Archive for October, 2016

Men’s Soccer Hosts Augsburg In MIAC Quarterfinal Tuesday

The Gustavus men’s soccer team secured the No. 3 seed in the Minnesota Intercollegiate Athletic Conference Playoffs and is set to host No. 6 Augsburg at 2 p.m. Tuesday in the opening round. The Gusties enter the game with a 7-8-1 overall record and finished 6-3-1 in the MIAC, while Augsburg is 7-9-2 overall and went 4-4-2 league play.

Gustavus Employees Honored at Annual Founders Day Celebration

Gustavus honored three outstanding employees today at the College’s annual Founders Day celebration, which recognizes the dedication of the iconic Old Main on October 31, 1876. The 2016 Founders Day marks the 140th anniversary of the College's location on the Saint Peter, Minn. campus.

Holtan Earns Fourth MIAC Volleyball Setter Of The Week Award

Gustavus star setter Nora Holtan (So., Rochester, Minn.) completed her spectacular regular season by winning her fourth MIAC Setter/Libero-of-the-Week award of the fall. She led her team to a 3-0 win over Hamline and a narrow 3-2 loss to Saint Mary's with 84 assists (10.50 per set), 26 digs, nine kills and three blocks. She had 30 assists, 10 digs, six kills and two blocks against the Pipers, and 54 assists, 16 digs, three kills and a block in a thriller against the Cardinals. Holtan's 9.87 assists-per-set leads the MIAC, and she's the only MIAC setter with more than 1,000 assists (1,115).

Lisa Heldke, 2016 Faculty Service Award Winner, Philosophy Department

Lisa Heldke was selected as the 2016 recipient of the Gustavus Faculty Service Award. Presented each year at Founder’s Day, this award is the highest accolade a Gustavus faculty member can receive for distinguished service activities.

Women’s Soccer Heads To St. Kate’s For MIAC Playoff Quarterfinal

The Gustavus women’s soccer team heads to St. Paul, Minn. Tuesday afternoon for a Minnesota Intercollegiate Athletic Conference quarterfinal playoff matchup against St. Catherine University.

Gustavus Symphony to Perform Works by Schubert, Mozart & Schumann

The Gustavus Symphony Orchestra, under the direction of Ruth Lin, will present its fall concert in Jussi Björling Recital Hall on Friday, November 4 at 7:30 p.m. The concert will feature Melissa Morey, horn, and includes performances of music by Franz Schubert, W.A. Mozart and Robert Schumann. This performance is open to the public. Tickets […]

Guest Lecture: “Acupuncture: Science or Myth?”

by Professor Nan Li Acupuncture originated in China during the Neolithic period. Ancient Chinese people found that their pain could be greatly reduced or even eliminated by using a sharp-edged stone tool pressed hard on their body. Hence, the earliest needle used in the acupuncture was made of stone. Later on, copper, iron, gold, and […]

The Top 5 Things to Know When Thinking About Graduate School

As the years seems to fly by faster and faster, students in the Psychological Science department are quickly realizing that if graduate school is next on their list, the preparation for this next chapter of their lives must start sooner rather than later. Luckily, Psi Chi, the honor society for Psychological Science at Gustavus Adolphus […]

Spring Courses to Fit Your Schedule

Librarians are offering two courses in the spring that might be a good fit for your interests and your schedules. Anna Hulseberg is teaching NDL 201 – Reading Workshop, a .25 credit pass/fail course that meets during the first half of spring semester on Wednesday afternoons, from 2:30 – 3:20. Students read and discuss a book […]

Men’s Hockey Splits At MIAC Showcase With 4-1 Win Over St. Olaf

The Gustavus men’s hockey team earned a split at the Minnesota Intercollegiate Athletic Conference Showcase on Saturday with a 4-1 victory over St. Olaf. Colin Hernon (Jr., Bloomington, Minn.) scored his second goal in as many days, while Russell Barone (Fy., Mohena, Ill.) netted his first collegiate goal soon after, which proved to be the game-winner.