Health Professions Personal Statement Workshop

submitted by pearsong@augsburg.edu

The URGO Office is kicking off Application Boot Camp with a Personal Statement Workshop this year! Application Boot Camp brings together applicants working on centralized applications to health professions programs, personal statements, and secondary applications.

May 3rd at 10:30 AM in Hagfors 104

Contact Catherina Kipper with any questions: kipper@augsburg.edu

Register Here

Retirement Reception for Provost Karen Kaivola, May 12

submitted by bergc2@augsburg.edu

Please join the campus community on Thur. May 12, 2:45 – 3:45 p.m. in the Quad, as we celebrate Karen’s nine years of service and offer congratulations on her upcoming retirement. Brief remarks will be offered starting at 3:00 p.m. Light refreshments will be served.

We invite staff and faculty to gather and share in this opportunity to thank Karen for her contributions to Augsburg University and offer best wishes!

The Marshall Room has been reserved in case of inclement weather.

Earth Month Closing Ceremony: Bonfire and Poetry Today

submitted by carreraa@augsburg.edu

As Earth Month is coming to an end, we gather around a bonfire to find unity in community. We bring our bodies, minds, and spirits together in poetry to listen to Mother Earth and to honor our home. Our hearts are on fire for justice that is rooted in healing our planet. The collective struggle for liberation depends on how we treat one another and our environment. Join us in celebrating the close of Earth Month with a bonfire to honor our commitment to ecological stewardship.

When? This Wednesday, April 27th 7-9pm
Location: Augsburg Community Garden

Those who need any disability-related accommodation to fully participate in these events are encouraged to contact University Events at events@augsburg.edu or 612-330-1104. Remember to have the name, date, and time of the event(s) with you when contacting their office. Please allow for sufficient time to arrange the accommodation.

Don’t’ Let Your Summer be a Bummer, File your FAFSA with SFS

submitted by kallestj@augsburg.edu

With Summer around the corner, don’t let your financial aid for next fall hold you back. The SFS office is host FAFSA help sessions every Wednesday from 1-4pm until May 11th! Stop by Sverdrup to file your FAFSA with SFS. There may even be some candy!

April 27th – Sverdrup 205 1-4pm
May 4th – Sverdrup 201 1-4pm
May 11th – Sverdrup 201 1-4pm

Email studentfinances@augsburg.edu with any questions

Health Professions Personal Statement Workshop

submitted by pearsong@augsburg.edu

The URGO Office is kicking off Application Boot Camp with a Personal Statement Workshop this year! Application Boot Camp brings together applicants working on centralized applications to health professions programs, personal statements, and secondary applications.

May 3rd at 10:30 AM in Hagfors 104

Contact Catherina Kipper with any questions: kipper@augsburg.edu

Register Here

MNUDL Volunteer Opportunity: Seeking Finance Professionals to Judge Financial Literacy Debates

submitted by froehlic@augsburg.edu

You’re Invited! Judge Debates & Network with Students on May 21st!

The MN Urban Debate League is looking for financial professionals that identify as female or gender non-conforming to judge at our annual Financial Literacy Debate tournament this year!

You do not need debate experience to be a judge. We will provide training and opportunities to ask questions prior to the tournament, and will also be available to support you during the tournament.

Financial Literacy Debate is an innovative program that supports students’ public speaking, critical thinking, and financial literacy skills and knowledge. Our program works to close the gender gap in the financial sector by building the leadership and financial knowledge of high school participants that identify as female or gender non-conforming, through debate. Over the course of the initiative, students meet with their coach after school, learn about the topic area and fundamental economic concepts through an engaging curriculum, hold practice debates, and participate in a competition with other schools.

Our tournament this year is tentatively scheduled to take place on Saturday, May 21 from 9:30 am – 2:30 pm at Augsburg University. The tournament schedule will be as follows:

· 9:30 am: Judge training

· 10:00 am: Judge three debate rounds about the benefits/harms of cryptocurrency

· 1:00: Lunch and networking between students and financial professionals

· 2:00: Awards Ceremony

· 2:30: End

Sign up at our website to be a part of our event at Augsburg University on May 21st from 9:30 AM – 2:30 PM. https://mnudl.augsburg.edu/volunteer-opportunities/

Thank you for supporting our students as they build their financial literacy skills and explore career pathways in finance!

Learn More & Sign Up

Earth Month Closing Ceremony: Bonfire and Poetry this Wednesday

submitted by carreraa@augsburg.edu

As Earth Month is coming to an end, we gather around a bonfire to find unity in community. We bring our bodies, minds, and spirits together in poetry to listen to Mother Earth and to honor our home. Our hearts are on fire for justice that is rooted in healing our planet. The collective struggle for liberation depends on how we treat one another and our environment. Join us in celebrating the close of Earth Month with a bonfire to honor our commitment to ecological stewardship.

When? This Wednesday, April 27th 7-9pm
Location: Augsburg Community Garden

Those who need any disability-related accommodation to fully participate in these events are encouraged to contact University Events at events@augsburg.edu or 612-330-1104. Remember to have the name, date, and time of the event(s) with you when contacting their office. Please allow for sufficient time to arrange the accommodation.

Multicultural Life Spirit Week

submitted by mouak1@augsburg.edu

Multicultural Life Spirit Week Starts This Week! There will be different themes starting Monday, April 25 to Thursday April 28th. Come and Join us as there will be food, raffles and games! This is a place and time to both relax and get in the needed time to study for finals!

Tuesday-Cosplay/Costume Day
Where: Student Lounge
When: 12pm-1pm
https://augsburg.campuslabs.com/engage/event/8047492

Wednesday-Auggie Pride Day
Where: Oyate Commons
When: 12pm-1pm
https://augsburg.campuslabs.com/engage/event/8047494

Thursday-HAT DAY
Where:Oyate Commons
When: 12pm-1pm
https://augsburg.campuslabs.com/engage/event/8047496

ABO Outing to Target Field – Weds 4/27

submitted by isaacson@augsburg.edu

Join the Augsburg Business Organization for an outing to see the MN Twins at Target Field. We’ve got a few more tickets left for our Wednesday, April 27th game at 6:40 pm vs the Detroit Tigers. Seats are in the RF Overlook near the flagpole on the Plaza. Email faculty advisor Marc Isaacson (isaacson@augsburg.edu) or Will Harvieux (harvieuw@augsburg.edu) to claim your tickets.

Don’t’ Let Your Summer be a Bummer, File your FAFSA with SFS

submitted by kallestj@augsburg.edu

With Summer around the corner, don’t let your financial aid for next fall hold you back. The SFS office is host FAFSA help sessions every Wednesday from 1-4pm until May 11th! Stop by Sverdrup to file your FAFSA with SFS. There may even be some candy!

April 27th – Sverdrup 205 1-4pm
May 4th – Sverdrup 201 1-4pm
May 11th – Sverdrup 201 1-4pm

Email studentfinances@augsburg.edu with any questions

Health Professions Personal Statement Workshop

submitted by pearsong@augsburg.edu

The URGO Office is kicking off Application Boot Camp with a Personal Statement Workshop this year! Application Boot Camp brings together applicants working on centralized applications to health professions programs, personal statements, and secondary applications.

May 3rd at 10:30 AM in Hagfors 104

Contact Catherina Kipper with any questions: kipper@augsburg.edu

Register Here

Forum Webinar: Building a Diversity Program as an HR Professional

submitted by gocmen@augsburg.edu

When: May 19, 2022 11:00 am – 12:00 pm CDT
Level: Introductory
Track: D&I Strategy
Presenter: Kari Heistad, Culture Coach International | Diversity Dashboard
Cost: Free

Many human resources professionals are stepping into the diversity manager role for their organization. This can be a daunting proposition. This session will explore elements of a successful diversity program and the first steps to get started. We will look at ways to stretch budgets by creating building blocks that can expand as resources allow.
Topics will include forming a DEI council, finding diversity champions, forming ERGs, diversity communication tips, engaging senior leaders, and how DEI education can be more than classroom-based learning. We’ll also cover techniques and tools for working in the virtual and hybrid environments.

