres: Travel Writing (4 credits), Humanities LAF
•SOC/URB 111: City Life: Intro to Urban Sociology (4 credits), SBS LAF
•SOC/URB 295: Living Green in Amsterdam (4 credits), elective

INVESTIGATING GREATER MINNESOTA: RESEARCH AND PERFORMANCE
•Summer 2023 Term 1, travel in Greater Minnesota (location TBD)
•Choose 1 course, with optional INS add on:
•SOC 495 – Sociology topics elective
•THR 295 -Topics in Theater – LAF Fine Arts
•INS 292 – 2 credits – optional

SCIENCE AND RELIGION IN GERMANY
• Travel in May/June 2023
•Choose 1 science course and/or the religion course:
•CHM 102 with Lab: fulfills Science with Lab course (does not count toward Chm major or minor)
•SCI 490: Integrated Science Keystone Integrated Science
•RLN 205: Topics in Religion – may fulfill Search for Meaning II or Humanities LAF

MONEY, BANKING, &INTERNATIONAL BUSINESS IN GERMANY
• Travel in May 2023
•Choose 1 course:
•ECO 315: Money and Banking
•BUS 362: International Business

AUGSBURG in MEXICO
• Spanish language courses: beginner to advanced levels, as well as specialty courses in Medical Spanish and Spanish for Ministry
• 4 study sessions in summer – choose the one (or more!) that works for you!

Got questions? Get in touch: abroad@augsburg.edu

Check out all the program offerings here

826 MPLS Summer Volunteer Opportunities

submitted by gilmerje@augsburg.edu

826 MPLS, located in the Seward neighborhood just a 10 minute walk from Augsburg, is looking for volunteers for summer programs. Their mission “amplifies the voices, stories, and power of K-12 BIPOC students through writing, publishing, and leadership programs.” This summer program begins on July 13th. Students visit outdoor locations to learn about the natural environment and sustainability, writing about what they learn, their thoughts and experiences.

Volunteer shifts are between two and four hours on Tuesdays, Wednesdays, and Thursdays. You can get in touch with proud Augsburg alum, Aminah Hussein, for more information: aminah@826msp.org

To learn more about 826 MSP visit their website: https://www.826msp.org/

826 MPLS

Event Announcements

Thursday – Purpose and Belonging: Two Key Ingredients for an Inclusive Culture

submitted by gocmen@augsburg.edu

Our deep-dive learning opportunity is returning this June.

Unlike traditional workshop sessions, Professional Development Labs (PDLs) are goal-oriented and include personal and professional action and accountability planning for next level leadership.

Join the Unity Lab team to learn how to activate purpose, belonging and inclusion on your teams, and effectively lead diverse teams. In this interactive session, you will understand how activating purpose and belonging in the workplace builds an inclusive and inspiring culture – full of authentic, high trust, diverse relationships across an organization. To create truly inclusive and diverse workplaces, we must first create opportunities for employees to activate their purpose and build empathy and trust with each other.

When: June 23, 2022 11:00 am – 4:00 pm CST
Where: Online/Virtual

https://forumworkplaceinclusion.org/dibs/purpose-and-belonging-two-key-ingredients-for-an-inclusive-culture/

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