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Georgia Votta ’21 and research poster

Augustana junior awarded $10,000 Rossing Physics Scholarship

Georgia Votta ’21 has been awarded a $10,000 Rossing Physics Scholarship for 2020-21.

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Udden Geology Club traditions don't bow to COVID

The Udden Geology Club, one of the oldest organizations on campus, keeps connected with its weekly meetings during the pandemic.

James Lambrecht

How do you teach a jazz dance move via iPhone?

Teaching at a distance, instead of in the studio or rehearsal space, Augustana arts professors get creative.

Dr. Jason Mahn

Professor fills empty classroom with sense of normalcy

Dr. Jason Mahn conducts his Encountering Religion class in an empty Old Main as a way of anchoring his students.


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Coach Grey Giovanine announces retirement

Augustana’s winningest basketball coach leaves with ‘heartfelt gratitude.’ 

krishna marme

Studying public health in the time of COVID-19

The pandemic has strengthened the commitment of Augustana’s public health majors.

Lydia Boyle

Alumni make a difference in tough times

An occupational therapist, a law student, a businessowner and a 3rd-grade teacher are just four of the thousands of alumni making a difference during the coronavirus crisis.

Augustana senior Kirsten Biefeld

'Pollinator pockets' come to campus

Augustana College will create “pollinator pockets” on campus in response to the decline in populations of bees, butterflies and other pollinators.

Rowen Schussheim-Anderson at the loom

John Deere Art Collection lands Augustana artist’s “Landrise”

Art professor Rowen Schussheim-Anderson’s tapestry was commissioned by the Quad Cities Cultural Trust as a gift to Deere & Company.

Ellen Dixon

Theatre’s Ellen Dixon answers the call

Ellen Dixon, a superhero in the theatre arts department, leads initiative to make hundreds of masks for Augustana employees and students.

Megan Bildner '13

Bildner '13 awarded I.O.W.A. STEM Teacher Award

Megan Bildner '13, Pleasant Valley High School science teacher was awarded the I.O.W.A. STEM Teacher Award in 2020.

Senior Art Exhibition 2020

Augustana College Senior Art Exhibition

Depth, diversity and delight can be found in the art created by the graduating studio art, graphic design and art history majors.

Colleges hear most employers still hiring

More than 90 employers shared their hiring plans and hopes for improved recruiting at a virtual town hall Tuesday, organized by Augustana and other local colleges and organizations.

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Solar project spurred by students begins this summer

Augustana College plans to place solar panels that will provide about 8% of the college’s annual electric energy.

Haley DeGreve

DeGreve nationally recognized for mental health campaign

An Augustana senior described as "a fierce advocate" for mental health awareness has received national recognition for her work.

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