Inside Gustavus (May 16, 2013)
Volume 45, Number 28
Mark Bjelland (Geography) gave a paper titled, "Eco-Gentrification and the Changing Social Geography of Vancouver," at the Annual Meeting of the Association of American Geographers in Los Angeles.
Kathy Lund Dean (Economics and Management) and her co-author Charles Fornaciari (Florida Gulf Coast University) published an article titled, "Creating Masterpieces: How Course Structures and Routines Enable Student Performance" in the Journal of Management Education, a Sage journal. The article appeared OnlineFirst in January 2013 and is available at doi:10.1177/1052562912474894.
The Office of Corporate and Foundation Relations' weekly program or funding opportunity highlight:
Fulbright Scholar Program
The Fulbright Scholar Program of the Council for International Exchange of Scholars offers grants for college faculty to lecture and conduct research in over 125 countries around the world. Faculty at every academic rank are eligible. Fulbright awards are available from two months to an academic year or longer. Grant stipends and benefits vary by country or regional program and type of award. The deadline for applications is August 1. For more information, please see http://www.cies.org/us_scholars/us_awards/.
For more information on grants or proposal preparation, contact Bob Weisenfeld in the Office of Corporate and Foundation Relations (x7049 or email@example.com).
- Peg O'Connor (Philosophy and GWS) was recently a guest on The Agenda with Steve Paikin, the flagship current affairs show of Canadian Public Television. The topic was Addiction and Public Life and was prompted in part by a new memoir by Jowita Bydlowska titled Drunk Mom. The program is available for viewing online.
- The Mankato Free Press printed a story on Thursday, May 16 about the College's Mentoring for Student Success program. Student Donte Curtis and Virgil Jones (Dean of Students Office) were quoted in the story.
- The Mankato Free Press printed a story on May 9 about the Department of Theatre and Dance's production of Machinal. Amy Seham (Theatre and Dance) was quoted in the story.
- The Mankato Free Press printed a story on May 6 about Books in Bloom. Alumni Tanner Grimmius and Marisa Schloer were both quoted in the story.
News & Announcements
Leadership Change in Advancement...In early June, Randall Stuckey will begin a new leadership role within the fundraising arm of the Office of Institutional Advancement. Randy will join a team of advancement professionals who are each focused on various aspects of the college. While everyone raising money for Gustavus is able to talk about the entire College, Randy will be focusing his work through the lens of Gustie Athletics. "We are profoundly grateful for the nearly 20 years Randy has given the College as Director of Alumni Relations," said Vice President of Advancement Tom Young. "We will publicly celebrate Randy's time and work in the Alumni Office in the coming weeks."
Retirement Reception...You are invited to attend a retirement reception honoring Julie Johnson, Director of Academic Advising. Please come celebrate her many years of service to the college from 2:30 to 4 p.m. on Wednesday, May 22, in the Three Crowns Banquet Room. Julie would like to say a few words of thanks at 3 p.m.
Bible Study Fellowship...Bring your lunch and join us for fellowship and devotions from 12:30 to 1:15 p.m.on Tuesday, May 21 in Linner Lounge.
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, May 19 - Chaplain Rachel Larson
- Monday, May 20 - Chaplain Sabina Koij with music leadership from the Prairie Dirt Band
- Tuesday, May 21 - Chaplain Grady St. Dennis; Kate Schulz, dance
- Wednesday, May 22 - Morning Praayer, All Music Day
- Thursday, May 23 - Taize Contemplative Worship
- Friday, May 24 - Chaplain Rachel Larson, Music By Heart
An Afternoon in the Park and the 5th Annual Duck Race…The Creative Play
Place invites you to join us on Sunday, June 2 from 3 to 6 p.m. at the
Mill Pond in Saint Peter. There will be family-friendly activities and
food! The Duck Race begins at 4 p.m. All are welcome! Race tickets are
$5 and can be purchased at the Recreation Desk at the Community Center
or from any Creative Play Place Board Member. First prize is $500! Lots
of other great prizes too. Need not be present to win. Proceeds from
this fundraiser help keep the Creative Play Place open and free for all!
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 and provids lots of natural light. There's an attached 1 ½ car garage, main floor laundry, wood burning stove and lots of storage space. Home was custom built in 1982. Call Nancy Walbek at 507-934-6087 or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.
