Archive for February, 2009
Bill Holm, a 1965 alumnus of Gustavus Adolphus College and the author of nine books of both poems and essays, passed away Wednesday, Feb. 25 at a hospital in Sioux Falls, S.D.
The Gustavus Adolphus College Jazz Lab Band will embark on a seven-day concert tour to various locations in Illinois and Wisconsin March 20-26. The ensemble will also play a home concert at 7:30 p.m. Saturday, April 18 at Jussi Björling Recital Hall.
The Hillstrom Museum of Art at Gustavus Adolphus College College, with the support of the Shakopee Mdewakanton Sioux Community, will present a lecture on Sunday, March 8 titled "A Survey of Contemporary American Indian Art," delivered by Jaune Quick-to-See Smith.
The Gustavus Adolphus College forensics team won its second straight Minnesota Collegiate Forensics Association State Championship on Sunday, Feb. 22. Gustavus finished with 446 points to beat out Minnesota State University, Mankato (408 points) and Concordia College, Moorhead (213 points).
The 36th annual St. David's Day celebration at Gustavus Adolphus College will be held Friday, Feb. 27. The singing of four Welsh hymns will be followed by a reception and a luncheon.
Curtis Marean, a paleoanthropologist and expert on human origins, will speak at Gustavus Adolphus College at 7 p.m. Tuesday, March 10 in Wallenberg Auditorium, located in the College's Alfred Nobel Memorial Hall of Science.
Kevin Birr, assistant catering manager for the Gustavus Adolphus College dining service, is currently participating in the United States Olympic Curling Trials in Broomfield, Colo.
Kyle Momsen, an adjunct instructor in the health and exercise science department at Gustavus Adolphus College, has travelled the world while serving as an athletic trainer for the United States Fencing Association.
The Gustavus Choir, the premier choral ensemble at Gustavus Adolphus College as well as one of the nation's premier Lutheran college choirs, will embark on a nine-day, eight-concert tour on the West Coast March 21-28.
Tom Emmert, longtime professor of history at Gustavus Adolphus College, recently released a new book that he co-edited, titled "Confronting the Yugoslav Controversies." The book is the result of seven years of collaborative research for a project called the Scholars' Initiative.