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Jenny Arkle

Remote learning

To research mountain formation, Jenny Arkle travels to remote places. Her students can use the thermochronology lab on campus and also travel off campus—way off campus. 

Excellence in the Liberal Arts winners

Ten Augustana juniors are the recipients of the Excellence in the Liberal Arts Award, which provides students with $400-$4,000 for international study or summer programs in the humanities.

Winners of the 2019 Ethics Essay contest

Here are the winners of the 14th annual Ethics Essay Contest, sponsored by the Augustana Center for the Study of Ethics.

flamingo dance

Film by Gustafson ’81, airing April 28

Photography by Todd Gustafson ’81 is the focus of “To the Ends of the Earth: East Africa,” a documentary airing Sunday, April 28, on WTTW Chicago.

Brycen Witt  and Andrew Gilson

'How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying' April 26-28, May 3-5

Augustana College will present the musical “How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying” April 26-28 and at May 3-5.

jeremy hoffman

Hoffman '11 fights climate change with research, humor

Jeremy Hoffman ’11 spends his days researching ways to address climate change. Sometimes that means dressing as a superhero.

Augustana junior awarded $5,000 physics scholarship

Augustana junior John P. McDonaugh has been awarded a $5,000 Rossing Physics Scholarship for 2019 -2020.

Augustana College interns find jail time worthwhile

Augustana seniors Ariana Solis and Daniel Williams did their clinical psychology work this year at the Scott County Jail.

Shades of Beauty Summit

Shades of Beauty photo album

Augustana held its inaugural Shades of Beauty summit on March 17, 2019.

Jenna Meir

A look behind the scenes

Photos show the swing from tension to tranquility in life behind the Brunner Theatre Main Stage. 


2015 grads pledge to reduce rural doctor shortage

Medical students Hunter Winstead and Samantha McGreer Winstead, Augustana Class of 2015, have pledged to help put a dent in a rural doctor shortage once their training is complete.

Community members watch chemistry students and faculty perform science demonstrations

Chemistry Department Open House April 28

The Chemistry Department will host its annual Open House beginning at 1 p.m. Sunday, April 28.

New opera to give voice to cancer survivors

Dr. Jacob Bancks, Augustana associate professor of music, is writing a new opera for the Quad City Symphony Orchestra that will be performed in May 2020.

Playwright Sarah Ruhl visiting March 29-30

Playwright, professor and essayist Sarah Ruhl will visit Augustana the last weekend in March. Her residency will include class visits, readings, a workshop and “An Evening with Sarah Ruhl” on Saturday.

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