Inside Gustavus (January 23, 2014)
Volume 46, Number 17
Ursula Lindqvist and Kjerstin Moody (Scandinavian Studies) attended the MLA Conference in Chicago, January 9-12. Both Lindqvist and Moody have served/serve on the Executive Committee of the Scandinavian Languages and Literature Discussion Group, with Lindqvist just finishing her fifth year and Moody just beginning her first of a five-year appointment on the Committee.
- Alum Eric Butorac and Gustavus have been featured by a number of state media outlets during his run to the Australian Open finals including the Star Tribune and Pioneer Press.
- KEYC-TV and the Metro Lutheran covered the Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Lecture on Monday, Jan. 20.
- The Mankato Free Press printed a story on Thursday, Jan. 23 about Bruce McClain's upcoming gallery talk at the Hillstrom Museum of Art.
- Lead Custodian/Heavy Duty Float
For more information on the aforementioned position(s), call Human Resources (x7304).
News & Announcements
Looking for Piano Students...The Gustavus Piano Lab School has openings for a few new piano students starting in February. We are looking for children in grades 1-4 who would like to begin piano lessons, studying with a Gustavus student teacher. Interested parents should contact Rebekah Richards, director of the program at firstname.lastname@example.org. More information about the program is available online.
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.
GWO in Europe...The Gustavus Wind Orchestra is currently in the middle of its international concert tour in Central Europe. You can follow the ensemble's trip by going online to touring.blog.gustavus.edu.
Three Cheers for Booty...Eric "Booty" Butorac '03 has advanced to the finals of the men's doubles draw at the Australian Open in Melbourne. Butorac and his partner Raven Klaasen of South Africa will face the No. 14 seeds Lukasz Kubot and Robert Lindstedt in the finals on Saturday night (early Saturday morning in the United States). You can watch the match live online at espn3.com.
Moe Lecture...This year's Moe Lecture in Gender, Women, and Sexuality Studies will feature Nigerian-American writer Chimamanda Adichie on March 10. Adichie is the author of of the novels Purple Hibiscus and Half of a Yellow Sun. This year's Moe Lecture will begin at 7 p.m. in Alumni Hall. More details to be announced later.
Time to LOL...Comedian Beth Stelling, who has appeared on Conan O'Brien's late night show, will perform at 8:30 p.m. in Alumni Hall on Friday, Jan. 24.
Daily Sabbath Schedule...
- Friday, Jan. 24: Speed Faithing; Meet in The Dive to have some fun, guided conversations about faith in a format similar to speed dating; led by Darcy Coulter '14
- Monday, Jan. 27: Matthew Glaser '16
- Tuesday, Jan. 28: Deb Stehlin, Director for Evangelical Mission and Assistant to the Bishop Minneapolis Area Synod, ELCA
- Wednesday, Jan. 29: Morning Praise
- Thursday, Jan. 30: Re:vive; Amy Pehrson, Center for Servant Leadership
Oscar Party…The Creative Play Place invites you to join us in
celebrating the 86th Academy Awards on Sunday, March 2, 2014, at 5 p.m.
at Patrick's on Third. There will be Oscar watching, contests and games,
bingo, exciting entertainment, prizes, and much more! Tickets are $30
per couple and include appetizer, red velvet cake, and choice of pitcher
of beer or bottle of wine; $10 per child includes red velvet cake and
root beer. Purchase tickets in advance at the Creative Play Place,
Patrick’s, or through a Creative Play Place board member. Proceeds from
this fundraiser help keep the Creative Play Place open and free for all!
