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Faculty Spotlight: Betsy Byers

Betsy Ruth Byers (Art and Art History) will receive a $10,000 grant through Kolman and Pryor Gallery’s 10th anniversary initiative called the Project Space. Byers is among a group of five artists to receive the grants, which will provide them with funds, technical support, and exhibition space needed to create important projects that will significantly […]

Faculty Spotlight: Yurie Hong

Yurie Hong (Greek, Latin, and Classical Studies) presented a talk entitled “The Long and Winding Road: Intersectional Organizing and Coalition-Building” at the Minnesota Rural Equity Summit on October 16, 2020. Hong also delivered a lecture at Augustana College entitled “Birthing Ideas in Ancient Greece and the Modern World” on October 17 as part of their […]

Technology Services Updated Hours

Technology Services will have updated availability starting the week of Nov. 23. With an exception for Thanksgiving, our office will be open and staff will be ready to assist you according to the following schedule: November 23-25, 8 a.m. to 4:45 p.m. November 26-27, Closed Nov 30-Dec 15, M-F, 8 a.m. to 4:45 p.m. We […]

“Why Geography” Series Presents: Kristie Olson ’21

1.Why did you choose to major in Geography? Coming to college I knew two things, I wanted to help people from a structural level and that I enjoyed science, but I was not good at biology/chem/physics. I knew I was passionate about the environment and people, but that was about it. So, I took some […]

S.5 E.8: From Scoffer to Professor of Geography

Learning for Life @ Gustavus host Greg Kaster interviews Gustavus geography professor Anna Versluis.

Gratitude, Campus Operations, and the Path Ahead

Gusties, soon we will pause for Thanksgiving break. If only for a few days, we will step away from our virtual meetings, unplug from Moodle and Zoom, and catch our breath. And though Thanksgiving will look different this year, it still calls us to take stock of all those people and things for which we […]

Thanksgiving Break Hours

Library hours for Thanksgiving week: Monday & Tuesday, November 23 & 24: 8:00 am – 4:45 pm; Wednesday, November 25 – Sunday, November 29: Closed.

Woman Coach Wednesday: Laura Burnett-Kurie

We have seen positive steps in the past eight years within the athletic department at Gustavus. With our athletic director hiring many female head coaches, encouraging us to hire female assistant coaches, and adding three female athletic trainers to a staff that previously was all males. We have female strength and conditioning coaches who are working with men’s sports and our nationally ranked men’s tennis program has a female coach on staff.

Intersections: Number 52 (Fall 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 […]

November Meeting Minutes

PCDEI Full Council – Agenda  November 16, 2020, 3:00-4:00 p.m., Zoom Call Present: President Bergman, Siri Erickson, Tom Flunker, Kathi Tunheim, Ron White, Amy Mukamuri, Carlos Mejia Suarez, Anthony Bettendorf, Angela Erickson, Corrie Odland, Kari Eckheart, Monica Mikhaeil, Meegan Ruble, Pamela Pearson, Marie Walker, Maheema Bokhoree, Shannon Halen, Margaret Bloch Qazi, Alexyx Guidry,  Valerie Banschbach, […]