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The Juice (Students) - March 26

 
March 26, 2018
UKnight Day is Tuesday
Students, join the whole Wartburg family in celebrating UKnight Day on Tuesday! The student headquarters will be outside The Wartburg Store in Saemann Student Center. Drop by anytime from 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. to give a gift of any size and be 1 of 1,500 "UKnighted." Will your class be the "finest in the east or west"? Students giving a donation of $10 or more receive a limited edition "dad hat"—quantities limited, so don't miss out! All you need to do is show us your email gift receipt or make a gift right there to receive a hat. Follow #UKnightDay all day on social media to share your love of Wartburg and see how alumni, parents and friends are celebrating and supporting the college. 
NEW ANNOUNCEMENTS
 
Mail Center closed during Easter Break 
The Mail Center will be closed Friday, March 30, and Monday, April 2. Deliveries scheduled to arrive between those dates will be received and processed Tuesday, April 3.
Easter Break dining hours
Click here to see the dining hours for Easter Break. The last meal in Mensa will be Thursday dinner; Mensa and all dining areas will resume regular hours Tuesday, April 3. 
Enlightenment Week at Wartburg 
Enlightenment Week is dedicated to shedding light on autism and those on the spectrum. If you are a future educator, occupational therapist, speech pathologist, music therapist, or anyone who might work with individuals on the spectrum in your career, this week is for your enlightenment. Check out the list of events below.
  • Monday, April 2: Keep an eye out for the blue all over campus in the evening.
  • Tuesday, April 3: Dorm Storm at 7 p.m. for the Autism Society of Iowa; wear blue throughout the day.
  • Wednesday, April 4: Movie night with cupcakes at 7 p.m. in the Clinton Hall basement.
  • Thursday, April 5: Panel of professionals at 7 p.m. in Grossman 131. See how people in your future field work with those on the spectrum.
  • Friday, April 6: Sensory-friendly game night with Best Buddies at 7:30 p.m. in Cardinal Commons.
Juice publishing schedule
Due to Easter Break, the next edition of Juice will be sent Tuesday, April 3. The deadline for submissions is 4 p.m. Wednesday, March 28. 
Weekly security update
Go to the Security Update on the InfoCenter to see updates on door locks, security camera installation, and LED lightbulb installation. Previous reports can also be found at this link. 
Retired bishop to visit Wartburg 
Wartburg College and the Northeastern Iowa Synod will host Bishop Munib Younan, bishop emeriti of the Evangelical Lutheran Church and the Holy Land and past president of the Lutheran World Federation. The following events are planned:
  • Thursday, April 5, 4 p.m., Loving God & Neighbor: Living Out the Biblical Call in the Holy Land, McCaskey Lyceum. The presentation will be followed by a reception in honor of Bishop Younan in the Castle Room.
  • Friday, April 6, 5:30-6:45 p.m., dinner honoring Bishop Younan, Castle Room. Dinner reservations (free for Wartburg students, faculty and staff) can be made at this link. Following dinner, Bishop Younan will speak from 7-8:15 p.m. in the Chapel. This address is open to the public, and you do not have to attend the dinner to participate in the presentation. There will be time for Q&A.
Statewide tornado drill
March 26-30 is Severe Weather Awareness Week in Iowa. On Wednesday, March 28, between 10 and 11 a.m., the National Weather Service will conduct a tornado drill. The purpose of this drill is to ensure Iowans can adequately receive a tornado warning and can practice any actions that would be taken in the event of a real tornado. Know the safe shelter areas in your buildings. Generally, go to the lowest level and stay away from windows and doors. Most tornadoes will move from the west, so have the most protection in that direction. If there is no place below ground level, go to an interior hallway on the lowest level of the building. During an actual tornado warning, Wartburg College will send out a WartburgAlert. If the warning period is extended, an interim message will be sent out and another one once the danger has passed.
Mail forwarding for May Term
If you will NOT be on campus for May Term and would like your mail forwarding to start April 20, please stop by the Mail Center or email mailroom@wartburg.edu to add your name to the forwarding list. Summer forwarding will start May 29. Be sure to check your forwarding address in the Directory in InfoCenter, and submit any address changes or updates to the Registrar’s Office.
Celebration and blessing worship service 
Take time to celebrate and bless faculty and staff members who will be retiring or completing years of service at Wartburg on Wednesday, April 11, at 10:15 a.m., in the Chapel. All are welcome to come and help us honor these individuals and thank them for sharing their talents and gifts with the Wartburg community.
Math, Computer Science & Physics Department Seminar 
The next Math, Computer Science & Physics Department Seminar will be Tuesday, March 27, at 11:30 a.m., in SC 134. Dr. Charles Figura, professor of physics, will discuss gravitational wave astronomy in a presentation titled Things That Go Bump in the Night: The Story of Kilonova GW 170817. All are invited. Refreshments will be provided.
Retirement celebration for Pastor Ramona
All are welcome to attend a retirement celebration for Pastor Ramona Bouzard on Monday, April 16, at 3:30 p.m., in the Chapel. We will gather to sing PR’s favorite hymns and follow up with ice cream sundaes, cookies and lemonade till 5 p.m.
May Term Senate applications
Would you like to help plan Outfly, work on plans for the 2018-19 school year, and discuss issues around campus? If so, May Term Senate has a spot for you! May Term Senate will consist of eight seats for senators plus the members of the 2018-19 executive team. Applications will be available on the Student Senate page on Info Center starting on Thursday, March 29, and will close on Thursday, April 5, at 4 p.m. The elections for the seats will take place Friday, April 13. Unlike the normal Senate elections, May Term Senate elections will be available to all students, no matter where you live. If you have any questions, please contact Breyanna Primous
Survey opportunity 
The Multicultural and Diversity Studies Committee has been discussing ways to encourage cultural competence in all classes. In order to do this, we need to be able to see how students experience classroom and coursework dynamics. We know that professors work hard, but we would also like to encourage professors to ensure that all students feel welcomed, valued, and included in classes. The committee is therefore reaching out to you, the students, to ask that you share specific class experiences in which you have not felt fully welcomed, valued, or included. The information you submit will be shared with the committee, and some accounts, with all identifying information removed, will be shared at a meeting of all faculty. Click here to fill out the survey.
PREVIOUS ANNOUNCEMENTS
 
