Archive for March, 2009
The dance Shiny Things for the Mind, choreographed by Gustavus Adolphus College visiting instructor Cynthia Gutierrez-Garner and performed by nine Gustavus students, earned the finale spot at the recent American College Dance Festival Association's (ACDFA) North Central Regional Festival Gala.
Ray Thrower, director of safety and security at Gustavus Adolphus College for the past 11 years, has announced he will be leaving the College for a new position at King Abdullah University of Science and Technology (KAUST) in Saudi Arabia.
Gustavus Adolphus College's Diversity Week, titled "Breaking Barriers," will take place March 30 through April 3. A keynote address by class expert Barbara Jensen on Thursday, April 2 is the week's featured event.
The Gustavus Adolphus College men's hockey team fell to Neumann College 4-1 in Saturday's Division III National Championship game in Lake Placid, N.Y. The team finishes its season with a record of 19-11.
Ninety-one students from Gustavus Adolphus College will travel to three different locations to participate in a Habitat for Humanity work trip during the College's Spring Break, March 21-29.
The Gustavus Adolphus College men's and women's basketball teams might have seen their seasons come to a close in February, but there is at least one Gustavus alumnus who is still very much a part of March Madness.
The Gustavus Adolphus College men's hockey team defeated UW-Superior 2-0 in an NCAA quarterfinal game on Saturday, March 14 to advance to the NCAA Division III Frozen Four in Lake Placid, N.Y.
The non-profit organization Invisible Children will screen its latest documentary, "The Rescue: Of Joseph Kony's Child Soliders," at Gustavus Adolphus College at 5 p.m. Wednesday, April 8 in Alumni Hall, located in the College's O.J. Johnson Student Union.
Tom Huber, associate professor of physics at Gustavus Adolphus College, has been awarded a grant of nearly $220,000 from the National Science Foundation (NSF). The award will allow Huber and two Gustavus students to study ultrasound excitation of microcantilevers during the next three summers.
Poets Deborah Keenan and Joyce Sutphen will speak at the Gustavus Library Associates' Spring Author Day at 9:30 a.m. Tuesday, April 7 at the Edina Country Club.