Archive for 2014

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Rev. Dr. Jamie Washington to Give MLK Memorial Lecture

The Rev. Dr. Jamie Washington, president and founder of both the Washington Consulting Group in Baltimore and the Social Justice Training Institute, will give the 2015 Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Lecture at Gustavus Adolphus College at 10 a.m. Monday, Jan. 19 in Christ Chapel.

November at Gustavus in Pictures

Winter arrived at Gustavus during the month of November, but that didn't stop the many activities and events on campus. November events included the Honor Band Festival, Hmong New Year, Building Bridges Preview event, International Festival, fall concerts, and a visit from Minnesota's Secretary of State Mark Ritchie.

Christmas in Christ Chapel is Dec. 5-7

Christmas in Christ Chapel, the annual celebration of the Nativity of Jesus at Gustavus Adolphus College, will be held Dec. 5-7 and is themed “Tender Rose, Starry Night.” Through these worship services, the College will continue its 42-year tradition of helping people prepare themselves for Christmas by telling the story of Jesus’ birth through innovative, beautiful, and spiritually moving musical, dance, and spoken word presentations.

Two Gustavus Students Receive Gilman Scholarships to Study Abroad

Gustavus Adolphus College students Alexa Giebink ’16 and Samantha Vang ’16 are two of the 800 American undergraduate students from 356 colleges and universities across the U.S. selected to receive the prestigious Benjamin A. Gilman International Scholarship, sponsored by the U.S. Department of State’s Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs to study or intern abroad during the spring 2015 academic term.

Grant to Allow Psychology Students to Work in Living Lab

The Center for Developmental Science (CDS) at Gustavus Adolphus College and the Children’s Museum of Southern Minnesota (CMSM) in Mankato have been awarded a $3,000 stipend from the National Living Laboratory Initiative in Boston that will create unique opportunities for Gustavus psychology students.

New Hillstrom Museum Exhibition to Feature Works by Patrick Blaine

The Hillstrom Museum of Art at Gustavus Adolphus College will present Fluid Chromatics: Epoxy Paintings by Patrick Blaine, from November 24, 2014 through January 30, 2015. Blaine is a St. Paul artist whose work has been shown at the Marziart Internationale Galarie in Hamburg, Germany and the Frank Stone Gallery in Minneapolis.

74th Annual Festival of St. Lucia is Dec. 11

Gustavus Adolphus College will celebrate its 74th annual Festival of St. Lucia at 10 a.m. Thursday, Dec. 11 in Christ Chapel. As part of this seasonal tradition, six sophomore women have been chosen to serve on the Lucia Court including Sarah Barnes, Rachel Hain, Janet Jennings, Kendyl Landeck, Sharon Singh, and Laura Swenson.

Hailperin Receives NASS Medallion Award

Gustavus Adolphus College Professor of Mathematics and Computer Science Max Hailperin received the National Association of Secretaries of State (NASS) Medallion Award on Friday, Nov. 21 from Minnesota’s Secretary of State Mark Ritchie.

October at Gustavus In Pictures

Watch a video slideshow of the events that took place at Gustavus Adolphus College during the month of October.

Gustavus Receives 2014 Tekne Lifetime Achievement Award

Gustavus Adolphus College received the 2014 Tekne Lifetime Achievement Award from the Minnesota High Tech Association (MHTA) at the Tekne Awards celebration on Thursday, Nov. 13 in Minneapolis. Gustavus received the award for its work and ongoing commitment to the Nobel Conference, which celebrated its 50th anniversary this past October.