Texas Medical Center

Alongside peers from top research schools in the country, Augustana students are making a name for themselves and their college a thousand miles from campus. Find out what others are saying about Augustana’s summer interns at the Texas Medical Center in Houston, and how these interns are making their experiences count. MORE...


Mitchum '75 pays it forward

To show his appreciation for the life-changing internship he had as a senior at Augustana, Robert Mitchum ’75 extends internships to students at the $10 billion distribution services company where he is president and CEO. Last spring, he planned to hire one summer intern from Augustana but was so impressed by the students he interviewed, he hired five. Three of them are now full-time employees. MORE...

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Students research Brazilian domestic violence

Augustana’s Ellen Lose ’13 and Rachel Lenke ’13 lived in Brasília for three weeks last summer researching Brazil’s culture of domestic violence and gender inequality and the effect of the Maria da Penha Law, which the Brazilian Congress passed in 2006 to provide greater protection to women. MORE...


Q&A with Vikings mascot

Last September, Augustana debuted its Viking mascot, who has been entertaining fans and intimidating the college’s rivals ever since. After the unveiling, the campus community and the public were invited to submit suggestions for the Viking’s name. A panel of Viking naming experts convened and selected a name that also won the approval of the mascot, George Papandreou ’13. At Homecoming, Gustav Mauler, a.k.a. Gus, was introduced. MORE...

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Good Reads: campus recommendations

Reflecting our liberal arts campus, these books highlight politics, religion, mathematics, biology, the destinies of our children … and dragons.  MORE...

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Lessons from the Arctic

Mosquitoes, bears and wolves. President Steve Bahls shares how lessons learned from his sabbatical in the Far North might be useful as the college tackles challenges presented by changing demographics, rapidly developing online alternatives and the hardships faced by families trying to finance a high-quality education. MORE...

Save the date 

May 17-19: Alumni Weekend 2013

Sept. 13-15: Family Weekend

Oct. 11-13: Homecoming 2013








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As he begins his 10th anniversary tour, President Steve Bahls reflects on his decade at Augustana and looks ahead to future goals. MORE...

As part of a capstone project, Augustana football players Nick Welch and Erik Westerberg hosted 12 students from the Black Hawk Area Special Education Center to get a feel for life as a Viking.

Honoring a legend: Pam and Bob Wilson '72 decided to thank and honor an Augustana couple who have, through many years of teaching, coaching, mentoring and true friendship, changed the Wilsons' lives for the better. The Wilsons gifted the Paul V. and Jeanne Donstad Olsen Scholarship in February.