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'She Kills Monsters' Elise Campbell

'She Kills Monsters' takes audience on a quest

Augustana College will present "She Kills Monsters," a dramatic comedy in the world of fantasy role-playing games, Nov. 14-17.

Festival of Sankta Lucia Dec. 3

Augustana's annual celebration of the Festival of Sankta Lucia will take place on Dec. 3. The event commemorates the Scandinavian holiday with traditional songs and stories.

Migrant farmer turned astronaut to speak Nov. 5

Jose Hernandez, a former migrant worker turned engineer and NASA astronaut, will present the annual Lawrence H. Roys Lecture Nov. 5.

Homecoming 2019 in photos

It was a 50th reunion for the Class of 1969 and 100th anniversary for the Phi Rhos. Bubble mimosas, alumni awards, a GOLD (Graduates of the Last Decade) party, and, of course, football. Here are a few images from the weekend.

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Hispanic Film Festival begins Oct. 30

Augustana College will sponsor its 25th annual Hispanic Film Festival on four consecutive Wednesdays, Oct. 30-Dec. 4. The films,

Examination of land use and heritage wins national award 

Dr. Lucy Burgchardt, an assistant professor of communication studies at Augustana College, has received a national award for her examination of how lands and their histories in the Southwest are considered and preserved.

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Discoverer of shipwreck graveyard to speak Nov. 13

A scientist who stumbled upon an extraordinary graveyard of ancient ships will speak at Augustana College about the discovery Nov. 13.

Alumni honored for achievements, service

The Augustana Alumni Association recognized the achievements, contributions and service of nine alumni at Homecoming Oct. 5.

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Symphony orchestra invites community to join in

Musicians of all ages are invited to join the Augustana Symphony Orchestra on Nov. 7 to play the themes from some of Hollywood's most popular films.

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'Funniest farce' on stage at Augustana Oct. 17-20

Augustana College will present "Noises Off" — called “the funniest farce ever written” by the New York Post — Oct. 17-20.

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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.

Award-winning poet and activist to visit Augustana

American poet, professor and human rights activist Carolyn Forché will read poetry and from her 2019 memoir at Augustana College Oct. 1.

Ryan Johnson

To Australia and back with Augie Choice

Why does the blue-lined goatfish see red? Ryan Johnson ’20 explored this question and more this summer. 

'Season of Light' planetarium show Dec. 7-13

John Deere Planetarium at Augustana College will present its annual holiday program, "Season of Light, on Dec. 7-13.

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