News & Events

NSIC Champs

Augustana men's basketball captureed the NSIC/Sanford Health Tournament with a 98-82 victory over MSU Moorhead (32-3) on Tuesday night in front of 3,203 fans at the Sanford Pentagon. The victory secured the first ever NSIC Tournament Championship since joining the league in 2008-09.

Third Sunday Archeology: "Poison Hunting of Mammoths in the Late Pleistocene"

Zdenek Burian

March's installment of Augustana's Third Sunday Archeology Program will feature speaker Dr. Alan Osborn, professor of anthropology at the University of Nebraska-Omaha and curator of anthropology for the University of Nebraska State Museum in Lincoln, on the topic of "Poison Hunting of Mammoths in the Late Pleistocene" at 2 p.m. on Sunday, March 15, at the Gilbert Science Center Auditorium (GSC #100).

Philosophy Lecture to Explore 'Descartes's Distinction'

Dr. Keith DeRose, Allison Foundation professor of philosophy at Yale University, will discuss "Descartes's Real Distinction Between Mind and Body and his Wild Account of God's Power," at 4:30 p.m. on Monday, March 9, in Humanities 123. The event is presented by the departments of religion, philosophy and classics along with the LaMoyne Pederson Philosophy Endowment Fund.

Professor Shares Oscar Predictions

Cinema expert Dr. Jeffrey Miller, chair of the Humanities Division and professor of English, shares his predictions for the 87th annual Academy Awards this weekend.

Wall Street Journal Features Physics Professor's Research

International research on dark matter conducted at Italy's Gran Sasso National Laboratory and featuring work by Dr. Drew Alton, chair and associate professor of physics at Augustana, is detailed in a new article by the Wall Street Journal.

The Augustana Choir Prepares for Performance at Carnegie Hall

The Augustana Choir will perform in concert at New York's famed Carnegie Hall on Sunday, March 29, at 8:30 p.m. with 300 singers from around the country. We caught up with Dr. Paul Nesheim, director of the Choir, to learn more about this opportunity and for a sneak peak of the Choir rehearsing the Agnus Dei from Mozart’s Missa Brevis in C major, K.220.

Woodwind Concert

A woodwind concert featuring Augustana's Clarinet Choir, Flute Choir and Saxophone quartet is set for 7:30 p.m. on Saturday, May 9, in Kresge Recital Hall.