Archive for 2004

Megan Buckingham, St. Lucia 2004;, and Megan Richards; front row: Tessa Carlsen, Michelle Clark, and Emily Fremont 

St. Lucia 2004 Crowned at Gustavus

During Gustavus Adolphus College's 63rd annual Festival of St. Lucia, to be held Thursday, Dec. 9, one sophomore and four of her classmates will be selected to serve as St. Lucia and the Lucia Court.

Phi Beta Kappa Visiting Scholar to Give Lecture

Richard Leppert, Samuel Russell Distinguished Chair in the Humanities at the University of Minnesota, will give a lecture, titled "Food for Thought: Representation, Eating, and the Imaginary Self."

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Old Main Renovations Set to Begin

To keep Old Main a functional part of campus, a complete renovation of the building will begin in early 2005.

Stargaze with Meteorologist Mike Lynch

The public is invited to a continuing education lecture by Mike Lynch, broadcast meteorologist at WCCO Radio, at 7 p.m. Tuesday, Dec. 14 in F.W. Olin Hall, room 103.

Gustavus Adolphus College Administrator Receives Distinguished Service Award

Kirk Beyer, director of Human Resources at Gustavus Adolphus College, received the College and University Professional Association for Human Resources’ (CUPA-HR) 2004 Distinguished Service Award.

Gustavus Adolphus College Geographer Receives Fulbright Scholar Award

Mark Bjelland, Associate Professor of Geography at Gustavus Adolphus College, has been awarded a Fulbright Scholar grant to do research at Cardiff University in Wales during the 2004-05 academic year.

The Cultural Vote

The outcome of the 2004 American presidential election was based in cultural issues says Professor Karen Larson. The election turned out a group of voters with a coherent vision of American culture, and they came out to assert it.

Students, Employees Encouraged to Vote

The College encourages all students and employees to vote tomorrow (Nov. 2).

Gustavus Students Help Fight Against Homelessness

Gustavus Adolphus College students will join "Bob's Sleep-Out," a winter sleep-out in Wayzata organized by Bob Fisher to raise money to fight against homelessness.

October Continuing Education Lectures at Gustavus

The public is invited to the October "continuing education" lectures at Gustavus Adolphus College.