- Grant Douglas Rorem '14, age 23, of Minnetonka, passed away on Jan. 20. Grant was a senior Physics major and a 2009 graduate of Hopkins High School. He was a wonderful and loving son, brother, fiancé, grandson, nephew, cousin, and friend. Preceded in death by grandparents Bill and Dorothy Jean Williams, grandmother Betty Rorem, and cousin Zoya Sulzen. Survived by parents Bruce and Carol, brother Garrett, "adopted brother" Justin Shanedling, fiancée Lindsey Hjelm '13, Lindsey's parents Rick and Melanie, Lindsey's brother Sam Hjelm '15, grandfather Harold Rorem, aunts, uncles, cousins, as well as many other relatives and friends. Visitation will be Friday, Jan. 24 from 4-8 p.m. at Washburn-McReavy Eden Prairie Chapel. Funeral service will be Saturday, Jan. 25 at 11 a.m. with visitation one hour prior to the service at Grace Church, 9301 Eden Prairie Road (enter through door #4) in Eden Prairie. Memorials preferred to Relay for Life, FCA (Fellowship of Christian Athletes), or Two Rivers Vineyard Church in Mankato.
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.
Now Enrolling...St. Peter Community Childcare Center is state licensed and offers Creative Curriculum that encourages social, emotional, physical and intellectual growth. Full-time and part-time care for children ages 6 weeks to 5 years is given by professional staff emphasizing in school readiness. Please call Rhonda at 507-934-3606 or email firstname.lastname@example.org for more information.
Carpool...Do you commute to Gustavus from the metro area of Minneapolis, Richfield, Edina or Bloomington (Highway 169 or 62 corridors)? Interested in starting a car pool for Tuesday and Thursday mornings? Contact Nicole Conti at email@example.com
"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.
||Saint John's University Spring Invitationalhttps://gustavus.edu/calendar/saint-john-s-university-spring-invitational/44133St. Cloud, Minn. and Monticello, Minn.|
|All day||Women's Golf at Carleton Colllege Spring Invitationalhttps://gustavus.edu/calendar/women-s-golf-at-carleton-colllege-spring-invitational/44139Northfield, Minn.|
|Today 6–11 pm||Diversity Ballhttps://gustavus.edu/calendar/diversity-ball/45175Alumni Hall|
|8–10 pm||Weekend Movie: The Wedding Ringerhttps://gustavus.edu/calendar/weekend-movie-the-wedding-ringer/45274Wallenberg Auditorium, Nobel Hall|
|Tomorrow 10:30–11:30 am||Sunday Worshiping Communityhttps://gustavus.edu/calendar/sunday-worshiping-community-15/45043Christ Chapel|
|noon||Women's Tennis hosts College of Saint Benedicthttps://gustavus.edu/calendar/women-s-tennis-hosts-college-of-saint-benedict-2/43684St. Peter, Minn.|
|1–3 pm||Men's Tennis at University of St. Thomashttps://gustavus.edu/calendar/men-s-tennis-at-university-of-st-thomas-2/43815St. Paul, Minn.|
|1–6 pm||Softball at UW-Stout (DH)https://gustavus.edu/calendar/softball-at-uw-stout-dh-2/43238Menomonie, Wis.|
|1:30–2:30 pm||The Gustavus Percussion Ensemble Spring Concerthttps://gustavus.edu/calendar/the-gustavus-percussion-ensemble-spring-concert-3/44156Bjorling Recital Hall|
|3–4 pm||Yoga Sculpt (HWC) w/ Hannahttps://gustavus.edu/calendar/yoga-sculpt-hwc-w-hanna/44366Lund 224 (Aerobics Room)|
|3:30–4:30 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|
|5–6 pm||Zumba (HWC) w/ McKenziehttps://gustavus.edu/calendar/zumba-hwc-w-mckenzie/44407Lund 224 (Aerobics Room)|
|7–8 pm||Cardio Dance (HMC class) w/ Gabehttps://gustavus.edu/calendar/cardio-dance-hmc-class-w-gabe-3/44381Lund 224 (Aerobics Room)|
|7:30–8:30 pm||Tony Ouradnik, organ, A Senior Recitalhttps://gustavus.edu/calendar/tony-ouradnik-organ-a-senior-recital/43947Christ Chapel|
|Apr 27 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)|
|Apr 28 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|
||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|
|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|
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