For Sale...Enjoy camping in a 32' Sportsman Travel Trailer slide-out with a queen size bed in the front and 4 bunk beds in the back, and a sofa sleeper. Kitchen has refrigerator/freezer, microwave, stove/oven, table with 4 chairs, and lots of storage. Bathroom includes small tub and shower. Fully equipped with a/c, heat, stereo cd, awning with screen, and hook-ups for water, electricity and sewer. Great family camper; price redued! Contact Amy at email@example.com or x7169 for more info and pictures.
For Sale…Solid wood, 9-drawer dresser with matching mirror in excellent condition. The dimensions are 58”W x 33”H x 18”D. Mirror is 36”W x 40”H. $100. Call 507-519-1177 to inquire.
For Rent...2-bedroom + loft townhouse in Shakopee, perfect for 2 or 3 students who will be graduating this spring and moving to the Twin Cities for work. 2-car garage, end unit with a lot of natural light, side yard, new laminate flooring on main level, new carpet on upper level. $1250/month. Call Matt at 612-269-4036.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org.
"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.
|Today 7–10 pm||Men's Hockey at Saint Mary's Universityhttps://gustavus.edu/calendar/men-s-hockey-at-saint-mary-s-university-6/45205Winona, Minn.|
|Jan 30 to Tomorrow All day||Touring Weekhttps://gustavus.edu/calendar/touring-week-3/38007Gustavus Campus|
|Jan 31 to Tomorrow All day||Women's Tennis at Puerto Rico Training Triphttps://gustavus.edu/calendar/women-s-tennis-at-puerto-rico-training-trip-3/47517Palmas Del Mar, P.R.|
|Feb 8 All day||Spring Semester Beginshttps://gustavus.edu/calendar/spring-semester-begins-2/45507Gustavus Campus|
|6:30–7:30 am||Pure Movementhttps://gustavus.edu/calendar/pure-movement/47882Lund 224 (Aerobics Room)|
|9:30–11:30 am||Moodle Drop-in Hourshttps://gustavus.edu/calendar/moodle-drop-in-hours/47457Olin 124 Lab|
|10–10:20 am||Daily Sabbathhttps://gustavus.edu/calendar/daily-sabbath-293/47769Christ Chapel|
|10–10:20 am||Opening Celebration of the Spring Termhttps://gustavus.edu/calendar/opening-celebration-of-the-spring-term/47759Christ Chapel|
|11:40 am to 12:20 pm||WE-Pyramid w/ Lauriehttps://gustavus.edu/calendar/we-pyramid-w-laurie/47617Lund 224 (Aerobics Room)|
|3–5 pm||Foreign Language Equivalency Examshttps://gustavus.edu/calendar/foreign-language-equivalency-exams/47606Culpeper Language Learning Center, Vickner 108|
|5–8 pm||Gusties Connect 2016 - Minneapolishttps://gustavus.edu/calendar/gusties-connect-2016-minneapolis/46649Cambria Gallery on 7th, 625 2nd Ave S #101, Minneapolis, MN 55402|
|6–6:45 pm||Strength Training w/Mata (HWC)https://gustavus.edu/calendar/strength-training-w-mata-hwc/47910Lund 224 (Aerobics Room)|
|7–9 pm||Exploring Religious Questions Serieshttps://gustavus.edu/calendar/exploring-religious-questions-series-6/47591Olin Room 103|
|Feb 8 to May 16 Feb 8 at 7 pm to May 16 at 8 pm||Zumba (HWC) w/McKenziehttps://gustavus.edu/calendar/zumba-hwc-w-mckenzie-3/47797Lund 224 (Aerobics Room)|
|Feb 9 6–6:40 am||WE Fitness Class-Boot Camp with Brendahttps://gustavus.edu/calendar/we-fitness-class-boot-camp-with-brenda-2/47631Lund 224 (Aerobics Room)|
|11:30 am to 1:30 pm||Teachers Talkinghttps://gustavus.edu/calendar/teachers-talking-124/46950Banquet Room B - Heritage Banquet Room|
|11:35 am to 12:15 pm||WE Fitness Class-Yoga with Kellyhttps://gustavus.edu/calendar/we-fitness-class-yoga-with-kelly-3/47659Lund 224 (Aerobics Room)|
