Blogs at Gustavus

Joyce Sutphen (English)

Joyce Sutphen was interviewed on WCCO Radio after Bob Dylan won the Nobel Prize for Literature.

Ursula Lindqvist, Kjerstin Moody, and David Jessup (Scandinavian Studies)

Ursula Lindqvist, Kjerstin Moody, and David Jessup participated in the annual Sweden Symposium of the Association of Swedish Teachers and Researchers in America (ASTRA) held in Boulder, Colorado, October 20-22. This year’s theme was “Sweden in the World, the World in Sweden.” This was Professor Lindqvist’s final year presiding over the organization as president, so […]

Women’s Swimming & Diving Cracks Preseason Polls

The Gustavus women's swimming & diving team ranks among the top-25 in the first College Swimming Coaches Association of America Division (CSCAA) III Coach's Poll, coming in at No. 22.

MCS Alumni Profile: Ted Rice

Tell us about yourself. I graduated from Gustavus in 1998 with a degree in Math. I am currently working at Samaritan Ministries - Business Intelligence

Volleyball Locks Up No. 2 Seed For MIAC Playoffs, Holtan Reaches 2,000-Assist Mark

The Gustavus volleyball team Wednesday locked up the No. 2 seed and a first round bye in the Minnesota Intercollegiate Athletic Conference Playoffs with a shutout victory over Hamline University. The Gusties defeated the Pipers 25-20, 25-17, 25-23 to improve to 21-6 overall and 9-1 in the MIAC.

Laurel Boman

When I graduated from Gustavus in 2014, I took the next logical step for someone with a Classics degree—I started testing software. Originally, I fell into the career without intention. I had applied with Epic to be a technical writer, but the results of a personality assessment suggested Quality Assurance. I took the job, and […]

Emma Ellingson

As a Classics major, I studied abroad in Florence, Italy, and served as president of Eta Sigma Phi during my senior year. I graduated with honors in 2010. My passion for culture brought me abroad again to the Netherlands where I lived briefly before returning to the United States to begin working at a governmental […]

Open Access Week – Take Action

It’s time to celebrate the movement to free scholarly research and make it available to all. The Open Access Week website has some suggestions for taking action. Among the things you can do: Upload your work to SocArXiv. Consider submitting an article to Open Library of Humanities. Take a look at the Open Science Framework […]

Karl Boettcher

I initially took up Ancient Greek to fulfill a language credit while pursuing a Mathematics major and Computer Science minor at Gustavus. Ultimate goal: to become an actuary – consistently ranked as one of the 5 best occupations in the United States. I was instantly hooked on Classics with its complex language structures and incredible […]

Susan Crane

When I graduated two years ago with a degree in Classics and Russian Studies, I didn’t know that I would end up in the north of Moldova, teaching English as a Peace Corps volunteer. A year after graduation, I arrived in Moldova, a bilingual country that spoke Romanian and Russian. Studying ancient languages made it […]