Inside Gustavus (April 19, 2012)
Volume 44, Number 28
Dr. Justin Knoepfel, Dr. Karrin Meffert-Nelson, and Paul Hill, members of the Minnesota Opera Orchestra, each had a hand in the newly awarded Pulitzer Prize for 2012, "Silent Night: Opera in Two Acts," by composer Kevin Puts. Commissioned and premiered by the Minnesota Opera in Minneapolis on November 12, 2011, it is a stirring opera that recounts the true story of a spontaneous cease-fire among Scottish, French and Germans during World War I. Libretto by Mark Campbell.
Lynnea Myers (Nursing) presented two sessions at the National Association of Pediatric Nurse Practitioners Annual Conference March 27-31, 2012 in San Antonio, Texas. The presentations were titled "Ready, Set, Screen- Developmental and Mental Health Screening for Young Children" and "What's Quality Got to Do With It."
Steve Wright (Music) was a judge for the annual Iowa Jazz Championships in Des Moines on April 10. During the day, he and two others listened to and critiqued 15 bands in the 2A division - one of four divisions. As an evening judge (with four others), he judged the IJC finals, which featured the top two bands in each division. In total, there were 60 jazz ensembles competing for four top ratings by the end of the day. Wright's father - Maurice Wright - was considered a pioneer of jazz education in Iowa, having formed a school big band in Burlington, Iowa in the 1950s.
In February of this year, Dwight Stoll (Chemistry) was appointed to the editorial board of LCGC Magazine, the primary trade publication for separation science. More details are available online.
A book chapter titled "Principles of Online Comprehensive Multidimensional Liquid Chromatography," by Dwight Stoll (Chemistry) and co-authors Peter Carr, Joe Davis, and Sarah Rutan, and Dwight R. Stoll, appeared in the 50th volume of Advances in Chromatography, released in January of 2012.
Elizabeth Baer (English) has published her fourth book, titled The Golem Redux: From Prague to Post-Holocaust Fiction. It was released by Wayne State University Press on April 16. The book traces the history of the Jewish legend of the golem and its appropriations in German texts and film as well as in post-Holocaust Jewish-American fiction, comics, graphic narratives, and television.
Baer served as the external reviewer for the English Department at St. John's/St. Ben's this spring term. She will serve on the accreditation team for Hebrew Theological Institute in Chicago in May.
Fourteen Gustavus students participated in the annual Arrowhead Model United Nations, a regional Model UN with several hundred participants from universities and colleges in the upper midwest. This year, the conference was hosted by Minnesota State University, Mankato and Gustavus represented Belgium, Guatemala, and the Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK or North Korea). The Gustavus DPRK team was nominated for the best delegation award, and senior Sam Burnton won awards for his work on the environmental committee and for his policy speech as a delegate from the DPRK. Students interested in joining the Gustavus Model UN team for our fall and spring conferences should contact Mimi Gerstbauer.
The Office of Corporate and Foundation Relations' weekly program or funding opportunity highlight:
ACLS Digital Innovation Fellowships
ACLS Digital Innovation Fellowships support digitally-based research projects in all disciplines of the humanities and humanities-related social sciences. The program provides scholars the means to pursue intellectually significant projects that deploy digital technologies intensively. The award includes a stipend of up to $60,000 and up to $25,000 in project costs. The tentative deadline is September 28. More information can be found online.
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).
- A video with interviews from students who participated in various Habitat for Humanity service trips during Spring Break is now available on YouTube.
Here are some noteworthy Gustavus-related stories that recently appeared in print or broadcast media locally, regionally, or around the nation:
- James Dontje (Johnson Center for Environmental Innovation) was interviewed by KEYC for a story regarding the College's inclusion in The Princeton Review's "Guide to 322 Green Colleges."
- Sesquicentennial Scholar James McPherson appeared on Minnesota Public Radio’s show The Daily Circuit on Tuesday, April 17 from 11 a.m. to 12 p.m.