Learning Outcomes
Learn three tips for starting a DEI council
To ERG or not to ERG: Know the pros and cons to make an informed choice
Explore tools and techniques that are low budget and easy to implement

https://forumworkplaceinclusion.org/webinars/building-a-diversity-program-as-an-hr-professional/

Costume/Cosplay Day – Mlife Spirit Week

submitted by mouak1@augsburg.edu

Join Mlife and QIPOC today for Costume/Cosplay Day!

Today we are collaborating with QIPOC and have many activities for today’s theme. Come as your favorite character or your favorite cosplay t-shirt on Tuesday April 26th. Feeling hungry? Well we are even going to be serving FREE pizza! There will also be games and a raffle for those who participate!

Where: Student Lounge
When: 12pm-1pm

Make sure to come quick, it is a first come, first serve basis!

Cosplay/Costume Day – Auggie Life

Upcoming Events

submitted by ortizrg@augsburg.edu

Hello Auggies!

Below are some exciting upcoming end of year events! We’ve highlighted an array of big events that will be happening on campus and encourage you to check them out and attend what appeals to you.

Come meet new people, celebrate holidays, announcements, and enjoy the end of year festivities! What a way to end the year with a bang!

Reach out to organizations directly with any questions about their specific events*

https://docs.google.com/document/d/1pslemsvG4P0cFSDXxniKa2nI9jPxbkEOT8wEllaWFK0/edit?usp=sharing

Focused Conversation on FY23 Budget: TODAY

submitted by alamilla@augsburg.edu

Join us for a Focused Conversation on Augsburg’s proposed budget for the next fiscal year. John Coskran, associate vice president and CFO, will present a review of Augsburg’s operating model and expense structure and an overview of the proposed fiscal 2023 operating budget, which will be presented to the board of regents at its May meeting. John will also present some details of Augsburg’s operating model to provide context and background for the university’s operating budget.

Focused Conversation on FY23 Budget

Monday, April 25 Noon in the Marshall Room and Zoom

Tuesday, May 10 3:30 p.m. Marshall Room and Zoom

Wednesday, May 11 9 a.m. Marshall Room and Zoom

To view the Focused Conversation schedule and access the live-stream link when available, visit the All Hands page (log in required).

All Hands page

Late Night Breakfast: TODAY

submitted by alamilla@augsburg.edu

Attend this end-of-the-semester Augsburg tradition!
Take a break from studying and attend the Late Night Breakfast.

Monday, April 25 from 8:30-10:30 p.m. in The Commons.
Free to students with an Augsburg ID.

A 40″ Samsung HD television will be raffled to attendees!

Some menu items include:

Tiger Sushi
Cheese Omelets
O’Brien Potatoes
Pancakes
Beef sausage Patty
Pork Sausage Link
Italian Soda Station
Ice Cream Sundae Bar
Fresh Pastries (Grandma’s Bakery)

Environmental Healing Earth Month Event with Dr. Anton Treuer

submitted by carreraa@augsburg.edu

April 22nd was the 52nd Earth Day! Here at Augsburg, we are dedicating the entire month of April to celebrate our Home. Check out the event happening TODAY:

Dr. Anton Treuer (pronounced troy-er) is Professor of Ojibwe at Bemidji State University and author of many books. His equity, education, and cultural work has put him on a path of service around the region, the nation, and the world. In this presentation, Dr. Treuer will discuss the inextricable links between environmental and racial healing.
“Indians. We are so often imagined and so infrequently well understood.” —Anton Treuer

When: Monday, April 25th 6-7pm
Location: Oren Gateway Center 100 & Virtual: https://augsburg.zoom.us/j/97837663753?pwd=bnEwY3 pVS040NzlqQXVBZFU3VG4wUT09
Passcode: hope

Those who need any disability-related accommodation to fully participate in these events are encouraged to contact University Events at events@augsburg.edu or 612-330-1104. Remember to have the name, date, and time of the event(s) with you when contacting their office. Please allow for sufficient time to arrange the accommodation.

Learn more about our upcoming Earth Month events here

Faculty Register to Display your Scholarship

submitted by wentzelm@augsburg.edu

Please submit your work from the past 2 years to be displayed such as articles, performance programs, books or anything you have been working on!
Faculty Scholarship will be displayed Friday April 29th at 1 PM in the Foss Atrium prior to the year-end reception. We hope to see a broad range across all disciplines.
https://forms.gle/Um1bmYxb7xJvuuzm9

Mental Health Matters: Free Coffee and Mental Health Resources

submitted by chikkalj@augsburg.edu

As the last event of the year, on 4/25 MHM is going to have free coffee, stress relief items, resources for summer mental health, coping with finals stress, and more. Jasmine and Gloria will be graduating, so stop by at our last event. Hope to see you at Murphy square at 11! 

Contact Jasmine Chikkala chikkalj@augsburg.edu or Paula Watts Zehringer wattsp@augsburg.edu

Forum Webinar: Building a Diversity Program as an HR Professional

submitted by gocmen@augsburg.edu

When: May 19, 2022 11:00 am – 12:00 pm CDT
Level: Introductory
Track: D&I Strategy
Presenter: Kari Heistad, Culture Coach International | Diversity Dashboard
Cost: Free

Many human resources professionals are stepping into the diversity manager role for their organization. This can be a daunting proposition. This session will explore elements of a successful diversity program and the first steps to get started. We will look at ways to stretch budgets by creating building blocks that can expand as resources allow.
Topics will include forming a DEI council, finding diversity champions, forming ERGs, diversity communication tips, engaging senior leaders, and how DEI education can be more than classroom-based learning. We’ll also cover techniques and tools for working in the virtual and hybrid environments.

Learning Outcomes
Learn three tips for starting a DEI council
To ERG or not to ERG: Know the pros and cons to make an informed choice
Explore tools and techniques that are low budget and easy to implement

https://forumworkplaceinclusion.org/webinars/building-a-diversity-program-as-an-hr-professional/

MNUDL Volunteer Opportunity: Seeking Finance Professionals to Judge Financial Literacy Debates

submitted by froehlic@augsburg.edu

You’re Invited! Judge Debates & Network with Students on May 21st!

The MN Urban Debate League is looking for financial professionals that identify as female or gender non-conforming to judge at our annual Financial Literacy Debate tournament this year!

You do not need debate experience to be a judge. We will provide training and opportunities to ask questions prior to the tournament, and will also be available to support you during the tournament.

Financial Literacy Debate is an innovative program that supports students’ public speaking, critical thinking, and financial literacy skills and knowledge. Our program works to close the gender gap in the financial sector by building the leadership and financial knowledge of high school participants that identify as female or gender non-conforming, through debate. Over the course of the initiative, students meet with their coach after school, learn about the topic area and fundamental economic concepts through an engaging curriculum, hold practice debates, and participate in a competition with other schools.

Our tournament this year is tentatively scheduled to take place on Saturday, May 21 from 9:30 am – 2:30 pm at Augsburg University. The tournament schedule will be as follows:

· 9:30 am: Judge training

· 10:00 am: Judge three debate rounds about the benefits/harms of cryptocurrency

· 1:00: Lunch and networking between students and financial professionals

· 2:00: Awards Ceremony

· 2:30: End

Sign up at our website to be a part of our event at Augsburg University on May 21st from 9:30 AM – 2:30 PM. https://mnudl.augsburg.edu/volunteer-opportunities/

Thank you for supporting our students as they build their financial literacy skills and explore career pathways in finance!

Learn More & Sign Up to Judge

Multicultural Life Spirit Week

submitted by mouak1@augsburg.edu

Multicultural Life Spirit Week Starts Next Week! There will be different themes starting Monday, April 26 to Thursday April 28th. Come and Join us as there will be food, raffles and games! This is a place and time to both relax and get in the needed time to study for finals!

