‘Faculty Activities’ Category


Faculty Activities


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 […]

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.

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 […]

Faculty Spotlight: Lynnea Myers

Lynnea Myers (Nursing) recently published an article on a rare genetic duplication syndrome discovered in seven individuals worldwide in Molecular Genetics & Genomic Medicine in January 2020. The article is titled “Variable neurodevelopmental and morphological phenotypes of carriers with 12q12 duplications.”

Faculty Spotlight: Jessica Stadick

Jessica Stadick (Nursing) had an article published in the Journal of Interprofessional Education & Practice. The article, titled “The relationship between health care professional’s attitudes towards teamwork and their interprofessional collaborative competencies,” describes the quantitative results of a mixed methods study.

Faculty Spotlight: Amanda Nienow

Amanda Nienow (Chemistry), along with Gustavus students, hosted the second annual Chemistry Night on Thursday, February 20, 2020. There were 27 high school students from the region who were joined by 20 Gustie science majors who helped them explore the stability of natural food dyes extracted from spinach, beets, red cabbage, and turmeric. Food science […]

Faculty Spotlight: Yuta Kawarasaki

Yuta Kawarasaki (Biology) contributed to an invited review article titled “Rapid cold hardening: ecological relevance, physiological mechanisms and new perspectives” with co-authors. The article was published in Journal of Experimental Biology.