Blogs at Gustavus

Legendary Gustavus Men’s Hockey Coach Don Roberts Dies At 83

Don Roberts, a legendary coach at Gustavus Adolphus College, passed away Sunday at the age of 83 after a battle with degenerative heart disease. Funeral arrangements are pending and will be announced soon.

Legendary Gustavus Men’s Hockey Coach Don Roberts Dies At 83

Legendary Gustavus Adolphus College men’s hockey coach Don Roberts died Sunday, July 24 at the age of 83 after battling degenerative heart disease. A private family service will be held this week, however a public service celebrating Roberts’ life will be held in Christ Chapel on the Gustavus campus in the very near future. Exact details will be announced in the coming days.

Gustavus Ranked Top 30 in Nation in Four MONEY Magazine Categories

The College ranks in the top 30 on the magazine’s lists of Most Affordable Private Colleges, Best Colleges for Merit Aid, Best Colleges that Add the Most Value, and Best Colleges You Can Actually Get Into.

Gustavus summer research students take to the Blue Earth River

Yesterday physics professor Chuck Niederriter organized an canoe/kayak outing to the Blue Earth River for several Gustavus summer researchers and friends, including First-Year Research Experience students Rachel Lund, Ben Rorem, and Melinda Meyer. The river was quite high for this time of year, which made for a swift ride from just below the Rapidan Dam to […]

Stoll Lab researcher Ray Sajulga (’17) publishes first paper in J. Chromatography, A

Gustavus student and Stoll Laboratory researcher Ray Sajulga (’16) and Dr. Dwight Stoll, along with collaborators Lena Jeong, Steve Forte, and Professor Sarah Rutan (Virginia Commonwealth University) have published the first in a series of papers describing the adaptation of an existing model of chromatography to simulate complex elution conditions used in modern separations. The […]

Anderson Theatre 2016-17 Season Includes Rob Gardner as King Lear

Written by Micah J Maatman The Department of Theatre and Dance at Gustavus Adolphus College is pleased to announce an exciting season of new works and forever friends. The 2016-17 schedule features cutting-edge contemporary theatre, student playwrights, award-winning choreography, and the return of Emeritus Professor, Robert Gardner, in the title role of King Lear! The […]

Gustavus Set to Induct Nine New Members into Athletics Hall of Fame

The Gustavus Adolphus College Athletics Department has chosen nine individuals for induction into its Athletics Hall of Fame. The 2016 inductees include Ryan Boutwell ’99 (Football), Scott Crowell ’01 (Soccer), Heather Fitch ’96 (Gymnastics), Rick Hjelm ’83 (Hockey), Molly Nemes ’01 (Gymnastics, Track & Field), Bret Newcomb ’92 (Hockey), Dana Peterson ’96 (Cross Country, Track & Field), Rod Swenson ’99 (Baseball), and Larry Zelenz (Coach). This group will be honored at the Athletics Hall of Fame Banquet, which will be held in Alumni Hall at 6 p.m. on Saturday, October 22, following the Hall of Fame football game against Saint John's at 1 p.m.

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.

For Faculty: Good News, Bad News

Social scientists, rejoice! A new platform for sharing social research has just been announced, just in time to replace SSRN (the Social Science Research Network purchased by Elsevier with unsurprisingly disastrous results). Though SocArXiv is still under development, you can already upload papers, pre-prints, and any research to which you hold the rights. Don’t forget […]

The Right Piece of the Puzzle

Sometimes puzzle pieces don’t fit.  I try to jam them in where they don’t belong.  And they refuse to go.  Or they break.  Which means they refuse to go forever. Sometimes we need to step back and look a bit before we jam the piece where it doesn’t belong.  Maybe learning the patience to find […]