Wicked Problems Poster challenge
Congratulations to our inaugural Wicked Problems Poster Challenge students! The challenge generated more than 65 posters that have been narrowed down to five ideas entering the next phase of the process. Students selected for Phase 2 are:
  • Madison Bloker
  • Collins Kalyebi
  • Kylie Kelchen
  • Will McDonald
  • Ashley Reynolds

The top ideas that come from the World Café will go on to Phase 3 of the challenge and present during RICE Day on Thursday, April 12, from 10 to 11:15 a.m. in WBC 116. Thank you to everyone who entered! The Wicked Problems Poster Challenge will return next fall.

Study participants needed 
Wartburg students who are at least 18 years old and have consumed alcohol in high school and/or currently drink alcohol are eligible to participate in a study about alcohol motives and loneliness. Participants will complete multiple questionnaires. Students enrolled in PSY 101 or other psychology courses who want to participate for credit should register through the Sona system. For more information, contact Kavalyn Wilson.
Financial aid for summer school students
The Financial Aid Office will begin taking appointments Monday, April 9, to discuss financial aid options for students planning to attend summer school. You must be registered for your summer classes before scheduling an appointment with the Financial Aid Office. Email finaid@wartburg.edu to schedule your appointment. 
Upcoming Events

UKnight Day
March 27

Statewide tornado drill
March 28

Easter Break
March 30-April 2

German Institute funding applications due
March 31

Enlightenment Week
April 2-6

May Term Senate applications due
April 5

Bishop Younan visit
April 5-6

Celebration and blessing service
April 11

RICE Day
April 12

Knight Vision requests due
April 15

Pastor Ramona Bouzard retirement party
April 16
 
Click here to view the full Wartburg events calendar.
 

