The Yellow Sheet for November 20

Volume 41, Number 12

Volume 41, Number 12

News & Announcements

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 shirley@gustavus.edu 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 (chuck@gustavus.edu) or Lisa Heldke (heldke@gustavus.edu).

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.

Campus Happenings

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.

Off-Campus Events of Interest

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 amolde@gustavus.edu.

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 bbarnes@gustavus.edu. 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.

Extraordinary People

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.

Births

  • 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."

New Faces

The following people have recently joined the Gustavus community:

    New Administrators

  • Erin Holloway Wilken, assistant director of alumni relations (institutional advancement)

Congregational Outreach

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).

Funding Opps

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 bweis@gustavus.edu).

In the Media

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 ga_news@gustavus.edu).

Telecommunications Updates

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 lmccabe@gustavus.edu).

Plugs

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 mthomas@gustavus.edu.

Rabbits Available for Adoption: Three female New Zealand White rabbits are looking for a new home. Contact jlammert@gustavus.edu 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.

 

 

Upcoming events
Date Event
Today 89 pm "Do the Math" Screeninghttps://gustavus.edu/calendar/do-the-math-screening/45168Beck 101
TomorrowApr 30 Fall Registrationhttps://gustavus.edu/calendar/fall-registration-9/35167Gustavus Campus
Tomorrow 1010:20 am Daily Sabbathhttps://gustavus.edu/calendar/daily-sabbath-205/45039Christ Chapel
11 am to noon Provost's Listening Posthttps://gustavus.edu/calendar/provost-s-listening-post-4/42873Jackson Campus Center - Upper Level Tables
noon to 12:30 pm WE- TRX with Troy Bansehttps://gustavus.edu/calendar/we-trx-with-troy-banse-6/44453Lund-3rd Floor Forum
12:401:20 pm WE-Triple Threathttps://gustavus.edu/calendar/we-triple-threat/44468Lund 217 (Gymnastics Room)
45 pm DEEP Spring break Showcasehttps://gustavus.edu/calendar/deep-spring-break-showcase/45169Courtyard Café
56:30 pm Daily Cultural Mixerhttps://gustavus.edu/calendar/daily-cultural-mixer-2/45170Courtyard Café
78 pm Cardio Dance HMC Class w/ Gabehttps://gustavus.edu/calendar/cardio-dance-hmc-class-w-gabe/44266Lund 217 (Gymnastics Room)
79 pm Feminism and Secularismhttps://gustavus.edu/calendar/feminism-and-secularism/45171Alumni Hall
7:309 pm Physics Research Lecturehttps://gustavus.edu/calendar/physics-research-lecture-6/45178Olin 220
910 pm Greek Week: Trivia Nighthttps://gustavus.edu/calendar/greek-week-trivia-night/45244Heritage Banquet Room
Apr 22 1010:20 am Daily Sabbath: "Morning Prayer"https://gustavus.edu/calendar/daily-sabbath-morning-prayer-3/45040Christ Chapel
11:40 am to 12:20 pm WE - Yogahttps://gustavus.edu/calendar/we-yoga-2/44482Lund 224 (Aerobics Room)
12:401:20 pm WE-Cardio Fithttps://gustavus.edu/calendar/we-cardio-fit/44496Lund 217 (Gymnastics Room)
2:30 pm Baseball hosts Concordia College (DH)https://gustavus.edu/calendar/baseball-hosts-concordia-college-dh-2/43517St. Peter, Minn.
3:308:30 pm Softball at Augsburg College (DH)https://gustavus.edu/calendar/softball-at-augsburg-college-dh-2/43236Minneapolis, Minn.
45 pm Know Your Votehttps://gustavus.edu/calendar/know-your-vote/45172Courtyard Café
4:305:30 pm HIIT w/ Carrie & Maggie (HWC)https://gustavus.edu/calendar/hiit-w-carrie-maggie-hwc/44281Lund 224 (Aerobics Room)
4:306 pm New Faculty Mentor/Mentee Social (tenure-track only)https://gustavus.edu/calendar/new-faculty-mentor-mentee-social-tenure-track-only-2/41787Banquet Room C - St. Peter Banquet Room
56:30 pm Daily Cultural Mixerhttps://gustavus.edu/calendar/daily-cultural-mixer-3/451731009 ILS house