|11:45 am to 12:15 pm||WE Fitness Class-TRX with Troyhttps://gustavus.edu/calendar/we-fitness-class-trx-with-troy-2/47645Lund-3rd Floor Forum|
|3–5 pm||Foreign Language Equivalency Examshttps://gustavus.edu/calendar/foreign-language-equivalency-exams/47607Culpeper Language Learning Center, Vickner 108|
|4:30–5:30 pm||MAYDAY! Peace Conference - Divestment: A Tool for Peace?https://gustavus.edu/calendar/mayday-peace-conference-divestment-a-tool-for-peace/47741Beck 144|
|5–6 pm||Liberate the Booty w/ Gabe (HWC)https://gustavus.edu/calendar/liberate-the-booty-w-gabe-hwc-2/47827Lund 224 (Aerobics Room)|
|7–8 pm||Cardio Dance Jam w/ Kayla (HWC)https://gustavus.edu/calendar/cardio-dance-jam-w-kayla-hwc/47854Lund 224 (Aerobics Room)|
|Feb 10 All day||Spring Academic Internship Registration Deadlinehttps://gustavus.edu/calendar/spring-academic-internship-registration-deadline/47782Career Development (lower level Campus Center)|
|10–10:20 am||Daily Sabbathhttps://gustavus.edu/calendar/daily-sabbath-295/47771Christ Chapel|
|11:40 am to 12:20 pm||WE Fitness Class-Step with Stephhttps://gustavus.edu/calendar/we-fitness-class-step-with-steph-2/47686Lund 224 (Aerobics Room)|
|1–2 pm||CIC Grant Opportunity Webinarhttps://gustavus.edu/calendar/cic-grant-opportunity-webinar/47784President's Dining Room, Jackson Campus Center|
|6–8 pm||Fair Prep Partyhttps://gustavus.edu/calendar/fair-prep-party-4/47597Alumni Hall|
|7 pm||Men's Basketball at St. Olaf Collegehttps://gustavus.edu/calendar/men-s-basketball-at-st-olaf-college-7/45883Northfield, Minn.|
|7 pm||Women's Basketball hosts St. Olaf Collegehttps://gustavus.edu/calendar/women-s-basketball-hosts-st-olaf-college-4/45793St. Peter, Minn.|
|7–8 pm||Dance 4 Fun w/ Gabe (HWC)https://gustavus.edu/calendar/dance-4-fun-w-gabe-hwc-2/47799Lund 224 (Aerobics Room)|
|8–9 pm||Coffeehouse Guitarist Dustin Kaiserhttps://gustavus.edu/calendar/coffeehouse-guitarist-dustin-kaiser/47761Courtyard Café|
|Feb 11 6–6:40 am||WE Fitness Class-Yoga with Brendahttps://gustavus.edu/calendar/we-fitness-class-yoga-with-brenda-2/47700Lund 224 (Aerobics Room)|
|10–10:20 am||Daily Sabbath: "Student Speaker"https://gustavus.edu/calendar/daily-sabbath-student-speaker-6/47772Christ Chapel|
|10:30 am to 12:30 pm||Foreign Language Equivalency Examshttps://gustavus.edu/calendar/foreign-language-equivalency-exams/47608Culpeper Language Learning Center, Vickner 108|
|11:30 am to 1 pm||Jaime Hollis Welcome Receptionhttps://gustavus.edu/calendar/jaime-hollis-welcome-reception/47601Diversity Center|
|12:30–1:20 pm||New Faculty Orientation Sessionhttps://gustavus.edu/calendar/new-faculty-orientation-session-97/45734Banquet Room C - St. Peter Banquet Room|
|12:40–1:20 pm||WE Fitness Class-Pyramid with Lauriehttps://gustavus.edu/calendar/we-fitness-class-pyramid-with-laurie-2/47726Lund 217 (Gymnastics Room)|
|2–4 pm||Moodle Drop-in Hourshttps://gustavus.edu/calendar/moodle-drop-in-hours/47458Olin 124 Lab|
|5–6 pm||Tabata w/Lydia and Christina (HWC)https://gustavus.edu/calendar/tabata-w-lydia-and-christina-hwc/47896Lund 224 (Aerobics Room)|
|7–8 pm||Cardio Dance Jam w/ Kayla (HWC)https://gustavus.edu/calendar/cardio-dance-jam-w-kayla-hwc/47868Lund 224 (Aerobics Room)|
|Feb 12 6:30–7:30 am||Cardio Dance w/ Gabe (HWC)https://gustavus.edu/calendar/cardio-dance-w-gabe-hwc-2/47924Lund 224 (Aerobics Room)|
