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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.

Former Deere CEO and alumnus donates $8 million to name Science Building

Former Deere CEO and 1948 Augustana alumnus Robert Hanson and his wife, Patricia Hanson, have generously given $8 million, the largest single gift in the history of Augustana College, to name the Science Building and the building's lecture hall wing at Augustana.

Hansons donate $8 million to name Science Building

On a warm summer day 62 years after he graduated from Augustana College, Robert Hanson returned to campus with his wife, Patricia, to give the college $8 million.

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The Old Main story: designs, domes and dolomite

Old Main, the best-beloved and most well-known building on the Augustana College campus, and a cultural monument to the achievements of 19th-century Swedish immigrants, did not have any easy journey to its present form.

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A passion for the stars, a mission for Augustana

In 1969, a Saturn V rocket thrust Apollo 11 towards the moon. That same year, Augustana College threw open the doors to its new John Deere Planetarium and Carl Gamble Observatory. Both successfully completed the mission.

Evald Hall: new name, stunning transformation

Eighty years after it was named for someone else -- and looking brand-new -- Carlsson Hall will be dedicated to the woman who envisioned it in the first place: Emmy Carlsson Evald.

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