The Augustana Research Institute today released a new research study titled "Affordable Housing Needs Assessment 2016." The study was conducted for Sioux Falls Thrive, a nonprofit coalition aimed at creating "cradle to career" pathways by improving the local ecosystem around K-12 education.
At its core, Augustana's Martin Luther King Challenge is a day of service. But according to AU organizers, it's also much more. The event, held on Saturday, Jan. 14, challenged students to view their service project as a challenge to be solved. This year the challenge was to provide foot care and shoes to people in need, in collaboration with Samaritan's Feet International and the Banquet. KELO-TV covered the story.
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 (on a 4.0 scale).
South Dakota teacher and alumna Amanda (Metzger) Christensen is the recipient of a $25,000 Milken National Educator Award, recognizing her work furthering excellence in education.
The Augustana Natural Science Division would like to invite students to apply for the The South Dakota Space Grant Consortium (SDSGC) fellowship/scholarship stipend program.
For the second year in a row, students and faculty from Augustana's English and Journalism Department and the Writing Center have selected their own WOTY selections: lit and woke. Dr. Daniel Gerling, assistant professor of English and director of the Augustana Writing Center shared their findings.
An AU Viking is a "College Jeopardy!" semifinalist, the Viking men win a national championship, the Froiland Science Complex is dedicated and the Augie Choir sings with Barry Manilow. What a year! As 2016 comes to a close, we look back at the top stories from Augustana University over the last year.
In a new piece penned for the History News Network, Dr. Robert Wright, Augustana's Nef Chair of Political Economy, explores how Massachusetts politician Edward Everett became one of America’s first great charity rainmakers.
Departing on Friday, Jan. 6, the Augustana Choir and director Dr.Paul Nesheim will travel to Italy and Germany for a two-week tour. Stops on the tour include Berlin, Genthin, Potsdam, Weimar, Erfurt, Eisenach, Leipzig and Wittenberg, Germany; Rome, Italy; and Vatican City.
Following meetings by the Augustana Board of Trustees earlier this month, a number of faculty members have been approved for tenure and/or promotions.