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In memoriam: John and Norma Paulson

This summer, scenes of remembrance and honor unfolded on the beaches of Normandy as World War II veterans and their loved ones marked the 70th anniversary of D-Day—the battle recognized as the largest sea invasion in history. The occasion was

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Honoring Augsburg College President Emeritus Charles S. Anderson

Charles S. Anderson, respected reformation scholar, higher education leader, and president of Augsburg College from 1980 to 1997, passed away June 14. As the eighth president of Augsburg, Anderson led the College to expand diversity in enrollment and programs; to

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A Colombian Auggie in Europe — Paola Murcia ’99

By Betsey Norgard How did a Latin American Auggie from Colombia end up in Belgium via Minneapolis and Costa Rica? Paola Murcia has lived in Antwerp, Belgium, for three years now, working for Dole Fresh Fruit as the banana allocation

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Welcome home, Old Main bell

Augsburg’s first Old Main building opened in 1874, and until it was razed to build Sverdrup Hall, its bell called the campus community to meals and events. This bell has recently come back to Augsburg, and will find a new

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Experience the beauty and culture of Norway

Join Augsburg’s Center for Leadership Studies for an educational and cultural tour to Norway, June 5–15, 2010. This specially-designed tour includes visits to Oslo, Kongsberg, Geilo, Bergen, and Stavanger. While in Oslo, the group will be hosted by Diakonhjemmet University

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The Augsburg Choir Legacy Recordings

Continuing the Augsburg Choir’s 75th anniversary celebration, Augsburg is proud to announce that CD versions of the Augsburg Choir recordings from 1949-1979 will soon be available. These re-mastered historical treasures will be released as The Augsburg Choir Legacy Recordings. Three

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Journey to the Emerald Isle of Ireland

Join friends from the Augsburg College community for an in-depth journey through Ireland. Explore centuries of heroic history, visiting archaeological sites dating to 9,000 BC. Experience the intense rugged beauty of land carved from the sea, contrasting with the meticulous

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Our ‘Uniquely Augsburg’ faculty add a special touch to alumni events

Have you ever wondered if those costumes at the Renaissance Festival are really accurate? Did you have any idea how the government’s stimulus bill would affect you? Ever considered what it would be like to see the Italian countryside through

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Homecoming 2009

September 28–October 4 Despite the rains and chilly weather, spirits were high at the 2009 Auggie Adventure, as hundreds of alumni, students, faculty/staff, and friends celebrated Homecoming. Queen Jamie Krumenauer and King Kevin Khottavongsa presided at the football game halftime

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From the Alumni Board president

By Daniel Hickle ’95, Alumni Board President As I write this article, we are passing into autumn, and every year this brings a palpable sense of nostalgia and reflection. This year I have been considering some of the principles and

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