Archive for January, 2011

 

Gustavus Announces Presenters for 2011 Nobel Conference

The 47th annual Nobel Conference at Gustavus Adolphus College, scheduled for Oct. 4-5, 2011, is titled “The Brain and Being Human” and will focus on current issues in the field of neuroscience.

 

Men’s Basketball Sponsoring Food Shelf Night Jan. 31

The Gustavus men’s basketball game on Monday, Jan. 31 against Macalester College at 7:30 p.m. will serve as a benefit for the St. Peter Food Shelf. The Gustavus Athletics Department will offer free admission to anyone bringing a non-perishable food item to the game.

 

Tennis & Life Camps Gifted to Gustavus

Gustavus Adolphus College President Jack R. Ohle announced on Jan. 27 that the Gustavus-based Tennis & Life Camps program has been gifted to the College. Neal Hagberg '81 has accepted the position of Director.

 

Forensics Team Wins Twice in Iowa

The Gustavus Adolphus College forensics team traveled south to Iowa on Jan. 22-23 and brought home two first place team trophies from the University of Northern Iowa Henderson Invitational and the Bob Smith Tournament at Wartburg College, despite strong competition from Illinois State University and the University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire.

 

Closing Reception for Artist Liz Miller

The Department of Art and Art History will host a closing reception from 5 to 7 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 27 in the Schaeffer Fine Arts Gallery to recognize artist Liz Miller and her work, which has been on display during the month of January.

 

Food Security Event Feb. 12-13

Gustavus Adolphus College, Thrivent Financial for Lutherans, and Feed My Starving Children are collaborating on a large-scale food security awareness event to occur Feb. 12-13.

 

Butorac Advances to Semifinals at Australian Open

Gustavus alumnus Eric Butorac ’03 has advanced to the semifinals of the men’s doubles draw at the Australian Open being played in Melbourne. The Australian Open is the first of four major tournaments on the Association of Tennis Professionals calendar.

 

Reading in Common Program Honored

The Reading in Common program at Gustavus Adolphus College and its community partner, the St. Peter Reads program, will be awarded the 2010 Human Rights Award from the Saint Peter Human Rights Commission on Feb. 28.

 

Butorac Advances to Quarterfinals at Australian Open

For the second straight year, Gustavus alumnus Eric Butorac ’03 has advanced to the quarterfinals of the men’s doubles draw at the Australian Open being played in Melbourne. The Australian Open is the first of four major tournaments on the Association of Tennis Professionals calendar.

 

Cantus in Concert Feb. 27

Cantus, named the “premier men’s vocal ensemble in the United States” by Fanfare magazine, will perform at Gustavus Adolphus College at 7 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 27 at Jussi Björling Recital Hall.