The Yellow Sheet for Oct. 23, 2003
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News & AnnouncementsOutstanding Employees... The Augusta Carlson Schultz Award for the Outstanding Support Staff Employee of 2003 will be awarded to Sandi Francis (education) and the Eric Norelius Award for the Outstanding Administrative Employee of 2003 will be awarded to Judy Douglas (alcohol and drug education). All members of the College community are invited to the award ceremony as part of the 10 a.m. worship service on Founders Day, Oct. 31, in Christ Chapel. A reception in honor of this year's recipients will follow in Alumni Hall.
Flu Shots Coming... The College has contracted with Nicollet County Health Services to provide flu shots to Gustavus employees and their spouses at no charge. Employees will be notified when a date and location have been set.
Gustavus Choir to Perform... The Gustavus Choir, under the direction of Greg Aune, will be the featured ELCA college choir for Luther Seminary's Reformation Festival Songfest at 7:30 p.m. Oct. 25 at Central Lutheran Church (333 S. 12th St., Minneapolis). The choir will be joined by a massed choir from Twin Cities area churches. Other festivities during the weekend include a buffet at 5 p.m. Oct. 26, followed by "Singing the Faith" at 7 p.m. Tickets are required for the buffet and are available by calling (651) 641-3419. For more information, visit the website at www.luthersem.edu/reffest or call (651) 641-3451.
Laramie Project Opens... The Laramie Project, a theatrical performance exploring the death of Matthew Shepard, a 21-year-old gay college student, is being presented at 8 p.m. Oct. 23-25 and 2 p.m. Oct. 26 in Anderson Theatre. Shepard was beaten and left to die near Laramie, WY. The presentation will explore the meanings of this tragedy and answer questions, such as: Why did this happen? Why in Laramie? Panel discussions will follow most performances. Tickets are being sold at the ticket center (x7590); if any tickets remain, they will be sold at the Anderson Theatre Box Office 1 hour prior to the concert times. Amy Seham (theatre and dance) is directing this student performance created by Moises Kaufman and the Tectonic Theatre Project.
Chapel Schedule... All are invited to the worship services at 10 a.m. weekdays and 10:30 a.m. Sundays in Christ Chapel. The upcoming schedule is as follows:
Talk Shop Friday... Janine Wotton (psychology) will present the next Faculty Shop Talk of the 2003-04 academic year. Her talk, titled "Here is what you hear or is it there?," will be presented at 4:30 p.m. Oct. 24 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 at the Gustavus homepage under the Information for Faculty link/Faculty Resources or by going directly to http://gustavus.edu/events/shoptalks/.
Student Recital Saturday... The public is invited to a senior French horn recital by Elisabeth Axtell at 3:30 p.m. Oct. 25 in Bjorling Recital Hall. She will be accompanied by pianist Coni Liljengren and assisted by the French horn section of the Gustavus Symphony Orchestra. For this recital, Axtell will perform traditional works for horn by Kurt Atterberg and Gioachino Rossini, along with a Hawley Ades arrangement of Londonderry Air and Dennis Brain's Le Basque (a French country dance melody). A reception will follow in the recital hall lobby.
Vocal Chamber Concert Saturday... The Rose Ensemble, a Minneapolis-based professional vocal chamber ensemble, will perform "Cantiga! The Cult of Mary in Medieval Spain and Italy" at 8 p.m. Oct. 25 in Christ Chapel. In just 10 years, the Rose Ensemble has established itself as the standard-bearer of medieval chant and the sacred vocal music of the Renaissance. St. Peter native Tim O'Brien ('99) sings in the bass section. Tickets can be purchased at the ticket center (x7590) or at the door 1 hour prior to the concert; tickets are $12 for adults, $8 for students, seniors, and Gustavus staff, and $5 for Gustavus students.
"The Apostles" Celebration Sunday... A closing celebration for "The Apostles" paintings by Michel Ostlund will be held at 7:30 p.m. Oct. 26 in Christ Chapel. The celebration will incorporate the music of the Choir of Christ Chapel, poetry, dance, organ music, and candlelight. Thirteen years ago, artist Michel Ostlund, who will be at Gustavus for a residency from Oct. 24-29, was inspired to capture the character and personalities of the Apostles on canvas. The oil paintings were completed in 4 months and exhibited for the 1st time in the Uppsala (Sweden) Cathedral. This is the 1st time "The Apostles" exhibit has been seen in the U.S. This event is sponsored by the Office of the Chaplains, the Confer Family Chapel Fund, and the Johnson Endowment for the Arts.
Labyrinth Walk Wednesday and Thursday... A labyrinth walk, an ancient form of prayer and walking meditation, will be open 8-10 p.m. Oct. 29 and 11 a.m.-4 p.m. Oct. 30 in Alumni Hall. Orientations will be led by Chaplain Rachel Larson and Danielle Holveck (residential life) at 8 and 9 p.m. Oct. 29 and 11 a.m., 1 and 3 p.m. Oct. 30. This event is sponsored by the Office of the Chaplains in cooperation with the Gustie Chill Out.
Campus-wide Wellness Fair Oct. 30... The campus community is invited to the 3rd annual Gustie Chill Out and Wellness Fair from 10:30 a.m.-4 p.m. in the Campus Center banquet rooms. This event will promote wellness, stress management, education, and health. There will be live music, yoga, free massages, consultation on health related topics, and screening for depression and anxiety-related problems. Some of the off-campus participants include:
Opportunities that attendees can participate in that day include:
Anyone who has questions should contact Steve Bennett (x7539 or firstname.lastname@example.org). This event is sponsored by the Counseling Center, Center for Vocational Reflection, Gustavus Health Promotion, Chaplains' Office, Career Center, Alcohol and Drug Education, Peer Assistants, Community Service Center, Safety and Security, Diversity Center, Health Service, Nursing Department, Health and Exercise Science and Human Performance Lab, Student Activities, Book Mark, CAB, and Gustie Greens.
Horst Ludwig, modern foreign languages and literatures/German, had "Japanische 'Sommer' -- Haiku der Gegenwart: Auswahl aus einem Heft der Zeitschrift 'HI' und deren deutsche Fassung zusammen mit einigen Gedanken zur Problematik des Jahreszeitenwortes," the German version of 20 present-day Japanese haiku, together with some remarks on the problem of the "kigo" (season word in haiku) published in Vierteljahresschrift der Deutschen Haiku-Gesellschaft, XVI, No. 62, Sept. 2003.
Linnea Wren, art and art history, presented "Art and Religion: Diverse Approaches to Faith" at Elderberry, a retreat for Lutheran pastors, held Oct. 16-17 at Green Lake Bible Camp.
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