Monday-ROll OUT OF BED DAY
Where: Oyate Commons
When: Starting @10am
https://augsburg.campuslabs.com/engage/event/8047490

Tuesday-Cosplay/Costume Day
Where: Student Lounge
When: 12pm-1pm
https://augsburg.campuslabs.com/engage/event/8047492

Wednesday-Auggie Pride Day
Where: Oyate Commons
When: 12pm-1pm
https://augsburg.campuslabs.com/engage/event/8047494

Thursday-HAT DAY
Where:Oyate Commons
When: 12pm-1pm
https://augsburg.campuslabs.com/engage/event/8047496

Stop by the Study Abroad and Away Table TODAY 1:00-2:30

submitted by hildena@augsburg.edu

Stop by the Study Abroad and Away Table today in Christensen Center from 1:00 to 2:30pm

We are available to answer your questions about study abroad/away, check in on your application, or give you some information to get started.

Study Abroad & Away opportunities are for all Auggies–with programs ranging in length from 1 week to a semester or year, international locations as well as destinations in the USA, and courses to fit any major. Every Study Abroad & Away program fulfills your Augsburg Experience requirement, too!

Stop by today for more info!

Learn more about Study Abroad & Away

Don’t’ Let Your Summer be a Bummer, File your FAFSA with SFS

submitted by kallestj@augsburg.edu

With Summer around the corner, don’t let your financial aid for next fall hold you back. The SFS office is host FAFSA help sessions every Wednesday from 1-4pm until May 11th! Stop by Sverdrup to file your FAFSA with SFS. There may even be some candy!

April 27th – Sverdrup 205 1-4pm
May 4th – Sverdrup 201 1-4pm
May 11th – Sverdrup 201 1-4pm

Email studentfinances@augsburg.edu with any questions

Health Professions Personal Statement Workshop

submitted by pearsong@augsburg.edu

The URGO Office is kicking off Application Boot Camp with a Personal Statement Workshop this year! Application Boot Camp brings together applicants working on centralized applications to health professions programs, personal statements, and secondary applications.

May 3rd at 10:30 AM in Hagfors 104

Contact Catherina Kipper with any questions: kipper@augsburg.edu

Register Here

Don’t’ Let Your Summer be a Bummer, File your FAFSA with SFS

submitted by kallestj@augsburg.edu

With Summer around the corner, don’t let your financial aid for next fall hold you back. The SFS office is host FAFSA help sessions every Wednesday from 1-4pm until May 11th! Stop by Sverdrup to file your FAFSA with SFS. There may even be some candy!

April 27th – Sverdrup 205 1-4pm
May 4th – Sverdrup 201 1-4pm
May 11th – Sverdrup 201 1-4pm

Email studentfinances@augsburg.edu with any questions

Faculty Register to Display your Scholarship

submitted by wentzelm@augsburg.edu

Please submit your work from the past 2 years to be displayed such as articles, performance programs, books or anything you have been working on!
Faculty Scholarship will be displayed Friday April 29th at 1 PM in the Foss Atrium prior to the year-end reception. We hope to see a broad range across all disciplines.
https://forms.gle/Um1bmYxb7xJvuuzm9

Happy Earth Day – Earth Day Events TODAY

submitted by carreraa@augsburg.edu

Today, April 22nd is the 52nd Earth Day! We are dedicating the entire month of April to celebrate our Home. Check out the events happening TODAY:

12-1pm – Neurodiversity in Green Spaces
People with disabilities are disproportionately affected by climate change but are often underrepresented within the climate movement. While drawing from her own experiences with neurodiversity in private, educational, nonprofit, and movement spaces, Noelle Cirisan from MN350, will share what disabled individuals bring to the environmental spaces, and how the Disabled Community and environmental groups can work together to make inclusive spaces that advocate for a truly equitable environmental movement.
Location: Marshall Room, Christensen Center

6-10pm – Muslim Student Association’s Annual Iftar Dinner
The Muslim Student Association will be hosting their annual iftar dinner during Ramadan, where students and outside guests come together to enjoy a night of food and fun! Awards will be given to leaders inside and outside the Augsburg community for their exceptional leadership roles. Delicious food will also be provided for guests to break their fast with! Please register in Auggie Life.
Location: Hagfors Center 150

Those who need any disability-related accommodation to fully participate in these events are encouraged to contact University Events at events@augsburg.edu or 612-330-1104. Remember to have the name, date, and time of the event(s) with you when contacting their office. Please allow for sufficient time to arrange the accommodation.

Learn more about our upcoming Earth Month events here

Chapel: End-of-Year Blessings

submitted by dames@augsburg.edu

Please join us in Hoversten Chapel for a service of sending blessings. Pastor Babette Chatman and Pastoral Intern Tori Remer will preach together. We will offer a blessing for Tori as she finishes her internship and we will thank our student deacons. Mark Sedio, University Organist, will play piano and organ. Chapel is recorded and available on the Campus Ministry YouTube Channel.

Earth Day Chapel

Baccalaureate – Sunday, April 24 at 11:00 a.m.

submitted by dames@augsburg.edu

The Baccalaureate Service is a Christian service of celebration with music and word, held for the graduating class and their families, celebrating the completion of your studies at Augsburg. The service will be Sunday, April 24, @ 11am in Hoversten Chapel, Foss Center. Graduating students should wear their cap and gown and may sit with their family or guests in any available seats. This year President Paul Pribbenow will give the homily and we will join with the Trinity Lutheran Congregation. At the Baccalaureate service, graduates will receive a blessing blanket.

Free – Earth Week 2022 Summit

submitted by mcdaniem@augsburg.edu

In celebration of the 52nd Earth Day, several Minnesota colleges and universities are collaborating to present a virtual week-long summit (4/16-4/24). How do we begin to heal from so much personal and global trauma? How do we look ahead with hope for future generations? Mother Earth knows the answer. We just need to be better listeners. We need to remember how to listen with our heart.

Beginning Saturday, April 16th and continuing through Sunday, April 24th, we will explore and honor our relationship with the land, our communities, and each other through a series of engaging presentations, discussions, film screenings, music, and activities. Inspired by diverse voices striving for justice, we remind ourselves of the importance of equitable solutions, both systemic and individual, that lift up all present and future human and more-than-human relatives. Caring for Mother Earth is caring for all of us.

Register via the link below for EARTH WEEK 2022 (Free!) to receive a Zoom passcode, which will gain you access to every Earth Week 2022 event. Most events will be held virtually though some will be offered in person. Zoom links are available on each event page. In person locations will be indicated.

Specific Augsburg-sponsored events at this summit include:
Tuesday 4/19 12-1pm BIPOC Career Stories in Minnesota
Tuesday 4/19 1-2pm Climate Anxiety
Wednesday 4/20 12-1pm BIPOC Career Stories from Across the Country
Thursday 4/21 12-1pm Job Tips & Opportunities for BIPOC Students from Minnesota DNR

More information on the summit, can be found here: https://www.bemidjistate.edu/offices/sustainability/earth-week-2022/

Register for the Earth Week 2022 Summit here!

Health Professions Personal Statement Workshop

submitted by pearsong@augsburg.edu

The URGO Office is kicking off Application Boot Camp with a Personal Statement Workshop this year! Application Boot Camp brings together applicants working on centralized applications to health professions programs, personal statements, and secondary applications.

May 3rd at 10:30 AM in Hagfors 104

Contact Catherina Kipper with any questions: kipper@augsburg.edu

Register Here

Late Night Breakfast: Next Monday

submitted by alamilla@augsburg.edu

Attend this end-of-the-semester Augsburg tradition!
Take a break from studying and attend the Late Night Breakfast.

Monday, April 25 from 8:30-10:30 p.m. in The Commons.
Free to students with an Augsburg ID.

A 40″ Samsung HD television will be raffled to attendees!

Some menu items include:

Tiger Sushi
Cheese Omelets
O’Brien Potatoes
Pancakes
Beef sausage Patty
Pork Sausage Link
Italian Soda Station
Ice Cream Sundae Bar
Fresh Pastries (Grandma’s Bakery)

Focused Conversation on FY23 Budget: Next Monday

submitted by alamilla@augsburg.edu

Join us for a Focused Conversation on Augsburg’s proposed budget for the next fiscal year. John Coskran, associate vice president and CFO, will present a review of Augsburg’s operating model and expense structure and an overview of the proposed fiscal 2023 operating budget, which will be presented to the board of regents at its May meeting. John will also present some details of Augsburg’s operating model to provide context and background for the university’s operating budget.

