Inside Gustavus (November 8, 2013)
Volume 46, Number 10
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.
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.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org).
- 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.
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.
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 email@example.com 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
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 firstname.lastname@example.org.
- 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 email@example.com). 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.
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.
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.
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.
|Today 7–9 pm||Lecture by Prof. Olof Hedling, Lund Universityhttps://gustavus.edu/calendar/lecture-by-prof-olof-hedling-lund-university/40873127 Confer Hall|
|8–9:15 pm||Jake Jones Coffeehousehttps://gustavus.edu/calendar/jake-jones-coffeehouse/40874Courtyard Café|
|9–11 pm||Swing Dancehttps://gustavus.edu/calendar/swing-dance/41310Alumni Hall|
|Tomorrow All day||Inside Out Dayhttps://gustavus.edu/calendar/inside-out-day/41654Gustavus Campus|
||Men's Track & Field at Drake Relayshttps://gustavus.edu/calendar/men-s-track-field-at-drake-relays/41400Des Moines, Iowa|
|All day||Women's Track & Field at Drake Relayshttps://gustavus.edu/calendar/women-s-track-field-at-drake-relays/41409Des Moines, Iowa|
|Tomorrow 6:30–7:20 am||GHP-Cardio Mix with Brenda Haugenhttps://gustavus.edu/calendar/ghp-cardio-mix-with-brenda-haugen-3/40841Lund 224 (Aerobics Room)|
|8 am to 2 pm||"Theology + Graduate School = Possible?"https://gustavus.edu/calendar/theology-graduate-school-possible/41243Luther Seminary (St. Paul, MN)|
|10–10:20 am||Daily Sabbathhttps://gustavus.edu/calendar/daily-sabbath-66/41532Christ Chapel|
|2:30–3:30 pm||Parking Forumhttps://gustavus.edu/calendar/parking-forum-2/41645Alumni Hall|
|2:30–7:30 pm||Baseball hosts St. Olaf College (DH - Non-Conference)https://gustavus.edu/calendar/baseball-hosts-st-olaf-college-dh-non-conference/40396St. Peter, Minn.|
|3:30–4:30 pm||Zumba (HMC class) with Meganhttps://gustavus.edu/calendar/zumba-hmc-class-with-megan/40912Lund 224 (Aerobics Room)|
|4:30–7:30 pm||Women's Tennis at St. Olaf Collegehttps://gustavus.edu/calendar/women-s-tennis-at-st-olaf-college-3/40348Northfield, Minn.|
|5–5:45 pm||Study Abroad Returnee Session: "Going Abroad Again"https://gustavus.edu/calendar/study-abroad-returnee-session-going-abroad-again/41680Linner Lounge - Johnson Student Union|
|5–6 pm||Insanity (HMC class) with Carriehttps://gustavus.edu/calendar/insanity-hmc-class-with-carrie-2/40960Lund 224 (Aerobics Room)|
|7–8 pm||Yoga (HMC class) with Lindsayhttps://gustavus.edu/calendar/yoga-hmc-class-with-lindsay/41013Lund Gymnastics Room|
|7–8 pm||Zumba (HMC class) with Paigehttps://gustavus.edu/calendar/zumba-hmc-class-with-paige-3/40759Lund 224 (Aerobics Room)|
