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Gustavus Opens 155th Academic Year

The College community officially kicked off the 2016-2017 school year with an opening convocation service at 10 a.m. in Christ Chapel.

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.

Move-In Day Complete. Welcome, Class of 2020.

This year’s first-years boast an average high school grade point average of 3.61 and an average ACT score of 27. Twenty percent graduated high school with a 4.0 or higher. There are fourth-generation Gusties among them, and there are those who are the first in their families to attend college. They hail from 35 states and 13 countries.

What I Did This Summer: First-Year Research Experience

From mercury levels in insect metabolism, First-Year Research Experience (FYRE) talk up summer.

What I Did This Summer: Hubert-Christian Ngabirano ’18

For six weeks, Ngabirano helped build and lead the inaugural Gustavus Academy for Faith, Science, and Ethics.

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, […]

Student-Professor Duo Researches Glaciers in Ecuador

Shivering in a tent nearly 15,000 feet above sea level on the side of the highest mountain in Ecuador, Casey Decker ’18 reflected on the unexpected conversation that landed him there.

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 […]