News & Announcements
Director of Student Activities
Named... Megan Ruble (student
activities) has accepted the position of Director of Student Activities
effective this July. According to Dean of Students and Vice President for
Student Affairs Hank Toutain "Her work as Assistant Director of Student
Activities as well as her demonstrated accomplishments in Student Affairs
and personal attributes equip her very well to assume a new and broader
set of professional responsibilities."
More Than $1,200 Raised
for Hospitalized Children... The
Eta Theta chapter of Sigma Sigma Sigma at Gustavus raised $1,269 at its
first annual silent/live auction held April 29 in the Campus Center. The
money raised will go toward Sigma's national philanthropy, the Robbie Page
Memorial, which has supported polio research and now supports play therapy
for hospitalized children. The memorial was established in 1951 after the
loss of Robbie Page, son of Sigma's then national president, to polio.
Chapel Schedule... All
are invited to the 10 a.m. worship services in Christ Chapel. The upcoming
schedule is as follows:
Fine Arts This Weekend...
following events will be held this weekend and are free and open to the
May 3 -- Nicolas Buenaventura,
Genesis 1: 1-30;
May 5 -- 6th Sunday of
Easter, Kari Lipke;
May 6 -- Becky Potter,
Deuteronomy 5: 22-33;
May 7 -- Tracy Vicory,
Isaiah 54: 1-10;
May 8 -- Morning Praise,
Acts 17: 32-18: 11;
May 9 -- Steve Hogberg,
The Ascension of our Lord, Luke 24: 44-53;
May 10 -- Anne Freier,
Matthew 28: 16-20; and
May 12 -- 7th Sunday of
Easter, Chaplain Rachel Larson.
"Last Lecture Series" Wednesday...
Peer Assistants will sponsor the "Last Lecture Series" at 8 p.m. May 8
in Linner Lounge. Jerry Davila (history) will talk about what he
has learned about work, friendship, love, and life. Refreshments will be
provided. This event is free and open to the public.
Violinist Arianne Waseen
and tenor Daniel Roeder will present a combined junior recital at
7:30 p.m. May 3 in Bjorling Recital Hall.
The Honors Recital
will be presented at 1:30 p.m. May 4 in Christ Chapel by 5 musicians who
were selected by audition to participate. These musicians include Angela
Ziebarth (violin), Marie Rivers (clarinet), Brian Hobson (tenor), Misti
Koop (saxophone), and Diane Moberg (organ).
The opening reception
for the Senior Studio Art Majors' Exhibition is scheduled from 4-7
p.m. May 4 in the Hillstrom Museum of Art. This exhibition includes works
and installations by 20 graduating seniors in Hillstrom Museum and Schaefer
Gallery. This exhibition, including a variety of media, will remain on
display through June 2. Hillstrom Museum is open weekdays from 9 a.m.-4
p.m. and weekends from 1-5 p.m. Admission is free.
The Gustavus Band will
present its spring concert at 7:30 p.m. May 4 in Bjorling Recital Hall.
perform at 1:30 p.m. May 5 in Bjorling Recital Hall. The concert will
include performances by 5 student brass ensembles.
The Gustavus Chamber
Singers and the St. Ansgar's Chorus will perform at 3:30 p.m. May 5
in Christ Chapel.
Baritone Philip Sass and
tenor Scott Doerrie will present a combined senior voice recital
at 7:30 p.m. May 5 in Bjorling Recital Hall.
Java Jam May 11... The
Peer Assistants invite everyone to the final Java Jam of the academic year
at 8 p.m. May 11 in the Johns Family Courtyard. (Rain location is the Dive).
Come enjoy music and refreshments.
Lunch and Learn May 14...
campus community is invited to Lunch and Learn" from 12-1 p.m. May 14 in
a Campus Center banquet room. Gustavus Health Promotion (GHP) intern Lea
Howard will present "Top 10 Tips to Enjoying a Healthy Summer." The cost
for lunch is $3.50 per person; GHP will pick up the remainder. RSVP to
Kari Eckheart (x6416).
