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The Juice (Students) - Nov. 20

 
Nov. 20, 2017
Thanksgiving Break class schedule 

Below is the schedule for Wednesday, Nov. 22. No Chapel or evening classes. Classes meet for 50 minutes with 10 minutes between classes. Thanksgiving Break officially begins at 1:35 p.m. Nov. 22.

Regular Schedule                  Special Time
7:45 a.m. (Period 1)                 7:45-8:35 a.m.
9:00 a.m. (Period 2)                 8:45-9:35 a.m.
10:45 a.m. (Period 3)               9:45-10:35 a.m.
Noon (Period 4)                       10:45-11:35 a.m.
1:15 p.m. (Period 5)                11:45-12:35 p.m.
2:30 p.m. (Period 6)                12:45-1:35 p.m.

 
NEW ANNOUNCEMENTS
 
Juice deadline for Nov. 27 edition
Due to Thanksgiving Break, the deadline for the Nov. 27 edition of the Juice will be noon Tuesday, Nov. 22. Send your item to juice@wartburg.edu.
Dining hours for Thanksgiving break
Click here to see the Dining Services hours of operation for Thanksgiving break.
Thanksgiving meal for students
Residential Life, in conjunction with International Student Services and Multicultural Student Services, will host a Thanksgiving meal for all students staying on campus over Thanksgiving break. The meal will be Wednesday, Nov. 22, from 5:30 to 7 p.m., in the Chapel Commons. Containers will be provided to take home leftovers. Please RSVP to Jennifer Onuigbo or stop by the Student Life Office if you would like to attend.
Want to be part of the Demo Show? 
The Chemistry, Physics, and Engineering Club is looking to recruit volunteers to assist with the preparation for the 2018 Physics and Chemistry Demonstration Show. Interested students (from any major) are encouraged to attend an informational meeting on Monday, Nov. 20, from 8 to 8:30 p.m. in SC 134. Questions can be sent to ben.bousquet@wartburg.edu or christine.devries@wartburg.edu.
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. 29-Dec. 14. If your office, academic department, or group/organization would like to decorate a Christmas tree to display, please sign up by Monday, Nov. 20. For more information and/or to sign up, go to www.wartburg.edu/trees. If you have questions, email Joni McDonough.
Model United Nations panel event
Wartburg Model United Nations will sponsor a panel event Monday, Nov. 20, 7-9 p.m., in WBC 117. The topic for the event is “What, generally speaking, is the food crisis in Yemen and in the associated North African countries? What are the causes, and what can individuals at Wartburg college do to ameliorate it?” Contact Sneha Mahapatra with questions. 
Study Abroad photo contest voting
The Study Abroad Office invites students and faculty/staff to vote in the annual Study Abroad photo contest. The 46 submissions can be viewed on the walls outside the Den. Voting ballots are across from the photos in the Student Life Office. Each student or faculty/staff member may only vote once for one photo, and you will then be entered into a drawing for a $15 gift certificate to The Wartburg Store. Voting ends Friday, Dec. 1.
New issue of Trumpet Magazine
The new issue of the Trumpet Magazine, out today, features ShaunQuez Ketton ‘18, Pastor Ramona Bouzard, and alumna Jeanne Edson ‘16. Click here to see it.
MCSP Department Seminar
The next Math, Computer Science & Physics Department Seminar will be Tuesday, Nov. 21, at 11:30 a.m. in SC 134. Joe Chamberlain ’18, a mathematics and computer science double-major, will present about his recent internships at the National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) and Hormel Foods in a talk entitled “From the Mile High City to Spamtown, USA.” All are invited. Refreshments will be provided.
CHATS conversation
Join Dean Kittle and Pastor Ramona for Wartburg CHATS, Tuesday, Nov. 28, from noon to 12:45 p.m., in the McCoy Rooms. Be part of a safe, respectful, and open conversation about topics that matter to you. There is no commitment, no homework, and no agenda. You may bring your lunch. Contact Jennifer Onuigbo in Student Life with any questions.
Barry Goldwater Scholarship deadline 
Sophomore or junior STEM students with prior research experience and top grades are reminded of the Dec. 1 deadline to complete the initial online application for a Barry Goldwater Scholarship. Only those seeking a career in research should apply, as those seeking positions in health care are not eligible. If you have questions, contact Gloria Campbell
Saint Elizabeth Week award winners

Thank you to students, faculty and staff members who participated in nominating dedicated individuals of the Wartburg community who exemplify the Wartburg mission statement with their dedication to service and leadership.

