Archive for April, 2012

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Gustavus Featured in Princeton Review’s Guide to 322 Green Colleges

For the third straight year, Gustavus Adolphus College has been recognized for its commitment to sustainability by The Princeton Review. The nationally-known education services company selected Gustavus for inclusion in its free downloadable book, “The Princeton Review’s Guide to 322 Green Colleges: 2012 Edition.”

Dr. Marcia J. Bunge Named Bernhardson Chair in Lutheran Studies

Gustavus Adolphus College has announced the appointment of Dr. Marcia J. Bunge to the Drell and Adeline Bernhardson Distinguished Endowed Chair in Lutheran Studies. Dr. Bunge, who is currently serving as professor of humanities and theology at Christ College, the Honors College of Valparaiso University, will officially begin her duties at Gustavus on January 1, 2013.

Mixed Blood Theatre to Present Hijab Tube at Gustavus

Minneapolis-based Mixed Blood Theatre will present Hijab Tube at 7 p.m. Wednesday, April 18 in Gustavus Adolphus College’s Alumni Hall. The event is sponsored by the Gustavus Diversity Center and is free and open to the public.

Gustavus to Celebrate its Authors on April 26

Gustavus Adolphus College will hold its annual Author Tea at 3:30 p.m. Thursday, April 26 in the Courtyard Café, located on the lower level of the C. Charles Jackson Campus Center.

150 Students and Alumni to Perform Koplowitz’s Our Place, In Place

Under the direction of internationally known and veteran director and choreographer Stephan Koplowitz, more than 150 Gustavus Adolphus College students and alumni will perform Our Place, In Place, a series of four site and theme-specific performances created in honor of the College’s Sesquicentennial, Wednesday, May 2 and Saturday, May 5.

Women In Leadership Conference Scheduled for April 19

The second annual Gustavus Women In Leadership Conference, “The Past, Present, and Future of Gustavus Women Leaders,” will be held from 8:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. Thursday, April 19 in Alumni Hall. The event will consist of presentations, breakout sessions, and panel discussions.

Geology Professor Laura Triplett Receives NSF Grant

Gustavus Adolphus College Assistant Professor of Geology and Environmental Studies Laura Triplett has been awarded a grant totaling more than $137,000 from the National Science Foundation (NSF) to conduct biogeochemical research over the next three years.

Student Veterans Organization to Screen Documentary April 19

The Gustavus Adolphus College Student Veterans Organization will host a screening of the documentary film When I Came Home at 7 p.m. Thursday, April 19 in Wallenberg Auditorium, located in the Nobel Hall of Science.

Gustavus Forensics Team Places Ninth at Nationals

The Gustavus Adolphus College forensics team earned its best finish in school history at the American Forensic Association’s National Individual Events Tournament (AFA-NIET) when it placed ninth in the Team Sweepstakes on Monday, April 9.

Carl Stenoien ’11 Receives NSF Graduate Research Fellowship

Carl Stenoien, a 2011 alumnus of Gustavus Adolphus College, is the recipient of a National Science Foundation (NSF) Graduate Research Fellowship. The award will provide Stenoien with three years of support including a $30,000 annual stipend. Stenoien is a native of Underwood, Minn., who earned his bachelor’s degree from Gustavus with a major in biology and a minor in neuroscience.