Archive for October, 2014

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Dr. Stephen Zunes to Give Wallenberg Lecture on U.S. Middle East Policy

Dr. Stephen Zunes, one of the country’s leading scholars on U.S. Middle East policy and of strategic nonviolent action, will deliver Gustavus Adolphus College’s annual Raoul Wallenberg Memorial Lecture at 7 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 28 in the Nobel Hall of Science’s Wallenberg Auditorium.

Gustavus Receives Grant from The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation

Gustavus Adolphus College has been awarded a three-year, $100,000 grant from The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation. The College plans to use the funding to support the development of January term courses for students in their second year.

The Gustavus Dining Service: Not Just Great Food

Gustavus Adolphus College was recently ranked as high as No. 7 in the country on one website's list for "Best Campus Food". While the College's Dining Service does offer students many options at a reasonable price, it also makes a point to listen to students' needs and actively participates in their education.

English Professor Joyce Sutphen Appears on A Prairie Home Companion

Gustavus Adolphus College Professor of English Joyce Sutphen was a guest on Garrison Keillor's live radio variety show, A Prairie Home Companion, on Saturday, Oct. 18. Keillor recited Sutphen's poem "Girl on a Tractor", while Sutphen read several of her poems including "Autumn Again", "My Legendary Father", "A Dream of Empty Fields", and "Say It".

Undefeated Football Team to Host No. 22 St. John’s

The Gustavus Adolphus College football team is off to a 6-0 start for the first time since 1987--the last year that the program won the MIAC title. The team's schedule gets significantly tougher starting this Saturday when the Gusties will host No. 22 ranked St. John's at 1 p.m. at Hollingsworth Field.

Gustavus Honor Band Expands for 2014 Festival

The Annual Gustavus Honor Band Festival and Concert at Gustavus Adolphus College will celebrate its 26th year on Nov. 2-3, with the arrival of more than 230 high school musicians from 58 high schools in Minnesota, Illinois, Wisconsin and South Dakota. The festival concert will take place at 7 p.m. on Monday, Nov. 3 in Christ Chapel.

Gustavus Students Benefit from Internships in Sweden

College is a time for young adults to explore opportunities near and far. For Gusties Nate Paulsen ’15 and Lindsay Rothschiller ’15, that meant spending the summer of 2014 in Sweden as part of Gustavus’s Wallenberg Scholars Program.

Gustavus Looks Ahead to the 51st Nobel Conference

With the 50th Nobel Conference now in the history books, Gustavus Adolphus College now looks ahead to the 51st Nobel Conference, which will be titled “Addiction: Exploring the Science and Experience of an Equal Opportunity Condition,” and will take place Oct. 6-7, 2015.

Alumni and Students Reflect on The Nobel Conference

The Nobel Conference gives Gustavus Adolphus College students unique access to some of the most renowned scientists in the world. While all Gustavus students have the luxury of attending the Conference during their four years, a select handful of students get the opportunity to serve as student hosts for one of the speakers while they are on campus. We recently asked several current students and alumni their impressions of The Nobel Conference and how it has impacted their lives.

September at Gustavus In Pictures

September was a busy month at Gustavus Adolphus College as events included Freshmen Move-in Day, Fair Trade Fashion Show, Involvement Fair, Reading in Common Lecture, Nobel Conference Preview Event, Special Olympics Flag Football, Homecoming Window Painting, and a new exhibit in the Hillstrom Museum of Art. You can relive all of these September moments by watching the following video slideshow, produced by sophomore Caroline Moynihan '17.