Archive for May, 2017

Professor Eric Carlson on Emotional History

Dr. Eric Carlson, the 2016 recipient of the Edgar M. Carlson Award for Distinguished Teaching, at the 2016 Commencement.   (Editor’s note: The Edgar M. Carlson Award was established by the Gustavus Board of Trustees in 1971 to honor former President Edgar Carlson for his years of distinguished leadership and his commitment to academic excellence. At […]

Carolyn Del Vecchio Wins Fulbright Grant to Vietnam

The senior political science major will teach English in Vietnam during the 2017-2018 academic year.

Jill Locke Wins 2017 Faculty Scholarly Achievement Award

The professor of political science was recognized by her peers at the annual Honors Day Convocation on May 6.

Keep Asking: Retiring Professors and their Continuous Questioning

This year's retiring professors (l to r): Jim Welsh (geology), Deborah Goodwin (religion), and Doug Huff (philosophy). Not pictured but also retiring, Don Scheese (English)   Join Gustavus as we honor these retiring professors, as well as fine arts director Al Behrends, at a dinner in their honor this Wednesday, 5–8 p.m.  Jim Welsh Professor of Geology […]

Gustie Cup Doubles in Size and Prize Money

The competition creates space for Gustavus students to dream their innovative ideas into action. The 2017 Cup takes place Saturday, May 13.

Masayoshi Ishikawa Wins Swenson-Bunn Award for Teaching Excellence

The visiting professor of music balances student-centered teaching with his own composition and performance work.

History and Biology Lead to Global Healthcare for Katie Schlangen ’14

Just three years after graduation, Gustavus alumna Katie Schlangen is traveling the world... and helping people along the way.

Research Drives Anna Krieger ’17 to Awards, Grad School

Hands-on research as a first-year student laid the foundation for Anna Krieger's path to grad school, with a few awards along the way...

Books in Bloom Set for May 5-7 in Folke Bernadotte Memorial Library

The exhibit pairs floral design with literature and academic materials. New this year, take a behind-the-scenes look at the Saint John's Bible.

MAYDAY! Tackles Government Surveillance and Citizen Responsibility

The 37th annual MAYDAY! Peace Conference will take place on Wednesday, May 3. Dr. Bruce Fein, constitutional lawyer and attorney for the Edward Snowden family, will give the keynote address at 10 a.m.