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98 Percent of 2012 Augustana Graduates Accept Employment

Ninety-eight percent of Augustana's 2012 graduates seeking employment have accepted a position related to their major or chosen field. In addition, 28 percent are enrolled in, or are planning to enroll in, graduate school.

Cancer Research by Augustana Grad Featured in National Journal

A new study on therapeutic targets for breast cancer co-authored by Allison (Eslinger) Watson, class of 2007, is the cover story of the February 2013 issue of Molecular Cancer Research, a national journal published by the American Association for Cancer Research.

BBC Features Research with Augustana Ties

In a recent news segment, "Dark Matter: Experiment to Shed Light on Dark Particles," BBC Science Reporter Rebecca Morelle explores research being gathered at Italy's Gran Sasso National Laboratory for the DarkSide-50 experiment, a project with ties to the Augustana Physics department. 

Article by Senior Published in Financial History Magazine

An article by senior Sara Kohles investigating the origins of matrimonial diamond rings and the diamond industry's evolving response to changing social trends and economic pressures appears in the winter 2013 issue of Financial History, the magazine of the Museum of Finance.

Augustana Society of Physics Student Chapter Recognized

Augustana's Society of Physics Student Chapter has been recognized as an “Outstanding Chapter” by the national Society of Physics Students (SPS). The honor recognizes chapters who show a commitment to community outreach and service, contributions related to student recruitment and retention, and interaction with alumni.  

Students Named to Fall 2012 Dean's List

Augustana recognizes students named to the Dean's List for the fall semester of the 2012-2013 academic year. The Dean's List recognizes full-time students who have a minimum of 12 credit hours with grade point averages at 3.5 or above.

Augustana Records Blood Donation No. 3,000

Earlier this week, Augustana recorded its 3,000th donation to the Sioux Falls Community Blood Bank, a non-profit organization dedicated to ensuring a safe, reliable supply of blood in Sioux Falls and the region.

Explore. Discover. Create. Go Viking.

At Augustana, we believe certain individuals are called to “Go Viking.” They understand that in order to create an even better tomorrow, they must explore and discover bold concepts and important ideas today. Check out this video and learn why your decision to “Go Viking” is so significant.

Anonymous Gift Paves the Way for Study in Belgium

Fifteen Augustana students have been awarded scholarships to participate in "Topics in French: La Belgique: du Passé au Présent," the 2013 spring break course in Belgium. Thanks to an anonymous donation, the students will share a scholarship fund of $15,000 to help cover costs.

Augustana Announces Second Phillip Phillips Concert

Augustana will host a second concert for "American Idol" winner and top-10 Billboard Hot 100 artist Phillip Phillips at 4 p.m. on Tuesday, March 19, at the Washington Pavilion. Tickets for the public are on sale at the Washington Pavilion box office.

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