- The popular conservative blog PowerLineBlog printed a story on Thursday, April 12 about Charles Krauthammer’s speech at the Lindau Symposium.
- KEYC-TV ran stories on its 6, 9 and 10 p.m. newscasts about Krauthammer and the Lindau Symposium.
- The Mankato Free Press printed a front page story on Friday, April 13 about Charles Krauthammer’s speech and the Lindau Symposium.
Anyone who has suggested additions for this list, suggestions for potential future media stories, or interest in being a media source should contact Matt Thomas (x7510 or email@example.com).
President's Cabinet Summary
The President's Cabinet met on Tuesday, April 17 and discussed the following items:
- Professors Steve Mellema and Sujay Rao, Faculty Senate Chair and Vice Chair respectively, gave a brief update on recent actvities of the Faculty Senate, including a discussion regarding tenure track position requests. Committee elections/appointments will be reviewed at Friday's faculty meeting.
- Members approved moving forward with the hiring of an Assistant Director of Multicultural Programs.
News & Announcements
Accreditation Update...The Higher Learning Commission (HLC) site visit is now just over one year away – 369 days, to be exact. One major section of the College self-study will center on Criterion 4, Teaching and Learning: Evaluation and Improvement. The self-study will evaluate how Gustavus determines and maintain the quality of our academic programs, how we assess the success of our graduates, ways in which we are committed to improving our programs, and how we assess student learning and use this information to improve all aspects of our academic programs. Full details about the Criterion 4 core components can be found on the HLC’s website. For more information on the accreditation process and the Gustavus self-study, contact co-chairs Carolyn Dobler (x7481) or Chris Gilbert (x6093) or e-mail us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
This Sesquicentennial celebration will take place Saturday, April 21. Rev. Mark S. Hanson, Presiding Bishop of the ELCA will give the keynote address at 11 a.m. in Christ Chapel. Longtime Gustavus Chaplain Rev. Richard Q. Elvee will give the homily at the 10:15 a.m. morning worship ceremony. A food packing service-learning event in assocation with the non-profit organization Feed My Starving Children will take place in the afternoon. More details are available online.
Diversity Week...Gustavus's annual Diversity Week will take place April 22-27. Here is a schedule of events:
- Sunday, April 22 - People Behind the Posters (Gender Bender Campaign), 7-8 p.m., Courtyard Cafe
- Monday, April 23 - Paper chain and petition signing, 11 a.m. - 3 p.m., Campus Center
- Monday, April 23 - Dream Act Open Forum & Candlelight Vigil, 7-8 p.m., Heritage Banquet Room
- Tuesday, April 24 - Wear Your Cause on Your Sleeves, 6-9 p.m., Johns Family Courtyard
- Wednesday, April 25 - Use Your Voice Workshop, 7-9 p.m., Courtyard Cafe
- Thursday, April 26 - Wall of Release, 2:30-5 p.m., Eckman Mall
- Thursday, April 26 - Identity Parade, 6 p.m., Eckman Mall
- Thursday, April 26 - Bonfire, 6:45 p.m., Outside Complex
- Friday, April 27 - Diversity Awards Banquet, 5:30 p.m., Alumni Hall
Accreditation Open Forums...All Gustavus employees are invited to participate in the second round of accreditation open forums covering the Higher Learning Commission (HLC) criteria for accreditation. Week two is focused on Criterion 2, Integrity: Ethical and Responsible Conduct. Sessions will be held Tuesday, April 24 and Wednesday, April 25 with two hour-long sessions (2:30 and 3:30 p.m.) each day. HLC Self-Study Steering Committee representatives will review the criterion and evidence gathered thus far, followed by guided discussion of ways in which Gustavus meets or does not meet Criterion 2 requirements. Light refreshments will be provided. Anyone who cannot attend the open forums will still be able to comment via an online feedback form. All open forums will be held in the Faculty-Staff Lounge in the Jackson Campus Center.
