Blogs at Gustavus

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Finding Home for Herself and the World

After four years of service at Gustavus, recent graduate Kendyl Landeck seeks to make "home" a possibility for everyone.

Katie Aney Named CoSIDA Academic All-America

The 2017 College Sports Information Directors of America (CoSIDA) Academic All-America At-Large Teams were released Tuesday and Gustavus women’s tennis junior Katie Aney (Rochester, Minn.) was named to the 17-member Second Team, which features student-athletes who participated in fencing, field hockey, golf, lacrosse, rowing, swimming, tennis, and water polo. The CoSIDA Academic All-America Teams recognize the nation’s top student-athletes for their combined performances athletically and in the classroom.

A Wonderful Reunion Weekend

“You get here, and you start telling stories, and it feels just like yesterday.”

Trusting Your Second Instinct

This morning, outdoors, at 6:45 AM CDT, I was destroyed on court by my buddy. He played brilliantly. He set up shots beautifully, and executed put-aways as effortlessly as if he were strolling down the Champs-Élysées . My own racket felt like a trampoline. I considered at one point stopping play, placing it between two benches, […]

Hensch, Schulz Named May Student-Athletes Of The Month

Men’s field specialist Michael Hensch (So., North Branch, Minn.) and women's tennis player Michaela Schulz (Sr., Elk River, Minn.) have been selected as the Gustavus Adolphus College May Male and Female Student-Athletes-of-the-Month, presented by Thrivent Financial and voted on by the Gustavus Sports Information Department.

Gustavus Best in Minnesota on The New York Times’ College Access Index

The third annual ranking looks at the commitment to economic diversity among the top colleges and universities in the country.

Elliot Mohler (’18) explores city planning with an internship in New Ulm

Elliot Mohler (’18), a double major in Geography with GIS and Environmental Studies, conducted an internship with the City of New Ulm, MN, during the 2017 spring semester, and shares about the experience below: The goal of this internship was for me to gain exposure to all facets of city government. Every week or two I […]

Kittelson Wins Edgar M. Carlson Award for Distinguished Teaching

A member of the biology faculty since 1999, Kittelson was recognized with the award at the 2017 commencement ceremony.

Fake News Versus the Liberal Arts

Last December 4, Maddison Welch made a horrific choice. Armed with an AR-15, a shotgun, and a handgun, the 28-year old father of two drove 350 miles from Salisbury, N.C., to a pizzeria in the District of Columbia. He had read articles on social media and watched YouTube videos insisting that Comet Ping Pong was […]

2017 MCS Graduates

Congratulations to the class of 2017.  Here is what some of our Mathematics, Computer Science, and Statistics majors will be doing after graduation. Cara Christiansen majored in Computer Science and will be working at Kips. Neal Kroells majored in Statistics and Financial Accounting and will be working in industry.   Tim Watts majored in Mathematics Education and […]