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Biology professor teaches climate change through art

Augustana Professor of Biology Dr. Stephen Hager is using art as a tool to teach climate change to Augustana students and the Quad-Cities community. Dr. Hager estimates is course is climate change is explicitly taught in only one third of college courses in the United States. 

Juliana Han

Pianist Han found teaching at Augustana an easy decision

Dr. Juliana Han traveled a long and winding road to her new job as assistant professor of music at Augustana College.

English and creative writing majors at Art Institute

A writer goes ‘along for the adventure’

During a field trip, Jack Harris ’20 takes notes and ‘inches closer to understanding’ why he wants to write.

Augustana receives $50,000 to support vocational reflection

Helping students determine who they are and the work they are called to do...Augustana has received a $50,000 grant from NetVUE to make vocational reflection more intentional in the academic curriculum and connect what’s learned in the classroom to co-curricular activities.

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Tim Faith '11: fastest beer-maker in the world?

Tim Faith '11 ran cross-country and track in college, but kept speeding up as he worked his way through the world of craft beer. 

Philip Wm. McKinley directing "A Green River" in 2013.

Mississippi Bend Players season: 'The Military Through the Years'

The Mississippi Bend Players summer theatre company will present a military-themed season in 2019, including a classic comedy, an original work, and a musical.

Eric Trimble, Ronald Dean Spears, Adam Gronewold, and Dr. Stephanie Pace Marshall

Gronewold named 2018 Lincoln laureate

Augustana senior Adam Gronewold was honored with the Abraham Lincoln Civic Engagement Award Nov. 17 in Springfield.

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Quad Cities in top 10 places for millennials

When it comes to where young professionals can live and thrive, the Quad Cities stands well above New York, Los Angeles, or any big city. That's according to a new RealtyHop study.

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Christmas at Augustana: live video 2 p.m. Dec. 1

Augustana's Celebration of Christmas on Dec. 1 will include performances of Christmas at Augustana, a special dinner and neighborhood shop-and-stroll. (Click through to watch live at 2 p.m.)

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Swedish art, food and holiday music Dec. 11

The campus and community are invited to an evening of Swedish art, food and holiday music Dec. 11, organized by the Swenson Swedish Immigration Research Center at Augustana College.

Emma Hydorn and Katie Griswold

Augustana to present 'The Children’s Hour'

Augustana will present "The Children’s Hour,"  a 1934 play by Lillian Hellman set in a girls' boarding school run by two women. Performances will be Dec. 6-9.

Lee Carkner

'Season of Light' planetarium show Dec. 8-14

John Deere Planetarium at Augustana College will present its annual holiday program, "Season of Light," on Dec. 8-14.


Art exhibit shows Swedish modernism

The Augustana Teaching Museum of Art will open the  exhibition "Världen är Liten: the World is Small. Modern Swedish and Swedish American Works" with a reception Nov. 16.


PLEN-tiful opportunities thanks to '79 grad

Thanks to Shelby Olson ’79, five students got the chance to be Augustana's first attendees at a national three-day seminar, "Preparing Women to Lead." It was an eye-opener for all, and for one student, at least, a career-changer.

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