ABOUT THIS NEWSLETTER
The Juice is a weekly e-newsletter sent Mondays to communicate campus news and events. Most announcements will run twice, then continue to be available in the Information Center.


TO SUBMIT AN ITEM
The deadline for submissions each week is 4 p.m. Thursday. Send items to juice@wartburg.edu. Please keep your submitted item short—no longer than one paragraph—and let us know if your item is for students, faculty/staff, or both audiences. Direct questions or comments to Stephanie Boeding, Marketing & Communication, at ext. 8760.

 
SPIRITUAL LIFE & CAMPUS MINISTRY
 
Upcoming Chapel services
Weekday services are from 10:15 to 10:35 a.m. each Monday, Wednesday, and Friday in Wartburg Chapel; Sunday services begin at 10:30 a.m. Chapel time is a brief opportunity to gather with students, staff, and faculty to reflect on God and faith. Interfaith chapels will be held the last Wednesday of each month during the semester. Upcoming speakers:
  • Monday, March 26 – Tara Winter ’01, director of student recruitment
  • Wednesday, March 28 – Pastor Ramona Bouzard, "Resistance to Craving and Violent Action"
  • There will be no Weekday Chapel or Sunday Worship services during Easter Break, Friday, March 30, through Monday, April 2. 
Lenten Chapels on Wednesdays 
Sabbath as Resistance will be the Lenten Chapel Series during Wednesday chapels, Feb. 14-March 28. Gather from 10:15 to 10:35 a.m. in the chapel for this brief time of “Sabbath” as we listen for God’s call to our community and in our personal lives. (Themes are taken from Walter Brueggemann’s Sabbath as Resistance: Saying No to the Culture of Now, Westminster John Knox, 2014.)
  • Holy Week, March 28: Resistance to Craving and Violent Action, Mark 14:43-50
Sanctuary on Wednesdays
Expect a relaxed time of Bible study, fellowship, worship band music, prayers, and communion. Sanctuary takes place at 9 p.m. each Wednesday evening in Chapel Commons (basement). Come by at 8:45 for snacks and conversation. This is a great way to center yourself in the midst of your busy week.
Seminary Sampler for Lutheran School of Theology at Chicago
Lutheran School of Theology at Chicago will have its Spring Seminary Sampler on April 18. This is a time to meet current faculty and students, sit in on classes, and continue to discern how God is calling you into the world. Click here for more information.
 
WARTBURG IN THE NEWS
 
The Wartburg women's basketball team ended its undefeated season Friday in an NCAA Semifinals loss to Bowdoin, 62-90, as reported by Waterloo-Cedar Falls Courier and the Des Moines Register

The annual Drag Show, sponsored by Alliance, was featured in the Waterloo-Cedar Falls Courier.

The women's basketball team is being led into the Final Four by a group of Iowa athletes, as reported by KCRGKWWL, and the Des Moines Register

Wrestling coach Eric Keller shared his excitement about leading his Knights to another national championship and the anxiety that comes just hours later as he looks forward to 2019 with the Waterloo-Cedar Falls Courier.

The Wartburg women’s basketball team defeated East Texas Baptist, 65-61, to advance to the Final Four this Friday in Rochester, Minn., as reported by the Waterloo-Cedar Falls CourierKWWL, and CBS/FOX 28.

The Waterloo-Cedar Fall Courier reported on the Wartburg wrestling team’s 14th national title. At the National Championships on Saturday, the team also had three individual champions and two national runner-ups along with eight overall All-Americans.

The women's basketball team talked about the team culture that has allowed them to find success on and off the court, as told by d3hoops.com.

Tim Grove ’94 was featured on 60 Minutes for his work in Trauma Informed Care at SaintA's, a Wisconsin-based organization that provides innovative family-centered care and educational services that embrace diversity and empower children, families, and adults to improve the quality of their lives. 

Eric DeVos ’18 talked about his journey to this year's wrestling national championships and plans after college in the Waterloo-Cedar Falls Courier.
 
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