Monday, April 9

No Classes

7:00 - 9:00 PM - Polar Astronomy Club
Visitors and prospective members invited. A Smörgåsbord is planned
John Deere Planetarium & Carl Gamble Observatory

Tuesday, April 10  (Muesday)

No Tuesday Reflection Today

4:00 - 5:30 PM - Faculty Forum on Curricular Reform
Refreshments served
Olin Auditorium 

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

5:00 PM - Deadline to submit Summer Research Stipend Applications to Academic Affaris

6:30 PM - Miss Representation
Film and Discussion. Free admission
Putnam Museum, IMAX Theatre
1717 S. 12th Street, Davenport, IA 

7:30 PM - Pelada
The documentary Pelada follows 2 former soccer stars who travel to 25 countries following a game which spans gender, race, religion and class
Desserts will be served
Olin Auditorium

8:00 PM - Faculty Recital - Lyra Trio Concert
Wallenberg Hall, Denkmann Building 

Wednesday, April 11

9:30 - 10:30 AM - Coffee and Conversation
Community Engagement Center, 1st floor, Sorensen Hall

12:00 - 12:50 PM - Faculty, Staff & Administrators' Bible Study
Bible Study for faculty, staff, and administrators
Bring your lunch and a Bible
Chicago Room, College Center

4:00 PM - Morris & Co.: A Reading of Victorian Poets
Free admission 
Tredway Library, 2nd floor south 

7:00 PM - Augustana Swedish Soldiers and Shields
John Norton of the Augustana Historical Society speaks
Free admission and light refreshments
Walleberg Hall, Denkmann Building 

Thursday, April 12

10:30 - 11:20 AM - Convocation - Gwendolyn Oxenham:  "What Would You Do If You Could Do Anything?"
Centennial Hall 

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

11:30 AM - 12:30 PM - Promoting Student Success: The Role of Student Services at Augustana
Tredway Library, 2nd floor south 

Friday, April 13

4:00 PM - Friday Conversation: Johnna Adam & Darrin Good "Academic Internships"
3:30 PM - Refreshments
College Center Loft

8:00 PM - Composers Concert
Featuring several music-performance-composition majors' works
Ensemble Room, Bergendoff Hall 

Saturday, April 14

9:00 AM - 1:00 PM - 3rd Annual Planting of Augie Acres RESCHEDULED for 4-21-12
6th Avenue and 32nd Street, Rock Island, Illinois 

1:00 - 4:00 PM - Wesley Acres Produce Goat Party
2800 Coyne Center Road, Milan, Illinois 

1:00 PM - Student Recital - Katerine Boardman & Corbin McGhee
Wallenberg Hall, Denkmann Building 

8:00 PM - Student Recital - Samantha Haake, flute
Wallenberg Hall, Denkmann Building 

Sunday, April 15

No events

Volume 9, Issue 28 - April 9, 2012


Augustana Grants Website


The Faculty Research Committee
solicits proposals for
Sabbatical Leave Grants and Summer Research Stipends

Nature of these research grants (see Faculty Handbook for details):

Guidelines and selection process of the proposals (see Faculty Handbook for details):

1) Five page maximum proposal with itemized budget
2) Proposal must include:

3) Criteria used by committee to rate proposals: eligibility, clarity of presentation, appropriate budget prediction, prospects for publication or public attention, applicant's qualifications

4) Expectation for funded work:

Please send your proposal by e- mail attachment if at all possible (otherwise six hard copies) by 5:00 PM on April 10, 2012 to Mary Koski in the Dean's Office. Expected date of award announcements: April 23, 2012. Direct questions to any member of the committee: David Arbesú, Daniel Conway, Ian Harrington, Scott Irelan, Eric Stewart, or Jim van Howe.