Archive for Nicole Goebel

Matt Broschard ’16: Research Observer in Computational Memory Lab

Matt Broschard ’16, a Psychological Science major, was a Research Observer in Dr. Sean Polyn’s Computational Memory Lab at Vanderbilt University in Nashville, TN. Broschard ’16 was supported in this endeavor with an award from the Ivey Psychological Science Student research fund from Gustavus Adolphus College. His main project was analyzing data for an EEG […]

Psychological Science 2015 Fall Research Symposium

This fall, the Gustavus Adolphus College’s Department of Psychological Science hosted it’s largest Fall Symposium in Beck Hall. Featuring over 30 research presentations and a host of attendees, the Fall Symposium was a great success. Professors Kyle Chambers and Patricia Reeder welcomed guests from the Southern Minnesota Children’s Museum to review students’ developmental research projects. The […]

Meet the History Department Faculty: Professor Maddalena Marinari

Dr. Marinari is the most recent addition to the Gustavus History Department. Originally from Italy, she has a Ph.D in Twentieth-Century U.S. and Modern European history from the University of Kansas. Her colleagues already feel her presence as a major contribution. Her enthusiasm towards solving historical puzzles and interpretations make her an excellent professor and […]

Developmental Psychology Research with Children’s Museum of Southern Minnesota

This past semester I have had the privilege of taking Developmental Psychology at Gustavus Adolphus College with Dr. Kyle Chambers where I have gained an understanding of developmental psychology through a hands-on group research project in collaboration with the Children’s Museum of Southern Minnesota. For the research project, each group was responsible for selecting a […]

Meet the History Department Faculty: Professor Kate Wittenstein

Dr. Kate Wittenstein has been a Gustavus professor since 1986, and, during her tenure, she has helped transform the department in significant ways. Prior to teaching, Dr. Wittenstein earned a MA from Purdue University and a Ph.D from Boston University in American Studies. While at Boston University, she met her husband Gregory Kaster, another professor […]

Elizabeth Best ’15 Shares Grad School Tips

Hello Psychological Science Gusties! My name is Elizabeth Best and I graduated from Gustavus last spring, 2015. I am writing to you all about how life is going as a graduate student. I am attending John F. Kennedy University in Pleasant Hill, California studying Sport Psychology. I am in a unique dual degree program where […]

Meet the History Department Faculty: Professor Gregory Kaster

  Dr. Gregory Kaster is a professor of American History in the Gustavus History Department. Almost from the beginning Dr. Kaster knew that he wanted to teach history. This drove him to get his BA and MA from Northern Illinois University and his Ph.D from Boston University where he met his wife, Dr. Kate Wittenstein, […]

Gustavus’s Center for Developmental Science Honored with Visit from Museum of Science Representative

In October, the Gustavus Adolphus College’s Center for Developmental Science (CDS) was visited by Katie Todd, a representative from the Museum of Science, Boston. The visit was part of the establishment of a Living Laboratory by the Gustavus Adolphus College’s Center for Developmental Science at the Children’s Museum of Southern Minnesota in Mankato. The Living […]

Student Summer Internship Experiences: Kelsie Close ’16

In this post, Professor Scott Ickes of the Gustavus History Department, a specialist in Latin American and Brazilian history, interviews senior History major Kelsie Close. Name: Kelsie Close Year: Senior (Graduating Spring 2016) Major: History, Minor: Classics Hometown: East Bethel, MN Area of Interest in history: I really enjoy ancient Roman and Greek history as […]

Psychological Science Guest Speaker: Alyssa Kaying Vang, PsyD, LP

Gustavus Adolphus College’s Psi Chi chapter recently invited Dr. Alyssa Kaying Vang, PsyD, to speak with our Psychological Science students.  Dr. Vang is a licensed clinical psychologist who discussed how she promotes mental health in adults and children in the Twin Cities area.  In particular, she spoke to her experiences as being the first Hmong-speaking […]