The Yellow Sheet 2002

Volume 35, Number 2

Thursday, Sept. 12,

Volume 34, Number 2

News & Announcements
Grant News
Upcoming Events
Off-Campus Events
Kudos
Births
Obituaries
In the Media
Plugs
Thank Yous
Corrections
Calendar of Events
Submit an Item Online

News & Announcements

Registration for NCUR Begins... The annual National Conference on Undergraduate Research (NCUR) will be held March 13­15 in Salt Lake City. All are asked to encourage interested students to submit an abstract by the Nov. 15 deadline on submission proposal Form A online at http://conferences.utah.edu/ncur2003/. Send Bruce Van Duser a copy of the submitted abstract. Faculty sponsorship is required. Notification of acceptance is mid-January. Deadline for registration is Feb. 14. Do not have the student submit registration Form B until notification of acceptance/rejection is obtained and the student is committed to attend. Contact Van Duser (x7656 or bvand@gustavus.edu) and or check out the NCUR Web site for more information.

GRANT NEWS:

National Science Foundation Scholarship... Under the direction and leadership of Max Hailperin (mathematics and computer science), Gustavus received $391,812 from the National Science Foundation for a 4-year scholarship support program for math and computer science majors. This program builds on student relationships with alumni and local businesses to encourage recruiting and retention for students with high financial need.

UPCOMING EVENTS:

Chapel Schedule... All are invited to the 10 a.m. worship services in Christ Chapel. The upcoming schedule is as follows:

  • Sept. 13 -- Will Freiert, St. John of Chrysostom, John 19: 25-27;
  • Sept. 15 -- 17th Sunday after Pentecost, Chaplain Brian Johnson;
  • Sept. 16 -- Chaplain Rachel Larson, Psalm 103: 8-13;
  • Sept. 17 -- Barb Larson Taylor, 1 Samuel 18: 1-5;
  • Sept. 18 -- Morning Praise;
  • Sept. 19 -- Jack Niemi, Galatians 5: 1, 13-25
  • Sept. 20 -- Eric Eliason, Luke 6: 27-36; and
  • Sept. 22 -- 18th Sunday after Pentecost, Chaplain Rachel Larson.
Talk Shop Sept. 13... Eric Dugdale (classics) will present the first Faculty Shop Talk of the 2002-03 academic year. His talk, titled "Out of Bounds in Sophocles' Electra," will be presented at 4:30 p.m. on Sept. 13 in the Interpretive Center. 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.

Teachers Talking Begins Sept. 19... A 3-part discussion Series by the Office of Corporate and Foundation Relations Teacher/s Talk(ing) begins Sept. 19 with the first of a 3-part discussion series co-sponsored by the Office of Corporate and Foundation Relations and the Faculty Development Program. The sessions include:

  • Sept. 19: Part I will focus on the role of the Corporate and Foundation Relations Office at Gustavus, particularly as it relates to assisting faculty in grant seeking. The session will include an introduction to identifying prospects for external funding.
  • Oct. 10: Part II will be on Web-based prospect research as it relates to faculty and departmental grants and other useful grant-seeking tools and information.
  • Nov. 21: Part III will provide an introduction to proposal writing and budget development, presented in collaboration with successful faculty proposal writers.
Each presentation will take place during Teacher/s Talk(ing) from 11:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. and again from 12:30-1:30 p.m. Contact Bob Weisenfeld (bweis@gustavus.edu) with any questions.

OFF-CAMPUS EVENTS OF INTEREST:

Author Visit... The Book Mark and the St. Peter Public Library are sponsoring the appearance of author John Armistead. Armistead's books, "The $66 Summer" and "The Return of Gabriel," bring Civil Rights and racism to life from their settings in the South in the '50s and '60s. Armistead will speak at 7 p.m. Sept. 26 in the St. Peter Community Center. (The books are appropriate for ages 9 to 109.)

