Archive for April, 2007

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Gustavus Senior to Present Paper at Regional Conference

Gustavus Adolphus College senior Andrew Howard will present a paper, titled "The Runner and the Iliad" April 14 at the 103rd annual meeting of the Classical Association of the Middle West and South (CAMWS).

Student Produced Documentary Now Available Online

A documentary produced by four Gustavus Adolphus College students, titled "The Changing Face of America," may now be viewed online. The 35-minute film addresses topics associated with immigration.

Two Gustavus Faculty Members Receive NEH Summer Stipends

Two Gustavus Adolphus College faculty members — Associate Professor of Religion Mary Solberg and Assistant Professor of History Sujay Rao — recently received Summer Stipends from the National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) to support project research.

Speaker Will Address Sex Crimes Awareness

Stephen Thompson, one of America's leading experts on sexual assault, sexual harassment, and stalking, will speak at Gustavus Adolphus College on April 11. The event is open to the public and will begin at 7:00 p.m. in Alumni Hall, located in the O.J. Johnson Student Union.

Author and Yoga Instructor Coming to Gustavus

Gustavus Adolphus College will welcome author and yoga instructor Matthew Sanford to campus April 18-19. Sanford is the author of Waking: A Memoir of Trauma and Transcendence, which chronicles his journey from an intensive care unit to becoming a paralyzed yoga teacher and founder of a nonprofit organization.

Gustavus Sophomore Named a Phillips Scholar

Gustavus Adolphus College sophomore Ashley Gibbs has been named a Jay and Rose Phillips Family Foundation Scholarship recipient for 2007-08 and 2008-09. Gibbs intends to develop a kindergarten readiness program for Latino children in Richfield.