Monthly Archives: April 2009

How green is our magazine?

In the process of writing and designing a “green” issue of the Augsburg Now, we asked ourselves what we could do to make the magazine itself more environmentally friendly. Using recycled paper and safe inks is an easy way to

Posted in Featured Stories

Sustainable study abroad

By Wendi Wheeler ’06 The participants in Sustainable Cities in North America used environmentally friendly transportation—bicycles, streetcar, train, and walking—to minimize their impact on the cities of Portland and Vancouver. The students also stayed in a green residence at Portland

Posted in Web Extras

Spring 2009 Web Extras

VIDEO: Sustainable cities Made (mostly) in Minnesota Sustainable study abroad

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Generosity and sustainability

By Paul C. Pribbenow This issue of the Augsburg Now offers many inspiring stories of ways in which our community is learning about and practicing what it means to live sustainable lives in the city. I’ve been thinking a good

Posted in Notes from President Pribbenow

Project IGNITE set to launch

Discover Italy with fellow Auggies “WAS IT IN SHORT, EVER TO BE ELSEWHERE WHEN ONE COULD BE IN ITALY” —EDITH WHARTON You are invited to join the fellowship of other Augsburg alumni and friends on a journey of discovery to

Posted in Alumni News

Richmond Appleton ’09, Environmental Studies

by Jennifer Hipple, Weekend College Student Richmond Appleton is passionate about giving back to his communities—the Twin Cities and his birthplace of Liberia. Early in his Augsburg career, he was a biology major and planned to attend medical school. However,

Posted in My Auggie Experience

Engaging in the big questions

By Betsey Norgard In their monthly seminar, Professor Mark Tranvik (above, in blue shirt) seeks to create a comfortable atmosphere for the Lilly Scholars to discuss and explore vocation. (L to R) Denise Shuck, Leah Jarvi, Tranvik, Cody Oaks, Allison

Posted in Auggie Voices

A legacy for promising students

by Betsey Norgard President’s Scholarships recognize students with exceptional academic ability and leadership potential and can provide financial support up to full tuition for four years. Donors who choose to endow a President’s Scholarship make special connections with these students,

Posted in It Takes an Auggie

Tiffany Magnuson — a star on ice and on the field

By Don Stoner If it weren’t for finding cheap hockey skates at a tent sale, Tiffany Magnuson’s athletic career might have been quite different than it is today. “My dad didn’t want me playing hockey. They bought me figure skates,

Posted in Auggie Athletics

A note to the editor

By Larry Green ’70 “I found the ‘Lights, camera, and action’ feature in the fall 2008 Augsburg Now very interesting. This photograph was taken in the Augsburg Art Studio in the early 1970s during a session of a hands-on class

Posted in Around the Quad