News & Announcements
Only One More... The
final edition of The Yellow Sheet for the academic year will be
published May 16. Items may be submitted, until 4:30 p.m. May 14, by using
submission form. During the summer, watch for The Summer Scoop.
This campus newsletter will be published once a month.
10,000 daffodils planted last fall during Family Weekend are beginning
to bloom in the arboretum. The daffodils are expected to peak this weekend.
Look for the flowers near the ring road just before the entrance into the
Interpretive Center parking lot on the south side of campus.
Directory Assistance Web
The Office of Telecommunications
announces additional online Web sites for directory assistance. The sites
The yellow pages, white
pages, reverse lookups, maps, and directions can be accessed from either
site free of charge. For additional directory assistance Web pages, contact
telecommunications (x6261 or firstname.lastname@example.org).
Chapel Schedule... All
are invited to the 10 a.m. worship services in Christ Chapel. The upcoming
schedule is as follows:
"Poster Shindig" Friday...
The religion department will present the senior religion major "Poster
Shindig" at 7 p.m. May 10 in the Interpretive Center. Come hear senior
religion majors offer insight into the field of religious studies, addressing
issues such as theology and the Internet, Japanese War, time philosophy,
and Waco. Refreshments will be provided. The event is free and open to
the campus community.
May 10 -- Anne Freier,
Matthew 28: 16-20;
May 12 -- 7th Sunday of
Easter, Chaplain Rachel Larson;
May 13 -- Sharene Gossen,
Leviticus 9: 1-24;
May 14 -- Misti Koop,
1 Kings 8: 54-65;
May 15 -- Morning Praise,
John 3: 31-36;
May 16 -- Mara Michaletz,
Numbers 16: 41-50;
May 17 -- Ellie Roscher,
1 John 2: 1-17; and
May 19 -- Pentecost Sunday,
Chaplain Brian Johnson.
Fine Arts This Weekend...
following upcoming fine arts events are free and open to the public:
Java Jam Saturday... The
Peer Assistants invite the campus community to an open microphone "Java
Jam" at 9 p.m. May 11 in Johns Family Courtyard. (Rain location is the
Dive.) Come for bars, coffee, and music. This event is free.
The Flute Choir and
the Adolphus Band will present a joint spring concert at 7:30 p.m.
May 10 in Bjorling Recital Hall.
A joint recital
by trombonist Katherine Pavelek and hornist Elisabeth Axtell will be held
at 1:30 p.m. May 11 in Bjorling. Pianists Eric Wilberg and Sara Runge will
Kara Fox (soprano) will
present her senior voice recital at 4:30 p.m. May 11 in Bjorling.
Fox will be accompanied by Nathan Kennedy (piano).
The Gustavus Choir
will present its spring concert at 7:30 p.m. May 11 in Christ Chapel.
The Lucia Singers,
accompanied by pianist Eric Mueller, will present its annual Mother's Day
concert at 1:30 p.m. May 12 in Christ Chapel.
Pianist Emily Irelandwill
present her junior recital at 3:30 p.m. May 12 in Bjorling.
Soprano Shari Speer (music)
will present a voice recital at 7:30 p.m. May 12 in Bjorling. Speer
will be accompanied by pianist Mary Hunt.
The Senior Studio Art
Majors' Exhibition continues in the Hillstrom Museum of Art daily through
Tickets are on sale at
the Information Center for "Balm in Gilead," which will be presented
at 8 p.m. May 16-19 in Anderson Theatre.
Dancing at Lughnasa... Rob
(theatre and dance) is currently appearing in the Park Square Theatre production
of "Dancing at Lughnasa." Performances continue through May 25. Discounts
are available for individuals who identify themselves as a friend of Gardner.
Contact the Park Square Theatre box office at (651) 291-7005 for tickets.
Plant Sale... The
E. St. Julien Cox House annual heritage plant sale will be held from 8:30
a.m.-2 p.m. May 11 at the Cox House, 500 N. Washington Ave., St. Peter.
Old-fashioned perennials, along with favorite new ones, will be for sale.
In addition to heritage plants, there will be bluebird houses and finch
feeders. Money will go to support the Cox House and gardens. Anyone willing
to donate plants may do so by bringing them in containers to the Cox House
by noon May 9 or 10. Include a note with the donor's name, address, and
phone number and the names of the plants. Anyone who needs containers or
help with plants, or anyone who is willing to help with pricing and setting
up the sale, should call 931-3883 or 934-2828.
religion, presented a paper on the interaction of medieval Jewish and Christian
biblical exegesis at the 37th Annual International Medieval Congress at
Western Michigan University, Kalamazoo, MI.
chemistry, William Appiah ('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.
physics, presented a talk, titled "Scanning Laser Vibrometer Studies of
Organ Pipes," at a physics department colloquium May 3 at Northern Illinois
University and May 4 at the Associated Guild of Pipe Organ Builders of
America national meeting. This talk is based on research carried out in
collaboration with Brian Collins ('03), Charles Hendrickson, president
of Hendrickson Organ Company in St. Peter, and Mario Pineda of Polytec
education, had her book, "Size Many Ways to Measure," named One of the
Best Books for Children in 2001 by the publication Science Book &
Film in the January/February 2002 issue.