|10–10:20 am||Daily Sabbathhttps://gustavus.edu/calendar/daily-sabbath-296/47773Christ Chapel|
|11:35 am to 12:15 pm||WE Fitness Class-Yoga with Kellyhttps://gustavus.edu/calendar/we-fitness-class-yoga-with-kelly-3/47660Lund 224 (Aerobics Room)|
|11:45 am to 12:15 pm||WE Fitness Class-TRX with Troyhttps://gustavus.edu/calendar/we-fitness-class-trx-with-troy-3/47745Lund-3rd Floor Forum|
|12:40–1:20 pm||WE Fitness Class-Dance4Fun (Cardio Dance) with Gabehttps://gustavus.edu/calendar/we-fitness-class-dance4fun-cardio-dance-with-gabe-2/47713Lund 224 (Aerobics Room)|
|2:30–4 pm||All-Employee Meetinghttps://gustavus.edu/calendar/all-employee-meeting-11/47791Alumni Hall|
|2:45–3:45 pm||Liberate the Booty w/ Gabe (HWC)https://gustavus.edu/calendar/liberate-the-booty-w-gabe-hwc-2/47841Lund 224 (Aerobics Room)|
|3:30–8:30 pm||Spread the Love Food Packhttps://gustavus.edu/calendar/spread-the-love-food-pack/47249Dining Service Banquet Rooms (St. Peter, Heritage, and Three Crowns)|
|6:30 pm||Gymnastics at UW-La Crossehttps://gustavus.edu/calendar/gymnastics-at-uw-la-crosse-3/45855La Crosse, Wis.|
|7 pm||Women's Hockey at Bethel Universityhttps://gustavus.edu/calendar/women-s-hockey-at-bethel-university-6/45821Blaine, Minn.|
|Feb 12 to May 13 Feb 12 at 7 pm to May 13 at 8 pm||Zumba (HWC) w/McKenziehttps://gustavus.edu/calendar/zumba-hwc-w-mckenzie-3/47798Lund 224 (Aerobics Room)|
|Feb 12 7:05–10:05 pm||Men's Hockey hosts Bethel Universityhttps://gustavus.edu/calendar/men-s-hockey-hosts-bethel-university-2/45206St. Peter, Minn.|
|8–10 pm||Weekend Movie: The Internhttps://gustavus.edu/calendar/weekend-movie-the-intern/47776Wallenberg Auditorium, Nobel Hall|
|Feb 13 8:30 am||Men's Tennis hosts UW-Eau Clairehttps://gustavus.edu/calendar/men-s-tennis-hosts-uw-eau-claire-4/47273St. Peter, Minn.|
|10:30 am to noon||Around the World w/ Gabe (HWC)https://gustavus.edu/calendar/around-the-world-w-gabe-hwc-2/47937Lund 224 (Aerobics Room)|
|11:30 am||Men's Track and Field at Carleton Meet of Heartshttps://gustavus.edu/calendar/men-s-track-and-field-at-carleton-meet-of-hearts/47363Northfield, Minn.|
|11:30 am||Women's Track and Field at Carleton Meets of Heartshttps://gustavus.edu/calendar/women-s-track-and-field-at-carleton-meets-of-hearts/47364Northfield, Minn.|
|1 pm||Men's Basketball hosts Hamline Universityhttps://gustavus.edu/calendar/men-s-basketball-hosts-hamline-university-4/45884St. Peter, Minn.|
|1 pm||Women's Tennis at University of Northern Iowahttps://gustavus.edu/calendar/women-s-tennis-at-university-of-northern-iowa/47520Cedar Falls, Iowa|
|2 pm||Women's Hockey hosts Bethel Universityhttps://gustavus.edu/calendar/women-s-hockey-hosts-bethel-university-3/45822St. Peter, Minn.|
|2 pm||Women's Tennis hosts Southwest Minnesota Statehttps://gustavus.edu/calendar/women-s-tennis-hosts-southwest-minnesota-state/47518St. Peter, Minn.|
|3 pm||Women's Basketball hosts Hamline Universityhttps://gustavus.edu/calendar/women-s-basketball-hosts-hamline-university-4/45794St. Peter, Minn.|
|4 pm||Men's Tennis at Saint John's Universityhttps://gustavus.edu/calendar/men-s-tennis-at-saint-john-s-university-2/47274Sartell, Minn.|
|6:30 pm||Women's Tennis hosts University of Sioux Fallshttps://gustavus.edu/calendar/women-s-tennis-hosts-university-of-sioux-falls-2/47519St. Peter, Minn.|
|7–10 pm||Men's Hockey at Bethel Universityhttps://gustavus.edu/calendar/men-s-hockey-at-bethel-university-6/45207Blaine, Minn.|
