Following a week of fun and festive homecoming events, hundreds lined the streets near campus on Saturday, Oct. 14, for the Viking Days parade. See photos!
David Wolter '04, an award-winning story artist for DreamWorks, has been awarded the prestigious Harold Spitznagel Medal for Achievement in Art, the highest award presented by the Augustana art department.
On Thursday, the Art Department created approximately 50 large-scale prints in five hours thanks to the help of a steamroller. Yes, a steamroller.
Augustana University and the Center for Western Studies have announced that 66th U.S. Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice will speak at the 2018 Boe Forum on Public Affairs on Tuesday, March 20. Rice, who also served as national security advisor under President George W. Bush during the 9/11 terrorist attacks, will discuss “America’s National Security and the World.”
Seniors Shay Norris, a psychology major from Sioux Falls, and Katelyn Graber, a biology major from Hurley, South Dakota, were crowned the 2017 Viking Days King and Queen at Coronation on Monday.
The Augustana University Physics Department is the recipient of three major grants from the National Science Foundation. The grants, totaling $294,000, will provide opportunities for AU undergraduates to engage in cutting edge physics research on campus, and at labs around the world, over the next several summers.
The Augustana University Orchestra, under the direction of Dr. Peter Folliard, will present a free concert on Sunday, Nov. 5, in honor of Veterans Day. The concert will feature the renowned U.S. Air Force's Heartland of America brass quintet, Offutt Brass.
U.S. News ranked Augustana No. 3 among the "Best Regional Colleges in the Midwest," gave the University high marks for its commitment to teaching undergraduates, and praised AU for its value in the report's "Great Schools, Great Prices" analysis.
The countdown to Viking Days has officially begun. Meet the members of the 2017 Viking Days Royal Court and make plans to attend Coronation on Monday, Oct. 9, to see the crowning of the king and queen.