Monday, May 3

4:00 PM - Dr. Norman Wirzba, Research Professor of Theology, Ecology, and Rural Life, Duke Divinity School, presents:  "From Nature to Creation: Rethinking our Environmental Crisis"
Old Main 335

Tuesday, May 4

10:45 AM - Voice Seminar
Wallenberg Hall, Denkmann Building

11:30 -11:50 AM - Tuesday Reflections - Rebecca Wee, English
Ascension Chapel, Founders Hall, 2nd Floor

11:00 AM Lunch
11:30 AM -  Geifman Lecture - Ellen Kennedy presents "Vedem: A Children's Literary Magazine in the Terezin Ghetto"
Evald Great Hall

7:00 PM  - Geifman Lecture - Ellen Kennedy presents "Standing Up to the Nazis: Jews' Armed and Spiritual Resistance in the Vilna Ghetto"
Olin Auditorium

8:00 PM - Student Recital - Various student musicians
Wallenberg Hall, Denkmann Building

Wednesday, May 5

12:00 - 1:00 PM - Bible Study:  The Path of Descent
Chicago Room, College Center
Bring your lunch if you wish. Bring your Bible, or there are extras to use.

8:00 PM - Augustana Flute & Clarinet Choirs Concert
Wallenberg Hall, Denkmann Building

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

Thursday, May 6

11:30 - 12:30 - Faculty Senate Meeting
Science 102

Friday, May 7

4:00 PM - Friday Conversations-Join Ellen Hay for a brainstorming session: Questions to Consider (see announcements)
3:30 PM - Refreshments
Wilson Center

4:00 PM - Faculty Program: Janina Ehrlich and Robert Elfline. Music for Cello by Jewish Composers
Wallenberg Hall, Denkmann Building

7:30 PM - The Seagull
Tickets: $10 general; $8 seniors/students
Potter Theatre, Bergendoff Hall

8:00 PM - Augustana Jazz Ensemble Concert
Centennial Hall

Saturday, May 8

9:00 AM - 2:00 PM:  2010 Celebration of Learning
http://www.augustana.edu/x12116.xml

11:30 AM - Recognition of Student Honors Program
102 Science Building

12:00 PM - Senior Studio Art Student Exhibition
Art Museum, Centennial Hall

4:00 PM - Augustana Four Choirs Concert
Wennerberg Men's Chorus, Jenny LInd Vocal Ensemble, Ascension Singers, Cantilena Augustana
Centennial Hall

7:30 PM - The Seagull
Tickets: $10 general; $8 seniors/students
Potter Theatre, Bergendoff Hall

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

Sunday, May 9

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

1:00 PM - Student Recietal - Kelly Mitroff, voice
Wallenberg Hall, Denkmann Building

1:30 PM - The Seagull
Tickets: $10 general; $8 seniors/students
Potter Theatre, Bergendoff Hall

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

Volume 8, Issue 27 - May 3, 2010

Faculty News

Jennifer Burnham and Norm Moline (geography) accompanied six geography majors to the Midwest Undergraduate Research Symposium (MUGS) at Macalester College on April 23-24.  Four seniors presented the results of their senior research projects.  If you know these students, join us in congratulating them on a job well done!

Andrew Johnson
Bedform Analysis of the Upper Mississippi River: Spatial Analysis of the Factors Contributing to Dunes

Michael Seevers
A Study to Determine the Adequacy of Highway Culverts in Upper Rock Island County, Illinois

Pamela Larson
The Greenhouse Gas Emissions Impact of Rock Island, Illinois and A Comparison of the Sustainability Initiatives of Midwestern Rustbelt Cities

Ellen Adams
A Geographic Exploration of Post Offices in Northwest Illinois


Dora Malech's book, Shore Ordered Ocean, was recently sslected as a finalist for the ForeWord Book of the Year Award! http://www.bookoftheyearawards.com/books/1904130399/


Mindi Mull recently had a research article accepted for publication in The Journal of Experimental Child Psychology. The article is entitled "Did She Mean to Do It? Acquiring a Folk Theory of Intentionality", authors: Melinda S. Mull and E. Margaret Evans.