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Winter 2020–21

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
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
Stay the course: Off-and-on sports seasons prove Auggie student-athletes’ resilience

Stay the course: Off-and-on sports seasons prove Auggie student-athletes’ resilience

After a pause on competitions due to COVID-19, Auggies are ready to get back in the game

The COVID-19 pandemic put a major pause on 2020’s athletic competitions. Auggies can’t wait to get back in the game… more >

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’s recent awards, rankings, and recognition

Augsburg’s recent awards, rankings, and recognition

Each year, Augsburg University is recognized for its academic excellence, student-centered community, and commitment to educating students to be informed citizens, thoughtful stewards, critical thinkers, and responsible leaders. Augsburg… more >

Playwrights’ Center partners with Augsburg to offer courses with leading playwrights

Playwrights’ Center partners with Augsburg to offer courses with leading playwrights

The Playwrights’ Center and Augsburg University announced a new partnership to offer accredited courses taught by the nation’s leading playwrights. Through online courses, students connect with peers and faculty… 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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