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Dr. Joaquín Villanueva recognized for his work on diversity

Congratulations to Dr. Joaquín Villanueva, Assistant Professor of Geography and of Peace, Justice, and Conflict Studies, on being awarded the 2017 Mark H. Anderson Faculty Diversity Award! Dr. Villanueva is engaged in efforts to strengthen community at Gustavus through his teaching, research, and service. “My ultimate aim,” he says, “is to contribute to the creation […]

Women’s Tennis Wraps Up Regular Season This Weekend

After claiming a pair of shutouts on Sunday, the Gustavus women’s tennis team wraps up the regular season Friday and Saturday. The Gusties host St. Olaf at 4 p.m. Friday and then close out the regular season at noon Saturday at St. Thomas. Gustavus has secured a spot in the Minnesota Intercollegiate Athletic Conference playoffs and is now jostling for seeding. The Gusties enter the weekend 15-7 overall and 7-1 in the MIAC, which has them in third place behind Carleton and St. Thomas, who both own a perfect 8-0 record in the league.

Two Key MIAC Twin Bills On Deck For Baseball This Weekend

After a week of inclement weather that caused a doubleheader to be postponed three different times, the Gustavus baseball team is now set for a pair of key Minnesota Intercollegiate Athletic Conference twin bills this weekend. The Gusties host Concordia at 2:30 p.m. Friday, which was originally scheduled for Tuesday, and then travel to Bethel for a 1 p.m. tilt Saturday. Sunday’s non-conference doubleheader at Minnesota-Morris has been cancelled and will not be made up.

Senior Class Legacy Tribute to the Education Department

    The Education Department has done so much for me and so I would like to give back. Thank you! – Anonymous

Athletics Department Set To Host Third Annual “Golden Gusties” Awards Banquet May 15

The Gustavus Adolphus College Department of Intercollegiate Athletics is set to host the third annual all-athlete, end of the year banquet entitled the “Golden Gusties” on Monday, May 15 in Don Roberts Ice Rink. The Golden Gusties is an awards banquet celebrating the accomplishments of the College’s athletic teams and its student-athletes over the course of the 2016-17 academic year.

Tim Paczynski Represents Minnesota as Fund for Education Abroad Scholarship Winner

Selected from a pool of over 1,500 applicants, the philosophy and math double major hopes to study in Hungary next year.

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 […]

The Importance of Being Bilingual

By: Emily Syverud If you polled all seniors tomorrow, I’d like to think that we could all agree on one thing – the world has changed a lot since we started at Gustavus as first-years in 2013. Throughout the presidential election and up to today I have noticed an increase in anti-immigrant sentiments and a tense […]

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 […]

Men’s Golf Takes Third At Bobby Krig Invite

In the second round Monday, the No. 20 Gustavus men’s golf team posted the lowest round of the day at the Bobby Krig Invitational to move into second place and within striking range of the title, but couldn’t replicate the result in the third and final round, finishing third with a score of 887 (+39). No. 15 nationally ranked Illinois Wesleyan won the event with an 875, while No. 11 Saint John’s took second at 883.