The Yellow Sheet for November 20
Volume 41, Number 12
Volume 41, Number 12
- News & Announcements
- Campus Happenings
- Off-Campus Events
- Extraordinary People
- New Faces
- Congregational Outreach
- Funding Opps
- In the Media
- Telecommunications Updates
- Calendar of Events
- Submit an Item Online
Campus Conversation on Sunday... A Campus Conversation on "Words of Hate" is scheduled for Sunday, Nov. 23, at 7 p.m. in Alumni Hall. The conversation, hosted by the Student Senate and President Ohle, is open to the entire Gustavus community.
Vote for the Lucia Queen... The Festival of St. Lucia marks the beginning of the Christmas season in Swedish custom. The festival is celebrated annually at Gustavus with a chapel service and the selection of a Lucia queen from among a court of six sophomore women chosen for their leadership, service to the College and others, charity, kindness, and thoughtfulness. Voting for St. Lucia will take place Dec. 4-7. Cast your vote for one of the following sophomore women: Kimberly Braun, Sarah Cartwright, Amber Kirk, Megan Myhre, Bergit Nerheim, or Rachel Schmitt. The Festival of St. Lucia at Gustavus will take place on Dec. 11, with a chapel ceremony and Gustavus Library Associates' popular Lucia Luncheon at 11 a.m., this year featuring 1979 alumnus and award-winning playwright and storyteller Kevin Kling (and already sold out as this YS is posted).
Ushers Wanted... Ushers are still being sought for all Christmas in Christ Chapel services (Friday, Dec. 5, at 7:30 p.m.; Saturday, Dec. 6, at 3:30 and 7:30 p.m.; and Sunday, Dec. 7, at 3:30 and 7:30 p.m.). If you are interested, contact Dana (x7550 or dlamb) or Lorie (x7520 or lsiebels) at your earliest convenience. Volunteers should be at Christ Chapel 90 minutes before the service starts and may stay for the entire worship celebration or leave once the service begins.
'Angel Tree'... Look for the "Angel Tree" in the Campus Center beginning Monday, Nov. 24. This is your opportunity to help a St. Peter area child in need by granting one special Christmas wish. Just select an angel ornament from the tree, purchase the gift, and then bring the wrapped gift and angel ornament to the Peer Assistant Office (alcohol & drug education) in the Campus Center by Wednesday, Dec. 10. For more information, call x7607.
A Great Holiday Gift... The 2009 Linnaeus Arboretum Calendar, featuring the photography of Anders Björling ’58 and phenological notes by Jim Gilbert ’62, is now on sale. This is the first year that the Arboretum has offered a calendar, and once you see it you will find it a perfect holiday gift! The 13-month calendar begins with December 2008. You can purchase your copy now online at gustavus.edu/arboretum for $16 (tax included; $15 if you are a member of Friends of Linnaeus Arboretum). For more information, contact Shirley Mellema at email@example.com or x6181.
Nobel 2010 Planning... Nobel 2010 will focus on a food-related theme. Join the group planning this conference at its last meeting of the semester, Monday, Dec. 1, from 4 to 5:30 p.m. (come early or stay late, as your schedule permits). If you are unable to attend, but wish to be involved in the discussion, contact Chuck Niederriter (firstname.lastname@example.org) or Lisa Heldke (email@example.com).
No YS Next Week... A reminder that the Yellow Sheet will not be published next week (Nov. 27). The next edition comes out on Dec. 4.
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:
- Friday, Nov. 21 - Amy Pehrson (CVR)
- Sunday, Nov. 23 - Christ the King Sunday: Chaplain Rachel Larson
- Monday, Nov. 24 - Vicar Peter Bauck
- Tuesday, Nov. 25 - Chaplain Rachel Larson
- Wednesday, Nov. 26 - NO CHAPEL (Thanksgiving Recess)
- Thursday, Nov. 27 - NO CHAPEL (Thanksgiving Recess)
- Friday, Nov. 28 - NO CHAPEL (Thanksgiving Recess)
- Sunday, Nov. 30 - NO SERVICE (Thanksgiving Recess)
- Monday, Dec. 1 - Jim Dontje (Johnson Center for Environmental Innovation)
- Tuesday, Dec. 2 - Vicar Peter Bauck
- Wednesday, Dec. 3 - Morning Praise
- Thursday, Dec. 4 - Eric Eliason (provost's office/English)
- Friday, Dec. 5 - TBA
Student Art in Outdoor Venue... From now until the end of the semester there will be four different student art installations in the outdoor amphitheater east of the Schaefer Music Wing. Each week there will be a different student work in the space. All are invited to view the different installations.
