Archive for Shanon Nowell

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 […]

Yurie Hong (Greek, Latin, and Classics Studies)

Yurie Hong presented a paper entitled “Bringing the Outside In: Incorporating Marginalized Identities and Modern Topics into an Introductory Myth Course” in January at the annual meeting of the Society for Classical Studies in San Diego.

Dwight Stoll (Chemistry)

Dwight Stoll, Gabriel Leme, David Harmes, Joey Eikens (’16), and Ben Madigan (’20) (all Chemistry), along with co-authors from the University of Minnesota and Merck, Sharpe, and Dohme, published a methods paper in the journal Analytical Methods. The paper describes a novel approach to determine the pH inside of instrumentation for liquid chromatography, an environment […]

Marta Podemska-Mikluch (Economics and Management) 

Marta Podemska-Mikluch co-authored a policy brief, “How Medicare Is Hindering Health Care Innovation, and a Way Forward,” that was recently published by the Mercatus Center at George Mason University. The brief borrows from a research paper by Podemska-Mikluch published earlier this year.

Laura Triplett (Geology)

Laura Triplett, Chair of Nobel Conference 54: Living Soil, accepted a letter of recognition on behalf of the College from the Minnesota Association of Professional Soils Scientists (MAPSS). MAPSS noted that the Nobel Conference “was an outstanding symposium for learning about the importance of soil and provided a forum for the public to engage with […]

Jill Locke (Political Science)

Jill Locke was invited to write an opinion piece, “Don’t count on shame to get the GOP to behave,” for the Washington Post, published December 11, 2018.