Inside Gustavus (April 21, 2011)

Volume 43, Number 29

Faculty/Staff Activities

Eric Dugdale (classics) gave invited talks on "Social Justice in Ancient Athens" at St Mary's Dominican High School in New Orleans on March 29 as part of Social Justice Week. He delivered a paper titled “Public Testimony in Molora and The Angry Wounds" at the CAMWS conference in Grand Rapids, Mich., on April 9. Finally, he has edited "Socrates and Athens," published by Cambridge University Press in April 2011 in the Greece and Rome: Texts and Contexts series that he is co-editing with James Morwood (Wadham College, Oxford).

Mark Bjelland (geography) was a panelist in a session titled "Geography, Liberal Arts, and Interdisciplinarity" at the annual meeting of the Association of American Geographers in Seattle. Other panelists included department chairs from Middlebury, Macalester, Bucknell, and Colgate.

Linnea Wren and colleague Travis Nygard '02 presented a paper, "Bridging Archaeological and Art Historical Methodologies in the Cochuah Region of Mexico," on April 1 at the 76th annual Meeting of the Society for American Archaeology in Sacramento, Calif.

Sarah Monson (library) gave a paper on her master's thesis, titled “'When I Want to Impress Someone': An Investigation of Strategic Language Use, Deception, and Evolutionary Theory," at the Central States Anthropological Society's annual meeting in Iowa City, Iowa, on April 8.

On April 16, Darrell Jodock (religion) led a three-hour workshop sponsored by the Faith Builders Team of the Southwestern Minnesota Synod ELCA. Faith Builders organizes meaningful learning opportunities for lay persons throughout the Synod. The topic of the workshop was "Culture Wars, Forgiveness, Unity, and the Vocation of the Church."

Nicole Roberts Hoiland's (art & art history) sculptures will be included in a DeVos Art Museum exhibition this summer at Northern Michigan University.

Janine Wotton (psychology, neuroscience) has recently authored two articles in peer-refereed journals. The first, titled “A model of anuran auditory periphery reveals frequency-dependent adaptation to be a contributing mechanism for two-tone suppression and amplitude modulation coding” is in Hearing Research, and Mike Ferragamo (biology, neuroscience) is her co-author. This paper describes a computational model of the vertebrate auditory system that creates an explanatory bridge between physiology and behavior to account for how animals solve complex auditory tasks. The second article, titled “Sentence Context Influences Vowel Choice in Noise and Reverberation,” is in Language and Speech and includes former Gustavus neuroscience/psychology students Rachel Elvebak, Lor Moua, Nathan Heggem, Cathryn Nelson, and Kristen Welsh as co-authors. The paper describes the results of a behavioral study examining the effects of background noise and room echoes on speech recognition in human subjects.

Beatriz Torres (communication studies) will be presenting papers in two panels at the International Communication Association meeting in Boston at the end of May. One is a panel on “Global Health Communication, Development and Social Change, ” Health Communication Division, and the other is a panel on "Storytelling, Performance, Discovery and Dialogue: Bringing the Margins into the Center of Intercultural Communication Research," Intercultural Communication Division.

Funding Opps

The Office of Corporate and Foundation Relations' weekly program or funding opportunity highlight:

  • ACLS Digital Innovation Fellowships... ACLS Digital Innovation Fellowships support digitally-based research projects in all disciplines of the humanities and humanities-related social sciences. The aim of this program is to provide scholars the means to pursue intellectually significant projects that deploy digital technologies intensively. The award is up to $60,000, which includes a stipend of up to $25,000. The deadline is September 1. More information can be found at the following website:
    http://www.abroadplanet.com/scholarships/acls-digital-innovation-fellowships/.

For more information on grants or proposal preparation, contact Bob Weisenfeld in the Office of Corporate and Foundation Relations (x7049 or bweis@gustavus.edu).

