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The personality of place – Gus’ office

By Stephen Geffre In summer 1974, history professor Don “Gus” Gustafson took a paintbrush and a can of green paint and colored his walls to match his personality. Then the… more >

Writing a living faith

By Betsey Norgard Baptisms, confirmation classes, choir pictures, pastor controversies, new buildings—what makes up the history of a congregation? Three Augsburg history professors— Jacqueline deVries, Don Gustafson and Michael… more >

Making peace in the community

By Wendi Wheeler, ’06 Imagine if we were to treat one another as sacred beings. Imagine a community where everyone feels welcomed and respected. The Wakanheza project teaches that there… more >

Sociology shines – the evolution of a department

By Betsey Norgard During the past academic year, the stars seemed to shine on the Sociology Department as faculty received awards and grants, and the department itself was recognized for… more >

Augsburg faculty in focus

By Betsey Norgard, Wendi Wheeler ’06, Jeff Shelman Faculty are at the heart of an Augsburg education. Augsburg’s nearly 200 full-time and more than 200 part… more >

How green is our magazine?

In the process of writing and designing a “green” issue of the Augsburg Now, we asked ourselves what we could do to make the magazine itself more environmentally friendly. Using… more >

Spring 2009 Web Extras

VIDEO: Sustainable cities Made (mostly) in Minnesota Sustainable study abroad… more >

Richmond Appleton ’09, Environmental Studies

by Jennifer Hipple, Weekend College Student Richmond Appleton is passionate about giving back to his communities—the Twin Cities and his birthplace of Liberia. Early in his Augsburg career, he… more >

Engaging in the big questions

By Betsey Norgard In their monthly seminar, Professor Mark Tranvik (left, in blue shirt) seeks to create a comfortable atmosphere for the Lilly Scholars to discuss and explore vocation. (L… more >

A legacy for promising students

by Betsey Norgard President’s Scholarships recognize students with exceptional academic ability and leadership potential and can provide financial support up to full tuition for four years. Donors who choose… more >