Archive for August, 2004

New Academic Year Begins at Gustavus Adolphus College

Gustavus Adolphus College will begin its 143rd academic year Wednesday, Sept. 8 when classes begin for the college's expected 2,535 full-time students.

New Students Participate in Immersion Programs

Thirty Gustavus Adolphus College first-year students are starting the school year a week early and learning in novel ways – by camping in the Boundary Waters Canoe Area or participating in service projects.

Gustavus Adolphus College Again Ranked A Top 100 National Liberal Arts College

Gustavus Adolphus College is once again ranked among the top 100 liberal arts colleges in the nation in U.S. News and World Report's annual college rankings.

America Still in a Post-9/11 Cultural Haze

"Three years after 9/11, America remains in a cultural haze, with more confusion than clarity about how to respond to terrorism-either foreign or domestic," says Karen Larson, professor of anthropology and interdisciplinary studies.

"Gustavus on a Stick" at the State Fair

During the Minnesota State Fair, faculty, staff, and students will represent Gustavus Adolphus College to the rest of the state. From August 26 through September 6, Gustavus will have a booth in the Education Building at the fairgrounds.