Inside Gustavus (August 29, 2012)

Volume 45, Number 1

Faculty/Staff Activities

Joel Carlin (Biology, Environmental Studies) published an education article in the journal Nature Education Knowledge titled "Population management plans" and a research article with MacKenzie Consoer '08 in the journal Northwest Science titled "Population and habitat characteristics of margined sculpin, Cottus marginatus, in the Walla Walla Watershed (Oregon, Washington USA)."

K. Angelique Dwyer (Spanish and LALACS) and recent Gustavus alumna Elizabeth A. Coco '12 co-authored a paper titled “Sí se puede / Yes We Can: Lesbofeministas Take the Reigns,” which will be published in the Latino Studies Journal.

Kathi Tunheim (Economics and Management) and Dr. Deborah Galuk's paper, "What Women Want," was recently accepted to the Midwest Academy of Management Conference in Chicago, which will take place this October.

Chris Johnson (CSL) and Kathi Tunheim (Economics and Management) will be presenting papers on leadership and calling at the International Leadership Association Conference in Denver in late October this year.

Elizabeth Baer (English) traveled with six students from her IEX class, "Commemorating Controversy: the Dakota-US War of 1862" to Flandreau, South Dakota, August 15-17. The exhibit which the students created in the class was on display at the invitation of the Dakota organizing committee for the event, "The Legacy of Survival." Students, Professor Baer, and Ben Leonard of the Nicollet County Historical Society, who team-taught the class, participated in the march of the exiled Dakota to the Minnesota border and had the opportunity to observe a peace pipe ceremony. The student exhibit will open in the Lincoln Cottage Museum in Washington, D.C., in October.

An article by Darrell Jodock, with the title "The New Perspective on Paul and Jewish-Lutheran Relations" has been published in the book, The New Perspective on Paul, edited by David Ratke. A second article, "Rethinking Authority in the Church Today" has been published in the book, Sources of Authority in the Church, edited by David Brondos. Both books have been published by Lutheran University Press.

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 editors of Minneapolis/St Paul Magazine voted, "Painting the Place Between" (opening November 9) as one of the ten "must see fall art events." The exhibition was curated by Kristen Lowe (Art and Art History).
  • The Star Tribune printed a story on Aug. 22 about the new Gustavus iPad application. Tom Crady was quoted in the story.
  • The Star Tribune printed a lengthy feature story on the front page of its Aug. 22 Sports section about Gustavus senior Anna Eames and her participation in the Paralympic Games. Eames was quoted in the story.
  • KEYC-TV ran a story on Aug. 21 about the new Gustavus iPad application. Tom Crady was interviewed for the story.
  • The Mankato Free Press printed a story on Aug. 22 about the new Gustavus iPad application. Tom Crady was quoted in the story.
  • The Metro Lutheran printed a story in its September 2012 issue about Gustavus alumna Heidi Manning and her involvement in the Mars rover Curiosity.
  • Kate Knutson (Political Science) was quoted in an Aug. 28 article about advertisements related to the marriage amendment.
  • Tom Crady was interviewed by Minnesota News Network on Aug. 29 about the new Gustavus iPad application.

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

News & Announcements

OLAS Retreat...OLAS (Organization of Latin American, Latino/a and Spanish Cultures) will be having a retreat on September 8 at the Prairie Oaks Institute with Modern Languages advisor Angelique Dwyer and Center for Servant Leadership facilitator Jeffrey Rathlef. The retreat will be a great opportunity for the student organization to reflect, build identity and community for an even more intentional yearly agenda.

Spanish Tutors...This fall, Gustavus Spanish tutors are excited to be mentoring senior veterinary students from the University of Minnesota. They are studying at the New Sweden Dairy under Dr. John Fetrow in a newly developed educational initiative funded by the USDA in hopes of improving the education of veterinarians that will serve the U.S. dairy industry. The Spanish for Dairy Farms curriculum for this program was designed by Angelique Dwyer.

TIAA-CREF Individual Counseling Sessions…A TIAA-CREF representative will be on campus on September 18, 19, and 20, for individual counseling sessions. To schedule an appointment, contact (866) 843-5640, Monday through Friday, from 8 a.m. to 7 p.m.

Phone Books...New phone books (St. Peter and Mankato area) are now available for the departments in the Telecommunications Office, lower level of Olin Hall, Room 26. They may be picked up anytime Monday through Friday, 8 a.m. - 4:45 p.m.