English, was a judge for the Mankato schools' "Laws of Life" essay contest
and served as master of ceremonies for the contest awards program. He also
served for a week as artist-in-residence at Hoover Elementary School in
Mankato, performing as a storyteller. Last week at St. Olaf, Rezmerski
judged the English department writing contests and did a poetry reading.
Rezmerski recently read his poems for the Root River Poetry Society in
Plainview and will read with poet Roy McBride May 19 at the Mildred Pierce
Cafe in St. Paul. On May 11, he will conduct a seminar on revision at the
spring meeting of the League of Minnesota Poets. The latest issue of North
Stone Review contains a selection of his poems and an essay giving
a critical overview of his publishing career.
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).
James Stevensen, father-in-law
of Pat Stevensen (telecommunications), died May 4. Funeral services
were held May 8 in Nicollet.
For more information on
the aforementioned position(s), call human resources (x7304).
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The Office of Corporate
and Foundation Relations' weekly program or funding opportunity highlight:
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.
Franklin Research Grants
Available... The American
Philosophical Society offers Franklin Research Grants toward the cost of
scholarly research in all areas of knowledge except those in which support
by government or corporate enterprise is more appropriate. "Scholarly research"
covers most kinds of scholarly inquiry by individuals leading to publication.
Funding is offered in multiples of $1,000 with a maximum of $6,000 for
1 year or a maximum of $12,000 for 2 years. The deadline is Oct. 1 for
a January decision. For more detailed information, see http://www.amphilsoc.org/grants/general.htm.
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).
On May 3, KEYC-TV (Ch.
12, Mankato) aired a story on finding summer employment. The 6 p.m. report
was filmed entirely at Gustavus and included several comments from Gustavus
student Stephanie Briggs, a sophomore using the Career Center to
seek summer employement.
On May 3, The Free
Press of Mankato quoted (and pictured) Chris Gilbert and
Ostrom (both political science) on the DFL state convention and the
endorsement for governor. The story began on page 1B.
On May 2, The Free
Press of Mankato featured 2 stories on the MAYDAY! Peace Conference
held May 1 on campus. The page 1B stories were titled "Iraq weighs on activist's
mind" and "MAYDAY! speaker offers reasons not to attack Iraq."
On May 2, the St. Peter
Herald ran a color photograph of St. Peter's South Elementary School
students planting a tree in Linnaeus Arboretum during the College's annual
Arbor Day celebration. It was on page 10A.
On May 2, the St. Peter
Herald featured an article about Gustavus international students and
faculty working with students during South Elementary School's International
Family Night. The page 10A article included color photographs of Gustavus
students Manal Elattir and Motohiko Masuda with others.
On May 1, KEYC-TV aired
a story on the 22nd annual MAYDAY! Conference on sanctions. The 10 p.m.
report included comments from Richard Leitch (political science).
On May 1, the Star
Tribune of Minneapolis included quotes from Chris Gilbert (political
science) regarding the DFL state convention and the party's endorsement
of a candidate for governor. The front-page article was titled "Her targets
are many, her aim is true."
On April 16, Minnesota
Public Radio's Morning Edition aired an interview with Nancy Butler
(biology). The report was in regard to a letter sent to President Bush
urging him to stop all commercial logging in national forests. Butler was
one of 3 Minnesota ecologists and 1 of more than 200 scientists who signed
the letter. She was also quoted in an April 16 front-page Duluth News
The Spring 2002 edition
of Student Paths quoted student Leah Knutson on how to fit
all of a student's possessions into a small dorm room. The page-6 article
was titled "Packing your bags."
The Spring 2002 edition
of Positive Impact, a quarterly newsletter for friends of the Minnesota
AIDS Project, featured an article on the Gustavus Art History Club's AIDS
walk team. The team raised $1,657 for this month's walk with a March exhibit
and benefit auction. The article, "Why will TEAMS Walk?," also included
a photograph of student Travis Nygard.
For Rent: Rooms
to rent with full access to home. Furnished; utilities furnished; quiet
setting; close to campus and across from a park; interns and professors
welcome. Contact Nancy Selly (email@example.com
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
For Rent: Duplex
for rent in a quiet area with 2 bedrooms, washer and dryer, and garage.
$640 per month. Call Tim at 507/964-5621.
For Rent: Hobby
farm for rent July 1. If interested, call Mary (800/289-7437 days or 931-3023
new professor would like to rent an apartment or home beginning this summer.
Contact Jeanne Herman (firstname.lastname@example.org
Relay for Life Fundraiser...
for Life participants are selling Econofoods coupon books for $5. The book
contains $61 worth of coupons, including $5 off a $50 or more purchase.
All proceeds from the book sales will go toward the American Cancer Society's
Nicollet County Relay for Life. Anyone who would like to look at a coupon
book or purchase one should contact Ann Volk (email@example.com).
CALENDAR OF EVENTS:
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
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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