Every year, the Minneapolis/St. Paul Business Journal recognizes 40 young leaders who have already accomplished much in their professional lives while also giving back to the community. One of this year’s 40 Under 40 honorees is Gustavus alumnus, Dr. Nathan Kreykes ’96.
Gustavus Adolphus College will host its 19th annual student-led Building Bridges Conference on Saturday, March 8. This year’s conference is titled “Disposable Communities? Demanding Environmental Justice,” and will feature keynote speakers Van Jones and Alexie Torres-Fleming.
The Campus Activities Board at Gustavus Adolphus College has announced that the music duo Timeflies will perform in concert in Lund Arena on Friday, May 9. Up and coming hip-hop artist Mike Stud has been announced as the opening act. Doors will open at 7 p.m., with Stud taking the stage at 8 p.m., and Timeflies following at 9 p.m.
The Hillstrom Museum of Art at Gustavus Adolphus College will present two concurrent, complementary exhibitions from February 17 through April 17: Minna Citron: The Uncharted Course from Realism to Abstraction, and Peggy Bacon, Keeping the Realist Course. An opening reception is set for 7-9 p.m., Monday, Feb. 17, and includes a gallery talk at 7:30 p.m. by Christiane H. Citron, granddaughter and scholar of Minna Citron.
Gustavus Adolphus College is pleased to announce that Meghan Krause ’00 will join the College’s staff as the new Director of Wellbeing. Krause will provide vision and leadership for the College’s recently announced Wellbeing Initiative, which is being funded by a $250,000 gift from Tim ’83 and Elaine Peterson.
Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie, a Nigerian writer who burst onto the literary scene in 2003 with her debut novel Purple Hibiscus, will deliver the 2014 Moe Lecture in Gender, Women, and Sexuality Studies at 7 p.m. Monday, March 10 in Alumni Hall. The lecture is free and open to the public, and will also be live streamed on the Gustavus website.
Sophomore Logan Boese recently sat down to talk about why the College's core values are important to him as well as how he is growing as a person.
Gustavus biology major Erin Clark '14 has spent the month of January interning for World Altering Medicine, a non-profit organization co-founded by Gustavus alumnus Dr. Dan Dewey '93.
Gustavus students Elizabeth Johnson '14, Ellen Krueger '14, and Will Metcalf '15 have spent the month of January interning in Sweden through the new Wallenberg Scholars Program.
Gustavus Adolphus College alumnus Eric Butorac ’03 has advanced to the finals of the men’s doubles draw at the Australian Open, which is being played in Melbourne. Butorac and his doubles partner Raven Klaasen of South Africa advanced to the finals with a 6-2, 6-4 victory over the No. 8 seeded tandem of Daniel Nestor and Nenad Zimonjic.