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  • Augustana Grad Studies Icefish in Antarctica

    Earlier this spring, alumnus Braeden McCluskey spent time conducting research in Antarctica, as a part of his Ph.D. program at the University of Oregon. The 2009 grad studied icefish, concentrating on their bone loss and its relation to ailments like osteoporosis in humans.

  • JazzFest T-shirt to Feature Design by Augustana Student Artist

    A design by Augustana junior Aimée Fisher, a native of Montgomery, Minn., has been selected by Sioux Falls Jazz and Blues as the winner of its annual JazzFest T-shirt design contest. Jazzfest is set for July 18-20 at Yankton Trail Park.

  • Cathro Awarded Travel Grant

    Sophomore Dillon Cathro, a double major in French and Spanish and a native of Omaha, Neb., has been awarded a Benjamin Franklin Travel Grant, an award of up to $1,500 to pursue academic studies or internships in France.

  • Burkart Receives Physics Leadership Award

    Audrey Burkart, a junior physics major from Monument, Colo., has been awarded a $2,000 Society of Physics Students (SPS) Leadership Scholarship for her academic performance, continued scholastic development in physics, and active participation in SPS programs.

  • Commencement 2013 Videos

    View the live stream videos from Saturday's Commencement featuring remarks by President Oliver, Dr. Peter Schotten's address, "A Birthright of Freedom," "Making a Place," by Molly Kokesh and the surprise lightsaber "knighting" of graduating senior Aaron Munce.

  • Class of 2013 Celebrates Commencement

    Introducing: The Augustana Class of 2013 – 413 men and women who are the artists, entrepreneurs, educators, scientists, writers, religion scholars, doctors, philosophers, nurses, journalists and musicians of tomorrow. See photos from Commencement on Saturday!

  • Four Named to German Honor Society

    Seniors Spencer Hopewell and Molly Kokesh, and juniors Andrew Gardner and Jeff Nielsen have been inducted into the Augustana chapter of Delta Phi Alpha, the national honor society for students of German.

  • Six Inducted into French National Honor Society

    Augustana students Laura Bane, Sydney Fleming, Sabrina Johnson, Madeline Nykamp, Megan Soe and Elle Onisciuc have been inducted into the College's Mu Alpha chapter of Pi Delta Phi, the National French Honor Society.

  • Six Named to Hispanic Honor Society

    Michaela Bernard, Logan Bulock, Maria Cook, Kathryn Johnson, Amanda Knowler and Katherine Sturgeon have been inducted into the College's Upsilon Omicron chapter of Sigma Delta Pi, the National Collegiate Hispanic Honor Society.

  • Wright Op-Ed Examines IRS Scandal

    An op-ed in "Echoes," the business history blog of Bloomberg View, by Augustana's Dr. Robert Wright, Nef Family Chair of Political Economy, argues that "the uproar over allegations of politically motivated investigations by the Internal Revenue Service shouldn’t be surprising."