Immigration and DACA information session by local attorneys

submitted by garvey@augsburg.edu

Thursday, Feb. 23, attorneys from the Contreras Law firm will provide information on executive actions, immigrant rights, and updates on immigration law, and will be available for questions from individuals afterwards.

3:30-5:00 pm, Sateren Auditorium, Anderson Music Building. Need more information – please contact Ann Garvey, garvey@augsburg.edu

See “Corazón Eterno” at the Mixed Blood Theater for free!

submitted by reinhard@augsburg.edu

All students, staff and faculty are invited to join us on a cultural excursion to see ‰”Corazón Eterno – Always in My Heart‰” at the Mixed Blood Theatre on Fri., 2/24/17. This production is presented in English and Spanish.

Tickets are free if you sign up on this Google Doc by 4 p.m. the day of the performance. We will walk from campus to the theater together. If you have a mobility issue, we can arrange a ride for you.

For more information and to sign up, please go to this Google doc:
https://docs.google.com/a/augsburg.edu/document/d/13GFyeifg4rM7WrYGCzLetfQ2JsbW9PS7bDO4i3qqj6c/edit?usp=sharing

If you have questions, please contact either:
Kate Reinhardt, reinhard@augsburg.edu
Sarah Degnar Riveros, riveross@augsburg.edu or
Mary Laurel True, truem@augsburg.edu

More information about the play: http://www.mixedblood.com/onstage/corazon

This event is organized by the Languages and Cross-Cultural Studies Dept. and the Sabo Center.

Auggies Connect with Employers 3/2/17

submitted by tilton@augsburg.edu

Thursday, March 2, 2017
3:00-5:00 p.m. (come and stay for as long as you like)
Strommen Center, Suite 100, Christensen Center

Representatives are excited to meet students and answer questions about their field, offer tips for how to stand out in the job or internship search, and even review your resume. It is a wonderful opportunity to learn about possible careers you could have after leaving Augsburg College. No appointment necessary ‰– feel free to dress casually.

Representatives include:
•Pocket Hercules – Pocket Hercules is a Minneapolis advertising agency and public relations firm providing advertising, PR, digital, social and integrated communications. Learn about internships and full-time opportunities.

•Anoka County – Staff of over 300 employees and volunteers serve the 4th largest county in the state. They offer a variety of careers and internships in all areas.

•Gillette Children‰’s Specialty Healthcare – Gillette has been a Twin Cities Top Workplace seven years in a row and is a National Top Workplace. They offer a number of volunteer, internship, and full-time entry level positions. Positions include computer science, customer service, healthcare professionals, administrative, accounting and more.

• League of Minnesota Cities – The League of Minnesota Cities is a membership organization dedicated to promoting excellence in local government. The League serves its more than 800 member cities through advocacy, education and training, policy development, risk management, and other services. They offer a wide range of positions in a number of city wide government,as well as, other organizations.

 

Augsburg Total Wellness: Register for the March Madness Fitness Challenge

submitted by peterlin@augsburg.edu

Hello Faculty and Staff,

Augsburg Total Wellness is excited to present, in partnership with our friends at the University of St. Thomas, the March Madness Fitness Challenge: Auggies vs. Tommies! Similar to the UST Challenge in years past, we’ve brought back this fun physical activity challenge to help inspire us to be more active and to ignite some healthy competition with our Tommie rivals. The objective is to track the most physical activity points over the course of 4 weeks, with a winner named each week. The institution with the most weekly wins will come out on top in this fitness challenge and earns bragging rights until the next year!

The competition begins on Wednesday, March 1 and ends on Tuesday, March 28.

What: 4 weeks of friendly and healthy competition

Who: Faculty and Staff

When: March 1-March 28, 2017

Where: Anywhere!

How: Earn points for every half hour of physical activity you log!

30 minutes of activity = 1 point
60 minutes of activity = 2 points

Note: Maximum of 14 points per person, per week.

Need an extra incentive? Participants who report their points for all 4 weeks will be entered into a drawing for various prizes.

Join the fun–REGISTER by February 22nd at the following link: https://goo.gl/forms/SpuYYBy9FXerT6Z52

Competition rules and details will be sent to registered participants on Thursday, February 23rd. For questions, concerns, or requests for accommodation, please contact Nicole at peterlin@augsburg.edu.

9th Traditional Powwow

submitted by moorek1@augsburg.edu

Augsburg College’s 9th Traditional Powwow will be held on Saturday, March 25, on campus in the Si Melby Gymnasium. Grand Entries (beginning of a dancing session) will be at 1 PM and 6 PM, however dancing/ceremony will be all day until roughly 9 PM. You are free to come and go throughout the day as you wish. Honoring for our Augsburg American Indian Graduates will be at 3 PM.

You are welcome to come, bring your family and friends, purchase some craft items from our vendors, come support our American Indian students here at Augsburg by showing up and learning about our rich culture and traditions at our hosted Powwow on campus. Augsburg is one of the only colleges in the metro area to host a Powwow and the only private college!

NO ADMISSION COSTS – FREE! Find us on Facebook and invite your friends!

VOLUNTEERS ARE NEEDED! If you are interested in volunteering at the concession stand, please email Athena Cloud, AISA Powwow Chair, at clouda@augsburg.edu with your available time, t-shirt size and phone number. All volunteers get a t-shirt and much appreciation from us! We ask that people dedicate 2 1/2 hour time slots. Time slots to choose from are:

10:00 AM-12:30 PM
12:00-2:30 PM
2:30-5:00 PM
5:00-7:30 PM
7:30-10:00 PM (includes clean-up)

Pilamiya’ ye/Miigwech/Thank you!

Morning Chapel: Vivian Jenkins-Nelsen

submitted by hansona2@augsburg.edu

Join us for worship in the chapel at 10:40am: Vivian Jenkins Nelsen – diversity consultant, trainer, planner, researcher and lecturer – preaching. Musician: Heather Larson, piano.

Chapel Next Week:
• Monday, 2/20, 10:40am: Interfaith Youth Day of Service
• Tuesday, 2/21, 11:30am: Assessment Day – No Chapel Service
• Wednesday, 2/22, 10:40am: Dr. Paul C. Pribbenow, President of Augsburg College, preaching. Musician: Abby Salmonson, oboe.
• Thursday, 2/23, 11:30am: Worship with Word and Song
• Friday, 2/24, 10:40am: The Augsburg Jazz Ensemble

We gather in Hoversten Chapel – Everyone is welcome!

More information

Interfaith Mini-Convo: Senior Dua Saleh ’17

submitted by hansona2@augsburg.edu

Join us in the chapel for an Interfaith Mini-Convo with Senior Dua Saleh ’17. Dua reflects on her years at Augsburg

Tomorrow in the Chapel:
• Friday, 2/17, 10:40am: Vivian Jenkins Nelsen – diversity consultant, trainer, planner, researcher and lecturer – preaching. Musician: Heather Larson, piano.

We gather in Hoversten Chapel – Everyone is welcome!

More info

Augsburg Total Wellness: Register for the March Madness Fitness Challenge

submitted by peterlin@augsburg.edu

Hello Faculty and Staff,

Augsburg Total Wellness is excited to present, in partnership with our friends at the University of St. Thomas, the March Madness Fitness Challenge: Auggies vs. Tommies! Similar to the UST Challenge in years past, we’ve brought back this fun physical activity challenge to help inspire us to be more active and to ignite some healthy competition with our Tommie rivals. The objective is to track the most physical activity points over the course of 4 weeks, with a winner named each week. The institution with the most weekly wins will come out on top in this fitness challenge and earns bragging rights until the next year!

The competition begins on Wednesday, March 1 and ends on Tuesday, March 28.

What: 4 weeks of friendly and healthy competition

Who: Faculty and Staff

When: March 1-March 28, 2017

Where: Anywhere!

How: Earn points for every half hour of physical activity you log!

30 minutes of activity = 1 point
60 minutes of activity = 2 points

Note: Maximum of 14 points per person, per week.

Need an extra incentive? Participants who report their points for all 4 weeks will be entered into a drawing for various prizes.

Join the fun–REGISTER by February 22nd at the following link: https://goo.gl/forms/SpuYYBy9FXerT6Z52

Competition rules and details will be sent to registered participants on Thursday, February 23rd. For questions, concerns, or requests for accommodation, please contact Nicole at peterlin@augsburg.edu.

Last Chance: Register for the MN Private College Job & Internship Fair

submitted by tilton@augsburg.edu

Are you registered for the MN Private College Job & Internship Fair? Are you still wondering if the fair is for you? You must pre-register for the fair, which is scheduled for Wednesday, February 22. Register by Friday, February 17.

