Inside Gustavus 

September 18, 2014 | Volume 47, Number 3

Faculty/Staff Activities

Deb GoodwinTwo articles by Deborah Goodwin (Religion) appeared in volumes published this year: "The Biblical-Moral Moses: Type or Stereotype" in Illuminating Moses: A History of Reception from Exodus to the Renaissance (Brill), ed. Jane Beal and “Augustine on the Jews and Judaism” in The Oxford Guide to the Historical Reception of Augustine (Oxford University Press), ed. Karla Pollman et al., described by its publisher as "a ground-breaking international and interdisciplinary enterprise on the impact of the thought and work of Augustine of Hippo (AD 354 - 430)."

In The Media

  • Gustavus was mentioned in a Star Tribune guest editorial by Bill George on Sept. 14 regarding the George Family Foundation’s upcoming event to honor women leaders, including President Bergman.
  • The Mankato Free Press printed a story on Thursday, Sept. 11 about President Bergman being honored by the George Family Foundation.
  • The St. Peter Herald printed a news brief in its Thursday, Sept. 11 edition about Cantor Chad Winterfeldt’s faculty recital on Sept. 14.
  • The St. Peter Herald printed a letter to the editor in its Thursday, Sept. 11 edition from Lake Crystal resident Walter Jones about the Nobel Conference.
  • The Star Tribune listed Gustavus quarterback Mitch Hendricks as a player to watch in its weekly area college football preview section on Sept. 12.

Position Openings

  • Placement Coordinator, Department of Education
  • Dining Service Staff, PM Cook

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

News & Announcements

passenger vanPolicy Changes for Use of College Vehicles...Gustavus Adolphus College currently receives insurance and risk management services through Educational & Institutional Insurance Administrators, Inc. (EIIA), a not-for-profit organization that focuses on actual risks and challenges faced by small, private, liberal arts colleges and universities. Recent reviews with EIIA regarding Gustavus vehicle programs has prompted a change in the training requirements for large passenger vans, mini-vans, and passenger vehicles. Changes are as follows:

  • Effective immediately, large passenger vans (8-10 passengers) will require both online training and a one-time behind the wheel assessment to receive authorization to operate these vehicles. Drivers can renew authorization online every two years.
  • Beginning January 1, 2015, Gustavus mini-van operators will be required to complete online training. Drivers can renew authorization online every four years.
  • Beginning September 1, 2015, motor pool passenger car operators will be required to complete online training. Drivers can renew authorization online every four years.

To register for van and vehicle training, please follow the instructions posted on the vehicle policy webpage on the Campus Safety Website. If anyone has questions or seeks additional information about these changes, please contact Dale Plemmons in the Campus Safety Office at 933-7494 or dplemmon@gustavus.edu.

Nobel Conference Tickets...The 50th annual Nobel Conference: Where Does Science Go From Here? is about three weeks away. Gustavus students and empoyees are allowed one complimentary ticket and can obtain that ticket by going online to gustavustickets.com.

international photo contestInternational Photo Contest...All current Gustavus students who has studied or traveled abroad in the past two years is invited to participate in the 25th annual International Photo Contest, sponsored by the Center for International and Cultural Education. Submissions will be accepted until Sept. 30 and can be made online by going to gustavus.edu/cice/photocontest/. From Oct. 3-9, photo submissions will be displayed on Facebook for Gustavus community members to vote on. the winners will be announced on Oct. 10.

Campus Happenings

Zorongo FlamencoEchoes of Spain...Inspired by the avant-garde revolution in Paris in the early 1900's in which the glamour and fire of Spanish dance ignited the art scene, this performance will present songs, music, and dances that echo the past while bringing forth contemporary spirit and virtuosity. Artistic Director Susana di Palma directs master gypsy guitarist Chuscales, powerful flamenco singer Vicente Griego, and dancers Jesús Muñoz, Deborah Elias and Colette Illarde in an evening concert that you will not forget. The event will take place at 7 p.m. on Sunday, Oct. 12 in Alumni Hall and is free and open to the public.

