Monday, March 28

5:00 PM - Summer Research Stipend Grant Applications DUE
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6:00 PM - Women Who Shaped Augustana's First Century, presented by Ann Boaden
Rock Island Library, 401 19th Street, Rock Island, IL

7:30 PM - The Other Side of Immigration
A documentary presented by Student Advocates for the Awareness of Refugee and Immigrant Issues
Hanson Hall of Sciences 102

Tuesday, March 29

10:45 AM - General Student Recital
Centennial Hall

11:30 - 11:50 AM - Tuesday Reflection - Ryan White, Director, Center for Vocational Reflection
Ascension Chapel, Founders Hall, 2nd floor

Wednesday, March 30

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

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

3:00 - 4:00 PM - President Bahls' Open Office Hour
Brew by the Slough, Tredway Library

6:00 - 7:00 PM - After Hours
Tredway Library, Room 518

8:00 PM - Wrestling with Angels & Demons by Augustana Theatre Arts Students
White Privilege Summit begins
Wallenberg Hall, Denkmann Building

Thursday, March 31

10:30 - 11:30 AM - Convocation/White Privilege Summit Keynote Address: Morris Dees presents "Whose America?"
Centennial Hall

1:15 - 6:15 PM - White Privilege Summit Concurrent Sessions
Free and open to the public
Find more details at or 309.794.2695 

4:30 PM - Michiru Shearer presents "Souvenirs From Japan", a demonstration of Japanese flower arrangement
Tredway Library, 2nd floor Exhibit Area

Friday, April 1

11:00 AM - 1:00 PM - Free Fresh Fruit Friday, sponsored by the Augustana Wellness Team
College Center Courtyard (rain location 2nd floor College Center)

4:00 PM - Friday Conversations - Shawn Beattie and Jon Clauss will discuss "Technology in Support of Teaching" - Olin 202
3:30 PM - Refreshments - Olin 201

4:30 - 6:30 PM - Reception for the 35th Annual Rock Island Fine Arts Exhibition
Augustana College Art Museum, Centennial Hall

Saturday, April 2

1:30 - 2:30 PM - "Teaching Religion After 9/11: On Religious Violence, Public Scholarship, and My Cameo in the 'Ground Zero Mosque' Controversy" presented by Dr. Edward Curtis, Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis
Hanson Hall of Science 102

4:00 PM - Student Recital - Amanda Tubay, violin
Wallenberg Hall, Denkmann Building

7:30 PM - Second Baptist Church Academy Concert & Fundraiser
Augustana World Hand Drumming Small Ensemble, as well as the Sassy Pomegranates, and several other Augustana musicians will perform for a fund-raiser for the music lessons for children
Wallenberg Hall, Denkmann Building

8:00 PM - The Golden Dragon Acrobats
Free Admission
Centennial Hall

Sunday, April 3

2:00 PM - Vienna Spring Term 2012 Informational Meeting
Olin 202

4:30 - 5:30 PM - Tea Hour Series - Araceli Masterson "Performing Reggaeton in the capital of Capital"
Tredway Library, 2nd floor south
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Faculty News

Meg Gillette's article "Modern Abortion Narratives and the Century of Silence" has been accepted for publication by Twentieth-Century Literature. A critical genealogy of how modern literature taught readers about abortion and called them to judge for themselves America's anti-abortion laws, the article credits modern literature as a significant player in the history of criminalized abortion and in the development of today's abortion politics.

Jeff Strasser and Mike Wolf traveled with 18 geology majors to the Geological Society of America, combined North-East and North-Central conference in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania March 19-22. Ten senior geology majors presented their senior inquiry original research. While nine gave poster presentations, senior Jeremy Hoffman was invited to give a talk on his senior research that earned him the American Geophysical Union's Lumley Young Scientist Scholarship for Energy and Environmental Science:

You can read their abstracts by clicking on the links to the three poster sessions:

Dara Wegman-Geedey recently completed abstract reviews of influenzae studies for the epidemiology section of the American Public Health Association for their 139th Annual Meeting (to be held in Washington, DC in October 2011). Dara has been a reviewer for the epidemiology section of APHA each year since 2003. Dara served as a reviewer for a new  undergraduate immunology text for Oxford University Press and also reviewed a new cell biology textbook through Pubcentral CAP, a cloud-based "collaboration, assessment and promotion tool for publishers," during winter term.