67 pm Self Defense (HWC) w/ Antonhttps://gustavus.edu/calendar/self-defense-hwc-w-anton/44254Lund 224 (Aerobics Room)
78 pm 2014-15 Out of Scandinavia Artist in Residence Lecture, Swedish Poet Aase Berghttps://gustavus.edu/calendar/2014-15-out-of-scandinavia-artist-in-residence-lecture-swedish-poet-aase-berg/45060Melva Interpretive Center, Linnaeus Arboretum
78 pm Zumba (HWC) w/ Meganhttps://gustavus.edu/calendar/zumba-hwc-w-megan-2/44295Lund 224 (Aerobics Room)
79 pm Greek Week: Cardboard Boat Raceshttps://gustavus.edu/calendar/greek-week-cardboard-boat-races/45245Lund Swimming Pool
79 pm Green House Tour and Socialhttps://gustavus.edu/calendar/green-house-tour-and-social/45174Evelyn Young Dining Room
Apr 23 Greek Week: Wear Your Letters Dayhttps://gustavus.edu/calendar/greek-week-wear-your-letters-day/45246Everywhere
6:307:20 am WE-Bootcamphttps://gustavus.edu/calendar/we-bootcamp/44510Lund 224 (Aerobics Room)
1010:20 am Daily Sabbathhttps://gustavus.edu/calendar/daily-sabbath-206/45041Christ Chapel
10 am to 2 pm Sustainability Fairhttps://gustavus.edu/calendar/sustainability-fair/45179Campus Center Upper Level
12:401:20 pm WE-Kickboxinghttps://gustavus.edu/calendar/we-kickboxing/44527Lund 217
1:302:30 pm GLBTQA Support Grouphttps://gustavus.edu/calendar/glbtqa-support-group-2/44118Chaplains Resource Room, Old Main 103
2:303:30 pm TRX with Sarahttps://gustavus.edu/calendar/trx-with-sara/444213rd Floor mats in Lund
2:305 pm Well-being Fair!https://gustavus.edu/calendar/well-being-fair/44999Lund Arena
3:456 pm Men's Tennis hosts Saint John's Universityhttps://gustavus.edu/calendar/men-s-tennis-hosts-saint-john-s-university-2/43811St. Peter, Minn.
56:30 pm Daily Cultural Mixerhttps://gustavus.edu/calendar/daily-cultural-mixer-4/45176International Center
67 pm Cardio Dance(HWC)w/ Sydneyhttps://gustavus.edu/calendar/cardio-dance-hwc-w-sydney-2/44337Lund 224 (Aerobics Room)
78 pm PBK Lecture "American Indians in the American Popular Imagination"https://gustavus.edu/calendar/pbk-lecture-american-indians-in-the-american-popular-imagination/45120Confer Hall 127
79 pm Big Speaker: Scott Dikkershttps://gustavus.edu/calendar/big-speaker-scott-dikkers/44769Christ Chapel
79 pm The Genius of Srinivasa Ramanujanhttps://gustavus.edu/calendar/the-genius-of-srinivasa-ramanujan/44965Beck Hall 101
7:308:30 pm Gustie Tankhttps://gustavus.edu/calendar/gustie-tank-2/45228Courtyard Café
8:309:30 pm Earth Hourhttps://gustavus.edu/calendar/earth-hour/45177Pitman Bonfire Pitt
8:3010:30 pm FIKA! at the Swedish Househttps://gustavus.edu/calendar/fika-at-the-swedish-house/44720Swedish House
Apr 24 Withdraw Deadlinehttps://gustavus.edu/calendar/withdraw-deadline-3/35169Gustavus Campus
1010:20 am Daily Sabbath: "Service of Recognition for Newly Tenured Faculty"https://gustavus.edu/calendar/daily-sabbath-service-of-recognition-for-newly-tenured-faculty/45042Christ Chapel
10 am to 4 pm In Harmonyhttps://gustavus.edu/calendar/in-harmony/45224Lower Level of the Campus Center
11:40 am to 12:20 pm WE-Step Aerobicshttps://gustavus.edu/calendar/we-step-aerobics/44552Lund 224 (Aerobics Room)
12:401:20 pm WE-Yogahttps://gustavus.edu/calendar/we-yoga/44565Lund 224 (Aerobics Room)
2:303:30 pm Cardio Dance (HMC class) w/ Gabehttps://gustavus.edu/calendar/cardio-dance-hmc-class-w-gabe-2/44351Lund 224 (Aerobics Room)
2:304 pm Global Opportunities After Gustavus: Work, Teach, or Volunteerhttps://gustavus.edu/calendar/global-opportunities-after-gustavus-work-teach-or-volunteer/45126Center for Servant Leadership
2:304:30 pm Faculty Meetinghttps://gustavus.edu/calendar/faculty-meeting-24/41931Alumni Hall
35 pm Greek Week: Greek Socialhttps://gustavus.edu/calendar/greek-week-greek-social/45247John's Family Courtyard
45 pm Looking At The Pasthttps://gustavus.edu/calendar/looking-at-the-past/45225Courtyard Café
4:306 pm Faculty Shop Talkhttps://gustavus.edu/calendar/faculty-shop-talk-47/41710Interpretive Center
67 pm Self Defense (HWC) w/ Antonhttps://gustavus.edu/calendar/self-defense-hwc-w-anton/44255Lund 224 (Aerobics Room)
7:308:30 pm David Lim, Senior Organ Recitalhttps://gustavus.edu/calendar/david-lim-senior-organ-recital/43833Christ Chapel
