Archive for September, 2013

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Author Tori Murden McClure to Speak at Gustavus

Author, Antarctic explorer, and current college president Tori Murden McClure will speak at Gustavus Adolphus College at 7 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 19 in Christ Chapel. Murden McClure is the author of A Pearl in the Storm, which is the College’s Reading in Common book for 2013-14 academic year.

Gustavus Jumps Up in U.S. News Liberal Arts Rankings

Gustavus Adolphus College moved up nine spots to No. 76 in this year’s list of Best National Liberal Arts Colleges put out by U.S. News & World Report. The rankings were made public online on Tuesday, September 10.

O’Connor Published by New York Times and Psychology Today

Gustavus Adolphus College Professor of Philosophy and Gender, Women, and Sexuality Studies Peg O’Connor recently had separate pieces published online by The New York Times and Psychology Today.

Hillstrom Museum of Art to Present Concurrent Exhibitions

The Hillstrom Museum of Art at Gustavus Adolphus College will open its new season on Monday, September 9 as it presents three concurrent exhibitions, Associated American Artists: Art by Subscription, Recent Acquisitions and Debuts of the Hillstrom Museum of Art, and String Theory and the Superconducting Super Collider Series: Paintings by Lucinda Mason.

New Chaplains Set to Deepen and Expand Daily Worship

New Chaplains Siri C. Erickson and Brian E. Konkol joined the Gustavus community on August 1. Together, they are carefully discerning how the College will practice daily worship during the scheduled 10-10:20 a.m. chapel time beginning this Fall Semester.

Tuesday Marks Beginning of 152nd Academic Year

Gustavus Adolphus College will begin its 152nd academic year on Tuesday, Sept. 3, when classes commence for the College’s 2,500 full-time students. President Jack R. Ohle will welcome all students and staff back to campus at the College’s Opening Convocation at 10 a.m. on Tuesday in Christ Chapel.