Inside Gustavus (May 17, 2012)

Volume 44, Number 32

Faculty/Staff Activities

The journal Helios will be publishing Mary R. McHugh's (Classics) paper, "Ferox Femina: Agrippina Maior in Tacitus’s Annales," at the end of this month.

Raymond Thrower (Campus Safety) was selected as one of four judges for this year's Campus Safety Magazine "Director of the Year" award. The three categories for judging were Higher Education, K12, and Hospital.

The work of Sesquicentennial Sculptor, Greg Mueller, has been selected for two national juried outdoor sculpture exhibitions opening this summer. The City Art Sculpture Walk, opens this Saturday, May 19 and runs through March 2013 in downtown Mankato; and the Port of Dubuque, Art on the River Exhibition opens July 12 and runs through May 2013 in Dubuque, Iowa.

Student Achievements

Senior Chloe Radcliffe has been chosen by a committee of faculty, staff, and students to speak at the College’s commencement ceremony on Sunday, May 27. Radcliffe, who has maintained a grade point average of 3.9, will graduate with a degree in mathematics and a minor in theatre.

Funding Opps

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

  • Program Incentive Policy for Faculty and Program Directors

    Gustavus created a Program Incentive Policy to encourage faculty and program directors to seek external funding by providing them with additional support. Its purpose is to provide incentives to those individuals who have helped generate indirect costs (facilities and administrative costs) for the College. Faculty receive 25% of the recovered indirect cost amount. Funds can be used to enhance teaching, research and scholarship, or program. More information regarding this policy is available online.

For more information on grants or proposal preparation, contact Bob Weisenfeld in the Office of Corporate and Foundation Relations (x7049 or bweis@gustavus.edu).

New Faces

The following people have recently joined the Gustavus community:

* New Support Staff

  • Matthew Kjellgren, Cook/Server, Dining Service

News & Announcements

Accreditation Update...Work will continue through the summer of 2012 in preparation for the the Higher Learning Commission (HLC) site visit on April 22-24, 2013 – just 341 days from now. The College Self-Study Steering Committee will complete work on a rough draft of the self-study document by the beginning of fall semester. The self-study rough draft will be available for review and comment all fall semester in several venues, along with an online comment submission form; details on these ways to weigh in will be publicized at the start of the 2012-13 academic year. Full details about accreditation and self-study requirements 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 hlc2013@gustavus.edu.

Hosts Needed...Hosts are needed for Commencement on Sunday, May 27. You would need to arrive by noon and would be able to leave after commencement starts at 2 p.m. Please contact Dana Lamb (x7550) or dlamb@gustavus.edu if you are able to help!

Twins Tickets...Regardless of the Twins' record, the game is still on! Tickets are available to join other Gustie employees and their families for an afternoon of outdoor baseball at Target Field on Wednesday, June 27 when the Twins host the Chicago White Sox. Game time is 12:10 p.m. and tickets are $25/person. Requests for tickets will be filled in the order payment is received. Seats are located in the sections 310 and 311. Each person will receive a voucher for a pop and hotdog. Free bus transportation will be provided for those interested and who make reservations in advance. The buses will leave at 10 a.m. at the three flags. Employees may request unpaid release time from their supervisor to attend the game. Please make checks payable to Gustavus and send tp the President’s Office. Contact presidentevents@gustavus.edu or x7538 with questions.

Until Next Time...This week's Inside Gustavus (May 17) is the final edition of the 2011-12 academic year. Weekly online publication will resume on Thursday, Sept. 6, 2012, for the 2012-13 year. To announce events and information to the College community during the summer months, the Office of Marketing and Communication will publish the Summer Scoop online on a monthly basis (tentatively June 21, July 19, and August 16).

Campus Happenings

All-employee Meeting...All employees are encouraged to attend the annual All-employee Meeting at 10:30 a.m. Friday, May 25 in Alumni Hall. President Ohle and others will review the progress on the institutional goals for 2011-12. There will also be a report from the Special Task Force on financial modeling.

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, May 18 - Responsive Prayer
  • Sunday, May 20 - Shared Worship with First Lutheran Church of St. Peter, Chaplain Rachel Larson
  • Monday, May 21 - Recognition of newly tentured faculty, Provost Mark Braun
  • Tuesday, May 22 - Litany for Travelers

Off-Campus Events of Interest

Diabetes Prevention Program...Learn how to create a healthier lifestyle and prevent diabetes in this 16-week diabetes prevention program. The group will meet with trained lifestyle coaches once a week to help participants lose weight, eat healthier, and increase physical activity. The group will meet on Tuesdays at 6 p.m. from July 10 through October 23 at the Helen White Conference Center (River's Edge Campus). Cost is $60 with incentives for regular participation. For more information or to register, contact Jen Donkin at 507-934-7694.

