Archive for September, 2010

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Homecoming Week at Gustavus

Gustavus Adolphus College will celebrate its Homecoming Week Sept. 20-25. The week will feature many traditional events such as alumni reunions, a homecoming parade, music concerts, coronation, a dodgeball tournament, athletic events, and much more.

Football Team Earns First Victory of the Season

The Gustavus Adolphus College football team improved to 1-1 on the season with a 29-0 victory over Northwestern College on Saturday, Sept. 18 at Hollingsworth Field.

Forensics Team Announces 2010-11 Schedule

The nationally ranked Gustavus Adolphus College forensics team has announced its schedule for the 2010-11 season.

Bernhardson Distinguished Professor in Lutheran Studies Retiring

The Reverend Dr. Darrell Jodock, professor of religion and the Drell and Adeline Bernhardson Distinguished Professor in Lutheran Studies, has announced that he will retire, effective August 31, 2011.

Equestrian Team to Host First Competition

The Gustavus Adolphus College Equestrian Team will host its first ever competition on Sept. 25-26 at Charles Yahnke Farms in Le Sueur, Minn. The two-day competition will feature approximately 150 individual riders from 11 different schools from around the region.

$253,000 Grant will Upgrade Physics Laboratories

The National Science Foundation recently awarded Gustavus Adolphus College a $253,150 academic research infrastructure grant to support the College’s physics department. The grant will be used to upgrade several physics research laboratories in the basement of F.W. Olin Hall for Physics, Mathematics, and Computer Science.

Melissa Mackley Named Finalist for NCAA Woman of the Year

Recent Gustavus Adolphus College graduate Melissa Mackley '10, a four-year standout for the Gustavus women’s hockey team, has been named one of 30 finalists for the 2010 NCAA Woman of the Year Award.

Brian Evans ’07 Wins Minnesota SAGE Award

Brian Evans, a 2007 alumnus of Gustavus Adolphus College, now in his fourth season with the Stuart Pimsler Dance & Theater Company, has won the 2010 SAGE Award in the category of "Outstanding Performer." The winners were announced at the annual Minnesota SAGE Awards Dinner on Sept. 14 at the Southern Theatre in Minneapolis.

Gustavus Professor and Students to Present Play in St. Paul

Thrill Me: The Story of Leopold and Loeb, a musical directed by Gustavus Adolphus College Assistant Professor of Theatre and Dance Henry MacCarthy will be performed at the Lowry Lab Theater in St. Paul beginning Thursday, Sept. 16.

46th Annual Nobel Conference: Making Food Good

Some of the world’s leading food experts, scholars, and researchers will headline the 46th annual Nobel Conference, Making Food Good, at Gustavus Adolphus College Oct. 5-6. The seven individuals invited to present at this year’s conference will examine the question “what makes food good?” from a variety of vantage points, including those of nutrition, taste, health, agricultural biodiversity, and food security.