News & Announcements
Mail Handling Tips...
light of recent events, all are urged to be careful when handling and opening
mail. President Axel Steuer provides the following information to the campus
community: "The discovery of anthrax-tainted letters mailed to highly visible
people has generated a good deal of concern and anxiety across the country...
Consistent with advisories from the Federal Bureau of Investigation and
the U.S. Postal Service, therefore, we have provided campus mail handlers
with special guidelines and training. In addition, all of us are encouraged
to do the following both here at Gustavus and elsewhere.
Be on the alert for
letters or packages:
Anyone who receives a
letter or package that seems suspicious according to the criteria listed
with no return address
that bear restrictive
markings such as "Confidential" or "Personal"
that contain misspelled
that have any powdery
substance on the outside
that are unexpected or
from someone unfamiliar to you
addressed to the title
only or to an incorrect title
with hand-written or poorly
that have excessive postage
that show a city or state
postmark that doesn't match the return address
that are lopsided or uneven
that have a strange odor,
stains, discoloration, or crystallization on the wrapper, or
that have excessive tape
As we have done since
Sept. 11, let's continue to respond as a caring community to events that
are intended to disturb and to provoke fear; let's continue to take care
of ourselves and one another; let's recommit ourselves to working toward
a more just and peaceful world."
do not try to open the
isolate the item and don't
handle it any further
call 911 to report the
wash your hands with soap
and warm water.
Anyone who has
not picked up a 2001-02 Gribly should stop by the dean of students' office
between 8 a.m.-5 p.m. weekdays to pick up a copy. Questions should be directed
to Linda Riebesell (x7526).
Computer Course Offerings...
to learn a new computer skill or brush up on an old one? Check out the
computer training courses offered by information technology and web communications
If interested in a topic or course that is not currently being offered,
contact Joyce Hiscock (email@example.com).
Blood Drive... The
bi-annual Red Cross Blood Drive will be held from 1-7 p.m. Oct. 24 and
25 in Alumni Hall. Sign up Oct. 17, 18, or 23 outside the Evelyn Young
Dining Room. This campus event is sponsored by the communication studies
Explore Gustavus Days...
On Oct. 18 and 19, the Office of Admission is hosting Explore Gustavus
Days. Approximately 200 students, as well as their parents, will be visiting
campus. Students and parents will attend academic sessions, tour campus
facilities, have lunch, attend athletic practices, and observe music ensembles.
Help these visitors feel welcome.
Lecture on Designing Cities...
How do cities come to look as they do? Are there guidelines for urban design,
or do cities simply grow according to the wishes of developers and land
speculators? What role does the environment play? What would an ideal city
look like? Join Bob Moline (emeritus professor of geography) for an exploration
of the processes that shaped the look of 3 American cities -- Chicago,
Denver, and San Francisco -- at 7 p.m. Oct. 18 and 25 in Nobel Hall, room
105. Cost is $10 per person; senior citizens $5. Preregistration and payment
can be made at the St. Peter Community Education at 803 Davis St., St.
Peter. Gustavus students may attend free of charge.
Chapel Schedule... All
are invited to the 10 a.m. worship services in Christ Chapel. The upcoming
schedule is as follows:
Tuesday Conversation... "Behind
the headlines: the religion of Islam in history and present reality" will
be the subject of Tuesday Conversation from 4-5:30 p.m. Oct. 23 in
the Dive. Presenters are Mark Granquist and Garrett Paul (both religion).
As one of the major world religions, Islam has had an important effect
on the development of the modern world. But, for most people in the West,
Islam is known only through press reports and sound bites on the evening
news. In this conversation, Granquist and Paul hope to present the world
of Islam to broaden the understanding of this often misunderstood religion
and to give new insights into a movement that is much in the news these
days. The campus community is invited to attend. Refreshments will be available.
Oct. 19 -- No Chapel,
Oct. 21 -- No Chapel,
Oct. 22 -- No Chapel,
Oct. 23 -- Rabbi Herbert
Brockman, 1 Samuel 25: 23-35;
Oct. 24 -- Morning Praise,
Luke 22: 39-46;
Oct. 25 -- Rabbi Herbert
Brockman, Isaiah 54: 11-17;
Oct. 26 -- International
Oct. 28 -- Reformation
Sunday, Chaplain Brian Johnson.
Minge Lectures on Wind
Power... Former U.S. Rep.
David Minge will give a lecture, titled "The 2001 Energy Crisis," at 7
p.m. Oct. 23 in the Interpretive Center. Minge will talk about the crisis,
the politics, and the right energy mix solutions. Cost is $4 per person.
Preregistration and payment can be made at the St. Peter Community Education
at 803 Davis St., St. Peter. Gustavus students may attend free of charge.
Bette and Boo Announced...
for "The Marriage of Bette & Boo," which will be presented Oct. 25-28,
are available at the Information Center in the Campus Center or by calling
x7590. One complimentary ticket is available for each Gustavus student
and employee. Additional tickets are available at regular cost.
Sweden's Music Comes to
Gustavus... The Swedish Folk
Quartet Ranarim will perform at 7:30 p.m. Oct. 23 in Bjorling Recital Hall.
