The Yellow Sheet 2001
October 18, 2001 | Volume 34, Number 7Thursday, Oct. 18,
Volume 34, Number 7
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News & AnnouncementsMail Handling Tips... In 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:
Gribly Distribution Continues... 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 (firstname.lastname@example.org).
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:
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... Tickets 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.
Talk Shop... 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 Talks link.
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.
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.
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.
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.
The Yellow Sheet is a newsletter for Gustavus Adolphus College employees produced by the news 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 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 Public Relations. 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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