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The Juice - May 1

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Monday, May 1, 2023

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NEW ANNOUNCEMENTS

 
Dining Services sets May Term hours

Campus eateries will operate under the following hours during May Term:

Mensa
7 a.m. to 9 a.m. Monday to Friday
11 a.m. to 1 p.m. every day
5 to 6:30 p.m. every day

 

The Den
8 a.m. to 10 p.m. Monday to Friday

The Konditorei
7:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. Monday to Friday
6 to 9 p.m. Monday to Thursday

 

The Zesty Orange
9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday to Saturday
1 to 5 p.m. Sunday

Meal transfers will end for the academic year at 1:15 p.m. Thursday, May 25. Board plan meals end after lunch Friday, May 26. Points are good through Sunday, May 28. Service hours will change for Commencement weekend; please keep an eye out for additional information.

Wartburg Alert Test set May 4
A Wartburg Alert test will be conducted Thursday, May 4. To register or change your preferences, log in to Wartburg Alert with your Wartburg email address.
‘There’s More to the Story’ during National Library Week

Vogel Library is celebrating National Library Week with the theme “There’s More to the Story.” Libraries share stories through books, DVDs, music scores, CDs, and even technology to create your own story in words or pictures to share with others. This week, stop by Vogel Library to see a selection of favorite childhood stories of library staff and student employees. You can also learn how recent legislation is affecting libraries. Share your library story with us and receive some swag!

2023 Campus Climate Survey email is legit
You received an email from Krystal Madlock on Thursday, April 27, at approximately 2:30 p.m. This is not spam, so please take a few moments to complete the survey. Your opinion matters! A reminder with the link will be sent out early this week if you deleted the original email.
Vogel Library publishes May Newsletter

The latest edition of The Searching Squirrel, Vogel Library’s newsletter, is now available. It includes news about new databases, hammocks, lawn games, a new book collection, and May hours.

Performance appraisals due June 30

Performance appraisals and self-appraisals are due by June 30. Appraisal templates can be found on the Info Center. Once completed and signed by all parties, please submit the forms to the Human Resources Office. Email hr@wartburg.edu with questions.

Summer office hours begin May 30
Summer hours, which means all offices close at 4 p.m. each day, will begin May 30 and end Aug. 26.

UPCOMING EVENTS

 
WEDNESDAY, MAY 3

Last Day to Add or Drop Without a W

NEW TIME!

Sanctuary

8:15 p.m., outside the Chapel

This week’s Sanctuary service is interfaith, and we want to bring as many faith practices together as possible to talk about how community is important to each religion. Fellowship will be held after. Rain location is Chapel Commons.
THURSDAY, MAY 4

Men’s & Women’s Track and Field vs. Luther

All day, Walston-Hoover Stadium

Poverty Simulation

9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., Heritage Room

By reservation only.
FRIDAY, MAY 5

Junior Visit Day

9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.

SATURDAY, MAY 6

Student Orientation, Advising & Registration (SOAR)

8 a.m. to 5 p.m., Saemann Student Center

TriByKnight

9 a.m., The W

I-Club Cultural Show

6:30 to 8 p.m., Neumann Auditorium

Experience the vibrant cultural traditions of our campus community with music, dance, and more. This annual event celebrates diversity and showcases the talents of students from around the world.
MONDAY, MAY 8

NEW!

May Term Movie Knight

7 p.m., Vogel Library

Enjoy an evening of dystopian chaos with the 2012 film “The Hunger Games.” Students are encouraged to bring lawn chairs, blankets, and friends; snacks will be provided.
TUESDAY, MAY 9

NEW!

Virtual Career & Internship Showcase

11 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Students should register on Handshake to interview for opportunities in business, industry, government, graduate/professional schools, and volunteer service. Polish up your resume and dress for success. For more information, email jo.dorrance@wartburg.edu.

Studying Abroad as a Student of Color

6:30 to 7:30 p.m., McCoy East

Hear about studying away from Kathleen Sihler, study away coordinator, and recent traveler Mariah Ambrose. Learn about where to find scholarships, what to possibly expect when studying away as a person of color, and even what to pack. Email mariah.ambrose@wartburg.edu with questions.
THURSDAY, MAY 11

May Day of Service

9 a.m. to noon & 1 to 4 p.m., various locations

Help Knights Who Serve and Operations & Maintenance make campus beautiful during the morning or afternoon shifts.
SATURDAY, MAY 13

Wartburg Chess Championship
5:45 p.m., Whitehouse Business Center 117

Registration for the second annual Wartburg Chess Championship begins at 5:45 p.m., and the first round begins at 6:15 p.m. All are welcome to compete, but only Wartburg students qualify to be crowned the 2023 Wartburg Chess Champion.

PROFESSIONAL NEWS

 
Achievements and accomplishments
Dr. Kuni Terasawa, associate professor of religion, presented "A Nonviolent Resistance and Buddhist Diplomacy for Peace in Asia and Europe" as part of Religions and Peace Movements: A Comparative Study at the ASIANetwork Conference in Columbus, Ohio, from April 14-16.
Students presented posters at the Iowa Academy of Science annual conference in Cedar Falls on April 21. Genoa Gregg ’23, Gabby Corday ’23, and Ashley Bloomquist ’23 presented results of their senior research with Olivia Hobson, Dr. Michaeleen Golay, and Dr. Stephanie Toering Peters. Their project on the extraction of RNA from Hydrophyllum virginianum is part of an ongoing study by Toering Peters and Golay that was funded by the Iowa Science Foundation. Dr. Golay also represented the Biology 152 teaching team (Dr. Eric Emmons, Dr. Samantha Larimer Bousquet, Toering Peters, and Eric Berns) in sharing a poster on the Classroom-Based Undergraduate Research Experience (CURE) lab design for BI 152. IINspire student Zee Naba ’26 attended with Golay to talk about her experience with the CURE.
Kay Grigsby, the Grant Price Endowed Archivist, presented at the Library of Congress' Radio Preservation Task Force conference in Washington, D.C., last week. She participated in a panel discussion and presented on audio and visual preservation for smaller institutions as part of her work with the Archives of Iowa Broadcasting.

ATHLETIC TRAVEL

 

Baseball
Depart: Noon Wednesday, May 3, to Nebraska Wesleyan; return late Friday

Softball
Depart: 10:15 a.m. Wednesday, May 3, to Simpson College

Men's Golf

A-R-C Championships May 4-6

PREVIOUS ANNOUNCEMENTS

 
New arrivals

Dr. Patricia Dietz Parsons and Chris Parsons announce the birth of daughter Carsten Kayln Parsons on March 29.

Achievements and accomplishments

Nine students presented their research projects at the National Conference on Undergraduate Research in Eau Claire, Wis., on April 13-14. Zef Ngove, Chai Reddy, Emma Hickman, Hidaly Hernandez, Pedro Martinez, Robby Munoz, Brooklyn Ferrie, Emma Alpern, and Lindsey Spolidoro presented projects in biology, neuroscience, and psychology. Faculty members Dr. Sean Coleman and Dr. Stephanie Toering Peters attended the conference with the students.

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