Archive for April, 2024

5 Questions with Finnish Novelist Antti Tuomainen

  He’s been dubbed both “the king of Helsinki noir” and “the funniest writer in Europe.” Think: Coen Brothers but even further north than Fargo. A movie adaptation of his novel The Rabbit Factor, about an actuary who inherits an amusement park, will star Steve Carell. Two of his other books are Finnish television series, The […]

How NLE Choppa Ended Up Playing Gustavus

NLE Choppa will make his only Minnesota appearance this spring at Lund Center on Friday, Apr. 19. (CREDIT: Jimmy Fontaine) On Friday, April 19, at 8 p.m. Gustavus students, residents of Mankato, and folks from the University of Minnesota, will flock by the hundreds to the Lund Center to see “Shotta Flow” rapper NLE Choppa, […]

Gustavus Adolphus College President Rebecca Bergman Announces Retirement

President Rebecca M. Bergman will remain with Gustavus Adolphus through the 2024-25 academic year. Gustavus Adolphus College President Rebecca M. Bergman announced today that she plans to retire in summer 2025 after leading the liberal arts college in Saint Peter, Minnesota, for 11 years. “The opportunity to serve the Gustavus community has been the highest […]

Expressing Gratitude to the Gustie Community

Anyone who has spent time on the Hill knows how Gustavus prides itself on empowering the next generation to act on our world’s greatest challenges and prepare for a life of service. That legacy is making headlines: The Wall Street Journal named Gustavus the top college in Minnesota. Gustavus is a top-producing Fulbright Institution. The […]

Christenson Lecture to Focus on Land Back Questions

The Ronald S. and Kathryn K. Christenson Lectureship in Politics and Law is happening Thursday, Apr. 18 at 4 p.m. in Wallenberg Auditorium The question of Native American land reparations is a tricky one that is becoming more politically prominent in today’s world. And it is the issue at the heart of a forthcoming lecture […]

Gustavus to Erect Large New Solar Panel Field

The new array will be 25 times larger than any other solar panel installations on campus. Given the solar eclipse happening on April 8 and the campus-wide Earth Day celebration occurring later this month, Gustavus is pleased to announce that it has signed a contract to purchase and install a solar panel field behind the […]

Behind the Scenes With Dining Services

The Market Place serves about 1500 Gusties per day. 75 lbs. of bacon and 450 eggs prepared every morning. 6,000 transactions a day. Although the Gustavus Adolphus Market Place is visited daily by about 1,500 Gusties, not many know about the hard work and dedication that goes into their delicious meals. Every morning before the […]

How Our Professors Led Through Change

Last year, seven professors from multiple disciplines and departments took up the difficult charge of leading Gustavus faculty through curricular changes that will push Gustavus forward during this critical time in U.S. and College history.