This Week

Monday, January 12

No events scheduled

Tuesday, January 13

11:30 - 11:50 AM - Reflections - Kyle Severson '09
Ascension Chapel, 2nd Fl., Founders Hall

5:30 - 6:30 PM - Interfaith Understanding Group
Founders Hall Basement Lounge. RSVP to Pastor Priggie

7:30 - 9:30 PM - "The Unknown God: The Tabla and the Prologue to the Gospel of St. John"
Presented by Mandala
Ascension Chapel, 2nd Fl., Founders Hall

Wednesday, January 14

12:00 - 1:00 PM - Bible Study
Chicago Room, College Ctr.
Led by Pastor Priggie, College Chaplain. Bring your lunch if you wish, and a Bible

2:00 - 3:00 PM - Walk-in Hour with Jeff
116 Founders Hall

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

5:30 - 7:30 PM - "What's Spiritual About Music"
Presented by Mandala
Wilson Center
RSVP Required - see announcements

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

Thursday, January 15

10:30 - 11:20 AM - Convocation
Centennial Hall
Dr. Scott Robinson - "To Go Among the Saracens: St. Francis of Assisi, Islam, and Music"

11:30 AM - 12:20 PM - Faculty Senate Meeting
Science Building 102

5:00 - 6:00 PM - Deans' Meeting with Department and Program Chairs
Wilson Center

6:00 PM - Ethnographic Film Series
"A Love Apart"
Olin Auditorium

Friday, January 16

4:00 PM - Friday Conversations
3:30 PM - Refreshments
Wilson Center
Cecilia Vogel and Reuben Heine
Sabbatical Reports

Be a Tourist in Your Own Backyard Weekend
See Announcements

Saturday, January 17

2:00 - 4:00 PM - Student Recital
Heather Lofdahl, viola
Wallenberg Hall
free to the public

7:00 PM - Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Celebration
Centennial Hall

8:00 - 10:00 PM - Guest Artist
Kara Santos-flute, and
Janet Stodd, flute
Wallenberg Hall
free to the public

Sunday, January 18

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 16 - January 12, 2009


Faculty Research Grants

Deadline: January 19, 2009

The deadline for the Faculty Research grants is coming up. The text below is what Jamie Nelson, faculty research chair, sent out prior to break. Please contact Jamie or members of the committee, listed in the last paragraph, if you have questions.

Faculty Research Fund

Nature of this research fund (see Faculty Handbook for more details):

Guidelines and selection criteria for the research fund (see Faculty Handbook for details):

1) Five page maximum proposal including itemized budget

2) Proposal must include:

3) Criteria used by the committee to evaluate proposals: eligibility, clarity of presentation, appropriate budget prediction, prospects for publication and public attention, applicant's qualifications, inclusion of student researchers (student researchers are not required, but are often favorably reviewed)

4) Expectation for funded work:

Please send your proposal by email attachment if at all possible (otherwise, six hard copies) by 5 p.m. on Monday, January 19, 2009 to Mary Koski in the Dean's Office. Awards will be announced by February 2, 2009. Direct questions to any member of the committee: Kelly Daniels, Wendy Hilton-Morrow, Carrie Hough, Jamie Nelson, Mukesh Sud, or Jim Van Howe.

Augustana's Grants Website: