Monday, March 7

7:30 AM - Classes Begin

4:00 PM - State of the College Address - President Bahls
Olin Auditorium
A second session will be held at 9:00 AM March 14th in the same location

4:30 PM - Deadline to submit "Making Learning Visible" pre-registration form to Ellen Hay - see Announcements

8:00 PM - Tian Kong Choir
The Tian Kong Choir is an all-female ensemble known for its high level of precision, musicality, and original interactive performance style.They hosted the Augustana Choir in China in 2005. In addition to a solo performance, they will join the Augustana Choir on Aaron Copland's A Promise of Living.
Centennial Hall

Tuesday, March 8

11:30 - 11:50 AM - Tuesday Reflection - Andy Ehrhardt '11
Ascension Chapel, Founders Hall, 2nd floor

4:00 PM - Fat Tuesday Reception
Community Engagement Center, Sorensen Hall, 1st floor

6:30 - 8:30 PM - Swenson Center Book Circle
Please join the Swenson Center for their new book circle! On Tuesday, March 8, Part 1 (the first three chapters) of the book Swedish Oregon by Lars Nordstrom will be discussed. The Swenson Center will provide copies for anyone interested in attending. RSVP to for a copy of Part 1
Swenson Center, Denkmann Building

Wednesday, March 9

9:30 - 10:30 AM - Coffee and Conversation
CEC Conference Room, Sorensen Hall, 1st floor

12:00 - 1:00 PM - Bible Study Group
led by Pastor Priggie, for faculty, staff and administrators
Bring your lunch, and a Bible
Chicago Room, College Center

9:30 PM - Ash Wednesday & Holy Communion
Ascension Chapel, 2nd floor, Founders Hall

Thursday, March 10

10:30 - 11:30 AM - Convocation - Jeanie Knigin: "A World of Opportunity"
Centennial Hall

11:30 AM - 12:30 PM - Faculty Senate Meeting
Hanson Hall of Science 102

Friday, March 11

All Day - Augustana Choir Concert and Reception
The Augustana Choir's 2011 Home Concert. A reception for alumni, parents, and friends will follow
St. Paul Lutheran Church, 2136 N. Brady St., Davenport, Iowa

4:00 PM - Friday Conversations - 6/35 Committee Presentation
3:30 PM - Refreshments
Wilson Center

8:00 PM - Augustana Choir Tour Home Concert
A wide variety of choral works by various composers from regional, national, and international backgrounds
St. Paul Lutheran Church, 2136 N. Brady St., Davenport, Iowa

Saturday, March 12

All Day - Rock Island Fine Arts Exhibition
2010 is the 35th year for this juried competition of local artists working in various media
Centennial Hall

8:00 PM - Augustana Symphonic Band Tour Home Concert
Centennial Hall

Sunday, March 13

No events scheduled

Volume 8, Issue 21 - March 7, 2011

Faculty News

Allen Bertsche (Spanish) and Amanda Makula (Library) were part of a panel at the Council of Independent Colleges (CIC) Information Fluency in the Disciplines workshop in New Orleans, LA, on February 11. Their talk focused on the integration of library research instruction in the Senior Inquiry in Spanish program at Augustana. The workshop was co-sponsored by the Association of College and Research Libraries (ACRL) and the Council on Library and Information Resources (CLIR), and was endorsed by the Appalachian College Association (ACA), the United Negro College Fund (UNCF), and the Modern Language Association (MLA). The conference was funded by a grant from the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation.

Wendy Hilton-Morrow has been invited to join the editorial board for a special issue of Communication Studies on New Directions in Critical Television Studies. Also, her co-authored article with Kathleen Battles (Oakland University), Between a rock and a slippery slope: Negotiating the intersections of religion and sexuality on network television's The Book of Daniel has been published in Journal of Homosexuality.

Sherry Maurer in February served as a reviewer for the Institute of Museum and Library Services prestigious "Museums for America" grants, invited due to her involvement as a board member for the Association of Academic Museums and Galleries (an affiliate of the accrediting institution the American Association of Museums).

Adam Parboosingh designed the scenery for the play Charlotte's Web. This production at Junior Theatre in Davenport opens on Feb. 19 and runs for two weeks. Student Jacqui Schmidt, English Writing/Theatre Major, helped paint the set for the show.

Adam will also design the scenery for The Curtainbox's upcoming production Speed the Plow by David Mamet. The director will be Augustana alumn Philip Wm. McKinley. This show opens in April.