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The Juice (Student) - Sept. 10

 
Sept. 10, 2018
Wartburg CHATS forum Tuesday
All students, staff and faculty are invited to join Dean Dan Kittle and the Student Life staff for Wartburg CHATS at noon Tuesday, Sept. 11. CHATS stands for Conversation, Help, Acceptance, Togetherness and Support. It is a safe and respectful open forum where any topic is up for discussion. CHATS will be held in the St. Elizabeth Room, second floor of Saemann Student Center; feel free to bring your lunch and join in the conversation. Contact Jennifer Onuigbo in Student Life with any questions.
 
NEW ANNOUNCEMENTS
 
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.
Walking tacos special at the Zesty
The Zesty Orange in The W will be offering a special deal of a walking taco and a pop for $6 on Tuesday, Sept. 11, from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Come and see us! Follow us on Twitter for more specials: @TheZesty2.
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.   
MCSP Seminar
The Math, Computer Science & Physics (MCSP) Department Seminar Series features presentations by students, faculty, alums, and other speakers on subjects related to the various disciplines in the MCSP Department. The first seminar of the year will be held on Tuesday, Sept. 11, at 11:30 a.m. in Room 134 of the Science Center. Dr. Brian Birgen, professor of mathematics, will discuss his upcoming May Term course, including the logistics of the travel course as well as cover some of the main themes. All are invited. Refreshments will be provided.
KWAR student DJ meeting
Have you ever wanted your own radio show where you can play your own music, talk about topics that interest you, and become a radio personality? KWAR invites you to attend a student DJ meeting on Tuesday, Sept. 11, in McElroy Center Room 134 at 7 p.m. At this meeting, we will talk about what kind of show you want to do, what you should know and answer any questions you may have. Email ryley.seymour@wartburg.edu if you have any questions or would like more information.
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.
University 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. 
Phil & Lit Society
The next speaker for the Phil and Lit Society is Peter Gruttner, who is visiting from the Center for Teacher Education at Martin Luther University in Halle, Germany. The title of his presentation is “Instructional Trends at Martin Luther University, Halle, Germany.” Gruttner will speak about some of the newer trends and methods of teaching in use at MLU. Then he will have a discussion about trends and methods in classrooms here at Wartburg. He will be speaking at 4 p.m. Friday, Sept. 14, in McCoy West of the Saemann Student Center. Refreshments will be provided.
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
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. 
PREVIOUS ANNOUNCEMENTS
 
All-American Rejects tickets
Tickets are now available for the public for the All-American Rejects concert at Wartburg on Sunday, Oct. 7. The concert will begin at 8 p.m. in Levick Arena featuring singer Keelan Donovan as the opening act. Doors open at 7 p.m. Click here to order tickets for $20 each. All seats are general admission. 
Maintenance requests
All non-emergency maintenance work order requests should be submitted electronically through the InfoCenter. Click the Maintenance link on the front page of the InfoCenter. Click the Submit Service Request link on the left side of the page. Provide the location of the service requested using a dropdown menu. Leave all pertinent information regarding the issue in the dialog box provided. A photo also may be uploaded if needed. Once the request has been submitted, you will receive a confirmation email to your wartburg.edu address. Another email will be sent when the service has been completed. All emergency situations (e.g. water leaking or a fire or safety hazard) should be reported immediately to Maintenance & Operations or Security. If you experience difficulties requesting service, please contact the Physical Plant at 319-352-8318.
Websites to bookmark
Please bookmark the following websites so you can find the information you are looking for in the most efficient manner:
www.Wartburg.edu: This website is primarily for external audiences (prospective students, alumni, donors, and community). This website is a great resource for general information about the college and programs, but Info.Wartburg.edu (below) is where you will find more specific information. 
Info.Wartburg.edu: This intranet is for the on-campus community (staff, faculty, and current students). This website features links for KnightTime, The Wartburg Store, email, campus events, dining menus, employment/benefit information, Academic Affairs, academic catalog and calendars, Study Abroad Office, Wartburg West, Undergraduate Research, Safety & Security, ITS, Registrar, Sustainability, Pathways, Student Life Offices/Policies, and much more.
My.Wartburg.edu: This learning management system is for faculty and current students. This website is where you will find all your course information, resources for faculty, and where students register for classes.
Catholic Knights provides rides to Mass
Catholic Knights is a student-led, faith-based organization that wishes to empower Wartburg students to achieve a closer relationship to God. Transportation is provided each Sunday for any students who wish to attend Catholic Mass at St. Mary's in Waverly. Please meet at the Information Desk in Saemann Student Center at 9:30 a.m. Any questions can be emailed to the Catholic Knights Executive Team.
Dance Marathon 11 kick-off event
Students interested in learning about Wartburg College Dance Marathon are invited to dance on over to McCaskey Lyceum on Monday, Sept. 10, at 7 p.m. Join the Executive Team and Morale Captains to kick off the new year FOR THE KIDS at the University of Iowa Stead Family Children’s Hospital. Find out more about Wartburg's largest philanthropic organization, learn how to sign up, and be there for the reveal of the year-long fundraising goal for WCDM11. Email abby.klug@wartburg.edu with questions.
Textbook deadlines 

Please note these deadlines from The Wartburg Store:

  • Last day to return textbooks for a refund (without a drop slip): Friday, Aug. 31
  • Last day to return textbooks for a refund (with a drop slip from the Registrar’s Office): Friday, Sept. 7
  • Last day to rent textbooks: Friday, Sept. 7
  • Last day to purchase textbooks: Wednesday, Sept. 12

The last day to purchase textbooks (Sept. 12) is especially key as all textbooks will be returned. Students are encouraged to purchase course materials for the first and second Seven Weeks prior to Sept. 12. Tuition account charging will be open through Sept. 28 to charge supplies.

SPIRITUAL LIFE
& CAMPUS MINISTRY
 
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. 10 - Dr. Dan Kittle, Dean of Students
  • Wednesday, Sept. 12 - Father David Ambrosy, St. Mary's Catholic Church, Waverly
  • Friday, Sept. 14 - Dragoslava Barzut '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.
Sanctuary band placements
If you sing or play an instrument and would like to be part of a worship band this semester, come to Sanctuary band placements for the bands that lead the music for the service. Placements will be held Monday, Sept. 10, and Thursday, Sept. 13, from 7:30-8:30 p.m. in the Chapel. You only need to attend placements on one of the dates. For more information, contact either Alexis Swain or Daniel Volkmann.
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. 
Upcoming Events

Dance Marathon 11 kick-off
Sept. 10

Sanctuary band
placements

Sept. 10, 13

Wartburg CHATS
Sept. 11

KWAR student DJ meeting
Sept. 11

MBK Symposium
Sept. 18

Church fair on campus
Sept. 19

Kastle Kapers auditions
Sept. 25

Student Life open house
Oct. 3

All-American Rejects concert
Oct. 7

Homecoming & Family Weekend
Oct. 18-21
 
Click here to view the full Wartburg events calendar.
 
 
WARTBURG IN THE NEWS
 
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.
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 on the Info Center.

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