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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 >

Winning the long game

Winning the long game

Meaningful, relevant workshops equip students to excel in the classroom, competition, and their careers

Student-athletes file past tables, stacking breadsticks on mounds of pasta, but this crew isn’t carb-loading for the next matchup. The nearly 550 students from Augsburg’s 19… more >

An ambitious approach

An ambitious approach

Entrepreneur Maya Santamaria ’94 leads businesses that break boundaries and build community in Minneapolis

“Call me at 3 a.m. any time,” says Maya Santamaria ’94. “I’m up.” Leaning back into a sturdy wood and wrought iron chair pulled up to a corner… more >

Play with purpose

Play with purpose

Special Olympics Minnesota and Augsburg College team up

Hundreds of fans line sturdy oak bleachers. All eyes are on a group of athletes in college basketball jerseys. There are short ones, tall ones, fast ones, and slow ones… more >

The space to learn

The space to learn

A 20-year vision for campus

If you imagine the Augsburg College campus, what do you see? With just 23 acres, bound by Interstate 94, the University of Minnesota, and the Cedar-Riverside neighborhood, Augsburg’s… more >

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