Midnight Performance of 'The Lesson' Added... Due to demand for tickets for the Department of Theatre and Dance's production of Eugene Ionesco's The Lesson, an additional performance has been added for Friday night, Nov. 21, beginning at midnight and going into early Saturday morning. Tickets for this performance went on sale at the Ticket Center in Jackson Campus Center Desk in the Student Center at 1 p.m. today (Thursday, Nov. 20). The four originally scheduled performances of the play, on Nov. 20, 21, and 22 at 8 p.m. and Nov. 23 at 2 p.m., are sold out; only 42 seats are available for each performance. (Note: The production is not suitable for anyone under 18.)
Shared Space Presents 'Snapshots'... The Department of Theatre and Dance presents "Shared Space 2008: Snapshots," with dance performances scheduled in the Kresge Dance Studio on Thursday and Friday, Nov. 20 and 21, at 6 p.m. and on Saturday, Nov. 22, at both 2 and 6 p.m. Tickets are available at $2 each from the Ticket Center in the Jackson Student Center (x7590).
Alumnus Art Exhibition Opens in Schaefer Gallery... The Department of Art and Art History is hosting an exhibition of recent works by 1991 Gustavus graduate John Gaunt opening on Friday, Nov. 21, with a gallery talk by the artist at 3:30 p.m. in Schaefer Gallery followed by an opening reception at 4:30 p.m. Gaunt, a studio art major at Gustavus, is a professional artist and educator in Minneapolis whose recent paintings explore his analytical study of the shifting architecture of rivers. The exhibition, gallery talk, and opening reception are free and open to the public. The exhibition runs through December 13 in the Schaefer Gallery, which is located in the Schaefer Fine Arts Center Art Wing.
Faculty Shop Talk... Lisa Heldke (philosophy) presents the next Faculty Shop Talk of the 2008-09 academic year. Her talk, titled "Food in the Classroom: The Roles of Food in the Academic Program of a Liberal Arts College," will be presented on Friday, Nov. 21, at 4:30 p.m. 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 gustavus.edu/events/shoptalks/.
Philharmonic to Perform Fall Concert... Brian Buckstead (music) will lead the Gustavus Philharmonic Orchestra in its annual fall concert in Jussi Björling Recital Hall on Friday, Nov. 21, beginning at 7:30 p.m. The presentation is free and open to the public. The 26-member ensemble will perform L'Orfeo – Sinfonie e Ritornelli by Claudio Monteverdi, Mendelssohn's String Symphony No. 6 in E-flat major and the Concerto Grosso, "La Follia," by Francesco Geminiani. For the concerto, violinists Amara Berthelsen and Gretchen Sands, violist Mark Wamma, and 'cellist Kevin Horn will be featured as soloists. Conductor Buckstead will also perform Arcangelo Corelli's Sonata in D minor, Op. 5, No. 12 on solo violin, accompanied by organist David Fienen (music).
'Social Justice Soup'... Students from Gustavus Adolphus College and St. Peter High School will be performing in an event called “Social Justice Soup” in Anderson Theatre on Saturday, Nov. 22 at 4 p.m. The presentation will include scenes, monologues, and poetry that the students have created in response to the Darfur genocide and other important issues and events going on in the world. This event is sponsored by the University of Minnesota's Center for Holocaust and Genocide Studies, the Genocide Intervention Network, Gustavus Adolphus College, and Minnesota Campus Compact.
