Tuesday, April 16

TUESDAY 4/16/2019

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Easter break hours

Dahl Centennial Union
Thursday, April 18: 7 a.m.-7 p.m.
Friday-Saturday, April 19-20: 11 a.m.-7 p.m.
Sunday, April 21: Closed
Monday, April 22: 7 a.m.-11 p.m.

Welcome Center
Thursday, April 18: 7:30 a.m.-5 p.m.
Friday-Sunday, April 19-21: Closed
Monday, April 22: 7:30 a.m.-9 p.m.

Thursday, April 18: Close at 4 p.m.
Friday-Monday, April 19-22: Closed

Thursday, April 18: Close at 6:30 p.m.
Friday-Saturday, April 19-20: Brunch 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m., dinner 5 p.m.-6:30 p.m.
Sunday, April 21: Closed
Monday, April 22: Brunch 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m., dinner: 5 p.m.-7:30 p.m.

Oneota Market
Normal Monday-Friday Hours: 7:30 a.m.-3 p.m.
Closed Good Friday - Friday, April 19

Book Shop
Thursday, April 18: 8:45 a.m.-4:45 p.m.
Friday-Sunday, April 19-21: Closed
Monday, April 22: 8:45 a.m.-4:45 p.m.

Mail Center/SPO
Thursday, April 18: 9:30 a.m.-4:30 a.m.
Friday-Sunday, April 19-21: Closed
Monday, April 22: 9:30 a.m.-4:30 a.m.

Marty’s, Nordic Brew, Grab N Go
Thursday, April 18: Close at 3 p.m.
Friday-Monday, April 19-22: Closed

Regents Center
Thursday, April 18: 6 a.m.-9 p.m.
Friday, April 19: 6 a.m.-6 p.m.
Saturday, April 20: 8 a.m.-2 p.m.
Sunday, April 21: Closed
Monday, April 22: 6 a.m.-10 p.m.

Thursday, April 18: 6 a.m.-7 p.m.
Friday, April 19: 6 a.m.-2 p.m.
Saturday, April 20: 9 a.m.-1 p.m.
Sunday, April 21: Closed
Monday, April 22: 6 a.m.-8 p.m.

Little Free Pantry

The community is invited to practice giving and receiving generosity through the Little Free Pantry in the CFL Prayer Chapel. Suggested non-perishable food items include: ramen noodles, canned soup, peanut butter, tuna, beans, seasoning, mac n' cheese, instant rice and other microwavable food items. Suggested health and hygiene items include: toothpaste, toilet paper, feminine hygiene products, soap and hair products. Donations can be left in the Little Free Pantry or dropped off at the College Ministries office.

Black Student Union 50th Anniversary

Closing events for the BSU 50th Anniversary will be held Friday-Sunday, April 26-28. The weekend celebration kicks off with a reception at Norby House at 5:30 p.m. Friday, and closes with a Gala Dinner at 5:30 p.m. Saturday. More information on these and additional activities running Thursday through Sunday can be found online. With the exception of the Gala Dinner, the weekend’s events are open to the public with no charge for admission. Tickets for the Gala Dinner are $35, RSVP online. For additional information, contact Kirk Johnson, 387-1659.

Book Shop news

Luther professor new book spotlight

Congratulate Amy Weldon, professor of English, on her newly published book, "Eldorado, Iowa." Stop in the Book Shop to purchase your copy, hot off the press!

"If a man like Jesus was alive in rural America in 2008, who would most want him dead?" To find out, get David Faldet's new novel "King," now available at the Luther Book Shop. He is currently in Nottingham but stop in the Book Shop to purchase your copy.

50th Reunion Black Student Union Book Signing
Welcome back W.D. Foster Graham '74, from 2-3:30 p.m. Friday, April 26, in the Book Shop. Chat with Graham about Luther in the 70s and purchase a signed copy of one of his books.

Luther alumnus author in Decorah
Dick Edwards '64, will be at Hotel Winneshiek on Thursday, April 25, signing his two books, "Mom, Dad, Can We Talk?" and "My Grandparent." He will be in town to help support the play, "Good Morning Miss America!" Written by Luther alumna Phyllis Yes '63. The Book Shop has both books for sale so, before heading to the signing and play, grab some copies of the books to support Luther and your Luther crew!

