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AugSTEM Scholarship Deadline is June 15

submitted by dupont@augsburg.edu

Applications for the 2017-18 AugSTEM Program are due June 15, 2017.

The AugSTEM program is designed to support Augsburg juniors and seniors who wish to pursue a career in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics. Funded by the National Science Foundation (NSF DUE-1565060), AugSTEM Scholars receive scholarships of $5,000, $7,500 and $10,000 per student per year. (Differences in award amounts correspond to levels of financial need.) Scholars also become a part of the STEM community at Augsburg with opportunities for summer research, faculty mentoring, and career development.

Eligibility:

– Enrolled full-time in a STEM major (biology, biopsychology, chemistry, computer science, environmental studies, mathematics, or physics)

– Within 5 semesters of graduating as of Fall 2017 (plan to graduate with STEM major from Augsburg by Fall 2019 or earlier).

– Major GPA of 3.0 or higher

– U.S. citizen, national, or permanent resident

– Demonstrate financial need via FAFSA

AugSTEM Scholarship Information

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Vocation of a Lutheran College Conference: Vocation for Life

submitted by xinicof@augsburg.edu

Augsburg Faculty and Staff:

You are invited to attend the twenty-third annual Vocation of a Lutheran College Conference at Augsburg College from Monday, July 17 to Wednesday, July 19. Each year, five faculty members from each of the ELCA Colleges come together to explore the distinct roles that they play in higher education. This year, our theme is “Vocation for Life.”

The conference will begin with an opening session at 5 pm followed by a dinner at 7:00 pm on July 17 and conclude by 1:00 pm on July 19.

Register and learn more on the conference website:

Vocation of a Lutheran College Conference

If you have questions about registration, contact Lonna Field: VOALC@augsburg.edu or 612-330-1467

If you would like more information about the conference, contact Tom Morgan: morgan@augsburg.edu or 612-330-1773

Don’t miss out on this unique opportunity to explore leadership through the lens of vocation!

365 Days/Plays Now at Penumbra

submitted by johnsonm@augsburg.edu

“It Will Renew Your Faith In Theater,” writes Twin Cities blogger Matthew A. Everett after seeing Full Circle’s production of Suzan-Lori Parks’ 365 DAYS/PLAYS: A 2017 Remix at Penumbra Theater last weekend. (http://swfringegeek.blogspot.com/2017/05/review-365-days365-plays-2017-remix.html)

Three Augsburg theater alums (Stephanie Lein Walseth ’00, Quinci Bachman ’15, and Malick Ceesay ’17) and Augsburg Theater Professor Emerita Martha Johnson are all part of the Full Circle production running this and next weekend, Thursday – Sunday, through June 11. City Pages reviewer Jay Gabler writes, “‘365 Days/365 Plays’ quickly gets to the point on topics like race and power” and praises recent Augsburg grads: “. . .with 46 different scenarios to enact in rapid-fire succession, stage managers Quinci Bachman and Malick Ceesay might be the unseen VIPs of this production.”

Martha Johnson directed an earlier version of this production with a student cast at Augsburg in February 2012. Full Circle’s new version features 5 directors (Stephanie Lein Walseth, Harry Waters Jr., Rick Shiomi, Lara Trujillo, Martha Johnson) and a cast of 10 professional actors. Noted actor James A. Williams was featured opening weekend. Well-known African dancer Patricia Brown choreographs. Quinci Bachman serves as co-sound designer and stage manager. Malick Ceesay serves as props designer and assistant stage manager.

For tickets: 365days365plays.bpt.me, or call 1-800-838-3006, or visit our website. We hope you’ll come!

Full Circle Theater Website

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$5 for Research Participants

submitted by kongs@augsburg.edu

We are seeking research participants in a study investigating how our eyes move when locating hidden objects. Participants will have their eye movements monitored while they complete a series of computerized visual search tasks. Eligible participants will be given $5 for their participation in this brief experiment.

All adults over 18 years of age with normal or corrected-to-normal vision are eligible to participate. The task takes less than 30 minutes to complete, and there are no anticipated risks to participation.

Please contact Samantha Kong via email (kongs@augsburg.edu) if you are interested in participating.

$10 Target Gift Card for Research Study Participants

submitted by widsetht@augsburg.edu

Hello Students,

My name is Tiffany Widseth and I am an Exercise Science student and an McNair researcher this summer at Augsburg. I am investigating a modified version of the Functional Movement Screen (FMS) test in Division III female college soccer players and need healthy female Augsburg College students (ages 18-24) to participate in this study as part of the control group. You may not be currently a part of an Augsburg athletic team.

This study involves a one-hour visit to Kennedy Center Physiology lab (room 309) for Functional Movement Screen testing and a video of a drop jump. Participants will receive a $10 gift card to Target.

You can reach me at: widsetht@augsburg.edu to get more details or to schedule an appointment time.

Thank you!