Archive for April, 2009

Peace Studies Lecture April 21

The annual Peace Studies-Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Lecture will take place at 7 p.m. Tuesday, April 21, in Wallenberg Auditorium in Alfred Nobel Hall of Science. Harry M. Williams, Laird Bell Professor of History at Carleton College will speak on the relationship between Martin Luther King Jr.’s dream and the Obama presidency. For more […]

Linneaus Symposium Scheduled for April 22

Featured speakers for the 2009 Linneaus Symposium are Margaret Lowman, Ph.D., adventurer and tropical rainforest canopy biologist, speaking on  “Life in the Treetops”; and Patrick Hossay, Ph.D., author and political scientist, posing the question “Can Saving Trees Save Us?”  For more information on this April 22 event, please visit the arboretum website.

Shane Claiborne to Address Social Justice Issues April 23

Author, activist, and founder of the Philadelphia-based faith community The Simple Way, Shane Claiborne will speak at Gustavus Adolphus College at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, April 23.  Claiborne’s free public address, “Another World is Possible,” will take place in Alumni Hall in the O.J. Johnson Student Union. Claiborne will be on campus for a few days, […]

Gustavus to Host Association of Congregation Convention on April 25

During the 22nd annual Gustavus Adolphus College Association of Congregations convention, pastors and delegates from 539 ELCA congregations across the country will gather together. The daylong convention will begin with morning worship at 9:30 a.m. in Christ Chapel, followed by the business meeting at 10 a.m. The keynote address will be given at 11 a.m. […]

President Ohle to Host Oberammergau Passion Play Trip in 2010

Gustavus President Jack and Kris Ohle and Pastor Eric Gustavson ’66 will lead a 10-day Alpine European tour to Austria, Italy, Switzerland and Germany including the Oberammergau Passion Play, June 21-30, 2010.  Itinerary includes visits to Munich, Salzburg, Innsbruck, Island of Mainau, Lucerne, and Oberammergau.  For a full itinerary and tour brochure contact the Office […]

MAYDAY! Peace Conference on April 29

“Tiananmnen + 20 Years” is the topic of the 29th annual MAYDAY! Peace Conference on Wednesday, April 29. Andrew Nathan, Ph. D., a leading expert on Chinese affairs and politics and professor at the Columbia University, opens the daylong conference in Christ Chapel at 10 a.m. The afternoon keynote speaker is Yang Jianli, Ph.D., human […]

“Come On You Gusties” Breakfast for April

Join us for a cup of coffee, breakfast, and great conversation. This month our featured presenter is Steve Wilkinson, men’s tennis coach. All Gusties are welcomed and invited to the breakfast, Wednesday, April 15, 8-9:30 a.m. at the Doubletree Hotel Minneapolis-Park Place, 1500 Park Place Blvd. Cost is $10 at the door. Reserve your spot […]

Hockey Ends a Great Season

The men’s hockey team made its first appearance in the NCAA Division III Championship game at Herb Brooks Ice Arena in Lake Placid, N.Y., on Saturday, March 21. They lost a great game to Neumann College, 4-1.  The women’s hockey team lost 2-1 to UW-River Falls in the quarterfinals of the NCAA Tournament.  Spring sports […]

2009 Nobel Conference

In little more than seven months, Gustavus Adolphus College will host seven great speakers and approximately 5,000 visitors for Nobel Conference® 45, “H2O: Uncertain Resource.” Though this conference has been in the works for only 15 months, it has been a dream of many faculty members for much longer. To receive more information about this […]

Alumni Insurance Programs

Are you in need of short-term medical insurance and between jobs? Meyers and Associates can help with temporary medical insurance as well as life insurance. For information about life and short-term medical insurance, call 800-635-7801 or visit Meyer and Associates. Want to save money on your car insurance? Gustavus graduates qualify for special group discounts […]