Vocal Jazz Concert... The Gustavus Chamber Singers will present a vocal jazz concert in Jussi Björling Recital Hall on Saturday, Nov. 22, at 3:30 p.m. This performance is under the direction of Gregory Aune (music) and is free and open to the public. The program includes a number of standard vocal jazz tunes along with new arrangements and contemporary jazz compositions for voice, including " I'm Beginning to See the Light," "My One and Only Love," "If I Fell," "Georgia on My Mind," and the Gene Puerling arrangement of "A Nightingale Sang in Berkeley Square."
And Instrumental Jazz... The College's jazz ensembles combine efforts on Saturday, Nov. 22, at 7:30 p.m. to present a concert in Björling Recital Hall. In the long tradition of jazz at Gustavus, this concert includes a variety of the music written or arranged for jazz ensemble. The tradition, dating back to 1970, continues with this fall concert led by guest director Adam Rossmiller (music), visiting instructor for the semester while the jazz program's director, Steve Wright (music), is on leave. The Adolphus Jazz Ensemble opens the concert with Mark Taylor's "Mr. Goof," followed by "Maiden Voyage" by jazz pianist and composer Herbie Hancock and other works. The Gustavus Jazz Lab Band takes the stage following intermission with a repertoire including "Count Bubba" by Gordon Goodwin. a Michael Philip Mossman arrangement of "Afro Blue" by Mongo Santamaria, and Mike Tomaro's arrangement of the jazz standard "'Round Midnight" by Thelonius Monk and Cootie Williams. The Lab Band concludes Saturday's performance with Tomaro's "Smoke and Mirrors" and the Charlie Mingus composition "Better Get Hit in Your Soul."
Percussion Concert Features Ghanaian Rhythms... The Gustavus Percussion Ensemble, under the direction of Paul Hill (music), will present its fall concert on Sunday, Nov. 23, beginning at 1:30 p.m. The performance, held in Jussi Björling Recital Hall, is free and open to the public. The concert opens with a work based on the tunes played by the antenteben flute ensembles of Ghana and rhythms found in traditional Ewe dances. Composer Bob Becker wrote Antenteben as part of his work collecting an extensive repertoire of multi-cultural works for percussion.
Men's Chorus Fall Concert... Director Gregory Aune (music) and the St. Ansgar's Men's Chorus present their fall concert Sunday, Nov. 23, at 3:30 p.m. in Christ Chapel. Sunday's concert is free and open to the public. The St. Ansgar's Chorus is a 15-voice men's chorus directed by Gregory Aune and accompanied by pianist Samuel Eckberg '08. The performance opens with "Shout for Joy," by Dan Davison, and "Lullabye," written by Billy Joel and directed by senior Hannah Wunsch. Other scheduled songs include "A la Nanita Nana," "The Colorado Train," and Stephen Sondheim's "Send in the Clowns."
Hillstrom Museum Mounts Two New Exhibitions... Two new exhibitions open on Monday, Nov. 24, in the Hillstrom Museum of Art. Illusion and Certainty (Paintings by Martin Weinstein) will be on display concurrently with Come On!: American Posters from World War I, with an opening reception for both scheduled from 6 to 8 p.m. on Nov. 24.
Illusion and Certainty includes 50 paintings by New York artist Martin Weinstein. Many of his works are landscape depictions of Kenoten, a location in the Hudson River Valley where the artist often works. Weinstein’s artworks have been exhibited in many venues in the United States as well as abroad in Paris, Warsaw, and Edinburgh, and have appeared in publications including Art in America, ARTNews, and Arts Magazine.
Come On!: American Posters from World War I comprises 33 propaganda posters from the World War I era, on loan from the College archives. The Exhibition was conceived by Laura Behling (English), who has a professional interest in the role of gender in the early twentieth century. Assisting her in the project was junior Chelsea Kramer, who, with Behling, was the recipient of a Gustavus Presidential Faculty-Student Collaboration Grant.
The concurrent exhibitions run through Jan. 30 and are free and open to the public. Regular museum hours are 9 a.m.-4 p.m. on weekdays and 1-5 p.m. on weekends.
