Inside Gustavus (April 28, 2011)
Volume 43, Number 30
Chris Johnson (Center for Servant Leadership) has been invited to serve as a facilitator with InCommons, a new initiative that connects citizens and organizations to develop and share tools, knowledge, and resources to tackle community problems and public challenges. InCommons is a joint endeavor of the Bush, Wilder, Blandin, and St. Paul Foundations; the University of Minnesota Center for Integrative Leadership; the Minnesota Council of Churches; Minnesota Public Radio; Twin Cities Public Television; and the Walker Art Center.
On March 30-April 2, Laurent Déchery (MLLC-French) attended the annual 20th/21st Century French and Francophone Studies International Colloquium in San Francisco, where he gave a paper on the animal theme in Fred Vargas's novel L'homme à l'envers (Inside Out Man). Laurent also published, in collaboration with Martine Sauret from Macalester College, an interview with the French writer René Frégni. It was published in the March issue of the French Review.
Kyle Chambers (psychology) co-authored two empirical articles with Kristine Onishi (McGill University) and Cynthia Fisher (University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign). "A vowel is a vowel: Generalizing newly-learned phonotactic constraints to new contexts" was published in the Journal of Experimental Psychology: Learning, Memory and Cognition and "Representations for phonotactic learning in infancy" will be published in Language Learning and Development. Chambers also co-authored a service-learning project summary with Peter Olson (Children's Museum of Southern Minnesota) and April Rao (Creative Play Place), "Learning developmental psychology through museum exhibit design." The summary was presented to the Developmental Science Teaching Institute at the Biennial Meeting of the Society for Research in Child Development, Montreal, Quebec, Canada.
Barbara Fister (library) presented a paper titled "Sisters in Crime at the Quarter Century: Advocacy, Community, and Change" at the Popular Culture Association National Conference in San Antonio.
Kathryn Christenson (advancement, ret.) wrote an article for Metro Lutheran about Prairie Oaks Institute, the retreat farm near Belle Plaine founded by Chris Johnson (CSL) and his wife, Kim.
Kevin Byrne (history) presented the keynote address at the College Board Breakfast, held at the Organization of American Historians annual meeting in Houston on March 20. The topic of his address was "Foreign Policy and Popular Culture in the Age of Reagan." He also delivered a paper titled "The Populist Roots of Progressive Reform" at the Teaching American History Spring Workshop, held at Minnesota State University, Mankato on April 8.
The Gustavus chapter of Phi Beta Kappa has unanimously elected William K. Freiert, professor emeritus of classics, as its first honorary member. The election recognizes Professor Freiert's distinguished career at Gustavus, his outstanding scholarship, and his profound commitment to liberal learning as teacher, mentor, and colleague. Election to honorary membership in the PBK, the nation's premier scholarly society, is reserved for those faculty who, having been granted the baccalaureate degree from colleges without PBK chapters, have made significant contributions to the liberal arts throughout their subsequent careers. Fewer than seven percent of all U.S. universities and colleges host a Phi Beta Kappa chapter. The Gustavus Eta of Minnesota chapter was formally installed on April 7, 1983. Professor Freiert will be inducted into the society at its annual induction ceremony on May 5.
Lisa Heldke (philosophy) was the keynote speaker at the Andrew Wolf Memorial Conference, "Eating Green: A Conversation about Food, Consumption and Sustainability," held at American University in Washington, D.C. Her talk was titled "Pleasure Once Removed: Eating, Suffering and Violence." The conference honored an American University graduate who was killed while working with The Otesha Project, a food and social justice organization that was cycling across Canada.
Joey Taylor has been accepted to study at the prestigious Bard College-Smolny Institute in St. Petersburg, Russia. Taylor, a sophomore Russian & East European studies major from Washington, Illinois, is one of only 22 students nationwide chosen to spend the 2011-12 year at the well-regarded Smolny College, where he will be participating in classes and seminars on Russian linguistics, history, politics, society and culture taught by eminent Russian scholars and academics. Taylor is the second Gustavus student to be selected for the program in the past 10 years.
Steven Lundberg, senior chemistry major, presented a research poster at the Minnesota Academy of Science Winchell Undergraduate Symposium, held at North Hennepin Community College on April 16. His research, carried out in conjunction with Todd Swanson (chemistry), was titled “Preparation of 1,3,2-Oxazaphospholidine-2-oxide Derivatives as Models for the Development of Novel Chiral Auxiliaries.”
