Blogs at Gustavus

Women’s Basketball Ends Season with Loss to No. 9 Bethel

The Gustavus women's basketball team traveled to No. 9 Bethel Thursday for a MIAC semifinal matchup and fell 70-62. The Gusties finish their season 18-8 overall, while the Royals move to 25-1 with the win.

Faculty Spotlight: Amanda Nienow (Chemistry)

Amanda Nienow, along with Gustavus students, hosted the second annual Chemistry Night on Thursday, February 20, 2020. There were 27 high school students from the region who were joined by 20 Gustie science majors who helped them explore the stability of natural food dyes extracted from spinach, beets, red cabbage, and turmeric. Food science graduate […]

Multifaith Musings: What Mindfulness Means to Aaron Geringer

My name is Aaron Geringer. I am a mental health therapist at the Gustavus Adolphus College Counseling Center. Mindfulness is a guiding principle in my practice in promoting a holistic sense of wellbeing. One of my colleagues and I lead secular mindfulness meditations during Wednesday Sabbath in the Bonnier Multifaith Center. These sessions are open to […]

Men’s Hockey Set for Quarterfinal Matchup at St. Thomas

The Gustavus men’s hockey team is set for a MIAC quarterfinal playoff contest against the University of St. Thomas at 7:30 p.m. Thursday in Mendota Heights, Minn. The winner will advance to the semifinals Saturday against Saint John's University. The No. 5-seed Gusties enter with an 11-11-3 overall record, while the No. 4-seed Tommies are 12-10-3 overall. The last playoff meeting between these teams was in 2018, and resulted in a 5-4 overtime win for the Gusties.

Women’s Basketball Travels to Bethel for MIAC Semifinals Thursday

The Gustavus women's basketball team will travel to No. 9 Bethel on Thursday for an MIAC semifinal matchup at 7 p.m. The Gustis enter the contest 18-8 overall while the Royals are 24-1. 

Get to Know a Gustie: Joe Campbell ’05

Grad Year: 2005 Major: Political Science major; History, Geography minors Hometown: West Saint Paul, Minnesota Current City: Minneapolis, Minnesota Current Profession: I am currently a Partner on the Marketing and Communications team at ICF Next, formerly Olson + Co. ICF Next is a full-service consulting agency and my team focuses primarily on advertising, public relations […]

The Projects of Dr. Cooper: Sexuality, Liberation, Development, & Translation

In November 2017, Dr. Cooper published her second book, A Christian Guide to Liberating Desire, Sex, Partnership, Work, and Reproduction (Palgrave Pivot). It began in response to the numerous conversations Dr. Cooper was having students about sexual ethics. The predominant assumption among these students, she found, was that Christianity had nothing to say about sex, and […]

Dr. Ruble Creates an Online Curriculum & Advances Academic Assessment at the College

Dr. Ruble is currently developing a curriculum on the history of Christianity and race in the United States, designed specifically for Christian groups such as adult Sunday schools. She has built the curriculum around eight videos and supplemented it with study guides, finding that many people really don’t know much about race and Christianity beyond, […]

Women’s Basketball Advances to MIAC Semis with Win Over Hamline

The Gustavus women's basketball team hosted Hamline in an MIAC quarterfinal matchup on Tuesday night and advanced to the semifinals with a 84-76 victory. With the win the Gusties move to 18-8 overall and 14-7 against MIAC opponents, while Hamline ends its season 15-11 overall and 10-11 in the MIAC.

MCS Seminar on Lewis Carroll

Join us on Monday at 3:30 pm in Olin 321 for the MCS department seminar given by current GAC student, Rebecca Steffen.  The title of Rebecca’s talk is “The Mathematical Art of Lewis Carroll” and an abstract is given below.  As always, snacks will be served.  We look forward to seeing you there! Abstract:  While […]


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