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Two Gustavus Adolphus College alumni are combining science and film-making in a new film festival taking place this weekend. Thursday, September 15, marks the beginning of the Northstar Science Film Festival, a new science-entertainment film festival being launched by festival chairman and founder Ryan Johnson and director of communications Kevin Dragseth, both members of the Gustavus Class of 1996.
Former Gustavus Adolphus College Athletic Director James “Moose” Malmquist ’53 died Wednesday morning at the age of 85. Funeral arrangements are being made and will be announced soon.
Grammy-nominated country music artist Hunter Hayes will perform at Gustavus Adolphus College at 8 p.m. on Saturday, April 23. Tickets are now on sale to the general public.
The inaugural winner of the Gustavus Mairs & Power Award, Yee Chang '15 is taking advantage of the associated mentorship to earn her Chartered Financial Analyst certification.
Gustavus Adolphus College senior soccer player David Lilly and senior swimmer Jenny Strom have been named the 2014-15 Gustavus Student-Athletes of the Year.
Dr. Mimi Gerstbauer, Associate Professor of Political Science and Peace Studies at Gustavus Adolphus College, has spent the last several months in Poland, after being awarded a U.S. Fulbright Scholar grant for 2014-15.
College is a time for young adults to explore opportunities near and far. For Gusties Nate Paulsen ’15 and Lindsay Rothschiller ’15, that meant spending the summer of 2014 in Sweden as part of Gustavus’s Wallenberg Scholars Program.
Year after year friends Bruce Gray and Bill Harvey have sat side by side as preeminent scholars and researchers have taken them from the tiniest corners of the Earth to the farthest reaches of the universe. Thanks to the renowned Nobel Conference, held every October at Gustavus, the two friends have been to the bottom of the ocean and inside the human brain. They’ve mapped the path of a virus and learned about the legacy of Albert Einstein.
Gustavus students spend a lot of time conducting research in the laboratories of the Nobel Hall of Science, but many students also have a chance to conduct research away from campus. In the case of Amy Christiansen '15 and Alexa Peterson '16, that opportunity involved a trip to France with Associate Professor of Chemistry Amanda Nienow.
As the retirement of professors Tim Robinson, Richard Martin and Barbara Simpson coincides with commencement this weekend, many are taking time to commemorate their contributions—from their dedication as teachers to their research as distinguished scholars. Combined, this trio has given more then 130 years of service to the College, imbuing the Psychological Science Department with a legacy of scholarly ambition, community, and mentorship.