Research, Scholarship and Creativity Events

Events in the Academic Year

Gustavus Adolphus offers many major events for students to become involved in research, scholarship and creativity

Fall Research Symposium (Mid September)
Students who conducted research on campus, in the field, or at other institutions present the results of their work. There are two concurrent sessions and a break for a poster session and refreshments. 
Nobel Conference (Early October)
For over 50 years, Gustavus has hosted the Nobel Conference. This is a unique two-day event that brings world renowned scholars to campus to address science issues, including a discussion of the moral and societal impact of these issues. For more information visit the Nobel Conference website.
National Conferences on Undergraduate Research (Mid April)

Gustavus students have been a strong presence at NCUR events in the past, and this year looks to be no exception! Join us as we share our work with a national audience at the University of Wisconsin La Crosse. Visit the NCUR conference website or more information.

Sigma Xi Campus Symposium (Early May)
Each spring the Gustavus Sigma Xi chapter sponsors an undergraduate research symposium at which Gustavus students present the results of their student-faculty research projects. Current and past research abstracts are available at the Sigma Xi website.
Celebration of Creative Inquiry (Early May)
The Celebration of Creative Inquiry is a campus-wide forum to publicly share the creative inquiry of students from Gustavus Adolphus College. “Creative inquiry” is an intentionally broad term that encompasses research and scholarship including, in the arts, exhibits or performances. We invite all Gustavus students engaged in creative inquiry to participate. Appropriate projects shall be defined by the standards of research, scholarship, and/or creativity of their discipline. Learn more about this exciting event at the CCI website.