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The Juice (Student) - Sept.17

Sept. 17, 2018
Noah Campus Health Clinic services
Noah Campus Health Clinic is an outpatient clinic on the Wartburg campus that can meet most health needs of students, faculty, staff and immediate family members. Available services include care for illnesses and injuries, general medical care, referrals to specialists, immunizations, allergy injections, blood pressure checks, over-the counter medications and prescription delivery. Noah Clinic provides a convenient option for staying on top of your health. To make an appointment, call 319-352-8436. Same day appointments are often available. Click here for more details.
Wartburg West and Des Moines Urban Studies Program applications
Applications for Wartburg West and the Des Moines Urban Studies Program are being accepted for Summer 2019, Fall 2019 and Winter 2020. Applications are online at www.wartburg.edu/west and www.wartburg.edu/DSM.  If you have questions, please contact jo.dorrance@wartburg.edu.
Discover worship options at church fair
All are invited to Wartburg’s church fair Wednesday, Sept. 19. Representatives from area churches will be here for chapel that day and will have tables set up on the first floor of the Saeman Student Center near The Wartburg Store after chapel until 1 p.m. All are welcome and encouraged to attend and create intergenerational connections in the community. 
Volunteer with animals 
Dr. Bechtel is offering a few volunteer positions in the Science Center to assist with the animals. The volunteers would commit to one to two hours a week, or more depending on the student’s individual interests. Volunteer times are flexible, and any student can help no matter your major. Volunteering can lead to research opportunities and personal avenues of further interest. Possible positions include working with the tortoises, snakes, hedgehogs, and many more species. Email Dr. Bechtel or Todd Greer stating your interest by Thursday, Sept. 20.
Be part of Hearthside reading program
Students are invited to be part of the Hearthside Project, where faculty and staff choose a book to explore with a small group of students in an informal environment. Click here to see the list of this fall’s books, then contact the professor directly to sign up for the book you wish to read. Hearthside is co-sponsored by the Humanities Think Tank at Wartburg College and the Slife Professorship in the Humanities. Contact Zak Montgomery with questions.
Waverly Oktoberfest in Kohlmann Park
Waverly Oktoberfest will be in Kohlmann Park (east of campus along First Street NW) Friday, Sept. 21, and Saturday, Sept. 22, celebrating Waverly’s German heritage with live music, food and beverage gardens, a family fun zone, and activities for all ages. Tickets are $7 for one day of $10 for both days (free for ages 12 and under with adult), available at the gate or online. Gates open at 5 p.m. Friday, with fireworks over the Cedar River at 9:15 p.m. and headliner Pop Rocks at 9:30. On Saturday, gates open at 11 a.m. with a corn hole tournament, with Oktoberfest German competitions in the afternoon and headliner Tim Montana & The Shrednecks at 9:30 p.m. Wartburg College is a sponsor of the event. Go to www.waverlyoktoberfest.com for the complete schedule and details.
Constitution Day speaker Sept. 25
Wartburg's Constitution Day program will be held Tuesday, Sept. 25, from 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. in McCaskey Lyceum. Dean Kevin Washburn and Dr. Brian Farrell of the University of Iowa College of Law will address Why Constitutions Matter. We are looking forward to a timely topic that includes prepared remarks and a question and answer period. The event is open to the public. If you have questions, please contact Karen Thalacker.
Career Expo on Oct. 4 
The Career Expo will be Thursday, Oct. 4, 11:30 a.m.-2 p.m., in The W’s Hall of Champions. The expo is intended for all majors and all class years as a way to make connections with real businesses, organizations, and graduate/professional schools. Some tables may even have applications, so students should dress to impress, bring a resume, and be prepared. Stop in Pathways, on the third floor of Vogel Library, for resume help. Click here for more information and a list of attendees.
Check your mailbox information
You can find your mailbox number and combination in my.wartburg. In your my.wartburg account, select the Campus Life tab. Click the orange arrow on the left side of the page and choose Campus Mail Information. If your information is incorrect or blank, please contact the Mail Center at mailroom@wartburg.edu.
Vogel Library study rooms reserved
Designated study rooms will be reserved on the third floor of Vogel Library for Actuarial Science Interview Day on Tuesday, Sept. 18, 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. This event is sponsored by the Pathways Center and colleges of Dordt, Mount Mercy and Northwestern. All other rooms are open for student use, as well as Counseling Services and Pathways.
Phil & Lit Society
The next speaker for the Wartburg Philosophical and Literary Society is Dr. Shawn Ellerbroek, professor of chemistry/biochemistry and Ralph E. Otto Endowed Professor in Chemistry. The title of his talk is Tanzania – Evolution of a Student Experience. He will be speaking on Friday, Sept. 21, 4 p.m. in McCoy West, Saemann Student Center. Refreshments will be provided.
Librarian candidate on-campus presentation
All faculty, staff, and students are invited to observe the presentation of Amandajean Freking Nolte, candidate for information literacy librarian, on Monday, Sept. 17, 10:15 a.m.-11 a.m. in Library Classroom 1. The faculty librarian hired for this position will liaise to the Departments of Education, Journalism & Communication, Business Administration, and possibly Social Sciences and Social Work, among other areas. Freking Nolte has spent the last 10 years as an instructor in UNI’s Department of Communication Studies and has recently earned her MLIS from the University of Wisconsin-Madison.
Janet Hertel Felberg, Board of Regents
A Celebration of Life service for Janet Hertel Felberg will be held 11 a.m. Sept. 24 at St. Paul’s Lutheran Church in Waverly. Janet graduated from Wartburg in 1975 and was currently serving on the Board of Regents. She provided expertise on the Business and Finance Committee and Investment Subcommittee of the Board. Janet was preceded in death by her father, Elmer Hertel, a Wartburg professor emeritus of biology and longtime coach. Click here for the obituary.
Consumer information 
Consumer information is available at this link. This information contains statistics, policies and programs at Wartburg College, which includes but is not limited to the Annual Security Report and the Annual Fire Safety Report. Please contact the Financial Aid Office with questions or to request a paper copy.
Voter registration information
The U.S. Department of Education requires institutions receiving federal funding to provide notice regarding how to register to vote. Directions on how to register to vote are available at this link.
Award-winning translator to speak at MBK Symposium
Aron Aji, director of MFA in Literary Translation at the University of Iowa, will be the featured speaker Tuesday, Sept. 18, at the annual Michaelson, Briner & Kildahl Literary Symposium at Wartburg College. Aji will present on “Found in Translation: Listening to the World’s Voices” at 11:30 a.m. in McCaskey Lyceum in the Saemann Student Center. The symposium is presented by the Harry and Polly Slife Professorship in Humanities and co-sponsored by Vogel Library, the Wartburg Scholars Program and the Franklin I. and Irene Saemann Chair in World Communities. The event is free and open to the public. 
New director of Campus Security and Safety, Student Life open house
The Office of Student Life is pleased to announce that Jay Tommasin has joined Wartburg as the new Director of Campus Security and Safety. In addition, the Residential Life staff has welcomed two new Area Coordinators: Julleon Garrison, AC for Clinton and Founders and Academic Support Coordinator, and Derek Deeney, AC for the Complex and the Residence and Service Learning Coordinator.

