Center Stage Series Performance • March 8, 2014 • 7:30 p.m.
Notes from the Balcony: Boston Brass & Enso String Quartet
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Romeo and Juliet, the classic story of star-crossed lovers, has inspired a unique collaboration between Boston Brass and Enso String Quartet. Notes from the Balcony features arrangements of works by composers from Stravinsky to Bernstein. The show is at 7:30 p.m. on Saturday, March 8 in the CFL Main Hall. Tickets are free with CAF and available now at the ticket office or at tickets.luther.edu. Hey music majors, guess what? It’s a green card event!
Planning to stay on campus during spring break? Brandt, Ylvisaker, Olson, Larsen, and Farwell will close from 7 p.m. on March 21 to 10 a.m. on March 30. If you live in any of these buildings, you will not have access to your room. Residents of those buildings who want to stay on campus during the break will need to find a space in an open building. All students planning to be on campus during the break must register with Residence Life.
Student Payroll will be Friday, March 14 for February work. Your electronic pay advice will be available at My.Luther on March 14. If you have a work credit plan, both your statement of account and your pay advice will be available on My.Luther.
Lent is a time for reflection and prayer. Join us for Taizé Worship at Soul Food during Lent, Wednesdays at 9:30 p.m. in the CFL. We'll share in scripture, silence Holy Communion, and simple meditative songs from the Taizé community in France.
Peace Week: On the Move! Join Global Concerns groups for Peace Week,March 10-16, as we explore issues and opportunities faced by those "On the Move" in our increasingly globalized society. Events will include tabling, movie screenings, interfaith celebrations, and forums. Look for event posters around campus and a full schedule on the College Ministries bulletin board in the Union.
Fall and J-term dissection students will be conducting half-hour tours of the human anatomy lab onMarch 10th, 11th, 17th, and 18th for all students, faculty, and staff who are interested. In order to attend a tour, please make sure to sign up on the sheets posted on the door of Sampson-Hoffland Lab 153 prior to the tour. Times of each tour are listed on the sign-up sheets.
J-TERM 2015 IN TANZANIA: “Anthropology in East Africa: Culture Change Among the Maasai” is a cultural immersion experience offered for Anthropology, Africana Studies, or Environmental Studies credit. An informational meeting will be held on Tuesday, March 11 at 9:45 am in Koren 216. For more information contact Lori Stanley at email@example.com or stop by Koren 309.
J-term Fair: The Center for Global Learning will host a J-term fair with the faculty for the 24 proposed OFF-CAMPUS courses available to answer questions about their courses! The fair will be held in the Union Lounge on Thursday, March 13 9:40am-10:50am. Center for Global Learning staff will also be available to answer questions about the application process. First round applications are available onlineApril 1-April 23!
Luther College invites the community to "Immigration: Past, Present, and Future," a panel encouraging conversation on the history and current state of immigration in the United States, at 7 p.m. Wednesday, March 12, in the Center for Faith and Life Recital Hall. The discussion is sponsored by Luther's Hispanic Organization of Latinos y Amigos, and Enlaces.
Yogurt-Making Class--Love yogurt? Greek yogurt? Ever wanted to try your hand at making your own? Come spend an hour with Professor Brooke Shields on Thursday March 13from 9:45-10:45 in Valders 379 and learn how simple making yogurt can be. Professor Shields will teach two different methods -crockpot and oven- and use Greek, Bulgarian, and Georgian culture starters. This event is free for Luther faculty, staff, and students. Register here.
Tulio Rondón, soloist and chamber musician, will be the guest host of the cello master class at 8 p.m. Thursday, March 13, in the Orchestra Room in the Jenson-Noble Music Hall.
