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Alumna Earns Top NIH Award for Medical Research

Augustana alumna Ruthellen "Elle" (Tornberg) Anderson '14 recently received a prestigious National Institutes of Health F30 National Research Service Award (NRSA), an honor recognizing promising predoctoral students during their mentored dissertation research and clinical training. We caught up with Anderson, who is in her fourth year of an MD/PhD program and is working for Sanford Research, to learn more about her work and the award. 

Augustana Earns Major Grant to Advance Sustainability

Augustana earns grant to advance sustainability

Augustana has received a six-figure grant that will allow the University to launch a campus-wide strategic plan to integrate sustainability into aspects such as curriculum, co-curriculum initiatives, operations, and identity.

Dickson Receives Harold Spitznagel Medal for Achievement in Art

Wyatt Dickson

Augustana senior Wyatt Dickson has been awarded the prestigious Harold Spitznagel Medal for Achievement in Art, the highest award presented by the Augustana art department to student-artists who demonstrate the highest standards of excellence in all their artistic endeavors throughout their Augustana careers. 

Retired Augustana Math Professor Returns to Campus to Major in Art

In 2012, Dr. Emil Knapp retired from a 40-year career of teaching in Augustana's mathematics department. After his retirement, he continued to tutor, taught a course, and wrote and presented a new research paper. 

Then, he decided to do something entirely new: Art.

Core Values Continue to Guide Past Covenant Award Recipients

Past Covenant Award recipients continue to live out Augustana's core values.

As Augustana celebrates the 100th anniversary of its move to Sioux Falls, and in honor of Verdier 2018, the annual, week-long celebration of the University's five core values, we caught up with past Covenant Award recipients who are living and working in the city to learn how the moral compass each student develops at Augustana continues to guide them in their lives today. We learned that these alumni continue to build community, reach out to those in need, provide ministry, pursue excellence and celebrate the liberal arts.

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