Archive for August, 2008

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Chemistry Professor Receives Grant from Dreyfus Foundation

Gustavus Adolphus College Assistant Professor of Chemistry Dwight Stoll has been selected to receive a prestigious Faculty Start-Up Award for 2008 from the Camille and Henry Dreyfus Foundation in New York.

Schedule Announced for 44th Nobel Conference

The schedule for the 44th Nobel Conference at Gustavus Adolphus College on October 7-8 has been announced. The title of this year's conference is Who Were The First Humans?

Recent Graduate Completes Canoe Trip to Hudson Bay

Star Tribune columnist Nick Coleman recently chronicled a canoe trip taken by 2008 Gustavus graduate Matt Seiffert and his brother David that started in St. Peter and ended in Hudson Bay.

Gustavus Introduces Reusable Take-Out Containers

Gustavus Adolphus College will introduce new, reusable take-out containers, called GustieWare, in the dining service when the fall semester begins in early September.

Presidential Inauguration Events Planned

Gustavus Adolphus College will inaugurate Jack R. Ohle as its 15th president at 3:30 p.m. Friday, Oct. 3 in Christ Chapel. The public is invited to celebrate this event along with a reception on Eckman Mall that will follow the ceremony.

Gustavus Recognized for Excellence by Princeton Review

Gustavus Adolphus College is once again ranked a best college by The Princeton Review's college ranking guidebook for 2009 and has received special recognition for having the 10th best food of any college or university in the nation. This annual ranking is based solely on input from college students.

Gustavus to Host Second Annual Summer Speech Institute

Gustavus Adolphus College and its nationally recognized speech team will host the second annual Summer Speech Institute (SSI) Aug. 3-9. This year's institute will bring 80 junior high and high school students to campus to hone their public speaking, research, analysis, interpretation, writing, and critical thinking skills.