Junior Kelsey Bortnem won’t win the NCAA DII Women's Golf Championship. Her name won’t be listed among the leaders, either. But in this tournament, you won't find a more inspiring champion. Read the NCAA story on Bortnem, a Volga, S.D., native, who is recovering from a life-threatening bone marrow disease.
As diagnoses of Autism continue to increase, two nationally known experts on autism spectrum disorders will be in Sioux Falls to speak at the "Lighting the Way: Autism Spectrum Disorders in Our Community" conference, set for June 6-8, at Augustana's Gilbert Science Center.
Junior Bailey Jackson and senior Neal Gregerson were honored and Augustana’s Student Chapter of the American Chemical Society (ACS) was recognized at the ACS National Meeting held recently in San Diego, Calif.
Members of the Augustana faculty were honored for their excellence in teaching, committment to research and dedication to providing global perspectives at Commencement on Saturday, May 19, and at the close of the 2011-12 academic year.
Dr. Adrien Hannus, professor of anthropology and director of the Archeology Laboratory at Augustana, will participate in the second season of "Time Team America," a science-reality series from PBS that sends archaeologists on a race against time to excavate historic sites around the nation.
Works by 14 student authors and artists are featured in Venture 2012, Augustana's literary and artistic magazine. Copies of the magazine are $10 and are available at the Mikkelsen Library's circulation desk.
Three-hundred and forty-six students will participate in the commencement ceremony honoring the class of 2012, set for 2 p.m. on Saturday, May 19, at the Sioux Falls Arena. Doors will open at 1 p.m. for seating.
Read Argus Leader Columnist Jill Callison's piece on Professor Emeritus V.R. Nelson.
Dr. Margaret Preston, associate professor and chair of the History Department, is the recipient of the Augustana Student Association (ASA) 2011-2012 Faculty Recognition Award. The award recognizes outstanding teaching and contributions to the Augustana community by a faculty member.
Thanks to a donation from members of the Sioux Falls business community, student members of the Augustana Business Club will have a chance to participate in a Q&A with legendary investor Warren Buffett. The students will be attending Berkshire Hathaway's Annual Shareholder's Meeting this weekend in Omaha, Neb.