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Happy Graduation, From the Top of Old Main

Graduation Day on top of Old Main, prior to 1920. “The young people that found and shall find inexhaustible treasures here, shall exhort their friends to come, seek, and find what they need for a happy life.”—Lars Lundgren, class of 1890 Somewhere in Gustavus history, prior to 1920, it is May and it is 12:30 […]

Shine: Siri Erickson

CORE VALUE: FAITH. At Gustavus, questions of faith permeate in traditional Lutheran practices, like Daily Sabbath and sacred music. They are present in nontraditional ways too, like the planned Multifaith Center in the renovated Anderson Hall. It will have flex space for students to pray and engage in a variety of contemplative practices from their […]

Karl Satterlund ’19 Awarded Swedish Language Scholarship

Gustavus first-year student Karl Satterlund was recently awarded a Swedish Language Scholarship by the Swedish Council of America (SCA). The award will help Satterlund study in Sweden for a semester next spring.

Remembering Ellery Peterson ’49

Ellery Olof Peterson ’49, a professor emeritus of accounting who taught at Gustavus for 35 years, passed away on November 18, 2015. Peterson had a long history of service and giving to the College beyond his professorship. He set up a scholarship endowment with his first wife, Aileen, and worked with alumni to set up endowments. […]

Shine: Kendra Frey

CORE VALUE: EXCELLENCE. Kendra Frey’s choice to perform at the highest level possible within her multiple passions made her an exceptional candidate for medical school. She was accepted into several programs, and heads to the University of Iowa Carver College of Medicine in the fall. (Photo: Becca Sabot) (Shine profiles celebrate members of the Gustavus […]

Second Annual Gustie Entrepreneur Cup Set for Saturday

The Gustavus Adolphus College Department of Economics and Management is hosting its second annual Gustie Entrepreneur Cup on Saturday, May 14 in Beck Academic Hall.

Reginald Penner ’83 Helps Lead a Nanowire Discovery

A California-based research group led by Reginald Penner ’83 has made an important discovery in nanowire technology that could revolutionize our battery-powered devices.

Gustie Math and Science Majors Take Top Competition Honors

A team of Gustavus Adolphus College math and science majors placed higher than any other liberal arts college in the nation in a recent international math competition.

Grammy-nominated Sámi Musician and Activist Sofia Jannok to Visit and Perform at Gustavus

The Gustavus Adolphus College Department of Scandinavian Studies will host Sofia Jannok as the 2016 Out of Scandinavia Artist-in-Residence. Jannok will be on campus for a series of events taking place May 2-5.

Swedish Film Institute CEO Anna Serner Speaks at Gustavus

The Gustavus Department of Scandinavian Studies recently hosted Anna Serner, CEO of the Swedish Film Institute (SFI), for an on-campus lecture on gender equality in the film industry.