To help you prepare, the Strommen Career & Internship Center will be holding one more prep session on Thursday, February 16, 11:30- 11:50 in the Strommen Center, Suite 100, CC.

To register for the fair and to learn more go to http://www.augsburg.edu/strommen. If you have questions, please call 612-330-1148

 

Study in China This Summer: Music Therapy, Social Work, Psych, Sociology Majors

submitted by stoddard@augsburg.edu

China has a long, rich music heritage that is well integrated into ancient healing practices. Through visits to Beijing area hospitals, clinics, musical venues, conservatories, and community organizations that provide health related care, students experience the interplay of music and healing practices in China.

This program will also spend several days at a burn camp in Chongqing. This is a free camp designed for children ages 6-18 who have experienced burns, but do not have access to outpatient treatment. The camp helps children develop communication and social skills, confidence, psychological well-being, and physical wound healing

We will also visit other locations of interest such as The Great Wall, Old-Town Beijing, Dazu Rock Carvings, Yangtze River Cruise and more.

This program is designed for Music Therapy students, but would also be of interest to students in pre-med, nursing, psychology, social work, etc.

For more information, visit the program website:
http://studyabroad.augsburg.edu/?go=MusicTherapyChina

Applications are due March 1

9th Traditional Powwow – March 25th

submitted by moorek1@augsburg.edu

Augsburg College’s 9th Traditional Powwow will be held on Saturday, March 25, on campus in the Si Melby Gymnasium. Grand Entries (beginning of a dancing session) will be at 1 PM and 6 PM, however dancing/ceremony will be all day until roughly 9 PM. You are free to come and go throughout the day as you wish. Honoring for our Augsburg American Indian Graduates will be at 3 PM.

You are welcome to come, bring your family and friends, purchase some craft items from our vendors, come support our American Indian students here at Augsburg by showing up and learning about our rich culture and traditions at our hosted Powwow on campus. Augsburg is one of the only colleges in the metro area to host a Powwow and the only private college!

NO ADMISSION COSTS – FREE! Find us on Facebook and invite your friends!

VOLUNTEERS ARE NEEDED! If you are interested in volunteering at the concession stand, please email Athena Cloud, AISA Powwow Chair, at clouda@augsburg.edu with your available time, t-shirt size and phone number. All volunteers get a t-shirt and much appreciation from us! We ask that people dedicate 2 1/2 hour time slots. Time slots to choose from are:

10:00 AM-12:30 PM
12:00-2:30 PM
2:30-5:00 PM
5:00-7:30 PM
7:30-10:00 PM (includes clean-up)

Pilamiya’ ye/Miigwech/Thank you!

Morning Chapel: Dr. Cheryl Chatman

submitted by hansona2@augsburg.edu

Join us for worship in the chapel! We welcome Dr. Cheryl T. Chatman to the pulpit. Dr. Chatman has served as the Executive Vice President and Dean of Diversity at Concordia University, St. Paul since 2000. Musicians: Prof. Bill Capman and Laura Simms.

Chapel this week:
• Thursday, 2/16, 11:30am: Interfaith Mini-Convo with Senior Dua Saleh ’17 reflects on her years at Augsburg
• Friday, 2/17, 10:40am: Vivian Jenkins Nelsen – diversity consultant, trainer, planner, researcher and lecturer. Musician: Heather Larson, piano.

We gather in Hoversten Chapel – Everyone is welcome!

More information

Know Your Rights Protesting Workshop

submitted by linersa@augsburg.edu

Tonight, Wednesday, February 15th at 6:30 pm in the Student Lounge, a representative from the local chapter of the ACLU will be presenting and answering questions on protest rights. Specific focus areas include legal protest methods, what to do when approached by law enforcement, and proposed legislation. Pizza will be provided to those who RSVP here.

RSVP

TODAY: Brown Bag — Protest! Lessons from the Suffragettes

submitted by devries@augsburg.edu

Protest! Lessons from the (Militant) Suffragettes

Wednesday, February 15, 12:30 to 1:30 OGC 112

Did you go to the Women’s March last month? Looking for the next step? Wondering what protest strategies can be effective? History professor Jacqui deVries will share stories from the women’s suffrage movement in the early 20th century, when thousands of women adopted “militant” strategies in their fight for the right to vote. Perhaps we can learn something useful from their successes … and their failures.

9th Traditional Powwow – March 25th

submitted by moorek1@augsburg.edu

Augsburg College’s 9th Traditional Powwow will be held on Saturday, March 25, on campus in the Si Melby Gymnasium. Grand Entries (beginning of a dancing session) will be at 1 PM and 6 PM, however dancing/ceremony will be all day until roughly 9 PM. You are free to come and go throughout the day as you wish. Honoring for our Augsburg American Indian Graduates will be at 3 PM.

You are welcome to come, bring your family and friends, purchase some craft items from our vendors, come support our American Indian students here at Augsburg by showing up and learning about our rich culture and traditions at our hosted Powwow on campus. Augsburg is one of the only colleges in the metro area to host a Powwow and the only private college!

NO ADMISSION COSTS – FREE! Find us on Facebook and invite your friends!

VOLUNTEERS ARE NEEDED! If you are interested in volunteering at the concession stand, please email Athena Cloud, AISA Powwow Chair, at clouda@augsburg.edu with your available time, t-shirt size and phone number. All volunteers get a t-shirt and much appreciation from us! We ask that people dedicate 2 1/2 hour time slots. Time slots to choose from are:

10:00 AM-12:30 PM
12:00-2:30 PM
2:30-5:00 PM
5:00-7:30 PM
7:30-10:00 PM (includes clean-up)

Pilamiya’ ye/Miigwech/Thank you!

Minnesota Dream Act – What is up on the state level?

submitted by garvey@augsburg.edu

Facilitated by Meghan Bunio de Flores, Minnesota Office of Higher Education and Augsburg alum, this is an opportunity to check in on the current Minn Dream Act — and the Governor’s budget proposal that will impact MN Dream Act students. We will also have time to discuss how changes to DACA would impact the MN Dream Act.

Wednesday, Feb. 15, 3:00-4:00 pm in OGC 100.

Present Your Research at Zyzzogeton — Register by March 1st

submitted by ricomem@augsburg.edu

Augsburg’s annual Zyzzogeton Research Symposium showcases the work of over 80 undergraduate researchers in all academic disciplines and will take place on April 12th. Students who have conducted research over the course of the last year and would like to present a poster should register at the URGO website (www.augsburg.edu/urgo) by March 1st.

For questions about registration or the event, please contact Lara Crombie (crombie@augsburg.edu).

Augsburg Total Wellness: Register for the March Madness Fitness Challenge

submitted by peterlin@augsburg.edu

Hello Faculty and Staff,

Augsburg Total Wellness is excited to present, in partnership with our friends at the University of St. Thomas, the March Madness Fitness Challenge: Auggies vs. Tommies! Similar to the UST Challenge in years past, we’ve brought back this fun physical activity challenge to help inspire us to be more active and to ignite some healthy competition with our Tommie rivals. The objective is to track the most physical activity points over the course of 4 weeks, with a winner named each week. The institution with the most weekly wins will come out on top in this fitness challenge and earns bragging rights until the next year!

The competition begins on Wednesday, March 1 and ends on Tuesday, March 28.

What: 4 weeks of friendly and healthy competition

Who: Faculty and Staff

When: March 1-March 28, 2017

Where: Anywhere!

How: Earn points for every half hour of physical activity you log!

30 minutes of activity = 1 point
60 minutes of activity = 2 points

Note: Maximum of 14 points per person, per week.

Need an extra incentive? Participants who report their points for all 4 weeks will be entered into a drawing for various prizes.

Join the fun–REGISTER by February 22nd at the following link: https://goo.gl/forms/SpuYYBy9FXerT6Z52

Competition rules and details will be sent to registered participants on Thursday, February 23rd. For questions, concerns, or requests for accommodation, please contact Nicole at peterlin@augsburg.edu.

NEDA Walk 2017

submitted by westons@augsburg.edu

Augsburg Active Minds and Residence Life team up to participate in the NEDA Walk 2017. First 30 people can sign up and be reimbursed for the event with the receipt at the student registration price. Event takes place 2-26-2017. We will meet in the Urn/Mort lobby at 7 a.m. and take the light rail together to Mall of America. Any questions contact Steven Weston at westons@augsburg.edu

 

Morning Chapel: Arlene El-Amin

submitted by hansona2@augsburg.edu

Join us in the chapel today at 11:30am for an Interfaith Mini-Convo with Arlene El-Amin. Arlene is a National Board Member, Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR). She is also a long-time community leader and civil rights activist who serves as the manager of Masjid An-Nur in Minneapolis.
Musician today: Nadia Sandstrom, vocalist.

