Inside Gustavus 

January 19, 2017 | Volume 49, Number 19

 

News and Announcements

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Library Hours for J-Term: Monday-Thursday: 8 a.m.-10 p.m.; Friday: 8 a.m.-6 p.m.; Saturday: 10 a.m.-5 p.m.; Sunday: 11 a.m.-10 p.m.

Save the Date...The Diversity Center asks that you please join us in welcoming Ericka Huggins to campus on Monday, February 20 and Tuesday, February 21 as part of our Black History Month programming.

Ericka Huggins is a human rights activist, poet, educator, Black Panther leader, and former political prisoner. For the past 30 years, she has lectured throughout the United States and internationally. Her extraordinary life experiences have enabled her to speak personally and eloquently on issues relating to the physical and emotional well-being of women, children and youth, whole being education. She has also spoken on issues of over incarceration, and the role of the spiritual practice in sustaining activism and promoting change. On Monday, February 20 and Tuesday, February 21, Ericka Huggins will join the Gustavus community for a film screening of The Black Panthers: Vanguard of the Revolution followed by a one-hour Q&A, and a lecture on "Igniting a Grassroots Movement in the 21st Century." More details about both events are listed below.

Monday, February 20 from 6:30 - 9:30 p.m. in Wallenberg
The Black Panthers: Vanguard of the Revolution Film Screening and Q&A. The Black Panthers: Vanguard of the Revolution is the first feature length documentary to explore the Black Panther Party, its significance to the broader American culture, its cultural and political awakening for black people, and the painful lessons wrought when a movement derails. Master documentarian Stanley Nelson goes straight to the source, weaving a treasure trove of rare archival footage with the voices of the people who were there: police, FBI informants, journalists, white supporters and detractors, and Black Panthers who remained loyal to the party and those who left it. Featuring Kathleen Cleaver, Jamal Joseph, and many others, The Black Panthers: Vanguard of the Revolution is an essential history and a vibrant chronicle of this pivotal movement that birthed a new revolutionary culture in America.

Tuesday, February 21 from 7 - 9 p.m. in Alumni Hall
"Igniting a Grassroots Movement in the 21st Century,” Ericka Huggins' Keynote Address

We ask that you please save the date, spread the word, encourage colleagues, students, and others to attend, and plan to join us. It's an opportunity you won't want to miss.

Risk Management Minute: Winter Weather and Pedestrian Safety... Please be aware of pedestrian safety during the snow and ice season. Always wear proper footwear with good traction and look at the walking surface ahead of you. Keep your eyes and ears alert to what’s going on around you. Use sidewalks that have already been cleared when available. If you are coming out from behind a snowbank, stop first and check to see if it is safe. You may be less visible because of snow piles or glare off of the snow. Vehicles will have a harder time stopping on slippery surfaces. Stay away from roads and sidewalks when snow removal equipment is trying to clear the snow and as they treat the road and sidewalk surfaces. Be aware that snow removal equipment moves backwards, forwards and may turn sharply. Do not walk in front of or directly behind snow removal equipment! Make sure drivers see you by making eye contact and wait for them to pass before crossing. Contact Physical Plant (x7504) to report slippery areas or those that need to be cleared. Contact Campus Safety (x8888) immediately if you may have been injured in a slip and fall injury.

Save the Date: 2017 Christenson Lecture... Please mark your calendar for the Ronald S. and Kathryn K. Christenson Lectureship in Politics and Law, coming up on Thursday, March 16, 2017, at 7 p.m. in Wallenberg Auditorium. The Honorable Tanya M. Bransford '80, Hennepin County District Court Judge, will present on "Confronting Implicit Bias in an Explicitly Biased World." Judge Bransford will examine the increase in bias-motivated incidents throughout our country, discuss the effect that bias has on our subconscious mind and address strategies to challenge overt acts of explicit bias and counteract unconscious biases in our decisions and behavior.

Save the Date: Third Annual Matthias Wahlstrom Lecture...Please mark your calendar for Monday, February 20, 2017, 4:30-5:30 p.m. in Beck Hall 101. Michele Rusinko, professor of theatre and dance, will present her talk entitled “Creativity, Resiliency, Dignity and a Good Life.” President Rebecca Bergman will introduce Rusinko, and refreshments will be provided for conversation after the lecture. https://gustavus.edu/provost/wahlstromlecture.php

Saint Peter Weekly Newsletter... As we continue to find ways to strengthen our partnership with the City of Saint Peter we would like to share this link to their weekly newsletter. Be sure to read it for the latest information about the greater Saint Peter community.

