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Student from Sri Lanka wins annual poetry award

Lalini Shanela Ranaraja, a sophomore from Sri Lanka, won this year's Vázquez-Valarezo Poetry Award.

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Tea Talks series begins 11th year

Now entering its 11th year, the Tea Talks lecture series at Augustana will feature faculty, staff and guest speakers on a range of topics.

Lucas Simon

Student-athlete-mentor Simon ’20 wins accounting scholarship

Basketball player and student leader Lucas Simon  ’20 wins full-ride scholarship for grad school.

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Swenson Center Julbord Dinner

Join the Swenson Swedish Immigration Research Center for its 3rd annual Julbord dinner. Come eat traditional Swedish-American Christmas smörgåsbord fare before the Sankta Lucia performance. 

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'She Kills Monsters' takes audience on a quest

Augustana College will present "She Kills Monsters," a dramatic comedy in the world of fantasy role-playing games, Nov. 14-17.

Festival of Sankta Lucia Dec. 3

Augustana's annual celebration of the Festival of Sankta Lucia will take place on Dec. 3. The event commemorates the Scandinavian holiday with traditional songs and stories.

Migrant farmer turned astronaut to speak Nov. 5

Jose Hernandez, a former migrant worker turned engineer and NASA astronaut, will present the annual Lawrence H. Roys Lecture Nov. 5.

Homecoming 2019 in photos

It was a 50th reunion for the Class of 1969 and 100th anniversary for the Phi Rhos. Bubble mimosas, alumni awards, a GOLD (Graduates of the Last Decade) party, and, of course, football. Here are a few images from the weekend.

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Hispanic Film Festival begins Oct. 30

Augustana College will sponsor its 25th annual Hispanic Film Festival on four consecutive Wednesdays, Oct. 30-Dec. 4. The films,

Examination of land use and heritage wins national award 

Dr. Lucy Burgchardt, an assistant professor of communication studies at Augustana College, has received a national award for her examination of how lands and their histories in the Southwest are considered and preserved.

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Discoverer of shipwreck graveyard to speak Nov. 13

A scientist who stumbled upon an extraordinary graveyard of ancient ships will speak at Augustana College about the discovery Nov. 13.

Alumni honored for achievements, service

The Augustana Alumni Association recognized the achievements, contributions and service of nine alumni at Homecoming Oct. 5.

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Symphony orchestra invites community to join in

Musicians of all ages are invited to join the Augustana Symphony Orchestra on Nov. 7 to play the themes from some of Hollywood's most popular films.

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