Archive for Shanon Nowell

Valerie Walker (Education)

Valerie Walker published the “Economics is Everywhere” curriculum through the Minnesota Council on Economic Education. The curriculum provides Minnesota teachers in grades 4, 5, 7 and 8 with lesson plans and materials that can be used to integrate grade-level economic benchmarks in commonly taught units from each grade’s “lead discipline.”

Jill Locke (Political Science)

Jill Locke was quoted at length in the Mankato Free Press story, “Demonstrators stand vigil as high court weighs abortion access,” published on Sunday, November 3, 2019.

Priscilla Briggs (Art and Art History)

Priscilla Briggs has work from her “Fortune” series in the exhibition “Civilization: The Way We Live Now” currently on view at the National Gallery Victoria, in Melbourne, Australia, through February 2, 2020.

Jill Patterson (Theatre and Dance)

Jill Patterson was chosen through a juried selection process to present at the National Dance Educators Organization National Conference 2019 in Miami, Florida. Her presentation, “Utilizing the Creative Process to Cultivate Empathetic and Compassionate Movers” entailed her pedagogical process for the Guststavus ARTS credit class Contemporary Modern Dance I.

Tom LoFaro, 202019 Faculty Service Award Winner, Mathematics, Computer Science, and Statistics Department

Tom LoFaro was selected as the 2019 recipient of the Gustavus Faculty Service Award. Presented each year at Founder’s Day, this award is the highest accolade a Gustavus faculty member can receive for distinguished service activities.

Intersections: Number 50 (Fall 2019)

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 […]

Laura Burrack (Biology)

Laura Burrack contributed to an article published in PLoS Biology. The piece focuses on better understanding how fungal pathogens evolve and change their genomes.

Marcia Bunge (Religion)

Marcia Bunge gave a public lecture September 6, 2019, on “Nurturing the Spiritual Lives of Children and Youth: Why and How” in the Cathedral of Västerås, Sweden. The lecture was hosted by the Office of Rev. Dr. Mikael Mogren, Bishop of the Diocese of Västerås. While in Scandinavia, Bunge also participated in a conference in […]

Julie Gilbert and Anna Hulseberg (Library)

Julie Gilbert and Anna Hulseberg (both Library) presented a session, “Every Book Its Reader: Promoting Recreational Reading Among College Students,” at the Minnesota Library Association Annual Conference in Prior Lake on September 20, 2019.

Elizabeth Baer (English)

Elizabeth Baer has been selected as Volunteer of the Month at the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum in Washington, DC. Baer volunteers in the Office of the Senior Historian at the museum, where she vets new books on the Holocaust for historical accuracy, responds to queries from students, faculty, scholars, and journalists around the world, […]