Don Roberts, a legendary coach at Gustavus Adolphus College, passed away Sunday at the age of 83 after a battle with degenerative heart disease. Funeral arrangements are pending and will be announced soon.
The College ranks in the top 30 on the magazine’s lists of Most Affordable Private Colleges, Best Colleges for Merit Aid, Best Colleges that Add the Most Value, Best Colleges You Can Actually Get Into, and Best Liberal Arts Colleges.
This summer, a trio of students are getting their hands dirty while studying how changing agricultural practices might improve water quality in the Minnesota River basin.
Director of International and Cultural Education Roger Adkins, Phd, has been named an Association of International Education Administrators (AIEA) Presidential Fellow for the 2016-2017 academic year.
As a Fulbright Scholar, Mellema will teach and conduct research at the Universiti Sains Malaysia in 2017.
The grant from Interfaith Youth Core (IFYC) and the Teagle Foundation will support development in the area of Interfaith Cooperation in Professional and Civic Life.
Wagner, a physics and mathematics double major at Gustavus, will continue his education in metallurgy, materials science, and crystallography at Dartmouth College this fall.
The corpse flower at Gustavus began to open Thursday and is expected to bloom overnight. The public is welcome to visit and experience the unique smell of the corpse flower on Friday, June 3, from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. and again on Saturday, June 4, from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m.
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.