|8–9:30 pm||Guest Speaker: Arn Chorn-Pondhttps://gustavus.edu/calendar/guest-speaker-arn-chorn-pond/41568Alumni Hall|
||Second Annual Nuss Young Alumni Challengehttps://gustavus.edu/calendar/second-annual-nuss-young-alumni-challenge/41540Online|
||Gustavus Philanthropy Weekhttps://gustavus.edu/calendar/gustavus-philanthropy-week/39023Gustavus Adolphus College Campus|
|Apr 25 All day||Withdraw Deadlinehttps://gustavus.edu/calendar/withdraw-deadline-3/27281Gustavus Campus|
|10–10:20 am||Daily Sabbathhttps://gustavus.edu/calendar/daily-sabbath-67/41533Christ Chapel|
|11:40 am to 12:20 pm||GHP-Yoga with Kelly Hollandhttps://gustavus.edu/calendar/ghp-yoga-with-kelly-holland-2/40854Lund 224 (Aerobics Room)|
|2:30–4 pm||G.O.L.D. - Exemplary Leadership - Mastering Self-Leadershiphttps://gustavus.edu/calendar/g-o-l-d-exemplary-leadership-mastering-self-leadership/41091Beck 117|
|2:30–4 pm||G.O.L.D. - Self Leadership - Personal Brandinghttps://gustavus.edu/calendar/g-o-l-d-self-leadership-personal-branding-4/41099Beck 101|
|2:30–4 pm||G.O.L.D. - Servant Leadership - Stewardshiphttps://gustavus.edu/calendar/g-o-l-d-servant-leadership-stewardship-4/41083Beck 119|
|2:30–4:30 pm||Faculty Meetinghttps://gustavus.edu/calendar/faculty-meeting-23/38558Alumni Hall|
|4–6 pm||Gustie Cup Floor Hockeyhttps://gustavus.edu/calendar/gustie-cup-floor-hockey/41693Lund Center Forum|
|4:30–7 pm||Faculty Shop Talkhttps://gustavus.edu/calendar/faculty-shop-talk-37/40113Interpretive Center|
|7–9 pm||Weekend Movie: Herhttps://gustavus.edu/calendar/weekend-movie-her/41216Wallenberg Auditorium, Nobel Hall|
|7–9:30 pm||Celebrating Philanthropy Dinnerhttps://gustavus.edu/calendar/celebrating-philanthropy-dinner/41152Evelyn Young Dining Room|
|7:30–9:30 pm||Dan Leifermann, Student Trumpet Recitalhttps://gustavus.edu/calendar/dan-leifermann-student-trumpet-recital/40542Bjorling Recital Hall|
|8–9 pm||Mendacity - Rob Ward and Comfort Dolohttps://gustavus.edu/calendar/mendacity-rob-ward-and-comfort-dolo/41614The Black Box - Fine Arts Center|
||Weekend Movie: The Lego Moviehttps://gustavus.edu/calendar/weekend-movie-the-lego-movie/41607Wallenberg Auditorium, Nobel Hall|
|Apr 25 at 11 pm to Apr 26 at 1 am||Dive Dancehttps://gustavus.edu/calendar/dive-dance-6/41203The Dive|
||Greek Weekhttps://gustavus.edu/calendar/greek-week/41232Gustavus Campus|
|Apr 26 All day||Men's Track & Field hosts Drake Alternative/Alumni Meethttps://gustavus.edu/calendar/men-s-track-field-hosts-drake-alternative-alumni-meet/41401St. Peter, Minn.|
|All day||Women's Track & Field hosts Drake Alternative/Alumni Meethttps://gustavus.edu/calendar/women-s-track-field-hosts-drake-alternative-alumni-meet/41410St. Peter, Minn.|
||Men's Golf at Saint John's Spring Invitationalhttps://gustavus.edu/calendar/men-s-golf-at-saint-john-s-spring-invitational-3/40574St. Cloud, Minn. & Monticello, Minn.|
|All day||Women's Golf at Carleton Invitationalhttps://gustavus.edu/calendar/women-s-golf-at-carleton-invitational-4/40579Northfield, Minn.|
|Apr 26 9:30 am to 3 pm||2014 Student Leadership Dayhttps://gustavus.edu/calendar/2014-student-leadership-day/41465Beck Hall, The Dive|