Hillstrom Museum Opening Reception...The Hillstrom Museum of Art will open its 2014-15 season of exhibitions withPull Left--Not Always Right: Emerging Contemporary Artists in China. An opening reception will take place between 7 and 9 p.m. on Monday, Sept. 22. A separate reception will take place during the Nobel Conference from 6 to 8 p.m. on Tuesday, Oct. 7. The exhibition will be on display from Sept. 22 through Nov. 9. More information is available online.

Nobel LogoNobel Conference Preview...As a prelude to this year's 50th annual Nobel Conference, former conference director and Emeritus Professor Tim Robinson will host a preview event titled "Remembering 50 Years of Nobel Conferences" at 2:30 p.m. Friday, Sept. 19 in Alumni Hall. Join Robinson for an hour of memories, photos, and video clips of the people who brought about and sustained this annual event, as well as some highlights and controversies from these conferences.

Chapel Schedule... All are invited to the worship services at 10 a.m. weekdays and 10:30 a.m. Sundays. Services take place in Christ Chapel unless otherwise noted. The upcoming schedule is as follows:

  • Friday, Sept. 19: Songs of Gratitude, Neal Hagberg, Sesquicentennial Plaza
  • Sunday, Sept. 21: Chaplain Grady St. Dennis
  • Monday, Sept. 22: Faith and Learning, Florence Amamoto, Professor English
  • Tuesday, Sept. 23: Faith and Science, Dr. Henry Emmons, M.D.
  • Wednesday, Sept. 24: Morning Praise, Lucia Singers
  • Thursday, Sept. 25: Student Speaker, Logan Boese '16
  • Friday, Sept. 26: Interfaith Observance, Rosh Hashanah, Alisa Rosenthal, Associate Professor of Political Science

YumikoFaculty Piano Recital...Associate Professor of Music, Yumiko Oshima-Ryan, will present a faculty piano recital in Bjorling Recital Hall on Saturday, September 20. The performance will include two major works by Takashi Yoshimatsu and Franz Liszt. This recital will begin at 1:30 p.m. and is free and open to the public.

Physics Reserach Lecture...Dr. Jason Hiltner '96, Technology Development Fellow at ACIST Medical Systems, will deliver a lecture, "Development of an Ultrathin Pressure Measurement Catheter Utilizing Fabry Perot Interferometry for Determining the Significance of Lesions in Coronary Arteries" at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 24 in Olin 220. The talk is free and open to the public.

Professional Development Workshop...Dr. Henry Emmons, an integrative psychiatrist and bestselling author of The Chemistry of Joy and The Chemistry of Calm will speak to administrators and staff about "Cultivating Resilient Students" at 8:30 a.m. Tuesday, Sept. 23 in Beck Hall 201. Those interested in attending are encouraged to RSVP online. Dr. Emmons will host a lunch conversation with faculty on the same subject at 11:30 a.m. Friday, Oct. 10 in the Heritage Room. A free lunch will be provided at this faculty event. Those interested in attending are encouraged to RSVP online.

Student Workshops...Dr. Henry Emmons will lead two student workshops on Tuesday, Sept. 23. Emmons will lead a student resilience workshop titled "Learn 10 Ways to Bounce Back" at 1:30 p.m. in Alumni Hall and will then lead "Pursuing A Health-Related Career?" at 2:30 p.m. in Alumni Hall. Those interested in attending are encouraged to RSVP online for the 1:30 p.m. and 2:30 p.m. sessions.

Inaugural Events...Members of the Gustavus community are invited to a number of events to help celebrate the inauguration of Rebecca M. Bergman as the College's 17th president. You are asked to RSVP online for the events you plan to attend.