911 pm Comedian: Pete Leehttps://gustavus.edu/calendar/comedian-pete-lee/45111Courtyard Café
Apr 25 Men's Track and Field hosts Drake Alternative/Alumni Meethttps://gustavus.edu/calendar/men-s-track-and-field-hosts-drake-alternative-alumni-meet-2/43935St. Peter, Minn.
Women's Track and Field hosts Drake Alternative/Alumni Meethttps://gustavus.edu/calendar/women-s-track-and-field-hosts-drake-alternative-alumni-meet/43936St. Peter, Minn.
Apr 2526 Saint John's University Spring Invitationalhttps://gustavus.edu/calendar/saint-john-s-university-spring-invitational/44133St. Cloud, Minn. and Monticello, Minn.
Women's Golf at Carleton Colllege Spring Invitationalhttps://gustavus.edu/calendar/women-s-golf-at-carleton-colllege-spring-invitational/44139Northfield, Minn.
Apr 25 9 am to 3 pm GACAC Business Meeting and Faith Conferencehttps://gustavus.edu/calendar/gacac-business-meeting-and-faith-conference/42180Christ Chapel and Alumni Hall
9:30 am to 4:30 pm Justice, Faith and Climate Change – Connecting Community and Campushttps://gustavus.edu/calendar/justice-faith-and-climate-change-connecting-community-and-campus/45237Three Crowns Banquet Room, Jackson Campus Center
10 am to 2 pm Cheerleading Tryoutshttps://gustavus.edu/calendar/cheerleading-tryouts-8/44943Lund 217 (Gymnastics Room)
16 pm Softball hosts Hamline University (DH) (Senior Day)https://gustavus.edu/calendar/softball-hosts-hamline-university-dh-senior-day/43237St. Peter, Minn.
1:302:30 pm Katie Landreville, Senior Bassoon Recitalhttps://gustavus.edu/calendar/katie-landreville-senior-bassoon-recital/43834Bjorling Recital Hall
2:305:30 pm Men's Tennis at Carleton Collegehttps://gustavus.edu/calendar/men-s-tennis-at-carleton-college-3/43814Northfield, Minn.
2:308:30 pm Baseball at Macalester College (DH)https://gustavus.edu/calendar/baseball-at-macalester-college-dh-3/43518St. Paul, Minn.
3:304:30 pm Kendra Frey, violin and Matt Broschard, percussion, Joint Student Recitalhttps://gustavus.edu/calendar/kendra-frey-violin-and-matt-broschard-percussion-joint-student-recital/43945Bjorling Recital Hall
47 pm Women's Tennis at University of St. Thomashttps://gustavus.edu/calendar/women-s-tennis-at-university-of-st-thomas-2/43682St. Paul, Minn.
56:30 pm DLC BBQhttps://gustavus.edu/calendar/dlc-bbq/45226The Arb
611 pm Diversity Ballhttps://gustavus.edu/calendar/diversity-ball/45175Alumni Hall
7:308:30 pm Michael Eastwood, double bass, A Senior Recitalhttps://gustavus.edu/calendar/michael-eastwood-double-bass-a-senior-recital/43946Bjorling Recital Hall
Apr 26 10:3011:30 am Sunday Worshiping Communityhttps://gustavus.edu/calendar/sunday-worshiping-community-15/45043Christ Chapel
noon Women's Tennis hosts College of Saint Benedicthttps://gustavus.edu/calendar/women-s-tennis-hosts-college-of-saint-benedict-2/43684St. Peter, Minn.
noon to 3 pm Men's Tennis at University of St. Thomashttps://gustavus.edu/calendar/men-s-tennis-at-university-of-st-thomas-2/43815St. Paul, Minn.
16 pm Softball at UW-Stout (DH)https://gustavus.edu/calendar/softball-at-uw-stout-dh-2/43238Menomonie, Wis.
1:302:30 pm The Gustavus Percussion Ensemble Spring Concerthttps://gustavus.edu/calendar/the-gustavus-percussion-ensemble-spring-concert-3/44156Bjorling Recital Hall
34 pm Yoga Sculpt (HWC) w/ Hannahttps://gustavus.edu/calendar/yoga-sculpt-hwc-w-hanna/44366Lund 224 (Aerobics Room)
3:304:30 pm Hannah Walters, viola & soprano, and Elizabeth Sherman, trumpet & piano, A Student Recitalhttps://gustavus.edu/calendar/hannah-walters-viola-soprano-and-elizabeth-sherman-trumpet-piano-a-student-recital/44752Bjorling Recital Hall
56 pm Zumba (HWC) w/ McKenziehttps://gustavus.edu/calendar/zumba-hwc-w-mckenzie/44407Lund 224 (Aerobics Room)
78 pm Cardio Dance (HMC class) w/ Gabehttps://gustavus.edu/calendar/cardio-dance-hmc-class-w-gabe-3/44381Lund 224 (Aerobics Room)
7:308:30 pm Tony Ouradnik, organ, A Senior Recitalhttps://gustavus.edu/calendar/tony-ouradnik-organ-a-senior-recital/43947Christ Chapel
Apr 27 1010:20 am Daily Sabbathhttps://gustavus.edu/calendar/daily-sabbath-207/45044Christ Chapel
