Archive for July, 2013

Gustavus Senior Interning for Minor League Baseball Team

This fall, senior Beau Bachman '14 will be a key player for the Gustavus football team, but this summer he is busy interning with the Arkansas Travelers, a minor league baseball affiliate of the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim.

Gusties to Light Up the Stage at Fringe Festival in August

A number of current and former Gustavus students will be performing, directing, and producing at the 2013 Minnesota Fringe Festival, which will take place August 1-11 at various locations in Minneapolis.

Shane Jensen ’10 Returns to Minnesota for Newest Film

After living in New York City for several years, Gustavus alumnus, actor, and filmmaker Shane Jensen '10 is returning to Minnesota to work on a new project called The Way the Crow Flies.

Pearl Leonard-Rock to Lead Diversity Center

Pearl Leonard-Rock recently joined the staff at Gustavus Adolphus College as Director of Multicultural Programs and the Diversity Center. After serving at Edgewood College for the past 12 years, Leonard-Rock began her new duties on July 1.

Kaster’s Letter to the Editor Published by The New York Times

Gustavus Adolphus College Professor of History and Gender, Women, and Sexuality Studies Greg Kaster recently had a letter to the editor published by The New York Times.

Alumna Travels Through Africa with New York Times Columnist

Gustavus Adolphus College alumna Erin Luhmann ’08 has spent the past week traveling through parts of northern Africa with New York Times columnist Nicholas Kristof. Luhmann earned the right to join Kristof in Africa this summer when she won his annual Win-a-Trip Contest in February.

Ray Thrower Returning Home to North Carolina

After serving the last 15 years as Gustavus Adolphus College’s Director of Campus Safety, Ray Thrower will be returning home to North Carolina to become the Assistant Vice President of Campus Safety and Security at Queens University of Charlotte.

Nobel Conference 49: The Universe at Its Limits

The 49th annual Nobel Conference at Gustavus Adolphus College will be held Oct. 1-2, and is titled "The Universe at Its Limits." This year's conference will address some of the most fundamental questions of science: What is the universe made of? Where did it come from? Where is it going?

NSF Grant Will Bolster Physics Research

Gustavus Adolphus College Professor of Physics Tom Huber is the lead author on a $500,000 grant recently awarded by the National Science Foundation (NSF). The grant will fund a three-year collaborative project with Gustavus and modal analysis researchers at the University of Massachusetts-Lowell.

Gustavus Retains A3 Rating by Moody’s Investors Service

Moody’s Investors Service affirmed its A3 long-term rating with a stable outlook on Gustavus Adolphus College’s Revenue Bonds issued through the Minnesota Higher Education Facilities Authority.