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Rebecca John '13 MBA

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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 >

Another five years of serving scholars

Another five years of serving scholars

Every year, more than two dozen undergraduate students participate in Augsburg’s McNair Scholars Program, an intensive 21 months of graduate school preparation that opens doors to some of the… more >

Where faith and public life meet

Where faith and public life meet

It is no secret that the gap between young adults and Christian congregations is widening. The good news, though, is that young people are not rejecting faith or religion; many… more >

Augsburg University

Augsburg University

Small to our students and big for the world

On September 1, “Augsburg College” officially will become “Augsburg University”—a change approved by both the Board of Regents and the Augsburg Corporation. For generations of Augsburg alumni and friends… more >

The space to learn

The space to learn

A 20-year vision for campus

If you imagine the Augsburg College campus, what do you see? With just 23 acres, bound by Interstate 94, the University of Minnesota, and the Cedar-Riverside neighborhood, Augsburg’s… more >

Leadership and conflict

Leadership and conflict

Graduate students study global compassion at Nobel Peace Prize Forum

Conflict is a pervasive characteristic of human interaction. This is the opening line of the summer syllabus for Augsburg College’s Master of Arts in Leadership course, “Navigating Local &amp… more >

Bursting with Auggie Pride – Homecoming 2015

Bursting with Auggie Pride – Homecoming 2015

A fireworks display over Murphy Square lights up the night during Homecoming weekend.

Nearly 600 Auggies representing more than six decades and from as far away as Norway attended the 2015 Augsburg College Homecoming celebration. The class with the most attendees? Alumni from… more >

Ahead of the Curve

Ahead of the Curve

Augsburg leads in shaping higher education for Minnesota’s increasingly diverse population

For more than five years, Augsburg College has undertaken important efforts to intentionally diversify the traditional undergraduate student profile. This work is not only a prudent move in terms of… more >

‘What the whole world wants is a good job’

‘What the whole world wants is a good job’

– Gallup World Poll, 2010

Today, higher education has come under question—is the debt worth it, are students graduating at sufficient rates, are we educating enough of our population, are students actually learning what… more >

Stewardship of space

Stewardship of space

Twenty-three acres. That’s the area of Augsburg’s Minneapolis campus—roughly the size of 21 football fields. As an urban college, Augsburg recognizes that thoughtful stewardship of this… more >

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