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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 >

Provost Kaivola to retire; Board of Regents approves emeriti status for retiring Auggies

Provost Kaivola to retire; Board of Regents approves emeriti status for retiring Auggies

Karen Kaivola, Augsburg’s provost and senior vice president of academic and student affairs, will retire at the end of 2021–22 academic year. Since Kaivola joined Augsburg in 2013… more >

Augsburg’s Interfaith Institute adds new position endowed by the El-Hibri family

Augsburg’s Interfaith Institute adds new position endowed by the El-Hibri family

In 2021, Fuad and Nancy El-Hibri gave a significant gift to Augsburg University to create the El-Hibri Endowed Chair and Executive Directorship for the Interfaith Institute. Interfaith at… more >

Confronting the Minnesota paradox

Confronting the Minnesota paradox

Significant racial disparities exist in a state with a liberal reputation, but some are seeking ways to close the gaps
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 >

Professor Emeritus Mark Engebretson receives 30th NSF grant, continues space weather study

Professor Emeritus Mark Engebretson receives 30th NSF grant, continues space weather study

Mark Engebretson, Augsburg University professor emeritus of physics, received a five-year grant totaling $805,744 from the National Science Foundation (Award Number 2013648). This grant supports the continued operation… more >

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