Christmas in Christ Chapel Celebrates a Joyeux Noёl... The Office of the Chaplains and the Departments of Music and Theatre and Dance invite you to Christmas in Christ Chapel 2008 celebrating the Nativity of Christ. French poetry, art, music, and worship rituals will shape this year’s presentation, "Joyeux Noёl." Complimentary tickets for the evening worship celebrations on December 5, 6, and 7 are still available to the Gustavus community by calling the Office of Marketing and Communication at x7520 or by going online at gustavus.edu/events/ccc. Attending Christmas in Christ Chapel at night...is always stunning!
Yule Tide Breakfast... The annual American Scandinavian Yule Tide Breakfast will be held at 8 a.m. on Tuesday, Dec. 9, in the Jackson Campus Center Banquet Room. The program theme is "Sailing Away . . . Sailing Home – Christmas in a New Land" and features Helena Karlsson, Roland Thorstensson (both Scandinavian studies), and Byron Nordstrom (history/Scandinavian studies). The price of the breakfast is $8.50, and reservation is by check made out to Gustavus Adolphus College and received by Thursday, Dec. 4. Please send your check to Edi Thorstensson (library). (Note: If you pre-registered through Community Education and paid the price advertised in the brochure, you will be refunded the difference between the price noted in the brochure and the one announced in this notice; if you had sent a registration check for the previously announced amount directly to Edi, please make out a new one for the correct amount of $8.50 per person, as your old check has been either destroyed or returned to you. Call Edi at x7554 or 934-2345 if you have questions.)
A Plateful of Fine Arts Treats... Three revered Mankato fine arts institutions will perform on the Gustavus Adolphus College campus in the coming month. The Mankato Symphony Orchestra, directed by Kenneth Freed and accompanied by organist David Fienen (music), will be in concert in Christ Chapel on Saturday, Dec. 13. The Mankato Children's Chorus, directed by Julie Aune, will present its winter concert in Christ Chapel on Sunday, Dec. 14, at 3 p.m. (doors open at 2:15 p.m.). And, the Mankato Ballet will perform The Nutcracker four times in Jussi Björling Recital Hall: at 2 and 7 p.m. on Saturday, Dec. 20, and at 1 and 5 p.m. on Sunday, Dec. 21. Tickets for all three events are available online from twinriversarts.org, or phone 507-387-1008. The box office is located in the Emy Frentz Arts Guild (523 S. 2nd St., Mankato). A limited number of tickets for the Mankato Children's Chorus will be available at the door.
Buskey Benefit This Saturday... On Saturday, Nov. 22, 4-9 p.m., the Red Men Club of St. Peter will host a benefit to assist with the rising medical expenses of Amy Skoog Buskey, who was diagnosed with stage 4 malignant melanoma in July. The Red Men Club will donate a portion of bingo sales (16 games are scheduled between 4 and 7 p.m., and due to gambling laws, only those 18 and older may attend during the bingo). Supplemental funds will come from donations, food sales, an extensive silent auction that includes a large number of sports memorabilia items from 4 to 8 p.m., and live entertainment from 7 to 9 p.m. by members of City Mouse, the Minnesota Barking Ducks, and the Ace in the Hole Band. For more information, contact Al Molde '66 (athletics) at 933-7622 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Stevensen Benefit Announced... A benefit evening for Pat Stevensen (telecommunications) and her husband, Russ, has been set for Saturday, Dec. 13, at the Red Men Club of St. Peter. Russ has received radiation and chemotherapy over the past few months for throat cancer and is not able to work. Pat has had to take a leave to assist at home, and their son Tom, who had medical issues, died unexpectedly in October. The benefit includes a silent auction from 3 to 8 p.m., bingo from 4 to 6 p.m. (from which the Red Men Club will donate a portion of the proceeds—must be 18 to play), and a pork sandwich supper served 4-9 p.m. If you wish to contribute an auction item, make a donation, or volunteer to help, contact Becky Barnes (telecommunications) at x7025 or email@example.com. Donations and other contributions may be brought to the Telecommunications Office, on the lower level of Olin Hall.
'Godspell' Connections... St. Peter High School's production of Godspell (at the High School Theatre Nov. 20-22 at 8 p.m. and Nov. 23 at 2 p.m.) involves not only several children of Gustavus community members but also a number of community members themselves.
