Entries tagged with ‘conference’

Building Bridges

The 16th Annual Building Bridges Conference will be held March 12, 2011, at 9:30 a.m. in Christ Chapel. This year’s theme is “I’m Not For Sale: Slavery Past and Present.” For more information, contact the event co-chairs Shanda Kirkeide and Elizabeth Coco at bbcochairs11@gustavus.edu.

Nobel Lectures Online

The 46th Nobel Conference, titled “Making Food Good,” was held October 5 & 6. If you were unable to attend, you can watch it online.

Food… Glorious Food!

What should we eat? Whether we are walking down the aisles of a supermarket, scanning the menu in a restaurant, peering into our refrigerators…we find ourselves asking of our choices, “Is it nutritious? Affordable? Ecologically sustainable? And will it taste good?” Nobel Conference 46, “Making Food Good,” welcomes seven distinguished researchers who will offer thought-provoking […]

Nobel Conference 46 – “Making Food Good”

Few issues resonate with people around the world more than the need for good food. Our choices related to diet, farming, and processing are inextricably linked to human health and the health of planetary ecosystems. Considerable public debate swirls around such issues as genetic modification and food security. Seven distinguished presenters will offer thought-provoking looks […]

Nobel Conference Tickets Available

Tickets for the 46th annual Nobel Conference are currently on sale. The 2010 Nobel Conference is titled “Making Food Good” and is scheduled for Tuesday, Oct. 5, and Wednesday, Oct.  6, 2010. Seven distinguished presenters will offer thought-provoking looks into what makes food good—from the scientific and ethical aspects to esthetic, ecological, and economic considerations. […]

MAYDAY! Conference Focuses on How We Imagine Peace…

“Imaging Peace” is the topic of the 30th annual MAYDAY! Peace Conference to be held Wednesday, April 28, 2010, on the college campus. Jack Nelson-Pallmeyer, an assistant professor of justice and peace studies at the University of St. Thomas and a nationally recognized writer, public speaker, and activist committed to nonviolent social change, will open […]

Nobel Conference Tickets Now Available

Tickets for the 46th annual Nobel Conference will go on sale today, Thursday, April 1. The 2010 Nobel Conference is titled “Making Food Good” and is scheduled for Tuesday, Oct. 5, and Wednesday, Oct.  6. Seven distinguished presenters will offer thought-provoking looks into what makes food good—from the scientific and ethical aspects to esthetic, ecological, […]

15th Annual Building Bridges Conference March 13

Building Bridges is a student-initiated, student-led diversity conference dedicated to addressing today’s pressing global and social issues. This year’s conference, “Immigration: Surviving the Land of Opportunity,” will focus on the two sides of immigration: the struggles immigrants face and the strength required to survive these struggles every day.  For more information and to download a […]

Nobel Lectures Online

Lectures from the 45th Nobel Conference, “H20 Uncertain Resource,” held Oct. 6-7, 2009, are now available online at http://gustavus.edu/events/nobelconference/2009/about.php.

Nobel Conference 45 at Gustavus

The College’s 45th Nobel Conference, “H2O: Uncertain Resource,” takes place on Tuesday and Wednesday, Oct. 6–7, and features the following lectures: Tuesday, 10 a.m. – “Climate Change and Global Peace,” R.K. Pachauri, director general, The Energy and Resources Institute (TERI), New Delhi, India, and Chair of the IPCC, Geneva Tuesday, 1 p.m. –“Nutrients, Nutrients Everywhere […]