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English and Journalism Faculty, Students Select Their 2016 Words of the Year

Augustana English and Journalism Department's Words of the Year are woke and lit

For the second year in a row, students and faculty from Augustana's English and Journalism Department and the Writing Center have selected their own WOTY selections: lit and woke. Dr. Daniel Gerling, assistant professor of English and director of the Augustana Writing Center shared their findings.

The Top AU Stories of 2016

A look back at Augustana University news from the year 2016.

An AU Viking is a "College Jeopardy!" semifinalist, the Viking men win a national championship, the Froiland Science Complex is dedicated and the Augie Choir sings with Barry Manilow. What a year! As 2016 comes to a close, we look back at the top stories from Augustana University over the last year. 

Augustana Choir Set to Tour Italy and Germany

The 2016-17 Augustana Choir with director Dr. Paul Nesheim

Departing on Friday, Jan. 6, the Augustana Choir and director Dr.Paul Nesheim will travel to Italy and Germany for a two-week tour. Stops on the tour include Berlin, Genthin, Potsdam, Weimar, Erfurt, Eisenach, Leipzig and Wittenberg, Germany; Rome, Italy; and Vatican City.

Revolutionizing the Job Search Process

Augustana Senior Alex Guggenberger has developed a new job-search tool called Jobiki.

Most of us — millennials, especially — want more than “just a job." We want a position that aligns with who we are. A role that will offer meaning, purpose and fulfillment. Meet senior Alex Guggenberger, the force behind Jobiki, a revolutionary new job search tool

Behind the New Genetic Counseling Graduate Program

Master of Science in Genetic Counseling at Augustana University

As members of the inaugural class for Augustana’s Master of Science in Genetic Counseling, Austin Huber (Selby, South Dakota) and Maija Rannikko (Duluth, Minnesota) have the opportunity to help shape this groundbreaking program for South Dakota and the region. With classes taught by professors and genetic counseling professionals — and coursework including clinical work and research — there’s no wonder this new program has already received national recognition.

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