Archive for March, 2006

MAYDAY! Peace Conference at Gustavus Addresses AIDS in Africa

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.

Rydell Professor Teaches, Lectures at Gustavus

Dr. Robert Gallo, the 2006 Rydell Distinguished Professor, teaches a seminar in virology as part of his residency at Gustavus Adolphus College.

Political Activist to Lecture at Gustavus

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.

April Continuing Education Events at Gustavus

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

Photographs and Stories of Refugee Women Coming to Gustavus

"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.

HIV Co-discoverer Dr. Robert Gallo at Gustavus

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.

Gustavus Wind Orchestra Members Selected to Intercollegiate Honor Band

Seven members of the Gustavus Wind Orchestra were selected to the Minnesota Intercollegiate Honor Band for 2006, the most from any individual school.

Partnering for Peace in Colombia to be Presented at Gustavus

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."

Music Showcase at Orchestra Hall

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.

Gustavus Adolphus College Chapter of the Society of Physics Students Honored

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.