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Inspired Design

Inspired Design

Rooted in Augsburg’s Heritage and Built for the Future

“Augsburg sees science as a search for meaning, a collaboration with nature, and a quest for quantitative understanding.” This statement was captured in a 2007 “science credo” authored by Augsburg… more >

Welcome to America

Welcome to America

Augsburg alumna Katia Iverson ’12 orients newcomers to the United States amid mounting uncertainty and narrowing policies

Katia Iverson refuses to say “maybe.” She used to say it a lot, as a novice caseworker, unwilling to share disheartening news. But experience has vanquished the word from her… more >

Building Bonds, Strengthening Community

Building Bonds, Strengthening Community

Father and son John Evans ’82 and Kristian Evans ’19 find volunteer opportunity unites their Augsburg legacy and desire to serve

This year, John and Kristian Evans started their Thursday mornings off right … and left. At the 6 a.m. DinoMights practices in the Augsburg Ice Arena, young players sometimes… more >

The Best is Ahead

The Best is Ahead

Athletic Director Jeff Swenson ’79 plays a new role helping plan Augsburg’s 150th anniversary festivities

Since arriving in 1975 as a first-year student, Jeff Swenson has built a storied legacy at Augsburg University. Swenson was a national wrestling champion as a student and joined… more >

Augsburg University Day

Augsburg University Day

A new day, a new kind of university

  Augsburg University Day was a moment of celebration—a time to honor and appreciate the abiding principles on which Augsburg was founded and an opportunity to consider Augsburg’s… more >

The fatherhood bonus and the motherhood penalty

The fatherhood bonus and the motherhood penalty

Groundbreaking research by alumna Michelle Budig ’93 sheds light on wage gap between fathers and mothers

  Michelle Budig’s story is deeply woven into her pioneering research to expose gender inequality and examine family policies in the workforce. The product of an outspoken dental receptionist… more >

Women of influence

Women of influence

Augsburg outscores national average of female coaches, supports inclusive culture across Athletics department

“Only priests and participants’ fathers can be anywhere near the pool,” three St. Catherine’s nuns echoed in protest as Augsburg’s 1963 swim instructor, Malcolm “Mac” Gimse, led then… more >

Nobel Peace Prize Forum

Nobel Peace Prize Forum

Dialogue in divided societies

2017 Nobel Peace Prize Forum—Minneapolis Nobel Peace Prize laureates, world leaders, and renowned peacemakers came together this fall as Augsburg University hosted the 29th annual Nobel Peace Prize Forum… more >

Augsburg University

Augsburg University

Small to our students and big for the world

On September 1, “Augsburg College” officially will become “Augsburg University”—a change approved by both the Board of Regents and the Augsburg Corporation. For generations of Augsburg alumni and friends… more >

Preserving Norway’s treasures

Preserving Norway’s treasures

Augsburg alumna’s career in object conservation spans continents

“As you can see, I’m not in my office,” says Juliane Derry ’00 answering a video call and gazing toward the cell phone resting in her outstretched palm. “It… more >

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