Archive for March, 2009

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Dance Selected for Festival Finale

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, leading a full-scale emergency drill at Gustavus in 2007. 

Thrower Leaving Gustavus for Job in Saudi Arabia

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.

Diversity Week Events to Begin March 30

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.

Gustavus was making its first appearance in the Frozen Four since 1982. 

Men’s Hockey Falls in National Championship Game

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.

Gustavus students have a long tradition of participating in Habitat for Humanity trips during the College’s Spring Break. 

Ninety-One Students to Embark on Habitat for Humanity Spring Break Trips

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.

Aaron Johnston ‘96 on the sidelines during the Summit League Tournament. (Photo courtesy of SDSU Athletics) 

Alumnus Preparing for the Big Dance

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 men’s hockey team will be making its first appearance at the Division III Frozen Four since 1982. 

Men’s Hockey Advances to Frozen Four

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.

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Invisible Children to Screen Documentary

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 at his research laboratory. 

Huber Receives Grant from National Science Foundation

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.

Deborah Keenan 

Sutphen and Keenan Headline Spring Author Day

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.