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The Juice (Student) - Nov. 1

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Nov. 1, 2021

Candlelight dinners with chef Jami Dareervice trip advisers needed

Announcing your chance to work one-on-one with our new chef, Jami Dare! Jami graduated from culinary school as the valedictorian and has recently joined the Wartburg Dining Services staff. She is not only helping to revamp the Mensa menu but is also committed to mentoring student groups about promoting their organizations through the exclusive dining experience of Candlelight Dinners. Only held once a month, make sure your organization doesn’t miss out on this exclusive dinner and promotional opportunity. Please email Chris Fosselman for remaining available dates and further information.

Schedule appointments with Noah Campus Clinic onlineervice trip advisers needed

Faculty, staff, and students now can schedule an appointment with the Noah Campus Health Clinic online at this link.

Faculty-in-Residence Book Club

This month, join Dr. Rachel Clark for a book club reading Angela Chen’s “Ace: What Asexuality Reveals about Desire, Society, and the Meaning of Sex.” Dr. Clark will provide the books for the first five people to sign up at this link.

Beat Luther shirts available

Students UKnight will be tabling outside the Student Center to sell more Beat Luther shirts!

Tuesday, Nov. 2 at 11-1 p.m.
Thursday, Nov. 4 at 5-7 p.m.
Tuesday, Nov. 9 at 5-7 p.m.
Thursday, Nov. 11 at 11a.m.-1 p.m.

The shirts are $15. You don’t want to miss out on one of Wartburg's many traditions! If you have any questions, email @studentsuknight@wartburg.edu.

Paint with WCDM on Nov. 8issing table ban

Join WCDM on Monday, Nov. 8, for a fun night of painting! This year, we will be painting mason jars. If you aren’t so crafty, no worries — we will have an instructor to guide you! You do not have to be in WCDM to participate. Sign up at this link or find us tabling outside the Mensa this week!

Student Social Justice Council meets Nov. 14issing table ban

Are you passionate about creating positive change? The Wartburg Student Social Justice Council is a group of students focused on promoting social justice on campus and empowering other students. The next meeting is on Sunday, Nov. 14, at 2 p.m. in Cardinal Commons and anyone is welcome to join! If you are interested in joining the council, please fill out this form. If you have any questions, please email Victoria Rose Dietz at victoria.dietz@wartburg.edu.

Music Therapy Awareness Week is here!

Take some time to check out our fun and stress-relieving events listed on the graphic below! All are welcome to learn more about music therapy and take part in the events:

Study Abroad information meeting Nov. 7ervice trip advisers needed

With cautious optimism and COVID mitigation, individual Wartburg students are studying abroad this year in Spain, Costa Rica, and Scotland! Want to learn more about how study abroad works? Join the Study Abroad 101 info session on Sunday, Nov. 7, 6:30-7 p.m. in McCoy West and check out the basics at this link.

If you plan to apply for 2022-23 study abroad, the application deadline is Jan. 15, 2022. Start conversations now with your academic adviser(s) and Study Away Coordinator Kathleen Sihler at kathleen.sihler@wartburg.edu or WBC 118.

Check your passport for international travelervice trip advisers needed

Is it possible that you will travel internationally this year? Check your passport now! Passport renewals and applications are taking at least five months to process, and the U.S. State Department recommends that a passport be valid as least six months AFTER the expected date of return AND have at least two blank pages. If you need to renew or apply, click here or contact the Recorder’s Office in the Bremer County Courthouse at 319-352-0340 for information and an appointment.

Election Day information to vote in Waverlyervice trip advisers needed

Tuesday, Nov. 2, is a local Election Day. Students who want to vote in Waverly’s City and School elections are reminded that:

1. Voters must have a photo ID that is current, valid and contains an expiration date (which means Wartburg IDs do not count).

2. Residence Hall students who live north of Fifth Avenue NW vote at Redeemer Lutheran Church (2001 W. Bremer Ave.) and students who live south of Fifth Avenue NW vote at the Fire Station (123 First St. SW).

3. Students who have moved since the last time they registered to vote need to bring proof of residency with them to vote on Tuesday. This would include an official letter from the college that they have a residence hall contract, which they can get during business hours in the Student Life office.

4. For more information on what counts for proof of ID and residence, go to this link. For more information about the local elections, click here.

Do Your Part, Be Cyber Smart – Week 4ervice trip advisers needed

The final week of Cyber Security Awareness month is all about making security a priority. For those providing business services on campus, this means building security into products and processes. For individuals, keep cybersecurity at the forefront of your mind as you connect daily. Before purchasing a device or online product, do your research. When you set up a new device or app, consider your security and privacy settings and always update default passwords. Cybersecurity should not be an afterthought.

SPIRITUAL LIFE & CAMPUS MINISTRY

Weekday Chapel services

Weekday Chapel services are from 10:15 to 10:35 a.m. each Monday, Wednesday, and Friday in Wartburg Chapel. Chapel time is a brief opportunity to gather with students, staff, and faculty to reflect on God and faith. Mondays will feature faculty and staff faith stories and blessings, Wednesdays will be a morning prayer service, and Fridays will have Senior Chapels. Interfaith chapels will be held during the last week each month.

