Inside Gustavus (November 14, 2013)

Volume 46, Number 11

Faculty/Staff Activities

Sarah Wolter '02 (Communication Studies) published an article titled "A quantitative analysis of photographs and articles on espnW: Positive progress for female athletes" in the journal Communication & Sport. espnW is ESPN, Inc.'s first initiative developed specifically for female fans and female athletes.

Kristen Lowe (Art and Art History) was interviewed by the Chanhassen Villager newspaper about her upcoming film premiere, Painting the Place Between at the Fitzgerald Theater in St Paul. Tickets for the premiere are on sale now. MPR members should call the Fitzgerald directly; phone: (651) 290-1200, e-mail: fitzgerald@mpr.org. Betsy Byers (Art and Art History) is one of the artists featured in Painting the Place Between. Lowe and Byers will discuss the film at a pre-premiere event at Kolman/Pryor Gallery in Minneapolis on Thursday, Nov 14 from 7-9 p.m.

Kate Knutson (Political Science) was awarded the Innovations in Student Development award "for outstanding contribution to Minnesota higher education" by the Minnesota College Personnel Association for her work with first-year students through the Faculty/Administrator in Residence (FAIR) Program. Kate accepted the award on behalf of all of the FAIRs at a luncheon during the MCPA's annual conference.

Yuki Sakuragi (MLC and Japanese Studies Program) has co-authored a textbook titled "Introduction to Intercultural Communication" (original Japanese title: "Hajimete Manabu Ibunka Komyunikeeshon"). The new textbook, published by Yuhikaku Publishing in Tokyo, is designed as a successor to the best-selling textbook on the subject in Japan, first published in 1987 by the same company.

Darrin Good (Assoc. Provost) was a co-presenter at the national Institute on Teaching and Mentoring organized by The Compact for Faculty Diversity in Washington, DC. This is the “largest gathering of minority doctoral scholars in the country.” The title of the 90 minute, invited session was, “Securing Tenure Track Positions at Liberal Arts Institutions While Maintaining Scholarly Productivity.” While there he promoted Gustavus as a diversity friendly college and recruited applicants for our faculty job openings.

Ryan Bergstrom (Geography) presented a paper titled "The economic importance to hunting in southwestern Montana" at the 36th Annual Applied Geography Conference in Annapolis, Maryland, Oct. 30-Nov. 1. Bergstrom also co-authored a paper titled "Exploring the Distribution of Park Availability, Features, and Quality across Kansas City, Missouri by Income and Race/Ethnicity: An Environmental Justice Investigation," that was published in the journal Annals of Behavioral Medicine.

In The Media

  • The Mankato Free Press covered the Clyde Bellecourt public lecture in its Tuesday, Nov. 12 edition.

Position Openings

  • Lead Custodian/Heavy Duty Float
  • Full-time Custodian
  • Director of Wellbeing, Wellbeing Center

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

News & Announcements

Committee Volunteer Opportunity...The new college-wide Accreditation Committee is looking for one support staff representative. The committee will be convened by the President, with the Provost acting as its presider. The committee will guide the accreditation process for the entire college, and provide a forum for on-going dialogue with regard to HLC accreditation. It will also provide editorial input on reports submitted to the HLC. If you are interested, please contact Jolene Christensen in the President's Office.

Administrative Council Meeting...Another meeting of the Administrative Council will take place at 8:30 a.m. Monday, Nov. 25 in the Heritage Room. This meeting is a chance for the President's Cabinet to have a broader discussion with administrators about important institutional issues.

12 Days of Wellness...It's that time of year to celebrate the holidays by participating in the Gustavus Health Promotions' "12 Days of Wellness." Register online at gustavus.edu/ghp or pick up a hard copy at the Lund Information Desk. Prizes will be awarded to the first 200 participants to register. If you have any questions, please email Laurie Kelly at lkelly@gustavus.edu or call x6145.

