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January 9, 2006



Office of Student Activities

The Office of Student Activities would like to highlight two programs that may be of interest to the LS faculty.  They will be hosting Jabali Afrika on Saturday, February 4 and Step Afrika on Saturday, March 25.  Jabali Afrika will feature traditional African costumes, rhythms, and dance.  Step Afrika attempts to illustrate how traditional African rhythms have been transformed in recent years into a new art form.


Office of the Registrar

Click here to view the Official Enrollment Statistics Report for Winter Term 2005-2006.


Lutheran Academy of Scholars

The Lutheran Academy of Scholars is pleased to announce the 2006 Summer Seminar, "Lutheran Sensibility and Literary Arts." This seminar, under the direction of Professor Ronald Thiemann, will take place July 9-22 at Harvard University in Cambridge, MA. The 2006 conversation will consider the relationship between the Lutheran tradition and the literary arts. Applications are due Monday, March 15, 2006 and, with approval of the dean, may be submitted to:

Gregg Muilenburg
Executive Director, Lutheran Academy of Scholars
Concordia College
901 8th St. So.
Moorhead, MN 56562


Faculty Handbook

The Faculty Handbook approved last May is available on the Augustana website. To view, go to


Call for Student Summer Research Projects


Last month, all students received this letter announcing a call for proposals to conduct research or developing an artistic composition/performance while working with faculty member this summer. Academic Affairs encourages faculty to help students identify projects. Generous gifts from the the Lindstrom Foundation and the Eli Lilly Foundation provide funds to support stipends for student research of up to ten weeks in the summer. Faculty mentoring these projects will receive a $500. reimbursement account to be used for any professional expenses. The expectation is that most projects will occur on campus, and campus housing will be provided with all summer fellowships. While all proposed projects must be guided by a faculty member, proposals must be written by the student. A letter from the faculty guide must accompany all proposals. Projects must incorporate significant opportunities for conversations between the faculty mentor and the student about the broader significance of the research. Deadline: January 31, 2006.