Tuesday, June 4

TUESDAY 6/4/13

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ALICE training in Valders today

Response Options is holding an ALICE (Alert, Lockdown, Inform, Counter, Evacuate) training session on campus today for local law enforcement officials, school officials and others. Please note there will be several uniformed and non-uniformed attendees going through crisis training. The course is provided throughout Iowa with funding from Homeland Security. The practical exercise is scheduled to take place in Valders. Please respect their space, and know that these are indeed training sessions.


Dahl Centennial Union/Welcome Desk

Daily: 7 a.m.-10 p.m.

Book Shop

Monday-Friday: 8:15 a.m.-4:45 p.m.

Mail Center/SPO

Monday-Friday: 10 a.m.-4 p.m.

Marty's Cafe

Closed for the summer.

Oneota Market

Monday-Friday: 7:30 a.m.-3 p.m.


Open daily beginning with lunch on June 7.

Breakfast: 7-8:30 a.m.

Lunch: 11:30 a.m.-1:00 p.m.

Dinner: 5-6:30 p.m. 

Staff day reminder

Camp Luther is Thursday, June 6, with lunch beginning promptly at noon in Peace Dining Room. It is not too late to sign up for breakout sessions. Staff can register that day beginning at 11:45 a.m. in Hammerskjold for any session still open. Those who have already registered will have pre-printed session assignments on their name tags.

Vinyasa Flow Yoga

Learn the basics of yoga with Sonja Arneson-Ecklund of Sonja|Wellness & Yoga during this lunchtime class for staff and faculty Mondays from 12-12:45 p.m. Learn how to release muscle tension and increase strength and flexibility while relaxing and rejuvenating the body and mind. All ages and skill levels are welcome; no experience required. Wear comfortable clothing and bring your own mat. Questions? Contact Sonja at [email protected] or Greg at <lonningr>.


Sports results

Softball player Kelsey (Kittleson) Millong was presented the Duane Schroeder IIAC Female Scholar Athlete of the Year Award May 21 at the Conference's annual awards banquet held at Loras College. Millong graduated Summa Cum Laude in May 2012 after posting a 4.00 grade point average while majoring in biology. She was named to the Dean’s List in seven of eight semesters, earning induction into Phi Beta Kappa as a senior as well as an NCAA Postgraduate Scholarship. Millong becomes the second Luther female athlete to be so honored, and the fifth overall Luther athlete to receive this award.

Book Signing
Robert Shedinger will sign copies of his new book, "Radically Open," from noon to 1 p.m. Saturday, June 8, in the Book Shop. This event is open to the public with no charge for admission.

Articles, Creations, Honors, etc.

Bradley Chamberlain has received the 2013 Janet Andersen Lecture Award from the Midstates Consortium for Math and Science. The award was established in 2008 in memory of Hope College Professor of Mathematics Janet Andersen. The Consortium seeks to improve undergraduate science and mathematics education by providing high-quality and flexible professional development opportunities for students and faculty at the member institutions. Chamberlain’s research in polymer chemistry has led to numerous publications and presentations and has been funded by over a dozen grants for more than $600,000. His work has provided research opportunities for 40 Luther students.



To Karen Dallenbach and family on the death of her father-in-law, Bob Dallenbach, 88, from Waterloo, who died May 27.

To Keith Lesmeister and family on the June 1 passing of Keith's mother Juliet P. Lesmeister, 54, of Hiawatha, Iowa. Her memorial, including service information is available at: http://www.cedarmemorial.com/obituaries/.

Thank You

I wish to thank the alumni and development office for the retirement party on May 28 and to everyone who has wished me well on my retirement. I have enjoyed my years at Luther and will treasure the people I have worked with and gotten to know over the years.

-Kathy Tollefsrud


To the following faculty who were granted emeriti status by the Board of Regents at their May 17 meeting: Richard Halverson, professor of psychology; Kate Martinson, professor of art; Mark Muggli, professor of English; Peter Scholl, professor of English; Marvin Slind, professor of history; and Wendy Stevens, assistant professor of biology. The Board also granted Richard Torgerson president emeritus status.


