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 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 >
Confronting the Minnesota paradoxSignificant racial disparities exist in a state with a liberal reputation, but some are seeking ways to close the gaps
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 >
Face valueArt 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 >
The new age of artisansDuring 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 >