News & Announcements
Take Precautions... During
touring week some burglaries occurred in campus buildings and an investigation
is underway. The Office of Safety and Security asks all campus community
members to make sure that valuables are out of sight and locked up. Please
make a special effort to lock desk drawers that contain campus keys.
Gustavus-L Change... Beginning
Feb. 5, Gustavus-L will be distributed 3 times a week -- Monday, Wednesday,
and Friday. Items must be submitted by 8:30 a.m. on those days to be posted
to this news and announcement e-mail list that goes to subscribed members
of the campus community. For more information, call the news office at
Grant Received... Brian
O'Brien (chemistry) has been awarded a $2,500 Moissan Undergraduate Research
Fellowship in Fluorine Chemistry. The award, sponsored by the Division
of Fluorine Chemistry of the American Chemical Society, is for support
of summer faculty/student research. O'Brien's grant proposal was titled
"Cesium Phthaloylphosphide for Synthesis of Fluorinated Phosphorus Compounds."
Chapel Schedule... All
are invited to the 10 a.m. worship services in Christ Chapel. The upcoming
schedule is as follows:
Annual Diversity Conference
Set... The Building Bridges
Diversity Conference will be held on campus March 10. Building Bridges
is an annual event dedicated to creating and maintaining diversity. Seminars
and workshops will reflect this year's theme "Taking Action." Registration
begins at 10 a.m. March 10, with workshops running throughout the day.
Keynote speaker Felipe Luciano will lecture at 7:30 p.m., followed by a
reception and dance. For more information, contact the Diversity Center
Feb. 2 -- No Chapel;
Feb. 4 -- No Chapel;
Feb. 5 -- Chaplain
Brian Johnson, John 9: 1-7;
Feb. 6 -- Dean of
Faculty David Fienen, Hebrews 3: 1-6;
Feb. 7 -- Morning
Praise, Luke 5: 27-32;
Feb. 8 -- Chaplain
Linda Roal, Isaiah 9: 2-5;
Feb. 9 -- Donna
Westphal, 1 Corinthians 13: 1-7; and
Feb. 11 -- 6th Sunday
after the Epiphany, Chaplain Linda Roal.
church relations, will teach a 6-week session, titled "Stepping through
the Scriptures," focusing on the New Testament at Incarnation Lutheran
Church in Shoreview.
emeritus professor of economics and management, spoke to Welsh Societies
in Atlanta, GA, Largo, FL, and Sarasota, FL, in mid-January. He also presented
a reading at Our Lady of Lourdes Celtic Festival in Dunedin, FL. Jones
is serving as executive director of the National Gymanfa Ganu Association
international headquarters located in Sorensen Hall.
education, and Mike
Miller, education, recently
co-presented with Shirleen Sylvester of the St. Peter school district regarding
the new teacher development project at the annual Minnesota School Boards
Association Conference in Minneapolis. This project is 1 of 3 such projects
to which the Gustavus education department is the higher education partner.
There are 10 funded projects in the state.
Nathan Wayne Johnson was
born Jan. 25 to Amie and Brad Johnson (printing services). Nathan
weighed 7 lbs., 5 oz. and was 19 inches long.
For more information on
the aforementioned position(s), call human resources (x7304).
in the Office of Admission
Area Coordinators in the
Office of Residential Life
Assistant Director in
the Office of Residential Life
Equipment Operator in the Physical Plant Department
Gustavus Adolphus College Association of Congregations Retreat Center,
coordinated by the Office of Church Relations, will host a retreat for
Atonement Lutheran Church, Bloomington, on Feb. 2-3 and the Minnesota River
Pastor's Conference on Feb. 5-6.
Gustavus Youth Outreach
for Feb. 7 includes Memorial Lutheran Church, Afton. This program, coordinated
by the Office of Church Relations, consists of student team members who
develop relational youth ministry programs in congregations, including
leading lock-ins, family night programs, and church services.
Music in Worship... Piano
and Helen Baumgartner (both music) will play a benefit concert for Luther
Seminary's Global Mission Institute at 7 p.m. Feb. 3 at Easter Lutheran
Church, Eagan. The Baumgartners will play a benefit concert for the Global
Mission Institute at 3 p.m. Feb. 4 at Como Park Lutheran Church, St. Paul.
