Faculty Spotlight: Yurie Hong

Yurie Hong (Greek, Latin, and Classical Studies) was a featured speaker at U of MN’s series “The Future of the Past: Rethinking Legacies of Injustice in the Study of Antiquity” hosted by the Department of Classical and Near Eastern Religions and Cultures. She also presented an online talk entitled “Words into Deeds: Bridging the Gap […]

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Lai Sze Tso (Sociology and Anthropology) was invited to serve on the Editorial Board of the Asian Journal of Medical Humanities. This invitation builds on her recent publication in Journal of Medical Internet Research-Medical Education (Jul-Sep 2022 Issue) and guest editorship on Infectious Diseases at Frontiers in Medicine.

Faculty Spotlight: Erik Gulbranson

Erik Gulbranson (Environment, Geography, and Earth Sciences) recently published an article, “U–Pb geochronology and stable isotope geochemistry of terrestrial carbonates, Lower Cretaceous Cedar Mountain Formation, Utah: implications for synchronicity of terrestrial and marine carbon isotope excursions”, in the journal Geosciences.

Faculty Spotlight: Yumiko Oshima-Ryan

Yumiko Oshima-Ryan (Music) had a new release, “Takashi Yoshimatsu Piano Works for the Left Hand,” from the Naxos Music Library – Japanese Classics series. The album was recommended in one of the major music magazines, (レコード芸術) “Art of Records,” August issue as the August Special Edition. You can listen to the album on Spotify.

Faculty Spotlight: Peg O’Connor

Peg O’Connor (Philosophy) had an op-ed in USA Today on the necessity of legislation to legalize pot including limits on its potency. Additionally, her series, “Philosophy Stirred, Not Shaken,” on psychologytoday.com has now reached more than 2 million total views.

Faculty Spotlight: Sara Conrad

Sara Conrad (Sociology and Anthropology) presented her paper, “OPC – Other People’s Children – Tibetan Nannies, Tibetan Motherhood, and Flexible Mothering,” at the 16th seminar of the International Tibetan Studies conference, which took place in Prague, Czech Republic. This paper looked at nannying in New York City and how Tibetan nannies are expected to perform […]

Faculty Spotlight: Sharon Marquart

Sharon Marquart (Gender, Women, and Sexuality Studies & Modern Languages, Literatures, and Cultures) and Elizabeth (Ellie) Hartmann ’23 were featured on the front page of the Mankato Free Press in an article on the effect that overturning Roe v. Wade is having on local young people.

Faculty Spotlight: Hayley Russell

Hayley Russell (HES) and Emma Nelson ’22 presented their paper, “Running for Kudos: Perceived psychosocial implications for Strava use in Emerging Adult Recreational Runners,” co-authored by Charlie Potts (Dean of Students Office), at the International Conference on Sport and Society in Aarhus, Denmark in late June.

Intersections: Number 55 (Spring 2022)

Intersections a publication of the Network of ELCA Colleges and Universities (NECU) that considers the “intersection” of faith, learning, and the vocation of Lutheran higher education. This Spring’s issue is entitled, “Called and Empowered (and Assessed).” In it, our colleagues from across NECU share some of the creative ways that they are educating for vocation and assessing […]

Lauren Hecht, 2022 Carlson Award Winner, Psychological Science Department

Dr. Lauren Hecht I have the privilege of introducing the winner of the Edgar M. Carlson Award for Distinguished Teaching. The winner of this award is selected from among nominations submitted by students, faculty, and staff and it is the highest honor awarded to Gustavus faculty. Thank you for your attention as I introduce you […]