Gustavus Adolphus College in St. Peter is hosting the 48th annual Nobel Conference this Tuesday and Wednesday. The special guest this year will be the Executive Director of The Nobel Foundation in Stockholm, Sweden, Dr. Lars Johan Heikensten. He will receive an honorary degree from Gustavus during the opening ceremony of the conference, which begins at 9:30am Tuesday. The Nobel Foundation is a private institution established in 1900. The foundation awards the Nobel Prize in Physics, Chemistry, Physiology or Medicine, Literature, and Peace. For more information on the Nobel Conference visit www.gustavus.edu.