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Joseph A. Larson ’79 Wins 2015 Gustavus Service Award

Gustavus Adolphus College recognized Joseph A. Larson ’79 as the 2015 recipient of the Gustavus Association of Congregations and Alumni Service Award. The award recognizes Gustavus alumni who have made distinctive commitments and contributions to the service of others.


Championship Saturday: Women’s Soccer and Volleyball Battle for MIAC Playoff Crowns

The Gustavus women's soccer and volleyball teams will compete for their respective Minnesota Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (MIAC) Playoff Championship on Saturday, Nov. 7. Women's soccer competes at the University of St. Thomas at 1 p.m., while the volleyball team will host Bethel University in Lund Center at 7 p.m.


Annual Employee Award Winners Honored at Founders Day

Three members of the Gustavus Adolphus College community were honored during the Friday, Oct. 30 daily chapel service as recipients of the College’s annual outstanding employee awards. The awards are given out in conjunction with Founders Day, which recognizes the dedication of Old Main on Oct. 31, 1876.


Gustavus Library Associates Set to Host “A Royal Affair” at Radisson Blu Mall of America

Gustavus Adolphus College and Gustavus Library Associates (GLA) will host the 19th biennial "A Royal Affair" on Saturday, Nov. 14 at the Radisson Blu Mall of America in Bloomington, Minn. A fundraiser for the Folke Bernadotte Memorial Library, the event will include dinner, live and silent auctions, music, and dancing.


Ethiopian Child Advocate Shiferaw Woldmichael Visits Gustavus

Gustavus Adolphus College recently welcomed Shiferaw Woldmichael, founder and director of the Child Development Training and Research Center (CDTRC) in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, to campus for a 10-day visit.


Taneem Husain Named Bruce Gray Postdoctoral Fellow

Gustavus Adolphus College is proud to welcome Taneem Husain to the community as the 2015-2016 Bruce Gray Postdoctoral Fellow. Husain will teach courses in the Gender, Women, and Sexuality Studies program.


Communication Studies Students Have Productive Summer

For Gustavus Adolphus College students Nusla Mohamed, Connor Myhre, Leah Anderson and Jace Riggin, summer was more than just a chance to catch some rays and take a break from studying. The communication studies majors engaged in a variety of internships and work experiences that helped solidify their plans for the future.


Reflecting on the 51st Nobel Conference

2015 Nobel Conference Chair Peg O'Connor, Director of the Nobel Conference Scott Bur, and closing speaker Marc Lewis, PhD, reflect on the 51st Nobel Conference at Gustavus Adolphus College.


Senior Volleyball Players Kelle Nett and Becca Woodstra Prepare for Life off the Court

Gustavus Adolphus College volleyball players Kelle Nett and Becca Woodstra have been key ingredients in the Gustie volleyball team’s 2015 season. More than just athletes, both women spent the summer preparing to “go pro in something other than sports” after graduation.


Gustavus Hosts Fulbright Scholar for 2015-2016 Academic Year

The Gustavus Adolphus College African Studies Program is excited to announce that Fulbright Scholar Rosemarie Mwaipopo will be teaching at the College during the 2015-2016 academic year.