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Augustana Symphonic Band heading for Spain

The Augustana Symphonic Band will launch its first tour to Spain on Feb. 17, presenting five concerts near Barcelona, Madrid and Valencia.

From choir to bison to the Bible, Augustana alumni host podcasts

At least three Augustana alumni are hosting their own podcasts that delve into a variety of topics.

Melton '10 finds beauty in numbers

Olivia (Hugh) Melton '10 had intended to study art at Augustana, but after discovering the beauty in numbers, she changed her focus. Recently, Melton opened her own business, Olivia Melton, CPA.

Heywire during a practice

Heywire competes for laughs

Heywire, Augustana’s student improv group, offers students a break from the stress of college life. To broaden their abilities for a wider audience, the group recently competed for the first time at in the llinois Collegiate Improv Regionals.  

Composition student hears her 'Les Ballons' performed

Junior Monica Gil first started composing music in middle school and hasn't stopped. This year she's had the chance to hear one of her compositions performed by Augustana's Jenny Lind Vocal Ensemble.

Augustana Symphony Orchestra

"Through the Forest" concert to bring warmth in winter

The Augustana Symphony Orchestra's winter concert, "Through the Forest" will give listeners an artistic treatment of the natural world, including darkness, power, fear and excitement.

Mississippi Bend Players at the Brunner Theatre

Mississippi Bend Players announce inaugural season

A new Quad Cities-based theatre company will make its debut this summer, with Augustana College’s Brunner Theatre Center the site for three summer-stock presentations by the recently formed Mississippi Bend Players.

 Dinosaur National Monument

Noted writer to speak at Environmental Film Fest March 11

Environmentalist and writer Ken Brower will speak and the Sage Sisters of Solidarity will report on the Dakota Access Pipeline at the 12th annual Environmental Film Fest here March 11.

Spring ProFair March 22 at St. Ambrose

ProFair is a twice-yearly career event presented by Augustana College and St. Ambrose University, connecting students and alumni to local and national employers. Spring ProFair  will be from noon-3 p.m. March 22 at St. Ambrose's Rogalski Center in Davenport.

 International Street Fest

International Street Fest to celebrate, educate

Augustana’s Office of International Student Life is hosting the International Street Fest on Feb. 2-3. The annual event is designed to celebrate the diversity of cultural backgrounds in the Augustana community and educate the campus about issues facing the college's international students.

Novelist John Holman delivers first River Reading of 2017

John Holman, a novelist, short story writer, and essayist shares an excerpt from his novel Triangle Ray at the first River Reading of 2017.

jennifer popple and laura bergren

'Crimes of the Heart' takes on a unique adapation

Theatre-goers will see a unique adaptation of the Pulitzer Prize-winning play "Crimes of the Heart" at Augustana.

Dan Herrera

Why don't these monkeys grow up faster?

Why don't these monkeys grow up faster? Trying to figure that out while on a research project in Panama gave Dan Herrera ’17 the material for a prize-winning presentation.

National Eating Disorders Awareness Week

Augustana will mark National Eating Disorders Awareness Week with health screenings, a film and discussion and a lecture on mindful eating.

College announces fall dean's list

Augustana College announces the students who have been named to the Dean’s List for the 2016-2017 fall term.  

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