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Vaughn '03 tries new method of fees in divorce cases

Andrew G. Vaughn '03 is profiled in Crain's Business for his new way of charging for divorce cases. He offers clients limited representation for a set fee, paid upfront, instead of billable hours. At Augustana, Vaughn majored in Scandinavian studies, English, and political science with an international focus.

Hanlon '73 retires after 38 years as city attorney

For 38 years one man has had his fingerprints on every ordinance, resolution and item brought to the Galesburg City Council, and this month he retired.John Hanlon has been a lifelong Galesburg resident except for the few years he was away at school. “What I’m proud of is that I’ve tried throughout those 38 years to do the best job I can do in the day-to-day routine because some of it is routine," he said. "But it’s important, it has to be attended to.”

Chin '10 about to kick start board game

Jeff Chin '10 and a partner are set to launch the Road to Infamy, a crime-themed board game that they are funding through $12,000 on Kickstarter. Chin, who has illustrated three children's books, hand illustrated the game. He is a director at Animated Storyboards in Chicago. He majored in communication studies and art at Augustana.

Martin '95 feeds a habit at podcast fest

Amy Martin '95 put her musical career on hold to revisit an old passion for radio journalism—something she'd spent time doing as a student at WVIK. Martin majored in philosophy at Augustana. Recently, she started making news stories for National Public Radio's "All Things Considered," Montana Public Radio and National Native News.

Brown '89 honored for teaching at Mississippi State

Karyn L. Brown '89 is the newest John Grisham Master Teacher at Mississippi State University. She is communication director for the university’s College of Arts and Sciences and an instructor in the communication department. The honor is named for the MSU alumnus and internationally recognized author.