- March 5: New Faculty Orientation Session
- March 6: Faculty Shop Talk
- March 9: 2nd Gustavus Hispanic FilmFest - Pelo malo/Bad Hair
- March 10: Teachers Talking Writing
- March 11: Faculty Publication Tea
- March 12: Teachers Talking
- March 16: 2nd Gustavus Hispanic FilmFest - La sombra azul/The Blue Shadow with director Sergio Schmucler
- March 19: New Faculty Orientation Session
- March 20: Faculty Shop Talk
- March 21: Faculty Writing Retreat at ASI
- March 21: Faculty Writing Retreat at Gustavus
- March 23: 2nd Gustavus Hispanic FilmFest - Last Screening: Wilaya
- March 24: Teachers Talking
- April 9: Teachers Talking
- April 10: Faculty Shop Talk
- April 11: Faculty Writing Retreat at ASI
- April 12: Faculty Writing Retreat at Gustavus
- April 16: New Faculty Orientation Session
- April 22: New Faculty Mentor/Mentee Social (tenure-track only)
- April 24: Faculty Shop Talk
- Alisa Rosenthal — x7437
- Sean Cobb, Technology — x6085
- Paul Saulnier, New Faculty Programming — x6123
- Leila Brammer, Research, Scholarship, and Creativity — x6190
- Deb Pitton, Global and Cultural Engagement — x7456
- Thia Cooper, Interim Diversity and Inclusive Excellence — x6296
- Cathy Blaukat — x6227
Mondays, Wednesdays and Thursdays 8:00 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.
- The John S. Kendall Center for Engaged Learning is located in Beck Hall, Room 103
Changing Conceptions of Faculty Work will be the topic of January's Teachers Talking. Join colleagues for a free lunch and conversation on Thursday, January 25th. Teachers Talking will be held in the St Peter Room from 11:30 am to 12:20 pm or at 12:30 pm to 1:20 pm. (Sign in at the buffet)
Chili Cook-Off and Beer Tasting!
Mark your calendars! Our office will once again be sponsoring the Chili Cook-Off. It will be held Friday, February 9th from 5:00 pm to 8:00 pm in the Interpretive Center. Cook up a big pot of your favorite chili, enough to share. Schell's Brewery has graciously agreed to provide the beer, we'll have chili fixin's and non alcoholic beverages too. Watch for more details to come.
Faculty are invited to participate in the second symposium of Partners of Education Progress, focused on "Globalization and Social Responsibility: The Role of the Lutheran University". Faculty interested in submitting an abstract should do so no later than January 12, 2006.
February 13th and 15th Teachers Talking
Join Mark Anderson from Admissions for a wine and appetizers Teachers Talking on Tuesday, February 13th from 3:30 to 4:30 pm in the St Peter Room. If you can't attend that date/time, join us for a free lunch on Thursday, February 15th. Teachers Talking will be held in the St Peter Room from either 11:30 am to 12:20 pm or at 12:30 pm to 1:20 pm.
The Collaboration for the Advancement of College Teaching & Learning conference, "Transforming Student Learning for a Global Society," will be held on February 16-17, 2007.
Faculty may apply for weeklong seminars (free of charge to those who are accepted) at New York University on a wide variety of topics including American Indian perspectives on US history to education for civic engagement.
The Women of the ELCA are offering scholarships to assist Lutheran women in various phases of their academic lives, specifically the Leadership Scholarship for Senior Women Faculty or Staff at Lutheran Colleges and Seminars.
The Faculty Development Resource Center has acquired a new book available for loan. Rethinking Faculty Work: Higher Education's Strategic Imperative by Gappa, Austin and Trice.
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