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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. 

Class Notes

News from alumni – January 2019.

In Memoriam: Nils Hasselmo

Dr. Nils Hasselmo, a scholar who made significant contributions to Swedish-American studies and former president of University of Minnesota, died on January 23, 2019 at age 87.

Darrin Good is latest alumnus to become a college president

Augustana College has had only eight presidents in 159 years, but it has graduated 15 people who became college presidents during their careers.

Conducting the youth choir at St. Paul Lutheran

A musical journey from student to colleague

Augustana mentors have been instrumental to Dan Pepper’s professional life.

Curtis Lecture: 'What Future has the Press in a Free Society?' March 28

British economist, journalist and academic Frances Anne Cairncross will give the 2019 Ellwood F. Curtis Family Lecturer in Public Affairs, “What Future has the Press in a Free Society?” March 28.

nils hasselmo

Nils Hasselmo ’57 remembered as college benefactor

Dr. Nils Hasselmo ’57, a long-time supporter of Augustana College and former president of University of Minnesota, died Wednesday at age 87.

Carolyn Krueger at the pottery wheel

Making art, and making it in the arts, in the Quad Cities

Carolyn Krueger’s success story begins here in her hometown.

Chicago Sotheby’s

Art history and psychology go to Sotheby’s Chicago

Stephanie Loria ’11 has what it takes to help people navigate the art world.


hanson hall

Buildings for the future

Augustana College became one of America's most beautiful college campuses by creating spaces that further our students' experiences and education in new and innovative ways. Here's a snapshot!

students enjoying QC style pizza

How to spend a Saturday in the Quad Cities

If you're making a visit to Augustana College and want to see what Rock Island and the Quad Cities have to offer, here's your go-to guide for spending a fun day in our community! 

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