Relay For Life...Relay For Life of Nicollet County will be held on Friday, June 15 at Gorman Park and the St. Peter Community Center. There will be a 6 p.m. Survivor's Ceremony and a 9 p.m.Luminaria Ceremony. The event begins at 4:30 p.m. with food, entertainment, games, and educational activities. If you would like to register as a survivor (and order a t-shirt), join a team, volunteer, or purchase a luminaria/donate, please contact Ann Volk at x7577 or avolk@gustavus.edu. Please join us in the fight against cancer. Proceeds go to the American Cancer Society for research, education, patient services and advocacy.

Facility Hours

Library Hours During Finals...Thursday, May 17 & Friday, May 18: 8 a.m. - 2 a.m. Saturday, May 19: 8 a.m. - 10 p.m. Sunday, May 20 & Monday, May 21: 8 a.m. - 2 a.m. Tuesday, May 22: 8 a.m. - 4:45 p.m.

Plugs

Seeking Rental...I am a Gustavus employee on a visiting assistantship for next year. I am looking to rent an apartment (1 or 2 br) or a small duplex, preferably close to campus. I am clean, quiet, and I spend most of my time in the office. I would like to move-in during the 2nd half of June. If you have or know of a place, please contact Mohammad Abu Baker (Biology) at mabubake@gustavus.edu.

For Rent...Looking for a quiet place to live? We have several one bedroom apartments for rent at Parkview Manor. Within walking distance of Gustavus. Rent based on 30% of income (Maximum rent of $378-478). Affordable, even for ‘over income’ individuals). All utilities except cable television and phone included. Contact Shannon Lloyd at (507) 931-2236 or stpeterhra4@hickorytech.net 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.

 

