Archive for July, 2011

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Gustavus Featured on KEYC about Large Incoming Class

Gustavus Adolphus College was recently featured on KEYC-TV (Mankato) as it prepares to welcome its largest incoming class in the school’s history.

Vilayanur Ramachandran is schedule to deliver the first lecture of the 47th Nobel Conference at 10 a.m. Tuesday, Oct. 4. 

Nobel Conference 47 Presenter Profile: Vilayanur Ramachandran

Learn more about Nobel Conference 47 presenter Vilayanur Ramachandran, who works at the Center for Brain and Cognition in the Psychology Department and Neurosciences Program at the University of California, San Diego.

Larry J. Young is scheduled to deliver the second lecture at the 47th Nobel Conference at 1 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 4. 

Nobel Conference 47 Presenter Profile: Larry J. Young

Learn more about Nobel Conference 47 presenter Larry J. Young, who works at Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences at the Emory University School of Medicine, and the Center for Behavioral Neuroscience in Atlanta, Georgia.

Melissa Wygant '12 

Geography Major Having a Busy Summer

For some college students, summer is a time to reflect, refresh and relax. For others, like Gustavus senior Melissa Wygant, summer is a time to gain valuable career experience through a pair of internships.

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Kevin Byrne Named Associate Provost and Dean of the Faculty

On Wednesday, July 20, Provost and Dean of the College Mark J. Braun announced that Dr. Kevin Byrne had accepted the one-year position of Associate Provost and Dean of the Faculty at the College.

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Gustavus Places 21st In NACDA Directors’ Cup Standings

Gustavus Adolphus College placed 21st out of 435 NCAA Division III schools in the 2010-11 National Association of Collegiate Directors of Athletics Directors' Cup.

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Gustavus Preparing to Welcome Largest Class in School History

Gustavus Adolphus College has received a record number of deposits from incoming first-year students for the 2011-12 academic year and anticipates welcoming its largest first-year class since its founding in 1862.

Brandon Furey '12 aboard NASA's DC-8 aircraft. 

Two Gustavus Students Spend Summer at NASA Airborne Science Program

Gustavus students Brandon Furey and Nick Atkins are taking part in a six-week internship as part of NASA's Student Airborne Research Program.

Jayne Sommers '02 and her husband Matty O'Reilly 

2002 Alumna Raises Money for Minot Flood Victims

2002 Gustavus alumna Jayne Sommers recently helped to organize a July 17 benefit that raised more than $21,000 for flood victims in Minot, North Dakota.

Director of Forensics Kristofer Kracht gives instructions to Summer Speech Institute participants. 

Gustavus Summer Speech Institute Scheduled for July 24-30

As the Gustavus Adolphus College forensics team continues to assert itself as a top 10 program in the country, the success and popularity of the College’s Summer Speech Institute continues to grow.