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Athman’s passion for music shows in nonprofit work

Music and performance have played ever-present—yet evolving—roles in the life of Clarke Athman ’05, founder of Piano Music for Patriarchs and Matriarchs, since his childhood. Athman, who studied political science and music at Augsburg College, established the Twin Cities-based nonprofit

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The dodder plant project

Q: What is it? A: The parasitic plant dodder (Cuscuta pentagona) attached to a host plant from which it acquires all its water and nutrients. Lucy Bukowski ’16 Major: Biology, Minor: Environmental Studies Research mentor: Bill Capman, associate professor of biology Augsburg College students have studied the interactions

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Briana Felton’s exercise science research findings

Felton’s study found that the Functional Movement Screen, the assessment used to gather comparison data for individuals’ fitness before and after the foam-rolling regimen, had a significant increase in its composite scores. On average, scores from pre- to post-test increased by 2.06 points out

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Bringing global issues and perspectives into the classroom

Teaching and traveling are more than passions for Kate Woolever ’11—they are vital to her own education as a citizen of the world. Here Woolever reflects on a trip to Bangladesh where she was one of five U.S. teachers selected to study the environmental,

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President Emeritus Charles S. Anderson’s Legacy

Learn more about Augsburg College’s eighth president by reading articles from the Star Tribune, Pioneer Press, and The Circle. 

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Filling their father’s shoes – or skates

As a fan in the stands at Augsburg hockey games, Bill McClellan ’86 is pleased to see his sons, B. J. ’14 and Ben ’15, stepping out onto the same rink where he skated more than 20 years ago with

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Patrick Bayle ’12

BY LAURA SWANSON Augsburg offered Patrick Bayle ’12 more than an education—the College gave him confidence to meet and later exceed his goals. “I woke up at 44 years old with a chronic addiction issue, no marketable job skills, and

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Sharon Wade ’08

BY LAURA SWANSON When Sharon Wade ’08 went back to school in 2000 through the Augsburg Weekend and Evening College, she took steps to balance her schedule so that she could meet the requirements of full-time employment, fulfill the commitments

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Matt Van Zant ’08

BY LAURA SWANSON For Matt Van Zant ’06 MBA ’08, the decision to go back to school wasn’t easy, but it was simple. In 2001, Van Zant was employed in the information technology (IT) industry. IT, at that time, was

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Web extras – Summer 2012

Photo galleries from the 2011 convocation series Christensen Symposium Humanities and Fine Arts Convocation Martin Luther King Jr. Convocation Center for Counseling and Health Promotion Convocation Batalden Seminar in Applied Ethics Sverdrup Visiting Scientist Lecture

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