Archive for October, 2012

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Christmas in Christ Chapel Ticket Information

Tickets for the 40th annual Christmas in Christ Chapel celebration at Gustavus Adolphus College will go on sale to the general public at noon on Tuesday, Oct. 16. This year’s celebration will be held Nov. 30-Dec. 2 and is titled Jubilee: Proclaiming the Year of the Lord’s Favor.

Gustavus to Stage Reading of Dustin Lance Black’s Documentary 8

The Department of Theatre and Dance and the Chaplain’s Office at Gustavus Adolphus College, in collaboration with the student organization Queers and Allies, will present a staged reading of Academy Award-winner Dustin Lance Black’s new documentary play 8 on Sunday, October 14 on the Gustavus campus. Featuring a stellar cast of students, faculty, staff, and alumni of […]

Nobel Conference Presentations Now Available Online

Nearly 5,000 people attended the 48th Nobel Conference, titled Our Global Ocean, on Oct. 2-3, but for those who were unable to attend in person or watch via live streaming, all eight presentations are now archived online on the College's You Tube page.

Recapping the Royal Visit

Watch video, view photographs and link to media coverage from Friday, Oct. 5, when Gustavus Adolphus College welcomed Their Majesties King Carl XVI Gustaf and Queen Silvia of Sweden to campus. The day included a Festival Worship Service, the dedication of the Sesquicentennial Plaza, and concurrent seminars on environmental sustainability and protecting and supporting the world's women and children.

College Announces Campaign Gustavus Commitments Reach $100 Million

Gustavus Adolphus College is proud to announce that Campaign Gustavus has reached a significant milestone. Thanks to the generosity and vision of many alumni and friends of the College, the Campaign has reached $100 million in gifts and commitments toward the Campaign’s goal of $150 million.

New Altar Cloth has Unique Backstory

When Their Majesties King Carl XVI Gustaf and Queen Silvia of Sweden visit Gustavus Adolphus College on Friday, Oct. 5, an altar cloth that has been entrusted to the College will be blessed and dedicated at the 10:30 a.m. Festival Worship Service.

Teaching Children About Swedish Royalty

Gustavus officials spent part of this week visiting with elementary school-aged children in St. Peter in order to extend the students' knowledge of Their Majesties and the country of Sweden and prepare them for Friday’s welcoming processional

Gustavus to Welcome Swedish Royalty Today

Gustavus Adolphus College will welcome Their Majesties King Carl XVI Gustaf and Queen Silvia of Sweden to campus on Friday, Oct. 5. The royal visit is in celebration of the 150th anniversary of the founding of the College by Swedish immigrants in 1862.

Nobel Conference Provides Unique Opportunities for Students

The Nobel Conference draws thousands of visitors to campus each year and is a great chance for those in attendance to hear about groundbreaking research from distinguished scholars, but behind the scenes select Gustavus students are given a unique opportunity.

Gustavus to Dedicate the Sesquicentennial Plaza

When Their Majesties King Carl XVI Gustaf and Queen Silvia of Sweden visit Gustavus Adolphus College on Friday, Oct. 5, the College will dedicate the newly constructed Sesquicentennial Plaza. The Plaza is a design element of the new West Mall, which connects Christ Chapel to the Linnaeus Arboretum.