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Homecoming 2014

Thank you for joining us for our Homecoming 2014 celebration. We look forward to seeing you at next year’s events, October 8-10. If you are interested in serving on your alumni reunion committee or volunteering to help plan Homecoming 2015

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Study abroad shapes lives of meaning

Auggies find their callings in the far reaches of the world More than 10,000 people from across the United States and from 300 educational institutions have studied abroad in more than 40 countries through Augsburg College’s Center for Global Education

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Augsburg College 2013-2014: Annual Report to Donors

Thanks to the generosity of our donors, Augsburg College’s total fundraising for fiscal 2013-2014 was $14,619,536, marking the third year in a row in which gifts to the College exceeded $10 million. The philanthropy of more than 4,600 donors this

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Faithful and relevant

With careers in accounting, education, military service, and pastoral ministry, six recent Augsburg alumni are finding that their undergraduate experiences studying vocation and interfaith leadership are paying off well beyond their college years. These Auggies participated in the Christensen Scholars and

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What is it?

Scenes from undergraduate students’ on-campus research Each summer, undergraduate students at Augsburg College work directly with faculty mentors to complete individually designed research projects and creative activities. Auggies seeking to enhance their education gain rich, hands-on experience by participating in

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Grants gain ground

Funding enhances the Augsburg experience How can you better predict the weather on Earth—or in space? Why do elementary students learn the way they do? And what makes one person attracted to another? Augsburg faculty and students are committed to

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We love Augsburg

The Class of 2014 shares memories, stories, and takeaways from their time as students This spring, hundreds of new alumni celebrated their graduation at Augsburg College Commencement ceremonies. While these events often are treated as a conclusion—the grand finale at the

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2014 Nobel Peace Prize Forum

The 26th annual Nobel Peace Prize Forum—an event that celebrates the importance, consequence, and controversy of the Nobel Peace Prize—was held March 1 and 7-9 in three Minneapolis locations, including Augsburg College. With “Crossing Boundaries to Create Common Ground” as

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The future of history

When professional historian Kirsten Delegard published her book in 2012—her first publication where she was the sole author—she sold 300 copies. “And that includes sales to my parents, in-laws, and large extended family,” she said. After nearly a decade of

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Finding meaning in work

The value of a college education is greater than it’s been in nearly 50 years. This is the key finding of a 2014 Pew Research Center study, which showed a wider earnings gap between college-educated and less educated people ages

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