Sen. Rand Paul to visit — Republican presidential hopeful Rand Paul will visit campus Tuesday, Oct. 13. The 5 p.m. event in McCaskey Lyceum is part of the Kentucky senator’s The Iowa 10,000 College Tour. The event is sponsored by the Wartburg College Republicans.
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 Thursday, 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 lead the presentation. For more information, contact Kim Folkers, associate professor of marketing, at firstname.lastname@example.org or 352-8424.
Get involved with St. Elizabeth Week — The St. Elizabeth Committee is seeking students interested in serving on the planning and organizing committee for this year. The group will meet for an hour on Saturdays to discuss events, marketing strategies, student involvement and more. St. Elizabeth Week, Nov. 15-21, is devoted to community activism and service. Organized by the Volunteer Action Center, the week includes activities developed by student organizations that focus on efforts to alleviate hunger and homelessness. for more information, contact the VAC at email@example.com.
Catholic Mass — Catholic Knights will hold Mass tonight, Oct. 8, 9 p.m., in Wartburg Chapel.
Diversity and the Doctor IS 201 — There is still room in Diversity and the Doctor (IS 201 07), an IS 201 course that is being offered Winter Term. The course meets Tuesdays and Thursdays from 7:45 to 9:25 a.m. The class uses the television series Doctor Who to examine issues of race, class, gender, sexuality, and other forms of diversity in Britain and the United States. Although the course meets the IS 201 requirement for all second-year students, it also can be taken as an elective by all students and is writing intensive. For questions contact Dr. Erika Lindgren, associate professor of history, at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Phil and Lit — Barbara Fedeler, professor of art, will present Flatness and Space: Drawings of Arizona and Mississippi for the Wartburg Philosophical and Literary Society Friday, Oct. 9, 4 p.m., in McCoy West of Saemann Student Center. The presentation focus is the artwork produced during Fedeler’s 2015 sabbatical while an artist-in-residence at the Hubbell Trading Post National Historic Site, the Amerind Foundation, and the Noxubee National Wildlife Refuge.
Play a possible tie to IS 101 — Kristin Teig Torres, assistant director of the Center for Community Engagement, will appear in a play that could be used as subject matter for Inquiry Studies 101 courses. Teig Torres, a University of Northern Iowa alumna, will return to UNI's Strayer Wood Theatre to portray the emotionally troubled mother in Lee Blessing’s Independence. Teig Torres suggests the play would be useful to compare to Wartburg's Readings in Common selection, The Other Wes Moore. Both stories tell of a dysfunctional family and the barriers or systems that limit choices. The production hits the stage starting tonight, Oct. 8. Contact Teig Torres at email@example.com for more information.
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