For sale: Two boats. 1987 Four Winds Horizon 170 17-foot with wood deck, inboard V6 165 hp Mercury cruiser, includes cover and canopy with windows. Also, includes trailer, has been shedded. Asking $3,000, OBO. 1958 Alumacraft 16ft V-bottom fishing boat, includes fish finder, trolling motor, oars, 15 hp Evanrude motor and trailer. Asking $800, OBO. Call 735-5746 after 5 p.m.

Seeking: Looking for a great way to volunteer, exercise and inspire the next generation of young people, all in under 1-2 hours a week? Become a walking school bus leader. Leaders are needed one or two days per week to lead a small group of young children to John Cline School from nearby neighborhoods. To find out more about participating as a driver, or if you have young children needing a "ride" contact Erika Randall, <rander01>.

For rent: Spacious two to three bedroom, two bathroom ranch home with attached two-car garage, within one block of Luther. Located at 622 Center St., Decorah, rent is $1,200/month plus utilities. Appliances furnished. NP/NS
For inquiries contact Cheryl or Wayne Wangsness, [email protected] or 532-9431.

For sale: Bike pull behind carrier in good condition, for child or pets or both. Call 382-6022 and leave message.

Housing needed: Female student returning to get teaching certificate seeks housing. Has small, approximately six pound , dog. Very responsible, non smoker. I am acting as agent for party, contact Barbara Massman, [email protected] or 380-8911.

Lost: Gold bracelet that I received as a gift from my parents 20 years ago. It looks very much like this. If you find it, please contact Tabita Green, [email protected].

For sale: Great starter home, clean and well kept with many updates.  Two bedrooms, one full bath, located on 305 E. Henry St., Calmar. For more information, call 419-2517.

For sale: LP tank, type used with outdoor grills. Currently empty, ready for refilling. Asking $12. Call 382-9383.

For sale: Hardwood lumber, approximately 100 BF air-dried lumber; 60 percent oak, 40 percent walnut/cherry. Cut to 1", most planed to 3/4". Always shedded. Asking $200. Call 382-9383.

For rent: Beautiful and spacious two to three bedroom, two bathroom home with attached two-car garage and large beautiful yard. Appliances included. Located at 905 Locust Rd, Decorah. Located .8 mile from Luther. Available July 1 or Aug. 1. Call (563)568-1855.

Native prairie plant sale: At the farmers market this Wednesday and Saturday. Brighten up your yard with native wildflowers and grasses. Proceeds benefit Luther's land stewardship program.

For sale: Straight-run chicks. Mixed breeds, some from Ameraucana green eggs. Six weeks old, full feathered, so no need for heat lamp. Call Thomas 382-0315 or email <stromjul>.

Wanted: Alumnus returning as staff in need of housing. Moving in August. Looking for two bedroom near Water Street. Preferably laundry on site. Pet (cat) allowed. No smoking. Open to variations on this including apartment/home, pet deposit, number of rooms, etc. Any information or suggestions greatly appreciated. Contact Kate at [email protected].

For sale: New two person "McKenzie Drifter" pontoon boat. Never been in the water. For pictures and specs go to http://bit.ly/11tMulf. $1,700 Call 568-3710 or email <lescje01>.

Free: Used white range hood with fan. Call 382.0315 or email <stromjul>.

For sale: 1999 Mazda 626. 115,000 miles. Engine runs great. Front right bumper has some damage but does not effect the performance of the car. Power locks and windows. Power sliding sunroof, Bose sound system. Great starter car for around town. Asking $2,000. Contact <hubela01>.

Youth wanted: Decorah Public Library will host Mad Science of Iowa with Jim Birkel from 3-3:45 p.m. Wednesday, June 12, in the lower level public meeting room as part of the children’s summer reading program, “Dig Into Reading!”

Ride needed: Student Nawang Palkit is in desperate need of a ride to Minneapolis. She has to be there by Wednesday, June 5. She would even accept a ride to Rochester. Contact her at <palkna01>.


And finally...

June 2-8 is National Sun Safety Week. Get in the habit of putting sunscreen on every day!

People are like stained-glass windows. They sparkle and shine when the sun is out, but when the darkness sets in, their true beauty is revealed only if there is a light within.

-Elisabeth Kubler-Ross