The Yellow Sheet 2002
Volume 35, Number 3Thursday, Sept. 19,
Volume 35, Number 3
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News & AnnouncementsHomecoming, 100 Years of Athletics... During Homecoming, the College will dedicate a Hall of Champions to commemorate 100 years of Gustie athletics at 11 a.m. Sept. 21 in Lund Center. The hall comprises a series of 19-ft. banners -- each representing a sport in which Gustavus has participated and each listing championships. The dedication will also include an unveiling of a specially commissioned watercolor by Minnesota artist Doug Lien. He will be available to sign prints, which will be available for $30.The annual Hall of Fame banquet will also be held at 5 p.m. Saturday. Nine individuals who have made significant contributions to the athletics program over the years are being inducted this year.
Other Homecoming activities include:
September 2002 Grant Information.
Office of Corporate and Foundation Relations announces that the September
2002 issue of Grant Information can be found at http://gustavus.edu/cfrelations/fundingsources/grantinfo.cfm.
For those not familiar with this e-newsletter, it provides information
about funding programs sponsored by various government agencies and private
funders, and includes both programmatic and fellowship opportunities.
Anyone who has questions about any of the noted funding announcements or
needs assistance in the development of a proposal should contact Bob Weisenfeld
(x7049 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:
Farewell Reception Sept. 26... The campus community is invited to a farewell reception for Steve Titus (executive assistant to the President) and Sara Titus (office of gift planning) from 3-4 p.m. Sept. 26 in Campus Center Banquet Room B. A brief program will be held at 3:30 p.m.
Author to Appear Sept. 26... The public is invited to an appearance by author John Armistead at 7 p.m. Sept. 26 at the St. Peter Community Center. Armistead's books, The $66 Summer and The Return of Gabriel, bring civil rights and racism to life from settings in the South in the '50s and '60s. This free event is sponsored by the Book Mark and the St. Peter Public Library. For more information, contact Judy Schultz (x6017 or email@example.com).
Physics Seminar Sept. 26... Tar-pin Chen from the University of North Dakota will present a physics seminar, titled "Transport Studies on Nanometer Thick YBa2Cu3O7-d/PrBa2[Cu1-xMx]3O7 Multilayers," at 7:30 p.m. Sept. 26 in Olin Hall 220.
Talk Shop Sept. 27... Mary Solberg (religion) will present the next Faculty Shop Talk of the 2002-03 academic year. Her talk, titled "How Do You Live with What You Know? A Teaching Theologian Wonders Out Loud About Knowing and Doing," will be presented at 4:30 p.m. Sept. 27 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 OnCampus Community/Faculty/Shop Talks link.
Faculty Forum Oct. 15...
Behling (English) and Bruce Johnson (economics and management) will present
the first Faculty Forum of the year from 5:30-6:55 p.m. Oct. 15 in the
Campus Center banquet rooms. The talk, titled "Vintage Vices: Marketing
Art and Gender in French and American Posters," will examine how vintage
posters from the late 19th and early 20th centuries provide a glimpse into
material and social culture, most notably how art, such as music and theater,
and gender roles and expectations, were marketed to the viewing public.
Behling and Johnson will focus on French poster art created to advertise
plays and opera, and American poster art created as propaganda for World
War I. There will be a buffet dinner, including vegetarian fare. All faculty
and staff, as well as retirees, are invited to come with a guest. R.S.V.P.
to Max Hailperin by Oct. 10 at firstname.lastname@example.org
or by snail mail.
Peace Discussion Sept.
26... A discussion, titled
"Finding Common Ground: Solutions for Middle East Peace," will be held
at 4:30 p.m. Sept. 26 at Macalester College, in the Alexander Hill
Ballroom at Kagin Commons. The event is free, but tickets are required;
order tickets from Rieminator Books at (651) 695-1184. The following indiuviduals
will give the presentaiton: Sari Nusseibeh, Jerusalem representative for
Palestinian Authority and a university president; Ami Ayalon, former head
of the Israeli Secret Service and current leader of an Israeli agriculture
firm; and George Mitchell, former senator and author of the "Mitchell Report
on the Mideast."
Russell Shapiro, geology, co-authored research, titled "Time-Space Distribution of a Peculiar Cambro-Ordovician Thrombolite: Microbialite Biogeography?," that has been accepted for presentation at the 114th annual meeting of the Geological Society of America. The meeting will be held Oct. 27-30 in Denver.
Mary Solberg, religion, was the invited keynote speaker in June at the annual meeting of the South Dakota Women of the ELCA.
music, has performed at and attended several events: played first trumpet
with the St. Paul Chamber Orchestra at a concert Sept. 14 at the Ordway
Music Theatre; appeared as trumpet soloist and premiered a new composition,
"Three Pieces for Trumpet and Orchestra," with the Lake Superior Chamber
Orchestra in June in Duluth (conducted by founder Warren Friesen,
music); spent a week at the International Music Camp as jazz coordinator
and leader of the Faculty Jazz Ensemble in July; exhibited his "Music Endeavors"
jazz and brass music publications at the Texas Bandmasters Association
convention in San Antonio; was principal trumpet with the Finn-Fest Orchestra
Concert in August at Ted Mann Concert Hall; and performed at 2 sold-out
concerts at the Music Pier in Ocean City, NJ, with "Klezmer and All That
William Schoonover, Community Service
For Sale: 1990 Plymouth Grand Voyager. Air conditioning; cruise control; 3.3 V-6; engine runs well; body and interior in good condition. 150,000 miles. $1100 or best offer. Call x6163 or (507) 645-2988 evenings.
For Sale: 1998 Chevrolet Malibu. $7,800. For more information, call 934-1178.
For Sale: Honda
motorcycle (Twinstar CM200T) with low miles and in excellent condition.
Blue book value is $920, but the owner must sell and is entertaining offers.
For a test drive, call (507) 387-2739.
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