Blogs at Gustavus

Konkol Elected to ACURA Executive Committee

Rev. Dr. Brian E. Konkol was elected to the Executive Committee of the Association of College and University Religious Affairs (ACURA) at a recent national gathering that was held in Washington DC.

Men’s Basketball Looks To Rebound At Saint Mary’s Saturday

The Gustavus men’s basketball team is set for its third straight Minnesota Intercollegiate Athletic Conference matchup on the road as it travels to Saint Mary’s for a 3 p.m. tipoff Saturday. The Gusties enter the contest with a 2-3 overall record and 2-1 mark in the MIAC, while the Cardinals are 3-3 overall and 1-2 in the league. Gustavus most recently lost 69-65 at St. Olaf on Wednesday, while Saint Mary’s lost 99-82 at Bethel on Wednesday.

The Chinese Winter Solstice

by Professor Nan Li The winter solstice is one of the most important twenty-four Chinese solar terms that were established as early as the Zhou Dynasty (1046-771 B.C.)  It is also the occasion for a traditional Chinese celebration called the Winter Festival (??), which falls between December 21 and December 23 of the Gregorian calendar. Ancient Chinese […]

Kathy Lund Dean (Economics and Management)

An article by Kathy Lund Dean and her co-author Charles Fornaciari (LaSalle University) was featured in Sage Publications’ annual free access promotion for November and December, for the top cited, downloaded, and accessed articles of the year. Published in 2014, the article, “The 21st century syllabus: From pedagogy to andragogy” was among the most cited […]

Jeff Jenson (Library)

Jeff Jenson served on the Planning Committee for the 5th Annual Minnesota Archives Symposium held on the campus of the University of Minnesota, Twin Cities. This year’s topic was “Archives in Conversation.” Jenson co-founded this symposium during his time on the TCART Executive Board. The event offers educational and networking opportunities for archivists, librarians, records […]

Masayoshi Ishikawa (Music)

Masayoshi Ishikawa received an artist-in-residency from the Nebraska City Kimmel Harding Nelson Center for the Arts. During the two-week residency in January, Ishikawa is hoping to complete two Stevie Wonder recompositions that he worked on while completing his doctoral degree at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln.

Micheal Johnson Returns to Gustavus

Michael Johnson, the singer, song-writer, storyteller, and guitarist who has performed to sold-out audiences at Gustavus Adolphus College for nearly 50 years, returns to Björling Recital Hall once again. The tradition continues on Friday, December 9, 2016. This performance begins at 8:00 p.m. Michael Johnson first performed at Gustavus in the late 1960’s with the […]

Men’s Hockey Hosts St. Scholastica And UW-Eau Claire On Parents Weekend

The Gustavus men’s hockey team is set to host Parents Weekend as the Gusties take on a pair of non-conference opponents. On Friday, the Gusties host St. Scholastica at 7:05 p.m. and then on Saturday the Black and Gold take on No. 7-ranked UW-Eau Claire at 7:05 p.m. The Gusties enter the weekend with a 1-7-2 overall record, St. Scholastica is 4-5-0, and UW-Eau Claire is 8-1-2. Gustavus is coming off a loss and a tie against Saint John’s last weekend, while the Saints were swept by Marian, and the Blugolds beat UW-River Falls and UW-Stout last weekend.

Women’s Basketball Travels To Saint Mary’s

The Gustavus Adolphus College women’s basketball team continues Minnesota Intercollegiate Athletic Conference play Saturday afternoon, traveling to Winona, Minn. to face Saint Mary's University. The 8-0 Gusties are set to tip off against the 6-2 Cardinals at 1 p.m.

Fair Update Dec. 9, 2016

Thank you for registering for Minnesota’s Private Colleges Job and Internship Fair! Attached is a booklet with LOTS of Fair info! Do let me know your questions about Fair. And, I will post these messages on the blot at: Cynthia Event details: February 22 & 23, 2017 (Second day is reserved for interviews only!); 9:00 […]