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Face value

Face value

Art installations celebrate individuals, expound on Augsburg’s history, and expand the boundaries of community.

Dakota and Ojibwe. Norwegian and Irish. Somali and Ethiopian. On and around the land that today houses Augsburg University’s Minneapolis campus, they celebrated births and mourned deaths. They spoke… more >

Building on an early lead

Building on an early lead

Athletics secures NCAA grant to fund first-of-its-kind position supporting culture of inclusion

On and around the land that today houses Augsburg University’s Minneapolis campus, they celebrated births and mourned deaths. They spoke languages of love and laughter, stress and sorrow. They… more >

Balancing the books

Balancing the books

Augsburg alumna starts a publishing company, creates the diverse book list she wished she had

Young Mary Taris ’04 was so thankful to be a girl. The Minneapolis Public Housing Authority required children of different genders to have separate bedrooms, so while her brothers had… more >

A September to remember

A September to remember

It wouldn’t be right to mark 150 years of Augsburg with a small affair—so we threw a huge, once-in-a-lifetime party.

It wouldn’t be right to mark 150 years of Augsburg with a small affair—so we threw a huge, once-in-a-lifetime party. On Friday, September 27, Auggies… 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 >

Learning across abilities

Learning across abilities

The Center for Learning and Accessible Student Services champions students with a broad range of disabilities on the path to academic success.

Since second grade, Maura Gunter ’19 relied on accommodations for attention deficit hyperactivity disorder and a word processing disorder. So when she started college, Gunter knew the drill. But on… more >

Auggie friendships: A photo essay

Auggie friendships: A photo essay

Scenes from Augsburg’s campus

Community is an undeniable fixture of the Augsburg experience, and nothing makes a campus feel small like the familiar faces of those who’ve become friends. Countless Auggies have forged… more >

All in the family

All in the family

Augsburg athletes enjoy competing alongside siblings

It could have been worse. Their parents could have made them hold hands (or even smile). But after each game during last year’s Auggie football season, the parents of… more >

No Plain Jane

No Plain Jane

How a quiet, first-generation college graduate became a leading literary scholar, Austen expert, and roller derby devotee

“Give a girl an education, and introduce her properly into the world,” said one of Jane Austen’s characters, “and ten to one but she has the means of… more >

Carving Paths for the Future

Carving Paths for the Future

Theater professor Darcey Engen ’88 helps plan a forward-looking 150th anniversary celebration

Darcey Engen, professor of theater arts, has been on both sides of an Augsburg education: student and professor. As a leader on campus, she brings both perspectives to bear. Thinking… more >

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