Upcoming speakers:

Monday, Nov. 1: All Saints Day service with Rebecca Baird

Wednesday, Nov. 3: Morning Prayer Service with Pastor Brian Beckstrom

Friday, Nov. 5: Senior Chapel with Aaron Frohner ’21

 

Holden Evening Prayer services on Sundays

Holden Evening Prayer is a meditative vespers service with music, candle lighting, and prayer. All are welcome to take part on Sunday evenings at 7 p.m. in Wartburg Chapel the following dates:

Nov. 21
Dec. 12
Sanctuary on Wednesdays

Sanctuary is a casual service that takes place on Wednesday nights in the Chapel Commons. It provides students with the opportunity to relax and center themselves around God’s word in the midst of their busy week. All are welcome at 9 p.m. in Chapel Commons (basement), and come early at 8:45 for snacks.
 

UPCOMING EVENTS

Music Therapy Awareness Week
Nov. 1-5

Local election day
Nov. 2

German Institute funding applications due
Nov. 5

Study Abroad information session
Nov. 7

Paint with WCDM
Nov. 8

Student Social Justice Council meeting
Nov. 14

Holden Evening Prayer services
Nov. 21, Dec. 12

PREVIOUS ANNOUNCEMENTS

Business Office update

The Business Office is currently undergoing construction, and some of our staff have been temporarily relocated within our office. We apologize for any inconvenience this may cause. Please continue to use the main entrance, Luther Hall Room 212, and our office personnel can direct you as needed. As a friendly reminder, masks are still required upon entry into the Business Office and Financial Aid Office.

 

A drop box continues to be available just inside the office’s main entrance; invoices, receipts, and completed forms may be placed in it. Monetary deposits should continue to be submitted directly to our office personnel.

 

Inquiries may also be directed to our respective office email addresses:

Business Office, businessoffice@wartburg.edu
Accounts Payable, accountspayable@wartburg.edu
PNC P-cards, pcard@wartburg.edu
Financial Aid Office, finaid@wartburg.edu
Student Employment, studentemployment@wartburg.edu
New art exhibit: 'The Environment Calls for Action'

The new exhibit in the Waldemar A. Schmidt Art Gallery, “The Environment Calls for Action: Margaret Whiting and Renata Sack,” will run Oct. 25-Dec. 17. Global warming is a very real thing. Ocean waters are rising, wildfires are raging, and species of plants and animals are going extinct at an alarming rate. Artists Renata Sack and Margaret Whiting bring attention to the policies and practices in society that must be changed to preserve life and the earth. Through the use of photographs and mixed-media installations, the artists encourage viewers to comprehend the magnitude and urgency of the climate change crisis and draw conclusions to what desperately needs to be done to save the earth. The time to act is now—future generations depend on it.

Applications open for Social Behavior Lab research assistants

Dr. Tyler Graff, assistant professor of psychology, is currently accepting applications for undergraduate research assistants for his Social Behavior Lab. If you are interested in becoming a volunteer research assistant, please click this link and complete the online application form or email tyler.graff@wartburg.edu.

About the lab: Dr. Graff’s program of research explores how social relationships impact our psychological and physiological health. He does this by investigating social support influences on health behaviors and via relationship quality. Dr. Graff primarily uses quantitative experimental and correlational research methods but also some qualitative methods.

 

Law school information

Are you curious about law school? Do you need help with your application? Do you want to receive emails from law schools? Contact Pre-Law Adviser Karen Thalacker at karen.thalacker@wartburg.edu for more information.

 

Study Abroad Photo Contest winners announcedervice trip advisers needed

Congratulations to the winners of our Study Abroad Photo Contest: Alumni Edition. Judges picked the top three entries, and the People's Choice was decided by a popular vote on the college's Facebook page. You can view all of the entries at the link:

First place: Yecenia Andrade ’20 – Portugal/entry #2 ($100)

Second place: Katherine Bender ’17 – Morocco/entry #4 ($75)

Third place: Ken Guyette ’90 – Tanzania/entry #3 ($50)

Popular Vote: Laura Barkema ’11 – Australia/entry #11 ($25)

2021-22 German Institute funding opportunityissing table ban

The Executive Committee of the German Institute is pleased to announce the 2021-22 call for applications to support activities/endeavors related to German and/or Germany. For 2021-22, a total of $2,000 is still available from external sources. An application is required and funds will be awarded on a competitive basis. Applications for the full amount of available funds will at this time most likely not be supported in full. Applications are due Nov. 5. Awards will be announced no later than Nov. 19. In the past, the Institute has funded enrichments to May Term trips to Germany, the German film festival, learning materials for the faculty/staff heritage tour, and subsidized student travel to Germany for study abroad.

Full application details are available at this link. Direct questions to Dr. Daniel Walther.

Seeking student employees for immediate hire

Wartburg College’s Dining Services and Operations & Maintenance departments are seeking student employees for immediate hire to assist with daily operations. Student assistants are paid $9.25 per hour, and student managers are paid $10 per hour. Both departments offer students flexible work schedules, a fast-paced work environment, and opportunities for growth and promotion. Also, both areas employ students during campus breaks.

 

If you are interested in applying for a job in these two departments, please contact the staff below, or look for the job listings and apply through Handshake:

Lisa Dominy for hiring in Maintenance
Sue Galloway for hiring in Dining
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