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From a small-town book club to paddling the Mississippi River, learning gets bigger outside the classroom



From a small-town book club to paddling the Mississippi River, learning gets bigger outside the classroom



Experiential education immerses students in a nuanced world

Just outside Hallock, Minnesota, in the skies that stretch above dormant sugar beet fields, charged solar particles meet the earth’s magnetic shield, exciting those atoms into the awe that… more >

The hustle and heart of Augsburg football coach Jack Osberg ’62

The hustle and heart of Augsburg football coach Jack Osberg ’62

At 81, he still goes the extra mile for student-athletes—and now they’re backing him through the toughest contest of his life

Minneapolis native Jack Osberg ’62 played football from the time he was a kid in the alleys and parks of Minneapolis until his college years, and he entered Augsburg’s… more >

Can a smartphone app de-escalate traffic stop encounters between drivers and police?

Can a smartphone app de-escalate traffic stop encounters between drivers and police?

Auggie-created TurnSignl app provides an attorney on demand so everyone gets home safely

Childhood friends and Augsburg University Master of Business Administration alumni Andre Creighton ’19 MBA and Mychal Frelix ’19 MBA understand the fear of driving while Black and being stopped by… more >

The Scandinavian work ethic that inspired the Augsburg Associates’ decades of service

The Scandinavian work ethic that inspired the Augsburg Associates’ decades of service

Though the Augsburg Associates group has ended, the impact of volunteer work over 37 years resonates
The Auggies who refuse to ‘keep politics off the field’

The Auggies who refuse to ‘keep politics off the field’

How Augsburg’s student-athletes use their platform to advocate for causes beyond the sports arena

In 2016, first-year student Olivia House ’20 kneeled during the national anthem before one of her first Auggie soccer matches. She was alone—the only Black person on the… more >

What it takes to fight a pandemic: Community collaboration and mutual aid (Part 1)

What it takes to fight a pandemic: Community collaboration and mutual aid (Part 1)

From parking lots and phone calls to hospitals and research labs, Auggies use a multifaceted approach to confront the global crisis of a lifetime

One November afternoon, Natalie Jacobson, coordinator of Augsburg’s Campus Kitchen, opened an email from someone she didn’t recognize. It was short and to the point: First-year Auggie… more >

What it takes to fight a pandemic: Research and health care (Part 2)

What it takes to fight a pandemic: Research and health care (Part 2)

From parking lots and phone calls to hospitals and research labs, Auggies use a multifaceted approach to confront the global crisis of a lifetime
Confronting the Minnesota paradox

Confronting the Minnesota paradox

Significant racial disparities exist in a state with a liberal reputation, but some are seeking ways to close the gaps
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