Archive for September, 2005

Upcoming Events/Important Dates

Nobel Conference — September 27 & 28 Family Weekend — October 7-9 Homecoming — October 8 A Royal Affair * First Frost — October 29 Wind Orchestra Companion Tour to Easter Europe — January 17-27 Job and Internship Search Workshops GRE Prep Session — September 26 Mock Interview Night — September 29 GRE Prep Session […]

First Frost*A Royal Affair

Since 1977 the Gustavus Library Associates has helped raise funds for the endowment of Folke Bernadotte Memorial Library located at Gustavus. Over 1,000 guests will attend First Frost*A Royal Affair, the biennial gala dinner/auction benefit at the Sheraton Hotel in Bloomington on Saturday, October 29. This year Evelyn Young ’33, a long-time GLA supporter, is […]

Nobel Conference

The College’s 41st Nobel Conference, “The Legacy of Einstein,” will be held Sept. 27-28. The panel will consist of scientists in the areas of statistical physics, relativity, cosmology, and unified theories, who will discuss current work in the areas of Einstein’s greatest contributions. In addition, a historian of science will explore the impact that Einstein’s […]

Campus Progress

Whether it’s planning for brand new buildings or renovating old ones, the Gustavus campus is always changing. A new web site has been designed to keep you updated on the changes taking place on campus. Go to Campus Progress.

Greek Pledging

The pledge period for fraternities and sororities is September 23 — October 6. There are 5 fraternities and 6 sororities on campus, two of which are national affiliates. The Greek tradition at Gustavus dates back more than 100 years. Students and advisors have worked hard this past year to modify the pledge period and activities […]

Wind Orchestra Tour

Join Gustavus alumni and parents on a companion tour with the Gustavus Wind Orchestra to Eastern Europe January 17-27, 2006. The trip includes visits to the Czech Republic, Poland, Slovakia, and Austria and will be hosted by Tom Emmert, professor of history, and Jon ’77 and Anita (Thomsen) Young ’77. For more information, go to […]

College Breaks

Before you schedule flights or make vacation plans during College breaks, please make sure your student knows details regarding class expectations, final exam schedules, residence hall closing information, transportation and travel time to the Minneapolis/St. Paul airport. Residence halls are closed during the Thanksgiving, Christmas, and Spring Break periods. Students who are not able to […]

Life after Gustavus

Graduation for seniors may seem far away, but now is the time seniors should be finalizing their resumes or thinking of graduate school. The majority of on-campus, career placement recruiting visits occur in September, October and November. There are some Spring Semester recruiting events such as Job Fair, “ELCA Camp Day” and some on-campus interviews. […]

Family Weekend

Family Weekend is set for October 7-9. The weekend coincides with Homecoming, which allows for the campus to be alive with activities. There is a full schedule this year with athletic events; seminars on aging, Living CSI, and the Linnaeus Arboretum; dedications and tours of Mattson Hall and renovated Old Main; as well as performances […]

A New Year Begins

The 144th academic year began September 7 with 2,600 students and approximately 710 new students, the largest enrollment and new class in college history. Some changes in the general education curriculum will also be implemented this year, including a foreign language requirement for graduation. For those students new to college, change is everywhere. Adjusting to […]