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The Juice (Student) - March 7


March 7, 2022

RSVP now for TEDxWartburgCollege this Saturday

TEDxWartburgCollege will bring inspiring speakers to “(Re)starting the Conversation” for the fifth annual event March 12, 2 p.m. in the McCaskey Lyceum in the Saemann Student Center. Five speakers, including Wartburg students Feyi Omotehinwa and Siwa Dlamini, will be featured during the event with topics like outrage and division, loneliness and coping, romanticizing life, memories, and life expectations.


TEDxWartburgCollege is an independently organized event by ConnecTED, a campus student organization. The event is licensed by TED, a nonprofit organization devoted to “Ideas Worth Spreading,” usually in the form of short, powerful talks delivered by today’s leading thinkers and achievers. Students, faculty, and staff interested in attending should RSVP at www.wartburg.edu/tedx. The event is free and open to all.


May Term 2023 travel courses are here!

Check out www.wartburg.edu/may-term for an introduction to our 2023 international and domestic May Term travel courses as you plan for 2022-23 registration this March.


Sustainable Stewardship with Blue Gate Farm

Join Phi Beta Lambda for pizza and the opportunity to hear from Jill Beebout about her passion in sustainability and small business Thursday, March 10, at 7:30 p.m., in WBC 117! She is the owner of Blue Gate Farm, a farm that produces naturally grown specialty fruits and vegetables, raw honey, free-range eggs, and alfalfa hay. They have two alpacas whose fleece is used for spinning yarn. Sign up here and tell us what kind of pizza you’d prefer. All are welcome!


Apply to be on Service Trip Exec Team

We just had four amazing trips return from winter break, and we are already looking forward to tour week! Applications are currently open for leaders and participants to apply and sign up! All students are encouraged to sign up for a tour break trip, April 23 - 30. Applications can be found here or contact servicetrips@wartburg.edu with any questions.


Serve as a Fulbright U.S. Cultural Ambassador

Are you interested in an immersive international experience as a Fulbright cultural ambassador? The Fulbright Program offers U.S. students from all academic backgrounds a one-year opportunity to study, teach, or pursue research in over 140 countries. Register for a Fulbright sponsored virtual open house on March 24, 3-4 p.m., for a great introduction to the program. Contact kathleen.sihler@wartburg.edu with any questions.


German Institute Funding 2022-23

The Executive Committee of the German Institute is pleased to announce the call for applications to support activities/endeavors related to German and/or Germany. For 2022-23, a total of $6,000 is available from external sources. Because these funds are limited, an application is required and 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 March 25. Awards will be announced no later than April 8.
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 and internships (but not May Terms).
Full application details are available here. Direct all questions to Dr. Daniel Walther.


New Google Play and IOS App for KWAR 89.9 FM

KWAR now has an official app on the Google Play and IOS app store! The app is titled 'KWAR Radio" and allows you to tune in live to the campus radio station while simultaneously browsing other apps! It also has a CarPlay feature! Give it a try today!e offered for dessert. All are welcome!

Grad Finale 2022

May and August 2022 graduates: See you at the Grad Finale on Thursday, March 17, anytime between 3:30 and 6:30 p.m. in the Student Center Ballrooms. Offices will assist you in the transition from student-to-graduate. You also will be cleared to order your cap and gown. Contact sheree.covert@wartburg.edu for more information.


Join Social Work Club & SSJC for a Candlelight Dinner

Social Work Club & the Student Social Justice Council (SSJC) will be hosting a Candlelight Dinner on Wednesday, March 23, at 6:30 p.m. in the Ballrooms. Students may register in the Mensa during dinner on March 16-17. The cost is $3 for those who have a meal plan and $13 for those who do not. All students are invited to celebrate social justice and social work month, as well as learn more about these two organizations.


Festeburg Reunion Concert

Festeburg is celebrating 15 years and will be holding a reunion concert on Sunday, March 13 at 5 p.m. in the Wartburg Chapel. Come see members old and new join in song and celebration! information or to register for an event.


Course Registration 2022-2023

Tip #5: Online registration is limited to 4.5 credits in Fall and Winter terms. Onsite registration in the Registrar’s Office is required for any enrollments that exceed the 4.5 credit limit. If you plan to enroll for more than 4.5 credits, complete the onsite registration form available from your adviser for the extra course/s. Students wishing to enroll in more than 5 credits must request to do so by completing a variance form.

Tip #6: Online registration for May Term is limited to 1.25 course credits. Onsite registration in the Registrar's Office is required for any enrollments that exceed the 1.25 credit limit. If you plan to enroll in a May Term abroad that includes two courses, you will need to register for the .5 credit course in the Registrar's Office. The onsite form is available from your adviser. Be aware that some May Term abroad courses also have prerequisites that must be taken in Winter Term.


Artist Reception and Gallery Talk Friday, March 11

“Electronic Drift” by artist Tibi Chelcea will be on display in the Waldemar A. Schmidt Art Gallery through April 4. An artist reception will be Friday, March 11, 6-8 p.m., with a gallery talk by the artist at 7 p.m.


Throughout Chelcea’s career as an engineer, he has seen his share of technologies come and pass. His artistic work uses these objects in ways they were not mass-produced for, emphasizing their physical beauty. Through printmaking, drawing and painting, these works allude to serial design, issues of consumption and automated vs. labor-intensive processes.


