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Augustana will welcome largest class

The more than 800 new students include about 100 students from countries around the world and 237 first-generation students.

CORE workshops for fall term

CORE (Careers, Opportunities, Research and Exploration) is a concentration of services for advising, careers and graduate school, internships, research, study abroad and more.

University of Illinois basketball

Vikings vs. Illini Nov. 22

The Augustana men's basketball team will take on the University of Illinois Nov. 22 in Champaign.

Domski and students in lab

To catalyze your research, see Dr. Domski

New challenges? Novel experiences? For three students, this meant designing molecules and getting their work published.

Kivisto '04 compares gun laws, fatalities

Dr. Aaron Kivisto '04 finds that U.S. citizens living in states with the weakest gun laws are more than twice as likely to be fatally shot by police compared to those living in states with the strongest gun laws.

Rural buildings pose greater threat to birds

Augustana professor of biology Dr. Stephen Hager is the lead author of a new paper that finds larger buildings in rural areas pose a greater threat to birds than if those buildings were in an urban area. About a billion birds are killed every year when they fly into buildings.

Polyak '99 loves his job as superintendent

Dr. Nick Polyak '99 is a Chicago area school superintendent. In an interview, he explains why he thought his ultimate goal was becoming a math teacher and coach. But a mentor convinced him otherwise.

Lydia Lara

Gilman Scholarship winner reaches new heights in the Andes

Summer in Ecuador has given Lydia Lara ’19 her life’s direction, and the Gilman Scholarship got her there. 

Adam Gronewold and Dr. Cecilia Vogel

$10,000 physics award accelerates an idea

Adam Gronewold ’19 and his friends have an idea. The Rossing Scholarship can make it happen.

Burrier '12 coaching soccer at Elk Grove

Former Augustana soccer player Dean Burrier '12 will coach girls' soccer this year at Elk Grove High School in the Chicago area.

Disc golf leads back to Haake '74

The Quad-Cities is host to the Professional Disc Golf Association’s Amateur and Junior Disc Golf World Championships. And Dale Haake '74 may be the person to thank.

Zombie Prom

New group brings Broadway to Q-C

The new Mississippi Bend Players offers "an intense and immersive" summer internship program, and it brings a touch of Broadway to the Quad Cities.


Kierra Smith

Smith ’14 loves accounting job in Bermuda

Kierra Smith, Augustana College Class of 2014, explains why she joined Deloitte in Bermuda.


Map of U.S. rivers

Confluences connect more than just rivers

There's something about two rivers coming together that brings out the sense of wonder in geographer Norm Moline.

Westerlin Residence Hall

Westerlin project in final phase

A three-year, $13 million project to upgrade a 1960s-era residence hall on the Augustana College campus is in its final phase.