Inside Gustavus (May 23, 2013)
Volume 45, Number 29
Tom McHugh (Admission) and co-presenters Samantha Savoie (St. Catherine University), Norma Gutierrez (University of Minnesota, Twin Cities) and Mai Chue Moua (St. Catherine University) presented a session titled 'The MACAC Mentorship Program: Answer to Social Networking' at the 2013 Spring Conference of the Minnesota Association for College Admission Counseling (MACAC).
Students in Greg Mueller's (Sesquicentennial Sculptor) Sculpture 234 class will have their sculptural bone forms installed on the Washington DC Mall June 8-10. The castings will be part of One Million Bones, an art installation in collaboration with many university art departments across the globe. The Project attempts to raise awareness of on-going global genocide. More information is available online at onemillionbones.org.
Barbara Fister (Library) presented the closing plenary talk, "Hacking Knowledge: Information Literacy as Creative Participation" at the Michigan Library Association Academic Libraries annual conference.
Kathi Tunheim (Economics and Management) recently had two of her papers accepted for publication. Kathi and Dr. Gary McLean (Texas A&M) coauthored, “What Is the Experience like of Leaving a College Presidency of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America: A Phenomenological Study.” This paper will be published in a forthcoming issue (Spring-2014) of Journal of Academic Administration in Higher Education. A second paper coauthored by Kathi and a sophomore E/M major, Aimee Goldschmidt, “Exploring the Role of Calling in the Professional Journeys of College Presidents” has been accepted for publication in the Fall 2013 issue of the Journal of Leadership, Accountability and Ethics.
Larry Potts (Emeritus, Chemistry) presented a talk titled “At What Analysis Times Does LCXLC Become Superior in Peak Capacity To 1-Dimensional LC?" (coauthor Peter Carr) at the Minnesota Chromatography Forum in Minneapolis on March 9. Potts and Carr have collaborated on several talks and papers since 2008. "LC" means liquid chromatography, an analytical separation technique.
Glenn Kranking (History, Scandinavian Studies) has been elected Vice President of the Society for Historians of Scandinavia, a 2-year term followed by another 2-year term as President.
Senior Ally Voss has been awarded an NCAA Postgraduate Scholarship. The track and field competitor becomes the 34th Gustavus student-athlete to receive an NCAA Postgraduate Scholarship since football player James Goodwin became the first in 1974. Earlier this year, Voss received a Fulbright Grant to teach English in Spain next year.
The Office of Corporate and Foundation Relations' weekly program or funding opportunity highlight:
National Endowment for the Humanities Summer Stipends Reminder
This is a friendly reminder that the NEH Summer Stipends program provides individuals with an opportunity to pursue research in the humanities. Faculty interested in submitting an application should send an email so indicating to Bob Weisenfeld (firstname.lastname@example.org) by July 1. Gustavus is able to nominate two faculty. Bob will follow up in July with those interested regarding the nomination process. The online application deadline is September 26. For more information, please see
For more information on grants or proposal preparation, contact Bob Weisenfeld in the Office of Corporate and Foundation Relations (x7049 or email@example.com).
The following people have recently joined the Gustavus community:
* New Support Staff
- Nicholas Emich, Electrician, Physical Plant
- Assistant Director for Church Relations
For more information on the aforementioned position(s), call Human Resources (x7304).
President's Cabinet Summary
The President's Cabinet met on Tuesday, May 14 and Tuesday, May 21 and discussed the following items:
- The work of the 2013-14 Internal Budget Committee was discussed.
- The question/answer format for the all-employee meeting on May 23 was briefly discussed.
- Discussion was held regarding follow-up to the student forums, employee forums, and to the Board/faculty workshops regarding the future of the liberal arts.
- Discussion was held regarding the live Gustavus Town Hall Meeting (interactive phone call) with alumni, parents, and friends at 7 p.m. on May 23.
- Members approved the hiring of the replacement position of the counseling/advising administrative assistant.
- Members approved the increased hours for the ELL academic support specialist position, due to the increased number of students needing assistance in the next academic year.
- The chaplain candidate visits were discussed.
- Members approved the hiring of the replacement position of assistant director for church relations.
- Members approved the proposed tribute gift policy for the Arboretum.
