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Be the change

Be the change

Environmental activism takes many forms for Auggie advocates

Wildfires raging across hundreds of thousands of acres cause devastating environmental and property damage. No matter if someone is watching from the next town or from thousands of miles away… more >

Sowing seeds for tomorrow

Sowing seeds for tomorrow

Many alumni focused on environmental justice credit their depth of understanding to opportunities they received at Augsburg. Monica McDaniel, Augsburg’s sustainability officer, said the university community uses a… more >

All-female Hall of Fame class marks 50 years since passage of Title IX

All-female Hall of Fame class marks 50 years since passage of Title IX

Three Augsburg students walked into the office of Joyce Anderson Pfaff ’65 in the fall of 1972. “When are volleyball tryouts?” they asked the health and physical education instructor. Pfaff… more >

Literacy is freedom: How one Augsburg alumnus is working to empower and educate Black boys

Literacy is freedom: How one Augsburg alumnus is working to empower and educate Black boys

Top image: Keenan Jones ’13, founder and executive director of Literacy for Freedom. (Photo by Rebecca Slater… more >

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
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