Augsburg College Welcomes Most Diverse Freshman Class EverStudents at Augsburg College were among those returning to class Monday. Augsburg welcomed the class of 2020, with staff greeting students as they walked into the chapel for convocation.
Good Question: Why Do Iowa & New Hampshire Vote First?On Monday, voters in Iowa will gather in libraries, schools and churches to start the process of choosing the next president. The following week, the people of New Hampshire will cast their votes for the party nominees at the polls. So why do Iowa and New Hampshire vote first? Good Question.
Project Opera Director Honored With Alumni ConcertThe Minnesota Opera's training program for young people is holding an alumni concert to celebrate Dale Kruse's final year as music director. After 11 years, Kruse is leaving as Project Opera's music director after this season.
Twin Cities Recognize Indigenous People’s DayIn most cities around the country, Monday was Columbus Day. But in Minneapolis and St. Paul, as well as a few other cities, it was Indigenous People’s Day.
Riverso Named New Coach Of Augsburg Women's BasketballAugsburg College has named Ted Riverso the new coach of its women's basketball team. The Minneapolis school announced the hiring Tuesday.
Former NBA Star Giving Back With N. Minneapolis Housing ProjectA former NBA star has returned to his roots in North Minneapolis to make a difference.
Augsburg Students Spend Semester Floating Down MississippiRight now 16 Twin Cities college students are paddling down the Mississippi towards Winona, Minnesota, and that is merely the beginning.
Augsburg Launches 'River Semester' On MississippiBack-to-school time of the year may seem a funny time for a canoe trip, but not for a group of Augsburg College students. They're about to spend an entire semester traveling the Mississippi River, a nearly 2,000-mile journey to study and research the great river.
Resources For Questions About Sexual HarassmentKatie Eichele, director University of Minnesota's Aurora Center, visited WCCO Sunday Morning to talk with Esme Murphy about sexual harassment in the workplace. This comes after the resigniation of the U's athletic director, Norwood Teague. The Aurora Center for Advocacy & Education serves University of Minnesota and Augsburg College students, faculty and staff -- providing counsel and advice for those seeking help for sexual harassment or assault.
Augsburg College Celebrates Its Most Diverse Graduating Class In HistoryIt was the most diverse graduating class ever at Augsburg College this weekend. Of the 425 graduates getting diplomas Sunday, 30 percent are people of color.
Former President Jimmy Carter Speaks On Women, Human Rights At Minneapolis EventFormer President Jimmy Carter is in Minnesota Friday to make a special appearance at the Augsburg College Nobel Peace Prize Forum. President Carter won the Nobel Peace Prize in 2002, more than 20 years after he left office.
Jimmy Carter Flies Into MSP, Greets Passengers On PlaneFormer President Jimmy Carter will be in the Twin Cities this afternoon to moderate a discussion on human rights and democracy as part of a Nobel Peace Prize forum. He'll start his visit by speaking to a group of students at Augsburg College.