News & Announcements
Join Weight Watchers...Weight Watchers at Scholarship America is currently recruiting new members! We meet Thursdays at 12:15 p.m. (weigh-in starting 1/2 hr before) - it's over lunch time, so you'll find most people eating lunch during the meeting. Our meeting is informal, laid-back and lots of fun - and very successful! This is an "at-work" meeting, but you don't always have to come to this specific meeting. With the membership through our at-work session, you will receive the Monthly Pass option for $39.95/mo (savings of $3.00/mo of regular price). The Monthly Pass allows you to attend any meeting, anywhere, at no additional cost - and includes free e-tools (online and mobile WW access). If you'd like more information, you can come to an open house meeting on Thursday, June 6, or you can contact Julie Wilkins (firstname.lastname@example.org or 931-0448).
Volunteers are asked to arrive at noon and stay until commencement starts. If interested in ushering, please contact Lorie Siebels at extension 7520 or email@example.com.
TLC Honored...Tennis and Life Camps at Gustavus has recently been featured in the Star Tribune's "Best of MN" as Best Tennis Camp. The camp, which has been running since 1977, was gifted to Gustavus in 2010 by Steve and Barb Wilkinson. TLC's non-profit status will allow more than 100 campers to attend on scholarship this summer alone. TLC staff members with Gustavus connections include Neal Hagberg '81, David Lachman, Jon Carlson '88, Heidi (Rostberg) Carlson '93, Nikolai Johansen '01, Tommy Valentini '03, Jennifer (Edlund) Johansen '04, Chad Anderson '08, Patrick Clark '12, Ryan Hallsten '12, Megan Born '13, Josh Connell '13, Amrik Donkena '13, Tyler Johnson '13, Cody Anderson '14, Duncan Anderson '14, Mya Smith-Dennis '14, Motasem Al-Houni '15, Lara Youngquist '15, and Mandy Schlauderaff '16. Visit tennisandlifecamps.org to learn more about the camps.
Commencement...Commencement exercises for the graduating class of 2013 will being at 2 p.m. with the procession beginning at 1:45 p.m.
Employee Picnic...The annual Gustavus Employee Picnic will be held at 11 a.m. Tuesday, June 4 in the Evelyn Young Dining Room. The menu includes pulled pork, hamburgers, black bean burgers, onion rings, baked beans, vegetarian baked beans, watermelon wedges, grape clusters, pasta salad, assorted desserts, and raspberry lemonade. Please RSVP to Jean Noren in the President's Office by Wednesday, May 29.
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 26 - Chaplain Sabina Koij
- Monday, May 27 - Chaplain Sabina Koij, Responsive Prayer
- Tuesday, May 28 - Litany for Travelers
Library Hours for Finals...Thursday, May 23 & Friday, May 24: 8 a.m. to 2 a.m.; Saturday, May 25: 8 a.m. to 10 p.m.; Sunday, May 26 & Monday, May 27: 8 a.m. to 2 a.m.; Tuesday, May 28 to Friday, May 31: 8 a.m. to 4:45 p.m.
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 2–3 pm||SCWABBLE w/Gabe (HWC)https://gustavus.edu/calendar/scwabble-w-gabe-hwc/49795Lund 224 (Aerobics Room)|
|2:30–4 pm||Micheal & Bonnie Jorgensen Present "More Theodora"https://gustavus.edu/calendar/micheal-bonnie-jorgensen-present-more-theodora/49854Bjorling Recital Hall|
|7–8 pm||Zumba w/McKenzie (HWC)https://gustavus.edu/calendar/zumba-w-mckenzie-hwc-2/49642Lund 224 (Aerobics Room)|
||Men's Golf at Twin Cities Classichttps://gustavus.edu/calendar/men-s-golf-at-twin-cities-classic-6/49033Le Sueur, Minn.|
|Tomorrow 6:30–7:30 am||Pure Movement w/Gabe (HWC)https://gustavus.edu/calendar/pure-movement-w-gabe-hwc/49766Lund 224 (Aerobics Room)|
|10–10:20 am||Daily Sabbathhttps://gustavus.edu/calendar/daily-sabbath-397/50225Christ Chapel|
