Archive for October, 2011

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Samaraweera’s Post-Grad Journey Takes Him to Germany

Recent Gustavus graduate Hasanga "Hassie" Samarawera begins his post-Gustavus journey in Berlin Germany this fall where he will be pursuing a master's degree in Public Health at Charité University on a fellowship through the Deutscher Akademischer Austauschdienst (DAAD). Learn about Hassie and follow his blog detailing his experiences through the Gustavus website.

Star Tribune’s Hertzel Delights Audience at GLA Author Day

Star Tribune Books Editor Laurie Hertzel spoke to an audience of approximately 100 people at the Edina County Club on Tuesday, Oct. 18 as part of Gustavus Library Associates’ Fall Author Day.

Forensics Team Keeps Rolling With Win at Larry Schnoor Invitational

The Gustavus Adolphus College forensics team continued its strong start to the 2011-12 season with a first place finish in the team sweepstakes at the Larry Schnoor Invitational at Minnesota State University, Mankato on Saturday, Oct. 15.

Christopher diCarlo to Keynote Our Story Conference

Dr. Christopher diCarlo, a philosopher of science and ethics, will speak at Gustavus Adolphus College’s annual Our Story Conference on Saturday, Oct. 29.

Johnson Named NCEP Professor of the Month

The Network of Conservation Educators & Practitioners (NCEP) has named Gustavus Adolphus College professor Dr. Cindy Johnson its September 2011 Professor of the Month. Johnson is the Executive Director of the Linnaeus Arboretum and Professor of Biology and Environmental Studies at the College.

Video Recap of Family Weekend

Watch a video recap of Gustavus's Family Weekend, which was held Oct. 14-16. This video was produced by Gustavus students Patrick Dolan '14, Fred Hagen '15, and Kyia Knutson '12.

O’Connor Featured in Huffington Post Article

Peg O’Connor, professor in the philosophy department and the gender, women, and sexuality studies program is the subject of a Q & A on the Huffington Post.

Hillstrom Museum Exhibit Featured on MPR

One of the current exhibitions at Gustavus Adolphus College's Hillstrom Museum of Art, A Collector’s Passion for Dürer’s Secrets: the MAGJEKL Collection, was featured on Minnesota Public Radio on Friday, Oct. 14.

Douglas Nimmo Awarded Fine Arts Honor

Gustavus Adolphus College Professor of Music Douglas Nimmo has been inducted into the Society of Prometheans by the School of Fine Arts at the University of Minnesota Duluth. The award honors UMD alumni who have "demonstrated the passion, commitment, and talent to achieve excellence" in their profession and life.

Christmas in Christ Chapel Ticket Information

Tickets for the 39th annual Christmas in Christ Chapel celebration at Gustavus Adolphus College will go on sale to the general public at noon on Monday, Oct. 17. This year’s celebration will be held Dec. 2-4 and is themed Julljus: Light from the Old World, Light to the New.