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Poverty Simulation Provides Perspective for Nursing Students

Nursing Poverty Simulation

In real life, Ryan Menssen is a senior nursing major from St. James, Minnesota, who is well on his way to a fulfilling career in health care. But on Thursday, Menssen took on the persona of a 15-year-old kid caught in a spiral of labels and bad decisions as part of the Augustana nursing department's poverty simulation exercise.

Augustana to Offer Master’s Degree in Athletic Training

The official seal of Augustana University

Augustana today announced details for its new master’s of science degree program in Athletic Training. University officials say the new program comes at a critical time. According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, the demand for athletic trainers is expected to grow by 22 percent through 2026.

Archbishop of Sweden to Speak on Campus

Rev. Dr. Antje Jackelén, archbishop of Sweden

Rev. Dr. Antje Jackelén, archbishop of Sweden, will discuss "Reformation and Responsibility in the World" at 7 p.m. on Wednesday, Nov. 29, in Augustana's Chapel of Reconciliation. The event is part of the University's celebration of the 500th anniversary of the Reformation.

Augustana Ranked No. 1 in SD by WalletHub

Augustana University Ranked No. 1 in SD by WalletHub

WalletHub's "2018 University Rankings" lists Augustana University at No. 1 in South Dakota and No. 195 nationwide among universities who offer "top-notch education at the most reasonable prices."

Trombone Choir Performs in Concert

Augustana University presents a concert by the Trombone Choir

The Augustana University Trombone Choir, under the direction of Jason Roseth, will present a concert at 7:30 p.m. on Tuesday, Nov. 21, in Kresge Recital Hall.

Theatre Presents Shakespeare's 'King Lear'

Augustana Theatre Presents King Lear

The Augustana Performing and Visual Arts will present William Shakespeare's "King Lear" Nov. 15-19 in the Edith Mortenson Center Theatre. 

Research Poster by Augustana Senior Earns Regional Award

Augustana University senior Skyy Pineda

A research poster by Augustana senior Skyy Pineda, a biochemistry major from Quetzaltenango, Guatemala, was recognized at the American Chemical Society (ACS) Midwest Regional Meeting, held Oct. 18-20 in Lawrence, Kansas.