Archive for October, 2010


No. 8 Ranked Men’s Hockey Wins Season Opener

The Gustavus Adolphus College men’s hockey team recorded a 2-1 victory over Augsburg in its 2010-11 season opener on Friday, Oct. 29. The game was a non-conference contest and part of the MIAC Showcase at Fogerty Arena in Blaine, Minn.


Balkans Scholar to Give Talk at Gustavus

Sabrina Ramet, one of the world’s leading scholars on the Balkans, will give a free public lecture at Gustavus Adolphus College at 7 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 11 in room 103 of the F.W. Olin Hall for Physics, Mathematics, and Computer Science.


Outstanding Employees Honored on Founder’s Day

Three members of the Gustavus Adolphus College community were honored during the Friday, Oct. 29 daily chapel service as recipients of the College’s annual outstanding employee awards. The awards were handed out in conjunction with Founder’s Day, which recognizes the dedication of Old Main on Oct. 31, 1876.


Gustavus Again Named a Best Value in Annual Kiplinger’s Magazine Ranking

Kiplinger’s Personal Finance magazine recently released its Best Value in Private Colleges list for 2010-11. Gustavus Adolphus College ranked 47th on the list of 100 private liberal arts colleges in the nation.


Alumnus Wins Inaugural Mankato Marathon

James Sorenson, a 2005 alumnus of Gustavus Adolphus College, won the inaugural Mankato Marathon on Saturday, Oct. 23 with a time of 2:37.04.


Chemistry Professor Invited to China to Share Research

Gustavus Adolphus College Assistant Professor of Chemistry Dwight Stoll has been invited to China to give two presentations on his research to the scientific group at the Dalian Institute of Chemical Physics.


Shakespeare’s R&J Opens Theatre Season at Gustavus

The Gustavus Adolphus College Department of Theatre and Dance opens the 2010-11 season with the Joe Calarco adaptation of one of William Shakespeare’s best-loved plays, Shakespeare’s R&J.


Video: Harvest Time at Big Hill Farm

Big Hill Farm is a place for Gustavus Adolphus College students to build community, learn life skills, and produce locally grown food for the Gustavus Marketplace. On the video below, Big Hill Farm Interns Jordan Walker '11 and Renee Guittar '12 discuss why they enjoy working on the farm as well some ideas for the farm's future.


Four From Gustavus to Partake in Interfaith Leadership Institute

Three Gustavus Adolphus College students and Chaplain Brian Johnson have been selected to participate in the Interfaith Leadership Institute Oct. 24-26 in Washington, D.C., hosted by the White House Office of Faith-based and Neighborhood Partnerships.


Mixed Blood Theatre to Present Theory of Mind at Gustavus

Minneapolis’ Mixed Blood Theatre will present Theory of Mind at 7 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 2 at Gustavus Adolphus College’s Alumni Hall, located on the upper level of the O.J. Johnson Student Union.