Archive for April, 2017

Mimi Gerstbauer (Political Science)

This April, twenty Gustavus students and Mimi Gerstbauer traveled to the Arrowhead Model United Nations conference in Sault Ste. Marie, MI. Priscilla Otero ’18 (Political Science) and co-president of the student club, won the Best Delegate Award on the Security Council, in her role as China. Jason Alper ’19 (Political Science) won the Best Delegate […]

Kathi Tunheim (Economics and Management)

Kathi Tunheim has been selected to be a Thrivent Fellow for 2017-18. This is a year-long leadership development program for faculty and administrators at colleges and universities in Lutheran higher education.

Brandy Russell (Chemistry)

Anna Krieger ’17 attended the American Chemical Society national meeting in San Francisco, CA, where she presented a poster on the research that she has been conducting in collaboration with Dr. Brandy Russell. Anna got started in Dr. Russell’s lab through the FYRE (First-Year Research Experience) summer program in 2014, studying the structure and behavior […]

Suzanne Wilson (Sociology and Anthropology)

With Gisela Cardoso, Elizabeth Moreira dos Santos, Yibeltal Kiflie, Kifle Woldemichael and Wuleta Lemma, Suzanne Wilson published an article, “Strategic Analysis of Tuberculosis Prevention and Control Actions in Brazil and Ethiopia: One Size Fits All?” in the International Journal of Public Health, Volume 62, Issue 2 (March).

Jessica Stadick (Nursing)

Jessica Stadick presented “Spiritual Care Communication at the End-of-Life” at the Phi Chapter Sigma Theta Tau International Society of Nursing Scholarship, Research, Theory, and Practice Conference in Brookings, SD. Jessica also presented a concept analysis titled, “Definitions Matter: Interprofessional Education – A Concept Analysis” at the Midwest Nursing Research Society Conference in Minneapolis, MN.

Hayley Russell (Health and Exercise Science)

Hayley Russell, along with colleagues from the University of Minnesota Diane Wiese-Bjornstal and Andrew White, published two chapters in Sage Research Methods Cases exploring research methods to examine training and injury experience in long-distance runners. Russell, with colleagues Julia Dutove (Minnesota State University-Mankato) and Lori Dithurbide (Dalhousie University, Halifax, Nova Scotia), also published a book […]

Steve Mellema (Physics)

Steve Mellema ’72 is spending seven months as a Fulbright Visiting Professor at Universiti Sains Malaysia in Penang. While there he is teaming with other faculty members at the USM School of Physics to implement and evaluate the effectiveness of two active-learning strategies for their introductory Electricity and Magnetism course.

History Matters at MATTER

Since graduating from Gustavus with a History major in 2014, Katie Schlangen has gone from teaching English in Korea to traveling to the African nations of Mali and Togo in her current capacity as International Hospital and Clinic Program Coordinator for MATTER, a Twin-Cities based international NGO. As Katie notes, MATTER “is starting a movement […]

Tom Huber (Physics)

Tom Huber, Nathan Huber ’17, and Matthew Huber (Rhodes College) are co-authors on the paper “Optical imaging of propagating Mach cones in water using refracto-vibrometry” in the March 2017 issue of the Journal of the Acoustical Society of America. They developed a method for obtaining videos showing the formation and propagation of Mach cones in […]

Mary Joos (Health and Exercise Science)

Mary Joos has been awarded two scholarships for her doctoral work: The GLATA Living Pinky Newell Graduate Scholarship from the National Athletic Trainers’ Association and the Great Lakes Athletic Trainers’ Association as well as the MATA Post Professional Level Scholarship from the Minnesota Athletic Trainers’ Association. Joos is currently in her second year of doctoral […]