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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.

  • Alumnus Receives Presidential Award for Excellence in Teaching

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    David Ireland, class of 1981, is the recipient of a Presidential Award for Excellence in Mathematics and Science Teaching, the highest recognition that a K-12 mathematics or science teacher may receive for outstanding teaching in the United States.

  • Augustana Joins Program to Help Veterans Attend College

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    Augustana College once again is reaching out to military veterans looking to advance their education. Brenda Murtha, Director of Financial Aid, said the College has joined the Yellow Ribbon Program, a federal effort to help military veterans attend college.

  • Alumna Receives Fulbright to Study in Germany

    Nora Johnson, a 2005 Augustana graduate and currently a graduate student in physics at Kansas State University, has been awarded a 2009 Fulbright Scholarship to study at the Max Planck Institute for Quantum Optics in Garching, Germany.

  • Four Students Chosen for Sophomore Honors

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    Four Augustana students have been selected to receive sophomore honors. Sophomore Honors recognizes students who have demonstrated outstanding achievement at an early stage of their college career.

  • KELO-TV: Professor Comments on Economic Perception vs. Reality

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    Dr. Reynold Nesiba, Associate Professor of Economics at Augustana, was recently featured on KELO-TV's Eye on Keloland. Dr. Nesiba discusses the realities of South Dakota's economic situation and how it can be improved.

  • Argus Leader: Dr. Adrien Hannus to be Featured on PBS

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    A nationwide television series set to air Wednesday features Augustana Professor Dr. Adrien Hannus at five historic U.S. archaeological sites, including travels to North Carolina, South Carolina, Illinois, Utah and South Dakota.

  • South Dakota Magazine: A Teacher's Life

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    Bernie Hunhoff of South Dakota Magazine honors Art Huseboe, who recently retired as Executive Director of the Center for Western Studies. Hunhoff says of Huseboe, "Every once in awhile we run into people who should be better-known. Art Huseboe is one of those fellows."

  • Alumnus Earns Outstanding Teacher Award

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    Don Lee '81, professor at the University of Nebraska's Department of Agronomy and Horticulture in the College of Agricultural Sciences and Natural Resources, is a recipient of the University's Outstanding Teaching and Instructional Creativity Award.

  • Argus Leader Q&A Spotlight on Alumnus Vance Goldammer

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    The Argus Leader's question and answer spotlight features prominent people in the Sioux Falls business community. This issue’s Q&A profiles Vance Goldammer '72, lawyer and partner at Murphy, Goldammer & Prendergast LLP.

  • Summer Visit Day Featured on KELO-TV

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    More than forty prospective students visited the Augustana campus last week during a Summer Visit Day. KELOLAND-TV interviewed one student and her parents about their quest to find the college that is the right fit for them.