Inside Gustavus (November 8, 2013)

Volume 46, Number 10

Faculty/Staff Activities

Tom LoFaro (Mathematics and Computer Science) gave a talk at the Society for Neuroscience Annual meeting titled "Learning How to Choose: Continuous Time Models of Cortical Normalization Predict Adaptive and Efficient Coding of Value for Choice." This is a presentation of collaborative work done with P.W. Glimcher, K. Louie, R. Webb, and A. Tymula. Paul Glimcher was a speaker at the 2011 Nobel Conference.

Lianying Shan (MLLC/Japanese Studies) published an article "New Chinese Immigrants in Japan: Cultural Translation and Linguistic Hybridity in Yang Yi's and Mao Danqing's Japanese-Language Writing" in the October issue of the peer-reviewed journal, Japanese Language and Literature.

Roland Thorstensson (Scandinavian Studies, Emeritus) was a study leader/lecturer for a seventeen-day Smithsonian Journey to Sweden, Denmark, and Norway in September. On Oct. 27, Roland teamed up with Edi Thorstensson for a presentation on Sami culture in conjunction with an exhibit on the Sami at Vesterheim Museum in Decorah, Iowa.

Lois Peterson (Art and Art History) has a new series of drawings, titled " The Double Landscape" currently on exhibition at the North Mankato Taylor Library. The exhibit is funded by an Individual Artist Initiative Grant through monies provided by the Minnesota State Arts Board. The exhibit will be on display through November.

Student Achievements

The Gustavus forensics team placed 7th out of 47 teams at the prestigious L.E. Norton Memorial Tournament on the campus of Bradley University. Senior Kelsey Abele took fourth place in the indvidiual sweepstakes, becoming the second competitor in the team's history to place in the individual sweepstakes. Abele placed second in Dramatic Interpretation and also made the semifinals in Prose Interpretation. Senior Shelby Wilds placed third in Communication Analysis and sixth in After-Dinner Speaking. Freshman Jaley Gray took second place in the Novice Dramatic Interpretation. Freshman Andrea Broman took sixth place in Novice Communication Analysis.

Funding Opps

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

  • National Institutes of Health (NIH) Research Funding

    The NIH offers Academic Research Enhancement Award (AREA) grants to stimulate research in educational institutions that provide baccalaureate degrees but that have not been major recipients of NIH support. These grants support small research projects in the biomedical and behavioral sciences. The maximum project award is $300,000 in direct costs, plus indirect costs, and is available for up to three years. Annual deadlines are February 25, June 25 and October 25. More information is available online.

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

In The Media

  • The Star Tribune printed a story on Thursday, Oct. 31 about the Corpse Flower. Brian O’Brien was quoted in the story. The Star Tribune also printed two pictures of the Corpse Flower in its Saturday, Nov. 2 edition and also posted a video on its website.
  • Other media outlets that covered the Corpse Flower included KARE-11, WCCO-TV, KSTP-TV, WCCO Radio, Minnesota Public Radio, Minnesota News Network, Mankato Free Press, St. Peter Herald, KEYC-TV, and Metro Lutheran. Cindy Johnson, Brian O’Brien and Matt Thomas were all interviewed for various stories.
  • The Mankato Free Press printed a story on Thursday, Oct. 31 about the Anderson Theatre production of Trojan Barbie. Professor Amy Seham and students Deb Witherspoon, Comfort Dolo and Carianne Brobst were all quoted in the story.
  • Tom Crady was interviewed by KARE-11 on Friday, Nov. 1 for a story regarding problems college admission offices are experiencing with the Common Application.
  • The Gustavus Career Services Office and the Alumni Mentoring Program were both featured in a story in the November edition of The Lutheran magazine about efforts colleges are taking to help graduates get jobs. Cynthia Favre, Kathi Tunheim and student Benjamin Reynolds were all quoted in the story.

President's Cabinet Summary

The President's Cabinet met on Tuesday, Nov. 5 and discussed the following items:

  • Professor Eric Dugdale, Vice Chair of the Faculty Senate, gave a report on the recent activities of the Senate, including discussions regarding establishing a policy concerning the recording of classes, the creation of a subcommittee to review the status of long-term non-tenure track faculty, and reviewing student course evaluation instruments. Professor Dugdale also indicated that short presentations of academic programs/departments will be given at each faculty meeting. Provost Braun outlined the process for reviewing the academic strategic plan. A brief discussion was held concerning employee compensation and the research that is being conducted regarding the same.
  • Provost Braun gave an update on the wireless circumstances on campus and presented a proposal to improve accessibility on campus. Provost Braun will continue discussions with Director of GTS Bruce Aarsvold regarding possible alternatives to the plan presented and funding options.
  • Discussion was held regarding appointing a support staff representative to the Higher Learning Commission Committee. Consensus was to post a note in Inside Gustavus asking support staff employees to respond to Assistant to the President Jolene Christensen if they are interested in serving on the HLC Committee.
  • Members discussed the oversight and supervision of the Gustavus Health Promotions position. Consensus was to have the GHP position report to the new Director of the Wellbeing Initiative.
  • Members approved the hiring of two full-time replacement custodial positions.
  • The position of director of the newly funded Wellbeing initiative will be posted soon. Vice President VanHecke is also working on confirming the Administrative Assistant position.

