Archive for October, 2008

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Enger Brothers to Speak at Fall Author Day

Brothers Lin and Leif Enger will speak at the Gustavus Library Associates' Fall Author Day Wednesday, Nov. 5 at the Edina Country Club. The Minnesota natives each have had books published recently.

Public Lecture to Focus on Men’s Leadership Issues

Laurent A. Parks Daloz will deliver a free public lecture at 7 p.m. Monday, Oct. 27 in Alumni Hall, located in the O.J. Johnson Student Union.

Football Team Knocks Off Previously Unbeaten Carleton

The Gustavus football team blocked two extra points late in the game on Saturday and earned a 30-29 overtime victory over 22nd-ranked Carleton. Gustavus improved to 4-2 overall and 2-2 in the Minnesota Intercollegiate Athletic Conference.

Sorority to Hold Annual Breast Cancer Benefit Lunch

The Delta Phi Omega sorority at Gustavus Adolphus College is preparing to hold its 10th annual Breast Cancer Benefit Lunch to support the Susan G. Komen Breast Cancer Foundation. The benefit will take place at 11 a.m. Sunday, Nov. 2 in the St. Peter and Heritage Banquet Rooms in the C. Charles Jackson Campus Center.

Four Students Selected for Collegiate Leadership Academy

Four Gustavus Adolphus College students have been selected to participate in the Greater Mankato Collegiate Leadership Academy (CLA). This collaborative leadership development program is a partnership between Gustavus, four other area colleges, and Greater Mankato Growth, Inc.

Gustavus Looks Ahead to 45th Nobel Conference

The 45th annual Nobel Conference at Gustavus Adolphus College, scheduled for Oct. 6-7, 2009, is titled H2O: Uncertain Resource and will focus on global issues surrounding water resources.

Nobel Laureate to Give Public Lecture at Gustavus

Dr. Leon Lederman, winner of the Nobel Prize for Physics in 1988 and the Pritzker Professor of Science at the Illinois Institute of Technology, will give a free public lecture at Gustavus Adolphus College on Friday, Oct. 24.

Polar Explorer Ann Bancroft to Visit Gustavus

Polar explorer and Minnesota native Ann Bancroft will deliver the keynote address at the fourth annual Science and Nature Conference on Tuesday, Oct. 21. Gustavus Adolphus College is the site of the conference which is sponsored by the South Central Service Cooperative and the Minnesota Center for Engineering and Manufacturing Excellence.

Topsy Turvy Mouse Opens Theatre Season at Gustavus

The Department of Theatre and Dance at Gustavus Adolphus College is pleased to open the 2008-09 Anderson Theatre season with Topsy Turvy Mouse.

Robinson Steps Down as Director of the Nobel Conference

Dr. Timothy Robinson, Professor of Psychology at Gustavus Adolphus College, is stepping down as Director of the Nobel Conference at the conclusion of this year's conference on Wednesday, Oct. 8. Robinson will be replaced by Charles Niederriter, Professor of Physics at the College.