Upcoming events
Date Event
Today 2:308:30 pm Baseball at Martin Luther College (DH)https://gustavus.edu/calendar/baseball-at-martin-luther-college-dh-3/43519New Ulm, Minn.
45 pm Tabata (HWC) w/ Kelseyhttps://gustavus.edu/calendar/tabata-hwc-w-kelsey/44207Lund 224 (Aerobics Room)
57 pm Junior Art Major Exhibition opening receptionhttps://gustavus.edu/calendar/junior-art-major-exhibition-opening-reception-2/45267Schaefer Gallery
67 pm Cardio Dance (HWC) w/ Sydneyhttps://gustavus.edu/calendar/cardio-dance-hwc-w-sydney/44222Lund 224 (Aerobics Room)
6:3011:30 pm Softball vs. College of St. Scholastica (DH) (U of Minn.)https://gustavus.edu/calendar/softball-vs-college-of-st-scholastica-dh-u-of-minn/43239Minneapolis, Minn.
78 pm Film Screening: Vesselhttps://gustavus.edu/calendar/film-screening-vessel/45260Beck Hall 301
78 pm Stress Bustershttps://gustavus.edu/calendar/stress-busters-2/44918Konferensrum, Campus Center
78 pm Zumba (HWC) w/ Meganhttps://gustavus.edu/calendar/zumba-hwc-w-megan/44237Lund 217 (Gymnastics Room)
Tomorrow 1010:20 am Daily Sabbathhttps://gustavus.edu/calendar/daily-sabbath-208/45045Christ Chapel
noon to 12:30 pm WE- TRX with Troy Bansehttps://gustavus.edu/calendar/we-trx-with-troy-banse-6/44454Lund-3rd Floor Forum
12:401:20 pm WE-Triple Threathttps://gustavus.edu/calendar/we-triple-threat/44469Lund 217 (Gymnastics Room)
4:307 pm Screening: Poverty, Inc. Fighting poverty is big business. But who profits the most?https://gustavus.edu/calendar/screening-poverty-inc-fighting-poverty-is-big-business-but-who-profits-the-most/45230Wallenberg Auditorium, Nobel Hall
78 pm Cardio Dance HMC Class w/ Gabehttps://gustavus.edu/calendar/cardio-dance-hmc-class-w-gabe/44267Lund 217 (Gymnastics Room)
Apr 29 MAYDAY! Peace Conference 2015https://gustavus.edu/calendar/mayday-peace-conference-2015/44939Christ Chapel
Men's Track and Field at MSU, Mankato Invitationalhttps://gustavus.edu/calendar/men-s-track-and-field-at-msu-mankato-invitational/43937Mankato, Minn.
Women's Track and Field at MSU, Mankato Invitationalhttps://gustavus.edu/calendar/women-s-track-and-field-at-msu-mankato-invitational/43938Mankato, Minn.
1010:20 am Daily Sabbath: "MAYDAY"https://gustavus.edu/calendar/daily-sabbath-mayday/45046Christ Chapel
11:40 am to 12:20 pm WE - Yogahttps://gustavus.edu/calendar/we-yoga-2/44483Lund 224 (Aerobics Room)
12:401:20 pm WE-Cardio Fithttps://gustavus.edu/calendar/we-cardio-fit/44497Lund 217 (Gymnastics Room)
2:308:30 pm Baseball hosts William Penn University (DH)https://gustavus.edu/calendar/baseball-hosts-william-penn-university-dh/43520St. Peter, Minn.
4:305:30 pm HIIT w/ Carrie & Maggie (HWC)https://gustavus.edu/calendar/hiit-w-carrie-maggie-hwc/44282Lund 224 (Aerobics Room)
67 pm Self Defense (HWC) w/ Antonhttps://gustavus.edu/calendar/self-defense-hwc-w-anton/44256Lund 224 (Aerobics Room)
78 pm Zumba (HWC) w/ Meganhttps://gustavus.edu/calendar/zumba-hwc-w-megan-2/44296Lund 224 (Aerobics Room)
78:15 pm Coffeehouse: Paint-A-Pot, DIY Chia Pets, and Disney Musichttps://gustavus.edu/calendar/coffeehouse-paint-a-pot-diy-chia-pets-and-disney-music/45240Johns Family Courtyard
78:20 pm China and global environmental change: A personal and limnological perspectivehttps://gustavus.edu/calendar/china-and-global-environmental-change-a-personal-and-limnological-perspective/45067Olin 103
Apr 2130 Fall Registrationhttps://gustavus.edu/calendar/fall-registration-9/35167Gustavus Campus
Apr 30 6:307:20 am WE-Bootcamphttps://gustavus.edu/calendar/we-bootcamp/44511Lund 224 (Aerobics Room)
1010:20 am Daily Sabbathhttps://gustavus.edu/calendar/daily-sabbath-209/45047Christ Chapel
1:302:30 pm GLBTQA Support Grouphttps://gustavus.edu/calendar/glbtqa-support-group-2/44119Chaplains Resource Room, Old Main 103
2:303:30 pm TRX with Sarahttps://gustavus.edu/calendar/trx-with-sara/444223rd Floor mats in Lund
4:307:30 pm Men's Tennis hosts St. Thomas/Macalester (MIAC Playoff Semifinals)https://gustavus.edu/calendar/men-s-tennis-hosts-st-thomas-macalester-miac-playoff-semifinals/45279St. Peter, Minn.
