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Senior Named 'Outstanding Student' for Work in Nuclear, Radiochemistry Program

Emily Kaufman

Senior Emily Kaufman received the "Outstanding Student" award from the Brookhaven National Laboratory for her work during a six-week Summer School in Nuclear and Radiochemistry Program. The award was presented last month at the annual meeting for the National American Chemical Society, held in San Francisco, California. We caught up with Kaufman to learn more about her experiences and her plans for the future.

Romano Named Commencement Senior Speaker

Katie Romano will serve as the senior speaker for Augustana's 2017 Commencement

Augustana senior Katie Romano, a biology major from Cañon City, Colorado, will serve as the senior speaker for the 2017 commencement exercises, set for Saturday, May 20, at the Sioux Falls Arena.

Olivers, Frederick Named 2017 Augie Pride Award Recipients

2017 Augie Pride Recipients

President Rob Oliver, First Lady Angie Oliver and Management Information Systems Director Deb Frederick received Augie Pride Awards at the Augustana Service Awards Presentation and Celebration on Wednesday, April 26.

Interfaith Reflection Room Opens on Campus

Campus Pastor Rev. Ann Elizabeth Rosendale

Augustana hosted an open house for the campus community on Wednesday to celebrate the opening of the University’s new Interfaith Reflection Room, located inside Morrison Commons.

Gubbels Named 2016-17 Faculty Recognition Award Recipient

Dr. Jennifer Gubbels is the 2016-17 ASA Faculty Recognition Award recipient.

Dr. Jennifer Gubbels, associate professor of biology, is the recipient of the 2016-17 Augustana Student Association Faculty Recognition Award. The award recognizes outstanding teaching and contributions to the Augustana community by a faculty member.

Senior Reflects on Internship Behind the Lens

Augustana senior Taylor Yocum, a communication-business and interdepartmental major, reflects on his internship with Mud Mile Communications, a Sioux Falls-based marketing and communications firm specializing in video content.

From Augustana to Hollywood and 'The Price is Right'

Augustana senior, alumna reflect on working for popular TV game show "The Price is Right"

Senior Taylor Wallace spent January as an intern for the popular TV game show, “The Price is Right.” She landed the position after Lauren (Olsen) Siefer ’05, an Augustana alumna who works for the show, reached out to the University’s Student Success Center for help in recruiting an Augie student to fill the internship. We caught up with Wallace, a business communication and international studies major from Centennial, Colorado, and Siefer, who serves as director of fulfillment for “The Price is Right,” to learn more about their experiences in Hollywood and what it’s like to hear those three magical words: “Come on down!”

In the News: Students, Alumni Surprise Retiring Band Director

Retiring Augustana Band Director Dr. Bruce Ammann.

Nearly three dozen Augustana alumni surprised retiring Augustana Band Director Dr. Bruce Ammann at his farewell concert Thursday night at the Washington Pavilion. Read more and see photos and video in this Argus Leader feature. 

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