"To Nelson Mandela, representative of a people of hope, persistence, strength and reconciliation, may you rest in peace but may the work of transformation go on." Read the op-ed celebrating Nelson Mandela's life and work by Dean of the College Dr. Susan Hasseler.
In January, the world will be the classroom for 105 Augustana students who will spend time learning hands-on about the art, music, history and languages of 17 countries on five continents. These real-world courses are part of Augustana’s January Interim, a four-week session designed for curricular exploration and enrichment
Nef Family Chair of Political Economy and Director of the Thomas Willing Institute Dr. Robert Wright was recently featured in a documentary entitled “Federal Reserve: 100 Years of Boom and Bust,” that discusses the events leading up to the Fed's creation and its impact on the economy over the past century.
The Nobel Peace Prize Forum consortium is accepting student applications for two 2014 Peace Scholars, who will be awarded a six-week educational experience in Oslo, Norway, designed to deepen their understanding of issues related to peace, justice, democracy and human rights. The application deadline is Friday, Jan. 31, 2014.
Senior Kaitlyn Foss (Pipestone, Minn) recently represented USA Rugby in France as a member of the USA Rugby AIG Women’s Collegiate All-Americans (WCAA) team. Learn about her rugby career and journey in France.
In an article published this week in the journal Nature Communications, researchers from Augustana, Kansas State University, the Max Planck Institute for Quantum Optics and the Ludwig Maximilian University in Munich, Germany, have reported an improved feedback technique to help in building new molecules.
Augustana's chapter of the Society of Physics Students has recently been named a “Distinguished SPS Chapter” by the Society of Physics Students (SPS).
In an effort to help those in need this holiday season, Augustana students are collecting gifts for area teens and families. Learn more about the Teen Town program, Christmas Giving trees located throughout campus, and the opportunity to adopt an individual or family for the holiday season.
Augustana vocal students were recognized at the South Dakota Music Teacher Association State Convention, held recently on the campus of South Dakota State University in Brookings.
Gary Hanson, chair of the South Dakota Public Utilities Commission, will examine growing concerns over climate change at a public discussion sponsored by Augie Green, Augustana's environmental club, and the East River Group of the Sierra Club at 7 p.m. on Thursday, Dec. 5, in GSC Rm. 100.