Parking Enforcement...Red and green permit enforcement begins at 7 a.m. on September 4. Non-registered vehicles or those parked in the wrong permit color will be cited. Visitor parking is closed to students and employees at all times and is always enforced. Specially marked spaces and fire lanes are also always enforced. Please familiarize yourself with the campus parking lots and all available lots in your permit color, as the permit color designations have changed in many lots on campus. Please review the parking and traffic regulations on the Campus Safety web page, and note these parking reminders/changes for this year:

  • Green permit parking is again no parking between 2 and 7 a.m. during the academic year (7 days a week). The overnight parking for green holders who need to park a vehicle after 2 a.m. is in the Motor Pool lot.
  • Every employee/student vehicle parked on campus must display a valid parking permit. If you bring a different vehicle to campus than the one you have registered, you can come directly to the Campus Safety office for a temporary permit. Visitor parking is closed to students and staff at all times.

Bicycle Registration...All students, faculty, and staff who wish to park a bicycle on campus must register it with the College. Bicycle registration is available online or in the Campus Safety office. There is no fee for registering a bicycle. Bicycles parked on campus must be parked in a bike rack. Bicycles secured improperly or left unsecured will be confiscated by Campus Safety or Physical Plant personnel. A storage fee of $10 (non-registered) and $5 (registered) per day will be applied. Bicycle racks near academic and administrative buildings will be closed to overnight parking (November-March) for snow removal. Please note full bicycle regulations and review any changes at

Campus Happenings

Colloquium...The 2012 President's Colloquium will take place at 3:30 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 29 in Alumni Hall. The Gustavus community is cordially invited to the event to hear a "State of the College" presentation. The 2012 President's Dinner will follow the event in the Evelyn Young Dining Room.

Welcoming the Class of 2016...First-year student move-in day is Friday, Aug. 31. Anyone arriving on campus between 8 a.m. and 3 p.m. should allow additional time for travel and parking around campus and should avoid College Avenue if possible, as more than 700 new students will be arriving via the College's main entrance. Traffic will be directed by college personnel at each entrance; failure to obey personnel will result in citation. Also on Friday, August 31, at 11 p.m., the Lund Center Parking Lot will be closed to faculty, staff, and students and will reopen for campus parking following the First-Year Orientation square dance event that will be held Saturday, September 1, in the evening. Cars remaining in the lot on Saturday evening will be towed to a different lot at the owner's expense.

Back-to-School Bash...The annual Back-to-School Bash will be held from 5 to 7 p.m. Monday Sept. 3 in Lund Arena. Gustavus employees can pick up their one complementary ticket to this picnic-style dinner at the Dean of Students Office by 5 p.m. Friday, Aug. 31.

Reading-in-Common Lecture...Wes Moore, the author of this year's Reading-in-Common book, The Other Wes Moore, will be on campus Sept. 11 for a lecture and book signing. Moore will speak between 7 and 9 p.m. in Christ Chapel. He is a Rhodes Scholar, decorated combat veteran, White House Fellow, and business leader.

Nobel Conference Preview Event...As a prelude to the 48th Nobel Conference, Professor William F. Fitzgerad will speak on campus at 2:30 p.m. Friday, Sept. 14 in Alumni Hall. Fitzgerald's talk is titled, "Iron In The Oceans: What's the Fuss About?"

Fall Fest...2012 Fall Fest in the Arb will take place Saturday, Sept. 15. The day's events include the MN Kite Society stunt kite demo and kite-making workshop, Amber's snakes, unnatural Arb hikes, leaf print t-shirts, face-painting, alpacas, music, concession stand, and lots more.

Art Exhibition...150 Years of Swedish Art: Highlights from the Swedish National Collections in Stockholm (Moderna Museet and Nationalmuseum) will be on display at the Hillstrom Museum of Art from Monday, Sept. 10 through Sunday, Dec. 2. There will be a reception during the College's Nobel Conference, on Tuesday, Oct. 2 from 6 to 8 p.m.


  • Douglas Martin Rosoff, the brother of Professor of Mathematics and Computer Science Jeff Rosoff, died in a tragic bicycle accident on Friday, August 24, in San Mateo, Calif., at the age of 56. Doug received his B.A. at Stanford University and attended medical school at Kansas City School of Osteopathic Medicine. He was Chief Psychiatrist for county mental health and recently a Psychiatrist for Ukiah Veterans Administration. He is survived by Jeff, his wife of six years, Catherine Rosoff, his parents Harold and Berniece Rosoff, and his sister Leslie Westerlund. A memorial service and gathering will be held on Friday, Aug. 31, at the Lake Mendocino Club House in Ukiah, Calif. Memorial donations in Doug's name may be made to Ceres Community Project.
  • Alta Tina Brunsberg, the mother-in-law of Director of Gift Planning Jacque Brunsberg '81, passed away on Saturday, Aug. 11, at Lakeland Health Care Center in Elkhorn, Wis., at the age of 85. She is survived by two children, Jon (Jacque) Brunsberg and Gail (Claude) Nelson, one brother, and four grandchildren. She was preceded in death by an infant daughter, Nancy Kay; and five sisters. A memorial service will take place at 11 a.m., Wednesday, Aug. 29 at Diamond Lake Lutheran Church in Minneapolis.

