Friday, December 2, 2016
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Teaching and Learning

Last Week of Class - Remember the WL

The end is near and papers, applications, reports, revisions will soon be due. Don't panic. Do find the WL now! It's located in Lindell Library, street level, just left of the circulation desk. Here are the hours:

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: 4:00 - 6:30 PM
Sundays: 5:00 - 8:00 PM

Questions? Contact K. Swanson, English professor (

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Visit URGO For Advising On Grad School Apps

Applying to grad school? Come meet with URGO staff for individualized advising on finding and selecting programs, preparing for standardized tests, securing letters of recommendation, and writing application essays. We are here to help you through the process!

To make an appointment you can call the URGO office at 612-330-1446 or email us at

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General Announcements

Augsburg CSA Drop Site

Are you interested in easy access to nutritious, delicious, locally grown food throughout the summer? Campus Kitchen is conducting a survey to gauge the interest of a CSA Drop Site on Augsburg campus for students and faculty in the area. Please follow this link for more information and to fill out a brief survey.

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Visit the Campus Cupboard

Stop by the Campus Cupboard in the Foss Lobby! We are an on-campus food shelf collecting running donations. Students are also welcome to take five items per visit. Make sure you're staying well fed as we approach finals!

Monday 1-4pm
Tuesday 8am-2-pm
Wednesday 8:30-10:30am, 1-3pm
Thursday 8:30-11am, 1-4pm, 6-7pm
Friday 8:30-11am, 1-4pm

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Food Service Hours

Einsteins is open from 7:30am-8pm, with the Late Night Menu starting at 7pm.

Nabo is open from 7:30am-7pm, with Hot Food starting at 10am

The Commons is open from 7:30am-7pm
Breakfast 7:30-9:45am
Continental Breakfast 9:45-11am
Lunch 11am-1:30pm
Light Lunch 1:30-4:30pm
Dinner 4:30-7pm

Einstein's is open from 7:30am-3:00pm.
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.

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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One Minute for Cedar Riverside Youth

Please take one minute and vote so kids in this neighborhood can get sporting equipment....
Please go to this site and vote for "Sports-Check it Out". It's a community program by kids and for kids.

See Facebook page for more info:

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Event Announcements

Sam Freedman Q&A Is Next Wed., 12:30p, E. Commons

All students, faculty, and staff are invited to attend an informal Q&A with New York Times "On Religion" reporter Samuel G. Freedman on Wednesday, December 7.

Augsburg was featured in Freedman's recent article "Muslim College Chaplains Extend a Hand Across Religious Divides":

Religion in Public: Sam Freedman Q&A
Wednesday, December 7
East Commons, Christensen Center

This informal brown bag lunch (bring your own lunch) is jointly sponsored by Campus Ministry, the CCV, and CTL.

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Farewell to Matt Ksepka

Please join us in saying a fond farewell to Matt Ksepka on Wednesday, Dec. 14, from 2:00 - 3:30 p.m. in Marshall Room, Christensen Center. Refreshments will be served. Matt has accepted a position as Chief Financial Officer at Totino-Grace High School. His final day will be Thursday, Dec. 15.

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Seward Winter Frolic This Weekend

Looking for some great winter fun? Come to the Seward Winter Frolic this weekend, Dec. 3 and Dec. 4. This annual neighborhood event celebrates the vibrancy and diversity of the Seward Neighborhood. More than 70 artists will be displaying and selling their work at local businesses, galleries, and churches. All venues are within walking distance throughout the Seward Neighborhood. For full information and details go to

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Focused Conversation: Diversity and Inclusion

Next week's Focused Conversation series will engage the topic of Augsburg's work in diversity, inclusion and equity. The sessions are Tuesday and Wednesday next week and will be facilitated by Joanne Reeck, chief diversity officer and director of Campus Activities and Orientation.

Dates, times and location:
Tuesday, Dec. 6, 2-3 p.m., Oren 100 (remote access will be available for this session)
Wednesday, Dec. 7, 12:30-1:30 p.m., Oren 100

Click the following links to add a session to your calendar:

Tuesday session (the remote access link is posted at the top of the All Hands page):

Wednesday session:

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Faculty / Staff Appreciation Sale 40% Off

Day one is in the books, don't forget only two days left! Come in today or tomorrow during our store hours and receive 40% off all clothing, gifts, and general reading books buy showing your ID. We are open until 6pm today and 10am - 2pm tomorrow. Hurry in!

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Holiday Campus Kitchen Dinner - TONIGHT

Campus Kitchen students, with the help of the women's lacrosse team, will be preparing a special holiday dinner for our friends at Ebenezer Tower in the Phillips neighborhood this Friday. We're gathering as many volunteers as possible to help make this a sit-down dinner for the elders in the building. Sign up here if you have stellar server skills or just like to eat dinner with neighbors!

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Morning Chapel: Velkommen Jul

Join us for worship in the chapel at 10:40am for our Velkommen Jul Scandinavian Christmas celebration featuring Nordic musicians Erik Rydvall & Olav Luksengård Mjelva. Be ready to sing along! Norwegian sweaters welcome.

Chapel Series Continues: "Come, My Way, My Truth, My Life"

Tuesday, 12/6, 11:30am: Pastor Justin Lind-Ayres preaching. Musicians: Abby Salmonson, English Horn; Erika Parvi, violin; Kristina Krasnokutski, violin; Derrick Johnson, cello; and Melodie Lane, vocalist.

Wednesday, 12/7, 10:40am: Pastor Sonja Hagander preaching. Musicians: Prof. Bill Capman, guitar; Laura Simms, violin; and Cedar Singers, directed by Jon Strommen Campbell.

Thursday, 12/8, 11:30am: Augsburg Jazz Ensemble, directed by Dave Mantini and Susan Druck.

Friday, 12/9, 10:40am: End of Semester Celebration, Health Kit Assembly & Refreshments. Musicians: Alex Bouvier, Kaylie Johnson, Abbey Stenersen, and Sabrina Shaw – trumpet quartet.

We gather in Hoversten Chapel - Everyone is welcome.

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Coming Up At Cedar Commons

* Stories of Experiencing Disability In Today's World *
TUESDAY December 6th, 6-8pm

Join us for a panel discussion by, for, and about disabled people and our experiences. This will be an opportunity to hear first-person narratives of what it's like to live in today's world as a disabled individual. Panelists will include people with a range of experiences, abilities, and disabilities.

Light refreshments will be provided.

* Interfaith @ Cedar Commons: A Spirituality of Racial Justice *
THURSDAY December 8th, 6:30-8:30pm.

Join us for a meal and conversation about the ways that our faith communities both perpetuate racism and hold power to bring about racial justice.

Speaker: Mel Reeves, longtime local activist and organizer and a person of deep faith.

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.

Cedar Commons (2001 Riverside Ave. S, Below Trinity office, across from Afro Deli)

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Public Policy & Social Justice Student Opportunities

On Tuesday, December 6 at 3:30-5:00 p.m. in the Student Lounge an information session will be held regarding graduate school opportunities for undergraduate students who may be interested in public service at the local, state, national, and international levels. More specifically opportunities that would prepare students to be future leaders who could advance the common good in a diverse world once equipped to design, manage, and advocate for better policy solutions. After completing graduate school some areas that students could venture into include but are not limited to global policy, leadership and management, politics and governance, social policy and analysis, and urban and regional planning.

If you are a student please attend, if you are a faculty or staff member please encourage students to attend!

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