Arts and Crafts Sale... A sale of handmade arts and crafts will be held from noon-6 p.m. Sept. 27 and 8 a.m.-noon Sept. 28 at 1960 E. Welco Dr., St. Peter, and will feature wood crafts, art work, pottery, wreaths, cards, and other items made by Dorothea Carlson, Dee Engebretson, and Gretchen Koehler.

KUDOS:

Dennis Henry and Tom Huber, both physics, represented the department at the summer meeting of the American Association of Physics Teachers in August at Boise State University. Henry presented the lead-off invited paper, titled "Examining the Role and Content of Physics Electronics Courses." Huber presented "Use of Portable CD Players in Electronics Laboratory Courses."

Greg Kaster, history, contributed a 5,000 word essay on the antebellum labor movement in the U.S. to the Encyclopedia of American Social Movements, edited by Immanuel Ness of Brooklyn College, forthcoming from M.E. Sharpe.

Mark Lammers, music, had an article, titled "Nordic Band Music 2001" published in the Journal of the World Association for Symphonic Bands and Ensembles, Aug. 2001. He also has been asked to speak at its biannual conference next summer in Jonkoping, Sweden. Lammers also continues as a trombonist with the Tucson Skyline Brass Quintet, Brass, Ltd., Catalina Chamber Orchestra, Sinfonia da Chiesa, Civic Orchestra of Tucson and performs as a soloist frequently in Tucson area churches.

Rebecca Taylor, English, published an essay, titled "'Reading What Students Have Written': A Case Study from the Basic Writing Classroom," in the Spring 2002 issue of Reader: Essays in Reader-Oriented Theory, Criticism, and Pedagogy. Taylor also completed work as associate editor of Critical Inquiries: A Reader for Writers (Longman, forthcoming).

BIRTHS:

Rebecca Taylor (English) and Greg Taylor are pleased to announce the birth of their second son, Ellet Wendell, born July 17.

OBITUARIES:

  • June McClellan, mother of Kathie Martin (library) died Sept. 9. A memorial service will be held at 10 a.m. Sept. 17 at Christ the King Catholic Church, 5029 Zenith Ave. S., Minneapolis.
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).

IN THE MEDIA:

Here are some noteworthy Gustavus-related stories that recently appeared in print or broadcast media around the nation:
  • On Sept. 5, the St. Peter Herald published a Gustavus back-to-school article and color photographs of Gustie greeters Sarah Schock, Mandy Olson, and Ashleigh Penrod helping new students move into dorms and first-year student Tim Woodrow unloading his belongings. The page 2A story was titled "Gustavus begins 141st year."
  • The Sept. 5 Herald also ran information on the Sept. 11 commemoration on campus. The front page story, part of "We Remember" (a 2-part series marking Sept. 11, one year later) was titled "9/11 memories flooding back."
  • The Sept. 5 Herald published an article on the 8-foot "Guiding Hand" sculpture installed on campus to help promote this year's Nobel Conference. The page 7A article was titled "Art promotes Nobel."
  • On Sept. 5, The Free Press of Mankato featured an article, titled "Nobel Conference already attracting much attention," on page 1B.
  • On Aug. 31, the Star Tribune of Minneapolis published a feature story on senior student and football player Ryan Hoag, who may be an NFL draft pick. The article was titled "MIAC's surprise NFL prospect: Ryan Hoag of Gustavus."
  • On Aug. 28, Agence France-Presse (AFP) writer Francis Temman distributed an article, titled "September 11 echoes in the minds of U.S. Generation," which included quotes from Karen Larson (anthropology and interdisciplinary studies). AFP is the world's oldest news agency that reaches newspapers, radio, and television stations throughout the world. Headquartered in France, it distributes news in 6 languages.
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 ssenne@gustavus.edu).

PLUGS:

For Sale: A living room set that includes a couch, chair, end table, and lamp. Also for sale is a queen mattress and oak glider chair. For more information call 934-4614.

Wanted: The Mankato Ballet has opened a studio in St. Peter and is accepting students ages 3-12. Classes being offered are: Creative Movement, Pre-ballet, and Beginning Ballet. Mankato Ballet is located in the Sun Moon Studio at 217 W. Park Row. If questions or if interested call 625-7716.

