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  • The Augustana Magazine: Spring 2014

    Someone once said it’s impossible to think about tomorrow without reflecting on yesterday. As Augustana shares its plans for the future Froiland Science Complex, this issue of the magazine features individuals who have the wisdom to reflect on the past and the present. Among others, we’ll introduce you to Dr. Rayburn Skoglund '59, Dr. Gene Hoyme '72, and Bill Gross '73.

  • TIME Magazine Invention of the Year Developer to Speak at Thought Leader Forum

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    In 2006, Linda Avey, '82, co-founded 23andMe, a consumer gene-testing service. Two years later, the firm's Retail DNA Test won TIME Magazine's Invention of the Year. Avey will present "Pioneering the Genome" at the Augustana Thought Leader Forum on Friday, Oct. 8.

  • Augustana Writer-in-Residence to Discuss A Writer's Life

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    Dr. Patrick Hicks, an award-winning author, poet and Augustana’s Writer-in-Residence, will present “A Writer’s Life” at 7:30 p.m. on Thursday, Oct. 21, in Kresge Recital Hall. Hicks will read from his work and discuss his adventures as an author.

  • Madeleine Albright to Speak at Augustana Nov. 4

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    Former U.S. Secretary of State Madeleine Albright will speak at the 2010 Boe Forum on Public Affairs. Her address, entitled “Geopolitics and the Implications for Doing Business and Investing Around the World," will begin at 7 p.m. on Thursday, Nov. 4, in the Elmen Center.

  • Posters Showcase Undergraduate Research Results

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    Posters illustrating student research lined the hallways of Augustana's Gilbert Science Center last week, including the work of senior Biology major John Hokanson. Hokanson hopes his discoveries will help people live longer, healthier lives.

  • Augustana Writing Center Celebrates 25th Anniversary

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    The Writing Center, Augustana’s internationally certified tutoring program, will celebrate its 25th anniversary during an open house at 3 p.m. on Tuesday, Oct. 5. The Center is located in Humanities 220.

  • Former Al Franken Attorney Predicts Constitutional Storms

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    Attorney David Lillehaug, former legal counsel for U.S. Senator Al Franken’s historic election recount case, today outlined four major constitutional storms brewing in the U.S. at the Augustana Thought Leader Forum.

  • Live Chat to Feature Augustana Professor, Poetry Anthology

    Join Dr. Patrick Hicks, Writer in Residence and associate professor of English, in a live online chat, hosted by the Argus Leader, at 11 a.m. today, to discuss “A Harvest of Words: Contemporary South Dakota Poetry.”

  • Rain Forest Champion to Speak at Augustana Sept. 28

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    Grave robbers, smugglers, poachers – all in a day’s work for Aderito Chayax Tesucún, director of the Bio-Itzá Reserve, an organization dedicated to preserving the ancient Mayan culture and the tropical rain forests of Guatemala.

  • Augustana Ranked Ninth in Collegiate Power Rankings

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    Augustana is ranked No. 9 in the National Collegiate Scouting Association's 2010 NCAA Division II Collegiate Power Rankings. The ranking rates academic excellence, student-athlete graduation rates and the strength of NCAA athletic departments.

  • Shakespeare Festival Underway, Four Plays Featured

    The Festival runs through Sept. 18 and features some of Shakespeare’s greatest plays, including "Much Ado About Nothing,” “Hamlet,” “A Midsummer Night’s Dream” and "Macbeth," and an acting workshop.