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Celebrating student success

Celebrating student success

Scholarships and fellowships

Augsburg students earned a range of prestigious accolades during spring semester. Some of the awards include the following: FULBRIGHT SCHOLARS: Kayla Johnson ’13 and Emily Jensen ’08 were awarded English… more >

Honoring our retired faculty

Honoring our retired faculty

Marilyn Pearson Florian ’76, assistant professor of health, physical education, and exercise science, joined the College in 1980. She received a master’s from St. Cloud State University. Along with… more >

My Auggie experience: Mike Good ’71

My Auggie experience: Mike Good ’71

Have a dream. Focus on key priorities. Recognize the importance of the team. Never give up. These are the four life lessons Mike Good ’71 shared with Augsburg alumni at… more >

Scholars at the Capitol

Scholars at the Capitol

During February, McNair Scholars Charles Olson ’13 and Roseanna Benser ’13 represented Augsburg at the Minnesota Private College Scholars at the Capitol research poster session. Olson, a biopsychology major, presented… more >

Sociology professor honored by peers

Sociology professor honored by peers

Sociology professor Diane Pike was named co-recipient of the Distinguished Contributions to Teaching Award at the 2012 meeting of the American Sociological Association (ASA). Pike, who received her PhD… more >

Augsburg: agent and architect of democracy and steward of place

Augsburg: agent and architect of democracy and steward of place

By Gary Hesser The following stories represent the foundation for this sixty plus year history in which Augsburg has served its local and wider communities as an “agent and architect… more >

Augsburg as a citizen

Augsburg as a citizen

By Wendi Wheeler ’06 Building relationships through the Sabo Center for Citizenship and Learning THE MISSION STATEMENT that Augsburg College launched last year begins with a statement of educational… more >

Tom Thao ’11

By WENDI WHEELER ’06 Major: SOCIOLOGY Internship: LOCAL INITIATIVE SUPPORT CORPORATION (LISC) What are you doing? I have been researching the area around the proposed stops along University Avenue… more >

Student research at Augsburg

By Wendi Wheeler ’06 It’s not uncommon to associate “research” with a scientific laboratory, microscopes, and tiny glass slides smeared with cells. But research at Augsburg is more… more >

Learning to learn – without any A, B, Cs

By Jeff Shelman It isn’t quite a chicken or egg kind of question, but it is an academic conundrum along the same line. Just how important are grades on… more >

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