Spring Luther Serves

The Luther student congregation invites Luther faculty, staff, students, groups and organizations to join in serving residents in the Decorah area with spring chores through Luther Serves! Help with yard work, cleaning first-floor windows, light housework and other chores. We are trying a new model with one shift, from 12:30-3 p.m. Sunday, May 5. To sign up, follow the link: https://forms.gle/qVinsStwMguwBwLm8

Lecture and Fine Arts proposals

Important upcoming dates for everyone interested in bringing speakers, artists and lecturers onto campus for the 2019-2020 academic year and seeking funds to do so. The Lecture and Fine Arts Committee's review cycle begins this April. The first window for applications began April 15 and closes on April 30. After April 30, the Committee will review all submitted applications, and allocate funds to the most qualified applications by May 15. Applications received after April 30 but before September 1 will be reviewed in early September, and applications received in September will be reviewed in early October. The committee will respond to applicants within three weeks of the respective deadline.

Summer 2019 professional development workshops

The Dean's Office invites faculty and staff to visit our webpage and to scroll down to "Upcoming Events" to find information and to register for this summer's professional development workshops. Registration will close one week before each workshop is scheduled. Please read the descriptions to see which workshops are for faculty, and which are for faculty and staff. If you have any questions, email Sean Burke <burkse01>.

Celebrate National Picnic Day in Oneota Market April 23

Grab you friends, coworkers, Oneota Market lunch and go picnic on the balcony or your favorite spot outside. Oneota Market picnic lunch menu options include: Build Your Own Brown Bag Lunch Special, choose from select items to fill your brown bag, fountain drink included; Hot Lunch Special, sloppy Joe's, baked beans and your choice of potato salad or fresh fruit, fountain drink included; Hot Dog Special, enjoy a hot dog, hot dog and a drink or hot dog, drink and snack bag of chips.

All-college summer reading available

Copies of the all-college summer reading for 2019, "The Line Becomes a River: Dispatches from the Border" by Francisco Cantú, are available to faculty and staff without cost. Sponsored by Paideia and the Dean's Office, copies are available in the Book Shop.

Raised by the daughter of a Mexican immigrant, Cantú studied international relations at American University and became obsessed with understanding the borderlands where he grew up. Wanting to experience the realities of the border for himself, Cantú took a job with the U.S. Border Patrol and worked in the deserts of Arizona, New Mexico and Texas from 2008-12. In his memoir, Cantú attempts to understand identity and violence, while discovering a human connection that is stronger than the border itself.

Faculty recognition dinner

The faculty recognition dinner will be held at 5:30 p.m. Thursday, May 16, to honor retiring faculty Linda Martin, Lindy Moeller and Jeannette Pillsbury (and Marian Kaehler, who is unable to attend), and to pay tribute to Storm Bailey and Rebecca Sullivan on 25 years of service. Reception in Hammarskjold followed by 6 p.m. dinner and a program in Peace. Tickets are $12, on sale April 22–May 9 at the Box Office or online at tickets.luther.edu.

Move out 2019

Move out 2019 is just around the corner and we need your help! Over the past five years, Luther has reduced its overall waste by 56 percent and we're hoping to continue that trend of reduction. The Center for Sustainable Communities has many two hour shifts open for volunteers to assist with loading trucks with donations and diverting items from the landfill. Encourage your students to sign up! Sign up today, or contact the Center for Sustainable Communities for more information.

Climate Justice Week reading groups

The Center for Ethics and Public Engagement and the Center for Sustainable Communities are excited to announce Climate Justice Week, April 25-May 2. To learn more, and to sign up for a reading group, go to luther.edu/climate-justice-week.

Renate (Fabricius) Hunter '74, to present at Luther College Woman's Club meeting April 16

Explore the experience of one POW in the United States during World War II. Renate (Fabricius) Hunter '74, will present "Max Fabricius: POW Camp Survivor" at 1:30 p.m. Tuesday, April 16, in Peace Dining Room. Shuttle service from the Decorah pool lot leaves at 1:10 p.m. Questions? Call Bonnie Warrington, LCWC president, 382-4288.

