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Fall Symposium Day Oct. 12 addresses civil discourse

Civil Discourse is the topic of Augustana's Fall Symposium Day Oct. 12, and presenters will include PEN America, an organization that works protect free expression, and alumni, faculty and students from many disciplines.

Hispanic Film Festival begins Oct. 26

Augustana College will sponsor its 26th annual Hispanic Film Festival on Wednesdays, Oct. 26-Nov. 30. All films will be shown at 7 p.m. in Hanson Hall of Science, Room 102. Films are free and open to the public.

Media invited to join to students in water sampling

 Media representatives are invited to pull on waders and join Augustana College students and faculty for a water sampling exercise Tuesday, Sept. 27.

New Parkinson’s support group opens to the public

The Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders at Augustana College invites the public to join a new support group for people affected by Parkinson’s disease. 

Lee Carkner in the planetarium

Planetarium open house planned Nov. 5

The John Deere Planetarium at Augustana College will be open to the public from 7-8:30 p.m. Nov. 5. There will be indoor and outdoor programs, including a planetarium show where the wonders of the night sky will be
presented on the facility’s 30-foot dome.   

Augustana launches state's first ‘Second Chance Pell Experimental Site’

Students enrolled in the Augustana Prison Education Program are the first in Illinois to draw upon the new Second Chance Pell awards from the U.S. Department of Education.

U.S. News again ranks Augustana among top liberal arts colleges

Augustana College continued its long-standing tradition of ranking in the top 100 for national liberal arts colleges and made big gains in the category of social mobility in the U.S. News & World Report’s 2023 rankings.

Quad Cities College Career Fair in-person Sept. 28

The Quad Cities College Career Fair will be held in person from 1-4 p.m. Sept. 28 at the PepsiCo Center on the Augustana College campus.

Cecilia Vogel and James van Howe

Faculty move quantum science forward in research and classroom

Augustana physics faculty are finding ways to involve students in quantum research and discovery, while moving ahead with their own research.

Ella Aldridge

Aldridge’s ‘amazing’ internship leads to top prize

What did Ella Aldridge '23 do this summer? Intern at one of the top cancer centers in the world and win the Best Speech competition related to her research — the first Augustana student to bring home this prize.

College to host high school robotics kickoff

Augustana College will host the FIRST Tech Challenge Kick-off for Western Illinois and Eastern Iowa Sept. 10.

Class Notes

Weddings, births, promotions — alumni share their news and photos!

new graduates at commencement

Families invited to learn about Augustana Possible

Augustana College is offering special webinars in September for students and families to learn about Augustana Possible.

Andrea Kathryn Talentino

Inauguration ceremony, special events Oct. 14-16

Augustana College will inaugurate its ninth president, Andrea Kathryn Talentino, in an outdoor ceremony beginning at 12:30 p.m. on Saturday, Oct. 15, on the campus Quad.

Walton '98 leads U.S. campaign against malaria

Dr. David Walton '98, who first saw disparities in health care during an Augustana study abroad trip, now will lead the U.S. fight against malaria around the world.

Career outcomesstats

Of those who responded to the survey. Source: Institutional Research at Augustana; CORE (Careers, Opportunities, Research, Exploration) at Augustana



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