Entries tagged with ‘mylc’

Conflict Leads to Opportunity for Gustavus Army Veteran

As a soldier, father, and student, Charles Maxfield brings his experiences to the classroom as he seeks opportunities for fellow veterans.

Gena King ’22 Wins BWA National Leadership Award

The first-year student recently traveled to Washington, D.C. to receive award from The Black Women's Agenda and meet Black dignitaries from across the country.

Gustavus Alum Daniel Sellers Named Finalist for National Teach For America Award

The 2006 sociology and anthropology major is now the Executive Director of EdAllies, an educational nonprofit based in the Twin Cities.

Lili Rothschild ’17 Wins National Science Foundation Research Fellowship

The Rochester, Minn. native is pursuing a doctorate in clinical psychology at Michigan State University.

Dr. Bernard Powers ’72: “Can’t Have the Testimony Without the Test.”

Three years ago, white supremacist Dylann Roof shot and killed nine members of Emanuel AME Church in Charleston, South Carolina. Powers—a historian of Charleston and the AME church—found his life’s work at the center of our nation’s conversations on race, violence, history, and forgiveness. Here is our Q & A with him.

International Compassion and Service: Kendra Rinas ’05

Uganda, Ghana, Chad, Nairobi, Nepal, and Malaysia. The list grows as Gustavus Alum Kendra Rinas travels around the globe serving others.

Kevin Clark ’12 Named 2018 Beckman Institute Fellow

The chemistry major excelled in professor Dwight Stoll's Quantitative Analysis class. Now, he is headed to the prestigious Beckman Institute.

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.

Long Shot: Marissa Brandt ’15

Like any good hockey player, Marissa Brandt ’15 skates to where the puck will be. She never imagined it would be more than 6,000 miles away.