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One Alum Wins NSF-GRFP Award, Two Earn Honorable Mentions

Three members of the Gustavus Class of 2020 were recognized by the National Science Foundation in support of their research endeavors.

Four Questions with Lauren Bennett McGinty ’10

The Gustavus alum serves as the executive director of Explore Minnesota after holding a series of nonprofit advocacy and communication roles.

Historian David Blight Offers Free, Public Lecture

Blight, a Pulitzer Prize-winning historian, is an expert on Frederick Douglass who teaches at Yale University.

Banschbach Named Dean at the University of Portland

Dr. Valerie Banschbach will start her new role on July 1 after serving as the Associate Provost and Dean of Sciences and Education since 2019.

Gustavus Announces Expansion of Nursing Program

Since its founding in 1956, the Gustavus nursing program has prepared graduates for healthcare work through a well-rounded liberal arts education.

Keller’s Analysis Featured in Washington Post

Kathleen Keller, professor of history and director of the African Studies program, wrote about the recent royal tour of the Caribbean.

Emily Ford ’15 Film Screening Set for April 2

Ford, who completed a 1,200-mile solo winter thru-hike of Wisconsin's Ice Age Trail, will be on campus for a film screening and q-and-a.

New Jazz Touring Endowment Honors Dr. Steve Wright

A generous gift from Mike Johander '99 and his family will support touring opportunities for Gustavus jazz students.

U.S. Supreme Court: Still the Least Dangerous Branch?

At 4:30 p.m. on March 30, the 2022 Christenson Lecture will feature Dr. Tim Johnson '93 discussing the current state of the U.S. Supreme Court.

Learning for Life @ Gustavus Podcast Celebrates 100th Episode

Hosted by Gustavus history professor Greg Kaster, the podcast has been streamed in 43 countries and 45 states.