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  • Concert to Celebrate Music for Hands, Voice, Percussion

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    The Augustana Percussion and Mallet Ensemble, directed by Dr. John Pennington, will pay tribute to all forms of rhythm in “Music for Hands, Voice and Percussion." The concert begins at 3 p.m. on Sunday, Nov. 14, in Kresge Recital Hall.

  • Writer and Commentator Nick Hayes to Give Public Reading

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    Nick Hayes, professor, writer and commentator for the media, will give a public reading from his latest book, “And One Fine Morning,” a memoir of his father, at 7 p.m. on Thursday, Nov. 11, in room 123 of the Humanities Building. A book signing and opportunity to chat with Hayes will follow.

  • In the News: Boe Forum on Public Affairs

    Former U.S. Secretary of State Madeleine Albright spoke before a crowd of thousands last night at the 2010 Boe Forum on Public Affairs, sponsored by the Center for Western Studies at Augustana College. In her address, she stressed the need for political unity.

  • Augustana Theatre Set to Go 'Into the Woods' Nov. 17-21

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    An ambivalent Cinderella? A blood-thirsty Little Red Ridinghood? A Witch, who raps? They're all among the cockeyed characters in the Tony Award-winning fractured fairy tale, Into the Woods, presented by the Augustana Theatre and Music Departments Nov. 17-21.

  • The Augustana: Autumn 2010 Issue

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    The Augustana is published three times per year for alumni and friends of Augustana College by the Office of Marketing and Communications. The Augustana is named in honor of the College’s first student newspaper, first published in 1908 in Canton, S.D.

  • Thought Leader Forum to Discuss Crime Scene Investigation

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    Former Minnehaha County State's Attorney Dave Nelson, '73, will present “CSI Sioux Falls: The Investigation and Prosecution of the Criminal Case," a discussion on technology and the evolution of criminal prosecutions, at 11:30 a.m. on Wednesday, Nov. 10.

  • Augustana Led NSIC in Academic Success Rate for 2009-10

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    Augustana led the Northern Sun Intercollegiate Conference in Academic Success Rate (ASR) for the 2009-10 academic year. Augustana student-athletes had a 91 percent ASR, more than 10 percent higher than any other NSIC institution.

  • Founder of Pandora Internet Radio to Speak on Campus Nov. 10

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    Tim Westergren, founder of Pandora Internet Radio, will host a Q&A session at 3 p.m. on Wednesday, Nov. 10, to discuss how Internet Radio has revolutionized the music industry and what emerging technology has in store for the future.

  • Operatic Bouquet to Feature Excerpts from Five Operas

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    Directed by Dr. Lisa Grevlos, this special vocal event features 18 student performers presenting excerpts from operas by Mozart, Puccini, Donizetti, Delibes and Pasatieri. The performance begins at 7:30 p.m. on Tuesday, Nov. 9, in Kresge Recital Hall.

  • Dakota Pianist Concert to Feature Works by Mozart, Soler, Beethoven

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    Eugene Gienger, the only classical pianist from the Dakotas to have achieved an international reputation as a performer and master teacher, will perform at 7:30 p.m. on Wednesday, Nov. 3, in Kresge Recital Hall.