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10 Excellence in the Liberal Arts winners listed

Ten students are recipients of the Excellence in the Liberal Arts Award, which provides Augustana students with $400-$4,000 for international study or summer programs in the humanities. It was established by Dr. Dan Lee, professor of religion, and his wife, Ruth Lee.

Wollstonecraft Essay Award winners announced

Essays on motherhood, women in STEM and politics were among the winners of this year's Wollstonecraft Essay Contest.

Phi Beta Kappa elects 46 new members

The Augustana Chapter of Phi Beta Kappa has elected 46 seniors to membership. These new members will be formally introduced at the Senior Honors Convocation on Saturday, May 19.

Witkowski wins annual Geifman Prize

Victoria Witkowski, a junior from Dousman, Wis., is this year's winner of the Geifman Prize in Holocaust Studies, an annual student competition with awards up to $500.

2018 Vázquez-Valarezo Poetry Award winners

Caitlyn Lecour, a sophomore from Manhattan, Ill., was the winner of this year's Vázquez-Valarezo Poetry Award. 

Swenson Center director in Swedish Press

Swenson Center director featured in magazine

Interview with Dr. Dag Blanck in Swedish Press magazine. 

 "The Drowsy Chaperone."

Upcoming 'Drowsy Chaperone' makes gentle fun of musical theatre

Augustana College will present the musical "The Drowsy Chaperone" April 27-29 and May 4-6, a Jazz Age show which pokes fun at the cliches of musical theatre.

Birdies for Charity

Support the Swenson Center with Birdies for Charity

Support the Swenson Center with Birdies for Charity. Your donation goes even further with this program!

Shakespeare’s 450th birthday

Humanities grads: successful and happy

The world needs, and often rewards, graduates in the humanities.

Chemistry open house is a formula for fun

The Augustana chemistry department welcomed visitors of all ages at its annual open house April 14. Faculty and students performed and explained many different chemistry demonstrations such as explosions and color changes. 

Seniors show their work in art exhibition

The Augustana Teaching Museum of Art is opening its final exhibition of the 2017-2018 academic year, 2018 Senior Show.

College announces $1M beautification fund

President Steve Bahls has pledged $1 million to maintain Augustana's status as one of America's most beautiful college campuses. The three-year campaign, Blue, Gold and Beautiful, was announced Friday.

Lundblad' 66 to lead Ascension Day observance

Campus is invited to celebrate Ascension Day with worship and a sermon by the Rev. Barbara K. Lundblad '66. Ascension of Our Lord is one of the principal festivals of the Christian liturgical year for which Ascension Chapel at Augustana College gets its name. 

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