Archive for 2004

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Community Events for Homecoming, Family Weekend

This weekend (Oct. 1-3), Gustavus Adolphus College will host its first combined Homecoming and Family Weekend.

Art, Dialogues, Music at Nobel Conference

The 40th annual Nobel Conference at Gustavus Adolphus College will include several free public events on Tuesday, October 5: a reception in the Hillstrom Museum of Art, panel discussions offering more perspectives and information on the Nobel Conference to

Nobel Conference Examines The Science of Aging

The emerging science of gerontology is the topic to be explored by the 40th Nobel Conference "The Science of Aging" to be held Oct. 5-6, at Gustavus Adolphus College in St. Peter, Minn.

Continuing Education Lectures at Gustavus

The public is invited to the following continuing education events at Gustavus Adolphus College in the Melva Lind Interpretive Center:

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.

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.

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.

Professor Wins Distinguished Teaching Award

Lisa Heldke, professor of philosophy at Gustavus Adolphus College, received the 2004 Edgar M. Carlson Award for Distinguished Teaching.