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Tane Danger ’07 Named 2014 Bush Fellow

Tane Danger ’07 is passionate about civil discourse and is passionate about humor. It’s why he founded the LineUs Improv Comedy Troupe at Gustavus and it’s why he co-founded The Theater of Public Policy after earning his degree in communication studies. The success of the latter venture is one reason why Danger has been named […]

Star Tribune Recognizes Hillstrom Museum of Art

The Star Tribune recently recognized the Hillstrom Museum of Art at Gustavus Adolphus College as the “best unexpected place to find great art” in its recently released Best of Minnesota 2014 special section. The Best of Minnesota listings were thoughtfully selected by the 265 Star Tribune journalists who comprise Minnesota’s largest newsroom. The complete Best […]

Theatre Majors Bring International Experience Home

Hannah Enright and Autumn Ike, both junior Gustavus theatre majors, seized a rare opportunity while studying abroad their fall semesters. Guided by their passion for theatre and dance, these Gustavus students managed to identify an outlet to satisfy their hunger for art: performance while abroad. Experience the passion, excitement, horrors and frustrations of performance abroad […]

Peter Breitmayer ’87 in Cast of New Television Show Fargo

A new television show that debuted this week on FX to strong ratings and is receiving positive reviews from entertainment critics has a Gustavus alumnus on its cast. Peter Breitmayer, a veteran actor and a member of the class of 1987, will have a recurring role on the new show Fargo as Lieutenant Schmidt. The […]

Brandon Dean Awarded Swenson-Bunn Teaching Award

Brandon Dean, Assistant Professor of Music and Conductor of the Choir of Christ Chapel and Lucia Singers at Gustavus Adolphus College, received the 2014 Swenson-Bunn Memorial Award for Teaching Excellence at the College’s Honors Day convocation on Saturday, May 3. The award, which is nominated and selected by students, has been presented annually since 1990. […]

Karin Dye ’16 Takes Her Passion for Music Abroad

Sophomore Karin Dye is Principal Viola of the Gustavus Symphony Orchestra, a member of the Gustavus Ringers, violist for the Corda String Quartet, and fiddler in a bluegrass band on campus called Vintage Prairie Dirt. Dye’s passion for music led her to pursue an independent study opportunity this past January in the Dominican Republic, which […]

Photographer and Peace Activist John Noltner on Campus Feb. 24-25

What does peace mean to you? That is the central question photographer and storyteller John Noltner has been asking people for his social commentary project, A Peace of My Mind. Noltner will visit Gustavus on Feb. 24-25 to share his multimedia exhibit and speak in Christ Chapel about the project. Founded in 2009, A Peace […]

Hillstrom Museum of Art Presents Bruce McClain: A Retrospective Exhibition

The Hillstrom Museum of Art at Gustavus Adolphus College will present Bruce McClain: A Retrospective Exhibition, through Jan. 31, 2014. On Sunday, January 26 at 3:30 p.m., artist Bruce McClain will repeat his opening reception gallery talk, discussing his art and his career.  The talk will be held in the Museum, amid his works on view […]

James Patrick Miller Hired as Douglas Nimmo Endowed Professor

Gustavus Adolphus College President Jack Ohle is pleased to announce that Dr. James Patrick Miller will join the faculty in September 2014 as the inaugural holder of the Douglas Nimmo Endowed Professor of the Gustavus Wind Orchestra. This new professorship was established by Raymond ’51 and Lorraine Lundquist in honor of Dr. Douglas Nimmo, the […]

Timeflies to Appear in Concert at Gustavus May 9

The Campus Activities Board at Gustavus Adolphus College has announced that the music duo Timeflies will perform in concert at 8 p.m. Friday, May 9 in Lund Arena. Tickets are currently available online at for Gustavus students, faculty, and staff for $12. Tickets for the general public will be $17 and will go on […]