2:308:30 pm Baseball at Martin Luther College (DH)https://gustavus.edu/calendar/baseball-at-martin-luther-college-dh-3/43519New Ulm, Minn.
45 pm Tabata (HWC) w/ Kelseyhttps://gustavus.edu/calendar/tabata-hwc-w-kelsey/44207Lund 224 (Aerobics Room)
67 pm Cardio Dance (HWC) w/ Sydneyhttps://gustavus.edu/calendar/cardio-dance-hwc-w-sydney/44222Lund 224 (Aerobics Room)
6:3011:30 pm Softball vs. College of St. Scholastica (DH) (U of Minn.)https://gustavus.edu/calendar/softball-vs-college-of-st-scholastica-dh-u-of-minn/43239Minneapolis, Minn.
78 pm Stress Bustershttps://gustavus.edu/calendar/stress-busters-2/44918Konferensrum, Campus Center
78 pm Zumba (HWC) w/ Meganhttps://gustavus.edu/calendar/zumba-hwc-w-megan/44237Lund 217 (Gymnastics Room)
Apr 28 4:307 am Screening: Poverty, Inc. Fighting poverty is big business. But who profits the most?https://gustavus.edu/calendar/screening-poverty-inc-fighting-poverty-is-big-business-but-who-profits-the-most/45230Wallenberg Auditorium, Nobel Hall
1010:20 am Daily Sabbathhttps://gustavus.edu/calendar/daily-sabbath-208/45045Christ Chapel
noon to 12:30 pm WE- TRX with Troy Bansehttps://gustavus.edu/calendar/we-trx-with-troy-banse-6/44454Lund-3rd Floor Forum
12:401:20 pm WE-Triple Threathttps://gustavus.edu/calendar/we-triple-threat/44469Lund 217 (Gymnastics Room)
78 pm Cardio Dance HMC Class w/ Gabehttps://gustavus.edu/calendar/cardio-dance-hmc-class-w-gabe/44267Lund 217 (Gymnastics Room)
Apr 29 MAYDAY! Peace Conference 2015https://gustavus.edu/calendar/mayday-peace-conference-2015/44939Christ Chapel
Men's Track and Field at MSU, Mankato Invitationalhttps://gustavus.edu/calendar/men-s-track-and-field-at-msu-mankato-invitational/43937Mankato, Minn.
Women's Track and Field at MSU, Mankato Invitationalhttps://gustavus.edu/calendar/women-s-track-and-field-at-msu-mankato-invitational/43938Mankato, Minn.
1010:20 am Daily Sabbath: "MAYDAY"https://gustavus.edu/calendar/daily-sabbath-mayday/45046Christ Chapel
11:40 am to 12:20 pm WE - Yogahttps://gustavus.edu/calendar/we-yoga-2/44483Lund 224 (Aerobics Room)
12:401:20 pm WE-Cardio Fithttps://gustavus.edu/calendar/we-cardio-fit/44497Lund 217 (Gymnastics Room)
2:308:30 pm Baseball hosts William Penn University (DH)https://gustavus.edu/calendar/baseball-hosts-william-penn-university-dh/43520St. Peter, Minn.
4:305:30 pm HIIT w/ Carrie & Maggie (HWC)https://gustavus.edu/calendar/hiit-w-carrie-maggie-hwc/44282Lund 224 (Aerobics Room)
67 pm Self Defense (HWC) w/ Antonhttps://gustavus.edu/calendar/self-defense-hwc-w-anton/44256Lund 224 (Aerobics Room)
78 pm Zumba (HWC) w/ Meganhttps://gustavus.edu/calendar/zumba-hwc-w-megan-2/44296Lund 224 (Aerobics Room)
78:15 pm Coffeehouse: Paint-A-Pot, DIY Chia Pets, and Disney Musichttps://gustavus.edu/calendar/coffeehouse-paint-a-pot-diy-chia-pets-and-disney-music/45240Johns Family Courtyard
78:20 pm China and global environmental change: A personal and limnological perspectivehttps://gustavus.edu/calendar/china-and-global-environmental-change-a-personal-and-limnological-perspective/45067Olin 103
Apr 30 6:307:20 am WE-Bootcamphttps://gustavus.edu/calendar/we-bootcamp/44511Lund 224 (Aerobics Room)
1010:20 am Daily Sabbathhttps://gustavus.edu/calendar/daily-sabbath-209/45047Christ Chapel
1:302:30 pm GLBTQA Support Grouphttps://gustavus.edu/calendar/glbtqa-support-group-2/44119Chaplains Resource Room, Old Main 103
2:303:30 pm TRX with Sarahttps://gustavus.edu/calendar/trx-with-sara/444223rd Floor mats in Lund
5:3011:59 pm Jersey Boys Bus Triphttps://gustavus.edu/calendar/jersey-boys-bus-trip/45088Three Flags
67 pm Cardio Dance(HWC)w/ Sydneyhttps://gustavus.edu/calendar/cardio-dance-hwc-w-sydney-2/44338Lund 224 (Aerobics Room)
68 pm Phi Beta Kappa Induction Ceremonyhttps://gustavus.edu/calendar/phi-beta-kappa-induction-ceremony-4/42890Three Crowns Room
8:309:30 pm Living Stateless: Documentary Screening and Conversation with Filmmaker Matt Fillmorehttps://gustavus.edu/calendar/living-stateless-documentary-screening-and-conversation-with-filmmaker-matt-fillmore/45210Beck 101
8:3010:30 pm FIKA! at the Swedish Househttps://gustavus.edu/calendar/fika-at-the-swedish-house/44721Swedish House

