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Augsburg Associates celebrate 30 years of service

A labor of love “It was a little mustard seed of an idea,” said Gladys (Boxrud) Strommen ’46, remembering the early days of the Augsburg College Associates, which this fall celebrated three decades of service to the College, resulting in

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Bill Nye ‘The Science Guy’ speaks at Augsburg on Valentine’s Day

Bill Nye “The Science Guy” will share his love for science when he speaks February 14 at Augsburg College’s Scholarship Weekend in an address that is open to the general public. Nye, who will talk about “How Science Can Save

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Department of Music Therapy celebrates

40th anniversary, new master’s degree program, and dedication of an interactive musical plaza This fall, Augsburg College’s Department of Music Therapy commemorated the 40th anniversary of its undergraduate program with a celebratory dinner in Hoversten Chapel. Students, alumni, faculty, and

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Celebrating Lutheran heritage and the Reformation

A custom Augsburg College travel program is being designed and planned to celebrate the 500th anniversary of when Martin Luther posted the 95 Theses on the church doors in Wittenberg, Germany, which marked the beginning of what became known as

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Alumni step forward with gifts to recognize Professor Emeritus of Chemistry Arlin Gyberg

With graduates who have gone on to become research scientists, university professors and physicians, a biodiesel entrepreneur, Rhodes Scholar, and a Nobel Prize recipient, Augsburg College Professor Emeritus of Chemistry Arlin Gyberg’s legacy already reaches far and wide. Alumni are

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Scoreboard donations honor Edor Nelson ’38

This summer, hundreds of Auggies of all ages gathered on Edor Nelson Field to celebrate the 100th birthday of legendary Augsburg College athlete, coach, and instructor Edor Nelson ’38, who led the Auggie football and baseball teams during a career

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From the Alumni Board president

Dear alumni and friends, As you may recall, President Pribbenow in the fall 2013 issue of Augsburg Now shared that the Augsburg College Board of Regents launched a strategic planning initiative in January of that year. The outcome of that

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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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