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CWS In the News: '45-Year Art Collection on Sale'

Read the Argus Leader feature on the art collection of Frank and Jan Gibbs, "a treasure trove [that] includes work from local artists and ... vintage Harvey Dunn, Jim Savage, ... Reynold Brown and James Swinnerton — America’s first newspaper comic artist." The "Frank & Jan Gibbs' Collection of American West and Regional Art: A Tribute Exhibition and Sale," is on display through Aug. 25 in the Center for Western Studies.

Research by Recent Graduates, Faculty Members Sheds New Light on Foreclosures

"Who is Foreclosing on Whom" and “An Analysis of Home Mortgage Foreclosures In Sioux Falls, S.D.," two research initiatives led by Kaleb Sturm and Andrew Doshier, class of 2012, and economics experts Dr. Reynold Nesiba and Dr. David Sorenson, examine home mortgage foreclosures in Sioux Falls.

Augustana Junior Completing Internship on Capitol Hill

Augustana junior Drew Adelia Trahms, a native of Janesville, Minn., is spending her summer on Capitol Hill as an intern for the Navajo Nation Washington Office (NNWO), an advocacy agency that works closely with Congress, the White House and Federal Agencies.

Newsmaker: 'Augustana Grad Draws on Talent'

Read the feature by Argus Leader columnist Jill Callison on David Wolter, class of 2004, and winner of the Gold Medal for animation at the 39th annual Student Academy Awards. Wolter's film, "Eyrie," is set in the American frontier and follows a young boy’s efforts to protect his flock of sheep from a persistent eagle.

In the News: 'Archeologist to be on PBS TV Show'

Read the Argus Leader's Q&A with Dr. Adrien Hannus, professor of anthropology and director of the Archeology Lab. Dr. Hannus is part of a team contracted to do an archaeological survey of the Blood Run Nature Area southeast of Sioux Falls and he’ll also be appearing on an upcoming season of PBS' "Time Team America."

Host, Friendship Families Sought for International Students

"As alumni, we were interested in getting involved ... we have always enjoyed learning about different cultures. Being able to provide a 'home' off campus was appealing to us," said Becca Conner '05. Becca and her husband, Bryan '05, served as a host family to Jhon Ramirez Arias, a junior Communications major from Costa Rica, last summer. Augustana is again seeking Sioux Falls-area families for its Host and Friendship Family Programs beginning Saturday, Aug. 11.

Annual Meeting, Worship and Tours of Newly Renovated Heritage Park Set for Sunday

The Annual Meeting of the Nordland Heritage Foundation, the organization that brought iconic examples of Great Plains settlement to campus, including the Beaver Creek Lutheran Church, the Berdahl/Rolvaag House, the Eggers School House and the Rolvaag Writing Cabin will be held on Sunday, June 10. Tours of Heritage Park will also be held each Sunday through August 26.

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