Monthly Archives: April 2013

Interactive art

Students in Graphic Design I and II courses during the fall semester researched the history, philosophy, and practice of the Augsburg Central Health Commons and the Health Commons at Dar Ul-Quba. The students learned that for many of the 20,000

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Auggies shine at college film festival

Three Auggies were recognized for outstanding work as filmmakers at the 2012 Student Film Festival hosted by the Associated Colleges of the Twin Cities (ACTC). Carly (Lassegard) Johnson ’11 won Best of Show for her film Angel. She earned her

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Convocation Series 2012-13

The Humanities and Fine Arts Convocation in November featured Dan Phillips, a designer and builder of recycled housing. Phillips also is founder of the Phoenix Commotion, a building initiative that was created to demonstrate that salvaged materials can be and

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Norwegian parliamentarian visits Augsburg

Augsburg College hosted Norwegian parliamentarian Marianne Aasen on her first trip to Minnesota. Augsburg President Paul C. Pribbenow invited Aasen to visit the College to further her understanding of U.S. higher education and to explore topics central to her vocation.

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Seventh Auggie earns prestigious Milken Award

[Editor’s note: The Spring 2013 issue of the Augsburg Now noted that Augsburg has had five Milken Awardees. This article has been updated to include two additional alumni, bringing the total to seven who have received the award since 1998.]

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Augsburg named “Top 5″ theater program outside of New York

Backstage magazine’s 2012 Fall College Guide listed Augsburg College among the top five U.S. institutions for theater majors who wish to continue their studies professionally. “In our Theater Arts Department, students connect with professional artists in the city while they

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Strommen Speaker Series

The Clair and Gladys Strommen Executive Speaker Series at Augsburg College, which brings local business leaders to campus to share insights and expertise, kicked off in November with Sally Smith, president and CEO of Buffalo Wild Wings. Smith, who joined

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Scholars at the Capitol

During February, McNair Scholars Charles Olson ’13 and Roseanna Benser ’13 represented Augsburg at the Minnesota Private College Scholars at the Capitol research poster session. Olson, a biopsychology major, presented the research he conducted with biology assistant professor David Crowe

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Doing the work

Campus is still buzzing with excitement about the generous $10 million donation that will support the Center for Science, Business, and Religion. This unprecedented gift profoundly honors the important work we do at Augsburg College, and it builds on a

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