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  • Farewell Concert to Precede Band’s Egyptian Tour

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    Before they depart on a five-concert, 20-day tour of Egypt, members of the internationally-renowned Augustana Band will perform a special farewell concert at 7:30 p.m. on Friday, Jan. 7, at the Brandon Valley Performing Arts Center.

  • Aldrich Named Finalist for Liberty Mutual Coach of the Year

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    Following Augustana's best football season in school history, Vikings head coach Mike Aldrich has been named one of five Division II finalists for the 2010 Liberty Mutual Coach of the Year Award.

  • Wright Discusses Economic Challenges

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    America is “Dying by Degrees” thanks to economic FUBARs in healthcare, Social Security and construction, according to Dr. Robert Wright, Nef Family chair of Political Economy at Augustana and director of the new Thomas Willing Institute for the Study of Financial Markets, Institutions, and Regulations.

  • Chapel of Reconciliation Dedicates New Banner

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    A new navy, blue and gold-colored banner, designed by senior Brady Holm of Fairmont, Minn., was officially dedicated at a ceremony in Augustana's Chapel of Reconciliation last week.

  • Vikings Ranked 17th in Learfield Sports Directors' Cup Standings

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    Behind a record-setting men’s cross country season, an historic football run and strong finishes in other fall sports, Augustana is the only school within the Northern Sun Intercollegiate Conference (NSIC) to be ranked in the top 25.

  • Augustana, Museum of American Finance Launch Research Institute

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    The Thomas Willing Institute for the Study of Financial Markets, Institutions and Regulations will fund and support student research fellowships and educational outreach programs and will feature public and Internet speaking engagements.

  • Rob Oliver Editorial Says Augie Boasts Brain Gain - Not Drain

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    President Rob Oliver's recent editorial in the Argus Leader shares the fact Augustana College long has been a net importer of intellectual capital, with the majority of graduates choosing to stay and work in South Dakota.

  • Braithwaite named recipient of prestigious Elite 88 award

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    Matt Braithwaite, senior, is the recipient of the Elite 88 award for men's cross country, presented (for each of the NCAA's 88 championships) to the student-athlete with the highest cumulative grade-point average.

  • Aldrich tabbed Region 5 Coach of the Year

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    Head football coach Mike Aldrich has been named the Region 5 Coach of the Year in NCAA Division II, as voted on by members of the American Football Coaches Association. Aldrich's first year as head coach of the Vikings will go down as the most successful season in school history.

  • Augustana Alumnus Named to South Dakota Sports Hall of Fame

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    Jim Luce, ’61, the infamous Viking quarterback who led Augustana to the North Central Conference football championship in 1959, has been chosen for induction into the South Dakota Sports Hall of Fame.