Archive for March, 2016

Men’s Tennis Drops Narrow Match To No. 12 Trinity 5-4

The Gustavus Adolphus College men's tennis team dropped a narrow 5-4 decision to No. 12-ranked Trinity University on Thursday afternoon at Trinity University. The No. 19-ranked Gusties, who played without regular No. 2 singles player Andres Saenz (Sr., Cancun, Mexico) in singles, now drop to 14-5 on the season.

Women’s Tennis To Compete In Midwest Invite Friday & Saturday

The Gustavus Adolphus College women's tennis team is set to compete in the Midwest Invitiational that is being held at the Nielsen Tennis Center in Madison, Wisconsin on Friday and Saturday. Eleven total teams are entered in the tournament draw, including several of the top teams from the ITA Central Region. The Gusties' first round match takes place on Friday at 8 a.m. against Augustana College (Illinois), while remaining matches are to be determined based on tournament outcomes.

Jordan Gette ’16: Psychological Science Leads to Grad School Placement at Texas Tech

After graduation, Jordan Gette will pack her bags and move across the country to Lubbock, Texas to work toward a six-year doctorate in clinical psychology at Texas Tech University.

MCS Alumni Recognized by National Science Foundation

The National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellows Program announced winners and honorable mentions on Tuesday March 29. Among the winners are two Gustavus MCS grads, Helen Wauck ’14, and Paige Miller ’15.   Paige and Helen will get an annual stipend of $34,000 for three years as well as tuition remission.. They also are now eligible to […]

MCS Alumni Profile: Paige Miller

Tell us about yourself. I graduated from Gustavus in 2015 with degrees in Mathematics and Biology. I am currently enrolled as aPhD Student in Ecology of Infectious Diseases at the University of Georgia. How did the MCS department help you get where you are today? The MCS department has tremendously supportive faculty and a good variety […]

Baseball Finishes Tucson Invite With Pair Of Wins

The Gustavus baseball team concluded its spring trip Wednesday at the Tucson Invitational with a pair of wins. The Gusties beat Williams 16-7 in the first game followed by a 5-3 victory over Middlebury to improve to 5-7 overall.

Men’s Tennis Splits Pair Of Matches With Our Lady of the Lake, St. Mary’s

The Gustavus Adolphus College men's tennis team split a pair of matches on its first day of its trip to Texas, defeating Our Lady of the Lake 6-3 and falling to Division II St. Mary's, Texas 5-4. With the split, the Gusties move to 14-4 overall.

James M. McPherson on “Why the Civil War Still Matters”

An interesting and timely interview with Gustavus’s own distinguished alum and leading historian of the Civil War, Prof. James M. McPherson. The interviewer, who writes and edits for History News Network (HNN) where the interview appears, mentions Gustavus. As McPherson notes, there was no Civil War history course when he attended. There is now, and […]

En Usannsynlig Hjemkomst (An Unlikely Homecoming)

It’s difficult to imagine the thoughts in Theodora Cormontan’s mind in 1887 as she stood on the deck of the Hekla and sailed from Norway for America with her father and sister, leaving behind an established music career of performance, teaching and composition. As the coastline faded in the distance, the 46-year-old Norwegian composer probably […]

Paige Miller ’15, Michelle Hulke ’15, and Helen Wauck ’14

Three Gustie alumnae won National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowship awards. Michelle Hulke ’15 is researching in the field of genetics at Cornell University. Paige Miller ’15 is researching in the field of the ecology at the University of Georgia (she received an honorable mention last year while a senior). Helen Wauck ’14 is researching in […]