Inside Gustavus (October 1, 2009)

Volume 42, Number 5

Faculty/Staff Activities

On September 28, Lisa Heldke (philosophy) presented two talks at Indiana University/Purdue University of Indiana (Indianapolis), as part of that university's 2009-10 Common Theme, "Deep Economy." Her talks were sponsored by the departments of philosophy and American studies, as well as several community food organizations.

Rob Gardner (theatre/dance, emeritus) is performing in Foxfire with the Iowa Theatre Artists Company in Amana, Iowa. The production was described by the Cedar Rapids Gazette as "a gem of a show." Rob and his co-star, Meg Merckens, were compared to Hume Cronyn and Jessica Tandy (who originated the roles of Hector and Annie Nations) and the writer went on to say, "Gardner embodies the patriarch Hector with a roughness hewn from hard labor and traditions handed down through the generations."

John Lammert (biology) was recently elected to the board of directors of Minnesota Life College, Richfield, Minn. The not-for-profit school prepares young adults with autism spectrum disorders and learning disabilities for independent living. The curriculum emphasizes development of social skills and attaining financial self-sufficiency.

Yurie Hong (classics) delivered her paper "Collaboration and Conflict: Discourses of Maternity in Hippocratic Gynecology and Embryology" on Sept. 28 at Washington University (Mo.) and at the University of Minnesota's annual colloquium series on Oct. 2.

David Fienen (provost/music) was guest artist-organist for a Festival of Jan Bender concert at St. Paul's Lutheran Church in Des Peres, Mo., on Sunday, Sept. 27. Fienen was joined by the adult choir, school choir, congregation, and an 18-piece instrumental ensemble, conducted by the resident director of music, Mark Bender. This event celebrated the centennial of Jan Bender's birth and featured entirely his music. Jan Bender (1909-1994) was composer-in-residence at Gustavus from 1979 to 1981.

In the Media

Here are some noteworthy Gustavus-related stories that recently appeared in print or broadcast media locally, regionally, or around the nation:

  • The St. Peter Herald printed a story about Gustavus's preparedness plans for H1N1 in its Thursday, Sept. 24, edition. Heather Dale (health services) was quoted in the story.
  • The St. Peter Herald printed a story about John McKay's (music, emeritus) piano recital in its Thursday, Sept. 24, edition.
  • The St. Peter Herald printed a story about the Hillstrom Museum of Art's participation in Museum Day in its Thursday, Sept. 24, edition.
  • The Mankato Free Press printed a front-page story about Gustavus alumni Travis '00 and Nathan '02 Dahlke on Sunday, Sept. 27. The Dahlke brothers started a volunteer, non-profit farm to benefit local food shelves this summer.
  • The Mankato Free Press printed a story about Reading-in-Common author Sonia Nazario's visit to campus in its Tuesday, Sept. 29, edition. Nazario was quoted in the story and Gustavus students Claudia Martinez and Jasmine Porter were mentioned.

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

Funding Opportunities

The Office of Corporate and Foundation Relations' weekly program or funding opportunity highlight:

  • 2010-2011 Fellowships at Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study at Harvard University for Natural Scientists and Mathematicians... Radcliffe Institute fellowships are designed to support scholars of exceptional promise and demonstrated accomplishment. Stipends are funded up to $65,000 for one year, with additional funds for project expenses. Residence in the Boston area and participation in the Institute community are required during the fellowship year, which extends from September 2010 through June 30, 2011. The next deadline is November 15. For more information and application materials, or to see a list of past fellows, please see

For more information on grants or proposal preparation, contact Bob Weisenfeld in the Office of Corporate and Foundation Relations (x7049 or


President's Cabinet Summary

The President's Cabinet met on Friday, Sept. 25, to review progress on Gustavus's website redesign. Vice President Freed opened with a reminder that the project's goal is to extend the College's new brand messages and graphic elements to the College's institutional Web interface. Given the aesthetic focus of the project, structural enhancements are limited only to consolidation of some redundant links and the addition of several minor new features including social networking links from our homepage. Site navigation is outside the scope of the project. Gustavus Technology Services Director Bruce Aarsvold and Web Communications Coordinator Jerry Nowell made an in-depth presentation of the redesign work in progress. The Cabinet responded very favorably to the work, giving its approval to continued efforts. Aarsvold and Nowell explained that by Oct. 10, Gustavus will go live with a redesigned home page and several landing pages. Complete website redesign will be a yearlong project as the Web team works to update tens of thousands of pages overall.

