The Yellow Sheet 2001
Volume 34, Number 14Thursday, Dec. 13,
Volume 34, Number 14
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News & AnnouncementsBroadcasting of Celtic Christmas... This year's Christmas in Christ Chapel will air (in full or in part) during the holiday season on the following radio stations as indicated:
United Way Update. To
date, the campus fund for the 2002 St. Peter United Way campaign has reached
the $8,000 mark of the $10,000 goal, or 80 percent of the goal. Dean Wahlund
extends his congratulations and thanks to all who have participated so
far this fall. Individuals who are still considering are advised that the
local United Way campaign is slated to close by Christmas and is currently
at about 70 percent of its $58,000 goal. See Dean Wahlund in the Office
of Public Relations or Barb Lundgren in the Finance Office for a pledge
card. The options are direct gifts or payroll deductions.
Chapel Schedule... All are invited to the 10 a.m. worship services in Christ Chapel. The upcoming schedule is as follows:
Rhodes Potential... Two Gustavus students were invited to interview with the Minnesota Rhodes Scholarship Selection Committee Dec. 4-5. They were Ellen M. Anderson and Thomas Valentini.
Although Anderson and Valentini were not ultimately selected for Rhodes Scholarships, Gustavus was well represented in the 2001 Rhodes Scholarship competition. The Rhodes Scholarship advisors on campus are President Axel Steuer and Associate Dean Mark Braun.
Jennifer Ackil, psychology, co-wrote a research report recently published in Psychological Science. The paper, titled "Interviewing Witnesses: Forced Confabulation and Confirmatory Feedback Increase False Memories," was published with colleagues from Kent State University.
modern foreign languages/German, had his review of Hachenberger, Petra
and Paul Jackson, Topics, Questions, Keywords: A Handbook for Students
of German (New York: Routledge, 2000) a 3rd year textbook for conversation
and composition classes, published in The Modern Language Journal
(Vol. 85, 4, Winter 2001).
Time to Change E-mail
Password... The information
technology staff recommends that everyone change their e-mail password
before Christmas break if it has not been changed in the past 6 months.
All password changes must be done online by going to the Gustavus web site,
clicking on OnCampus Community under Resources, clicking on Online Service,
and clicking on Change Your Email Password or click here: https://secure.gustavus.edu/aup.cfm.
Passwords can no longer be changed using Eudora, Telnet, or NT.
January Term Information... Find
out more about the approaching January Term, with the theme "Global
Village," online at http://gustavus.edu/academics/jterm/
(also now accessible from the Gustavus homepage "J Term" button).
For Rent: Rooms available Jan. 1 in a 4-bedroom home located 5 miles north of St. Peter. Kitchen, laundry, phone, and computer facilities available. Call 931-2519.
For Rent: A condo in Bonita Springs, FL, south of Ft. Myers, is available for rent Feb. 15-March 31 for faculty and staff only. Condo has 2 bedrooms, 2 baths, and 1st floor with a lanai on a golf course, is 6 miles from a beach. $400 per week with a minimum of 2-week rental. Pictures are available. Contact Paula Swiggum (x6127 or email@example.com).
For Sale: Two Minnesota Vikings tickets for the noon Dec. 23 game against Jacksonville. The seats are on the 2nd level and are $40 each. If interested, contact Ann Hogberg (x6515 or firstname.lastname@example.org).
For Sale: 4,500
square-foot home 1 mile west of St. Peter, on 2.75 acres, with oak trees,
a perennial garden, 2 outbuildings with electricity and cement floors,
and a 3-stall attached heated garage. Lots of built-ins, 4 bathrooms, and
a fireplace. If interested, call Don or Barb Olmanson (934-2828).
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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