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Volume 49, Number 9
August 31, 2015

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From Pluto with Love: New Horizons Lifts the Veil
The Engineering and Physical Science Department is hosting a seminar, "From Pluto with Love: New Horizons Lifts the Veil," given by Robert Mitchell, professor in engineering and physical science, at 3:30 p.m., Wednesday, Sept. 2, in McCarthy Hall 013. The event is free and open to the public. Contact: Susa Stonedahl.

Morrissey Gallery Exhibit
The Morrissey Gallery is hosting the exhibit, "Coming of Age," currently on display through Sept. 11, in Galvin. The exhibit features works by Bogumil Bronkowski. An opening reception will be held from 5 to 7 p.m., Wednesday, Sept. 2, in the lobby of the Galvin Fine Arts Center. The exhibit and reception are free and open to the public. Read more at Coming of Age. Contact: Christopher Reno.

Business Cards
The Communications and Marketing Office is collecting names to place an order for business cards. Anyone who needs business cards can fill out the online form at Business Card Order Form or send information by campus mail to Darcy Duncalf by Thursday, Sept. 3. The next business card order will take place in November. Contact: Darcy Duncalf, ext. 6295.

Labor Day Observance
In observance of Labor Day, no classes will be held Monday, Sept. 7, and all offices will be closed. Classes will resume and offices will re-open Tuesday, Sept. 8.

Mindfulness Meditation Group
Matthew Coomber, Theology Department, will lead free weekly meditation sessions for faculty, staff, and students during the fall semester from 12-12:30 p.m., Wednesdays, beginning Aug. 26, in Hayes Hall Room 114N. Whether you are a master or have never tried meditation, the campus community is welcome to join in taking a break from stress and cultivate mindfulness. Wear comfortable clothes and bring a pillow upon which to sit. Contact: Matthew Coomber, ext. 6041.

Drop-in Yoga Class
Erin Phillips, Occupational Therapy Department, will teach a free yoga class, BEE Well Yoga, for faculty and staff during the fall semester from 12-12:50 p.m., Fridays, beginning Aug. 28, in the Rogalski Center, third floor. No experience necessary, and the class will be a "drop-in," with no registration required. Participants are asked to bring a mat and those needing modifications are encouraged to attend. Contact: Erin Phillips, ext. 6280.

Occupational Therapy Information Sessions and Student Meetings
The Occupational Therapy department will host information sessions to answer questions about the transition to a doctoral level program (OTD). The sessions will be held in the Rogalski Center.
• Tuesday, Sept. 8, 3 p.m.
• Wednesday, Sept. 16, 1:30 p.m.
Three fall Pre-OT Club meetings for students interested in the OTD program will be held:
• Wednesday, Sept. 23, 3:15 p.m., Jim's Place, 2126 Brown Street (the Assistive Technology House)
Parking is limited, recommend walking from campus.
• Thursday, Oct. 22, 12:30 p.m., Center for Health Sciences Education, Room 227
• Wednesday, Nov. 18, 1:15 p.m., Center for Health Sciences Education, Room 227

Physical Therapy Information Session
The Physical Therapy Department will host information sessions for St. Ambrose students interested in Physical Therapy on Tuesday, Sept. 8, in the Center for Health Sciences Education Building. Sessions for Track 2 and Track 3 will take place from 7 to 8 p.m. The Track 1 session will be held from 8 to 9 p.m. DPT students who entered the program through Track 1 will be available for a question and answer period at 7:30 p.m., in the commons area. Topics will include information about the physical therapy profession, the DPT program and applying for Physical Therapy school. Students will have an opportunity to schedule a personal advising session with a faculty member. Contact: Physical Therapy Department, ext. 6403,