THANK YOUS:

Campaign Launch Thanks... Brenda Moore (institutional advancement) extends her thanks to all faculty and staff who attended the launching of the College's Building a Greater Gustavus fundraising campaign on Sept. 7.

CORRECTIONS:

In Room Reservation Information in last week's edition of The Yellow Sheet, the information for Confer should have read Teri Bauman x7605.

CALENDAR OF EVENTS:

Events happening between Monday, September 23, 2002 and Thursday, October 3, 2002

Monday, September 23, 2002
Athletic: Men's Golf @ UW-Eau Claire Eau Clarie, WI
9:00 AM 4:00 PM Fine Arts Event: Hillstrom Museum Art Exhibit Hillstrom Museum of Art
10:00 AM Worship: Daily Celebration Christ Chapel
6:30 PM 9:00 PM Campus Event: Open Juggling and Lessons Alumni Hall
7:00 PM 9:00 PM Academic: LSAT Prep Session #3 327 Fine Arts: Communication
7:00 PM Meeting: Student Senate Meeting Olin Hall 103
9:00 PM Meeting: College Democrats Meeting The Dive

Tuesday, September 24, 2002
6:40 AM 7:40 AM Campus Event: Yoga with June Lund Center
9:00 AM 4:00 PM Fine Arts Event: Hillstrom Museum Art Exhibit Hillstrom Museum of Art
10:00 AM Worship: Daily Celebration Christ Chapel
10:00 AM 12:00 PM Special Event: GLA Fall Membership Tea Interpretive Center
11:40 AM 12:10 PM Campus Event: Total Conditioning with Kari Lund Center
3:30 PM 5:00 PM Campus Event: Students and Islam Linner Lounge
5:30 PM 6:30 PM Meeting: German Table Evelyn Young Dining Room
7:00 PM Campus Event: Islam: Question of Culture Alumni Hall

Wednesday, September 25, 2002
9:00 AM 4:00 PM Fine Arts Event: Hillstrom Museum Art Exhibit Hillstrom Museum of Art
10:00 AM Worship: Daily Celebration Christ Chapel
12:40 PM 1:15 PM Campus Event: Water Aerobics with Kari Lund Center
7:30 PM Athletic: Volleyball @ St. Olaf Northfield, MN

Thursday, September 26, 2002
9:00 AM 4:00 PM Fine Arts Event: Hillstrom Museum Art Exhibit Hillstrom Museum of Art
10:00 AM Worship: Daily Celebration Christ Chapel
11:40 AM 12:20 PM Campus Event: Step Aerobics with Martha Lund Center
4:00 PM 5:30 PM Workshop: Peer Response Workshop Confer 128
7:00 PM Special Event: Author Event - John Armistead St. Peter Community Center
9:00 PM 11:00 PM Campus Event: Swing Night The Dive

Friday, September 27, 2002
9:00 AM 4:00 PM Fine Arts Event: Hillstrom Museum Art Exhibit Hillstrom Museum of Art
10:00 AM Worship: Daily Celebration Christ Chapel
10:00 AM Special Event: Presidental Installation Christ Chapel
10:30 AM 12:00 PM Celebration: Reception for Pres. Johnson Eckman Mall
12:40 PM 1:20 PM Campus Event: Stretch and Tone with Martha Lund Center
4:00 PM Athletic: Men's Soccer vs St. John's Lund Center
4:30 PM Campus Event: Faculty Shop Talks Interpretive Center
7:00 PM Campus Event: Open Gaming Night Linner Lounge
7:30 PM Athletic: Volleyball @ St. Thomas St. Paul, MN
8:00 PM 1:10 AM Campus Event: Weekend Shuttle
9:00 PM 12:00 AM Campus Event: Fall into Swing Dance Alumni Hall

