Archive for JJ Akin '11

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#MeToo Founder Tarana Burke to Speak at Gustavus

Burke will offer a free, public lecture at 7 p.m. on Monday, May 6, in Christ Chapel as the Campus Activities Board's 2019 Big Speaker.

Abby Trouth ’20 Wins Goldwater Scholarship

The junior from Plymouth, Minn. is a biochemistry and molecular biology major who is conducting research at the University of Colorado this summer.

Baring The Struggle For Climate Change Justice

Gustavus first-year student Nathan Baring is suing the federal government in landmark climate change lawsuit Juliana v. United States.

Thomas Friedman Highlights MAYDAY! Peace Conference

The Pulitzer Prize-winning columnist will discuss the war on the press at home and abroad on May 1.

La Frenierre’s Glacier Research Featured on BBC

The geography professor is a trailblazer in the study of glacial melt and climate change, research that Gustavus undergrads experience firsthand.

Campus Opening at 10 a.m.

8 and 9 a.m. classes are canceled. Dining Service is open normal hours.

Banschbach and Kubek Named Associate Provosts, Academic Deans at Gustavus

The roles provide leadership and support for the academic program and partner with faculty members to advance the College's academic priorities.

Dr. Alisa Rosenthal Named Provost at Randolph-Macon

After 15 years in the Department of Political Science and numerous leadership roles at Gustavus, her new position will begin July 15.

Lecture Highlights Peace Work in Democratic Republic of the Congo

Pastor Sosthene Muzenende Kubisa will discuss his peacebuilding work and partnership with Nobel Peace Prize winner Dr. Denis Mukwege.

Kristen Eggler ’19 Named Top Psych Student in Minnesota

The Gustavus senior won the Donald G. Paterson Award in Psychology from the Minnesota Psychological Association (MPA).