News & Announcements

New Group Long-Term Care Insurance Program...To address the need for long-term care insurance, Gustavus is partnering with the LifeSecure Insurance Company to offer group-discounted long-term care insurance with one-time simplified underwriting. To be eligible for the simplified underwriting, employees must be age 68 or under and work at least 20 hours per week. Employees who do not meet this criterion may still apply for coverage with full underwriting; and, spouses/partners, parents, parents-in-law, grandparents, grandparents-in-law, siblings and adult children are also eligible for discounted premiums with full underwriting. In order for you to learn more about long-term care insurance and the new program, please attend one of the educational workshops listed below. Following the workshops, an advisor will be available to meet or set up times to meet with employees and their spouses as well as extended family members.

  • Tuesday, Nov. 19, 9-10 a.m., Linner Lounge
  • Tuesday, Nov. 19, 11:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m., Linner Lounge
  • Thursday, Nov. 21, 3:30-4:30 p.m., 49er Room
  • Thursday, Nov. 21, 5-6 p.m., 49er room

UMW HERC’s Fall Membership Meeting...“Talent in Our Midst: Nurturing Future Faculty and Staff of Color,” will be held on Friday, Nov. 22, from 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. at Hamline University’s Anderson Center, Room 305. Dr. Richard Reddick of the University of Texas will share his research and experience on “growing our own” faculty and staff of color. Additional meeting details are available online. If you are unable to attend but would like to participate via remote broadcast, please join the Provost's Office on November 22 at 9-11:30 a.m. in the Board Room. Feel free to come for all or just part of the meeting.

Reading in Common Suggestions...The Campus Activities Office is in the beginning stages of selecting our Reading In Common book for the next academic year! We'd love to hear about books you've read that you feel would be a great fit for the program. Here are a few things to consider as you make a recommendation:

  • Is the book a manageable summer read for students 18 years of age?
  • How does this book relate on a variety of levels to students in transition?
  • Is the book shorter than 300 pages?

Please complete the recommendation form online.

Campus Happenings

Gustavus Unplugged...Gustavus Unplugged is an opportunity to “unplug” from our virtual lifestyles and “plug into” a more centered way of being human. From Nov. 8-10, a full range of activities will include: “No Phone Day” (with an optional “surrender your phone” option), various sessions of yoga, hours of silence, Taize meditation, and Sunday morning Holy Communion Worship. Participants may take part in some or all of the events offered, depending upon availability and interest. A full schedule and more detailed information can be found on Facebook or with the Office of the Chaplains at x7446.

Shared Governance Discussion...Members of the Board of Trustees, faculty, and administrators are invited to attend an open meeting from 2:30-4 p.m. on Friday, Nov. 8 in the Three Crowns Room, in order to contribute their viewpoints as we work toward a shared understanding of shared governance at Gustavus. Specific focal topic areas for each discussion date and suggested background readings are available online.

Clyde Bellecourt Public Lecture...Clyde Bellecourt, Native American civil rights leader and co-founder of the American Indian Movement (AIM), will speak at Gustavus Adolphus College at 7 p.m. Monday, Nov. 11 in Alumni Hall. Bellecourt’s lecture is titled “The American Indian Movement: Past, Present, and Future,” and is free and open to the public.

Fighting Hunger Lecture...Gustavus alumna Mikka McCracken will speak at 7 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 12 in the Heritage Room. McCracken, who is a program director at ELCA World Hunger, will deliver a talk titled "The Fight Continues Against Childhood Hunger."

Gustie Breakfast...The next on-campus Gustie Breakfast will take place Wednesday, Nov. 13 at 7:30 a.m. in a campus banquet room. Cost is $8 for an individual or $15 for two, payable at the door. Reserve your spot by emailing gustiebreakfast@gustavus.edu or by calling 507-933-6043. This month's presenter is Megan Ruble, while December's presenter will be Professor of Philosophy and GWS Lisa Heldke.

Daily Sabbath Schedule... All are invited to attend Daily Sabbath at 10 a.m. weekdays. The upcoming schedule is as follows:

  • Monday, Nov. 11 (Pray): Post your prayers online at padlet.com/wall/gustavusprays. Music and silent prayer in Christ Chapel.
  • Tuesday, Nov. 12 (Discuss): Chaplain Siri Erickson "Why does it sound strange to call God 'she'?"
  • Wednesday, Nov. 13 (Celebrate): Morning Praise with the Choir of Christ Chapel
  • Thursday, Nov. 14 (Re:vive): Chaplain Grady St. Dennis speaking
  • Friday, Nov. 15 (Play): Hymns on Tap in The Dive

Off-Campus Events of Interest

Mental Health Wellness Fair...The 2nd annual Chill Out will take place on Thursday, Nov. 14 from 6-8 p.m. at the St. Peter Community Center. The students in Abnormal Psychology classes at Gustavus have developed a plan to create a wellness fair with presenters and booths that will provide mental health resources for community members; mainly focusing on wellness, stress reduction, and awareness. 

