Archive for September, 2014

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Gusties to Take Part in People’s Climate March in NYC

Just two and a half weeks into the academic year, nine Gustavus Adolphus College students have been busy organizing and preparing to make a trip to New York City for the People’s Climate March on Sunday, Sept. 21. The group of Gustavus students will join more than 1,400 partnering organizations at the march, including businesses, unions, religious groups, environmental groups, schools, social justice groups, and more to collectively stand up for environmental justice.

Zorongo Flamenco Dance Theater to Perform at Gustavus

The Minneapolis-based Zorongo Flamenco Dance Theater will present “Echoes of Spain” at Gustavus Adolphus College at 7 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 12 in Alumni Hall. The show is part of an eight-stop tour sponsored by the Minnesota State Arts Board and the Arts and Cultural Heritage Fund.

Nursing Student Reaps the Benefits of Summer Internship at HCMC

After three years of coursework and clinical experiences through the Nursing Department at Gustavus Adolphus College, senior Molly Ashwill was looking for a summer internship last spring that would allow her to gain more experience in the clinical setting. Ashwill found what she was looking for through the Hennepin County Medical Center’s (HCMC) Student Nurse Internship Program and is now setting her sights on graduating this spring and joining the workforce.

Hillstrom Museum Opens Season with Pull Left–Not Always Right

The Hillstrom Museum of Art at Gustavus Adolphus College will open its 2014-15 season of exhibitions with Pull Left—Not Always Right: Emerging Contemporary Artists in China. The exhibition will be on view Sept. 22 through Nov. 9, 2014, with an opening reception starting at 7 p.m. on Monday, Sept. 22.

President Bergman Among Women Leaders Honored by George Family Foundation

Gustavus Adolphus College President Rebecca Bergman is one of 84 women who will be recognized by the George Family Foundation at its first-ever “Celebrating Twin Cities Women Leaders” event on Tuesday, September 16 at the Guthrie Theater.

President Bergman Among Women Leaders to be Honored by George Family Foundation

Gustavus Adolphus College President Rebecca Bergman is one of 84 women who will be recognized by the George Family Foundation at its first-ever “Celebrating Twin Cities Women Leaders” event on Tuesday, September 16 at the Guthrie Theater.

Gustavus Moves Up in U.S. News & World Report Rankings

Gustavus Adolphus College is ranked No. 64 on U.S. News & World Report’s 2015 Best National Liberal Arts Colleges list, which was released on Tuesday, Sept. 9. This is the highest Gustavus has appeared on the list in recent history and represents a jump of 12 spots from the publication’s 2014 rankings when the College was ranked No. 76 among liberal arts colleges.

Gustavus Begins 153rd Academic Year

Tuesday, Sept. 2 marks the beginning of the 153rd academic year in the history of Gustavus Adolphus College as classes will commence for the College's 2,500 full-time students.

Research Keeps Gusties Busy During the Summer

At Gustavus, the classroom provides a valuable and rigorous learning environment, but to expand knowledge itself requires imagination, dedication, and risk. In many academic fields, this means conducting research. The summer months provide an opportune time for Gustavus students and faculty to collaborate on real investigations into real questions and problems.