Entries tagged with ‘1998’

Rasmussen’s Black Aperture on National Book Award Longlist

Visiting Professor of English and 1998 Gustavus Adolphus College graduate Matt Rasmussen has been named to the 2013 National Book Award Longlist for Poetry for his debut collection of poems titled Black Aperture. The list of 10 books was announced on Tuesday, Sept, 17 by the National Book Foundation.

English Professor Matt Rasmussen ’98 Wins Walt Whitman Award

Gustavus Adolphus College alumnus and current Visiting Assistant Professor of English Matt Rasmussen ’98 has been named the winner of the 2012 Walt Whitman Award by the American Academy of Poets. The award is given out annually to an American poet who has yet to publish a book of poetry and is one of the most prestigious first book prizes in the country.

Alumnus Jason Smerdon ’98 to Speak on Climate Change

Gustavus alumnus Dr. Jason Smerdon ’98 will present a lecture at 7 p.m. Thursday, March 15 titled “The Arctic as a Canary in the Coal Mine: Circumpolar Change in a Warming World,” as part of the campus-wide Global Insight program, which this year focuses on the world’s Circumpolar Region.

Alumna to Appear on NBC News Teacher Town Hall

Gustavus Adolphus College alumna Regina (Gigi) Dobosenski ’98 will appear as an invited guest on NBC News’ second annual National Teacher Town Hall on Sunday, Sept. 25.

Alumnus Gilbert Reaches the Top Again

Christian Gilbert ’98 and his colleague Brian Honkomp have a love for the outdoors and have found a way to help educate students while climbing some of the tallest mountains in the world.