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The Juice (Students) - Oct 24


Monster Bash and Costume Contest on Tuesday – Come and help Student Center Council and Dining Services celebrate Halloween by dressing as your favorite character for the Monster Bash on Tuesday, Oct. 25, 5:15-7 p.m., in Mensa. There will be prizes for first, second, and third place in the costume contest. The meal will feature spooky Halloween music, Zombie Punch, Dirt Dessert, and Creature Fingers. You can decorate your own cookie, too! If you have questions, contact Shelly Geweke.


Live presentation from Wartburg West – Students in IS 101 classes will be linked up to Wartburg West students in Denver, Colo., to hear more about their classes, internships, and living in Denver for a semester. The presentation will take place Monday, Oct. 24, from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m., in McCaskey Lyceum in Saemann Student Center. All students and faculty are welcome.

Math, Computer Science & Physics Department Seminar – The next Math, Computer Science & Physics Department Seminar will be Tuesday, Oct. 25, 11:30 a.m., in SC 134. Actuarial science major Leah Jungling '17 will speak about her experiences working for John Deere Engine Works in Waterloo. Refreshments will be served. Looking ahead, the Nov. 1 seminar will feature an information session for students interested in STEM graduate school programs.

Nominate an individual for exemplary service – The Pastor Larry Trachte Service Award recognizes staff or faculty members who embody Pastor Trachte’s enthusiasm, support, involvement, dedication, and overall commitment to Wartburg’s mission of service. Click here to nominate staff or faculty. The St. Elizabeth Award for Service recognizes members of the Wartburg community who have exemplified a commitment to service. Click here to nominate one or more current students who you feel lives out a commitment to service in, with, and for the community.

Cathedrals and Castles May Term course – Consider registering for the May Term course HI 212 Cathedrals and Castles. Take advantage of visiting the remains of castles, cathedrals, churches, and monasteries, and learn how these structures were built and used. If you would like more information, contact Dr. Erika Lindgren, 352-8201.

Satellite voting site — Wartburg will host a satellite voting location in McCaskey Lyceum in Saemann Student Center on Tuesday, Oct. 25. The location, open from 10 a.m to 4 p.m., can be used by all students, faculty, staff and community members registered to vote in Bremer County. Voter registration also will be available that day.

Parking over Fall Break – For overnight parking Oct. 26-30, students must park in a student parking lot (Lots B, C, D, N). Parking overnight (midnight to dawn) on the streets, loading zones, and faculty parking lots is not permitted. There are no parking restrictions for daytime parking during Fall Break. If you have any questions, contact Campus Security. Parking in a fire lane is never allowed for any duration.

Advising Week 2016 – All students, particularly first-year students, are encouraged to schedule an appointment to meet with their academic adviser during Advising Week, Oct. 31-Nov. 4. This is the time to confirm or make adjustments to your Winter Term and/or May Term schedules and get to know your adviser. Take time to review your schedule and academic progress. You can access your Advising Worksheet using following these steps:
1. Log onto your My Wartburg home page.
2. Select the Advising tab.
3. Select Advising Worksheet.
4. Select Click.
5. Select Recalculate Student Progress.
6. Select Advising Worksheet (PDF file).
If you are unable to access your Advising Worksheet or have questions, email the registrar or stop by the Registrar's Office, Luther Hall 216.

Interfaith Senior Chapel – In the context of weekday chapel worship, we’ll hear from a variety of religious traditions the last Wednesday of each month. On Wednesday, Oct. 26, the speaker will be psychology major Eric Revis ’17. Join us as we thank God for the vast diversity of faith traditions that grace our world.

Christian social workers organization — Looking for ways to combine your Christian faith with a human services career? The Social Work Department will host an exploratory meeting Tuesday, Nov. 1, to gauge interest in forming a new student organization: Wartburg Association of Christian Social Workers. Students of all majors are welcome to attend and participate. The meeting will be at 7 p.m. in Old Main 101. For more information, contact Professor Lynn Peters.

Get your teams ready for fall intramurals – Registration for Men’s 5-on-5 Basketball, Women’s 5-on-5 Basketball, and Indoor Volleyball ends Wednesday, Nov. 2, at noon. To register, go to imleagues.com. If you have any questions, email wartburgintramurals@gmail.com.

Study Abroad photo contest — Do you have a study abroad or May Term experience that you’d like to share? Enter the Study Abroad Programs Student Photo Contest. Submit your photo(s) with a 100- to 200-word essay describing your cross-cultural experience. Prizes will be awarded, and each photo and essay will have the honor of being displayed outside the Den. Complete rules and information can be found outside the study abroad office, WBC 118, or online.

Hearthside Project – The Hearthside Project offers faculty and students the unique opportunity to connect around the virtual hearth by encouraging student/faculty interaction based on the more intimate learning environments of graduate work, or of a European approach to readings and discussion of texts often labeled “the directed reading model.” The program allows students to engage in the process of reading with a professor and to consider connections between their own course of study and the practical and philosophical ideas explored through each text. Texts chosen by faculty emphasize the key role of the humanities in contemporary thought. Students receive their books free of charge. E-mail an individual professor to participate; click here to see a list of texts and professors. Questions may be directed to Dr. Paula Survilla or Dr. Zak Montgomery.