|noon to 12:30 pm||WE Fitness Class-TRX with Troyhttps://gustavus.edu/calendar/we-fitness-class-trx-with-troy-4/49309Lund-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-3/49329Lund 224 (Aerobics Room)|
|4:30–5:30 pm||Office of the Comptroller of Currency Information Sessionhttps://gustavus.edu/calendar/office-of-the-comptroller-of-currency-information-session/50115Beck Hall 101|
|5–6 pm||Stress Bustershttps://gustavus.edu/calendar/stress-busters-3/50168Konferensrum (JCC 203A)|
|5–6 pm||Tabata w/Lydia and Christina (HWC)https://gustavus.edu/calendar/tabata-w-lydia-and-christina-hwc-2/49707Lund 224 (Aerobics Room)|
|6:30–8 pm||Real Life 101: Career- Alumni, Parents, and Friends - Oh My!https://gustavus.edu/calendar/real-life-101-career-alumni-parents-and-friends-oh-my/49905Career Development|
|7–8 pm||Dance 4 Fun w/Tasha (HWC)https://gustavus.edu/calendar/dance-4-fun-w-tasha-hwc/49678Lund 224 (Aerobics Room)|
|7:30–10 pm||First Presidential Debate Partyhttps://gustavus.edu/calendar/first-presidential-debate-party/5016749er Room|
||Nobel Conference - In Search of Economic Balancehttps://gustavus.edu/calendar/nobel-conference-in-search-of-economic-balance/46665Gustavus Adolphus College Campus|
|Sep 27 4 pm||Men's Soccer hosts Saint Mary'shttps://gustavus.edu/calendar/men-s-soccer-hosts-saint-mary-s/48491St. Peter, Minn.|
|5–6 pm||Liberate the Booty w/Gabe (HWC)https://gustavus.edu/calendar/liberate-the-booty-w-gabe-hwc-3/49737Lund 224 (Aerobics Room)|
|7–8 pm||Dance Cardio w/Megan (HWC)https://gustavus.edu/calendar/dance-cardio-w-megan-hwc/49693Lund 224 (Aerobics Room)|
|7–8 pm||The 2016 Nobel Conference Concerthttps://gustavus.edu/calendar/the-2016-nobel-conference-concert/49227Bjorling Recital Hall|
|Sep 28 2–4 pm||Moodle Drop-in Hourshttps://gustavus.edu/calendar/moodle-drop-in-hours/49493Olin 124 Lab|
|4 pm||Women's Soccer hosts Saint Mary'shttps://gustavus.edu/calendar/women-s-soccer-hosts-saint-mary-s/48506St. Peter, Minn.|
|5:30–6:30 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.|
|7–8 pm||Zumba w/McKenzie (HWC)https://gustavus.edu/calendar/zumba-w-mckenzie-hwc-2/49643Lund 224 (Aerobics Room)|
|Sep 29 6–6:40 am||WE Fitness Class-Yoga with Brendahttps://gustavus.edu/calendar/we-fitness-class-yoga-with-brenda-3/49610Lund 224 (Aerobics Room)|
|6–6:40 am||WE- Yoga with Brendahttps://gustavus.edu/calendar/we-yoga-with-brenda/49457Lund 224 (Aerobics Room)|
|9–11 am||Moodle Drop-in Hourshttps://gustavus.edu/calendar/moodle-drop-in-hours/49494Olin 124 Lab|
|10–10:20 am||Daily Sabbathhttps://gustavus.edu/calendar/daily-sabbath-398/50226Christ Chapel|
|12:40–1:20 pm||WE Fitness Class-Pyramid with Lauriehttps://gustavus.edu/calendar/we-fitness-class-pyramid-with-laurie-3/49623Lund 224 (Aerobics Room)|
|3:30–4:30 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|
|5–5:45 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|
|5:30–8 pm||Gustie Grill Outhttps://gustavus.edu/calendar/gustie-grill-out/50233Linnaeus Arboretum|
|7–8 pm||Zumba w/McKenzie (HWC)https://gustavus.edu/calendar/zumba-w-mckenzie-hwc-2/49644Lund 224 (Aerobics Room)|
|7:30–8:30 pm||Informational meeting about the 3-2 engineering programhttps://gustavus.edu/calendar/informational-meeting-about-the-3-2-engineering-program/50238Olin Hall room 220|
|8:30–10 pm||Fikahttps://gustavus.edu/calendar/fika-26/50212Swedish House|
|9–10 pm||Pure Movement w/Gabe (HWC)https://gustavus.edu/calendar/pure-movement-w-gabe-hwc-2/49781Lund 224 (Aerobics Room)|
|Sep 30 to Oct 2 All day||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 10–10:20 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|