News & Announcements

More 'Gustavus After Hours' Events Scheduled... On Wednesday, Oct. 21, at 5 p.m. in the lobby area of Confer/Vickner, employees are invited to visit with President Ohle over refreshments at the close of the workday. This will be a casual social gathering; all are encouraged to come and enjoy one another's company. The next Gustavus After Hours gathering is scheduled for Monday, Nov. 30, in the atrium area of the Nobel Hall of Science.

Faculty Lunches with the President... President Ohle is pleased to invite faculty members to join him for luncheon forums this fall. These events will provide opportunities for regular interaction and a time for sharing ideas. The first forum is scheduled for Monday, Oct. 12. The second luncheon will be held on Friday, Nov. 13. Both lunches will be held from 12:30-1:30 p.m. in the Heritage Room. RSVP at least one week ahead to the President's Office by calling Pat Leagjeld at x7538 or e-mailing her at

City Seeks Commission Volunteers... The City of St. Peter is seeking volunteers to serve on the Human Rights Commission and the Historic Preservation Commission. Volunteers must be St. Peter residents. Contact Todd Prafke, city administrator, at 934-0663 for more information.

New Arb Membership Benefits... Membership at the Linnaeus Arboretum now brings new benefits. Thanks to the generosity of area floral shops and garden centers in St. Peter and Mankato you can get these discounts:

  • In St. Peter:
    Mary's Flowers - 10% on all purchases with cash or check.
    St. Peter Greenhouse & Floral - 20% on all purchases with cash or check.
    Traverse des Sioux Garden Center - 20% on all purchases with cash or check.
  • In Mankato:
    Drummer's Garden Center & Floral - an annual $5.00 gift certificate.
    Edenvale Nursery - 15% on all purchases with cash check or credit card.
    Green Thumb Garden Center - 20% on all purchases with cash or check.
    Hilltop Florist and Greenhouse - a $5.00 coupon on some purchases.
    Kober's Nursery - 15% on all nursery & floral items with cash or check.

And that’s not all. If you're a member of the St. Peter Food Co-op & Deli, you get a $5.00 reduction on your membership fee here at the Arb. For full information and a membership application form, go to the Arb website: Or, if you wish to participate in a payroll deduction plan, contact the Gustavus Annual Fund for a form. And, of course, be sure to enjoy free of charge the changing beauty of the Arb in these coming weeks.

Retirement Counseling... A TIAA-CREF representative will be on campus on Nov. 3, 4, and 5 for individual counseling sessions. There are a limited number of openings. To schedule an appointment, go to the TIAA-CREF website at or call 1-800-732-8353.

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, Oct. 2 - Commemoration of St. Francis: Blessing of the Animals
  • Sunday, Oct. 4 - Chaplain Rachel Larson
  • Monday, Oct. 5 - Nobel Preview: Mark Bjelland (geography)
  • Tuesday, Oct. 6 - Nobel Conference (no chapel)
  • Wednesday, Oct. 7 - Nobel Conference (no chapel)
  • Thursday, Oct. 8 - Coming Out Day
  • Friday, Oct. 9 - Commission Gustavus 150 Celebration: Barb Larson Taylor (president's office)

Comedy Tonight!... Roman comedy fills Alumni Hall tonight (Thursday, Oct. 1) beginning at 8 p.m. St Olaf students present Plautus's Aulularia ("The Pot o' Gold"), a situation comedy with lots of slapstick humor, musical numbers, and uproarious coincidences, performed in English with some Latin thrown in for good measure. Everyone, from Shakespeare and Moliere to Goldoni and Sondheim's A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum, draws on the Roman comedian Plautus. Admission is free for an hour of entertainment by Oles. Venite omnes! For more information or questions, contact Eric Dugdale at

