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Track and Field Standout Elizabeth Weiers Awarded NCAA Postgraduate Scholarship

The National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) has announced its 2015 spring sports postgraduate scholarship winners. Among the list of 29 male and 29 female recipients was Gustavus Adolphus College track and field throwing specialist Elizabeth Weiers (Le Center, Minn.). “This is another outstanding achievement for Liz,” said head track and field coach Dale Bahr. “Each award or recognition that […]


Gustavus Alumnae Thrive at Mayo School of Health Sciences

Three talented students began their first year at Gustavus Adolphus College in 2010, drawn in by the welcoming community of people and the high-caliber of academics, athletics, and activities. All three students: Paige Dieleman ’14 (chemistry), Michaela Holm ’14 (biology), and Ashley Petersen ’14 (biology), knew they were interested in the health care profession, but […]


Katie Sexe-Talbot ’00: A Leader in Healthcare Administration

Gustavus Adolphus College alumna Katie Sexe-Talbot '00 was recently recognized by Minneapolis/St. Paul Business Journal for professional achievement, leadership qualities, and contributions to the broader Twin Cities community.


Looking Ahead to the 51st Nobel Conference

The 51st Nobel Conference, which is titled “Addiction: Exploring the Science and Experience of an Equal Opportunity Condition,” will take place Oct. 6-7, 2015. Tickets for this year's Nobel Conference are now on sale and can be purchased online at or by calling 507-933-7520.


Board of Trustees Recognized by AAUP for Shared Governance

The American Association of University Professors (AAUP) announced Monday, June 8 that the Gustavus Adolphus College Board of Trustees, including President Rebecca Bergman, would receive the Association’s Ralph S. Brown Award for Shared Governance.


David Lilly and Jenny Strom Named Gustavus Student-Athletes Of The Year

Gustavus Adolphus College senior soccer player David Lilly and senior swimmer Jenny Strom have been named the 2014-15 Gustavus Student-Athletes of the Year.


Video and Photos from Commencement Day

On Sunday, May 31, the 616 members of the Class of 2015 walked across the stage at Hollingsworth Field to receive their bachelor of arts degrees. You can relive the day by watching a number of videos or browsing through a gallery of photos.


Vice President Westphal Receives Honorary Degree

Gustavus Adolphus College Vice President for Finance and Treasurer Ken Westphal received the degree of Doctor of Humane Letters, honoris causa, at the College’s commencement exercises on May 31. The honor was conferred to Westphal by Gustavus President Rebecca Bergman.


Commencement Recap: 616 Graduates Receive Degrees

Near perfect weather graced the Gustavus Adolphus College campus on Sunday, May 31 for the College's 2015 commencement exercises. Six hundred and sixteen seniors walked across the stage and received their degrees at Hollingsworth Field.


David Obermiller Receives Edgar M. Carlson Award

Gustavus Adolphus College Associate Professor of History, Environmental Studies, and Japanese Studies David Obermiller, received the 2015 Edgar M. Carlson Award for Distinguished Teaching during the College’s commencement exercises on Sunday, May 31.