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Gustavus Announces $4 Million Gift From President Rebecca and Dr. Thomas Bergman

Four investments of $1 million each will directly support teaching and learning, create an endowed faculty position in neuroscience, and supplement the Gustavus Fund.

Service and Learning Combine in Politics of Housing and Homelessness

Gustavus first-year students are collaborating with Partners for Affordable Housing in the 16th annual sleep out on campus. As an integral part of the First Term Seminar course Politics of Housing and Homelessness, political science professor Richard Leitch leads his first-years through a three-day long sleep out to emulate a homeless experience while also advocating for awareness and education.

U of M’s Ana Forcinito to Lecture on Gender Violence in Argentina

Gustavus Adolphus College will host professor Ana Forcinito, an expert in gender violence in Argentina, for a free, public, lecture on Friday, November 11 at 6 p.m. in Confer Hall 127.

Minnesota Artist Designs New Paraments for Christ Chapel

Christ Chapel received new paraments for the first time in more than forty years to highlight the natural beauty of Gustavus Adolphus College. The paraments are large, gold pieces of cloth with metallic painted liturgical designs created by Minnesota artist Chillon Leach.

Political Rhetoric Expert Leila Brammer Partners with Kettering Foundation

Gustavus Adolphus College communication studies professor Leila Brammer is partnering with the Kettering Foundation to bring deliberative democracy to classrooms across campus in an effort to build community and instill effective commu

Emily Seelen ’13 Studies Water Quality in Sweden

Seelen, a graduate student at University of Connecticut, is conducting research at Umeå University in Sweden after receiving funding through the National Science Foundation’s Graduate Research Opportunities Worldwide program.

Gustavus Employees Honored at Annual Founders Day Celebration

Gustavus honored three outstanding employees today at the College’s annual Founders Day celebration, which recognizes the dedication of the iconic Old Main on October 31, 1876. The 2016 Founders Day marks the 140th anniversary of the College's location on the Saint Peter, Minn. campus.

Humanities Meets Digital

Professors Glenn Kranking, Carlos Mejia Suarez, Pamela Conners, and Micah Maatman all teach digital humanities initiatives. (Note: This feature on digital humanities initiatives at Gustavus first appeared in the Fall 2016 issue of the Gustavus Quarterly.) Why Digital Humanities By Glenn Kranking ’98, associate professor, History and Scandinavian Studies, and campus facilitator, Digital Humanities I […]

Ecuadorian Banana Grower Pairs with Local Farmer to Discuss Fair Trade

Mariana Cobos and Josh Reinitz will explore fair trade, organic, sustainable, and equitable farming practices on Wednesday, October 26.

Pre-Physical Therapy Students Thrive at Gustavus

Striving to assist Gustavus students on the pre-health track, the Office of Career Development builds a collection and network of resources and advisers to guide each student to become the best applicant they can be. The most recent cycle of pre-physical therapy Gustavus graduates proved to be very competitive applicants after exceeding the national averages of admission into graduate programs.