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Swedish-American church records on microfilm

Swedish-American and Swedish-Canadian church records now online

Swedish-American and Swedish-Canadian church record microfilms have been scanned and indexed, and are now available on Ancestry.com.

Candidates for graduation 2018

Augustana’s Commencement ceremony is a celebration of the pride we share in our students’ accomplishments. Names listed here represent candidates for graduation; inclusion does not indicate completion of the degree requirements.

Rogers ’12 to direct Office of Student Inclusion and Diversity

Michael Rogers ’12 has been named the director of Augustana's Office of Student Inclusion and Diversity.

Steve Hager, Kevin Geedey, Phil Villani, Bo Dziadyk

Celebration of Learning boards have a history

The dozens of boards used to display research posters at Augustana's annual Celebration of Learning have a history of their own.

Morgan Anderson

My Second Home on the River

Sophomore Morgan Anderson talks about why she decided to major in environmental studies and geography in an interview for WVIK Radio's "River Way Stories."

10 Excellence in the Liberal Arts winners listed

Ten students are recipients of the Excellence in the Liberal Arts Award, which provides Augustana students with $400-$4,000 for international study or summer programs in the humanities. It was established by Dr. Dan Lee, professor of religion, and his wife, Ruth Lee.

Wollstonecraft Essay Award winners announced

Essays on motherhood, women in STEM and politics were among the winners of this year's Wollstonecraft Essay Contest.

Phi Beta Kappa elects 46 new members

The Augustana Chapter of Phi Beta Kappa has elected 46 seniors to membership. These new members will be formally introduced at the Senior Honors Convocation on Saturday, May 19.

Witkowski wins annual Geifman Prize

Victoria Witkowski, a junior from Dousman, Wis., is this year's winner of the Geifman Prize in Holocaust Studies, an annual student competition with awards up to $500.

2018 Vázquez-Valarezo Poetry Award winners

Caitlyn Lecour, a sophomore from Manhattan, Ill., was the winner of this year's Vázquez-Valarezo Poetry Award. 

Swenson Center director in Swedish Press

Swenson Center director featured in magazine

Interview with Dr. Dag Blanck in Swedish Press magazine. 

 "The Drowsy Chaperone."

Upcoming 'Drowsy Chaperone' makes gentle fun of musical theatre

Augustana College will present the musical "The Drowsy Chaperone" April 27-29 and May 4-6, a Jazz Age show which pokes fun at the cliches of musical theatre.

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