An AU Viking is a "College Jeopardy!" semifinalist, the Viking men win a national championship, the Froiland Science Complex is dedicated and the Augie Choir sings with Barry Manilow. What a year! As 2016 comes to a close, we look back at the top stories from Augustana University over the last year.
In a new piece penned for the History News Network, Dr. Robert Wright, Augustana's Nef Chair of Political Economy, explores how Massachusetts politician Edward Everett became one of America’s first great charity rainmakers.
Departing on Friday, Jan. 6, the Augustana Choir and director Dr.Paul Nesheim will travel to Italy and Germany for a two-week tour. Stops on the tour include Berlin, Genthin, Potsdam, Weimar, Erfurt, Eisenach, Leipzig and Wittenberg, Germany; Rome, Italy; and Vatican City.
Following meetings by the Augustana Board of Trustees earlier this month, a number of faculty members have been approved for tenure and/or promotions.
Most of us — millennials, especially — want more than “just a job." We want a position that aligns with who we are. A role that will offer meaning, purpose and fulfillment. Meet senior Alex Guggenberger, the force behind Jobiki, a revolutionary new job search tool
Jasmin Fosheim (Pierre, South Dakota) and Rahiwa Mussa (Ababa, Ethiopia) share their experiences as Peace Scholars. The application period for the 2017 Peace Scholarship is now open. Application deadline is Tuesday, Jan. 31. Learn more and apply today.
As members of the inaugural class for Augustana’s Master of Science in Genetic Counseling, Austin Huber (Selby, South Dakota) and Maija Rannikko (Duluth, Minnesota) have the opportunity to help shape this groundbreaking program for South Dakota and the region. With classes taught by professors and genetic counseling professionals — and coursework including clinical work and research — there’s no wonder this new program has already received national recognition.
Augustana nursing students presented their research findings on Friday morning inside the Froiland Science Complex as part of their “Perspectives in Professional Nursing” course.
Augustana senior Kofi Gunu, a political science and economics double major from Tamale, Ghana, has been named a 2018 Schwarzman Scholar, a prestigious honor that will support his master’s degree study at Tsinghua University in Beijing, China.
Following Monday's attack at Ohio State University, Augustana Director of Campus Safety Rick Tupper talked with KELO News about campus security measures in place at AU.