Archive for May, 2014

 

Photos from Stress Free Finals Events

  Photos from the Stress Free Finals events have been posted on to the Library’s Flickr account.  Since this was such a successful promotion, we are hoping to do such activities again in the future. Thank you for all who participated!  

What is “Voluntary Voter ID”?

My professional work lately has focused on “electronic pollbooks” – computer systems used for administrative functions at polling places, such as checking in preregistered voters and processing same-day voter registration applications. In particular, I served this past year on the Minnesota legislature’s bipartisan task force on this topic, to which I was appointed based on […]

Josh Neugebauer ’00

Josh Neugebauer ’00 is now working in the Investment Administration area of the Colorado Public Employees’ Retirement Association. He is responsible for investment performance and compliance for they entire $40+ billion plan.

 

Rachel Vagts ’93

Rachel Vagts ’93 has been named the Head of Special Collections and Archives at Berea College in Berea, Kentucky. Previously, she served as the College Archivist at Luther College in Decorah, Iowa for nearly 16 years and has been the director of the Archives Leadership Institute since 2013.

 

Psychological Science Spring Symposium

Gustavus Adolphus College’s Psychological Science department recently held their annual Spring Symposium in the Beck Hall atrium. There were 15 student groups and four honors students who presented research conducted throughout the year. Topics ranged from second language learning and stereotype threats to emotional self-regulation in athletes and non-athletes. Our psychological science department also works closely […]

 

Cameron Clause And Rebecca Hare Earn Capital One Academic All-District Honors

St. Peter, Minn. - The 2013-14 Capital Once Academic All-District Men’s and Women’s Track & Field/Cross Country Teams, selected by the College Sports Information Directors of America, have been released to recognize the nation’s top student-athletes for their combined performances athletically and in the classroom. Among the list of male and female individuals from District […]

 

Graduation advice for aspiring humanitarians: Don’t try to save the world

Geography Professor William Moseley of Macalester College gives advice for students looking to begin a career in international humanitarian service: “Graduates hoping to embark on an international humanitarian career should not do it to ‘save the world’.” “While working to make the world a better place is a noble goal, it often sets up a […]

Stina Dannberg Lemery ’07

Stina Dannberg Lemery ’07 married Brandon Lemery on July 27, 2013 in Stina’s hometown of Örnsköldsvik, Sweden.

 

Peranakan Museum and Masjid Kapitan Kling

A few weeks ago as part of our Religious Experiences class, we had a visit to a main Mosque in town. The outing took most of the afternoon and started with a vegetarian Indian lunch which was delicious as usual. After lunch we visited the Peranakan museum. The word Peranakan is used to describe the […]

Jacob Thorius ’01

Jayse Dean Thorius was born on December 31, 2013 to Jacob Thorius ’01 and Erin Thorius.