Monday, October 18

9:00 AM - Reforming Reformation Conference
Olin Auditorium
After-hours session for students (faculty welcome) at Evald Great Hall 5:00-6:00 PM

4:00 - 5:00 PM - Sabbatical Report - Alli Haskill presents "Finishing What I Started: Explorations of Narratives, Curriculum-Based Language Intervention and Linguistic Self Analysis in Children and Young Adults with Language Impairments"
Evald 120

4:00 - 5:00 PM - Being on the Job Market Workshop
Evald 18

4:30 PM - High School Chamber Choral Festival Finale Concert
Wallenberg Hall, Denkmann Building

7:30 PM - Environmentalist Bill McKibben
Wallenberg Hall, Denkmann Building

Tuesday, October 19

9:00 AM - 12:00 PM Reforming Reformation Conference
Olin Auditorium

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

11:30 - 11:50 AM - Tuesday Reflection - Rebecca Reddick, Biology Dept.
Ascension Chapel, 2nd floor, Founders Hall

Wednesday, October 20

9:30 - 10:30 AM - Coffee and Conversation
Community Engagement Center, Sorensen Hall, 1st floor

12:00 - 1:00 PM - Bible Study w/Pastor Priggie 
"Teachable Moments"
Bring a Bible, or one will be provided. Bring your lunch, if you wish
Chicago Room, College Center

7:00 PM - Informational Meeting for Texas Medical Center Summer Research Internship Program 2011
Old Main 335

Thursday, October 21

10:30 - 11:30 AM - Faculty Forum on Faculty Handbook
Hanson Science 102

11:30 AM - 12:30 PM - Faculty Senate Meeting
Hanson Science 102

2:00 - 3:00 PM - Frieze Lecture:  "Augustana History, 1935 to 1975" by Thomas Tredway
Rock Island Library, 401 19th Street, Rock Island, Illinois

2:30 - 3:15 PM - Service Awards
Olin Auditorium

4:30 - 5:30 PM - After Hours Poetry & Prose, moderated by Erin Bertram
Library Room 518

4:30 PM - WGST Tea Hour Series presents "A Psychologist's Perspective on Gender Dynamics in Alternative Sexual Practices" by David Rodemaker
Tredway Library, 2nd floor south end

5:00 - 6:00 PM - Deans' Meeting with Department and Program Chairs
Olin Auditorium

7:00 PM - African Children's Choir Concert
The performance is free but donations are accepted
Ascension Chapel, 2nd floor, Founders Hall

7:30 PM - Harry Nelson Lecture in Astronomy: Finding Other Earths by Dr. Jason Steffen, Fermi National Laboratory
Hanson Science 102

Friday, October 22

10:30 AM - 2:30 PM - WGST Friday Film: "The Line"
This 30-minute film will play continuously from 10:30 AM - 2:30 PM
For more information on the film and a trailer http://whereisyourline.org/
WGS Research and Study Center, Old Main 225

4:00 - 5:00 PM - Friday Conversations: "Making Sense out of Assessment" presented by Mark Salisbury
3:30 PM - Refreshments
Wilson Center 
Child care available: contact Mary Koski

7:00 PM - African Children's Choir Concert
The performance is free but donations are accepted
First Lutheran Church, 1230 5th Avenue, Moline, Illinois
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7:30 PM - Wrestling with Angels and Demons theater production
General admission: $11 for adults; $9 for seniors (60+), students (full-time, any school), children, faculty/staff; $7 for students required to attend for class (faculty member must supply class roster in advance) - Order tickets
Potter Theatre, Bergendoff Hall

8:00 PM - Augustana Jazz Ensemble Concert
Centennial Hall 

Saturday, October 23

4:00 PM - Augustana Four Choirs Concert
The Jenny Lind Vocal Ensemble, Ascension Singers, Wennerburg Men's Chorus and Cantilena Augustana will perform
Centennial Hall

7:30 PM - Wrestling with Angels and Demons theater production
General admission: $11 for adults; $9 for seniors (60+), students (full-time, any school), children, faculty/staff; $7 for students required to attend for class (faculty member must supply class roster in advance) - Order tickets
Potter Theatre, Bergendoff Hall
30-45 minute Talkback Session immediately following (a Pre-Tenure Leave Presentation by Scott Irelan)

7:30 PM - Planetarium Open House
free and open to the public
John Deere Planetarium and Carl Gamble Observatory

Sunday, October 24

1:30 PM - Wrestling with Angels and Demons theater production
General admission: $11 for adults; $9 for seniors (60+), students (full-time, any school), children, faculty/staff; $7 for students required to attend for class (faculty member must supply class roster in advance) -
Order tickets
Potter Theatre, Bergendoff Hall

4:00 PM - Gospel Choir Concert
Wallenberg Hall, Denkmann Building

Volume 8, Issue 9 - October 18, 2010

Readings

General Education Committee meeting minutes of October 6, 2010

 

"Liberal Arts, Post-Recession" by Scott Jaschik, INSIDE HIGHER ED, October 15, 2010 
http://www.insidehighered.com/news/2010/10/15/augustana 

Please send suggested readings and newsletter submissions to Mary Koski.