Blogs at Gustavus

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Incoming First-Years: Here’s what to bring.

We asked the experts (Gustavus students and alumni). They answered, with good ideas, total surprises, and the totally bizarre. (Dentist chair?) If you’ve never been to college before, or have never been to Gustavus for college before, here’s what alumni suggest you pack in your suitcase/duffle bag/cardboard box/knotted bedsheet for Move-In Day. Pool noodles or tennis […]

Football Kicks Off 100th Season With Successful Golf Tournament

The Gustavus football program welcomed more the 150 alumni, family, and friends to its 26th annual Golden Gustie Football Golf Tournament held August 5 at Shoreland Country Club. The golf tourney marked the first official event of the football program’s 100th season, which culminates with a celebration event on October 1 after the homecoming game against Concordia.

Student-Professor Duo Researches Glaciers in Ecuador

Shivering in a tent nearly 15,000 feet above sea level on the side of the highest mountain in Ecuador, Casey Decker ’18 reflected on the unexpected conversation that landed him there.

Mentor Pair: Randy Lee ’84 and Jack Anderson ’16

Jack Anderson ’16 Management and political science Randy Lee ’84 President of McCally-Lee Entertainment Not a parent, not a professor, but something supportive to help students launch post-college. That’s how Lee, who has had five Gustie mentees, describes his role. “If the student takes advantage of it, if he or she is not afraid to expose vulnerability, […]

Jeff Jeremiason (Chemistry)

Through his collaboration with the University of Minnesota-Duluth, Jeff Jeremiason has received funding for a two-year project from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration for the project “Refining Our Understanding of Methylmercury Production and Bioavailability in the Saint Louis River Estuary.” In addition to conducting important environmental research, this project provides research opportunities for students […]

Tom Huber (Physics)

Tom Huber has received a three-year grant from the National Science Foundation for the project “Detection of ultrasound waves in water and air using a laser interferometer.” In addition to conducting important research into the uses of ultrasound, his project provides research opportunities for students and an outreach component with the aim of attracting secondary […]

Bill Laumann ’66

I attended the Basketball fundraiser at the LeSueur Country Club July 25, 2016, where I met many past Gustie basketball athletes and supporters. What a fun day.  Picture shows the group I was with on the course that day; L-R Larry Wohl, current Gustavus economics professor, Steve Kagol ’68, Tom Thorkelson ’70, Bob Berg ’67, […]

Christie (Rossow) Aase ’05

Bryan Aase and Christie Rossow ’05, 07/02/2016, Prior Lake, MN. Bride and groom share the same birthday, July 2nd. (different years, but same date). They were married on their birthdays at The Wilds Golf Club in Prior Lake, MN.  A large group of Gusties were in the wedding party : Matron of Honor, Heather (Rossow) […]

Robin (Peterson) Hughes ’84

Robin Peterson Hughes ’84 is a choir director at Minnesota Ambassadors of Music. The Minnesota Music Ambassadors Choir is comprised of high school students from Minnesota who tour and perform every other summer in London, England; Paris, France; Crans-Montana, Switzerland; Seefeld, Austria; Rothenburg, Germany; and Venice, Italy.  Hughes rehearsed and conducted this group of exceptional […]

katrina (Hesterman) Daul ’05

Travis Daul and Katrina Hesterman ’05, were married on 04/15/2016, at A’Bulae in downtown St. Paul.