Archive for February, 2019

Yurie Hong (Greek, Latin, and Classical Studies)

Yurie Hong was the panel respondent and keynote speaker for Carleton’s Undergraduate Classics Research Symposium on the topic of Ancient Identities. Her talk focused on the construction of identity in ancient literature and the importance of the humanities in the development of students intellectual, personal, and civic identities today.

J-Term Course: Egypt and the Near East

January Term trip to the Oriental Institute Museum This J-Term I offered a new course: Egypt and the Near East. The idea for this course came out of discussions we had in the Department of Classics about expanding our definition of ‘Classics’ chronologically and geographically to situate the Greeks and Romans in a broader historical […]

Hayley Russell (Health and Exercise Science)

Hayley Russell and a colleague at Wilfrid Laurier University published a chapter titled “Reactions to Concussion Rehabilitation” in The Psychology of Sport and Performance Injury: An Interprofessional Case-Based Approach.

Lucie Holmgreen (Psychological Science)

Lucie Holmgreen co-authored an article, “BRIGHTEN Heart intervention for depression in minority older adults: Randomized controlled trial” in Health Psychology.

From History BA to Health Behavior PhD

Contrary to what one might assume, majoring in History at Gustavus prepares students to succeed in a host of fields which, at first glance, would seem to have nothing to do with studying the past. Stuart Grande, ’99, is yet another wonderful case in point. Following graduation, Stuart taught English in Eastern Europe, where he […]

Writing the History of Student Protest for Black Freedom and Equality

History alum Mike Jirik ’12 has published an eye-opening scholarly post about “[t]he history of student activism for Black freedom and equality” in Black Perspectives, published by the African American Intellectual History Society and considered “the leading online platform for public scholarship on global Black thought, history, and culture” (quoted from the website). Mike is […]