Augustana College will underscore its high four-year graduation rate by giving incoming students a written guarantee that they'll have a diploma in four years.
Paleontologist and professor of geology Dr. William Hammer has found a new type of dinosaur in a recent expedition to the Central Trans-Antarctic Mountains. The newly discovered species, a four or five-foot ornithischian or bird-hipped dinosaur, is on its way back to the United States in about 5,000 pounds of rock.
If your father is a professor, you might share an interest in academic publishing.
Former Deere CEO and 1948 Augustana alumnus Robert Hanson and his wife, Patricia Hanson, have generously given $8 million, the largest single gift in the history of Augustana College, to name the Science Building and the building's lecture hall wing at Augustana.
On a warm summer day 62 years after he graduated from Augustana College, Robert Hanson returned to campus with his wife, Patricia, to give the college $8 million.
Old Main, the best-beloved and most well-known building on the Augustana College campus, and a cultural monument to the achievements of 19th-century Swedish immigrants, did not have any easy journey to its present form.
In 1969, a Saturn V rocket thrust Apollo 11 towards the moon. That same year, Augustana College threw open the doors to its new John Deere Planetarium and Carl Gamble Observatory. Both successfully completed the mission.
Eighty years after it was named for someone else -- and looking brand-new -- Carlsson Hall will be dedicated to the woman who envisioned it in the first place: Emmy Carlsson Evald.