Rochester semester information session

Faculty and staff are asked to encourage students to attend the informational meeting on the Rochester semester 2020 program 9:45 a.m. Thursday, April 18, in Valders 262. Luther's newest program allows students to spend the spring semester in Rochester, Minnesota, doing an internship and taking two courses. Contact the Center for Global Learning for more information.


Chapel this week

Wednesday, April 17: Richard Bruxvoort Colligan, Aurora, blessing of the Little Free Pantry
Friday, April 19: Easter Break
Monday, April 22: Easter Break

Come for chapel at 10:30 a.m. Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays in the CFL to explore connections of scripture, poetry and faith.

Home sporting events

Tuesday, April 16: Baseball vs. Coe College (1x9), 3 p.m.; Men's tennis vs. UW-La Crosse, 4 p.m.
Friday, April 19: Women's tennis vs. UW-Oshkosh, 9 a.m.

Events this week

Tuesday, April 16: Jazz Orchestra Homecoming Concert, 7:30 p.m., CFL, Main Hall

Wednesday, April 17: Philharmonia Concert, 7:30 p.m., CFL, Main Hall

Thursday, April 18: Guest lecture: Amy Speier, "Fertility Holidays: Global Journeys of Family Formation," 9:45 a.m., Olin, Room 102; School performance: The Magic School Bus - Lost in the Solar System, 10 a.m. and 12:30 p.m., CFL, Main Hall

Jazz Orchestra to perform Homecoming Concert April 16

The Luther College Jazz Orchestra will present their homecoming concert at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, April 16, in the CFL Main Hall. This concert is the culmination of the Jazz Orchestra's 2019 Midwest Tour, consisting of stops in Iowa, South Dakota and Minnesota. The program will include a variety of jazz standards, as well as brand new works written by members of the ensemble.

Philharmonia concert April 17

Philharmonia presents their program at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, April 17, in the CFL. The program for this concert includes Mozart's "Overture to Don Giovanni," Debussy's "Petite Suite" and Beethoven's "Ah, Perfido!" for soprano and orchestra, which will be performed with Carla Hanson, soprano.

'Good Morning Miss America!' April 18-27

Decorah's Steyer Opera House is back in the play business. "Good Morning Miss America" by Luther alumna Dr. Phyllis Yes '63, will be performed April 18-27, with five performances over two weekends. Performer, playwright and Luther Development Officer Katie O’Regan turns this poignant show into a hybrid rock melodrama with a DJ element to make it a fun evening for the entire family. The cast features talented New York actress Kristin Samuelson as "Jane;" local Luther legend, renowned author and professor emeritus Dr. Richard Simon Hanson as "Lou;" the beautiful Helen Hustad '52, as "Doris;" and Jim O'Regan as "Sammy." Tickets available at www.sacrednoisesociety.org.

Luther's Collegium Musicum to present concert April 24

Featuring the oratorio "Jepthe," the Luther College Collegium Musicum will present a concert at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, April 24, in the Noble Recital Hall.

Luther hosts Kemp Memorial Lecture April 25

As part of Luther College's Black Student Union Reunion Weekend, Luther alumna Maxie (Jones) Rockymore '82, is serving as the keynote speaker for the annual Don Kemp Memorial Lecture at 4:30 p.m. Thursday, April 25, in the Shirley Baker Commons. The lecture, held in memoriam of Luther's former social work program director Don Kemp, is open to the public with no charge for admission.

Luther presents Climate Justice Week April 25-May 2

Exploring various climate-related issues through lectures, a water walk and performances, the Luther College presents Climate Justice Week April 25-May 2. The week's events begin with a lecture presented by Jim Martin-Schramm, Luther professor religion and director of the Center for Sustainable Communities, titled "Luther's Path to Carbon Neutrality," at 9:45 a.m. Thursday, April 25, in Peace Dining Room.

James Hansen to present Roslien Distinguished Lecture May 1

In 1988 Dr. James Hansen, then director of the NASA Goddard Institute for Space Studies, testified before Congress and brought the issue of climate change to the public eye. Thirty years later, he continues to raise the public alarm about climate change. Hansen will give Luther's 2019 David J. Roslien Lecture on Science and Leadership at 7 p.m. Wednesday, May 1, in the CFL Main Hall. The lecture, "Shape Your Future: Energy, Climate and Human Rights," is open to the public with no charge for admission. A question and answer session and book signing will follow the lecture.

