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J-Term Speaks to the Culture of University

Nationally, 10 to 11 percent of students study away by the time they graduate college. At Augustana University, that number is 52 percent, with more than 230 students expected to study away this academic year. More than 150 of those students are...
14-Jan-2020 4:00 AM EST Add to Favorites

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DAISY Faculty Award Given to University Alumna

Ashley Heupel '16 is presented with the 2019 Augustana University DAISY Faculty Award at the accelerated class of 2019 nursing pinning ceremony on Friday, Dec. 13.
20-Dec-2019 8:05 AM EST Add to Favorites

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Strategic Plan Approved by Board of Trustees

Augustana University announced today that its Board of Trustees voted unanimously to approve a new strategic plan – Viking Bold: The Journey to 2030.
9-Dec-2019 12:25 PM EST Add to Favorites

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University to Offer MBA Degree Program with Leadership Academy

Building upon the quality education provided by the business department, Augustana University is adding a Master of Business Administration (MBA) degree to its graduate education portfolio. The new program follows an intensive study regarding...
19-Nov-2019 10:30 AM EST Add to Favorites

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24th Annual Boe Forum Explores the Impact of Genetic Engineering on our Future

Augustana University and the Center for Western Studies announced Drs. Robert Green and Jamie Metzl as keynote speakers for the 24th Boe Forum on Public Affairs to be held at 7:30 p.m. on Monday, March 23, in the Elmen Center.This year’s forum,...
13-Nov-2019 4:30 PM EST Add to Favorites

Augustana University Professor’s Research Leads to Surprising Mating Decision in Butterfly Species

The males of one species of butterfly are more attracted to females that are active, not necessarily what they look like, according to a recent research conducted at Augustana University.The paper, “Behaviour before beauty: Signal weighting during...
8-Jul-2019 4:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Augustana University Named One of the Best Colleges Nationally for Post-Graduation Employment

Career site Zippia named Augustana one of the top colleges nationally for post-graduation employment. Augustana was ranked second in the nation based on data from College Scorecard.
25-Jun-2019 3:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Native American Endowed Scholarship Triples in Size at Augustana University

University officials have announced the receipt of a gift to the Prairie Sage Scholarship Endowment in honor of alumna Delpha Mattison, pictured with husband Robert Mattison. Augustana is happy to announce a major donation to its Prairie Sage...
21-Mar-2019 1:30 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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Dark Matter Sheds Light to Medical Technology

Dr. Drew Alton, associate professor of physics at Augustana University, is conducting research on how dark matter can be applied to improve future PET [positron emission tomography] detectors, which offer imaging scans that allow doctors to check...
20-May-2019 3:50 PM EDT

Augustana University Law and Sociology Professors, currently traveling with students in London, available to discuss Brexit Vote

15-Jan-2019 7:20 PM EST

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