Monthly Archives: April 2010

Learning to learn – without any A, B, Cs

By Jeff Shelman It isn’t quite a chicken or egg kind of question, but it is an academic conundrum along the same line. Just how important are grades on a college campus when it comes to actual learning? Do grades

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In the neighborhood

By Jeff Shelman We believe we are called to serve our neighbor. That is Augsburg’s statement of institutional vocation. Live the experience. Love the city. Learn by living. Those words hang on banners along Riverside Avenue. While the first is

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Pursuing an ideal education

By Wendi Wheeler ’06 Imagine your ideal college education. What classes would you take? Who would teach them? What kind of students would you study with? What activities would you take part in? Where would you travel? When Robert Groven

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Lutefisk, a log cabin, and a 50-year legacy

By Betsey Norgard On a cold, crisp February morning, photographer Stephen Geffre and I follow Jim Pederson ’56 through ankle-deep snow up a slope to a small log cabin that overlooks Swede Lake. This log cabin, near Star Prairie, Wis.,

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