Archive for 2015

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Politics of Housing and Homelessness First Term Seminar Takes Learning Outside the Classroom

Students in the Politics of Housing and Homelessness First Term Seminar participated in the 15th annual sleep out this November.

InTeGrate Program Teaches Climate Science Across the Curriculum

Gustavus Adolphus College is a recipient of a three-year STEM Talent Expansion Program (STEP) Center grant from the National Science Foundation. The College is currently in its third year of the $25,000 implementation grant through InTeGrate.

Festival of St. Lucia Celebrates 75th Anniversary Dec. 10

Gustavus Adolphus College will celebrate its 75th annual Festival of St. Lucia at 10 a.m. Thursday, Dec. 10 in Christ Chapel. As part of this seasonal tradition, six sophomore women have been chosen to serve on the Lucia Court.

Christmas in Christ Chapel Worship Services Set for Dec. 4-6

Christmas in Christ Chapel's 2015 theme is "Shalom, Salaam, Bethlehem" and will take the audience on a journey, joining the global travelers and residents of Bethlehem, Palestine, to celebrate the birth of the Prince of Peace and give voice to our shared hope for peace in this world.

Jacob Stern ’16: Balancing Science and Swimming

Determined. Team Player. Motivated. As a student-athlete in his senior year, Jacob Stern encompasses all of these qualities and more. By balancing academics with athletics, he's preparing for the next step towards medical school.

Joseph A. Larson ’79 Wins 2015 Gustavus Service Award

Gustavus Adolphus College recognized Joseph A. Larson ’79 as the 2015 recipient of the Gustavus Association of Congregations and Alumni Service Award. The award recognizes Gustavus alumni who have made distinctive commitments and contributions to the service of others.

Herchran Singh ’17: Nobel Conference Networking Leads to Research at USC

Volunteering at the Nobel Conference led to a research experience at USC, a relationship with leading neuroscientists Antonio and Hanna Damasio, and a connection with Nobel Prize winner Eric Kandel for Gustavus Adolphus College student Herchran Singh.

Social Justice Theatre Troupe Celebrates 20 Years at Gustavus Nov. 20-22

Gustavus Adolphus College's social justice theatre troupe, I Am, We Are, will celebrate its 20th anniversary Nov. 20-22. Recognized as the oldest student-run social justice theatre troupe in the nation, I Am, We Are will welcome back alumni and community members for the weekend's full slate of events.

Summer Internships Lead to Jobs for Lindsey Johnson and Diana Mueller

After spending the summer interning at Cigna Health Insurance, Gustavus Adolphus College seniors Lindsey Johnson and Diana Mueller were recently offered – and accepted – full-time positions with the company after graduation.

Championship Saturday: Women’s Soccer and Volleyball Battle for MIAC Playoff Crowns

The Gustavus women's soccer and volleyball teams will compete for their respective Minnesota Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (MIAC) Playoff Championship on Saturday, Nov. 7. Women's soccer competes at the University of St. Thomas at 1 p.m., while the volleyball team will host Bethel University in Lund Center at 7 p.m.