Archive for July, 2010

Seham Returns to Fringe Festival

Playwright Amy Seham, professor of theatre and dance at Gustavus Adolphus College, returns for the seventh time to Minnesota’s Fringe Festival in August with her newest play, FW: RE: Mom Update.

Foiled Office Shows Community Spirit, Makes News

Some students and faculty members at Gustavus Adolphus College conduct serious research during the summer, when classes are not in session, but they also manage to have a little fun as evidenced by the fact that a professor's office was completely redecorated by student researchers using aluminum foil.

Gustavus Student Blogs for The Washington Post

Gustavus Adolphus College sophomore Claire Curran recently received an invitation to serve as a guest blogger for The Washington Post’s blog titled “The Faith Divide.”

Gustavus Student Interning at Baseball Hall of Fame

Gustavus Adolphus College senior Craig Nordquist has always had a passion for baseball as evidenced by the fact that he has visited all 30 current Major League Baseball stadiums. This summer, the communication studies major is living a dream by interning at the National Baseball Hall of Fame and Museum in Cooperstown, N.Y.

Thousands Visit Perry the Corpse Flower

More than 5,000 people of all ages came to see Perry the Corpse Flower in bloom at Gustavus Adolphus College July 23-25, 2010. People came from near and far to see Perry's second bloom in history. This huge rare plant that blooms infrequently is located in the College's Nobel Hall of Science greenhouse.

Gustavus Included in Fiske Guide to Colleges

Gustavus Adolphus College has once again been included in the Fiske Guide to Colleges, which annually features more than 300 of the country’s best and most interesting colleges and universities.

Athletic Teams Earn Academic Honors

Both the women's golf and women's basketball teams from Gustavus Adolphus College were recently honored for their academic achievements.

Gustavus Retains A3 Rating by Moody’s Investors Service

Moody’s Investors Service recently affirmed the A3 long-term rating on Gustavus Adolphus College’s Revenue Bonds issued through the Minnesota Higher Education Facilities Authority.

Obituary: Howard Cohrt, 73, Emeritus Professor

Gustavus Adolphus College Professor Emeritus of the Library Howard Cohrt passed away Friday, July 16 at the age of 73 after a long battle with Parkinson’s Disease.

Gustavus Students Busy with Summer Research Projects

Summer is a time when most Gustavus Adolphus College students return to their hometowns to reunite with family, friends, and summer jobs. But for 44 current Gustavus students, this summer is an opportunity to delve into a variety of research projects on campus.