|10:45 am to 3 pm||GACAC Faith Conferencehttps://gustavus.edu/calendar/gacac-faith-conference/41432Christ Chapel and Alumni Hall|
|noon to 3 pm||Men's Tennis hosts Carleton Collegehttps://gustavus.edu/calendar/men-s-tennis-hosts-carleton-college/40344St. Peter, Minn.|
|1–5 pm||Softball at Hamline University (DH)https://gustavus.edu/calendar/softball-at-hamline-university-dh-2/40382St. Paul, Minn.|
|1:30–3:30 pm||Katie Landreville, bassoon, and Anthony Afful, oboe, Joint Student Recitalhttps://gustavus.edu/calendar/katie-landreville-bassoon-and-anthony-afful-oboe-joint-student-recital/40543Bjorling Recital Hall|
|3–5 pm||Gustie Cup Capture the Flaghttps://gustavus.edu/calendar/gustie-cup-capture-the-flag/41694Linnaeus Arboretum|
|3–6 pm||Women's Tennis hosts University of St. Thomashttps://gustavus.edu/calendar/women-s-tennis-hosts-university-of-st-thomas/40365St. Peter, Minn.|
|3:30–5 pm||Dempsey Schroeder Senior Viola Recitalhttps://gustavus.edu/calendar/dempsey-schroeder-senior-viola-recital/41506Bjorling Recital Hall|
|5:30–7:30 pm||Weekend Movie: The Lego Moviehttps://gustavus.edu/calendar/weekend-movie-the-lego-movie-2/41608Wallenberg Auditorium, Nobel Hall|
|6:30–7:30 pm||The World of the Brothers Grimm - Kaitlyn McElrathhttps://gustavus.edu/calendar/the-world-of-the-brothers-grimm-kaitlyn-mcelrath/41561The Dive|
|6:30–11 pm||Diversity Awards Banquethttps://gustavus.edu/calendar/diversity-awards-banquet-4/41567Alumni Hall|
|7:30–9:30 pm||Nick Mason, Senior Trumpet Recitalhttps://gustavus.edu/calendar/nick-mason-senior-trumpet-recital/40544Bjorling Recital Hall|
|8–9 pm||Mendacity - Rob Ward and Comfort Dolohttps://gustavus.edu/calendar/mendacity-rob-ward-and-comfort-dolo/41615The Black Box - Fine Arts Center|
|8–10 pm||Weekend Movie: Herhttps://gustavus.edu/calendar/weekend-movie-her/41217Wallenberg Auditorium, Nobel Hall|
|Apr 27 10 am to 1 pm||Men's Tennis hosts University of St. Thomashttps://gustavus.edu/calendar/men-s-tennis-hosts-university-of-st-thomas/40345St. Peter, Minn.|
|11:30 am to 12:30 pm||The World of the Brothers Grimm - Kaitlyn McElrathhttps://gustavus.edu/calendar/the-world-of-the-brothers-grimm-kaitlyn-mcelrath/41562The Dive|
|1:30–3:30 pm||Chris Allen, Senior Bass Trombone Recitalhttps://gustavus.edu/calendar/chris-allen-senior-bass-trombone-recital/40545Bjorling Recital Hall|
|2–3 pm||Mendacity - Rob Ward and Comfort Dolohttps://gustavus.edu/calendar/mendacity-rob-ward-and-comfort-dolo/41616The Black Box - Fine Arts Center|
|2–4 pm||Weekend Movie: Herhttps://gustavus.edu/calendar/weekend-movie-her/41218Wallenberg Auditorium, Nobel Hall|
|3–5 pm||Gustie Cup Soccerhttps://gustavus.edu/calendar/gustie-cup-soccer/41695Practice Soccer Field (if nice weather) or Lund (if raining)|
|3–5 pm||The Gustavus Choir with Philip Brunelle's VocalEssence in Concerthttps://gustavus.edu/calendar/the-gustavus-choir-with-philip-brunelle-s-vocalessence-in-concert/40546Bethel University's Benson Great Hall|
|3:30–5:30 pm||Aleksi Moran, Student Piano Recitalhttps://gustavus.edu/calendar/aleksi-moran-student-piano-recital/40514Bjorling Recital Hall|