Focused Conversation on FY23 Budget

Monday, April 25 Noon in the Marshall Room and Zoom

Tuesday, May 103:30 p.m. Marshall Room and Zoom

Wednesday, May 119 a.m. Marshall Room and Zoom

To view the Focused Conversation schedule and access the live-stream link when available, visit the All Hands page (log in required).

All Hands page

Earth Week Events TODAY

submitted by carreraa@augsburg.edu

This Friday, April 22nd is the 52nd Earth Day! We are dedicating the entire month of April to celebrate our Home. Check out the events happening TODAY, Thursday April 21st:

11am-1pm – Rebecca’s Bakery Showcase & Samples
Augsburg Local presents FREE samples from Rebecca’s Bakery and Cafe, one of our favorite local business partners located conveniently on Franklin Ave. Stop by Christensen Center Lobby on April 21 from 11am-1pm for a beautiful and delicious Italian pastry (or two!) from this East African-owned local business.
Location: The Quad

11:30-11:50am – Earth Day Chapel
Monica McDaniel, Augsburg’s Sustainability Officer, will read Deborah Underwood’s Outside In for this interfaith Earth Day chapel. Monica will share reflection on the book’s reminder that Outside is always there, is waiting for us, and acts in solidarity with us; it is us who need to act in solidarity with Outside. Music will be shared by Environmental Stewardship Coordinators, Grace Koch Muchahary and Mercy Zou Taithul.
Location: Hoversten Chapel, Foss Center

12-1pm – Job Tips and Opportunities for BIPOC Students from Minnesota DNR
Are you interested in working in state government and/or for the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources? Come hear from a representative from the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources as they present job and career tips for applying to the agency. Internships and job opportunities for students will also be discussed. Hope to see you there!
Location: https://augsburg.zoom.us/j/93936620665?pwd=SUJOdFVSck1Ed1cySFUwUlVOajRWQT09
Passcode: hope

Those who need any disability-related accommodation to fully participate in these events are encouraged to contact University Events at events@augsburg.edu or 612-330-1104. Remember to have the name, date, and time of the event(s) with you when contacting their office. Please allow for sufficient time to arrange the accommodation.

Learn more about our upcoming Earth Month events here

Free – Earth Week 2022 Summit

submitted by mcdaniem@augsburg.edu

In celebration of the 52nd Earth Day, several Minnesota colleges and universities are collaborating to present a virtual week-long summit (4/16-4/24). How do we begin to heal from so much personal and global trauma? How do we look ahead with hope for future generations? Mother Earth knows the answer. We just need to be better listeners. We need to remember how to listen with our heart.

Beginning Saturday, April 16th and continuing through Sunday, April 24th, we will explore and honor our relationship with the land, our communities, and each other through a series of engaging presentations, discussions, film screenings, music, and activities. Inspired by diverse voices striving for justice, we remind ourselves of the importance of equitable solutions, both systemic and individual, that lift up all present and future human and more-than-human relatives. Caring for Mother Earth is caring for all of us.

Register via the link below for EARTH WEEK 2022 (Free!) to receive a Zoom passcode, which will gain you access to every Earth Week 2022 event. Most events will be held virtually though some will be offered in person. Zoom links are available on each event page. In person locations will be indicated.

Specific Augsburg-sponsored events at this summit include:
Tuesday 4/19 12-1pm BIPOC Career Stories in Minnesota
Tuesday 4/19 1-2pm Climate Anxiety
Wednesday 4/20 12-1pm BIPOC Career Stories from Across the Country
Thursday 4/21 12-1pm Job Tips & Opportunities for BIPOC Students from Minnesota DNR

More information on the summit, can be found here: https://www.bemidjistate.edu/offices/sustainability/earth-week-2022/

Register for the Earth Week 2022 Summit here!

Late Night Breakfast is Next Monday

submitted by alamilla@augsburg.edu

Attend this end-of-the-semester Augsburg tradition!
Take a break from studying and attend the Late Night Breakfast.

Monday, April 25 from 8:30-10:30 p.m. in The Commons.
Free to students with an Augsburg ID.

A 40″ Samsung HD television will be raffled to attendees!

Some menu items include:

Tiger Sushi
Cheese Omelets
O’Brien Potatoes
Pancakes
Beef sausage Patty
Pork Sausage Link
Italian Soda Station
Ice Cream Sundae Bar
Fresh Pastries (Grandma’s Bakery)

Interfaith Sending and Baccalaureate

submitted by dames@augsburg.edu

At the end of the school year, Campus Ministry holds two special services for graduating seniors.

Interfaith Sending: Thursday, April 21 at 6:30 pm. This short service will be a special time of reflection and blessing. Graduating students of all religious and non-religious identities are invited to this interfaith service in Hoversten Chapel. This 45-minute service will be a special time of reflection and blessing. This service is led by the Interfaith Scholar Cohort. Blessing blankets will also be given at the Interfaith Sending. (One blanket per graduate, please).

The Baccalaureate Service is a Christian service of celebration with music and word, held for the graduating class and their families, celebrating the completion of your studies at Augsburg. This year the service will be Sunday, April 24, @ 11am in Hoversten Chapel, Foss Center. Graduating students should wear their cap and gown and may sit with their family or guests in any available seats. This year President Paul Pribbenow will give the homily and we will join with the Trinity Lutheran Congregation. At the Baccalaureate service, graduates will receive a blessing blanket.

Health Professions Personal Statement Workshop

submitted by pearsong@augsburg.edu

The URGO Office is kicking off Application Boot Camp with a Personal Statement Workshop this year! Application Boot Camp brings together applicants working on centralized applications to health professions programs, personal statements, and secondary applications.

May 3rd at 10:30 AM in Hagfors 104

Contact Catherina Kipper with any questions: kipper@augsburg.edu

Register Here

MNUDL Volunteer Opportunity: Seeking Finance Professionals to Judge Financial Literacy Debates

submitted by froehlic@augsburg.edu

You’re Invited! Judge Debates & Network with Students on May 21st!

The MN Urban Debate League is looking for financial professionals that identify as female or gender non-conforming to judge at our annual Financial Literacy Debate tournament this year!

You do not need debate experience to be a judge. We will provide training and opportunities to ask questions prior to the tournament, and will also be available to support you during the tournament.

Financial Literacy Debate is an innovative program that supports students’ public speaking, critical thinking, and financial literacy skills and knowledge. Our program works to close the gender gap in the financial sector by building the leadership and financial knowledge of high school participants that identify as female or gender non-conforming, through debate. Over the course of the initiative, students meet with their coach after school, learn about the topic area and fundamental economic concepts through an engaging curriculum, hold practice debates, and participate in a competition with other schools.

Our tournament this year is tentatively scheduled to take place on Saturday, May 21 from 9:30 am – 2:30 pm at Augsburg University. The tournament schedule will be as follows:

· 9:30 am: Judge training

· 10:00 am: Judge three debate rounds about the benefits/harms of cryptocurrency

· 1:00: Lunch and networking between students and financial professionals

· 2:00: Awards Ceremony

· 2:30: End

Sign up at our website to be a part of our event at Augsburg University on May 21st from 9:30 AM – 2:30 PM. https://mnudl.augsburg.edu/volunteer-opportunities/

Thank you for supporting our students as they build their financial literacy skills and explore career pathways in finance!

Learn More & Sign Up to Judge

Faculty Register to Display your Scholarship

submitted by wentzelm@augsburg.edu

Please submit your work from the past 2 years to be displayed such as articles, performance programs, books or anything you have been working on!
Faculty Scholarship will be displayed Friday April 29th at 1 PM in the Foss Atrium prior to the year-end reception. We hope to see a broad range across all disciplines.
https://forms.gle/Um1bmYxb7xJvuuzm9

Upcoming Events

submitted by ortizrg@augsburg.edu

Hello Auggies!

