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  • Sen. John Thune Visits Augustana Government Class

    Students in Dr. Emily Wanless' GOVT 210 course, "Congress," had a special guest in class today: U.S. Sen. John Thune (R-S.D.), the No. 3 republican in the Senate. Thune talked with students about the budgetary process and outlined his ideas on how to drive a balanced budget.

  • Seberg Named Recipient of 2013 Covenant Award for Service

    Junior Molly Seberg, a Communications Disorder and Psychology major from New Brighton, Minn., was recognized for her exemplary commitment to Augustana’s core value of Service during Friday’s Verdier 2013 ceremony, the final in a week-long celebration of the five values that serve as the foundation for Augustana’s academic and student life programs.

  • Homan, Titze Named Recipients of Covenant Award for Community

    Nominees for the Covenant Award for Community are described as those who have demonstrated and fostered respect for others; who act as a leader, earning the respect of others; have left a mark on the campus and broader communities; and whose commitment to community has shaped their plans for the future.

  • 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.

  • 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!

  • 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.

  • Uecker Named Recipient of 2013 Covenant Award for Christian Faith

    Phil Uecker, a senior Religion major from Annandale, Minn., was recognized for his exemplary commitment to Christian faith during Monday’s Verdier 2013 ceremony, part of a week-long celebration of Augustana's core values.

  • The Augustana: Winter/Spring 2013

    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.