Inside Gustavus (January 16, 2014)
Volume 46, Number 16
Laura Triplett (Geology and Environmental Studies) and four of her research students presented posters at the annual meeting of the American Geophysical Union in San Francisco in December. One poster reported progress on Laura's National Science Foundation-funded project studying silica transport in the Platte River, Nebraska. The other poster reported on her research group's findings about sediment transport and pollution in the Minnesota River watershed.
Recently, Larry Potts, Emeritus and Research Professor of Chemistry was coauthor of a paper titled "Analysis of the temporal performance of one versus on-line comprehensive two-dimensional liquid chromatography", in the Journal of Chromatography A (Elsevier): Lawrence W. Potts and Peter W. Carr, Journal of Chromatography A, 1310 (2013) 37 – 44. The subject was a comparison of the performance of 1 vs 2-dimensional optimized high performance LC methods, and expectations researchers can have in using them in designing methods for separating highly complex mixtures of samples such as metabolites and peptides. Larry will gladly provide a 5-minute back-of-the-envelope discussion of the ideas for the price of a cup of coffee.
JoNes VanHecke, Vice President of Student Affairs, co-authored a chapter titled "Assessing campus and divisional cultures" in the book Executive Transitions in Student Affairs: A Guide to Getting Started as the Vice President.
Provost and Dean of the College Mark Braun authored a chapter titled "The art and science of good decision making" in the book The Resource Handbook for Academic Deans, which was edited by former Gustavus faculty member Laura Behling.
The Gustavus forensics team competed at the University of Texas at Austin on Jan. 11-12 and finished in fifth place out of 41 schools. On day one of the tournament, Shelby Wilds '14 took second place in Extemporaneus Speaking and Kelsey Abele '14 took third place in Dramatic Interpretation. Individuals who advanced to the semifinals in various events included Abele, Wilds, Karin Nordin '15, Sonja Johnson '14, and Brittany Knutson '15. On day two of the tournament, Nordin placed second in Persuasive Speaking and fourth in Poetry Interpretation, while Abele finished third in Prose Interpretation. Individuals who advanced to the semifinals in various events on the second day included Abele, Johnson, Knutson, Nordin, Wilds, Wilson Fields '16, and Kari Roll '16.
Junior history major Micah Thornquist '15 had a commentary published by the Star Tribune on Jan. 13 regarding contract negotiations between the Minneapolis Federation of Teachers (MFT) and the Minneapolis School District.
Kari Eckhart (HES, Peer Education and Chemical Health) was quoted in a Jan. 16 Inside Higher Ed story about Division III college athletes and drug use.
President's Cabinet Summary
The President's Cabinet met on Monday, Jan. 13 and discussed the following items:
- Members reviewed the final agenda for the January 23-24, 2014, Board of Trustees meeting.
- Discussion was continued regarding budget planning for 2014-2015 and projections for subsequent years.
- Members approved the following 2014 holiday schedule: Friday, April 18 (Good Friday), Monday, May 26 (Memorial Day), Friday, July 4 (Independence Day), Thursday, November 27 (Thanksgiving Day), Firday, November 28 (Day after Thanksgiving), Wednesday, December 24 (Floating Holiday), Thursday, December 25 (Christmas Day), Friday, December 26 (Floating Holiday), Monday, December 29 (Floating Holiday), Tuesday, December 30 (Floating Holiday), Wednesday, December 31 (Floating Holiday), Thursday, January 1 (New Year's Day), Friday, January 2 (Floating Holiday).
- Members approved the updated college policy (see attachment) regarding the use of college funds to express condolences at the time of a death or to recognize an individual.
- Members approved the hiring of a full-time campus safety office/sergeant replacement position.
News & Announcements
Registration Open for Women in Leadership Conference...Registration is now open for the fourth annual Gustavus Women in Leadership Conference, which will take place on April 10 at the American Swedish Institute. This year's conference is titled "Leadership For the Greater Good: How Talented Women Thrive" and will feature keynote speakers Sarah Cuthill '85 and Margaret Anderson Kelliher '90, along with several other business professionals who will lead various breakout sessions. Tickets are $25 for students, $35 for recent graduates and $75 for the general public, and can be purchased online. More information is available on the Conference's website.
