Entries tagged with ‘Nobel’

Words of Wisdom

“It is rare to have the opportunity to participate in a conference in which high school, college and university students of such diverse backgrounds are brought together in such a wonderful environment for discussion of topics of vital interest to mankind as has been developed at Gustavus College.” Norman Borlaug speaking of the yearly Nobel […]

Tuesday Trivia: Answered!

How many Nobel Laureates has Gustavus hosted in the past 150 years (including non-Nobel Conference speakers)?   C. 95  

Blast from the Past

  26 Nobel Laureates were on hand for the  dedication of The Alfred Nobel Hall of Science in May of 1963. The building was designed by Setter, Leach, and Lindstrom of Minneapolis. The hall was 75,000 square feet with 150 rooms. The sculpture on the front of the building was completed by Don Gregory ’47, […]

View from the Hill

What’s that smell? If it smells like something has possibly died in the Nobel Hall of Science… it is from the blooming of the Amorphophallus Titanium, better know as a corpse flower and more specifically as Perry. The flower, named Perry, has now bloomed twice, once in 2007 and again in 2010 Perry has attracted […]

Words of Wisdom: Gustie Lingo Edition

3 Flags- The three flags on Eckman Mall by the C. Charles Jackson Campus Center (The American Flag, Minnesota Flag and the Gustavus Flag), a common meeting place for group get-togethers and outings. There are also three flags in front of Lund Center, but they are generally the wrong three three flags! Book Mark- On-campus […]

Sunday-Funday Gustie Thoughts

Share with us what you think by commenting below!   What was your favorite Nobel Conference topic and why? (Include the year!)

Words of Wisdom

“Much discussion prevails concerning the first Nobel Symposium, which is attracting several known Nobel Laureates and many local and not-so-local followers to our little hill. Apparent student interest is indicated by the demand for tickets required for certain lectures. Interest of faculty members, also involved in the present winter term session, is shown by certain […]