Decorate a tree for Festival of Trees – The annual Wartburg-Waverly Festival of Trees will brighten the halls of Wartburg’s Classroom Technology Center Nov. 30-Dec. 15. If your office, academic department, or group/organization would like to decorate a Christmas tree to display, please sign up by Monday, Nov. 21. For more information and/or to sign up, go to www.wartburg.edu/trees. Contact Joni McDonough with questions. A partnership between the college and Waverly Chamber of Commerce, the festival is open daily from 8 a.m. to 9 p.m. and attracts more than 5,000 guests each year.

Christmas with Wartburg tickets on sale — Tickets are on sale for shows Saturday, Dec. 3, at 3 and 7:30 p.m., and Sunday Dec. 4, at 3 p.m., in Wartburg College’s Neumann Auditorium, as well as Friday, Dec. 2, at 7:30 p.m., at Lutheran Church of Hope in West Des Moines. Tickets are $18 for all Waverly performances and $20 for the West Des Moines performance. Meals will be offered in Waverly on Saturday and Sunday at 5 p.m. for an additional cost. Concert and meal tickets can be purchased online at www.wartburg.edu/christmas, from 10 a.m. to noon weekdays at the ticket office in Saemann Student Center or by calling 319-352-8691 during ticket office hours.


Self-defense class – Faculty, staff and students are invited to The W’s Self-Defense for Girls and Women course 7-9 p.m. Oct. 17 and 24 in the Walker Wrestling Room. Fee is $25; sign up with class code SDG2 at The W welcome desk or call 319-352-8311. Learn simple, effective skills that may help prevent and survive an assault. Participants age 16 and older will learn awareness, assertiveness, safety, strategies and how to use simple, effective techniques to vulnerable areas of the body. Wear comfortable clothes and socks; no shoes allowed on mats.

Study the Reformation in Europe during May Term 2017 – Dr. Kit Kleinhans will host an informational meeting about RE 277 on Thursday, Oct. 20, 7-8 p.m., in Grossmann 132. The meeting is open to those already registered and to those just considering a May Term travel course. If you are interested but cannot attend, please contact kathryn.kleinhans@wartburg.edu for information.

Student Affairs Luncheon – October is National Careers in Student Affairs month. On Wednesday, Nov. 2, all students are invited to eat their lunch from Mensa with Student Life professionals and chat with them about their career paths and professions. The location of this event is yet to be determined and will be announced at a later date. Contact Ashley Lang with any questions.

Urban Studies program – Bonita Bock, director of Wartburg West in Denver, Colo., will be on campus Monday, Nov. 7, through late afternoon Thursday, Nov. 10. If you would like to set up a time to meet with her, please email jo.dorrance@wartburg.edu. Applications for the 2017-18 Urban Studies programs at Wartburg West and in Des Moines are now being accepted. The deadline to apply is Feb. 15, 2017.

Student paystubs now online – Student employees now can access their paystubs using the Pay Stub application on InfoCenter. Simply log in to InfoCenter using your Wartburg credentials. Under the “Applications” header, select “Pay Stub.” Paper paystubs will no longer be provided.

Notice from the Business Office – Students with an account balance greater than $1,000 must contact the Business Office (Luther Hall 212, 319-352-8411) or Financial Aid Office (Luther Hall 212, 319-352-8262) as soon as possible to discuss payment and/or loan options. Students failing to pay their account balance in full or below $1,000 by Thursday, Nov. 10, may have their Winter Term registration cancelled by Enrollment Management. Those applying student employment wages to their account and who feel their balance will be below $1,000 by the November student payroll should inform the Business Office. Those signed up for the Monthly Tuition Payment Plan and current with payments can disregard this notice.

Share your writing, artwork, photography — Did you know there is a place for students to have their photography, art, and all types of writing published? Wartburg’s English department joins with a staff of students every year to publish two volumes of Wartburg’s own literary and arts magazine, The Castle, and submissions are now being accepted! Send your PDF or Word document to castle@wartburg.edu by Nov. 1. If you're interested in having a say in which pieces make it into the magazine, send an email to the address above and we will add you to our list. For more information, check out our blog or find us on Facebook.

Spend May Term in India — Consider travel this May Term to India. The course is a three-week immersion in India around and near the ancient city of Mysore with exploration of India’s history, health sector, women's empowerment, and the economy. Learn more by contacting Dr. Tamrat Gashaw or the Study Abroad Office, 352-8427.

Honor Council openings — The Honor Council is seeking two first-year students, one third-year student, and one fourth-year student to fill openings. The council is a board of students who deliberate cases of academic dishonesty presented by professors and students. If accepted, you will be a member until you graduate. Please email honorcouncil@wartburg.edu with questions or to apply.

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


Student employment — On-campus employment opportunities for this current academic year are posted on Knightlink.

Questions regarding these positions or Knightlink can be directed to Abbie Raum, student employment coordinator, at 352-8350 or studentemployment@wartburg.edu.

Urban Studies programs and internships — The Urban Studies Program at Wartburg West in Denver, Colorado, and Des Moines Urban Studies are taking applications NOW, including for internships that are a part of those programs. Please contact Jo Dorrance for details.

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