The Gustavus Choir will perform a benefit concert with Shepherd of the
Valley Lutheran Church's senior choir at 3:30 p.m. Feb. 4 at the church
in Apple Valley. The proceeds from this concert will help defray the cost
of the church's choir tour to New York City. Tickets are available at the
door. Any Gustavus music ensemble or soloist is welcome to perform in congregations.
For more information, contact Craig Johnson (x7661).
Gustavus on Jeopardy... On
Jan. 22, the $800 answer in the "'A' in College" category on the television
game show "Jeopardy" was: "It follows Gustavus in the name of a St. Peter,
Minn., school." The first person to ring in said, "What is Augustus?"
The other 2 people did not give an answer.
To submit items (questions
or answers) for consideration in this section, contact Stacia Senne (x7510
IN THE MEDIA:
The return of the 18
Gustavus community members from El Salvador on Jan. 23 received
much news coverage. Members of the media were invited to meet with trip
leaders and participants during a Jan. 24 news conference in the International
Center. Media coverage included:
Other recent Gustavus
media coverage includes:
A Jan. 30 St. Paul
Pioneer Press lead Opinion section, Viewpoint column by Mary Solberg,
titled "Earthquake challenged everything a group of students would know
WCCO-TV Ch. 4 (Twin Cities)
reports airing at 5:30 and 6:30 a.m. Jan. 25 and 5 and 10 p.m. Jan. 24,
which included interviews with participants Bridget Hunt,
Solberg, and Donna Westphal;
A Jan. 25 Free Press
Mankato article and photograph. The page B1 feature was titled "All of
us just had our hearts break";
Jan. 24 news reports on
KEYC-TV Ch. 12 (Mankato);
As well as radio reports
and interviews on WCCO (830 AM, Twin Cities -- interviews with students
on Jan. 24), KRBI (1310 AM, St. Peter -- aired the entire news conference
on Jan. 26), KTOE/KDOG Radio (1420 AM, 96.7 FM, Mankato), KXLP/KYSM Radio
(93.1 FM, 1230 AM, 103.5 FM, North Mankato - -interviews from the news
conference), and KJLY Radio (104.5 FM, Blue Earth -- interview with Austin
native Mindy Rietz on Jan. 25);
Stories in the St.
Peter Herald on Jan. 25 and Feb. 1;
A Jan. 26 Gustavian
Weekly front page feature story, titled "Seismic El Salvador surprises
students," and photograph; and
Expected stories in the
upcoming Metro Lutheran.
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).
A Jan. 29 Free Press
Mankato story on Gustavus students in Washington, D.C. , for the
Presidential inauguration. The page B1 story, titled "Gusties enjoy inauguration,"
included photos and quotes from students Leah Hansen,
Mayo, and Toby Stalter.
A Jan. 27 Free Press
Mankato article on Julie Storm filing a complaint of voting irregularities
by Gustavus students. The page B1 article quoted
and Stacia Senne. The article ran via the Associated Press
wire service and therefore was published by other media, including the
Jan. 29 Star Tribune of Minneapolis and the Jan. 30 St.
Paul Pioneer Press. On Jan. 30, The Free Press published an
editorial titled "It's okay for students to affect elections".
Lund Center hours
for the remainder of touring week are as follows: 9 a.m.-9 p.m. Feb. 1-
2; 9 a.m.-6 p.m. Feb. 3; and 12-10:30 p.m. Feb. 4. Pool and weight room
hours will be posted at the Red Information Desk.
For Rent: Two
3-bedroom townhouses for rent for the 2001-02 school year. Call Janet or
Jim at 931-9311.
CALENDAR OF EVENTS:
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The Yellow Sheet
is a newsletter for Gustavus Adolphus College employees produced by the
of News Services. It is published weekly during the academic year (except
during Thanksgiving, Christmas, Touring, Spring, and Easter breaks). Anyone
may submit items by filling out an online
submission form. While online,e-mail submissions are preferred, items
may also be submitted typewritten on a letter-sized sheet of paper. Send
"snail mail" items to: The Yellow Sheet, Office of News Services. Items
must reach the news office no later than 4:30 p.m. on the Tuesday before
publication. The week of Nobel Conference the deadline is 4:30 p.m. Monday.
For more information, call Stacia Senne at x7510 or Barb Booren at x6213.
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