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Retirees and Service Awardees

Gustavus will honor John Bungum, professor of economics and management; Dennis Henry, professor of physics; Steve Hogberg, gift planner; Byron Nordstrom, professor of history and Scandinavian studies; Tom Thorkelson; men’s and women’s track coach, strength coach, and Lund Center special events coordinator, Edi Thorstensson; visiting instructor and academic librarian, and Steve Wilkinson; men’s tennis coach, […]

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. […]

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 […]

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 […]

Building Bridges Conference Set for March 14

Mark your calendars for the 14th annual Building Bridges Conference, “Liberation through Education,” on March 14, 2009. The conference will put a spotlight on educational inequality in the United States and abroad. Erin Gruwell, the real-life hero portrayed in the 2007 film Freedom Writers, and Maria Reyes, one of Ms. Gruwell’s first students and an […]

Upcoming Events

Boston Chapter Gathering – March 14, Hyatt Regency Cambridge New York Chapter Gathering – March 16, New York Marriott East Side “Come on You Gusties” Breakfast, Ken Westphal, vice president for finance – March 18 Seattle Chapter Gathering – March 21, Trinity Lutheran Church, Freeland, WA San Francisco Chapter Gathering – March 23, Hotel Vitale […]

Building Bridges Conference March 14

Mark your calendars on March 14, 2009, for the 14th annual Building Bridges Conference, “Liberation through Education.” The conference will put a spotlight on educational inequality in the United States and abroad. Erin Gruwell, the real-life hero portrayed in the 2007 film Freedom Writers, and Maria Reyes, one of Ms. Gruwell’s first students and an […]

“The Other Shore” Performance

“The Other Shore,” written in 1986 by Nobel prize-winner Gao Xingjian (and immediately banned by the Chinese government), is an expressionist exploration of conflict between society and the individual. The Gustavus production features impressive ensemble acting, lively dance movement, and amazing shadow puppetry. Shows are Feb. 19, 20, and 21 at 8 p.m. and Feb. […]

Black and Gold Fridays

On campus and around the world, Gusties are encouraged to wear your favorite Gustie apparel and black and gold on Fridays. How many Gusties work in your school or business ? How many Gusties will you meet in your city? How many Gusties will you be able to network within the Minneapolis Skyway?


Mark your calendars now for Homecoming 2009! The Gustavus football team will face off against Pacific Lutheran University on Saturday, Oct. 10. Watch for more information about tons of fun events the weekend of Oct. 9 and 10.

New Exhibitions Open at Hillstrom Museum of Art

The Hillstrom Museum of Art at Gustavus is hosting two new exhibitions until Friday, Jan. 30. Illusion and Certainty will be on display concurrently with Come On!: American Posters from World War I. Illusion and Certainty includes 50 paintings by New York artist Martin Weinstein and Come On!: American Posters from World War I consists […]