News & Announcements
Nobel Conference Visibility...
following Nobel Conference coverage has already run:
Letters Sought for Tenure
Review... There are 5 candidates
for tenure this fall: Gaston Alzate (modern foreign languages and
literatures/Spanish), John Cha (religion), Svjetlana Madzar
(economics and management), Peg O'Connor (women's studies), and
Solberg (religion). Letters written on behalf of candidates should
address the criteria for tenure and be addressed to Dean of the Faculty
John Mosbo. Tenure files close Oct. 9. Nominations for promotion
should be submitted to the dean by Nov. 1. If questions, contact Jeanne
Herman (x7614 or firstname.lastname@example.org).
"A crowd-pleaser" and
"Pulling together a conference" by Bob Fenske in the Free Press of
Mankato (Oct. 3, front page, including a color photograph of Eleanor Maccoby);
A color photograph by
Ed Lee on the front page of parents holding their young children sitting
on the hand sculpture. Carina Johnson is pictured with Ellen Johnson, wife
of Mark Johnson (geology) and Amelia Colfati with her father, Dominic
Colfati, the granddaughter and son-in-law of Bernhard Erling (emeritus
religion) in the St. Peter Herald (Oct. 3, front page);
"'Nature of nurture' explored
during Nobel Conference at Gustavus" in the Herald and written by
Ed Lee (Oct. 3, pg. 11A). The story ran with a color photograph,
taken by Lee, of 2 high school attendees standing at the "Guiding Hand"
News of the conference
being the largest in its 38-year history ran on the Associated Press (AP)
news wire as well as PRNewswire on Sept. 30;
A conference story on
KAAL-TV, Ch. 6, based in Austin (10 p.m., Oct. 2); and
Nobel Conference stories
were aired by KMSU radio, based in Mankato, recently.
In the Sept. 12 issue of The Yellow Sheet, the dollar amount for
the NSF award for a 4-year scholarship support program, under the direction
and leadership of Max Hailperin, was stated as $319,812. The correct award
amount is $391,812.
Chapel Schedule... All
are invited to the 10 a.m. worship services in Christ Chapel. The upcoming
schedule is as follows:
Talk Shop Friday...
Wren (art and art history) will present the next Faculty Shop Talk. Her
talk, titled "Lords, Scholars, and Laborers: Experiences in Field Work
at the Maya Site of Yo'okop, Mexico," will be presented at 4:30 p.m. Oct.
4 in the Interpretive Center. Feel free to arrive any time after 4:15 p.m.
Abstracts for this and future talks may be viewed on the Gustavus Web under
the OnCampus Community/Faculty/Shop
Oct. 4 -- Kari Lipke,
Commemoration of St. Francis, Psalm 148;
Oct. 6 -- 20th Sunday
after Pentecost, Chaplain Brian Johnson;
Oct. 7 -- Coming Out Day,
Oct. 8 -- Florence Amamoto,
Matthew 4: 18-22;
Oct. 9 -- Morning Praise;
Oct. 10 -- Chaplain Rachel
Oct. 11 -- Taize Service;
Oct. 13 -- 21st Sunday
after Pentecost, Julie Gilbert preaching, Chaplain Brian Johnson presiding.
Student Piano Recital
Friday... The students of
John McKay (music) will present a joint piano recital at 7:30 p.m. Oct.
4 in Bjorling Recital Hall. This event is free and open to the public.
Plant Sale This Weekend...
International Cultures Club will be selling plants from 10 a.m.-2 p.m.
Oct. 5-6 in the Campus Center.
String Quartet Performs
The Arianna String Quartet
will perform at 8 p.m. Oct. 5 in Bjorling Recital Hall to open the 31st
season of the Gustavus Artist Series. The Chicago Tribune praises
the quartet, saying "Quartet playing doesn't get much better than this."
Since its formation in 1992, the Arianna String Quartet has established
itself as one of the premier new ensembles in the U.S. Tickets will be
on sale at the door beginning 1 hour prior to the concert or call the ticket
center (x7590) to reserve in advance. Cost is $10 for adults and $7 for
students and senior citizens.
Physics Seminar Monday...
Mulders from the University of Delaware will present a seminar, titled
"Acoustic Experiments on Superfluids in Porous Media," at 7:30 p.m. Oct.
7 in Olin Hall 220.
Continuing Education Events
invited to the following continuing education events in the Interpretive
Pre-registration for these
events is required; the cost is $4 per person and includes coffee and dessert,
unless otherwise noted. Register between 8 a.m.- 4 p.m. at the office of
St. Peter Community and Family Education, Suite 200, 600 S. Fifth St.,
St. Peter. For more information, call 934-3048.