|7:30–9:30 pm||The Gustavus Choir Home Concert, 2016https://gustavus.edu/calendar/the-gustavus-choir-home-concert-2016/46100Christ Chapel|
|8–10 pm||Weekend Movie: The Internhttps://gustavus.edu/calendar/weekend-movie-the-intern/47777Wallenberg Auditorium, Nobel Hall|
|Feb 14 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-37/46053Christ Chapel|
|1 pm||Gymnastics at Hamlinehttps://gustavus.edu/calendar/gymnastics-at-hamline-5/45856St. Paul, Minn.|
|3:30–5:30 pm||The Gustavus Symphony Orchestra & Gustavus Jazz Lab Band Internation Tour Home Concerthttps://gustavus.edu/calendar/the-gustavus-symphony-orchestra-gustavus-jazz-lab-band-internation-tour-home-concert/46101Bjorling Recital Hall|
|5:30–7 pm||Friends of Music Reception for Gustavus Symphony Orchestra & Jazz Lab Bandhttps://gustavus.edu/calendar/friends-of-music-reception-for-gustavus-symphony-orchestra-jazz-lab-band/47609Melva Lind Interpretive Center, Linnaeus Arboretum|
|Feb 14 to May 15 Feb 14 at 6 pm to May 15 at 7 pm||Zumba (HWC) w/McKenziehttps://gustavus.edu/calendar/zumba-hwc-w-mckenzie-3/47796Lund 224 (Aerobics Room)|
|Feb 14 7–8 pm||Dance 4 Fun w/ Gabe (HWC)https://gustavus.edu/calendar/dance-4-fun-w-gabe-hwc-2/47813Lund 224 (Aerobics Room)|
|Feb 15 All day||Gustie for a Dayhttps://gustavus.edu/calendar/gustie-for-a-day-5/46937Gustavus Campus|
||Intern in Sweden through the Wallenberg Internship Awardhttps://gustavus.edu/calendar/intern-in-sweden-through-the-wallenberg-internship-award/47787Career Development|
|Feb 15 6:30–7:30 am||Pure Movementhttps://gustavus.edu/calendar/pure-movement/47883Lund 224 (Aerobics Room)|
|11:40 am to 12:20 pm||WE-Pyramid w/ Lauriehttps://gustavus.edu/calendar/we-pyramid-w-laurie/47618Lund 224 (Aerobics Room)|
|4:30–6:30 pm||Spring Involvement Fairhttps://gustavus.edu/calendar/spring-involvement-fair/47346Campus Center Banquet Rooms|
|6–6:45 pm||Strength Training w/Mata (HWC)https://gustavus.edu/calendar/strength-training-w-mata-hwc/47911Lund 224 (Aerobics Room)|
|6–8 pm||Gusties Connect 2016 - Sioux Fallshttps://gustavus.edu/calendar/gusties-connect-2016-sioux-falls/46803Tre Lounge, 601 W 33rd Street, Sioux Falls, SD 57105|
|7–9 pm||Exploring Religious Questions Serieshttps://gustavus.edu/calendar/exploring-religious-questions-series-6/47592Olin Room 103|
|Feb 16 6–6:40 am||WE Fitness Class-Boot Camp with Brendahttps://gustavus.edu/calendar/we-fitness-class-boot-camp-with-brenda-2/47632Lund 224 (Aerobics Room)|
|8:30–9:30 am||Writing Program Open Help Sessionshttps://gustavus.edu/calendar/writing-program-open-help-sessions/4754649er Room|
|11:35 am to 12:15 pm||WE Fitness Class-Yoga with Kellyhttps://gustavus.edu/calendar/we-fitness-class-yoga-with-kelly-3/47661Lund 224 (Aerobics Room)|
|11:45 am to 12:15 pm||WE Fitness Class-TRX with Troyhttps://gustavus.edu/calendar/we-fitness-class-trx-with-troy-2/47646Lund-3rd Floor Forum|
|2:30–5 pm||Dr. Shakti Butler Workshop: Understanding White Culture as a 21st Century Leadership Skillhttps://gustavus.edu/calendar/dr-shakti-butler-workshop-understanding-white-culture-as-a-21st-century-leadership-skill/47552Alumni Hall|
|5–6 pm||Liberate the Booty w/ Gabe (HWC)https://gustavus.edu/calendar/liberate-the-booty-w-gabe-hwc-2/47828Lund 224 (Aerobics Room)|
|7–8 pm||Cardio Dance Jam w/ Kayla (HWC)https://gustavus.edu/calendar/cardio-dance-jam-w-kayla-hwc/47855Lund 224 (Aerobics Room)|
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