Blogs at Gustavus

Page 2

Online Prevention Programs for New Gusties!

A quick reminder to parents of new Gusties: Please encourage your student to complete the EverFi online educational programs as soon as possible! As part of our comprehensive prevention program for students, Gustavus expects all incoming students to complete both AlcoholEDU and Sexual Assault Prevention for Undergraduates. These online courses will empower them to make […]

Bergit (Nerheim) Mars ’11

Kyle Mars and Bergit Mars ’11, 05/26/2019, Minneapolis, MN We had a Gustie filled wedding celebration – complete with the Gustie Rouser chanted by all 2010/11/12 Gusties (and our honorary Gustie partners and friends). Gusties in the the photos: Sarah (Cartwright) Tailowright ’11, Emma (Strand) Knooihuizen ’11, Josh Miller ’11, Amber (Kirk) Miller ’11, Nicole […]

Gustavus Set to Induct Eight New Members into Athletics Hall of Fame

The Gustavus Adolphus College Athletics Department has chosen eight individuals for induction into its Athletics Hall of Fame. The 2019 inductees include Luke Benoit `04 (Golf), Molly Biehn Becker `04 (Softball), Mike Gempeler `91 (Hockey), Raman Jayapathy `85 (Tennis), Neil Johnson `04 (Golf), Jackie Luehman `04 (Track & Field), Angie Peterson Potts `04 (Basketball), and Kristin Peterson Smith `04 (Track & Field).

Football Kicks Off 2019 Season with Annual Golf Tournament

The Gustavus football team welcomed 168 alumni, family and friends to its 29th annual golf tournament on Friday, Aug. 2 at Shoreland Country Club.

On Being Out There: Aaron Teasdale ’93

Eschewing grad school, a history major takes off for global adventures. Here’s what he’s learned. (An original essay and photos by Aaron Teasdale ’93)

MCS Summer Research: Altruistic Suicide in E. Coli Bacteria

Over the summer Dr. Jeff Ford and Sanjeeda Shutrishna are working on a project to study the evolution of altruistic suicide in E. coli bacteria. The bacteria employ a strategy where, when the colony encounters a pathogen, some bacteria will self-destruct before the pathogen can spread.  Dr. Ford and Shutrishna are attempting to use network […]

I Want To Serve Like She Does

A girl showed up at station drills (our optional time for campers to work on their stroke of choice) who had an absolute bomb of a serve.  One of the most beautiful, fluid motions I’ve ever seen.  The racket drop on edge down the back and acceleration looked like a gift from above.  Seamless and […]

MCS Summer Research: Social Media and Exercise

This summer Filip Belik  and Dr. Louis Yu have been investigating the relationship between social media and exercise.  The content of the summer work can be separated into two distinct tasks. They are first utilizing the text classification capabilities of several machine learning algorithms to find the most effective way of classifying social media posts from Twitter […]

Men’s and Women’s Track & Field Named USTFCCCA All-Academic Teams

The U.S. Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association released its annual academic awards Thursday and both the Gustavus men’s and women’s track & field programs have been named All-Academic Teams.

Stockwell Signs Professional Baseball Contract with Sioux Falls

Recent Gustavus graduate and baseball pitcher Adam Stockwell `19 (Apple Valley, Minn.) today will sign a contract with the Sioux Falls Canaries of the American Association of Independent Professional Baseball. Stockwell will arrive in Sioux Falls today and is likely to pitch in tonight’s home game against the Kansas City T-Bones, which starts at 7:05 p.m. at the 51-year old Sioux Falls Stadium.