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Notes from President Pribbenow: On a legacy of hospitality and leadership

Notes from President Pribbenow: On a legacy of hospitality and leadership

My wife, Abigail, and I first met Anne Frame and Bill Frame, Augsburg’s ninth president, some 18 years ago when we were chosen to be part of a new… more >

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 >

Notes from President Pribbenow: On the “new normal”

Notes from President Pribbenow: On the “new normal”

As we enter a new phase of the COVID-19 pandemic and plan for our return to campus for our 152nd academic year at Augsburg, I am often asked what… 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
Augsburg’s in-house epidemiologist guides Auggies through the COVID-19 pandemic

Augsburg’s in-house epidemiologist guides Auggies through the COVID-19 pandemic

On the Spot Q&A with Associate Professor Alicia Quella

Remember those days of uncertainty in March 2020, when we had more questions than answers, and before most of us used terms like “coronavirus” and “social distancing”? The United States… more >

Notes from President Pribbenow: Come and see!

Notes from President Pribbenow: Come and see!

In the Christian church, the liturgical season before Lent is called Epiphany, a time when we reflect on the good news that God has broken into human history and that… more >

Augsburg awarded $10,000 Minneapolis Foundation grant

Augsburg awarded $10,000 Minneapolis Foundation grant

In September 2020, the Minneapolis Foundation announced that it would award more than $500,000 in grants to 40 organizations in the Twin Cities. Following the increased public dialogue about… more >

Forum on Workplace Inclusion to host first virtual conference

Forum on Workplace Inclusion to host first virtual conference

The Forum on Workplace Inclusion, based at Augsburg University, will host its 33rd annual conference as a virtual event March 8–12, 2021. Workplaces have struggled during the past year… more >

Cedar-Riverside supply drives support neighborhood

Cedar-Riverside supply drives support neighborhood

The COVID-19 pandemic, combined with the damage some businesses experienced following the murder of George Floyd, put a strain on Augsburg’s Twin Cities community as many local stores… more >

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