Mollie B, Squeezebox and the Jim Busta Band

Mollie Busta Lange '02, and both of her bands will be performing in Spring Grove, Minnesota, for a polka party on May 11. She is offering Luther students $5 admission with a student ID, and staff $12 in advance and $15 at the door of the Fest building. Call 507-498-5070 for advance tickets.

Luther to host second annual Dorian Choral Retreat

The Dorian Choral Retreat, now in its second year, will be hosted this summer at Luther College June 28-30. This event is available to all who are interested and at least 19 years of age. The retreat is ideal for Luther alumni, music educators, church musicians, career musicians and folks who just love singing. The goal of the weekend is to be a musical retreat, a way to recharge batteries, an opportunity to take a break from everyday life and a time to explore Decorah and Luther College.


Celebrations this week

April 16: Chris Stuckman, Mark Muggli
April 17: Jeff Dintaman
April 18: Kay Schmitt
April 19: Roger Jaeger, Debra Henderson, Bryan Tieskoetter
April 20: Nancy Dietzenbach, Nathan Breitenbach-Dirks
April 21: Claude Mertzenich, James Jermier

New employee

Jenna Mockler-Gjerde started her position as Administrative Assistant in the SAC office on April 1. Her office is Dahl Centennial Union 106 and her phone number is x1023.

Position openings

Assistant Dean for Student Life and Coordinator of New Student Initiatives (0.92 FTE): Reporting to the Associate Dean for Student Life, the assistant dean is an essential position in the life of the college and will lead the ongoing development of new student transition programs, including orientation. The assistant dean will also be a core member of the case management team in the Student Life Office. A master's degree in Student Personnel Administration, Counseling, Higher Education or a related field is preferred. Knowledge of the student development process and bachelor's degree required. Also required is minimum two years experience in Student Affairs or closely related work experience. In addition to strong oral and written communication skills, the ability to speak Spanish is desired.

Call Center Manager and Coordinator for Student Engagement (0.92 FTE): This 11-month per year (August 1 to June 30), entry-level management position plans, directs and coordinates the call center and all components of the student engagement functions of the Development Office. Bachelor's degree required. Must be skilled in working with MS Word, Excel and PowerPoint; video editing software; desktop publishing software; e-communications and marketing and social media platforms.

Costume Shop Supervisor (0.67 FTE): 40 hours per week, September 15- May 15 each year. This person manages, supervises, and carries out the construction, alterations, purchasing and rentals of costumes for each production, including wardrobe and wigs/hair. Duties also include assisting with technical and dress rehearsals. B.A. or B.F.A. in costuming or equivalent experience, as well as knowledge of costume design, costume history, fabrics, millinery and leatherwork required.

Custodial Weekend Lead (1.0 FTE): Supports weekend custodial staff in both academic and residential buildings. This position will work weekends to be custodial support for events as needed and then adjust hours during the week to equal 40 hours. Typical work schedule is Saturdays and Sundays 6 a.m.-6 p.m., Wednesdays through Fridays 1-7 p.m. (weekday hours negotiable). High school diploma or equivalent required.

Registered Nurse (0.75 FTE): Nine-month, 40 hours per week, beginning in August of 2019. Primary responsibilities include: holistic, culturally sensitive patient focused primary nursing care; systematic assessment and triage of health concerns; mental health assessment; provision of care for minor injuries; and collection of laboratory diagnostic data. Qualified applicants will have graduated from an accredited nursing school and have a current license to practice in Iowa. Bachelor of Science degree in Nursing preferred. Associate Degree in nursing accepted. Current CPR certification and strong physical assessment and triage skills required. Five years of experience in various areas of nursing, such as general medical/surgical, public health, and/or clinical practice is preferred.

Security Officer (1.0 FTE): Provides the safety and security of people and property on the Luther campus. Officers perform multiple tasks including random patrol of building and grounds, on foot and by vehicle, to deter and detect criminal activity and other conduct issues with an emphasis on prevention. The primary hours for this position will be the overnight shift, either 9:30 p.m.-7:30 a.m. or 11:30 p.m.-7:30 a.m., or a combination of both. The 24-hour nature of the security operation may require staff to work a variety of hours, however. Scheduled hours will include weekends and holidays. A high school diploma or GED is required; some college is preferred. Must have or obtain CPR and AED training. Applicants must have a valid driver's license with a good driving record and must pass an extensive background check.

