The Yellow Sheet 2000
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News & AnnouncementsConstruction Update... Track line 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 gravel 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.
APO Sponsors Kid Fest... All 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.
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.
Bob Douglas, 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."
Mark Granquist, 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.
Craig Johnson, 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.
Greg Kaster, 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.
Mark Kruger, 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.
Don Scheese, 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.
Dennis Nygard, Custodial
Kelly Eich, Dining Service
Joyce Welling-Prahm, Institutional Advancement
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.
Wanted: A 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 firstname.lastname@example.org.
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