Archive for 2006

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Gustavus’ Annual Wallenberg Lecture on the Crisis in Darfur

Gustavus Adolphus College's annual Wallenberg Memorial lecture will feature Hugh Q. Parmer, who will present a lecture on the "Humanitarian Crisis in Darfur: Perspectives from the Field."

Steinway & Sons Honors Gustavus

This fall, Gustavus Adolphus College joins The Julliard School, Oberlin College Conservatory, Yale School of Music, and Vassar College as an "All-Steinway School," a designation conferred by Steinway & Sons, makers of what most serious musicians consider the world's best pianos.

Author Michael Perry Returns to St. Peter

As a part of the St. Peter Reads program, author Michael Perry will appear at 7 p.m. Friday, Oct. 27 at Trinity Lutheran Church in St. Peter.

New Book on the Spirit of Service in Higher Education

The Spirit of Service: Exploring Faith, Service, and Social Justice in Higher Education, co-edited by Chaplain Brian Johnson and professor Carolyn O'Grady, both of Gustavus Adolphus College, is a collection of accounts from professors and administrators as they reflect on their experiences.

International Policy Analyst to Speak

Lutheran World Relief (LWR) International Policy Analyst Luis Gilberto Murillo is scheduled to speak at 7 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 10 in the A.H. Anderson Social Science Center, room 101 at Gustavus Adolphus College on "Hope for Development in the Crossfire: The Afro-Colombian Quest for Peace."

Gustavus Named 6th "Fittest" College

Gustavus Adolphus College was named one of the "fittest" college's in the nation by Men's Fitness magazine. Gustavus is the only Minnesota college in the list of 25 institutions noted in the magazine's November issue.

Dr. Steven H. Miles to Give Closing Lecture at Nobel Conference

Dr. Steven H. Miles will be giving the closing lecture titled "Medicine and Social Activism" during the 42nd annual Nobel Conference at Gustavus Adolphus College.

Education and Democracy Lecturer to Visit Gustavus Oct. 12-13

Dr. Paul Woodruff, philosophy professor at the University of Texas at Austin, will visit Gustavus Adolphus College on Oct. 12 and 13.

The Health Care Mess Author to Speak at Gustavus on Oct. 18

Kip Sullivan, J.D., author of the book The Health Care Mess: How We Got Into It and How We'll Get Out of It, will speak at Gustavus Adolphus College on Oct. 18.

Crime-fiction Author to Visit Gustavus Adolphus College

Gustavus Adolphus College welcomes Icelandic crime-fiction author Arnaldur Indridason to a conversation at 7 p.m. Monday, Oct. 2 in the Melva Lind Interpretive Center on campus.