Entries tagged with ‘Nobel Conference’

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Video: Voices from Nobel Conference

Learn what a variety of people who attended Gustavus's Nobel Conference 46, "Making Food Good," enjoyed about the Oct. 5-6, 2010 conference. Each year the conference draws more than 5,000 people to campus to learn about a current issue from world-class experts and scholars.


Online Registration Available for 2009 Nobel Conference

Registration is now available online for Gustavus Adolphus College's 45th annual Nobel Conference. This year's conference, titled "H2O Uncertain Resource," is scheduled for Oct. 6-7.

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Former Nobel Conference Speaker to Join Obama’s Cabinet

Media reports out of Washington are suggesting that President-elect Barack Obama has selected Nobel-prize winning physicist and past lecturer at Gustavus Adolphus College's Nobel Conference, Steven Chu, to be his energy secretary.

Rajendra K. Pachauri, Chair of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change, will speak at the 2009 Nobel Conference. 

Gustavus Looks Ahead to 45th Nobel Conference

The 45th annual Nobel Conference at Gustavus Adolphus College, scheduled for Oct. 6-7, 2009, is titled H2O: Uncertain Resource and will focus on global issues surrounding water resources.

Tim Robinson is pictured here speaking at the Nobel Conference preview dinner at the Science Museum of Minnesota. 

Robinson Steps Down as Director of the Nobel Conference

Dr. Timothy Robinson, Professor of Psychology at Gustavus Adolphus College, is stepping down as Director of the Nobel Conference at the conclusion of this year's conference on Wednesday, Oct. 8. Robinson will be replaced by Charles Niederriter, Professor of Physics at the College.

From left to right: President Jack and Kris Ohle, Adeline and the Rev. Drell Bernhardson, James and Susan Peterson. 

Two Million Dollar Gift Will Support the Nobel Conference

Gustavus Adolphus College is pleased to announce that the Reverend Drell and Adeline Dekko Bernhardson have made an endowment gift of $2 million that will support the Nobel Conference.


44th Nobel Conference Explores the Origins of Humans

Who Were the First Humans?, the 44th Nobel Conference at Gustavus Adolphus College, Oct. 7-8, will trace human history from its origins in Africa to modern times. Using modern genetic techniques as well as examinations of fossils and artifacts, world renowned scientists will explore how early humans spread around the world and how human behavior changed in the process.


Schedule Announced for 44th Nobel Conference

The schedule for the 44th Nobel Conference at Gustavus Adolphus College on October 7-8 has been announced. The title of this year's conference is Who Were The First Humans?

Gustavus senior Amanda Varley is in intern with the Will Steger Foundation. (Photo by John Cross of the Mankato Free Press) 

Gustavus Student Interning at Will Steger Foundation

Mankato Free Press reporter Robb Murray featured Gustavus Adolphus College student Amanda Varley in a recent article. Varley developed a relationship with Will Steger at this year's Nobel Conference and now is an intern for the Will Steger Foundation.

Dr. Steven H. Miles will give the final lecture to close this year’s Nobel Conference. 

Dr. Steven H. Miles to Give Closing Lecture at Nobel Conference

Dr. Steven H. Miles will be giving the closing lecture titled "Medicine and Social Activism" during the 42nd annual Nobel Conference at Gustavus Adolphus College.