Blogs at Gustavus

Finding Peace in the Midst of Uncertainty

It’s been a rough year. But today, I will recall my conversation with family camper Kim this week, that made me laugh so hard my spouse, Leandra, came out of her office afterwards and said, “You sounded so happy.”  Because, during these times, happiness can sometimes seem like a treasure you can’t remember where you […]

Gustie Women’s Athletics: A Family Affair for Hall of Fame Coach Gretchen Koehler

Travelling in a passenger van, eating sack lunches, and sleeping on floors. No, we’re not talking about some random Little League team – this was the state of affairs for Gustavus’s first women’s athletic team to participate in a national championship.

MCS Department Seminar 12/2 – William Felder

On Wednesday, December 2nd, at 3:30pm, we are excited to welcome Dr. William Felder (of the Gustavus MCS department!) to give a (virtual) seminar talk about an approach to modeling biological populations, and how climate change can be incorporated into these models. Zoom info has been sent through email. If you did not receive this […]

Patricia Lindell Research Prize Award Winner!

We are very excited to announce that alumna Anna Duong-Topp has been selected as the 2020-21 Patricia Lindell Research Paper Award Winner! Anna has received $400 for her winning paper, Ontological Homelessness as a Phenomenology of Belonging: Comparing the Nihilisms of Martin Heidegger and Keiji Nishitani.  Anna’s paper was selected from a very impressive compilation […]

Bringing the Dinosaurs Back to Life

Alumnus Tim Quady '91 leads a team of artists who create lifelike dinosaurs for museum exhibits.

COVIDaware MN app for exposure notification

Today the State of Minnesota, following several other states, launched a COVID-19 exposure notification app called COVIDaware MN that can be installed on your mobile phone.  This app will notify you if you have been in close contact with someone who has tested positive for COVID-19.  To learn more about how this app works, its […]

Adobe Flash end of life

Adobe has announced that Adobe Flash will be end of life December 31, 2020.  After this date, Adobe Flash will no longer receive security updates or patches from Adobe.  Due to the very high security risk of this application, Adobe Flash will no longer be available on Gustavus owned machines after this date.  At this […]

Monday Moments with President Bergman: November 23, 2020

Gustavus President Rebecca M. Bergman shares her thoughts with College students, faculty, and staff each week.

Research on Cell Resistance to Drugs by Luke Dragseth ‘23 and Katya McDonald ‘22

  Luke Dragseth ‘23 and Katya McDonald ‘22 researched cell resistance to drugs with Dr. Laura Burrack (Biology). Each student had an individual project that contributed to Dr. Burrack’s lab which studies cancer cells and their resistance to treatment.    Dragseth’s research focused on ways in which deletion of proteins involved in protecting the genome […]

Bringing the Dinosaurs Back to Life: Alumni at the Intersection of Art and Science

Most of us don’t get to say we work with dinosaurs for a living. For Gustavus art alum Tim Quady ’91, however, dinosaurs are just part of everyday life. Twenty-three years ago, he started Blue Rhino Studio, a custom design and artistic fabrication studio that does work for natural history museums around the world.  While […]


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