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Watch the Nobel Conference Live

Can’t make it over to Lund Center to watch the Nobel Conference in person?  Watch it live on your computer or smart phone where ever you happen to be. Live video will begin Tuesday morning October 4th 2011. Visit the Nobel Conference website to learn more about this years conference.

2010 Graduate Accounts Expiring in August

Earlier today GTS sent out an email to all of the students who graduated in 2010 to inform them that their accounts would be expiring on August 10th, 2011. Here is what that message looked like: Your Gustavus account (email and home directory access) is set to expire on Wednesday, August 10th, 2011.  If you […]

Internet Bandwidth Increase

Up until Wednesday morning the entire campus shared our 200Mbit/s internet connection. At around 10am we switched to a new provider ( Global Crossing ) and with that change came a 50Mbit/s bandwidth increase which puts us at 250Mbit/s. For anyone who is curious about our current bandwidth usage, you can check out our graphs […]

3 Year Time Lapse Video of Perry

Ever since we first heard about the possibility of a Titan Arum ( corpse flower a.k.a Amorphophallus titanum) blooming in the greenhouse we have been saving photos of Perry and documenting the growth.  Now that Perry has bloomed again I thought it was about time to create a time lapse video showing the amazing changes […]

Corpse Flower Link Roundup

Here is a list of resources available for all you Perry the corpse flower fans out there. http://gustavus.edu/biology/titanarum/ This is the main launching point for all your corpse flower needs including webcam images updated every minute and Brian O’Brien’s blog posts about Perry. http://news.blog.gustavus.edu/2010/07/06/rare-corpse-flower-set-to-bloom-again-at-gustavus/ This page has lots of information for anyone planning on coming […]

Live Video of Corpse Flower

Now that Perry the Titan Arum ( Corpse Flower ) is getting ready to bloom again, we have installed a new camera in the green house to stream live video to anyone who wishes to watch it. If the live video stream is not quite what you are looking for, we also have a webcam […]

2010 Commencement Time-Lapse and GigaPan Image

View the time-lapse video and gigapan images of the 2010 Gustavus Adolphus College commencement ceremony.

Better Netflix Streaming

Now that Gustavus is IPv6 enabled, students who have subscribed to Netflix streaming services can now do so over our very fast IPv6 network. However to take advantage of this, your computer must have a working IPv6 network connection. See our previous post about IPv6 for more information. To give IPv6 Netflix streaming a try, […]

Spring Arrives at Gustavus

Just like that, spring arrived over the weekend.

Possible Internet Outage Friday Dec. 18th **( Rescheduled for the 22nd )**

*** UPDATE *** At 2:15 Thursday I received word that our ISP has rescheduled the maintenance for December 22nd instead. I just received a notice from our upstream ISP that they will be performing emergency fiber repair on the fibers Gustavus uses to connect to the internet. The maintenance is scheduled to being on Friday […]