Augustana officially opened the 2014-15 academic year at Opening Convocation before nearly 400 members of the Class of 2018 — first year students who have come to Augustana from 18 states and 12 countries around the world.
With the start of the 2014-15 academic year just days away, Augustana students share their hopes for the year ahead:
On Sunday morning, first-year students officially moved into Bergsaker and Solberg Residence Halls, bringing with them colorful futons, sticker-covered laptops, rolls of carpet, musical instruments and mini refridgerators. They arrived from 18 states and 12 countries around the world and together, they are the Augustana Class of 2018.
The 2014-15 academic year is about to begin and Augustana is excited to welcome these new full-time faculty members to campus. Read on to find out more about these teacher-scholars.
Augustana is among a consortium of institutions in South Dakota who will benefit from a $20 million Research Infrastructure Improvement award called “The 2020 Vision: Building Research, Education and Innovation Partnerships for South Dakota” from the National Science Foundation (NSF). Read on to find out more about this exciting opportunity for Augustana.
In his new book, “Downstream: Reflections on Brook Trout, Fly Fishing and the Waters of Appalachia,” Dr. David O’Hara chronicles his journey into the streams and rivers of Maine, Pennsylvania, New York, Kentucky, Tennessee and North Carolina in search of understanding, self-discovery, and fish.
Quinn Stein, a certified genetic counselor, has been named associate professor and director of Augustana’s new master’s degree program in Genetic Counseling.
Over the past four years, Dipple has chipped away at a sixteenth-century pro-Reformation German manuscript: translating, interpreting and creating footnotes and references for his students to use. The result? An affordable textbook titled "The Fifteen Confederates."
Classes will resume on campus in just over two weeks and Augustana’s new division and department chairs are preparing for the beginning of the 2014-15 academic year. See who is stepping into a new position.
Augustana's Dr. Martha Gregg believes that creative thinking is a part of math, too — it's why she strives to teach the creative side of mathematics — that the subject demands both “imagination and precise computation.” Read the story about mathematics mentoring at Augustana published by Private University Products and News.