‘events’ Category

Fall break backpacking trip: Boundary Waters Canoe Wilderness Area

First-time backpackers Brittney Johnson (’20), Kiara Krippner (’20), and Emma Jones (’18) joined Professor Jeff La Frenierre for a Fall Break 2017 exploration of the Angleworm Lake Trail in northern Minnesota’s Boundary Waters Canoe Wilderness Area. This 14-mile loop meanders through a gorgeous area of small lakes, tall pines and granite outcrops and was the […]

The Owens River and Valley: A Landscape from Water and Power

The Owens River Valley, in California, at first the location of Paiute and Shoshone Indian people, subsequently came under the influence of white settlers who began to irrigate a variety of crops and orchards hoping the newly formed U.S. Reclamation Service would add federal funds to help pay for the irrigation. However, Los Angeles, looking […]

When demand exceeds supply: The Colorado River

Join Professor Emeritus of Geography, Dr. Bob Moline, for a conversation and slide field trip about the Colorado River and who can claim its water: Tuesday, October 17, 2017, 7:00 PM Traverse des Sioux Room, Saint Peter Community Center Laura Bliss says it best: “Even if climate change wasn’t shrinking the snowpack that feeds it, […]

Books in Bloom: Inside the St. John’s Bible

Books in Bloom 2017 is nearly here! Don’t forget our special presentation on Saturday, May 6 at 1pm in the library.  Mike Nordberg ’93 will be presenting Inside the St. John’s Bible, an account of working on the Heritage Edition, a copy of which is held in the library’s Special Collections and will be available for viewing.  This unique […]

Books in Bloom 2017 Sneak Peek

Please make plans to stop by the library during the Books in Bloom 2017 event this weekend! Floral arrangements representing a variety of titles will be on display Friday through Sunday, May 5-7.  The event is free and open to the public.  Here’s a sneak peek of some titles being featured this year: Owl Babies by […]

Books in Bloom, May 5-7, 2017

Please join us for Books in Bloom 2017!   The Gustavus Library Associates signature event will take place May 5-7, 2017 in the library. Friday, May 5, 3-5pm Saturday, May 6, 10am-4pm Special Event: Inside the St. John’s Bible presented by Mike Nordberg ’93 @ 1pm Sunday, May 7, 11am-3pm Enjoy floral arrangements designed to interpret […]

Midwest Undergraduate Geography Symposium: April 29

The Midwest Undergraduate Geography Symposium (MUGS) will be hosted by the Department of Geography and Environmental Studies at the University of Saint Thomas, Saint Paul, MN, this year on Saturday, April 29. The keynote speaker is Brian Ross of the Great Plains Institute for Sustainable Development. He will talk about the the development of solar […]

Designing Cities – Creating Townscapes

Geography Professor Emeritus Bob Moline is giving a series of three public talks on “Designing Cities, Creating Townscapes” Tuesdays at 7:00 PM from April 4 to April 17 in the Saint Peter Community Center Traverse des Sioux Room. All are welcome.

The Most Successful Give to Gustavus Day To-Date!

Thanks to the generosity of alumni, students, faculty, staff, and friends of the College, Gustavus raised $215,666 for the Gustavus Fund during its annual Give to Gustavus Day on November 16, 2016. This is the most successful Give to Gustavus Day event in the College’s history. Give to Gustavus Day is all about participation. New this year […]

Fall Research Symposium: A time for sharing, curiosity, and questions

Students and faculty took a brief hiatus from the hustle and bustle of the end of the semester to share a semester’s worth of hard work and research at the annual Fall Research Symposium this past Friday, December 9th. The gathering took place in the Beck Atrium where students displayed their research posters for other students […]