Monday, September 3
Labor Day - No Classes
7:00 PM - Independent and International Film Series: Rome: Season 1 Episode 2: "How Titus Pullo Brought Down the Republic"
Tuesday, September 4
11:30 - 11:50 AM - Tuesday Reflection - Sister Bobbi Bussman
Ascension Chapel, Founders Hall, 2nd floor
7:00 PM - The River Readings at Augustana: Dan Rosenberg and Eduardo Corral
Wednesday, September 5
10:30 AM - 1:00 PM - Volunteer Fair
College Center lobby
4:00 - 5:00 PM - Feminist Tea Series "Dangerous Memories, Powerful Women" and "Velvet Jihad: South Asian Muslim Women Writers Waging a Narrative War" presented by Umme Al-Wazedi
Evald Great Hall
12:00 - 12:50 PM - Weekly Bible Study for Faculty, Staff, Administrators
"Adventures of the Promise", tracking God's promises to Noah, Abraham, Moses, David, and asking how those promises intersect with our lives. Bring a Bible if you can. Bring your lunch if you wish.
Chicago Room, College Center
6:00 - 7:00 PM - Guitarist/vocalist Chris Dunn and Roald Tweet, professor emeritus of English at Augustana College, will present "Songs and Stories of the Mississippi River."
Rock Island Library, 401 19th Street, Rock Island, Illinois
7:30 PM - "Religion in China Today" - Professor Wang Jianping, Shanghai Normal University
Thursday, September 6
9:00 - 10:00 AM - Coffee and Conversation
Community Engagement Center, Sorensen Hall, first floor
10:00 AM - 3:00 PM - Blood Drive
College Center Loft
7:00 PM - Independent and International Film Series: "Les Visiteurs" (France)
Friday, September 7
4:00 PM - Friday Conversation
3:30 PM -Refreshments
8:00 - 9:00 PM - Jessica Warren-Acosta, principal flutist of the Quad City Symphony, will perform a recital and talk about her performing experiences. Warren-Acosta will perform works by Prokofieff, J. S. Bach, Debussy, and Doppler. She will be joined by Augustana faculty members Mary Neil on piano and Janet Stodd on flute.
Saturday, September 8
10:00 AM - 5:00 PM - 20th Annual East End Neighborhood Fair
Offering food and entertainment, plus information from various organizations
St. John's Lutheran church, 4501 7th Avenue, Rock Island, Illinois
8:00 PM - Comedy troupe: Second City
Faculty and staff are permitted 4 free tickets. Contact the ticket office.
Sunday, September 9
No events scheduled
Volume 10, Issue 3 - September 3, 2012
Inside Higher Ed, "Elitism, Equality and MOOCs" by Craig Ryan, 8-31-12
The Teaching Professor (website)
The Teaching Professor (Magna Publications Website)
Educational Policies Committee meeting minutes of 5-1-12
General Education Committee meeting minutes of 4-25-12
General Education Committee meeting minutes of 5-2-12
General Education Committee meeting minutes of 5-9-12
Moodle site for 9-27-12 Symposium Day, Chapter 1 of Paul Loeb's book, Soul of a Citizen
Please send suggested readings and newsletter submissions to Mary Koski.