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Behind the music

Auggie backup band’s role helps bridge cultures and generations Augsburg College students, alumni, and faculty have helped bring a cutting-edge musical partnership to life by performing alongside the rising voices of the Somali music scene and even some “super stars.

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(Re)name the magazine?

What do you think? Last summer, Augsburg College participated in a national higher education magazine survey developed by the Council for Advancement and Support of Education. This survey allowed more than 600 people to share feedback on the ways Augsburg’s

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Athman’s passion for music shows in nonprofit work

Music and performance have played ever-present—yet evolving—roles in the life of Clarke Athman ’05, founder of Piano Music for Patriarchs and Matriarchs, since his childhood. Athman, who studied political science and music at Augsburg College, established the Twin Cities-based nonprofit

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Many voices, bold visions

2014-15 Convocation Series sparks critical thinking, meaningful conversation The Augsburg College Convocation Series each year offers the community a chance to hear from outstanding leaders and visionaries who ignite important conversations and contribute to making the world a safer place for future generations. The first

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From screen to script: Auggies win big at film festival

Augsburg students were recognized for their excellent work at the fourth annual Student Film Festival hosted by the Associated Colleges of the Twin Cities. Thomas VandenDolder ’15 won Best Experimental Film for “Oblivious.” Rebecca Schroeder ’18 won the Best Music Video award for “We Are The Art.”

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Wells Fargo makes $100,000 gift to the Center for Science, Business, and Religion

In recognition of Augsburg College’s leadership in closing the higher education disparity gap for students of color in Minnesota, Wells Fargo made a $100,000 gift to the campaign to build the Center for Science, Business, and Religion. Wells Fargo joined several other corporations—including

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U.S. Bank supports student veterans and Center for Science, Business, and Religion with $125,000 gift

Augsburg College and U.S. Bank celebrated the opening of the new U.S. Bank Veterans’ Lounge on campus with a dedication ceremony this fall. U.S. Bank recently pledged $125,000 toward the building of the Center for Science, Business, and Religion at Augsburg, and the College

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Augsburg receives Carnegie Foundation’s Community Engagement Classification

Augsburg College has earned its second Community Engagement Classification from the Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching. Institutions are recognized based on evidence of their collaboration with the larger community, which: enriches scholarship, research, and creative activity; enhances curriculum, teaching, and learning; prepares educated, engaged

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Augsburg earns dual national community service honors

Augsburg was the only Minnesota college or university named a finalist on the Corporation for National and Community Service’s 2014 Interfaith Community Service Honor Roll as well as on the Corporation’s General Community Service Honor Roll with Distinction. Augsburg is one of only four colleges

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Bush Foundation grant supports diversity in teaching

Augsburg College’s Department of Education was awarded a $150,000 grant from the Bush Foundation through its Teacher Effectiveness Initiative. The award will be used to fund a project that builds the College’s capacity to recruit and support students of color as they work toward

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