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Geology alumni contribute to climate science

Three alumni climate scientists have been selected as lead authors for state, federal and international climate assessments, climate modeling and research.

Charles Hughes

‘Better able to see’: An interview with poet Charles Hughes ’73

The path from successful attorney to award-winning poet led Charles Hughes to his latest award: Augustana’s 2021 Alumni Award for Outstanding Achievement.

Ruth Nwatu

Nwatu '20 lands selective CDC public health fellowship

Public health/neuroscience double major Ruth Nwatu '20 is working alongside public health experts to promote policies that reduce health inequalities.


Grant-funded Prison Education Program provides new channel for Augustana's mission

Ten men are attending classes this fall at East Moline Correctional Center, pursuing a bachelor’s degree in communication studies through the grant-funded Augustana Prison Education Program.

Laura Keenan named 2021 Lincoln laureate

Laura Kathryn Keenan, a senior from Elmhurst, Ill., was honored as Augustana's student laureate of The Lincoln Academy of Illinois in a virtual  ceremony Nov. 10.


'Macbeth' takes the stage Nov. 11-14

Augustana College will present one of Shakespeare’s most powerful and enduring works, "Macbeth," Nov. 11-14.

PepsiCo Recreation Center

Campus projects to boost arts, academics, athletics

Projects will include new turf on Thorson-Lucken Field, new floor and indoor track at the PepsiCo Rec, plus ongoing renovation of Bergendoff Hall of Fine Arts.

Augustana offers social justice microscholarship for second year

Augustana College again will offer the innovative Justice and Social Change Microscholarship of $1,000 a year, renewable for four years.

College announces second GIS Day Nov. 13

Andrew Johnson '10, a senior product engineer at ESRI, will be the featured speaker at Augustana's second GIS Day Nov. 13.

Class Notes

College joins national celebration of 'First-Gen' students

National First-Generation College Student Day Nov. 8 celebrates students who will be the first generation in their family to graduate from college.

$10,000 Business Plan Competition open for 2022

The sixth annual Augustana College Business Plan Competition invites teams or individual students to present their ideas to a panel of business professionals.

Paper on homelessness in queer community wins Tredway Prize

Kara West is the winner of the 2021 Tredway Library Prize for First-Year Research for her paper, “Queer Even in Safe Spaces: Homelessness, Shelter Failures, and the Queer Community.”

2021 Augustana College Alumni Awards

The Augustana Alumni Association recognizes the achievements, contributions and service of alumni and friends of the college each year.

Lindberg family

‘Remarkable’ Lindberg Center open for classes and competition

The Peter J. Lindberg, M.D., Center for Health and Human Performance at Augustana College was dedicated Oct. 15 as Dr. Lindberg's family, college leaders and faculty gathered to celebrate.

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Of those who responded to the survey. Source: Institutional Research at Augustana; CORE (Careers, Opportunities, Research, Exploration) at Augustana

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