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Swedish Ambassador Visits Gustavus

Karin Olofsdotter, the Swedish Ambassador to the United States, visited campus and met with students during her three-day trip to Minnesota.

Big Hill Farm Grows Produce and Leaders

After a decade of growth, opportunities on the student-run farm continue to blossom.

Gustavus Welcomes Class of 2022

Nearly 700 students from 35 states and 17 countries joined the Gustavus community on Friday, August 31.

Jason Pruitt Named Executive Director of Gustavus Center for Career Development

Pruitt will lead the Center for Career Development as it expands offerings, builds partnerships, and provides opportunities for all Gustavus students.

Chemistry Professors Bur and Nienow Win National Science Foundation Grants

With projects focusing on malaria-causing parasites and industrial herbicides, the professors will connect Gustavus students with the fundamental chemistry behind real-world problems.

Four Questions with Historian Greg Kaster: Slavery and the Constitution

The history professor spent much of July in Washington, DC as one of 25 scholars from across the nation to attend the National Endowment for Humanities Summer Institute on Slavery and the Constitution.

Lili Rothschild ’17 Wins National Science Foundation Research Fellowship

The Rochester, Minn. native is pursuing a doctorate in clinical psychology at Michigan State University.

Dr. Bernard Powers ’72: “Can’t Have the Testimony Without the Test.”

Three years ago, white supremacist Dylann Roof shot and killed nine members of Emanuel AME Church in Charleston, South Carolina. Powers—a historian of Charleston and the AME church—found his life’s work at the center of our nation’s conversations on race, violence, history, and forgiveness. Here is our Q & A with him.

International Compassion and Service: Kendra Rinas ’05

Uganda, Ghana, Chad, Nairobi, Nepal, and Malaysia. The list grows as Gustavus Alum Kendra Rinas travels around the globe serving others.

Recap: Reunion Weekend 2018

Class years ending in 3’s and 8’s—from 1948 to 2013—joined together on campus for a weekend of reminiscence and rejoicing.