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S.1 E.2 Pandemic Provost

Provost Brenda Kelly talks Gustavus leadership amid COVID-19. The former chemistry professor discusses plans and decisions, stresses and successes, uncertainties and jigsaw puzzles from the College’s transition to online teaching and learning. Season 1, Episode 2: Pandemic Provost Transcript: Greg Kaster: Learning for Life at Gustavus is produced by JJ Akin and Matthew Dobosenski of […]

S.1 E.1 Learning to Talk with One Another

Learning for Life @ Gustavus host Greg Kaster interviews communication studies professor Pamela Conners.

S.1 Trailer: Welcome to Learning for Life @ Gustavus!

Learning for Life @ Gustavus host Greg Kaster introduces listeners to the new podcast.

Renowned Civil War Historian Creates Endowed Professorship

Pulitzer Prize winning Civil War historian and 1958 Gustavus alumnus Dr. James McPherson endowed the new professorship in American History.

Hayley Russell Wins 2019 Swenson-Bunn Memorial Award for Teaching Excellence

Russell, an assistant professor of health and exercise science, received the award at the 2019 Honors Day Convocation.

Jorgensens’ Discovery: Handwritten Compositions from a Norwegian-American Composer

A chance meeting in a Saint Peter grocery store led to the discovery of 150 handwritten compositions from Norwegian-American composer Theodora Cormontan, one of the first Norwegian women to have her music published. Vocal music professor Michael Jorgensen and his wife, Bonnie, were ecstatic with the find, which had been in a friend’s family for […]

Campus Opens at 10:30 a.m.

The Evelyn Young Dining Room will open at 7 a.m. Staff are working to clear snow from streets and parking lots.

SHINE: Joy Dunna ’20

The 2018 St. Lucia Festival will be celebrated Thursday, Dec. 6. All are invited
 to Christ Chapel for a service that features the St. Lucia Court and the St. Lucia Singers. As she is the previous year’s St. Lucia, Dunna will provide the homily, including the telling of the legend of St. Lucia. The event is […]

Soil Health. World Health. Planet Health.

Soil is alive. We are just now learning what that means. What we do know: When soil quality goes up, so does yield, and so does our planet's health.

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.