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 20 - Chaplain Richard Elvee, "Looking Back at This Year's Easter"
- Sunday, April 22 - Jubilee Festival Worship Celebration, Chaplain Richard Elvee, "Remembering Jesus Christ"
- Monday, April 23 - Garrett Paul
- Tuesday, April 24 - David Nissen '12
- Wednesday, April 25 - Morning Prayer
- Thursday, April 26 - Alaina Ramsburg '12
- Friday, April 27 - Janet DeMars
Bible Study Fellowship...Bring your lunch and join us for devotions, Bible study, and fellowship from 12:30 - 1:15 p.m. on Tuesday, April 24, in Linner Lounge.
Benefit Enrollment Meetings...Benefit Enrollment Meetings will be held in the Heritage Room on Tuesday, April 24 at 12:30 p.m. and 2:30 p.m., and on Wednesday, April 25 at 8:30 a.m. and 10:30 a.m. Please plan to attend one of these meetings to learn about changes being made. Benefit information was distributed via campus mail.
Author Tea...The College will celebrate publications in the past academic year by faculty and others with a strong Gustavus connection. This year's authors are Elizabeth Baer, Kathryn Christenson, Bob Douglas, Barabara Fister, Sun Hee Lee, Paschal Kyoore, Karl Larson, and Joyce Sutphen. Refreshments will be served and all are encouraged to attend this free event.
Faculty Shop Talk...Asli Ilgit (Political Science) will present the next Faculty Shop Talk of the 2011-12 academic year. Her talk entitled, “Diaspora as ‘Agent of Influence’? American-Turks in Turkish-American Relations” will be presented at 4:30 p.m. Friday, April 27 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 online.
Bob Peterson Memorial Service...A memorial service for longtime Gustavus administrator Bob Peterson will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday, April 21, at First Lutheran Church in St. Peter with visitation one hour before the service. Memorials are preferred to the Ranae J. and Robert A. Peterson Scholarship Fund at Gustavus or to First Lutheran Church in St. Peter.
Theatre at Patrick's...Benjamin Kolis '12 creates and directs GLASS, as part of his senior honors project in physical theatre, at Patrick's on Third in St. Peter. GLASS is a movement-based work that blurs the lines between movement and theatre. It combines normal human behavior and unplanned, yet everyday performance. Performers draw from their own experiences and strengths to uncover the quiet beauty of normal scenes. Performances are scheduled for 8:30 p.m. on Friday, April 20, Saturday, April 21, and Sunday, April 22.
GACAC..."Celebrating 150 Years of Faith at Gustavus" is the theme of the 25th Annual Convention of the Gustavus Adolphus College Association of Congregations. The day will begin with a breakfast business meeting for voting delegates and their guests in Alumni Hall, where association business will be conducted, Board of Trustees and Association Board elections completed, and the 2012 Covenant Award will be presented. This year's honoree for the award is Marie Benson. At this sesquicentennial event celebrating faith, key individuals will also be presented the Gustavus 150 awards in recognition for their contributions to Faith in the work of the College. Contact Marilyn Beyer in Church Relations with questions.
Student Leadership Day...Student Leadership Day 2012 is for high school youth and their youth leaders. They are invited to come to Gustavus for a one-day event to develop, learn, and hone the skills to reach their leadership potential -- and to explore and expand leadership possibilities. The keynote address will be given by Tiger McLuen, of Youth Leadership in St. Paul. Gustavus students will facilitate discussion groups with the high school youth. Tiger will lead the adult group as they work on practical ideas for growing a vibrant youth ministry. Also featured will be music by the band of Ryan McLuen. The cost is $12/person. Contact Gina DeNucci in Church Relations with questions.
Following are changes and additions for the "Personnel Phone Directory 2011-12."
- Nathaniel Johnson, Athletics, phone: x7606, e-mail: njohns17, addition
- Carlin Shoemaker, Athletics, phone: x8449, e-mail, cshoema2, addition
- Lori Carsen Kelly, Political Science, phone: x7172, e-mail: lcarsenk, correction
- Madeline (Mickey) Haller, Athletics, phone: x6145, e-mail: mhaller, deletion
- Sandra Grochow, Finance, phone: x7500, e-mail: sgrochow, deletion
- Richard Heilman, Custodial, phone: x6156, e-mail: rheilman, deletion
For further information or corrections, contact Laura McCabe (x6261 or email@example.com).
