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My Gustavus: Talmadge King, Jr., MD ’70

Talmadge King Jr., MD, dean of the University of California-San Francisco School of Medicine, in his office   (My Gustavus profiles showcase an alum telling their Gustavus story.)   “The first year was a struggle. But I survived because there was a lot of support at Gustavus.”   I was at a high school summer program for […]

My Gustavus: John Biewen ’83

John Biewen at the Duke Center for Documentary Studies in Durham, NC. Photo by John Noltner.   (My Gustavus profiles showcase an alum telling their Gustavus story.)   “I feel I’ve been doing something akin to philosophy all these years, that there’s direct continuity from my liberal arts education to my life’s work.”   My brother, Paul […]

Professor Eric Carlson on Emotional History

Dr. Eric Carlson, the 2016 recipient of the Edgar M. Carlson Award for Distinguished Teaching, at the 2016 Commencement.   (Editor’s note: The Edgar M. Carlson Award was established by the Gustavus Board of Trustees in 1971 to honor former President Edgar Carlson for his years of distinguished leadership and his commitment to academic excellence. At […]

Keep Asking: Retiring Professors and their Continuous Questioning

Retiring professors Jim Welsh, Deborah Goodwin, and Doug Huff offer up a question they will continue to ask—and hope we will too.

SHINE: Nathalee Boissiere

Gustie Softball opened with two wins this Saturday. Boissiere, who was All-Conference last year, is back in the dugout as an assistant coach.

Gustavus Acts Co-Chairs on Making the Plan

Co-chairs of the Strategic Action Team on the process and promise of developing the Gustavus Acts Strategic Plan.

Gustavus Announces Trustee and Promise Scholarship Programs

Gustavus Adolphus College recently announced two new scholarship programs for students with exceptional academic backgrounds. The Trustee Scholarship will become the highest academic scholarship that the College offers, providing an award beyond the Gustavus President’s Scholarship. Incoming students who are considered for the Trustee Scholarship will typically have cumulative high school grade point averages of […]

A Gustie Holiday Turkey

From Greg ’81 and Karen (Setterberg) Langmo ’82 of Langmo Farms, one of Minnesota’s largest producers of turkeys.

Four Questions with Historian Erika Lee

  Headlines speak of migration crises across the world and of undocumented immigrants crossing borders closer to home. Author, historian, and director of the Immigration History Research Center at the University of Minnesota Erika Lee challenges us to look to the past, drawing parallels between United States history and the current global crisis, asking us to […]

The Great Gustie Gathering 2016

A record crowd attended the 2016 Great Gustie Gathering. This year's Homecoming also celebrated 100 seasons of football. For more, visit Twitter and Instagram: #gogusties #goldandblacktakemeback #gustiehomecoming The Great Gustie Gathering 2016 brought a record crowd of alumni, parents, and friends to campus Saturday to celebrate their years at Gustavus as well as 100 seasons of […]