Archive for May, 2016

Rare Corpse Flower Nearing Bloom at Gustavus

Gustavus Adolphus College's corpse flower, affectionately known as "Perry," is expected to bloom in the next week to 10 days. The inflorescence marks the fourth time the plant has bloomed in the past nine years.

Sonnesyn, Welckle Named May Student-Athletes-Of-The-Month

Senior distance runner Marit Sonnesyn (Plymouth, Minn.) and junior baseball player Isaiah Welckle (Minneapolis, Minn.) have been selected as the Gustavus Adolphus College May Female and Male Student-Athletes-of-the-Month, presented by Thrivent Financial and voted on by the Gustavus Sports Information Department.

Enjoy Your Summer!

    The library’s social media presence winds down a bit during the summer. We’re still hard at work cataloging books, overseeing projects, and helping patrons, but you might not hear from us as often. If you’re on campus, stop in to say hi. We can’t wait to reconnect with everyone again in September. If you […]

Commencement Recap: 587 Graduates Receive Degrees

Five hundred eighty-seven Gustavus Adolphus College students received their bachelor's degrees during a 2 p.m. ceremony on Sunday, May 29.

Eric Carlson Receives Edgar M. Carlson Award for Distinguished Teaching

Gustavus Adolphus College Professor of History Eric Carlson received the 2016 Edgar M. Carlson Award for Distinguished Teaching at the College’s commencement ceremony on Sunday, May 29.

2016 MCS Graduates

What can you do with a degree in Mathematics, Computer Science, or Statistics? Here is what a few of our majors will be doing after graduation.

Sarah Swanson Takes 20th In Shot Put At NCAA Track & Field Championships

Gustavus women’s track & field throwing specialist Sarah Swanson (Sr., Fairbanks, Alaska) capped her impressive Gustie career Friday at the NCAA Division III Women’s Outdoor Track & Field Championships, finishing 20th in the shot put with a throw of 12.53 meters (41-1.5).

My Gustavus: Ben Brueshoff ’05

(My Gustavus profiles showcase an alum telling his or her Gustavus story.) “The 9/11 terrorist attacks happened the fall I started, just days after freshman orientation.” My parents are alums. They met in the Co-Ed laundry room. Growing up I heard stories about Gustavus, and I helped do some of the tornado cleanup when I was a sophomore […]

Alhouni, Saenz Fall In NCAA Individual Championships

Gustavus Adolphus College men's tennis players Andres Saenz (Sr., Cancun, Mexico) and Mohanad Alhouni (So., Tripoli, Libya) suffered a pair of losses Thursday in the 2016 NCAA Individual Championships that were played at Stowe Stadium at Kalamazoo College. In doubles, Saenz and Alhouni were defeated by Scott Rubinstein and James Spaulding of Emory University 6-2, 6-1, and in singles, Alhouni fell to Steven Chen of Wesleyan College by a 6-4, 6-0 count.

Marit Sonnesyn Takes 13th In 10k At NCAA Track & Field Championships

Gustavus long distance runner Marit Sonnesyn (Sr., Plymouth, Minn.) capped her impressive Gustie career Thursday at the NCAA Division III Women’s Outdoor Track & Field Championships with a 13th place finish in the 10k, crossing the line in 38:03.22.