Jeff Jeremiason, 2019 Mansergh Faculty Scientific Research Award Winner, Chemistry Department

Jeff Jeremiason was selected as the 2019 recipient of the Mansergh Faculty Scientific Research Award. Presented each year at the final faculty meeting, this award recognizes a Gustavus faculty member for an outstanding peer-reviewed publication that contributes to the scholarly achievement and reputation of the faculty and the College.

Sarah Wolter, 2019 Provost’s Award for Teaching Excellence Winner, Communication Studies Department

Sarah Wolter was selected as the 2019 recipient of the Provost’s Award for Teaching Excellence. Presented each year at the final faculty meeting, this award recognizes a Gustavus non-tenure-track faculty member for significant contributions to teaching and learning.

Florence Amamoto (English)

Florence Amamoto interviewed Eugene B. Redmond, Black Arts Movement pioneer and poet laureate of East Saint Louis for the Past Presidents Luncheon at the 2018 Western Literature Association conference in October. She lectured on Buddhism at Trinity Lutheran Church in December. Her chapter “Response-ability in Practice: Discerning Vocation through Campus Relationships” was published in David […]

Jill Locke (Political Science)

Jill Locke has been appointed to the editorial board of the journal Politics & Gender. She will serve a three-year term.

Jeff Jenson (Library)

Jeff A. Jenson was an invited speaker for a “Symposium on Archives and Education” at Bethany Lutheran College and the Evangelical Lutheran Synod on 14 May 2019. He spoke on the topics of Collecting, Preserving, Analyzing, and Communicating our Heritage. Slides, providing an overview of his presentation, can be found in GustieScholar, the Gustavus institutional […]

Maddalena Marinari (History)

Maddalena Marinari received a DAAD teaching fellowship from the German government to teach at the University of Kassel over her sabbatical. She will be teaching an undergraduate and a graduate course in U.S. immigration history and digital history. She will also help organize a conference on migration and media in the twentieth century.

Rachel Flynn (Library)

Rachel Flynn co-presented a paper titled “Wandering into the Wilderness: Embracing Ambiguity in Information Literacy Instruction” at the 2019 LOEX conference held in Minneapolis May 9-11, 2019.

Marcia Bunge (Religion)

Marcia Bunge was invited to participate in a Collegeville Institute Writing Workshop led by Professor and Writer Michael N. McGregor July 24-30, 2019.

Yurie Hong (Greek, Latin, and Classical Studies)

Yurie Hong presented a paper entitled “Talking about Rape in a Myth Class: Preparation, Course Material, and Classroom Practices” at the Classical Association of Canada.

Hayley Russell, 2019 Swenson-Bunn Memorial Award for Teaching Winner, Health and Exercise Science Department

Hayley Russell was selected as the 2019 recipient of the Swenson-Bunn Memorial Award for Teaching. The award honors the memory of two Gustavus students and members of the Student Senate, Greg Swenson and Holly Bunn, who were killed in a car accident in 1989. Presented each year at Honors Day, this is the only award […]