|5–6 pm||Worship Service of Holy Communionhttps://gustavus.edu/calendar/worship-service-of-holy-communion-5/41237Christ Chapel|
|6:30–7:30 pm||The World of the Brothers Grimm - Kaitlyn McElrathhttps://gustavus.edu/calendar/the-world-of-the-brothers-grimm-kaitlyn-mcelrath/41563The Dive|
|7–8 pm||Zumba (HMC class) with Paigehttps://gustavus.edu/calendar/zumba-hmc-class-with-paige-3/40745Lund 224 (Aerobics Room)|
|7:30–9:30 pm||The Choir of Christ Chapel Home Concerthttps://gustavus.edu/calendar/the-choir-of-christ-chapel-home-concert-5/40516Christ Chapel|
|8–9 pm||Zumba (HMC class) with Hayleyhttps://gustavus.edu/calendar/zumba-hmc-class-with-hayley-3/41028Lund 224 (Aerobics Room)|
|Apr 28 10–10:20 am||Daily Sabbathhttps://gustavus.edu/calendar/daily-sabbath-68/41534Christ Chapel|
|11:40 am to 12:20 pm||GHP-Yoga with Brenda Haugenhttps://gustavus.edu/calendar/ghp-yoga-with-brenda-haugen-2/40801Lund 224 (Aerobics Room)|
|12:40–1:20 pm||GHP-Zumba with Jill VanOsdolhttps://gustavus.edu/calendar/ghp-zumba-with-jill-vanosdol-2/40814Lund 224 (Aerobics Room)|
|2:30–7:30 pm||Baseball hosts Martin Luther College (DH)https://gustavus.edu/calendar/baseball-hosts-martin-luther-college-dh/40397St. Peter, Minn.|
|4–5 pm||Tabata (HMC class) with Kelseyhttps://gustavus.edu/calendar/tabata-hmc-class-with-kelsey/41000Lund 224 (Aerobics Room)|
|5–6 pm||Cardio Dance Conditioning (HMC class) with Samarahttps://gustavus.edu/calendar/cardio-dance-conditioning-hmc-class-with-samara/40889Lund 224 (Aerobics Room)|
|5–7 pm||Take Back the Nighthttps://gustavus.edu/calendar/take-back-the-night-7/41628Beck 111|
|6:30–10:30 pm||Softball vs. College of St. Scholastica (DH) (University of Minnesota)https://gustavus.edu/calendar/softball-vs-college-of-st-scholastica-dh-university-of-minnesota/40383Minneapolis, Minn.|
|7–8:30 pm||Shelly Tochlukhttps://gustavus.edu/calendar/shelly-tochluk/41177Alumni Hall|
|7–9 pm||Gustavus Student Senate Meetinghttps://gustavus.edu/calendar/gustavus-student-senate-meeting-4/41624The Board Room, Jackson Campus Center|
|Apr 29 7–8 am||Insanity (HMC class) with Hannahttps://gustavus.edu/calendar/insanity-hmc-class-with-hanna/40974Lund 224 (Aerobics Room)|
|10–10:20 am||Daily Sabbathhttps://gustavus.edu/calendar/daily-sabbath-69/41535Christ Chapel|
|10:30–11:30 am||Open Enrollment Meeting for Medical Insurance Onlyhttps://gustavus.edu/calendar/open-enrollment-meeting-for-medical-insurance-only-2/41687Heritage Room|
|1:30–2:30 pm||Open Enrollment Meeting for Medical Insurance Onlyhttps://gustavus.edu/calendar/open-enrollment-meeting-for-medical-insurance-only-2/41688Heritage Room|
|3:30–4:30 pm||Zumba (HMC class) with Meganhttps://gustavus.edu/calendar/zumba-hmc-class-with-megan/40913Lund 224 (Aerobics Room)|
|3:30–5 pm||Coca Cola Educational Partnership Grant Receptionhttps://gustavus.edu/calendar/coca-cola-educational-partnership-grant-reception-2/41507Heritage Banquet Room|
|6–7 pm||La mesa de españolhttps://gustavus.edu/calendar/la-mesa-de-espa-ol/41461Cafeteria|
