Archive for October, 2021

Faculty Spotlight: Lisa Heldke

Lisa Heldke (Philosophy) and her collaborator Cynthia Belliveau were the plenary speakers at the annual John Dewey society conference, held in Burlington Vermont. Their presentation was entitled “Cooking to Learn: the John Dewey Kitchen Institute.”

Dwight Stoll, 2021 Faculty Service Award Winner

Dwight Stoll (Chemistry) was selected as the 2021 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.

Faculty Spotlight: Erik Gulbranson

Erik Gulbranson (Geology) and Morgan Mellum ’23 presented their research results at the annual GSA meeting in Portland, OR as a poster titled: “Paleoclimate-induced stress on polar forested ecosystems prior to the Permian–Triassic mass extinction.” Gulbranson also presented a talk titled: “Late Permian soil-forming paleoenvironments on Gondwana.”

Faculty Spotlight: Lisa Ortmann

Lisa Ortmann (Education) published an article titled “Three challenges new coaches face– and how to overcome them,” describing her research on mentoring for school level leaders.

Faculty Spotlight: Laura Triplett

Laura Triplett (Geology) was quoted in a recent Star Tribune article about Line 3 and the ongoing concerns surrounding the project’s potential impact on the environment.

Faculty Spotlight: Marcia Bunge

Marcia J. Bunge (Religion) has published two chapters in a book that addresses the abuse of Indigenous children in Canada’s residential schools and responds to the “Calls to Action” articulated in the 2015 report of the Truth and Reconciliation Commission of Canada. The book, which includes essays by an interdisciplinary team, is edited by Valerie […]