Archive for January, 2016
Students in English professor Baker Lawley’s January Interim class wasted no time getting down to business. From the first day of the course, the group would have just 20 class sessions to edit, publish, and launch the first issue of Razor Literary Magazine.
Three Gusties have been named semifinalists for the Fulbright English Teaching Assistant (ETA) program. Ben Dipple (Dell Rapids, S.D.), Travis Sigafoos (Coon Rapids, Minn.), and Joey Wiley (St. Paul, Minn.) are now being considered by the countries that they applied to teach in during the 2016-2017 academic year.
Gustavus is using grant from the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation to implement six project-based January Interim Experience courses that explore the digital humanities.
Jaime Hollis has been named the director of the Diversity Center at Gustavus Adolphus College and will begin in her new role on Monday, Feb. 1.
The $8 million complete renovation of A.H. Anderson Hall will begin this January. The building will house the Department of Education, Academic Support Center and Writing Center, and a new multifaith center beginning in February 2017.
Shabazz's research centers on the implications of geography on race. The topic for his lecture is "Why Geography Matters in the Struggle for Racial Justice."
Kiril Avramov '99 took the lessons he learned at Gustavus and turned them into a successful career as a risk analyst and professor in his native Bulgaria.