The Gustavian Weekly


Out of Sight, Out of Mind: 2016 January Interim Off-Campus Courses

North America E/M-206: Entrepreneurial & Creative Thinking – Vegas Style   South & Latin America NDL 170: Cuba: Religion, Culture, and Identity GEG-155: From the Amazon to the Andes: Ecuadorian Landscape in a Time of Global Change EDU-267: Education and Poverty […]

Happy New Year 2016!

Each year on December 31, millions of people gather together with friends and family to ring in the new year. Beyond the celebration of finishing a year lies the anticipation of a fresh start, a new beginning, and the promise […]

12 Days of Christmas

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In Gus We Trust: One Campus Under Bergman

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On July 1, 2014, Rebecca Bergman officially took office as Gustavus Adolphus College’s 17th president. After growing up in the New England area, Bergman attended Princeton University and received her B.S. in chemical engineering with interest in the biomedical engineering […]

Give Back at GAC

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‘Tis the giving season and with Thanksgiving right around the corner, it is an excellent time to think about giving back to the community. Gustavus’ Center for Community-Based Serving and Learning (CBSL) provides students with opportunities to get involved in […]

Gustavus vs. St. Thomas

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After nine strong games, the Golden Gusties will play their last game of the season on Nov. 14 against their infamous rivals, the St. Thomas Tommies. With over 10,000 students, the University of St. Thomas operates as Minnesota’s largest private […]

Silver or Lead: The Many Faces of Wealth and Violence in The War on Drugs

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Building Bridges 2016 Gustavus Adolphus College is known for its incredible academics and close-knit community, but a truly unique facet of this prestigious college is the opportunity students have to immerse themselves in an annual conference which promotes social change, […]

Five Fun Fall Festivities

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Fall is in full swing and with the sudden abundance of sweaters, pumpkin spice flavored lattes, and crisp leaves, it’s the perfect time of year to spend outside. St. Peter and the surrounding areas offer many fun fall activities, so […]

Social Media – A Popular Pastime or Another Form of Addiction

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This year’s Nobel Conference explored the science behind addiction and the associated sociological and psychological experiences. A notable aspect was the idea of addiction being an “equal opportunity condition” in which anyone can fall victim to. Given the sleep deprivation, […]

51st Nobel Conference – Addiction: Exploring the Science and Experience of an Equal Opportunity Condition

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Tuesday, October 6 8:30 a.m.        Doors Open 9:15 a.m.        Musical Prelude 9:30 a.m.        Academic Procession and Opening Ceremony 10:00 a.m.      First Lecture: Eric Kandel, MD 11:45 a.m.       Q & A 12:00 p.m.      Lunch Break […]