Arb's Fireside Chat Features Alumna Artist... Enjoy a lunch with watercolor artist Gail Speckmann '73 for the Linnaeus Arboretum's first Fireside Chat of the fall on Friday, Oct. 2, at 11:30 a.m. Gail's "Watercolor Trees" have been on display inside the Interpretive Center since April of this year, and the exhibit continues to attract many visitors. Gail will talk about her time as a Gustavus student and how it directed her to the level of a professional artist. Lunch will be available for purchase at the Interpretive Center, or bring your own.

Arb Volunteer Day Rescheduled... Due to last Friday's rains, the Arboretum Volunteer Day has been rescheduled to this Friday, Oct. 2, 2-5 p.m. Help keep the arboretum looking its best by volunteering! All you need to do is show up at the shelter outside the Interpretive Center and we'll go from there. The focus of this day will be the removal of non-native Siberian elms, but we will also need help in weeding, pruning, and trash removal.

Faculty Shop Talk Tomorrow... Sarah Johnson (religion) will present the next Faculty Shop Talk of the 2009-10 academic year. Her talk, titled "Stygian Darkness No More: American Missionaries? Post-War Portrayals of Christians Abroad," will be presented on Friday, Oct. 2, 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

Riverlights to Present Special Concert... The Riverlights, a vocal jazz ensemble from the St. Peter area, present a special concert Saturday, Oct. 3, at 7:30 p.m. in Björling Recital Hall, to celebrate 20 years of music-making in southern Minnesota. The program of favorite songs taken from the group's 20-year repertoire includes a cappella vocal jazz, early rock and roll, show tunes, and popular tunes from past decades. The performers are Cary Albers, Marci Elofson, Annette Meeks, Brenda DeBlieck, Andy Johnson, Rod Urtel (music), David Haglin, Ron Rietz (MCS), and Doug Kvidera, with accompanist Bonnie Jorgensen and Al Behrends (fine arts programs) on double bass. The program will be narrated by Nadine Haglin. Tickets will be available at the door for $10, with students admitted free.  

CD Release Concert... St. Peter musicians Michael (music) and Bonnie Jorgensen will present a recital of voice and piano Sunday, Oct. 4, to celebrate the release of their new recording on compact disc, All The Old, Familiar Places. Sunday’s concert begins at 3:30 p.m. in Jussi Björling Recital Hall. Guest artists David Klee, flute, and David Jorgensen, guitar, will join the Jorgensens for the performance. A number of the CD's selections will be performed on Sunday’s recital, including works from Aaron Copland’s Old American Songs, Cole Porter’s "Night and Day," and "Ol' Man River" from Jerome Kern’s Show Boat. A reception for the performers will be held in the recital hall lobby following Sunday’s performance. Copies of the CD will be available for purchase at that time. Sunday’s recital and the CD release celebration are free and open to the public.

Special Events Enhance Nobel Conference Experience... In addition to the featured lectures held in Lund Arena, next week's Nobel Conference 45 also includes a busy schedule of related events. Tickets are not required for any of the events listed below.