|6–8:30 pm||Chicago Chapter Eventhttps://gustavus.edu/calendar/chicago-chapter-event-2/40934Tavern at the Park, Chicago, IL|
|7–8 pm||Step Interval (HMC class) With Cassiehttps://gustavus.edu/calendar/step-interval-hmc-class-with-cassie/40773Lund 224 (Aerobics Room)|
|7–8 pm||Tai Chi in the Arbhttps://gustavus.edu/calendar/tai-chi-in-the-arb-3/41617Linnaeus Arboretum Interpretive Center, Gustavus Adolphus College|
|8–9 pm||Zumba (HMC class) with Hayleyhttps://gustavus.edu/calendar/zumba-hmc-class-with-hayley-3/41042Lund 224 (Aerobics Room)|
|Apr 30 All day||MAYDAY!https://gustavus.edu/calendar/mayday-3/35171Christ Chapel/Alumni Hall|
|All day||Men's Track & Field at MSU Twilighthttps://gustavus.edu/calendar/men-s-track-field-at-msu-twilight/41402Mankato, Minn.|
|All day||Women's Track & Field at MSU Twilighthttps://gustavus.edu/calendar/women-s-track-field-at-msu-twilight/41411Mankato, Minn.|
|11:40 am to 12:20 pm||GHP-Bootcamp with Brenda Haugenhttps://gustavus.edu/calendar/ghp-bootcamp-with-brenda-haugen-3/40828Lund 224 (Aerobics Room)|
|2:30–7:30 pm||Baseball hosts Carleton College (DH)https://gustavus.edu/calendar/baseball-hosts-carleton-college-dh-2/40398St. Peter, Minn.|
|4–5 pm||Cardio Strength (HMC class) with Carrie and Maggiehttps://gustavus.edu/calendar/cardio-strength-hmc-class-with-carrie-and-maggie/40948Lund 224 (Aerobics Room)|
|7–8 pm||Cardio Sculpt (HMC class) with Ashleyhttps://gustavus.edu/calendar/cardio-sculpt-hmc-class-with-ashley/40987Lund Gymnastics Room|
|7–9 pm||Zeta Chi Phi Recruitment Event (Mean Girls Movie Night)https://gustavus.edu/calendar/zeta-chi-phi-recruitment-event-mean-girls-movie-night/41711Beck 301|
|9–11 pm||Swing Dancinghttps://gustavus.edu/calendar/swing-dancing-11/41311Alumni Hall|
|Yesterday to May 1 All day||Fall Registrationhttps://gustavus.edu/calendar/fall-registration-9/27342Gustavus Campus|
|May 1 All day||Gustavus Student Life Conferencehttps://gustavus.edu/calendar/gustavus-student-life-conference/41599Jackson Campus Center|
||MIAC Multi'shttps://gustavus.edu/calendar/miac-multi-s/41403Northfield, Minn.|
|All day||Women's Track & Field at MIAC Multi'shttps://gustavus.edu/calendar/women-s-track-field-at-miac-multi-s/41412Northfield, Minn.|
|May 1 6:30–7:20 am||GHP-Cardio Mix with Brenda Haugenhttps://gustavus.edu/calendar/ghp-cardio-mix-with-brenda-haugen-3/40842Lund 224 (Aerobics Room)|
|3:30–4:30 pm||Zumba (HMC class) with Meganhttps://gustavus.edu/calendar/zumba-hmc-class-with-megan/40914Lund 224 (Aerobics Room)|
|5–6 pm||Insanity (HMC class) with Carriehttps://gustavus.edu/calendar/insanity-hmc-class-with-carrie-2/40961Lund 224 (Aerobics Room)|
|6–8 pm||Phi Beta Kappa Induction Ceremonyhttps://gustavus.edu/calendar/phi-beta-kappa-induction-ceremony-3/39409St. Peter Room|
|7–8 pm||Yoga (HMC class) with Lindsayhttps://gustavus.edu/calendar/yoga-hmc-class-with-lindsay/41014Lund Gymnastics Room|
|7–8 pm||Zumba (HMC class) with Paigehttps://gustavus.edu/calendar/zumba-hmc-class-with-paige-3/40760Lund 224 (Aerobics Room)|
