Students, Faculty Reflect on J-Term Course in Guatemala and Belize

In January, 12 students joined Dr. Craig Spencer, professor of biology, and Dr. Dave O’Hara, associate professor of philosophy, for a one-month immersion experience in a real-time living laboratory located nearly 3,000 miles from campus. This is their story.

Symposium Showcases Student Research

Students present undergraduate research at Augustana University

More than 70 students representing each of Augustana's academic divisions presented their undergraduate research findings on Saturday at the 2017 Arthur Olsen Student Research Symposium. 

The Tenacious Trombonist

Augustana Trombonist Matt Watt will perform in the Concerto-Aria Concert on April 9, 2017

When junior trombonist Matt Watt was named a 2017 winner of Augustana’s premier Concerto-Aria competition following his auditioned performance of “Concerto for Trombone and Orchestra” by Gordon Jacob, people took notice. They noticed his musical talent. But they also noticed something he was missing. Watt was born with a condition called ectrodactyly, a rare limb malformation affecting his hands. Each of his hands has five knuckles, but only one finger. This is his story.

New Annotated Edition by Augustana French Professor Illuminates Classic Fairy Tales

Augustana French Professor Dr. Scott Fish conducted research and provided translations for a new edition of classic fairy tales.

A new edition of "Histoires ou contes du temps passé: contes de ma mère l'Oie by Charles Perrault" ("Tales and Stories of the Past: Mother Goose Tales by Charles Perrault") features an introduction, extensive annotations and a glossary by Augustana's Dr. Scott Fish, associate professor of French. We caught up with Dr. Fish to learn more about the book.