For Sale...Four bedroom, 3 bath home for sale. Adorable cape cod with many extras: screen porch, built-ins, tons of storage, craft room with sink, brick gas fireplace and sauna, hardwood floors and more. If interested call 420-8263.
For Sale or Rent...St. Peter home. Lovely, updated 1915 4-bedroom home with original oak woodwork, newer oversized 2-car garage with attached workshop and matching shed. New efficient furnace (2011) and updated kitchen. Generous cedar fenced yard near city swimming pool and Minnesota Avenue stores. Call 507-469-9105 or email firstname.lastname@example.org. Additional details available online.
"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.
Special thanks to all of you for the cards, gifts, phone calls, and many
wishes for my recent retirement. Your kindnesses shared will always be
remembered. The friendships made in 48 years are many. Thanks for
being part of my journey. I will miss you all.
|Today 1–3 pm||Moodle Drop-in Hourshttps://gustavus.edu/calendar/moodle-drop-in-hours/46517Olin 124 Lab|
|4:30–5:30 pm||Kickboxing (HWC) w/ Rachelhttps://gustavus.edu/calendar/kickboxing-hwc-w-rachel/46295Lund 224 (Aerobics Room)|
|5 pm||Women's Soccer at Bethany Lutheran Collegehttps://gustavus.edu/calendar/women-s-soccer-at-bethany-lutheran-college/45221Mankato, Minn.|
|5:20–6:20 pm||Music Colloquium Series: Composer Karim Elmahmoudihttps://gustavus.edu/calendar/music-colloquium-series-composer-karim-elmahmoudi/46656FAM 106 Band Room|
|7–9 pm||Pre-Law Advising Meetinghttps://gustavus.edu/calendar/pre-law-advising-meeting/46547Beck Hall 313|
|7–9 pm||Volleyball at Waldorf College (JV at 5:00 p.m.)https://gustavus.edu/calendar/volleyball-at-waldorf-college-jv-at-5-00-p-m/44903Forest City, Iowa|
|Tomorrow 6–6:40 am||Strictly Strengthhttps://gustavus.edu/calendar/strictly-strength/46432Lund 224 (Aerobics Room)|
|11:30 am to 1:20 pm||Teachers Talkinghttps://gustavus.edu/calendar/teachers-talking-117/46166Banquet Room C - St. Peter Banquet Room|
|11:35 am to 12:15 pm||Yogahttps://gustavus.edu/calendar/yoga-29/46444Lund 224 (Aerobics Room)|
|12:35–1:15 pm||Step with Stephhttps://gustavus.edu/calendar/step-with-steph/46377Lund 224 (Aerobics Room)|
|4–5 pm||Tabata (HWC) with Lydia and Christinahttps://gustavus.edu/calendar/tabata-hwc-with-lydia-and-christina/46242Lund 217 (Gymnastics Room)|
|5:30–6:30 pm||Power Bootcamp w/ Kaitlin (HWC)https://gustavus.edu/calendar/power-bootcamp-w-kaitlin-hwc-2/46314Lund 224 (Aerobics Room)|
|7–8 pm||Zumba (HWC) w/Christinahttps://gustavus.edu/calendar/zumba-hwc-w-christina/46233Lund 224 (Aerobics Room)|
|8:30–10 pm||FIKA! at the Swedish Househttps://gustavus.edu/calendar/fika-at-the-swedish-house-3/46608Swedish House|
|Oct 9 All day||International January Career Exploration and Spring Semester Internship Registration Deadlinehttps://gustavus.edu/calendar/international-january-career-exploration-and-spring-semester-internship-registration-deadline/46156Career Development (lower level Campus Center)|
|8 am to 6 pm||Family Weekend Class Visitshttps://gustavus.edu/calendar/family-weekend-class-visits-4/46559Academic Buildings|