Below are some exciting upcoming end of year events! We’ve highlighted an array of big events that will be happening on campus and encourage you to check them out and attend what appeals to you.

Come meet new people, celebrate holidays, announcements, and enjoy the end of year festivities! What a way to end the year with a bang!

Reach out to organizations directly with any questions about their specific events*

https://docs.google.com/document/d/1pslemsvG4P0cFSDXxniKa2nI9jPxbkEOT8wEllaWFK0/edit?usp=sharing

Focused Conversation on FY23 Budget: Next Week

submitted by alamilla@augsburg.edu

Join us for a Focused Conversation on Augsburg’s proposed budget for the next fiscal year. John Coskran, associate vice president and CFO, will present a review of Augsburg’s operating model and expense structure and an overview of the proposed fiscal 2023 operating budget, which will be presented to the board of regents at its May meeting. John will also present some details of Augsburg’s operating model to provide context and background for the university’s operating budget.

Focused Conversation on FY23 Budget

Monday, April 25 Noon in the Marshall Room and Zoom

Tuesday, May 10 3:30 p.m. Marshall Room and Zoom

Wednesday, May 11 9 a.m. Marshall Room and Zoom

To view the Focused Conversation schedule and access the live-stream link when available, visit the All Hands page (log in required).

All Hands page

Chapel: Margit Berman

submitted by dames@augsburg.edu

Join us in Hoversten Chapel at 10:40 am for an interfaith chapel with Margit Berman who will invite us to learn more about the Passover celebration. Rivka Buchbinder, president of Minnesota Hillel – Augsburg will share a video about the seder plate. Chapel is recorded and available on the Campus Ministry YouTube Channel.

Tuesday’s Chapel with the Augsburg Band

Baccalaureate and Interfaith Sending – In Person this Year

submitted by dames@augsburg.edu

At the end of the school year, Campus Ministry holds two special services for graduating seniors.

The Baccalaureate Service is a Christian service of celebration with music and word, held for the graduating class and their families, celebrating the completion of your studies at Augsburg. This year the service will be Sunday, April 24, @ 11am in Hoversten Chapel, Foss Center. Graduating students should wear their cap and gown and may sit with their family or guests in any available seats. This year President Paul Pribbenow will give the homily and we will join with the Trinity Lutheran Congregation. At the Baccalaureate service, graduates will receive a blessing blanket.

Interfaith Sending: Thursday, April 21 at 6:30 pm. This short service will be a special time of reflection and blessing. Graduating students of all religious and non-religious identities are invited to this interfaith service in Hoversten Chapel. This 45-minute service will be a special time of reflection and blessing. This service is led by the Interfaith Scholar Cohort. Blessing blankets will also be given at the Interfaith Sending. (One blanket per graduate, please).

Focused Conversation on FY23 Budget: Next Week

submitted by alamilla@augsburg.edu

Join us for a Focused Conversation on Augsburg’s proposed budget for the next fiscal year. John Coskran, associate vice president and CFO, will present a review of Augsburg’s operating model and expense structure and an overview of the proposed fiscal 2023 operating budget, which will be presented to the board of regents at its May meeting. John will also present some details of Augsburg’s operating model to provide context and background for the university’s operating budget.

Focused Conversation on FY23 Budget

Monday, April 25 Noon in the Marshall Room and Zoom

Tuesday, May 10 3:30 p.m. Marshall Room and Zoom

Wednesday, May 11 9 a.m. Marshall Room and Zoom

To view the Focused Conversation schedule and access the live-stream link when available, visit the All Hands page (log in required).

All Hands page

Earth Week Event Today – BIPOC Career Stories from Across the Country

submitted by carreraa@augsburg.edu

Hear from the Assistant to the Director for Diversity Equity and Inclusion from the Missouri Department of Conservation, Chris Kennedy, David Syckle, II, descendant of the Oneida Nation of Thames in Ontario, former Water Quality Specialist for the Saginaw Chippewa Indian Tribe of Michigan, and Dexter Armstrong, Park Ranger at Great Smoky Mountains National Park with the National Parks Service. They will provide insight into how they got their start working for the State of Missouri, an Indigenous Native American Tribe and the Federal System respectively. A question and answer session will follow for participants to ask questions of the speakers regarding their experience and insights to the job application process with these agencies. All are welcome.
This event is part of Earth Week events hosted by Augsburg University and partner colleges and universities across the state of Minnesota. Go here for more information on this event: https://calendar.bemidjistate.edu/sustainability/event/146308-zoom-presentation-bipoc-career-stories-from-across

When: Today, Wednesday 4/20 – 12:00-1:00pm

Location: https://augsburg.zoom.us/j/93936620665?pwd=SUJOdFVSck1Ed1cySFUwUlVOajRWQT09
Passcode: hope

To learn more about our upcoming Earth Month events, click here

Free – Earth Week 2022 Summit

submitted by mcdaniem@augsburg.edu

In celebration of the 52nd Earth Day, several Minnesota colleges and universities are collaborating to present a virtual week-long summit (4/16-4/24). How do we begin to heal from so much personal and global trauma? How do we look ahead with hope for future generations? Mother Earth knows the answer. We just need to be better listeners. We need to remember how to listen with our heart.

Beginning Saturday, April 16th and continuing through Sunday, April 24th, we will explore and honor our relationship with the land, our communities, and each other through a series of engaging presentations, discussions, film screenings, music, and activities. Inspired by diverse voices striving for justice, we remind ourselves of the importance of equitable solutions, both systemic and individual, that lift up all present and future human and more-than-human relatives. Caring for Mother Earth is caring for all of us.

Register via the link below for EARTH WEEK 2022 (Free!) to receive a Zoom passcode, which will gain you access to every Earth Week 2022 event. Most events will be held virtually though some will be offered in person. Zoom links are available on each event page. In person locations will be indicated.

Specific Augsburg-sponsored events at this summit include:
Tuesday 4/19 12-1pm BIPOC Career Stories in Minnesota
Tuesday 4/19 1-2pm Climate Anxiety
Wednesday 4/20 12-1pm BIPOC Career Stories from Across the Country
Thursday 4/21 12-1pm Job Tips & Opportunities for BIPOC Students from Minnesota DNR

More information on the summit, can be found here: https://www.bemidjistate.edu/offices/sustainability/earth-week-2022/

Register for the Earth Week 2022 Summit here!

TONIGHT: HWT Karaoke Night – Open Invite

submitted by hermm6@augsburg.edu

Hi friends! Please join us for our 7th gathering! We will be hosting a karaoke night filled with lots of singing, snacks, drinks, and socializing. ALL ARE WELCOME!!

If you are interested in singing, we ask you to follow this link and send us your songs to ensure that we will be well prepared for you and your performance.
https://forms.gle/4xKdU7fv2nnfNZsL7

We hope to see you there! 🙂

Health Professions Personal Statement Workshop

submitted by pearsong@augsburg.edu

The URGO Office is kicking off Application Boot Camp with a Personal Statement Workshop this year! Application Boot Camp brings together applicants working on centralized applications to health professions programs, personal statements, and secondary applications.

May 3rd at 10:30 AM in Hagfors 104

Contact Catherina Kipper with any questions: kipper@augsburg.edu

Register Here

Honors Convocation

submitted by greenj@augsburg.edu

Students who have met the requirements to graduate this year with Latin honors, departmental honors, or who are completing the requirements of Augsburg’s Honors Program, or who are members of an honor society, are invited to participate in this year’s Honors Convocation, scheduled for Thursday, 4/21 at 4:00 pm in the Hoversten Chapel. Invitation packets were sent out to the student’s campus box (if one is listed) or their local address provided by the Registrar’s Office. Questions can be sent to Judi Green in Academic Affairs (greenj@augsburg.edu)

Faculty Register to Display your Scholarship

submitted by wentzelm@augsburg.edu

Please submit your work from the past 2 years to be displayed such as articles, performance programs, books or anything you have been working on!
Faculty Scholarship will be displayed Friday April 29th at 1 PM in the Foss Atrium prior to the year-end reception. We hope to see a broad range across all disciplines.
https://forms.gle/Um1bmYxb7xJvuuzm9

Stop by the Study Abroad and Away Table TODAY 11:30-1 p.m.

submitted by stoddard@augsburg.edu

Stop by the Study Abroad and Away Table today in Christensen Center from 11:30am to 1pm.

