An article by senior Sara Kohles investigating the origins of matrimonial diamond rings and the diamond industry's evolving response to changing social trends and economic pressures appears in the winter 2013 issue of Financial History, the magazine of the Museum of Finance.
Augustana's Society of Physics Student Chapter has been recognized as an “Outstanding Chapter” by the national Society of Physics Students (SPS). The honor recognizes chapters who show a commitment to community outreach and service, contributions related to student recruitment and retention, and interaction with alumni.
Augustana recognizes students named to the Dean's List for the fall semester of the 2012-2013 academic year. 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.
Earlier this week, Augustana recorded its 3,000th donation to the Sioux Falls Community Blood Bank, a non-profit organization dedicated to ensuring a safe, reliable supply of blood in Sioux Falls and the region.
At Augustana, we believe certain individuals are called to “Go Viking.” They understand that in order to create an even better tomorrow, they must explore and discover bold concepts and important ideas today. Check out this video and learn why your decision to “Go Viking” is so significant.
Fifteen Augustana students have been awarded scholarships to participate in "Topics in French: La Belgique: du Passé au Présent," the 2013 spring break course in Belgium. Thanks to an anonymous donation, the students will share a scholarship fund of $15,000 to help cover costs.
Augustana will host a second concert for "American Idol" winner and top-10 Billboard Hot 100 artist Phillip Phillips at 4 p.m. on Tuesday, March 19, at the Washington Pavilion. Tickets for the public are on sale at the Washington Pavilion box office.
"I believe that being a nursing major at Augustana presents huge benefits because of our location in Sioux Falls. The program has extraordinary connections with both Avera and Sanford, making Augustana nursing grads a high priority for hiring." Meet senior nursing major Brandon Varilek, a native of Clark, S.D. He shares how Augustana offered him the hands-on clinical experience he’ll need for his career in healthcare.
The Impact Report celebrates the impact created by many through the simple act of giving to Augustana College during the 2011-12 fiscal year period (Aug. 1, 2011, through July 31, 2012).
The Center for Western Studies has issued a call for presenters and authors for the 45th annual Dakota Conference on the Northern Plains, to be held April 26-27. The theme for the 2013 Conference is “The Spanish Northern Plains.”