The Office of Corporate and Foundation Relations' weekly program or funding opportunity highlight:
National Endowment for the Humanities Summer Stipends... The NEH Summer Stipends program provides individuals with an opportunity to pursue research in the humanities. Each stipend provides $6,000 for two consecutive months of full-time independent research and writing. Applicants must be nominated by their institutions; only two faculty members may be nominated each year. The online application deadline is typically the end of September. For more information, please see the NEH grants website. Updated guidelines will soon be posted. Faculty interested in submitting an application should send an e-mail so indicating to Bob Weisenfeld (email@example.com) by July 1. Bob will follow up in July with those interested regarding the nomination process.
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:
- Ben Carlson '11 and Jeff Jeremiason (environmental studies, chemistry) were interviewed for a story on National Science Foundation grants at Minnesota private colleges. The story appears on the Minnesota Private Colleges website.
- Jim Gilbert (environmental studies) was quoted in an April 27 Star Tribune story about getting your garden ready for spring.
- The Mankato Free Press printed a news brief about the Gustavus Author Tea on the front page of its April 28 Arts & Culture section.
- The St. Peter Herald printed a photo and story in its April 28 edition of the Gustavus forensics team winning a national title at the National Forensics Association National Championships.
- The Mankato Free Press printed a story on the front page of its April 24 Valley section about Frank Abagnale's upcoming public speaking appearance on campus.
- Mark Braun's appointment as provost and dean of the college was mentioned in an April 22 Sioux Falls Argus Leader story.
- The Mankato Free Press printed a news brief on April 23 about poet Anna George Meek's appearance on campus.
- The St. Peter Herald printed stories about the Gustavus Author Tea, the Frank Abagnale speaking engagement, and the Take The Hill Triathlon in its April 21 edition.
- The Mankato Free Press printed a story on the front page of its April 21 Valley section about Gustavus being included in The Princeton Review's Guide to Green Colleges.
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).
- Internship director, Center for Servant Leadership (CSL)
- Director, communication services and multimedia innovation, Marketing and Communication
- Macintosh coordinator/user services, GTS
For more information on the aforementioned position(s), call Human Resources (x7304).
News & Announcements
Reception Honoring Interim VPs... The Gustavus community is cordially invited to attend a reception for Provost David Fienen and Vice President Jeff Stocco on Thursday, May 5, 2:30-3:30 p.m. in Alumni Hall. There will be a brief program at 3 p.m. The reception is to thank these colleagues who have served the past two years in interim positions: David as provost and dean of the College, and Jeff as vice president for student affairs and dean of students. In June Jeff will assume the position of director of the Center for Servant Leadership. David will retire after 38 years of service as organist/cantor at Christ Chapel and professor of music.
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, April 29 - Arbor Day: Herb Chilstrom (interim dir., Linnaeus Arboretum)
- Sunday, May 1 - Mary Gaebler (religion)
- Monday, May 2 - Deborah Goodwin (religion)
- Tuesday, May 3 - Seán Easton (classics)
- Wednesday, May 4 - MAYDAY! Conference: Sister Helen Prejean, CSJ, morning keynote speaker
- Thursday, May 5 - Paul Huff (senior student)
- Friday, May 6 - Greg Mueller, Sesquicentennial artist-in-residence
Final Faculty Shop Talk of the Year... Mark Bjelland (geography) will present the last Faculty Shop Talk of the 2010-11 academic year. His talk, titled “From Toxic to Trendy: Gentrification of the Minneapolis Riverfront,” will be presented on Friday, April 29, 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 http://gustavus.edu/events/shoptalks/.
Relay for Life... Hundreds of Gusties will participate in the 2011 Relay For Life at Gustavus. Colleges Against Cancer is set to host the annual event, which will take place in Lund Center beginning at 7 p.m. on Saturday, April 30, and ending with a closing ceremony at 7 a.m. on Sunday, May 1. Gusties will celebrate the lives of those battling cancer, remember the ones we have lost, and fight back against a disease which has taken too much. Nearly 50 relay teams will keep one member on the track throughout the night. In addition to walking the track all night, participants will enjoy music from live bands, games, food, and prizes. The event, which is open to all members of the Gustavus community, is the signature fundraiser for the American Cancer Society. Last year the Gustavus event raised over $30,000 for the American Cancer Society and this year’s event is on track to exceed this. This year’s event will kick off with a "celebrate" ceremony at 7 p.m. honoring all those who have survived cancer. Those lost to the disease will be remembered at 9:30 p.m. through the lighting of luminary bags. Luminaries may be purchased for $10 from any Relay participant or online at www.relayforlife.org/gustavusadolphus. The event will wrap up on Sunday morning with the announcement of the fundraising total. For more information, visit www.relayforlife.org/gustavusadolphus or contact Samantha Rother by e-mail at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Spring Percussion Concert on Sunday... The Gustavus Percussion Ensemble, under the direction of adjunct professor Paul Hill, will present its annual spring concert in Björling Recital Hall on Sunday, May 1, at 1:30 p.m. The program includes a new composition by Sean Prichard ’11, along with other works on standard, as well as not-so-standard, percussion instruments. The concert is free and open to the public.