  • On Friday, Oct. 2, more than 300 Southern Minnesota-area elementary students and their teachers will come to campus for a day of science centered on this year's conference theme. Nearly 100 Gustavus students from the Department of Education will be involved in teaching the elementary students (grades 4, 5, and 6) lessons in science and/or literacy. The event is part of a Nobel Conference outreach initiative.
  • On Tuesday and Wednesday during the conference, a Nobel Conference Exhibition featuring at least 10 exhibitors—including the Science Museum of Minnesota and the Freshwater Society—will be set up in the Lund Center Forum.
  • the Hillstrom Museum of Art will host a special reception on Tuesday evening, Oct. 6, 6-8 p.m. Dry Spells, a dance piece choreographed by Michele Rusinko (theatre/dance), will be performed twice during the reception—at 6:15 and 6:45 p.m.
  • "Minnesota Water Connections" will be presented concurrently in Lund Arena and Alumni Hall on Tuesday evening: At 6:15 p.m. in Lund Arena, Lucinda Johnson, of the Natural Resources Research Institute in Duluth, will speak on "Minnesota's Aquatic Ecosystems: What Can We Expect under a Changing Climate?" while in Alumni Hall Steve Colman, director of the Large Lakes Observatory at UMD, addresses "The Superior Sea—What about All That Water?" At 7 p.m. in Lund, Edward Swain, of the MPCA, will discuss "Climate Change Impacts on Lakes—The Mercury Example," while in Alumni Hall Fred Rose and Erin Binder, of the Acara Instutute in Minneapolis, present "The Acara Challenge: Applying Corporate Best Practices to Local, Sustainable Water Solutions."
  • "An Evening with Derek Walcott" begins at 8:15 p.m. in Lund. The Gustavus Choir, conducted by Gregory Aune (music), will sing, and poet/playwright Walcott, who was named the 1992 Nobel laureate in literature, will address "Water Words."

Build a Scarecrow... You're invited to participate in the Linnaeus Arboretum's annual Scarecrow Building Contest. This year's contest will be held during the Arb's Fall Fest 2009, Oct. 7-9, at the Borgeson Cabin site. Gather your department, organization, or friends and start brainstorming a creative scarecrow idea. Prizes will be awarded to the top three teams on the basis of originality and execution. Last year's awards included "Most Recyclable," "Most Informative," "Best Use of Nylon Stockings," "Best Use of One's Own Personal Sweater," and "Most Likely to Cause Nightmares." Straw will be available at the Borgeson Cabin beginning at noon on Wednesday, Oct. 7, and scarecrows must be completed by 10:30 a.m. on Friday, Oct. 9, for judging. Parties interested in participating should contact Bob Dunlap (Arb) at 507-933-7199 or no later than Monday, Oct. 5, so that enough straw can be provided. For more information on the Arboretum's Fall Fest 2009, visit

Off-Campus Events of Interest

'Girls Night Out'... The Retail Promotion Committee of the St. Peter Chamber of Commerce is hosting "Girls Night Out" on Thursday, Oct. 1, from 5 to 8 p.m. Over 40 participating businesses will offer discounts, giveaways, storewide specials, prize drawings, and refreshments. Get your GNO brochure (available at businesses and the Chamber) punched at 10 different places of business to be eligible for a $200 grand prize and forty $25 gift certificates. For more information, contact the Chamber of Commerce at 934-3400.

'Art Fair in Motion'... The fourth annual "River Crossings Art Fair in Motion" is scheduled for Saturday and Sunday, Oct. 3 and 4, in the St. Peter/Mankato/North Mankato area. Fourteen area artists will be opening their studios or homes, or hosting public showings of their work at galleries, between 10 a.m. and 5 p.m. on Saturday and between noon and 5 p.m. on Sunday. Visit for a detailed schedule of activities and participants.

'Stompin' Live... Join Philip S. Bryant (English) and Carolyn Wilkins for an evening of poetry and jazz as they perform A Stompin' Suite live at the Arts Center of Saint Peter (315 S Minnesota Ave.—use the back door), Oct. 7, 7-9 p.m. Tickets are $7 for adults ($5 for Arts Center members) and $3 for students. A book & CD signing follows the show.