Children of faculty/staff in the cast include Christian Behrends, son of Al Behrends (fine arts programs); Brent Chouanard, son of Jane Chouanard (econ. & mgmt./soc. & anthro.); Maggie Kennedy, daughter of Tim Kennedy (sports information); Kelly Kruger, daughter of Mark Kruger (psychology); Hannah Lammert, daughter of John Lammert (biology); Maggie Morrow, daughter of Terry Morrow (communication studies); Iris Myers, daughter of Don Myers (Hillstrom Museum); and Matt Strey, son of Charlie Strey (residential life). On the tech crew are Isaac Dontje Lindell, son of Jim Dontje (Johnson Center for Environmental Innovation); Amos Johnson, son of Chris Johnson (CVR); and James Skoog, grandson of Whitey Skoog (HES, emeritus).
Staff involved are Colleen Bell (postal service), director; Paul Matzke (Dining Services), music director; Al Behrends (fine arts programs), musical accompaniment; and Jane Chouanard (econ. & mgmt./soc. & anthro.), stagehands/management. Spouses of several community members are also involved. Tickets for the performances are available at St. Peter Community and Family Education in the Community Center (934-3048) and at the door. All seats are $5.
Bob Douglas (geography) presented "What Log Cabins Can Tell Us" as the guest speaker at the annual meeting of the Ney Nature Center, Henderson, Minn., Nov. 14.
Douglas Nimmo (music) will have several of his art furniture pieces displayed at the Minnetonka Center for the Arts as part of the MCA "Arts of the Holidays" show, which runs from Nov. 20 to Dec. 23.
Byron Nordstrom (history/Scandinavian studies) has been awarded the insignia of Commander in the Royal Order of the Polar Star from Swedish King Carl XVI Gustaf. Nordstrom received the honor on Nov. 8 at the 60th anniversary meeting of the American-Swedish Historical Society in Chicago, Ill. The Royal Order of the Polar Star, founded in 1748 by King Frederick I, is given to deserving non-Swedish citizens who personally contribute to Sweden’s benefit and to strengthening ties between Sweden and other countries. The honor is the highest award the Swedish royal family can bestow on a foreign national and has previously been awarded to such notables as Gen. Colin Powell, the late Nobel laureate Glenn Seaborg, and VocalEssence founder and director Philip Brunelle. Within the Gustavus community, Nordstrom joins Gustavus presidents Carlson, Lindell, Barth, Kendall, and Steuer, former Vice President for Development Bob Peterson, and former Dean of Students Melva Lind in receiving the insignia.
Jill Locke (political science) presented a paper, "The Political and the Therapeutic: A Fruitful Entanglement?" to the Political Theory Workshop at the University of Minnesota on Friday, Nov. 14. More on the workshop is on the Web at www.polisci.umn.edu/centers/theory/.
Seán Easton (classics) served as organizer and chair of the 'Film and Literature' panel at the annual conference of the Pacific Ancient and Modern Languages Association in Claremont, Calif., on Nov. 7.
- Lewis George Nowell was born at 7:05 a.m. on Nov. 13 to Shanon Nowell (provost's office) and Jerry Nowell (GTS). Jerry reports, "He was a healthy 8 lbs, 15.7 oz., and he appears to have inherited his mother's good looks."
The following people have recently joined the Gustavus community:
- Erin Holloway Wilken, assistant director of alumni relations (institutional advancement)
Partners in Education... Presenters scheduled for this week include Mimi Gerstbauer (political science/peace studies), who will be giving her talk, "The Quality of Mercy: Forgiveness in International Relations," at 9:30 a.m. at Crown of Glory Lutheran Church in Chaska, Minn., on Sunday, Nov. 23. Presenters from last week included Doug Huff (philosophy), who gave a talk on Deitrich Bonhoeffer at United Lutheran Church in Red Wing, Minn., on Sunday, Nov. 16. Partners in Education is a program coordinated by the Office of Church Relations for which participating faculty and staff members prepare topical presentations for adult forums, workshops, and seminars in congregations of the ELCA.
Retreats... The Office of Church Relations will host a confirmation retreat for Mount Olivet Lutheran Church from Minneapolis from Friday, Nov. 21, until Saturday, Nov. 22.