To inform the campus community of the death of a current student, employee, or trustee; an emeritus professor or trustee; or an immediate family member of a current employee, contact the Office of the President (x7538 or Death announcements and funeral notices for students, current and emeritus faculty and employees, and trustees will be sent to the community via written notice from the president, posted on community-l, the official campus-wide e-mail list, and published in the Inside Gustavus or Summer Scoop. Notices for immediate family members of current employees will be published in the Inside Gustavus or the Summer Scoop unless they occur during a publication break, in which case they will be posted on employee-l.

Facility Hours

Library Hours for Labor Day Weekend...Friday, Aug. 31: 8 a.m. - 4:45 p.m.; Saturday & Sunday, Sept. 1 & 2: Closed; Monday, Sept. 3: 8 a.m. - 4:45 p.m.


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Upcoming events
Date Event
TodayTomorrow Today at 5 am to Tomorrow at 6 am The Extra Life 24-Hour Gaming Marathon Board Room, Jackson Campus Center
Today 11:40 am to 12:20 pm WE-Step Aerobics 224 (Aerobics Room)
12:401:20 pm WE-Yoga 224 (Aerobics Room)
2:303:30 pm Cardio Dance (HMC class) w/ Gabe 224 (Aerobics Room)
2:304:30 pm Faculty Meeting Hall
4:306 pm Faculty Shop Talk Center
79 pm Men's Basketball at University of St. Thomas (MIAC Semifinals) Paul, Minn.
89 pm ctrl Performance Black Box - Fine Arts Center
810 pm Weekend Movie: Big Hero 6 Auditorium, Nobel Hall
Tomorrow 8 am to 9 pm AdventuRing: The Gustavus High School Handbell Festival Recital Hall & Christ Chapel
8:30 am Women's Tennis hosts Bethel University Peter, Minn.
910:30 am Tree Pruning Basics at the Arb Arboretum
10:30 am to 1:30 pm Men's Tennis hosts Bethel University Peter, Minn.
11 am to 2 pm Softball vs. UW-La Crosse (RCTC Bubble), Minn.
2 pm Women's Tennis hosts Macalester College Peter, Minn.
25 pm Women's Hockey hosts Behel University (MIAC Semifinals) Peter, Minn.
45 pm AdventuRing Festival Concert Recital Hall
47 pm Softball vs. Coe College (RCTC Bubble), Minn.
5:308:30 pm Men's Tennis hosts Grinnell College Peter, Minn.
89 pm ctrl Performance Black Box - Fine Arts Center
810 pm Weekend Movie: Big Hero 6 Auditorium, Nobel Hall
Mar 1 911 am Softball vs. UW-River Falls (RCTC Bubble), Minn.
10:3011:30 am Sunday Worship with Holy Communion (Sunday Worshipping Community) Chapel
11:30 am to 2:30 pm Softball vs. UW-Stevens Point (RCTC Bubble), Minn.
23 pm ctrl Performance Black Box - Fine Arts Center
24 pm Weekend Movie: Big Hero 6 Auditorium, Nobel Hall
34 pm Yoga Sculpt (HWC) w/ Hanna 224 (Aerobics Room)
56 pm Zumba (HWC) w/ McKenzie 224 (Aerobics Room)
78 pm Cardio Dance (HMC class) w/ Gabe 224 (Aerobics Room)
Mar 2 1010:20 am Daily Sabbath Chapel
45 pm Tabata (HWC) w/ Kelsey 224 (Aerobics Room)
67 pm Cardio Dance (HWC) w/ Sydney 224 (Aerobics Room)
78 pm Female Power Hour Weight Room
78 pm Zumba (HWC) w/ Megan 217 (Gymnastics Room)
78:15 pm Building Bridges Week: I AM WE ARE Workshop Hall
79 pm Exploring Religious Questions Series 103
79:30 pm 2nd Gustavus Hispanic FilmFest - Aquí y allá/Here and There with director Antonio Méndez Esparza Auditorium, Nobel Hall
Feb 24 to Mar 3 Sign Up to Donate Blood outside of the Caf or Online
Mar 3 88:45 am Community Mindfulness Meditation with John Cha Space
1010:20 am Daily Sabbath Chapel
noon to 12:30 pm WE- TRX with Troy Banse Floor Forum
12:401:20 pm WE-Triple Threat 217 (Gymnastics Room)
2:303:30 pm Female Power Hour Weight Room
57:30 pm Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction (MBSR) Course Clinic Health System, 1900 North Sunrise Drive, Suite 200, St. Peter
78 pm Cardio Dance HMC Class w/ Gabe 217 (Gymnastics Room)
79 pm Building Bridges Week: "Happy, Healthy, Hot" Workshop Room
Mar 4 Baseball at William Penn University (DH), Iowa
1010:20 am Daily Sabbath Chapel
11:30 am to 2:30 pm Gustavus Health Professions Fair and St. Peter Banquet Rooms
11:40 am to 12:20 pm WE - Yoga 224 (Aerobics Room)
Mar 45 Mar 4 at noon to Mar 5 at 6 pm Red Cross Blood Drive Hall
Mar 4 12:401:20 pm WE-Cardio Fit 217 (Gymnastics Room)
4:305:30 pm HIIT w/ Carrie & Maggie (HWC) 224 (Aerobics Room)
6:307:30 pm Building Bridges Week: "The Purity Myth" Screening 101
78 pm Female Power Hour Weight Room
78 pm Zumba (HWC) w/ Megan 224 (Aerobics Room)
Mar 5 6:307:20 am WE-Bootcamp 224 (Aerobics Room)
1010:20 am Daily Sabbath: "Building Bridges Preview" Chapel
11:30 am to 1:30 pm Building Bridges Week: 20th Anniversary Cake Campus Center - Upper Level Tables
12:301:20 pm New Faculty Orientation Session Room C - St. Peter Banquet Room
12:401:20 pm WE-Kickboxing 217
1:302:30 pm GLBTQA Support Group Resource Room, Old Main 103
2:303:30 pm Female Power Hour Weight Room
2:303:30 pm TRX with Sara Floor mats in Lund
4:305:30 pm Grief Support Group's Resource Room
67 pm Cardio Dance(HWC)w/ Sydney 224 (Aerobics Room)
78:30 pm "After Edward Snowden: The NSA, Your Cellphone, and the Challenge of Preserving Privacy in the Digital Age" Auditorium, Nobel Hall
8:3010:30 pm FIKA! at the Swedish House House
Mar 67 Men's Track & Field MIAC Indoor Championships, Minn.
Women's Track and Field at MIAC Indoor Championships, Minn.
Mar 6 3:304:30 am 2nd MCS Art Exhibition Floor F. W. Olin Hall Gustavus Adolphus College
Mar 620 Mar 6 at 3:30 am MCS Department Art Exhibition Floor Olin Foyer
Mar 6 1010:20 am Daily Sabbath: "Interfaith Peace Prayers" Chapel
11:40 am to 12:20 pm WE-Step Aerobics 224 (Aerobics Room)
12:401:20 pm WE-Yoga 224 (Aerobics Room)
2:303:30 pm Cardio Dance (HMC class) w/ Gabe 224 (Aerobics Room)
4:306 pm Faculty Shop Talk Center
6:309:30 pm Gymnastics at UW-Oshkosh, Wis.
7:309 pm Guest Duo Recital by Tim Lane, flute & Namji Kim, piano Recital Hall
89:30 pm GAC's Got Talent Young Dining Room
Mar 7 9 am to 5 pm 20th Annual Building Bridges Conference - "Hidden in Plain Sight: Recognizing and Rejecting Rape Culture" Chapel and Beck Hall
10 am Women's Tennis at Augustana College Falls, S.D.
10 am to 1 pm Softball vs. UW-River Falls (RCTC Bubble), Minn.
11 am to 2 pm Men's Tennis hosts UW-Whitewater Peter, Minn.
36 pm Softball vs. Luther College (RCTC Bubble), Minn.
58 pm Men's Tennis hosts St. Olaf College Peter, Minn.
5:308:30 pm Building Bridges 20th Anniversary Celebration Campus
710 pm '90 - '95 Gathering's Restaurant & Bar, 16 North 6th Street, Minneapolis, MN 55403
Mar 8 34 pm Yoga Sculpt (HWC) w/ Hanna 224 (Aerobics Room)
56 pm Zumba (HWC) w/ McKenzie 224 (Aerobics Room)
78 pm Cardio Dance (HMC class) w/ Gabe 224 (Aerobics Room)
Mar 9 1010:20 am Daily Sabbath Chapel
Feb 23 to Apr 19 Imagined Worlds, Large and Small: the Photographs of Sarah Hobbs and Lori Nix, and additional exhibitions, at the Hillstrom Museum of Art Museum of Art

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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