Yearly Archives: 2014

24 hours at 2211 Riverside Avenue

For nearly 145 years, Augsburg College has been going about its work of creating thinkers, leaders, and world citizens in the heart of Minneapolis. This work isn’t confined to a typical 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. workday. The work stretches

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Falling in love with nature’s canvas

The St. Paul Pioneer Press recognized Augsburg College as one “of the best spots to absorb fall colors in the Twin Cities area.” While Augsburg’s entire Minneapolis campus features vivid shades of maroon, orange, and gold during autumn, it was

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Augsburg Associates celebrate 30 years of service

A labor of love “It was a little mustard seed of an idea,” said Gladys (Boxrud) Strommen ’46, remembering the early days of the Augsburg College Associates, which this fall celebrated three decades of service to the College, resulting in

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Bill Nye ‘The Science Guy’ speaks at Augsburg on Valentine’s Day

Bill Nye “The Science Guy” will share his love for science when he speaks February 14 at Augsburg College’s Scholarship Weekend in an address that is open to the general public. Nye, who will talk about “How Science Can Save

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Department of Music Therapy celebrates

40th anniversary, new master’s degree program, and dedication of an interactive musical plaza This fall, Augsburg College’s Department of Music Therapy commemorated the 40th anniversary of its undergraduate program with a celebratory dinner in Hoversten Chapel. Students, alumni, faculty, and

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Celebrating Lutheran heritage and the Reformation

A custom Augsburg College travel program is being designed and planned to celebrate the 500th anniversary of when Martin Luther posted the 95 Theses on the church doors in Wittenberg, Germany, which marked the beginning of what became known as

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Alumni step forward with gifts to recognize Professor Emeritus of Chemistry Arlin Gyberg

With graduates who have gone on to become research scientists, university professors and physicians, a biodiesel entrepreneur, Rhodes Scholar, and a Nobel Prize recipient, Augsburg College Professor Emeritus of Chemistry Arlin Gyberg’s legacy already reaches far and wide. Alumni are

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Scoreboard donations honor Edor Nelson ’38

This summer, hundreds of Auggies of all ages gathered on Edor Nelson Field to celebrate the 100th birthday of legendary Augsburg College athlete, coach, and instructor Edor Nelson ’38, who led the Auggie football and baseball teams during a career

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From the Alumni Board president

Dear alumni and friends, As you may recall, President Pribbenow in the fall 2013 issue of Augsburg Now shared that the Augsburg College Board of Regents launched a strategic planning initiative in January of that year. The outcome of that

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Life of reflection weaves global opportunity

Mark Twain said that the two most important days in your life are the day you are born and the day you find out why. On any given day, Josh Linde ’07 knows he was born to create love, joy,

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