Monday, November 25

4:00 - 5:00 PM - LSFY 103 Curriculum Meeting  CANCELLED (rescheduled for 12/9/13)
Wilson Center

Tuesday, November 26

11:30 - 11:50 AM - Tuesday Reflection - Madison Logan '14
Ascension Chapel, Founders Hall, 2nd floor

4:00 - 4:30  PM - Sign Language Table (Intermediate)
4:30 - 5:00 PM - Sign Language Table (Beginners)
Center for Student Life, fireplace sitting area

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

Wednesday, November 27

4:30 PM - Deadline to submit proposals for Symposium Day concurrent sessions

6:00 PM - Thanksgiving Break Begins

Thursday, November 28

Happy Thanksgiving - No Classes

Friday, November 29

No Classes

Saturday, November 30

No Events

Sunday, December 1

No  Events

Volume 12, Issue 12 - November 25, 2013


Augustana Grants Website

Presidential Research Fellowship

Eligibility: All tenure-track and tenured faculty
Deadline: December 15
Notification: January 15; funding disbursed July and August


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

Freistat Center Grants

Deadline:  January 17, 2014

Submit Proposals to: Heidi Storl

In-country research grants for Africa, Asia, Europe or Latin America

To provide financial support to encourage research leading to peer reviewed publication by full-time, tenured or tenure track Augustana College faculty either during an academic term(s) or a summer period of study in Africa, Asia, Europe or Latin America.



Faculty Research in Peace Studies Grants

To support scholarly research by Augustana faculty in the field of Peace Studies, broadly construed. Although it is difficult to define the boundaries of Peace Studies precisely, as our Mission Statement suggests, it includes efforts to understand the social, political, and economic conditions that contribute to violent conflicts, to ending violent conflicts, and that favor or enhance the prevalence of peaceful (non-violent) and harmonious coexistence. A wide range of projects might fall within these general limits, and consequently, applicants in a wide range of academic fields are encouraged to apply. Research might include, but is not limited to: in-country research into the causes of a particular violent conflict, or into how a particular violent conflict has been resolved; in-country research into social or political practices of a particular community that have succeeded in encouraging non-violent and cooperative solutions to conflict; or scholarship based on comparative research aimed at general understanding of how certain sorts of conflicts can be successfully and peacefully resolved.



Present a public lecture on Freistat-funded research within one year after his/her funding ends to the campus community

Travel Awards to Present Research at International Conferences

To provide supplementary financial support to full-time, tenured and tenure track, Augustana faculty to enable them to present formal papers at international conferences in Africa, Asia, Europe, or Latin America.



Student-Faculty Fellows On-Site Undergraduate Research Grants

To provide funding to facilitate faculty mentoring of undergraduate research in Africa, Asia, Europe or Latin America, or in Peace Studies in either America or abroad.