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Spring–Summer 2019

The new age of artisans

The new age of artisans

During 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 >

Learning across abilities

Learning across abilities

The Center for Learning and Accessible Student Services champions students with a broad range of disabilities on the path to academic success.

Since second grade, Maura Gunter ’19 relied on accommodations for attention deficit hyperactivity disorder and a word processing disorder. So when she started college, Gunter knew the drill. But on… more >

Auggie friendships: A photo essay

Auggie friendships: A photo essay

Scenes from Augsburg’s campus

Community is an undeniable fixture of the Augsburg experience, and nothing makes a campus feel small like the familiar faces of those who’ve become friends. Countless Auggies have forged… more >

All in the family

All in the family

Augsburg athletes enjoy competing alongside siblings

It could have been worse. Their parents could have made them hold hands (or even smile). But after each game during last year’s Auggie football season, the parents of… more >

A year of celebration to honor 150

A year of celebration to honor 150

A preview of Augsburg’s sesquicentennial plans: September 27, 2019, to September 26, 2020

From 1869 to today Augsburg’s sesquicentennial celebration will feature diverse opportunities that uplift the university’s founding principles, honor its history, and look toward its future. Augsburg will: Showcase… more >

Commencement 2019

Commencement 2019

A new venue, a grand scale

Augsburg University will host this year’s commencement ceremony May 10 at U.S. Bank Stadium in downtown Minneapolis… more >

Notes from President Pribbenow

Notes from President Pribbenow

Augsburg at 150

It is indeed remarkable for any of us today to stand in the shadows of an institution that has existed for 150 years. Institutions such as Augsburg University—no matter… more >

Auggies win 13th national wrestling title

Auggies win 13th national wrestling title

In March, the Augsburg University wrestling team claimed its 13th NCAA Division III national championship, winning all four of its individual national title bouts. Seven Auggies earned All-American honors… more >

On the spot

On the spot

Gwen Walz is still surprised to be addressed as first lady

“I sometimes walk right past people or don’t turn around when someone says it because I just don’t hear it like I hear ‘Gwen,’” said Walz, whose husband… more >

Media coverage worth mentioning

Media coverage worth mentioning

A NEIGHBORLY GESTURE Augsburg University students distributed jackets, blankets, children’s toys, and meals to families in need at a homeless encampment near Franklin Avenue in Minneapolis in November. “It… more >

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