Augsburg Aging Lab Hosts Event on Aging-At-Home at Cedar Commons

Common Table

In cooperation with Cedar Commons, the Augsburg Aging Lab hosted a panel discussion on Sept. 26th, 2014 featuring visiting author, Beth Baker, who spoke about her new book With A Little Help From Our Friends: Creating Community As We Grow Older. After a reading from her work on the new options and alternatives available to older adults as they make choices about housing, Dr. Ben Denkinger moderated a panel discussion of speakers including Barabara Goldner from Mill City Commons, Jess Luce from the Communities for a Lifetime Initiative, and Adam Suomala from Aging Services of Minnesota. For more information about Augsburg Aging Lab events or research, contact


New York Times article mentions Augsburg professor’s work

Professor Nancy Steblay

Columnist David Brooks’ recent New York Times article spotlights the work of Augsburg’s Professor Nancy K. Steblay. Professor Steblay and Professor Elizabeth F. Loftus of UC-Irvine are co-authors of a chapter in the edited volume, The Behavioral Foundations of Public Policy. The chapter, “Eyewitness Identification and the Legal System,” summarizes recent applications of memory science to law enforcement practice and legal policy.

Department founders at the 2011 APA Conference in Washington, D.C.

At the 2011 APA convention in Washington. D. C., Dr. Dyrud of the Department of Psychology is standing in front of her research poster. Left to right, Dr. Mary T. Howard and Dr. Grace B. Dyrud,  founders of the Department of Psychology in the 1960s, and Dr. Richard J. Seime, graduate and Distinguished Alumnus of Augsburg College who took Introductory Psychology from Dr. Howard.   Dr. Howard is retired from the Veterans Administration Hospital in St. Cloud, Minnesota, and Dr. Dyrud is currently at Augsburg, while Dr. Seime is a psychologist at the Mayo Clinic, Rochester, Minnesota.