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Augustana’s Simonsen contributes to Emmy-winning documentary

Dr. Jane Simonsen, professor of history, was a contributor to the documentary “Jean Seberg: Actress Activist Icon,” winner of a Mid-America Emmy® Award in the historical documentary category.

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Film fest brings French cinema to campus in February-March

The annual Francophone Film Festival at Augustana will screen a film each Thursday from Feb. 16-March 16. Films are free and open to the public, in French with English subtitles.


Kinesiology at Augustana: a good choice for ‘people persons’

Augustana’s kinesiology program and new facilities lay a foundation for lasting success in this fast-growing field.

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CNN Hero Cheboi '16 to speak Jan. 11, and at commencement

CNN Hero Nelly Cheboi '16 will share her leadership journey at a mini-lecture on on campus Jan. 11. 

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Class Notes

Alumni share their latest news and photos!

Augustana, St. Ambrose sign master of science agreement

Signed Nov. 18, the agreement creates a specific pathway that allows Augustana students to meet the degree requirements established by St. Ambrose University's master of science in exercise physiology program.

Augustana approved to admit international students to SLP master’s program

International students now may be admitted to Augustana College’s master of science in speech-language pathology program following a successful review process by the Department of Homeland Security: Student and Exchange Visitor Program.

Anonymous gift benefits 13 Augustana students

An anonymous donor provided $50,000 this December to take care of the outstanding tuition balances for 13 Augustana College juniors and seniors. 

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Dr. Bernard Lafayette Jr. to speak on MLK Day

Augustana College will celebrate the life and legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. with a virtual keynote by Dr. Bernard Lafayette Jr. at 10:30 a.m. on Jan. 16, 2023.

Dr. Megan Lorenz and the ABCD Lab students

ABCD Lab helps students decide if research is in their future

At the Augustana Baby and Child Development Lab, everyone is learning something. Students are learning to conduct research, while their little subjects are learning new words and concepts.

Dr. Sharon Varallo with APEP students

Knowlton awards $1 million to prison education program

The Austin E. Knowlton Foundation announced its continued commitment to the Augustana Prison Education Program with a $1 million grant and a 10-year commitment to the initiative. 

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2022 in review: New president, largest gift and more

2022 saw big changes at Augustana as COVID-19 precautions eased, the college announced its biggest gift ever and greeted a new president.

Visitors at the John Deere Planetarium

Families invited to STEM, Stars and Mars

Families are invited to STEM, Stars and Mars, a free show at Augustana's John Deere Planetarium at 5 p.m. Feb. 22, 2023.

Dr. Carolyn Yaschur and Sarah Walton ’23 in Nepal

Walton ’23 and Dr. Yaschur teach journalism, self-expression in Nepal

Dr. Carolyn Yaschur invited Sarah Walton ’23 to teach photojournalism at the Karuna Girls School in Lumbini, Nepal. The pair enjoyed a transformational experience within and outside the classroom.

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Cheboi '16 is CNN Hero of the Year!

Nelly Cheboi '16 was named CNN Hero of the Year Sunday for her work with TechLit Africa, a nonprofit that redistributes recycled computers in schools in rural Kenya.

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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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