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Finalists for 2015 Peace Scholarship Announced

Augustana's Peace Scholars Selection Committee today announced the five finalists for the 2015 Peace Scholarship, a prestigious honor that features a seven-week study at the University of Oslo's International Summer School in Norway, June 15 through Aug. 1.

Augustana Writer-in-Residence Publishes Short Story Collection

“The Collector of Names,” is a new short story collection by Augustana’s Writer-in-Residence, Dr. Patrick Hicks. We caught up with Hicks, who serves as chair and associate professor of English, to learn more about the book.

Class of 2014 Grads: 99% Placement

According to a new study, 99 percent of recent Augustana grads seeking advanced study (graduate or professional) or employment related to their major or chosen field have achieved their goals.

Q&A: Seniors Interning Abroad

Seniors Sonia Haddy Sanyang and Christian Abera both took internships overseas during Interim this year. Hear how they landed these prestegious positions and their plans for the future.

Presenters, Authors Sought for 47th Annual Dakota Conference

The Center for Western Studies has issued a call for presenters and authors – including students – for the 47th annual Dakota Conference on the Northern Plains, to be held April 24-25. The theme for the 2015 Conference is “Where the West Begins? Geography, Identity, and Promise.” 

Students Give Back During MLK Challenge

Augustana students, faculty and staff took Saturday, Jan. 17, and made it a day of service. Inspired by the work of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., they completed group challenges based on local community needs. Here are their experiences with the MLK Challenge.

A Glimpse at J-Term 2015

This month, the world is the classroom for more than 200 Augustana students studying the art, music, history, culture and languages of countries around the globe. These are their experiences. Take a look at J-Term 2015!

Alumni Bring Adventure Stories to City

South Dakota natives and Augustana alumni Rob and Robyn (Clemensen) Green, both class of 2011, have built a life chasing each other around the planet, from working in grimy third-world operating rooms to guiding in Central American jungles. Their love of travel and adventure led the pair to bring together a group of fellow adventure seekers for an evening of Adventure Stories, an event to raise money for Project Origin, a project aiming to plant one million trees around the world. The event is set for 7 p.m. on Monday, Jan. 12, at Icon Lounge in downtown Sioux Falls. Admission is free, however donations for Project Origin will be accepted.

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