With a combination of vocals and traditional Swedish instruments such as
the keyed fiddle, mandola, and guitar, Ranarim has produced its 1st recording,
"Till the Light of Day." This recording has met with critical acclaim both
in Europe and the U.S. Tickets are available at the door and are $7 for
adults and $5 for students and senior citizens. Gustavus students may attend
free of charge. The Goteborg Brass Band will perform at 7:30 p.m. Oct.
25 in Bjorling. Considered to be Sweden's finest brass ensemble, the group
will present the concert as part of its 2002 American concert tour. This
is a free concert, but donations will be accepted from the audience to
help with the band's touring expenses.
John Braun (emeritus professor of communication studies) will present the
next Faculty Shop Talk of the 2001-02 academic year at 4:30 p.m. Oct. 26
in the Interpretive Center. His talk is titled "Self, Family, and Society
-- Comparative Values of Japanese and American Students." Feel free to
arrive any time after 4:15 p.m. The abstract for this and future talks
may be viewed on the Gustavus Web under the On-Campus Community/Faculty/Shop
Library Book Sale... The
Folke Bernadotte Memorial Library will hold its fall book sale Oct. 29-Nov.
4. A bag sale ($2 per bag of books) will be held Nov. 3-4.
Public Forum... A
coalition of organizations (including Women's International League for
Peace and Freedom, Institute for Agriculture and Trade Policy, Center for
Victims of Torture, Resource Center of the Americas, the United Nations
Association, and several ethnic organizations) have banded together to
present a public forum on diversity, multiculturalism and tolerance, based
on the events of Sept. 11. The forum will take place from 1:30-4 p.m. Oct.
20 at Northrup Auditorium. The speaker will be Mary Robinson, former president
of Ireland and presently the U.N. Commissioner for Human Rights, the convenor
is the Honorable Walter Mondale, and the moderator is Gary Gilson of the
Minnesota New Council. Robinson's lecture will be followed by an open forum
for audience participation. The goal is to get the audience involved in
actions within their own organizations or communities. Questions can be
directed to contact Corin Kagan, Women's International League for Peace
and Freedom, at CorinKagan@aol.com
or (612) 331-3902.
Pancake Breakfast Benefit...
is invited to a Pancake Breakfast Benefit for Marley Amos (former Lund
Center employee) to help with medical expenses. This event will be held
from 8 a.m.-noon Oct. 28 at the American Legion in St. Peter. Tickets are
$4.50 for adults and $3 for children and are available at the door or in
advance from Lynn Boehne in the admission office.
modern foreign languages and literatures-German, had an English haiku published
in the October 2001 selection of the Japanese newspaper Mainichi Daily
nursing, presented "The role of public health nursing in screening and
intervention for domestic violence" on Sept. 29 at the Nursing Network
on Violence Against Women International Conference in Madison, Wis.
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).
In the Faith and Values
section of the Oct. 13 Star Tribune, an article, "Taize monks plan
visit to Twin Cities," featured an article on the Taize monks visit to
Minnesota, including a trip to Gustavus for last weekend's Taize retreat.
The Oct. 13 the Free
Press of Mankato featured Joyce Sutphen (English) in an article
titled "Approaching art after 9-11." The front-page Accent Section article
addressed artists responses to the terrorist attacks and featured a color
photograph of Sutphen.
The Oct. 12 Free Press
of Mankato ran an article about Cheri Register, a Minneapolis author who
appeared at Gustavus. The page 2C article included a photograph of Register.
The Opinion Page of the
Oct. 12 St. Paul Pioneer Press featured an editorial titled "It's
crucial to find times of peace amid the war" by editorial writer Glenda
Holste, who attended the Nobel Conference. In the page 16A piece, Holste
wrote of the Nobel Conference as a way to take a break from the
thoughts of war.
The Oct. 11 Free Press
of Mankato included an interview with Ann Pesavento (music) as well
as a color photograph. The article, "Bassoons: front and center," was on
the front page of the Accent Section.
The Oct. 11 St. Peter
Herald had a front-page color photograph and caption about Gunter Blobel,
one of the Nobel Conference participants.
An Oct. 7 article in the
Antonio Express News featured an interview with Karen Larson (anthropology
and interdisciplinary studies) about the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks.
Campus Center Information
Center Hours for Reading
Break are 8 a.m.-4:45 p.m. Oct. 19 and 22; closed Oct. 20-21; and normal
hours resume Oct. 23.
Market Place Hours
for Reading Break are 7 a.m.-7 p.m. Oct. 18-20; 9 a.m.-7 p.m. Oct. 21;
and 7 a.m.-7 p.m. Oct. 22. Regular hours resume Oct. 23.
House for Sale Open House...
and Carol Johnson's home at 724 N. Swift St., St. Peter will be shown at
an open house from 1-3 p.m. Oct. 20. The home has 4 bedrooms, living/dining
room, 2.75 baths, dormer, full basement, detached garage, large back porch,
sauna. Immediate occupancy. The showing is through St. Peter Real Estate.
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
Calendar event form. View the entire College
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is a newsletter for Gustavus Adolphus College employees produced by the
staff in the Office of Public Relations. 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
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For more information, call Stacia Senne at x7510 or Barb Booren at x6213.
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