Archive for April, 2022

Faculty Spotlight: Hayley Russell

Hayley Russell (Health and Exercise Science) recently gave a sport psychology workshop focused on moving forward after mistakes for youth athletes who are involved in the MNRise AAU basketball program.

Faculty Spotlight: Lisa Heldke

Lisa Heldke (Philosophy) presented a paper entitled “I Know I Am But What Are You? Paul Thompson on the Ethical Irrelevance of Dietetics” at the Food Ethics Futures conference held at Michigan State University.

Faculty Spotlight: Hayley Russell

Hayley Russell (Health and Exercise Science) gave an invited talk titled “The Psychology of Running Injuries” in the School of Kinesiology at the University of Minnesota.

Faculty Spotlight: Florence Amamoto

Florence Amamoto (English) was an invited speaker on a featured panel “Vocation and the Religiously (In)Different Student” at the 2022 NetVUE (Network for Vocation in Undergraduate Education) conference in Dallas, Texas, March 24-26. She was also a facilitator at the “Orientation Session for Those New to NetVUE” and the plenary session “Interreligious Scriptural Reasoning as […]

Faculty Spotlight: Kathy Lund Dean

Kathy Lund Dean (Economics and Management) was keynote speaker for the Tenorio Research Series event at Minnesota State’s college of business. Her talk was entitled, “Using experiential learning effectively and ethically.” In addition, Kathy’s book, Course Design & Assessment (with Nancy Niemi, Framingham State U and Charles Fornaciari, La Salle U) was published in April […]

Faculty Spotlight: Jill Locke

Jill Locke (Political Science) spent the month of March 2022 in residence at the University of Oslo as part of a Research Council of Norway grant to study the civic impact of young women’s writings in and about Scandinavian democracy. During the residence, Locke met weekly with the research group, delivered two lectures at the […]

Faculty Spotlight: Blake Couey and Samuel Kessler

Gustavus hosted the Upper Midwest Regional American Academy of Religion and Society of Biblical Literature meeting on April 1-2. Blake Couey and Samuel Kessler (both Religion) helped organize the event, and the religion department and Bernhardson Chair in Lutheran Studies were campus sponsors. Over 60 people participated in the meeting, including seven current Gustavus religion […]

Faculty Spotlight: Heidi Meyer

Heidi Meyer (Nursing) and Payton Simon ’23 were interviewed in a KEYC news segment about the expansion of the Gustavus nursing program and the current state of healthcare staffing in the area.

Faculty Spotlight: Pamela Conners

Pamela Conners (Communication Studies) and her students were highlighted in the St. Peter Herald for their exhibit, “Welcome New Neighbor: Refugee Resettlement in Southwest Minnesota 1948-1952,” that is currently on display at the Treaty Site History Center.

Faculty Spotlight: Lisa Heldke

Lisa Heldke (Philosophy) published an essay “A Private Snack of Crackers and Butter” in the anthology Food in Memory and Imagination, edited by Beth Forrest and Greg de St. Maurice (Bloomsbury Press).