Entries tagged with ‘China’

History Professor to Give Lecture on China

Dr. Liping Wang, associate professor of history at the University of Minnesota will speak at Gustavus Adolphus College at 7 p.m. Wednesday, April 15. Wang's visit is part of the College's Global Insight program and is free and open to the public.

Gustavus Student Documents Study Abroad Experience with Podcasts

When Gustavus Adolphus College senior Greg Boone decided to study abroad in Zhuhai, China during this year's Fall Semester, he wanted to figure out a way to document his experience and continue to be involved with the College's radio station, KGSM.

Gamelin Endowment Fund to Bring Educator to Gustavus

Gustavus Adolphus College will welcome international scholar David W. Vikner to campus for a residency to honor initial use of the Gamelin Endowment Fund for China Studies. Vikner will be in residence at Gustavus from Sunday, Oct. 26 through Wednesday, Oct. 29.

Reading in Common Author John Pomfret Will Visit Campus

Gustavus Adolphus College will welcome author John Pomfret to campus Monday, Sept. 15. Pomfret, the author of this year's Reading in Common book, Chinese Lessons: Five Classmates and the Story of the New China, will speak at 7 p.m. in Christ Chapel.

Global Insight Program to Host Teach-in on China

Gustavus Global Insight, a campus-wide themed learning program at Gustavus Adolphus College, will sponsor a teach-in on China from 1-4 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 11. The teach-in will take place in The Dive, located on the lower level of the O.J. Johnson Student Union.

Gustavus Introduces Annual Themed Learning Program

In September 2008, Gustavus Adolphus College will inaugurate an annual, campuswide themed learning program, named Gustavus Global Insight, designed to increase cultural awareness and international competency.

Symphony Orchestra Preparing for China Tour

The Gustavus Adolphus College Symphony Orchestra, conducted by Warren Friesen, is making its final preparations before embarking on a 15-day (Jan. 18-Feb.1) international concert tour of China.

College Relations Office Unveils New Blog

The Office of College Relations at Gustavus Adolphus College would like to introduce a new blog to the Gustavus community and beyond. Authored by College Relations staff members, this new blog will offer commentary and news on a variety of topics pertinent to the campus community as well as some photography, video, and audio content.

Chinese Academician to Visit Gustavus

Professor Edmund Kwok, Ph.D., Executive Vice-President of United International College (UIC) in Zhuhai, China, will visit Gustavus Adolphus College on May 20-21. Kwok and his wife Christine will visit six Minnesota private colleges in all as a follow-up to a visit to China in 2005 by a Minnesota Private Colleges Council (MPCC) group that included Gustavus President Jim Peterson.

Gustavus Orchestra Leaves for China

The Gustavus Symphony Orchestra performed in China's two imperial cities: Beijing, the modern capital, and Xian, the ancient capital; and Ju Yong Pass at the Great Wall as part of the American Celebration of Music in China.