2014 New Student Registration Dates...The dates for New Student Registration for the class of 2018 have been selected and will be June 17,18,19, 2014. Please mark your calendars as needed. A call for faculty interested in participating will go out early in the spring semester. Training will take place on Monday, June 16 for faculty. Registration will follow the same format as last year, with three sessions per day in Alumni Hall. The Academic Support Center will coordinate training and the schedule. Financial Aid, Registrar, Academic Support Center, Provosts' Office, Health Services, Residential Life, Dining Services, Book Mark and the Dean of Students Office will take part. Additional student and academic functions will be invited to staff informational tables.

Campus Happenings

Employee/Student Christian Fellowship...Bring your lunch and join us for fellowship and devotions from 12:30 to 1:15 p.m. on Thursday, Nov. 21 in Linner Lounge.

Hmong New Year...Hmong American Cultural Outreach (HACO) invites the entire Gustavus and St. Peter communities to help celebrate the Hmong New Year. The event will take place from 5:30 to 8 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 16 in Alumni Hall.

Georgacarakos Memorial Serivce...The Gustavus community is invited to a memorial service for Emeritus Professor of Philosophy George Georgacarakos at 1 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 26 in Christ Chapel. Visitation will be held one hour prior to the service. George passed away on Oct. 23 at the age of 68 due to complications from pneumonia. George taught at Gustavus from 1980 until his retirement in 2011, and is survived by his sons, Nikolas and Alexander, and a brother, Charles.

Dance Concert...The Gustavus Department of Theatre and Dance is pleased to present the innovative and eclectic Choreographers’ Gallery titled, Pure Movement Plus. The dance concert, directed by Melissa Rolnick, will feature the work of eight talented, student choreographers and faculty member, Jill Patterson. Performances will be presented in the Anderson Theatre on November 21, 22, and 23 at 8 p.m. and November 24 at 2 p.m. Tickets are onsale at gustavustickets.com and are $9 for adults and $6 for senior citizens and students. Gustavus students and staff are allowed one free ticket.

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

  • Monday, Nov. 18 (Pray): Post your prayers online at padlet.com/wall/gustavusprays. Music and silent prayer in Christ Chapel.
  • Tuesday, Nov. 19 (Discuss): GACAC Service Award recipient Daniel Dewey speaking on the topic of "What is the role of vocation in driving personal/life mission and how important is it in leading a life that matters?"
  • Wednesday, Nov. 20 (Celebrate): Morning Praise with Lucia Singers
  • Thursday, Nov. 21 (Re:vive): Chaplain Brian Konkol preaching
  • Friday, Nov. 22 (Play)

Off-Campus Events of Interest

ASI Event...Join the Gustavus community for our second Passion for Lifelong Learning event. David Jones '83 will present "JFK Assassination: The Mystery and Legend” on Tuesday, Nov. 19, at the American Swedish Institute (2600 Park Ave, Minneapolis). Joining Jones is Greg Kaster, professor of history. Kaster, who has been at Gustavus since 1986, will follow with a brief presentation "JFK: Camelot, Civil Rights, and the Cold War.” A reception will start at 6:30 p.m., with the program beginning at 7:30 p.m. Registration is requested and you can register online now. The cost is $10 per person. For more information, contact the Office of Alumni and Parent Engagement at alumni@gustavus.edu or 933-7511.

Obituaries

  • Glorian C. Anderson, the mother of former Interim Chaplain Rod Anderson, passed away on Monday, Nov. 11 at the age of 87 at the Seminary Home in Red Wing, Minn. Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday, Nov. 23, at Spring Garden Lutheran Church in Cannon Falls. Visitation will also be held at the church from 4-8 p.m. on Friday, Nov. 22 and also one hour prior to the service. Memorials are preferred to Spring Garden Lutheran Church or the Twin Rivers Memory Care Unit.
  • Michael Welch, the stepfather of Stacie Miller (Administrative Assistant, MCS and Physics), passed away on Sunday, Nov. 3 at the age of 60. Funeral services were held Wednesday, Nov. 6 in Turtle Lake, Wis.