('99), Angela DeGreeff ('01), Gina (Kime) Razidlo ('00),
and Sarah Spessard ('00) had their manuscript, titled "Linear Trimer
Analogs of Calixarene as Chiral Coordinating Ligands...," accepted for
publication as a full paper in Inorganic Chemistry, a journal of
the American Chemical Society.
Student Receives Presidential
Scholarship... Anna Garbisch,
senior religion major, received a "Presidential Scholarship" to attend
Princeton Theological Seminary. This is a merit-based scholarship that
covers full tuition, full room and board, all fees and, in addition, a
stipend to help with book costs. The scholarship is awarded for 3 years,
the duration of a typical M.Div. program.
English, has been selected as 1 of 2 recipients of the Virginia Hamilton
Award for the Best Essay on Multicultural Children's Literature Published
in 2000. Baer's article, "A New Algorithm in Evil: Children's Literature
in a Post-Holocaust World," was published in The Lion and the Unicorn,
a well-regarded journal on children's literature.
nursing, was on the planning and hosting committee for the 9th International
Conference of Maternity Researchers held April 22-25 in Wrightsville Beach,
NC. Gardner presented research on bereavement issues for perinatal nurses.
This research was also discussed in February at the southern regional meeting
of the Transcultural Nursing Society in Savannah, GA., and during visits
with midwives in March at the University of Salford in Manchester, Midland
District Hospital in Dewsbury, and Florence Nightengale School of Nursing
and Midwifery in London, England. Gardner has also been invited to present
transcultural research regarding bereavement issues in May at hospital
schools of nursing in Kyoto, Osaka, and Tokyo, Japan.
sociology and anthropology, had his review of Susan Greenwood's book, "Magic,
Witchcraft and the Otherworld: An Anthropology," published in American
Ethnologist. (February 2002)
political science, served as moderator for a DFL gubernatorial debate held
April 23 at the University of Minnesota. The debate was sponsored by the
Minnesota League of Conservation Voters and the Humphrey Institute of Public
Affairs. Gilbert also delivered an invited lecture, titled "The Ventura
Legacy: Jesse Ventura and the Future of Minnesota Politics," at the first
annual Minnesota Studies Symposium held April 19 at Minnesota State University,
music, received 2 Jeff Awards nominations for the 2001 Chicago production
of "Night Battles." Gillman's nominations were for best original music
and best sound design.
biology, recently presented the keynote address, titled "The Epidemiology
of Botrychiosis, or Moonwort Madness," at the Alaska Rare Plant meetings
in Fairbanks. Johnson-Groh has also been invited to participate in a National
Forest Service initiative to develop "Inventory and Monitoring Protocol
for Botrychium (moonworts)." Along with moonworts, goshawks and cutthroat
trout have been identified as pilot organisms for this new initiative that
will eventually develop monitoring programs for many rare species in the
education, recently delivered the keynote address, titled "The Possibility
of Universal Literacy in the 21st Century," at the statewide Charting the
C's Assistive Technology Conference in Duluth.
English, has had 3 new pieces published, including "The Province of Literature
and the Pursuit of Peace" and "Peace Studies in the Next Half-Century"
in Peace Review (June 2001 and March 2002, respectively), and "In
Praise of Kairos in the Arts: Critical Time East and West" in Rhetoric
and Kairos: Essays in History, Theory, and Praxis (2002).
For more information on
the aforementioned position(s), call human resources (x7304).
Assistant Director of
The Office of Corporate
and Foundation Relations' funding opportunity highlight:
The National Institutes
of Health (NIH) Offers Academic Research Enhancement Award Grants...
grants support individual research projects in the biomedical and behavioral
sciences conducted by faculty and involving their undergraduate students
at institutions that have not been major recipients of NIH research grant
funds. A maximum of $100,000 in direct costs, plus facilities and administrative
costs, may be awarded for a period of up to 3 years. For more information,
see the November 2001 issue on the Web site listed below. Deadlines are
Sept. 25, Jan. 25, and May 25.
For more information on
grants or proposal preparation, contact the Office of Corporate and Foundation
Relations (x7049 or email@example.com).
The current edition of Grant Information (aka The Blue Sheet)
is available at http://gustavus.edu/cfrelations/fundingsources/grantinfo.cfm.
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).
