News & Announcements
Yellow Sheet Reminder...
to touring week, The Yellow Sheet will not be published Feb. 7.
Publication will resume Feb. 14.
RoboPong Tournament Tonight.
robots will compete in a "RoboPong" tournament at 7 p.m. Jan. 31 in Wallenberg
Auditorium. The tournament concludes the month-long January Term course,
"Robotics Workshop," taught by Max Hailperin (mathematics and computer
science). All are invited to this free event. Note: Flash and autofocus
photography and videotaping are forbidden to avoid interference with the
Employee Enhancement Days
are scheduled for Feb. 5 and 7. The complete schedule can be viewed online
(in the College Calendar).
Valentine's Day Celebration...
McKay (music) will perform at "A Valentine's Day Celebration" at 6 p.m.
Feb. 14 in the banquet room in the Campus Center. The cost is $13, which
includes dinner. This event is open to the public; pre-registration is
required. Register at the office of St. Peter Community and Family Education,
803 Davis St., St. Peter. Office hours are 8 a.m.-4 p.m. For more information,
Community Service Center
Celebration... The Community
Service Center turns 10 this year. All are invited to come celebrate with
a short presentation and cake at 7 p.m. March 7 in Banquet Room B in the
Preschool Open House... Little
Saints Preschool will host an open house from 9:30-11 a.m. on Feb. 2 at
the Church of St. Peter, 1801 W. Broadway, St. Peter, in room 139 (use
the east entrance). All parents interested in preschool for children ages
3-5 for the 2002-03 school year are welcome.
To inform the campus community
of the loss of a current student or employee or trustee, an emeritus professor
or trustee, or an immediate family member of a current employee, contact
the president's office (x7538).
Doris Montague ('36),
widow of Kyle Montague (deceased, economics and management), died Jan.
27. Funeral services will be held at 10:30 a.m. Feb. 1 at Trinity Lutheran
Church, 511 S. Fifth, St. Peter. The viewing is 1 hour prior to the service.
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).
Stories and photographs
on the January Term "Creative Problem Solving" class project "The Paper
Boat Scenario" ran Jan. 30 on KARE-11 TV (Ch. 11, Twin Cities) and
KEYC-TV (Ch. 12, Mankato), and Jan. 31 in The Free Press of Mankato
On Jan. 25, QuickTime
News included an introduction by Tim Robinson (Nobel Conference director
and psychology) and links to segments of this year's Nobel Conference speeches.
To view it, click here.
On Dec. 26, the Journal
of American Medical Association published an article on this year's
Nobel Conference, titled "Nobel Laureates Enlighten a Collegiate Town."
To read it, click here.
Evelyn Young Dining Room
hours during touring week are 7 a.m.-7 p.m. -- Feb. 1-9 and 9 a.m.-11 p.m.
-- Feb. 10.
New E-mail-Based Virus.
of new computer viruses are created every day. To protect against virus
attacks, Gustavus actively filters incoming e-mail for suspect files that
could infect a computer. During the most recent virus outbreak -- the Myparty
virus -- the Gustavus mail server intercepted more than 2,200 attempted
deliveries. College-owned computers have the added protection of Norton's
AntiVirus software. Those who do not have virus protection software on
a personal computer may stop by the Office of Information Technology and
pick up a free copy of Norton AntiVirus.
E-mail Options... A
new link located
on the OnCampus Web page allows individuals to compose an "Out of Office"
message that will automatically be sent to e-mail senders. This message
works much like the "Extended Absence" message for voice mail. The "Out
of Office" message needs to be disabled when no longer needed, as the system
does not prompt one to do so. A second feature at this link is "Forwarding."
This can be used to forward new e-mail messages to a different Internet
e-mail address. If messages are inadvertently forwarded to an incorrect
or invalid e-mail address, they will most likely be lost. It is important
to remember that Gustavus does not keep copies or backups of messages that
are forwarded to a non-Gustavus address. Information technology asks everyone
to try these services and send in feedback regarding the usefulness of
For Rent: Large,
newly constructed, unfurnished 1-bedroom apartment with laundry facilities;
all utilities furnished; off-street parking; within walking distance of
campus. Available for rent to faculty and staff only. Call 934-6113.
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
The Yellow Sheet
is a newsletter for Gustavus Adolphus College employees produced by the
staff in the Office of Public Relations.
is published weekly during the academic year (except during Thanksgiving,
Christmas, Touring, Spring, and Easter breaks). Anyone may submit items
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For more information, call Stacia Senne at x7510 or Barb Booren at x6213.
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