  • Wednesday, Oct. 1: Celebrate Community: The Future of the Liberal Arts / Symposium for the Gustavus Community / 7 p.m. / Alumni Hall
  • Thursday, Oct. 2: Celebrate Community: Inaugural Concert / Showcase of Faculty, Student, and Alumni Performers / 8 p.m. / Bjoörling Recital Hall
  • Friday, Oct. 3: Celebrate Community: Inaugural Tree Dedication / Presidents' Oak Grove and Bench / 10:45 a.m. / Linnaeus Arboretum
  • Friday, Oct. 3: Celebrate Community: Inauguration of President Rebecca M. Bergman / 2:30 p.m. / Christ Chapel
  • Friday, Oct. 3: Celebrate Community: Inaugural Reception / 4 p.m. / Lund Center Arena

Social Media Updates

selfie spotSelfie Spot...If you walk along Hello Walk in front of Old Main, you will notice a new graphic stuck to the cement. This is a "selfie spot" where people on campus can take a selfie with Old Main and Christ Chapel in the background. The graphic then encourages the selfie taker to post the picture on Twitter, Facebook, and Instagram with the hashtag #GustieView.

Off Campus Events of Interest

GWIL Luncheon...The September Gustavus Women in Leadership luncheon will take place at 11:30 a.m. on Thursday, Sept. 25 at the American Swedish Institute in Minneapolis. Anjie Cayot, founder of Keyot, a certified woman owned boutique consulting firm, will speak about "The Importance of Planning." The event is open to GWIL and non-GWIL members. Tickets are $25 for alumni and $10 for students and can be purchased online.

equestrianEquestrian Team Show...The Gustavus Equestrian Team is hosting a Hunt Seat horse show for the Intercollegiate Horse Show Association (IHSA) Zone 7 Region 3. The event will take place Sept. 27-28 at the Nicollet County Fairgrounds in St. Peter. College equestrian teams from Minnesota, North Dakota and Wisconsin will be competing. Spectators are welcome and there is no charge for admission. Concessions will be available.

Weekend Home Athletic Events

shieldSupport the Golden Gusties at one or more of these home athletic events this weekend:

  • The women's tennis team will host the 2014 USTA/ITA Midwest Regional Championships on Sept. 19-21.
  • The women's soccer team will host Concordia College at 1 p.m. on Saturday, Sept. 20.
  • The football team will host Hamline University at 1 p.m. on Saturday, Sept. 20.
  • The volleyball team will host Waldorf College at 3 p.m. on Saturday, Sept. 20.

Congregational Outreach

Retreats...Church Relations in the Center for Servant Leadership will host a weekend confirmation retreat for Cross Lutheran Church of Maplewood on Sept. 18-20 and an overnight staff retreat for Christ the King Lutheran Church in New Brighton on Sept. 22-23.. Confirmation youth from St. John's Lutheran Church of Northfield will be on campus for a day retreat on Sept. 20. The retreat program is a resource offered to ELCA congregations that are also members of the Gustavus Association of Congregations.

Photo of the Week

Four Gustavus students belt out a song at last week's SNL Dueling Pianos event. You can view more pictures from this event and other events on campus by visiting the Gustavus Flickr page.

Dueling Pianos

 