Weight Watchers Meetings...Don’t wait for the new year – get a jump start on your health and wellness goals!! Join Weight Watchers today! Since February of 2012, our at-work Weight Watchers group members have lost hundreds of pounds. However, so many of our members have reached their “Lifetime Member” status - which is GREAT for them and proof that this program works! – but bad for us in that Lifetime members don’t count towards our membership requirements. In order to keep the Weight Watchers meeting at Scholarship America, we need at least 17 active members. If you have thought about joining us in the past, but were too shy – come on in to our informational meeting on November 21, 2013 – or stop in any Thursday at 12:15 and see what the program is all about. Bring your lunch! A Weight Watchers representative is available before and after the meetings for personal questions. If you would like more information, please contact Julie Wilkins at 507-931-0448 or jwilkins@scholarshipamerica.org.

Obituaries

  • Audrey Boucher, the mother of Susan Myhra (Residential Life Office), passed away on Sunday, Nov. 3 at the age of 87. A funeral service was held at 11 a.m. on Friday, Nov. 8 at Trinity Lutheran Church in St. Peter. She is survived by her husband if 68 years, Floyd; daughter Susan (Stephen) Myhra; grandsons Neal, Nathan (Amy) and Matthew Myhra; great grandchildren Andrew and Megan Myhra; sisters Shirley Jacobsen and Elaine (Kenneth) DeZeeuw; sister-in-law Louise Johnson and nieces and nephews.

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

Retreats...Church Relations in the Center for Servant Leadership will be hosting weekend confirmation retreats for Transfiguration Lutheran Church of Bloomington from Friday, Nov. 8 to Sunday, Nov. 10 and for Woodlake Lutheran Church of Richfield on Saturday, Nov. 9. The retreat programs are a resource offered to ELCA congregations who are members of the Gustavus Association of Congregations.

Safety Snips

Winter Walking Safety...Winter is just around the corner so it's time to review some campus pedestrian safety tips:

  • Walking on snow or ice is especially treacherous and wearing proper footwear is essential. A pair of well insulated boots with good rubber treads is a must for walking during or after winter snows. Keeping a pair of rubber over-shoes with good treads which fit over your street shoes is a good idea during the winter months.
  • When walking on an icy or snow-covered walkway, take short steps and walk at a slower pace so you can react quickly to a change in traction. Be aware that ice may be lurking under a light dusting of snow.
  • When walking on a sidewalk which has not been cleared and you must walk in the street, walk against the traffic and as close to the curb as you can.
  • Be on the lookout for snow removal vehicles in parking lots and walkways. Make eye contact with the equipment operator so they know you can see them. Be aware that approaching vehicles may not be able to stop at crosswalks or stop signs.
  • Wear reflective or brightly colored garments for exercise routes that enter streets and roads during lowlight conditions.
  • Don’t walk with your hands in your pockets, walk with your hands out and wear gloves so you can break your fall if you do slip.
  • Avoid cellphone use, texting and headsets while walking on slippery walkways. Look ahead at your path of travel and use handrails on slippery steps.
  • Be aware that snow can melt and refreeze overnight on walkways. Call Physical Plant at extension x7504 to report icy walkways and parking lots.

Plugs

For Rent...House for rent, available immediately. Charming 1950s rambler one block from Gustavus. Approximately 1,300 square feet, 3 bedrooms and 2 bathrooms. Full size washer and dryer. One stall garage with additional off-street parking. Contact Mitch - 651-214-3912.

"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
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
11 am to 1 pm Gustavus Women's Rugby vs. UW-River Fallshttps://gustavus.edu/calendar/gustavus-women-s-rugby-vs-uw-river-falls/49873Rugby Pitch behind baseball fields
11 am to 4:30 pm Fall Festivalhttps://gustavus.edu/calendar/fall-festival/50203Linnaeus Arboretum
11:30 am to 1 pm Carnival Lunchhttps://gustavus.edu/calendar/carnival-lunch-4/50204Evelyn Young Dining Room, Jackson Campus Center
13 pm Triviahttps://gustavus.edu/calendar/trivia-4/50205Courtyard Café, Jackson Campus Center
23 pm Ice Cream Social With President Bergmanhttps://gustavus.edu/calendar/ice-cream-social-with-president-bergman/50206President's Home
35 pm Human Bubble Soccerhttps://gustavus.edu/calendar/human-bubble-soccer/50210Hollingsworth Football Stadium
56:30 pm Bingo & Pizzahttps://gustavus.edu/calendar/bingo-pizza/50219Alumni Hall, Johnson Student Union
7 pm Men's Soccer at Augsburghttps://gustavus.edu/calendar/men-s-soccer-at-augsburg-2/48493Minneapolis, Minn.
79 pm Weekend Movie: The Secret Life of Petshttps://gustavus.edu/calendar/weekend-movie-the-secret-life-of-pets/50207Wallenberg Auditorium, Nobel Hall
810 pm Illusionist: 'Kid Ace'https://gustavus.edu/calendar/illusionist-kid-ace/50220Bjorling Recital Hall, Fine Arts 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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