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Augustana Student Organization Reaches Pennies for Peace Goal

With a generous assist from Gay and George Kapplinger, Augustana’s New Student Seminar (NSS) achieved its goal of raising $12,000 for Pennies for Peace. The nine-month effort was a community project of Augustana’s class of 2012.

Watertown Public Opinion: Nefs Endow Augie Chair

Rudy and Marilyn Nef of Milbank, have provided a leadership gift to create The Nef Family Chair of Political Economy. The position will advance the study of market economies and representative democracies, on campus and throughout the community.

Nef Family Gift Creates Augustana’s First Endowed Faculty Chair

Dr. Robert E. Wright, acclaimed writer and economic historian, has accepted the appointment as Nef Family Chair of Political Economy. Dr. Wright currently serves as Clinical Associate Professor of Economics at the Stern School of Business, New York University.

Student Research Presented at National Physics Meetings

On May 21, research work completed by current and former Augustana students will be delivered at an invited talk at the American Physical Society (APS) Division of Atomic, Molecular, and Optical Physics (DAMOP) meeting in Charlottesville, VA.

Mark Hecht Receives NIRSA Regional Award of Merit

Mark Hecht, Director of Recreational Services at Augustana College, received a Regional Award of Merit from the National Intramural-Recreational Sports Association (NIRSA) for outstanding contributions made on a regional and statewide basis.

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