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Swanson Invited to Global Scripture Translation Seminar

Dr. Richard Swanson, professor of Religion and chair of the Humanities division at Augustana, has been selected for the Inter-Semiotic Translation Seminar, an invited group of only 15 scholars from around the globe, to explore the role of modern semiotics in the translation and communication of Scripture for the 21st century.

Activist Russell Means to Speak at Augustana April 27

American Indian activist Russell Means, widely known for leading the 71-day armed takeover of Wounded Knee on South Dakota's Pine Ridge Reservation in 1973, will discuss “Wounded Knee, Before, During and After,” at 8 p.m. on Friday, April 27, in Augustana’s Chapel of Reconciliation.

Trombone Choir to Perform at National Music Workshop

The Augustana College and Community Trombone Choir, under the direction of Mr. Vance Shoemaker, has been selected via audition to perform in concert at the Eastern Trombone Workshop (ETW) March 21-24 in historic Fort Myer, Va.

Forum to Discuss Governance in an Age of Globalization, Hyperpartisanship and Mistrust

As the race for the U.S. presidency heats up, American voters should consider how the country's next commander in chief will deal with the growing political trends of globalization, partisanship and mistrust. Dr. Joel A. Johnson, associate professor government and international affairs, will examine these trends during his discussion on  "2012 and Beyond: The Challenges of Governance in an Age of Globalization, Hyperpartisanship and Mistrust" at the Augustana Thought Leader Forum on Thursday, March 29.

The Augustana: Winter 2012

The winter issue of the magazine for alumni and friends of the college celebrates "champions" of education. Whether in a classroom, as an administrator, a university president, or on a desert migrant trail, these Augustana graduates are doing all they can to help nurture and support the young people of today in order to make tomorrow's world even better.

In the News: Exhibit Not About 'Prettiness'

Read the Argus Leader feature about Texas-based artist Alice Leora Briggs, the force behind the Eide/Dalrymple Gallery's haunting new exhibit, "Alice Leora Briggs: Near Impunity." Briggs will speak at a special presentation on Juárez at 6:30 p.m. on Thursday, March 8, in Kresge Recital Hall. The gallery reception is set for 5-7 p.m. on Friday, March 9.

In the News: Finding Financial Aid for College

In a free informational session yesterday at Oak View Public Library in Sioux Falls, Augustana Financial Aid officials stressed the need for families to complete the Free Application for Federal Financial Aid (FAFSA) sooner rather than later.

Art Exhibit, Dakota Conference Examines Wounded Knee, 1973 and 1890

“Interpretations of Wounded Knee 1973 and 1890,” an exhibit commemorating the 40th anniversary of the occupation of Wounded Knee in 1973 will be on display in the Madsen/Nelson/Elmen Galleries of the Center for Western Studies’ Fantle Building March 5-May 26.

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