Archive for November, 2019

Hayley Russell (Health and Exercise Science)

Hayley Russell presented about student-athlete mental health to athletes, coaches, and athletic administrators at Wayne State College, Nebraska.

Lisa Dembouski (Education)

Lisa Dembouski recently co-authored an article, “The same school years: Narratives of early- and middle-career teachers in a U.S. public school,” in Minnesota English Journal.

Maddalena Marinari (History)

Maddalena Marinari wrote an opinion piece for the Washington Post on the history of family reunion and why family separation is so central to the current administration’s view of immigration. The article is based on her forthcoming book, Unwanted: Italian and Jewish Mobilization against Restrictive Immigration Laws, 1882–1965.

Valerie Walker (Education)

Valerie Walker published the “Economics is Everywhere” curriculum through the Minnesota Council on Economic Education. The curriculum provides Minnesota teachers in grades 4, 5, 7 and 8 with lesson plans and materials that can be used to integrate grade-level economic benchmarks in commonly taught units from each grade’s “lead discipline.”

Jill Locke (Political Science)

Jill Locke was quoted at length in the Mankato Free Press story, “Demonstrators stand vigil as high court weighs abortion access,” published on Sunday, November 3, 2019.

Priscilla Briggs (Art and Art History)

Priscilla Briggs has work from her “Fortune” series in the exhibition “Civilization: The Way We Live Now” currently on view at the National Gallery Victoria, in Melbourne, Australia, through February 2, 2020.

Jill Patterson (Theatre and Dance)

Jill Patterson was chosen through a juried selection process to present at the National Dance Educators Organization National Conference 2019 in Miami, Florida. Her presentation, “Utilizing the Creative Process to Cultivate Empathetic and Compassionate Movers” entailed her pedagogical process for the Guststavus ARTS credit class Contemporary Modern Dance I.

Tom LoFaro, 2019 Faculty Service Award Winner

Tom LoFaro (Mathematics, Computer Science, and Statistics Department) was selected as the 2019 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.