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The Juice (Student) - Nov. 14

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Nov. 11, 2022

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St. Elizabeth Week events planned

In honor of St. Elizabeth, who devoted her life to service in the 13th century, the campus community devotes a week in November to focus on service. Planned events include:

 

Buy a Rose for a Friend, 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Monday and Tuesday
Games & Appetizers, 7 to 8 p.m. Tuesday, McCoy Rooms
Saint Elizabeth Chapel Service, 10:15 a.m. Wednesday, Wartburg Chapel
Cans for a Cause, Friday and Saturday, Basketball Tournament at Levick Arena
Grilled Cheese Night, 11:30 p.m. Saturday to 1:30 a.m. Sunday, Outside the Konditorei
Football wins conference title, cross country headed to nationals

The Wartburg football team finished the regular season undefeated and claimed the American Rivers Conference title with a 19-14 victory over Coe on Saturday. The team will play the University of Wisconsin-La Crosse at noon Saturday, Nov. 19, at Walston-Hoover Stadium in the first round of the NCAA playoffs.

 

In other sports news, the women's cross country team won the NCAA Midwest Regional Championship and received an automatic bid to the national championships this weekend in East Lansing, Mich. The men's team placed second and received an at-large bid.

 

The women's soccer team won its first-round game in the NCAA tournament over Grinnell but lost in the second round to Washington University in St. Louis.

 

Congratulations to all our student-athletes on their successes!

Win pizza on National Philanthropy Day
The Alumni & Parent Engagement Office will table in the Student Center on National Philanthropy Day, which is Tuesday, Nov. 15. Stop by from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. to answer philanthropy trivia questions, spin the prize wheel, and enter to win BOGO Pizza Ranch for a year!
Symphony, gallery hold joint art competition

The Wartburg Community Symphony and the Waldemar A. Schmidt Art Gallery have paired up to host an art competition in honor of the symphony’s 70th anniversary. All artists in high school and beyond are encouraged to submit a group of four artworks inspired by the birds in Ottorino Respighi’s orchestral suite “The Birds.” The four featured birds are the dove, the hen, the nightingale, and the cuckoo.

 

Winners will receive a cash prize and have their artwork projected during the symphony’s “Music Takes Flight” concert in February. Submissions are due to Wartburg’s Music Office on Dec. 12-13. Learn more about the competition or listen to “The Birds.” Email gallerydirector@wartburg.edu with questions.

Summer housing, meal rates set
Students needing summer housing will live in Founders Hall. The rates for each 5-week summer session: single housing, $1,200; double, $800; triple, $750; and quad, $700. Double these prices if attending both summer sessions. All rates include a 25 Any Meal Plan.
Gifts needed for Holiday Shoppe

The Department of Social Work and the Waverly-Shell Rock United Way have partnered to put on Holiday Shoppe 2022. Holiday Shoppe allows local families who are in need to pick out gifts for children in their household. Holiday Shoppe Christmas trees are set up around campus with tags suggesting gifts for children. Pick one up today and bring back the presents by Monday, Nov. 28. You may also donate cash online. Please contact the Department of Social Work with questions.

Info session set for Davis Projects for Peace

An informational session for the 2023 Davis Projects for Peace applications will be held at 11:30 a.m. Thursday, Dec. 1, in the Hub for undergraduate students who want to apply. The Davis Projects for Peace organization will provide support for grassroots projects across the globe in summer 2023 that promote peace and address the root causes of conflict. One project from Wartburg that is creative, engaging, meaningful, measurable, and sustainable is eligible to receive a $10,000 award. At this session, you can learn more about the requirements for applications, which are due Jan. 11.

Engineer to discuss Ubuntu Center at MCSP seminar
The next Department of Math, Computer Science & Physics Seminar will be held at 11:30 a.m. Tuesday, Nov. 15, in Science Center 134. The featured speaker will be 2015 graduate Alex Jenson, P.E., a mechanical engineer with Modus Engineering. He will discuss the engineering behind the renovation of the Ubuntu Center (formerly the Centennial Complex) in “Breathing New Life Into a Historic Place: The Mechanical Engineering Design Behind the Ubuntu Center Renovation.” All are invited to hear his presentation.
Participants sought for social work activities

Participants are needed for group activities led by senior social work students. There will be a discussion and stress-relief activity at 7 p.m. Monday, Nov. 14, in Old Main 200.

 

Another discussion on ethical dilemmas, which will also include a get-to-know-each-other game, a stress-relief activity, and puppy cuddles, will be held at 7 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 15, in Old Main 200. Email Alyssa Guse at alyssa.guse@wartburg.edu with questions about the Tuesday session.

