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Hanson, Zetterlund Named Recipients of Covenant Award for Excellence

Nominees for the Covenant Award for Excellence are those who commit themselves to high virtuous and ethical standards; personal integrity; human excellence; self-discipline; and self-improvement. These nominees are known for bringing out excellence in others.

Hjerpe, Yang Named Recipients of Covenant Award for Liberal Arts

Nominees for the Covenant Award for Liberal Arts have demonstrated a love of learning for its own sake; acknowledged or forged connections between academic disciplines; connected curricular and co-curricular interests; and related their studies to important issues of human existence.

Vikings Crowned NCAA Central Region Champs

Following its 75-74 win over Emporia State in the NCAA Central Region championship Monday night, the Augustana women's basketball team is bound for its first Elite Eight appearance in school history!

The Augustana: Winter/Spring 2013

The Augustana magazine

In the Winter/Spring 2013 issue of The Augustana, we recognize those who are using their God-given gifts to stir the hearts and empower the minds of others through scientific research and the performing, visual and literary arts — and in doing so, are building the connections our world needs to develop ideas, find solutions and experience joy.

History News Network Features Article by Senior

"We're All [Ancient] Greeks Now When It Comes to Debt," an op-ed by senior Thad Titze, a native of Watertown and a Thomas Willing Institute fellow, is featured on George Mason University's History News Network.

2013 Covenant Award Nominees Announced

Forty-nine students have been recognized as nominees for the 2013 Augustana Covenant Awards. The Covenant Awards will be presented during Verdier 2013 events, a week-long celebration of Augustana’s guiding values and ethics, set for March 18-22.

Hjerpe, Schulte Named 2013 Peace Prize Forum Scholars

Juniors Alexandra (Allie) Hjerpe (Hutchinson, Minn.) and Mallory Schulte (Yankton, S.D.) have been named the 2013 Peace Prize Forum Scholars. This summer, the two will spend seven weeks at the University of Oslo’s International Summer School deepening their understanding of issues related to peace, justice, democracy and human rights.

The Serendipity Experiment

After a chance meeting inside the hallway of Gilbert Science Center last fall, Augustana’s Dr. Jenny Gubbels and alumnus Dan Roesler, class of 1982, are working together to find new ways to fight ovarian cancer. 

98 Percent of 2012 Augustana Graduates Accept Employment

Ninety-eight percent of Augustana's 2012 graduates seeking employment have accepted a position related to their major or chosen field. In addition, 28 percent are enrolled in, or are planning to enroll in, graduate school.

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