Book by Alumnus, Visiting Professor Earns Praise

Meet Dr. John E. Anderson, class of 2004 and a visiting assistant professor in Religion. His latest work explores the character of Jacob from the book of Genesis, including his well-known deceptive traits and his relationship with God.

In the News: Meet 'Augie's Triple Threat' Maren Werth

When sophomore nursing major Maren Werth isn't in class or tearing up the soccer field, she's busy making music on the harp. After the soccer season ends, she'll play with the Augustana Orchestra. Watch the feature on Werth by KELO-TV.

Used Costume Sale Set for Friday

Halloween is right around the corner and, if you're still searching for the perfect costume, you're in luck! The Augustana Theatre Department is hosting a used costume sale from 1 to 5 p.m. on Friday, Oct. 21, in room 202 of the Edith Mortenson Center Theatre.

Augustana Student Association Senators Installed

Members of the 2011-12 ASA Senate were installed during a ceremony Monday morning in the Chapel. Read the message, modeled after Acts 2, delivered by ASA President and Vice President, Jake Bury and Thad Titze.

Fall Band Concert to Feature Dallas Symphony's Greg Hustis

The Augustana Band will perform alongside guest soloist Greg Hustis, principal horn of the Dallas Symphony Orchestra, and the Augustana College/ Community Concert Band at its Fall Concert, set for 7:30 p.m. on Friday, Nov. 4, at the Brandon Valley Performing Arts Center.

Editorial: International Students Benefit South Dakota

Sunday's Argus Leader editorial discusses the benefits of having international students on campus. "Cultural diversity ... adds perspective to our communications; broadens understanding and acceptance of people not like one's self; and encourages a fuller, global view of society and our ever-changing marketplace."

Hundreds Turn Out for Viking Days Parade

Hundreds lined the streets of campus Saturday morning to watch the 2011 Viking Days parade. Themed "A Viking State of Mind," the parade was complete with student-made, New York-themed floats; marching bands; antique cars; Augustana's Marching Choir; motorcycles and even the Sioux Falls unicycle club. View photos!

In the News: 'Blindness Outruns 7-Minute Solution'

Cataract surgery takes about seven minutes; yet, cataracts are the No. 1 cause of treatable blindness worldwide. Dr. John Berdahl ‘99, a Sioux Falls ophthalmologist, discussed “Eliminating Blindness in our World” at Friday's Augustana Thought Leader Forum.

In the News: Looking Beyond Borders

Earlier this year, Augustana reported the largest class of incoming international students in College history. These young men and women from all over the world are learning the skills they need today to lead and change the world tomorrow – students like political science major and Myanmar native Ye Khaung Oo, who hopes to be part of the change as his native country transitions from a dictatorship.