Five former student artists who excelled in their chosen artistic field were the first inductees in the Augustana Arts Hall of Fame. The honors were presented during Viking Days 2016.
Mason VanEssen (Tracy, Minnesota) and Katie Romano (Canon City, Colorado) were crowned Viking Days 2016 King and Queen at Coronation on Monday, Oct. 10. Viking Days continues throughout the week.
Neil deGrasse Tyson, award-winning astrophysicist, author, and host and narrator of FOX’s "Cosmos," will speak at the Boe Forum on Public Affairs, set for 7:30 p.m. on Monday, March 20.
Read the Sioux Falls Business Journal feature on the entrepreneurial mindset, featuring interviews with Augustana's Shelly Gardner, assistant professor of business administration, and Dr. Pam Homan, executive director of the Center for Innovation and Entrepreneurship.
The Rev. Dr. Monica Coleman will give a public lecture on the topic of her new book, "Bipolar Faith: A Black Woman's Journey with Depression and Faith" at 6:30 p.m. on Thursday, Oct. 20, in the 3-in-1 room of Morrison Commons. This lecture is sponsored by Augustana's Department of Religion, Philosophy and Classics and the Thomas Staley Foundation.
Chelsea Clinton, daughter of Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton and former President Bill Clinton, will speak at Augustana University on Wednesday, Oct. 5, in the Froiland Science Complex. Doors open at 4:30 p.m. with the event beginning at 5:30 p.m. The event is free and open to the public.
Augustana is hosting the 18th annual Mathematics on the Northern Plains Undergraduate Conference on Saturday, April 8. At this conference, undergraduates have an opportunity to present results of their mathematical research or projects, in the form of 20-minute talks or with posters. Activities include student presentations, an invited talk, lunch, a Math Jeopardy, and a discussion about Opportunities in Mathematics.
Meet the members of the 2016 Viking Days Royal Court.
Alumna artist Kat Burdine '08 returned to Augustana University’s Eide/Dalrymple Gallery with “School Yard Bets," an exhibition of contemporary prints and installation that opened Thursday, Oct. 13, and can be viewed through Saturday, Nov. 12. A homecoming gallery reception was Friday, Oct. 14.
Nearly 500 alumni, friends and members of the campus community — including retired faculty members — turned out on Friday, Sept. 23, for the official dedication of the Froiland Science Complex. The event was held nearly 50 years to the day of the dedication of Augustana's former science facility, the Gilbert Science Center.