|Board of Regents reception
|All faculty and staff are invited to a reception hosted by the Wartburg Board of Regents on Friday, Feb. 16, 4:30-5:30 p.m., in the Castle Room. A highlight for regents during the February board meeting is the opportunity to meet with faculty and staff during their time on campus. No RSVP is required.
|HealthPartners coverage manual
|HealthPartners recently sent all subscribers a coverage manual with a Benefits Chart to their address on file. There was a typo in the document as it relates to the Bridges plan. The original Bridges Coverage Manual said: In Open Access Choice, you have direct access to any Network providers listed in the Open Access Network provider directory. It has been revised to say: You have direct access to any Network providers listed in the Bridges Network provider directory. You can find the updated version on the InfoCenter and at this link. Direct questions to Amy Wilson, 353-8278.
|Enrollment Report for Winter Term
|The Enrollment Report for Winter 2017-18 and Retention Report for Fall to Winter 2017-18 have been updated and are available on the InfoCenter. Also available is the Executive Summary at this link.
|Love to Color contest at Wartburg Store
|The Wartburg Store is hosting a coloring contest through Wednesday, Feb. 28. Pick up a coloring page, complete and return to the store to receive a coupon for 20 percent off one item. Coloring pages will be on display in the store window all month long. A winner, chosen March 1, will receive a hammered metal travel mug worth $26.
|Math, Computer Science & Physics Department Seminar
|The next Math, Computer Science & Physics Department Seminar will be Tuesday, Feb. 6, 11:30 a.m., Science Center 134. Dr. John Zelle, professor of computer science, will discuss artificial intelligence and the theoretical limits of computers in a presentation titled I'm Sorry, Dave, I'm Afraid I Can't Do That. All are invited. Refreshments will be served.
|Phil & Lit Society
|The next meeting of the Wartburg Philosophical and Literary Society will be Friday, Feb. 9, 4 p.m., in McCoy West. The speaker will be Dr. Paula Survilla, professor of music. The title of her talk is Migration, the Persistence of Memory, and the Formation of Identity.
|Ash Wednesday class schedule
The class schedule changes to provide time for worship on Feb. 14, 10 to 10:50 a.m. Students, faculty, and staff are invited to Ash Wednesday worship with the Imposition of Ashes, Holy Communion, music by the Wartburg Choir, and a message by Pastor Ramona Bouzard. The schedule for the morning of Feb. 14 is as follows: 9 a.m. classes dismiss at 9:50 a.m. and 10:45 a.m. classes begin at 11:00 a.m. Campus offices, including the Den and Konditorei, will close from 9:50 to 11 a.m.
|American Heart Association "red-out" games
|On Saturday, Feb. 10, Wartburg's Tower Agency will hold a "red out" in support of the American Heart Association at both the women's and men's home basketball games in Levick Arena. Shirts are being sold during lunch in the Student Center on Tuesday, Thursday and Friday for $10 each; shirts will also be sold at the games.
|Leadership and Service Award nominations
|Leadership and Service Award nomination forms are available and due by Friday, Feb. 9. Click here to nominate someone you know for one or more of the following awards: Nobility Award; Debbie Heida Award; Outstanding Organization; Outstanding International Senior; Dell Awards for Peace and Justice; Dell Awards for Peace and Justice: Peacemaker; Outstanding Organization Service Award; Outstanding Organization Adviser Award; and Who’s Who Among Students in American Universities and Colleges. The awards ceremony will be Saturday, March 17, 1 p.m., in McCaskey Lyceum, with a reception to follow. Direct questions to firstname.lastname@example.org.
|Join Dean Dan Kittle for Wartburg CHATS on Tuesday, Feb. 6, noon-12:45 p.m., in the McCoy rooms. Karen Thalacker, Wartburg’s chief compliance officer for Title IX, will be the special guest. Be a part of a safe, respectful, and open conversation about topics that matter to you. You may bring your lunch. Contact Jennifer Onuigbo in Student Life with any questions.
|You can order a giant heart-shaped cookie for your sweetheart through GET online ordering (order through the Catering Take Out store), now through Wednesday, Feb. 14. They will be available for pick up in the Den. The cookies can be decorated with your choice of message: “Happy Valentine’s Day,” “Be My Valentine!” “Hugs & Kisses,” or “I Love You!” If you have questions or would like to add a personal message, call the dining office, 319-352-8303.
|BIG Dream Gathering
Have you ever wanted to do something but weren’t sure of the first step to take? Doing something new can bring out all kinds of insecurities, doubts, and questions. The BIG Dream Gathering, Tuesday, Feb. 20, 6:15-8 p.m., in the ballrooms (come for all or part of the event), will be a fun and inspiring event that will help you get clear on your dreams and goals, and give you the boost you need to make them a reality. The keynote speaker will be BDG’s co-founder, Mitch Matthews, and the first people to arrive will receive a FREE copy of his best-selling book, IGNITE.
|Wednesday, Feb. 7
Women’s and Men’s Basketball, depart at 2:45 p.m. for Luther
Men’s JV Basketball, depart at 12:30 p.m. for Luther
Thursday, Feb. 8
Women’s JV Basketball, depart at 4:15 p.m. for Coe
MCSP Department Seminar
The Vagina Monologues
Phil & Lit Society
Leadership and Service Award nominations due
Unified Sports Day
Ash Wednesday Chapel
Board of Regents reception
BIG Dream Gathering
Dance Marathon FT5K race
Leadership and Service Award ceremony
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