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College welcomes new director for international students

Augustana College has welcomed Xong Sony Yang as its new director of international student and scholar services.

Francis Sophia Gow

Winner of this year’s $5,000 Hasselmo Award will be a voice for human rights

For Francis Sophia Gow ’20, a first-year history course set her future in motion.

Symposium to address Swedish experiences and the Holocaust

Augustana College will host a one-day symposium,  “Dealing with the Past in the Present: Swedish Experiences of World War II and the Holocaust”  on Oct. 26.

Piano composition wins Geifman Prize

Joshua Iyer, a senior from Aurora, Ill., majoring in music composition, has won first prize in the annual student competition "Responses to the Holocaust." 

Phi Beta Kappa elects 44 new members

The Augustana Chapter of Phi Beta Kappa has elected 44 senior students to membership. Augustana's chapter dates to 1949.

Candidates for graduation 2019

Augustana’s Commencement ceremony is a celebration of the pride we share in our students’ accomplishments. Names listed here represent candidates for graduation; inclusion does not indicate completion of the degree requirements.

poster sessions

Celebration of Learning 2019 in photos

Celebration of Learning and Symposium Day celebrates work by more than 200 students, faculty, staff and alumni at Augustana. It is a full day of art, poster presentations, multimedia interactive sessions, oral presentations and performances.

'Repeat photography' shows how Augustana has adapted

The face of Augustana is changing quickly. Can an historic campus cope with change? Matthew Fockler, an assistant professor of geography, believes that answers to Augustana’s future lie in its past. A historical geographer, he has researched more than 140 years of changes at Augustana and its campus. 

Maria Emerson and family

Ask the librarian! (She lives down the hall.)

Faculty-in-residence program welcomes Thomas Tredway librarian Maria Emerson to Swanson Commons.

Birdies for Charity

Support the Swenson Center with Birdies for Charity

Support the Swenson Center with Birdies for Charity. Your donation goes even further with this program!

Josh Pearson and Matt Harrington

Winning research from two geology seniors

Matt Harrington ’19 and Josh Pearson ’19 took home research awards from this spring’s joint Geological Society of America meeting

Jenny Arkle

Remote learning

To research mountain formation, Jenny Arkle travels to remote places. Her students can use the thermochronology lab on campus and also travel off campus—way off campus. 

Excellence in the Liberal Arts winners

Ten Augustana juniors are the recipients of the Excellence in the Liberal Arts Award, which provides students with $400-$4,000 for international study or summer programs in the humanities.

Winners of the 2019 Ethics Essay contest

Here are the winners of the 14th annual Ethics Essay Contest, sponsored by the Augustana Center for the Study of Ethics.

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