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Dr. Michelle Wolff, Ngan Vu, Thao Chu

They wanted a Womanist dictionary. So they wrote it.

Two students from Vietnam saw how they could explain Womanism to a broader audience. 

Yusef Salaam

One of 'Exonerated Five' to speak March 7

One of the "Central Park Five" men exonerated of a rape in 1989 in New York City’s Central Park will visit Augustana College on March 7 to speak about the justice system.

Madelyn Loehr

Akvavit Theater performing Feb. 20

Akvavit Theatre of Chicago will perform staged readings from two plays Feb. 20 at Augustana. The company focuses on Nordic and Scandinavian works.

Augustana joins initiative to make transferring easier

Augustana College is participating in a transfer agreement which makes it easier for Illinois undergrads to transfer from one college or university in Illinois to another.

Wulong bohaiensis

Poust ’06 makes dinosaur headlines

Dr. Ashley Poust '06 made worldwide headlines for contributing to the discovery of a new species of feathered dinosaur in China.

Old Main in spring

Sticker price isn’t the final price

Augustana is more affordable than families might think. Scholarships, grants and other financial aid keep costs lower—often in comparison with large state schools.

computer classroom

Data analytics + the liberal arts = good business intelligence

Augustana’s timely new major and minor extend from time-honored academic programs.

Shelby Olson

Olson '79 on launching a successful career

In a special session for parents, consultant Shelby Olson '79 gives advice on how to launch a career.

Aaron Bobrow-Strain

Chronicler of woman's border struggle to speak Feb. 20

The author of a book about a deported woman who struggles to return to the U.S. and to her son will speak at Augustana College Feb. 20.

The Real Group

Groundbreaking a capella group to perform Feb. 11

A groundbreaking vocal group from Sweden will perform at Augustana Feb. 11. (This event is sold out.)

penguin project

'Most truthful performance you'll ever see on stage'

When the young cast of "The Lion King Jr." takes the stage for a sold-out show, each actor is joined on stage by a special someone.

J-term class in Bonaire

Augie Choice: 10 years of discovering ‘what life is all about’

Graduates tell how Augie Choice—$2,000 for a big learning experience—influenced who they are today. 

Jack Harris ’20

Three-and-a-half peaceful weeks during J-term

Jack Harris ’20 reflects on his first J-term before his last term at Augustana.

Francophone Film Festival Feb. 20-March 10

French-language films will be presented every Thursday at 7 p.m. Feb. 20-March 19 at the annual Francophone Film Festival. Films are free and the public is welcome.

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