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The Juice (Faculty/Staff) - May 23

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May 23, 2022

Chemistry Club offers lawn games, root beer floats

The Wartburg Chemistry Club will host a fundraising event from 5 to 7 p.m. Monday, May 23, on the campus mall in front of Old Main. There will be lawn games, $1 root beer floats, and the group’s signature beaker mugs available for purchase: $12 for a small and $18 for a large.

Donate old T-shirts at next Trash to Treasure
Join Students UKnight for another Trash to Treasure event from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Thursday, May 24, in front of Old Main or in the Student Center if it rains. Bring an old college T-shirt to donate to Trinkets and Togs. Students who make a donation will receive a new limited-edition Wartburg shirt. Email StudentsUKnight@wartburg.edu with questions.
KV Films premieres five works Thursday

KV Films will debut five short films created this May Term. “Donor,” “The Grade,” “Mr. Blue,” “Radio Silence,” and “Out of Hope” will all be screened during each of two free sessions on Thursday, May 19, in McElroy Center 134. The first session will be from 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., and the second session will be from 2 to 3:30 p.m.

Time shifts for Amazon presentation
Students on the May Term course Amazonian Ecology and Culture II will speak about their trip to the rainforest in Peru on Tuesday, May 24, in Science Center 102. Presentations will be ongoing from 3 to 5 p.m. about the group’s research; seeing new birds, butterflies and mammals; and the ecology and culture of the native people. Please note this event begins at 3 p.m., rather than 1 p.m. as was previously announced.
TIAA counseling sessions available

Richie Diaz from TIAA will be on campus for free individual retirement planning sessions. Schedule online to reserve a session from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesday, May 31, or Wednesday, June 1, in Vogel Library 352.

Weekly Juice returns in Fall Term
This is the last regularly scheduled Juice for the 2021-22 academic year. Weekly messages will begin again when classes resume in September. Special communications will be sent out over the summer as needed. Please email alan.simmer@wartburg.edu with questions or urgent communication needs.


Sanctuary on Wednesdays

Sanctuary is a casual service that takes place Wednesday nights. All are welcome to relax and center themselves around God’s word in the midst of their busy weeks. Service begins at 7:30 p.m. in the Chapel Commons (basement), with pizza served beforehand at 7 p.m.


May Term Amazon Presentation
Tuesday, May 24

ETK and Dance Marathon Event
Tuesday, May 24

NCAA Outdoor Track Championships
Wednesday, May 25

Wind Ensemble Home Concert
Wednesday, May 25

Board of Regents On Campus
Thursday, May 26, through Sunday, May 29

Senior Pig Roast
Thursday, May 26

Friday, May 27

May Term Band Concert
Saturday, May 28

Sunday, May 29


Achievements and accomplishments

Bret Billet, professor of political science, was reappointed by Iowa Attorney General Tom Miller to another three-year term on the Iowa Crime Victim Assistance Board.


Dance Marathon, ETK schedule event
Wartburg College Dance Marathon and ETK will host a May Term event from 6 to 8 p.m. Tuesday, May 24, on the campus mall in front of Old Main. There will be food, games, Dance Marathon merchandise and the chance to sign up early to begin fundraising.
Updates from Human Resources
The 2022-23 holiday calendar has been posted.
Summer office hours of 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. will begin May 29 and end Aug. 27.
COVID days were scheduled to expire at the end of the month, but any banked COVID days or hours will be available as needed for COVID absences until the balance is depleted.

Email questions to hr@wartburg.edu.

Celebrate Class of 2022 at Senior Pig Roast
Join members of the Class of 2022 to celebrate their accomplishments at the Senior Pig Roast at 6 p.m. Thursday, May 26, in Walston-Hoover Stadium. Please register by 2 p.m. Monday, May 23. Spouses are welcome. Contact the Alumni & Parent Engagement Office with questions.
Achievements and accomplishments

Kuni Terasawa, associate professor of religion, presented “Liberal Arts College, Pandemic Effects, and Students’ Learnings in the U.S.: In Case of Wartburg College” on May 11, 2022, at the faculty development seminar at Aoyama Gakuin University’s School of Global Studies and Collaboration in Tokyo, Japan.


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