Woodwinds Performance Marks Retiring Conductor's Final Concert... Long-time professor of music and bassoonist Ann Pesavento will retire at the end of the spring term after 33 years of service to the Department of Music at Gustavus. Before she retires, she will preside over one final woodwind chamber concert on Sunday, May 1. The concert includes performances by the Kalmar Woodwind Quintet, the Quadrivium Winds, the Gustavus Saxophone Quartet, and the Senior Bassoon Quartet. Sunday’s Woodwind Chamber Concert begins at 3:30 p.m. in Jussi Björling Recital Hall. It is free and open to the public.
St. Ansgar's Chorus, Chamber Singers Perform Joint Concert... The St. Ansgar's Men's Chorus and the Gustavus Chamber Singers, both directed by visiting instructor of music Rod Urtel, close a weekend of Music Department performances with a joint spring concert in Jussi Björling Recital Hall on Sunday, May 1, at 7:30 p.m. The concert opens with the St. Ansgar's Chorus, accompanied by pianist Bonnie Jorgensen, singing a program that includes traditional standards, spirituals and other sacred works, and works from Broadway musicals. The Gustavus Chamber Singers follow with a variety of jazz standards and works from musicals. The concert is free and open to the public.
MAYDAY! Conference Debates Death Penalty... Sister Helen Prejean, CSJ, author of the critically-acclaimed book Dead Man Walking, and Robert Blecker, professor of law at New York Law School, will keynote the 31st annual MAYDAY! Peace Conference at Gustavus Adolphus College on Wednesday, May 4. This year’s conference is titled “Executing Justice: Debating Capital Punishment.” Sister Prejean, who is anti-capital punishment, will lead off the conference at 10 a.m. in Christ Chapel. Blecker, a death penalty advocate, will deliver the 1:30 p.m. keynote address in Alumni Hall. In addition to the keynote addresses, the MAYDAY! Peace Conference will include an international student panel discussion at 12:15 p.m. in the Jackson Campus Center Heritage Room. Also, there will be two public film screenings on the two days prior to the conference—the film Dead Man Walking at 7 and 9:30 p.m. on Monday, May 2, in Olin Hall Room 103, and the documentary Robert Blecker Wants Me Dead at 7 and 9:30 p.m. on Tuesday, May 3, at the same site. (A Q&A session with Blecker will follow the 7 p.m. screening.) The annual MAYDAY! Peace Conference was established at Gustavus in 1981 by Florence and the late Raymond Sponberg of North Mankato to educate the campus community about issues related to peace, human rights, and social justice. All events related to the MAYDAY! Peace Conference are free and open to the public. For more information about the conference, contact the Gustavus Office of Marketing and Communication at 507-933-7520 or email@example.com.
Peter Yarrow Family Concert... Peter Yarrow, of Peter, Paul, and Mary fame, will present a family concert event at Lund Arena on Thursday, May 19, starting at 7 p.m. The event is free to the public and seats are available on a first-come, first-served basis. Food donations for the local food shelf will be collected. For more information, contact Doug Wolfe at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Tickets Now on Sale for Theatre Department's Production of Hamlet... Tickets for the Department of Theatre and Dance's production of William Shakespeare's Hamlet, scheduled for May 5-8 and 12-14, are now on sale at the Gustavus Ticket Center in the Jackson Student Center or online at gustavustickets.com. Please note that the final performance of Hamlet on Saturday, May 14, has been changed from a matinee.
'Books in Bloom'... Gustavus Library Associates (GLA) hosts its first-ever "Books in Bloom" event May 6-8 at the Folke Bernadotte Memorial Library. Books in Bloom is a unique event that will highlight books, media, and other resource material within the library through floral arrangements and artistic expression. More than 20 exhibits will be on display—each of them sponsored by an individual, family, or academic department and created by professional florists and flower enthusiasts—that represent and illustrate a book or other holding from the library. The exhibits will be open and guided tours available 3-5 p.m. Friday, May 6; 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Saturday, May 7; and 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Sunday, May 8. Maps and brochures describing each exhibit will be available. It is open to the public without charge. For more information about Books in Bloom, contact the Gustavus Office of Marketing and Communication at 507-933-7520 or email@example.com.
Open House at Realife... The Realife Cooperative of St. Peter (500 West Jackson St.) is observing its 20th anniversary with an open house on Sunday, May 1, from 2 to 4 p.m. Realife offers gracious, independent Senior living. You're invited to
join the current residents and staff for hors d'oeuvres, tours, and door prizes.
