Entries tagged with ‘library’

April Peterson Library Career Internship

During the 2022 J-Term, April Peterson ’22 completed a career internship at the Folke Bernadotte Library. Her faculty sponsor, Dylan Mohr, sat down to talk with her about the experience. Could you say a few words about your J-Term internship at Folke Bernadotte Library? What were your goals for the experience? What did your daily […]

Faculty Spotlight: Anna Hulseberg, Michelle Twait, and Leah Zacate

Anna Hulseberg, Michelle Twait, and Leah Zacate (all of the Library) co-presented a session, β€œThe Plot Thickens: Writing the Next Chapter for Access Services,” at the 21st Annual Brick & Click Academic Library Conference on November 5, 2021. In this virtual session, they discussed how working through the pandemic lessened barriers around library staff roles, […]

Faculty Spotlight: Anna Hulseberg and Michelle Twait

Anna Hulseberg (Library) and Michelle Twait (Library) co-presented a session, “The Library as a Growing Organism: Developing Collaborative E-Resources Management During a Pandemic,” at the virtual Electronic Resources & Libraries Conference on March 10, 2021.

Faculty Spotlight: Julie Gilbert

Julie Gilbert (Library) was interviewed twice in November on KTOE. She first spoke about her work as a librarian and later returned to discuss her forthcoming young adult novel, Cemetery Songs, which will be released on December 15, 2020.

Rachel Flynn, 2020 Provost’s Award for Teaching Excellence Winner

Rachel Flynn (Library) was selected as the 2020 recipient of the Provost’s Award for Teaching Excellence. Presented each year at the final faculty meeting, this award recognizes a Gustavus non-tenure-track faculty member for significant contributions to teaching and learning.

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.

Faculty Spotlight: Barbara Fister

Barbara Fister (Library, Emerita) was on an hourlong Minnesota Public Radio segment covering information literacy, disinformation/misinformation, and “fake news” as it pertains to high school and college students.

Jeff Jenson (Library)

Jeff A. Jenson became an official member of the DNA Doe Project, a new initiative that uses genetic genealogy to identify John and Jane Does. A go-to organization for law enforcement agencies and medical examiners across the country, the DNA Doe project allows smaller and less-well-funded agencies to take advantage of its services to reunite […]

Julie Gilbert and Anna Hulseberg (Library)

Julie Gilbert and Anna Hulseberg (both Library) presented a session, “Every Book Its Reader: Promoting Recreational Reading Among College Students,” at the Minnesota Library Association Annual Conference in Prior Lake on September 20, 2019.

Julie Gilbert (Library)

Julie Gilbert published a historical novel for middle grade readers. Lucy Fights the Flames: A Triangle Shirtwaist Factory Survival Story is part of the Girls Survive series from Capstone.