There will be an open house in the Student Life Office on Wednesday, Oct. 3, from 11:30 a.m. to 12:45 p.m., for members of the faculty and staff to meet and welcome our newest colleagues. There will be refreshments as well as the opportunity to learn more about the work of the Student Life team.
Kastle Kapers auditions
It's your time to shine, Knights! Auditions for Kastle Kapers, the annual Homecoming variety show, will be held Tuesday, Sept. 25, and Wednesday, Sept. 26. From funny to interesting acts, riding a unicycle to dancing, singing a duet to a lip-sync battle, all acts are encouraged to participate! Audition signups and forms can be found at the Info Desk. Contact Jenna Brannaman with questions. 
Community Response website
The Community Response Team was assembled at the beginning of the last academic year to ensure meaningful and transparent responses to incidents that impact the campus community. In an effort to be more transparent, this website will be updated as needed to reflect how these incidents are being handled by the college. To ensure that the college is doing all it can to make Wartburg a safe and inclusive community for all, the Community Response Team encourages all students, faculty, and staff to report incidents of bias impacting a Warburg community member to Campus Security or any member of the Community Response Team.   
Want to go to Germany for May Term?
The May Term 2019 trip to Germany currently has 11 students signed up, and Dr. Caryn Riswold would love to have more students join the class. If you are interested, please contact Dr. Riswold.
Printing cost update
As previously announced for the 2018-19 fiscal year, as of Sept. 1 printing prices in the Digital Print Center and on-campus copiers have increased between 1 and 5 cents per copy. A table of the changes can be found here on the Business Office website. The click charges (copier charge per side of the paper) are as follows: 7 cents per side BW (hasn’t changed), 29 cents per side color. The college is adjusting the pricing due to rising costs with college suppliers. Please note the Print Center is the more economical option, and the pricing change reflects this important distinction. If you have questions regarding the printing increase, contact Lori Poehler
This week's Chapel service schedule

