Archive for December, 2012
Anonymous donors, described as entrepreneurs and parents of three Gustavus alumni, have established a $2 million endowment for the College to use for technology renewal and replacement.
Dr. Cathy J. Cohen, one of the nation’s leading scholars of race and politics, will give the 2013 Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Lecture at Gustavus Adolphus College at 10 a.m. Monday, Jan. 21 in Christ Chapel.
The Hillstrom Museum of Art at Gustavus Adolphus College will unveil the exhibition Hena Uŋkiksuyapi: In Commemoration of the Dakota Mass Execution of 1862 on Monday, Dec. 17 during an opening reception from 7 to 9 p.m. The exhibition will remain on view at the Museum through Feb. 8, 2013.
Minnesota Public Radio and reporter Jennifer Vogel recently sat down with Gustavus Adolphus College graduate Irma Marquez Trapero to discuss her life journey and the barriers she has faced as an undocumented person. Marquez Trapero graduated from Gustavus in 2012 with a degree in political science.
Colette Brandt '09 arrived at Gustavus Adolphus College in the fall of 2005, took full advantage of the liberal arts experience, majored in mathematics with a minor in environmental studies, and is now living her dream as a successful environmental scientist in Alaska.
Associate Professor of Political Science Kate Knutson is one of many faculty members at Gustavus Adolphus College who is impacting the lives of students both in and out of the classroom.
The Department of Modern Languages, Literatures, and Cultures at Gustavus Adolphus College will hold its first ever Hispanic Film Festival over the course of five weeks in February and March of 2013. The film festival is the result of grant money received from PRAGDA, a film distribution company funded by Spain's Ministry of Culture.
Gustavus Adolphus College Professor of Philosophy Deane Curtin is on sabbatical halfway around the world, in the midst of a groundbreaking project at the request of His Holiness, the Dalai Lama.
Sophomore Nicole Ektnitphong of Worthington, Minn., was crowned St. Lucia on Thursday morning in Christ Chapel at Gustavus Adolphus College’s 72nd annual Festival of St. Lucia.
Now in its 20th year of existence, the First Term Seminar program at Gustavus Adolphus College involves specially designed courses intended to introduce first-year students to the aspects of a liberal arts education. Courses address questions of values and teach writing, critical thinking, and oral communication skills.