Chris Gilbert (political
science) will present "A Preview of the 2002 Election" at 7 p.m. Oct. 8;
Chuck Niederriter (physics)
will present "Astronomy Down Under: Research and Teaching in Australia"
at 7 p.m. Oct. 15;
Rob Gardner (theatre and
dance) will direct a play, titled "Spinning Into Butter," at 6:15 p.m.
Oct. 26. Cost is $18 and includes dinner and discussion; and
Doug Huff (philosophy)
will present "Turkey: Crossroads of Civilization" at 7 p.m. Oct. 29.
Cancer Support Group Meeting
Wednesday... The campus Cancer
Support Group will meet at noon Oct. 9 in the Leadholm Room. Bring a lunch
and join the conversation.
Divisional Staff Meeting
Wednesday... A divisional
meeting for the Book Mark, clerical, and library staff will be held at
1:30 p.m. Oct. 9 in Banquet Room B. President Dennis Johnson, Ken Westphal
(finance), and Kirk Beyer (human resources) will be in attendance. Bring
any questions, suggestions, or concerns to the meeting or send them to
the Staff Personnel Committee representative.
Episcopal Eucharist and
Dinner Wednesday... All campus
Episcopal faculty, staff, students, as well as anyone interested in the
Episcopal Church, are invited to attend an informal Eucharist and free
dinner at 6 p.m. Oct. 9 in Banquet Room C in the Campus Center. A soup
and sandwich buffet, including vegetarian options, will be served. RSVP
by Oct. . 7 to Chris Gilbert (x6093 or email@example.com)
or Dan Rude (firstname.lastname@example.org).
Sponsored by the Office of the Chaplains and the Church of the Holy Communion
in St. Peter.
Discussion Oct. 10... The
second of a 3-part discussion series co-sponsored by the Office of Corporate
and Foundation Relations and the Faculty Development Program will take
place from 11:30 a.m.- 12:30 p.m. and from 12:30-1:30 p.m. Oct. 10 in Banquet
Room C in the Campus Center during Teacher/s Talk(ing). This session will
be on Web-based prospect research as it relates to faculty and departmental
grants and other useful grant-seeking tools and information. Contact Bob
with any questions. Part 3 of this series will take place Nov. 21 in the
Faculty and Staff Center and will provide an introduction to proposal writing
and budget development, presented in collaboration with successful faculty
Healthy Youth Lecture Oct.
9... Dick Hardel from Augsburg
College's Youth and Family Institute will speak at 7 p.m. Oct. 9 at Trinity
Lutheran Church (511 S. Fifth St., St. Peter). Hardel will share the latest
research on how to work together within the community to raise healthy
youth. Bring a friend. This event is sponsored by the St. Peter Healthy
Community Alliance and is free and open to the public.
Conference on Race and
Difference in February... A
3-day conference, titled "Teaching and Researching Across Color Lines:
Literacies, Pedagogies, and the Politics of Difference," will be held Feb.
21-23, 2003 at the University of Minnesota. The conference will focus on
race and difference and explore how these inform perspectives and practices
as educators and researchers. Keynote speakers include Gerald Torres, Gloria
Ladson-Billings, Julie Landsman, Donaldo Macedo, Alice McIntyre, Carol
Miller, and David Roediger. For more information, visit the conference's
Web site at www.education.umn.edu/CI/NCTEAR/.
biology, received the 2002 Yokley Faculty Service Award for advisers and
district directors of the National Biology Honor Society, Beta Beta Beta.
The award was presented at the national convention in June in San Antonio,
TX. Heidcamp initiated a chapter of the honor society at Gustavus in 1976
and served as the local adviser until this year. He has been the North
Central District 3 director for over 10 years.
philosophy, presented a paper, titled "Wittgenstein, Folly, and Religious
Belief," Sept. 28 at the Minnesota Philosophical Society meeting at the
University of Minnesota.
education, co-edited a book, titled Waves of Words, which was published
in July by the International Society for Augmentative and Alternative Communication.
For more information on
the aforementioned position(s), call Department of Human Resources (x7304).
Director of Gift Planning
Director of Prospect Research
The Office of Corporate
and Foundation Relations' program or funding opportunity highlight of the
For more information on
grants or proposal preparation, contact the Office of Corporate and Foundation
Relations (x7049 or email@example.com).
Cooperative Grants Program
of NAFSA... The Association
of International Educators provides seed funds for creative projects that
involve post-secondary international and U.S. study-abroad students on
U.S. campuses and in U.S. communities. The goals of the program are two-fold:
to support campuses and community-initiated programs and activities that
enhance the experience of international students and U.S. study-abroad
students; and to improve and increase communications and cooperation between
international and U.S. students, faculty, and staff at U.S. colleges and
universities. Incentive grant awards range from $2,001 to $10,000 and have
a deadline of Jan. 10; mini-grants are awards of up to $2,000 and have
deadlines of March 3 and Oct. 1. For more information, see the Sept. 2002
issue of Grant Information online.
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
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