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Bryan Kent TEDx

What color is Razzmatazz, anyway?

Bryan Kett ’08 presents a TEDx talk on the unique perspectives of being colorblind.

Class Notes

LaGrow '15 celebrated as a leader for youth

Ashley LaGrow '15 is a community leader recognized by the Galesburg Chamber of Commerce as one of "20 under 40" for success. She is a fourth-grade teacher at Mable Woolsey Elementary School in Knoxville, Ill.

CORE ideas to get ahead this summer!

CORE (Careers, Opportunities, Research, Exploration) lists what students can do this summer to help find the right career.

Group at Holden

The good life outside the comfort zone

Living and working at an ‘unexpected’ place, alumni consider their expected paths. 

Dr. Frank named top scientist of the year

Dr. Nathan Frank's efforts to help students reach beyond the classroom, numerous scientific papers and leadership were recognized by the Quad City Engineering & Science Council.

Calvin Vo and Jenny Winn

On stage, in the spotlight and in the Quad Cities

Alumni involved in musical theatre give great reviews to staying local.

Recital to feature composers 'Lighting a Candle'

An upcoming Augustana faculty recital, "Lighting a Candle," will bring together sonatas by two composers who lived through the dark times of the Holocaust and the Stalin era.

Interfaith leader Eboo Patel to give graduation address

Dr. Eboo Patel will deliver the commencement address at Augustana College's 159th Commencement ConvocationMay 19.

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Augustana's historical books digitized

The Augustana Historical Society has launched an initiative to make the Society’s books freely available through Augustana College’s online Digital Commons.

Walking on the wild side: A zookeeper's day

Kristina Stump '04 has her hands full with two giraffes, two zebras, two Bactrian camels, one dromedary camel, two yellow-backed duikers, four San Clemente Island goats, two dwarf cebu, two alpacas, a llama, and two mini donkeys. She also cares for four domestic chickens, two French lop-eared rabbits and an ostrich. 

men's basketball players

From grade-school basketball to Augie: How they got here

Parents of current men's basketball players look back at the journey that led their sons to success at Augustana.

Davenportillo’s

Did somebody say Portillo’s?

Vallory Farrasso ’09 McCormack tells the Quad Cities to get ready.

 John and Lolly Kindschuh, Roy J. Carver

Kindschuh left legacy of projects at Augustana

John Kindschuh of Rock Island, 92, who served Augustana for 36 years and was among the last senior college administrators to have been ordained in the Augustana Lutheran Synod, died Feb. 15.

Emily Kahm’s American Catholicism class

Q & A with Emily Kahm, a theology teacher with a focus on sisters

Dr. Emily Kahm  teaches an upper-level course in American Catholicism that is centered around the work of women religious.

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