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Christmas 2018 photo album

Christmas trees on beams, on stage and on the Quad. A bus ride to a traditional service in Swedish and music! Here's a look at Christmas at Augustana in photos.

And don't miss our annual Christmas video with "Hark, the Herald Angels Sing"!

AUGUSTANA NOW goes on the road

From California to Massachusetts, President Steve Bahls will visit 24 cities to update alumni on the college’s $125 million fundraising campaign, AUGUSTANA NOW: A Campaign for Success in the World, for the World.

Class Notes

News and photos shared by alumni.

students take environmental landscape photos

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. 

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.

tim faith

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.

downtown Davenport

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.

christmas at augustana 2017

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.)

lucia night 2017

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.

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