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The future of history

When professional historian Kirsten Delegard published her book in 2012—her first publication where she was the sole author—she sold 300 copies. “And that includes sales to my parents, in-laws, and large extended family,” she said. After nearly a decade of

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The temperature’s rising

As we expectantly watch outdoor temperatures climb this spring, the Augsburg community has seen the mercury rise on another attention-drawing gauge. The fundraising thermometer for the campaign for the Center for Science, Business, and Religion (CSBR) has surpassed its halfway

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Finding meaning in work

The value of a college education is greater than it’s been in nearly 50 years. This is the key finding of a 2014 Pew Research Center study, which showed a wider earnings gap between college-educated and less educated people ages

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New bachelor’s degree program for working professionals

Augsburg is rolling out a new, evening bachelor’s degree program for working professionals beginning fall 2014. It will be offered in a fl exible, hybrid-learning format, combining traditional weeknight classes with convenient online components on an alternating, every-other-week schedule. The

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Book proceeds to benefit Augsburg College

Book describes Augsburg professor’s heritage as Norwegian immigrant Author Phillip Formo’s new book, Papa: A Life Remembered, describes the experiences of his grandfather, Andreas Helland, a Norwegian immigrant and a longtime Augsburg College professor. In the book, Formo shares memories and

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Head Coach Dennis Barker retires

Augsburg College men’s and women’s track and field and cross-country head coach Dennis Barker resigned his coaching positions after the fall season. Barker had served as coach for both sports for the past 20 seasons. Barker coached 59 Minnesota Intercollegiate

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Convocation Series 2013-14

First held in 1990, the Augsburg College Convocation Series is an annual speaker series that incorporates longstanding endowed and special programs. This winter, the 26th Annual Martin Luther King, Jr. Convocation honored one of the United States’ visionary civil rights

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Strommen Speakers Series

The Clair and Gladys Strommen Executive Speakers Series at Augsburg College, which brings local business leaders to campus to share insights and expertise, kicked off in November with John Taft, CEO at RBC Wealth Management, and his presentation on “Stewardship:

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Sports Extravaganza 2013

Sports Extravaganza was founded in 1999 and continues to be an annual College tradition because of the benefits it provides for Twin Cities area children, and Augsburg health and physical education (HPE) and exercise science students. In mid-November, more than

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Sabo Center for Citizenship and Learning

The November Martin Olav Sabo Symposium focused on creating policy change and featured three panelists who spoke about their experience working on climate change, the Minnesota Dream Act, and marriage equality. Speakers included Kate Knuth, Boreas Leadership Program Coordinator at

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