Archive for 2020

Education Faculty and Students Present at the National Association for Multicultural Education Conference

Associate Professor of Education Lisa Dembouski and students Payton Buss ’21, Casey Olson ’21, Abbie Ranzau ’21, and Andrew Stumbo ’21 presented Teaching and Teacher Preparation *as* Activism for Peace and Justice at the 30th Annual (and first ever virtual) National Association for Multicultural Education (N.A.M.E.) Conference, October 9-10, 2020. Their interactive discussion shared the experiences […]

History Professor and Two Students Receive COVID-19 Research Grant

History professor Maddalena Marinari, along with professor Erika Lee of the University of Minnesota and Gustavus history majors Catherine Lim and Lillie Ortloff, have been awarded a SSRC COVID-19 Rapid Response Grant from the Social Science Research Council. Of over 1000 applicants, they are one of 62 recipients of the grants. Their project, titled “Documenting […]

Faculty Spotlight: Ian Hill

Ian Hill (Chemistry) published an article with collaborators, “Isomorphous Substitutions in Luminescent Materials Based on ScVO4”, in Materials Science and Smart Materials.

Faculty Spotlight: Lisa Ortmann

Lisa Ortmann (Education) published an article in Reading Horizons titled “The Learner Profiles of Novice Literacy Coaches” which was a multi-year and multi-institutional study of the ways new literacy coaches learn coaching discourses.

Faculty Spotlight: Jessica Stadick

Jessica Stadick (Nursing) published an article in the Journal of Interprofessional Education & Practice titled “Understanding health care professionals’ attitudes towards working in teams and interprofessional collaborative competencies: A mixed methods analysis.” This article focused on the qualitative data from a mixed methods study; the quantitative data was previously published in the same journal earlier […]

Faculty Spotlight: Jessica Stadick

Jessica Stadick (Nursing) published an article in Public Health Nursing with Kirstin Buck ’17, and former faculty member Marian Frazier. The publication was led by Buck and was based on her undergraduate research study while she was a Gustavus nursing student. The study is titled, “Preparing for sperm-targeted contraception: College students’ perceptions and intentions related […]

Faculty Spotlight: Sarah Hauss

Sarah Hauss (Theatre and Dance) received a $10,000 Metropolitan Regional Arts Grant to present a choreographers evening called Inbox@ArtBox in the Twin Cities. Numerous Gustavus dance alumni were selected by a selection panel to perform in the event.

Faculty Spotlight: Eric Dugdale

Eric Dugdale (Greek, Latin, and Classical Studies) co-authored with Adriana Brook and John Gruber-Miller “Careers for Classicists,” a career guide for classics majors published by the Society for Classical Studies, with online and print versions.

Faculty Spotlight: Rebekah Richards

Rebekah Richards (Music) published an article entitled “Exploring the Tactile Foundation of Sightplaying” in the summer 2020 edition of Piano Magazine (a journal published by the Frances Clark Center for Keyboard Pedagogy.) Richards was also included in a New York Times feature about how people are adjusting to work from home.

Faculty Spotlight: Dwight Stoll

Dwight Stoll (Chemistry) has been selected to the United States Pharmacopoeia Expert Committee on Chemical Analysis for the 2020-2025 volunteer cycle. The United States Pharmacopoeia is a non-governmental, non-profit organization that develops standards that facilitate the manufacture and distribution of safe and effective medicines. Expert committees composed of volunteers provide expert advice to the organization […]