||Men's Track & Field at Meet of the UnSaintlyhttps://gustavus.edu/calendar/men-s-track-field-at-meet-of-the-unsaintly/41404St. Paul, Minn.|
|All day||Women's Track & Field at Meet of the UnSaintlyhttps://gustavus.edu/calendar/women-s-track-field-at-meet-of-the-unsaintly/41413St. Paul, Minn.|
||Books in Bloomhttps://gustavus.edu/calendar/books-in-bloom-5/41143Folke Bernadotte Memorial Library|
|May 2 11:40 am to 12:20 pm||GHP-Yoga with Kelly Hollandhttps://gustavus.edu/calendar/ghp-yoga-with-kelly-holland-2/40855Lund 224 (Aerobics Room)|
|2:30–4 pm||G.O.L.D. - Exemplary Leadership - Leadership for Everyonehttps://gustavus.edu/calendar/g-o-l-d-exemplary-leadership-leadership-for-everyone/41092Beck 117|
|2:30–4 pm||G.O.L.D. - Self Leadership - Capstone & Self Reviewhttps://gustavus.edu/calendar/g-o-l-d-self-leadership-capstone-self-review-2/41100Beck 101|
|2:30–4 pm||G.O.L.D. - Servant Leadership - Capstone Classhttps://gustavus.edu/calendar/g-o-l-d-servant-leadership-capstone-class/41084Beck 119|
|2:30–5 pm||Sigma Xi Symposiumhttps://gustavus.edu/calendar/sigma-xi-symposium-11/41700Nobel Hall of Science, Rooms 201 and 222|
|5–7 pm||Celebration of Creative Inquiryhttps://gustavus.edu/calendar/celebration-of-creative-inquiry-8/38951Banquet Room C - St. Peter Banquet Room|
|6–7:30 pm||Bollywood Workshophttps://gustavus.edu/calendar/bollywood-workshop/41627Lund 224 (Aerobics Room)|
|7:30–9 pm||The Woodwind Chamber Ensembles Spring Concerthttps://gustavus.edu/calendar/the-woodwind-chamber-ensembles-spring-concert/40641Bjorling Recital Hall|
|8–10 pm||Grace: The Gustavus Dance Company in Concerthttps://gustavus.edu/calendar/grace-the-gustavus-dance-company-in-concert/39279Anderson Theatre|
|8–10 pm||Weekend Movie: American Hustlehttps://gustavus.edu/calendar/weekend-movie-american-hustle/41219Wallenberg Auditorium, Nobel Hall|
||Dive Dancehttps://gustavus.edu/calendar/dive-dance-7/41204The Dive|
|May 3 All day||Honors Dayhttps://gustavus.edu/calendar/honors-d/35253Gustavus Campus|
||Women's Golf at UW-Eau Claire Invitationalhttps://gustavus.edu/calendar/women-s-golf-at-uw-eau-claire-invitational-3/40580Eau Claire, Wis.|
|May 3 9 am to 2 pm||Take the Hill Triathlonhttps://gustavus.edu/calendar/take-the-hill-triathlon-4/40186Gustavus Adolphus College Campus|
|9 am to 3 pm||Festival of Nationshttps://gustavus.edu/calendar/festival-of-nations-3/41178Excel Center in St. Paul, Minn.|
|1–6 pm||Baseball hosts Saint John's University (DH)https://gustavus.edu/calendar/baseball-hosts-saint-john-s-university-dh/40399St. Peter, Minn.|
|1:30–3:30 pm||The 2014 Senior Honor Recitalhttps://gustavus.edu/calendar/the-2014-senior-honor-recital/40525Bjorling Recital Hall|
|8–10 pm||Grace: The Gustavus Dance Company in Concerthttps://gustavus.edu/calendar/grace-the-gustavus-dance-company-in-concert/39280Anderson Theatre|
|8–10 pm||Weekend Movie: American Hustlehttps://gustavus.edu/calendar/weekend-movie-american-hustle/41220Wallenberg Auditorium, Nobel Hall|
|8–11 pm||Spring Swing Dancehttps://gustavus.edu/calendar/spring-swing-dance-2/41663Heritage Room|
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