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Notes from President Pribbenow—Multiply Your Mind by Giving It Away: Sharing the Gift of Vocation

Notes from President Pribbenow—Multiply Your Mind by Giving It Away: Sharing the Gift of Vocation

A few years back, I happened upon the work of Mark Federman, a Canadian scholar whose writings on innovation include this provocative suggestion: “Multiply your mind by giving it away… more >

Campus Welcomes Executive Director of Interfaith, Celebrates the Life of Fuad El-Hibri

Campus Welcomes Executive Director of Interfaith, Celebrates the Life of Fuad El-Hibri

Najeeba Syeed joined Augsburg as the inaugural El-Hibri endowed chair and executive director of Interfaith at Augsburg in early August… more >

Great Returns: We’re All In

Great Returns: We’re All In

Public phase of comprehensive fundraising campaign a success

On May 6, Augsburg University held an event to launch the public phase of its comprehensive fundraising campaign, Great Returns: We’re All In. At that time, the campaign had… more >

Sankofa Circle Fellowship prepares to expand in second year

Sankofa Circle Fellowship prepares to expand in second year

In summer 2021, Augsburg University launched the Sankofa Circle Fellowship for junior and senior student leaders. The fellowship is inspired by four Adinkra symbols that originated in Ghana. These symbols… more >

Student-led efforts to reduce, reuse, and recycle

Student-led efforts to reduce, reuse, and recycle

Campus programs like Campus Cupboard and ShareShop reflect the university’s environmental stewardship and social consciousness. Campus Cupboard is Augsburg’s food shelf, which provides students and recent alumni with… more >

Global Harmony Choir takes notes from musicians around the world

Global Harmony Choir takes notes from musicians around the world

The Augsburg/Twin Cities Global Harmony Choir began in Fall 2020 as a campus-community partnership to celebrate diverse voices and global choral works. Led by Kristina Boerger, the John… more >

Welcoming Provost O’Laughlin; Board Grants Emeriti Status to Retiring Faculty and Staff

Welcoming Provost O’Laughlin; Board Grants Emeriti Status to Retiring Faculty and Staff

In early July, Augsburg welcomed Paula O’Loughlin as the university’s provost and senior vice president following the retirement of Karen Kaivola. O’Loughlin previously served as provost and… more >

Faculty Members Appointed to Named Professorships; New Sateren Chair of Music

Faculty Members Appointed to Named Professorships; New Sateren Chair of Music

Jeremy Myers, associate professor of religion and executive director of the Christensen Center for Vocation, was appointed the Bernhard M. Christensen professor of religion and vocation in July. He succeeds… more >

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