5:3011:59 pm Jersey Boys Bus Triphttps://gustavus.edu/calendar/jersey-boys-bus-trip/45088Three Flags
67 pm Cardio Dance(HWC)w/ Sydneyhttps://gustavus.edu/calendar/cardio-dance-hwc-w-sydney-2/44338Lund 224 (Aerobics Room)
68 pm Phi Beta Kappa Induction Ceremonyhttps://gustavus.edu/calendar/phi-beta-kappa-induction-ceremony-4/42890Three Crowns Room
8:309:30 pm Living Stateless: Documentary Screening and Conversation with Filmmaker Matt Fillmorehttps://gustavus.edu/calendar/living-stateless-documentary-screening-and-conversation-with-filmmaker-matt-fillmore/45210Beck 101
8:3010:30 pm FIKA! at the Swedish Househttps://gustavus.edu/calendar/fika-at-the-swedish-house/44721Swedish House
May 1 Men's Golf at UW-Eau Clare Quadrangularhttps://gustavus.edu/calendar/men-s-golf-at-uw-eau-clare-quadrangular/45277Stillwwater, Minn.
May 12 Men's Track and Field at Hamline Meet of the UnSaintlyhttps://gustavus.edu/calendar/men-s-track-and-field-at-hamline-meet-of-the-unsaintly/43939St. Paul, Minn.
Women's Track and Field at Hamline Meet of the UnSaintlyhttps://gustavus.edu/calendar/women-s-track-and-field-at-hamline-meet-of-the-unsaintly/43940St. Paul, Minn.
May 1 1010:20 am Daily Sabbathhttps://gustavus.edu/calendar/daily-sabbath-210/45048Sesquicentennial Plaza
11:40 am to 12:20 pm WE-Step Aerobicshttps://gustavus.edu/calendar/we-step-aerobics/44553Lund 224 (Aerobics Room)
12:401:20 pm WE-Yogahttps://gustavus.edu/calendar/we-yoga/44566Lund 224 (Aerobics Room)
2:303:30 pm Cardio Dance (HMC class) w/ Gabehttps://gustavus.edu/calendar/cardio-dance-hmc-class-w-gabe-2/44352Lund 224 (Aerobics Room)
2:304 pm Four Year Planning and Study Abroadhttps://gustavus.edu/calendar/four-year-planning-and-study-abroad/45236Linner Lounge - Johnson Student Union
2:305:30 pm Sigma Xi Symposiumhttps://gustavus.edu/calendar/sigma-xi-symposium-13/45265Nobel Hall of Science, Rooms 201 and 222
36 pm Books in Bloomhttps://gustavus.edu/calendar/books-in-bloom-6/44438Folke Bernadotte Memorial Library
4:30 pm Women's Tennis hosts MIAC Playoff Semifinalhttps://gustavus.edu/calendar/women-s-tennis-hosts-miac-playoff-semifinal/45278St. Peter, Minn.
57 pm Celebration of Creative Inquiryhttps://gustavus.edu/calendar/celebration-of-creative-inquiry-9/42959Banquet Room C - St. Peter Banquet Room
67 pm Self Defense (HWC) w/ Antonhttps://gustavus.edu/calendar/self-defense-hwc-w-anton/44426Lund 224 (Aerobics Room)
78 pm Zeta Chi Phi: Stepshow 2015https://gustavus.edu/calendar/zeta-chi-phi-stepshow-2015/45280The Dive
89 pm The Discovery of Self – A Dance Honors Projecthttps://gustavus.edu/calendar/the-discovery-of-self-a-dance-honors-project/45134The Black Box - Fine Arts Center
May 2 Honors Dayhttps://gustavus.edu/calendar/honors-d/35254Gustavus Campus
May 23 Women's Golf at UW-Eau Claire Invitationalhttps://gustavus.edu/calendar/women-s-golf-at-uw-eau-claire-invitational-5/44140Eau Claire, Wis.
May 2 10 am to 4 pm Books in Bloomhttps://gustavus.edu/calendar/books-in-bloom-6/44439Folke Bernadotte Memorial Library
10 am to 4 pm Festival of Nations Bus Triphttps://gustavus.edu/calendar/festival-of-nations-bus-trip/45071Saint Paul RiverCentre
17 pm Baseball at Saint John's University (DH)https://gustavus.edu/calendar/baseball-at-saint-john-s-university-dh-4/43522Collegeville, Minn.
1:302:30 pm The 2015 Senior Honors Recitalhttps://gustavus.edu/calendar/the-2015-senior-honors-recital/44157Bjorling Recital Hall
2:303 pm Friends of Music Receptionhttps://gustavus.edu/calendar/friends-of-music-reception/45128Campus Center Banquet Rooms
3:305:30 pm The Gustavus Choir's Spring Concert, 2015https://gustavus.edu/calendar/the-gustavus-choir-s-spring-concert-2015/44158Christ Chapel
46 pm Senior Art Majors Exhibition opening reception at the Hillstrom Museum of Arthttps://gustavus.edu/calendar/senior-art-majors-exhibition-opening-reception-at-the-hillstrom-museum-of-art/45140Hillstrom Museum of Art
7:309 pm The Gustavus Wind Orchestra Spring Concerthttps://gustavus.edu/calendar/the-gustavus-wind-orchestra-spring-concert-3/44159Bjorling Recital Hall
89 pm The Discovery of Self – A Dance Honors Projecthttps://gustavus.edu/calendar/the-discovery-of-self-a-dance-honors-project/45135The Black Box - Fine Arts Center
