Archive for September, 2011

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Gustavus Ranked Among Top 100 Liberal Arts Colleges by U.S. News

Gustavus Adolphus College is once again ranked among the top 100 liberal arts colleges in the nation according to U.S. News & World Report’s annual college rankings for 2012.

Star Tribune Highlights Current Hillstrom Museum Collection

The Star Tribune highlighted the Hillstrom Museum of Art's upcoming exhibition, A Collector’s Passion for Dürer’s Secrets: the MAGJEKL Collection, in its Sunday, Sept. 11 edition.

Michael Chorost Speaks to a Packed Alumni Hall

Technology theorist and author Michael Chorost spoke to a capacity crowd in Alumni Hall on Friday, Sept. 9.

Sept. 17 is Celebrate St. Peter Day

As part of Gustavus Adolphus College’s Sesquicentennial celebration, Saturday, Sept. 17 has been designated Celebrate St. Peter Day, to honor and thank the community that has served as a wonderful home for the College since 1876.

Football Team to Open 2011 Season Saturday

The Gustavus Adolphus College football team will open its 2011 regular season Saturday, Sept. 10 at Wartburg College in Waverly, Iowa, with a rare night game that will kick-off at 7 p.m.

Nobel Conference 47 Presenter Profile: Aniruddh Patel

Learn more about Nobel Conference 47 presenter Aniruddh D. Patel, who works at the Neurosciences Institute in San Diego, California.

Remembering 9/11: Parts of World Trade Center on Display at Gustavus

As the nation prepares to observe the 10-year anniversary of the tragedies that occurred on September 11, 2001, two sections of bent steel beams from one of the collapsed World Trade Center towers will be on display outside of Christ Chapel at Gustavus Adolphus College during daytime hours between Thursday, Sept. 8 and Tuesday, Sept. 13.

New Exhibitions Open at Hillstrom Museum Sept. 12

The Hillstrom Museum of Art at Gustavus Adolphus College will open three concurrent exhibitions on Monday, Sept. 12. The new exhibitions include A Collector’s Passion for Dürer’s Secrets: the MAGJEKL Collection, “Comfort Me, Said He,” Recent Work by Kristen Lowe, and FOCUS IN/ON: Guy Pène du Bois’ Connoisseurs.

Gustavus Kicks Off Sesquicentennial Year

When classes convened at Gustavus Adolphus College on Tuesday, Sept. 6, it marked the beginning of the College’s Sesquicentennial year – the 150th anniversary of the College.

Classes Start Tuesday, Opening Convocation at 10 a.m.

Gustavus Adolphus College will begin its 150th academic year Tuesday, Sept. 6, when classes commence for the College’s 2,470 full-time students. President Jack R. Ohle will welcome all students and staff back to campus with an Opening Convocation at 10 a.m. in Christ Chapel.