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Monthly Archives: April 2009

Augsburg receives Carnegie classification

All first-year students spend an afternoon during September Auggie Days working on community projects—painting, gardening, cleaning up, or whatever needs doing in the neighborhood with Augsburg’s community… more >

Twin sisters. Twin dreams

by Jean Spielman Housh Barbara and Betty Bowers knew they wanted to grow up to be doctors when they were six years old. The twin sisters were born in Mora… more >

The Augsburg Choir — celebrating 75 years

by Betsey Norgard This academic year, the Augsburg Choir celebrates 75 years—a choral tradition of distinction and excellence. The Augsburg Choir was founded in 1933, when the Men’s… more >

Augsburg NOW—made (mostly) in Minnesota

The FSC chain of custody (CoC) tracks FSC certified material through the production process – from the forest to the consumer, including all successive stages of processing, transformation, manufacturing and… more >

Feeding the neighborhood youth

by Wendi Wheeler ’06 The Campus Kitchen program at Augsburg College not only feeds people’s bodies—it also feeds the minds of students. Last spring, the program moved… more >

Core to Compost: The journey of an apple

by Stephen Geffre A year ago, all food waste from Augsburg’s dining center was hauled away and dumped in a landfill with the trash of thousands of other Twin… more >

Green Planning

The Center for Science, Business, and Religion (CSBR) is Augsburg’s first new academic building in 60 years and will replace the 60-year-old, inefficient Science Hall. CSBR will… more >

Studying sustainability

by Wendi Wheeler ’06 If you want to study sustainability, you need to go where it’s done best. Students in the Sustainable Cities in North America summer course… more >

Environmental Connections: Green starts here

by Jeff Shelman The topic of conversation on this early December afternoon was pumpkin ice cream, a dessert that summed up many of the conflicts that go along with making… more >

How GREEN is Augsburg?

College initiatives • American College and University Presidents Climate Commitment—completed the Greenhouse Gas Emissions Inventory for 2001-08 • Associated Colleges of the Twin Cities will collaborate on studying urban sustainability… more >

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