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Top AU Stories of 2017

The University’s first female president, top rankings and record enrollment are just some of the news stories we shared last year. Here's a look back at some of the top newsmakers and happenings at Augustana University in 2017. 

English and Journalism Students, Faculty Announce 2017 Word of the Year

Augustana students, faculty select the 2017 Word of the Year

For the third year in a row, students and faculty from Augustana's English and Journalism Department and the Writing Center have selected their Word of the Year (WOTY). This year's WOTY however, is not a word, per se, but rather a lexeme — something that functions as a single unit of meaning. Learn more about the selection of #MeToo as the 2017 WOTY.

Evenson Receives DAISY Faculty Award for Excellence in Nursing Education

Connie Evenson, 2017 Augustana DAISY Faculty Award Recipient

Connie Evenson, an assistant professor of nursing, is the first recipient of the Augustana DAISY Faculty Award, an honor that recognizes extraordinary nurses who go above and beyond to make a difference in the lives of patients and families, and nursing faculty who provide exceptional instruction and inspiration for nursing students. 

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