Music in Worship... Any Gustavus music ensemble or soloist is welcome to perform in congregations. For more information, contact Marilyn Beyer (x7001).
The Office of Corporate and Foundation Relations' weekly program or funding opportunity highlight:
- Undergraduate Summer Research Fellowship... The National Institute of Standards and Technology offers the Summer Undergraduate Research Fellowship program (NIST-SURF) for students majoring in science, mathematics, or engineering. Students participate in one of nine laboratories and receive a $4,000 stipend for 11 weeks, plus housing and travel costs. Students unable to make the full 11-week program will be paid at $363.64 per week. The proposal deadline is February 16, 2009. This proposal includes a portion completed by an institutional representative (see below) and a set of materials provided by each student applicant. As a point of information, seven Gustavus students have secured NIST-SURF grants since 2001. Bob Weisenfeld (institutional advancement) serves as the institutional representative and is available to assist students in proposal preparation. For more information about the NIST-SURF program, please refer to http://www.surf.nist.gov/surf2.htm.
For more information on grants or proposal preparation, contact Bob Weisenfeld in the Office of Corporate and Foundation Relations (x7049 or firstname.lastname@example.org).
Here are some noteworthy Gustavus-related stories that recently appeared in print or broadcast media locally, regionally, or around the nation:
- American Jewish World printed a story about genocide expert Mark Hanis on Friday, Nov. 7. The story included information about Gustavus and the Wallenberg Lecture.
- The Mankato Free Press printed news briefs about former tennis player Andy Bryan '08, football players who were named to the academic all-district team, and senior swimmer Matt Stewart in a Tuesday, Nov. 11, story.
- KEYC-TV ran a story on Wednesday, Nov. 12, about the volleyball team’s appearance in the NCAA tournament. Head coach Kari Eckheart and seniors Bridgett Burtzel and Emily Klein were interviewed for the story.
- The Star Tribune printed a story on Wednesday, Nov. 12, about certifying election results and mentioned Minnesota Supreme Court Justice G. Barry Anderson '76 in the story.
- WCCO-TV ran a story on its Thursday, Nov. 13, 10 p.m. newscast about the cars that were defaced on Nov. 1. Gwen Freed (marketing & communication) was quoted.
- The St. Peter Herald printed news briefs about the woodwind ensemble recital and Hunger and Homelessness Week in its Thursday, Nov. 13, edition.
- The St. Peter Herald printed a story about Andy Bryan '08 being named 2008 Gustavus Athlete of the Year in its Thursday, Nov. 13, edition.
- The St. Peter Herald printed a story about post-season honors earned by Gustavus volleyball players in its Thursday, Nov. 13, edition.
- The Star Tribune printed a review of the Konsbruck Hotel in St. Peter in its Saturday, Nov. 15, edition. Gustavus was mentioned in the story.
- KEYC-TV ran a story on its Saturday, Nov. 15, newscasts about Jay Schoenebeck’s last game as head coach of the Gustie football team. Jay Schoenebeck '80, SID Tim Kennedy '82, and Darcey Price Schoenebeck '91 were all interviewed for the story.
- The Mankato Free Press printed a story in its Saturday, Nov. 15, edition about Byron Nordstrom (history/Scandinavian studies) being awarded the insignia of Commander in the Royal Order of the Polar Star.
- The Mankato Free Press printed a story in its Sunday, Nov. 16, edition about the football team’s 27-21 loss to Concordia in Jay Schoenebeck’s final game as head coach. Schoenebeck, student Mike Fabel, and alum Jordan Stolp '08 were quoted in the story.
Anyone who has suggested additions for this list, suggestions for potential future media stories, or interest in being a media source should contact Marketing and Communication (x7520 or email@example.com).
The following are changes and additions for the "Personnel Phone Directory 2008-09"
- Krystal Hoffman, custodial, phone: x7655 (deletion)
- Erin Wilken, alumni relations, phone: x7595, e-mail: ewilken (addition)
For further information or corrections, contact Laura McCabe in telecommunications (x6261 or firstname.lastname@example.org).