Semester in India Students Regather for Presentation... You're invited to "India Ink," a presentation by students who participated in the Fall 2010 Gustavus Semester in India program ("Social Justice, Peace, and Development"), to be held Wednesday, May 4, at 7 p.m. at the Arts Center of Saint Peter (315 S. Minnesota Ave.). This event includes a staged reading of journals kept by students during their travels throughout India. Refreshments will be provided.
Play Ball!... Women are needed for the City of St. Peter summer slow-pitch softball season. Be a part of the Autotronics team by calling Cease Ballman at 507-420-1363. A little experience is necessary; a desire to have fun is a must.
For Sale... 1996 Mercury Sable. 63,000 miles. Previous owner was the late Chester Johnson, who kept it in great shape. Call Gene Lund at 931-1913.
For Rent... One-bedroom apartment. Completely furnished, all utilities except laundry and phone. No smoking, no pets. Call Gene Lund at 931-1913.
Home for Sale... A split-level home built in 1972, located six blocks from campus. Updated bathrooms in 2010, has central air, new shingles in 2010. Three bedrooms, two baths, with over 2,000 square ft. of living space. A double attached garage, brick patio out back and nicely landscaped yard. Contact Becky Barnes for more information, x7025 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Looking for a Home... Hannah Godbout (counseling center) writes: "I am a gustavus employee and my husband has recently started working in Le Sueur. We are currently living in the Waseca and are looking to relocate to the St. Peter area. We are in our early 30s; we do not have any children but we do have one (very well behaved) cat. We are interested in renting a house but may be willing to consider a duplex/triplex or townhome. We are especially interested in homes with character. For example, we love hardwood floors, open floor plans, built-ins, radiated heat, porches and yards with space to garden. We are excellent renters, have fantastic references if needed, and would be looking for a place around August 2011." Contact Hannah at email@example.com.
Lovely Victorian Home for Sale... 1108 South 4th Street, St. Peter. Light-filled, spacious rooms with hardwood floors, three+ bedrooms, office, double living room, detached two-car garage, yard with fruit trees, raspberries, strawberries, and herb garden. Sit on the front porch and listen to Rock Bend Folk Festival under the sweeping maple trees. Contact Mike at firstname.lastname@example.org or 651-468-8441 for more information.
"Plugs" is maintained as a forum by which members of the Gustavus community may offer goods and/or 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 or retailers, although from time to time such announcements may be published when deemed to be of particular interest to the community.
Here's a message for everyone from Elaine Brostrom, as dictated to her speech therapist last week: "You can't know how much you've meant to me in these last few weeks. I'm so grateful for your love and support. To know that you are with me has been a wonderful gift!"
|Today 6–6:40 am||Fitness Yogahttps://gustavus.edu/calendar/fitness-yoga-4/46362Lund 224 (Aerobics Room)|
|8 am to 4 pm||Flu Shot Clinic!https://gustavus.edu/calendar/flu-shot-clinic-14/46634Heritage Banquet Room|
|10–10:20 am||Daily Sabbathhttps://gustavus.edu/calendar/daily-sabbath-238/46752Christ Chapel|
|10 am to noon||Moodle Drop-in Hourshttps://gustavus.edu/calendar/moodle-drop-in-hours/46518Olin 124 Lab|
|12:35–1:15 pm||Step with Stephhttps://gustavus.edu/calendar/step-with-steph/46378Lund 224 (Aerobics Room)|
|4–5 pm||Tabata (HWC) with Lydia and Christinahttps://gustavus.edu/calendar/tabata-hwc-with-lydia-and-christina/46246Lund 217 (Gymnastics Room)|
