Blogs at Gustavus

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Open Access Week – Take Action

It’s time to celebrate the movement to free scholarly research and make it available to all. The Open Access Week website has some suggestions for taking action. Among the things you can do: Upload your work to SocArXiv. Consider submitting an article to Open Library of Humanities. Take a look at the Open Science Framework […]

Karl Boettcher

I initially took up Ancient Greek to fulfill a language credit while pursuing a Mathematics major and Computer Science minor at Gustavus. Ultimate goal: to become an actuary – consistently ranked as one of the 5 best occupations in the United States. I was instantly hooked on Classics with its complex language structures and incredible […]

Susan Crane

When I graduated two years ago with a degree in Classics and Russian Studies, I didn’t know that I would end up in the north of Moldova, teaching English as a Peace Corps volunteer. A year after graduation, I arrived in Moldova, a bilingual country that spoke Romanian and Russian. Studying ancient languages made it […]

Joaquín Villanueva (Geography)

Joaquín Villanueva published a chapter “Rights” in Mark Jayne and Kevin Ward’s (2016) Urban Theory: New Critical Perspectives, Routledge. The book introduces urban theoretical debates to undergraduate and early graduate students.

Yumiko Oshima-Ryan and Barb Leibundgth (Music)

Yumiko Oshima-Ryan and Barb Leibundgth are invited to perform for the College Music Society’s Showcase concert during the Fifty-Ninth National Conference in Santa Fe in October. Oshima-Ryan (piano) and Leibundgth (flute) will perform “Digital Bird Suite” by Japanese composer Takashi Yoshimatsu (b. 1953). The CMS Program Committee has selected the work for presentation during one […]

Ana Adams (Modern Languages, Literatures, and Cultures)

Ana Adams published an article titled “Humor étnico en El Conde Lucanor” in Ehumanista, Journal of Iberian Studies 34, 407-423.

Jill Locke (Political Science)

The Institute for Advanced Study featured an excerpt from Jill Locke’s book, Democracy and the Death of Shame, on the front page of its website. Locke was a member at the Institute during her 2014-15 sabbatical.

Dwight Stoll (Chemistry)

Dwight Stoll received funding from the Agilent Technologies Foundation for the one-year project “Development of 2D-LC-MS/MS Methods for the Analysis of Host Cell Proteins (HCPs) in Monoclonal Antibody Materials.” Dwight also received funding through a University of St. Thomas grant from the State of Minnesota Environment and Natural Resources Trust Fund for the three-year project […]

The Provost’s Award for Teaching Excellence to a Non-Tenure-Track Faculty Member

The Office of the Provost is excited to announce the newly-created Provost’s Award for Teaching Excellence to a Non-Tenure-Track Faculty Member. This award was created to recognize a Gustavus non-tenure-track faculty member for significant contributions to teaching and learning. Eligibility: This award is open to any continuing, adjunct, visiting, or part-time faculty member as defined […]

Volleyball Travels To Hamline Tonight

The Gustavus volleyball team begins a two-match stretch on the road tonight as it travels to Hamline University for a 7 p.m. Minnesota Intercollegiate Athletic Conference bout. The Gusties enter the match with a 20-6 overall record and 8-1 mark in the MIAC, while the Pipers are 11-9 overall and 4-5 in the league. The Gusties have already clinched a spot in the MIAC Playoffs, while the Pipers are on the outside looking in and will try to play spoiler in the seeding battle.