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Current News and Awards

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The Baecke committee will accept proposals in any of the award categories. Please see the .pdf below for a complete list.

Grant applications are due December 1, 2013.

 

Current Grant Awards

Download descriptions of all Baecke awards and application procedures (pdf)

 

The Baecke New Faculty Research Award supports the research endeavors of faculty in their pre-tenure years at St. Ambrose. Eligible are tenure-track faculty conducting research in areas related to the humanities. As many as three awards up to the amount of $3,000 may be given this year. Funds will support travel to research sites as well as costs of research materials. Funds permitting, a second round of applications will close on the first Friday of February.

The Baecke Faculty Research Award supports the research endeavors of tenured faculty at St. Ambrose University. Eligible are tenured faculty conducting research in areas related to the humanities. As many as three awards up to the amount of $3,000 may be given this year. Funds will support travel to research sites as well as costs of research materials. Funds permitting, a second round of applications will close on the first Friday of February.

 

Colloquium

The Baecke Colloquium is held each September on campus. Presentations will be made by grant recipients about the projects they engaged in last year and how the Baecke Endowment was able to help fund their projects. Light refreshments are served.

 

2013-14  Lecture

The 2013-14 Baecke Endowment for the Humanities Lecture will be delivered by Wes Jackson, PhD, Director of the Land Institute. The talk is titled "Beginning the Journey from an Industrial to an Ecological World View" and will be delivered Thursday, April 13, 2014 at 7 p.m. More information will be forthcoming.