Blogs at Gustavus


Four Gusties Honored In MIAC’s Postseason Men’s Tennis Awards

St. Peter, Minn. – As a part of the Minnesota Intercollegiate Athletic Conference’s 2015 Postseason Men’s Tennis Awards released Tuesday by the league office, four members of Head Coach Tommy Valentini’s squad earned a spot on the All-Conference Singles and Doubles Teams. Earning All-Conference honors in both singles and doubles is Motasem Al-Houni (Sr., Tripoli, […]


Meg Wika (’14) awarded Patricia Lindell Research Prize

Congratulations to Geography and Environment Studies graduate Meg Wika (’14) for winning the Patricia Lindell Research Prize for 2014. Meg’s senior geography honors thesis–Family, Patriotism, and Land Stewardship: Employing the Rural Ideal to Champion Corn Ethanol in Minnesota–was chosen as the outstanding research paper as determined by the Gustavus Folke Bernadotte Memorial Library selection committee.

NCAA Division III Men’s Tennis Tournament Field Announced, Gusties Sent To Whitewater Regional

Indianapolis – The NCAA Division III Men’s Tennis Committee has selected the 43 teams that will compete in the 2015 NCAA Division III Men’s Tennis Championships.  The Gustavus Adolphus men’s tennis team is one of the participants in the year’s tournament, receiving the Minnesota Intercollegiate Athletic Conference’s automatic berth after winning the MIAC Playoff Championship […]


Sarah Rozell Headlines 2015 MIAC Softball Playoffs All-Tournament Team

Release Courtesy of Matt Higgins – MIAC Assistant Executive Director Bloomington, Minn. – Sunday, Gustavus Adolphus College captured its first Minnesota Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (MIAC) Softball Playoffs championship with a dramatic 4-3 win in the title game over the University of St. Thomas. Monday, the good times continued for the Gusties as pitcher Sarah Rozell […]


How to not ruin your life– Nathan Mueller ’96 shares his story

In my role as a business ethicist engaged in getting as many  conversations going about ethics as possible, having a speaker like we had Monday night is the best possible scenario. Nathan Mueller began writing to me a couple of years ago while he was still incarcerated in federal prison in Duluth, wanting to come […]

UPDATE: Regionals for Division III Softball Tournament Announced, Gustavus Heading To Central College

St. Peter, Minn. – The NCAA Division III Softball Committee has announced the 62 teams that will compete in the Division III Softball Championship.  With the Minnesota Intercollegiate Athletic Conference’s automatic berth into the the NCAA Tournament, Gustavus will travel to the Pella, Iowa regional where it will join host Central College, Aurora University, and […]


Psychological Science Major Karin Nordin ’15 Wins National Speech Competition

Gustavus Adolphus College senior Karin Nordin ’15 won the prestigious Interstate Oratorical Association (IOA) National Contest on April 24-25 at Berry College in Mount Berry, Georgia. Nordin is the fourth Gustavus student to win the 141-year-old competition and joins previous Gustavus champions Ronald Brown (1953), Jean LeVander (1964), and Ronald Ford (1974). The IOA was […]

Third section of SWE-101 added for Fall 2015

A third section of Swedish 101 has been added for Fall semester 2015. The times and sections are as follow: SWE-101-001, 12:30-1:20 p.m., MTWF, Confer 333, Instructor: Ursula Lindqvist SWE-101-002, 1:30-2:20 p.m., MTWF, Confer 126, Instructor: David Jessup SWE-101-003, 12:30-1:20 p.m., MTWF, Confer 126, Instructor: Kjerstin Moody

Women’s Tennis Concludes Season With 5-2 Loss To St. Thomas In MIAC Playoff Championship

SAINT PETER, MINN. – The Gustavus Adolphus women’s tennis team suffered a 5-2 defeat to the University of St. Thomas in Sunday’s MIAC Women’s Tennis Playoff Championship that was played at the Brown Outdoor Tennis Complex and the Swanson Tennis Center. The loss gives Gustavus a final record of 16-13, while St. Thomas finishes its regular […]


Women’s Golf Finishes Second Of Ten at Blugold Spring Invite

EAU CLAIRE, WIS. – The Gustavus Adolphus women’s golf team concluded its season by finishing second of 10 teams at the Blugold Invitational on Sunday at the Wild Ridge Golf Course. The Gusties totaled a 639 (+63) to finish eight shots behind the invitational’s champion, Carleton College, which scored a 627 (+51). “This was a nice finish for […]