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Class notes

Class notes

Augsburg College alumni share their news and achievements

1950-1959 | 1960-1969 | 1970-1979 | 1980-1989 | 1990-1999 | 2000-2009 | 2010-2015… more >

A dark side to a boom

A dark side to a boom

Scholarship in action

As one of the first sociologists to study the effects of the most recent oil boom in North Dakota, Tim Pippert has been sought out by organizations looking to add… more >

Boom or bust

Boom or bust

Augsburg College sociologist examines North Dakota’s new oil landscape

Augsburg College sociologist examines North Dakota’s new oil landscape… more >

On the spot

On the spot

Nancy Fischer discusses “The Social Life of Secondhand Clothes”

Nancy Fischer discusses “The Social Life of Secondhand Clothes”

Reduce. Reuse. Recycle. For decades this adage has prescribed an approach for improving individuals’ personal impact on the environment, and today… more >

Class Notes

Class Notes

Augsburg College alumni share their news and achievements

1960-1969  |  1970-1979 |  1980-1989  |  1990-1999  |  2000-2009  |  2010-2015 |  Graduate Submit a Class Note 1963 After serving as pastor of Faith Lutheran Church in Vista, California, since… more >

A tale of two Auggies

A tale of two Auggies

College experiences shape work by alumni in the Minnesota capital and on the North Shore

As a young man growing up on Minnesota’s far western prairies during the 1960s, Allan Torstenson ’75 felt the lure of big cities tugging at him when he was… more >

Torstenson legacy lives on through gifts

Torstenson legacy lives on through gifts

Augsburg alumni shaped and inspired by Professor Emeritus Joel Torstenson, known as the College’s “father of sociology,” have contributed more than $180,000 to the Center for Science, Business… more >

Study abroad shapes lives of meaning

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… more >

Celebrating student success

Celebrating student success

Scholarships and fellowships

Augsburg students earned a range of prestigious accolades during spring semester, including the following: Barry Goldwater Scholarship Eric Bowman ’15, a biology and chemistry major and McNair Scholar, received an… more >

On the job

On the job

Young alumni value networks formed and opportunities at Augsburg College

As excitement and anticipation grow regarding the campaign for the Center for Science, Business, and Religion, Augsburg’s newest alumni can articulate why studying at a college that emphasizes thinking… more >

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