Chapel this week:
Wednesday, 2/15, 10:40am: Dr. Cheryl Chatman preaching, Executive Vice President and Dean of Diversity, Concordia University. Musicians: Prof. Bill Capman and Laura Simms.
Thursday, 2/16, 11:30am: Interfaith Mini-Convo. Senior Dua Saleh ’17 reflects on her time at Augsburg.
Friday, 2/17, 10:40am: Vivian Jenkins-Nelsen – diversity consultant, trainer, planner, researcher and lecturer. Musician: Heather Larson, piano.

We gather in Hoversten Chapel – Everyone is welcome!

More Information

Crush Week with SMART, EP!C, and WRC

submitted by coy@augsburg.edu

Augsburg’s SMART, EP!C, and The Women’s Resource Center present: CRUSH WEEK! We will be selling cans of Crush soda in Christensen Center (ONLY $1 per can) all week! Give a can of Crush to your crush!! Or to someone who means a lot to you! Stop by our table on Monday and Wednesday from 10am-12pm, or Tuesday and Thursday from 11am to 1pm.

Minnesota Deam Act – what is happening on the state level

submitted by garvey@augsburg.edu

Facilitated by Meghan Bunio de Flores, Minnesota Office of Higher Education and Augsburg alum, an opportunity to learn about the current Minn Dream Act and the Governor’s budget proposal that will impact MN Dream Act students. We will also have time to discuss the impact changes to DACA would have on the MN Dream Act.

Wednesday, Feb. 15, 3:00-4:00 pm in OGC 100.

Free lunch in exchange for your opinions

submitted by hardaker@augsburg.edu

The Center for Global Education and Experience is looking for student input. Each year, we produce materials for students in an effort to help them learn about study abroad/away. We are seeking input from any and all students that would like to share opinions and ideas on what would be helpful to know about study abroad/away.

This event is open to ALL STUDENTS! You do not need to have studied abroad to join.

For any student interested in providing input on study abroad materials, please join us for an open discussion over lunch on Wednesday, February 15th from 12:30 – 1:30 pm in SVE 102.

All you have to do is (1) RSVP (2) SHOW UP (3) EAT FREE PIZZA (4) EXPRESS OPINIONS

That’s it! RSVP online at: https://goo.gl/forms/5dTE3g6TNrd8tDDM2

Women March: Then and Now — Brown Bag Discussion 2/15

submitted by devries@augsburg.edu

Protest! Lessons from the (Militant) Suffragettes

Wednesday, February 15, 12:30 to 1:30 OGC 112

Did you go to the Women’s March last month? Looking for the next step? Wondering what protest strategies can be effective? History professor Jacqui deVries will share stories from the women’s suffrage movement in the early 20th century, when thousands of women adopted “militant” strategies in their fight for the right to vote. Perhaps we can learn something useful from their successes … and their failures.

Red Power Energy (Film Screening)

submitted by marubbio@augsburg.edu

The Augsburg Native American Film Series presents: Red Power Energy on March 8 at Augsburg College, Sateren Auditorium. This event is free.

Red Power Energy is a documentary film that combines engaging storytelling with in-depth journalism. Told solely from the Native perspective, with a nearly all-Native film crew and all-Native Advisory Council, the film features Western and Great Plains American Indian tribes from North Dakota, South Dakota, Montana, Wyoming and Colorado. First-person stories illustrate the complex realities of American Indian reservations grappling with how to balance their natural resources with their traditional beliefs. From the historic United Nations Climate Conference to the proliferation of non-Western countries industrializing their economies through fossil fuel production, Red Power Energy offers a rare glimpse into Indian Country while further advancing a deeper understanding of the energy debate. (Official Program Description from Red Power Energy Publicity)

Larry Pourier (Oglala Lakota), one of the director’s of this film, will host the film screening and answer questions after the screening.

The Seventh Fire Film (Film Screening)

submitted by marubbio@augsburg.edu

The Augsburg Native American Film Series in collaboration with the American Culture and Difference program (University of St. Thomas) presents: The Seventh Fire at St. Thomas. Free.

From executive producers Terrence Malick, Natalie Portman and Chris Eyre comes a fascinating new documentary by Jack Pettibone Riccobono, The Seventh Fire.

When Rob Brown, a Native American gang leader on a remote Minnesota reservation, is sentenced to prison for a fifth time, he must confront his role in bringing violent drug culture into his beloved Ojibwe community. As Rob reckons with his past, his seventeen-year-old protégé, Kevin, dreams of the future: becoming the most powerful and feared Native gangster on the reservation.
Together the lives of Rob and Kevin present a devastating counter-myth to textbook notions of the American dream, and they force us to confront the modern-day ramifications of what are still the most overlooked aspects of American history.

Presidents’ Day: Obama Inaugural Poem

submitted by green@augsburg.edu

As part of the First 100 Days events, English Prof Doug Green is organizing a multi-voice reading of Elizabeth Alexander’s short but beautiful “Praise Song for the Day” ( https://www.poets.org/poetsorg/poem/praise-song-day ), the poem Alexander composed for President Obama’s First Inauguration. But to do so we need voices–your voice included.

Green is divvying up stanzas to groups who want to read in unison. Students, staff, and faculty interested in participating, please contact him ASAP (MEM 223, x1187, green@augsburg.edu). And even if you don’t want to ‘perform,’ come listen and shout out the incredible, unifying last stanza with us–12:15-12:30 pm on Monday, 20 Feb. (Presidents’ Day) in the OGC Atrium.

9th Traditional Powwow – March 25th

submitted by moorek1@augsburg.edu

Augsburg College’s 9th Traditional Powwow will be held on Saturday, March 25, on campus in the Si Melby Gymnasium. Grand Entries (beginning of a dancing session) will be at 1 PM and 6 PM, however dancing/ceremony will be all day until roughly 9 PM. You are free to come and go throughout the day as you wish. Honoring for our Augsburg American Indian Graduates will be at 3 PM.

You are welcome to come, bring your family and friends, purchase some craft items from our vendors, come support our American Indian students here at Augsburg by showing up and learning about our rich culture and traditions at our hosted Powwow on campus. Augsburg is one of the only colleges in the metro area to host a Powwow and the only private college!

NO ADMISSION COSTS – FREE! Find us on Facebook and invite your friends!

VOLUNTEERS ARE NEEDED! If you are interested in volunteering at the concession stand, please email Athena Cloud, AISA Powwow Chair, at clouda@augsburg.edu with your available time, t-shirt size and phone number. All volunteers get a t-shirt and much appreciation from us! We ask that people dedicate 2 1/2 hour time slots. Time slots to choose from are:

10:00 AM-12:30 PM
12:00-2:30 PM
2:30-5:00 PM
5:00-7:30 PM
7:30-10:00 PM (includes clean-up)

Pilamiya’ ye/Miigwech/Thank you!

Augsburg Faculty and Staff of Color Luncheons

submitted by leen@augsburg.edu

Interested in networking and sharing ideas with other faculty and staff members at Augsburg College during lunch? If YES, then this is the perfect event for you!

Faculty and Staff of Color Luncheons is an opportunity for faculties and staff members to network and share ideas on how to support each other on campus. Bring your own lunch to join other faculty and staff of color working here at Augsburg College for discussion!

FOR MORE INFORMATION CONTACT: MSS@AUGSBURG.EDU OR CALL (612)330-1663

Free lunch in exchange for your opinions!

submitted by hardaker@augsburg.edu

The Center for Global Education and Experience is looking for student input. Each year, we produce materials for students in an effort to help them learn about study abroad/away. We are seeking input from any and all students that would like to share opinions and ideas on what would be helpful to know about study abroad/away.

This event is open to ALL STUDENTS! You do not need to have studied abroad to join.

For any student interested in providing input on study abroad materials, please join us for an open discussion over lunch on Wednesday, February 15th from 12:30 – 1:30 pm in SVE 102.

All you have to do is (1) RSVP (2) SHOW UP (3) EAT FREE PIZZA (4) EXPRESS OPINIONS

That’s it! RSVP online at: https://goo.gl/forms/5dTE3g6TNrd8tDDM2

Know Your Rights Protesting Workshop

submitted by linersa@augsburg.edu

On Wednesday, February 15th at 6:30 pm, a representative from the local chapter of the ACLU will be presenting and answering questions on protest rights. Specific focus areas include legal protest methods, what to do when approached by law enforcement, and proposed legislation. Pizza will be provided to those who RSVP here.

