Entries tagged with ‘religion’

Thia Cooper (Religion)

Thia Cooper published an opinion piece entitled “What Does Liberty Look Like Now?” in the University of Edinburgh’s Edit magazine, Summer 2017.

Blake Couey (Religion)

Blake Couey presented a paper titled “Poetry, Language, and Statecraft in Isaiah 18” at the Upper Midwest Society of Biblical Literature meeting in Saint Paul on April 1, 2017. The paper is a shortened version of a book chapter that will appear in a forthcoming volume of close readings of biblical poems published by Cambridge […]

Kate Knutson (Political Science) and Sarah Ruble (Religion)

Kate Knutson and Sarah Ruble led a session at the 36th Annual Conference of the First Year Experience. The session was entitled “Using Peer Mentors for Advising in the First-Term Seminar” and focused on recent efforts at Gustavus to improve advising outcomes by incorporating peer mentors into FTS classes and developing an advising curriculum.

Thia Cooper (Religion)

Thia Cooper gave the keynote address in Leuven, Belgium, at the Omnes Gentes Conference on Religion, Development and Liberation, at the Catholic University of Leuven. Her talk was titled: Rethinking Development and Liberation for the 21st Century.

William Dean, 1990 Carlson Award Winner, Religion Department

William Dean The Edgar M. Carlson Award for Distinguished Teaching was established at Gustavus Adolphus College in 1971. In granting this award annually at graduation, we, together as students, alumni, faculty and administrators, celebrate the goal of this college in expanding and enhancing our intellectual abilities, and we celebrate the essential influence of distinguished teaching […]

Robert Esbjornson, 1979 Carlson Award Winner, Religion Department

Robert Esbjornson The Edgar M. Carlson Award for Innovative Teaching was established by the Board of Trustees of Gustavus Adolphus College to honor Dr. Edgar Carlson for his years of distinguished leader­ ship as president and in recognition of his commitment to academic excellence. Each year, as a result of a nomination process involving faculty, […]

Jack Clark, 1974 Carlson Award Winner, Religion Department

Jack Clark The Edgar M. Carlson Award for innovative teaching was established by the Board of Trustees of Gustavus Adolphus College to honor the long and outstanding period of leadership that Dr. Carlson gave the college. Each year the award is given to a member of the faculty in recognition of outstanding teaching on this […]

John Cha, 2011 Faculty Service Award Winner, Religion Department

John Cha was selected as the 2011 recipient of the Gustavus Faculty Service Award. Presented each year at Founder’s Day, this award is the highest accolade a Gustavus faculty member can receive for distinguished service activities.

Clair Johnson, 1988 Faculty Service Award Winner, Religion Department

Clair Johnson was selected as the 1988 recipient of the Gustavus Faculty Service Award. Presented each year at Founder’s Day, this award is the highest accolade a Gustavus faculty member can receive for distinguished service activities.

Marcia Bunge (Religion)

Marcia Bunge and Chaplains Brian Konkol, Siri Erickson, and Grady St. Denis received a four-year grant from the Lilly Endowment’s Theology Institutes for High School Youth program to establish the Gustavus Academy for Faith, Science, and Ethics.