Archive for October, 2005
Ma Lee Vang, a Gustavus Adolphus College junior majoring in communication studies, has been named a Jay and Rose Phillips Family Foundation Scholar for 2005-2007. This is the fifth time in five years a Gustavus student has won this award.
During the month of Ramadan (Oct. 4 to Nov. 3), each Wednesday brings a speaker to the Gustavus Adolphus College campus to share experiences of Islam during the evening breaking of the fast.
Peace scholar Peter Wallensteen will visit Gustavus Adolphus College to give a lecture on the life and work of Dag Hammarskjöld at 7 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 26 in Raoul Wallenberg Auditorium.
Swedish author Jonas Khemiri will be the 2005 Out of Scandinavia writer in residence Oct. 31-Nov. 2 at Gustavus Adolphus College.
Broadcasts of this year's Nobel Conference, "The Legacy of Einstein," will air this month and in January on Twin Cities Public Television's "Minnesota Channel" and the lectures are also now available online.
The public is invited to continuing education events at Gustavus Adolphus College.
This year, Gustavus Adolphus College will celebrate its annual Our Story Conference in conjunction with a reunion of the Black Student Organization/Pan Afrikan Student Organization on Oct. 14 and 15, 2005. The topic of this year's conference is "Dispelling the Myths of Blacks in Our Society: Race Matters." The event will celebrate the rich heritage of the African Diaspora by increasing the awareness of the struggles and triumphs of its people.
ST. PETER, Minn. (Oct. 4, 2005) — Three Gustavus students will present their independent projects this October at the 117th annual meeting of the Geological Society of America. The subjects of the students' research include the composition of Tepee Buttes, and the relevance of color when categorizing garnets.
Gustavus Adolphus College is hosting a Seminary and Divinity School Day on Thursday, Oct. 13, from 9:30 a.m. to 6:30 p.m. Students from college and university campuses from around the state have been invited.