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December 5, 2005

This Week


Monday, December 5

4 p.m. Katz Harris Room

LS 113 faculty meeting

 

Tuesday, December 6

10:30 a.m. Science Room 203

Biology candidate, Samantha Kerry, will give her class room presentation followed by her research presentation.

 

11:30 a.m. Ascension Chapel

Reflections: Courtney Anderson '06

 

Thursday, December 8

Jeff Abernathy will have his walk-in office hours from 7:30 a.m. - 9:00 a.m.

 

10:30 a.m. Olin Auditorium

Convocation — Claire Berger, "Stress Reduction Through Humor"

Claire Berger will inspire us to be more positive and productive by incorporating more fun in our lives. She accomplishes this by creating awareness to the numerous benefits of humor in promoting the health and well being of both students and faculty. With a career in comedy that spans over 2 decades and around the globe, from comedy clubs to colleges to keeping audiences entertained during the taping of popular sitcoms, Berger realized that the one place where humor is most needed, but often missing, is in the workplace. Claire Berger began her comedy career in Chicago with the legendary Second City improvisational theater. She received critical acclaim as a stand-up comedian and radio talk show host. After moving to Los Angeles, she found great success as a warm-up comedian entertaining audiences of over 65 different television shows including "Seinfeld," "Just Shoot Me," "The Ellen Show" and nine seasons with "Murphy Brown."

 

Friday, December 9

12:00 p.m. Bergendoff Hall

Crèche Exhibit

A free exhibit of more than 100 crèche provided by local church congregations will be displayed in the Black Box Theatre in Bergendoff Hall. All are welcome to attend this event that runs until 8:00 p.m. today and also Saturday 12:00-8:00 p.m.

 

3:30 p.m. Wilson Center

Conversations on Scholarship — Steve Warren

 

8:00 p.m. Centennial Hall

MESSIAH

The 125th Anniversary Season of the Handel Oratorio Society opens with its annual performances of G.F. Handel's masterwork, Messiah. Featured soloists are Sarah Hibbard, soprano; Joseph Schlesinger, countertenor; Eric Ashcraft, tenor; Mark Doss, baritone. Tickets are $15 and $12 for the general public; $12 and $10 for senior citizens; $7 for full-time students and Augustana faculty/staff. An additional discount is available for groups of ten or more patrons. Also, a limited number of free tickets are available for Quad City area junior high school and senior high school students and their families. Call the Augustana Ticket Office, 7306, for additional information or tickets.

 

Saturday, December 10

8:00 p.m. Centennial Hall

MESSIAH

 

Sunday, December 11

2:00 p.m. Centennial Hall

MESSIAH