Entries tagged with ‘geography’

Yangh Wins Fulbright Award to Teach in Taiwan

Quincy Yangh '21 adds a Fulbright English Teaching Assistant grant to his long list of awards won as a Gustavus student.

Melanie Kistnasamy ’22 Makes a Global Impact Locally

Melanie Kistnasamy's quest for environmentalism has taken her from the island of Mauritius to the Minnesota River Valley.

Journey Into Climate with Paul Andrew Mayewski Feb. 26

Described as the "Indiana Jones of climate research," Paul Andrew Mayewski will give a free public lecture on Wed. Feb. 26 at 7 p.m.

Gustie Entrepreneurs Build, Grow, and Win

Gustie-run companies JockLab and School Shark recently won an entrepreneurship competition and start-up funding to spur further growth.

Three Gusties Win National Gilman Scholarship

The competitive Benjamin A. Gilman International Scholarship supports students as they study across the globe.

Film Explores Japanese Serving In Minnesota During WWII

The screening of The Registry will be followed by a question-and-answer panel featuring a filmmaker and documentary subject.

La Frenierre’s Glacier Research Featured on BBC

The geography professor is a trailblazer in the study of glacial melt and climate change, research that Gustavus undergrads experience firsthand.

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.

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.

Geography Professor Anna Versluis Returns from Fulbright Placement in Haiti

Gustavus Adolphus College geography professor Anna Versluis is back on campus this fall after spending a nine-month term in Port-au-Prince, Haiti, through the Fulbright Scholar Program. During her time in the Caribbean nation on the island of Hispaniola, Versluis taught a course at the University of Haiti and conducted research on land-use change and different agricultural systems.