Blogs at Gustavus

Gymnasts Receive WIAC Scholastic Honor Roll

The Wisconsin Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (WIAC) announced Wednesday its Scholastic Honor Roll recipients for the 2019-20 academic year with 16 Gusties receiving recognition.

Summer Reading and Escapes: Dr. Thia Cooper

As August begins and the semester looms, here’s our first entry, from Dr. Thia Cooper. I’m working on a book introducing people to Marcella Althaus-Reid, an Argentinian sexual theologian, so I’ve been reading a lot of her work. I particularly enjoyed her book From Feminist Theology to Indecent Theology (SCM 2004) I also just read and reviewed Lauren […]

Training Opportunities @ Gustavus

Training Opportunities @ Gustavus Gustavus believes that professional development is an important piece in keeping you empowered and up to date with technology. And now, more than ever, you may feel the need to learn new ways to teach and work. Fortunately, there are a wealth of opportunities and resources to help you: Hoonuit Hoonuit […]

S.2 E.5: From Black and Gold to Blue and Gray

Renowned Civil War historian James M. McPherson, Gustavus Class of ’58, reflects on his Gustavus education, his path from there to leading scholar of the war, his civil rights activism as a graduate student in Baltimore, and the searing conflict that preserved the Union and gave it, in Lincoln’s magnificent words, “a new birth of […]

S.2 E.4: “You Don’t Need to Show a Child an Elephant”

Paschal Kyoore, Professor of French and Director of African Studies at Gustavus, explains the meanings and functions of proverbs and folktales in his native Ghana, and the importance of foreign language study. Featuring also Spider, Guinea Fowl, and Rabbit. Season 2, Episode 4: ““You Don’t Need to Show a Child an Elephant” Transcript: Greg Kaster: […]

Men’s and Women’s Tennis Earn ITA Academic Awards

The Intercollegiate Tennis Association (ITA) recently announced its 2020 Division III Men’s and Women’s ITA Scholar-Athletes and All-Academic Teams. Both the Gustavus men and women received All-Academic Team honors as well as numerous Scholar-Athletes.

Open Statistics Position

Gustavus Adolphus College invites applications for a full-time, tenure-track position of Assistant Professor of Statistics (or Associate Professor with appropriate qualifications) in the Department of Mathematics, Computer Science, and Statistics to begin September 1, 2021.  Find the full job posting at https://gustavus.edu/employment/job/1762

MIAC Postpones 2020 Fall Sports

The Minnesota Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (MIAC) announced Tuesday it will postpone fall 2020 competition in cross country, football, soccer, and volleyball due to the ongoing pandemic. The conference is working to develop spring schedules for those sports, which have been deemed at medium- or high-risk for coronavirus transmission by the NCAA.

August Hours and Services

The library is providing mediated pickup of materials in the foyer through August 14, 2020. Individuals who need specific items (e.g. books, DVDs, music scores) are asked to arrange for mediated pickup in the library’s foyer; please fill out a materials request form.  If you need a portion of a work (article, book chapter); please use […]

S.2 E.3 “We Are What We Remember Ourselves to Be”

Professor Jennifer Ackil of the Gustavus Psychological Science Department and an expert in memory talks about remembering and misremembering, memory and trauma among children and mothers, whether women remember better than men, and why studying psychology matters. Season 2, Episode 3: “We Are What We Remember Ourselves to Be” Transcript: Greg Kaster: Learning for Life […]


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