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Gustavus MAYDAY! Teach-In Focuses on U.S. Education

The annual conference will feature a new teach-in format. Gustavus Adolphus College will present its annual MAYDAY! Peace Conference, featuring a new teach-in format, on Wednesday, May 3 with the timely theme, The Future of U.S. Education: Who decides what gets taught? The event will run from 10-11:20 a.m. in Alumni Hall in the OJ […]

Artist Jeannette Ehlers To Visit Gustavus

Danish-Trinidadian performance artist Jeannette Ehlers will be on campus from April 24-28. (Photo by Marlene Anne Lough.) One might assume that Scandinavia has little to teach us about diversity. The Gustavus 2023 Out of Scandinavia (OOS) Artist-in-Residence, Jeanette Ehlers, has spent her career dispelling that assumption. Beginning April 24, the College will host the Copenhagen-based, […]

Gustavus Students Earn Multiple Academic Awards

It’s awards season in academia, and Gustavus students and alumni are cleaning up. This year, Gusties have already claimed multiple Fulbright awards and Goldwater scholarships, a National Science Foundation (NSF) grant, a Public Policy and International Affairs (PPIA) fellowship, and a host of other state, national, and international honors, in numbers that often exceed what […]

Rev. Dr. Russell Moore to Visit Gustavus This week

Rev. Dr. Russell Moore will visit campus as a Lindau Resident the week of April 17. Noted theologian, ethicist, writer, and preacher Rev. Dr. Russell Moore will be on campus on Wednesday and Thursday, Apr. 19-20, as our Lindau Resident and a guest of the Gustavus Religion Department. Moore will visit several classes; meet with College officials, […]

Gustavus Announces New VP of Enrollment Management

Kim Frisch joins Gustavus from Regis University. Kim Frisch has been named the new Vice President for Enrollment Management at Gustavus Adolphus College, President Rebecca M. Bergman announced today. Frisch is a graduate of the University of Minnesota with a Bachelor of Arts degree in journalism and communication. She also has a Master’s Degree in […]

Glenn Loury Speaking at Gustavus on Racial Inequality

Dr. Glenn Loury is the 2023 Lindau Residency guest lecturer. Renowned economist, academic, and social commentator Glenn Loury will present his lecture, “Why Racial Inequality Persists,” on Wednesday, March 29, at 7 p.m. in Wallenberg Auditorium, as part of the Lindau Residency in Conservative Thought. The event is free and open to the public. Loury […]

Gusties Embrace their Day at the Capitol Opportunities

Gustie students start their Day at the Capitol. A large contingent of Gustavus students trekked to St. Paul on March 14 to help convince state legislators to keep making Minnesota colleges more affordable. The annual Day at the Capitol event—a return to a format that hadn’t happened since before the pandemic—saw 46 Gustie undergraduates fan […]

Gustavus Track Star Exemplifies the Student-Athlete

Birgen Nelson clears her final hurdle at the 2022 Division III NCAA Outdoor Track and Field Championships. Success in college requires determination, consistency, resiliency—and help. As Birgen Nelson ’23 heads into her final indoor track meet before moving on to the next athletic and academic levels, she’s embraced and personified all these qualities and positioned herself for […]

Gusties Showcase Research at the State Capitol

Carley Swanson-Garro '23 describes her research project to a visitor during the 2023 Scholars Day at the Capitol “But will I ever use this in my job?” is a question students have asked for as long as there have been post-graduate career paths. On Feb. 15, two Gustavus students showcased research projects at the Minnesota […]

Major Blizzard to Close Campus on Feb. 22-23

The blizzard may bring up to 24 inches of snow to the area. A potentially historic winter storm will lead to impossible travel by Wednesday night and Thursday morning, if not sooner. Out of an abundance of caution, the College will close from noon on Wednesday, Feb. 22 through Friday, Feb. 24 at 6 a.m., […]