Hailed as Sam Shepard’s richest and most penetrating play and directed by Augustana's own Jayna Fitzsimmons, "A Lie of the Mind" is set in an isolated cabin in rural Montana and explores the disturbing and dangerous tensions that separate two families.
Augustana’s 80-member student Orchestra will accompany 70’s rockers Kansas at 7 p.m. on Friday, Oct. 14, at the Washington Pavilion. The concert is part of the band’s “Kansas Collegiate Symphony Tour,” an initiative designed to raise awareness and money for collegiate music programs nationwide.
Darla Werner, class of 1977, has been named Director of Institutional Research. In her new role, Werner will be responsible for gathering, analyzing, reporting and using internal and external data to inform and support institutional decision-making and strategic planning.
When students return to Granskou Hall in the fall, they’ll find freshly painted rooms with new carpet and drapes and a new, modern modular furniture design that includes two loft-style beds, two desks, double dressers, wardrobe closets and two upholstered chairs.
As Augustana gets set to welcome its largest-ever class of international students, the Argus Leader explores how the College's Host Family and Friendship Family programs ease foreign students into American life, and provide them with a local family they can call their own.
A recent analysis by Forbes features Augustana as the highest-ranked undergraduate institution in South Dakota and lists it among the nation’s best colleges and universities based on quality of teaching, career prospects, graduation rates and low student indebtedness.
Dr. Robert Wright discusses the current global economic volatility following last week's decision by Standard & Poor's to downgrade the U.S. credit rating. Wright even explores how Alexander Hamilton, treasury secretary and policy maker from 1789 to 1795, might have handled the situation.
Augustana College has again been named one of the best colleges in the Midwest, according to The Princeton Review, a nationally known education services company.
More than 60 new students representing 30 countries and five continents are expected to begin their studies at Augustana this fall for the 2011-12 academic year. They represent Augustana's largest-ever incoming class of international students.
See images and videos and read the tributes from Tuesday's moving memorial service for Tracy Riddle, Augustana's long-time associate dean of students. Riddle died on Friday, July 22, after a two-year-long battle with cancer. She was 54.