To view complete job descriptions and apply for all current openings, go to the employment website at https://luthercollege.hiretouch.com/.


For sale: Two Wave Hill outdoor chairs, stained slate gray, unfinished pine. A nice alternative to a traditional Adirondack chair. $75/pr. Contact <chrija02> for pictures or more information.

May Baskets for sale: My name is Adam Jones and I'm working to help earn funds to travel to Washington, D.C. with other eighth graders the first week in June. To help with the cost, I'm making handmade May Baskets filled with popcorn, candy and a flower. The May Baskets are $3 each and will be available for pick up in Union 263 on May 1. See https://www.facebook.com/donate/1788091564625201/ to buy directly, or email <jonebr01> for more info.

For sale: I am selling my 2010 Chevrolet Equinox LT. I am the second owner and it has 63,000 miles. In excellent condition. Newer tires and has had a recent oil change. It was purchased from a local dealer. I am asking $11,500 or better offer. Contact Sarah Leidahl <leidsa01>.

For sale: Ovation Adamas II 1881 acoustic guitar with hard case. Very rare. Asking $1,950. I am the original owner. I purchased the guitar new. Super shallow bowl is very comfortable on stage. Built in pickups to plug into amp or PA. The guitar is in excellent condition. Contact Tim Schweizer <schweizt>.

For sale: Johnson Telecaster-Style Electric Guitar with hard case. Excellent guitar for beginners. Stays in tune and the neck has very good action. Asking only $125. Contact Tim Schweizer <schweizt>.

For sale: Electric guitar - Fender American Standard Stratocaster with Fender hard case. This guitar model is no longer in production. I am the original owner. Mint condition. Asking $850. Contact Tim Schweizer <schweizt>.

For sale: Prince HS Anderson Mad Cat Tele electric guitar. Mint condition. Just purchased in February, so it is basically a new guitar. Beautiful finish. Asking $250 without the case. Asking $350 with Fender hard case. I am the original owner. This is a Telecaster-style electric guitar. Contact Tim Schweizer <schweizt>.

Seeking housemate: Quiet, respectful, easy going Luther employee seeking housemate in a three-bedroom, two-bath home located on the Upper Iowa River. Minutes away from the Luther campus, the Trout Run Bike Trail and downtown Decorah. Contact <lurtaa01> for more information.

For sale: 1999 Buick LeSabre, 87,000 actual miles. Six cylinder with a 3.8 engine, some rust. Includes two snow tires on rims. $3,000. Call 387-7027 for more information.

For sale: Facilities is accepting bids for a 2003 Ford Econoline Van, navy exterior, 97,249 miles. If interested contact Facilities Services for a description of current issues with this vehicle. Vehicle can be viewed in the Farwell parking lot. Email bids to <facilities> by noon Wednesday, April 24. Facilities Services reserve the right to reject any and all bids.

For sale: 2006 Cadillac DTS. 163,525 miles, Leather interior, Bose stereo system, power everything. New brakes, rotors, struts; brand new tires. $4,200 or better offer. Call 382-4581 or 380-5853.

For sale: 5-cubic foot, Energy Star-rated, Kenmore deep-freezer. Approximately 10 years old. $75. Contact <chrijo01>.


And finally...

April is National Poetry Month and here are some ways the Tuesday wants to help you spend some time embracing poetry:

  • In honor of International Haiku Poetry Day on Wednesday, April 17, the <tuesday> will be accepting submissions of original Haikus between now and Tuesday, April 23. The Tuesday's favorite Haiku submission will be shared with Tuesday readers as the Editorial Comment for the April 30 Tuesday issue. Some potential themes to get you started: spring, liberal arts, climate justice, Martin Luther, weekly informational newsletters called the Tuesday...
  • Thursday, April 18 is Poem in Your Pocket Day. Not sure what poem you want to carry in your pocket on Thursday? Anyone who contacts the <tuesday> and asks for poem support by 3 p.m. on Wednesday, April 17, will receive a poem suggestion.

We're halfway through April, but there's still plenty of time to show your love for poetry--visit poets.org for 30 more ways to celebrate national poetry month!