Monthly Archives: October 2009

Augsburg keeps going green

Sustainability Awareness Month September on campus not only included the beginning of fall classes, but a month-long series of events and activities designed to raise awareness and change habits related to sustainability. Sustainability Awareness Month (SAM) was the brainchild of

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Making Augsburg Possible

By Wendi Wheeler ’06 With more than 4,000 students in its undergraduate and graduate programs, Augsburg College strives to create an intentionally diverse and vibrant community by welcoming students of varied backgrounds and experiences. For many of the students who

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Discovering joy in the challenges of leadership

By Jeff Shelman Even through difficult times, ELCA presiding bishop Mark Hanson ’68 finds great joy in his calling and seeks to stay focused on God’s work in the world. Mark Hanson calls it a “kicking and screaming” calling. The

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Finding perspective

By Jeff Shelman It was a summer of mood swings and wide-ranging emotions. In May, Lisa Jack found herself on the cover of the Los Angeles Times’ Calendar section. The Augsburg psychology professor had a camera around her neck as

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Velkommen Jul’s sweet traditions

Compiled by Betsey Norgard Velkommen Jul is one of Augsburg’s most popular traditions, a Scandinavian welcome to the holiday season. Augsburg alumni and friends look forward each year to the splendid banquet of sweets and treats provided by the Augsburg

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English 111

The destination is the same: earning a college degree. But the paths to that can be as different as day and weekend/evening. Compiled by Wendi Wheeler For many, Augsburg College is a traditional liberal arts college with 18- to 22-year-olds

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