Entries tagged with ‘Geography’

Shout Out to Our 2020 Grads!

LALACS MAJORS Samuel Abegglen’20  Biology, Studio Art, and Latin American, Latinx and Carribean Studies triple major; Spanish Minor Senior Capstone: LGBT migrants from Latin America report persecution as a reason for seeking asylum in the USA. While scholars have analyzed this issue, less focus has been placed on the racism and heterosexism within the migration […]

Journey Into Climate with Paul Andrew Mayewski Feb. 26

Described as the "Indiana Jones of climate research," Paul Andrew Mayewski will give a free public lecture on Wed. Feb. 26 at 7 p.m.

Faculty Spotlight: Kjerstin Moody and Jeff La Frenierre

Kjerstin Moody (Scandinavian Studies) presented the talk “Global Solutions: Signs of Transition to a Positive Future” on Thursday, November 21, 2019, at the American Swedish Institute in Minneapolis as part of the University of Minnesota’s OLLI (Osher Lifelong Learning Institute) seven-week course on “Climate Change – What Every Senior Needs to Know.” Jeff La Frenierre […]

Gustie Entrepreneurs Build, Grow, and Win

Gustie-run companies JockLab and School Shark recently won an entrepreneurship competition and start-up funding to spur further growth.

Three Gusties Win National Gilman Scholarship

The competitive Benjamin A. Gilman International Scholarship supports students as they study across the globe.

Film Explores Japanese Serving In Minnesota During WWII

The screening of The Registry will be followed by a question-and-answer panel featuring a filmmaker and documentary subject.

La Frenierre’s Glacier Research Featured on BBC

The geography professor is a trailblazer in the study of glacial melt and climate change, research that Gustavus undergrads experience firsthand.

January Class Explores Intersection of Culture, the Self, and Agriculture

Students learn inside and outside the classroom in the unique course taught by local organic farmer Ben Penner.

Anna Versluis (Geography)

Anna Versluis presented on “An Empirical Study of Haitian Land Institution Responses to Global ‘Plantation’ Forces” at the 30th Annual Conference of the Haitian Studies Association in Port-au-Prince, Haiti, November 8-10, 2018.

Jeff La Frenierre (Geography)

Jeff La Frenierre has received funding from the National Science Foundation Hydrologic Sciences program to continue his research in Ecuador, collaborating with his colleagues from the University of Minnesota-Twin Cities and The Pennsylvania State University. The three year project is entitled “Collaborative Research: Determining the eco-hydrogeologic response of tropical glacierized watersheds to climate change: An […]