Fall 2015 Dean's List Announced

Augustana University Dean's List

Augustana University today announced that the following students have been named to the Dean's List for the fall semester of the 2015-2016 academic year.

137 AU Students to Study Abroad Over J-Term 2016

Augustana University students will study abroad in January.

In January, 137 Augustana University students will experience classrooms without borders as they spend the month studying the histories, economies, languages and cultures of countries around the globe. From India to Norway, to Ecuador, Greece and beyond, these real-world courses are part of Augustana’s January Interim, a four-week session designed for curricular exploration and enrichment. Dubbed J-Term, the session gives students the opportunity to study abroad and partake in special one-time topic courses.

Professor Engages Local Youth in Computer Programming


Associate professor of physics Dr. Drew Alton received a Project Innovation Grant from the South Dakota Space Grant Consortium to partner with Harrisburg North Middle School in order to bring computer programming, robots and drones to middle school students.

Nursing Seniors Present Semester-Long Research

The culmination of a semester's worth of work for nursing students in Dr. Michelle Gierach's research course was presented Friday morning at their research poster session in Siverson Lounge. These seniors, some graduating in December and some in the spring, each chose a question of interest in nursing at the beginning of the semester to research and create a poster for presentation.