|4:30–5:30 pm||Mayday Conference Planning Meetinghttps://gustavus.edu/calendar/mayday-conference-planning-meeting/46758Beck 301|
|5:30–11:59 pm||Trip to see The Little Mermaidhttps://gustavus.edu/calendar/trip-to-see-the-little-mermaid/46619The Orpheum Theatre|
|7–8 pm||Mental Health Allies Kick-Offhttps://gustavus.edu/calendar/mental-health-allies-kick-off-2/46768Peterson House|
|7–9 pm||Panel Discussion on the Culture of Drug and Alcohol Use at Gustavus featuring Nobel Speaker Marc Lewishttps://gustavus.edu/calendar/panel-discussion-on-the-culture-of-drug-and-alcohol-use-at-gustavus-featuring-nobel-speaker-marc-lewis/46701Olin 103|
|8–11 pm||Democratic Debate Viewing Partyhttps://gustavus.edu/calendar/democratic-debate-viewing-party/46685Confer 127|
|Tomorrow 7:30–9 am||Gustie Breakfast - Scott Burhttps://gustavus.edu/calendar/gustie-breakfast-scott-bur-2/46648Campus Center Banquet Rooms|
|11:30 am to 1:20 pm||Teachers Talkinghttps://gustavus.edu/calendar/teachers-talking-116/45744Banquet Room C - St. Peter Banquet Room|
|11:35 am to 12:15 pm||Cardio Dancehttps://gustavus.edu/calendar/cardio-dance-5/46398Lund 224 (Aerobics Room)|
|12:15–12:45 pm||TRX with Troyhttps://gustavus.edu/calendar/trx-with-troy/46413Lund Hockey Arena|
|4 pm||Women's Soccer at College of Saint Benedicthttps://gustavus.edu/calendar/women-s-soccer-at-college-of-saint-benedict-4/45223St. Joseph, Minn.|
|4–7 pm||Men's Soccer at Saint John's Universityhttps://gustavus.edu/calendar/men-s-soccer-at-saint-john-s-university-3/45157Collegeville, Minn.|
|4:30–5:30 pm||Ideas That Create Entrepreneurshttps://gustavus.edu/calendar/ideas-that-create-entrepreneurs/46621Beck 101|
|4:30–5:30 pm||Kickboxing (HWC) w/ Rachelhttps://gustavus.edu/calendar/kickboxing-hwc-w-rachel/46296Lund 224 (Aerobics Room)|
|5–8 pm||BBQ&Ahttps://gustavus.edu/calendar/bbq-a-7/466981009 House|
|7–8:30 pm||Erik Evensen, Designing the World of the Norse Gods in Gods of Asgardhttps://gustavus.edu/calendar/erik-evensen-designing-the-world-of-the-norse-gods-in-gods-of-asgard/46713Beck 301|
|7–9 pm||"Afro-Indigenous Hondurans in Resistance: U.S. Drug War, Violent Displacement, and Migration" Lecture from activist Alfredo Lopezhttps://gustavus.edu/calendar/afro-indigenous-hondurans-in-resistance-u-s-drug-war-violent-displacement-and-migration-lecture-from-activist-alfredo-lopez/46667Wallenberg Auditorium, Nobel Hall|
|7–9 pm||Volleyball hosts Macalester Collegehttps://gustavus.edu/calendar/volleyball-hosts-macalester-college-2/44906St. Peter, Minn.|
|8–9 pm||Coffeehouse Sushi and Origami Nighthttps://gustavus.edu/calendar/coffeehouse-sushi-and-origami-night/46641Courtyard Café|
|Oct 15 6–6:40 am||Strictly Strengthhttps://gustavus.edu/calendar/strictly-strength/46433Lund 224 (Aerobics Room)|
|11:35 am to 12:15 pm||Yogahttps://gustavus.edu/calendar/yoga-29/46445Lund 224 (Aerobics Room)|
|noon to 1 pm||Courageous leadership: Recruiting and Retaining Latino(a) Faculty and Higher Education Professionalshttps://gustavus.edu/calendar/courageous-leadership-recruiting-and-retaining-latino-a-faculty-and-higher-education-professionals/46732Beck Hall 121|
|12:30–1:20 pm||New Faculty Orientation Session (non tenure-track only)https://gustavus.edu/calendar/new-faculty-orientation-session-non-tenure-track-only-3/45724Phi Beta Kappa Room|
|12:35–1:15 pm||Step with Stephhttps://gustavus.edu/calendar/step-with-steph/46379Lund 224 (Aerobics Room)|
|4–5 pm||Tabata (HWC) with Lydia and Christinahttps://gustavus.edu/calendar/tabata-hwc-with-lydia-and-christina/46244Lund 217 (Gymnastics Room)|
|5:30–6:30 pm||Power Bootcamp w/ Kaitlin (HWC)https://gustavus.edu/calendar/power-bootcamp-w-kaitlin-hwc-2/46315Lund 224 (Aerobics Room)|
|7–8 pm||Gustie Tankhttps://gustavus.edu/calendar/gustie-tank-3/46620Courtyard Café|
|7:30–8:30 pm||Zumba (HWC) w/Christinahttps://gustavus.edu/calendar/zumba-hwc-w-christina/46234Lund 224 (Aerobics Room)|
