Blogs at Gustavus

Nobel 52: Accessible Discourse on Economics

The 2016 Nobel Conference, "In Search of Economic Balance," connected economists and scholars from across the globe to explore the concept of economic equality and how policy affects the real world.

Gustavus Education Department Expands Global Ties

The Global Educators Program connects future Gustie teachers with international experience in Ecuador, Mexico, and Spain.

Men’s Tennis Hosts ITA Midwest Regionals And Midwest Open

Gustavus Adolphus College is set to host the 2016 Men's USTA/ITA Midwest Regional Championships and the 2016 Midwest Open in St. Peter, Minnesota this weekend. The tournaments will run from Friday, September 30 through Sunday, October 2 and will feature 30 of the top teams in the region at seven sites throughout St. Peter and Mankato.

Volleyball Drops First MIAC Match Since 2014 In Four Sets At Augsburg

In a battle of the top two volleyball teams in the Minnesota Intercollegiate Athletic Conference, Augsburg was able to take advantage of its home court advantage in a four-set victory, 28-26, 25-23, 17-25, 25-16, over Gustavus on Wednesday night. The loss snaps a 16-match win streak within MIAC play and an eight-match win streak overall, dropping the Gusties to 12-3 overall and 3-1 in the league. Augsburg improves to 10-6 overall and 4-0 in the MIAC.

Ackiss Leads Women’s Soccer Over Saint Mary’s

Maddison Ackiss (Sr., Fairbanks, Alaska) scored two goals to propel the Gustavus women's soccer team to a 2-1 victory over Saint Mary's University Wednesday afternoon at Gustie Soccer Field.

Welcome Dr. Andrew Haveles!

This year, Julie is serving as an Associate Provost and Dean of Sciences and Education.  Thankfully, Dr. Andrew Haveles has joined our team for the year!  He’ll be teaching Sedimentary Systems (commonly known as Sed/Strat) and Evolution of the Earth, in addition to some Our Planet labs. Andrew has done fascinating research on small mammal […]

A Different Take on Choking

When our daughter was five years old, we left her with Elsabet, our 13 year old neighbor/babysitter.  It was hard to get my wife, Leandra, out for dates.  She didn’t want to leave her with just anyone.  But one night we finally went out to dinner with friends.  In the middle of the meal, we […]

Women’s Soccer Returns Home For MIAC Action

The Gustavus women’s soccer team returns home to Gustie Soccer Field to face Saint Mary's University Wednesday afternoon.

MCS Alumni Profile: Jennifer Van Osdel

Tell us about yourself. I graduated from Gustavus in 2011 with a degrees in Mathematics and Computer Science. I am currently getting my M.S. in Civil Engineering (Water Resources) from the University of New Mexico. I plan to finish early next Spring 2017.

Bias Incident: Request for information as part of an investigation

To: The Gustavus Community From: Campus Safety Subject: Bias Incident: Request for information as part of an investigation Date: September 27, 2016 At approximately 12 a.m. on Tuesday, September 20, 2016, a Gustavus student was walking on Ring Road toward Rundstrom Hall when a car with two passengers approached. One of the individuals in the […]


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