Archive for 2022

Emma Nelson ’22: Bringing Gustavus Research To Denmark

Gustavus Alumni Emma Nelson ‘22 graduated last Spring achieving majors in both Spanish and Political Science with a Minor in Public Health. Her research experience at Gustavus began later in her college career. “I had been interested in doing research at Gustavus but I had always incorrectly assumed that research opportunities were generally only available within […]

Guest Post: In Response to June 24th, 2022

In response to the U.S. Supreme Court Decision on Roe vs. Wade Gustavus graduates and members of the Digital Humanities Lab  Austin Witt ‘22 and Kelly Carlson ‘22 wrote the following guest post on the research blog reflecting on to the revolutionary works of writer Adrienne Rich: poet, feminist, activist. “The demand for legalized abortion, […]

Morgan Mellum 23’ and Lillie Ortloff 22’ Present at MPCC Scholars Showcase

Quality and breadth of undergraduate research at Gustavus was represented by Morgan Mellum 23’ and Lillie Ortloff 22’ at the recent Minnesota Private College Council  (MPCC) Scholars Showcase. The MPCC Scholars Showcase focuses on a connection to public good and included 17 institutions this year.    These students have a wide range of ambitious academic […]

From Common Milkweed to Publication, Gustavus Students Celebrate one Year of Collaborative Research

Students Jolie Grimes 24’, Emelia Hinrichs 24’, Ellen Hofstede 23’, and Jake Ross 24’ have been conducting research supervised by Dr. Michele Kooman. Their research participants received seeds harvested from their local area and then seeds from another part of the country to plant and observe for themselves. The research group then used participant interviews […]

Gustavus Research Students Present at Virtual Midstates Consortium for Math and Sciences

In November, fifteen Gusties presented their research at the Midstates Consortium for Math and Sciences. Founded in 1988, Midstates is an opportunity for students from Gustavus and other private colleges in the Midwest to formally present their research to other undergraduate researchers, graduate students, professors, and principal investigators (PIs). Midstates occurs every year over two […]