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Summer 2010

Exploring Our Gifts — looking back over 8 years

In 2002 Augsburg received a $2 million grant from the Lilly Endowment to integrate a theological understanding of vocation into the life of the College over a five-year period… more >

StepUP® parents are grateful for support to students and families

When Maureen and Harold Thompson realized their daughter Anne was not going to graduate from high school with her friends, they were devastated but not surprised. They knew that something… more >

My Auggie experience

By all accounts—his own included—sophomore Gottlieb Uahengo ’13 had a difficult first semester at Augsburg College. Making the move to Minneapolis from his home in Namibia meant… more >

Center for Leadership Studies deepen Augsburg’s ties in Norway

Just as summer began blossoming in southern Norway, 28 Augsburg faculty members, students, alumni, and friends of the College immersed themselves for 10 days of study and cultural touring in… more >

Making connections

BY WENDI WHEELER ’06 In theatre, as in life, finding success is often about who you know. But knowing the right people isn’t enough. In order to… more >

Nine years on the mats

By Jeff Shelman It was spring 2007 and Mark Matzek ’05 couldn’t sleep. He was 25 years old, had just finished his first full year of teaching… more >

Learning from the environment

By Wendi Wheeler ’06 College students who take a literature course expect to do a lot of reading. But few who register for a course titled “Environmental Literature… more >

10 Reasons to come back to campus

By Jeff Shelman So try to jog your memory bank and answer this question: Just when was the last time you were on the Augsburg campus? And we’re… more >

A step in the right direction

By Wendi Wheeler ’06 Note—In order to be respectful of the students in the StepUP program, their last names are not used. Going to college was never a… more >

Commencement 2010

By Jeff Shelman May 1 Commencement 416 undergraduate day students and physician assistant graduate students Speaker—Governor Tim Pawlenty Honorary degree—Father Fernando Cardenal, SJ, educator and activist, Nicaragua Marina… more >