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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.

 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.  

brenda barnes

Former Sara Lee CEO and alumna Brenda Barnes dies at 63

Augustana alumna Brenda Czajka '75 Barnes, who became one of the highest-ranking women in corporate America, died Tuesday after suffering a stroke. She was 63.

music therapy students

What should music therapy become? Augustana students join conversation

Augustana music therapy students are joining a national discussion about where their profession is heading: Will it be more medical, or creative, or the best of both?

Wetzel connecting with high school students

Augustana instructor James Wetzel, an experimental high-energy particle physicist, has been named the 2017 Bettendorf (Iowa) Community Schools Foundation Visiting Science Scholar.

Special Collections will display Beard Olympics!

Augustana Special Collections will display Beard Olympics!,  a study of materials related to facial hair and personal grooming, through May 17. 

Jenny Lind ensemble

Jenny Lind ensemble plans concerts

Augustana's Jenny Lind Vocal Ensemble will perform "Anchored & Unbound: Songs of Faith, Hope & Freedom" this year.

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