CALL FOR JAEKE AWARD NOMINATIONS
Deadline: Thursday, April 1, 2010 at 4:00 PM
Nominations for the Harold T. and Violet M. Jaeke awards must be received in the Academic Affairs office no later than 4:00 PM Thursday, April 1, 2010. So that we may fully and fairly consider each nominee, the Jaeke Committee asks that you complete the nomination form; we will not review letters of nomination. The Committee also will not consider group/collaborative nominations (one nomination form with multiple signatures). Each recommendation requires a separate nomination form. Keep in mind that it is possible to receive the award ONE TIME ONLY. Please take the time to recognize the hard work of your fellow workers. If you have any questions, please contact Mary Koski in the Academic Affairs Office.
It's back-the Edible Book Festival!
Make an edible creation representing a favorite book and bring it to the Library's lobby
on Thursday, April 8, by noon.
(Bring the book along that inspired your culinary creation.)
NEW category this year (in honor of the sesquicentennial):
Make a creation that represents Augustana...
Old Main in sugar cubes?
A Viking in beets and radishes?
All entries must be made out of food & have something to do with books or Augie. Voting commences at noon. Judging held at 4:00. Winners announced at 4:30.
Four categories of winners: People's Choice, Most Creative, Most Representative of Book, Most Representative of Augustana. You could win a $50 or $25 gift certificate at the Bookstore! Open to all students, faculty, and staff. Contact Margi Rogal.
Week Seven Seminar
~an informal discussion by and for faculty~
Friday, April 23, 4:00-5:00 PM
(refreshments at 3:30)
Text: Coming of Age: A History of Augustana College, 1935-1975
by Tom Tredway *
Discussion Leader: Lou Belby
Departing from the Week Seven Seminar's usual protocol, the April discussion will, instead of centering around a short article or essay, focus on an entire book: Tom Tredway's new history of Augustana College. This will give us an opportunity to read Tom's book and talk about it within the framework of the past, present, and future direction of the college. AND the discussion will be led by veteran member of the faculty (31 years of service!) Lou Belby.
*Book is available FREE for the first 10 registrants! (courtesy of CVR)
Contact Margi Rogal to register for the discussion and get a free book.
Excerpts will also be available on Moodle later.
Recently, the respective Boards of the Associated Colleges of Illinois (ACI) and the Associated Colleges of the Midwest (ACM) http://www.acm.edu/ endorsed a new partnership to expand access by students from both consortia to the programs each consortium operates in Chicago in the fields of urban studies, art, and business, as well as urban education. These programs can offer engaging new opportunities for students.
The three Chicago Programs <http://www.acm.edu/chicago operated by the ACM are offered each fall and spring semester, are open to students of any major, and are available at a discounted price to students from ACI colleges. The three programs are:
- Business, Entrepreneurship, and Society <http://www.acm.edu/business - Students from a wide cross-section of majors experience a semester exploring the bustling world of Chicago business and innovation. The program includes numerous trips to businesses and organizations in diverse areas of Chicago, while students meet with local entrepreneurs, and explore a city with a rich history of business innovation.
- Chicago Arts <http://www.acm.edu/arts - Students explore the world of urban arts and creativity, in a city where the arts are especially vibrant. The program is open to students with an interest in any arts discipline - performance, literature, journalism, visual arts, media and new media, audio, commercial arts, communication - who are ready to engage Chicago's art world and expand their own notions of art and creativity.
- Urban Studies <http://www.acm.edu/urban - Students become immersed in the urban life of Chicago, experiencing the city from a wide variety of perspectives, with trips to different community organizations in a diverse mix of neighborhoods. The program focuses on issues of social justice, urbanization, community relations, politics, and social issues, while providing students with a wealth of opportunities for learning through direct experience.
For more information, please contact Jeff Abernathy.
Midwest Faculty Seminar Presents:
Who Owns Culture
April 15 - 17, 2010
Midwest Faculty Seminar is pleased to announce their fourth seminar of the 2009-2010 academic year. This seminar aims to examine the stakes of debates over cultural property. Changing social and technological practices have forced a reevaluation of ownership, fair use, and appropriation of artistic and cultural endeavors. A program announcement can be found here. Please contact Jeff Abernathy by Thursday, April 1st if you are interested in attending.
Midwest Faculty Seminar Call for Proposals:
Preparing Future Faculty: A New Midwest Faculty Annual Seminar
Due Thursday, April 1, 2010
To mark the sesquicentennial anniversary of the College in 2010, the library offers displays this term that depict changes in the physical campus over the years:
"From the Ground Up: 150 Years of Augustana Buildings" / 2nd floor
A timeline from 1860 to 2010, maps, and photographs show the enormous change in campus building, from the college's beginnings in Chicago to the First College Building in Rock Island in 1875 to the makeover of Emmy Carlsson Evald Hall in 2008. See if you can figure out the answers to the Treasure Hunts inserted throughout the display. Also take a look at the vintage postcards of campus from Special Collections.
"An American Universitetshuset: Designing Old Main" / Special Collections
This exhibit tells the story of how Old Main got its name, how the dome became part of the building, and how the design shifted from one based on the new main building at the University of Uppsala to a truly American design. The exhibit has numerous photos of Old Main from across the years as well as early designs for the building, which look nothing like the current Old Main.
Honors Capstone Project by Kristin Klouda / 2nd floor
The library is also featuring a display by junior Kristin Klouda, the presentation of her Honors Capstone Project in which she designed and sewed three dresses that reflect the complex human emotions of anger, sorrow, and love. Walk around the figures dressed in Kristin's creations, touch the fabric she used, read her journal, and take a survey about your own feelings and emotions.
Register NOW for the 2010 Celebration of Learning!
....the Augustana College student research symposium.
Click here for more information and to register online!
Spring Term Division Meetings
Thursday, April 29, 2010
10:30 - 11:30 AM
Fine and Performing Arts
Language and Literature
Old Main 124
Science Buidling 102
History, Philosophy and Religion
Old Main 332
Business and Education
Carlsson Evald 212
Old Main 122