 

New Faces

The following people have recently joined the Gustavus community:

* New Support Staff

  • George Meyer, carpenter (physical plant)

 

 

President's Cabinet Summary

The President’s Cabinet met on April 19 and discussed the following items:

  • Faculty Senate Chair Steve Mellema and Vice Chair Sujay Rao reported faculty feedback regarding contracts, the searches for the two Distinguished Professorship positions, and faculty salary data recently published in the Chronicle of Higher Education.
  • The annual end-of-year meeting for all employees will be held in Alumni Hall from 10:30 a.m. to noon on May 26.
  • Vice President Stocco shared a progress report on the investigation of the two reported attempted sexual assaults on campus in March. An update to the campus community will be sent this week.
  • President Ohle will continue discussions with students who have inquired about space for student veterans to meet and a possible program recognizing veterans next fall.
  • The Cabinet reviewed a Student Senate proposal for composting food in collaboration with Dining Service.
  • The Cabinet approved the posting of the following replacement positions: Director of Residential Life, Telecommunications Customer Support Specialist, Assistant Director of the Gustavus Annual Fund, Director of Admission Services, and Assistant Vice President for Marketing and Communication.
  • Vice President Westphal made his annual reminder to the Cabinet that the College’s Educators Legal Liability (ELL) insurance requires the institution to report any report of possible claims within a month of the date that any such matter presents itself.

 

News & Announcements

Farewell Reception for Stacia Vogel... The Gustavus Office of Marketing and Communication is hosting a farewell reception for Stacia Vogel, 10:30 a.m.-noon on Wednesday, April 27, in the Heritage Banquet Room. Stacia has been a Gustavus employee for the past 21 years, most recently serving as assistant vice president for marketing and communication. Stacia has accepted a position as the marketing and communications manager with Student Paths in Roseville, Minn. All are welcome to attend.

 

Campus Happenings

Chapel Schedule... All are invited to the worship services at 10 a.m. weekdays and 10:30 a.m. Sundays in Christ Chapel. The upcoming schedule is as follows.

  • Friday, April 22 - Good Friday: NO CHAPEL
  • Sunday, April 24 - Easter Sunday: NO CHAPEL
  • Monday, April 25 - NO CHAPEL
  • Tuesday, April 26 - Easter Hymn Festival
  • Wednesday, April 27 - Morning Praise, with the Choir of Christ Chapel
  • Thursday, April 28 - Joyce Sutphen (English)
  • Friday, April 29 - Arbor Day: Herb Chilstrom (interim Arb director)

Author Tea... Gustavus Adolphus College will hold its annual Gustavus Author Tea at 3:30 p.m. Thursday, April 28, in the Courtyard Café. Sponsored by the Folke Bernadotte Memorial Library and the Book Mark, this event acknowledges and celebrates individuals from the campus community who have written or contributed in some way to a published book during the current academic year. The event is free and open to the public. The following individuals and publications will be celebrated this year:

  • Mark Bjelland (geography), Introduction to Geography
  • Thia Cooper (religion), translator, Politics of Liberation: A Critical World History by Enrique Dussel
  • Dennis Johnson (church relations, college relations, president, ret.), Chaplain of the House: A Ministry of Prayer and Presence
  • Debra Eckerman Pitton (education), Developing Preservice Problem-Solving Skills Through Case Studies
  • John Rezmerski (English, emeritus), Breaking the Rules

For more information about this event, contact Judy Schultz in the Book Mark at jdschult@gustavus.edu or 507-933-6017.

Final Faculty Shop Talk of the Year... Mark Bjelland (geography) will present the last Faculty Shop Talk of the 2010-11 academic year. His talk, titled “From Toxic to Trendy: Gentrification of the Minneapolis Riverfront,” will be presented on Friday, April 29, at 4:30 p.m. in the Interpretive Center. Feel free to arrive any time after 4:15 p.m. The abstract for this and future talks may be viewed at http://gustavus.edu/events/shoptalks/.

