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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
Stay the course: Off-and-on sports seasons prove Auggie student-athletes’ resilience

Stay the course: Off-and-on sports seasons prove Auggie student-athletes’ resilience

After a pause on competitions due to COVID-19, Auggies are ready to get back in the game

The COVID-19 pandemic put a major pause on 2020’s athletic competitions. Auggies can’t wait to get back in the game… more >

How to Build a Women’s Wrestling Program from Scratch

How to Build a Women’s Wrestling Program from Scratch

Augsburg Athletics continues trailblazing trend with Minnesota’s only collegiate women’s wrestling team

Editor’s note: In late July, the Minnesota Intercollegiate Athletic Conference announced plans to postpone competition in cross country, football, soccer, and volleyball until the spring. Winter and spring sports… more >

Mistaken Identity: How Reliable is Eyewitness Identification?

Mistaken Identity: How Reliable is Eyewitness Identification?

National Science Foundation grant fuels Professor Nancy Steblay and Augsburg students’ research of the reliability of eyewitness identification and law enforcement procedures

You’ve seen the story on TV or heard it on a true crime podcast. A crime is committed. An eyewitness identifies a suspect in the lineup. The suspect is… more >

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