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The Juice (Student) - Dec. 5

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Dec. 5, 2022

Football notches record win, advances to semifinals

Wartburg defeated Aurora University 47-15 on Saturday in the NCAA football quarterfinals. The undefeated Knights will travel to face Mount Union at 11 a.m. Saturday, Dec. 10. This marks the first time the Knights have advanced to the semifinal round in program history. Read more about their record victory on go-knights.net.

Multifactor authentication coming to student accounts Dec. 16
To increase our cybersecurity protection on campus, ITS will turn on multifactor authentication on all Wartburg student accounts Friday, Dec. 16. You will be able to verify your account through an app on your phone. Please download the appropriate authentication app for Apple devices or Android devices to set up your account. If you do not have a smartphone or tablet or if you have any concerns, please contact ITS at techline@wartburg.edu or 319-352-8767.
Browse Christmas with Wartburg photos
Kudos to everyone involved with 2022’s Christmas with Wartburg performances! Our photo gallery of the “Night of Wonder” production is now live with almost 300 pictures — you’re sure to recognize a face or two.
Amazon deliveries likely delayed all month
Amazon deliveries to campus are experiencing delays further up the shipping chain, and delays are expected to continue the rest of the month. The Mail Center advises the campus community to take these delays into account when placing orders to be delivered to campus. Most Amazon packages cannot be forwarded and will need to be reshipped at further cost to the individual if they need to be sent to a different address. Please email kory.figura@wartburg.edu with questions.
Service Trip applications open

Looking for something to do during the breaks next term? Service Trip signups are now open for Winter Break and Tour Week to travel somewhere new with your friends and give back to a new community. Email servicetrips@wartburg.edu with questions or sign up today. Check Instagram for more information about events and destinations after the holiday break.

Alliance plans pajama party, cookie decorating
Alliance will host a pajama party, movie night, cookie decorating and painting event at 7 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 8, in the Alliance Lounge, Lohe 137. Cookies, canvases, paint, and brushes will be provided.
S.A.F.E. sets cookie decoration, ornament crafting event

Join S.A.F.E. for cookie decorating and ornament making! This event will be from 7 to 9 p.m. Dec. 8 in Grossman Classroom 131. Please RSVP so the group can get a count of how many ornaments and cookies are needed. Email safe@wartburg.edu with questions.

Ubuntu Center engineer to speak at MSCP seminar
The next Math, Computer Science & Physics (MCSP) Department Seminar will be at 11:30 a.m. Tuesday, Dec. 6, in Science Center 134. Alex Jenson, P.E. '15, a mechanical engineer with Modus Engineering, will present “Breathing New Life Into a Historic Place: The Mechanical Engineering Design Behind the Ubuntu Center Renovation.” All are invited to hear his presentation.
Dance Marathon schedules next Miracle Meeting
Join Dance Marathon in the ballrooms at 8 p.m. Monday, Dec. 5, for the next Miracle Meeting. New information will be shared, and the activity will be making Christmas cards for doctors and nurses. All are welcome.
Business Office sets deadlines for break
The deadline to submit invoices, payment vouchers, cash advances, and reimbursements to the Business Office for payment to go out before the holiday break is 4 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 15. Submit these items by noon Friday, Dec. 23, for payment Friday, Jan. 6.
Respondents sought for student loan debt survey
Survey responses on student loan debt forgiveness are needed for a final project in Journalism & Communication. The survey is five questions and will likely take less than a minute to complete.


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/events:
Monday, Dec. 5: Advent Chapel with Holden Evening Prayer
Wednesday, Dec. 7: The Rev. Halcyon Bjornstad
Friday, Dec. 9: Victoria Dietz, Senior Chapel

Each month will have a prayer focus. In December, please join us in praying for the departments of music, religion, and philosophy; all music ensembles; conference and event staff; the Noah Campus Health Clinic; the Ticket Office; and all second-year students.
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.


