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Yearly Archives: 2017

Augsburg University Day

Augsburg University Day

A new day, a new kind of university

  Augsburg University Day was a moment of celebration—a time to honor and appreciate the abiding principles on which Augsburg was founded and an opportunity to consider Augsburg’s… more >

The fatherhood bonus and the motherhood penalty

The fatherhood bonus and the motherhood penalty

Groundbreaking research by alumna Michelle Budig ’93 sheds light on wage gap between fathers and mothers

  Michelle Budig’s story is deeply woven into her pioneering research to expose gender inequality and examine family policies in the workforce. The product of an outspoken dental receptionist… more >

Women of influence

Women of influence

Augsburg outscores national average of female coaches, supports inclusive culture across Athletics department

“Only priests and participants’ fathers can be anywhere near the pool,” three St. Catherine’s nuns echoed in protest as Augsburg’s 1963 swim instructor, Malcolm “Mac” Gimse, led then… more >

Nobel Peace Prize Forum

Nobel Peace Prize Forum

Dialogue in divided societies

2017 Nobel Peace Prize Forum—Minneapolis Nobel Peace Prize laureates, world leaders, and renowned peacemakers came together this fall as Augsburg University hosted the 29th annual Nobel Peace Prize Forum… more >

Making history visible

Making history visible

In the basement of Wilson Library at the University of Minnesota Twin Cities, a team of researchers is working to map the history of racial segregation in Minneapolis. The group… more >

University awards 2017

University awards 2017

Augsburg University is consistently recognized for excellence. This year’s accolades include: Best Regional Universities: U.S. News & World Report again named Augsburg among the best universities in the… more >

Augsburg awarded $475,000 to infuse sustainability in university life

Augsburg awarded $475,000 to infuse sustainability in university life

Augsburg University has new opportunities to live out its commitment to sustainability on campus, in the community, and among institutional partners thanks to nearly half a million dollars in new… more >

Thousands of Auggies. One Augsburg.

Thousands of Auggies. One Augsburg.

Augsburg’s 2017 Homecoming celebration was held October 12–14, a festive weekend when alumni, students, and community members took part in more than 35 events, including reunions for the… more >

Board of Regents welcomes new members

Board of Regents welcomes new members

At its September meeting, the Augsburg Corporation elected four additional members to the Board of Regents and re-elected three currently serving members. In addition, in accordance with the bylaws… more >

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