In the News: AU Students Wash Feet, Distribute Shoes For MLK Challenge

Augustana students washed feet and provided shoes for the 2017 MLK Challenge.

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.

LEGO League Championship

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.”

Fall 2016 Dean's List Announced

The official seal of Augustana University

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).

English and Journalism Faculty, Students Select Their 2016 Words of the Year

Augustana English and Journalism Department's Words of the Year are woke and lit

For the second year in a row, students and faculty from Augustana's English and Journalism Department and the Writing Center have selected their own WOTY selections: lit and woke. Dr. Daniel Gerling, assistant professor of English and director of the Augustana Writing Center shared their findings.

The Top AU Stories of 2016

A look back at Augustana University news from the year 2016.

An AU Viking is a "College Jeopardy!" semifinalist, the Viking men win a national championship, the Froiland Science Complex is dedicated and the Augie Choir sings with Barry Manilow. What a year! As 2016 comes to a close, we look back at the top stories from Augustana University over the last year. 

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