Arts & Crafts Night
Wednesday, Dec. 7

Alliance Pajama Party
Thursday, Dec. 8

Open Mic Night
Thursday, Dec. 8

Fall Term Classes End
Friday, Dec. 9

Women's & Men's Basketball vs. Simpson
Saturday, Dec. 10

Wartburg Community Symphony Concert
Saturday, Dec. 10

Fall Chess Championship
Saturday, Dec. 10

December Commencement
Sunday, Dec. 11

Final Exams Begin
Monday, Dec. 12

Ornament Decorating
Monday, Dec. 12


New arrivals
Cynthia Hendrickson, registrar support specialist, 11/1/22
Brooke Tudor, cook, 11/30/22
Promotions and new job titles
Lindsey Leonard, associate dean of students for community life, 11/1/22
Achievements and accomplishments
The Rev. Dr. Kristin J. Wendland presented her paper, “The Parent-Child Motif in Lamentations 4:1-10,” in the Biblical Hebrew Poetry section of the Society of Biblical Literature Annual Meeting, which occurred Nov. 21-24.
Andrew Szarejko, assistant professor of political science, attended the International Studies Association's Midwest Annual Conference in St. Louis from Nov. 18-20. He presented a paper, "Learning Counterinsurgency: America's Indian Wars and the Occupation of the Philippines," and he chaired an author-meets-critics roundtable on a recent book, “Beyond the Wire: U.S. Military Deployments and Host Country Public Opinion.”
IINspire sent computer science major Isiana Carr-Coleman to the AfroTech conference in Austin, Texas, in November. AfroTech is the largest Black tech conference of the year with programming on emerging trends, networking opportunities with industry leaders, and conversations with top tech recruiters.
Dr. Tammy Faux, professor of social work, was elected to a three-year term as a program director for the board of the Association of Baccalaureate Social Work Program Directors. A national association, BPD represents the interests of undergraduate education and practice in social work.


Adjust class schedules as soon as possible

If you have changes to make to your Winter Term class schedule, please do so sooner rather than later. Doing it sooner helps ensure you will:

Have easier access to your adviser for signatures.
Have more class options.
Be able to order your textbooks and have them when classes start.
Deadline for break housing signups is Dec. 12
The residence halls will close for the holiday break at noon Dec. 16. They will reopen Jan. 8. If you need to stay on campus, please fill out the Break Housing Form. Break housing costs $25 per day unless you’re staying for an academic reason, athletic reason, on- or off-campus job, or service trip or if you lives more than 500 miles from campus. The deadline to submit your form is noon Monday, Dec. 12. Submissions received after that will be charged a $25 late fee.
Wartburg Store plans Christmas sale

The Wartburg Store will hold a 5 Days of Christmas Sale from Dec. 5-9 with 20 percent off select items each day:

Day 1, crew necks and hoodies
Day 2, games, drinkware and Julia Gash
Day 3, blankets and quilts
Day 4, stocking hates, caps, scarves, and socks
Day 5, family and pet items

These discounts are available in store and online at www.wartburgstore.com.

Chess club sets championship tournament
The Wartburg Chess Club is holding its Fall Championship 2022 from 6 to 10 p.m. Dec. 10. All chess players are welcome to register and compete; email Dr. Allen to enter.
Free massages, goodie bags offered before finals
Sign up for a massage and grab a free goodie bag from noon to 1 p.m. Monday, Dec. 5, in the lower level of the Student Center. The 5-10 minute massages will take place from 1 to 3 p.m. Tuesday, Dec. 6, in the ARC on the third floor of Vogel Library. Spaces are limited. Call Counseling Services at 319-352-8596 for more information.
Destress with arts, crafts before finals week
The Waldemar A. Schmidt Art Gallery will host an Arts & Crafts Night from 7 to 9 p.m. Wednesday, Dec. 7. Stop by and enjoy a stress-free night of drawing and painting with friends before finals week. 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 welcome to bring your own. The entrance to the gallery is in the main lobby of the Bachman Fine Arts Center
Deadline nears for symphony art competition
Submissions for the joint art competition held by the Wartburg Community Symphony and the Waldemar A. Schmidt Art Gallery must be submitted by Dec. 12-13. 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. Email gallerydirector@wartburg.edu with questions.
‘Blue’ artist to speak at closing reception
The Waldemar A. Schmidt Art Gallery will host a closing reception and gallery talk featuring Rachel Moser, the artist behind current exhibit “Where It Used to Be Blue.” The event runs from 6 to 8 p.m. Dec. 15, with the talk starting at 7 p.m. The event is free and open to the public, and refreshments will be served. The entrance to the gallery can be found in the main lobby of the Bachmann Fine Arts Center.
Apply to study abroad before Jan. 15
Thinking about studying abroad next academic year? There is still time this term for conversation and advising with Kathleen Sihler, study away coordinator, before the Jan. 15 application deadline. Email Kathleen now at kathleen.sihler@wartburg.edu.
Achievements and accomplishments

Dr. Kuni Terasawa, associate professor of religion, reported "A Buddhist-Christian Dialogue in East Asia in Relationship to the U.S." as an international adviser and a member of the board in the Society of Buddhist-Christian Dialogue at the American Academy of Religion in Denver, Colo., on Nov. 18.


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