Relay for Life on April 30... Hundreds of Gusties will participate in the 2011 Relay For Life of Gustavus Adolphus College. Colleges Against Cancer is set to host the annual event, which will take place in Lund Center beginning at 7 p.m. on Saturday, April 30, and ending with a closing ceremony at 7 a.m. on Sunday, May 1. Gusties will celebrate the lives of those battling cancer, remember the ones we have lost, and fight back against a disease which has taken too much. Reflecting a cancer patient’s journey—it may be long, you may be tired, but there is a sense of hope as the sun rises in the morning—nearly 50 teams will keep one member on the track throughout the night. The event, which is open to all members of the Gustavus community, is the signature fundraiser for the American Cancer Society. Last year the Gustavus event raised over $30,000 for the American Cancer Society and this year’s event is on track to exceed this. The American Cancer Society uses fundraising dollars to fund cancer research and provide patient services to those affected by cancer. This year’s event will kick off with a "celebrate" ceremony at 7 p.m. honoring all those who have survived cancer. The ceremony will include stories from Gusties who have survived cancer. We invite you to encourage all survivors in your life to join us for this experience. At 9:30 p.m. we will remember those we have lost to the disease through the lighting of luminary bags. Each luminary bag will display the name of a cancer survivor or friend or family member lost to the disease. Luminaries may be purchased for $10 from any Relay participant or online at www.relayforlife.org/gustavusadolphus. The event will wrap up on Sunday morning with the announcement of the fundraising total. In addition to walking the track all night, participants will enjoy music from live bands, games, food, and prizes. For more information, to register a team, or to make a donation, please visit www.relayforlife.org/gustavusadolphus or contact Samantha Rother by e-mail, srother@gustavus.edu. For information about cancer, access the American Cancer Society’s (ACS) website at www.cancer.org or call the 24-hour toll-free number, 1-800-ACS-2345.

MAYDAY! Conference Debates Death Penalty... Sister Helen Prejean, CSJ, author of the critically-acclaimed book Dead Man Walking, and Robert Blecker, professor of law at New York Law School, will keynote the 31st annual MAYDAY! Peace Conference at Gustavus Adolphus College on Wednesday, May 4. This year’s conference is titled “Executing Justice: Debating Capital Punishment.” Sister Prejean, who will lead off the conference at 10 a.m.in Christ Chapel, started speaking out against capital punishment after beginning a prison ministry in New Orleans and later wrote Dead Man Walking based on her experiences. Blecker, in his 1:30 p.m. keynote address in Alumni Hall, will argue the other side of the debate in his speech, titled “The Worst of the Worst of the Worst: How Should They Live & Why Should They Die?” Based on 13 years of interviewing convicted killers, and hundreds of hours inside maximum security prisons and on death rows, he makes a powerful case for the death penalty as retribution, but only for the “worst of the worst” offenders. In addition to the keynote addresses, the MAYDAY! Peace Conference will once again host a high school oratory competition. The final round of the competition will take place at 3 p.m. on Eckman Mall (weather permitting), with orators vying for a $750 first prize. All events related to the MAYDAY! Peace Conference are free and open to the public. For more information about the conference, contact the Gustavus Office of Marketing and Communication at 507-933-7520 or marketing@gustavus.edu.

Library to Benefit from 'Books in Bloom'... Gustavus Library Associates (GLA) is preparing to host its first-ever "Books in Bloom" event May 6-8 at the Folke Bernadotte Memorial Library. Books in Bloom is a unique event that will highlight books, media, and other resource material within the library through floral arrangements and artistic expression. More than 20 exhibits will be on display—each of them sponsored by an individual, family, or academic department and created by professional florists and flower enthusiasts—that represent and illustrate a book or other holding within the library. The exhibits will be open from 3-5 p.m. Friday, May 6; 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Saturday, May 7; and 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Sunday, May 8. Maps and brochures describing each exhibit will be available. Admission to the Books in Bloom exhibits is free and open to the public. For questions or more information about Books in Bloom, contact the Gustavus Office of Marketing and Communication at 507-933-7520 or marketing@gustavus.edu.

