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Alumnus Receives $25,000 National Teaching Award

Sioux Falls educator Wade Helleson,’98, has received the prestigious Milken Family Foundation National Educator Award, a $25,000 honor. The Foundation grants 50 educator awards nationwide each year.

Volleyball Match Set to Fight Against Breast Cancer

In an effort to raise money for breast cancer research and to help support victims, survivors and families, Augustana’s volleyball team is hosting a “Dig Pink” event during its match against NSU on Saturday, Oct. 23.

Student ACS Chapter Receives National Honor

The American Chemical Society (ACS) has awarded Augustana’s ACS Student Chapter with the Outstanding Award for activities conducted during the 2009-2010 academic year. Across the nation, only 36 Outstanding Awards were presented.

Author to Recount Search for Missing Son

David Francis, author of Bringing Jon Home, the Wilderness Search for Jon Francis, will visit campus Oct. 7-9. Francis is the father of Jon Francis, an Augustana graduate who disappeared during a mountain climb.

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

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.

Posters Showcase Undergraduate Research Results

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.

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