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.

 

 

Upcoming events
Date Event
Today 13 pm Men's Tennis at University of St. Thomashttps://gustavus.edu/calendar/men-s-tennis-at-university-of-st-thomas-2/43815St. Paul, Minn.
16 pm Softball at UW-Stout (DH)https://gustavus.edu/calendar/softball-at-uw-stout-dh-2/43238Menomonie, Wis.
1:302:30 pm The Gustavus Percussion Ensemble Spring Concerthttps://gustavus.edu/calendar/the-gustavus-percussion-ensemble-spring-concert-3/44156Bjorling Recital Hall
34 pm Yoga Sculpt (HWC) w/ Hannahttps://gustavus.edu/calendar/yoga-sculpt-hwc-w-hanna/44366Lund 224 (Aerobics Room)
3:304:30 pm Hannah Walters, viola & soprano, and Elizabeth Sherman, trumpet & piano, A Student Recitalhttps://gustavus.edu/calendar/hannah-walters-viola-soprano-and-elizabeth-sherman-trumpet-piano-a-student-recital/44752Bjorling Recital Hall
56 pm Zumba (HWC) w/ McKenziehttps://gustavus.edu/calendar/zumba-hwc-w-mckenzie/44407Lund 224 (Aerobics Room)
78 pm Cardio Dance (HMC class) w/ Gabehttps://gustavus.edu/calendar/cardio-dance-hmc-class-w-gabe-3/44381Lund 224 (Aerobics Room)
7:308:30 pm Tony Ouradnik, organ, A Senior Recitalhttps://gustavus.edu/calendar/tony-ouradnik-organ-a-senior-recital/43947Christ Chapel
Tomorrow 1010:20 am Daily Sabbathhttps://gustavus.edu/calendar/daily-sabbath-207/45044Christ Chapel
2:308:30 pm Baseball at Martin Luther College (DH)https://gustavus.edu/calendar/baseball-at-martin-luther-college-dh-3/43519New Ulm, Minn.
45 pm Tabata (HWC) w/ Kelseyhttps://gustavus.edu/calendar/tabata-hwc-w-kelsey/44207Lund 224 (Aerobics Room)
57 pm Junior Art Major Exhibition opening receptionhttps://gustavus.edu/calendar/junior-art-major-exhibition-opening-reception-2/45267Schaefer Gallery
67 pm Cardio Dance (HWC) w/ Sydneyhttps://gustavus.edu/calendar/cardio-dance-hwc-w-sydney/44222Lund 224 (Aerobics Room)
6:3011:30 pm Softball vs. College of St. Scholastica (DH) (U of Minn.)https://gustavus.edu/calendar/softball-vs-college-of-st-scholastica-dh-u-of-minn/43239Minneapolis, Minn.
78 pm Film Screening: Vesselhttps://gustavus.edu/calendar/film-screening-vessel/45260Beck Hall 301
78 pm Stress Bustershttps://gustavus.edu/calendar/stress-busters-2/44918Konferensrum, Campus Center
78 pm Zumba (HWC) w/ Meganhttps://gustavus.edu/calendar/zumba-hwc-w-megan/44237Lund 217 (Gymnastics Room)
Apr 28 1010:20 am Daily Sabbathhttps://gustavus.edu/calendar/daily-sabbath-208/45045Christ Chapel
noon to 12:30 pm WE- TRX with Troy Bansehttps://gustavus.edu/calendar/we-trx-with-troy-banse-6/44454Lund-3rd Floor Forum
12:401:20 pm WE-Triple Threathttps://gustavus.edu/calendar/we-triple-threat/44469Lund 217 (Gymnastics Room)
4:307 pm Screening: Poverty, Inc. Fighting poverty is big business. But who profits the most?https://gustavus.edu/calendar/screening-poverty-inc-fighting-poverty-is-big-business-but-who-profits-the-most/45230Wallenberg Auditorium, Nobel Hall
