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The Augsburg Podcast features voices of Augsburg University faculty and staff. We hope this is one way you can get to know the people who educate our students to be informed citizens, thoughtful stewards, critical thinkers, and responsible leaders.

Season 2, Episode 9 – Vivian Feng: Chemistry & Curiosity

Vivian Feng

Vivian Feng, Associate Professor of Chemistry, is eternally curious about the world around her. She reflects on formative experiences with chemistry, shares student stories, and explores the impact and importance of research and experiential learning in the sciences.

 

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Season 2, Episode 8 – Jeremy Myers: Pathways in Public Theology

Jeremy Myers

Jeremy Myers, Associate Professor of Religion, explores how early encounters with the wonder and mystery of faith led him to his work with youth, current coursework in public theology, and involvement in the Riverside Innovation Hub.

 

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Season 2, Episode 7 – Jennifer Forsthoefel: The Exercise of Writing

Jennifer Forsthoefel

Jennifer Forsthoefel, Assistant Professor of English, recalls her early experiences with poetry and English, considers the evolving needs of modern writers learning their craft at the University level, and shares her vision for an expanded Writing Lab at Augsburg.

 

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Season 2, Episode 5 – Doug Green: Self-Discovery in Literature and Drama

Doug Green

Some stories were meant to be read aloud. Doug Green, Professor of English, recalls his path to Augsburg and reflects on the capacity of the spoken word to give new life to the roles we play: both those performed in dramatic literature and those that we embody, ourselves, in our everyday lives.

 

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Season 2, Episode 3 – Bob Groven: The Power of Constructive Debate

Bob Groven

Associate Professor Bob Groven (Co-Chair of the Department of Communication Studies, Film and New Media, and the Director of the Minnesota Urban Debate League) breaks down the power of constructive debate as a force for positive change, understanding, and empathy in our society.

 

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