RSVP here

Summer Paid Job Camp Fair – TODAY

submitted by tilton@augsburg.edu

Monday, February 13, 2017
4:00-6:30 pm; Christensen Center, Lobby
Free and open to all students. Looking for a paid summer job? Want to gain leadership skills? Enjoy working with youth? Stop by and meet with camp representatives that are interviewing on the spot for summer camp employees.
Camps include: Concordia Language Villages, Pathways, Voyagers Lutheran, Green Lake, Camp Amnicon, Red Willow, Luthercrest, Luther Park Bible, Luther Point, Okoboji, and Lutheran Lakeside.

Questions? tilton@augsburg.edu

Prep Session – MN Private College Job & Internship Fair

submitted by tilton@augsburg.edu

Are you registered for the MN Private College Job & Internship Fair? Are you still wondering if the fair is for you? You must pre-register for the fair which is scheduled for Wednesday, February 22nd. Register by Friday, February 17th.

To help you prepare, the Strommen Career & Internship Center will be holding two more prep sessions (you only need to attend one) on the following days:
Monday, February 13th – 10:40-11:00
Thursday, February 16th 11:30- 11:50

To register for the fair and to learn more go to http://www.augsburg.edu/strommen. If you have questions, please call 612-330-1148

Pre-Dental Club Hosts two Guest Speakers from U of M Dental School

submitted by claytont@augsburg.edu

Do you have questions about graduate school? Are you interested in dentistry? Come join the Augsburg Pre-Dental Club as we bring in two guest speakers from the University of Minnesota Dental School. They will be sharing advice and stories about getting into graduate school.

The meeting will be held Monday 2/13 at 6:oopm in Old Main 107. Pizza will be available! Please stop by!

Summer Job Camp Fair – TODAY

submitted by tilton@augsburg.edu

Monday, February 13, 2017
4:00-6:30 pm; Christensen Center, Lobby
Free and open to all students. Looking for a paid summer job? Want to gain leadership skills? Enjoy working with youth? Stop by and meet with camp representatives that are interviewing on the spot for summer camp employees.
Camps include: Concordia Language Villages, Pathways, Voyagers Lutheran, Green Lake, Camp Amnicon, Red Willow, Luthercrest, Luther Park Bible, Luther Point, Okoboji, and Lutheran Lakeside.

Questions? tilton@augsburg.edu

Morning Chapel: Mindful Monday with Krista Costin

submitted by hansona2@augsburg.edu

Join us in the chapel today at 10:40am for Mindful Monday with Krista Costin – Stress Management for All.

Chapel this week:
Tuesday, 2/14, 11:30am: Interfaith Mini-Convo with Arlene El-Amin, National Board Member, Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR). Musician: Nadia Sandstrom, vocalist.
Wednesday, 2/15, 10:40am: Dr. Cheryl Chatman preaching, Executive Vice President and Dean of Diversity, Concordia University. Musicians: Prof. Bill Capman and Laura Simms.
Thursday, 2/16, 11:30am: Interfaith Mini-Convo. Senior Dua Saleh ’17 reflects on her time at Augsburg.
Friday, 2/17, 10:40am: Vivian Jenkins-Nelsen – diversity consultant, trainer, planner, researcher and lecturer. Musician: Heather Larson, piano.

We gather in Hoversten Chapel – Everyone is welcome!

More info

Information Session: Augsburg College Name Change to Augsburg University

submitted by weisss@augsburg.edu

Join leadership of the Marketing and Communication division at one of two remaining information sessions to learn about work being done to prepare the Augsburg College community for the potential change of the name of our institution to “Augsburg University.”

You’ll learn about:
–A flexible messaging platform that allows members of the community to address Augsburg’s anticipated name change in meaningful and authentic ways and that address our reality, reputation, and promise.

–A new logo, spirit mark, and seal being developed and reasons and insight into the changes.

–A rough timeline for communicating the change, should it be approved by the Augsburg Corporation, to important audiences including throughout campus, with alumni and donors.

–Work done to date to prepare for the potential name change, including the development of a database to track all the places we will need to change our name from monument and freeway signs to letterhead and legal documents, and from athletics equipment and uniforms to business cards and anything else you can think of!

–How you can help Marketing and Communication make sure we don’t miss anything.

An informational session will be held:
–Wednesday, February 15; 11:00am—OGC 100

We know we won’t be able to answer every question you might have just yet, but knowing what you are thinking about will help us prepare for some of the individual department meetings and summer trainings we anticipate.

This potential change will impact our community in small and large ways, and we’re looking forward to sharing where we are now, how you can support and participate in this project, and our next steps.

Protest – Lessons from the Militant Women’s Suffrage Movement

submitted by devries@augsburg.edu

Protest! Lessons from the (Militant) Suffragettes

Wednesday, February 15 12:30 to 1:30 OGC 112

Did you go to the Women’s March last month? Looking for the next step? Wondering what protest strategies can be effective? History professor Jacqui deVries will share stories from the women’s suffrage movement in the early 20th century, when thousands of women adopted “militant” strategies in their fight for the right to vote. Perhaps we can learn something useful from their successes … and their failures.

9th Traditional Powwow – March 25th

submitted by moorek1@augsburg.edu

Augsburg College’s 9th Traditional Powwow will be held on Saturday, March 25, on campus in the Si Melby Gymnasium. Grand Entries (beginning of a dancing session) will be at 1 PM and 6 PM, however dancing/ceremony will be all day until roughly 9 PM. You are free to come and go throughout the day as you wish. Honoring for our Augsburg American Indian Graduates will be at 3 PM.

You are welcome to come, bring your family and friends, purchase some craft items from our vendors, come support our American Indian students here at Augsburg by showing up and learning about our rich culture and traditions at our hosted Powwow on campus. Augsburg is one of the only colleges in the metro area to host a Powwow and the only private college!

NO ADMISSION COSTS – FREE! Find us on Facebook and invite your friends!

VOLUNTEERS ARE NEEDED! If you are interested in volunteering at the concession stand, please email Athena Cloud, AISA Powwow Chair, at clouda@augsburg.edu with your available time, t-shirt size and phone number. All volunteers get a t-shirt and much appreciation from us! We ask that people dedicate 2 1/2 hour time slots. Time slots to choose from are:

10:00 AM-12:30 PM
12:00-2:30 PM
2:30-5:00 PM
5:00-7:30 PM
7:30-10:00 PM (includes clean-up)

Pilamiya’ ye/Miigwech/Thank you!

Off Campus Studies Fair TODAY

submitted by stoddard@augsburg.edu

Are you thinking about study abroad/away this summer or next year? Want to do an internship in Washington, D.C., or maybe an international internship? Come check out your options!

Off Campus Studies Fair
Christensen Center
Friday, Feb. 10.
10:30 to 2:30

Talk to program representatives, grab some popcorn, and enter to win awesome prizes such as travel gear and gift cards!

Get additional Fair details here!

Summer Paid Camp Jobs – Campus Fair

submitted by tilton@augsburg.edu

Monday, February 13, 2017
4:00-6:30 pm; Christensen Center, Lobby
Free and open to all students.

Looking for a paid summer job? Want to gain leadership skills? Enjoy working with youth? Stop by and meet with camp representatives that are interviewing on the spot for summer camp employees.
Camps include: Concordia Language Villages, Pathways, Voyagers Lutheran, Green Lake, Camp Amnicon, Red Willow, Luthercrest, Luther Park Bible, Luther Point, Okoboji, and Lutheran Lakeside.

Questions? tilton@augsburg.edu

Jump Start Your STEM Job Search

submitted by dores@augsburg.edu

Registration for the third annual Jump Start Your STEM Job Search event is now open.

Date: Saturday, February 18
Time: 8:15 AM – 2 PM
Location: Foss Center

Sponsored by Boston Scientific, Thomson Reuters, Proto Labs and Jamf Software, Jump Start is a professional development opportunity for STEM majors.

The event will include opportunities for feedback on your resume or LinkedIn profile, workshops on interviewing and job search tools, and networking with STEM professionals. Continental breakfast, Steve Wozniak’s Learn Different presentation and lunch are included.

Questions? Contact: stem@augsburg.edu

Link to Jump Start Registration

Know Your Rights Protesting Workshop

submitted by linersa@augsburg.edu

On Wednesday, February 16th at 6:30 pm, a representative from the local chapter of the ACLU will be presenting and answering questions on protest rights. Specific focus areas include legal protest methods, what to do when approached by law enforcement, and proposed legislation. Pizza will be provided to those who RSVP.