Physical Therapy Open House

The Physical Therapy Department is hosting an open house for interested high school and college students and advisors starting at 8:30 a.m., Saturday, Sept. 12, in the Rogalski Center Ballroom. Topics covered during the open house will include professional opportunities in physical therapy, experiences in occupational health and physical therapy, and information on applying and preparing for physical therapy school. Tours of campus and the Center for Health Sciences Education will be provided. The cost to attend is $10 per person and includes lunch. Space is limited. To register go to Physical Therapy Open House. Contact: Physical Therapy Department, ext. 6403,

Constitution Day Events
St. Ambrose will host several Constitution Day events on Monday, Sept. 14. Robert T. Miller, Professor and F. Arnold Daum Fellow in Corporate Law at the University of Iowa College of Law, will be featured during a panel discussion "The Liberal Arts, Core Texts, and Pre-Professional Education," from noon to 1:30 p.m., in the Rogalski Center Gottlieb Conference Center. Miller will also will deliver the Constitution Day lecture "To Make Their Interests Coincide with Their Duties: The Law and Economics of the United States Constitution," at 7 p.m., in the Rogalski Center Ballroom. A reception will follow. Both events are sponsored by the St. Ambrose University Department of Political Science and Leadership Studies and are free and open to the public. Contact: Joe Hebert, ext. 6402.

Career Center Boot Camp
The Career Center is hosting a series of student workshops during a "Career Center Boot Camp" from 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., Wednesday, Sept. 16, in the Rogalski Center Ballroom. Workshops will include speed mock interviews, LinkedIn profile reviews, resume reviews and a free networking luncheon. Reservations are required and can be made through students' BeeCAREERS account. If making attendance of this event a requirement or extra credit for students, contact the Career Center before Sept. 15. Contact: Kimberly Matteson, ext. 6342.

Biology Advising Night
The Biology Department is hosting an Advising Night from 7 to 8:30 p.m., Wednesday, Sept. 16, in the Rogalski Center Ballroom. This event is recommended for all biology majors at St. Ambrose. Students will have the opportunity to meet with other biology students, faculty, and learn about degree and career planning. Information will be available on research opportunities and study abroad trips. A student panel discussion will focus on how to get into competitive health science careers and graduate programs. Contact: Ann Raddant, ext. 5756.

20th Annual Killer Bee 5K Run/Walk and Bumble Rumble Registration
The Kinesiology Department is hosting the 20th annual Killer Bee 5K Run/Walk and the Kids Bumble Rumble during Homecoming Weekend, Saturday, Sept. 19, on the east lawn in front of the Rogalski Center. The fee is $25 for a dry fit t-shirt for the Killer Bee and $15 no shirt before Sept. 10. The fee for the Bumble Rumble is $15 for a cotton t-shirt or $10 without a shirt. The race will be held on Saturday, Sept. 19, with the Killer Bee beginning at 8 a.m. and the Bumble Rumble at 9 a.m. For more information and to register visit the Facebook page at or register directly at Contact Hailey Daehnke, ext. 6228.

Submissions for Campus Bulletin
To submit an item for possible inclusion in an upcoming Campus Bulletin, send information via email or campus mail by noon Thursday of the week prior to Darcy Duncalf in the Communications and Marketing Office. Be sure to include all relevant "what," "where" and "why" information, as well as a contact name, email address and phone number for further questions. Information may be edited for length and consistency with Campus Bulletin style. Contact: Darcy Duncalf, ext. 6295.

This Week at St. Ambrose: August 31-September 6

Meetings and Events
Wednesday: Seminar, "From Pluto with Love: New Horizons Lifts the Veil," 3:30 p.m., MC013
Morrissey Gallery Reception, 5 p.m., Galvin
Thursday: Women's JV Soccer vs. Augustana Club, 5 p.m., DSC
Saturday: Men's Soccer vs. Concordia, 2 p.m., DSC

Monday: Bryan Hinds, Bill Lesch, Cassie Martin, Gary Monnard
Tuesday: Sarah Eikleberry
Thursday: Paul Koch, Nicole Pizzini
Friday: Christy Dwyer, Kevin Farrell
Sunday: Jim Hannon, Laurie Harrison


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