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.

Petersen Named Assistant Director of Bands and Music Education

Dr. Larry Petersen

Dr. Larry Petersen has been named assistant director of bands and music education. In his new role, Petersen will direct the Blue & Gold Band and the Athletic Bands, as well as lead the coordination of the Augustana music teacher education program. 

#GiveLikeAViking Breaks Records

Giving Day at Augustana

Augustana's Giving Day, a 24-hour giving event held on Thursday, March 2, set a single-day Augustana record for most gifts received in a 24-hour period: $135,968 was received from 282 donors. Gifts came in from 33 states and the District of Columbia, with Augustana alumni making up 69 percent of donors.

Professor Miller Shares 2017 Oscar Predictions

Augustana's Dr. Jeffrey Miller predicts the 2017 Academy Award winners.

Cinema expert Dr. Jeffrey Miller, chair of the Humanities Division and professor of English, shares his predictions for the 89th annual Academy Awards this weekend.

Stephanie Herseth Sandlin Named President of Augustana University

Incoming Augustana University president Stephanie Herseth Sandlin

Augustana University today introduced former congresswoman Stephanie Herseth Sandlin as its 24th president. The appointment, made by the Augustana Board of Trustees following an extensive national search, marks the first time in Augustana’s 157-year history that a woman will serve as president.