78 pm Cardio Dance HMC Class w/ Gabehttps://gustavus.edu/calendar/cardio-dance-hmc-class-w-gabe/44267Lund 217 (Gymnastics Room)
Apr 29 MAYDAY! Peace Conference 2015https://gustavus.edu/calendar/mayday-peace-conference-2015/44939Christ Chapel
Men's Track and Field at MSU, Mankato Invitationalhttps://gustavus.edu/calendar/men-s-track-and-field-at-msu-mankato-invitational/43937Mankato, Minn.
Women's Track and Field at MSU, Mankato Invitationalhttps://gustavus.edu/calendar/women-s-track-and-field-at-msu-mankato-invitational/43938Mankato, Minn.
1010:20 am Daily Sabbath: "MAYDAY"https://gustavus.edu/calendar/daily-sabbath-mayday/45046Christ Chapel
11:40 am to 12:20 pm WE - Yogahttps://gustavus.edu/calendar/we-yoga-2/44483Lund 224 (Aerobics Room)
12:401:20 pm WE-Cardio Fithttps://gustavus.edu/calendar/we-cardio-fit/44497Lund 217 (Gymnastics Room)
2:308:30 pm Baseball hosts William Penn University (DH)https://gustavus.edu/calendar/baseball-hosts-william-penn-university-dh/43520St. Peter, Minn.
4:305:30 pm HIIT w/ Carrie & Maggie (HWC)https://gustavus.edu/calendar/hiit-w-carrie-maggie-hwc/44282Lund 224 (Aerobics Room)
67 pm Self Defense (HWC) w/ Antonhttps://gustavus.edu/calendar/self-defense-hwc-w-anton/44256Lund 224 (Aerobics Room)
78 pm Zumba (HWC) w/ Meganhttps://gustavus.edu/calendar/zumba-hwc-w-megan-2/44296Lund 224 (Aerobics Room)
78:15 pm Coffeehouse: Paint-A-Pot, DIY Chia Pets, and Disney Musichttps://gustavus.edu/calendar/coffeehouse-paint-a-pot-diy-chia-pets-and-disney-music/45240Johns Family Courtyard
78:20 pm China and global environmental change: A personal and limnological perspectivehttps://gustavus.edu/calendar/china-and-global-environmental-change-a-personal-and-limnological-perspective/45067Olin 103
Apr 2130 Fall Registrationhttps://gustavus.edu/calendar/fall-registration-9/35167Gustavus Campus
Apr 30 6:307:20 am WE-Bootcamphttps://gustavus.edu/calendar/we-bootcamp/44511Lund 224 (Aerobics Room)
1010:20 am Daily Sabbathhttps://gustavus.edu/calendar/daily-sabbath-209/45047Christ Chapel
1:302:30 pm GLBTQA Support Grouphttps://gustavus.edu/calendar/glbtqa-support-group-2/44119Chaplains Resource Room, Old Main 103
2:303:30 pm TRX with Sarahttps://gustavus.edu/calendar/trx-with-sara/444223rd Floor mats in Lund
5:3011:59 pm Jersey Boys Bus Triphttps://gustavus.edu/calendar/jersey-boys-bus-trip/45088Three Flags
67 pm Cardio Dance(HWC)w/ Sydneyhttps://gustavus.edu/calendar/cardio-dance-hwc-w-sydney-2/44338Lund 224 (Aerobics Room)
68 pm Phi Beta Kappa Induction Ceremonyhttps://gustavus.edu/calendar/phi-beta-kappa-induction-ceremony-4/42890Three Crowns Room
8:309:30 pm Living Stateless: Documentary Screening and Conversation with Filmmaker Matt Fillmorehttps://gustavus.edu/calendar/living-stateless-documentary-screening-and-conversation-with-filmmaker-matt-fillmore/45210Beck 101
8:3010:30 pm FIKA! at the Swedish Househttps://gustavus.edu/calendar/fika-at-the-swedish-house/44721Swedish House
