Monday, November 19

6:00 PM - Independent and International Film Series:  Rome: Season 1 Episode 6: "Egeria"
Free admission
Olin Auditorium

Tuesday, November 20

11:30 - 11:50 AM - Tuesday Reflection - Ann Boaden, English
Ascension Chapel, Founders Hall, 2nd floor 

8:00 - 10:00 PM - Honors Recital
Wallenberg Hall, Denkmann Building

Wednesday, November 21

12:00 - 12:50 PM - Weekly Bible Study for Faculty, Staff, Administrators
"Adventures of the Promise", tracking God's promises to Noah, Abraham, Moses, David, and asking how those promises intersect with our lives. Bring a Bible if you can. Bring your lunch if you wish.
Chicago Room, College Center

5:00 PM - Tredway Library closes for Thanksgiving Weekend.  We will reopen at 6 PM on Sunday, November 25th.

Thursday, November 22

Holiday - No Classes

Friday, November 23

Holiday - No Classes

Saturday, November 24

No events scheduled

Sunday, November 25

8:00 PM - Student Recital: Corbin McGhee, tenor
Wallenberg Hall, Denkmann Building

Volume 10, Issue 13 - November 19, 2012


Augustana's Grants Website

Presidential Research Fellowship 

Eligibility: All tenure-track and tenured faculty
Deadline: December 14
Notification: January 15; funding disbursed end of May


Presidential Research Fellowships are intended to support faculty research, scholarship and artistic work at Augustana. The fellowships will pay up to $4,000 for a faculty research project to be undertaken in the summer. Up to $750 is available for travel and expenses. The proposal should constitute a new area of research, a new area of an existing research agenda, or support for substantial, ongoing work. Proposals are invited in any of the four areas of scholarship: discovery, teaching, integration and application (outlined by Ernest Boyer in Scholarship Reconsidered) as well as in artistic work. Proposals are competitive and will be reviewed and ranked by an off-campus evaluator. Priority will be given to faculty who were not awarded a Presidential Research Fellowships in the previous year. Faculty members who have summer research funding as part of their contracts in a given year are not eligible for Presidential Research Fellowships in that year. PRF funds are available only to tenured and tenure-track faculty.

Submission to a peer-reviewed journal-or the equivalent for an artistic project-is normally expected within a year (by July the following year); in disciplines where such a deadline is inappropriate, please include a date for submission in the proposal. A report on the research, a copy of the letter of submission, and a copy of the paper will be due at the same time. Publication or acceptance within 18 months of August 15th of the year the award was granted will result in an additional $1,000 stipend.


Proposals should address the specific nature and scope of the research, as well as its likely audience. Proposals should be no more than five pages, including a detailed budget for any expenses and a description of the proposed venue for publication or performance. External readers will evaluate proposals and make a recommendation.

Submit proposals to Mary Koski in Academic Affairs.

Responsibilities of the Grantee