Archive for November, 2011

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Patience and Persistence Pay Off for Professor Emeritus

In the world of academic publishing, sometimes you need to exhibit patience and persistence in order to see your desired end result. Take Professor Emeritus Bernhard Erling for example, who waited nearly 25 years before a project of his was finally published on the internet this fall.

Gustavus Presents Choreographers’ Gallery This Weekend

The Department of Theatre and Dance at Gustavus Adolphus College is pleased to present the innovative, unique, and eclectic Choreographers’ Gallery, Nov. 17-20. This production is directed by Melissa Rolnick and features the work of six talented student choreographers as well as Minneapolis choreographer, Jennifer Glaws.

Hillstrom Museum to Open Three New Exhibitions Nov. 21

The Hillstrom Museum of Art at Gustavus Adolphus College will open three concurrent exhibitions on Monday, Nov. 21, including Our Treasures: Highlights from the Minnesota Museum of American Art, Familiar Names, Familiar Faces: Portraiture by Paul Granlund, and Selections from the Hillstrom Collection.

Nov. 16 is Give to the Max Day

On Wednesday, Nov. 16, Gustavus Adolphus College will participate in GiveMN’s Give to the Max Day – a day for Minnesotans to come together to raise as much money as possible for nonprofits in 24 hours. Give to the Max Day will start at midnight on Nov. 16 and end at midnight on Nov. 17.

Football Team Ends Season With 21-7 Victory Over Carleton

The Gustavus Adolphus College football team finished off its 2011 season with a 21-7 victory over the Carleton Knights on Saturday, Nov. 12 in Northfield.

Senior Ethan Bjelland to Present Five Times God

The Department of Theatre and Dance at Gustavus Adolphus College is pleased to present the Ethan Bjelland ’12 translation of Swedish playwright Jonas Hassen Khemiri’s Five Times God. Four performances of the production are scheduled for Nov. 11-13.

Rev. Gerald Hoffman Receives Service Award

The Rev. Gerald (Jerry) Hoffman, a 1959 alumnus of Gustavus Adolphus College, will receive the 2011 Gustavus Adolphus College Association of Congregations (GACAC) and Alumni Service Award on Tuesday, Nov. 8 during the College's daily worship service in Christ Chapel.

Forensics Team Takes Third Place at Prestigious L.E. Norton Tournament

The Gustavus Adolphus College forensics team placed third out of 51 teams at the prestigious 64th annual L.E. Norton Memorial Tournament on Nov. 5-6 at Bradley University in Peoria, Ill., as two team members won individual championships.

22nd Annual Honor Band Festival is Nov. 6-7

More than 100 student musicians from 43 high schools across Minnesota and northern Iowa will converge on Gustavus Adolphus College on Nov. 6-7 for the 22nd annual Gustavus Honor Band Festival.

National Lutheran Choir in Concert Nov. 5

The National Lutheran Choir, under the direction of David Cherwien, will perform its annual All Saints concert, Kyrie: Journey to Light, at 7 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 5 in Christ Chapel on the campus of Gustavus Adolphus College.