Friday, February 12, 2016
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Writing Lab Hours

It's time! The marvelous writing tutors at the Augsburg Writing Lab are ready to help Augsburg students with any writing task -- papers, reports, applications, personal statements, resumes, etc. The WL is located on the street level of Lindell Library, just left of the circulation desk. No appointments are taken; just come with ideas, drafts (in hard copy), assignments. Last semester, the tutors conducted over 1,000 sessions with Augsburg grad and undergrad students. Here are the hours for spring semester:

Mondays: 11:10-1:40 and 6:30-9:30 PM
Tuesdays: 12:30-3:00; 3:30-6:00; and 7:30-10 PM
Wednesdays: 3:30-6:00 and 6:30-9:00 PM
Thursdays: 12:30-3:00; 3:30-6:00 and 7:30-10:00 PM
Fridays: 4:30-7:00 PM
Sundays: 5:00-8:00 PM

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Info Session - Study in Mexico This Summer

Would you like to study abroad this summer in Mexico? At Augsburg's Center for Global Education and Experience in Cuernavaca, Mexico, you can take courses in Spanish, history, Latin dance, or do an internship.

Come learn more about this opportunity, including the scholarships that are available!

Monday, February 15 in the Augsburg Room (Christensen Center)
Info sessions from 10-10:30 and from 11-11:30

Learn more and apply online:

Questions? Contact Maren,

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Register Now to Present at Zyzzogeton

Zyzzogeton 2016 Registration Deadline is March 10!

Zyzzogeton, Augsburg's annual student research symposium, will be held on Thursday, April 14, from 3-5 p.m. in Hoversten Chapel.

Students who plan to present their research or creative activity at this poster session will need to register and submit an abstract online at by March 10 (click maroon box on right side of URGO homepage). Please work closely with your research mentors on your poster.

URGO and McNair will be hosting a Research Poster workshop where you can bring your working draft and receive one-on-one feedback and help on Wednesday, March 23, from 4:30-6 p.m. in SVE 204. We will be providing dinner, so please RSVP to if you plan to come.

Questions? Please contact or stop by Science Hall 152.

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Go Abroad with Fulbright! - Tabling TODAY

URGO will be tabling in the Off-Campus Studies fair today from 10:30-2:30 in Christensen, so stop by to learn more about the Fulbright Program!

The Fulbright U.S. Student Program provides grants for English Teaching Assistantships (ETA) or study/research projects abroad following graduation. Juniors and Seniors can begin their applications now!

During their grants, Fulbrighters will meet, work, live with and learn from the people of the host country, sharing daily experiences. The program facilitates cultural exchange through direct interaction on an individual basis in the classroom, field, home, and in routine tasks, allowing the grantee to gain an appreciation of others' viewpoints and beliefs, the way they do things, and the way they think. Through engagement in the community, the individual will interact with their hosts on a one-to-one basis in an atmosphere of openness, academic integrity, and intellectual freedom, thereby promoting mutual understanding.

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Study in Denmark This Summer - Deadline Extended

Study abroad in Copenhagen, Denmark this summer to earn an ENL and SOC credit! Explore the city through film and literature, by bike, foot, and public transportation! One of Europe's best cities will be your home for three weeks!

Application deadline extended to February 15!

Get program information and apply online here:

Questions? Contact Maren,

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General Announcements

Food Service Hours

2/12/16 Friday
Einstein's is open from 7:30am-8:00pm with the Late Night Menu Starting at 7:00pm.
Nabo is open from 7:30am-7:00pm with Hot Food Starting at 10:00am.
The Commons is open from 7:30am-7:00pm.

2/13/16 Saturday
Einstein's is open from 7:30am-5:00pm.
Nabo is open from 10:00am-2:00pm.
The Commons is open from 11:30am-1:00pm for Brunch and from 5:00pm-7:00pm for Dinner.

2/14/16 Sunday
Einstein's is Closed.
Nabo is Closed.
The Commons is open from 11:30am-1:00pm for Brunch and from 5:00pm-7:00pm for Dinner.

