Archive for May, 2016
Gustavus Adolphus College's corpse flower, affectionately known as "Perry," is expected to bloom in the next week to 10 days. The inflorescence marks the fourth time the plant has bloomed in the past nine years.
Five hundred eighty-seven Gustavus Adolphus College students received their bachelor's degrees during a 2 p.m. ceremony on Sunday, May 29.
Gustavus Adolphus College Professor of History Eric Carlson received the 2016 Edgar M. Carlson Award for Distinguished Teaching at the College’s commencement ceremony on Sunday, May 29.
Ben Brueshoff’s premium pour vodka is made from sugar beets purchased from the nation’s largest farm cooperative in the Red River Valley. It’s distilled in New Richmond, Wis. The company is headquartered in Minneapolis. You can find the vodka in more than 200 liquor stores and restaurants throughout Minnesota, North Dakota, and Wisconsin. (Photo: Becca […]
Gustavus Adolphus College will conclude its 154th academic year with the 2016 commencement exercises at 2 p.m. on Sunday, May 29 at Hollingsworth Field.
Senior English major Delaney Sweet has been chosen to serve as the commencement speaker on Sunday, May 29, when the Class of 2016 graduates at Hollingsworth Field.
CORE VALUE: COMMUNITY. Eric Dugdale brings students into collaborative research on the Venetus A, the oldest surviving manuscript of Homer’s Iliad. Seven students have traveled to the Center for Hellenic Studies in Washington, D.C., to learn to read the manuscript and enter its text and commentary in XML mark-up language, creating the first complete edition. […]
Graduation Day on top of Old Main, prior to 1920. “The young people that found and shall find inexhaustible treasures here, shall exhort their friends to come, seek, and find what they need for a happy life.”—Lars Lundgren, class of 1890 Somewhere in Gustavus history, prior to 1920, it is May and it is 12:30 […]
CORE VALUE: FAITH. At Gustavus, questions of faith permeate in traditional Lutheran practices, like Daily Sabbath and sacred music. They are present in nontraditional ways too, like the planned Multifaith Center in the renovated Anderson Hall. It will have flex space for students to pray and engage in a variety of contemplative practices from their […]
Gustavus Associate Professor of Chemistry Dwight Stoll has been named the recipient of the 2016 Faculty Scholarly Achievement Award. The award was presented at the College’s annual Honor’s Day Convocation on Saturday, May 7.