Archive for Shanon Nowell

Faculty Spotlight: Eric Dugdale

Eric Dugdale (Greek, Latin, and Classical Studies) co-authored with Adriana Brook and John Gruber-Miller “Careers for Classicists,” a career guide for classics majors published by the Society for Classical Studies, with online and print versions.

Faculty Spotlight: Rebekah Richards

Rebekah Richards (Music) published an article entitled “Exploring the Tactile Foundation of Sightplaying” in the summer 2020 edition of Piano Magazine (a journal published by the Frances Clark Center for Keyboard Pedagogy.) Richards was also included in a New York Times feature about how people are adjusting to work from home.

Faculty Spotlight: Dwight Stoll

Dwight Stoll (Chemistry) has been selected to the United States Pharmacopoeia Expert Committee on Chemical Analysis for the 2020-2025 volunteer cycle. The United States Pharmacopoeia is a non-governmental, non-profit organization that develops standards that facilitate the manufacture and distribution of safe and effective medicines. Expert committees composed of volunteers provide expert advice to the organization […]

Faculty Spotlight: Dwight Stoll

Dwight Stoll (Chemistry) recently presented a webinar titled “COVID-19 — Longer-Term Shutdown & Startup Considerations in the Chromatography Laboratory.” Many laboratory scientists have been confronted with the need to rapidly shut down their laboratories for several weeks or months. This is a task most scientists have never encountered before, thus this has precipitated many practical […]

Rachel Flynn, 2020 Provost’s Award for Teaching Excellence Winner

Rachel Flynn (Library) was selected as the 2020 recipient of the Provost’s Award for Teaching Excellence. Presented each year at the final faculty meeting, this award recognizes a Gustavus non-tenure-track faculty member for significant contributions to teaching and learning.

Yuta Kawarasaki, 2020 Mansergh Faculty Scientific Research Award Winner

Yuta Kawarasaki (Biology) was selected as the 2020 recipient of the Mansergh Faculty Scientific Research Award. Presented each year at the final faculty meeting, this award recognizes a Gustavus faculty member for an outstanding peer-reviewed publication that contributes to the scholarly achievement and reputation of the faculty and the College.

Becky Fremo, 2020 Swenson-Bunn Memorial Award for Teaching Winner

Becky Fremo (English) was selected as the 2020 recipient of the Swenson-Bunn Memorial Award for Teaching. The award honors the memory of two Gustavus students and members of the Student Senate, Greg Swenson and Holly Bunn, who were killed in a car accident in 1989. Presented each year at Honors Day, this is the only […]

Faculty Spotlight:  Pamela Conners

Pamela Conners (Communication Studies) has been recognized with the Minnesota Campus Compact Presidents’ Civic Engagement Award, which is presented to a faculty or staff member who has significantly advanced their campus’ distinctive civic mission by forming strong partnerships, supporting others’ civic and community engagement, and working to institutionalize a culture and practice of engagement.

Intersections: Number 51 (Spring 2020)

Intersections is a publication by and largely for the academic communities of the twenty-seven institutions that comprise the Network of ELCA Colleges and Universities (NECU). Each issue reflects on the intersection of faith, learning, and teaching within Lutheran higher education. It is published by the NECU, and has its home in the Presidential Center for Faith […]

Faculty Spotlight: Hayley Russell

Hayley Russell (Health and Exercise Science) published an article, “Anxiety may be a risk factor for experiencing gastrointestinal symptoms during endurance races: an observational study,” in the European Journal of Sport Science. Russell also published an article, “Improving the understanding of fear of re-injury after anterior cruciate ligament reconstruction,” in The Orthopaedic Journal of Sports Medicine with colleagues […]