Monday, January 14

3:30 - 5:00 PM - Retirement Planning Task Force Information Session
Wilson Center

7:00 PM - Woody at 100
Area musicians and singers Paul Cioe, Chris Dunn, Mark Ridolfi, Rnady Smith and friends will celebrate life and music of Woody Guthrie, composer of "This Land is Your Land"
Wallenberg Hall, Denkmann Building

Tuesday, January 15

8:00 - 9:30 AM - Retirement Planning Task Force Information Session
Wilson Center

9:00 - 10:30 AM - Augustana Association of  Education Office Professionals (AAEOP) meeting
Olin Auditorium

10:00 - 11:30 AM - Retirement Planning Task Force Information Session
College Center Loft, 3rd floor

11:30 - 11:50 AM - Tuesday Reflection - Dr. Fenwick, Psychology Dept.
Ascension Chapel, Founders Hall, 2nd floor

1:00 - 2:30 PM - Retirement Planning Task Force Information Session
College Center Loft, 3rd floor

2:30 - 3:30 PM - Education Department Candidate Presentation: Ashley Taylor
Evald 212

3:00 - 4:00 PM - Blue and Gold Certification: Access Basics
RSVP to Wendy Ramsdale, x8092
Olin 110

3:30 - 5:00 PM - Retirement Planning Task Force Information Session
Wilson Center

7:00 - 8:30 PM - Netta Bartholomew Anderson Tea Party
The Rock Island Preservation Society will host a contemporary tea party at the Netta Bartholomew Anderson House. Dr. Ann Boaden, adjunct professor of English at Augustana, will portray Netta Anderson and bring her story to life. The event is open to the public; no reservations are required
Anderson House, 917 19th Street, Rock Island, IL

8:00 - 9:00 PM - The Salon
Kelly Murphy talks about "Misconceptions About the Bible..And Do They Matter?"
Andreen Hall, Red Room

8:00 - 9:00 PM - Fireside Chat with Wendy Hilton-Morrow
Evald Great Hall

Wednesday, January 16

7:30 - 9:00 AM - Retirement Planning Task Force Information Session
College Center Board Room, 3rd floor

9:30 - 11:00 AM - Retirement Planning Task Force Information Session
College Center Board Room, 3rd floor

12:00 - 12:50 PM - Weekly Bible Study for Faculty, Staff, Administrators
"Soul Centering Through Nature" - Bring a Bible if you can. Bring your lunch if you wish.
Chicago Room, College Center

3:00 - 4:00 PM - Blue and Gold Certification: Intermediate Word
RSVP to Wendy Ramsdale, x8092
Olin 110

4:00 - 5:00 PM - Tea Hour Series
Environmental historian Brian Leech will offer "Macho Miners in an Underground Heaven and an Above-Ground Hell" for the annual Tea Hour series
Evald Great Hall

5:00 - 6:00 PM - After Hours Poetry and Prose
Sorensen Hall Break Room/Lounge

8:00 PM - Student Recital: Thomas Knowles, trombone
Wallenberg Hall, Denkmann Building

7:00 - 9:30 PM - 18th Annual Hispanic Film Festival: "Gigante (Giant)"
Not rated. Free of Charge
102 Hanson Hall of Science

Thursday, January 17

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

12:00 - 1:00 PM - Lunch and Learn: Sneak peek at Library and CSL construction
The Brew, Tredway Library

4:30 - 5:30 PM - Division Meetings
See "Important Dates" page for location

7:00 PM - 12th Annual Augustana French Film Festival - "Les emotifs anonymes (Anonymous Romantics)"
Film is in French with English subtitles
Free admission
Olin Auditorium

Friday, January 18

Deadline to contact Margaret Farrar to attend Midwest Faculty Seminar "Islam In/and The West"

4:00 PM - Friday Conversation - "Advising Syllabus" presented by Mary Windeknecht and Kristin Douglas
3:30 PM - Refreshments
Wilson Center

8:00 PM - Percussion Ensemble Concert
Ensemble Room, Bergendoff Hall

Saturday, January 19

9:00 AM - 3:00 PM - Music Scholarship Day
Bergendoff Hall

6:00 PM - The Power of One: A Tribute to Dr. Martin Luther King
The celebration will include performances by the Community Gospel Chorus, The Westbrook Singers, the Augustana Gospel Choir and the Truth Temple Praise Dancers
Free admission
Centennial Hall

8:00 PM - Guest Artist - Paragon Trombone Quartet
The Paragon Trombone Quartet and the Augustana College Low Brass Choirs present works by Sibelius, Kazik, Apon, Grieg, Corea and more
Wallenberg Hall, Denkmann Building

Sunday, January 20

1:00 - 2:00 PM - Community Handbell Choir Open Rehearsal
Ascension Chapel, Founders Hall, 2nd floor

Volume 10, Issue 18 - January 14, 2013

Grants

Augustana Grants Website


STUDENT SUMMER FELLOWSHIPS

Application Deadline:  January 22, 2014

The Augustana Student Research Committee is offering Student Summer Fellowships for 2014. These fellowships carry a stipend of up to $3,000 with up to $500 available for expenses. Free on-campus housing is also available to summer fellows.

There will be two informational meetings about the fellowships in Evald Hall on December 12, 2013 at 10:30 AM and also on January 14, 2014 at 10:30 AM.

Details about the application process can be found HERE.




FACULTY RESEARCH FUND GRANT

Deadline: Monday, January 27, 2014

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 if at all possible (otherwise, six hard copies) by 5:00 PM on Monday, January 27, 2014 to Mary Koski in the Office of Academic Affairs.  Awards will be announced by February 17, 2014.   Direct questions to any member of the committee: Chadia Chanbers-Samadi, Lina Zhou, Paul Croll, Nathan Frank, or Eric Stewart.