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Poet, activist T.S. Banks to speak April 21

Poet and playwright T.S. Banks will give a virtual performance and talk at Augustana from 7-8:30 p.m. April 21. 

Limited number of fans at home games starting March 13

Augustana College student-athletes are about to hear fans cheering for the first time since the beginning of the pandemic.

Sarah Allen

POST Scholars prepare to teach in high-need classrooms

The $10,000-$30,000 Promoting Opportunities in STEM Teaching (POST) scholarships make an extraordinary difference.

Jacob Washington

Washington '21 works to create ‘space’

Jacob Washington '21, Black Student Union president, has mastered how to make physical togetherness possible when physical distance is critical.

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Jacobs wins $10,000 NCAA Postgraduate Scholarship

Augustana senior Alek Jacobs, a quarterback on the Vikings football team, has won a $10,000 postgraduate scholarship from National Collegiate Athletic Association.

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'The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time' March 4-7

Augustana College will present a recorded live performance of "The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time" March 4-7.

Kirshna Marmé

Augustana women connect with national leaders in policy

Krishna Marmé ’20 is pursuing a master's in public health policy at the University of Iowa because of an empowering experience Augustana made possible.

Beauty in the desert

Students combine studio art creativity with code logic

Students in J-term’s CSC 150: Artful Computing worked so hard, some wondered if their laptops might catch on fire.

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Nathan Frank

New IDEA supports first- and second-year physics students

In February, the physics department will launch a mentorship program to support majors of underrepresented identities through personal connections with peers and alumni.

Art by seven students showing at Figge Art Museum

Seven Augustana students will be featured in the Figge Art Museum's annual College Invitational Jan. 30-June 6.

Steve Bahls video interview

President Steve Bahls announces retirement in 2022

Steven Bahls will retire as president of Augustana College effective in 2022 after a 19-year career leading the college. 

No pressure, but President Bahls is teaching this term

President Steve Bahls will teach one of the 130 courses offered during January Term starting this week.

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Even without an audience, music students find joy, purpose

Music students aren't able to perform for an audience due to COVID-19, but in some ways this has caused them to look at music with fresh eyes:

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Of those who responded to the survey. Source: Institutional Research at Augustana; CORE (Careers, Opportunities, Research, Exploration) at Augustana

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