 

Off-Campus Events of Interest

Semester in India Students Regather for Presentation... You're invited to "India Ink," a presentation by students who participated in the Fall 2010 Gustavus Semester in India program ("Social Justice, Peace, and Development"), to be held Wednesday, May 4, at 7 p.m. at the Arts Center of Saint Peter (315 S. Minnesota Ave.). This event includes a staged reading of journals kept by students during their travels throughout India. Refreshments are provided. Please come support our students and learn about their experiences.

 

Facility Hours

Buildings Locked during Easter Break... All academic buildings will be locked at 6 p.m. Thursday, April 21, and reopen at 7 a.m. Monday, April 25. Students requiring access to academic buildings will need a gold Permission for Admittance Card issued by a faculty or staff member. Additional cards can be requested from Lisa Octigan (eoctigan@gustavus.edu).

Library Hours for Easter Break... Thursday, April 21 - 8 a.m.-4:45 p.m.; Good Friday, April 22, through Easter Sunday, April 24: CLOSED; Monday, April 25 - 8 a.m.-1 a.m.

 

Plugs

Home for Sale... A beautiful two-bedroom home in downtown St. Peter, within walking distance of local downtown establishments, parks, and Gustavus. The home was built in 1920, with kitchen and bathroom updates in 2001. The house offers many unique features, including a bay window, skylights, and a den area. There is also a detached heated garage with a full workbench and storage areas. Come by soon—the flowers are starting to bloom! For more information, and to view photos of the house, contact Ann Johnson at x6515, 380-1132, or ajohns13@gustavus.edu.

Another Home for Sale... Newer three-bedroom, 2 1/2 bath townhome in Upper North Mankato only minutes from campus. Double-car garage with lots of storage, 1,700 square ft. of living space, lots of closet space, back patio in a wooded area, overlooks a pond and a park, all appliances available, and friendly neighbors. Call Stacia for more details at 507-779-9306.

"Plugs" is maintained as a forum by which members of the Gustavus community may offer goods and/or services to others in the community, or seek the same from them. It is not meant to accommodate ads or announcements from area businesses such as real estate agents or retailers, although from time to time such announcements may be published when deemed to be of particular interest to the community.

 

