Monday, August 31

11:00 AM - Farmers' Market
College Center

4:00 - 5:30 PM - Reception for International Students
Carlsson Evald Great Hall

Tuesday, September 1

11:30 - 11:50 AM - Reflections - Sam Schlouch, '10
Ascension Chapel, 2nd Floor, Founders Hall

Wednesday, September 2

9:30 AM - Coffee and Conversation
Carlsson Evald Great Hall

12:00 - 1:00 PM - Bible Study: Listening to New Voices About Faith
Chicago Room, College Center
Bring your lunch if you wish. Bring your Bible, or there are extras to use.

3:30 PM - Teaching Circle
Wilson Center

7:00 PM - Journalist Eleanor Clift,
Woodrow Wilson Visiting Fellow
"Politicfs: Progress or Paralysis"
Bergendoff Hall of Fine Arts

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

Thursday, September 3

10:30 AM - Teaching Circle
Old Main 128

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

4:00 - 5:00 PM - Reception to Honor New Exhibition:
"200 Years Ago: A Celebration of 1809 (Beyond Lincoln and Darwin)"
Tredway Library

Friday, September 4

4:00 PM - Friday Conversations: CIEE Reports
3:30 PM - Refreshments
Wilson Center
Babysitting services will be provided. Contact Mary Koski

Saturday, September 5

Sunday, September 6

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

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


Volume 7, Issue 2 - August 31, 2009


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National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) Summer Stipends

Summer stipends support individuals pursuing advanced research that is of value to scholars and general audiences in the humanities. Summer stipends provide $6,000 to support full-time work on a humanities project for a period of two months.  Faculty members teaching full-time at colleges and universities must be nominated by their institutions to apply for a summer stipend. Once faculty members are nominated by their institutions, they may submit their applications via at  Those with questions are encouraged to contact the Summer Stipends staff at

Each college and university in the U.S. may nominate two faculty members.  Any faculty member is eligible for nomination.  If you are interested in applying for a NEH summer stipend, please contact Jeff Abernathy by September 9, 2009.  If nominated by the dean, applications must be submitted on or before the October 1, 2009 deadline.