Archive for June, 2023

A Gustavus Grad Finds an Unexpected Career Path

Moriah Jensen '23 will start a student-teaching position in music education later this year. Within a few weeks of her graduation from Gustavus in May, Moriah Jensen ’23 added another accomplishment to her resume: published composer.  Jensen’s original piece for wind ensemble, “hope is not a language the dark voices understand,” was accepted for publication […]

Gustavus Photography Professor’s Work Spans the Globe

Priscilla Briggs, Art and Art History and Film and Media Studies, focuses on capitalism's wide-ranging effects on society. Lovers of socially conscious photography can enjoy the creations of a Gustavus professor in far-flung locations this summer and fall. Priscilla Briggs, Art and Art History and Film and Media Studies, is showcasing her work at London’s […]

Jill Locke Named McPherson Chair

Professor Jill Locke has taught at Gustavus since 2000. Political Science Professor Jill Locke has been named the College’s James McPherson Endowed Chair in American History. Her three-year appointment to the position began on June 1. The Chair was endowed by Dr. James M. McPherson ’58, a professor emeritus at Princeton University and an acclaimed historian […]

Gustavus Reaffirms Its Commitment to Diversity

Statement from President Rebecca Bergman to the Gustavus Adolphus Community: We will soon learn what the Supreme Court of the United States will conclude regarding the use of race in admission decisions. The outcome of these cases could have profound implications for the future of diversity and inclusion in American higher education. As we await […]

Lang Wins 2023 Edgar M. Carlson Award

Dr. Martin Lang '95, has been teaching at Gustavus since 2005. Associate Professor Martin Lang ’95, was named the 2023 winner of the Edgar M. Carlson Award for Distinguished Teaching at the Gustavus Adolphus commencement ceremony on Saturday, May 27. The award is the College’s highest honor for teaching excellence. Lang, who started teaching at […]