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Economics major sees Asia in different way

Each year, many Augustana students study abroad and return with a memorable experience and a new world view. But how does study abroad could affect a student's understanding of the world economy?

Matt Osman

On to Greenland, glaciers and MIT

Like many an Augustana student before him, Matt Osman took a geosciences course and unexpectedly found himself falling in love with the discipline.

Hasselmo winner Wood fascinated by human conflict

The global world is top of mind for Joseph Wood, this year's Hasselmo Prize winner, whose primary concern is in “reducing the factors that push people toward violence.”

Dr. Kivisto to get honorary degree, link to family

Augustana's Dr.Peter Kivisto has a couple of firsts awaiting him in the next few weeks: He will receive an honorary doctorate from the University of Turku in Finland, and he will step into the childhood home of his Finnish grandfather.

Student earns $5,000 Hasselmo Prize

An Augustana College junior with a lifelong love of nature and a double major in biology and environmental sciences, Carlisle Evans Peck, of Geneseo, is this year’s winner of Augustana’s Hasselmo Prize for Academic Pursuit.

Lee named first Cannon Professor of the Humanities

Augustana College announced Dr. Dan Lee, professor of ethics and director of the Augustana Center for the Study of Ethics, is the inaugural holder of the Marian Taft Cannon Endowed Chair in the Humanities. As the college’s first Cannon Professor of the Humanities, Dr. Lee has the unique opportunity to shape the way this endowment will impact Augustana College faculty, and influence the transformative educational experience they provide students.

Making it count in Texas

Alongside peers from top research schools in the country, Augustana students are making a name for themselves and their college a thousand miles from campus.

Synopsis of Neil Armstrong's address at Augustana in 1972

A commemorative booklet was published by Augustana College after its Seminar on Space Exploration Feb. 10-12, 1972. The following account of Neil Armstrong's address is one of several in the booklet.

Augustana debuts Four-Year Graduation Agreement

Augustana College will underscore its high four-year graduation rate by giving incoming students a written guarantee that they'll have a diploma in four years.

Hammer adds another dinosaur to his collection

Paleontologist and professor of geology Dr. William Hammer has found a new type of dinosaur in a recent expedition to the Central Trans-Antarctic Mountains. The newly discovered species, a four or five-foot ornithischian or bird-hipped dinosaur, is on its way back to the United States in about 5,000 pounds of rock.

The family that cites together, writes together

If your father is a professor, you might share an interest in academic publishing.

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