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Christmas in Christ Chapel 2021: “We Shall Go Forth Singing”

The annual CinCC worship services celebrate resilience, light, and the power of song while welcoming an in-person audience to Christ Chapel.

Gustavus Awarded $498,005 Grant from National Endowment for the Humanities

The sizable grant will advance a series of humanities-based initiatives at Gustavus.

Navy Vet Sees World, Returns Home to Study at Gustavus

Chris Marlatt's U.S. Navy journey spanned a dozen years, four continents, and prepared him for success in the classroom and in life.

Former President Dr. James Peterson ’64 Dies at 78

The alumnus led the Science Museum of Minnesota for nearly two decades before returning to serve as Gustavus president from 2003-2008.

RECAP: Nobel Conference 57—Big Data REvolution

The second virtually-held Conference dealt with the triumphs and perils of having unprecedented amounts of data at our fingertips.

Gustavus Adolphus College Renames Campus Arboretum

The Gustavus Board of Trustees voted to change the name of the College's award-winning 125-acre arboretum.

Emmy Award-Winning Alum Ian Grant Debuts New Show

Culture Quest will explore the intersections of art and culture and air on PBS stations across the nation this fall.

Bryant ’73 Wins 2021 Carlson Award for Distinguished Teaching

Dr. Phil Bryant ’73 English and African Studies professor Phil Bryant ’73 was named the winner of the 2021 Edgar M. Carlson Award for Distinguished Teaching at the Gustavus Adolphus College Class of 2021 commencement ceremony on Thursday, May 13. “I feel very humbled and very privileged to receive this award,” Bryant said. “Not for […]

Nobel Conference Explores Challenges and Opportunities of Big Data

The annual Nobel Conference takes place October 5-6, 2021, features seven world-leading experts, and dives into the topic, "Big Data REvolution."

Gustavus Begins 160th Academic Year

The College commenced the 2021-2022 academic year with an Opening Convocation celebration in Christ Chapel.