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NOBEL 52: Why Economics Matters

A conversation between Gustavus economics professor and graduate Jeff Owen ’92, renowned economist Deirdre McCloskey (Owen’s graduate school advisor), and Gustavus Adolphus College.

NOBEL 52: Can We Grow Economies That Benefit All?

The 52nd Nobel Conference brings leading economists to Gustavus Adolphus College to explore today’s economics questions: Does inequality matter? Can we bring the prosperity of advanced economies to the rest of the world? How do we grow economies to benefit most, if not all? It all depends on where you start, say the economists attending the conference.

Longtime Gustavus Athletic Director James “Moose” Malmquist Dies At 85

Former Gustavus Adolphus College Athletic Director James “Moose” Malmquist ’53 died Wednesday morning at the age of 85. Funeral arrangements are being made and will be announced soon.

Incoming First-Years: Here’s what to bring.

Philip Rogosheske ’66 showed up to Move-In Day ’62 with this radio. It survived four more years, and then another 50. (It still works.) No need for radios now, with smartphones and laptops, but there is other gear to bring. We asked the experts (Gustavus students and alumni). They answered, with good ideas, total surprises, […]

Mentor Pair: Randy Lee ’84 and Jack Anderson ’16

Best advice from Lee ’84 to Anderson ’16: 1. You need to stay positive and optimistic in business. You need attitude and confidence and optimism as an entrepreneur. 2. With every major decision, imagine three different conclusions: Worst case scenario, best case scenario, and most likely. You will find a way to weigh the decision […]

Rusinko Brings Gusties Together to Present Graywolves at Minnesota Fringe Festival

Gustavus dance professor Michele Rusinko is connecting alumni, her family, and one of her closest friends to explore aging at the Minnesota Fringe Festival August 4-14.

Mentor Pair: Courtney West ’11 and Haley Coller ’16

Best advice from mentor Courtney West to mentee Haley Coller: 1) Take notes about what your manager does for you. Tell them how they have helped you grow. 2) At the end of the day, people will recognize top talent. It’s okay to tell them no for now. 3) Maintain your business relationships. Managers may […]

Gustavus Peace Studies Faculty Attend International Conference at the University of Notre Dame

Participants, including faculty and administrators from colleges and universities on five continents, learned about the latest developments in the Peace Studies field and shared ideas for teaching classes, challenges of program development, and how to establish global partnerships.

Summer Research Students Study Water Pollution Solutions in the Minnesota River Basin

This summer, a trio of students are getting their hands dirty while studying how changing agricultural practices might improve water quality in the Minnesota River basin.

International Education Director Roger Adkins Named AIEA Presidential Fellow

Director of International and Cultural Education Roger Adkins, Phd, has been named an Association of International Education Administrators (AIEA) Presidential Fellow for the 2016-2017 academic year.