Upcoming events
Date Event
Today Cancer-themed exhibitions at the Hillstrom Museum of Arthttps://gustavus.edu/calendar/cancerthemed-exhibitions-at-the-hillstrom-museum-of-artHillstrom Museum of Art
Tomorrow Cancer-themed exhibitions at the Hillstrom Museum of Arthttps://gustavus.edu/calendar/cancerthemed-exhibitions-at-the-hillstrom-museum-of-artHillstrom Museum of Art
Men's Golf at Saint John's Invitational (Cancelled)https://gustavus.edu/calendar/mens-golf-at-saint-johns-invitational-cancelledSartell, Minn.
Women's Golf at St. Catherine Invite (Cancelled)https://gustavus.edu/calendar/womens-golf-at-st-catherine-invite-cancelledStillwater, Minn.
Men's Cross Country at St. Olaf Invitational (Cancelled)https://gustavus.edu/calendar/mens-cross-country-at-st-olaf-invitational-cancelledNorthfield, Minn.
1 p.m. Volleyball at UW-River Falls (Sandy Schumacher Tournament) (Cancelled)https://gustavus.edu/calendar/volleyball-at-uwriver-falls-sandy-schumacher-tournament-cancelledEau Claire, Wis.
1 p.m. Women's Soccer at Saint Mary's (Cancelled)https://gustavus.edu/calendar/womens-soccer-at-saint-marys-cancelledWinona, Minn.
1 p.m. Football at Carleton (Cancelled)https://gustavus.edu/calendar/football-at-carleton-cancelledNorthfield, Minn.
3 p.m. Volleyball at UW-Eau Claire (Sandy Schumacher Tournament) (Cancelled)https://gustavus.edu/calendar/volleyball-at-uweau-claire-sandy-schumacher-tournament-cancelledEau Claire, Wis.
3:30 p.m. Men's Soccer at Saint Mary's (Cancelled)https://gustavus.edu/calendar/mens-soccer-at-saint-marys-cancelledWinona, Minn.
Sep 20 Cancer-themed exhibitions at the Hillstrom Museum of Arthttps://gustavus.edu/calendar/cancerthemed-exhibitions-at-the-hillstrom-museum-of-artHillstrom Museum of Art
Men's Golf at Saint John's Invitational (Cancelled)https://gustavus.edu/calendar/mens-golf-at-saint-johns-invitational-cancelledSartell, Minn.
Women's Golf at St. Catherine Invite (Cancelled)https://gustavus.edu/calendar/womens-golf-at-st-catherine-invite-cancelledStillwater, Minn.
"Escape The Zoom"https://gustavus.edu/calendar/escape-the-zoomOnline
66:30 p.m. 48-Hour Theatre Projecthttps://gustavus.edu/calendar/48hour-theatre-projectStreaming Online
6:307:30 p.m. Sunday Worshipping Community: Virtual Editionhttps://gustavus.edu/calendar/sunday-worshipping-community-virtual-editionOnline
Sep 21 "Escape The Zoom"https://gustavus.edu/calendar/escape-the-zoomOnline
Cancer-themed exhibitions at the Hillstrom Museum of Arthttps://gustavus.edu/calendar/cancerthemed-exhibitions-at-the-hillstrom-museum-of-artHillstrom Museum of Art
Sep 22 "Escape The Zoom"https://gustavus.edu/calendar/escape-the-zoomOnline
Cancer-themed exhibitions at the Hillstrom Museum of Arthttps://gustavus.edu/calendar/cancerthemed-exhibitions-at-the-hillstrom-museum-of-artHillstrom Museum of Art
Sep 23 "Escape The Zoom"https://gustavus.edu/calendar/escape-the-zoomOnline
Cancer-themed exhibitions at the Hillstrom Museum of Arthttps://gustavus.edu/calendar/cancerthemed-exhibitions-at-the-hillstrom-museum-of-artHillstrom Museum of Art
4 p.m. Women's Soccer vs. St. Thomas (Cancelled)https://gustavus.edu/calendar/womens-soccer-vs-st-thomas-cancelledSt. Peter, Minn.
7 p.m. Volleyball at St. Olaf (Cancelled)https://gustavus.edu/calendar/volleyball-at-st-olaf-cancelledNorthfield, Minn.
