Monday, January 16

4:00 - 5:00 PM - All LSFY Meeting  CANCELLED
Wilson Center 

4:30 PM - Deadline to submit Proposals for Teaching & Learning Experiences
Academic Affairs Office

6:30 PM - Honor Band Festival Finale Concert
Featuring two high school festival bands as well as Augustana Symphonic Band
Free admission
Centennial Hall 

Tuesday, January 17

11:30 - 11:50 AM - Tuesday Reflection - Megan Keller, '12
Ascension Chapel, Founders Hall, 2nd floor 

3:30 - 4:30 PM - Genesis Employee Assistance Program Informational Meeting
Board Room, College Center, 2nd floor 

4:30 - 5:30 PM - Ekklesia Study Group
Old Main 121

5:30 PM - Sky Full of Lighters
Lantern-lighting event complete with inspiring music and hot chocolate and a ceremony to bring tears to your eyes and motivation to take a stand. Buy a lantern for only $3 and write the name of a loved one or someone you know fighting cancer, and turn the switch to light the Quad with HOPE!  Lanterns are on sale all week in the College Center or you can buy yours at the event.
Lower Quad 

Wednesday, January 18

12:00 - 12:50 PM - Faculty, Staff & Administrators' Bible Study
New Bible Study Series: "Justice for the Poor" featuring a 10-minute DVD introduction to each of the six sessions by Jim Wallis, editor-in-chief of Sojourners Magazine."
Bring your lunch and a Bible
Chicago Room, College Center

4:00 - 5:00 PM - Women's & Gender Studies Tea Series: Conquering Canaan and Making Men? Manculinity in the Book of Judges
presented by Kelly Murphy
Evald Great Hall 

7:00 PM - Hispanic Film Festival: Lula Son of Brazil
This free film is the story of the early years of Brazilian President Luis Inácio da Silva, a man who came from nowhere to eventually achieve success (Not rated; in Portuguese with subtitles). 128 min.
Free admission
Hanson Hall of Science 102 

Thursday, January 19

9:00 - 10:00 AM - Genesis Employee Assistance Program Informational Meeting
Board Room, College Center, 2nd floor

10:00 AM - 1:30 PM - 13th Annual Augustana Food Fair"
Sample a wide variety of products and help select new items for next year's menu. Free.
College Center Dining room & 2nd Floor Lounge 

11:30 AM - 12:30 PM - Division Meetings
See Announcements for locations 

7:00 PM - Let's Talk About It: Making Sense of the American Civil War"
Steve Warren leads this series of reading and discussion groups
For details or to register and obtain copies of all program materials, visit the 2nd floor reference desk or call 309-524-2470.
Free admission
Moline Public Library, 3210 41st Street, Moline, IL 

Friday, January 20

Registration for So, Jr, Sr Students

1:30 PM - Windows 7/Office 2010 Workshop
Workshop will cover "What's New" with Windows 7 and Office 2010
RSVP to Wendy Ramsdale
Olin 109 

4:00 PM - Friday Conversation: Mary Windeknecht presents "Advising:  Intervention with At-Risk Students"
3:30 PM - Refreshments
Wilson Center 

4:30 PM - Deadline to submit Summer Research Fellowships

7:30 PM - Percussion Ensemble Concert
A wide variety of percussion repertoire performed by Augustana students under the direction of Tony Oliver.
Free admission
Ensemble Room, Bergendoff Hall  

Saturday, January 21

7:00 - 9:00 PM - Asian Night
Students and faculty are given a chance to try new foods and observe cultures different from their own.
Tickets will be on sale Jan. 11-16 in the College Center during lunch and dinner hours. $5 in advance; $6 at the door
Westerlin Residence Center 

8:00 PM - Faculty Recital - Randall Hall, saxophone
Wallenberg Hall, Denkmann Building 

Sunday, January 22

11:30 AM - 4:30 PM - 2nd Annual Women in Leadership Symposium
RSVP to wgs@augustana.edu or janesimonsen@augustana.edu
Evald Hall

Volume 9, Issue 18 - January 16, 2012

Grants

Augustana's Grants Website

The Faculty Research Committee solicits proposals for the Faculty Research Fund

Nature of this research fund:


Guidelines and selection criteria for the research fund (see Faculty Handbook for details):

1) Five page maximum proposal including itemized budget

2) Proposal must include:

3) Criteria used by the committee to evaluate proposals: eligibility, clarity of presentation, appropriate budget prediction, prospects for publication and public attention, applicant's qualifications, inclusion of student researchers (student researchers are not required, but are often favorably reviewed)

4) Expectation for funded work:

Please send your proposal by email attachment (otherwise, six hard copies) by 5:00 p.m. on Monday, January 30, 2012 to Mary Koski in the Dean's Office. Awards will be announced no later than February 20, 2012. Direct questions to any member of the committee: David Arbesu, Dan Conway, Ian Harrington, Scott Irelan, Eric Stewart, or Jim van Howe.