Saturday, September 28, 2002
Athletic: Cross Country @ U of M St. Paul, MN
Special Event: Gus Bus to the Twin Cities
Special Event: Gustavus Heritage Luncheon Campus Center
Athletic: Men's Golf @ Twin Cities Elk River CC, Minneapolis CC
Athletic: Women's Golf @ Gustie Invite Le Sueur Country Club
1:00 PM Athletic: Football @ Augsburg Minneapolis, MN
1:00 PM 5:00 PM Fine Arts Event: Hillstrom Museum Art Exhibit Hillstrom Museum of Art
1:00 PM Athletic: Women's Soccer @ St. Benedict St. Joseph, MN
3:00 PM Fine Arts Event: Minnesota Trombone Quartet Bjorling Recital Hall
3:00 PM Athletic: Volleyball @ Hamline St. Paul, MN
7:30 PM Fine Arts Event: Joint Faculty Recital Bjorling Recital Hall
8:00 PM 1:10 AM Campus Event: Weekend Shuttle

Sunday, September 29, 2002
Athletic: Women's Golf @ Gustie Invite Le Sueur Country Club
10:00 AM 5:30 PM Campus Event: Minnesota Renaissance Festival Shakopee, MN
10:30 AM Worship: Holy Communion Christ Chapel
1:00 PM 5:00 PM Fine Arts Event: Hillstrom Museum Art Exhibit Hillstrom Museum of Art
3:00 PM Athletic: Women's Soccer@ St.Scholastica Duluth, MN
7:30 PM Fine Arts Event: Faculty Recital - David Fienen Christ Chapel
9:00 PM 9:45 PM Worship: Taize: Contemplative Worship Christ Chapel
Athletic: Men's Golf @ Twin Cities Elk River CC, Minneapolis CC

Monday, September 30, 2002
Athletic: Men's Golf @ Twin Cities Elk River CC, Minneapolis CC
9:00 AM 4:00 PM Fine Arts Event: Hillstrom Museum Art Exhibit Hillstrom Museum of Art
10:00 AM Worship: Daily Celebration Christ Chapel
6:00 PM 7:30 PM Campus Event: G.O.L.D. Leadership Series Courtyard Cafe
6:30 PM 9:00 PM Campus Event: Open Juggling and Lessons Eckman Mall
9:00 PM Meeting: College Democrats Meeting The Dive

Tuesday, October 1, 2002
Conference: Nobel Conference XXXVIII Lund Center
6:40 AM 7:40 AM Campus Event: Yoga with June Lund Center
9:00 AM 4:00 PM Fine Arts Event: Hillstrom Museum Art Exhibit Hillstrom Museum of Art
4:00 PM Athletic: Men's Soccer vs St. Mary's Lund Center
6:00 PM 9:00 PM Fine Arts Event: Art Exhibit Opening Reception Hillstrom Museum of Art
8:00 PM Fine Arts Event: The Nobel Concert Christ Chapel

Wednesday, October 2, 2002
Conference: Nobel Conference XXXVIII Lund Center
9:00 AM 4:00 PM Fine Arts Event: Hillstrom Museum Art Exhibit Hillstrom Museum of Art
4:00 PM Athletic: Women's Soccer @ St. Mary's Winona, MN
7:30 PM Athletic: Volleyball vs Augsburg Lund Center

Thursday, October 3, 2002
Meeting: Crown Council Meeting Board Room
9:00 AM 4:00 PM Fine Arts Event: Hillstrom Museum Art Exhibit Hillstrom Museum of Art
11:30 AM 1:30 PM Campus Event: Teaching FTS Teachers/Talking Banquet Room
11:40 AM 12:20 PM Campus Event: Step Aerobics with Martha Lund Center
5:30 PM 12:00 AM Campus Event: South Pacific Orpheum Theatre
7:00 PM Athletic: Volleyball vs Northwestern Lund Center
9:00 PM 11:00 PM Campus Event: Swing Night The Dive

To add or change items on the calendar, please fill out and submit a College Calendar event form. View the entire College Calendar online.



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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