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A pilgrimage to find my college mentor: Professor F. Mark Davis

“Who in your life do you consider your mentors?” Oregon author George Wright’s inquiry to me came from his own experience of locating a long-lost store manager who had once befriended him. Twenty-five years later, a search by Wright led

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My Auggie experience

By all accounts—his own included—sophomore Gottlieb Uahengo ’13 had a difficult first semester at Augsburg College. Making the move to Minneapolis from his home in Namibia meant many changes. He missed his family and friends and got sick five times

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Aquila Tapio ’10 MAE

Naadamaadiwin — Helping one another When she was growing up, Aquila Tapio said she never really knew what she wanted to do. “I just wanted to help people,” she said. Until recently, Tapio and her husband helped Native American children

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My Auggie Experience: Donnarose Storer-Markoe ’10

From May 12–June 14, 25 students traveled to New Zealand and the Cook Islands studying Biodiversity and Environmental Politics, led by biology professor and native New Zealander Brian Corner and political science professor Joe Underhill. Donnarose Storer-Markoe, a senior majoring

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by Wendi Wheeler ’06 Betsy Norell ’10, Music therapy As a first-year student at Concordia College in Moorhead, Minn., Betsy Norell was majoring in communication studies and singing in the choir. But she had no idea what she wanted to

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Richmond Appleton ’09, Environmental Studies

by Jennifer Hipple, Weekend College Student Richmond Appleton is passionate about giving back to his communities—the Twin Cities and his birthplace of Liberia. Early in his Augsburg career, he was a biology major and planned to attend medical school. However,

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