English & Journalism Department

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The Augustana University English & Journalism Department supports students to become better readers, writers, editors and critical thinkers, prepared for editorial or academic careers, as well as work in law, business, government and more. The curiosity and critical thinking skills learned in this department are in high demand for a range of careers.

English & Journalism at AU

English & Journalism at AU

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Augustana is excited to once again host its annual Arthur Olsen Student Research Symposium, set to take place on Saturday, April 13, at the Froiland Science Complex, located on the university’s campus.

Augustana University and the Center for Western Studies (CWS) announced today that the 27th Boe Forum on Public Affairs will feature an evening with New York Times opinion columnist, PBS NewsHour commentator and bestselling author David Brooks. The talk, entitled “America at the Crossroads: The Rule of Law and the Future of Democracy,” will be held at 7:30 p.m., on Tuesday, March 19, in the Elmen Center. Tickets for the 27th Boe Forum are free and will be available to the public in the coming weeks.

Augustana University has added a gender, sexuality & women’s studies (GSWS) minor as of Aug. 30. The minor is another offering within the university’s list of interdisciplinary academic programs developed as part of Augustana’s strategic plan Viking Bold: The Journey to 2030.