Sep 24 "Escape The Zoom"https://gustavus.edu/calendar/escape-the-zoomOnline
Cancer-themed exhibitions at the Hillstrom Museum of Arthttps://gustavus.edu/calendar/cancerthemed-exhibitions-at-the-hillstrom-museum-of-artHillstrom Museum of Art
12:301:20 p.m. New Faculty Orientation Sessionhttps://gustavus.edu/calendar/new-faculty-orientation-session-146Online
3:305 p.m. Reconciliation Circle with Cânté Sütá-Francis Bettelyounhttps://gustavus.edu/calendar/reconciliation-circle-with-cnt-stfrancis-bettelyoun-5via videoconference or telephone
4:30 p.m. Men's Soccer vs. Luther (Cancelled)https://gustavus.edu/calendar/mens-soccer-vs-luther-cancelledSt. Peter, Minn.
Sep 25 Cancer-themed exhibitions at the Hillstrom Museum of Arthttps://gustavus.edu/calendar/cancerthemed-exhibitions-at-the-hillstrom-museum-of-artHillstrom Museum of Art
"Escape The Zoom"https://gustavus.edu/calendar/escape-the-zoomOnline
7 p.m. Boom Boom Bingohttps://gustavus.edu/calendar/boom-boom-bingo-2Lund Forum
7 p.m. Volleyball at Cornell (Cancelled)https://gustavus.edu/calendar/volleyball-at-cornell-cancelledMount Vernon, Iowa
Sep 26 Cancer-themed exhibitions at the Hillstrom Museum of Arthttps://gustavus.edu/calendar/cancerthemed-exhibitions-at-the-hillstrom-museum-of-artHillstrom Museum of Art
Women's Golf at D3 Classic (Cancelled)https://gustavus.edu/calendar/womens-golf-at-d3-classic-cancelledHastings, Minn.
Men's Golf vs. Twin Cities Classic (Cancelled)https://gustavus.edu/calendar/mens-golf-vs-twin-cities-classic-cancelledElk River, Minn.
"Escape The Zoom"https://gustavus.edu/calendar/escape-the-zoomOnline
8 a.m. to 11 p.m. Homecominghttps://gustavus.edu/calendar/homecoming-6Gustavus Adolphus College Campus
10 a.m. Volleyball at Monmouth (Mabel Lee Invite) (Cancelled)https://gustavus.edu/calendar/volleyball-at-monmouth-mabel-lee-invite-cancelledCedar Rapids, Iowa
noon Volleyball at Coe (Mabel Lee Invite) (Cancelled)https://gustavus.edu/calendar/volleyball-at-coe-mabel-lee-invite-cancelledCedar Rapids, Iowa
1 p.m. Football hosts St. Thomas (Cancelled)https://gustavus.edu/calendar/football-hosts-st-thomas-cancelledSt. Peter, Minn.
1 p.m. Women's Soccer vs. St. Catherine (Cancelled)https://gustavus.edu/calendar/womens-soccer-vs-st-catherine-cancelledSt. Peter, Minn.
1011:59 p.m. Peer Assistants host SNLhttps://gustavus.edu/calendar/peer-assistants-host-snlLund Arena
Sep 27 "Escape The Zoom"https://gustavus.edu/calendar/escape-the-zoomOnline
Cancer-themed exhibitions at the Hillstrom Museum of Arthttps://gustavus.edu/calendar/cancerthemed-exhibitions-at-the-hillstrom-museum-of-artHillstrom Museum of Art
Men's Golf vs. Twin Cities Classic (Cancelled)https://gustavus.edu/calendar/mens-golf-vs-twin-cities-classic-cancelledElk River, Minn.
Women's Golf at D3 Classic (Cancelled)https://gustavus.edu/calendar/womens-golf-at-d3-classic-cancelledHastings, Minn.
6:307:30 p.m. Sunday Worshipping Community: Virtual Editionhttps://gustavus.edu/calendar/sunday-worshipping-community-virtual-editionOnline
Sep 28 Cancer-themed exhibitions at the Hillstrom Museum of Arthttps://gustavus.edu/calendar/cancerthemed-exhibitions-at-the-hillstrom-museum-of-artHillstrom Museum of Art
Men's Golf vs. Twin Cities Classic (Cancelled)https://gustavus.edu/calendar/mens-golf-vs-twin-cities-classic-cancelledElk River, Minn.

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