Choral Concert at First Lutheran... From Age to Age, a professional choral ensemble comprising members from throughout Minnesota, will present a concert of a cappella music at 7:30 p.m. on Saturday, Oct. 10, at First Lutheran Church in St. Peter (1114 W. Traverse Road). A free-will offering will be collected to defray concert expenses and to support two humanitarian causes—The One Acre Fund and The Central Asia Institute (Three Cups of Tea). For more information, visit

Congregational Outreach

Partners in Education... Presenters for this week include Richard Leitch (political science), who will be giving his talk, "Politics of Homelessness," at St. Andrew Lutheran Church in Eden Prairie, Minn., on Saturday, Oct. 3, at 7 p.m. Lisa Heldke (philosophy) will be giving her talk, "Radical Listening: A Tool for Social Change," at 9:15 a.m. at Faith-Lilac Way Lutheran Church on Sunday, Oct. 4. The Rev. Grady St. Dennis (church relations) will be giving a Gustavus Update to St. Paul's Lutheran Church in Hector, Minn., Sunday, Oct. 4, at 9 a.m. Partners in Education is a program coordinated by the Office of Church Relations in 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 Prairie Lutheran Church from Eden Prairie, Minn., Friday, Oct. 2, and Saturday, Oct. 3. Church Relations will also host a retreat for Central Lutheran Church from Minneapolis, Minn., from Friday, Oct. 2, until Sunday, Oct. 4. Day retreats this Saturday, Oct. 3, include First Lutheran Church from Le Sueur, Minn., St. John's and Cross of Peace Lutheran from Shakopee, Minn., and Woodlake Lutheran Church from Richfield, Minn. These day retreats are also hosted by the Office of Church Relations.

Music in Worship... Any Gustavus music ensemble of soloist is welcome to perform in congregations. For more information, contact Marilyn Beyer (x7001).

Telecommunications Updates

Following are changes and additions for the "Personnel Phone Directory 2009-10."

  • Cynthia Ahlquist, nursing, phone: x7317, e-mail: cahlqui2 (addition)

For further information or corrections, contact Laura McCabe (x6261 or


For Sale... Drawing table with 3' x 5' top and steel base. Height and table angle adjustable with one lever. Includes vinyl board cover and adjustable swing arm lamp. $125. Delivery help available. Contact Clifford Marx (Lund Center) by e-mail at or phone 507-304-5600 before 9 p.m.

Condo Available for Rent in January 2010... Fully furnished 2-bedroom townhome near Vanderbilt Beach in Naples, Fla. 2-4 week rental, $600/week. Call Mimi or John Braun (comm. studies, emeritus) at 507-931-2838 or e-mail

For Sale... 15-inch Magnavox LCD TV with converter box. Call Gretchen Koehler (HES, emerita) at 934-5441 or e-mail

House for Rent... In Longfellow neighborhood, Minneapolis. Available immediately. 2+ bedrooms, lots of light, fenced back yard, patio, garden, screened-in porch, 2 off-street parking spaces plus single garage, pet-friendly, laundry & storage in basement, $1,200/month includes utilities, basic cable, and Internet. Contact

