The Yellow Sheet 2002
October 3, 2002 | Volume 35, Number 4Thursday, Oct. 3,
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News & AnnouncementsNobel Conference Visibility... The following Nobel Conference coverage has already run:
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:
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... The International Cultures Club will be selling plants from 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Oct. 5-6 in the Campus Center.
String Quartet Performs Saturday... 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... Norbert 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 Begin Tuesday... All are invited to the following continuing education events in the Interpretive Center:
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 firstname.lastname@example.org) or Dan Rude (email@example.com). 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
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/.
Doug Huff, 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.
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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