Film Screening...As a preview event for Martin Luther King Day, the Diversity Center will host a screening and discussion of the film, "Soundtrack for a Revolution" at 7 p.m. Sunday, Jan. 19. The film explores the music that created a sense of solidarity during the civil rights movement of the 1960s. Refreshments will be served.
Diane Nash, a key figure during the nonviolent and civil rights movements of the 1960s, will give the 2014 Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Lecture at 10 a.m. Monday, Jan. 20 in Christ Chapel. Nash's lecture is titled "Reflections on the Civil Rights Movement" and is free and open to the public.
Bruce McClain will repeat his Hillstrom Museum of Art gallery talk at 3:30 p.m. Sunday, Jan. 26. This talk will be held in the Museum, amidst the works on view in the exhibition , which is on view through Jan. 31.
Daily Sabbath Schedule...All are invited to the worship services at 10 a.m. weekdays. The upcoming schedule is as follows:
- Monday, Jan. 20: Commemoration of Martin Luther King Jr. Day. Diane Nash - Reflections on the Civil Rights Movement.
- Tuesday, Jan. 21: Dan Currell '94, J.D.
- Wednesday, Jan. 22: Morning Praise
- Thursday, Jan. 23: Re:vive, Bethany Ringdal, Camp Amnicon
- Friday, Jan. 24: "Speed Faithing" Meet in The Dive to have some fun and guided conversations about faith in a format similar to speed dating. Led by Darcy Coulter '14.
Retreats...Church Relations in the Center for Servant Leadership will host a weekend retreat for the Southwest Minnesota Synod Lutheran Youth Organization Board from Friday, Jan. 17 to Saturday, Jan. 18. The retreat program is a service offered to ELCA congregations that are members of the Gustavus Association of Congregations.
Library Hours for J-Term are as follows:
- Monday - Thursday: 8 a.m. to 10 p.m.
- Friday: 8 a.m. to 6 p.m.
- Saturday: 10 a.m to 5 p.m.
- Sunday: 11 a.m. to 10 p.m.
"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 10–10:20 am||Daily Sabbathhttps://gustavus.edu/calendar/daily-sabbath-207/45044Christ Chapel|
|2:30–8:30 pm||Baseball at Martin Luther College (DH)https://gustavus.edu/calendar/baseball-at-martin-luther-college-dh-3/43519New Ulm, Minn.|
|4–5 pm||Tabata (HWC) w/ Kelseyhttps://gustavus.edu/calendar/tabata-hwc-w-kelsey/44207Lund 224 (Aerobics Room)|
|5–7 pm||Junior Art Major Exhibition opening receptionhttps://gustavus.edu/calendar/junior-art-major-exhibition-opening-reception-2/45267Schaefer Gallery|
|6–7 pm||Cardio Dance (HWC) w/ Sydneyhttps://gustavus.edu/calendar/cardio-dance-hwc-w-sydney/44222Lund 224 (Aerobics Room)|
|6:30–11:30 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.|
|7–8 pm||Film Screening: Vesselhttps://gustavus.edu/calendar/film-screening-vessel/45260Beck Hall 301|
|7–8 pm||Stress Bustershttps://gustavus.edu/calendar/stress-busters-2/44918Konferensrum, Campus Center|
|7–8 pm||Zumba (HWC) w/ Meganhttps://gustavus.edu/calendar/zumba-hwc-w-megan/44237Lund 217 (Gymnastics Room)|
|Tomorrow 10–10:20 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|
|12:40–1:20 pm||WE-Triple Threathttps://gustavus.edu/calendar/we-triple-threat/44469Lund 217 (Gymnastics Room)|
|4:30–7 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|
|7–8 pm||Cardio Dance HMC Class w/ Gabehttps://gustavus.edu/calendar/cardio-dance-hmc-class-w-gabe/44267Lund 217 (Gymnastics Room)|
|Apr 29 All day||MAYDAY! Peace Conference 2015https://gustavus.edu/calendar/mayday-peace-conference-2015/44939Christ Chapel|