  • Pastor Larry Trachte Award
    The award will be given to faculty and staff members who embody Pastor Trachte’s enthusiasm, support, involvement, dedication and overall commitment to Wartburg’s mission of service.
    Nominees: Dr. Michael Bechtel, Dr. Jeffcoat-Schedtlef, Dr. Penni Pier, Dr. LeAnn Faidley
    Award winners: Dr. Craig Hancock, Tony Smith, Jennifer Onuigbo
  • St. Elizabeth Award for Service
    The award is given to students who exemplify an outstanding dedication to service and living the mission of Wartburg College.
    Nominees: Peter Brennan, Katie Linthicum, Michelle Lackner, Ian Coon, Zane Strawser
    Award winners: Andrea Leisinger, Jocelyn Keller, Kennedy Haut
STEM internships in Germany – no German required 
Are you a science or engineering major? Want to intern in Germany? Then check out the RISE Germany summer internship program for undergraduate students from the United States, Canada, and the UK in the fields of biology, chemistry, physics, earth sciences, and engineering. RISE Germany offers unique opportunities for students to work with research groups at universities and top research institutions across Germany for a period of three months during the summer. RISE Germany interns are matched with doctoral students whom they assist and who serve as their mentors. The working language will be English. All scholarship holders receive stipends from the DAAD to help cover living expenses, while partner universities and research institutes provide housing assistance. Applications are due Dec. 15. For more information, click here. If you have questions, contact Dr. Daniel Walther.
PREVIOUS ANNOUNCEMENTS
 
Budget overview information now online
The budget overview information recently shared with Student Senate and at open meetings for faculty and staff has been posted on the InfoCenter.
Upcoming Events

Model UN panel event
Nov. 20

Demo Show interest meeting
Nov. 20

MCSP Department seminar
Nov. 21

Thanksgiving Break begins
Nov. 22

Thanksgiving meal for students staying on campus
Nov. 22

CHATS conversation
Nov. 28

Table Talk: Reforming Education
Nov. 28

Festival of Trees
Nov. 29-Dec. 14

Study Abroad photo contest voting ends
Dec. 1

Christmas with Wartburg
Dec. 1-3

Habitat for Humanity Service Saturday
Dec. 2

December Commencement
Dec. 10

MLK Day of Service
Jan. 15
 
Click here to view the full Wartburg events calendar.
 

ABOUT THIS NEWSLETTER
The Juice is a weekly e-newsletter sent Mondays to communicate campus news and events. Most announcements will run twice, then continue to be available in the Information Center.


TO SUBMIT AN ITEM
The deadline for submissions each week is 4 p.m. Thursday. Send items to juice@wartburg.edu. Please keep your submitted item short—no longer than one paragraph—and let us know if your item is for students, faculty/staff, or both audiences. Direct questions or comments to Stephanie Boeding, Marketing & Communication, at ext. 8760.

 
SPIRITUAL LIFE & CAMPUS MINISTRY
 
Weekday Chapel services

Weekday services are from 10:15 to 10:35 a.m. each Monday, Wednesday, and Friday in Wartburg Chapel. They are 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. It’s a great time to put regular worship on your schedule. This week’s Weekday Chapel looks like this:

  • Monday, Nov. 20 – Marcia Haugen
  • Wednesday, Nov. 22 – NO Chapel and NO Sanctuary
  • Friday, Nov. 24 – NO Chapel
  • Sunday, Nov. 26 – NO worship service
Habitat for Humanity service opportunity
We have an upcoming build Dec. 2. Volunteers interested can e-mail habitat@wartburg.edu or register at the link found on Wartburg's Habitat for Humanity Facebook page.
Nov. 28 Table Talk: Reforming Education
Join us for a Table Talk about “Reforming Education: How Might Reformation Thinking Inform K-12 Educational Change Today?” The event will be Nov. 28, 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. in Chapel Commons (lower level of the Chapel) and is sponsored by Spiritual Life and Campus Ministry. Education professor Rick Snyder will present principles and criteria driving educational reform from the Reformation era. Then we will consider principles and criteria motivating change in public education today. Participants will have the opportunity to discuss comparative educational reform efforts in 1517 and 2017. Join the ongoing work of reformation by reserving a spot for lunch, conversation and learning prior to Nov. 27. Send an email to SLCM with “Nov. 28 Table Talk” in the subject line. Include in the body of your email your name, email address, and phone number.
New Bible study
Join a new Bible study every Thursday at 7 p.m. in the Chapel Tower Room with Pastor Brian, beginning Nov. 16. The Gospel of Mark will be the topic. There is no reading required before the study, but please bring your Bible along (digital or otherwise).
 
WARTBURG IN THE NEWS
 

Wide receiver Riley Brockway ’18 spent his summer training with teammates and mentoring Waverly youth in preparation for this season the Waterloo-Cedar Falls Courier reported. 

The wrestling team opened its season with a 38-10 win over Simpson College, as reported by the Waterloo-Cedar Falls Courier

The men's basketball team lost an exhibition game to the University of Northern Iowa, as reported by the Waterloo-Cedar Falls Courier

The wrestling team is favored to win its 14th national championship, as reported by the Waterloo-Cedar Falls Courier

Ross Naylor ’13 and his brother are embarking on a six-month, 20,000-mile motorcycle ride from Iowa to South America to raise money for the World Riders Association, as reported by the Des Moines Register and WHO-TV

The 70th annual Christmas with Wartburg celebration was featured in the Waterloo-Cedar Falls Courier. 

The college's partnership with Retrieving Freedom Inc., as well as Keegan Birkicht ’15, RFI program director, were featured in a Living Lutheran magazine article written by Karris Golden ’98.

 
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