Monday, February 6

Applications due for CIEE Faculty Development Seminars

4:00 - 5:00 PM - All LSFY Meeting
Wilson Center 

Tuesday, February 7

10:45 - General Student Recital
Wallenberg Hall, Denkmann Building 

11:30 - 11:50 AM - Tuesday Reflection - Megan Carter '12
Ascension Chapel, 2nd floor, Founders Hall

1:00 - 4:00 PM - Trinity HeartAware Info Desk
Trinity representatives will discuss the HeartAware program, answer questions and assist in taking the on-line screening
Olin 204 

4:00 PM - Happy 200th Birthday, Charles Dickens!
Tredway Library, 2nd floor 

4:30 - 5:30 PM - Ekklesia Study Group
Old Main 121

5:00 PM - After Hours Prose and Poetry
Tredway Library, Room 51

Wednesday, February 8

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

12:00 - 12:50 PM - Faculty, Staff & Administrators' Bible Study
New Bible Study Series: "Justice for the Poor" featuring a 10-minute DVD introduction to each of the six sessions by Jim Wallis, editor-in-chief of Sojourners Magazine."
Bring your lunch and a Bible
Chicago Room, College Center

8:00 PM - Jazz Combo Soiree
Wallenberg Hall, Denkmann Building 

Thursday, February 9

10:30 - 11:30 AM - Convocation: "My Revolutionary Idea"
Brian "Fox" Ellis, storyteller, author and naturalist, will portray a young Charles Darwin recounting his adventures sailing on HMS Beagel and the evidence that led to his revolutionary theory.
Free admission
Centennial Hall 

11:30 AM - 12:30 PM - President's State of the College Meeting
Olin Auditorium 

7:00 PM - "Let's Talk About It: Making Sense of the American Civil War"
Steve Warren will lead this final session on the American Civil War.
For details or to register and obtain copies of program materials, visit 2nd fl. reference desk or call 309.524.2470. Free admission.
Moline Public Library, 3210 41st Street, Moline, Illinois

Friday, February 10

12:00 PM - Lunch and Learn with Dr. Sanjev Puri
Dr. Puri, a Trinity cardiologyst, shares the latest research on heart health
Board Room, College Center, 2nd floor 

4:00 PM - Friday Conversation: Principles of Inprovisation and Applying Them to Student Learning
Presented by Mark Salisbury
3:30 PM - Refreshments
Wilson Center

7:00 PM - The Vagina Monologues
The ninth annual production of Eve Englin's play will raise funds to prevent violence toward women.
Wallenberg Hall, Denkmann Building

Saturday, February 11

2:00 PM - Augustana Concert Band
Directed by Rick Jaeschke. Free admission.
Centennial Hall 

7:00 PM - The Vagina Monologues
The ninth annual production of Eve Englin's play will raise funds to prevent violence toward women.
Wallenberg Hall, Denkmann Building

8:00 PM - Augustana Symphony Orchestra Concert
The Augustana Symphony Orchestra presents a winter concert of Mozart repertoire to include Symphony No. 38 in D Major, Clarinet Concert in A Major, and the well-know Magic Flute Overture
Free Admission
Centennial Hall 

Sunday, February 12

2:00 PM - Quad City Symphony Orchestra Valentine's Day Masterworks IV
Guest conductor, Alondra de la Parra, and Robert Belinic, guitar
Tickets $11-$34. Order tickets
Centennial Hall 

4:00 PM - Nova Singers presents Sun & Moon, Sea & Sky
Admission is $16 for adults; $12 for seniors; students are free
St. Paul Lutheran Church, 2136 Brady Street, Davenport, Iowa 

Volume 9, Issue 21 - February 6, 2012

Faculty News

Kathy Jakielski (Communication Sciences & Disorders) is a co-author in a recently-published article "Phenotype of FOXP2 haploinsufficiency in a mother and son". American Journal of Medical Genetics, Part A 158A, 174-181 . Read the citation HERE.

Jill Seaholm (Swenson Swedish Immigration Research Center) attended the Salt Lake Institute of Genealogy in Salt Lake City, Utah, and completed the Swedish genealogy track, Jan 23-27, 2012. This was an intensive course for intermediate to advanced Swedish genealogists.

John Tawiah-Boateng (English Dept.) attended the African Studies Association's annual conference which was held in Washington DC under the overall theme, "Fifty Years of African Liberation." As part of the group on "Literary Voices for Liberation," he presented a paper titled: "Technology and People Power in Ama Darko's Faceless" on 18 November. The presentation examined a radical paradigm shift from tradition-based African story-telling to reflect the advancements of mass technological facilities; and how these empower the lives of everyday people in their fight against physical brutality and mental oppression. John also chaired a session and was the discussant for the panel on "Memory, Identity and Liberation in Post-Colonial Literature."

Michael Zemek (Music Dept.) guest conducted the Honor Chorus of the Big Northern Conference Music Festival at Genoa-Kingston High School on January 23. Nearly 200 singers from 12 high schools attended the day-long event culminating in a concert with the Honor Band. Later that week, Michael presented a session at the Illinois Music Educators Conference titled "Improving the Link from Coursework to Fieldwork through Cooperating Teacher Preparation--A Research Report". To round out the month, his article "Who's Afraid of Renaissance Music--No Fear Solutions for Jr. High and High School Choirs" appeared in the winter edition of the Podium, the newsletter of the Illinois Chapter of the American Choral Directors Association. In it he offered choral music educators a rationale for including Renaissance music in their curricula and performance repertoire and offered practical solutions for addressing concerns with performance practice and other barriers that limit its inclusion in our school choral programs.


Congratulations to the recipients of the 2012 Presidential Research Fellowship Award


Paul Croll Sociology, Anthropology and Social Welfare
David Crowe English
Wendy Hilton-Morrow  Communication Studies
Carrie Hough Sociology, Anthropology and Social Welfare 
Adam Kaul Sociology, Anthropology and Social Welfare
Jason Mahn Religion
Jane Simonsen History & Women & Gender Studies