Archive for May, 2005
Gustavus Adolphus College seniors Amanda Lodermeier and Carl Ferkinhoff have been accepted into Teach For America, the national corps of outstanding college graduates of all academic majors who commit two years to teach in urban and rural public schools.
Aaron Flohrs, a 2005 graduate of Gustavus Adolphus College from Ormsby, Minn., has won a prestigious Fulbright Fellowship to conduct research in Switzerland on the World Trade Organization.
At 2 p.m. Sunday, May 29, 584 seniors will receive bachelor of arts degrees from Gustavus Adolphus College during commencement exercises on Hollingsworth Stadium (Lund Center for Physical Education and Health if inclement weather).
Kyle Marti, a sophomore student at Gustavus Adolphus College, was selected the 2005 Minnesota Army National Guard Soldier of the Year.
Gina Quiram, a Gustavus Adolphus College junior from St. Peter, Minn., has been awarded a Barry M. Goldwater Scholarship for her studies in biology.
Senior Kimberly Assad from Gurnee, Ill., earned the Donald G. Paterson Award for the presentation of her psychology research at the Minnesota Undergraduate Psychology Conference on April 23, 2005.
Russell Shapiro, assistant professor of geology at Gustavus Adolphus College, will present his research on stromatolites, rock structures built by bacteria, at the 39th annual meeting of the North-Central Section of the Geological Society of America.