RSVP here

Minnesota Dream Act – What Is Happening on the State Level

submitted by garvey@augsburg.edu

Facilitated by Meghan Bunio de Flores, Minnesota Office of Higher Education and Augsburg alum, an opportunity to learn about the current Minn Dream Act and the Governor’s budget proposal that will impact MN Dream Act students. We will also have time to discuss the impact changes to DACA would have on the MN Dream Act.

Wednesday, Feb. 15, 3-4 pm in OGC 100.

Information Sessions: Augsburg College Name Change to Augsburg University

submitted by weisss@augsburg.edu

Join leadership of the Marketing and Communication division at one of two remaining information sessions to learn about work being done to prepare the Augsburg College community for the potential change of the name of our institution to “Augsburg University.”

You’ll learn about:
–A flexible messaging platform that allows members of the community to address Augsburg’s anticipated name change in meaningful and authentic ways and that address our reality, reputation, and promise.

–A new logo, spirit mark, and seal being developed and reasons and insight into the changes.

–A rough timeline for communicating the change, should it be approved by the Augsburg Corporation, to important audiences including throughout campus, with alumni and donors.

–Work done to date to prepare for the potential name change, including the development of a database to track all the places we will need to change our name from monument and freeway signs to letterhead and legal documents, and from athletics equipment and uniforms to business cards and anything else you can think of!

–How you can help Marketing and Communication make sure we don’t miss anything.

Informational sessions will be held:
1. Thursday, February 9; 2:00pm—OGC 100
2. Wednesday, February 15; 11:00am—OGC 100

We know we won’t be able to answer every question you might have just yet, but knowing what you are thinking about will help us prepare for some of the individual department meetings and summer trainings we anticipate.

This potential change will impact our community in small and large ways, and we’re looking forward to sharing where we are now, how you can support and participate in this project, and our next steps.

Augsburg Total Wellness: TIAA On-Site Counseling

submitted by peterlin@augsburg.edu

Take advantage of this opportunity to discuss your personal financial situation with an experienced TIAA Financial Consultant on a confidential basis. They are available to discuss how to help you pursue your financial goals, where ever you might be in your retirement planning.

SIGN UP TODAY:
Space is limited, so please RSVP as soon as you can.
Call 800-732-8353, Monday through Friday from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. (ET).

You can also schedule an appointment online using the link below:
http://www.tiaa.org/schedulenow

Available dates and times:

Tuesday, February 21 from 8 a.m.-2 p.m.
Old Main, Room 201

Wednesday, February 22 from 8 a.m.-2 p.m.
Oren Gateway, Room 112

Thursday, February 23 from 8 a.m.-2 p.m.
Old Main, Room 201

For questions, please contact Nicole at peterlin@augsburg.edu.

First 100 Days: Presidents’ Day

submitted by green@augsburg.edu

As part of the First 100 Days events, English Prof Doug Green is organizing a multi-voice reading of Elizabeth Alexander’s “Praise Song for the Day” ( https://www.poets.org/poetsorg/poem/praise-song-day ), the poem Alexander composed for President Obama’s First Inauguration. But to do so we need voices–ideally people of as many different backgrounds as possible, because that is who “we” living in this country are.

Green is divvying up the stanzas to groups who want to read in unison. If you or faculty, staff, and/or students you know are interested, please contact him (MEM 223, x1187, green@augsburg.edu). He’ll assign you and your group a stanza. If you want to request one, that will work on a first-come, first-served basis for a while. This event will be impromptu in the sense that we’ve got one shot at it when we meet on the 20th. The 14th stanza and the additional final line all the participants and even willing auditors (there will be extra copies of the poem) are reading together.

We hope you’ll join us as participant and/or auditor. The reading will take place 12:15-12:30 pm on Monday, 20 Feb. (Presidents’ Day) in the OGC Atrium. People reading odd-numbered stanzas will do so from the balcony overlooking the Atrium and the even-numbered stanza readers will respond from the main floor. Readers have to project, but the acoustics are good: our voices will resonate–loudly, variously, messily, humanely!

Off Campus Studies Fair TOMORROW — Feb. 10

submitted by stoddard@augsburg.edu

Are you thinking about study abroad/away this summer or next year? Want to do an internship in Washington, D.C., or maybe an international internship? Come check out your options!

Off Campus Studies Fair
Christensen Center
Friday, Feb. 10.
10:30 to 2:30

Talk to program representatives, grab a snack, and enter to win awesome prizes such as travel gear and gift cards!

Get additional Fair details here!

LinkedIn Workshop – TODAY

submitted by tilton@augsburg.edu

Thursday, February 9, 2017
3:30-4:30 – Presentation; 4:30-5:30 – Open Lab
SVE 205
Attend this hands-on, lab-based workshop to learn and apply techniques for using LinkedIn

Topics will include:
• Building an effective student profile and professional online presence
• Exploring career fields by connecting with alumni
• Researching companies and connecting with recruiters
• Networking and building connections in your field

Summer Job Paid Camp Fair

submitted by tilton@augsburg.edu

Monday, February 13, 2017
4:30-6:30 pm; Christensen Center, Lobby
Free and open to all students. Looking for a paid summer job? Want to gain leadership skills? Enjoy working with youth? Stop by and meet with camp representatives that are interviewing on the spot for summer camp employees.
Camps include: Concordia Language Villages, Pathways, Voyagers Lutheran, Green Lake, Camp Amnicon, Red Willow, Luthercrest, Luther Park Bible, Luther Point, Okoboji, and Lutheran Lakeside.

Questions? tilton@augsburg.edu

Jump Start Your STEM Job Search

submitted by dores@augsburg.edu

Registration for the third annual Jump Start Your STEM Job Search event is now open.

Date: Saturday, February 18
Time: 8:15 AM – 2 PM
Location: Foss Center

Sponsored by Boston Scientific, Thomson Reuters, Proto Labs and Jamf Software, Jump Start is a professional development opportunity for STEM majors.

The event will include opportunities for feedback on your resume or LinkedIn profile, workshops on interviewing and job search tools, and networking with STEM professionals. Continental breakfast, Steve Wozniak’s Learn Different presentation and lunch are included.

Questions? Contact: stem@augsburg.edu

Link to Jump Start Registration

Building Democracy – Thursday, Feb. 9 at 12pm in OGC 100

submitted by kilgorem@augsburg.edu

In an Appalachian coalfield county that voted 79% for Trump, Confederate flag-waving volunteer firefighters are working with punk anarchist environmentalists in a broad-based effort to build a democratic culture and economy. Join Ben Fink, organizer at the Appalshop, for a discussion about what’s happening in Letcher County, Kentucky, and what it could mean for us nationwide.

Building Democracy in “Trump Country”
Thursday, February 9
12-1:30 pm, OGC 100

This event is organized by CTL Diversity Fellow Rachel Lloyd (Education), and Senior Scholar in Public Work Philosophy Harry Boyte (Sabo Center).

Click here to add this event to your Google calendar.

Depression Screening Walk-In TODAY

submitted by detloff@augsburg.edu

Worried? Stressed? Sad? Stop by The Center for Wellness & Counseling office TODAY – Wednesday from 9:00 – 4:00 pm for information and an opportunity to do a short depression screening and a short face-to-face meeting with a counselor from the Center for Wellness & Counseling (CWC) office. Drop-in when you can. It should take about 15 – 20 minutes. The CWC office is located on the first floor of the Anderson Residence Hall. Call 612-330-1707 if you have questions.

Augsburg Total Wellness: Financial Wellness Lunch & Learn

submitted by peterlin@augsburg.edu

Augsburg Total Wellness is excited to announce a brown bag lunch and learn to focus on Financial Wellness. Auggie Professor Marc McIntosh will be presenting–Friday, February 10 from noon-1 p.m.

Feel free to bring your lunch and join us in Si Melby 206!!

Questions? Contact Nicole Peterlin at peterlin@augsburg.edu.

Augsburg Total Wellness: TIAA On-Site Counseling

submitted by peterlin@augsburg.edu

In just a few weeks TIAA will be returning to campus for individual counseling sessions! Take advantage of this opportunity to discuss your personal financial situation with an experienced TIAA Financial Consultant on a confidential basis. They are available to discuss how to help you pursue your financial goals, where ever you might be in your retirement planning.

SIGN UP TODAY:
Space is limited, so please RSVP as soon as you can.
Call 800-732-8353, Monday through Friday from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. (ET).

