Academic

New Course Proposals for Spring 2016

New course proposals, including one-time only, for Spring 2016 offerings should be submitted to APSC by September 1 in order to secure approval at the October faculty meeting. The new course proposal form is available in Word format on the APSC webpage and should be completed and submitted electronically to apsc@dickinson.edu by the September 1 deadline.

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Contact: lehman@dickinson.edu
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Theatre and Dance Auditions for Fall Performance of Pocatello

The department of Theatre and Dance will be holding auditions for the fall performance of Pocatello in the Mathers Theatre on Monday, August 31 at 7:30pm and Tuesday, September 1 at 4pm and 9pm. Auditions are open to ALL Dickinson College students. The sessions will be in groups and consist of readings from the script. Sessions will last approximately 60-90 minutes in length. Copies of the script are available in the office of Theatre and Dance, Montgomery House. Please contact Professor Wronski, wronski@dickinson.edu with questions.

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Contact: wronski@dickinson.edu
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Mediterranean Migration Mosaic Info Session

Are you interested in being a part of the Spring 2016 Mediterranean Migration Mosaic: Focus on Italy (Bologna, Sicily, Lampedusa)? There will be a short information session on Friday September 4 at 12:30 p.m. at the Community Studies Center (239 W. Louther Street, behind Old West).

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Contact: rose@dickinson.edu
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Add/Drop or Change To/From Pass/Fail

Use Banner Self-Service (https://auth.dickinson.edu/cas/login?service=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.dickinson.edu%2Fhomepage%2F613%2Fgateway_home) to add/drop courses beginning 12:00 am Saturday, August 29th through 11:59, Sunday September 6th. To change a class to/from pass/fail, you must submit the form to the Registrar’s Office by 4:00 pm, Friday, September 4th.

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Contact: regi@dickinson.edu
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College Farm and Sustainability

Student Position Openings at the Dickinson College Farm

Students interested in gaining hands-on experience with sustainable agriculture, youth education and renewable energy projects are encouraged to check out employment opportunities with the Dickinson College Farm! Students employed with the Dickinson College Farm work as members of a dynamic team that not only grows certified organic produce for the campus community but also fosters peer-to-peer learning and a deeper appreciation for the food that we eat. Deadline for submitting an application is September 7th.

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Contact: halpinj@dickinson.edu
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Veggie Shares from the College Farm Available Now!

Are you interested in receiving a weekly or bi-weekly share of veggies from the College Farm?
Pro-rated CSA (Campus Supported Agriculture) shares now available!
14 weekly shares ($336) or 7 bi-weekly shares ($168)
Farm pick-up and Campus pick-up options available (delivery fee applies)
To apply, please fill out this form! http://goo.gl/forms/qoKvkGKRXR
Contact farm@dickinson.edu with any questions.

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Contact: farm@dickinson.edu
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4th Annual Art on the Farm: Saturday, September 12th

Enjoy an afternoon outdoors meandering farm fields and seeing 2D, 3D and performance art in action while learning about sustainable land management practices.

Indulge in a delicious dinner menu featuring locally sourced ingredients, wines & craft beer.

Locally-crafted artwork and farm products that reflect our region's resources will be auctioned off in both live and silent auctions.

This unique event raises funds and awareness for two local initiatives that support sustainable food systems and celebrate the arts in our region.

Tickets are $40 per person.

All proceeds will go to benefit the Pennsylvania Association for Sustainable Agriculture www.pasafarming.org and Carlisle Arts Learning Center (CALC) www.carlislearts.org.

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Contact: farm@dickinson.edu
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General Announcements

Fidelity Counseling Sessions

Schedule a confidential appointment with a Fidelity consultant to discuss your personal financial situation one-on-one. Fidelity will be on campus Tuesday, September 8th from 9 a.m.-5 p.m. in the Mary Dickinson Room. To schedule an individual consultation, visit Fidelity's Web site or call the Fidelity Investments reservation line at 1-800-642-7131, Monday-Friday, 8 a.m.- midnight.

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TIAA-CREF Individual Consultations

Schedule an appointment with a TIAA-CREF consultant to confidentially discuss your personal financial situation. The consultant will be on campus Wednesday, September 2nd, from 9 a.m.-5 p.m. in HUB side room 202. To schedule a counseling session, call 1-800-842-2010 or visit the website.

