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Monthly Archives: April 2013

Augsburg Stewards: Auggies for life

A group of dedicated students play an important role in the life and future of the College. Since 2005, the Augsburg Stewards have shared their stories of being a student… more >

Master of Fine Arts in Creative Writing

Augsburg College is accepting applications for its new, low-residency Master of Fine Arts in Creative Writing. The program initially will offer four concentration areas: fiction, creative nonfiction, poetry, and… more >

Drawing from experience

BY LAURA SWANSON After 21 years at Augsburg, she is at ease teaching painting and drawing in the College’s on-campus studios. But, Sweeney said, since 1999 she has… more >

Physician Assistant field swells in U.S.; Augsburg leads in Minnesota

BY LAURA SWANSON In June 2012, Forbes named physician assistant studies one of the best master’s degrees for jobs, citing the discipline’s salary and employment outlook in which… more >

From Z to A: Zimbabwean student discovers his dream at Augsburg

BY LAURA SWANSON During the 2011 Agre Symposium at Augsburg College, Kirubel Frew ’14 was apprehensive in introducing himself to Peter Agre ’70—the 2003 recipient of the Nobel Prize… more >

Urban anchors: Augsburg leads movement to sustain vibrancy, vitality of Twin Cities

BY JAY WALLJASPER An increasingly globalized economy leaves communities everywhere anxious about losing good jobs. Even the prosperous Twin Cities is no exception, as the closing of the St. Paul… more >

Auggies on the field — Paul Hallgren ’13

BY WENDI WHEELER ’06 If Paul Hallgren ’13 isn’t at Parade Stadium, home of the Auggie baseball team, he might be in Augsburg’s Writing Lab helping a… more >

Nobel Peace Prize Forum, March 8-10, 2013

THE 25TH ANNUAL NOBEL PEACE PRIZE FORUM—a conference that celebrates the importance, consequence, and controversy of Nobel Peace Prize Laureates—was March 8-10 in Minneapolis. “This event brings… more >

Getting social with Auggies

I couldn’t be more proud to represent @AugsburgCollege as a @FulbrightPrgrm scholar in the Czech Republic – @adamspanier Nice day for a bike ride, right @niceridemn? Temps in the single… more >

My Auggie experience: Mike Good ’71

Have a dream. Focus on key priorities. Recognize the importance of the team. Never give up. These are the four life lessons Mike Good ’71 shared with Augsburg alumni at… more >