Entries tagged with ‘Nobel’

Reflecting on the 51st Nobel Conference

2015 Nobel Conference Chair Peg O'Connor, Director of the Nobel Conference Scott Bur, and closing speaker Marc Lewis, PhD, reflect on the 51st Nobel Conference at Gustavus Adolphus College.

Gustavus Commissions Nationwide Survey on College Students’ Use of ADHD Medication

Leading up to the 51st Nobel Conference, Gustavus Adolphus College commissioned a nationwide survey of college students aged 18-24 to gauge their thoughts on the use of ADHD medications as study aids. Results indicate that many students use medications in the belief that it will increase their academic performance.

The 51st Nobel Conference: “Addiction: Exploring the Science and Experience of an Equal Opportunity Condition”

Gustavus Adolphus College will host the 51st annual Nobel Conference Oct. 6-7. This year’s conference will bring together physicians, neuroscientists, philosophers, and treatment experts to discuss the topic of “Addiction: Exploring the Science and Experience of an Equal Opportunity Condition.”

Tickets for Nobel Conference Now On Sale

Tickets for the 46th annual Nobel Conference at Gustavus Adolphus College are now on sale. The 2010 Nobel Conference is titled Making Food Good and is scheduled for Oct. 5-6.

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?

2008 Nobel Conference Presenters Announced

Gustavus Adolphus College is pleased to announce the six individuals who will give presentations at the 2008 Nobel Conference. The conference, titled "Who Were the First Humans?" is scheduled for Oct. 7-8. This year's presenters will be Robin I. M. Dunbar, Marcus Feldman, J.Wentzel van Huyssteen, Curtis Marean, Svante Paabo, and Dennis Stanford.

Online Registration Available for 2008 Nobel Conference

Registration is now available online for Gustavus Adolphus College's 44th annual Nobel Conference. This year's conference, titled "Who Were the First Humans?" is scheduled for Oct. 7-8.

Nobel Conference Lectures Now Online

The 43rd annual Nobel Conference, "Heating Up: The Energy Debate," which drew more than 6,000 people to Gustavus Adolphus College Oct. 2-3, is now available online in audio and video format.

Price of Pollution

"Gustavus Adolphus College put a physicist, a geoscientist, an engineer and an economist all in the same room and asked them how to save the Earth's environment. They all said: Put a price on carbon dioxide," writes H.J. Cummins in a Star Tribune article about the 2007 Nobel Conference.