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The Juice - Feb. 6

See what's happening on campus this week.

Monday, Feb. 6, 2023



Donate to food drive to beat Luther

Wartburg Spiritual Life & Campus Ministry and St. Paul’s Lutheran Church have challenged Luther College to a food drive competition. The losing side’s campus pastor will wear their rival’s shirt to one chapel service. Drop off your donations at Wartburg Chapel or St. Paul's, or you can donate cash online (please designate your gift to the Campus Ministries Food Drive) through Sunday, Feb. 12.

RSVP deadline nears for supervisor summit

A Student Employee Supervisor Summit will be held Feb. 28 at the Waverly Area Veterans Post. All faculty and staff who mentor and supervise students as part of the student employment program are invited to attend this free professional development event. Bill Withers, Angela Weekley, and Brenda Clark Hamilton will be keynote speakers. Lunch will be provided. Register by Friday, Feb. 10, to attend.

Performers sought for Drag Show

Alliance is seeking student, staff, and faulty performers for its annual Drag Show at 8 p.m. March 18. This year's theme is “Disco!” You don't need any prior stage experience — it’s all for fun and entertainment!

Attend conference on student leadership

The local chapter of the American Association of University Women and the Institute for Leadership Education will cover airfare and registration for a student interested in attending the National Conference of College Women Student Leaders. The conference is May 31-June 3 at the University of Maryland, College Park. The successful applicant will be asked to write a short summary of the experience and present at an AAUW meeting. To apply, email both michael.gleason@wartburg.edu and malinda.groth@gmail.com with the answers to these questions:


1. Why are you interested in this experience? (Consider how it aligns with your future goals and objectives.)
2. How will your participation help you enhance the Wartburg community?
3. How will you prioritize participation in the event?

Ask alumni to keep us updated

The Alumni & Parent Engagement Office reminds employees to encourage alumni to notify the college of life updates (milestones, job changes, etc.) and address changes.

Prep for TriByKnight with training class

The W has scheduled a 12-week triathlon training class beginning Wednesday, Feb. 15. Classes meet from 6 to 8 p.m. each Wednesday through May 3. Accomplished triathlete and experienced triathlon coach Penny Andorf and Janet McCullough, an accomplished triathlete and USA Swimming-certified coach and official, will lead workouts focused on swim technique, endurance training, brick training, run form and fitness, cycling skills, and power transitions. Nutrition basics and yoga/meditation also will be discussed. This class is designed for beginner through advanced athletes. Register today at the Welcome Desk, by calling 319-352-8311, or online. Cost is $80 for students, $150 for members of The W, and $250 for guests.




10:15 to 10:35 a.m., Wartburg Chapel

Message by Ann Wrede. This month's prayer focus: biochemistry, chemistry, engineering, biology, mathematics, physics, computer science, the Science Center, the Mail Center, the Print Center, Sustainability, and all third-year students.


ETK's Take Care of Yourself Tuesday

11 a.m. to 1 p.m., Student Center North Entrance


PRSSA Hosts United Way of Eastern Iowa

6:30 p.m., McElroy 225

Mel Doudna, director of marketing, and Kristin Roberts, president/CEO of United Way of Eastern Iowa, will speak. Come learn about running a nonprofit and the marketing aspects of this type of organization. They will talk about their experiences and steps they took in their career to get in these positions. Email jenna.white@wartburg.edu with any questions.

Master of Arts in Leadership Info Webinar

7 p.m., virtual event

Learn more about this completely online program, which is offered on our state-of-the-art learning management system, Canvas. The cohort-based program allows busy working professionals to take one course at a time. Those who start in fall 2023 and successfully complete all requirements would graduate in May 2025. Benefits-eligible employees, their spouses, and their children, along with alumni, are eligible for a 20% tuition discount. Email michael.gleason@wartburg.edu with questions.


Student Senate Election Debate

7:30 p.m., WBC 116

Wartburg College Student Senate will host election debates for the executive team for the 2023-24 academic year. This will be a great opportunity to meet candidates for president, vice president, treasurer, and recorder. All students are encouraged to attend.



10:15 to 10:35 a.m., Wartburg Chapel

Message by EWALU's Pastor Frank.

S.A.L.S.A. Candlelight Dinner

6:30 p.m., Castle Room

Join S.A.L.S.A. for a candlelight dinner to learn what S.A.L.S.A. is and what the group’s plans are for the future. Both employees and students are invited to the event, though there is a limited number of seats. Signup for the event will take place at the Mensa entrance Feb. 1 and 2 during dinner. This event will cost students one meal from their meal plan along with three points.


9 p.m., Chapel Commons (lower level)

Sanctuary is a casual service where all are welcome to relax and center themselves around God’s word in the midst of their busy weeks. Snacks are served at 8:45 p.m.


Black History Month Celebration Dinner

5-7 p.m., Mensa

Black Student Union (BSU) and Dining Services will welcome Tamara Pernell of Pick Up N Go Soul Food in Waterloo as a guest chef in Mensa. The meal is free for students with a board plan or $10 per person. The menu includes catfish, mac and cheese, collard greens, and sweet potatoes. A limited number of Philly cheesesteak egg rolls, one of her restaurant's signature dishes, will be available. All are welcome!

