In 2006, Linda Avey, '82, co-founded 23andMe, a consumer gene-testing service. Two years later, the firm's Retail DNA Test won TIME Magazine's Invention of the Year. Avey will present "Pioneering the Genome" at the Augustana Thought Leader Forum on Friday, Oct. 8.
Dr. Patrick Hicks, an award-winning author, poet and Augustana’s Writer-in-Residence, will present “A Writer’s Life” at 7:30 p.m. on Thursday, Oct. 21, in Kresge Recital Hall. Hicks will read from his work and discuss his adventures as an author.
Posters illustrating student research lined the hallways of Augustana's Gilbert Science Center last week, including the work of senior Biology major John Hokanson. Hokanson hopes his discoveries will help people live longer, healthier lives.
Former U.S. Secretary of State Madeleine Albright will speak at the 2010 Boe Forum on Public Affairs. Her address, entitled “Geopolitics and the Implications for Doing Business and Investing Around the World," will begin at 7 p.m. on Thursday, Nov. 4, in the Elmen Center.
The Writing Center, Augustana’s internationally certified tutoring program, will celebrate its 25th anniversary during an open house at 3 p.m. on Tuesday, Oct. 5. The Center is located in Humanities 220.
Grave robbers, smugglers, poachers – all in a day’s work for Aderito Chayax Tesucún, director of the Bio-Itzá Reserve, an organization dedicated to preserving the ancient Mayan culture and the tropical rain forests of Guatemala.
Attorney David Lillehaug, former legal counsel for U.S. Senator Al Franken’s historic election recount case, today outlined four major constitutional storms brewing in the U.S. at the Augustana Thought Leader Forum.
Join Dr. Patrick Hicks, Writer in Residence and associate professor of English, in a live online chat, hosted by the Argus Leader, at 11 a.m. today, to discuss “A Harvest of Words: Contemporary South Dakota Poetry.”
Augustana is ranked No. 9 in the National Collegiate Scouting Association's 2010 NCAA Division II Collegiate Power Rankings. The ranking rates academic excellence, student-athlete graduation rates and the strength of NCAA athletic departments.
The Festival runs through Sept. 18 and features some of Shakespeare’s greatest plays, including "Much Ado About Nothing,” “Hamlet,” “A Midsummer Night’s Dream” and "Macbeth," and an acting workshop.