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Upcoming events
Date Event
Today 66:40 am Fitness Yoga 224 (Aerobics Room)
8 am to 4 pm Flu Shot Clinic! Banquet Room
1010:20 am Daily Sabbath Chapel
10 am to noon Moodle Drop-in Hours 124 Lab
12:351:15 pm Step with Steph 224 (Aerobics Room)
45 pm Tabata (HWC) with Lydia and Christina 217 (Gymnastics Room)
4:305:30 pm Mayday Conference Planning Meeting 301
5:3011:59 pm Trip to see The Little Mermaid Orpheum Theatre
78 pm Mental Health Allies Kick-Off House
79 pm Panel Discussion on the Culture of Drug and Alcohol Use at Gustavus featuring Nobel Speaker Marc Lewis 103
811 pm Democratic Debate Viewing Party 127
Tomorrow 7:309 am Gustie Breakfast - Scott Bur Center Banquet Rooms
11:30 am to 1:20 pm Teachers Talking Room C - St. Peter Banquet Room
11:35 am to 12:15 pm Cardio Dance 224 (Aerobics Room)
12:1512:45 pm TRX with Troy Hockey Arena
4 pm Women's Soccer at College of Saint Benedict Joseph, Minn.
47 pm Men's Soccer at Saint John's University, Minn.
4:305:30 pm Ideas That Create Entrepreneurs 101
4:305:30 pm Kickboxing (HWC) w/ Rachel 224 (Aerobics Room)
58 pm BBQ&A House
78:30 pm Erik Evensen, Designing the World of the Norse Gods in Gods of Asgard 301
79 pm "Afro-Indigenous Hondurans in Resistance: U.S. Drug War, Violent Displacement, and Migration" Lecture from activist Alfredo Lopez Auditorium, Nobel Hall
79 pm Volleyball hosts Macalester College Peter, Minn.
89 pm Coffeehouse Sushi and Origami Night Café
Oct 15 66:40 am Strictly Strength 224 (Aerobics Room)
11:35 am to 12:15 pm Yoga 224 (Aerobics Room)
noon to 1 pm Courageous leadership: Recruiting and Retaining Latino(a) Faculty and Higher Education Professionals Hall 121
12:301:20 pm New Faculty Orientation Session (non tenure-track only) Beta Kappa Room
12:351:15 pm Step with Steph 224 (Aerobics Room)
45 pm Tabata (HWC) with Lydia and Christina 217 (Gymnastics Room)
5:306:30 pm Power Bootcamp w/ Kaitlin (HWC) 224 (Aerobics Room)
78 pm Gustie Tank Café
7:308:30 pm Zumba (HWC) w/Christina 224 (Aerobics Room)
8:3010 pm FIKA! at the Swedish House House
Oct 16 11:35 am to 12:15 pm Pilates 224 (Aerobics Room)
12:1512:45 pm TRX with Troy Hockey Arena
1:302:30 pm Support "ME" with "WE" Speaker Series - Session Three Hall, #211
24 pm Moodle Drop-in Hours 124 Lab
2:303:30 pm Music Colloquium Series: Organist Kalevi Kiviniemi "The Art of Improvisation" Chapel
79 pm Concert: Luke Spehar - All Is Gift Tour Dive
79 pm Drag Show Hall
7:309:30 pm Kalevi Kiviniemi, organ & Jukka Pietila, cantor in Concert, A Gustavus Artist Series Event Chapel
810 pm Weekend Movie: Vacation (2015) Auditorium, Nobel Hall
Oct 17 911 am Run for Kicks 5k Center, Gustavus Campus
9 am to 5 pm Faculty Writing Retreat at ASI Swedish Institute, 2600 Park Avenue, Minneapolis, MN 55407
10 am to noon Gustavus Women's Soccer "Run for Kicks" 5K Arboretum
10:30 am Men's Cross Country at UW-La Crosse Invite Crosse, Wis.
10:30 am Women's Cross Country at UW-La Crosse Invite Crosse, Wis.
11 am to 1 pm Women's Rugby Home vs. Macalester the baseball field on the rugby pitch.
noon to 2 pm Volleyball hosts Simpson College Peter, Minn.
1 pm Football at Saint John's University, Minn.
14 pm Men's Soccer hosts Bethel University Peter, Minn.
1:303 pm Melissa Morey, horn, A Faculty Recital Recital Hall
35 pm Volleyball hosts Loras College Peter, Minn.
3:30 pm Women's Soccer hosts Bethel University Peter, Minn.
810 pm Weekend Movie: Vacation (2015) Auditorium, Nobel Hall
Oct 18 3:304:45 am LEFLER LECTURE Sunday, October 18, by R. Tripp Evans in conjunction with Grant Wood exhibition at the Hillstrom Museum of Art Auditorium, Nobel Hall
9 am to 5 pm Faculty Writing Retreat at Gustavus Board Room, Jackson Campus Center
