Archive for September, 2009


Gustavus to Host Swedish Filmmaker

Gustavus Adolphus College will host award-winning Swedish filmmaker Stefan Quinth on Monday, Oct. 12. Quinth and William Beyer, former education, collections, and programs director for the American Swedish Institute in Minneapolis, will screen their new film “Pretty Much 100% Scandinavian,” at 7 p.m. in room 127 of Confer Hall.

Forensics Team Opens 2009-10 Tournament Schedule

Gustavus Adolphus College’s nationally ranked forensics team opened its 2009-10 tournament schedule with a strong showing at the first and second Mid-American Forensics League (MAFL) tournaments on Sept. 26-27 in Illinois.


Homecoming Week and Family Weekend Events Scheduled

Gustavus Adolphus College will kick-off its Homecoming Week festivities on Monday, Oct. 5 at 6 p.m. in the Evelyn Young Dining Room. Student organizations will participate in a window painting competition and the group Dim Light Shining will provide live music.


Jorgensen CD Release Recital Sunday

St. Peter musicians Michael and Bonnie Jorgensen will present a recital of voice and piano Sunday, Oct. 4, at Gustavus Adolphus College to celebrate the release of their new recording on compact disc, All The Old, Familiar Places. Sunday’s concert begins at 3:30 p.m. in Jussi Björling Recital Hall. Guest artists David Klee, flute and David Jorgensen, guitar, will join the Jorgensens for the performance.

Hillstrom Museum of Art to Participate in Museum Day

On Saturday, Sept. 26, the Hillstrom Museum of Art at Gustavus Adolphus College will participate in the fifth annual Museum Day, presented by Smithsonian magazine.


Football Team Tops Hamline in Two Overtimes

The Gustavus Adolphus College football team picked up its first victory of the season on Saturday, Sept. 19 with a 30-24 victory in two overtimes against Hamline University. The win gave head coach Peter Haugen his first collegiate victory and improved the team's record to 1-1.


The 45th Annual 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.


Guitarist Mattias Jacobsson to Perform in Concert

Sweden's young guitarist Mattias Jacobsson will appear in concert at 7:30 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 19 at Gustavus Adolphus College's Jussi Björling Recital Hall. Tickets for the event are $10 and are available at the door.


Football Team Loses Season Opener 27-24

The Gustavus Adolphus College football team rallied for 21 points in the fourth quarter, but came up short by a score of 27-24 to Coe College in its season opener Saturday, Sept. 12.


Football Team Set to Open Season Saturday

The Gustavus Adolphus College football team and first year head coach Peter Haugen will open their 2009 season at 1 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 12 against Coe College at Hollingsworth Field.