Weekday Chapel services are from 10:15 to 10:35 a.m. each Monday, Wednesday, and Friday in Wartburg Chapel; Sunday services begin at 10:30 a.m. Chapel time is a brief opportunity to gather with students, staff, and faculty to reflect on God and faith. Interfaith chapels will be held the last Wednesday of each month during the semester. Upcoming speakers:

  • Monday, Sept. 17 - Tom Trenney, visiting conductor for Wartburg Choir and Ritterchor
  • Wednesday, Sept. 19 - Pastor Brian Beckstrom
  • Friday, Sept. 21 - Jami Goetz '19
Sanctuary on Wednesdays
Sanctuary is a casual service that takes place on Wednesday nights in the Chapel Commons. It provides students with the opportunity to relax and center themselves around God’s word in the midst of their busy week. All are welcome at 9 p.m. in Chapel Commons (basement), and come early at 8:45 for snacks.
U of Iowa Ph.D. biomed programs
Students and colleagues who want to know more about biomedical Ph.D. training programs at the University of Iowa are invited to attend the 10th Annual Biomedical Pre-Graduate School Conference at the University of Iowa Carver College of Medicine on Friday, Oct. 5, 10 a.m.-2:30 p.m. Click here for details. No registration fee, includes complimentary breakfast and lunch.
Leaders in Tech conference
The first Leaders in Tech conference will be held at the University of Northern Iowa on Saturday, Oct. 6, from 8:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. The conference, organized and run by Women in Computing and Management Information System Association, features experts within areas of the technology industry. Leaders in Tech is open to anyone interested in learning more about the technology industry. The first 100 registered will receive a complimentary Leaders in Tech bag, notebook, and pen. To learn more about the conference and to register, please visit the website. Contact Dr. Terry Letsche with questions.
U of Iowa grad student visit day
The University of Iowa welcomes all prospective graduate students to Grad@Iowa, a new collaborative admissions event at the U of I in Iowa City. Students can learn about several programs, all on the same day: Friday, Oct. 5, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Click here for registration, a list of graduate programs and more details. 
Upcoming Events

Librarian candidate presentation
Sept. 17

MBK Symposium
Sept. 18

Church fair on campus
Sept. 19

Waverly Oktoberfest
Sept. 21-22

Constitution Day speaker
Sept. 25

Kastle Kapers auditions
Sept. 25-26

Student Life open house
Oct. 3

Career Expo
Oct. 4

All-American Rejects concert
Oct. 7

Homecoming & Family Weekend
Oct. 18-21
Click here to view the full Wartburg events calendar.
Tom Trenney, minister of music at First-Plymouth Church in Lincoln, Neb., will serve as director of the Wartburg College Choir and Ritterchor through December while the ensembles’ director, Lee Nelson, is on sabbatical.

Mark Adkins ’90 will chair the College Sports Information Directors of America U Committee, an initiative to reach out to future generations of college sports information professionals, as reported by the Times Union

The football team, led by quaterback Matt Sacia ’19, is looking for another winning season, as reported by the Waterloo-Cedar Falls Courier

The volleyball team was picked to win the American Rivers Conference in a preseason poll of coaches, as reported by the Waterloo-Cedar Falls Courier

Rachelle Karstens ’92 was named the 11th president of Briar Cliff University, as reported by the Sioux City Journal.
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