Blogs at Gustavus

Holtan Nominated for NCAA Woman of the Year Award

Recent Gustavus Adolphus College graduate Nora Holtan (Rochester, Minn.) has been selected as a candidate for the 2019 NCAA Woman of the Year award. Holtan was a three-time First Team All-American for the Gustavus volleyball team and the NCAA Woman of the Year nomination adds to a long list of accolades for the Rochester product.

Swim & Dive Teams Named CSCAA Scholar All-America

The College Swimming and Diving Coaches Association (CSCAA) has named the Gustavus men's and women's swimming and diving teams to its Scholar All-America team for the Spring 2019 Semester.

Parking Permits

Vehicles on campus may park in any red or green permit space until August 26, when we ask all employees and returning students to park according to permit color.  Ticketing in the red and green permit areas then begins at 7am on the first day of classes in the Fall, Tuesday, September 3th. Visitor parking is […]

Madeline Harms (Psychological Science)

Madeline Harms published an article, “Adolescent Suicide Attempts and Ideation Are Linked to Brain Function during Peer Interactions,” in Psychiatry Research. The article outlines a study that demonstrates that depressed adolescents with high suicidal ideation and adolescents who previously attempted suicide show unique patterns of brain activity during a virtual peer interaction compared to healthy adolescents […]

Annika Ericksen (Sociology and Anthropology)

Annika Ericksen has an article accepted for publication in the journal Intercultural Education. The article draws from her experiences teaching cultural anthropology at Gustavus and is entitled “Practicing with peers: ethnographic interviews to inspire intercultural engagement at a small liberal arts college.”

Jeremy Robinson (Modern Languages, Literatures, and Cultures)

Jeremy Robinson and students Ingrid Kubisa ’21 and Reidun Kubisa ’21 created “Mwami et Moi,” a visual novel-based game teaching about village culture in the eastern Democratic Republic of the Congo. In the game, players make choices as the Mwami, or leader/tradition keeper of the village, with the goal of leading the village to prosperity, and […]

Anna Hulseberg and Michelle Twait (Library)

Anna Hulseberg and Michelle Twait gave an invited presentation on student research practices at ProQuest Information Solutions in Ann Arbor, Michigan, on June 12, 2019.

Angelique Dwyer (Modern Languages, Literatures, and Cultures)

Angelique Dwyer published two creative non-fiction stories written in Spanglish. The first is titled: “Gringos Mexicanos” and the second: “Doce horas: A Family Border Tale.” Both are published through PORTAL: Journal of Multidisciplinary Studies. Volume 16, Number 1/2. August 2019.

The Philosophy of Fly Fishing

Dan Eiden is spending his summer exploring the intersections of clean water, native fish, and public lands in the Pacific Northwest.

Positive Attitude: What In The World Does That Mean?

I woke up yesterday with deep anxiety.  It is not an unusual occurrence.  Some days it happens and some days it does not.  It may have a trigger that trips it, or an upcoming event.  Or it may be completely random.  As in, “Where in the world did that come from?” I now know where […]


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