Together with their professors, Augustana's newest Vikings — the Class of 2023 — witnessed the official opening of the 2019-20 academic year at the August 27 Opening Convocation ceremony. The event marked the beginning of the University's 159th academic year and was held on campus in the Elmen Center.
Mayor Paul TenHaken is asking organizations across the city to help recruit volunteers and share information for this weekend's cleanup efforts following the mid-week storms.
Dr. Patrick Hicks, writer-in-residence and distinguished professor at Augustana University, has prepared a collection of new and selected poems published into a book called “Library of the Mind: New & Selected Poems.”
Augustana University has been named a Top 10 regional university for the first time by U.S. News & World Report – ranking #9 in Best Regional Universities in the Midwest. In previous years, Augustana was categorized and highly ranked as a Best Regional College. The new classification underscores the university’s growth in academic programming and high student outcomes. Augustana is listed in other Best Regional University Midwest categories: #2 Best Value, #8 (tie) in Most Innovative, and #12 (tie) in Best Undergraduate Teaching.
Augustana University will host a book reflection and signing with former South Dakota state senator Stanford Adelstein at 4:30 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 19, in the Center for Western Studies.
Wall Street Journal/Times Higher Education College Ranking Places Augustana at the Top in South Dakota
Augustana University ranks 85th among universities in the Midwest and highest among universities in South Dakota.
Augustana was selected for both Hidden Gems in the U.S. (for the second year in a row) and Hidden Gems in the Midwest, marking the third year to hold this distinction.
Augustana University has been awarded a three-year $187,063 grant from the National Science Foundation (NSF) to support Dr. Andrew Klose and student researchers to carry out experimental nuclear science research.
The Eide/Dalrymple Gallery at Augustana University opens the 2019-20 academic year with the exhibition “Jenny Bye: An Encaustic Connection,” running Sept. 5 - Oct. 5.
The 50th class of inductees for the Augustana University Athletic Hall of Fame has been selected and includes former student-athletes from several Viking programs.