Monday, March 9

1:00 - 2:00 - Walk-in Hour
with Jeff
116 Founders Hall

Tuesday, March 10

11:30 - 11:50 AM - Reflections
Ian Fletcher '09
"Blessed to Be a Witness"
Ascension Chapel, 2nd Fl., Founders Hall

8:00 PM - Student Composition Concert
Wallenberg Hall - Denkmann Building

Wednesday, March 11

12:00 - 1:00 PM - Bible Study "Jesus and the
Kingdom of God"
Chicago Room, College Center
Led by Pastor Priggie, College Chaplain. Bring your lunch if you wish, and a Bible

3:45 - 5:00 PM - Teaching Circle
Wilson Center

4:00 - 5:00 PM - Women's and Gender Studies Tea Series
"Oliver Stone's Olympia: Whose Mother Is She Anyway?"
Kirsten Day, Classics
Evald Great Hall

8:00 PM - Faculty Recital
Wallenberg Hall - Denkmann Building
Jemmie Robertson, trombone
Robert Elfline, piano
Free to the public

9:30 PM - Evening Prayer & Holy Communion
Ascension Chapel, 2nd Fl., Founders Hall

Thursday, March 12

10:30 - 11:20 AM - Convocation - LSFY 103 Program "Culture Wars"
Centennial Hall
Mark Anderson, Roger Butts and Talia Alvi will be discussing the culture war theory based on their faith (Pentecostal, Unitarian, Muslim). The panel discussion will be moderated by faculty member, Mariano Magalhães

7:00 PM - Center for the Study of Ethics Lecture:  Dr. David Hill
"Cognitivist Implications of Emotivism"

Science 304
For more information contact Dr. Heidi Storl

Friday, March 13

Deadline for receipt of Sabbatical Leave Grants and Summer Research Stipends
Mary Koski, 116 Founders Hall

4:00 PM - Friday Conversations - Bo Dziadyk presents "Management Plans for the Augustana Field Stations"
3:30 PM - Refreshments


8:00 PM - Augustana Choir-Home Tour Concert
St. Paul Lutheran Church, Davenport
The Augustana Choir Home Quad Cities Concert at St. Paul Lutheran Church, 2136 Brady Street. Free to the public

Saturday, March 14

8:00 PM - Symphonic Band-Home Tour Concert
Centennial Hall
James Lambrecht, Conductor
Free to the public

Sunday, March 15

10:30 AM - Sunday Morning Worship
Ascension Chapel, 2nd fl., Founders Hall

5:00 PM - Sunday Catholic Mass
Ascension Chapel, 2nd fl., Founders Hall

 

Volume 6, Issue 21 - March 9, 2009

Grants

Augustana's Grants Website: http://www.augustana.edu/x10017.xml

 

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

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

If you have been granted a sabbatical for two or more terms of the next academic year (2009/ 2010), you are eligible to apply for a $3,600 supplemental research grant.  There are two available Sabbatical Leave Grants.

If you are a non-tenured faculty member and have academic rank, you may apply for a $1,800 summer research stipend.    There are two available Summer Research Stipends.

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 March 13, 2009 to Mary Koski in the Dean's Office.  Expected date of award announcements: March 30, 2009. Direct questions to any member of the committee: Kelly Daniels, Wendy Hilton- Morrow, Carrie Hough, Jamie Nelson, Mukesh Sud, or Jim Van Howe.


Iowa Research Grants: Call for Applications

The State Historical Society of Iowa (SHSI) announces a grant program for the 2009-2010 academic year. SHSI will award up to ten stipends of $1,000 each to support original research and interpretive writing related to the history of Iowa or Iowa and the Midwest. Preference will be given to applicants proposing to pursue previously neglected topics or new approaches to or interpretations of previously treated topics. SHSI invites applicants from a variety of backgrounds, including academic and public historians, graduate students, and independent researchers and writers. Applications will be judged on the basis of their potential for producing work appropriate for publication in The Annals of Iowa. Grant recipients will be expected to produce an annotated manuscript targeted for The Annals of Iowa, SHSI's scholarly journal.

Applications for the 2009/2010 awards must be postmarked by April 15, 2009. Download application guidelines from our Web site

http://www.iowahistory.org/publications/the-annals-of-iowa/research-grants-for-authors.html

or request guidelines or further information from:

Research Grants
State Historical Society of Iowa
402 Iowa Avenue
Iowa City,  Iowa  52240-1806
Phone: 319-335-3931
e-mail: marvin-bergman@uiowa.edu

Please get in touch with Michael Nolan in the Academic Affairs Office if you are interested in pursuing this grant for yourself or for one of your students.