Archive for June, 2018

Sunshine

TLC summer is in full swing.  It is everything we hoped for.  Except…   We have not seen the sun in five days. We have lost outdoor court time each of those days. The clouds have pressed down on us, even when it’s not raining.   And yet….   We have the magnificent bubble.  That […]

Nobel Conference 2018, starring Geology! Tickets on sale now!

The 2018 Nobel Conference is titled “Living Soil: The Universe Underfoot”, with geology center stage!  Laura is co-chairing the conference with Jim Dontje, the director of the Johnson Center for Environmental Innovation, and Julie and several GEO students are deeply involved in planning and hosting.  We have a crazy-talented set of speakers who will address […]

Swimming & Diving Named CSCAA Scholar All-America Teams

The College Swimming and Diving Coaches Association of America (CSCAA) has named the Gustavus men’s and women’s teams to its Scholar All-America list for the 2018 Spring Semester. The CSCAA recognizes teams with the Scholar All-America Award for achieving a team GPA of 3.0 or higher. The Gustie men achieved a 3.42 team GPA, while the women posted a 3.32.

International Compassion and Service: Kendra Rinas ’05

Uganda, Ghana, Chad, Nairobi, Nepal, and Malaysia. The list grows as Gustavus Alum Kendra Rinas travels around the globe serving others.

Welcome to Dr. Rory McFadden

The Gustavus Geology Department welcomes Rory McFadden as our new tenure-track professor!  Rory will teach the solid earth parts of geology, including the courses Earth Materials (previously known as Mineralogy), Petrology, Structural Geology, in addition to our intro courses and research seminars. Rory taught at Gustavus this past year as a one-year visiting professor, including […]

Continued Support

LALACS is a proud sponsor of the Minneapolis Film Festival. Faculty and staff attended both the Latino Film Festival in the fall of 2017 and the International Film Festival in the spring of 2018.

Athletics Department Announces 2018 Annual Golf Tournament Dates

The Gustavus Athletics Department has announced the dates for its 2018 annual golf tournaments, which serve as social gatherings and fund raisers for a number of different teams. Select teams organize their own golf tournaments.

Recap: Reunion Weekend 2018

Class years ending in 3’s and 8’s—from 1948 to 2013—joined together on campus for a weekend of reminiscence and rejoicing.