Dr. Arthur (Art) Olsen, professor emeritus of philosophy and religion and former provost, passed away on Sunday, May 4. During his tenure, Olsen served Augustana for more than 40 years and remained a dedicated advocate for the College even after his retirement. A memorial service will be held Monday, May 26.
Recent numbers by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention show that one in 68 children today has a diagnosis of autism spectrum disorder — up 30 percent in just two years. The Lighting the Way Conference will focus on autism spectrum disorders in our community June 12-13 on the Augustana campus.
Senior art major Anh Ta, a native of Hanoi, Vietnam, has been awarded the prestigious Harold Spitznagel Medal for Achievement in Art, the highest award presented by the Augustana Art Department.
Augustana students and faculty are in Chicago, Illinois, this week, presenting their research at the Midwestern Psychological Association (MPA) Annual Meeting.
In recognition of his exceptional service to the College, Senior Director of Development Nate Dally received the 2014 Augie Pride award at the Augustana Service Awards Presentation and Celebration on Wednesday afternoon.
Cathy Lindamood, Augustana's assistant director of Study Abroad, passed away on Sunday, April 20, following a courageous battle with cancer. A memorial service is planned for 10 a.m. on Tuesday, April 29, at Augustana's Chapel of Reconciliation.
Dr. Geoffrey Dipple and Dr. Matthew Pehl of the Augustana History Department have been selected to attend prestigious seminars sponsored by the Council of Independent Colleges (CIC).
Jean-Louis Wolzfeld, Luxembourg's Ambassador to the United States, will address Augustana students at the annual Government and International Affairs/Political Science Department banquet on Thursday, May 1.
New York's famed Metropolitan Museum of Art is home to 2 million pieces of art covering nearly 5,000 years of history. It's widely considered the largest and most diverse museum in the Western Hemisphere. And it's where freshman Marit Lhotzky will spend her summer.
A life-long educator, Margaret Kordsmeyer's Augustana roots run deep. Her grandparents, uncle and mother have ties here. Her family connection, and her passion for education, led Kordsmeyer to leave her estate to the College to fund scholarships for education majors. Learn more.