Archive for August, 2010

Gustavus Receives High Ranking from Washington Monthly

Gustavus Adolphus College is listed as the 56th best liberal arts college in the country according to a new set of college rankings recently released by Washington Monthly magazine.

Gustavus Alumna to be Published in The New Yorker

Ciara Shuttleworth, a 2000 alumna of Gustavus Adolphus College and a third-year graduate student at the University of Idaho, has learned that her poem, “Sestina,” has been accepted for publication in The New Yorker, arguably the most prestigious literary and cultural publication in the world.

Gustavus Looks Ahead to its 149th Academic Year

Gustavus Adolphus College will begin its 149th academic year Tuesday, Sept. 7 when classes commence for the College’s 2,450 full-time students. Move-in day for first-year students is Friday, Sept. 3 and new student orientation will run from Sept. 3-6.

Department of Theatre and Dance Announces its 2010-11 Calendar

The Department of Theatre and Dance at Gustavus Adolphus College is pleased to announce its 2010-11 season, highlighting the broad influence of William Shakespeare with three Shakespeare-inspired productions, including Shakespeare’s R&J, a Shakespeare Performance Showcase, and the season finale of Hamlet.

Visit the Gustavus State Fair Booth

Gustavus Adolphus College will again have a presence in the Education Building at the Minnesota State Fair. Make plans to stop and visit between 9 a.m. and 9 p.m. Aug. 26-Sept. 6.

Gustavus Student Receives $50,000 EPA Fellowship

Gustavus Adolphus College junior biology major Ethan Degner has been awarded a $50,000 Environmental Protection Agency Greater Research Opportunities (EPA GRO) Fellowship for Undergraduate Environmental Study. Degner was one of 30 fellowship recipients selected from throughout the nation.

Gustavus Moves Up Again in U.S. News Rankings

Gustavus Adolphus College is once again ranked among the top 100 liberal arts colleges in the nation in U.S. News & World Report’s annual college rankings for 2011. Gustavus moved up from last year’s rankings to 79th on the magazine’s “Best Liberal Arts College’s” list.

Gustavus Named a Top 100 College by Forbes

Gustavus Adolphus College has been named one of America’s top 100 colleges for 2010 by In its latest college guide, America’s Best Colleges, lists Gustavus as the 98th best college in the country.

Gustavus Launches Ad Campaign

This week Gustavus will launch a statewide advertising campaign targeted to reach Minnesota high school students and their parents. The ad campaign will include newspaper, magazine, radio, outdoor/billboard, and social media outlets in and around the state's most populated areas.

Gustavus Named a Best College, Nationally and Regionally

Gustavus Adolphus College is once again rated a top college, in The Princeton Review’s guidebook, The Best 373 Colleges, 2011 Edition. This annual ranking, released Aug. 2, 2010, is based solely on input from college students.