Archive for July, 2022

Lavan ’23 Named PPIA Junior Summer Institute Fellow

The rigorous fellowship in public policy brings together scholars from around the globe to tackle real-world problems at a graduate level.

Men’s Golf Earns GCAA Academic Awards

The Golf Coaches Association of America (GCAA) recently announced its annual Srixon/Cleveland Golf All-America Scholars and five Gustavus men's golfers were recognized with the award.

Nobel Conference Speaker Daniel Eisenberg

During the pandemic, it has not been difficult to identify new, pressing challenges faced by young people—challenges that can have a significant impact on their mental health. Likewise, we can quite readily identify the impacts of new technologies on young persons’ mental health. However, while it is undoubtedly the case that both the pandemic and […]

Emma Nelson ’22: Bringing Gustavus Research To Denmark

Gustavus Alumni Emma Nelson ‘22 graduated last Spring achieving majors in both Spanish and Political Science with a Minor in Public Health. Her research experience at Gustavus began later in her college career. “I had been interested in doing research at Gustavus but I had always incorrectly assumed that research opportunities were generally only available within […]

“Inspired to Think Critically and Creatively: Allison James (’22) Reflects on Her Senior Thesis Project

In our fourth post, we hear from another recent graduate, Allison James, who reflects on her senior thesis project and what it taught her about research and scholarship. (This post comes to us from Germany, where Allison was traveling with Religion Department Professor Dr. Marcia Bunge.) As a senior this past year, I was grateful to be […]

Women’s Basketball Earns WBCA Academic Top 25 Team Honor Roll

ATLANTA, Ga. – The Women’s Basketball Coaches Association (WBCA) recently announced its Academic Top 25 Team Honor Roll for the 2021-22 season and the Gustavus women’s basketball team earned recognition. Making their 17th appearance on the NCAA Division III honor roll, the Gusties were recognized as the team with the 17th-best cumulative grade point average in Division […]

Volleyball Named to AVCA Team Academic Honor Roll

The Gustavus volleyball team earned recognition with the Team Academic Award as well as the Team Academic Honor Roll by having a GPA in the top 20 percent in NCAA Division III. 

Faculty Spotlight: Hayley Russell

Hayley Russell (HES) and Emma Nelson ’22 presented their paper, “Running for Kudos: Perceived psychosocial implications for Strava use in Emerging Adult Recreational Runners,” co-authored by Charlie Potts (Dean of Students Office), at the International Conference on Sport and Society in Aarhus, Denmark in late June.

Gustavus Set to Induct Nine New Members into Athletics Hall of Fame

The Gustavus Adolphus College Department of Athletics has chosen nine individuals for induction into its Athletics Hall of Fame. The 2022 inductees include Brian Amundson ’07 (swimming & diving), Tim Brown ’04 (basketball), Scott Hagemeyer ’07 (swimming & diving), Hailey Harren ’07 (cross country/track & field), Joe Hartwell ’05 (soccer), Lauren Hom ’07 (tennis), Tony Konicek ’07 (baseball), Andrea Peterson ’07 (hockey), and Nicole LaVoi ’91 (benefactor).

Guest Post: In Response to June 24th, 2022

In response to the U.S. Supreme Court Decision on Roe vs. Wade Gustavus graduates and members of the Digital Humanities Lab  Austin Witt ‘22 and Kelly Carlson ‘22 wrote the following guest post on the research blog reflecting on to the revolutionary works of writer Adrienne Rich: poet, feminist, activist. “The demand for legalized abortion, […]