Archive for August, 2022

2022 Men’s Soccer Season Preview

The 2022 Gustavus Athletics fall season gets underway Thursday at home as the Gustie men's soccer team hosts Wartburg at 3 p.m. in the first official contest of the season. Gustavus is hoping to improve on a 2021 season that saw the team go 14-5-0 overall and 8-3-0 in the MIAC for a second place tie, while suffering a first round exit in the conference postseason.

More Connected Than Ever, More Alone Than Before

Many uses of digital technology, such as opportunities to find new social groups, can benefit mental health. But not all uses are positive.

2022 Women’s Soccer Season Preview

The Gustavus women’s soccer team begins its 2022 campaign this week, as the Gusties head west for a pair of non-conference matchups to kick off the regular season.

Four Questions with Khu Thao ’97

Thao, the new CEO of Canvas Health, says that young people need a combination of adult support and space "to live their complexity."

Hard to Navigate: Growing Up In A Rapidly Changing World

Growing up is never easy. But in today’s world, rocked by old issues and connected by novel technologies, growing up is accompanied by new challenges.

End-of-Summer Library Hours

Library Hours for Aug. 29 – Sept. 5 (Labor Day):  Monday, Tuesday, Thursday:  1 pm – 4 pm; Wednesday & Friday:  9 am – Noon; Sept. 3 & 4: CLOSED; Monday (Labor Day) Sept. 5: 9 am – 4:45 pm.

Coleman ‘25 and Monroe ‘25 Track Jupiter’s Storm Activity

Erin Coleman ‘25 (Physics and Mathematics) and Anne Monroe ‘25 (Physics and Mathematics) have been studying one of Jupiter’s storm activities using radio wave technology right here at Gustavus. This is their first research experience here on the Hill, and they have been busy collaborating all summer conducting astronomy research.   Coleman and Monroe knew they […]

In Germany, Two Professors and A Student Discover the Past and Prepare a Class for the Future

This post comes to us from Dr. Marcia Bunge, describing her summer travels in Germany and her hopes for the course it will inspire.  Recent graduate Allison James ’22 and I spent two weeks in Germany at the beginning of June. Our travels, generously funded by a donor, served as pilot for a future course in Germany. […]

Alyssa Taylor Promoted to Associate Head Volleyball Coach

Alyssa Taylor '16, the assistant volleyball coach at Gustavus since 2018, has been promoted to Associate Head Coach of the program.

As Summer Ends, A Look at What Some of Our Faculty Have Been Reading

As summer break ends and the fall semester approaches, here’s a look at some of what the Religion faculty have been reading — outside of work and research — these past couple of months.    Dr. Casey Elledge I finally had time to study Gershom Scholem’s (900 page!) critical masterwork, Sabbatai S?evi, the author’s authoritative treatment of the rise […]