Entries tagged with ‘Geography’

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 […]

Joaquín Villanueva (Geography)

Joaquín Villanueva presented his work “Theorizing Access: Justice, Rights, and Legal Knowledge” at the 2017 American Association of Geographers Annual Conference in Boston.

La Frenierre and Students Prepare for Glacier Research in Ecuador

The geography professor and two Gustavus students will study glacial retreat using drone technology and traditional measurements.