Don Myers (Hillstrom Museum of Art & Art and Art History)

Don Myers was invited to give a gallery talk at the Perlman Teaching Museum at Carleton College Friday, January 5, 2018, as part of the opening of the exhibit Contemporary American Painting [1945]. The exhibit, co-organized by Myers with Laurel Bradley, then Director of the Perlman Teaching Museum, features works drawn from the Hillstrom and […]

Kathleen Keller (History)

Kathleen Keller was awarded a $6,000 grant by the American Philosophical Society for summer research in French archives on her new project, “Prince, Wizard, and Marabout: an African Life in Twentieth-Century France”

Kate Knutson (Political Science)

Kate Knutson was awarded a grant by Pi Sigma Alpha, a National Political Science Honors Society. The grant will be used to help Gustavus chapter host the 2018 Midwest Political Science Undergraduate Research Conference in April.

Lynnea Myers (Nursing)

Lynnea Myers ’05 recently completed her doctorate in Nursing Science at Vanderbilt University. The title of her dissertation was: “Communicating with Health Care Providers: Perceptions of Parents of Children with Autism Spectrum Disorder.” Lynnea is currently on leave as an assistant professor of nursing at Gustavus while she completes a second doctoral degree in Developmental […]

Lisa Heldke (Philosophy)

Lisa Heldke published an entry, “John Dewey and Pragmatist Feminist Philosophy,” in the Oxford Handbook of Dewey.

Tommy Valentini (Philosophy and Athletics)

Tommy Valentini lectured and presented at Whittier College. Valentini was selected in conjunction with an Andrew Mellon Foundation grant supporting Whittier’s effort to expand the liberal arts of organizational leadership. Valentini’s lectures included “Let’s Make Sport Really Matter,” and “Moral Development in and Through Sport.”

Melissa Rolnick (Theatre and Dance)

Melissa Rolnick received a Prairie Lakes Regional Arts Council Mid-Artist Grant from funds provided by the McKnight Foundation.

Jennifer Nevitt (Art and Art History)

Jennifer Nevitt was featured in the Star Tribune for her current exhibit at the Minneapolis Institute of Art.

Hayley Russell (Health and Exercise Science)

Hayley Russell published an article, “Physical Activity in Former Competitive Athletes: The Physical and Psychological Impact of Musculoskeletal Injury” in Quest. Although competitive athletes exceed recommendations for physical activity while they are competing in sport, this does not necessarily translate into regular physical activity after retirement from sport. In this paper, we propose the physical […]

Marcia Bunge (Religion)

Marcia Bunge was invited by Queen’s University (Ontario, Canada) to serve as a theological adviser for an interdisciplinary project devoted to child protection. As part of the project, she met at Queen’s on October 19-21 with a team of 25 social scientists, public health researchers, Indigenous leaders, church leaders, and religious scholars to craft a […]