Blogs at Gustavus

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Marcia Bunge (Religion)

Marcia Bunge and Chaplains Brian Konkol, Siri Erickson, and Grady St. Denis received a four-year grant from the Lilly Endowment’s Theology Institutes for High School Youth program to establish the Gustavus Academy for Faith, Science, and Ethics.

Priscilla Briggs (Art and Art History)

“Seamless,” a series of photographs by Priscilla Briggs will be included in the three-person exhibition “It’s so hard to live without you” (with Victoria Crayhon and Karolina Jonderko) as part of the Landskrona Photo Festival in Landskrona, Sweden. Works from Priscilla’s series “Making Mona Lisa” are currently on view as part of the juried exhibition […]

Scott Bur (Chemistry)

Scott Bur received funding through a University of Minnesota grant from the National Science Foundation to provide a mentored summer research experience for a Gustavus student as part of a continued collaboration on the project “Teflon Proteins for Protein-Protein Interaction Ligand Discovery.”

Scott Ickes (History)

Scott Ickes was interviewed on Brazilian politics in the Minnesota Private College Council’s monthly newsletter.

Kathy Lund Dean (Economics and Management)

Kathy Lund Dean’s contributions to a national college learning assessment project were recognized with the publication of a new book entitled, Improving Quality in American Higher Education: Learning Outcomes and Assessments for the 21st Century (Jossey-Bass). The book is the culmination of a multi-year assessment research project sponsored by the Gates Foundation and the Social […]

Laura Triplett (Geology)

Laura Triplett was awarded $75,000 from The McKnight Foundation for a one-year project to monitor the effectiveness of land management practices for reducing agricultural pollution entering the Seven Mile Creek in the Minnesota River basin.

Seán Easton (Classics)

Seán Easton (Classics), Mimi Gerstbauer (Political Science), Brian Konkol (Office of the Chaplains), and Joaquín Villanueva (Geography) attended the 8th Annual Summer Institute for Faculty in Peace Studies – “Teaching Peace in the 21st Century.” The gathering was sponsored by the Kroc Institute for International Peace Studies and the United States Institute of Peace (USIP).

Kathy Lund Dean (Economics and Management)

Kathy Lund Dean  and her co-authors have won the 2016 Management Education and Development Global Forum Best Paper Award at the Academy of Management for their paper entitled, “Key Institutions and Discipline Area Competencies in Business and Management Education Research.” The award honors the paper that most effectively advances our understanding of how business education […]

Suzanne Wilson (Sociology and Anthropology)

Suzanne Wilson attended the XXXIV International Congress of the Latin American Studies Association. She presented the paper, “What Is in a Label? A Comparison of the Colombian Paramilitaries and the BACRIM” and organized the panel, “Ambivalent Legality: The Cultural Politics of (De)criminalization in Colombia.”

Ursula Lindqvist (Scandinavian Studies)

Ursula Lindqvist  has just published two books on Nordic cinema. The first is a monograph titled Roy Andersson’s “Songs from the Second Floor”: Contemplating the Art of Existence. The second is an anthology of 26 original essays commissioned especially for A Companion to Nordic Cinema, which Lindqvist co-edited with Mette Hjort of the University of […]