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John Weirick

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Editor’s Note

Editor’s Note

Augsburg Now’s first digital-only issue

When we began making this magazine in early 2020, the world was markedly different than the one we inhabit today. Augsburg Now staff delayed the magazine’s timeline due to… more >

On the Spot

On the Spot

How One Day in May in 1968 forced Augsburg to reevaluate its posture and practices regarding racism and education

Hana Dinku served as director of Augsburg University’s Pan-Afrikan Center from March 2019 to July 2020. Her most recent project at Augsburg, “One Day in May,” was featured… more >

The Doctor of Psychology in Clinical Psychology Degree Launches to Meet Growing Demand

The Doctor of Psychology in Clinical Psychology Degree Launches to Meet Growing Demand

This past November, the university introduced its second doctoral program: a Doctor of Psychology in Clinical Psychology. Augsburg’s first, the Doctor of Nursing Practice, began in 2010. Augsburg worked… more >

Augsburg Senior Scholar Published in Time Magazine

Augsburg Senior Scholar Published in Time Magazine

Harry Boyte, senior scholar of public work philosophy at Augsburg’s Sabo Center for Democracy and Citizenship, co-wrote an article that was published in Time magazine. Boyte’s piece… more >

Pieces of History

Pieces of History

After the murder of George Floyd by Minneapolis police and protests calling for justice in Minneapolis and around the nation, Molly Montana ’23 went to Lake Street to capture the… more >

On the Spot

On the Spot

From disease to remedy: How nostalgia offers a psychological boost

A special vacation with family members you miss. That unforgettable meal at your favorite restaurant with your favorite person. The album you used to listen to nonstop during the ups… more >

President Paul Pribbenow named fundraiser of the year

President Paul Pribbenow named fundraiser of the year

Augsburg University President Paul Pribbenow was named an Outstanding Fundraising Professional for his effective, creative, and inspiring leadership. The highest honor bestowed upon one of its members, the award was… more >

Quiz: Older or younger than Augsburg?

Quiz: Older or younger than Augsburg?

In honor of Augsburg’s founding in 1869, the university is celebrating the past and the present with sesquicentennial events all year long. Think you know history? Test your knowledge… more >

Augsburg hosts inaugural Human Rights Forum

Augsburg hosts inaugural Human Rights Forum

The Human Rights Forum at Augsburg University welcomed about 800 students, thought leaders, global changemakers, and activists this fall. In partnership with the Human Rights Foundation, which also produces the… more >

The new age of artisans

The new age of artisans

During an economic downturn, a resurgence of skill-savvy craftspeople revived centuries-old traditions of making high-quality goods in small quantities, harnessing the power of modern technology and local communities.

More than a decade ago, Americans plunged into the Great Recession. A wave of new and seasoned workers alike struggled to navigate the economic uncertainty of fewer jobs and growing… more >

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