May 1 Men's Golf at UW-Eau Clare Quadrangularhttps://gustavus.edu/calendar/men-s-golf-at-uw-eau-clare-quadrangular/45277Stillwwater, Minn.
May 12 Men's Track and Field at Hamline Meet of the UnSaintlyhttps://gustavus.edu/calendar/men-s-track-and-field-at-hamline-meet-of-the-unsaintly/43939St. Paul, Minn.
Women's Track and Field at Hamline Meet of the UnSaintlyhttps://gustavus.edu/calendar/women-s-track-and-field-at-hamline-meet-of-the-unsaintly/43940St. Paul, Minn.
May 1 1010:20 am Daily Sabbathhttps://gustavus.edu/calendar/daily-sabbath-210/45048Sesquicentennial Plaza
11:40 am to 12:20 pm WE-Step Aerobicshttps://gustavus.edu/calendar/we-step-aerobics/44553Lund 224 (Aerobics Room)
12:401:20 pm WE-Yogahttps://gustavus.edu/calendar/we-yoga/44566Lund 224 (Aerobics Room)
2:303:30 pm Cardio Dance (HMC class) w/ Gabehttps://gustavus.edu/calendar/cardio-dance-hmc-class-w-gabe-2/44352Lund 224 (Aerobics Room)
2:304 pm Four Year Planning and Study Abroadhttps://gustavus.edu/calendar/four-year-planning-and-study-abroad/45236Linner Lounge - Johnson Student Union
2:305:30 pm Sigma Xi Symposiumhttps://gustavus.edu/calendar/sigma-xi-symposium-13/45265Nobel Hall of Science, Rooms 201 and 222
36 pm Books in Bloomhttps://gustavus.edu/calendar/books-in-bloom-6/44438Folke Bernadotte Memorial Library
57 pm Celebration of Creative Inquiryhttps://gustavus.edu/calendar/celebration-of-creative-inquiry-9/42959Banquet Room C - St. Peter Banquet Room
67 pm Self Defense (HWC) w/ Antonhttps://gustavus.edu/calendar/self-defense-hwc-w-anton/44426Lund 224 (Aerobics Room)
89 pm The Discovery of Self – A Dance Honors Projecthttps://gustavus.edu/calendar/the-discovery-of-self-a-dance-honors-project/45134The Black Box - Fine Arts Center
May 2 Honors Dayhttps://gustavus.edu/calendar/honors-d/35254Gustavus Campus
May 23 Women's Golf at UW-Eau Claire Invitationalhttps://gustavus.edu/calendar/women-s-golf-at-uw-eau-claire-invitational-5/44140Eau Claire, Wis.
May 2 10 am to 4 pm Books in Bloomhttps://gustavus.edu/calendar/books-in-bloom-6/44439Folke Bernadotte Memorial Library
10 am to 4 pm Festival of Nations Bus Triphttps://gustavus.edu/calendar/festival-of-nations-bus-trip/45071Saint Paul RiverCentre
17 pm Baseball at Saint John's University (DH)https://gustavus.edu/calendar/baseball-at-saint-john-s-university-dh-4/43522Collegeville, Minn.
1:302:30 pm The 2015 Senior Honors Recitalhttps://gustavus.edu/calendar/the-2015-senior-honors-recital/44157Bjorling Recital Hall
2:303 pm Friends of Music Receptionhttps://gustavus.edu/calendar/friends-of-music-reception/45128Campus Center Banquet Rooms
3:305:30 pm The Gustavus Choir's Spring Concert, 2015https://gustavus.edu/calendar/the-gustavus-choir-s-spring-concert-2015/44158Christ Chapel
46 pm Senior Art Majors Exhibition opening reception at the Hillstrom Museum of Arthttps://gustavus.edu/calendar/senior-art-majors-exhibition-opening-reception-at-the-hillstrom-museum-of-art/45140Hillstrom Museum of Art
