Archive for JJ Akin '11

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.

Gustavus Breaks Ground on Lund Center Project

The $60 million expansion and renovation of the College's wellness and athletics facility will increase opportunities for learning and movement.

Gustavus Senior Wins National Science Foundation Fellowship

Chemistry and biochemistry and molecular biology major Kaitlyn Gruber will pursue her doctorate at the University of Wisconsin.

Listen & Learn: Resources and Context for Racial Justice

Last spring, in the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic that forced Gustavus classes to transition to virtual delivery, history professor Greg Kaster partnered with the Office of Marketing and Communication to launch a new podcast, Learning for Life @ Gustavus. The podcast explores the intersections of liberal arts learning, current events, and real-world problem solving […]

Kurt Elling ’89 Wins Grammy for Best Jazz Vocal Album

Long recognized as one of the top jazz vocalists of our time, Elling won his second Grammy Award for his album "Secrets are the Best Stories."

Gustavus Recognized as Voter Friendly Campus

Gustavus is one of 235 institutions in the nation—and the only liberal arts college in Minnesota—to earn the designation.

Gustavus Announces Search for Vice President for Equity and Inclusion

Gustavus Adolphus College has begun the search for its first-ever Vice President for Equity and Inclusion, a position that will join the College’s senior leadership team and be responsible for leading diversity, equity, inclusion, and racial justice strategy and alignment across the campus. The position, which is now open to applications and nominations, will focus […]