|All day||Men's Track and Field at MSU, Mankato Invitationalhttps://gustavus.edu/calendar/men-s-track-and-field-at-msu-mankato-invitational/43937Mankato, Minn.|
|All day||Women's Track and Field at MSU, Mankato Invitationalhttps://gustavus.edu/calendar/women-s-track-and-field-at-msu-mankato-invitational/43938Mankato, Minn.|
|10–10:20 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)|
|12:40–1:20 pm||WE-Cardio Fithttps://gustavus.edu/calendar/we-cardio-fit/44497Lund 217 (Gymnastics Room)|
|2:30–8:30 pm||Baseball hosts William Penn University (DH)https://gustavus.edu/calendar/baseball-hosts-william-penn-university-dh/43520St. Peter, Minn.|
|4:30–5:30 pm||HIIT w/ Carrie & Maggie (HWC)https://gustavus.edu/calendar/hiit-w-carrie-maggie-hwc/44282Lund 224 (Aerobics Room)|
|6–7 pm||Self Defense (HWC) w/ Antonhttps://gustavus.edu/calendar/self-defense-hwc-w-anton/44256Lund 224 (Aerobics Room)|
|7–8 pm||Zumba (HWC) w/ Meganhttps://gustavus.edu/calendar/zumba-hwc-w-megan-2/44296Lund 224 (Aerobics Room)|
|7–8:15 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|
|7–8:20 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|
||Fall Registrationhttps://gustavus.edu/calendar/fall-registration-9/35167Gustavus Campus|
|Apr 30 6:30–7:20 am||WE-Bootcamphttps://gustavus.edu/calendar/we-bootcamp/44511Lund 224 (Aerobics Room)|
|10–10:20 am||Daily Sabbathhttps://gustavus.edu/calendar/daily-sabbath-209/45047Christ Chapel|
|1:30–2:30 pm||GLBTQA Support Grouphttps://gustavus.edu/calendar/glbtqa-support-group-2/44119Chaplains Resource Room, Old Main 103|
|2:30–3:30 pm||TRX with Sarahttps://gustavus.edu/calendar/trx-with-sara/444223rd Floor mats in Lund|
|5:30–11:59 pm||Jersey Boys Bus Triphttps://gustavus.edu/calendar/jersey-boys-bus-trip/45088Three Flags|
|6–7 pm||Cardio Dance(HWC)w/ Sydneyhttps://gustavus.edu/calendar/cardio-dance-hwc-w-sydney-2/44338Lund 224 (Aerobics Room)|
|6–8 pm||Phi Beta Kappa Induction Ceremonyhttps://gustavus.edu/calendar/phi-beta-kappa-induction-ceremony-4/42890Three Crowns Room|
|8:30–9:30 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|
|8:30–10:30 pm||FIKA! at the Swedish Househttps://gustavus.edu/calendar/fika-at-the-swedish-house/44721Swedish House|
|May 1 All day||Men's Golf at UW-Eau Clare Quadrangularhttps://gustavus.edu/calendar/men-s-golf-at-uw-eau-clare-quadrangular/45277Stillwwater, Minn.|
||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.|
|All day||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 10–10:20 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)|
|12:40–1:20 pm||WE-Yogahttps://gustavus.edu/calendar/we-yoga/44566Lund 224 (Aerobics Room)|
|2:30–3:30 pm||Cardio Dance (HMC class) w/ Gabehttps://gustavus.edu/calendar/cardio-dance-hmc-class-w-gabe-2/44352Lund 224 (Aerobics Room)|
|2:30–4 pm||Four Year Planning and Study Abroadhttps://gustavus.edu/calendar/four-year-planning-and-study-abroad/45236Linner Lounge - Johnson Student Union|
|2:30–5:30 pm||Sigma Xi Symposiumhttps://gustavus.edu/calendar/sigma-xi-symposium-13/45265Nobel Hall of Science, Rooms 201 and 222|
|3–6 pm||Books in Bloomhttps://gustavus.edu/calendar/books-in-bloom-6/44438Folke Bernadotte Memorial Library|
|4:30 pm||Women's Tennis hosts MIAC Playoff Semifinalhttps://gustavus.edu/calendar/women-s-tennis-hosts-miac-playoff-semifinal/45278St. Peter, Minn.|
|5–7 pm||Celebration of Creative Inquiryhttps://gustavus.edu/calendar/celebration-of-creative-inquiry-9/42959Banquet Room C - St. Peter Banquet Room|