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Dining Services Upgrades & Enhancements

Dining Services has been hard at work this summer, and as part of our ongoing efforts to improve efficiency and enhance variety, we are pleased to announce some changes to dining options, dining spaces and our dynamic team.

New Options:
• Union Station now features Mai Bowl, a customized stir-fry bar complete with rice, noodles, vegetables, sauces and proteins. This option will be available during lunch, dinner and late-night meal periods and is available as a student meal exchange.
• Beginning August 31, the Quarry Faculty Sandwich Series will feature sandwiches designed by members of the Dickinson faculty. Sandwiches will rotate every two weeks and eight faculty members have submitted their delicatessen favorites for the campus to enjoy.

Updated Spaces:
• A new, energy-efficient dishwasher was installed during the summer. With this upgrade, the dish return area was altered to reduce congestion.
• A new dining area in The Underground is being prepared and will open on August 31. A selection of hot entrée items offered in the Dining Hall will be available at this new location, Monday through Friday from 10:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. This option is also available as a student meal exchange.

Dining Team:
• Please welcome Nick Wagaman as the new Dining Hall manager and Stephanie Doulgeris-Glaser as new retail operations manager. Additionally, Richie Rice has been named executive chef and Jack O’Donnell will serve as executive catering chef. Dawn Green and Sean Culbert have been promoted to Dining Hall supervisors.
• Union Station has added an expediter who will take customer orders and assure prompt service.

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August Grant$ & Opportunitie$ Newsletter

The current edition of the Grant$ & Opportunitie$ newsletter is available at the Web link below. The G&O features upcoming and new grant opportunities, faculty workshop and conference dates, important information pertaining to the administration of grants, and additional information. If you are an administrator and would like to receive the G&O newsletter once per month, please send an e-mail to the address listed below with “Subscribe” in the subject line and your name will be added to the email subscription list. Faculty will receive this newsletter through the Provost’s office.

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Contact: swegerb@dickinson.edu
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Trout Gallery Public Tours To Begin

With the start of the academic year, The Trout Gallery will once again be offering weekly public tours highlighting current exhibitions. These Highlights Tours are free, and will take place Saturdays at 2 PM beginning September 5th. For a listing of Highlights Tours topics and further information please see our website at: www.troutgallery.org.

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Contact: flaherth@dickinson.edu
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Tambora 1815: The Eruption that Changed the World-September 10 Public talk

What happens when the world’s climate reaches a sudden tipping point?
Please join Gillen D'Arcy Wood, Professor of English at the University of Illinois, on September 10, 2015 at 7:00 PM in the Stern Great Room when he will discuss the findings of his investigation into the eruption, as well as the five years of global research and study of of climatology underpinning his conclusions.
The devastating three-year aftermath of the1815 eruption of Mt. Tambora in Indonesia is the nearest historical case study we have for better understanding the social, environmental, and economic impacts of abrupt climate change. Marking the 200th anniversary of the massive eruption on the Indonesian island of Sumbawa, Tambora: The Eruption that Changed the World reconstructs, on a global scale, the most destructive episode of worldwide climate change in modern history. 1816, the so-called “Year Without a Summer,” disrupted monsoons in India that contributed to a new and devastating strain of cholera. Crop failures and famine crippled nations from China to Western Europe to New England, precipitating mass immigration of refugees and the wholesale destabilization of civil society.

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Contact: LIASE@dickinson.edu

Professional Development and Wellness

SitFit - New Fitness Program Offering!

SitFit
Instructor: Jennifer Moore
Mondays: September 7 – October 12
Memorial Hall, Old West | 12:15-1 p.m.

SitFit is an integrative approach to fitness that uses a chair for cardio, strength, and flexibility training. The chair provides great support while sitting and stability for standing, making this class appropriate for all fitness levels, especially those who have limited mobility, certain health concerns, or are just easing into fitness. This is the fitness program that you have been waiting for - try it!

Registration is open and available in CLIQ via the Gateway. For assistance with registration or for more information, please send an email to devwell@dickinson.edu.

