Faculty Spotlight: Greg Kaster

Greg Kaster (History) was one of 18 college and university faculty from around the nation selected to participate in a seminar on “The American Civil War: Origins and Consequences,” led by Gary Gallagher, the John L. Nau III Professor in the History of the American Civil War Emeritus at the University of Virginia. Sponsored by […]

Faculty Spotlight: Kristen Lowe

Kristen Lowe (Art and Art History) has a new exhibition, Ballad of the Red Fox, that will be open September 16-October 23, 2021, at Form + Content Gallery in Minneapolis.

Philip Bryant, 2021 Carlson Award Winner, English Department

Thank you, students, for masking up so that I could be here to present the 2021 Edgar M. Carlson Award for Distinguished Teaching. You made it possible for all of us to be here, and I am sincerely grateful. This is the highest honor a Gustavus faculty member can receive. Nominations come from students, faculty, […]

Kate Knutson, 2020 Carlson Award Winner, Political Science Department

I’m honored to present the winner of the 2020 Edgar M. Carlson Award for Distinguished Teaching. This is the highest honor that can be bestowed upon a Gustavus faculty member; the winner is selected from nominations submitted by students, faculty, and staff. One great thing about being a liberal arts college prof is how many […]

Julie Bartley, 2020 Faculty Service Award Winner

Julie Bartley (Geology) was selected as the 2020 recipient of the Gustavus Faculty Service Award. Presented each year at Founder’s Day, this award is the highest accolade a Gustavus faculty member can receive for distinguished service activities.

Misti Harper, 2021 Swenson-Bunn Memorial Award for Teaching Winner

Misti Harper (History) was selected as the 2021 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 […]

Scott Bur, 2021 Mansergh Faculty Scientific Research Award Winner

Scott Bur (Chemistry) was selected as the 2021 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.

Ngawang Gonsar, 2021 Provost’s Award for Teaching Excellence Winner

Ngawang Gonsar (Biology) was selected as the 2021 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.

Faculty Spotlight: Henry MacCarthy

Henry MacCarthy (Theatre & Dance) was one of 37 Venezuelan artists residing abroad invited to create and present a mobile videoportrait for La Caja de Fósforos in Caracas for their project Casa Imaginaria: Un recorrido por las estancias de las moradas del alma, sponsored by the British Council in Venezuela. The works were presented online […]

Intersections: Number 53 (Spring 2021)

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 […]