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Incoming First-Years: Here’s what to bring.

Philip Rogosheske ’66 showed up to Move-In Day ’62 with this radio. It survived four more years, and then another 50. (It still works.) No need for radios now, with smartphones and laptops, but there is other gear to bring. We asked the experts (Gustavus students and alumni). They answered, with good ideas, total surprises, […]

Mentor Pair: Randy Lee ’84 and Jack Anderson ’16

Best advice from Lee ’84 to Anderson ’16: 1. You need to stay positive and optimistic in business. You need attitude and confidence and optimism as an entrepreneur. 2. With every major decision, imagine three different conclusions: Worst case scenario, best case scenario, and most likely. You will find a way to weigh the decision […]

Rusinko Brings Gusties Together to Present Graywolves at Minnesota Fringe Festival

Gustavus dance professor Michele Rusinko is connecting alumni, her family, and one of her closest friends to explore aging at the Minnesota Fringe Festival August 4-14.

Mentor Pair: Courtney West ’11 and Haley Coller ’16

Best advice from mentor Courtney West to mentee Haley Coller: 1) Take notes about what your manager does for you. Tell them how they have helped you grow. 2) At the end of the day, people will recognize top talent. It’s okay to tell them no for now. 3) Maintain your business relationships. Managers may […]

Gustavus Peace Studies Faculty Attend International Conference at the University of Notre Dame

Participants, including faculty and administrators from colleges and universities on five continents, learned about the latest developments in the Peace Studies field and shared ideas for teaching classes, challenges of program development, and how to establish global partnerships.

International Education Director Roger Adkins Named AIEA Presidential Fellow

Director of International and Cultural Education Roger Adkins, Phd, has been named an Association of International Education Administrators (AIEA) Presidential Fellow for the 2016-2017 academic year.

Physics Professor Steve Mellema ’72 to Serve as Fulbright Scholar in Malaysia

As a Fulbright Scholar, Mellema will teach and conduct research at the Universiti Sains Malaysia in 2017.

Gustavus Awarded $10,000 Grant to Develop Interfaith Programming

The grant from Interfaith Youth Core (IFYC) and the Teagle Foundation will support development in the area of Interfaith Cooperation in Professional and Civic Life.

Eric Wagner ’16: Next Step Dartmouth

Wagner, a physics and mathematics double major at Gustavus, will continue his education in metallurgy, materials science, and crystallography at Dartmouth College this fall.

Corpse Flower Blooming Now at Gustavus; Visiting Hours Announced for Friday and Saturday

The corpse flower at Gustavus began to open Thursday and is expected to bloom overnight. The public is welcome to visit and experience the unique smell of the corpse flower on Friday, June 3, from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. and again on Saturday, June 4, from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m.