Entries tagged with ‘Alumni’

My Gustavus: Ben Brueshoff ’05

Ben Brueshoff’s premium pour vodka is made from sugar beets purchased from the nation’s largest farm cooperative in the Red River Valley. It’s distilled in New Richmond, Wis. The company is headquartered in Minneapolis. You can find the vodka in more than 200 liquor stores and restaurants throughout Minnesota, North Dakota, and Wisconsin. (Photo: Becca […]

Reginald Penner ’83 Helps Lead a Nanowire Discovery

A California-based research group led by Reginald Penner ’83 has made an important discovery in nanowire technology that could revolutionize our battery-powered devices.

From Hockey to Bandy: Gustavus Alumnae to Compete in World Bandy Championship This Weekend

Five former Gustavus hockey players are members of the U.S. Bandy Women's National Team, which competes in the World Championship this weekend in Roseville, Minn.

Bob Molhoek ’93: How to Get Hired in the Real World

On the first day of his January Interim Experience class, visiting faculty member Bob Molhoek asked students one simple question: “Why should I hire you?”

Kiril Avramov ’99: Risk Analyst, Professor, and World Citizen

Kiril Avramov '99 took the lessons he learned at Gustavus and turned them into a successful career as a risk analyst and professor in his native Bulgaria.

Google Software Engineer Eric Salo ’88 Meets Gustavus Students

Eric Salo ’88, a software engineer at Google, presented to current students on Saturday, Dec. 19 about careers in the technology industry. Amidst the hustle and bustle of final exams, students gathered to talk with Salo about opportunities at Google and his path since graduation.

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.

Five Recent Alumni Start Year of Service with Lutheran Volunteer Corps

Five recent Gustavus Adolphus College graduates are among the 138 volunteers that recently began their year of service in 14 different cities across the country through Lutheran Volunteer Corps (LVC). Benjamin Batz ’12, Dan Burnett ’13, Elizabeth Logas ’13, and Ben Whalen ’13 are all serving in Minneapolis, while Brin Bailey ’13 is serving in Seattle, Wash.

Tracy Saunders ’10: From California to Gustavus to Washington, D.C.

Tracy Saunders '10 chose to make Gustavus Adolphus College her home for four years after growing up in California. Now she is enrolled in Johns Hopkins University's School of Advanced International Studies and has a bright future ahead of her.

Michael Klajda ’13 Receives Kenneth and Florence Bray Medical School Scholarship

Michael Klajda '13 graduated this past spring with a degree in biology. This fall he is headed to medical school at the University of Minnesota's Duluth campus with a merit based scholarship.