The May edition of The
Lutheran published a news brief on the sneak preview of the film Questioning
Faith: Confessions of a Seminarian during Gustavus' annual Youth
Day, held April 12. The story appeared in the "Church Scan" section
on page 30.
At 9 a.m. on April 30,
KEEZ Radio (99.1 FM, Mankato) did a live 3-minute interview with Andrew
Vaughn (religion) on the war in the Middle East.
On April 29, The Free
Press of Mankato ran a story on a Chi Kappa Chi sorority community
service project. The page 1B story, titled "Sorority gathers gowns for
underprivileged teen girls," included a black and white photograph of sorority
member Tammy Reed. A story teaser also appeared on the front page.
On April 29, the St.
Paul Pioneer Press included quotes from Dana Wallace ('01),
who is participating in a police cadet program. The front-page story was
titled "A new kind of cop."
On April 27, the Star
Tribune included the announcement of the MAYDAY! Peace Conference
in its Faith and Values calendar under Conferences and Speakers.
On April 26, the St.
Paul Pioneer Press and other Minnesota newspapers quoted Don Ostrom
(political science) on the 2002 governor's race.
On April 25, the St.
Peter Herald featured a story on Dennis Johnson's selection
as interim president at Gustavus. The front-page article was titled "College
interim leader excited."
On April 25, the St.
Peter Herald ran a story with 4 color photographs of A. Jennings
Ellis (chemistry) shaving his beard for the Alpha Phi Omega fundraiser.
The front-page story was titled "Cutting for a Cause."
On April 18, Nordstjernan
published an article on Out of Scandinavia writer-in-residence Ylva Eggehorn,
who was on campus April 20-27. The story, which included a photograph of
Eggehorn, was titled "Out of Scandinavia Residency at Gustavus Features
The April 2002 edition
of Grace Notes, the newsletter of the Association of Lutheran Church
Musicians, featured an article by David Fienen (music) regarding
the church music program at Gustavus. The page 5 story was titled "Church
Music Study at Gustavus Adolphus College."
In March, the St. Peter
Herald published a special "Portraits" section that included feature
stories on the following Gustavus community members:
Nancy Baker (health
and exercise science);
(emeritus physical education);
Don Ostrom (political
(emeritus health and exercise science);
Myer "Whitey" Skoog
(emeritus physical education and health); and
(retired public affairs).
For Rent: A
2-bedroom home on Lake Washington is available for lease for the Gustavus
2002-03 academic year (end of August to June 1). The lease is for $800
per month and includes all utilities, i.e., gas, electricity, refuse, cable
television. If the interested party is a Gustavus contracted staff member,
the lease is for $650 with the same conditions. Call 952/758-3430 and leave
Housing Needed: A
faculty member is looking for rental housing in the St. Peter/Mankato area
for the 2002-03 academic year. This single person has no pets and is a
non-smoker. Contact Michael Klimesh (x7436 or email@example.com).
Props Wanted... The
theatre department is looking for the following Halloween items for the
upcoming production "Of Balm and Gilead": plastic trick-or-treat pumpkins
or other shapes, old-style masks with the elastic cords (any look is good),
and trick-or-treat bags of any type. Items may be dropped off at the theatre
scene shop or call x6280 to have items picked up.
CALENDAR OF EVENTS:
||Summer Snapshot - Admission Visit Event for Prospective Students and Familieshttps://gustavus.edu/calendar/summer-snapshot-admission-visit-event-for-prospective-students-and-families-2/45595Alumni Hall, Student Union and Campus Center
||Save the Date! All-Campus Strategic Action Conferencehttps://gustavus.edu/calendar/save-the-date-all-campus-strategic-action-conference/45593
||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
||Women's Soccer hosts UW-Eau Clairehttps://gustavus.edu/calendar/women-s-soccer-hosts-uw-eau-claire-2/45211St. Peter, Minn.
||Men's Soccer at Martin Luther Collegehttps://gustavus.edu/calendar/men-s-soccer-at-martin-luther-college-3/45143New Ulm, Minn.
To add or change
items on the calendar, please fill out and submit a College
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For more information, call Stacia Senne at x7510 or Barb Booren at x6213.
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