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Vikings Took Care: How Augustana stayed together

As students left for Thanksgiving break and then finish to the semester virtually, the college met the goal it set last summer: Give them the chance to study on campus despite the pandemic.

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'Christmas at Augustana' becomes Advent calendar

Christmas at Augustana has been converted into a virtual Advent calendar, where the audience can open a new performance every day starting Dec. 1.


GIS Day to highlight growing career field

Geology majors harness the power of this geospatial technology to study tectonics in Trinidad and Venezuela.

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New geospatial science technology minor not just for science majors

Augustana will offer a new experiential minor in geographic information science and technology beginning in the fall of 2021.

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Augustana announces new grant, benefits for students

Augustana College has a new $3,000-$5,000 grant for high-achieving Illinois high school students who have worked with community-based organizations.

College announces increase in comprehensive fee

Augustana College announced to students and families today that it will increase its comprehensive fee by $1,333 for the 2021-22 academic year.

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Dr. Roald Tweet, mentor to generations

Alumni and friends share memories of Dr. Roald Tweet, professor emeritus of English, who died Nov. 4, 2020, at the age of 87.


Planetarium lobby makeover is out of this world

A makeover of the Getz-Rogers Gallery in the John Deere Planetarium really took off after an estate gift.

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Photos: A fall semester like never before

Students, faculty and staff have adapted to a different kind of Augustana experience during the COVID-19 pandemic. 

Fryxell specimens complement art in exhibit

Fossils, rocks and minerals from Augustana's Fryxell Geology Museum collection are on display through Nov. 4-Jan. 4 as part of an Art at the Airport exhibit.

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To keep making music, they first had to make music masks 

If Augustana students and faculty were to keep making music this fall, they first had to have masks. Very special masks. Not available in any store.

For 'Faustus," the show does go on

This fall, theatre faculty and students at Augustana College faced the same difficulty as other theatres worldwide: How to present their work under the limitations of a pandemic?

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Lindberg Center update: walls and floors

Snow was in the air this week but work is continuing on Augustana's newest building, the Peter J. Lindberg, M.D., Center for Health and Human Performance.

Programs in honor of Jenny Lind 200th birthday

Three programs will celebrate the 200th anniversary of the birth of Swedish opera singer and icon Jenny Lind, the "Swedish Nightingale," Oct. 16.

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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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