Monday, August 25

12:00 - 1:00 PM - Great March for Climate Action
CSL Dining Room

4:00 - 5:00 PM - LSFY 10 New Faculty Meeting
Old Main 117

Tuesday, August 26

10:30 - 11:30 AM - Full Faculty Meeting
Olin Auditorium

11:30 - 11:50 AM - Tuesday Reflection - Richie Benson, '15 - Student Government Assoc. President
Ascension Chapel, Founders Hall, 2nd floor

7:00 PM - "The Future is Calling Us to Greatness"
presented by bestselling author and evolutionary theologian Rev. Michael Dowd
Unitarian Universalist Congregation of the Quad Cities, 3407 Eastern Avenue, Davenport, Iowa

Wednesday, August 27

6:30 - 8:30 PM - Riverine Walks: State of the River, presented by Reuben Heine
Tickets Price is $5
Sunset Park (map)

Thursday, August 28

10:30 - 11:30 AM - Faculty Council Meeting
Dahl Room, College Center 3rd floor

11:00 AM - 12:00 Noon - Reading/Writing Center Open House
Stop by and meet our new ELL Specialist, Jake Romaniello
Reading/Writing Center, Center for Student Life, 4th floor

3:30 - 4:30 PM - State of the College
Presented by President Bahls
Olin Auditorium

4:30 - 5:30 PM - Intro to the Office of Career Development
Students can learn how to best use the services of the Office of Career Development
Olin 302

Friday, August 29

3:45 - 5:00 PM - Friday Conversation "New Spaces on Campus Tour"
Meet at 3:45 in Center for Faculty Enrichment, Olin 301/303

6:00 - 8:00 PM - Live on Campus: Republic of Lights
Brew by the Slough

8:00 PM - Faculty & Guest Artist Recital: Pendulum
Performers are Randall Hall, saxophone, and Jonathon Kirk, laptop
Wallenberg Hall, Denkmann Building

Saturday, August 30

8:00 AM - 1:00 PM - Augie Acres Farmers Market
Freight House, 421 W. River Drive, Davenport, IA

8:00 PM - Second City, improvisational threatre troupe
Centennial Hall

Sunday, August 31

6:00 PM - Six Appeal
Six Appeal uses a cappella singing to span decades of classic oldiesk, current chart toppers, and catchy original tunes
Centennial Hall

Volume 15, Issue 1 - August 25, 2014


Augustana Grants Website

The NEH Summer Stipend program has been announced for 2015.  Our internal deadline for preliminary proposals is Monday, September 15th, 2014.NEH Summer Stipends provide $6,000 for two consecutive, uninterrupted months of full-time independent study, research and writing that will make a significant contribution in the humanities. All applicants with college or university affiliations must be nominated by their institution. All U.S. citizens, whether they reside inside or outside the United States, are eligible to apply. Foreign nationals who have been living in the United States or its jurisdictions for at least the three years immediately preceding the application deadline are also eligible.

We are allowed to nominate up to two faculty members.  Because it is possible that we may receive more than two internal applications, our deadline for the preliminary proposals will be Monday, September 15 for internal review prior to nomination.  We do request, however, that you let us know as early as possible if you are planning to submit a proposal.  Notification of the two proposals selected to be submitted to the NEH will occur no later than September 20.  The two faculty members selected will then be able to consider the internal review committee's comments and revise as they feel necessary for the September 30, 2014 submission deadline.

Please submit the following to, no later than September 15th if you would like to apply for the NEH Summer Stipend Program:

1.      Resume, not to exceed two single-spaced pages;

2.      Detailed description of the proposed study, not to exceed three single-spaced pages; i.e., a draft of your NEH proposal;

3.      Bibliography for the project, not to exceed one single-spaced page; and

4.      Names and titles of the two people who would be writing references.

For questions or assistance in developing your proposal, or general questions please either refer to the NEH Summer Stipend web-site: