Inside Gustavus (April 25, 2013)

Volume 45, Number 25

Faculty/Staff Activities

Yurie Hong (Classics, GWS) delivered a conference paper entitled "Leto's Wandering Womb and the Homeric Hymn to Delos" in Iowa City at the annual meeting of the Classical Association of the Middle West and South. She will also be presenting on this topic in July at an interdisciplinary conference on Infertility and Sacred Space at the University of Cambridge. Hong has also been awarded a two-week fellowship to conduct research at the Center for Hellenic Studies in Washington D.C. during her upcoming sabbatical year. She will be working on a book project entitled "Birthing Bodies, Birthing Culture: Metaphor and Experience in Ancient Greek Culture."

Julie Bartley (Geology) gave a talk at the AAAS Local event in Minneapolis in April. Her talk, titled "Stromatolites: Records of Life and Environment" was one of two featured talks at this event, which was attended by scientists from the Twin Cities area.

Sesquicentennial Sculptor Greg Mueller's "Incubation Station", a sculptural interpretation of a birdhouse, won People's Choice Award and Highest Bid of $450.00 to support South Central Habitat for Humanity. The 8-foot high sculpture was constructed entirely from re-claimed home construction wood cut-offs destined for the landfill. Several regional architects and artists participated in the annual April fund-raising event held at the Mankato Golf Club.

Lisa Heldke (Philosophy, GWS) was the keynote speaker at "Traditions and Transformations: An Interdisciplinary Food Studies Conference," hosted by the Department of Liberal Studies at California State, Fullerton, April 19-20.

Jeff A. Jenson (Archives/Library) organized, chaired, and presented a session on April 19 at the annual Midwest Archives Conference held in Indianapolis. The session, titled "Donor Relations: Building Collections One Relationship at a Time" included archivists from Target Corporation and the Mennonite Church USA. Jenson discussed the importance of cultivating positive, mutually beneficial relationships with administrative staff in the private liberal arts college setting.

Kate Knutson (Political Science) presented the paper "Teaching Research by Doing Research" at the Midwest Political Science Association annual conference in April 2013.

Michelle Twait and Anna Hulseberg (both Library) facilitated a roundtable discussion, "Mentors Making a Difference: Mentoring Students in Academic Libraries," at the Association of College & Research Libraries Conference in Indianapolis on April 11.

Alisa Rosenthal (Political Science and GWS) coordinated the annual Feminist Theory Workshop at the Western Political Science Association meeting in Hollywood, California, on March 27. The workshop brings together approximately 50 feminist scholars from around the United States to discuss a new book and a work-in-progress that is relevant to feminist political theory. Along with Rosenthal, Jill Locke (Political Science and GWS) participated in the workshop.

Cadi Kadlecek (Forensics) was awarded the Outstanding New Forensic Coach Award at the American Forensic Association's National Individual Events Tournament, which was held April 5-8 in Hutchinson, Kansas.

Heidi Meyer and Lynnea Myers (Nursing) presented a podium session on "Engaging Students in Research through an Innovative Summer Institute" during a Faculty and Administrators Network (FAN) Session at the National Conference of Undergraduate Research in La Crosse, Wis., on April 12, 2013. The session detailed the use of the Summer Institute of Nursing as a research opportunity for nursing students participating as counselors.

Sidonia Alenuma-Nimoh (Education, GWS) and Jane Schuck (Education) had their paper titled "I am not Interested, Engagement" - Some Specific Strategies for Creating a Highly Engaged Classroom, accepted for presentation at the Minnesota Association of Supervision and Curriculum Development (MN-ASCD) spring conference this April 25, 2013.

Ryan Bergstrom (Geography) co-organized, chaired, and presented in a session at the Association of American Geographers Annual Meeting in Los Angeles on April 8-13. The session was titled "Rural Geography 3: Session Honoring Lisa M.B. Harrington - 2013 Recipient of the John Fraser Hart Award for Research Excellence." His talk was titled "Thinking Like a Harrington: The Embedded Nature of Sustainability in the Last Best Place." Bergstrom was also elected to a three-year term as the Great Plains-Rocky Mountain Representative to the Association of American Geographers Rural Specialty Group.

Student Achievements

Three Gustavus students recently received grants from the Fulbright Program. Senior Joey Taylor of Washington, Ill., was awarded a Fulbright English Teaching Assistantship to Russia, senior Ally Voss of Wausau, Wis., was awarded a Fulbright English Teaching Assistantship to Spain, and senior Sarah Lucht of Brooklyn Center, Minn., was awarded a Fulbright Research Grant to Iceland.

Sophomore Nicole Ektnitphong has been named a Jay and Rose Phillips Scholar for 2013-15. Ektnitphong, a native of Worthington, Minn., is a political science major with minors in peace studies and civic leadershp.

Junior physics major James Trevathan is the recipient of a 2013 Barry M. Goldwater Scholarship, the premier undergraduate award for students pursuing careers in the fields of mathematics, the natural sciences, and engineering. Trevathan, a native of Apple Valley, Minn., is the 19th Gustavus student since 1992 to receive a Goldwater Scholarship.

Funding Opps

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 September 26. For more information, please see
    http://www.neh.gov/grants/guidelines/stipends.html. Updated guidelines will be posted at least two months in advance of the deadline.

    Faculty interested in submitting an application should send an email so indicating to Bob Weisenfeld (bweis@gustavus.edu) 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 bweis@gustavus.edu).

New Faces

The following people have recently joined the Gustavus community:

* New Support Staff

  • Andrew Quist, Custodian

Position Openings

  • Media Collections Specialist, Folke Bernadotte Memorial Library
  • Assistant Men's Basketball Coach, Athletics

For more information on the aforementioned position(s), call Human Resources (x7304).

News & Announcements

TIAA-CREF Individual Counseling Sessions…A TIAA-CREF representative will be on campus on May 28, 29, and 30 for individual counseling sessions. To schedule an appointment, go to www.tiaa-cref.org/letstalk1 or contact (866) 843-5640, Monday through Friday, from 8 a.m. to 7 p.m.

Accreditation Update...The HLC Steering Committee would like to extend a grateful THANK YOU to the Gustavus community for your support of and participation in the accreditation site visit that just concluded on Wednesday, April 24. Our peer review team was impressed with the college, its students and its employees. We appreciate the efforts of so many individuals to attend meetings and offer their input into the important topics covered in the college self-study. Special thanks to the President’s Office and Provost’s Office staff members who organized events and coordinated scheduling. Final determination of the college’s accreditation status will not come until this summer. However, the Steering Committee plans to host a thank-you gathering for the college community sometime before the end of the academic year. These plans will be announced shortly.

Kudos...The Center for Servant Leadership is pleased to award fellowships to the following three faculty members for the 2013-14 Community-Engaged Scholars Program: Dr. Kathy Lund Dean (Economics and Management), Kyle Momsen (HES), and Dr. Barbara Zust (Nursing).

Chaplain Search On-Campus Interviews...The Chaplain Search/Call Committee is pleased to announce that it has selected four candidates for on-campus interviews. The name of each candidate will be announced one week prior to his/her interview. Here are the dates of the visits:

Candidate #1: May 5 (dinner time) through May 7 (lunch)

  • Chapel Talk on May 6
  • Open meeting for students, May 5, 8:30 p.m. (St. Peter Room) and May 7, 10:30 a.m. (Heritage Room)
  • Open meeting for faculty and staff, May 6, 2:30 p.m. and May 7, 9 a.m. (both in Heritage Room)

Candidate #2: May 7 (dinner time) through May 9 (lunch)

  • Chapel talk on May 8
  • Open meeting for students, May 7, 8 p.m. and May 8, 8 p.m. (both in St. Peter Room)
  • Open meeting for faculty and staff, May 8, 2:30 p.m. and May 9, 9 a.m. (both in Heritage Room)

Candidate #3: May 12 (dinner time) through May 14 (lunch)

  • Chapel talk on May 13
  • Open meeting for students, May 12, 8 p.m. (St. Peter Room) and May 14, 10:30 a.m. (Heritage Room)
  • Open meeting for faculty and staff, May 13, 2:30 p.m. and May 14, 9 a.m. (both in Heritage Room)

Candidate #4: May 14 (dinner time) through May 16 (lunch)

  • Chapel talk on May 15
  • Open meeting for students, May 14, 8 p.m. (St. Peter Room) and May 16, 10;30 a.m. (Heritage Room)
  • Open meeting for faculty and staff, May 15, 2:30 p.m. (Heritage Room) and May 16, 9 a.m. (St. Peter Room)

Campus Happenings

CAB's Big Speaker...Actor Jeffrey Tambor, best known for his roles on the television comedies The Larry Sanders Show and Arrested Development, will make a public speaking appearance at Gustavus Adolphus College on Friday, April 26. Tambor’s presentation is titled “What’s Keeping You from Performing Your Life?” and will take place at 8 p.m. in Christ Chapel. Tickets for the event are free for Gustavus students and employees and $5 for the general public.

LALACS Speaker...The Latin American, Latino and Caribbean Studies (LALACS) Department will host Sohely Rua Castañeda, the Secretary of Women and Labor for Colombia’s National Union School, on May 1. A native of Medellín, Colombia, she holds a Master’s Degree in Education and Human Rights from the University of Manizales. She has written extensively about women’s labor rights, employment in the informal sector and the feminization of poverty. The talk will be held at 7 p.m. in Confer 128.

Sigma Xi Symposium...The Sigma Xi Symposium will be held on Friday, May 3. Gustavus students will present their research in the areas of biology, biochemistry, chemistry, geology, physics, and psychology. Sigma Xi oral presentations will be held in the Nobel Hall of Science, rooms 201 and 222 from 2:30 to 5 p.m. Schedules will be available on the Sigma Xi website and outside of the classrooms. There will also be a Sigma Xi new member recognition ceremony and social in the Nobel Atrium from 4:30 to 5:15 p.m. In addition, research posters will be displayed during the Celebration of Creative Inquiry in the Jackson Campus Center from 5 to 7 p.m.

Babysitting Night...Enjoy a night out and leave your kids in good hands while at the same time supporting a great cause! You are invited to a Babysitting Night hosted by the Kiwanis Circle K volunteer organization at Gustavus. Friday, April 26 from 5-8 p.m. in The Dive. Cost is $20 per child, but family rates are available upon request. Register by Wednesday, April 24 to Lauren Rothschiller at lrothsch@gustavus.edu. Be sure to include the following information: child's name, age, parent cell phone numbers, and any food/medical allergies.

MAYDAY!...On May 2, Gustavus will host its 33rd annual MAYDAY! Peace Conference, titled “DECISION: Roe v. Wade.” Forty years after Roe v. Wade, Americans continue to debate the complexities of the decision and its legacy. Rather than frame the conversation around the pros and cons, this year’s conference will open with a series of 21 speaker-led teaching units; exploring the historical, religious, legal, medical, ethical, and social issues related to this monumental decision. Afternoon activities will include three concurrent panel discussions on the aforementioned issues and the final round of the MAYDAY! Oratory Contest. The conference, an event designed to educate the campus community and beyond concerning issues of peace, human rights, and social justice, is open to the public at no charge. For more information, contact the Office of Marketing and Communication at 507-933-7520 or, go online to gustavus.edu/events/mayday.

Books in Bloom...Gustavus Library Associates (GLA) will present its third Books in Bloom event during Honors Weekend, May 3-5, benefiting the Folke Bernadotte Memorial Library on campus. Books in Bloom features creative floral arrangements designed by professional florists and flower enthusiasts that interpret a selected book, film, or other academic resource from the library. The event, attended by hundreds of campus visitors the past two years, appeals to a wide range of readers as non-fiction, biographies, children’s books, and classic literature will be represented with imagination and originality. The floral arrangements, called “blooms,” will be on display in the library from 3 to 5 p.m. on Friday, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. on Saturday, and 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Sunday. Books in Bloom is open to the public at no charge. Guided tours are available throughout the weekend. Visit the GLA website at gustavus.edu/gla for more information.

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.

  • Sunday, April 28 - Chaplain Rachel Larson, Lucia Singers
  • Monday, April 29 - Alex Baldwin '13
  • Tuesday, April 30 - Marcia Bunge, Bernhardson Distinguished Chair of Lutheran Studies
  • Wednesday, May 1 - Morning Prayer, Choir of Christ Chapel
  • Thursday, May 2 - MAYDAY! Peace Conference
  • Friday, May 3 - Jill Locke, Political Science

Off-Campus Events of Interest

Joyce Sutphen (English) will be leading a workshop titled, "The Poetry of Place," at the Prairie Oaks Institute in Belle Plaine, MN May 18th, 2013. If you are interested in attending this event and would like to learn more go to the Prairie Oaks Institute's website.

Obituaries

  • Janet Ruth Hanson Jones of St. Peter, died Monday, April 22 at her home at the age of 80. A funeral service will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday, April 27 at First Lutheran Church. Visitation will be held from 4-7 p.m., Friday, April 26 at First Lutheran and will continue one hour prior to the service. Janet received her bachelor's degree cum laude from Gustavus in business administration in 1954. She worked a number of jobs includingin the office of the Folke Bernadotte Memorial Library at Gustavus. She is survived by her husband, Ellis; their children: Karen (Michael) Wojahn, and David (Kris) Jones; three grandchildren; two great-granddaughters; her brother, John Hanson; sister-in-law Ruth Jones Beutel and many nieces, nephews, cousins, and other relatives. Memorials may be designated for the Ellis J. and Janet Hanson Jones Family Scholarship Endowment at Gustavus, the music program at First Lutheran Church in St. Peter, or the donor's choice. Special Note: Members of the Gustavus community are invited to join with the First Lutheran Sanctuary Choir to sing an anthem at Janet's funeral. The choir will rehearse at 10:15 a.m., Saturday, April 27, in the First Lutheran Choir Room. The anthem will be a simple setting of "Children of the Heavenly Father." Janet was a member of the Gustavus Choir and a long-time member of the First Lutheran Church Choir. Her beautiful soprano voice is remembered fondly by all whosang with her.

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 jolene@gustavus.edu). 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.

Congregational Outreach

Partners in Education...Kate Knutson will give a presentation on "Interfaith Advocacy in Minnesota" at First Lutheran Church in Le Sueur on Sunday, April 28 at 9:15 a.m. Partners in Education is a program coordinated and sponsored by Church Relations in which participating faculty and staff members prepare topical presentations for adult forums as a resource offered to ELCA congregations who are members of the Gustavus Association of Congregations.

Retreats...The Office of Church Relations in the Center for Servant Leadership will host a weekend confirmation retreat from Our Saviour's Lutheran Church of Hastings on Friday, April 26 and Saturday, April 27.

Bein' Green

For the fourth straight year, Gustavus Adolphus College has been recognized for its commitment to sustainability by The Princeton Review. The nationally-known education services company selected Gustavus for inclusion in its book "The Princeton Review's Guide to 322 Green Colleges: 2013 Edition." More information about this distinction can be found online.

Plugs

For Sale...4-bedroom, 2 ½ bath home on a quiet street just north of campus. Easy walk or bike ride to GAC, schools, recreation field and downtown. 1756 square feet of primary living space on two floors PLUS finished full basement and sun room. A new maintenance-free deck was built last fall. Energy-efficient passive solar design keeps utility costs low. There's an attached 1 ½ car garage, main floor laundry, wood burning stove and lots of storage space. Home was built in 1982. Call Nancy Walbek at 507-934-6087 or e-mail nhw001@gac.edu.

For Sale...Large 3 or 5 bedroom house in St. Peter with office. Excellent location just blocks from Gustavus, library, parks, and shopping. Lovely wood floors, large kitchen with adjoining sunroom eating area. Amazing light throughout including atrium with skylights. 2 of the 5 bedrooms are part of a downstairs apartment and can be rented or included in the full living space. Apartment has high ceilings and natural light, and has a full bath and own laundry. House has a new roof. $190K. Katy 934-4900 (or, if needed, David/Susan 902-455-0175).

For Sale...Cozy and cute 1880 home on Jefferson St. in Saint Peter. Walk to Gustavus, South Elementary, Minnesota Square Park, and downtown. Two bedrooms, office or mud room, 1 bath, large kitchen, 2 car garage. Cute details of an older home but affordable and ready to move in! New furnace, central AC, and water heater in 2008, new dishwasher in 2009, garage roof in 2012, modern windows throughout. Lovely outdoor spaces with mature trees, back deck, and shaded side patio. Contact Brandy at 507-469-4854 or brussell@gustavus.edu.

Seeking Home...Gustavus professor looking for 3 bedroom home (apartment, condo, townhouse, etc.) for family of four. We are flexible on lease terms and move-in/out dates (between August 2013 through May 2014). Open to sabbatical home. Good local references. Please call or email Kristian Petersen at 303-589-4395 or kpeter15@gustavus.edu.

Babysitter...Responsible 14-year old girl interested in summer babysitting or nanny position. Loves to work with children and has lots of experience. Contact mhuber@gustavus.edu.

"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 24 pm Moodle Drop-in Hourshttps://gustavus.edu/calendar/moodle-drop-in-hours/49493Olin 124 Lab
2:303:30 pm RECESSitatehttps://gustavus.edu/calendar/recessitate/50263Career Development
4 pm Women's Soccer hosts Saint Mary'shttps://gustavus.edu/calendar/women-s-soccer-hosts-saint-mary-s/48506St. Peter, Minn.
5:306:30 pm Cardio Kickboxinghttps://gustavus.edu/calendar/cardio-kickboxing/49722Lund 224 (Aerobics Room)
7 pm Volleyball at Augsburghttps://gustavus.edu/calendar/volleyball-at-augsburg-4/48590Minneapolis, Minn.
78 pm Zumba w/McKenzie (HWC)https://gustavus.edu/calendar/zumba-w-mckenzie-hwc-2/49643Lund 224 (Aerobics Room)
Tomorrow 66:40 am WE Fitness Class-Yoga with Brendahttps://gustavus.edu/calendar/we-fitness-class-yoga-with-brenda-3/49610Lund 224 (Aerobics Room)
66:40 am WE- Yoga with Brendahttps://gustavus.edu/calendar/we-yoga-with-brenda/49457Lund 224 (Aerobics Room)
911 am Moodle Drop-in Hourshttps://gustavus.edu/calendar/moodle-drop-in-hours/49494Olin 124 Lab
1010:20 am Daily Sabbathhttps://gustavus.edu/calendar/daily-sabbath-398/50226Christ Chapel
12:401:20 pm WE Fitness Class-Pyramid with Lauriehttps://gustavus.edu/calendar/we-fitness-class-pyramid-with-laurie-3/49623Lund 224 (Aerobics Room)
3:304:30 pm Digital Humanities Lecture: ”Remembering Rondo: Digital Community Engagement in a Historic St. Paul Neighborhood"https://gustavus.edu/calendar/digital-humanities-lecture-remembering-rondo-digital-community-engagement-in-a-historic-st-paul-neighborhood/50140Confer 128
55:45 pm Study Away Thursdays: New Study Away Programs and Gustavus Exchangeshttps://gustavus.edu/calendar/study-away-thursdays-new-study-away-programs-and-gustavus-exchanges/50137Beck 111
5:308 pm Gustie Grill Outhttps://gustavus.edu/calendar/gustie-grill-out/50233Linnaeus Arboretum
78 pm Zumba w/McKenzie (HWC)https://gustavus.edu/calendar/zumba-w-mckenzie-hwc-2/49644Lund 224 (Aerobics Room)
7:308:30 pm Informational meeting about the 3-2 engineering programhttps://gustavus.edu/calendar/informational-meeting-about-the-3-2-engineering-program/50238Olin Hall room 220
8:3010 pm Fikahttps://gustavus.edu/calendar/fika-26/50212Swedish House
910 pm Pure Movement w/Gabe (HWC)https://gustavus.edu/calendar/pure-movement-w-gabe-hwc-2/49781Lund 224 (Aerobics Room)
Sep 2630 Gustavus Homecoming 2016: Medallion Hunthttps://gustavus.edu/calendar/gustavus-homecoming-2016-medallion-hunt/50240Gustavus Adolphus College Campus
Sep 30 to Oct 2 Men's Tennis hosts ITA Midwest Men's Regional Championshipshttps://gustavus.edu/calendar/men-s-tennis-hosts-ita-midwest-men-s-regional-championships/49291St. Peter, Minn.
Sep 30 1010:20 am Daily Sabbathhttps://gustavus.edu/calendar/daily-sabbath-399/50227Christ Chapel
11:40 am to 12:20 pm WE Fitness Class-Yoga with Kellyhttps://gustavus.edu/calendar/we-fitness-class-yoga-with-kelly-4/49572Lund 224 (Aerobics Room)
noon to 12:30 pm WE Fitness Class-TRX with Troyhttps://gustavus.edu/calendar/we-fitness-class-trx-with-troy-4/49811Lund-3rd Floor Forum
2:303:30 pm Queer and Questioninghttps://gustavus.edu/calendar/queer-and-questioning/5010449er Room, lower level of the Campus Center, next to CAO desk
2:454 pm Liberate the Booty w/Gabe (HWC)https://gustavus.edu/calendar/liberate-the-booty-w-gabe-hwc-4/49752Lund 224 (Aerobics Room)
67 pm Gustavus Homecoming 2016: Pizza Offhttps://gustavus.edu/calendar/gustavus-homecoming-2016-pizza-off/50271Eckman Mall
78:45 pm Gustavus Homecoming 2016: Lip Sync Battlehttps://gustavus.edu/calendar/gustavus-homecoming-2016-lip-sync-battle/50272Alumni Hall
Sep 30 to Oct 1 Sep 30 at 11:59 pm to Oct 1 at 1 am Gustavus Homecoming 2016: Insomnia Cookieshttps://gustavus.edu/calendar/gustavus-homecoming-2016-insomnia-cookies/50273Old Main
Oct 1 Faculty Writing Retreat at Mt Olivet Conference and Retreat Centerhttps://gustavus.edu/calendar/faculty-writing-retreat-at-mt-olivet-conference-and-retreat-center-4/49936Mt Olivet Conference and Retreat Center
Gustavus Fall Reunions - Coming Back to the Hillhttps://gustavus.edu/calendar/gustavus-fall-reunions-coming-back-to-the-hill/49218Gustavus Adolphus College Campus
Sunday Worshiping Communityhttps://gustavus.edu/calendar/sunday-worshiping-community-20/50232Christ Chapel
10 am Men's Swimming and Diving hosts Alumni/Intersquad Pentathlonhttps://gustavus.edu/calendar/men-s-swimming-and-diving-hosts-alumni-intersquad-pentathlon/49142St. Peter, Minn.
10 am Women's Swimming and Diving hosts Alumni/Intersquad Pentathlonhttps://gustavus.edu/calendar/women-s-swimming-and-diving-hosts-alumni-intersquad-pentathlon/49143St. Peter, Minn.
1010:30 am Homecoming 2016 - Reunion Class Photoshttps://gustavus.edu/calendar/homecoming-2016-reunion-class-photos/49255Evelyn Young Dining Room
1011 am Homecoming 2016 - Alumni Choir Rehersalhttps://gustavus.edu/calendar/homecoming-2016-alumni-choir-rehersal/49254Bjorling Recital Hall
10:30 am Women's Cross Country at Carleton Running of the Cowshttps://gustavus.edu/calendar/women-s-cross-country-at-carleton-running-of-the-cows/49022Northfield, Minn.
10:3011:10 am Homecoming 2016 - Alumni and Kids' Collegehttps://gustavus.edu/calendar/homecoming-2016-alumni-and-kids-college/49256Jackson Campus Center
10:30 am to noon 50 Year Club Football Receptionhttps://gustavus.edu/calendar/50-year-club-football-reception/50092Three Crowns Room, Jackson Campus Center
11 am to 1 pm Gustavus Women's Rugby vs. St. Olafhttps://gustavus.edu/calendar/gustavus-women-s-rugby-vs-st-olaf/49872Rugby Pitch behind baseball fields
11:15 am to noon Homecoming 2016 - Fresh Off the Hill Receptionhttps://gustavus.edu/calendar/homecoming-2016-fresh-off-the-hill-reception/49286Complex Fire Pit
11:15 am to 12:15 pm Homecoming 2016 - Service of Remembrance and Thanksgivinghttps://gustavus.edu/calendar/homecoming-2016-service-of-remembrance-and-thanksgiving/49257Christ Chapel
11:30 am Men's Cross Country at Carleton Running of the Cowshttps://gustavus.edu/calendar/men-s-cross-country-at-carleton-running-of-the-cows/49021Northfield, Minn.
11:30 am to 1:30 pm Homecoming 2016 - All-Gustie Lunchhttps://gustavus.edu/calendar/homecoming-2016-all-gustie-lunch/49258Homecoming Tent
noon to 1 pm Gustavus Football 50 Year Club Luncheonhttps://gustavus.edu/calendar/gustavus-football-50-year-club-luncheon/50093Three Crowns Room, Jackson Campus Center
1 pm Football vs. Concordia (Homecoming)https://gustavus.edu/calendar/football-vs-concordia-homecoming/47564St. Peter, Minn.
1 pm Women's Soccer hosts Carletonhttps://gustavus.edu/calendar/women-s-soccer-hosts-carleton/48507St. Peter, Minn.
2:304 pm I Am We Are Presents: Mosaic: Out Of Many We Are Onehttps://gustavus.edu/calendar/i-am-we-are-presents-mosaic-out-of-many-we-are-one/50171Bjorling Recital Hall
3:30 pm Men's Soccer hosts Carletonhttps://gustavus.edu/calendar/men-s-soccer-hosts-carleton/48492St. Peter, Minn.
46 pm Homecoming 2016 - 5th Quarter Entertainment featuring Retrofithttps://gustavus.edu/calendar/homecoming-2016-5th-quarter-entertainment-featuring-retrofit/49259Homecoming Tent
4:306 pm Gustavus Football 100th Season Celebrationhttps://gustavus.edu/calendar/gustavus-football-100th-season-celebration/50094Alumni Hall
5 pm Volleyball at St. Thomas - JV priorhttps://gustavus.edu/calendar/volleyball-at-st-thomas-jv-prior/48591St. Paul, Minn.
Yesterday to Oct 2 Extraordinary Book Sale at the Libraryhttps://gustavus.edu/calendar/extraordinary-book-sale-at-the-library/50266Folke Bernadotte Memorial Library
Oct 2 Faculty Writing Retreat at Mt Olivet Conference and Retreat Centerhttps://gustavus.edu/calendar/faculty-writing-retreat-at-mt-olivet-conference-and-retreat-center-4/49902Mt Olivet Conference and Retreat Center
23 pm SCWABBLE w/Gabe (HWC)https://gustavus.edu/calendar/scwabble-w-gabe-hwc/49796Lund 224 (Aerobics Room)
78 pm Zumba w/McKenzie (HWC)https://gustavus.edu/calendar/zumba-w-mckenzie-hwc-2/49645Lund 224 (Aerobics Room)
89 pm Vespers: Your Kingdom Comehttps://gustavus.edu/calendar/vespers-your-kingdom-come/50182Christ Chapel
Oct 3 6:307:30 am Pure Movement w/Gabe (HWC)https://gustavus.edu/calendar/pure-movement-w-gabe-hwc/49767Lund 224 (Aerobics Room)
8:3010:30 am Moodle Drop-in Hourshttps://gustavus.edu/calendar/moodle-drop-in-hours/49495Olin 124 Lab
1010:20 am Daily Sabbathhttps://gustavus.edu/calendar/daily-sabbath-384/49956Christ Chapel
noon to 12:30 pm WE Fitness Class-TRX with Troyhttps://gustavus.edu/calendar/we-fitness-class-trx-with-troy-4/49310Lund-3rd Floor Forum
12:401:20 pm WE Fitness Class-Dance4Fun (Cardio Dance) with Gabehttps://gustavus.edu/calendar/we-fitness-class-dance4fun-cardio-dance-with-gabe-3/49330Lund 224 (Aerobics Room)
56 pm Tabata w/Lydia and Christina (HWC)https://gustavus.edu/calendar/tabata-w-lydia-and-christina-hwc-2/49708Lund 224 (Aerobics Room)
6:308 pm Real Life 101: Career - Make a Great First Impressionhttps://gustavus.edu/calendar/real-life-101-career-make-a-great-first-impression/49907Career Development
78 pm Dance 4 Fun w/Tasha (HWC)https://gustavus.edu/calendar/dance-4-fun-w-tasha-hwc/49679Lund 224 (Aerobics Room)
Oct 4 WE- Pilates with Rachelhttps://gustavus.edu/calendar/we-pilates-with-rachel-2/49533Lund 224 (Aerobics Room)
66:40 am WE- Bootcamp with Brendahttps://gustavus.edu/calendar/we-bootcamp-with-brenda-2/49520Lund 224 (Aerobics Room)
1010:20 am Daily Sabbathhttps://gustavus.edu/calendar/daily-sabbath-384/49957Christ Chapel
10:30 am to 2:30 pm Gustavus Careers Possiblehttps://gustavus.edu/calendar/gustavus-careers-possible-3/48805Heritage and St. Peter Banquet Room
1:302:30 pm Tech Bytes: Provide visual feedback to students using Screencastinghttps://gustavus.edu/calendar/tech-bytes-provide-visual-feedback-to-students-using-screencasting-2/49301Olin Hall Lab 124B
56 pm Liberate the Booty w/Gabe (HWC)https://gustavus.edu/calendar/liberate-the-booty-w-gabe-hwc-3/49738Lund 224 (Aerobics Room)
7 pm Volleyball at UW-Stouthttps://gustavus.edu/calendar/volleyball-at-uw-stout/48592Menomonie, Wis.
78 pm Dance Cardio w/Megan (HWC)https://gustavus.edu/calendar/dance-cardio-w-megan-hwc/49694Lund 224 (Aerobics Room)
Oct 5 6:407:20 am WE Fitness Class-Pure Movement with Gabehttps://gustavus.edu/calendar/we-fitness-class-pure-movement-with-gabe/49548Lund 224 (Aerobics Room)
1010:20 am Daily Sabbathhttps://gustavus.edu/calendar/daily-sabbath-384/49958Christ Chapel
11:30 am to 1:20 pm Teachers Talking Writinghttps://gustavus.edu/calendar/teachers-talking-writing-21/49875Heritage Banquet Room
11:40 am to 12:20 pm WE Fitness Class-Yoga with Kellyhttps://gustavus.edu/calendar/we-fitness-class-yoga-with-kelly-4/49573Lund 224 (Aerobics Room)
12:401:20 pm WE Fitness Class-Step with Stephhttps://gustavus.edu/calendar/we-fitness-class-step-with-steph-3/49596Lund 224 (Aerobics Room)
3:305 pm Nobel Conference 2017 "Reproductive Technologies" Planning Grouphttps://gustavus.edu/calendar/nobel-conference-2017-reproductive-technologies-planning-group/4992049er Room
5:306:30 pm Cardio Kickboxinghttps://gustavus.edu/calendar/cardio-kickboxing/49723Lund 224 (Aerobics Room)
78 pm Zumba w/McKenzie (HWC)https://gustavus.edu/calendar/zumba-w-mckenzie-hwc-2/49646Lund 224 (Aerobics Room)
Oct 6 66:40 am WE Fitness Class-Yoga with Brendahttps://gustavus.edu/calendar/we-fitness-class-yoga-with-brenda-3/49611Lund 224 (Aerobics Room)
66:40 am WE- Yoga with Brendahttps://gustavus.edu/calendar/we-yoga-with-brenda/49458Lund 224 (Aerobics Room)
810 am Workshop Series for Student Employment Supervisors and Academic Advisorshttps://gustavus.edu/calendar/workshop-series-for-student-employment-supervisors-and-academic-advisors/49482The Dive on Sept. 22, Oct. 6 and Dec. 15, location TBD on Oct. 20
8 am to 4 pm Flu Shot Clinichttps://gustavus.edu/calendar/flu-shot-clinic-15/50234Heritage Banquet Room
1010:20 am Daily Sabbathhttps://gustavus.edu/calendar/daily-sabbath-384/49959Christ Chapel
12:301:20 pm New Faculty Orientation Session (NTT only)https://gustavus.edu/calendar/new-faculty-orientation-session-ntt-only/49876President's Dining Room, Jackson Campus Center
12:401:20 pm WE Fitness Class-Pyramid with Lauriehttps://gustavus.edu/calendar/we-fitness-class-pyramid-with-laurie-3/49624Lund 224 (Aerobics Room)
55:45 pm Study Away Thursdays: Study in India or Sri Lanka!https://gustavus.edu/calendar/study-away-thursdays-study-in-india-or-sri-lanka/50138Beck 111
5:307:30 pm Networking Kick-Off Eventhttps://gustavus.edu/calendar/networking-kick-off-event/49269International Market Square, 275 Market Street Minneapolis, MN 55405
78 pm Sign Languages Group Meetinghttps://gustavus.edu/calendar/sign-languages-group-meeting/50178Humanities Resource Room (Confer 230)
78 pm Zumba w/McKenzie (HWC)https://gustavus.edu/calendar/zumba-w-mckenzie-hwc-2/49647Lund 224 (Aerobics Room)
8:3010 pm Fikahttps://gustavus.edu/calendar/fika-26/50213Swedish House
910 pm Pure Movement w/Gabe (HWC)https://gustavus.edu/calendar/pure-movement-w-gabe-hwc-2/49782Lund 224 (Aerobics Room)
Oct 7 Family Weekend Class Visitshttps://gustavus.edu/calendar/family-weekend-class-visits-5/50192Gustavus Campus
1010:20 am Daily Sabbathhttps://gustavus.edu/calendar/daily-sabbath-384/49960Christ Chapel
11:40 am to 12:20 pm WE Fitness Class-Yoga with Kellyhttps://gustavus.edu/calendar/we-fitness-class-yoga-with-kelly-4/49574Lund 224 (Aerobics Room)
noon to 12:30 pm WE Fitness Class-TRX with Troyhttps://gustavus.edu/calendar/we-fitness-class-trx-with-troy-4/49812Lund-3rd Floor Forum
2:303:30 pm Queer and Questioninghttps://gustavus.edu/calendar/queer-and-questioning/5010549er Room, lower level of the Campus Center, next to CAO desk
2:454 pm Liberate the Booty w/Gabe (HWC)https://gustavus.edu/calendar/liberate-the-booty-w-gabe-hwc-4/49753Lund 224 (Aerobics Room)
4:306:30 pm Faculty Shop Talkhttps://gustavus.edu/calendar/faculty-shop-talk-59/49544Interpretive Center
7 pm Volleyball hosts Carletonhttps://gustavus.edu/calendar/volleyball-hosts-carleton/48593St. Peter, Minn.
7 pm Women's Soccer at Augsburghttps://gustavus.edu/calendar/women-s-soccer-at-augsburg/48508Minneapolis, Minn.
79 pm Weekend Movie: Secret Life of Petshttps://gustavus.edu/calendar/weekend-movie-secret-life-of-pets/50194Wallenberg Auditorium, Nobel Hall
810 pm LineUs Improv Comedy Showhttps://gustavus.edu/calendar/lineus-improv-comedy-show-7/50195Alumni Hall
1011:30 pm Weekend Movie: Secret Life of Petshttps://gustavus.edu/calendar/weekend-movie-secret-life-of-pets/50229Wallenberg Auditorium, Nobel Hall
Oct 8 Admission Presentation and Tourhttps://gustavus.edu/calendar/admission-presentation-and-tour/50202Three Crowns Room, Jackson Campus Center
Oct 810 Men's Golf at MIAC Championshipshttps://gustavus.edu/calendar/men-s-golf-at-miac-championships-5/49034Ham Lake, Minn.
Women's Golf at MIAC Championshipshttps://gustavus.edu/calendar/women-s-golf-at-miac-championships-7/49039Ham Lake, Minn.
Oct 8 89:30 am Pancake Breakfasthttps://gustavus.edu/calendar/pancake-breakfast-7/50196Pittman and Norelius Halls
9:3010:30 am City Tourhttps://gustavus.edu/calendar/city-tour/50201Three Flags
9:3011:30 am Workshops/Panels: Beginning with the End In Mindhttps://gustavus.edu/calendar/workshops-panels-beginning-with-the-end-in-mind/50199The Board Room, Jackson Campus Center
9:3011:30 am Workshops/Panels: History of Gustavushttps://gustavus.edu/calendar/workshops-panels-history-of-gustavus/50197St. Peter Room, Jackson Campus Center
9:3011:30 am Workshops/Panels: Planning Ahead for A semester Awayhttps://gustavus.edu/calendar/workshops-panels-planning-ahead-for-a-semester-away/50198Heritage Room, Jackson Campus Center
9:3011:30 am Workshops/Panels: Political Election Reviewhttps://gustavus.edu/calendar/workshops-panels-political-election-review/50200Konferensrum, Jackson Campus Center
Sep 12 to Nov 6 Hillstrom Museum of Art exhibition Animal and Sporting Paintings in the Penkhus Collection: The Very English Ambience of It Allhttps://gustavus.edu/calendar/hillstrom-museum-of-art-exhibition-animal-and-sporting-paintings-in-the-penkhus-collection-the-very-english-ambience-of-it-all/49857Hillstrom Museum of Art

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