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Faculty Spotlight: Tom LoFaro

Tom LoFaro (Mathematics, Computer Science, and Statistics) was an invited speaker at the “Little Schools Dynamical Systems Seeding Conference.” This conference, funded by the American Institute of Mathematics, brings together researchers in dynamical systems from smaller institutions to foster research and collaboration.

Faculty Spotlight: Blake Couey

Blake Couey (Religion) has published two chapters in new reference works for biblical studies from Oxford University Press. His chapter “Poetic Structures in Isaiah” appears in The Oxford Handbook of Isaiah (edited by Lena-Sofia Tiemeyer, 2021), and his chapter “Amos” appears in The Oxford Handbook of the Minor Prophets (edited by Julia M. O’Brien, 2021).

Faculty Spotlight: Jill Locke

Jill Locke (Political Science) is part of the “Unashamed Citizenship: Minority Literary Voices in Contemporary Scandinavia” research project at the University of Oslo. The project is a multi-year collaboration, recently funded by the Research Council of Norway.

Faculty Spotlight: Betsy Byers

Betsy Byers (Art and Art History) was featured on Minnesota Public Radio’s Art Hounds. In the episode, she discusses a current exhibit on display at Minneapolis’ Soo Visual Arts Center. As a bonus, one of the exhibitions featuring Byers’ work, “The Color Series, Part 4: Orange” (at Kolman & Pryor Gallery in Minneapolis) is also […]

Faculty Spotlight: Yurie Hong

Yurie Hong (Greek, Latin, and Classical Studies) was interviewed for a Star Tribune article focusing on the Saint Peter area as a political swing district.

Faculty Spotlight: Betsy Byers

Betsy Byers (Art and Art History) was featured in the Mankato Free Press about an upcoming multimedia project focusing on climate change and glacier loss. Byers was also mentioned in the Star Tribune regarding a gallery show that is currently showing her work in Minneapolis.

Faculty Spotlight: Peg O’Connor

Peg O’Connor (Philosophy) was quoted in a New York Times article that discussed fantasizing, daydreaming, and focusing on positive future plans as a way of dealing with difficult times associated with COVID-19 and more.

Faculty Spotlight: Lynnea Myers

Lynnea Myers (Nursing) did a virtual presentation for the Roots of Autism and ADHD Annual Conference at the Center for Neurodevelopmental Disorders at the Karolinska Institute in Stockholm, Sweden in January 2021. The title of her talk was “Does the Face Predict the Brain.”

Faculty Spotlight: Dwight Stoll

Dwight Stoll (Chemistry) published an article in the Journal of Chromatography, A entitled: “Numerical and experimental investigation of analyte breakthrough from sampling loops used for multi-dimensional liquid chromatography.” Coauthors included Gustavus staff scientist Thomas Lauer, and collaborators from the Free University of Brussels in Belgium.

Faculty Spotlight: Ursula Lindqvist

Ursula Lindqvist (Scandinavian Studies) served as expert moderator for a public Zoom webinar on January 12, 2021, titled “Race in the Colonial Past and Present” with Danish-Trinidadian artist Jeannette Ehlers and U.S. Virgin Islands artist La Vaughn Belle, co-creators of the monumental “I Am Queen Mary” public statue installed in front of the Danish West […]