Campus Happenings

Employee Enhancement Days...The Office of Human Resources and Title IX, is pleased to announce Employee Enhancement professional development opportunities that is being held January 30-February 3 for all Gustavus employees. The theme this year is well-being, offering employees a variety of options that help members of the Gustavus community develop the knowledge and skills to cultivate a meaningful, balanced life.

Home Athletic Events

Support the Golden Gusties at one or more of these home athletic events this weekend.

  • Swimming & diving hosts Hamline at 5 p.m. Friday, Jan. 20

  • Men’s hockey hosts St. Olaf at 7:05 p.m. Friday, Jan. 20

  • Gymnastis hosts UW-Whitewater at 1 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 21

  • Women’s basketball hosts Macalester at 1 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 21

  • Women’s hockey hosts St. Olaf at 2 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 21

  • Men’s basketball hosts Macalester at 3 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 21

Fine Arts Events

Hillstrom Museum of Art 

November 21, 2016 – January 27, 2017

Action! The Anatomy of LeRoy Neiman’s Champions

In the Media

KEYC Television covered Monday's Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial lecture. Visiting speaker Dr. Jonathan Walton, Gustavus Chaplain Brian Konkol, and Student Senate Co-President Herchran Singh were interviewed.

The St. Peter Herald covered this week's city council meeting, in which a land agreement with the College was discussed.

Off Campus Event of Interest

  • Help us turn pizza into scholarships! From 5:30 - 8 p.m. on Monday, January 30, Jake's Pizza in Saint Peter will donate percent of all sales* to Saint Peter-Kasota Dollars for Scholars. Dollars for Scholars is locally run and supports local students by providing scholarships for education. Thank you for your support! *excludes alcohol purchases.
     
  • It's 'APPY HOUR in Saint Peter! Join us on the last Thursday of each month from 4-5 p.m. in the Saint Peter Public Library Meeting Room. Share your favorite apps as well as learn about the many applications available for tablets, smartphones, etc. No registration necessary for this free 'Appy Hour. Please bring your own device. This class is a venture of Saint Peter Recreation & Leisure Services, the Senior Center, and Saint Peter Community & Family Education as part of the new LIFE: Learning Is Forever program.

Obituaries

Lee Yunkers, father-in-law of Molly Yunkers (Bookmark), passed away on Satruday, Jauary 14. A celebration of Lee's life will be held at 11 a.m. on Saturday, January 21, 2017, at Bethany Lutheran Church, 124 10th St., Kaukauna WI. The full obituary can be read online.

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 "Escape The Zoom"https://gustavus.edu/calendar/escape-the-zoomOnline
Men's Golf at Saint John's Invitational (Cancelled)https://gustavus.edu/calendar/mens-golf-at-saint-johns-invitational-cancelledSartell, Minn.
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 St. Catherine Invite (Cancelled)https://gustavus.edu/calendar/womens-golf-at-st-catherine-invite-cancelledStillwater, Minn.
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
Tomorrow "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 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
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 "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
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 "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.
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 Women's Golf at D3 Classic (Cancelled)https://gustavus.edu/calendar/womens-golf-at-d3-classic-cancelledHastings, Minn.
"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.
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.
Sep 29 Cancer-themed exhibitions at the Hillstrom Museum of Arthttps://gustavus.edu/calendar/cancerthemed-exhibitions-at-the-hillstrom-museum-of-artHillstrom Museum of Art
34 p.m. Fall 2020 Career Expo! Tuesdayhttps://gustavus.edu/calendar/fall-2020-career-expo-tuesdayZoom Meeting: https://hellogustavus.zoom.us/j/5079337525?pwd=UkY0TC9RL0tnY2tENXdLV1FicEVxZz09
4 p.m. Men's Soccer vs. Augsburg (Cancelled)https://gustavus.edu/calendar/mens-soccer-vs-augsburg-cancelledSt. Peter, Minn.
6 p.m. Women's Soccer at Luther (Cancelled)https://gustavus.edu/calendar/womens-soccer-at-luther-cancelledDecorah, Iowa
Sep 30 Cancer-themed exhibitions at the Hillstrom Museum of Arthttps://gustavus.edu/calendar/cancerthemed-exhibitions-at-the-hillstrom-museum-of-artHillstrom Museum of Art

To add or change items on the calendar, please fill out and submit a College Calendar event form. View the entire College Calendar online.

 

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