Archive for August, 2020

S.3 E.5: “A Child of God and a Black Man”

Learning for Life @ Gustavus host Greg Kaster interviews Director of the Gustavus Center for Inclusive Excellence Tom Flunker.

Mediated Services for immunocompromised patrons

Video tutorial Services for immunocompromised patrons or those unable to come to campus: For those patrons who are unable to come into the building, the Library may be able to provide contactless pickup and/or scanned copies of articles or book chapters upon request.  Unfortunately, due to limited staffing, we cannot provide this service to all […]

MIAC Postpones All Competition Until January 2021

Following careful consideration of the NCAA Division III Administrative Committee's recommendation that member schools not compete in the fall term to avoid potential increased health and safety risks, the Minnesota Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (MIAC) announced today that it will postpone all competition until January 2021.

Recording of August 2020 Virtual Forum

President Bergman sent this message to students and families on Friday, August 28.

Parking Permits

Vehicles on campus may park in any red or green permit space until August 31, when we ask all employees and returning students to park according to permit color.  Ticketing in the red and green permit areas then begins at 7am on the first day of classes in the Fall, Tuesday, September 8th. Visitor parking […]

S.3 E.4: “Very Charged Particles”

Gustavus physicist Chuck Niederitter describes the research he and some of his students are conducting into muons (a kind of particle), high altitude research ballooning, the challenges and progress of green energy initiatives on campus, the many doors opened by majoring in physics, and Gustavus’s trip to the moon and back. Season 3, Episode 4: […]

Coley Ries Set to Play in Inaugural Season of Athletes Unlimited

The month of August certainly has been a memorable one for Coley Ries. Two weeks ago, she was named head coach of the Gustavus softball team, followed that announcement with a marital engagement, and is now playing professional softball in the inaugural season of Athletes Unlimited (AU).

Not the First Time Without Gustie Athletics

Today, we combat a global pandemic. During the 1940s, there were less than a dozen Gustie teams participating in intercollegiate competition. Today, the cancellation and postponement of sports affects all but six of Gustavus’s 23 varsity teams.

Not the First Time Without Gustie Athletics

by CJ Siewert ’11, Director of Sports Information In July, the Minnesota Intercollegiate Athletic Conference made the difficult decision to postpone this year’s fall sports until spring, except for golf and tennis (which are considered low-risk and will play conference-only schedules). A fall with few conference sports is not exactly unprecedented, though. There was also […]

S.3 E.3: “Impossible Is Nothing: China’s Theater of Consumerism”

Learning for Life @ Gustavus host Greg Kaster interviews Gustavus artist and art professor Priscilla Briggs.