Archive for JJ Akin '11

Gustavus Adolphus College Renames Campus Arboretum

The Gustavus Board of Trustees voted to change the name of the College's award-winning 125-acre arboretum.

FAQs: The Arboretum at Gustavus Adolphus College

On October 12, 2021, Board of Trustees Chair Scott Anderson announced that the College would remove "Linnaeus" from the name of the arboretum.

Emmy Award-Winning Alum Ian Grant Debuts New Show

Culture Quest will explore the intersections of art and culture and air on PBS stations across the nation this fall.

Nobel Conference Explores Challenges and Opportunities of Big Data

The annual Nobel Conference takes place October 5-6, 2021, features seven world-leading experts, and dives into the topic, "Big Data REvolution."

Gustavus Begins 160th Academic Year

The College commenced the 2021-2022 academic year with an Opening Convocation celebration in Christ Chapel.

Gustavus Ranked #20 Liberal Arts College by Washington Monthly

The College also stacks up as the best in Minnesota for social mobility and "Best Bang for the Buck."

Knutson Wins 2020 Carlson Award for Distinguished Teaching

The award was presented at the Gustavus Class of 2020's commencement ceremony, which took place a year later than scheduled due to COVID-19.

Doug Thompson Named Inaugural Vice President for Equity and Inclusion

Doug Thompson, PhD, will serve as the inaugural Gustavus vice president focused specifically on diversity, equity, inclusion, and racial justice.

Marinari Wins 2021 Faculty Scholarly Accomplishment Award

The history and gender, women, and sexuality studies professor's research focuses on the experiences of immigrant and migrant communities.

Gustavus To Celebrate Student Accomplishments

The annual Honors Weekend slate of events will recognize the many successes of the 2020-2021 academic year.