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  • The Augustana Magazine: Spring 2014

    Someone once said it’s impossible to think about tomorrow without reflecting on yesterday. As Augustana shares its plans for the future Froiland Science Complex, this issue of the magazine features individuals who have the wisdom to reflect on the past and the present. Among others, we’ll introduce you to Dr. Rayburn Skoglund '59, Dr. Gene Hoyme '72, and Bill Gross '73.

  • Art Professor Selected for National Conference

    Dr. Lindsay Twa, assistant professor of Art and director of the Eide/Dalrymple Gallery, is one of a select group of faculty members nationwide chosen by the Council of Independent Colleges (CIC) to participate in a special, week-long seminar on teaching European art in context.

  • College Community Mourns the Loss of Dr. Glenda Sehested

    Dr. Glenda Sehested, a longtime faculty member of the Sociology department, passed away today following a battle with advanced pancreatic cancer. A memorial service is set for 3:30 p.m. on Friday, May 3, in Augustana's Chapel of Reconciliation.

  • Jeff Holm Named 2013 Augie Pride Award Recipient

    Associate Athletic Director Jeff Holm received the "Augie Pride" award at the Augustana Service Awards Presentation and Celebration on Wednesday. The event also honored members of the Augustana community who are retiring and those who have achieved milestone service anniversaries.

  • Seven Students Inducted into History Honor Society

    Seven Augustana students were recently inducted into Phi Alpha Theta, the national history honor society dedicated to promoting the study of history through research, teaching, publication and the exchange of learning and ideas among historians.

  • In the News: More than 100 Students Pack Meals for Kids in Need

    On Saturday, more than 100 Augustana students worked with students from the University of Sioux Falls to pack 32,184 meals for Kids Against Hunger, a nonprofit dedicated to providing healthy meals to children in need. Learn more from KDLT-TV reporter Laura Monteverdi.

  • Following Boston Bombings, Dozens "Run for Joy"

    Following last week's bombings at the Boston Marathon, more than 70 runners and walkers participated in today's "Joy Run," an event organized by Augustana's Dr. David O'Hara to promote the idea that "because we exist, we should not forget to live." Watch video from KSFY-TV reporter Mark Roper.

  • Following Boston Bombings, Professor Organizing "Joy Run"

    Following the bombings at the Boston Marathon earlier this week, an Augustana professor is organizing a run to promote the idea that "because we exist, we should not forget to live." The "Joy Run," led by Dr. David O'Hara, associate professor of philosophy and classics, will begin at 2:26 p.m. on Sunday, April 21, at the Elmen Center.

  • 'Fermilab Today' Features Augustana Physics

    Fermilab Today, an online publication by the Fermi National Accelerator Laboratory (Fermilab), the only U.S. laboratory dedicated to high-energy physics, recently featured Augustana among the worldwide universities it collaborates with.

  • Friends, Former Students Share Memories of Solveig Steen

    Following the death of longtime piano instructor and Augustana alumna Solveig Steen on Friday, April 12, a number of her friends and former students took time to share their memories of her.

  • Augustana Dance Marathon Raises $17,020 for CMN

    Students with the Augustana Dance Marathon took over the Elmen Center on Saturday to raise money for the Children's Miracle Network. The group raised $17,020.98, funds that will help provide research, treatment, equipment and education for children and families at Sanford Children's Hospital.