Upcoming events
Date Event
Today 1:302:30 pm GLBTQA Support Grouphttps://gustavus.edu/calendar/glbtqa-support-group-2/44115Chaplains Resource Room, Old Main 103
3:308:30 pm Softball at College of Saint Benedict (DH)https://gustavus.edu/calendar/softball-at-college-of-saint-benedict-dh-2/43228St. Joseph, Minn.
Tomorrow Men's Golf vs. Flagler Collegehttps://gustavus.edu/calendar/men-s-golf-vs-flagler-college-3/44129Ponte Vedra Beach, Fla.
Women's Golf vs. Flagler Collegehttps://gustavus.edu/calendar/women-s-golf-vs-flagler-college-3/44135Ponte Vedra Beach, Fla.
Women's Tennis vs. TBD (Midwest Invitational)https://gustavus.edu/calendar/women-s-tennis-vs-tbd-midwest-invitational-3/45085Madison, Wis.
8 am Women's Tennis vs. Kenyon College (Midwest Invitational)https://gustavus.edu/calendar/women-s-tennis-vs-kenyon-college-midwest-invitational/43677Madison, Wis.
10 am to 1 pm Men's Tennis at Pomona-Pitzer Collegeshttps://gustavus.edu/calendar/men-s-tennis-at-pomona-pitzer-colleges-2/43807Claremont, Calif.
noon to 4 pm Men's Tennis at Grossmont College (Exhibition)https://gustavus.edu/calendar/men-s-tennis-at-grossmont-college-exhibition/45082El Cajon, Calif.
noon to 5 pm Softball hosts Concordia College (DH)https://gustavus.edu/calendar/softball-hosts-concordia-college-dh/43229St. Peter, Minn.
25 pm Men's Tennis at Cerritos College (Exhibition)https://gustavus.edu/calendar/men-s-tennis-at-cerritos-college-exhibition-3/43816Norwalk, Calif.
67 pm Self Defense (HWC) w/ Antonhttps://gustavus.edu/calendar/self-defense-hwc-w-anton/44249Lund 224 (Aerobics Room)
Apr 4 Women's Tennis vs. TBD (Midwest Invitational)https://gustavus.edu/calendar/women-s-tennis-vs-tbd-midwest-invitational/45073Madison, Wis.
Women's Tennis vs. TBD (Midwest Invitational)https://gustavus.edu/calendar/women-s-tennis-vs-tbd-midwest-invitational-2/45074Madison, Wis.
9:30 am to 12:30 pm Men's Tennis at Claremont-Mudd-Scrippshttps://gustavus.edu/calendar/men-s-tennis-at-claremont-mudd-scripps-6/43808Claremont, Calif.
17 pm Baseball at Augsburg College (DH)https://gustavus.edu/calendar/baseball-at-augsburg-college-dh-2/43511Minneapolis, Minn.
Apr 5 34 pm Yoga Sculpt (HWC) w/ Hannahttps://gustavus.edu/calendar/yoga-sculpt-hwc-w-hanna/44363Lund 224 (Aerobics Room)
56 pm Zumba (HWC) w/ McKenziehttps://gustavus.edu/calendar/zumba-hwc-w-mckenzie/44404Lund 224 (Aerobics Room)
78 pm Cardio Dance (HMC class) w/ Gabehttps://gustavus.edu/calendar/cardio-dance-hmc-class-w-gabe-3/44378Lund 224 (Aerobics Room)
Mar 27 to Apr 6 Hillstrom Museum of Art hours during spring breakhttps://gustavus.edu/calendar/hillstrom-museum-of-art-hours-during-spring-break-5/45066Hillstrom Museum of Art
Mar 28 to Apr 6 Spring Breakhttps://gustavus.edu/calendar/spring-break-9/35166Gustavus Campus
Apr 67 Men's Golf at Emory Invitationalhttps://gustavus.edu/calendar/men-s-golf-at-emory-invitational-3/44130Adairsville, Ga.
Apr 6 2:307:30 pm Softball at Saint Mary's University (DH)https://gustavus.edu/calendar/softball-at-saint-mary-s-university-dh-2/43224Winona, Minn.
45 pm Tabata (HWC) w/ Kelseyhttps://gustavus.edu/calendar/tabata-hwc-w-kelsey/44204Lund 224 (Aerobics Room)
67 pm Cardio Dance (HWC) w/ Sydneyhttps://gustavus.edu/calendar/cardio-dance-hwc-w-sydney/44219Lund 224 (Aerobics Room)
78 pm Zumba (HWC) w/ Meganhttps://gustavus.edu/calendar/zumba-hwc-w-megan/44234Lund 217 (Gymnastics Room)
Apr 7 1010:20 am Daily Sabbathhttps://gustavus.edu/calendar/daily-sabbath-199/45028Christ Chapel
noon to 12:30 pm WE- TRX with Troy Bansehttps://gustavus.edu/calendar/we-trx-with-troy-banse-6/44451Lund-3rd Floor Forum
12:401:20 pm WE-Triple Threathttps://gustavus.edu/calendar/we-triple-threat/44466Lund 217 (Gymnastics Room)
2:308:30 pm Baseball hosts University of St. Thomas (DH)https://gustavus.edu/calendar/baseball-hosts-university-of-st-thomas-dh/43512St. Peter, Minn.
35 pm Foreign Language Equivalency Exams - Spring 2015https://gustavus.edu/calendar/foreign-language-equivalency-exams-spring-2015/44304Culpeper Language Learning Center, Vickner 108
