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Julie Gilbert Receives Minnesota Academic Innovators Award

Gustavus Adolphus College Assistant Professor and Academic Librarian Julie Gilbert has been named the 2012 recipient of the Minnesota Academic Innovators Award from the Minnesota Library Association (MLA).

Carla Shutrop ’09: A Young Civic Leader

At just 25 years of age, Gustavus alumna Carla Shutrop is making her life count by serving on the school board in her hometown of Shakopee. In the middle of her first four-year term, Shutrop has been elected chair of the board by her peers.

Junior Kayla Joachim Receives Gilman Scholarship

Gustavus Adolphus College junior Kayla Joachim has been awarded an $8,000 Benjamin A. Gilman International Scholarship to study abroad this spring semester in the United Arab Emirates.

Students Raise Awareness of Homelessness with Annual SleepOut

Gustavus Adolphus College students participated in the 14th annual SleepOut Nov. 13-16 to raise awareness of the issue of homelessness in the United States.

Samaraweera’s Post-Grad Journey Takes Him to Germany

Recent Gustavus graduate Hasanga "Hassie" Samarawera begins his post-Gustavus journey in Berlin Germany this fall where he will be pursuing a master's degree in Public Health at Charité University on a fellowship through the Deutscher Akademischer Austauschdienst (DAAD). Learn about Hassie and follow his blog detailing his experiences through the Gustavus website.

Lori Carsen Kelly ’83 Awarded Swenson-Bunn Teaching Award

Lori Carsen Kelly ’83, visiting assistant professor of political science, received the 2011 Swenson-Bunn Memorial Award for Teaching Excellence at the College’s Honors Day convocation on May 7.

Gustavus 2011 Day at the Capitol

On Thursday, April 7, 2011 Gustavus students and financial aid supporters will travel to St. Paul to meet with state legislators and make the case for increased funding for the Minnesota State Grant program. The program helps make higher education affordable for 88,000 Minnesota college and university students. One quarter of Gustavus students receive need-based aid through the program each year.

Sophomore Jasmine Porter Receives Prestigious Fellowship

Gustavus sophomore Jasmine Porter '13 has been selected as a 2011 Institute for International Public Policy (IIPP) Fellow. Porter is one of 25 college students nationwide named to this prestigious fellowship and the first Gustavus recipient in the program's 17-year history. As a fellow, she will attend summer institutes, study abroad, complete an internship, and attend graduate school.