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Faculty Spotlight:  Pamela Conners

Pamela Conners (Communication Studies) has been recognized with the Minnesota Campus Compact Presidents’ Civic Engagement Award, which is presented to a faculty or staff member who has significantly advanced their campus’ distinctive civic mission by forming strong partnerships, supporting others’ civic and community engagement, and working to institutionalize a culture and practice of engagement.

Intersections: Number 51 (Spring 2020)

Intersections is a publication by and largely for the academic communities of the twenty-seven institutions that comprise the Network of ELCA Colleges and Universities (NECU). Each issue reflects on the intersection of faith, learning, and teaching within Lutheran higher education. It is published by the NECU, and has its home in the Presidential Center for Faith […]

Faculty Spotlight: Hayley Russell

Hayley Russell (Health and Exercise Science) published an article, “Anxiety may be a risk factor for experiencing gastrointestinal symptoms during endurance races: an observational study,” in the European Journal of Sport Science. Russell also published an article, “Improving the understanding of fear of re-injury after anterior cruciate ligament reconstruction,” in The Orthopaedic Journal of Sports Medicine with colleagues […]

Faculty Spotlight: Lynnea Myers

Lynnea Myers (Nursing) recently published an article on a rare genetic duplication syndrome discovered in seven individuals worldwide in Molecular Genetics & Genomic Medicine in January 2020. The article is titled “Variable neurodevelopmental and morphological phenotypes of carriers with 12q12 duplications.”

Faculty Spotlight: Jessica Stadick

Jessica Stadick (Nursing) had an article published in the Journal of Interprofessional Education & Practice. The article, titled “The relationship between health care professional’s attitudes towards teamwork and their interprofessional collaborative competencies,” describes the quantitative results of a mixed methods study.

Faculty Technology Workshops – March 10 & 13, 2020

As you know from the recent college-wide communications, we are engaged in proactive planning surrounding Coronavirus (COVID-19). As part of that process, we are considering precautionary scenarios that range from small-scale employee/student illness to campus closure. In preparation of a possible scenario where we encourage or require use of technology to deliver course content for […]

Faculty Spotlight: Amanda Nienow

Amanda Nienow (Chemistry), along with Gustavus students, hosted the second annual Chemistry Night on Thursday, February 20, 2020. There were 27 high school students from the region who were joined by 20 Gustie science majors who helped them explore the stability of natural food dyes extracted from spinach, beets, red cabbage, and turmeric. Food science […]

Faculty Spotlight: Yuta Kawarasaki

Yuta Kawarasaki (Biology) contributed to an invited review article titled “Rapid cold hardening: ecological relevance, physiological mechanisms and new perspectives” with co-authors. The article was published in Journal of Experimental Biology.

Faculty Spotlight: Julie Gilbert

Julie Gilbert (Library) published Daisy and the Deadly Flu: A 1918 Influenza Survival Story. The middle-grade novel is part of the Girls Survive series from Stone Arch Books. The novel focuses on the influenza pandemic’s real-life impact on southern Minnesota, especially the community of New Ulm.

2019-20 Matthias Wahlstrom Lecture

Please join us Tuesday, April 28, 2020, at 4:30-5:30 p.m. in Beck Hall 101 for the sixth annual Matthias Wahlstrom Lecture. Paschal Kyoore, Professor of Modern Languages, Literatures, and Cultures, will present his talk entitled “Challenging the ‘Center’ in Liberal Arts Education in the USA.” President Rebecca Bergman will introduce Kyoore, and refreshments will be […]