Augustana University Class of 2016 Celebrates Commencement

Augustana University honored the Class of 2016 at Commencement on Saturday, May 21.

Surrounded by thousands of their biggest fans — family, friends and professors — 338 graduates participated in the ceremony, held at the Sioux Falls Arena. An additional 87 students graduated  in absentia for a total class of 425 graduates.

Student Researchers Examine Twitter Use Among Health Care Professionals

Augustana Student Researchers Examine Twitter Use Among Health Care Professionals

For the past semester, students in Dr. Jaciel Keltgen’s “Health Care Marketing” class have tracked and analyzed Twitter usage by medical professionals to better understand how social media can link the public to health care professionals. The students presented their report, “Trending: #DocsOnTwitter,” today on campus.

Junior Wins Scientific Photography Contest

Augustana University junior wins scientific photography contest.

A photo taken by junior Kevin Dolge (Brandon, South Dakota) won the April "Chemistry in Pictures" photo contest hosted by Chemical and Engineering News, a weekly periodical published by the American Chemical Society.

17 Students Join Mathematics Honor Society

Mathematics Honor Society

This year, 17 Augustana students were inducted into the South Dakota Delta chapter of Pi Mu Epsilon, the National Mathematics Honorary Society. Pi Mu Epsilon is dedicated to the promotion of mathematics and recognition of students who successfully pursue mathematical understanding.

Women's Golf Wins Second Straight Regional Title

Augustana women's golf wins NCAA regional championships.

After winning the NCAA Super Region Three Championship, Augustana women's golf advances to the NCAA Division II Women's Golf National Championship in Aurora, Colorado, May 18-21.

Kocher Named Commencement Senior Speaker

Augustana senior Sarah Kocher will deliver her address, “Search On," at the 2016 Commencement.

Augustana senior Sarah Kocher, a native of Lincoln, Nebraska, will serve as the senior speaker for the 2016 commencement exercises, set for Saturday, May 21, at the Sioux Falls Arena. Kocher will deliver her address, “Search On,” before 338 graduates who will participate in the commencement ceremony. An additional 87 students will graduate in absentia.