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  • Students Engage with Historical Documents during Interim

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    January finds Augustana students transcribing original historical documents on deposit in the College’s Center for Western Studies archives. The new course, “Unlocking the Archives,” supports both Augustana’s major in anthropology and minor in Northern Plains studies.

  • Alumnus Assists in Treatment of Haiti Earthquake Casualties

    Dr. Dale Peterson, class of 1960, is assisting in the medical treatment of those injured in the Haiti earthquake. He is a volunteer physician at Hôpital Sacré Coeur in Milot, located about 75 miles from Port-au-Prince.

  • KELO TV: Augie's Dalton - Small Size, Big Impact

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    Augustana point guard Jordan Dalton had to wait his turn to crack the starting lineup. Playing behind guys like Corey McIntosh and Marques Blank will do that to you. But he paid his dues, and now, Dalton is making a big impact - despite his small stature.

  • Augustana Releases 2008-2009 Annual Report

    The Annual Report is now available online to view fundraising, endowment and economic performance, as well as quality and cost comparisons with other institutions. Augustana’s fiscal year runs from August 1, 2008, through July 31, 2009.

  • Augustana Alumni Safe Following Haiti Earthquake

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    Two Augustana alumni were among the many American missionaries serving in Haiti at the time of Tuesday’s massive earthquake. Both Jonathan Larson, class of 2006, and Sarah Thomson, class of 2007, survived the disaster.

  • Dr. Robert Wright Talks Health Care Reform in The Daily Caller

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    Dr. Robert Wright, Nef Family Chair of Political Economy at Augustana, discusses health care reform in his recent editorial published by The Daily Caller. The DC is a 24/7 news site on current policy issues run by editor-in-chief Tucker Carlson.

  • Eighty-Seven Students Pursuing Studies Abroad

    The 2010 January Interim at Augustana (January 4 thru 27) finds 87 students studying on seven continents - Africa, North America, South America, Antarctica, Asia, Australia/Oceania, and Europe. In addition, 13 Augustana faculty members are teaching courses abroad.

  • Alumnus Leads Release of New Industry Standard

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    Owen Ambur, who graduated from Augustana in 1972, was recently recognized for his efforts in the release of the newest innovation StratML from AIIM (www.aiim.org). Ambur served as chair of the committee responsible for the new standard.

  • Augustana Junior Receives Scholarship to Study in Austria

    Augustana College junior Ryan Lee from Cannon Falls, Minnesota, is the recipient of a Gilman Study Abroad Scholarship. Through the American Institute for Foreign Study, he will spend the spring semester in Salzburg, Austria.

  • Former Augustana President Authors Book on Norwegian Lutheran Immigrants

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    Lloyd Svendsbye, former president of Augustana College, reveals the struggles of the early immigrants as he chronicles his ancestors’ saga from Norway to Western North Dakota in his new book, I Paid All My Debts, published by Lutheran University Press.