Blog Archives

128 Auggies exhibit at the American Swedish Institute

Led by Assistant Professor of Art Christopher Houltberg, 128 students and six Augsburg faculty members contributed to a collaborative exhibition, Shaping Peace, at the American Swedish Institute in Minneapolis. The project is a collaboration involving the disciplines of art and design,

Posted in Around the Quad Tagged with:

Presidential sculptures undergo restoration

From 1888 to 1890, Jacob Fjelde, a Norwegian portraitist and creator of public monuments, sculpted busts of Augsburg College Presidents Sven Oftedal and Georg Sverdrup. For many years, the sculptures were housed in the College’s original Main building and Old Main before being

Posted in Around the Quad Tagged with:

Strommen Executive Speaker Series explores reputation management

During spring semester, Augsburg College invited leaders with experience in the for-profit and nonprofit sectors of the Twin Cities business community to share their expertise as part of the annual Clair and Gladys Strommen Executive Speaker Series. In February, Lynn Casey, CEO at PadillaCRT, spoke on building and protecting

Posted in Around the Quad Tagged with:

The Center for Counseling and Health Promotion gets new name and location

The Center for Counseling and Health Promotion recently became the Center for Wellness and Counseling to better capture the mission of the department, which is to support students to “stay healthy in body, mind, and relationships.” The services of the center—to offer free

Posted in Around the Quad Tagged with:

$150,000 grant funds internships for nearly 40 Auggies

Learning at Augsburg College is more than textbooks and tests. Augsburg is committed to helping students discern and live their vocations and to inspiring them to explore their gifts and passions. This year, the College’s efforts garnered a boost when

Posted in Around the Quad Tagged with:

Convocation Series 2014-15

First held in 1990, the Augsburg College Convocation Series is an annual speaker series that incorporates longstanding endowed and special programs. This fall, the series kicked off with the Bernhard M. Christensen Symposium featuring The Rev. Nadia Bolz-Weber and her

Posted in Around the Quad Tagged with:

Cedar-Riverside neighbors launch program

A $200,000 grant awarded to Augsburg College and The Cedar Cultural Center is supporting a program to build cross-cultural awareness, knowledge, and understanding of Somali culture through music. The grant will be used to launch a first-of-its-kind, two-year project titled,

Posted in Around the Quad Tagged with:

Augsburg professors’ books gain acclaim

Sweetness #9 Augsburg Assistant Professor and Master of Fine Arts in Creative Writing mentor Stephan Eirik Clark has garnered a great deal of media attention since his debut novel, “Sweetness #9,” received publicity on “The Colbert Report” as part of

Posted in Around the Quad Tagged with:

Lights, camera, Auggie!

More than a dozen Augsburg College students took part in prestigious off-campus research opportunities during summer 2014. Promise Okeke ’15, an Auggie biology major, interned and researched at Harvard Medical School’s Stem Cell Institute. The institute released a video in

Posted in Around the Quad Tagged with:

Faculty grants

National Science Foundation grants support hands-on student research experience Nancy Steblay, professor of psychology, has been awarded $134,219 from the National Science Foundation for a project investigating eyewitness identification errors (NSF SES-1420135). Augsburg College will receive funding over the next three years as part of a collaboration with

Posted in Around the Quad, Uncategorized Tagged with: