News & Announcements
Construction Update... Track
painting will be done the week of Sept. 18. The track will be ready for
use after that. Soccer games will be played on the practice fields this
season to allow time for the sod to become established. Johns Courtyard
construction is done; sodding and tree planting will be completed soon.
Outdoor cafe furniture should be delivered yet this fall. The section of
road between the baseball field and the physical plant (north of the
President's House) will be paved by next week.
Homecoming and Dedications
Set... Sept. 30 will be a
busy day on campus with homecoming, alumni reunions, three campus dedications,
and many other activities. All are invited to the dedications: 10:30 a.m.
at the Hillstrom Museum of Art in the Campus Center, 11:15 a.m.
at the Curtis and Arleen Carlson International Center, and 2:30
p.m. at the outdoor track and soccer field.
Fine Arts Season Begins with
a Faculty Recital... Music department faculty
Scott Moore, trombone, and Steve Wright, trumpet, will kick off the school's
fine arts performance season at 2 p.m. Sept. 17 with a chamber recital
in Bjorling Recital Hall. Moore and Wright will combine efforts with colleagues
David Cherwien, piano and organ, Rebekah Richards, piano, and David Schultz,
horn. Works will include compositions by Poulenc, Fetter, Boismotier, and
a new work written and performed by Steve Wright. This recital is free
and open to public.
APO Sponsors Kid Fest...
campus community members are invited to bring their children, grades K-6,
to Kid Fest from 10-11:30 a.m. Sept. 23 at Minnesota Square Park. The event
is part of Gustavus' Alpha Phi Omega, national service fraternity, sponsored
regional conference focusing on service. It will include craft booths,
team races, bingo, and more. Volunteers will supervise and play with the
kids. A parent or legal guardian must check in and pick up children at
the registration table along College Avenue. Upon check-in please indicate
any special needs. A cell phone number will be provided at the check-in
for emergency contact. If rain, the Kid Fest will be held in Lund Arena.
Call Emily Allen with questions at 934-7367.
invited to a photography exhibit featuring the work of Deane Curtin, philosophy,
from 1:30-3:30 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 24 in the Interpretive Center. The exhibit
includes photographs taken in the arboretum. Curtin will speak at 2 p.m.
Registration is not required. This event is free and is sponsored by Friends
of Linnaeus Arboretum.
AAUW at MSU... The
American Association of University Women extends an invitation to attend
an opening meeting at 10:30 a.m. Sept. 16 at Minnesota State University,
Mankato. MSU staff will give a presentation on university archives;
lunch will follow ($5.75). To RSVP or ask questions, contact Jan
Quello at 931-5950.
Arts and Crafts Sale...
unique sale of hand-made arts and crafts will be held from noon-8 p.m.
Sept. 22 and 8 a.m.-4 p.m. Sept. 23 at 1012 Sioux Lane, St. Peter. It will
feature items by artist Dee Engebretson and woodcrafter Gretchen Koehler.
recently gave an invited talk, titled "Vertical and Horizontal Integration
of Material in a Biochemistry Program," at the American Society for Biochemistry
and Molecular Biology meeting in Boston, where Bell and Gustavus students
Vanja Duric and Jaclyn Bailey made a scientific presentation,
"The Effects of pH on the Regulatory Properties of Bovine Glutamate Dehydrogenase,"
and he and student Laura Owen made a scientific presentation "Mineralization
of Collagen Fibers by Bioactive Glass Stimulated Chondrocytes." At the
18th International Congress of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology (held
this summer), Bell gave a plenary talk, "From Recipe to Research: New Ways
to Teach and Learn Biochemistry and Molecular Biology." At the meeting,
he and Jessica Bell ('94) made a scientific presentation, "The Folding
of the First Domain of Cystatin," in a protein folding symposium.
geography, was the first
invited speaker for the Fall 2000 Geography Colloquia Sept. 8 at Minnesota
State University, Mankato. His presentation was on the "Irish Colonies
of Minnesota." He also attended an NEH Institute in June at San Marcos
State University in Texas on "Traversing Borders: A Southwest Studies Institute."
religion, published an article in the Summer 2000 issue of the Lutheran
Quarterly, titled "The Augustana Synod and the Episcopal Church." This
article traced the history of contacts between the 2 denominations.
church relations, will meet with the Lakeland Conference of the Southwest
Minnesota Synod of the ELCA to present findings from LECNA regarding the
value of Lutheran higher education.
history, reviewed "The Patriot" (one thumb up) for the History News Service.
The review was distributed via the Knight-Ridder op-ed wire service, published
on several H-Net lists as well as in the online journal of opinion tompaine.com,
and aired on the National Public Radio program "Talking History." He also
published a book review of A Shared Experience: Men, Women, and the
History of Gender in the journal masculinities.
psychology, and Mark Lammers,
music, made 2 presentations at the 6th International Conference of Music
Perception and Cognition, held Aug. 5-10 at Keele University in England.
One session was titled "Measuring Slide Movement With Young Trombone Players"
and the other "Student Practice Habits in the United States and Japan."
Abstracts and complete papers were published on CD-ROM by the conference.
English and environmental studies, attended an NEH Institute, "Traversing
Borders: A Southwest Studies Institute," in June at San Marcos State University
in Texas. In July, he served as the outside reviewer of the environmental
studies program at St. John's University/College of St. Benedict. He also
completed a review of Verne Huser's "Rivers of Texas," which will appear
in an upcoming issue of Texas Books in Review.
Alum Gives Concert...
Gustavus graduate Timothy
Buendorf ('88) presented an all-Bach organ concert Sept.
9 at St. Peter and Paul's Catholic Church, Mankato. The program included
selections from Clavierubung III, the Sonata in E minor, the Passacaglia
in C minor, and other works. It was part of the Minnesota Bach Fest.
To inform the campus community
of the loss of a current student or employee or trustee, an emeritus professor
or trustee, or an immediate family member of a current employee, contact
the president's office (x7538).
Services for William Bach,
50, brother of Philly Kauffmann,
alumni affairs, who died Sept. 4. A funeral service was held Sept.
7 at St. John's Catholic Church, Mankato. He is survived by his wife,
2 daughters, his parents, 4 brothers, and 8 sisters. He was a longtime
employee at Brown Printing in Waseca.
The following people have
recently joined the Gustavus community:
New Support Staff
Dennis Nygard, Custodial
Kelly Eich, Dining
Office of Church Relations will host parish nursing training Sept. 15-16.
IN THE MEDIA:
Here are some noteworthy
Gustavus-related stories that recently appeared in print or broadcast media
around the nation:
Anyone who has suggested
additions for this list, suggestions for potential future media stories,
or interest in being a media source, should contact News Director Stacia
Senne (x7510 or firstname.lastname@example.org).
KEYC-TV (Channel 12) news,
based in Mankato, recently aired many Gustavus stories. Gustavus' state
fair booth was included in a Sept. 3 Minnesota State Fair story.
On Sept. 6, two Gustavus stories were broadcast: One was a back-to-school
talking of the College's full enrollment, while the other was on the new
coffee shop (Courtyard Cafe) and its use of socially and environmentally
conscious coffee. On Sept. 7, Jim Gilbert
explained why bees and wasps are so prevalent this year.
Ellis Bell, biochemistry,
had an article, headed "Ability to Recite Fails to Excite," published in
the July 14 issue of the Times Higher Education Supplement. It was in a
special feature on the "Beyond the Genome" conference.
political science, was quoted in a presidential campaign story, titled
"Lake WobeGore?," in the U.S. edition of The Economist Newspaper on
Aug. 5, 2000.
"Capricorn supports science
curriculum," an article explaining the Gustavus geography department's
use of a Capricorn 2000 weather station to support its meteorology and
climatology courses and to provide background data for research projects
in physical geography, plant biology, and ecology, was published in Recap,
a publication "for people who monitor the weather."
For Rent: New,
spacious, partially furnished 1-2 bedroom apartment featuring an attached
garage, open porch, private entrance, air conditioning, and 2-acre yard
in Cleveland. For more information, contact Millicent Krenik at 934-5967.
Call mornings or leave a message.
garage or a space in a garage for 1 small car for the coming winter.
Looking for something close to campus. Call Mary at x7470 or e-mail
CALENDAR OF EVENTS:
||Save the Date! All-Campus Strategic Action Conferencehttps://gustavus.edu/calendar/save-the-date-all-campus-strategic-action-conference/45593
||Director of the Diversity Center open interviewhttps://gustavus.edu/calendar/director-of-the-diversity-center-open-interview/45676President's Dining Room
||Director of the Diversity Center open interviewhttps://gustavus.edu/calendar/director-of-the-diversity-center-open-interview-2/45677President's Dining Room
||Director of the Diversity Center open interviewhttps://gustavus.edu/calendar/director-of-the-diversity-center-open-interview-3/45678President's Dining Room
||Summer Gatherings - Grand Rapidshttps://gustavus.edu/calendar/summer-gatherings-grand-rapids/45013Grand Rapids, MN
||Summer Gatherings - Nicollethttps://gustavus.edu/calendar/summer-gatherings-nicollet/45183Nicollet, MN
9:30 am to 6 pm
||Gustavus Football Golf Outinghttps://gustavus.edu/calendar/gustavus-football-golf-outing/45607Le Sueur Country Club, Le Sueur, MN
||Summer Gatherings - Los Angeleshttps://gustavus.edu/calendar/summer-gatherings-los-angeles/45018Los Angeles, CA
||Gustavus Library Associates' Fall Membership Eventhttps://gustavus.edu/calendar/gustavus-library-associates-fall-membership-event-2/45680
||Summer Gathering - Omahahttps://gustavus.edu/calendar/summer-gathering-omaha/45609Brother Sebastian's 1350 S 119th Street, Omaha, NE 68144
||Summer Snapshot - Admission Visit Event for Prospective Students and Familieshttps://gustavus.edu/calendar/summer-snapshot-admission-visit-event-for-prospective-students-and-families-2/45596Alumni Hall, Student Union and Campus Center
||GYA at Canterbury Parkhttps://gustavus.edu/calendar/gya-at-canterbury-park/45625Canterbury Park, 1100 Canterbury Road, Shakopee, MN 55379
||Summer Gatherings - Seattlehttps://gustavus.edu/calendar/summer-gatherings-seattle/45008Seattle, WA
||Summer Gatherings - New Yorkhttps://gustavus.edu/calendar/summer-gatherings-new-york/45620
||Gustavus Library Associates' Fall Membership Eventhttps://gustavus.edu/calendar/gustavus-library-associates-fall-membership-event-2/45681
To add or change
items on the calendar, please fill out and submit a College
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