|6–7 pm||Self Defense (HWC) w/ Antonhttps://gustavus.edu/calendar/self-defense-hwc-w-anton/44426Lund 224 (Aerobics Room)|
|8–9 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 All day||Honors Dayhttps://gustavus.edu/calendar/honors-d/35254Gustavus Campus|
||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|
|1–7 pm||Baseball at Saint John's University (DH)https://gustavus.edu/calendar/baseball-at-saint-john-s-university-dh-4/43522Collegeville, Minn.|
|1:30–2:30 pm||The 2015 Senior Honors Recitalhttps://gustavus.edu/calendar/the-2015-senior-honors-recital/44157Bjorling Recital Hall|
|2:30–3 pm||Friends of Music Receptionhttps://gustavus.edu/calendar/friends-of-music-reception/45128Campus Center Banquet Rooms|
|3:30–5:30 pm||The Gustavus Choir's Spring Concert, 2015https://gustavus.edu/calendar/the-gustavus-choir-s-spring-concert-2015/44158Christ Chapel|
|4–6 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|
|7:30–9 pm||The Gustavus Wind Orchestra Spring Concerthttps://gustavus.edu/calendar/the-gustavus-wind-orchestra-spring-concert-3/44159Bjorling Recital Hall|
|8–9 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|
|2–3 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|
|3–4 pm||Yoga Sculpt (HWC) w/ Hannahttps://gustavus.edu/calendar/yoga-sculpt-hwc-w-hanna/44367Lund 224 (Aerobics Room)|
|3:30–5 pm||Vivaldi Gloria: Lucia Singers & Gustavus Philharmonic Orchestrahttps://gustavus.edu/calendar/vivaldi-gloria-lucia-singers-gustavus-philharmonic-orchestra/44160Christ Chapel|
|5–6 pm||Zumba (HWC) w/ McKenziehttps://gustavus.edu/calendar/zumba-hwc-w-mckenzie/44408Lund 224 (Aerobics Room)|
|5–6:30 pm||Paul Magnuson Award Dinnerhttps://gustavus.edu/calendar/paul-magnuson-award-dinner-2/45076President's Dining Room|
|7–8 pm||Cardio Dance (HMC class) w/ Gabehttps://gustavus.edu/calendar/cardio-dance-hmc-class-w-gabe-3/44382Lund 224 (Aerobics Room)|
|7:30–8:30 pm||The Gustavus Handbell Ensembles in Concerthttps://gustavus.edu/calendar/the-gustavus-handbell-ensembles-in-concert/44161Christ Chapel|
|May 4 4–5 pm||Tabata (HWC) w/ Kelseyhttps://gustavus.edu/calendar/tabata-hwc-w-kelsey/44208Lund 224 (Aerobics Room)|
|4:30–6 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|
|6–7 pm||Cardio Dance (HWC) w/ Sydneyhttps://gustavus.edu/calendar/cardio-dance-hwc-w-sydney/44223Lund 224 (Aerobics Room)|
|7–8 pm||Zumba (HWC) w/ Meganhttps://gustavus.edu/calendar/zumba-hwc-w-megan/44238Lund 217 (Gymnastics Room)|
|8:30–10 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|
|12:40–1:20 pm||WE-Triple Threathttps://gustavus.edu/calendar/we-triple-threat/44470Lund 217 (Gymnastics Room)|
|6:30–7:30 pm||Religion Department Senior Seminar Poster Sessionhttps://gustavus.edu/calendar/religion-department-senior-seminar-poster-session/44933Three Crowns Room|
|7–8 pm||Cardio Dance HMC Class w/ Gabehttps://gustavus.edu/calendar/cardio-dance-hmc-class-w-gabe/44268Lund 217 (Gymnastics Room)|
|7–8 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)|
|12:40–1:20 pm||WE-Cardio Fithttps://gustavus.edu/calendar/we-cardio-fit/44498Lund 217 (Gymnastics Room)|
|4:30–5:30 pm||HIIT w/ Carrie & Maggie (HWC)https://gustavus.edu/calendar/hiit-w-carrie-maggie-hwc/44283Lund 224 (Aerobics Room)|
|6–7 pm||Self Defense (HWC) w/ Antonhttps://gustavus.edu/calendar/self-defense-hwc-w-anton/44427Lund 224 (Aerobics Room)|
|7–8 pm||Zumba (HWC) w/ Meganhttps://gustavus.edu/calendar/zumba-hwc-w-megan-2/44297Lund 224 (Aerobics Room)|
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