Entries tagged with ‘Political science’

Gustavus Model UN Club Returns from Successful Regional Conference

Two members of the Gustavus group were recognized with awards and two others were named exceptional participants in the conference.

Gusties Visit State Capitol for Advocacy, Networking

Senior Emily Severson reflects on the annual Gustavus Day at the Capitol with the Minnesota Private College Council.

Judge Tanya Bransford ’80 To Speak at Gustavus for 2017 Christenson Lecture

Hennepin County District Judge Tanya Bransford ‘80 will return to her alma mater to deliver a lecture at Gustavus Adolphus College on March 16 from 7 to 8:30 p.m. in the Wallenberg Auditorium. As the speaker for the 2017 Christenson Lectureship in Politics and Law, Bransford will examine the effect of implicit bias, address the increase in bias-motivated incidents, and offer strategies to challenge acts of explicit bias and confront our own unconscious biases.

Lindau Residency Connects Students With Leading Conservative Voices

Dr. Robert George recently spent two days on campus visiting classes, meeting with students, and encouraging open dialogue.

Three Seniors Named Fulbright Semifinalists

For the second consecutive year, three Gustavus student have been named semifinalists for the Fulbright English Teaching Assistant program.

Dispatch from DC: Inauguration Politics with Professor Kate Knutson

Gusties witnessed both the inauguration and the Women’s March during their January class, Inauguration Politics

Gustavus Wins Inaugural Minnesota College Ballot Bowl

Sixty-three percent of the College's students registered to vote, winning Minnesota Secretary of State Steve Simon's inaugural Ballot Bowl.

Service and Learning Combine in Politics of Housing and Homelessness

Gustavus first-year students are collaborating with Partners for Affordable Housing in the 16th annual sleep out on campus. As an integral part of the First Term Seminar course Politics of Housing and Homelessness, political science professor Richard Leitch leads his first-years through a three-day long sleep out to emulate a homeless experience while also advocating for awareness and education.

Presidential Letter Reader Chrissy Dornon ’18 Recounts White House Internship

After a summer spent in the Office of Presidential Correspondence at the White House, the Gustavus junior is ready for a life of public service.

Senior Delaney Sweet Selected as 2016 Commencement Speaker

Senior English major Delaney Sweet has been chosen to serve as the commencement speaker on Sunday, May 29, when the Class of 2016 graduates at Hollingsworth Field.