Monday, December 9

CANCELLED 2:30 - 3:30 PM - Director of Advising Candidate, Dr. Ned Laff, presents "Discussing Careers with Sophomore and Junior Majors"
Gävle Room 404, Center for Student Life, 4th floor

4:00 - 5:00 PM - LSFY 103 Curriculum Meeting
Old Main 117

Tuesday, December 10

9:00 - 10:00 AM - Forum on Armed Staff at Augustana
Wilson Center

10:45 AM - General Student Recital
Wallenberg Hall, Denkmann Building

11:30 - 11:50 AM - Tuesday Reflection - Christina Lorge-Grover, Director of Residential Life
Ascension Chapel, Founders Hall, 2nd floor

1:00 PM - 12:00 Noon - PowerPoint Basics Workshop
RSVP to Wendy Ramsdale x 8092
Olin 105

7:00 - 9:00 PM - A Tribute to Our Lady of Guadalupe
Guests encouraged to bring flowers for the altar and wear traditional clothing
Centennial Hall

Wednesday, December 11

2:30 - 3:30 PM - Director of Advising Candidate, Chris Campbell, presents "Discussing Careers with Sophomore and Junior Majors"
Gävle Room 404, Center for Student Life, 4th floor

4:30 - 5:15 PM - Workshop for Students:  "Reading at the Speed of Coursework" workshop
Westerlin  Residence Hall

7:30 PM - Augustana's Theatre Dept. presents "A Green River"
directed by alumnus Philip Wm. McKinley
$11 for adults, $9 for seniors, students, faculty and staff
Potter Theatre, Bergendoff Building

7:30 PM - The Joy of Christmas Past and Present
Buses leave from Andreen/Swanson @ 6:15 PM. Advance reservation is required. Contact Connie Huntley x 7213
Augustana Lutheran Church, 628 6th St., Andover Illinois

8:00 PM - Flute and Clarinet Choirs Recital
Wallenberg Hall, Denkmann Building

Thursday, December 12

10:30 - 11:30 AM - Faculty Senate Meeting
102 Hanson Hall of Science

10:30 AM - Informational Meeting on Student Summer Fellowships
Evald Great Hall

11:00 AM - CMS-Ingeniux Workshop
RSVP to Kristina Zimmerman x 7476
Olin 110

11:30 AM -12:20 PM - The Salon - Randall Hall
The Brew, Center for Student Life, 4th floor

12:00 Noon - 1:00 PM - Admissions Recruitment Update
Center for Student Life Room 404, 4th floor

2:00 - 3:00 PM - Forum for staff and administrators on Armed Staff at Augustana
Wilson Center

4:30 - 7:30 PM - Christmas Dinner at the CSL
$10
CSL Dining Room, 4th floor

4:30 - 5:30 PM - Co-curricular Transcript Training Workshop for Advisors
Wilson Center

4:45 - 6:45 PM - LGBTZ Safe Zone Training for Facutly, Administration and Staff
Old Main 310

7:30 PM - Augustana's Theatre Dept. presents "A Green River"
directed by alumnus Philip Wm. McKinley
$11 for adults, $9 for seniors, students, faculty and staff
Potter Theatre, Bergendoff Building

Friday, December 13

1:00 PM - i-Movie Workshop
RSVP to Kristina Zimmerman x 7476
Old Main 202

1:00 - 2:00 PM - Director of Advising Candidate, Dr. Blake Thurman, presents "Discussing Careers with Sophomore and Junior Majors"
Gävle Room 404, Center for Student Life, 4th floor

4:00 PM - Friday Conversation: Mark Salisbury - "What Transfer Students Say About Their Transition to Augustana"
3:30 PM - Refreshments

Wilson Center

5:00 PM - Deadline to make payment to Sara Maccabee x 7208 for the December 19th Christmas Smorgasbord

5:00 PM - Deadline for Dept. Chairs to submit departmental summer school offerings
to Jeff Ratliff-Crain

5:00 - 7:00 PM - CS&D Annual Holiday Party for Children Under 12
Free admission. Donations of new gloves, hats or scarves will be accepted
Brodahl Building, Center for Speech Language & Hearing

5:30 - 7:30 PM - Hanukkah Party
Fun for kids and grown-ups
Evald Great Hall

7:30 PM - Augustana's Theatre Dept. presents "A Green River"
directed by alumnus Philip Wm. McKinley
$11 for adults, $9 for seniors, students, faculty and staff
Potter Theatre, Bergendoff Building

Saturday, December 14

2:00 - 3:00 PM - Holiday Planetarium Show
Admission is free, but reservations are requested at 309-794-7327.
John Deere Planetarium and Carl Gamble Observatory, Planetarium

5:00 PM - Deadline to submit 2014 Presidential Research Fellowship Grant Applications
to Mary Koski
116 Founders Hall

