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Dr. Wesley Brooks

Augustana welcomes Dr. Wesley Brooks as vice president and dean of student life

Dr. Wesley Brooks has joined Augustana as vice president and dean of student life.

Augustana Symphony Orchestra

Made in America, touring the Midwest

The Augustana Symphony Orchestra will embark on its second annual tour, performing concerts in Illinois and Wisconsin on Oct. 13 and Nov. 2, 3 and 4. 

“The Frog and the Princess”

“The Frog and the Princess” Sept. 15-16

Augustana College will present an interactive children's show, “The Frog and the Princess,” at 1:30 p.m. Sept. 15-16 in the Brunner Theatre.

Class Notes

News from alumni received as of Aug. 30, 2018.

Janice Budd ’68 Gockel

50 years of making musicians

Janice Budd ’68 Gockel knows how to make a career and a community with music.

Newspaper covers

News from America: Reporting on the United States in Sweden

News from America occupies a prominent place in Swedish media. For decades, political, cultural, and social developments in the U.S. have been closely followed in Sweden. This interest has grown even more intense in recent years. Join the Swenson Center for a panel discussion on October 13, 2018. 

Student's app makes ride-calling easier

Kyle Workman, a senior at Augustana, spent his summer developing an app to make hitching a ride on the college's shuttle service easier for his classmates. 

Vikings to tangle with Illinois State Nov. 3 

The Augustana men’s basketball team will play an exhibition game against Illinois State in Normal Nov. 3.

Stone Lecture to explore Judaism and science

Dr. Tamar Rudavsky will give the 2018 Stone Lecture in Judaism at Augustana, "Judaism and Science: Tensions and Accommodations," at 2 p.m. Nov. 18 in Centennial Hall.

Shakespeare’s 450th birthday

Humanities grads: successful and happy

The world needs, and often rewards, graduates in the humanities.

Joe Pement at WQPT

How a priceless, non-paying internship works

Every summer (and the rest of the year, too) CORE works with students and employers to help make career connections.

Nick Niles ’18

Accounting for success

Nick Niles ’18 knows what a liberal arts education can do for accounting graduates.

Bruce Karstadt honored at dinner

Swenson Center advisory committee member named Swedish American of the Year

Swenson Center advisory committee member, Bruce Karstadt, was honored as Swedish American of the Year by the Vasa Order of America at a celebration in Sweden last weekend. 

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