Nef Family Gift Creates Augustana’s First Endowed Faculty Chair

Dr. Robert E. Wright, acclaimed writer and economic historian, has accepted the appointment as Nef Family Chair of Political Economy. Dr. Wright currently serves as Clinical Associate Professor of Economics at the Stern School of Business, New York University.

Student Research Presented at National Physics Meetings

On May 21, research work completed by current and former Augustana students will be delivered at an invited talk at the American Physical Society (APS) Division of Atomic, Molecular, and Optical Physics (DAMOP) meeting in Charlottesville, VA.

Mark Hecht Receives NIRSA Regional Award of Merit

Mark Hecht, Director of Recreational Services at Augustana College, received a Regional Award of Merit from the National Intramural-Recreational Sports Association (NIRSA) for outstanding contributions made on a regional and statewide basis.

Free Public Lectures on Indian Philosophy

On Tuesday, May 5, Dr. David Scott will give two lectures on Indian Philosophy. Dr. Scott taught philosophy in Bangalore, India for 40 years and is the author of a number of books and articles on Indian thought.