ASA to screen ‘Kiki’s Delivery Service’
The Asian Student Association will present a Japanese movie night at 7 p.m. Friday, Nov. 18, in the Clinton Theater. “Kiki's Delivery Service” tells the story of a young witch who moves to a new town and uses her flying ability to earn a living. The movie portrays the gulf between independence and reliance in teenage Japanese girls. Japanese snacks and drinks will be served.
Arts & Crafts Night rescheduled for Dec. 7
The Waldemar A. Schmidt Art Gallery has moved its Arts & Crafts Night to 7 to 9 p.m. Wednesday, Dec. 7. Everyone is invited to stop by and enjoy a stress-free night of drawing and painting with friends. An optional competition will also be held; a theme will be chosen at the beginning of the night, and participants will create an artwork or craft that fits it. The winner will be selected by the votes of attendees. Supplies will be available, but you are also welcome to bring your own. The entrance to the gallery is in the main lobby of the Bachman Fine Arts Center.
On-campus jobs available on Handshake

Looking to earn some extra spending money for the holidays or get a jump-start on next semester's tuition bill? Need a flexible work schedule too? Apply today on Handshake, Wartburg’s online job board. Open positions include Dining Services’ Konditorei student assistants and student manager, Den student manager, and special events student manager; Operations & Maintenance’s custodial assistants in the Student Center, Fine Arts Building, Luther Hall, and Vogel Library; and Alumni & Parent Engagement’s Knightcallers. Questions about the Student Employment Program can be directed to studentemployment@wartburg.edu.

Students UKnight schedules meeting Nov. 15
Join us for our Students UKnight meeting at 8 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 15, in the McCoy Rooms. All are welcome to join as the group plans for Beat Luther, the Traditions Challenge, and more. Snacks will be served.
Financial Aid, Business offices install drop box

The Financial Aid and Business offices have installed a secure drop box outside the office’s main entrance, Luther Hall 212, for your convenience. Students, faculty, and staff may use the drop box to submit Financial Aid Office or Business Office forms throughout the day or after office hours. Submissions will be processed the first business day after being dropped off.

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 feature faculty and staff faith stories and blessings, Wednesdays include Holy Communion to which all are welcome, and Fridays have Senior Chapels.

Upcoming speakers:
Monday, Nov. 14: The Rev. Halcyon Bjornstad
Wednesday, Nov. 16: St. Elizabeth Chapel
Friday, Nov. 18: Joshua Hamlyn, Senior Chapel

Each month will have a prayer focus. In November, please join us in praying for the Department of Languages, Literatures, and Cultural Studies; Global and Multicultural Studies; the Center for Community Engagement; diversity programs; the Development Office; the Institute for Leadership Education; and International Student Services.
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 9 p.m. in the Chapel Commons (lower level), with snacks served beforehand at 8:45.

UPCOMING EVENTS

Brass Chamber Recital
Tuesday, Nov. 15

Sip 'N' Paint/Roast
Wednesday, Nov. 16

Women's Basketball vs. Cornell
Wednesday, Nov. 16

2nd Seven-Week Course:
Last Day to Declare P/D/F

Friday, Nov. 18

Men's Basketball: Buzz Levick Tournament
Friday, Nov. 18, and Saturday, Nov. 19

Wartburg Chess Club
Saturday, Nov. 19

PREVIOUS ANNOUNCEMENTS

Railroad shot wins photo contest

Congratulations to this year's Study Away Photo Contest winners:

 

Ryleigh Parrack, “Georgetown Loop Railroad,” first place
Irelynn McMurphy, “Morning in Ponte Maceiras,” second place and online popular vote
Megan McGuigan, “New Horizons,” third place

 

Thanks to all participants, voters, and the judging panel! The three winning entries will be displayed later this fall on campus.

Decorate a tree for Festival of Trees
The annual Wartburg-Waverly Festival of Trees will brighten the halls of Wartburg’s Classroom Technology Center from Dec. 1-13. If your office, academic department, or group/organization would like to decorate a Christmas tree to display, please sign up by Friday, Nov. 18. Contact Beth Sinnwell with questions. The festival is open daily from 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. and attracts more than 5,000 guests each year. There is no entry fee or admission charge.
Applications open for Homecoming Committee co-director

If you have a passion for the traditions of Wartburg, apply today to be one of the next Homecoming Committee co-directors. The Alumni & Parent Engagement Office is searching for two people who would like to lead the planning of Homecoming & Family Weekend 2023. Applications are due by 10 p.m. Nov. 30.

Castle literary magazine seeks submissions, staff

The Castle is accepting creative works of fiction, nonfiction, poetry, or visual art from any student, faculty, or staff for publication in its next issue. Email submissions to katie.claman@wartburg.edu by Dec. 9.

 

The Castle is also looking for anyone interested in joining its fun, low-commitment team of editors and writers to help promote works created on campus. Email katie.claman@wartburg.edu or amy.nolan@wartburg.edu if interested.

Anxiety screenings scheduled Nov. 15
On Nov. 15, Counseling Services will offer Walk-In Anxiety Screenings to all students from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. This will consist of a brief assessment for anxiety with a brief consultation to follow to discuss the results. Counseling Services is on the third floor of Vogel Library in the ARC. Students do not need to be current clients in the Counseling Center to participate. Call Counseling Services at 319-352-8596 for more information.
Achievements and accomplishments
Dr. Kuni Terasawa, associate professor of religion, published the article “A Buddhist-Christian Dialogue in Hong Kong and South Korea and the Future of Asia" in the Journal of Japan Society of Buddhist-Christian Studies, October 2022.

 

Dr. Cole Davidson, assistant professor of biology, published the article “Inhibition of Glycogen Metabolism Induces Reactive Oxygen Species-Dependent Cytotoxicity in Anaplastic Thyroid Cancer in Female Mice” in the most recent issue of Endocrinology.
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