Yearly Archives: 2010

Ladies of the links lift the team

By Jeff Shelman There was a time not all that long ago when simply getting enough players to field a complete team was a challenge for the Augsburg women’s golf program. As a result, the on-course performance of the Auggies

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A pilgrimage to find my college mentor: Professor F. Mark Davis

“Who in your life do you consider your mentors?” Oregon author George Wright’s inquiry to me came from his own experience of locating a long-lost store manager who had once befriended him. Twenty-five years later, a search by Wright led

Posted in My Auggie Experience

The student phonathon – dialing for Augsburg dollars

On any given night, alumni and friends of Augsburg might receive a call from a student who is working to secure donations to The Augsburg Fund. We asked some of the student callers to share their experiences and knowledge with

Posted in It Takes an Auggie

Coach Holker becomes an Auggie

Greg Holker knows that his class ring from Gustavus Adolphus College is in a box at his house. And he’s pretty sure he knows where his diploma is. But that is it. Those are the only tangible things the Augsburg

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Reflections on Sabo Public Policy Forum: 2010 Healthcare Reform—What Does It Mean for You (and the Nation)?

By Khalid Adam ’12 “Medicine’s role is to entertain us while Nature takes it course” —Voltaire The quote from 18th-century French essayist Voltaire about the role of medicine in the continuum of life echoes the evolution of medicine’s role from

Posted in Web Extras

The Sabo Symposium: Understanding healthcare reform

By Betsey Norgard On March 23, 2010, President Obama signed into law the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act. It’s complex, difficult- to-understand legislation and is the product of an extremely contentious political process. On October 15, at its fifth

Posted in Featured Stories

Celebrating our success

By Wendi Wheeler ’06 At Augsburg College, we don’t have a lot of traditions. Sure, we have Homecoming every year, and we’ve marked the holiday season with Advent Vespers for the past 30 years. But there’s no annual canceling of

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She loves being an Auggie: Meet Martha Stortz

By Wendi Wheeler ’06 Shortly after she settled into her new home in Minneapolis, Martha Stortz (she prefers to be called Marty) did four things: she became a member of the Seward Co-op, she joined the Midtown YWCA, she took

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Welcome home to Augsburg!

By Paul C. Pribbenow We celebrated Homecoming this year in grand fashion, welcoming more than 1,000 alumni, families, and friends at events during the week. I am mindful of the many ways in which coming home to Augsburg has meaning

Posted in Notes from President Pribbenow

Exploring Our Gifts — looking back over 8 years

In 2002 Augsburg received a $2 million grant from the Lilly Endowment to integrate a theological understanding of vocation into the life of the College over a five-year period. In 2007 the grant was renewed for $1 million to cover

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