We are available to answer your questions about study abroad/away, check in on your application, or give you some information to get started.

Study Abroad & Away opportunities are for all Auggies–with programs ranging in length from 1 week to a semester or year, international locations as well as destinations in the USA, and courses to fit any major. Every Study Abroad & Away program fulfills your Augsburg Experience requirement, too!

Stop by today for more info!

Learn more about Study Abroad & Away

Equity Workshop Opportunity

submitted by reeck@augsburg.edu

As part of the 2021-2022 Institution-wide DEI Plan, a second equity and social justice-based training is being offered on Thursday, April 21 by Joanne Reeck, Vice President for Equity and Inclusion. This workshop will feature education-based case studies on language and will take place at 3:00-4:30 p.m. via Zoom.

To sign-up, click below:

https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSf390OgBvzKex6KLOF4BMISJ3kkDx8OOJy5Ri9u5xXfbaRxyg/viewform

Please note that this workshop also count toward maintaining good standing and good advanced standing in the Augsburg University Diversity and Inclusion Certificate Program.

For more information, contact the Equity and Inclusion Initiatives Department at inclusion@augsburg.edu or 612-330-1126.

Focused Conversation on FY23 Budget: April 25

Join us for a Focused Conversation on Augsburg’s proposed budget for the next fiscal year. John Coskran, associate vice president and CFO, will present a review of Augsburg’s operating model and expense structure and an overview of the proposed fiscal 2023 operating budget, which will be presented to the board of regents at its May meeting.  John will also present some details of Augsburg’s operating model to provide context and background for the university’s operating budget.


Focused Conversation on FY23 Budget

Monday, April 25 Noon in the Marshall Room and Zoom


Tuesday, May 10 3:30 p.m. Marshall Room and Zoom


Wednesday, May 11 9 a.m. Marshall Room and Zoom


To view the Focused Conversation schedule and access the live-stream link when available, visit the All Hands page (log in required).

Earth Week Events TODAY

submitted by carreraa@augsburg.edu

This Friday, April 22nd is the 52nd Earth Day! We are dedicating the entire month of April to celebrate our Home. Check out the events happening TODAY, Tuesday April 19th:

12-1pm – BIPOC Career Stories in Minnesota
Minnesota Department of Natural Resources professionals will share their journeys that brought them to working for the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources and will provide tips and reflections that helped them along their professional journey. All are welcome.
Location: https://augsburg.zoom.us/j/93936620665?pwd=SUJOdFVSck1Ed1cySFUwUlVOajRWQT09 Passcode: hope

1-2pm – Climate Anxiety Workshop
As our changing climate disrupts the rhythms of nature that we’re accustomed to as individuals and communities, anxiety connected to these changes can impact our health and well-being. During this session, the presenters will identify different characteristics of climate anxiety and discuss strategies to navigate our personal well-being in the midst of our changing world.
Location: https://tinyurl.com/ClimateAnxietyEarthWeek Password: hope

2-3pm – Grounding and Remembering
This workshop will be an opportunity to explore addressing climate anxiety through connective practices. We will start with a brief introduction at the Center for Wellness & Counseling, and then tour the Augsburg Urban Arboretum together, stopping along the way to experiment with practices for remembering and restoring connections to the larger communities of which we are a part, as well as with our own sense of grounding and vitality.
Location: Meet in the lobby of Center for Wellness and Counseling
*This event does involve walking/rolling around campus.

Those who need any disability-related accommodation to fully participate in these events are encouraged to contact University Events at events@augsburg.edu or 612-330-1104. Remember to have the name, date, and time of the event(s) with you when contacting their office. Please allow for sufficient time to arrange the accommodation.

Learn more about our upcoming Earth Month events here

Earth Week 2022 Summit Free

submitted by mcdaniem@augsburg.edu

In celebration of the 52nd Earth Day, several Minnesota colleges and universities are collaborating to present a virtual week-long summit (4/16-4/24). How do we begin to heal from so much personal and global trauma? How do we look ahead with hope for future generations? Mother Earth knows the answer. We just need to be better listeners. We need to remember how to listen with our heart.

Beginning Saturday, April 16th and continuing through Sunday, April 24th, we will explore and honor our relationship with the land, our communities, and each other through a series of engaging presentations, discussions, film screenings, music, and activities. Inspired by diverse voices striving for justice, we remind ourselves of the importance of equitable solutions, both systemic and individual, that lift up all present and future human and more-than-human relatives. Caring for Mother Earth is caring for all of us.

Register via the link below for EARTH WEEK 2022 (Free!) to receive a Zoom passcode, which will gain you access to every Earth Week 2022 event. Most events will be held virtually though some will be offered in person. Zoom links are available on each event page. In person locations will be indicated.

Specific Augsburg-sponsored events at this summit include:
Tuesday 4/19 12-1pm BIPOC Career Stories in Minnesota
Tuesday 4/19 1-2pm Climate Anxiety
Wednesday 4/20 12-1pm BIPOC Career Stories from Across the Country
Thursday 4/21 12-1pm Job Tips & Opportunities for BIPOC Students from Minnesota DNR

More information on the summit, can be found here: https://www.bemidjistate.edu/offices/sustainability/earth-week-2022/

Register for the Earth Week 2022 Summit here!

MNUDL Volunteer Opportunity: Seeking Finance Professionals to Judge Financial Literacy Debates

submitted by froehlic@augsburg.edu

You’re Invited! Judge Debates & Network with Students on May 21st!

The MN Urban Debate League is looking for financial professionals that identify as female or gender non-conforming to judge at our annual Financial Literacy Debate tournament this year!

You do not need debate experience to be a judge. We will provide training and opportunities to ask questions prior to the tournament, and will also be available to support you during the tournament.

Financial Literacy Debate is an innovative program that supports students’ public speaking, critical thinking, and financial literacy skills and knowledge. Our program works to close the gender gap in the financial sector by building the leadership and financial knowledge of high school participants that identify as female or gender non-conforming, through debate. Over the course of the initiative, students meet with their coach after school, learn about the topic area and fundamental economic concepts through an engaging curriculum, hold practice debates, and participate in a competition with other schools.

Our tournament this year is tentatively scheduled to take place on Saturday, May 21 from 9:30 am – 2:30 pm at Augsburg University. The tournament schedule will be as follows:

· 9:30 am: Judge training

· 10:00 am: Judge three debate rounds about the benefits/harms of cryptocurrency

· 1:00: Lunch and networking between students and financial professionals

· 2:00: Awards Ceremony

· 2:30: End

Sign up at our website to be a part of our event at Augsburg University on May 21st from 9:30 AM – 2:30 PM. https://mnudl.augsburg.edu/volunteer-opportunities/

Thank you for supporting our students as they build their financial literacy skills and explore career pathways in finance!

Learn More & Sign Up to Judge

Health Professions Personal Statement Workshop

submitted by pearsong@augsburg.edu

The URGO Office is kicking off Application Boot Camp with a Personal Statement Workshop this year! Application Boot Camp brings together applicants working on centralized applications to health professions programs, personal statements, and secondary applications.

May 3rd at 10:30 AM in Hagfors 104

Contact Catherina Kipper with any questions: kipper@augsburg.edu

Register Here

Earth Week 2022 Summit Free

submitted by mcdaniem@augsburg.edu

In celebration of the 52nd Earth Day, several Minnesota colleges and universities are collaborating to present a virtual week-long summit (4/16-4/24). How do we begin to heal from so much personal and global trauma? How do we look ahead with hope for future generations? Mother Earth knows the answer. We just need to be better listeners. We need to remember how to listen with our heart.