7:30 PM - Augustana's Theatre Dept. presents "A Green River"
directed by alumnus Philip Wm. McKinley
$11 for adults, $9 for seniors, students, faculty and staff
Potter Theatre, Bergendoff Building

8:00 PM - Handel Oratorio Society: A Christmas Messiah
$20 adults, $16 seniors, $10 students, facult yand staff
Centennial Hall

Sunday, December 15

1:30 PM - Augustana's Theatre Dept. presents "A Green River"
directed by alumnus Philip Wm. McKinley
$11 for adults, $9 for seniors, students, faculty and staff
Potter Theatre, Bergendoff Building

2:00 PM - Handel Oratorio Society: A Christmas Messiah
$20 adults, $16 seniors, $10 students, faculty and staff
Centennial Hall

7:00 - 8:00 PM - Holiday Planetarium Show
Admission is free, but reservations are requested at 309-794-7327.
John Deere Planetarium and Carl Gamble Observatory, Planetarium

Volume 12, Issue 14 - December 9, 2013

Grants

Augustana Grants Website

PRESIDENTIAL RESEARCH FELLOWSHIP GRANT

Eligibility: All tenure-track and tenured faculty
Deadline: December 15
Notification: January 15; funding disbursed July and August

Description

Presidential Research Fellowships are intended to support faculty research, scholarship and artistic work at Augustana. The fellowships will pay up to $4,000 for a faculty research project to be undertaken in the summer. Up to $750 is available for travel and expenses. The proposal should constitute a new area of research, a new area of an existing research agenda, or support for substantial, ongoing work. Proposals are invited in any of the four areas of scholarship: discovery, teaching, integration and application (outlined by Ernest Boyer in Scholarship Reconsidered) as well as in artistic work. Proposals are competitive and will be reviewed and ranked by an off-campus evaluator. Priority will be given to faculty who were not awarded a Presidential Research Fellowships in the previous year. Faculty members who have summer research funding as part of their contracts in a given year are not eligible for Presidential Research Fellowships in that year. PRF funds are available only to tenured and tenure-track faculty.

Submission to a peer-reviewed journal-or the equivalent for an artistic project-is normally expected within a year (by July the following year); in disciplines where such a deadline is inappropriate, please include a date for submission in the proposal. A report on the research, a copy of the letter of submission, and a copy of the paper will be due at the same time. Publication or acceptance within 18 months of August 15th of the year the award was granted will result in an additional $1,000 stipend.

Guidelines

Proposals should address the specific nature and scope of the research, as well as its likely audience. Proposals should be no more than five pages, including a detailed budget for any expenses and a description of the proposed venue for publication or performance. External readers will evaluate proposals and make a recommendation.

Submit proposals to Mary Koski in the Office of Academic Affairs.

Responsibilities of the Grantee


 

FREISTAT CENTER GRANTS

Deadline:  January 17, 2014

Submit Proposals to: Heidi Storl



In-country research grants for Africa, Asia, Europe or Latin America

Objective:
To provide financial support to encourage research leading to peer reviewed publication by full-time, tenured or tenure track Augustana College faculty either during an academic term(s) or a summer period of study in Africa, Asia, Europe or Latin America.

Requirements:

Follow-Up:

Faculty Research in Peace Studies Grants

Objective: 
To support scholarly research by Augustana faculty in the field of Peace Studies, broadly construed. Although it is difficult to define the boundaries of Peace Studies precisely, as our Mission Statement suggests, it includes efforts to understand the social, political, and economic conditions that contribute to violent conflicts, to ending violent conflicts, and that favor or enhance the prevalence of peaceful (non-violent) and harmonious coexistence. A wide range of projects might fall within these general limits, and consequently, applicants in a wide range of academic fields are encouraged to apply. Research might include, but is not limited to: in-country research into the causes of a particular violent conflict, or into how a particular violent conflict has been resolved; in-country research into social or political practices of a particular community that have succeeded in encouraging non-violent and cooperative solutions to conflict; or scholarship based on comparative research aimed at general understanding of how certain sorts of conflicts can be successfully and peacefully resolved.

Requirements:

Follow-Up:

Present a public lecture on Freistat-funded research within one year after his/her funding ends to the campus community


Travel Awards to Present Research at International Conferences

Objective:
To provide supplementary financial support to full-time, tenured and tenure track, Augustana faculty to enable them to present formal papers at international conferences in Africa, Asia, Europe, or Latin America.

Requirements:

Follow-Up:

Student-Faculty Fellows On-Site Undergraduate Research Grants

Objective: 
To provide funding to facilitate faculty mentoring of undergraduate research in Africa, Asia, Europe or Latin America, or in Peace Studies in either America or abroad.

Requirements:

Follow-Up:


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 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.