36 pm Majors/Minors Fairhttps://gustavus.edu/calendar/majors-minors-fair-3/43549Heritage Banquet Room
78 pm Cardio Dance HMC Class w/ Gabehttps://gustavus.edu/calendar/cardio-dance-hmc-class-w-gabe/44264Lund 217 (Gymnastics Room)
79 pm DIII Athlete Window Paintinghttps://gustavus.edu/calendar/diii-athlete-window-painting/45020Evelyn Young Dining Room
Apr 8 7:309 am Gustie Breakfast - Scott Moellerhttps://gustavus.edu/calendar/gustie-breakfast-scott-moeller/44838Campus Center Banquet Rooms
1010:20 am Daily Sabbath: Morning Prayerhttps://gustavus.edu/calendar/daily-sabbath-morning-prayer/45029Christ Chapel
11:40 am to 12:20 pm WE - Yogahttps://gustavus.edu/calendar/we-yoga-2/44480Lund 224 (Aerobics Room)
12:401:20 pm WE-Cardio Fithttps://gustavus.edu/calendar/we-cardio-fit/44494Lund 217 (Gymnastics Room)
35 pm Foreign Language Equivalency Exams - Spring 2015https://gustavus.edu/calendar/foreign-language-equivalency-exams-spring-2015/44305Culpeper Language Learning Center, Vickner 108
3:308:30 pm Softball hosts St. Catherine University (DH) (Professor Day)https://gustavus.edu/calendar/softball-hosts-st-catherine-university-dh-professor-day/43230St. Peter, Minn.
45:30 pm The Spring Russian Teahttps://gustavus.edu/calendar/the-spring-russian-tea/45080Phi Beta Kappa Room
46 pm January Interim Study Abroad Fairhttps://gustavus.edu/calendar/january-interim-study-abroad-fair/44880Heritage Room
4:305:30 pm HIIT w/ Carrie & Maggie (HWC)https://gustavus.edu/calendar/hiit-w-carrie-maggie-hwc/44279Lund 224 (Aerobics Room)
67 pm Self Defense (HWC) w/ Antonhttps://gustavus.edu/calendar/self-defense-hwc-w-anton/44250Lund 224 (Aerobics Room)
78 pm Zumba (HWC) w/ Meganhttps://gustavus.edu/calendar/zumba-hwc-w-megan-2/44293Lund 224 (Aerobics Room)
78:30 pm Talk: "Ebola in Africa: A Product of History, Not a Natural Phenomenon"https://gustavus.edu/calendar/talk-ebola-in-africa-a-product-of-history-not-a-natural-phenomenon/44874Confer 128
Apr 9 6:307:20 am WE-Bootcamphttps://gustavus.edu/calendar/we-bootcamp/44508Lund 224 (Aerobics Room)
9 am to 6 pm Senior Class Grad Finalehttps://gustavus.edu/calendar/senior-class-grad-finale/45059Campus Center, Heritage
1010:20 am Daily Sabbathhttps://gustavus.edu/calendar/daily-sabbath-200/45030Christ Chapel
11:30 am to 12:30 pm Teachers Talkinghttps://gustavus.edu/calendar/teachers-talking-113/42912President's Dining Room
12:401:20 pm WE-Kickboxinghttps://gustavus.edu/calendar/we-kickboxing/44525Lund 217
1:302:30 pm GLBTQA Support Grouphttps://gustavus.edu/calendar/glbtqa-support-group-2/44116Chaplains Resource Room, Old Main 103
2:303:30 pm TRX with Sarahttps://gustavus.edu/calendar/trx-with-sara/444193rd Floor mats in Lund
35:30 pm Geology Museum Reopening Celebrationhttps://gustavus.edu/calendar/geology-museum-reopening-celebration/44935Nobel Hall 122 (Geology Museum)
67 pm Cardio Dance(HWC)w/ Sydneyhttps://gustavus.edu/calendar/cardio-dance-hwc-w-sydney-2/44335Lund 224 (Aerobics Room)
8:3010:30 pm FIKA! at the Swedish Househttps://gustavus.edu/calendar/fika-at-the-swedish-house/44718Swedish House
Apr 1011 Men's Golf at Augustana College (Ill.) Invitationalhttps://gustavus.edu/calendar/men-s-golf-at-augustana-college-ill-invitational/44131Rock Island, Ill.
Apr 10 8 am to 2:30 pm Experience Gustavushttps://gustavus.edu/calendar/experience-gustavus-3/42571Gustavus Campus
1010:20 am Daily Sabbath: Contemplative Worshiphttps://gustavus.edu/calendar/daily-sabbath-contemplative-worship/45031Christ Chapel
11:40 am to 12:20 pm WE-Step Aerobicshttps://gustavus.edu/calendar/we-step-aerobics/44550Lund 224 (Aerobics Room)
12:401:20 pm WE-Yogahttps://gustavus.edu/calendar/we-yoga/44563Lund 224 (Aerobics Room)
2:303:30 pm Cardio Dance (HMC class) w/ Gabehttps://gustavus.edu/calendar/cardio-dance-hmc-class-w-gabe-2/44349Lund 224 (Aerobics Room)
2:303:30 pm Professor/Athlete Spring Sports Kick-Offhttps://gustavus.edu/calendar/professor-athlete-spring-sports-kick-off/45021John's Family Courtyard (Rain site - Lund Forum)