May 3 11 am to 3 pm Books in Bloomhttps://gustavus.edu/calendar/books-in-bloom-6/44440Folke Bernadotte Memorial Library
23 pm The Discovery of Self – A Dance Honors Projecthttps://gustavus.edu/calendar/the-discovery-of-self-a-dance-honors-project/45136The Black Box - Fine Arts Center
34 pm Yoga Sculpt (HWC) w/ Hannahttps://gustavus.edu/calendar/yoga-sculpt-hwc-w-hanna/44367Lund 224 (Aerobics Room)
3:305 pm Vivaldi Gloria: Lucia Singers & Gustavus Philharmonic Orchestrahttps://gustavus.edu/calendar/vivaldi-gloria-lucia-singers-gustavus-philharmonic-orchestra/44160Christ Chapel
56 pm Zumba (HWC) w/ McKenziehttps://gustavus.edu/calendar/zumba-hwc-w-mckenzie/44408Lund 224 (Aerobics Room)
56:30 pm Paul Magnuson Award Dinnerhttps://gustavus.edu/calendar/paul-magnuson-award-dinner-2/45076President's Dining Room
78 pm Cardio Dance (HMC class) w/ Gabehttps://gustavus.edu/calendar/cardio-dance-hmc-class-w-gabe-3/44382Lund 224 (Aerobics Room)
7:308:30 pm The Gustavus Handbell Ensembles in Concerthttps://gustavus.edu/calendar/the-gustavus-handbell-ensembles-in-concert/44161Christ Chapel
May 4 45 pm Tabata (HWC) w/ Kelseyhttps://gustavus.edu/calendar/tabata-hwc-w-kelsey/44208Lund 224 (Aerobics Room)
4:306 pm Guest Lecture: Economic Freedom of the World by prof. Josh Hall of West Virginia Universityhttps://gustavus.edu/calendar/guest-lecture-economic-freedom-of-the-world-by-prof-josh-hall-of-west-virginia-university/45231Beck 101
67 pm Cardio Dance (HWC) w/ Sydneyhttps://gustavus.edu/calendar/cardio-dance-hwc-w-sydney/44223Lund 224 (Aerobics Room)
78 pm Zumba (HWC) w/ Meganhttps://gustavus.edu/calendar/zumba-hwc-w-megan/44238Lund 217 (Gymnastics Room)
8:3010 pm Take Back the Nighthttps://gustavus.edu/calendar/take-back-the-night-8/45254Melva Interpretive Center, Linnaeus Arboretum
May 5 10 am to noon Safer Sex Carnivalhttps://gustavus.edu/calendar/safer-sex-carnival/45275Courtyard Cafe
noon to 12:30 pm WE- TRX with Troy Bansehttps://gustavus.edu/calendar/we-trx-with-troy-banse-6/44455Lund-3rd Floor Forum
12:401:20 pm WE-Triple Threathttps://gustavus.edu/calendar/we-triple-threat/44470Lund 217 (Gymnastics Room)
6:307:30 pm Religion Department Senior Seminar Poster Sessionhttps://gustavus.edu/calendar/religion-department-senior-seminar-poster-session/44933Three Crowns Room
78 pm Cardio Dance HMC Class w/ Gabehttps://gustavus.edu/calendar/cardio-dance-hmc-class-w-gabe/44268Lund 217 (Gymnastics Room)
78 pm Stress Bustershttps://gustavus.edu/calendar/stress-busters-2/44919Konferensrum, Campus Center
May 6 11:40 am to 12:20 pm WE - Yogahttps://gustavus.edu/calendar/we-yoga-2/44484Lund 224 (Aerobics Room)
12:401:20 pm WE-Cardio Fithttps://gustavus.edu/calendar/we-cardio-fit/44498Lund 217 (Gymnastics Room)
4:305:30 pm HIIT w/ Carrie & Maggie (HWC)https://gustavus.edu/calendar/hiit-w-carrie-maggie-hwc/44283Lund 224 (Aerobics Room)
67 pm Self Defense (HWC) w/ Antonhttps://gustavus.edu/calendar/self-defense-hwc-w-anton/44427Lund 224 (Aerobics Room)
78 pm Zumba (HWC) w/ Meganhttps://gustavus.edu/calendar/zumba-hwc-w-megan-2/44297Lund 224 (Aerobics Room)
May 7 6:307:20 am WE-Bootcamphttps://gustavus.edu/calendar/we-bootcamp/44512Lund 224 (Aerobics Room)

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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Jazz Lab Band Honored at UW-Eau Claire Jazz Festival

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Library Fundraiser Books in Bloom Set for May 1-3

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Seniors to Showcase Artwork at Hillstrom Museum

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Katie Sayre ’80 to Receive GACAC Covenant Award

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Busy Recital Schedule Continues at Gustavus

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Student Created Exhibit Now on Display in Washington, D.C. Museum

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Gustavus Jazz Lab Band Home Concert Sunday

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