Archive for Sophie Leininger

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Marinari’s Immigration Research Provides Context, Stories

Dr. Maddalena Marinari's immigration research is contributing to several important national initiatives.

Judge Tanya Bransford ’80 To Speak at Gustavus for 2017 Christenson Lecture

Hennepin County District Judge Tanya Bransford ‘80 will return to her alma mater to deliver a lecture at Gustavus Adolphus College on March 16 from 7 to 8:30 p.m. in the Wallenberg Auditorium. As the speaker for the 2017 Christenson Lectureship in Politics and Law, Bransford will examine the effect of implicit bias, address the increase in bias-motivated incidents, and offer strategies to challenge acts of explicit bias and confront our own unconscious biases.

Lindau Residency Connects Students With Leading Conservative Voices

Dr. Robert George recently spent two days on campus visiting classes, meeting with students, and encouraging open dialogue.

Minnesota Vikings Media Whiz “Wobby” Reflects on Gustavus Experience

Mike Wobschall took advantage of his education, student employment, and several internships to find his niche with the Minnesota Vikings.

Ericka Huggins to Give Keynote Speech at Gustavus

Huggins, a human rights activist and former political prisoner, will be reflecting on her own life experiences and her leadership in the Black Panther Party to discuss the organization of grassroots social justice movements. The talk is titled, "Igniting a Grassroots movement in the 21st Century."

Dave Brazel ’17: Cadet, Scholar, Athlete

As a Gustavus student and Reserve Officer Training Corps (ROTC) Cadet at Minnesota State University, Mankato’s Military Science Program, Brazel will be commissioned as a 2nd Lieutenant and begin his service as an infantry officer in the U.S. Army when he graduates this fall.

Gustavus Team Wins Deloitte Accounting Competition

A team of four Gustavus Adolphus College accounting students won a recent accounting competition between four liberal arts college teams. For the second year in a row, the Gusties placed first in the Deloitte Audit Case Competition, scoring higher than the teams from Bethel University, Luther College, and Concordia College.

Service and Learning Combine in Politics of Housing and Homelessness

Gustavus first-year students are collaborating with Partners for Affordable Housing in the 16th annual sleep out on campus. As an integral part of the First Term Seminar course Politics of Housing and Homelessness, political science professor Richard Leitch leads his first-years through a three-day long sleep out to emulate a homeless experience while also advocating for awareness and education.

Political Rhetoric Expert Leila Brammer Partners with Kettering Foundation

Gustavus Adolphus College communication studies professor Leila Brammer is partnering with the Kettering Foundation to bring deliberative democracy to classrooms across campus in an effort to build community and instill effective commu

Emily Seelen ’13 Studies Water Quality in Sweden

Seelen, a graduate student at University of Connecticut, is conducting research at Umeå University in Sweden after receiving funding through the National Science Foundation’s Graduate Research Opportunities Worldwide program.