|8:30–10 pm||FIKA! at the Swedish Househttps://gustavus.edu/calendar/fika-at-the-swedish-house-3/46609Swedish House|
|Oct 16 11:35 am to 12:15 pm||Pilateshttps://gustavus.edu/calendar/pilates/46457Lund 224 (Aerobics Room)|
|12:15–12:45 pm||TRX with Troyhttps://gustavus.edu/calendar/trx-with-troy/46414Lund Hockey Arena|
|1:30–2:30 pm||Support "ME" with "WE" Speaker Series - Session Threehttps://gustavus.edu/calendar/support-me-with-we-speaker-series-session-three/46590Beck Hall, #211|
|2–4 pm||Moodle Drop-in Hourshttps://gustavus.edu/calendar/moodle-drop-in-hours/46519Olin 124 Lab|
|2:30–3:30 pm||Music Colloquium Series: Organist Kalevi Kiviniemi "The Art of Improvisation"https://gustavus.edu/calendar/music-colloquium-series-organist-kalevi-kiviniemi-the-art-of-improvisation/46658Christ Chapel|
|7–9 pm||Concert: Luke Spehar - All Is Gift Tourhttps://gustavus.edu/calendar/concert-luke-spehar-all-is-gift-tour/46624The Dive|
|7–9 pm||Drag Showhttps://gustavus.edu/calendar/drag-show-6/46174Alumni Hall|
|7:30–9:30 pm||Kalevi Kiviniemi, organ & Jukka Pietila, cantor in Concert, A Gustavus Artist Series Eventhttps://gustavus.edu/calendar/kalevi-kiviniemi-organ-jukka-pietila-cantor-in-concert-a-gustavus-artist-series-event/46081Christ Chapel|
|8–10 pm||Weekend Movie: Vacation (2015)https://gustavus.edu/calendar/weekend-movie-vacation-2015/46637Wallenberg Auditorium, Nobel Hall|
|Oct 17 9–11 am||Run for Kicks 5khttps://gustavus.edu/calendar/run-for-kicks-5k/46707Lund Center, Gustavus Campus|
|9 am to 5 pm||Faculty Writing Retreat at ASIhttps://gustavus.edu/calendar/faculty-writing-retreat-at-asi-16/45709American Swedish Institute, 2600 Park Avenue, Minneapolis, MN 55407|
|10 am to noon||Gustavus Women's Soccer "Run for Kicks" 5Khttps://gustavus.edu/calendar/gustavus-women-s-soccer-run-for-kicks-5k/46759Linnaeus Arboretum|
|10:30 am||Men's Cross Country at UW-La Crosse Invitehttps://gustavus.edu/calendar/men-s-cross-country-at-uw-la-crosse-invite/45631La Crosse, Wis.|
|10:30 am||Women's Cross Country at UW-La Crosse Invitehttps://gustavus.edu/calendar/women-s-cross-country-at-uw-la-crosse-invite/45639La Crosse, Wis.|
|11 am to 1 pm||Women's Rugby Home vs. Macalesterhttps://gustavus.edu/calendar/women-s-rugby-home-vs-macalester/46177Behind the baseball field on the rugby pitch.|
|noon to 2 pm||Volleyball hosts Simpson Collegehttps://gustavus.edu/calendar/volleyball-hosts-simpson-college/44907St. Peter, Minn.|
|1 pm||Football at Saint John's Universityhttps://gustavus.edu/calendar/football-at-saint-john-s-university-4/44584Collegeville, Minn.|
|1–4 pm||Men's Soccer hosts Bethel Universityhttps://gustavus.edu/calendar/men-s-soccer-hosts-bethel-university/45158St. Peter, Minn.|
|1:30–3 pm||Melissa Morey, horn, A Faculty Recitalhttps://gustavus.edu/calendar/melissa-morey-horn-a-faculty/46085Bjorling Recital Hall|
|3–5 pm||Volleyball hosts Loras Collegehttps://gustavus.edu/calendar/volleyball-hosts-loras-college/44908St. Peter, Minn.|
|3:30 pm||Women's Soccer hosts Bethel Universityhttps://gustavus.edu/calendar/women-s-soccer-hosts-bethel-university/45248St. Peter, Minn.|
|8–10 pm||Weekend Movie: Vacation (2015)https://gustavus.edu/calendar/weekend-movie-vacation-2015/46638Wallenberg Auditorium, Nobel Hall|
|Oct 18 3:30–4:45 am||LEFLER LECTURE Sunday, October 18, by R. Tripp Evans in conjunction with Grant Wood exhibition at the Hillstrom Museum of Arthttps://gustavus.edu/calendar/lefler-lecture-sunday-october-18-by-r-tripp-evans-in-conjunction-with-grant-wood-exhibition-at-the-hillstrom-museum-of-art/46769Wallenberg Auditorium, Nobel Hall|
|9 am to 5 pm||Faculty Writing Retreat at Gustavushttps://gustavus.edu/calendar/faculty-writing-retreat-at-gustavus-10/45710The Board Room, Jackson Campus Center|
|10:30–11:30 am||Sunday Worship with Holy Communion (Sunday Worshipping Community)https://gustavus.edu/calendar/sunday-worship-with-holy-communion-sunday-worshipping-community-37/46060Christ Chapel|