|2:30–3:30 pm||Queer and Questioninghttps://gustavus.edu/calendar/queer-and-questioning/5010449er Room, lower level of the Campus Center, next to CAO desk|
|2:45–4 pm||Liberate the Booty w/Gabe (HWC)https://gustavus.edu/calendar/liberate-the-booty-w-gabe-hwc-4/49752Lund 224 (Aerobics Room)|
|Oct 1 All day||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|
|All day||Gustavus Fall Reunions - Coming Back to the Hillhttps://gustavus.edu/calendar/gustavus-fall-reunions-coming-back-to-the-hill/49218Gustavus Adolphus College Campus|
|All day||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.|
|10–10:30 am||Homecoming 2016 - Reunion Class Photoshttps://gustavus.edu/calendar/homecoming-2016-reunion-class-photos/49255Evelyn Young Dining Room|
|10–11 am||Homecoming 2016 - Alumni Choir Rehersalhttps://gustavus.edu/calendar/homecoming-2016-alumni-choir-rehersal/49254Bjorling Recital Hall|
|10:30–11:10 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||Men's Cross Country at Carletonhttps://gustavus.edu/calendar/men-s-cross-country-at-carleton/49021Northfield, Minn.|
|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 to 1:30 pm||Homecoming 2016 - All-Gustie Lunchhttps://gustavus.edu/calendar/homecoming-2016-all-gustie-lunch/49258Homecoming Tent|
|noon||Women's Cross Country at Carletonhttps://gustavus.edu/calendar/women-s-cross-country-at-carleton/49022Northfield, Minn.|
|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.|
|2:30–4 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.|
|4–6 pm||Homecoming 2016 - 5th Quarter Entertainment featuring Retrofithttps://gustavus.edu/calendar/homecoming-2016-5th-quarter-entertainment-featuring-retrofit/49259Homecoming Tent|
|4:30–6 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.|
|Oct 2 All day||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|
|2–3 pm||SCWABBLE w/Gabe (HWC)https://gustavus.edu/calendar/scwabble-w-gabe-hwc/49796Lund 224 (Aerobics Room)|
|7–8 pm||Zumba w/McKenzie (HWC)https://gustavus.edu/calendar/zumba-w-mckenzie-hwc-2/49645Lund 224 (Aerobics Room)|
|8–9 pm||Vespers: Your Kingdom Comehttps://gustavus.edu/calendar/vespers-your-kingdom-come/50182Christ Chapel|
|Oct 3 6:30–7:30 am||Pure Movement w/Gabe (HWC)https://gustavus.edu/calendar/pure-movement-w-gabe-hwc/49767Lund 224 (Aerobics Room)|
|8:30–10:30 am||Moodle Drop-in Hourshttps://gustavus.edu/calendar/moodle-drop-in-hours/49495Olin 124 Lab|
|10–10:20 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|
|12:40–1:20 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)|
|5–6 pm||Tabata w/Lydia and Christina (HWC)https://gustavus.edu/calendar/tabata-w-lydia-and-christina-hwc-2/49708Lund 224 (Aerobics Room)|
|6:30–8 pm||Real Life 101: Career - Make a Great First Impressionhttps://gustavus.edu/calendar/real-life-101-career-make-a-great-first-impression/49907Career Development|
|7–8 pm||Dance 4 Fun w/Tasha (HWC)https://gustavus.edu/calendar/dance-4-fun-w-tasha-hwc/49679Lund 224 (Aerobics Room)|
|Oct 4 All day||WE- Pilates with Rachelhttps://gustavus.edu/calendar/we-pilates-with-rachel-2/49533Lund 224 (Aerobics Room)|
|6–6:40 am||WE- Bootcamp with Brendahttps://gustavus.edu/calendar/we-bootcamp-with-brenda-2/49520Lund 224 (Aerobics Room)|
|10–10:20 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|
|1:30–2:30 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|
|5–6 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.|
|7–8 pm||Dance Cardio w/Megan (HWC)https://gustavus.edu/calendar/dance-cardio-w-megan-hwc/49694Lund 224 (Aerobics Room)|
|Sep 12 to Nov 6 All day||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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