Monday, March 9

1:00 - 2:00 - Walk-in Hour
with Jeff
116 Founders Hall

Tuesday, March 10

11:30 - 11:50 AM - Reflections
Ian Fletcher '09
"Blessed to Be a Witness"
Ascension Chapel, 2nd Fl., Founders Hall

8:00 PM - Student Composition Concert
Wallenberg Hall - Denkmann Building

Wednesday, March 11

12:00 - 1:00 PM - Bible Study "Jesus and the
Kingdom of God"
Chicago Room, College Center
Led by Pastor Priggie, College Chaplain. Bring your lunch if you wish, and a Bible

3:45 - 5:00 PM - Teaching Circle
Wilson Center

4:00 - 5:00 PM - Women's and Gender Studies Tea Series
"Oliver Stone's Olympia: Whose Mother Is She Anyway?"
Kirsten Day, Classics
Evald Great Hall

8:00 PM - Faculty Recital
Wallenberg Hall - Denkmann Building
Jemmie Robertson, trombone
Robert Elfline, piano
Free to the public

9:30 PM - Evening Prayer & Holy Communion
Ascension Chapel, 2nd Fl., Founders Hall

Thursday, March 12

10:30 - 11:20 AM - Convocation - LSFY 103 Program "Culture Wars"
Centennial Hall
Mark Anderson, Roger Butts and Talia Alvi will be discussing the culture war theory based on their faith (Pentecostal, Unitarian, Muslim). The panel discussion will be moderated by faculty member, Mariano Magalhães

7:00 PM - Center for the Study of Ethics Lecture:  Dr. David Hill
"Cognitivist Implications of Emotivism"

Science 304
For more information contact Dr. Heidi Storl

Friday, March 13

Deadline for receipt of Sabbatical Leave Grants and Summer Research Stipends
Mary Koski, 116 Founders Hall

4:00 PM - Friday Conversations - Bo Dziadyk presents "Management Plans for the Augustana Field Stations"
3:30 PM - Refreshments

8:00 PM - Augustana Choir-Home Tour Concert
St. Paul Lutheran Church, Davenport
The Augustana Choir Home Quad Cities Concert at St. Paul Lutheran Church, 2136 Brady Street. Free to the public

Saturday, March 14

8:00 PM - Symphonic Band-Home Tour Concert
Centennial Hall
James Lambrecht, Conductor
Free to the public

Sunday, March 15

10:30 AM - Sunday Morning Worship
Ascension Chapel, 2nd fl., Founders Hall

5:00 PM - Sunday Catholic Mass
Ascension Chapel, 2nd fl., Founders Hall


Volume 6, Issue 21 - March 9, 2009


Call for Sabbatical Leave Grants and Summer Research Stipends

The Faculty Research Committee seeks proposals for Sabbatical Leave Grants and Summer Research stipends. Fundable items include faculty salary replacement (for sabbatical leave grants), student salaries, special equipment, supplies, journal page costs, work in major archives, and additional study.  Pleas see the call for eligibility requirements. Proposals are due March 13, 2009 by 5:00 PM to Mary Koski. Please refer to the "Grants" page for more information, or contact any of the committee members:  Jamie Nelson, Kelly Daniels, Wendy Hilton-Morrow, Carrie Hough, Mukesh Sud, and Jim Van Howe.

The Faculty Research Committee is pleased to announce the recipients of the 2009 Faculty Research Awards:

Allison Beck, Biology: Understanding the Origins of mammals
Dan Corts, Psychology: 1) Two theories of figurative language comprehension, and 2) Why go to college?
Kristen Doulgas, Biology: Characterization and refinement of map position of SupD, a dominant suppressor of fog-1(q253ts) in Caenorhabditis elegans
Janina Ehrlich, Music: Cellist's anbotated guide to the repertoire of Jewis music
Cathy Goebel, Art History: Whistler criticism project
Steve Hager, Bioloty: Breeding birds and nest  productivity at Green Wing Environmental Laboratory
Randall Hall, Music: Participation in the 15th World Saxophone Congress