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Christmas at Augustana: live video 2 p.m. Dec. 1

Augustana's Celebration of Christmas on Dec. 1 will include performances of Christmas at Augustana, a special dinner and neighborhood shop-and-stroll. (Click through to watch live at 2 p.m.)

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Swedish art, food and holiday music Dec. 11

The campus and community are invited to an evening of Swedish art, food and holiday music Dec. 11, organized by the Swenson Swedish Immigration Research Center at Augustana College.

Emma Hydorn and Katie Griswold

Augustana to present 'The Children’s Hour'

Augustana will present "The Children’s Hour,"  a 1934 play by Lillian Hellman set in a girls' boarding school run by two women. Performances will be Dec. 6-9.

Lee Carkner

'Season of Light' planetarium show Dec. 8-14

John Deere Planetarium at Augustana College will present its annual holiday program, "Season of Light," on Dec. 8-14.


Art exhibit shows Swedish modernism

The Augustana Teaching Museum of Art will open the  exhibition "Världen är Liten: the World is Small. Modern Swedish and Swedish American Works" with a reception Nov. 16.


PLEN-tiful opportunities thanks to '79 grad

Thanks to Shelby Olson ’79, five students got the chance to be Augustana's first attendees at a national three-day seminar, "Preparing Women to Lead." It was an eye-opener for all, and for one student, at least, a career-changer.

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Passionate Augie orchestra conductor is going places

 If you see Daniel Chetel strolling the Augustana College campus, you’d be forgiven for thinking he’s a student. The boyish 34-year-old  embodies the artistic drive and passion of many of his students. And as conductor of the 75-member Augustana Symphony Orchestra, Chetel literally is going places.

Mike Wolf near Bonaire

Geology faculty explore a tropical island for midwinter classes

Dr. Kelsey Arkle talks about a faculty scouting trip to the island of Bonaire, one J-term option for students in 2020.

Augustana board approves $3.5M Brodahl expansion

The Augustana College Board of Trustees has approved a $3.5 million expansion of the Brodahl Building to accommodate the college’s new master’s degree program in speech-language pathology.

Colette Lariviere and history class

Graduates find futures in history

Augustana’s history courses and mentors prepare graduates for all kinds of success.


Round-robin letter delivers for 60 years

Five 1958 alumnae of Chi Omega Gamma have kept their friendship alive for 60 years, in part via a round-robin letter in circulation all these years.


Newcomb honored in 'new' Augie weight room

The strength room in the Carver Center at Augustana College is now state-of-the-art thanks to donations made to upgrade the space honoring former football coach Ben Newcomb.


Swenson Center co-hosts seminar with Swedish Embassy

The seminar “Swedish Footprints in the U.S.—New Perspectives on Swedish-American History” explores new ways of understanding Swedish-American history.

Women's Tennis

Women's Tennis captures CCIW title for third time in four years

Augustana won three singles titles and three doubles championships and the Vikings were represented in the championship matches in five of six singles and all three doubles flights.

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