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Students present at Berkeley

Last summer, nine researchers from Augsburg College traveled to California for one of the largest national gatherings of McNair Scholars. The Auggies presented findings from their summer research at the University of California, Berkeley for the 21st Annual Ronald E.

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Augsburg honors President Emeritus Charles S. Anderson

Augsburg College renamed its music building the Charles S. Anderson Music Hall to honor the legacy of the College’s eighth president, who passed away June 14. Anderson oversaw significant growth in the College’s enrollment, program offerings, commitment to its Lutheran

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Augsburg science faculty awarded more than $695,000 in grants

Augsburg College science faculty continue to be awarded grants from the National Science Foundation (NSF) for research. During 2012, the College was ranked third in Minnesota for the total dollar amount awarded to a school, behind only the University of

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Board of Regents welcomes new members

At its annual meeting in September, the Augsburg Corporation elected two new members to the Board of Regents and re-elected five others. Elected to their first term on the Augsburg Board of Regents: Wayne Jorgenson ’71 serves as senior vice

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College awards

Top 25 schools for service learning U.S. News & World Report designated Augsburg College as one of the top 25 colleges and universities in the nation for its dedication to service learning. Schools named to the list were nominated by

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Celebrating student success

Scholarships and fellowships Augsburg students earned a range of prestigious accolades during spring semester. Some of the awards include the following: FULBRIGHT SCHOLARS: Kayla Johnson ’13 and Emily Jensen ’08 were awarded English teaching assistantships. Johnson, who graduated with degrees

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Strommen Executive Speaker Series

Augsburg College welcomed HealthPartners CEO Mary K. Brainerd, a national leader known for her business acumen and unwavering commitment to the community, as a featured presenter in the Clair and Gladys Strommen Executive Speaker Series in April. Brainerd, who spoke

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Augsburg welcomes new Provost/Chief Academic Officer

In July, Augsburg College welcomed Karen L. Kaivola as provost and chief academic officer. Kaivola serves in a key leadership position as the second in command to Augsburg College President Paul C. Pribbenow. Kaivola has wide-ranging responsibilities, including working with

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Convocation Series 2012-13

The Koryne Horbal Lecture in April featured Gloria Steinem, a prominent spokesperson for women’s issues. Steinem has traveled the globe speaking on the topic of women’s equality, has led awareness rallies, is author of six books, and has launched two

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Honoring our retired faculty

Marilyn Pearson Florian ’76, assistant professor of health, physical education, and exercise science, joined the College in 1980. She received a master’s from St. Cloud State University. Along with her classroom teaching, she served as chair of her department, head

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