|noon to 1 pm||Catholic Masshttps://gustavus.edu/calendar/catholic-mass-6/46720Christ Chapel|
|6–7 pm||Pre-Health Club Meetinghttps://gustavus.edu/calendar/pre-health-club-meeting-2/46586Beck Hall Room 111|
|Oct 19 All day||Volleyball at Northwestern Tournament (JV only)https://gustavus.edu/calendar/volleyball-at-northwestern-tournament-jv-only/44909St. Paul, Minn.|
|7:30–10 am||Monday Morning Perk Up with the PAshttps://gustavus.edu/calendar/monday-morning-perk-up-with-the-pas/46546Peer Education Office|
|8:30–9:30 am||Information Session: Proposed WRITI/ WRITD Languagehttps://gustavus.edu/calendar/information-session-proposed-writi-writd-language/46702Konferensrum, Campus Center|
|8:30–9:30 am||Information Sessions: Proposed WRITI/ WRITD Languagehttps://gustavus.edu/calendar/information-sessions-proposed-writi-writd-language/46699Konferensrum, Campus Center|
|9:30 am to 4 pm||Seminary and Divinity School Dayhttps://gustavus.edu/calendar/seminary-and-divinity-school-day-8/46139Heritage Room|
|11:35 am to 12:15 pm||Yoga with Kellyhttps://gustavus.edu/calendar/yoga-with-kelly-2/46338Lund 224 (Aerobics Room)|
|12:35–1:15 pm||Pyramid Circuithttps://gustavus.edu/calendar/pyramid-circuit/46351Lund 217 (Gymnastics Room)|
|2–4 pm||Moodle Drop-in Hourshttps://gustavus.edu/calendar/moodle-drop-in-hours/46520Olin 124 Lab|
|3:30–6:30 pm||Men's Soccer hosts Bethany Lutheran Collegehttps://gustavus.edu/calendar/men-s-soccer-hosts-bethany-lutheran-college/45159St. Peter, Minn.|
|4:45–5:45 pm||HIIT (HWC) w/ Morgan and Christinahttps://gustavus.edu/calendar/hiit-hwc-w-morgan-and-christina/46273Lund 224 (Aerobics Room)|
|6–7 pm||Straight Up Strength (HWC) w/Matahttps://gustavus.edu/calendar/straight-up-strength-hwc-w-mata/46210Lund 224 (Aerobics Room)|
|7–8 pm||Gustavus Student Senate Meeting- Come for Community Comment!https://gustavus.edu/calendar/gustavus-student-senate-meeting-come-for-community-comment/46737Gustavus Board Room, Jackson Campus Center|
|7–9 pm||Exploring Religious Questions Serieshttps://gustavus.edu/calendar/exploring-religious-questions-series-5/45747Olin Hall 103 (Oct. 19 in Rm 214 in Fine Arts Building)|
|7–9 pm||Screening and debate of film "La Sombra Azul" from independent Argentinian filmmakerhttps://gustavus.edu/calendar/screening-and-debate-of-film-la-sombra-azul-from-independent-argentinian-filmmaker/46668Wallenberg Auditorium, Nobel Hall|
|Oct 20 6–6:40 am||Fitness Yogahttps://gustavus.edu/calendar/fitness-yoga-4/46363Lund 224 (Aerobics Room)|
|noon to 1 pm||Michigan Technological University Information Session - Master's Degree and Service Programhttps://gustavus.edu/calendar/michigan-technological-university-information-session-master-s-degree-and-service-program/46671Career Development|
|12:30–1:30 pm||Information Session: Proposed WRITI/ WRITD Languagehttps://gustavus.edu/calendar/information-session-proposed-writi-writd-language/46703Konferensrum, Campus Center|
|12:30–1:30 pm||Information Sessions: Proposed WRITI/ WRITD Languagehttps://gustavus.edu/calendar/information-sessions-proposed-writi-writd-language/46700Konferensrum, Campus Center|
|12:35–1:15 pm||Step with Stephhttps://gustavus.edu/calendar/step-with-steph/46380Lund 224 (Aerobics Room)|
|1–2 pm||Michigan Technological University Information Session - Master's Degree and Service Programhttps://gustavus.edu/calendar/michigan-technological-university-information-session-master-s-degree-and-service-program/46672Career Development|
|4–5 pm||Tabata (HWC) with Lydia and Christinahttps://gustavus.edu/calendar/tabata-hwc-with-lydia-and-christina/46247Lund 217 (Gymnastics Room)|
|Oct 21 9–10 am||Tech Bytes: Store, Share & Collaborate with Cloud Storagehttps://gustavus.edu/calendar/tech-bytes-store-share-collaborate-with-cloud-storage/45934Olin Hall 124B|
