Archive for 2009

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Students Serve Through ROTC

Each spring, Gusties taking part in the U.S. Army's Reserved Officer Training Corp (ROTC) travel to Camp Ripley for a weekend of training in the Joint Field Training Exercises (JFTX) to help prepare them to serve their country through the Army after gradu

Tiananmen + 20 Years

On June 4, 1989, the Tiananmen Square protests came to a violent end with the deaths of over 2,000 people, widespread arrests, and the ban of foreign press by the Chinese government.

Commitment to Volunteer Work

Though many students use spring break as a time to relax and rejuvenate, nearly 100 students from Gustavus Adolphus College chose to embark on a journey to rebuild homes in the south.

Proclaim the Message

Faith opportunities abound at Gustavus. On any given week, there are five chapel services, two or three evening worship opportunities, and a regular Sunday morning service.

Learning by Doing

What do a health and exercise science major's research on protein supplementation and muscle strength; an English major's presentation "Breakfast of Champions: A Marxist Lens"; and a psychology major's research on fear processing during binocular suppress

Learning to Lead

What do you get when you combine students who are passionate about leadership with five area colleges, the Mankato business community, and Greater Mankato Growth, Inc.?

Making a Difference

On Saturday, March 14, Christ Chapel was packed with people who had come to hear the story of a high school teacher who had changed so many lives, and whose story was highlighted in the movie The Freedom Writers.

Linnaeus Symposium

Ecosystem health and tree conservation are the topics of the third bi-annual Linnaeus Symposium to be held April 19-22, 2009.

Alumnus & Dancer Graces Campus

Philip Flickinger, a professional dancer and '01 Gustavus graduate, returned to campus to share his dance expertise. He mentored students and taught various dance classes on-campus March 4-10.

The Rydell Professorship

Curtis Marean, a world-class researcher, will enhance learning for students at Gustavus Adolphus College this spring through close interactions with them in partnership with other faculty members. As this year's Rydell Professor, Marean w