Deadline: Paid Social Impact Fellowships for May 2023

FAO Schwarz Fellowships offer two-year paid positions with leading nonprofit organizations for graduates interested in social impact careers. Email kathleen.sihler@wartburg.edu if interested.


10:15 to 10:35 a.m., Wartburg Chapel

Senior chapel by Olivia Walsh.


Bach's Lunch

Noon to 1 p.m., Wartburg Chapel

Karen Black, the Rudi Inselmann Endowed Professor of Organ, will perform music by Dieterich Buxtehude, Alice Jordan, and Craig Phillips at 12:30 p.m. The concert will be preceded by a talk in the Chapel Commons at noon, and guests are welcome to bring their lunches.

Master of Arts in Leadership Info Webinar

Noon, virtual event

Learn more about this completely online program, which is offered on our state-of-the-art learning management system, Canvas. The cohort-based program allows busy working professionals to take one course at a time. Those who start in fall 2023 and successfully complete all requirements would graduate in May 2025. Benefits-eligible employees, their spouses, and their children, along with alumni, are eligible for a 20% tuition discount. Email michael.gleason@wartburg.edu with questions.


Wartburg Players: 'Little Women'

7:30 p.m., McCaskey Lyceum



Women's Basketball vs. Buena Vista

2 p.m., Levick Arena


Men's Basketball vs. Buena Vista

4 p.m., Levick Arena


Wartburg Players: 'Little Women'

7:30 p.m., McCaskey Lyceum



Symphonic Band Winter Concert

3 p.m., Neumann Auditorium



10:15 to 10:35 a.m., Wartburg Chapel

Message by Loni Abbas.

Library Program: Citation Seminar

5:30 to 7:30 p.m., Library Classroom 2 (Room 233)

Bring your research paper drafts and get guided assistance on citing your sources at this drop-in seminar (and grab a snack while you're there).

Pre-Veterinary Club February Meeting

7 p.m., Science Center 128


Science O' Love

5:30 to 9 p.m., Science Center 128

Volunteers are needed for Science O’ Love, an annual event by Wartburg's National Science Teaching Association. NSTA works with younger kids to help get them interested in science. This Valentine's Day event, the biggest NSTA hosts each year, is a fundraiser for next year’s national conference, where the executive team will talk about the group’s research.

Wartburg Community Symphony: ‘Music Takes Flight’

2 p.m., Neumann Auditorium

This concert will feature the world premiere of Jocelyn Hagen's “Messages from Everywhere” in celebration of the symphony's 70th anniversary. The work will be a sensory experience with the symphony, Wartburg Choir, live projected digital imaging, and surround sound. The concert will also include O. Respighi's “The Birds,” featuring winners of the art competition; R. V. Williams’ “The Lark Ascending,” featuring violin soloist Dr. Steve Sang Koh; and Haydn's Symphony No. 83, “The Hen.” Tickets are available now.


Student Employee Supervisor Summit

8 a.m. to 4 p.m., Waverly Area Veterans Post


Achievements and accomplishments
Dr. Scott Muntefering, the Eugene and Ruth Weidler Drape Distinguished Professor of Music Education, was elected to a three-year term on the International Board of Directors of the Historic Brass Society. The society is an international music organization dedicated to the study of brass music from early instruments to the present.
Dr. Caryn D. Riswold, professor of religion and the Mike and Marge McCoy Family Distinguished Chair in Lutheran Heritage and Mission, attended a national conference on "The Age of Roe: The Past, Present, and Future of Abortion in America" hosted by the Radcliffe Institute on Jan. 26-27 at Harvard University. This is part of a collaboration with the ELCA's Director of Gender Justice and Women's Empowerment to provide support and resources for current and future church leaders.



Men's & Women's Basketball
Wednesday, Feb. 8: Depart at 1:20 p.m. to Pella




The Wartburg community extends its condolences to Sarah Bouska, music tour, camp, and promotion manager, on the loss of her husband, Duane, who died Feb. 3, at age 45. A meal train has been started to help the family during this time. Services are pending with Kaiser Corson Funeral Home.


Student tax forms mailed
Student W-2s for 2022 were postmarked and mailed to students’ legal/home/permanent addresses on file on Friday, Jan. 27. Student 1098-T forms for 2022 will be postmarked and similarly mailed by Tuesday, Jan. 31. Please allow 7-10 business days for the delivery of these forms. If you don’t receive your forms by Feb. 15, you may request a reprint. Email studentemployment@wartburg.edu for W-2s and businessoffice@wartburg.edu for 1098-Ts.
Scholarship available for experiential learning

Tony Moton, assistant professor of journalism & communication, has provided funds in celebration of his grandmother, Henrietta (Etta) Moton, for the Etta Moton Experiential Learning Fund. A scholarship of at least $500, with possible additional funds depending on availability, will be awarded annually to one or more students who are in pursuit of artistic goals – music, writing, film, and the fine arts – to advance their dreams as an artist and a scholar through an appropriate internship or experiential learning opportunity. Applications are due by April 15. Email jo.dorrance@wartburg.edu with questions.


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