For Rent: Furnished home in Mankato available in January, as professor is going overseas until June '09. Best suited for 1-2 adults. Involves care of one cat. Reasonable! Call Richard or Lois at 507-625-7807.
Seeking Tennis Partner: Looking for an above-average, experienced tennis player to hit with. Preferably Tuesdays and Thursdays during the lunch hour. If interested, contact Matt Thomas at email@example.com.
Rabbits Available for Adoption: Three female New Zealand White rabbits are looking for a new home. Contact firstname.lastname@example.org or x7330.
"Plugs" is maintained as a forum by which members of the Gustavus community may offer goods and services to others in the community, or seek the same from them. It is not meant to accommodate ads or announcements from area businesses such as real estate agents and retailers, although from time to time such announcements may be published when deemed to be of particular interest to the community.
|Today 9 am to 5 pm||Gradingfesthttps://gustavus.edu/calendar/gradingfest-4/42027The Board Room, Jackson Campus Center|
|4:30–8 pm||Senior Week: Kick-Offhttps://gustavus.edu/calendar/senior-week-kick-off/44661Evelyn Young Dining Room|
|7–8 pm||Cardio Dance HMC Class w/ Gabehttps://gustavus.edu/calendar/cardio-dance-hmc-class-w-gabe/44271Lund 217 (Gymnastics Room)|
|8–11 pm||Senior Week: Johnny Holm Bandhttps://gustavus.edu/calendar/senior-week-johnny-holm-band/44658Alumni Hall|
||Senior Week: Dive Dancehttps://gustavus.edu/calendar/senior-week-dive-dance-2/44659The Dive|
|Tomorrow All day||Senior Week: Wine and Cheese Socialhttps://gustavus.edu/calendar/senior-week-wine-and-cheese-social/45269Beck Atrium|
||Senior Week: Nickelodeon Universehttps://gustavus.edu/calendar/senior-week-nickelodeon-universe/44660Mall of America|
|May 28 3–5 pm||Sergeant Dave Klein Retirement Receptionhttps://gustavus.edu/calendar/sergeant-dave-klein-retirement-reception/45573Heritage Room|
|6–8 pm||Senior Week: Presidents Banquethttps://gustavus.edu/calendar/senior-week-presidents-banquet/44662Evelyn Young Dining Room|
|May 29 All day||Senior Week: Mystic Lake Casinohttps://gustavus.edu/calendar/senior-week-mystic-lake-casino/45270Mystic Lake Casino|
||Spring Reunionshttps://gustavus.edu/calendar/spring-reunions/44944Gustavus Adolphus College Campus|
|May 29 2:30–4:30 pm||Senior Week: Twins Tailgatinghttps://gustavus.edu/calendar/senior-week-twins-tailgating-2/44663President Bergman's House|
|7–11 pm||Senior Week: Twins Gamehttps://gustavus.edu/calendar/senior-week-twins-game-2/44664Target Field|
|May 30 8–9:30 pm||The 2015 Season Finale with Gustavus Symphyony Orchestra and Concerto/Aria Winnershttps://gustavus.edu/calendar/the-2015-season-finale-with-gustavus-symphyony-orchestra-and-concerto-aria-winners/44166Bjorling Recital Hall|
|9:30–10:30 pm||Senior Week: Celebration of Lighthttps://gustavus.edu/calendar/senior-week-celebration-of-light/44665Christ Chapel|
||Free Art Tasting (And False Advertising): Senior Art Majors Exhibition 2015, on view at the Hillstrom Museum of Arthttps://gustavus.edu/calendar/free-art-tasting-and-false-advertising-senior-art-majors-exhibition-2015-on-view-at-the-hillstrom-museum-of-art/45141Hillstrom Museum of Art|
|May 31 All day||Commencementhttps://gustavus.edu/calendar/commencement-5/35177Gustavus Campus|
||First Term Seminar Faculty Workshophttps://gustavus.edu/calendar/first-term-seminar-faculty-workshop/45180Melva Interpretive Center, Linnaeus Arboretum|
|Jun 2 11 am to 1 pm||Gustavus Employee Picnichttps://gustavus.edu/calendar/gustavus-employee-picnic-4/45533Evelyn Young Dining Room|
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