7:309 pm The Gustavus Wind Orchestra Spring Concerthttps://gustavus.edu/calendar/the-gustavus-wind-orchestra-spring-concert-3/44159Bjorling Recital Hall
89 pm The Discovery of Self – A Dance Honors Projecthttps://gustavus.edu/calendar/the-discovery-of-self-a-dance-honors-project/45135The Black Box - Fine Arts Center
May 3 11 am to 3 pm Books in Bloomhttps://gustavus.edu/calendar/books-in-bloom-6/44440Folke Bernadotte Memorial Library
23 pm The Discovery of Self – A Dance Honors Projecthttps://gustavus.edu/calendar/the-discovery-of-self-a-dance-honors-project/45136The Black Box - Fine Arts Center
34 pm Yoga Sculpt (HWC) w/ Hannahttps://gustavus.edu/calendar/yoga-sculpt-hwc-w-hanna/44367Lund 224 (Aerobics Room)
3:305 pm Vivaldi Gloria: Lucia Singers & Gustavus Philharmonic Orchestrahttps://gustavus.edu/calendar/vivaldi-gloria-lucia-singers-gustavus-philharmonic-orchestra/44160Christ Chapel
56 pm Zumba (HWC) w/ McKenziehttps://gustavus.edu/calendar/zumba-hwc-w-mckenzie/44408Lund 224 (Aerobics Room)
56:30 pm Paul Magnuson Award Dinnerhttps://gustavus.edu/calendar/paul-magnuson-award-dinner-2/45076President's Dining Room
78 pm Cardio Dance (HMC class) w/ Gabehttps://gustavus.edu/calendar/cardio-dance-hmc-class-w-gabe-3/44382Lund 224 (Aerobics Room)
7:308:30 pm The Gustavus Handbell Ensembles in Concerthttps://gustavus.edu/calendar/the-gustavus-handbell-ensembles-in-concert/44161Christ Chapel
May 4 45 pm Tabata (HWC) w/ Kelseyhttps://gustavus.edu/calendar/tabata-hwc-w-kelsey/44208Lund 224 (Aerobics Room)
4:306 pm Guest Lecture: Economic Freedom of the World by prof. Josh Hall of West Virginia Universityhttps://gustavus.edu/calendar/guest-lecture-economic-freedom-of-the-world-by-prof-josh-hall-of-west-virginia-university/45231Beck 101
67 pm Cardio Dance (HWC) w/ Sydneyhttps://gustavus.edu/calendar/cardio-dance-hwc-w-sydney/44223Lund 224 (Aerobics Room)
78 pm Zumba (HWC) w/ Meganhttps://gustavus.edu/calendar/zumba-hwc-w-megan/44238Lund 217 (Gymnastics Room)
8:3010 pm Take Back the Nighthttps://gustavus.edu/calendar/take-back-the-night-8/45254Melva Interpretive Center, Linnaeus Arboretum
May 5 noon to 12:30 pm WE- TRX with Troy Bansehttps://gustavus.edu/calendar/we-trx-with-troy-banse-6/44455Lund-3rd Floor Forum
12:401:20 pm WE-Triple Threathttps://gustavus.edu/calendar/we-triple-threat/44470Lund 217 (Gymnastics Room)
6:307:30 pm Religion Department Senior Seminar Poster Sessionhttps://gustavus.edu/calendar/religion-department-senior-seminar-poster-session/44933Three Crowns Room
78 pm Cardio Dance HMC Class w/ Gabehttps://gustavus.edu/calendar/cardio-dance-hmc-class-w-gabe/44268Lund 217 (Gymnastics Room)
78 pm Stress Bustershttps://gustavus.edu/calendar/stress-busters-2/44919Konferensrum, Campus Center
May 6 11:40 am to 12:20 pm WE - Yogahttps://gustavus.edu/calendar/we-yoga-2/44484Lund 224 (Aerobics Room)

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