The Juice (Students) - Oct. 31
Thanksgiving Break shuttle sign-up deadline — The deadline to sign up for the Thanksgiving Break shuttle service has been extended to Tuesday, Nov. 1. This service, open to all Wartburg student, allows you to get a ride to a regional bus station or airport. All the details about dates, times, locations, and cost are online at www.wartburg.edu/shuttle. Also, be thinking ahead to Christmas and Spring breaks. You can reserve seats any time, up until 30 days before each break. Students can also share information about needing a ride or offering a ride through the RideShare portal on the InfoCenter.
KnightTime reminder — Students are reminded to wait at least one minute in between punching out of one position and clocking in for a second position at the time clock (i.e. punch out of first position at 9:01 a.m., and punch in to second position at 9:02 a.m.). Failing to do so will result in errors on your timecard that your supervisor will need to correct and may cause a delay in the processing of your work hours during payroll. Students are encouraged to review their work hours by logging into the InfoCenter and selecting “KnightTime Timecard” under the “Employment” tab.
Holiday Shoppe donations — Members of the Social Work Department will be coming around, storming the dorms, to collect donations for Holiday Shoppe on Tuesday and Thursday nights this week. Also be on the lookout for the trees that will be put up around campus for donations. Please e-mail Megan Howell with questions.
Candlelight Dinner — Sign-up for the Candlelight Dinner hosted by Kappa Delta Pi will take place Wednesday and Thursday, Nov. 2 and 3, from 5:15 to 7 p.m., in Mensa. The Candlelight Dinner will take place Wednesday, Nov. 9, at 6:30 p.m., in the Heritage Ballroom in Saemann Student Center. Kappa Delta Pi students will discuss their organization while students, faculty, and staff mingle over dinner. The cost for students with a board plan is $2. This may be paid with points or cash at sign-up. Off-board students also may attend, and their cost will be $10 at sign-up. Special dietary considerations will be taken into account.
Student-teacher meetings — The Education Department will offer two meeting times for students scheduled to student-teach during the 2017-18 academic year: 11:30 a.m. or 5 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 8, in the Studio Classroom in Vogel Library. Instructions to complete the student-teaching application will be discussed as well as other information you’ll need to know as a student teacher.
Open interviews for LSI’s Bremwood — LSI will be conducting open interviews for full- and part-time positions working with youth at Bremwood Residential Treatment Center, Waverly, on Friday, Nov. 11, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., in the Hansen Spiritual Life Center, 106 16th St. SW. If interested, please apply online prior to arrival at the open interviews.
Beat Luther Week — Students UKnight is celebrating Beat Luther Week! Follow along on their Facebook page for daily fun facts about the Wartburg-Luther rivalry. Stop by the Alumni & Parent Relations Office starting Wednesday, Nov. 3, to pick up this year’s Beat Luther shirt for $10 each. Students UKnight also will be tabling on Friday during lunch in the Student Center and during the game, which starts at 1 p.m. Saturday. Go Knights!
Outfly Island T-shirts — Student Senate is reordering Outfly Island t-shirts for anyone that didn’t get a chance to buy them on Outfly. Shirts are $5 and come in three colors: coral, yellow and turquoise. To place an order, email firstname.lastname@example.org with your size and color. Deadline to order is Friday, Nov. 4, by 4 p.m.
Christmas with Wartburg tickets — 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. Students also are welcome to attend the dress rehearsal on Wednesday afternoon, Nov. 30, for free with your student ID. 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.
Math, Computer Science & Physics Department Seminar — The next Math, Computer Science & Physics Department Seminar will be Tuesday, Nov. 1, at 11:30 a.m., in SC 134. Craig Ogilvie, professor in physics and assistant dean in the graduate college at Iowa State University, will lead a graduate school information session. Students interested in pursuing graduate study in any STEM field are encouraged to attend. Refreshments will be served.
Phil and Lit — The next meeting of the Wartburg Philosophical and Literary Society will be Friday, Nov. 4, at 4 p.m., in McCoy West of the Saemann Student Center. Dr. David McCullough, professor of biology, will be the speaker, and the title of his talk is “Veni, Vidi, Vici (I Came, I Saw, I Conquered) — The Story of Invasive Species and Their Effect on the Natives.”
Spooky Science Night — Do you love Halloween, science, and being around kids? The Chemistry Club presents the second annual Halloween Spooky Science Night on Thursday, Nov. 3, from 6:30 to 8 p.m. in the Science Center. Help us and other science clubs prepare stations of fun halloween-themed experiments for kids from the community. Help us make this night a success! Contact the Chemistry Club for details.
Cemetery tour — The Wartburg College History Club and Phi Alpha Theta honor society will host their annual Harlington Cemetery Tour on Sunday, Nov. 6. Participants can walk among the graves with Dr. Terry Lindell, professor of history, as he shares “The Forgotten History of Waverly” and points out details about burial traditions of bygone years. The tour begins at 1 p.m. in the cemetery parking lot, 1001 First St. SW, Waverly. Proceeds from the $5 admission charge will benefit the two student organizations. Reservations are required. Email email@example.com to reserve a spot.
Fall concerts for concert bands — The Wartburg College Wind Ensemble will present its annual fall concerts under the direction of Dr. Craig A. Hancock at 7:30 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 5, and 2 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 6, in Neumann Auditorium. The Wartburg College Symphonic Band, under the direction of Dr. Scott Muntefering, will perform its fall concert Saturday, Nov. 5, at 4 p.m., in Neumann Auditorium. Admission is free to all of the concerts.
Sustainability honor — Wartburg College has been recognized as a sustainability leader in the 2016 Sustainable Campus Index, receiving high rankings in the area of water for the second time in as many years. Recognition in the water category is based on advancements in water use and rainwater management. Wartburg tied for fifth nationally in this category, which honors efforts to conserve water and protect water quality. Click here for details.
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.
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.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org.
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.
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 email@example.com. 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.
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