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Jared Ekberg

Eight Vikings compete for national championships

Augustana athletes from four teams—men's and women's indoor track & field, wrestling and swimming—competed for national titles in competitions around the country in March.

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. 

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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.

Shades of Beauty Summit

Shades of Beauty video

Watch a video of Augustana’s inaugural Shades of Beauty Summit on March 17, 2019.

jacob bancks

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.

College explores alternatives to cut textbook cost

Augustana College faculty are looking at alternatives to traditional textbooks that could improve learning and save students money.

Shades of Beauty summit March 17

The Augustana offices of Student Inclusion and Diversity and Student Life will sponsor the Shades of Beauty Summit with keynote speaker Miss Iowa 2018, Mikhayla Hughes-Shaw, a native of Rock Island.

Leech book explores 'city that ate itself'

Augustana's Dr. Brian Leech writes about how Butte, Mont., went from a booming mining economy to a shrinking town infamous for a toxic pit.    

Amanda Tiffany ’04

Global health: A view from the front lines

Epidemiologist Amanda Tiffany ’04 will talk about her work responding to global public health concerns.

Students enjoying discussion in seminar class

How to develop the soft skills employers look for

LinkedIn’s latest Global Talent Trends report suggests a background in liberal arts could be what sets graduates apart from the competition.

Historian to discuss erasure of indigenous histories

Dr. Jacki Thompson Rand, associate professor of history and the coordinator of Native American and indigenous studies at the University of Iowa, will give a public presentation, "After Indian Removal: A Persistent Indigenous Presence in the American Midwest," March 21.

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Grin and Barracks: 'Biloxi Blues' through June 23

"The Mississippi Bend Players provided an opportunity to both laugh and cry – and feel a multitude of other emotions – while also enjoying a high-quality theatrical production."

River Cities Reader