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Wednesday, August 02, 2006

ANTS Student E-News - Wednesday, August 2, 2006

In this Message
- Cooling area
- Course Corrections to Catalog
- Construction Update

Cooling Area
Dear Summer Residents,

Over the next few days when we have this high heat the cafeteria will
be open as a place to go and get cool. It should be open by 9:45 am
today, and will close with the final rounds of the nightwatch. I hope
this makes surviving the next few days a bit more comfortable!


Dr. Nancy Nienhuis
Dean of Students and Community Life
Worcester 104
1-617-964-1100, ext. 260

Course Corrections to Catalog
PSYH 780/880F [EL] Shame, Guilt, and Forgiveness - Professor Thompson
This course no longer requires the permission of the instructor.

INTE 601/801Y
Justice Matters: Theology/Ministry and Race, Class, Sex, and Gender in
the U.S. - Dr. Nienhuis
Meeting dates are:
September 15 & 29, October 13 & 27, November 10,
December 8, February 9 & 23, March 9 & 23, April 13 & 27

CONG 752F Servant Leadership in the Postmodern Context - Dr. Jeff
Does not require attendance at the Woodbury Management Workshop.

[Spring Semester] CMLE 745S, Leading for the Future, requires
attendance at the Woodbury Management Workshop.

Construction Update
Dear Members of the ANTS Community,

As you can see, construction on the Wilson Chapel is moving right
along. FYI, we are currently on schedule and on budget! Below are some
things you can anticipate in the coming weeks:

1. We continue to hope to be under roof by Thanksgiving and closed in
by Christmas (this will save us some heating and covering costs).
2. In the coming weeks you will see that we will continue to erect the
infrastructure. This will mean concrete foundation & forms (big trucks),
which will then be followed by steel beams (big trucks and noise) and
then limestone and eventually the glass. Once we are under a roof we
will have fewer big trucks and far less noise. There will be many
workman on the campus, but they will be tradesmen working on the
4. The steel work will be well along by the time classes start, but
there will still be some riveting (i.e. "rat-a-tat" noise) going on for
the first two weeks of classes (we expect to finish this by Oct 1).
5. We will be putting in a new gas line to service Noyes and the new
Chapel in the coming weeks. This will mean digging (via backhoe) on the
road from about Herrick House up in front of the president's house, and
then across the quadrangle in front of the library and down the quad in
front of Sturtevant, Noyes, Kendall, and so forth to the chapel. This is
expected to be completed well before the start of classes, although the
final repair to the surface may take awhile longer.

Enjoy the final weeks of summer,


Nancy Nienhuis
Dean of Students and Community Life

ANTS E-news
Karen Brockney
617-964-1100 ext. 225