Government & International Affairs Department

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The Augustana University Government & International Affairs Department supports political science study with connections to local leaders and internship opportunities. The department emphasizes key areas, including American politics, political philosophy, methodology, public administration, law, comparative politics and international relations.

Government & International Affairs at AU

Government & International Affairs 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 Student Association (ASA) President Lauren Teller ‘24 and Vice President Henry Sule ‘24 have different backgrounds and nearly opposite Augustana stories. These differences, though, have made their partnership and administration stronger, as the pair focuses on transparency and connection.

Augustana University and the Center for Western Studies (CWS) announced today that free tickets for the 27th Boe Forum on Public Affairs are now available to the public. This year, Augustana’s Boe Forum 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.