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Augsburg Alumni Honor Ed Saugestad ’59 Through Fundraising Challenge

Ed Saugestad ’59 is “plain and simply, a legend,” according to Jeff Swenson ’79, Augsburg College athletic director. Saugestad led the Auggie men’s hockey team to 503 victories and three national championships. He was football coach and athletic director. The ice

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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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Auggies go green!

Augsburg College President Paul C. Pribbenow was one of several Auggies to take an inaugural ride on the Metro Transit Green Line during its grand opening June 14. The Green Line runs from downtown St. Paul to downtown Minneapolis and

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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 honorable mention in the Barry Goldwater Scholarship

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Faithful and relevant

With careers in accounting, education, military service, and pastoral ministry, six recent Augsburg alumni are finding that their undergraduate experiences studying vocation and interfaith leadership are paying off well beyond their college years. These Auggies participated in the Christensen Scholars and

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What is it?

Scenes from undergraduate students’ on-campus research Each summer, undergraduate students at Augsburg College work directly with faculty mentors to complete individually designed research projects and creative activities. Auggies seeking to enhance their education gain rich, hands-on experience by participating in

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From game time to lifetime

Influence of Auggie icons shapes alumni and today’s campus August 18 marks the 100th birthday of legendary Augsburg College coach Edor Nelson ’38.  Nelson is one of the elite Augsburg coaches who profoundly impacted the College’s athletic programs and whose

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An Augsburg Legacy

Larry and Cheryl ’89 Crockett Whether they are traveling five states by motorcycle from Minnesota to Tennessee, he’s teaching across two of Augsburg College’s academic departments, or she’s pursuing an undergraduate degree while raising toddlers, there’s one thing Larry and

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Grants gain ground

Funding enhances the Augsburg experience How can you better predict the weather on Earth—or in space? Why do elementary students learn the way they do? And what makes one person attracted to another? Augsburg faculty and students are committed to

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In memoriam: John and Norma Paulson

This summer, scenes of remembrance and honor unfolded on the beaches of Normandy as World War II veterans and their loved ones marked the 70th anniversary of D-Day—the battle recognized as the largest sea invasion in history. The occasion was

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