Augustana will host leaders from the Sanford Underground Research Facility for a discussion titled "Big Science at Sanford Lab," an exploration of the Lab's impact on education and the economy in South Dakota, at 7 p.m. on Thursday, Feb. 16, in the Mikkelson Family Auditorium (located inside the Froiland Science Complex). A reception will follow.The event is free and open to the public.
From Norway to India, Guatemala, Ecuador, Germany, Italy and beyond, 171 Augustana students are spending the month of January studying the histories, economies, languages and cultures of countries around the globe.
"Stills and Motion," a new exhibit featuring the works of photographer Xavier Tavera will open on Thursday, Feb. 9, at Augustana's Eide/Dalrymple Gallery. A reception is set for 7-9 p.m. on Friday, Feb. 10, with an artist's talk beginning at 7:30 p.m.
The Augustana Research Institute today released a new research study titled "Affordable Housing Needs Assessment 2016." The study was conducted for Sioux Falls Thrive, a nonprofit coalition aimed at creating "cradle to career" pathways by improving the local ecosystem around K-12 education.
At its core, Augustana's Martin Luther King Challenge is a day of service. But according to AU organizers, it's also much more. The event, held on Saturday, Jan. 14, challenged students to view their service project as a challenge to be solved. This year the challenge was to provide foot care and shoes to people in need, in collaboration with Samaritan's Feet International and the Banquet. KELO-TV covered the story.
Augustana will host the eighth annual South Dakota FIRST LEGO League Championship from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Saturday, Jan. 28, in the Elmen Center. Teams from across South Dakota will compete at the event dubbed “a sport for the mind.”
The Dean's List recognizes full-time students who have a minimum of 12 credit hours with grade-point averages at 3.5 or above (on a 4.0 scale).
U.S. News has ranked Augustana among the top 77 colleges and universities nationwide – and the best in South Dakota – for its online master's degree program in education.