Augustana senior Liz Renner, a biology and Spanish double major from Crooks, South Dakota, was named the 2016 American Star in Agriscience last week at the 89th National FFA Convention & Expo in Indianapolis, Indiana. Renner is one of only four students nationwide to receive an American Star award, the FFA's most prestigious honor in recognition of students who demonstrate outstanding agricultural skills and competencies.
Mason VanEssen (Tracy, Minnesota) and Katie Romano (Canon City, Colorado) were crowned Viking Days 2016 King and Queen at Coronation on Monday, Oct. 10. Viking Days continues throughout the week.
Neil deGrasse Tyson, award-winning astrophysicist, author, and host and narrator of FOX’s "Cosmos," will speak at the Boe Forum on Public Affairs, set for 7:30 p.m. on Monday, March 20.
Read the Sioux Falls Business Journal feature on the entrepreneurial mindset, featuring interviews with Augustana's Shelly Gardner, assistant professor of business administration, and Dr. Pam Homan, executive director of the Center for Innovation and Entrepreneurship.
Meet the members of the 2016 Viking Days Royal Court.
Nearly 500 alumni, friends and members of the campus community — including retired faculty members — turned out on Friday, Sept. 23, for the official dedication of the Froiland Science Complex. The event was held nearly 50 years to the day of the dedication of Augustana's former science facility, the Gilbert Science Center.
Augustana University President Rob Oliver has announced he will retire on July 31, 2017.
KELO-TV reports on the Augie Access Program, an initiative at Augustana designed to offer the college experience to students with intellectual and developmental disabilities.
Washington Monthly's "2016 College Ranking" lists Augustana as the No. 13 baccalaureate university in the nation for its contributions to the public good in three areas: social mobility, research and service.
Augustana nursing students got to experience some of the stresses of living in poverty on Friday during a Poverty Simulation exercise held inside the Froiland Science Complex.