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HEED award group

College wins Higher Education Excellence in Diversity Award

A national honor recognizes colleges and universities that demonstrate an outstanding commitment to diversity and inclusion.

Mia Feuer

Canadian artist explores environmental effects of petroleum

The Center for Polar Studies at Augustana is a partner in presenting "Mia Feuer: Totems of the Anthropocene" at the Figge Art Museum, Davenport.

Frieze Lectures consider student activism, from the 60s to Greta Thunberg

The 22nd annual Frieze Lecture Series will consider the nature and impact of student activism here and around the world.

Interview Day for accountants

Interview Day for accountants adds up to success     

More than 90 Augustana students met representatives of 37 firms and companies, including KPMG, Ernst & Young, Deloitte and PricewaterhouseCoopers, at Chicago Accounting and Finance Interview Day.

lee carkner in the planetarium

Planetarium open house planned Oct. 12

Augustana College's John Deere Planetarium invites the community to its annual fall open house from 7:30-9 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 12.

graduation 2019

Augustana ranks among the nation's best colleges

Augustana College has once again been named a nationwide top 100 liberal arts college and improved its placement in the U.S. News & World Report 2020 rankings by three spots.

Class Notes

The latest alumni news and photos.

Hanson Hall classroom

College opens expansion to Hanson Hall of Science

A ribbon-cutting ceremony was held on the first day of classes Sept. 2 for the $8.5 million, 22,000-square-foot expansion to the Robert A. and Patricia K. Hanson Hall of Science.

David Henry Hwang

Honored playwright David Henry Hwang to lecture

Tony-winning playwright David Henry Hwang will give a public lecture at 7:30 p.m. Feb. 12 at Augustana College.

Teaching Museum of Art to host tapestry show

Small Tapestry International 6: Beyond the Edge will be at the Augustana Teaching Museum of Art from Sept. 6-Oct. 12.

Yvette Furaha, Charlene Nzigire and Grace Fitzpatrick

Vikinternships in the Quad Cities

Part 3 of a series about Augustana student summer internships: Matt, Genesis and Grace have an immediate impact on daily life in the Quad Cities.

Quad City Bass Fest tuning up for Sept. 14

Augustana College will host the first Quad City Bass Fest, a day-long workshop for bassists at all levels and all ages and a public recital.

Caroline Wator

Vikinternships: Illinois and beyond

Part 2 of a series about Augustana student summer internships: Caroline, Vanessa, Brady and Olivia expand their reach in Illinois and Washington, D.C. 

Nikita Rohr and Allison Nagy

Teammates go the distance to fight MS

With an Augustana teammate at her side, Nikita Rohr '14 ran 166 miles in six days, despite her multiple sclerosis.

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