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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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Bob Bagley writes about Mario Colacci

My Mentor, Professor, and Friend By Pastor Robert Bagley ’58 I know some insights into Dr. Colacci’s earliest life at Augsburg because he told me his story as I drove him for many Sunday afternoons my freshman year. He did

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Spring 2011 Web Extras

2010 International Programs Photo Contest Learning about war and peace Behind the scenes with student research URGO summer research Maggie Pint researched and developed a method for determining the BMI (body mass index) of dogs. Steve Bergquist studied algae growth

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Reflections on Sabo Public Policy Forum: 2010 Healthcare Reform—What Does It Mean for You (and the Nation)?

By Khalid Adam ’12 “Medicine’s role is to entertain us while Nature takes it course” —Voltaire The quote from 18th-century French essayist Voltaire about the role of medicine in the continuum of life echoes the evolution of medicine’s role from

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