4:306 pm Faculty Shop Talkhttps://gustavus.edu/calendar/faculty-shop-talk-46/41709Interpretive Center
67 pm Self Defense (HWC) w/ Antonhttps://gustavus.edu/calendar/self-defense-hwc-w-anton/44251Lund 224 (Aerobics Room)
7:309:30 pm The Twin Cities Gay Men's Chorus in Concerthttps://gustavus.edu/calendar/the-twin-cities-gay-men-s-chorus-in-concert/44148Bjorling Recital Hall
811 pm CADAncehttps://gustavus.edu/calendar/cadance/45003Alumni Hall
Apr 11 Curriculum II/3 Crowns 25th Anniversary Alumni Celebrationhttps://gustavus.edu/calendar/curriculum-ii-3-crowns-25th-anniversary-alumni-celebration/44612Alumni Hall
Men's Track and Field hosts Lee Krough Invitationalhttps://gustavus.edu/calendar/men-s-track-and-field-hosts-lee-krough-invitational-2/43931St. Peter, Minn.
Minnesota Undergraduate Philosophy Conferencehttps://gustavus.edu/calendar/minnesota-undergraduate-philosophy-conference/44104Old Main
The Theodicy Collective: Jazz, Justice and the Journey of Traditionhttps://gustavus.edu/calendar/the-theodicy-collective-jazz-justice-and-the-journey-of-tradition/44150Christ Chapel & the Schaefer Fine Arts Center
Women's Track and Field hosts Lee Krough Invitationalhttps://gustavus.edu/calendar/women-s-track-and-field-hosts-lee-krough-invitational/43932St. Peter, Minn.
Apr 1112 Women's Golf at Illinois Wesleyan University Invitationalhttps://gustavus.edu/calendar/women-s-golf-at-illinois-wesleyan-university-invitational/44136Normal, Ill.
Apr 11 8 am to noon Science on Saturdayhttps://gustavus.edu/calendar/science-on-saturday-15/44824Nobel Hall of Science Atrium/Lobby
9 am to 5 pm Faculty Writing Retreat at ASIhttps://gustavus.edu/calendar/faculty-writing-retreat-at-asi-13/41768American Swedish Institute, 2600 Park Avenue, Minneapolis, MN 55407
noon Women's Tennis hosts Saint Mary's Universityhttps://gustavus.edu/calendar/women-s-tennis-hosts-saint-mary-s-university-2/43678St. Peter, Minn.
noon to 3 pm Men's Tennis hosts Saint Mary's Universityhttps://gustavus.edu/calendar/men-s-tennis-hosts-saint-mary-s-university-2/43809St. Peter, Minn.
16 pm Softball hosts Carleton College (DH) (Strikeout Cancer Day)https://gustavus.edu/calendar/softball-hosts-carleton-college-dh-strikeout-cancer-day/43231St. Peter, Minn.
17 pm Baseball at Saint Mary's University (DH)https://gustavus.edu/calendar/baseball-at-saint-mary-s-university-dh-5/43513Winona, Minn.
1:302:30 pm The University of Minnesota Trombone Quartet in Concerthttps://gustavus.edu/calendar/the-university-of-minnesota-trombone-quartet-in-concert/44149Bjorling Recital Hall
25 pm Summer Gatherings - Washington DChttps://gustavus.edu/calendar/summer-gatherings-washington-dc/44992Studio Theater 1501 14th Street NW, Washington, DC 20005
36 pm Men's Tennis hosts Macalester Collegehttps://gustavus.edu/calendar/men-s-tennis-hosts-macalester-college-3/43810St. Peter, Minn.
3:305:30 pm Laura Johnson, clarinet and Rebecca Ihnen, oboe, Student Recitalhttps://gustavus.edu/calendar/laura-johnson-clarinet-and-rebecca-ihnen-oboe-student-recital/43827Bjorling Recital Hall
4 pm Women's Tennis hosts St. Olaf Collegehttps://gustavus.edu/calendar/women-s-tennis-hosts-st-olaf-college-2/43679St. Peter, Minn.
4:306:30 pm Herbert and Mary Jane Lefler Lecture: Swing Low, Sweet Chariot; Jazz, Justice, and the Journey of Traditionhttps://gustavus.edu/calendar/herbert-and-mary-jane-lefler-lecture-swing-low-sweet-chariot-jazz-justice-and-the-journey-of-tradition/45005Christ Chapel
67 pm Theodicy Jazz Collective Jazz Vespershttps://gustavus.edu/calendar/theodicy-jazz-collective-jazz-vespers/44151Christ Chapel
Apr 1112 Apr 11 at 10 pm to Apr 12 at 1 am Nordic Ski SNLhttps://gustavus.edu/calendar/nordic-ski-snl/44991Lund
Feb 23 to Apr 19 Imagined Worlds, Large and Small: the Photographs of Sarah Hobbs and Lori Nix, and additional exhibitions, at the Hillstrom Museum of Arthttps://gustavus.edu/calendar/imagined-worlds-large-and-small-the-photographs-of-sarah-hobbs-and-lori-nix-and-additional-exhibitions-at-the-hillstrom-museum-of-art/44762Hillstrom Museum of Art