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2015-2016 Augsburg Leadership Awards

Nominations for the 2015-2016 Augsburg Leadership Awards are now open!

These awards recognize student leaders and student organizations for their innovative and outstanding leadership during this academic year. Recipients will be honored at the 17th Annual Augsburg Leadership Awards on Tuesday, April 5 from 5-7 p.m. in Hoversten Chapel.

All students, staff, faculty, alumni, and community members are strongly encouraged to submit nominations; self-nominations are also encouraged. The deadline for nominations is Friday, March 11 by 5:00 p.m.

To nominate an individual or a student organization, and for more information on the award descriptions and criteria, visit:

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The Environmental Student Leaders Action Network has introduced Terracycle bins to the Urness bathrooms. The bins will collect Personal care products such as: Toothpaste, toothbrushes, Shower products, deodorant, etc. The floor that collects the most wins a PIZZA PARTY! The competition ends on March 10th! There is another Terracycle bin for community use in Christensen.

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Food Service Specials

2/12/16 Friday
There is Whole Carved Chicken at Lunch in The Commons.

2/13/16 Saturday
There is Puppy Chow All Day in The Commons.

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Food Service Menus

2/12/16 Friday

The Nabo Special is a chipotle Turkey Sandwich with Chips and a 16oz Fountain Soda.

There is Fish and Chips at World Flavors!

Market Place is Serving Chicken Breast with Oriental Dressing, Roasted Asparagus with Lemon Dill, Potato Gratin, and Broccoli with Walnuts and Parmesan.

Vege is Serving Vegan Enchilada Bake Vegan Cheese and Beef, Brown Rice with Lime & Cilantro, Carrots with Sesame Dressing, Green Bean with Toasted Pumpkin Seeds.

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Event Announcements

Off-Campus Studies Fair - 2/12 in CC

Join us for the Off Campus Studies Fair
Friday, February 12
10:30 to 2:30 in Christensen

Fair Details:
Auggies can choose from over 300 programs in 90 countries, including the USA. Earn credit for your major, minor, or your generals, and have an off-campus adventure! Visit the fair to enter a drawing to win gift cards, tech, and other great prizes!

Where will you go?

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LinkedIn Hands-On Workshop – Thursday, February 25

3:45-4:45 p.m.
Sverdrup Hall 201

Interested in learning how to create a professional online presence? Curious about how you can use social media to expand your network, explore career fields, and locate job opportunities? Attend this hands-on, lab based workshop to learn and apply techniques for using LinkedIn, the most popular online professional networking service.

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

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TODAY Off Campus Studies Fair

TODAY is the Off Campus Studies Fair!!!
10:30 to 2:30 in Christensen Center

Learn about study and internships abroad! Enter to win great prizes!

Fair Details:

Auggies can study off campus with over 300 programs in 90 countries, including the USA. Earn credit for your major, minor, or generals, and have an off-campus adventure!

Where will you go?

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Save the Date: Zyzzogeton is April 14, 3-5 p.m.

Zyzzogeton Research Symposium
Thursday, April 14th
3-5 p.m. @ Hoversten Chapel

Each year, Augsburg College celebrates the creativity and scholarship of undergraduate students with its annual Zyzzogeton Research Symposium. The event falls at the end of each academic year and is a culmination of achievement featuring work across departments. More than 80 students participate each year, showcasing their research. A "zyzzogeton" is a green leaf-hopper as well as the last word in the Webster Collegiate Dictionary, which is a fitting symbol to mark the end of the academic year. The public is welcome, so feel free to invite family, friends, and those from the community to this exciting event!

And there will be crowd favorites nachos and Italian sodas to boot!

Hosted by URGO, McNair, and STEM Programs

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Learn About Fellowship to Israel - Tabling Today

URGO will be tabling today as part of the Off-Campus Studies Fair from 10:30-2:30 in Christensen. Come learn more about this unique opportunity to travel to Israel to meet Israeli peers and learn about the country's history and culture. This fellowship is only available for Augsburg students.