|11:30 am to 12:30 pm||Proto Labs Information Sessionhttps://gustavus.edu/calendar/proto-labs-information-session/46690St. Peter Banquet Room|
|11:30 am to 1 pm||Twin Cities Gustie Lunch - Brent Harms '82https://gustavus.edu/calendar/twin-cities-gustie-lunch-brent-harms-82/46640American Swedish Institute, 2600 Park Avenue, Minneapolis, MN 55407|
|11:35 am to 12:15 pm||Cardio Dancehttps://gustavus.edu/calendar/cardio-dance-5/46399Lund 224 (Aerobics Room)|
|noon to 1:30 pm||Webinar: A Financially Sustainable Approach to Innovate Academic Programshttps://gustavus.edu/calendar/webinar-a-financially-sustainable-approach-to-innovate-academic-programs/46712The Board Room, Jackson Campus Center|
|12:15–12:45 pm||TRX with Troyhttps://gustavus.edu/calendar/trx-with-troy/46415Lund Hockey Arena|
|12:30–1:30 pm||Proto Labs Information Sessionhttps://gustavus.edu/calendar/proto-labs-information-session/46691St. Peter Banquet Room|
|4 pm||Women's Soccer hosts UW-Stouthttps://gustavus.edu/calendar/women-s-soccer-hosts-uw-stout-2/45249St. Peter, Minn.|
|4:30–5:30 pm||Kickboxing (HWC) w/ Rachelhttps://gustavus.edu/calendar/kickboxing-hwc-w-rachel/46297Lund 224 (Aerobics Room)|
|7–8 pm||Zumba w/ Megan (HWC)https://gustavus.edu/calendar/zumba-w-megan-hwc-2/46321Lund 224 (Aerobics Room)|
|7–9 pm||"Latino culture, politics and collective identity: Alternative perspectives in Mexican and Argentinian filmmaking" lecture/discussion with Sergio Schmuclerhttps://gustavus.edu/calendar/latino-culture-politics-and-collective-identity-alternative-perspectives-in-mexican-and-argentinian-filmmaking-lecture-discussion-with-sergio-schmucler/46669Wallenberg Auditorium, Nobel Hall|
|Oct 22 6–6:40 am||Strictly Strengthhttps://gustavus.edu/calendar/strictly-strength/46434Lund 224 (Aerobics Room)|
|8–9 am||FTS Faculty Breakfasthttps://gustavus.edu/calendar/fts-faculty-breakfast/45722Banquet Room C - St. Peter Banquet Room|
|9–11 am||Moodle Drop-in Hourshttps://gustavus.edu/calendar/moodle-drop-in-hours/46521Olin 124 Lab|
|10:30–11:30 am||Creighton University School of Pharmacy, Physical Therapy and Occupational Therapyhttps://gustavus.edu/calendar/creighton-university-school-of-pharmacy-physical-therapy-and-occupational-therapy/46155Career Development Lower Level of Campus Center|
|11:35 am to 12:15 pm||Yogahttps://gustavus.edu/calendar/yoga-29/46446Lund 224 (Aerobics Room)|
|12:30–1:20 pm||New Faculty Orientation Sessionhttps://gustavus.edu/calendar/new-faculty-orientation-session-101/45725Banquet Room B - Heritage Banquet Room|
|12:35–1:15 pm||Step with Stephhttps://gustavus.edu/calendar/step-with-steph/46381Lund 224 (Aerobics Room)|
|1–2 pm||Huron Consulting Information Sessionhttps://gustavus.edu/calendar/huron-consulting-information-session/46673Board Room|
|4–5 pm||Tabata (HWC) with Lydia and Christinahttps://gustavus.edu/calendar/tabata-hwc-with-lydia-and-christina/46465Lund 217 (Gymnastics Room)|
|5:30–6:30 pm||Power Bootcamp w/ Kaitlin (HWC)https://gustavus.edu/calendar/power-bootcamp-w-kaitlin-hwc/46305Lund 224 (Aerobics Room)|
|7–8 pm||Cultural Approporiation Speaker Adrienne Keenehttps://gustavus.edu/calendar/cultural-approporiation-speaker-adrienne-keene/46631Alumni Hall|
|7:30–8:30 pm||Zumba (HWC) w/Christinahttps://gustavus.edu/calendar/zumba-hwc-w-christina/46235Lund 224 (Aerobics Room)|
|8:30–10 pm||FIKA! at the Swedish Househttps://gustavus.edu/calendar/fika-at-the-swedish-house-3/46610Swedish House|
|Oct 23 All day||First Half Finalshttps://gustavus.edu/calendar/first-half-finals-5/45420Gustavus Adolphus College Campus|
||Michal Sagar Exhibition in Schaefer Gallery: The Beginning of the Third Dreamhttps://gustavus.edu/calendar/michal-sagar-exhibition-in-schaefer-gallery-the-beginning-of-the-third-dream/46628Schaefer Schaefer: Art & Art History|
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