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The Juice (Fac/Staff)—Oct. 15


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Remembering Vickey — Faculty and staff are invited to a potluck in memory of Vickey Klunder today, Oct. 15, 11:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m., in Chapel Commons. Share a dish and a favorite memory as we remember the Wartburg employee of 38 years who passed away Sept. 28. Drinks and tableware will be provided.

Professional development event — The Human Resources & Payroll Office and Pathways Center present the first in this year's series of professional development opportunities Tuesday, Oct. 27, 3-4:30 p.m., in Knights Ballroom of Saemann Student Center. Dr. Celina Peerman, an organizational psychologist with Peerman Group, will present Re-Energizing Your Passion in Times of Change. Click here to RSVP by Thursday, Oct. 22.

Chair to be bestowed at lecture — The Gerald R. Kleinfeld Chair in German History will be bestowed upon Daniel Walther, professor of history, during the annual Kleinfeld Lecture in German History, Culture, and Politics Thursday, Oct. 22, 7:30 p.m., in Saemann Student Center’s McCaskey Lyceum. Walther, a Wartburg professor since 1996, has held the Gerald R. Kleinfeld Distinguished Professorship in German History since 2007. The position is being elevated to an endowed chair through an additional $500,000 commitment by Gerald Kleinfeld as part of the Transforming Tomorrow campaign. Udo Michallik will give the lecture, The Unifications of Germany and Europe – 25 Years After. Beginning of a New World Order? It will address the transformation of Europe since 1989 and its significance to the U.S. Michallik is the secretary general of the Standing Conference of the Ministers of Education and Cultural Affairs of the German States. Click here for more information.

A Neumann debut — All are invited to a program unveiling Neumann Auditorium's new active acoustic system Monday, Oct. 19. Refreshments and hors d'oeuvres will be available at 5 p.m., with the world debut of the first installation of Wenger Corporation's Transcend system starting at 6 p.m. Click here to RSVP by Friday, Oct. 16. 

Students sought for WWII course — The Department of History seeks students to fill out enrollment of the May Term course HI 260, History of World War II, which was added after returning students registered for classes last year. Faculty advisers of students looking for a May Term course are encouraged to share this option. Act quickly or the course may be dropped. For more information, contact Dr. Terry Lindell, professor of history, at terrence.lindell@wartburg.edu or 352-8344.

Meet with administrator candidate — Faculty are invited to meet with Sarah Bridges, a candidate for the college-sponsored programs administrator position, today, Oct. 15, 1-1:45 p.m., in McCoy West. Gloria Campbell, associate professor of business, met with faculty Wednesday, Oct. 14. Application materials for each candidate are available from the Dean's Office upon request.

Winter Term course requests — Faculty, it’s time to submit course requests for the 2016 Winter Term. Watch for an email today, Oct. 15, with a link to The Wartburg Store website online collection tool to complete the submission. Contact Janet Huebner, manager of The Wartburg Store, at janet.huebner@wartburg.edu if you haven't received the email but are teaching a Winter Term course.

Real Men Sing festival Oct. 17 —  Vocal Point, Brigham Young University’s nine-man a cappella ensemble that captivated audiences on NBC’s The Sing-Off, will headline a concert on campus Friday, Oct. 16, as part of the Real Men Sing festival. Wartburg’s Festeburg, a student-led a cappella ensemble, will open the show at 7:30 p.m. in Neumann Auditorium. Tickets, which can be purchased online or at the door, are $25 for adults and $10 for youth and those with a student ID. 

Phil and Lit — Dr. Kunihiko Terasawa, assistant professor of world religions, will presentReligion, Nationalism, and WWII in the Asian context; the 70th anniversary of the end of WWII for the Wartburg Philosophical and Literary Society Friday, Oct. 16, 4 p.m., in McCoy West of Saemann Student Center. 

AAUW hosts pay inequity presentation — The Waverly branch of American Association of University Women will host Pay Inequity - It's a Fact: The Realities Behind Unequal Pay and Strategies for Achieving Equality today, Oct. 15, 6-7:30 p.m., in Whitehouse Business Center 116. Kristen Corey, program planner for the Iowa Department of Human Rights' Office on the Status of Women, will will give an overview of the large body of research showing that pay inequity is a reality for women nationwide and will discuss strategies to advocate for change. For more information, contact Kim Folkers, associate professor of marketing, at kimberly.folkers@wartburg.edu or 352-8424.

Piano series continues — Charles Schmidt, an assistant professor in music at Augustana (Illinois) College, will be the featured performer at the Fall Piano Concert Series Sunday, Oct. 18, 2 p.m., in Bachman Fine Arts Center’s Orchestra Hall. The concert will include selections by Franz Liszt and Robert Schumann. A reception will follow the free performance. The series concludes Sunday, Nov. 22, with Sean Botkin, associate professor of piano at the University of Northern Iowa. For more information, click here.

Candlelight dinner — The new Sociology/Criminology Club will hold a candlelight dinner Wednesday, Oct. 21, 6:30 p.m., in the Heritage Room of Saemann Student Center. Club leaders will discuss goals and plans for the year. Sign up today, Oct. 15, in Mensa. The cost in $10, and dietary considerations will be made. For more information, contact Kaila Beavers '16, club president, at kaila.beavers@wartburg.edu.

ETK Large Event rescheduled — Andy Grammer and Aaron Carter will perform at Wartburg Saturday, Jan. 9. Entertainment ToKnight's rescheduled 2015 Large Event (#LargeEvent15) will begin at 8 p.m. in Neumann Auditorium. Tickets purchased for the postponed date will be accepted. Faculty and staff tickets can be purchased for $10 with a Wartburg ID, and public tickets can be purchased for $20, while quantities remain, at the Information Desk in Saemann Student Center. Public tickets also are availableonline. Refunds are available through Wednesday, Oct. 28 at the Information Desk. The paper ticket must be provided. Please direct questions regarding ticketing toticket.office@wartburg.edu. Questions regarding the event can be directed to Entertainment ToKnight at etk@wartburg.edu.

College calendar — Stay up to date with campus events by following the college's officialcalendar.


Online humanities courses available — Wartburg is part of a consortium of colleges offering approximately 40 online courses at no charge. Our students have the opportunity to enroll in online upper-level humanities courses in Winter Term 2016. The catalog of courses is available here. Advisees interested in enrolling in these courses should contact Sheree Covert, registrar, at sheree.covert@wartburg.edu or in Luther Hall 216. Academic advisers have received guidelines to assist students in determining eligibility.

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