Beyond the Bubble Seminars for March 11: “Microsoft Excel Basics”; “Help! I’m Being Interviewed at a Five-star Restaurant”; “Less is More: Getting (Important) Things Done in the Age of Information Overload”; “Good to Great Employees: The Critical First Year on the Job”. Students in work-study positions should check with their supervisors if they want to attend for paid job training.For seminar descriptions and registration (required) form, see http://www.luther.edu/careers/beyond-the-bubble
Summer housing applications for rooms In Dieseth are now available in the Residence Life office and on our webpage http://www.luther.edu/reslife/summer-housing. Eligible students must be enrolled in summer classes at Luther, working on campus, or be an international student enrolled for fall 2014.
Interfaith Holiday Celebration: Holi Reception, 7 p.m. Sunday, March 16, in Peace Dining Room. Join College Ministries, the Luther Diversity Center, and the Interfaith Student Association for light refreshments and a brief program celebrating Holi, a Hindu festival of spring and color. Learn about this tradition and have fun together around face-painting, making a colorful rangoli or mandala, balloon games, and sweet treats. There is no charge for admission and all are welcome!
STUDY ABROAD with ISA Abroad! A representative will be on campus on Tuesday, March. 11. Stop by his table outside of Marty's from 11 a.m.-1 p.m. to visit about programs in Africa, Asia, Europe, Latin America and the Middle East. Q's? Call x1101 or stop by the Center for Global Learning, 1st floor of West Larsen.
Luther College presents "La Dispute," a theatre performance inspired by Pierre de Marivaux and adapted by Bobby Vrtis, Luther assistant professor of theatre, and Luther students. The performances, held in the Jewel Theatre in the Center for the Arts, are at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday and Thursday, March 12-13; 9:30 p.m. Friday, March 14; and 1:30 p.m. and 7:30 p.m. Saturday, March 15.
Angela Kueny, Luther assistant professor of nursing, will present the Paideia Text and Issues lecture, "Both Sides Now: Considering Forgiveness in Religious and Communal Old Order Amish Traditions," at 7 p.m. Tuesday, March 11, in the Center for Faith and Life Recital Hall. The lecture will be followed by a reception in Qualley Lounge.
Decorah Shopping Shuttle -- Saturday, March 8 at 1:30 p.m.. A shuttle will drive students from the Union to downtown Decorah and Wal-Mart for a shopping run this Saturday at 1:30 pm. Meet in the Student Organizational Suite 10 minutes before departure. Advanced sign up is highly recommended using the online form.
The Iowa College Foundation announces its call for proposals for R.J. McElroy Trust Student/Faculty Research Projects for 2014-15. Student participants must be juniors or seniors in the fall of 2014. Applications require dual authorship by the proposing student, or team of students, and a sponsoring faculty member. Maximum award is $2,000. Luther is eligible to submit up to four proposals. Internal deadline for proposals is April 16. Forms are available in the Dean’s Office (Union 262) or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Are you interested in studying peace building in Northern Ireland and Ireland January 2015? Come to an informational meeting with Paul Gardner (Political Science) and Britt Rhodes (Social Work) onTuesday, March 11 from 6:00-6:45pm in Koren 218. Overnight destinations include Dublin and Galway in Ireland and Derry, Ballycastle and Belfast in Northern Ireland, UK. This course will satisfy Paideia II and intercultural and is open to those with junior or senior standing by January 2015.
The Wonderful World of Transplants and Seeds Gardening Class -- Join us for a field trip to River Root Farm from 12:15-1:15 p.m. on Monday, March 17 where we will learn about transplants and seeds from Mike Bollinger and Katie Prochaska. On this lunch-break long trip we will make the trek up to River Root Farm, which is located one mile from campus to learn the ropes. More information and registration information can be found online.
Luther Community Garden Plots -- Gardening season is right around the corner! Whether you are a lifetime gardener looking for a new space, interested in trying your hand at growing some veggies for the first time or somewhere in-between, you are welcome at the community garden. We offer full (20' x 20') plots for $30, half plots (20' x 10') for $20 and student plots (10'x10') for $10. More information and the plot request form can be found online.
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