Discovering 'Salem': A Q&A with the Playwrights

Salem: A New Musical

Augustana alumni and spouses Bob Wendland '10 and Luke Tatge '09 with the help of fellow alumni, friends, current students and professors presented a staged reading of selections from their original musical Salem on Friday, Feb. 26, in the Edith Mortenson Center Theatre.

Mussa, Fosheim Named 2016 Peace Scholars

Augustana Peace Scholars

Augustana President Rob Oliver today announced that juniors Rahiwa Mussa (Ababa, Ethiopia) and Jasmin Fosheim (Pierre, South Dakota) have been named the 2016 Augustana Peace Scholars.

2016 Peace Scholar Finalists Announced

Augustana Peace Prize Finalists

Augustana University's Peace Scholars Selection Committee today announced the five finalists for the 2016 Peace Scholarship, a prestigious honor that features a seven-week study at the University of Oslo's International Summer School (ISS) in Norway, June 19 through Aug. 5.

Students Reflect on Study Abroad Experiences

Augustana Study Abroad

Augustana's Rendezvous on Friday was a chance for returning students and trip leaders to share their study abroad experiences from Fall 2015 and Interim 2016.

Following News of Scalia’s Death, University Officials Issue Statement on Boe Forum

Justice Antonin Scalia

In the wake of today’s news that U.S. Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia has died, Augustana University officials have announced that the Boe Forum on Public Affairs, originally planned for Wednesday, March 9, has been canceled.

Justice Scalia was to have been the featured speaker at the Forum for a discussion on "Whether the U.S. Constitution is a Living Document.”

“Our thoughts and prayers are with the Scalia family, the members of the U.S. Supreme Court, and our nation at this difficult time,” said President Rob Oliver. 

Gratitude Report Celebrates Giving to Augustana

Augustana University Gratitude Report

Augustana has released its Gratitude Report in celebration of the generosity of our many alumni and friends who invested in Augustana through their charitable giving between Aug. 1, 2014, and July 31, 2015.

Sophomore Advances to Semifinals on 'Jeopardy'

Augustana sophomore Hannah Norem competes on "Jeopardy!"

On Thursday afternoon, AU students filled the Back Alley inside Morrison Commons to watch their classmate Hannah Norem compete on "Jeopardy! College Championship."