Archive for June, 2013

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Josh and Katie Dorn Thimjon ’04

Josh and Katie Dorn Thimjon ’04, ’04 celebrate the birth of their daughter, Emily Marie Thimjon on July 24, 2012.

 

Free Press Features Professor Emeritus Bruce McClain

(Story by Matt Thomas ’00) Gustavus Adolphus College Professor Emeritus Bruce McClain taught in the College’s Art and Art History Department for 46 years from 1965 to 2011. On Thursday, June 20, Mankato Free Press reporter Tanner Kent featured McClain and a current exhibition of his work that is on display at the Waseca Arts […]

Don’t get burned by wild parsnip

Wild parsnip (Pastinaca sativa) grows wild – often in road ditches and abandoned areas – and is a member of the carrot family, closely related to the cultivated parsnips you might grow in your garden. It is easily spotted in June and July when it has 3 to 4 foot tall yellow flowers arranged in […]

 

Laurel Boman ’14: Excelling in Music & Classics Departments

(Story by Christine Sands ’15 with additions by Al Behrends) Editor’s note: Laurel Boman ’14 is a member of the Gustavus Wind Orchestra and is section leader of the saxophone section. She is also plays lead alto in the Gustavus Saxophone Quartet. Students at Gustavus Adolphus College have many opportunities to excel and be rewarded […]

 

Kurt Elling ’89: Grammy Award Winning Jazz Vocalist

Kurt Elling majored in history and graduated in 1989 from Gustavus. Today, he is Grammy Award winner and one of the world's foremost jazz vocalists.

 

Free Press Features Professor Emeritus Bruce McClain

Gustavus Adolphus College Professor Emeritus Bruce McClain taught in the College's Art and Art History Department for 46 years from 1965 to 2011. On Thursday, June 20, Mankato Free Press reporter Tanner Kent featured McClain and a current exhibition of his work that is on display at the Waseca Arts Center.

Shawn Grygo ’09

Shawn Grygo ’09 will be attending the Hazelden Graduate School at the Hazelden Foundation in Center City, MN for a Masters in Addictions Studies Counseling full time beginning in September.

Matt Iverson ’01

Matt Iverson ’01 was married on Saturday, June 1 to Kristine Kohorst (now Kristine Iverson).

 

Flip Your Classroom!

An interesting article in the June issue of Campus Technology journal titled “The 4 Pillars of the Flipped Classroom.” A short but informative article regarding a report from the Flipped Learning Network, George Mason University and the Pearson’s Center for Educator Effectiveness about flipped classrooms. (Read the full report here.)

Alex Kolquist And Tyler McMorrow Named To Finalized GCAA All-America Team

Norman, Okla. – A pair of Gustavus Adolphus men’s golfers made an appearance on the finalized Division III PING All-America Team announced Monday, June 17 by the Golf Coaches Association of America.  Senior Alex Kolquist (Hermantown, Minn.) earned a place on the first team, while junior Tyler McMorrow (St. Cloud, Minn.) earned a spot on […]