America is “Dying by Degrees” thanks to economic FUBARs in healthcare, Social Security and construction, according to Dr. Robert Wright, Nef Family chair of Political Economy at Augustana and director of the new Thomas Willing Institute for the Study of Financial Markets, Institutions, and Regulations.
A new navy, blue and gold-colored banner, designed by senior Brady Holm of Fairmont, Minn., was officially dedicated at a ceremony in Augustana's Chapel of Reconciliation last week.
Behind a record-setting men’s cross country season, an historic football run and strong finishes in other fall sports, Augustana is the only school within the Northern Sun Intercollegiate Conference (NSIC) to be ranked in the top 25.
The Thomas Willing Institute for the Study of Financial Markets, Institutions and Regulations will fund and support student research fellowships and educational outreach programs and will feature public and Internet speaking engagements.
President Rob Oliver's recent editorial in the Argus Leader shares the fact Augustana College long has been a net importer of intellectual capital, with the majority of graduates choosing to stay and work in South Dakota.
Matt Braithwaite, senior, is the recipient of the Elite 88 award for men's cross country, presented (for each of the NCAA's 88 championships) to the student-athlete with the highest cumulative grade-point average.
Head football coach Mike Aldrich has been named the Region 5 Coach of the Year in NCAA Division II, as voted on by members of the American Football Coaches Association. Aldrich's first year as head coach of the Vikings will go down as the most successful season in school history.
Jim Luce, ’61, the infamous Viking quarterback who led Augustana to the North Central Conference football championship in 1959, has been chosen for induction into the South Dakota Sports Hall of Fame.
In their first-ever NCAA quarterfinal appearance, the No. 2 seed Vikings (11-1) will battle the No. 1 seed Minnesota Duluth Bulldogs (12-0) for a spot in the NCAA Division II semifinals at Noon on Saturday, Dec. 4, at James A. Malosky Stadium. Watch live streaming video of the game at goaugie.com.
In celebration of its 40th anniversary, the Center for Western Studies will host its annual Members and Friends Christmas Luncheon on Saturday, Dec.11. Dr. Patrick Hicks, Augustana’s Writer-in-Residence, will present “Harvesting Words, (re)Defining Borders and the Making of a Book.”