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Soul Children to highlight King celebration Jan. 18

The Soul Children of Chicago will be the featured guests at the 2020 Martin Luther King Jr. Day Community Celebration on Jan. 18.

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.

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.

An Evening with Dr. Yusef Salaam

Dr. Yusef Salaam, one of the "Central Park Five" men exonerated of a rape in 1989 in New York City’s Central Park, will speak about the justice system.

Holocaust survivor Ida Paluch Kersz

Holocaust survivor Ida Paluch Kersz will describe her experiences as a 3-year-old child during the Holocaust.