Blogs at Gustavus
Jim Dontje reports that construction on our new composter has begun! Let the decomposition begin!
Jonathan Foley, Director of the University of Minnesota’s Institute on the Environment, has a recent essay on meeting food needs in a world of growing human population. It is titled “Wasted Opportunity.” Here’s an excerpt (bold font added): “It never fails. Whenever we talk about meeting the world’s growing demands for food, energy and water, [...]
Andrew Widen ’98 is the Changeover Coordinator and Field Support Specialist for One Stop Cooling, based out of Los Angeles, CA. He is operating out of his home in Plymouth, MN.
This morning, the Early Morning Philosopher walked into our department in Old Main, only to be greeted by this at the door: And then, inside the door, this: and this: then this: , Well, you get the idea. Classicists. At it again, [...]
Thursday, May 23 & Friday, May 24: 8:00 am – 2:00 am; Saturday, May 25: 8:00 am – 10:00 pm; Sunday, May 26 & Monday, May 27: 8:00 am – 2:00 am; Tuesday, May 28 – Friday, May 31: 8:00 am – 4:45 pm.
Drew Wisner ’06 and his wife Sarah welcomed a baby boy into the world on 5/5/13. His name is Trace Joseph Oliver Wisner
Brian Bergstrom ’02 coaches football at Augustana College in Sioux Falls, SD (Special Teams Coordinator and Linebackers Coach)
Dr. Alex Filippenko has been involved with some of the most exciting and impactful observational astronomy studies of the last 30 years. He and his coworkers study the light generated by supernovae in an effort to better understand supernova processes themselves, as well as how to use them as indicators of larger cosmological processes. In 1998, [...]
Kristin Olson ’12 will be starting her second year of medical school in August at Kansas City University of Medicine and Biosciences in Kansas City, Missouri.
Nathan Porath ’05 and Nichole Petersen Porath ’05 ran the Fargo marathon this past weekend, with Nichole winning the women’s race in 2:50:55. This is the third marathon that Nichole has won in 2013.