Yearly Archives: 2013

Minn. Senate Higher Education Committee visits campus

Dozens of Augsburg College students, faculty, and staff took part in a September town hall meeting with Minnesota Rep. Phyllis Kahn and Sens. Terri Bonoff, Greg Clausen ’69, and Kari Dziedzic. The legislators visited Augsburg as part of a statewide

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Innovative partnership allows students to earn bachelor’s in nursing in only three years

A new partnership between Augsburg College and Minneapolis Community and Technical College (MCTC) gives students the opportunity to earn a Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) in only three years. The program, the first fast-track BSN professional program in Minnesota

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Give from your heart, Give to the Max

GiveMN, an online resource that helps Minnesotans donate to the state’s nonprofit community, hosted its annual Give to the Max Day on November 14. Auggies created more than 20 fundraising projects to help raise money for an Augsburg cause that

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Convocation Series 2013-14

First held in 1990, the Augsburg College Convocation Series is an annual speaker series that incorporates long-standing endowed and special programs. This fall, the series kicked off with the Bernhard M. Christensen Symposium featuring Krista Tippett, host and producer of

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Students present at Berkeley

Last summer, nine researchers from Augsburg College traveled to California for one of the largest national gatherings of McNair Scholars. The Auggies presented findings from their summer research at the University of California, Berkeley for the 21st Annual Ronald E.

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Augsburg honors President Emeritus Charles S. Anderson

Augsburg College renamed its music building the Charles S. Anderson Music Hall to honor the legacy of the College’s eighth president, who passed away June 14. Anderson oversaw significant growth in the College’s enrollment, program offerings, commitment to its Lutheran

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Augsburg science faculty awarded more than $695,000 in grants

Augsburg College science faculty continue to be awarded grants from the National Science Foundation (NSF) for research. During 2012, the College was ranked third in Minnesota for the total dollar amount awarded to a school, behind only the University of

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Board of Regents welcomes new members

At its annual meeting in September, the Augsburg Corporation elected two new members to the Board of Regents and re-elected five others. Elected to their first term on the Augsburg Board of Regents: Wayne Jorgenson ’71 serves as senior vice

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College awards

Top 25 schools for service learning U.S. News & World Report designated Augsburg College as one of the top 25 colleges and universities in the nation for its dedication to service learning. Schools named to the list were nominated by

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Bringing global issues and perspectives into the classroom

Teaching and traveling are more than passions for Kate Woolever ’11—they are vital to her own education as a citizen of the world. Here Woolever reflects on a trip to Bangladesh where she was one of five U.S. teachers selected to study the environmental,

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