Entries tagged with ‘environmental studies’

Dirty Hands and New Horizons

A group of Gustavus students spent the month of January learning how economics and climate change impact people and agriculture in Indonesia.

January Class Explores Intersection of Culture, the Self, and Agriculture

Students learn inside and outside the classroom in the unique course taught by local organic farmer Ben Penner.

Big Hill Farm Grows Produce and Leaders

After a decade of growth, opportunities on the student-run farm continue to blossom.

James Harlan ’18 Makes Pipe Dreams Real

After finding Gustavus by chance, senior and environmental studies major James Harlan has never stopped trying to achieve his goals of exploring the world and making it a better place.

Hope Springs Geothermal for Kenzie Perry ’18

Senior Kenzie Perry traveled to Hot Springs, South Dakota to conduct research for her geology thesis this summer. Now, she is applying to graduate school to study hydrology.

La Frenierre and Students Prepare for Glacier Research in Ecuador

The geography professor and two Gustavus students will study glacial retreat using drone technology and traditional measurements.

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.

Summer Research Students Study Water Pollution Solutions in the Minnesota River Basin

This summer, a trio of students are getting their hands dirty while studying how changing agricultural practices might improve water quality in the Minnesota River basin.

InTeGrate Program Teaches Climate Science Across the Curriculum

Gustavus Adolphus College is a recipient of a three-year STEM Talent Expansion Program (STEP) Center grant from the National Science Foundation. The College is currently in its third year of the $25,000 implementation grant through InTeGrate.

2006 Midwest Green Bike Tour to Stop at Gustavus

The 2006 Midwest Green Bike Tour will stop at Gustavus Adolphus College on Saturday, Sept. 23. The goal of the seven-day tour is to build support for renewable energy sources, which help to strengthen rural economies while protecting the environment in Minnesota, South Dakota, Nebraska, and Wisconsin.