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S.4 E.7: “Degrees of Freedom”

Learning for Life @ Gustavus host Greg Kaster interviews lawyer, historian, and Gustavus alum William Green.

S.4 E.6: Meals and Minds

Learning for Life @ Gustavus host Greg Kaster interviews Associate Vice President of Auxiliary Services & Director of Dining Service Steve Kjellgren.

S.4 E.5: Peace and Reconciliation

Learning for Life @ Gustavus host Greg Kaster interviews Gustavus professor of political science and peace studies, Dr. Mimi Gerstbauer.

S.4. E.4: Researching Aging and Long-Term Care

Gustavus alum Joseph Gaugler ’95, Professor and Robert L. Kane Endowed Chair in Long-Term Care and Aging at the University of Minnesota and Director of the Center on Healthy Aging and Innovation there, on the impact of his Gustavus education in psychology, history, and football; the focus, rewards, and policy implications of his research; accessible […]

S.4. E.3: Ni de Aquí Nor from There

Learning for Life @ Gustavus host Greg Kaster interviews Spanish professor and podcaster Angelique Dwyer.

Remembering the BSO

“The Black Room was a kind of a haven, a psychological reprieve in an academic and racially tense situation. It was a cultural escape.” —TR Coverson ’78. Back, l to r: Walter Green ’79, Marylyn Nixon [year unknown], Geraldine (Lafayette) Coverson ’78, Patricia Kelow ’77, Thaddeus Campbell ’77, PJ [unidentified], Eddie Robinson ’76, Michelle (Swann) […]

S.4 E.2: “A Covenant with Death”

Learning for Life @ Gustavus host Greg Kaster interviews preeminent historian of slavery and the law, and president of Gratz College, Paul Finkelman.

S.4 E.1: A Vocation in Education

Learning for Life @ Gustavus host Greg Kaster interviews Crystal Polski '04 of the Minneapolis Public School Disctrict.

S.3 E.8 “Asking Questions We Don’t Quite Know How to Ask”

Professor Lisa Heldke of the Gustavus philosophy department on what philosophy entails, her research and teaching about the philosophy of food, and the College’s annual Nobel Conference which she directs and will focus this fall 2020 on Cancer in the Age of Biotechnology. Season 3, Episode 8: “Asking Questions We Don’t Quite Know How to […]

S.3 E.7 “Valuing Youth and Youth Voices”

Gustavus graduate Hope Crenshaw ‘04, Executive Director of Teen Health Mississippi, recalls her experience as a young black woman from Mississippi at mostly white Gustavus, and talks about her response to the murder of Mr. George Floyd by Minneapolis police, the mission and impact of Teen Health, and leadership. Season 3, Episode 7: “Valuing Youth […]