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Contact: devwell@dickinson.edu
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ZUMBA sessions - Fall 2015

Zumba
Certified Student Instructors from the Office of Intramural & Recreation
HUB Dance Studio
Fall semester session options*:
Sundays from 5:30-6:30 p.m.: September 6 – October 11 & October 25 – December 6
Mondays from 6-7 p.m.: August 31 – October 12 & October 26 – December 7
Wednesdays* from 7-8 p.m.: September 2 – October 14 & October 28 – December 9
Thursdays* from 5:30-6:30 p.m.: September 3 – December 10
*No sessions on November 25 or November 26 due to Thanksgiving Holiday

Ditch the workout, join the party. Zumba is a Latin-inspired, dance-fitness class that incorporates Latin and international music and dance movements, creating a dynamic, exciting and effective fitness system. This class format combines fast and slow rhythms that tone and sculpt the body in an aerobic/fitness fashion to achieve a unique blended balance of cardio and muscle-toning benefits. Zumba integrates some of the basic principles of aerobic, interval and resistance training to maximize caloric output, cardiovascular benefits and total body toning.

Registration is now open and available in CLIQ via the Gateway. For assistance with registration or for more information, please send an email to devwell@dickinson.edu.

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Contact: devwell@dickinson.edu
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Financial Wellness Workshop: Inside Money - Managing Income and Debt

Inside Money: Managing Income & Debt
Presented by Heidi Duckworth of TIAA-CREF
Thursday, September 3
HUB Social Hall West | noon-1 p.m.

It’s your budget – take control. Everyone talks about a budget, but how many of us actually make one? Most people have some debt, but how many understand its effects on their lives and their futures? Let us show you the real impact of budgeting and debt – and how to help make your money work. TIAA-CREF’s workshop leader will explain the big picture of budgeting:

• Learn the importance of cash flow – and how to use it
• Change how you look at saving and spending
• Identify good and bad debt, and ways to help manage it

Register for this free Financial Wellness Workshop in CLIQ via the Gateway. For assistance with registration or more information, please send an email to devwell@dickinson.edu.

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Contact: devwell@dickinson.edu
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Nutrition Information: Mindful Eating - 4 sessions series

Mindful Eating – 4 session series
Presented by Jessica Jones, RD Ph.D.
Tuesdays: September 8-29
Stern Center, room 102 | noon-1 p.m.

Do you overeat to the point of being overly full? Find yourself too busy to eat? Eat in “auto pilot” and are unaware of what and how much you have eaten? Diet unsuccessfully? If you answered yes to any of these questions, then learning the skills of mindful eating is just for you! Mindful Eating describes a nonjudgmental awareness of physical and emotional sensations while eating or in a food-related environment. Being mindful of what you eat brings about awareness of why and what you eat, and how much you eat. This skill can help you recognize and respond to feelings of fullness or to recognize but not to respond to inappropriate cues, such as eating out of boredom or anxiety. Studies have shown that eating mindfully is associated with living a healthier, longer life that also ensures that you get the nutrition that your body needs. Come learn mindful eating skills with Jessica Jones, the college's registered dietitian.

Registration for this 4-week nutrition series is open and available in CLIQ via the Gateway. For assistance with registration or for more information, please send an email to devwell@dickinson.edu.

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Contact: devwell@dickinson.edu
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Student Jobs/Careers/Internships

The Trout Gallery Announces New Opportunities For Student Engagement

Live Creatively at Dickinson with The Trout Gallery, the art museum of Dickinson College:
The Trout Gallery is introducing a new, multifaceted approach to creating student engagement opportunities. Students may choose from a variety of opportunities based on their personal interests, career goals, and available time commitment during a given semester. From the intensive Curatorial and Museum Education Internships, to paid assistantships, to the informal Trout Fan, all Dickinson students now have the opportunity to live creatively at Dickinson. For more information or to apply go to http://www.troutgallery.org/about/opportunities/. Questions may be directed to Heather Flaherty, Curator of Education at flaherth@dickinson.edu

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Contact: flaherth@dickinson.edu
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Volunteer Events and Fundraising

2015 Capital Region Heart Walk - American Heart Association

American Heart Association – 2015 Heart Walk!

As part of our Fit-Friendly campus activities for 2015, we plan to participate in the 2015 Capital Region Heart Walk on Sunday, September 20 at Harrisburg City Island/Metro Bank Park. An information meeting will be scheduled soon – date to be announced. CLIQ registrants or those who indicate interest via email to devwell will be contacted with more details. Participation in Heartwalk is open to all members of the campus community!

Dickinsonians interested in joining the Dickinson Team are asked to send an email to devwell@dickinson.edu, and to register in CLIQ via the Gateway to indicate your intent to participate on September 20.

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Contact: devwell@dickinson.edu
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