You can also schedule an appointment online using the link below:
http://www.tiaa.org/schedulenow

Available dates and times:

Tuesday, February 21 from 8 a.m.-2 p.m.
Old Main, Room 201

Wednesday, February 22 from 8 a.m.-2 p.m.
Oren Gateway, Room 112

Thursday, February 23 from 8 a.m.-2 p.m.
Old Main, Room 201

**Please note the room changes from previous announcements due to conflicts with Christensen Center restoration.

For questions, please contact Nicole at peterlin@augsburg.edu.

Walk-In Depression Screening TODAY

submitted by detloff@augsburg.edu

Worried? Stressed? Sad? Stop by the Center for Wellness and Counseling office from 9:00 – 4:00 pm Wednesday 2/8 for information and an opportunity to do a short depression screening and a short face-to-face meeting with a counselor from the Center for Wellness & Counseling (CWC) office. Drop-in screenings take about 30 minutes so stop by the CWC office located on the first floor of the Anderson Residence Hall. Questions call 612-330-1707.

Executive Actions – What are they? What is their effect, and can they be stopped?

submitted by garvey@augsburg.edu

Recent executive actions by President Trump have raised concerns, met campaign promises, and prompted protests. A panel of faculty and staff – some licensed attorneys in Minnesota – will provide brief information on executive actions – What can Congress do..or not? What can legal challenges do…or not?

Andy Aoki, and Milda Hedbloom, Political Science, Bob Groven, Communications, Ann Garvey, Student Affairs, and Katie Bishop, Student Success, will provide an opportunity for the community to get information.

Wed., Feb. 8, 11:30 am-12:30 pm , OGC 100

LinkedIn 101 Workshop – Thursday 2/9

submitted by tilton@augsburg.edu

Thursday, February 9, 2017
3:30-4:30 – Presentation; 4:30-5:30 – Open Lab
SVE 205
Attend this hands-on, lab-based workshop to learn and apply techniques for using LinkedIn

Topics will include:
• Building an effective student profile and professional online presence
• Exploring career fields by connecting with alumni
• Researching companies and connecting with recruiters
• Networking and building connections in your field

Off Campus Studies Fair — THIS FRIDAY — Feb. 10

submitted by stoddard@augsburg.edu

Are you thinking about study abroad/away this summer or next year? Want to do an internship in Washington DC, or maybe an international internship? Come check out your options!

Off Campus Studies Fair
Christensen Center
Friday, Feb. 10.
10:30 to 2:30

Talk to program representatives, grab a snack, and enter to win awesome prizes such as travel gear and gift cards!

Get additional Fair details here!

Movie Screening TODAY at 7:00 pm in Sateren Auditorium

submitted by hermansb@augsburg.edu

At a moment marked by fear of Islam in a variety of global (and local) contexts, you are invited to attend a more hopeful story. Combatants for Peace (CFP), an alliance of Israeli and Palestinian ex-combatants, use theater as a tool for conflict transformation.

A new documentary film traces the origins and work of the organization. Come see the Minneapolis premiere of DISTURBING THE PEACE!

Screening will take place TODAY:
When: Wednesday, February 8th from 7:00-9:00 pm
Where Sateren Auditorium, Augsburg College
2211 Riverside Avenue

The screening is a free event and is open to the public. No reservation is available so we encourage you to arrive early to claim your seats.

Post-show screening conversation will take place with CFP members Chen Alon and Mohammed Ouwa moderated by TAD Professor Sonja Kuftinec.

Co-sponsored by: University of Minnesota Department of Theatre Arts & Dance and Institute for Advanced Study, Augsburg College – Nobel Peace Prize Forum, and East Side Freedom Library

Note: The film does contain some scenes of graphic violence from the conflict in Israel and Palestine.

Disturbing the Peace

Global Food in a Farm-to-Table World

submitted by lgeorge@augsburg.edu

Hear from experts in the field and take away lessons for any professional, on how to balance being stewards of the resources allowing businesses to flourish and the push for growth and profitability.

Date: February 21, 2016
Time: 8–9:30 a.m.
Location: Hoversten Chapel, Foss Center, Augsburg College

Increasingly, consumers seek out food grown with sustainable environmental practices and a connection to the farms and growers. According to the USDA, the number of farms that sold food at roadside stands, farmers’ markets, pick-your-own farms, on farm stores, and community-supported agricultural arrangements increased 24 percent between 2002 and 2012. While many consumers purchase goods locally, there is still demand for food produced globally.

In this market, how are large agribusinesses adapting global food production to meet the demands of today’s consumers? And how are businesses succeeding in balancing social, cultural, and environmental responsibilities with a financial commitment to stakeholders?

Join Chris Farrell from MPR as he interviews three leaders working on food security and sustainability:

Mike Robach, Cargill’s Vice President of Corporate Food Safety, Quality, and Regulatory Affairs
Jessica Hellmann, University of Minnesota’s Director of the Institute on the Environment
Dr. Ruth Petran, Ecolab Inc.’s Vice President for Food Safety and Public Health

 

TODAY — Teach In: General Strikes in History and Practice–12:30PM-1:30PM

submitted by lansing@augsburg.edu

Please join Lars Christiansen, Jacqui deVries, and Michael J. Lansing in the Student Lounge of the Christensen Center for this teach-in on the history of general strikes as a strategy for social change. As part of Augsburg’s “100 Days of Engagement” programming, this informal event is open to students, staff, faculty, and alumni. Bring your lunch and learn more about how general strikes work, the ways in which they are (and aren’t) effective, and the possibilities they hold for advancing agendas.

Morning Chapel: Riverside Singers

submitted by hansona2@augsburg.edu

Join us in the chapel today at 10:40am for worship with word and song. Musicians: The Riverside Singers, directed by Nancy Grundahl.

Chapel this week:
Thursday, 2/9, 11:30am: Rev. Dr. Amy Butler, Riverside Church, NYC
Friday, 2/10: No Chapel Service – Batalden Convocation

We gather in Hoversten Chapel, Foss Center – Everyone is welcome!

More information

Still Time to Register: 2nd Annual Fosdick Lecture on Feb. 9

submitted by hansona2@augsburg.edu

Join the Augsburg College Office of Campus Ministry on Thursday, February 9, 2017, for ”Good News/Bad News: Preaching the Gospel and the Headlines,” the second Fosdick Lecture on Preaching. We welcome the Rev. Dr. Amy Butler, Senior Minister of The Riverside Church, New York, who will be the featured lecturer and preacher.

Schedule:
9:30 a.m.: Coffee & Registration
10 a.m.: Lecture
11:30 a.m.: Chapel Service

This event will be held in Hoversten Chapel, Foss Center

Register today!

Thursday, Register today! February 9: 2nd Annual Fosdick Lecture

submitted by hansona2@augsburg.edu

Join the Augsburg College Office of Campus Ministry on Thursday, February 9, 2017, for ”Good News/Bad News: Preaching the Gospel and the Headlines,” the second Fosdick Lecture on Preaching. We welcome the Rev. Dr. Amy Butler, Senior Minister of The Riverside Church, New York, who will be the featured lecturer and preacher.

Schedule:
9:30 a.m.: Coffee & Registration
10 a.m.: Lecture
11:30 a.m.: Chapel Service

This event will be held in Hoversten Chapel, Foss Center

Register today!

100 Days: Presidents’ Day Event

submitted by green@augsburg.edu

As part of the First 100 Days events, English Prof Doug Green is organizing a multi-voice reading of Elizabeth Alexander’s “Praise Song for the Day” (see link below), the poem Alexander composed for President Obama’s First Inauguration. But to do so we need voices–ideally people of as many different backgrounds as possible, because that is who “we” living in this country are.

Green is divvying up the stanzas to groups who want to read in unison. If you or faculty, staff, and/or students you know are interested, please contact him (MEM 223, x1187, green@augsburg.edu). He’ll assign you and your group a stanza. If you want to request one, that will work on a first-come, first-served basis for a while. This event will be impromptu in the sense that we’ve got one shot at it when we meet on the 20th. The 14th stanza and the additional final line all the participants and even willing auditors (there will be extra copies of the poem) are reading together.

We hope you’ll join us as participant and/or auditor. The reading will take place 12:15-12:30pm on Monday, 20 Feb (Presidents’ Day) in the OGC Atrium. People reading odd-numbered stanzas will do so from the balcony overlooking the Atrium and the even-numbered stanza readers will respond from the main floor. Readers have to project, but the acoustics are good: our voices will resonate–loudly, variously, messily, humanely!

