Norem Named Commencement Senior Speaker

Hannah Norem will be the senior speaker for Augustana's 2018 commencement

Augustana senior Hannah Norem, a religion, French and government & international affairs major from Houston, Texas, will serve as the senior speaker for the 2018 commencement exercises, set for Saturday, May 19, at the Sioux Falls Arena.


Alumna Earns Harvard University Journalism Fellowship

Kaeti Hinck, a 2007 Augustana graduate, works at The Washington Post

Kaeti Hinck '07 has been named a 2019 Nieman Fellow by the Nieman Foundation for Journalism at Harvard University. Hinck, who serves as an editor for The Washington Post, is one of only 27 journalists selected for the prestigious fellowship, which includes two semesters of study at Harvard University.

Alumna Earns Top NIH Award for Medical Research

Augustana alumna Ruthellen "Elle" (Tornberg) Anderson '14 recently received a prestigious National Institutes of Health F30 National Research Service Award (NRSA), an honor recognizing promising predoctoral students during their mentored dissertation research and clinical training. We caught up with Anderson, who is in her fourth year of an MD/PhD program and is working for Sanford Research, to learn more about her work and the award. 

Augustana Earns Major Grant to Advance Sustainability

Augustana earns grant to advance sustainability

Augustana has received a six-figure grant that will allow the University to launch a campus-wide strategic plan to integrate sustainability into aspects such as curriculum, co-curriculum initiatives, operations, and identity.

Dickson Receives Harold Spitznagel Medal for Achievement in Art

Wyatt Dickson

Augustana senior Wyatt Dickson has been awarded the prestigious Harold Spitznagel Medal for Achievement in Art, the highest award presented by the Augustana art department to student-artists who demonstrate the highest standards of excellence in all their artistic endeavors throughout their Augustana careers. 

Retired Augustana Math Professor Returns to Campus to Major in Art

In 2012, Dr. Emil Knapp retired from a 40-year career of teaching in Augustana's mathematics department. After his retirement, he continued to tutor, taught a course, and wrote and presented a new research paper. 

Then, he decided to do something entirely new: Art.