|10–11 am||Tech Bytes: Using Student Responsehttps://gustavus.edu/calendar/tech-bytes-using-student-response/45933Olin Hall 124B|
|11:35 am to 12:15 pm||Pilateshttps://gustavus.edu/calendar/pilates/46456Lund 224 (Aerobics Room)|
|12:15–12:45 pm||TRX with Troyhttps://gustavus.edu/calendar/trx-with-troy/46412Lund Hockey Arena|
|1:30–2:30 pm||Support "Me" with "WE" Speaker Series - Session Twohttps://gustavus.edu/calendar/support-me-with-we-speaker-series-session-two/46589Beck Hall, #211|
|2:30–4:30 pm||Music Colloquium Series: David Folland, American Luthierhttps://gustavus.edu/calendar/music-colloquium-series-david-folland-american-luthier/46657Melva Interpretive Center, Linnaeus Arboretum|
|7–9 pm||Volleyball at Carleton Collegehttps://gustavus.edu/calendar/volleyball-at-carleton-college-4/44904Northfield, Minn.|
|7–9 pm||Weekend Movie: Inside Outhttps://gustavus.edu/calendar/weekend-movie-inside-out/46560Wallenberg Auditorium, Nobel Hall|
|8–9 pm||LineUs Improv Comedyhttps://gustavus.edu/calendar/lineus-improv-comedy-6/46555Alumni Hall|
|10–11:59 pm||Weekend Movie: Inside Outhttps://gustavus.edu/calendar/weekend-movie-inside-out/46567Wallenberg Auditorium, Nobel Hall|
||Family Weekendhttps://gustavus.edu/calendar/family-weekend-8/37637Gustavus Adolphus College Campus|
|Oct 10 8–9:30 am||Family Weekend Pancake Breakfasthttps://gustavus.edu/calendar/family-weekend-pancake-breakfast-2/46561First Year Residence Halls (Norelius & Pittman/Sohre)|
|9:30–10:15 am||Family Weekend Workshopshttps://gustavus.edu/calendar/family-weekend-workshops-2/46562Campus Center Banquet Rooms|
|10 am||Men's Swimming and Diving hosts Alumni Meethttps://gustavus.edu/calendar/men-s-swimming-and-diving-hosts-alumni-meet/45905St. Peter, Minn.|
|10 am||Women's Swimming and Diving hosts Alumni Meethttps://gustavus.edu/calendar/women-s-swimming-and-diving-hosts-alumni-meet/45917St. Peter, Minn.|
|10:30–11:15 am||Family Weekend Workshopshttps://gustavus.edu/calendar/family-weekend-workshops-2/46563Campus Center Banquet Rooms|
|11 am to 4:30 pm||Fall Fest at the Arbhttps://gustavus.edu/calendar/fall-fest-at-the-arb/46498Linnaeus Arboretum|
|11:30 am to 1 pm||Family Weekend Carnival Lunchhttps://gustavus.edu/calendar/family-weekend-carnival-lunch-2/46504Evelyn Young Dining Room|
|1 pm||Football hosts St. Olaf College (Family Weekend)https://gustavus.edu/calendar/football-hosts-st-olaf-college-family-weekend/44583St. Peter, Minn.|
|1–4 pm||Men's Soccer hosts Augsburg Collegehttps://gustavus.edu/calendar/men-s-soccer-hosts-augsburg-college-2/45156St. Peter, Minn.|
|2–4 pm||Volleyball hosts UW-Superior (JV at 12:00 p.m.)https://gustavus.edu/calendar/volleyball-hosts-uw-superior-jv-at-12-00-p-m/44905St. Peter, Minn.|
|3–4 pm||Family Weekend Triviahttps://gustavus.edu/calendar/family-weekend-trivia-2/46503Courtyard Cafe|
|3–5 pm||Weekend Movie: Inside Outhttps://gustavus.edu/calendar/weekend-movie-inside-out/46568Wallenberg Auditorium, Nobel Hall|
|3:30 pm||Women's Soccer hosts Augsburg Collegehttps://gustavus.edu/calendar/women-s-soccer-hosts-augsburg-college-3/45222St. Peter, Minn.|
|7–9 pm||Volleyball hosts Iowa Lake Community College (JV only)https://gustavus.edu/calendar/volleyball-hosts-iowa-lake-community-college-jv-only/45007St. Peter, Minn.|
