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IN THE NEWS: Alumnus Argues 'Why Art Matters'

Executive Director of the Arizona Commission on the Arts Bob Booker, class of 1977, spoke about "Why Art Matters" at the Augustana Thought Leader Forum on Thursday, Feb. 24, in Sioux Falls.

'Augustana at 150' to Recount College's First 15 Decades

Pre-order your limited-edition hardcover memento of Augustana's Sesquicentennial today. The book tells the story of the College's first 150 years through never-before-seen images and interviews with iconic faculty members, administrators and students.

Civitas Lecture Series to Feature Ecologist, Theologian

Ecologist Dr. Carter Johnson will discuss “South Dakota’s Prairie Farm: An Experiment in Ecological and Economic Sustainability,” at 7 p.m. on Monday, March 14. Theologian Dr. Michelle Bartel will discuss “Love, Something a Good Deal More Dangerous: The Power of Subversive Ethics,” at 7 p.m. on Monday, March 28.

Arts Scholarship Auditions for Today, Feb. 21

Today's auditions for music, theatre and visual art scholarships will still be held as scheduled. However, if students are unable to safely travel to Augustana, we ask that you call 605.274.5451 to reschedule your visit. There are two more audition days: Saturday, Feb. 26 and Saturday, March 5.

Celebrating Augustana Presidents on President's Day

In honor of the Sesquicentennial and in celebration of President's Day, Augustana honors the College's 23 presidents who have guided the institution through 15 decades of history, including wars, economic depressions, the civil rights movement, and major advancements in technology.

Rapid City Senior Awarded Scholarship for Study Abroad

Senior Danielle (Dani) Doran, a government, French and English major from Rapid City, S.D., has been awarded a scholarship for summer study in France by Pi Delta Phi, the National French Honor Society. She will spend eight weeks at the American University of Paris.

Following Mubarak Resignation, Students to Discuss Egyptian Tour

Following today's historic announcement that Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak has resigned, student members of the Augustana Band are set to share experiences from their recent Egyptian Tour. The discussion is free and open to the public and begins at 3 p.m. today in Kresge.

Exhibition Features Internationally Acclaimed Printmaker

“Juxtapositions: Prints by Michael Goro,” features Chicago-based, internationally-known printmaker Michael Goro. A reception at Augustana’s Eide/Dalrymple Gallery is set for 5-7 p.m. on Friday and will include a gallery talk by the artist. The reception and the exhibit are free and open to the public.

'A Streetcar Named Desire' to Arrive at Augustana Feb. 24

Tennessee Williams’ award-winning play deals with the culture clash between a fading relic of the Old South and a rising member of the industrial working class. The play runs Feb. 24-26 and March 3-5 at the Edith Mortenson Center Theatre.

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