Monthly Archives: October 2008

Fall 2008 Web Extras

2008 Alumni Award winners Slide show from Homecoming ’08

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Homecoming Convocation Award Recipients

Homecoming Convocation, held Friday, Oct. 12, at 10 a.m. in Hoversten Chapel, will honor our Distinguished Alumni, First Decade, and Spirit of Augsburg awardees along with our 50-year club members and faculty and staff emeriti. The First Decade Award Jasmina

Posted in Alumni News

Patrick Flood ’08

Interviewed by Jennifer L. Hipple, Weekend College Student B.S., social work, with a minor in religion Patrick Flood, a 2008 graduate, reflected on his four years at Augsburg… “During opening convocation in 2004, the freshmen marched to the chapel as

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Street pastors bring care and hope to the streets

Glendine Soiseth graduated from Augsburg and Luther Seminary in 2004 with a dual degree—Master of Social Work and Master of Arts in Theology. She was ready for the challenge of an international experience and is the supervisor of therapy services

Posted in Auggie Voices

Jordan Berg: Football, Physics, and far more

By Kelly Anderson Diercks Division III athletics is all about balancing. It’s about finding time to focus on both academics and athletics while still having time for family, friends, and hobbies. Augsburg’s Jordan Berg is a great example of what

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It’s Augsburg Calling … Mai Yer Vang ’11

Mai Yer Vang was born in Thailand and moved with her family to the U.S. in 1994. When she was in high school, Vang was introduced to Augsburg on a tour with the Upward Bound program. “We had a really

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The Kidney Kabaret for Janet Paone

By Betsey Norgard Photo by Paul Nixdorf In a summer 2007 community theatre production of Fiddler on the Roof, Janet Paone ’83 played Golde. Golde’s husband, Tevye, was played by John Vaughn, a Northwest Airlines pilot. Four months later, she

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clever student + wise professor + experienced alum = AWESOME DISCOVERY

By Wendi Wheeler and Betsey Norgard Brian Krohn poses with the scientists who named the process (“Mcgyan” from their own names) that they hope will revolutionize the biofuel industry. (L to R) Chemistry professor Arlin Gyberg, SarTec vice president Clayton

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Grassroot Health Care – the Clinic Center

By Libby Henslin ’06, operations and admissions coordinator, Rochester campus “Social awareness is an important part of our mission at the Center Clinic. We believe that awareness is the first step toward social change.” Marty Alemán has a passion for

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Travel that transforms

STUDENTS SAY… Comments from the “Religion and Christian Faith” travel seminar to El Salvador, January 2007 NATALIE SASSEVILLE ’09 “Going on the trip to El Salvador was like getting stuck in an earthquake—it shook me and all of my values

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