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Gustavus J-Term Highlights Experience and Experimentation

Students in the Identity, Resistance and Liberation in Cambodia and Vietnam J-Term class receive a lesson in cultural cuisine. With each new January comes the opportunity for the Gustavus community to depart from the standard semester class structures and calendar and take the month to try something different. J-Term is when students and faculty spend […]

Gustavus to Establish Initial Master’s Program

Athletic trainers help an injured Gustie hockey player during a recent game. Gustavus officials have announced the school’s first-ever master’s degree program for students interested in careers in athletic training and related fields. The College’s new Master of Athletic Training (MAT) program will address current and projected labor shortages and changing national certification requirements for […]

Five Questions with Alan Page

Justice Page in one of his many speaking engagements. (Photo credit: Caroline Yang) Alan Page has had a remarkable career by any measure—actually, by all measures. After being inducted into two halls of fame, college and pro, for his football prowess, he became Minnesota’s first African American State Supreme Court justice, being elected to the […]

Gustavus to host Justice Alan Page for its MLK Day Celebration

Justice Alan C. Page Gustavus Adolphus College will mark its annual Rev. Martin Luther King Day Memorial Celebration on Monday, Jan. 16 by welcoming pioneering Justice Alan C. Page, the first African American Supreme Court Justice of Minnesota, as its honored guest. Justice Page will sit down with Phil Bryant ’73, Gustavus professor of English […]

2022 Year in Review

The Gustavus Class of 2022 makes its way from Christ Chapel to the Commencement ceremony. The 2022 calendar year was actually a tale of two years. The first part was the second semester of a 2021-22 school year that saw the long-awaited emergence from the COVID-19 pandemic and its many aftereffects. The second was the […]

Gustavus recognized for student voter participation

Building upon the school’s impressive track record of robust student voter participation, Gustavus has been recognized as one of 394 colleges nationwide recognized for its efforts to increase nonpartisan democratic engagement in the 2022 elections. The national ALL IN Most Engaged Campuses for College Student Voting campaign helps colleges and universities make intentional efforts to increase student […]

Gustavus Gears Up for Christmas in Christ Chapel

As the first snows of the year surround us, the Gustavus campus is lively with preparations for this year’s Christmas in Christ Chapel. While students, faculty, and staff put in the countless hours of rehearsal that this service requires – as they have for nearly 50 years – this is a time to reflect on […]

Meet Kong Yang ’23, Japanese Studies Major and Army Serviceman

Kong Yang on reconnaissance duty in Somalia, 2020. When Kong Yang was a high school senior in Maplewood, he began to think about ways to pay for college. Born in Thailand, he came to the Twin Cities with his family as a child and became a naturalized U.S. citizen in 2016. Around that time, his […]

The Her Heritage

When the eldest of the Her kids enrolled at Gustavus, she unlocked the door to college for her six siblings.

S.11, E.8: “Everything is Connected, Nothing Is Lost”

Learning for Life @ Gustavus podcast host Greg Kaster interviews emeritus professor of classics Will Freiert.