Beginning Saturday, April 16th and continuing through Sunday, April 24th, we will explore and honor our relationship with the land, our communities, and each other through a series of engaging presentations, discussions, film screenings, music, and activities. Inspired by diverse voices striving for justice, we remind ourselves of the importance of equitable solutions, both systemic and individual, that lift up all present and future human and more-than-human relatives. Caring for Mother Earth is caring for all of us.

Register via the link below for EARTH WEEK 2022 (Free!) to receive a Zoom passcode, which will gain you access to every Earth Week 2022 event. Most events will be held virtually though some will be offered in person. Zoom links are available on each event page. In person locations will be indicated.

Specific Augsburg-sponsored events at this summit include:
Tuesday 4/19 12-1pm BIPOC Career Stories in Minnesota
Tuesday 4/19 1-2pm Climate Anxiety
Wednesday 4/20 12-1pm BIPOC Career Stories from Across the Country
Thursday 4/21 12-1pm Job Tips & Opportunities for BIPOC Students from Minnesota DNR

More information on the summit, can be found here: https://www.bemidjistate.edu/offices/sustainability/earth-week-2022/

Register for the Earth Week 2022 Summit here!

Earth Week Events today

submitted by carreraa@augsburg.edu

This Friday, April 22nd is the 52nd Earth Day! We are dedicating the entire month of April to celebrate our Home. Join us in attending the many events we have planned throughout the month! Check out the events happening TODAY:

Sisterhood Boutique: Pop-Up Sale & Donation Drive
Augsburg Local presents a pop-up shop and clothing donation drive with our neighbors at Sisterhood Boutique, a nonprofit run by and for entrepreneurial East African young women in Cedar Riverside. Browse their curated racks of affordable, stylish clothing and bring your gently used femme (“women’s”) clothes, too!
Location: Christensen Center Lobby, 11am-2pm

Presentation on Treaties
Beginning on the first official day of Earth Week, the Environmental Stewardship Committee welcomes MN350 Organizer, Nancy Bealieu, and Augsburg’s Environmental Stewardship Coordinator, Alyssa Purkhurst, to remind us that environmental work is inextricably linked to Indigenous Rights and Sovereignty.
Location: Marshall Room, Christensen Center, 12-1pm

AASA Fashion for the Future
Come to the Augsburg Asian Student Association’s last general meeting. They’ll be playing volleyball outside and will have origami and drawing activities. They will be giving away free sustainably-made, fair trade t-shirts!
Location: Marshall Room, Christensen Center, 5-7pm

Those who need any disability-related accommodation to fully participate in these events are encouraged to contact University Events at events@augsburg.edu or 612-330-1104. Remember to have the name, date, and time of the event(s) with you when contacting their office. Please allow for sufficient time to arrange the accommodation.

Learn more about our upcoming Earth Month events here

Celebrate Earth Month in April

submitted by carreraa@augsburg.edu

April 22nd is Earth Day. We are dedicating the entire month of April to celebrate our Home. Join us in attending the many events we have planned throughout the month!
Come rekindle community, self-heal, and reconnect with the Earth through celebrations during Earth Month. These Environmental Action Committee-supported events will allow you further connection to green spaces on campus, engagement with educational experiences by all forms of teachers, exploration of inclusive career paths, and the opportunity to build solidarity with social justice work bonded by intersectionality. Together in community, learn from Indigenous cultures, be rewarded with rest and find its productivity, fix your bike, have a ball with slow fashion, eat local, and then finish the month with a community bonfire into the sunset.

Mii omaa akiing endaayang – The Earth is our Home

Those who need any disability-related accommodation to fully participate in these events are encouraged to contact University Events at events@augsburg.edu or 612-330-1104. Remember to have the name, date, and time of the event(s) with you when contacting their office. Please allow for sufficient time to arrange the accommodation.

Learn more about our upcoming Earth Month events here

Movement Workshop TODAY

submitted by carreraa@augsburg.edu

Join us in our series of Earth Month Events!
In this Movement Workshop, participants will experience combined styles of yoga, Chhau, and Odissi. It is led by intercultural healer, dancer, and University of Minnesota alum Gayatri Narayanan. This Movement Workshop is grounded in healing justice practices and aims to have participants explore movement through their bodies to better understand the complexities of nature’s ecosystems.

Location: Sabo Center Conference Room, located in the lower level of Anderson Residence Hall just across the street from Old Main. Go to the door marked 720 (to the left of the stairs) on 21st Avenue, go down the stairs, and head into the office suite immediately on your left.
When: Today, Thursday April 14th – 6-7PM

Those who need any disability-related accommodation to fully participate in these events are encouraged to contact University Events at events@augsburg.edu or 612-330-1104. Remember to have the name, date, and time of the event(s) with you when contacting their office. Please allow for sufficient time to arrange the accommodation.

To learn more about all the events we have planned during Earth Month, click here

Health Professions Personal Statement Workshop

submitted by pearsong@augsburg.edu

The URGO Office is kicking off Application Boot Camp with a Personal Statement Workshop this year! Application Boot Camp brings together applicants working on centralized applications to health professions programs, personal statements, and secondary applications.

May 3rd at 10:30 AM in Hagfors 104

Contact Catherina Kipper with any questions: kipper@augsburg.edu

Register Here

Stress Coping Skills for College Students Webinar April 21

submitted by carlson2@augsburg.edu

Students are invited to a free college mental health Zoom webinar “Say it Brave” on Thursday, April 21st at 7pm CST. The event is co-hosted by national college student mental health student organization Active Minds and Pathlight. Therapist, dancer, and mental health advocate Colleen Werner will provide tools for coping with stress in advance of finals.

To register and get Zoom link

MNUDL Volunteer Opportunity: Seeking Finance Professionals to Judge Financial Literacy Debates

submitted by froehlic@augsburg.edu

You’re Invited! Judge Debates & Network with Students on May 21st!

The MN Urban Debate League is looking for financial professionals that identify as female or gender non-conforming to judge at our annual Financial Literacy Debate tournament this year!

You do not need debate experience to be a judge. We will provide training and opportunities to ask questions prior to the tournament, and will also be available to support you during the tournament.

Financial Literacy Debate is an innovative program that supports students’ public speaking, critical thinking, and financial literacy skills and knowledge. Our program works to close the gender gap in the financial sector by building the leadership and financial knowledge of high school participants that identify as female or gender non-conforming, through debate. Over the course of the initiative, students meet with their coach after school, learn about the topic area and fundamental economic concepts through an engaging curriculum, hold practice debates, and participate in a competition with other schools.

Our tournament this year is tentatively scheduled to take place on Saturday, May 21 from 9:30 am – 2:30 pm at Augsburg University. The tournament schedule will be as follows:

· 9:30 am: Judge training

· 10:00 am: Judge three debate rounds about the benefits/harms of cryptocurrency

· 1:00: Lunch and networking between students and financial professionals

· 2:00: Awards Ceremony

· 2:30: End

Sign up at our website to be a part of our event at Augsburg University on May 21st from 9:30 AM – 2:30 PM. https://mnudl.augsburg.edu/volunteer-opportunities/

Thank you for supporting our students as they build their financial literacy skills and explore career pathways in finance!

Learn More & Sign Up to Judge

Sisterhood Boutique Pop-Up Shop on Campus

submitted by wolfx@augsburg.edu

Augsburg Local presents a pop-up shop and clothing donation drive with our neighbors at Sisterhood Boutique, a nonprofit run by and for entrepreneurial East African young women in Cedar Riverside. Browse their curated racks of affordable, stylish clothing in Christensen Center Lobby on April 18 from 11am-2pm, and bring your gently used femme (“women’s”) clothes, too!

Learn more: Augsburg Local

Celebrate Earth Month in April

submitted by carreraa@augsburg.edu

April 22nd is Earth Day. We are dedicating the entire month of April to celebrate our Home. Join us in attending the many events we have planned throughout the month!
Come rekindle community, self-heal, and reconnect with the Earth through celebrations during Earth Month. These Environmental Action Committee-supported events will allow you further connection to green spaces on campus, engagement with educational experiences by all forms of teachers, exploration of inclusive career paths, and the opportunity to build solidarity with social justice work bonded by intersectionality. Together in community, learn from Indigenous cultures, be rewarded with rest and find its productivity, fix your bike, have a ball with slow fashion, eat local, and then finish the month with a community bonfire into the sunset.

