Blogs at Gustavus


Allison Birnschein ’17 Conducts Dementia Research at University of Iowa

  Full of opportunities to develop my research skills, the ten weeks I spent at the University of Iowa this past summer with professional researchers, clinicians, medical students, graduate students, and undergraduate students were invaluable to say the least. Enrolled in an interdisciplinary undergraduate research program, I was matched with mentor, Dr. Natalie Denburg, a […]

Volleyball Has Tough Road Test At Carleton Friday

The Gustavus volleyball team returns to Minnesota Intercollegiate Athletic Conference play at 7 p.m. Friday as it travels to Northfield, Minn. for a tough road test against Carleton College. The Gusties are riding a 16-match win streak with an overall record of 16-2 and a 5-0 MIAC mark, while the Knights are 11-6 overall and 3-3 in the league.


Professor Marinari joins IHRC and presents at University of Minnesota

Dr. Marinari received an honored invitation to join the IHRC Affiliated Scholars Program. The Immigration History Research Center (IHRC) is an interdisciplinary center at the University of Minnesota that promotes research on migration. Its Affiliated Scholars Program brings together local, regional, national, and international scholars to foster collaborative research and programming. Affiliated scholars are listed […]


Volleyball Claims 16th Straight Win, 3-1 Over Waldorf

After a slow start Wednesday night, the Gustavus volleyball team rebounded from a first set loss and claimed the next three for a 3-1 win over Waldorf College.


Fast Start Propels Women’s Soccer Past Bethany Lutheran 6-0

The Gustavus women’s soccer team got back to its winning ways with a convincing 6-0 shutout over Bethany Lutheran College in non-conference play Wednesday evening, improving to 6-4-1 overall.

Complexity, laziness, and the internet?

Every Nobel conference seems to offer sub-themes that are at least as interesting as the stated theme. This year it seems to me that the panelists are reminding us over and over that any human experience is uber complex. All of them. I am also hearing over and over about the need for judgment about […]


Megan Gustafson Chosen as Mayo Scholar

Megan Gustafson, senior  nursing student, has been chosen along with three other Gustavus students ( 2 from Business, and 1 from the sciences) to participate in the Mayo Innovation Scholars program. Megan, along with her three Gustavus peers will be working on a research project through Mayo.  Congratulations, Megan!

Women’s Soccer Heads Down River Valley For Match At Bethany Lutheran Today

After suffering its first MIAC loss last Saturday, the Gustavus women’s soccer team travels 10 miles south on Hwy. 169 for a non-conference match against Bethany Lutheran College this evening at 5 p.m.


Nobel: Proteins and peer groups and prescriptions– oh my!

Another year at the Nobel Conference and it again strikes me that this may be the coolest thing Gustavus does. And that’s saying something, because we do lots and lots of cool things. The very idea that Nobel winners, and those at that level of accomplishment, come to southern Minnesota to share their research is […]


Men’s Soccer Plays To 1-1 Tie With Macalester

ST. PAUL, Minn. – The Gustavus Adolphus men’s soccer team played to a 1-1 tied with Macalester College on Tuesday evening at Macalester Stadium. The tie puts Gustavus at 0-3-2 in the MIAC and 5-3-2 overall, while Macalester moves to 2-0-2 in conference play and 6-0-5 overall. “It was a really good battle today…a tough old game,” said […]