Teach In: General Strikes in History and Practice–Wed., Feb. 8, 12:30PM-1:30PM–

submitted by lansing@augsburg.edu

Please join Lars Christiansen, Jacqui deVries, and Michael J. Lansing in the Student Lounge of the Christensen Center for this teach-in on the history of general strikes as a strategy for social change. As part of Augsburg’s “100 Days of Engagement” programming, this informal event is open to students, staff, faculty, and alumni. Bring your lunch and learn more about how general strikes work, the ways in which they are (and aren’t) effective, and the possibilities they hold for advancing agendas.

Interfaith @ Cedar Commons: Faith and Human Rights

submitted by freunds@augsburg.edu

Interfaith @ Cedar Commons: Faith and Human Rights
THIS THURSDAY, February 9th 6:30-8:30pm

Come join us for a meal and lively discussion on how our engagement with human rights work is informed by our faith and spiritual traditions! We will hear from three speakers and then discuss over delicious food from Holy Land.

* How do our belief systems or faith communities compel to us to respond to the violation of human rights?
* Are there ways that your faith has also been manipulated/abused to perpetuate injustice?
* How do you resist the violation of your rights?

SPEAKERS: Bahgat Elsagher, Brenda Elsagher and Vanessa Taylor.

Do you need to be a “person of faith” to come? Absolutely not. We welcome anyone with interest in conversation about how faith/spirituality shape our lives and intersect with the issues we care about.

This gathering is hosted by the Interfaith @ Cedar Commons organizer team and the Augsburg Interfaith Scholars. For more info about Interfaith @ Cedar Commons, join our Facebook group: “Interfaith @ Cedar Commons” and contact Rachel Svanoe with questions (svanoe@augsburg.edu)

Cedar Commons [2001 Riverside Ave. S, Minneapolis MN]

Interfaith Mini-Convo: Malick Ceesay ’17

submitted by hansona2@augsburg.edu

Join us in the chapel today at 11:30am for an Interfaith Mini-Convo – Malik Ceesay ’17 Senior Chapel, with musician Imani Waters.

Chapel this week:
Wednesday, 2/8, 10:40am: Worship with a special blessing & sending for Ben Krouse-Gagne. Musicians: The Riverside Singers, directed by Nancy Grundahl.
Thursday, 2/9, 11:30am: Rev. Dr. Amy Butler, Riverside Church, NYC
Friday, 2/10: No Chapel Service – Batalden Convocation

We gather in Hoversten Chapel, Foss Center – Everyone is welcome!

More information

Augsburg Total Wellness: Financial Wellness Lunch & Learn

submitted by peterlin@augsburg.edu

Augsburg Total Wellness is excited to announce a brown bag lunch and learn to focus on Financial Wellness. Auggie Professor Marc McIntosh will be presenting–Friday, February 10 from noon-1 p.m.

Feel free to bring your lunch and join us in Si Melby 206!!

Questions? Contact Nicole Peterlin at peterlin@augsburg.edu.

Executive actions – what are they?

submitted by garvey@augsburg.edu

Recent executive actions by President Trump have raised concerns, met campaign promises, and prompted protests. A panel of faculty and staff – some licensed attorneys in Minnesota – will provide brief information on executive actions – What can Congress do..or not? What can legal challenges do…or not?

Andy Aoki, and Milda Hedbloom, Political Science, Bob Groven, Communications, Ann Garvey, Student Affairs, and Katie Bishop, Student Success, will provide an opportunity for the community to get information.

Wed., Feb. 8, 11:30 am-12:30 pm , OGC 100

Off Campus Studies Fair on FRIDAY!

submitted by stoddard@augsburg.edu

Would you like to study abroad, study somewhere else in the USA, or maybe do an international internship?

Come check out your options for studying off campus at the Off Campus Studies Fair in Christensen Center on Friday, Feb. 10.

Talk to program representatives, grab a snack, and enter to win awesome prizes such as travel gear and gift cards!

Get additional Fair details here!

Jump Start Your STEM Job Search

submitted by dores@augsburg.edu

Registration for the third annual Jump Start Your STEM Job Search event is now open.

Date: Saturday, February 18
Time: 8:15 AM – 2 PM
Location: Foss Center

Sponsored by Boston Scientific, Thomson Reuters, Proto Labs and Jamf Software, Jump Start is a professional development opportunity for STEM majors.

The event will include opportunities for feedback on your resume or LinkedIn profile, workshops on interviewing and job search tools, and networking with STEM professionals. Continental breakfast, Steve Wozniak’s Learn Different presentation and lunch are included.

Questions? Contact: stem@augsburg.edu

Link to Jump Start Registration

Movie Screening – THIS WEDNESDAY – FEB 8

submitted by hermansb@augsburg.edu

At a moment marked by fear of Islam in a variety of global (and local) contexts, you are invited to attend a more hopeful story. Combatants for Peace (CFP), an alliance of Israeli and Palestinian ex-combatants, use theater as a tool for conflict transformation.

A new documentary film traces the origins and work of the organization. Come see the Minneapolis premiere of DISTURBING THE PEACE!

Screening will take place:
When: Wednesday, February 8th from 7:00-9:00 pm
Where Sateren Auditorium, Augsburg College
2211 Riverside Avenue

The screening is a free event and is open to the public. No reservation is available so we encourage you to arrive early to claim your seats.

Post-show screening conversation will take place with CFP members Chen Alon and Mohammed Ouwa moderated by TAD Professor Sonja Kuftinec.

Co-sponsored by: University of Minnesota Department of Theatre Arts & Dance and Institute for Advanced Study, Augsburg College – Nobel Peace Prize Forum, and East Side Freedom Library

Note: The film does contain some scenes of graphic violence from the conflict in Israel and Palestine.

Disturbing the Peace

Focused Conversations on Strategic Planning – Today and Tomorrow

submitted by rjohn@augsburg.edu

The Focused Conversations today and tomorrow will launch the next phase in Augsburg’s long-range strategic planning. The initiative, called Commission150, will engage faculty, staff, students, alumni, regents and other community members in developing a strategic plan that looks beyond Augsburg’s 2019 sesquicentennial. President Paul Pribbenow will facilitate the conversations today and tomorrow:

Tuesday (TODAY), February 7, 2 p.m., Oren 100 (remote access will be available for this session)
Click to add to your calendar: https://augnet.augsburg.edu/index.html?icalmail=75fce1ba3391e0dda67bf04fab79f958&returnpath=%2Findex.html%3Fmonth%3D02%26amp%3Bday%3D7%26amp%3Byear%3D2017

Wednesday (TOMORROW), February 8, 9:30 a.m., Oren 100
Click to add to your calendar: https://augnet.augsburg.edu/index.html?icalmail=a3c6edbb04f0ade0033be27279b8d472&returnpath=%2Findex.html%3Fmonth%3D02%26amp%3Bday%3D8%26amp%3Byear%3D2017

See the full All Hands schedule (login required)

Mindful Monday at 10:40am

submitted by hansona2@augsburg.edu

Join us in the chapel today at 10:40am for “Mindful Monday – Stress Management for All” with Jermaine Nelson.

Chapel this week:
Tuesday, 2/7, 11:30am: Interfaith Mini-Convo – Malik Ceesay ’17 Senior Chapel
Wednesday, 2/8, 10:40am: Worship with word and song. Musicians: The Riverside Singers, directed by Nancy Grundahl.
Thursday, 2/9, 11:30am: Rev. Dr. Amy Butler, Riverside Church, NYC
Friday, 2/10: No Chapel Service – Batalden Convocation

We gather in Hoversten Chapel, Foss Center – Everyone is welcome!

More Information

Register: Thursday, February 9: 2nd Annual Fosdick Lecture

submitted by hansona2@augsburg.edu

Join the Augsburg College Office of Campus Ministry on Thursday, February 9, 2017, for “Good News/Bad News: Preaching the Gospel and the Headlines,” the second Fosdick Lecture on Preaching. We welcome the Rev. Dr. Amy Butler, Senior Minister of The Riverside Church, New York, who will be the featured lecturer and preacher.

Schedule:
9:30 a.m.: Coffee & Registration
10 a.m.: Lecture
11:30 a.m.: Chapel Service

This event will be held in Hoversten Chapel, Foss Center

Register today!

Thursday, Feb. 9 – Building Democracy in “Trump Country”

submitted by kilgorem@augsburg.edu

In an Appalachian coalfield county that voted 79% for Trump, Confederate flag-waving volunteer firefighters are working with punk anarchist environmentalists in a broad-based effort to build a democratic culture and economy. Join Ben Fink, organizer at the Appalshop, for a discussion about what’s happening in Letcher County, Kentucky, and what it could mean for us nationwide.

Building Democracy in “Trump Country”
Thursday, February 9
12-1:30 pm, OGC 100

This event is organized by CTL Diversity Fellow Rachel Lloyd (Education), and Senior Scholar in Public Work Philosophy Harry Boyte (Sabo Center).

