Archive for April, 2007

Admission Events

Northbrook, IL — April 12 Chicago, IL — April 12 Naperville, IL — April 16 Hinsdale, IL — April 17 Skokie, IL — April 18 Aurora, IL — April 19 St. Charles, IL — April 19 Luverne, MN — April 23 Pipestone, MN — April 23 Windom, MN — April 23 Fairmont, MN — April […]

Important Dates/Events

Returning student financial aid information due — April 15 Registration for Fall Classes — April 16-26 Honors Day — May 5 Last day of classes — May 16 Finals — May 18-22 Commencement — May 27 Fall Semester Classes begin — September 4 Homecoming/Family Weekend — October 13 & 14 For more information on other […]

Career and Internship Search Workshops

Minnesota Education Job Fair — April 23

"Community Food Security" MAYDAY! Peace Conference

“Community Food Security” is the theme for this year’s Gustavus MAYDAY! Peace Conference, to be held on May 2. This is an annual conference, devoted to a topic relating to human rights and social justice. Among other events, the daylong conference will feature presentations from author Janet Poppendieck, who wrote Sweet Charity?: Emergency Food and […]

Linnaeus Symposium Celebrates Birth of Carl Linnaeus

In celebration of the 300th anniversary of the birth of Carl Linnaeus, Gustavus will host its second Linnaeus Symposium, Linnaeus @ 300, on Wednesday, April 25, 2007. The daylong conference will feature presentations by ethnobotanists Mark Plotkin and Paul Alan Cox and Linnaean scholars Hans Odoo and Paula Robbins. The day will also include tours […]

Author Barbara Ehrenreich to Speak on Campus

Gustavus will host social critic and author Barbara Ehrenreich, who wrote the best-selling book Nickel and Dimed: On (Not) Getting by in America (2001). The highlight of Ehrenreich’s visit will be a public lecture at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, April 24. To write Nickel and Dimed, she experienced firsthand the plight of millions of Americans who […]

New Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs Announced

Mary Morton has been named as provost and vice president for academic affairs, effective July 1, 2007. She will oversee academic programs and strategic planning for the College and be responsible for representing and advancing the College’s academic programs to internal and external constituencies. Morton holds a doctorate in biochemistry from Dartmouth Medical School and […]

Gustavus Ranked Third Among All NCAA Schools in Postgraduate Sch

Gustavus Adolphus College student-athletes Hailey Harren (women’s cross country) and Alex Zupan (men’s cross country) have been selected as two of 58 student-athletes from across the country to receive NCAA Postgraduate Scholarships for the fall sport season. Harren and Zupan were the only student-athletes from a Minnesota Intercollegiate Athletic Conference institution selected to receive the […]

Gustavus Helping Chicano/Latino Area Youth

Gustavus Adolphus College’s Chicano/Latino Youth Leadership Institute (ChYLI) program has been recognized for furthering human rights in the St. Peter community with the 2006 Human Rights Award from the city’s Human Rights Commission. The program was developed in 1993 by the Region Nine Development Commission located in Mankato, Minn. Now coordinated by Gustavus and funded […]

Lindau Symposium Brings Richard John Neuhaus to Campus

The Rev. Richard John Neuhaus, a well-known conservative Catholic intellectual, will address “Religion in American Public Life” at the inaugural Lindau Symposium at Gustavus on Tuesday, May 8, 2007, 7:30 p.m. in Alumni Hall. A gift to the College from Phil ’58 and Nancy Lindau given prior to Phil’s death last April established the symposium […]