The MINNE (Minne means "memory" in Norwegian) Fellows program will select one Augsburg student for a free 10-day fellowship in Israel from May 2-13, 2016. The goal of the program is to foster greater understanding between people and to educate college students about the Holocaust. The Minneapolis Jewish Federation and the Jewish Community Relations Council of Minnesota and the Dakotas (JCRC) will arrange for fellows to tour Israel with Israeli peers. The visit to Israel will include a tour of Yad Vashem, Israel's national Holocaust museum, additional Holocaust educational programming as well as touring the sites of Israel.

The Minneapolis Jewish Federation and the Jewish Community Relations Council of Minnesota and the Dakotas (JCRC) will arrange for fellows to tour Israel with Israeli peers.

-MINNE covers flight and land costs as well as granting students a $50/day per diem provided while the student is in Israel.
-Applicants must be U.S. citizens and registered for full time classes at Augsburg with at least one year left on campus. Students must be sophomores or above with a 3.0+ GPA.
-Applications are due March 1st and can be found at:

If you are interested in applying or have any questions about the program, please contact

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American Indian Film Series - Bad Sugar

Monday, February 15th
5 p.m. Appetizers in the lobby of the Enrollment Center
6 p.m. Film in Science 123

Bad Sugar - Episode of Unnatural Causes: Is Inequality Making Us Sick?
Donald Warne, MD, Featured in the film, will be present for discussion

All are welcome, open to the public.

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Daily Chapel @ 10:40am: Leif Anderson, VP & CIO

Join us for worship in the chapel today at 10:40am: Leif Anderson, Vice President & Chief Information Officer, preaching. Musicians: Rachelle Adrian, piano; Alfreda Rambal, vocalist; and Abby Salmonson, oboe. Chapel is followed by C3: Christ, Community & Coffee.

Chapel next week:
Monday, 2/15, 10:40am: Josh Graber, Abundant Life Together (ALT) Program Developer, preaching. Musicians: Jami Kadolph, oboe, and Sophie Bauer, vocalist.

Tuesday, 2/16, 11:00am: No Daily Chapel – Batalden Convocation

Wednesday, 2/17, 10:40am: "Inspired by Women," Interfaith Chapel led by Interfaith Scholar Co-hort. Musician: Victoria Agee, vocalist.

Thursday, 2/18, 11:30am: Robert Harper '16 Senior Chapel

Friday, 2/19, 10:40am: Amber Kalina '15 preaching. Musicians: Nickolai Podvin '14 and Rachel Hastings '14.

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

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ELCA Summer Camp Job Fair - 2/16

February 16
East Commons, Christensen Center
No pre-registration necessary

Looking for a paid summer job? Want to gain leadership skills? Enjoy working with youth? Come to the ELCA Summer Camp Job Fair to visit with camp representatives from across the United States. Interview on the spot!

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Last Chance Resume Glance Drop-in Hours

Monday, February 15th from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Strommen Center for Meaningful Work lobby area – 100 Christensen Center

The Job Fair is next week! Have any last questions or concerns? Stop by to make sure you have all the finishing touches in place! Career coaches will be on hand.

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Traditional Lakota Approaches to Health Disparities

Tuesday, February 16
11 a.m.
Hoversten Chapel, Foss

Join us for the Batalden Convocation in Applied Ethics.

All are welcome and open to the public.

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MNPC Job & Internship Fair - LAST DAY TO REGISTER

Are you a sophomore, junior, or senior? Attend the MN Private College Job & Internship Fair on Wednesday February 17th, 2016. Meet with employers from business, non-profit, government, science, and other sectors to pass out resumes, gather information, network, and arrange interviews. To register, go to or bring $10 cash to the Strommen Center in 100 Christensen. Pre-registration and a $10 fee is REQUIRED – no on-site registration! Registration fee INCREASES TO $30 AFTER TODAY (2/12/16)!

Also, get your FREE professional LinkedIn Profile Picture taken at the fair!

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Student Meet and Greet with Lakota Medical Doctor

Monday, February 15
Lindell Library 301
3:10 to 4:30 p.m.
Open house style - come when you can, stay as long as you can
Coffee and cookies!

Students of any major are welcome!

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