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News

Men’s Golf Finishes Strong At Bobby Krig Invitational, Shares Title With Saint John’s

1 hour ago by Ethan Armstrong
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Baseball Doubleheader Vs. Concordia Postponed To Wednesday

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Founding Editor of The Onion to Speak at Gustavus

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Lind Family Donates $3 Million to Gustavus Education Department

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Men’s Tennis Drops Pair Of Matches To Chicago And St. Cloud State

19 hours ago by Ethan Armstrong
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21 hours ago by Ethan Armstrong
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Women’s Tennis Goes 2-0 On Fargo Roadtrip

23 hours ago by Nick Hoelmer
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Alumna Kaethe Schwehn ’00 Wins Minnesota Book Award

Yesterday by Matt Thomas '00
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Senior Art Majors Exhibition Opens May 2 in Hillstrom Museum

Yesterday by Al Behrends
From Fine Arts

Swedish Poet Aase Berg Coming to Gustavus as Artist-in-Residence

Yesterday by Matt Thomas '00
From News » Fourth

Gustavus Jazz Lab Band Home Concert Sunday

5 days ago by Al Behrends
From Fine Arts

Amie Goblirsch ’16 to Take Part in Archaeological Project in Portugal

6 days ago by Matt Thomas '00
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Weekend Stacked with Student Recitals

Last week by Al Behrends
From Fine Arts

Twin Cities Gay Men’s Chorus to Present Concert at Gustavus

2 weeks ago by Al Behrends
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Instrumental, Voice & Piano Recitals Set for this Weekend

2 weeks ago by Al Behrends
From Fine Arts

 

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