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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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Becoming American immigration film series coming to the Quad Cities

Becoming American: A Documentary Film and Discussion Series on Our Immigration Experience, an NEH program, is coming to the Quad Cities this spring. Becoming American is a six-week public program featuring documentary film screenings and moderated discussions designed to encourage an informed discussion of immigration issues against the backdrop of our immigration history.

 Austin E. Knowlton Center rendering

Augustana plans new academic program and building, expanded athletics

Augustana introduces kinesiology and the Austin E. Knowlton Center for Innovation in Health, Wellness and Human Performance.  

Mike Wolf

More opportunities with Augustana's move to semesters

Beginning with the 2019-2020 academic year, Augustana is switching from trimesters (three terms of 10 weeks) to semesters (two terms of 14 weeks).

Vickie Phipps and class

Five Questions: Vickie Phipps

Vickie Phipps, assistant professor of art and graphic design, shares her philosophy on what makes powerful design.

Concert to highlight composition winner’s ‘Galactic Palace’

The musical force is strong with Joshua Iyer. The senior from Aurora, majoring in music composition, will have the public premiere of his orchestral piece, “Music for the Galactic Palace,” Saturday in Centennial Hall.

Nadia Ayensah and Caroline Siaw in the kitchen

The International Dinner: one stew’s story

Students went into the Gerber Center kitchen to make sure their recipe from Ghana was done just right. 

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