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Library hours January 2 – 4

submitted by holleric@augsburg.edu

Lindell Library is closed to the public today, but library services are available on an appointment basis to any member of the Augsburg community. Library staff are onsite and providing service by appointment from 9 AM – 5 PM on the following dates:

Wednesday, January 2
Thursday, January 3
Friday, January 4

To make an appointment, faculty, students or staff may contact us at refdesk@augsburg.edu.

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Outstanding Staff Awards—Nomination Timeline

submitted by stepkad@augsburg.edu

Nominations for the Outstanding Staff and Newcomer Awards will be accepted from January 9–24. To nominate a colleague you need to complete the nomination form and provide at least two letters of recommendation. The nominees will be notified of their nomination by February 1. Winners are selected by Staff Senate and at least two of last year’s award recipients. Any questions about the Outstanding Staff and Newcomer Awards process please email staffsenate@augsburg.edu.

Learn more about the Outstanding Staff Awards and Staff Appreciation Event

NASA Space Grant Undergraduate Scholarship for STEM students: deadline Jan. 18, 2019

submitted by dores@augsburg.edu

Students can now apply for the 2018-19 NASA Space Grant Undergraduate Scholarship Program at Augsburg University. This scholarship program supports the advancement of academically focused undergraduates seeking professional careers in the natural sciences, especially space physics & engineering, mathematics, and science/mathematics education.

This competitive program awards 6 scholarships for spring semester, 2019, in the following areas:

1. Emerging Scholarship (Sophomore-Junior). Four scholarships of $1000 to encourage students whose course of study shows progress in meeting the criteria of this scholarship program.
2. Enhanced Scholarship (Sophomore-Senior). Two scholarships of $2000 to support students who have shown considerable progress in meeting the criteria of this scholarship program.

Strong candidates for the grant will be students who…
-are a sophomore, junior, or senior majoring in physics, chemistry, biology, mathematics, computer science, pre-engineering, or mathematics/science education;
-can demonstrate strong academic performance and leadership within their major area; and
-show an interest in contributing to NASA’s mission.

Please note that students from traditionally underrepresented groups in science and mathematics fields are especially encouraged to apply. No applicant shall be denied consideration based on race, creed, color, national origin, age, gender, sexual orientation, or ability.
Deadline for application: Friday, January 18, 2019.

More information about the scholarship, along with links to the application packets, can be found on the link below. If you need this information in alternative form, please contact STEM programs at stem@augsburg.edu.

NASA Space Grant Scholarship

Money for school, change your community: Apply for the Phillips Scholarship today

submitted by bouzardg@augsburg.edu

Apply to be a Phillips Scholar!

The Phillips Scholars Program recognizes and rewards private college students who strive to make life better for those with unmet needs. Applicants are challenged to think creatively and become community-service leaders by developing a project to meet an unmet need in Minnesota communities. Phillips Scholars receive scholarships during their junior and senior years, and a stipend to complete a project during the summer between junior and senior year.

This preliminary application is used to select two finalists from Augsburg University who will then develop a full proposal to be submitted to the Minnesota Private College Council for the scholarship. This will include a 5-7 page project proposal, official transcript, and 3 letters of recommendation. Staff members of the Sabo Center will help finalist complete their applications.

You must be a sophomore during the 2018-2019 school year to apply.

Read more about the Phillips Scholarship program here: https://www.mnprivatecolleges.org/giving/our-scholarships/phillips-scholars-program

Preliminary application (see link, below): Wednesday, January 23, 2019, 11:59 p.m.

Full applications will be due February 8, 2019.

Preliminary Application Due January 23

Event Announcements

Staff Library Tour—1/8

submitted by stepkad@augsburg.edu

Staff Senate is hosting a Library Tour and welcomes you to join us!
Learn about what Library services Staff can utilize and more during a tour with Mary Hollerich, Library Director.

Tuesday, January 8
11:30 a.m.–12 p.m. | Lindell Library

Please meet at the Library Circulation Desk on the first floor of Lindell Library. The tour will be followed by an informal “bring your own lunch” gathering in the Commons.

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