Mii omaa akiing endaayang – The Earth is our Home

Those who need any disability-related accommodation to fully participate in these events are encouraged to contact University Events at events@augsburg.edu or 612-330-1104. Remember to have the name, date, and time of the event(s) with you when contacting their office. Please allow for sufficient time to arrange the accommodation.

Learn more about our upcoming Earth Month events here

Movement Workshop This Thursday

submitted by carreraa@augsburg.edu

Join us in our series of Earth Month Events!
In this Movement Workshop, participants will experience combined styles of yoga, Chhau, and Odissi. It is led by intercultural healer, dancer, and University of Minnesota alum Gayatri Narayanan. This Movement Workshop is grounded in healing justice practices and aims to have participants explore movement through their bodies to better understand the complexities of nature’s ecosystems.

Location: Sabo Center Conference Room, located in the lower level of Anderson Residence Hall just across the street from Old Main. Go to the door marked 720 (to the left of the stairs) on 21st Avenue, go down the stairs, and head into the office suite immediately on your left.
When: Thursday, April 14th – 6-7PM

Those who need any disability-related accommodation to fully participate in these events are encouraged to contact University Events at events@augsburg.edu or 612-330-1104. Remember to have the name, date, and time of the event(s) with you when contacting their office. Please allow for sufficient time to arrange the accommodation.

To learn more about all the events we have planned during Earth Month, click here

Health Professions Personal Statement Workshop

submitted by pearsong@augsburg.edu

The URGO Office is kicking off Application Boot Camp with a Personal Statement Workshop this year! Application Boot Camp brings together applicants working on centralized applications to health professions programs, personal statements, and secondary applications.

May 3rd at 10:30 AM in Hagfors 104

Register Here

Honors Convocation

submitted by greenj@augsburg.edu

We look forward to recognizing student academic achievements at this year’s Honors Convocation, scheduled to be held in-person on Thurs., 4/21 starting at 4:00 p.m. Graduating students who meet the qualifications to receive Latin honors, departmental honors, and / or who are a member of the University’s honors program, or a national / international honor society have been sent invitations to participate in Honors Convocation. Please be sure to check your campus box, if you have one. If you do not have a campus box, your invitation was sent to the local address you have provided to the Registrar’s Office. If you have questions about this event, please contact Judi Green in Academic Affairs at greenj@augsburg.edu.

Stop by the Study Abroad and Away Table TODAY 11:30-1 p.m.

submitted by hildena@augsburg.edu

Stop by the Study Abroad and Away Table today in Christensen Center from 11:30am to 1pm.

We are available to answer your questions about study abroad/away, check in on your application, or give you some information to get started.

Study Abroad & Away opportunities are for all Auggies–with programs ranging in length from 1 week to a semester or year, international locations as well as destinations in the USA, and courses to fit any major. Every Study Abroad & Away program fulfills your Augsburg Experience requirement, too!

Stop by today for more info!

Learn more about Study Abroad & Away

The Sverdrup Visiting Scientist Program – April 12

Submitted by reederm@augsburg.edu

The Sverdrup Visiting Scientist Program welcomes Dr. Jennifer L. Ross, Professor and Physics Department Chair at Syracuse University, who will present The Future is Alive! Physics Lessons from Biology as part of the ongoing Sverdrup lecture series.

Tuesday, April 12, 11:00 – 12:00pm Hoversten Chapel, Foss Center Imagine a world where potholes in roads seal themselves like cuts in your skin, your body reports directly to your doctor on pain and medication, and we can explore and inhabit other planets using pre-fabricated houses that build themselves. To reach these dreams, we must understand the physics behind biology that can already perform such exciting activities.

In this talk, we will explore how the skeleton of the cell is able to arrange itself and how enzymes could move faster than expected when they perform their chemical reaction.

Please note the convocation schedule for adjusted class times on this day. Also, please fill out the attendance registration form below in compliance with Augsburg University COVID-19 protocols.

Zyzzogeton Student Research Symposium – TODAY

submitted by pearsong@augsburg.edu

Augsburg celebrates the creativity and scholarship of undergraduate students with its annual Zyzzogeton festival. The festival falls at the end of each academic year and is a culmination of achievement featuring work across departments.

This year Zyzzogeton will feature posters from about 50 undergraduate researchers in the science, social science and humanity disciplines.

Zyzzogeton will take place on Tuesday, April 12, 3 – 4:30pm in Hagfors Center. There will be a convocation schedule for that day and no classes scheduled during the event time, so we hope that all students, faculty and staff are able to attend!

Please note that due to COVID-19 protocols, attendees will be required to register in advance and follow all current University guidelines for masking and social distancing. Register to attend here: https://forms.gle/re6G2YGMow8TTtjf9

Those who need any disability-related accommodation to fully participate in this event are encouraged to contact University Events at events@augsburg.edu or 612-330-1104. Remember to have the name, date, and time of the event with you when contacting their office. Please allow for sufficient time to arrange the accommodation.

Register Here to Attend

Celebrate Earth Month in April

submitted by carreraa@augsburg.edu

April 22nd is Earth Day. We are dedicating the entire month of April to celebrate our Home. Join us in attending the many events we have planned throughout the month!
Come rekindle community, self-heal, and reconnect with the Earth through celebrations during Earth Month. These Environmental Action Committee-supported events will allow you further connection to green spaces on campus, engagement with educational experiences by all forms of teachers, exploration of inclusive career paths, and the opportunity to build solidarity with social justice work bonded by intersectionality. Together in community, learn from Indigenous cultures, be rewarded with rest and find its productivity, fix your bike, have a ball with slow fashion, eat local, and then finish the month with a community bonfire into the sunset.

Mii omaa akiing endaayang – The Earth is our Home

Those who need any disability-related accommodation to fully participate in these events are encouraged to contact University Events at events@augsburg.edu or 612-330-1104. Remember to have the name, date, and time of the event(s) with you when contacting their office. Please allow for sufficient time to arrange the accommodation.

Learn more about our upcoming Earth Month events here

Staff and Faculty – Commencement Help Needed

submitted by alamilla@augsburg.edu

As you can imagine implementing an event like commencement takes the whole Augsburg community. I’m looking for Augsburg faculty and staff that would be interested in helping at the Wednesday, May 4 commencement ceremony.

Wednesday, May 4, 2022
U.S. Bank Stadium

4:30 p.m. – 5:15 p.m. Graduate Doors Open

5:00 p.m. Guest Doors Open

5:40 p.m. Processional Begins

6:00 p.m. Ceremony Begins

Positions Needed:

Ushers, Greeters & Wayfinding Guides:
Wednesday, May 4; 4:00 p.m.-9:00 p.m. (end time approximate)
Team Meeting; 4:00-4:30 p.m.
Greet graduates, faculty, family members, and guests of Commencement at U.S. Bank Stadium, assist families with finding a seating location and/or other facilities, hand out programs, wayfinding assistance, and/or other needs. The position is at U.S. Bank Stadium.

Accessible Seating Ushers, Greeters & Wayfinding Guides:
Wednesday, May 4; 4:00 p.m.-9:00 p.m. (end time approximate)
Team Meeting; 4:00-4:30 p.m.
Manage the accessible seating table and seating areas, assist guests with finding a seating location and/or other facilities, hand out programs, wayfinding assistance, and/or other needs. The position is at U.S. Bank Stadium.

Graduate Name Card and Seating Process:
Wednesday, May 4; 3:30pm-6:30 p.m.
Assist graduates with lining up, getting their name cards, and answering questions. The position is at U.S. Bank Stadium. Once the ceremony begins, team members will be able to find a seat in the audience, if desired.

If you are able to assist at commencement please email Sarah Cash-Darvell, cashdar@augsburg.edu, by Friday, April 15 with a role preference. Closer to the event additional details will be provided.

Thank you!

https://www.augsburg.edu/commencement/