Help Wartburg students with research

Allison Smith ’23 is conducting a research study for PSY421 Advanced Research Methods that examines participants’ hookup behaviors, perceived stress, and academic achievement. All information provided will be kept completely secure and anonymous. This study is conducted under the supervision of Dr. Shaheen Munir. Click here to participate.


Emma Alpern is investigating the relationship between binge-watching television, the genre of television, depression, and attitudes towards suicide. Click here to participate. Participation is voluntary and participants may withdraw at any time without penalty. This study will take approximately 30 minutes to complete. Email emma.alpern@wartburg.edu with questions.


Jenna Bachus is conducting research on the “Effect of Interview Intervals on Memory Recall in College Students.” Click here to participate. Participation is voluntary and you may withdraw at any point. Email jenna.bachus@wartburg.edu with any questions.



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, March 7: Pastor Halcyon, Faith and Hobbies
Wednesday, March 9: Wednesday Lent Worship - Lent Through the Senses
Friday, Feb. 25: Healing of the Nations Prayer Service (a time to pray for peace around the world)


Over the next five weeks Wednesday Chapel services will be focused on the season of Lent. Lent is the 40 days between Ash Wednesday and Easter. On Wednesdays, we will have a Lent worship service with the theme "The Senses of Lent." This theme will focus on the five senses — touch, sound, smell, sight, and taste. Each week we will examine scripture through one of these senses.  

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.


Catholic Knights on-campus mass

Catholic Knights will be holding mass on campus on Sunday, March 13, at 3:45 p.m., in the Chapel. Earlier that afternoon, St. Mary's Catholic Church, 2700 Horton Road, will host a Communal Reconciliation Service at 1:30 p.m. at the church. Feel free to join us!



Game Knight
March 10

Bach's Lunch
March 11

Tibi Chelcea, Artist Reception
March 11

Grad Finale
March 17

Kammerstreicher Concert
March 19


Financial holds will prevent online registration and housing lottery participation

Please be reminded Winter Term balances were due by Thursday, Feb. 10, and May Term balances are due by Thursday, March 10. Student balances must be at $2,500 or less to participate in online registration and the housing lottery for the 2022-23 academic year. Online registration will begin in March and housing lotteries will begin in April.
Monthly payment plan participants, if you are signed up for our online payment plan and your payments are current, you will be cleared to participate!

Interested in helping with Alliance's GAYLA Week?

Would you like to be a part of the team that puts on Alliance's annual GAYLA Week (March 14-19)? We will be putting together events all week and need help in coordinating and preparing for each day. You do not need to be available the day of the event to help plan. Please sign up for which event(s) you would like to help prepare.


Intramural soccer and pickleball

Registration for intramural co-ed soccer and pickleball is up and will close on March 4. Soccer will be on Mondays, 7-10 p.m. Pickleball is at your own time and arranged between the teams playing. The seasons will start on March 7 and end March 28. Email missy.shockley@wartburg.edu with any questions.


Help Wartburg students with research

Jetti Schmudlach is looking for student-athletes to participate in her psychology research examining stress, sport performance anxiety, and sport injury anxiety within different sports and across gender.  


Lauren Reicks is seeking participants for her psychology research examining the prevalence of eating disorder behaviors among Division III female college athletes due to body image disturbances. To participate, you must be female, a current athlete at Wartburg College, and at least 18 years of age. If eligible, you can access this study here. If you would like to receive Sona credit, please click the Sona link shared.


Brooklyn Ferrie is examining the relationship between parental interactions, college adjustment, and depression and anxiety. This research is for first-year students only and will take about 20 minutes to complete. Click here to complete the survey. If you do not have a Sona System account, you will need to request one.


Tuition-Free fifth year questions?

Eligible students (those enrolled full time during the 2020-21 academic year) and advisers, please review the information on the Tuition-free Fifth Year FAQ website. The link is also available on the Registrar’s Office webpage.

May/August 2022 pending grads: If you intend to extend your graduation date and enroll in the 2022-23 academic year, but have not yet submitted a Tuition-Free Fifth Year Request form, please contact sheree.covert@wartburg.edu to initiate the process, which must be completed by March 1, so you have access to register online in March with the 3Y/4Y students.

Fall 2022 and May/August 2023 pending grads: After your registration in March as a 3Y/4Y student, more information will be sent via email so that you can officially submit your request for the tuition-free fifth year, if you have not yet done so.


Course Registration for 2022-2023

Registration Tip #3: Plan your 2022-23 academic schedule now. The most current list of classes is available through the Academics tab on MyWartburg. The Registration section in the upper right corner includes the Course Search. The information page for each course provides data on the pre- or co-requisites, credit hours, capacity, instructor, description, seats remaining, Essential Education requirements, etc. To search for courses to meet specific Essential Education requirements, use Course Finder on MyWartburg.

Registration Tip #4: All students must have a balance of $2,500 or less on their Winter/May Term bill before being cleared to register. Students current on their e-payment plan will be cleared to register during their designated registration period. Students can check their account balance through MyWartburg. Select the Finances tab then “My Account Balances” to see the current balance. Contact the Business Office, LH 212, with questions regarding your account balance.


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