|7–9 pm||Weekend Movie: Inside Outhttps://gustavus.edu/calendar/weekend-movie-inside-out/46569Wallenberg Auditorium, Nobel Hall|
|8–9 pm||Chicago Boyz Acrobatic Teamhttps://gustavus.edu/calendar/chicago-boyz-acrobatic-team/46502Bjorling Recital Hall|
|10–11:59 pm||Weekend Movie: Inside Outhttps://gustavus.edu/calendar/weekend-movie-inside-out/46570Wallenberg Auditorium, Nobel Hall|
||Library Book Salehttps://gustavus.edu/calendar/library-book-sale-11/46651Folke Bernadotte Memorial Library|
|Oct 11 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-37/46061Christ Chapel|
|11 am to 12:30 pm||The 2015 Family Weekend Jazz Brunchhttps://gustavus.edu/calendar/the-2015-family-weekend-jazz-brunch/46079Evelyn Young Dining Room|
|2–4 pm||The Family Weekend Music Showcase Concerthttps://gustavus.edu/calendar/the-family-weekend-music-showcase-concert/46080Christ Chapel|
|3:30–5:30 pm||Weekend Movie: Inside Outhttps://gustavus.edu/calendar/weekend-movie-inside-out/46571Wallenberg Auditorium, Nobel Hall|
|5–6 pm||Tabata (HWC) w/Emily and Alexhttps://gustavus.edu/calendar/tabata-hwc-w-emily-and-alex/46196Lund 224 (Aerobics Room)|
|Oct 12 7:30–10 am||Monday Morning Perk Up with the PAshttps://gustavus.edu/calendar/monday-morning-perk-up-with-the-pas/46545Peer Education Office|
|11:35 am to 12:15 pm||Yoga with Kellyhttps://gustavus.edu/calendar/yoga-with-kelly-2/46337Lund 224 (Aerobics Room)|
|12:35–1:15 pm||Pyramid Circuithttps://gustavus.edu/calendar/pyramid-circuit/46350Lund 217 (Gymnastics Room)|
|4:45–5:45 pm||HIIT (HWC) w/ Morgan and Christinahttps://gustavus.edu/calendar/hiit-hwc-w-morgan-and-christina/46272Lund 224 (Aerobics Room)|
|6–7 pm||Straight Up Strength (HWC) w/Matahttps://gustavus.edu/calendar/straight-up-strength-hwc-w-mata/46209Lund 224 (Aerobics Room)|
|7–8 pm||Zumba (HWC) w/Meganhttps://gustavus.edu/calendar/zumba-hwc-w-megan-3/46183Lund 224 (Aerobics Room)|
|7–9 pm||Exploring Religious Questions Serieshttps://gustavus.edu/calendar/exploring-religious-questions-series-5/45746Olin Hall 103 (Oct. 19 in Rm 214 in Fine Arts Building)|
||Bastyr University Health Professions Graduate Programshttps://gustavus.edu/calendar/bastyr-university-health-professions-graduate-programs/46507Jackson Campus Center, Lower Level Tables and 49er room|
|Oct 13 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 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)|
|5:30–11:59 pm||Trip to see The Little Mermaidhttps://gustavus.edu/calendar/trip-to-see-the-little-mermaid/46619The Orpheum Theatre|
|8–11 pm||Democratic Debate Viewing Partyhttps://gustavus.edu/calendar/democratic-debate-viewing-party/46685Confer 124|
|Oct 14 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)|
|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)|
|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|
|7–8 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 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|
|10:30 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|
||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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