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How to Build a Women’s Wrestling Program from Scratch

How to Build a Women’s Wrestling Program from Scratch

Augsburg Athletics continues trailblazing trend with Minnesota’s only collegiate women’s wrestling team

Editor’s note: In late July, the Minnesota Intercollegiate Athletic Conference announced plans to postpone competition in cross country, football, soccer, and volleyball until the spring. Winter and spring sports… more >

Mistaken Identity: How Reliable is Eyewitness Identification?

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 >

Commencement 2020 and One Day in May

Commencement 2020 and One Day in May

Augsburg’s first virtual commencement included a theme from the university’s history

On Friday, May 29, and Sunday, May 31, Augsburg University celebrated commencement virtually. Taking precautions to slow the spread of the virus that causes COVID-19, Augsburg was among numerous… more >

Notes from President Pribbenow: ‘Through Truth to Freedom’

Notes from President Pribbenow: ‘Through Truth to Freedom’

As we conclude our yearlong celebration of Augsburg’s 150th anniversary, in the midst of these historic times, I have been reflecting on some of the mottos and slogans Augsburg… more >

Editor’s Note: Augsburg Now’s First Digital-Only Issue

Editor’s Note: Augsburg Now’s First Digital-Only Issue

Sharing Auggie stories during the COVID-19 pandemic

When we began making this magazine in early 2020, the world was markedly different than the one we inhabit today. Augsburg Now staff delayed the magazine’s timeline due to… more >

Augsburg Wins Campus Compact Impact Award

Augsburg Wins Campus Compact Impact Award

Campus Compact, a network of universities across the United States that are committed to public engagement in higher education, honored Augsburg University as an inaugural recipient of the Richard Guarasci… more >

On the Spot: Hana Dinku

On the Spot: Hana Dinku

How One Day in May in 1968 forced Augsburg to reevaluate its posture and practices regarding racism and education

Hana Dinku served as director of Augsburg University’s Pan-Afrikan Center from March 2019 to July 2020. Her most recent project at Augsburg, “One Day in May,” was featured… more >

The Augsburg Podcast: Season 3

The Augsburg Podcast: Season 3

The first two seasons of the Augsburg Podcast featured faculty and staff sharing stories of their work with students. The third season, launched in March, takes a new approach and… more >

The Art of Augsburg, 1950s to Today

The Art of Augsburg, 1950s to Today

As part of the university’s yearlong celebration of its 150th anniversary, Kristin Anderson, professor of art history and archivist, curated an exhibition of works by Augsburg art faculty dating… more >

President Paul Pribbenow shares Augsburg’s Story at the Forum on Workplace Inclusion

President Paul Pribbenow shares Augsburg’s Story at the Forum on Workplace Inclusion

On March 11, Augsburg University’s President Paul Pribbenow (pictured) shared the Augsburg story during a session called, “Hospitality is Not Enough: An Institutional Journey From Diversity to Inclusion and… more >

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