Faculty Spotlight: Dwight Stoll (Chemistry)

Dwight Stoll recently presented a webinar titled “COVID-19 — Longer-Term Shutdown & Startup Considerations in the Chromatography Laboratory.” Many laboratory scientists have been confronted with the need to rapidly shut down their laboratories for several weeks or months. This is a task most scientists have never encountered before, thus this has precipitated many practical questions. […]

Rachel Flynn, 2020 Provost’s Award for Teaching Excellence Winner

Rachel Flynn (Library) was selected as the 2020 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.

Yuta Kawarasaki, 2020 Mansergh Faculty Scientific Research Award Winner

Yuta Kawarasaki (Biology) was selected as the 2020 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.

Becky Fremo, 2020 Swenson-Bunn Memorial Award for Teaching Winner

Becky Fremo (English) was selected as the 2020 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 […]

Faculty Spotlight:  Pamela Conners (Communication Studies)

Pamela Conners has been recognized with the Minnesota Campus Compact Presidents’ Civic Engagement Award, which is presented to a faculty or staff member who has significantly advanced their campus’ distinctive civic mission by forming strong partnerships, supporting others’ civic and community engagement, and working to institutionalize a culture and practice of engagement.

Intersections: Number 51 (Spring 2020)

Intersections is a publication by and largely for the academic communities of the twenty-seven institutions that comprise the Network of ELCA Colleges and Universities (NECU). Each issue reflects on the intersection of faith, learning, and teaching within Lutheran higher education. It is published by the NECU, and has its home in the Presidential Center for Faith […]

Faculty Spotlight: Hayley Russell (Health and Exercise Science)

Hayley Russell published an article, “Anxiety may be a risk factor for experiencing gastrointestinal symptoms during endurance races: an observational study,” in the European Journal of Sport Science. Russell also published an article, “Improving the understanding of fear of re-injury after anterior cruciate ligament reconstruction,” in The Orthopaedic Journal of Sports Medicine with colleagues from TRIA Orthopaedics.

Faculty Spotlight: Lynnea Myers (Nursing)

Lynnea Myers recently published an article on a rare genetic duplication syndrome discovered in seven individuals worldwide in Molecular Genetics & Genomic Medicine in January 2020. The article is titled “Variable neurodevelopmental and morphological phenotypes of carriers with 12q12 duplications.”

Faculty Spotlight: Jessica Stadick (Nursing)

Jessica Stadick had an article published in the Journal of Interprofessional Education & Practice. The article, titled “The relationship between health care professional’s attitudes towards teamwork and their interprofessional collaborative competencies,” describes the quantitative results of a mixed methods study.

Faculty Technology Workshops – March 10 & 13, 2020

As you know from the recent college-wide communications, we are engaged in proactive planning surrounding Coronavirus (COVID-19). As part of that process, we are considering precautionary scenarios that range from small-scale employee/student illness to campus closure. In preparation of a possible scenario where we encourage or require use of technology to deliver course content for […]