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Historic moments from the Augustana magazine

The Manhattan Project

During the sesquicentennial year we will feature articles of historical interest from the archives of Augustana magazine. Here are the stories of six Augustana graduates whose contributions were significant to the success of the Manhattan Project and to the end of WWII. (more)

Undebatable success

Two days after opening its doors, Augustana formed its first debate team. But debaters had to overcome opposition to the idea of intercollegiate competition from the board of trustees, which argued such contests rewarded aggressiveness. (more)