Archive for March, 2006
On Wednesday, April 19, Gustavus will hold its 26th annual MAYDAY! Peace Conference, titled "AIDS + Africa: The Unfolding Crisis," with Robert Gallo and Marjorie Mbilinyi.
Dr. Robert Gallo, the 2006 Rydell Distinguished Professor, teaches a seminar in virology as part of his residency at Gustavus Adolphus College.
Angela Davis, an internationally known political activist and public intellectual, will speak at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, April 12, in Alumni Hall in the O.J. Johnson Student Union at Gustavus Adolphus College.
"Photographs and Stories of Refugee Women: Perseverance, Dignity, Strength, Hope, and Peace" will be on display April 8-June 29 in Linner Lounge in the O.J. Johnson Student Union at Gustavus Adolphus College.
The public is invited to the following continuing education events that will be held in the Melva Lind Interpretive Center at Gustavus Adolphus College:
Dr. Robert Gallo, recognized for the co-discovery of the HIV virus as the cause of AIDS, presented "The Story of a Modern Plague: HIV and AIDS -- Part 1: The Beginning" at 7 p.m. Wednesday, March 22 in Wallenberg Auditorium in Gustavus Adolphus College's Nobel Hall of Science.
Seven members of the Gustavus Wind Orchestra were selected to the Minnesota Intercollegiate Honor Band for 2006, the most from any individual school.
Gustavus Adolphus College will present its annual Martin Luther King lecture at 7 p.m. Tuesday, March 21 in Wallenberg Auditorium in the Alfred Nobel Memorial Hall of Science at Gustavus. Three pastors from Colombian Peace Sanctuary Churches will address "Partnering for Peace in Colombia: the nonviolent work of the Colombian Peace Sanctuary Churches."
The Gustavus Adolphus College Department of Music presented the 2006 Gustavus Music Showcase at Orchestra Hall in Minneapolis on Sunday, March 12. The concert featured the Gustavus Choir, the Gustavus Symphony Orchestra, and the Gustavus Wind Orchestra.
The Gustavus Adolphus College chapter of the Society of Physics Students has been selected as an Outstanding SPS Chapter for the 2004-05 school year.