Click here to add this event to your Google calendar.

MN Private College Job & Internship Fair

submitted by tilton@augsburg.edu

Wednesday, February 22, 2017
Minneapolis Convention Center
Cost $10
9:00 a.m – 3:00 p.m (come and stay for as long as you are able)
For the 41st year, Minnesota’s Private Colleges will host the annual JOB AND INTERNSHIP FAIR, which stands out as one of the premier college/employer partnerships in the country. This Fair allows employers and undergraduate candidates to meet at the booths from 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. while simultaneously allowing interviewing for either job or internship candidates until 5:00 p.m. The second day of the Fair (Thursday) will be exclusively for pre-select interviews.

The Fair is open to undergraduate sophomores, juniors and seniors, and features more than 260 employers all under one roof!

To learn more and register visit http://www.augsburg.edu/strommen/

Disturbing the Peace – Screening this Wednesday, February 8

submitted by hermansb@augsburg.edu

At a moment marked by fear of Islam in a variety of global (and local) contexts, you are invited to attend a more hopeful story. Combatants for Peace (CFP), an alliance of Israeli and Palestinian ex-combatants, use theater as a tool for conflict transformation.

A new documentary film traces the origins and work of the organization. Come see the Minneapolis premiere of DISTURBING THE PEACE!

Screening will take place:
When: Wednesday, February 8th from 7:00-9:00 pm
Where Sateren Auditorium, Augsburg College
2211 Riverside Avenue

The screening is a free event and is open to the public. No reservation is available so we encourage you to arrive early to claim your seats.

Post-show screening conversation will take place with CFP members Chen Alon and Mohammed Ouwa moderated by TAD Professor Sonja Kuftinec.

Co-sponsored by: University of Minnesota Department of Theatre Arts & Dance and Institute for Advanced Study, Augsburg College – Nobel Peace Prize Forum, and East Side Freedom Library

Note: The film does contain some scenes of graphic violence from the conflict in Israel and Palestine.

Disturbing the Peace

Focused Conversations – Tomorrow and Wednesday

submitted by rjohn@augsburg.edu

This week, we launch Commission150 — conversations that will engage faculty, staff, students, alumni, regents and other community members in developing a strategic plan that looks beyond Augsburg’s 2019 sesquicentennial. These discussions will take place during two Focused Conversation sessions, facilitated President Paul Pribbenow:

Tuesday (TOMORROW), February 7, 2 p.m., Oren 100 (remote access will be available for this session)
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Wednesday, February 8, 9:30 a.m., Oren 100
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Jump Start Your STEM Job Search

submitted by dores@augsburg.edu

Registration for the third annual Jump Start Your STEM Job Search event is now open.

Date: Saturday, February 18
Time: 8:15 AM – 2 PM
Location: Foss Center

Sponsored by Boston Scientific, Thomson Reuters, Proto Labs and Jamf Software, Jump Start is a professional development opportunity for STEM majors.

The event will include opportunities for feedback on your resume or LinkedIn profile, workshops on interviewing and job search tools, and networking with STEM professionals. Continental breakfast, Steve Wozniak’s Learn Different presentation and lunch are included.

Questions? Contact: stem@augsburg.edu

Link to Jump Start Registration

Global Food In a Farm-to-Table World

submitted by lgeorge@augsburg.edu

Hear from experts in the field and take away lessons for any professional, on how to balance being stewards of the resources allowing businesses to flourish and the push for growth and profitability.

Date: February 21, 2016
Time: 8–9:30 a.m.
Location: Hoversten Chapel, Foss Center, Augsburg College

Increasingly, consumers seek out food grown with sustainable environmental practices and a connection to the farms and growers. According to the USDA, the number of farms that sold food at
roadside stands, farmers’ markets, pick-your-own farms, on farm stores, and community-supported agricultural arrangements increased 24 percent between 2002 and 2012. While many consumers purchase goods locally, there is still demand for food produced globally.

In this market, how are large agribusinesses adapting global food production to meet the demands of today’s consumers? And how are businesses succeeding in balancing social, cultural, and environmental responsibilities with a financial commitment to stakeholders?

Join Chris Farrell from MPR as he interviews three leaders working on food security and sustainability:

Mike Robach, Cargill’s Vice President of Corporate Food Safety, Quality, and Regulatory Affairs
Jessica Hellmann, University of Minnesota’s Director of the Institute on the Environment
Dr. Ruth Petran, Ecolab Inc.’s Vice President for Food Safety and Public Health

 

Depression Screening TODAY

submitted by detloff@augsburg.edu

Worried? Stressed? Sad? Stop by Christensen Center TODAY – Monday 2/6 from 10:30 am – 12:30 pm for information and an opportunity to do a short depression screening and a short face-to-face meeting with a counselor from the Center for Wellness & Counseling (CWC) office. Drop-in screenings will also be available on Wednesday 2/8 from 9 am – 4 pm at the CWC office located on the first floor of the Anderson Residence Hall.

Executive Actions – what do they mean? Can they be stopped?

submitted by garvey@augsburg.edu

Recent executive actions by President Trump have raised concerns, met campaign promises, and prompted protests. A panel of faculty and staff – some licensed attorneys in Minnesota – will provide brief information on executive actions – What can Congress do..or not? What can legal challenges do…or not?

Andy Aoki, Political Science, Milda Hedbloom, Political Science, Bob Groven, Communications, Ann Garvey, Student Affairs, and Katie Bishop, Student Success, will provide an opportunity for the community to get information.

Wed., Feb. 8, 11:30 am-12:30 pm , OGC 100

Off Campus Studies Fair – February 10th

submitted by arndt@augsburg.edu

Would you like to study abroad, study somewhere else in the USA, or maybe do an international internship?

Come check out your options for studying off campus at the Off Campus Studies Fair in Christensen Center on Friday, Feb. 10.

Talk to program representatives, grab a snack, and enter to win awesome prizes such as travel gear and gift cards!

Get additional Fair Details here!

Movie Screening: Disturbing the Peace

submitted by hermansb@augsburg.edu

At a moment marked by fear of Islam in a variety of global (and local) contexts, you are invited to attend to a more hopeful story. Combatants for Peace, an alliance of Israeli and Palestinian ex-combatants, use theater as a tool for conflict transformation.

A new documentary film traces the origins and work of the organization. Come see the Minneapolis premiere of DISTURBING THE PEACE!

Screening will take place:
When: Wednesday, February 8 from 7-9 p.m.
Where: Sateren Auditorium, Augsburg College
2211 Riverside Avenue

The screening is a free event and is open to the public. No reservation is available so we encourage you to arrive early to claim your seats.

Post-show screening conversation will take place with CFP members Chen Alon and Mohammed Ouwa moderated by TAD Professor Sonja Kuftinec.

Co-sponsored by: University of Minnesota Department of Theatre Arts & Dance and Institute for Advanced Study, Augsburg College – Nobel Peace Prize Forum, and East Side Freedom Library

Note: The film does contain some scenes of graphic violence from the conflict in Israel and Palestine.

Disturbing the Peace

Augsburg Total Wellness: TIAA On-Site Counseling

submitted by peterlin@augsburg.edu

In just a few weeks TIAA will be returning to campus for individual counseling sessions! Take advantage of this opportunity to discuss your personal financial situation with an experienced TIAA Financial Consultant on a confidential basis. They are available to discuss how to help you pursue your financial goals, where ever you might be in your retirement planning.

SIGN UP TODAY:
Space is limited, so please RSVP as soon as you can.
Call 800-732-8353, Monday through Friday from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. (ET).

You can also schedule an appointment online using the link below:
http://www.tiaa.org/schedulenow

Available dates and times:

Tuesday, February 21 from 8 a.m.-2 p.m.
Old Main, Room 201

Wednesday, February 22 from 8 a.m.-2 p.m.
Oren Gateway, Room 112

Thursday, February 23 from 8 a.m.-2 p.m.
Old Main, Room 201

**Please note the room changes from previous announcements due to conflicts with Christensen Center restoration.

For questions, please contact Nicole at peterlin@augsburg.edu.

Augsburg Total Wellness: Financial Wellness Lunch & Learn

submitted by peterlin@augsburg.edu

Augsburg Total Wellness is excited to announce a brown bag lunch and learn to focus on Financial Wellness. Auggie Professor Marc McIntosh will be presenting–Friday, February 10 from noon-1 p.m.

Feel free to bring your lunch and join us in Si Melby 206!!

Questions? Contact Nicole Peterlin at peterlin@augsburg.edu.