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Women’s Basketball Coach Laurie Kelly Announced As NAU Athletics Hall Of Famer

Northern Arizona University Athletics announced the members of the 2018 NAU Athletics Hall of Fame class last week and Gustavus head women’s basketball coach Laurie Kelly will enter this year’s class as coach of the 2005-06 Big Sky Championship team. Kelly and her former team will be honored on Friday, Sept. 21 at the High Country Conference Center in Flagstaff.

The Bards of Valley View

Thanks to the Minnesota Library Publishing Project, we were able to publish Geography Professor Emeritus Bob Douglas’s stories about residents of Valley View, home to some influential Gustavus faculty and administrators, who designed the street and made it into a community.You may browse it online, download free digital copy, or purchase a paperback copy. If […]

Multifaith Musings: Reflections from Anna Duong-Topp ’21

by Grace Love ’19 Mahayana Buddhism is the largest form of Buddhism in the world (about 53% of 520 million Buddhists).  Buddhism began in India between the 6th and 4th centuries BCE and is based on the teachings of the original Buddha (known also as Gautama Buddha and Siddhartha Gautama).  Buddhist religious knowledge comes from […]

Multifaith Musings: Reflections from Carter Gunnigle ’18

by Grace Love ’19 The Eastern Orthodox Church is the second largest Christian church in the world. Its followers, who live mainly in Eastern Europe and Greece, follow the Nicene Creed and see the church as continuing the traditions established by Jesus and his disciples. The term “eastern” reflects the split in 1054 CE (AD) […]

Kaster Wins 2018 Edgar M. Carlson Award for Distinguished Teaching

A member of the history faculty since 1986, Kaster was recognized with the award at the 2018 commencement ceremony.

Gustavus Human Resources Blog: Recipe for Success

It’s summertime! Days filled with outdoor activities and evenings spent with great grilled food. Here is a recipe that combines zesty flavors with healthy ingredients. Enjoy!

Multifaith Musings: Reflections from Mahrukh Khurram ’19

by Grace Love ’19 Islam is one of the largest world religions, practiced by over 20% of the world’s population.  It began in the 7th century CE and now has followers on almost every continent. This monotheistic religion is based on the teachings of the Prophet Muhammad which are written in the Qur’an (holy Scripture) […]

Gustie Alum Wins Helen Hayes Award for “Outstanding Costume Design”

Robert Croghan ’11 was awarded a prestigious Helen Hayes Award for “Outstanding Costume Design” for his work on the world premier of the entirely Spanish language production of In the Heights at the GALA Hispanic Theatre in Washington, D.C.

Class of 2018 Commencement Remarks

President Bergman's speech to the Gustavus Class of 2018 at the commencement exercises on Saturday, June 2.

Gustavus Athletics Partners With BSN SPORTS As Nike Apparel Outfitter

The Gustavus Adolphus College Athletics Department has entered into a five-year partnership with BSN SPORTS and Nike, which was announced Monday by Athletics Director Tom Brown. The agreement, which commenced June 1, will make Nike the game day outfitter for Golden Gustie athletic teams.