Archive for June, 2005

Upcoming Events/Important Dates

Fall bills sent to parents — July 31 Gustavus Booth in the Education Building at the Minnesota State Fair — August 27-September 5 Waiver of health insurance premium due — August 31 Fall tuition/fees due — August 31 First-year student orientation — September 3-6 Returning student move-in — September 5-6 Fall classes begin — September […]

Summer Reading

Each Summer, incoming Gustavus students are asked to complete a Reading in Common that will be discussed during New Student Orientation and for some students during their First Term Seminar course. The Reading in Common selection for 2005-2006 is The Kite Runner by Khaled Hosseini. In his debut novel, Hosseini “manages to provide an educational […]

Garden Tour

June seems to be the perfect month to visit gardens! The Friends of Linnaeus Arboretum at Gustavus will host a Summer Urban Garden Tour with naturalist Jim Gilbert to three south Minneapolis sites on Saturday, June 25, 2005. The tour (1:00 —5:00 p.m.) begins at the Lake Harriet Rose Garden with rosarian Tim Rosener, then […]

Spring Semester Grades

Spring semester grades are available for students online at Gustavus. Gustavus accords its students all rights under the Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA) and related state laws, so the privacy and confidentiality of all student records are preserved. This means that parents will NOT receive a copy of their student’s grades from Gustavus. […]

Extraordinary People

This spring has brought a flurry of national recognition for Gustavus students. Aaron Flohrs ’05 was awarded a Fulbright Scholarship to conduct research for one year in Switzerland on the World Trade Organization. Gina Quiram ’06 was awarded a Barry M. Goldwater Scholarship for her studies in biology. Kyle Marti ’07 was selected the 2005 […]


On May 29, 581 Gustavus students graduated on a beautiful day on Hollingsworth Field. Rob Gardner, professor of theatre, received the Edgar M. Carlson Award for Distinguished Teaching. Al Annexstad, president and CEO of Federated Insurance and a member of the Board of Trustees, received an honorary doctorate. This recognizes his work with at-risk youth […]