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The Juice (Student) - April 16

 
April 16, 2018
Study break during Finals Week
The Pathways Center, Counseling Services, and Vogel Library will host a study break Monday, April 16, 10:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m., on the second floor of the library.
  • Take a break with Play-Doh, puzzles, and coloring.
  • Pick up stress management tips and a stress ball.
  • Get help from a librarian, WRSL or Math Lab consultant.
  • Grab a healthy snack.
  • Join us for relaxation yoga (20-minute sessions offered at 10:30 and 11:30 a.m.).
  • Hang out with furry friends from Retrieving Freedom, 12:30-1:30 p.m.
Stress-Free Zone
Wartburg S.A.F.E. (Suicide Awareness for Everyone) will host a Stress-Free Zone on Wednesday, April 18, 1:30-3:30 p.m., on the Campus Lawn. Join us for relaxation, yard games, and dogs! The rain location will be in Chapel Commons. Direct questions to safe@wartburg.edu.

 
NEW ANNOUNCEMENTS
 
Symphony concert rescheduled for Monday
Saturday’s “Stars of Wartburg” symphony concert has been rescheduled for Monday, April 16, at 7:30 p.m. in Neumann Auditorium. 
May Term Senate election results
May Term Senate elections concluded Friday night. Students who have been elected are: 
Ashlee Henderson
Courtney Moser
Maddy Carroll
Kimberley Strobel 
Kaylee Micheal
Lexi Retz
Brittany Strause
Devin Eby 
Student Shuttle deadlines
Deadlines are fast approaching to reserve your seat for Tour Week shuttles. The deadline to sign up for the departure shuttle to Waterloo and Cedar Rapids on Saturday, April 21, is TODAY. If you would like to catch the return shuttle from those locations on Sunday, April 29, the deadline is Monday, April 23. Click here for link for registration and full details. 
Orange emoji “dad” hats
Were you a little jealous when you saw people in their orange emoji “dad” hats on UKnight Day? Want to get your own? Students UKnight is selling the hats for $15 each. The hats are one size fits all and you can pick between black or white. We need a minimum order of 48 hats. Click here to order; the deadline is April 23.
Juice publishing schedule
There will be no Juice during Tour Week. The next Juice email will be April 30. The deadline to submit items is 4 p.m. Thursday,  April 26.
Tax returns 
Federal tax returns must be postmarked by Tuesday, April 17, this year to be considered on time. The Mail Center can postmark your return, but it must arrive at the Mail Center PRIOR to 3:30 p.m. on Tuesday. Returns dropped in the mailbox after 3:30 p.m. on Tuesday will not receive an April 17 postmark.
Observance of National Grilled Cheese Day 
The Department of Religion & Philosophy will celebrate National Grilled Cheese Day on Monday, April 16, 11 a.m.-1 p.m., in Grossmann Suite 101.
VAC May Day of Service 
The VAC will be hosting a May Day of Service on Tuesday, May 15, with a rain date on Wednesday, May 16. Service will include helping plant trees, planting annuals, splitting perennials, mulching, and other outdoor work. There will be two shifts, 10-11:30 a.m. and 1-2:30 p.m. If you would like to participate, sign up here by Friday, May 11. 
Weekly security update
Read about the updates in cabling work, keypads, and LED lights. Go to the Security Update on the InfoCenter to read more and see previous reports.
Mail forwarding 
The Mail Center reminds you to please check your mailbox before you leave campus for the summer – whether that’s after finals, after Tour Week, or at the end of May Term. Mail forwarding will start May 29 unless you have contacted us to ask to start earlier, but not all mail can be forwarded. Items unable to be forwarded may be assumed abandoned and disposed of. If you are permanently leaving campus, we advise that you take a moment and remove your Wartburg address from your online shipping accounts – it will save you headaches later!
Keep your mailbox open during summer
Are you staying on campus or in Waverly this summer? Your campus mailbox can stay open, but you do need to notify the Mail Center that you wish to keep receiving mail at your campus box. Students who do not request to keep their box open for the summer will have their mail forwarded. Email mailroom@wartburg.edu with requests to keep your campus mailbox open for the summer.
Campus landscaping and tree removal
The Landscape and Natural Resource Committee would like to let the campus community know about upcoming work. To prepare the area in the center of Afton Manors for a more natural, sustainable, low-maintenance prairie planting, we must kill all the vegetation. The grounds crew will conduct a controlled spraying of this area, as weather allows. The seed will be planted shortly after. Waverly Utilities needs to remove the four trees east of the Operations & Maintenance Office building that are reaching the electrical lines above. The utility is providing certificates for replacement trees, which will be used to develop a learning area for biology faculty. Direct questions to anne.duncan@wartburg.edu.
Camps Policy changes 
The Business Office has recently reviewed and revised its Camps Policy. If your department or organization will be hosting a camp, we strongly encourage you to review the policy in depth. The policy is posted on the Business Office website here. Changes to the policy include procedures for processing:
• Student Employee Wages
• Faculty and Staff Wages
• Vendor and Contracted Labor Payments
Also, as a reminder, the policy outlines the responsibility of the department or organization hosting the camp to work with the vice president for administration to ensure that the camp is insured appropriately. Direct questions about the policy to Tracy Rucker, controller, 352-8238.
Voter registration
The U.S. Department of Education requires institutions receiving federal funding to provide notice regarding how to register to vote. Directions on how to register to vote can be found here
PREVIOUS ANNOUNCEMENTS
 
