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Understanding the appeal of conspiracy theories Posted on May 19, 2020

Recognizing the factors that lead to a willingness to believe in conspiracy theories—including fear, uncertainty and mistrust—can help us deal with misinformation and how it spreads, says Augustana professor.

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Ask an Alumni Anything with Kristen Cumming (’09 BA) Posted on May 19, 2020

Augustana alumna Kristen Cumming, 09 BA, provides valuable career advice in our first ever Ask an Alumni Anything.

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We can’t stress the importance of social connection enough, says Augustana sociology professor Posted on May 8, 2020

The detrimental effects of loneliness and isolation have been studied by sociologists and societies long before COVID-19. But now, more than ever, it's important to stay connected.

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Deena Hinshaw: The making of an unlikely folk hero Posted on May 7, 2020

“My undergraduate studies [at Augustana] gave me the technical foundation I needed for medical school, as well as a cross-disciplinary experience that taught me to think about issues from many perspectives and use different approaches to problem-solving,” says Chief Medical Officer of Health Deena Hinshaw.

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Ask an Alumni Anything with Kristen Cumming (’09 BA) May 19, 2020
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