10:3011:30 am Sunday Worship with Holy Communion (Sunday Worshipping Community) Chapel
noon to 1 pm Catholic Mass Chapel
67 pm Pre-Health Club Meeting Hall Room 111
Oct 19 Volleyball at Northwestern Tournament (JV only) Paul, Minn.
7:3010 am Monday Morning Perk Up with the PAs Education Office
8:309:30 am Information Session: Proposed WRITI/ WRITD Language, Campus Center
8:309:30 am Information Sessions: Proposed WRITI/ WRITD Language, Campus Center
9:30 am to 4 pm Seminary and Divinity School Day Room
11:35 am to 12:15 pm Yoga with Kelly 224 (Aerobics Room)
12:351:15 pm Pyramid Circuit 217 (Gymnastics Room)
24 pm Moodle Drop-in Hours 124 Lab
3:306:30 pm Men's Soccer hosts Bethany Lutheran College Peter, Minn.
4:455:45 pm HIIT (HWC) w/ Morgan and Christina 224 (Aerobics Room)
67 pm Straight Up Strength (HWC) w/Mata 224 (Aerobics Room)
78 pm Gustavus Student Senate Meeting- Come for Community Comment! Board Room, Jackson Campus Center
79 pm Exploring Religious Questions Series Hall 103 (Oct. 19 in Rm 214 in Fine Arts Building)
79 pm Screening and debate of film "La Sombra Azul" from independent Argentinian filmmaker Auditorium, Nobel Hall
Oct 20 66:40 am Fitness Yoga 224 (Aerobics Room)
noon to 1 pm Michigan Technological University Information Session - Master's Degree and Service Program Development
12:301:30 pm Information Session: Proposed WRITI/ WRITD Language, Campus Center
12:301:30 pm Information Sessions: Proposed WRITI/ WRITD Language, Campus Center
12:351:15 pm Step with Steph 224 (Aerobics Room)
12 pm Michigan Technological University Information Session - Master's Degree and Service Program Development
45 pm Tabata (HWC) with Lydia and Christina 217 (Gymnastics Room)
Oct 21 910 am Tech Bytes: Store, Share & Collaborate with Cloud Storage Hall 124B
11:30 am to 12:30 pm Proto Labs Information Session Peter Banquet Room
11:30 am to 1 pm Twin Cities Gustie Lunch - Brent Harms '82 Swedish Institute, 2600 Park Avenue, Minneapolis, MN 55407
11:35 am to 12:15 pm Cardio Dance 224 (Aerobics Room)
noon to 1:30 pm Webinar: A Financially Sustainable Approach to Innovate Academic Programs Board Room, Jackson Campus Center
12:1512:45 pm TRX with Troy Hockey Arena
12:301:30 pm Proto Labs Information Session Peter Banquet Room
4 pm Women's Soccer hosts UW-Stout Peter, Minn.
4:305:30 pm Kickboxing (HWC) w/ Rachel 224 (Aerobics Room)
78 pm Zumba w/ Megan (HWC) 224 (Aerobics Room)
79 pm "Latino culture, politics and collective identity: Alternative perspectives in Mexican and Argentinian filmmaking" lecture/discussion with Sergio Schmucler Auditorium, Nobel Hall
Oct 22 66:40 am Strictly Strength 224 (Aerobics Room)
89 am FTS Faculty Breakfast Room C - St. Peter Banquet Room
911 am Moodle Drop-in Hours 124 Lab
10:3011:30 am Creighton University School of Pharmacy, Physical Therapy and Occupational Therapy Development Lower Level of Campus Center
11:35 am to 12:15 pm Yoga 224 (Aerobics Room)
12:301:20 pm New Faculty Orientation Session Room B - Heritage Banquet Room
12:351:15 pm Step with Steph 224 (Aerobics Room)
12 pm Huron Consulting Information Session Room
45 pm Tabata (HWC) with Lydia and Christina 217 (Gymnastics Room)
5:306:30 pm Power Bootcamp w/ Kaitlin (HWC) 224 (Aerobics Room)
78 pm Cultural Approporiation Speaker Adrienne Keene Hall
7:308:30 pm Zumba (HWC) w/Christina 224 (Aerobics Room)
8:3010 pm FIKA! at the Swedish House House
Oct 23 First Half Finals Adolphus College Campus
Oct 130 Michal Sagar Exhibition in Schaefer Gallery: The Beginning of the Third Dream Schaefer: Art & Art History

To add or change items on the calendar, please fill out and submit a College Calendar event form. View the entire College Calendar online.


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