Monday, December 3

4:00 - 5:00 PM - All LSFY Faculty Meeting
"Inspiring Students to Set and Achieve Goals that Really Challenge Them"
Wilson Center

7:00 PM - Independent and International Film Series:  Rome: Season 1 Episode 7: "Pharsalus"
Free admission
Olin Auditorium

7:00 PM - 2nd Annual Life Raft Debate
A debate discussing each department's (Political Science, Business, Biology, Religion, Geology, Philosophy) value in reconstructing the new world!
Wallenberg Hall, Denkmann Building

Tuesday, December 4

All Day - High School Students Overnight

11:30 - 11:50 AM - Tuesday Reflection - Elle Janss, '13
Ascension Chapel, Founders Hall, 2nd floor

11:30 - 12:15 - History Matters Lecture
Jane Simonsen speaks on "Out of the Binder: Into the Booth: Women and the Gender Gap"
Hammarskjold Lounge, College Center, 3rd floor

4:30 - 6:00 PM - International & Multicultural Student Diversity Training for Faculty and Administration
Wilson Center

8:00 PM - Student Recital - Rick Rudy, cello
Wallenberg Hall, Denkmann Building

8:00 - 9:00 PM - The Salon
Neal Shipley speaks on gender, space, and high school
Andreen Hall, Red Room

Wednesday, December 5

Payment Deadline for Christmas Smörgåsbord to Sara Maccabee

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

3:00 - 4:00 PM -Blue & Gold Certification: Basic Overview of Google Apps
RSPV to Kristina Jansson x7476
Olin 109

7:00 PM - Art History Lecture on Francisco Goya, presented by Karissa Bushman "Full of the Wrath of God: Goya's Vilification of Frian Pedro de Zalvedia"
Larson Hall, Bergendoff Building

7:30 PM - Joy of Christmas Past and Present
6:15 PM - Free buses leave campus
Reservations are necessary to ride the bus, leaving from 38th Street by Andreen Hall.
The evening begins in Augustana Lutheran Church in Andover, IL with carols and special music by the Augustana Ascension Singers. The Christmas story from Luke will be read in three different languages. Sharon Varallo will be the preacher. Following the service, we will walk to Jenny Lind Chapel completely lit by candles for Communion and caroling. Hot chocolate and Christmas cookies afterwards
Augustana Lutheran Church, Andover, IL

8:00 PM - Flute and Clarinet Choir Concert
Wallenberg Hall, Denkmann Building

4:30 - 6:00 PM - International & Multicultural Student Diversity Training for Faculty and Administration
Wilson Center

4:30 PM - "Racing Left and Right: How Color-Blind Narratives Impact Activists Across the Political Spectrum" presented by Meghan Burke, assistant professor of sociology at Illinois Wesleyan University
17 Evald Hall

Thursday, December 6

7:00 AM - 7:00 PM - Interfaith Understanding's Third Annual Fast-A-Thon
The fast breaks at 7:00 PM in Westerlin Lounge with delicious food and conversation (catering by Olive Tree Cafe). Sign up in College Center now.

9:00 - 10:00 AM - Coffee and Conversation
Community Engagement Center

9:30 - 10:30 AM -Blue & Gold Certification: Basic Overview of Google Apps
RSPV to Kristina Jansson x7476
Olin 109

6:00 PM - Independent and International Film Series:  France "Joyeux Noel"
Free admission
Olin Auditorium

Friday, December 7

12:00 - 1:30 PM - AAEOP Meeting
Board Room, College Center, 3rd floor

4:00 PM - Friday Conversation - "CIEE International Faculty Development Seminars" presented by Allen Bertsche
3:30 PM - Refreshments
Wilson Center

5:00 - 7:00 PM - Communication Sciences & Disorders Department's Annual Holiday Party and Open House
Members of the Augie community with children under age 12. Appetizers, beverages, visits and photos with Santa, seasonal crafts and games, door prizes, balloon art and face painting
Free admission
Brodahl Building

6:00 - 7:30 PM - Life Webcast: "Radical Christian Life: Equipping Ourselves for Social Change"
presented by Sister Joan Chittister, OSB
Hanson Hall of Science 102

Saturday, December 8

12:30 - 2:00 PM - Life Webcast: "Radical Christian Life: Equipping Ourselves for Social Change"
presented by Sister Joan Chittister, OSB
Hanson Hall of Science 102

2:00 - 3:00 PM - Holiday Planetarium Show
Admission is free, but reservations are requested at (309) 794-7327. The program is not recommended for children ages 7 and under.
John Deere Planetarium and Carl Gamble Observatory, Planetarium

8:00 PM - Handel Oratorio Society "Messiah"
Tickets: $20 for adults, $16 for senior citizens, $10 for students and children
Centennial Hall

Sunday, December 9

2:00 PM - Handel Oratorio Society "Messiah"
Tickets: $20 for adults, $16 for senior citizens, $10 for students and children
Centennial Hall

Volume 10, Issue 15 - December 3, 2012

Readings

Advising Working Group
Interested in what the Advising Working Group has been up to? Take a look at the following document to see the direction of recent conversations

Draft Vision and Mission



The Teaching Professor (website)

The Teaching Professor (Magna Publications Website)


Educational Policies Committee meeting minutes of November 20, 2012

Faculty Senate meeting minutes of October 19, 2012