Archive for April, 2005

Gustavus Professor Receives Minnesota Book Award

Joyce Sutphen, associate professor of English at Gustavus Adolphus College, won the seventeenth annual Minnesota Book Award for poetry for her recent book Naming the Stars.

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Mark Hertsgaard and Terry Tempest Williams to Present at MAYDAY! Conference

This May 4, 2005, Gustavus Adolphus College, St. Peter, Minn., will hold its annual MAYDAY! Peace Conference, titled "Energy for Peace" with speakers Mark Hertsgaard and Terry Tempest Williams. The event is expected to attract nearly 1,000 attendees.

Darrell Jodock, Bernhardson Distinguised Professor of Religion, has been appointed to chair the ELCA church-wide panel. 

Gustavus Adolphus College Professor Appointed Chair of ELCA Panel

Darrell Jodock, Bernhardson Distinguished Professor of Religion at Gustavus Adolphus College, has been appointed to chair the ELCA consultative panel on Lutheran Jewish relations for a three-year term beginning April 1.

Science on Saturday at Gustavus Adolphus College

St. Peter students from grades 1 through 6 are invited to join the Gustavus Adolphus College science department for Science on Saturday, a half-day event featuring science experiments and demonstrations, on Saturday, April 30.

"Last Comic Standing" winner to perform at Gustavus Adolphus College

John Heffron, winner of NBC's 2004 "Last Comic Standing" reality show, is scheduled to perform at Gustavus Adolphus College.

Gustavus Senior Johanna Johnson will perform her final recital accompanied by Joe Robinson of the New York Philharmonic. 

Make-A-Wish Mentor, Cancer Survivor Perform Together — Again

Johanna Johnson, a senior at Gustavus Adolphus College, will perform her final recital on April 29 — accompanied by Joe Robinson, principal oboist for the New York Philharmonic. Johnson and Robinson have remained in close contact following their 1999 meeting through the Make-A-Wish Foundation.

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Gustavus Volunteers to Assist Annual GIVE Day in St. Peter, Minneapolis

On Saturday, April 30, 2005, Gustavus will sponsor its annual GIVE (Gusties in Volunteering Endeavors) Day in the St. Peter area and the Phillips neighborhood of Minneapolis in which Gustavus volunteers will assist with cleanup and renovation projects.

May Continuing Education Events at Gustavus

The public is invited to three continuing education events at Gustavus Adolphus College in May.

Internationally Recognized Population Expert to Speak at Gustavus

Werner Fornos, an internationally recognized authority on population issues and winner of the 2003 United Nations Population Award, is scheduled to give a lecture at Gustavus Adolphus College on Tuesday, April 19.

Pete Hautman, Mary Logue to Speak for Gustavus Spring Author Day

Celebrated novelists Pete Hautman and Mary Logue will speak at the Gustavus Library Associates' Spring Author Day at 9:30 a.m. Thursday, May 12 at the Edina Country Club.