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Ethiopian Child Advocate Shiferaw Woldmichael Visits Gustavus

Gustavus Adolphus College recently welcomed Shiferaw Woldmichael, founder and director of the Child Development Training and Research Center (CDTRC) in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, to campus for a 10-day visit.


Bryden Giving ’16: Commitment to Service Leads to Study Abroad Award

Bryden Giving is passionate about healthcare and travel, but mostly he cares about people. The Big Lake, Minn. native was able to combine his passions at the Danish Institute for Study Abroad, where he won the Academic Excellence Award for Child Development and Diversity this summer.


Taneem Husain Named Bruce Gray Postdoctoral Fellow

Gustavus Adolphus College is proud to welcome Taneem Husain to the community as the 2015-2016 Bruce Gray Postdoctoral Fellow. Husain will teach courses in the Gender, Women, and Sexuality Studies program.


Communication Studies Students Have Productive Summer

For Gustavus Adolphus College students Nusla Mohamed, Connor Myhre, Leah Anderson and Jace Riggin, summer was more than just a chance to catch some rays and take a break from studying. The communication studies majors engaged in a variety of internships and work experiences that helped solidify their plans for the future.


Reflecting on the 51st Nobel Conference

2015 Nobel Conference Chair Peg O'Connor, Director of the Nobel Conference Scott Bur, and closing speaker Marc Lewis, PhD, reflect on the 51st Nobel Conference at Gustavus Adolphus College.


Lindsay Lelivelt ’11: Studying English Leads to Fast-Paced World of Technology

Lindsay Lelivelt '11 always knew she was going to be an English major. What she didn't know was that Gustavus Adolphus College would help her develop the skills and support to land a prominent role at a fast-growing technology company in San Francisco, Calif.


Senior Volleyball Players Kelle Nett and Becca Woodstra Prepare for Life off the Court

Gustavus Adolphus College volleyball players Kelle Nett and Becca Woodstra have been key ingredients in the Gustie volleyball team’s 2015 season. More than just athletes, both women spent the summer preparing to “go pro in something other than sports” after graduation.


Gustavus Hosts Fulbright Scholar for 2015-2016 Academic Year

The Gustavus Adolphus College African Studies Program is excited to announce that Fulbright Scholar Rosemarie Mwaipopo will be teaching at the College during the 2015-2016 academic year.


Gustavus Commissions Nationwide Survey on College Students’ Use of ADHD Medication

Leading up to the 51st Nobel Conference, Gustavus Adolphus College commissioned a nationwide survey of college students aged 18-24 to gauge their thoughts on the use of ADHD medications as study aids. Results indicate that many students use medications in the belief that it will increase their academic performance.


The 51st Nobel Conference: “Addiction: Exploring the Science and Experience of an Equal Opportunity Condition”

Gustavus Adolphus College will host the 51st annual Nobel Conference Oct. 6-7. This year’s conference will bring together physicians, neuroscientists, philosophers, and treatment experts to discuss the topic of “Addiction: Exploring the Science and Experience of an Equal Opportunity Condition.”