Retirement party for Pastor Ramona
All are welcome to attend a retirement party for Pastor Ramona Bouzard on Monday, April 16, 3:30 p.m., in the Chapel. We will gather to sing PR’s favorite songs and follow up with ice cream sundaes.
Squatch Jam fundraiser 
The Department of Music Therapy will host an evening of live music and karaoke at Sasquatch Jacks on Tuesday, April 17, 7-9 p.m. The Squatch Jam will be a community fundraiser for Bremwood Residential Treatment Center. Suggested $5 donation at the door. Come and celebrate the semester for a good cause! Contact Sammie Hallgren with questions.
Summer storage for out-of-state students 
The Student Life Office is piloting a summer storage program for returning out-of-state students. Wartburg faculty and staff volunteers will store items for students over the summer break, free of charge. Certain conditions apply, and you must arrange to your own transportation to and from the storage facility. This is a trial program and is currently only available to students who reside out of state. Contact Jennifer Onuigbo in Student Life for more information. 
Recycle items when moving out
For students who are moving out after finals, donation stations located in the residence hall lounges will be collecting a variety of items such as clothes, room décor, bedding, housewares, and unopened hygiene items. If you are donating appliances that will not fit in the bins (lofts, furniture, carpets, electronics, appliances), please place them outside next to the dumpsters. The Sustainability Office will also be accepting packaged and canned non-perishable goods, as well as perishable foods, which we will make available for students who may be here after finals. Contact Anne Duncan.
Senior art exhibit 

The Wartburg senior art and design students have their art projects in a group exhibition through May 27 in Waldemar A. Schmidt Art Gallery. Students exhibited are:

  • Michael Benson, graphic design
  • Suwanna Mabangklu, art and graphic design
  • Mlungisi Ncube, art with mathematics major
  • Suusen Ng, art and graphic degisn
  • Makenzie Thorson, graphic design

The gallery is open daily, 9 a.m.-7 p.m. Direct questions to Johanna Kramer-Weston, 319-352-8386.

Tour Week dining hours
Click here to see the dining hours during Tour Week. The final meal in Mensa before break will be lunch on Friday, April 20, and dinner on Sunday, April 29, will be the first meal in Mensa at the start of May Term.
Student media leaders

2018-19 Journalism & Communication student media leaders are:

  • Megan Stephenson, Trumpet editor-in-chief
  • Bendita DosSantos Carmo, Trumpet Online
  • Ryley Seymour, KWAR station manager
  • Taylor Webb, Knight Vision news manager
  • McKenzie Kielman, Tower Agency CEO
  • Katie Kreis, PRSSA president
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.
Staff positions open for The Trumpet

The Trumpet is looking to fill the following staff positions for the 2018-19 academic year:

  • Assistant News Editor
  • Assistant Sports Editor
  • Assistant Knightlife Editor
  • Graphic Designer/Graphics Editor

Contact Megan Stephenson, editor in chief, for details for each position and to apply.

Emeritus, tenure and promotion news

At its February meeting, the Board of Regents approved the status of professor emeritus/emerita for:

  • Dr. Josef Breutzmann
  • The Rev. Dr. Kathryn Kleinhans
  • The Rev. Dr. Ramona Bouzard
  • The Rev. Bonita Bock

The board also approved tenure and promotion to associate professor for:

  • Professor Justin Crouse
  • Dr. Andrea Eslick
  • Dr. Kunihiko Terasawa

In addition, Dr. Stephanie Toering Peters has been promoted to full professor. 

Upcoming Events

Finals study break
April 16

Pastor Ramona Bouzard retirement party
April 16

National Grilled Cheese Day
April 16

Rescheduled Wartburg Community Symphony concert
April 16

Squatch Jam fundraiser
April 17

Stress-Free Zone
April 18

May Term begins
April 30

VAC May Day of Service
May 15

Commencement
May 27
 
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
 
Chapel services conclude, Sanctuary continues
Sunday Worship and Weekday Chapel have concluded for the semester. Wednesday Night Sanctuary will continue through May Term. 
Looking ahead to 2018-19
Anyone interested in choosing scripture or hymns or sharing a message in 2018-19 should contact Pam Moss

Students who are interested in serving as an assisting minister in 2018-19 should contact Pam Moss
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
 
Wartburg College has been awarded a National Endowment for the Humanities grant in the organization’s most recent round of funding. The two-phase grant, valued at $165,276, will allow the college to create an online catalog of the more than 28,000 audiovisual items in the Archives of Iowa Broadcasting, which is owned by and housed at the college.

The Department of Religion and Philosophy will induct Allison Maybee, Sierra Mastin, Alexis Swain, Kathryn Linthicum, and Alisha Ungs into the Alpha Epsilon Theta Chapter of Theta Alpha Kappa on Tuesday, April 17.  

Civil rights leader F.D. Reese, who was awarded an honorary degree from the college in 2006, died April 5 in Atlanta, as reported by the Montgomery Advertiser. 

Wartburg students Sulibeth Velez, Hunter Baldus, Grace Byram, Alexies Esotto, and Jacob Hodge competed as finalists in the Neeley Entrepreneurship Center Values and Ventures
 Business Plan Competition at Texas Christian University in Fort Worth, Texas, April 6 and 7. The team developed its business plan under the guidance of Dr. Allan Bernard, professor of business administration, and was sponsored by Wartburg graduate Michael Murphy ’89.

Student Angeline Neo ’20 is exhibiting the painting A Sense of Place in the ArtHaus Emerging Artist Exhibition in Decorah. The exhibition features 30 juried student works from the tri-state area and is installed from April 6-May 19. 

Joe Johnson ’81 was named president of the Iowa Farm Bureau Federation, as reported by Iowa Ag Connection.

Caitlin Hanson ’17 and Kyle Harms ’15  led their respective jazz choirs to first place finishes at state championships, as reported by the  Sioux City Journal
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