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More Than 200 Students to Study Abroad Over J-Term 2015

From Cuba to India, to Guatemala, China and Norway, in January the world will be the classroom for 240 Augustana students who will spend the month engaged in hands-on learning, studying the art, music, history and languages of countries around the globe.

Gratitude Report Celebrates Completion of Momentum Augustana

Augustana has released its Gratitude Report in celebration of the generosity of our many alumni and friends who invested in Augustana through their charitable giving during the Momentum Augustana Campaign between Aug. 1, 2007, and July 31, 2014.

The Major Detour Worth Taking

Megan Raposa '15

Megan Raposa ’15 was not always a journalism major, but she can now call herself a professional journalist as she takes on the role of collegiate correspondent for USA Today's Collegiate Correspondent Program.

Augustana Band Set to Tour China

In a few short weeks, the Augustana Band, led by Dr. Paul Schilf, will embark on a 23-day tour of China. Sixty students will make the journey to perform and participate in a course designed and taught by Dr. John Pennington, professor and co-chair of the music department, about Chinese culture and history.

Nobel Peace Prize Forum Seeks Augustana Peace Scholars

The Nobel Peace Prize Forum consortium is accepting student applications for two 2015 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 Saturday, Jan. 31, 2015.

Newsmaker: Alumna Helped Lead the Senate

When Augustana alumna Nancy Erickson '84 was appointed Secretary of the Senate on Jan. 4, 2007, she became only the 32nd person, and sixth woman in history, to serve in that capacity. With her term at a close, she was featured in a USA Today/Argus Leader media story.

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