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News

Mohanad ALhouni and Michaela Schulz Named Gustavus March Athletes Of The Month

8 hours ago by Nick Hoelmer
From Athletics

Baseball Falls To Division II MSU, Mankato 17-3

9 hours ago by Nick Hoelmer
From Athletics

MAYDAY! Peace Conference to Focus on Veteran Reintegration

16 hours ago by Matt Thomas '00
From News » First

Gustavus Announces Reading in Common Selection for 2015-16

16 hours ago by Matt Thomas '00
From News » Second

Men’s Tennis Falls To No. 14 Williams 7-2

Yesterday by Ethan Armstrong
From Athletics

Twin Cities Gay Men’s Chorus to Present Concert at Gustavus

2 days ago by Al Behrends
From Fine Arts

Strong Pitching Helps Baseball Begin MIAC Play Perfect In Sweep Of Hamline

2 days ago by Nick Hoelmer
From Athletics » Baseball

Men’s Track & Field Finishes Seventh, Women Take 12th At PLNU Invitational

3 days ago by Ethan Armstrong
From Athletics

Gustavus Symphony Orchestra Sets Tour Sights on East Coast

6 days ago by Al Behrends
From Fine Arts

Hillstrom Museum Spring Break Hours Announced

6 days ago by Al Behrends
From Fine Arts

Professor Deborah Goodwin to Give Inaugural Wahlstrom Lecture

Last week by Matt Thomas '00
From News » Third

African Studies Program to Host Dr. August Nimtz Jr. on April 8

Last week by Matt Thomas '00
From News » Sixth

Fifth Annual Gustavus Women in Leadership Conference is April 16

Last week by Matt Thomas '00
From News » Fourth

First-Ever Jazz Combos Showcase at Gustavus Sunday

2 weeks ago by Al Behrends
From Fine Arts

Holt & Fasbender Recital Sunday

2 weeks ago by Al Behrends
From Fine Arts

 

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