‘Excellence’ Category

Speaking of Excellence

Sixty-nine students from six states participated in Gustavus Adolphus College's third Summer Speech Institute (SSI), held July 26—Aug. 1, 2009.

Amassing Knowledge

Although Gustavus does not hold summer classes, opportunities for academic learning continue. This summer, several Gustavus students are partnering with faculty members to conduct research.

Creative Inquiry and Honors Day

As each academic year draws to close, Gustavus celebrates the learning and discovery that has occurred. Presentations and awards honoring student excellence are part of the annual springtime Creative Inquiry and Honors Day celebrations, held May 1 and 2,

Learning by Doing

What do a health and exercise science major's research on protein supplementation and muscle strength; an English major's presentation "Breakfast of Champions: A Marxist Lens"; and a psychology major's research on fear processing during binocular suppress

The Rydell Professorship

Curtis Marean, a world-class researcher, will enhance learning for students at Gustavus Adolphus College this spring through close interactions with them in partnership with other faculty members. As this year's Rydell Professor, Marean w

Unique Learning in January

January Interim Experience (IEX) at Gustavus Adolphus College is a time for community growth, personal reflection, and a change of pace from the fall and spring semesters.

Recognized for Excellence

Excellence is one of five core values at Gustavus Adolphus College. It is a value that is lived but also recognized by others, including those who annually rank colleges and universities for college guidebooks and magazine or website features.

A Physics Leader

Gustavus has a history of excellence when it comes to educating undergraduate students in the sciences. The college's physics department has become a leader in educating women.

"Vigorous" Determination

While many Gustavus students were enjoying their summer vacation, members of the Gustavus Dance Company pushed their limits in a sweltering studio to show that hard work pays off.

Celebration of Creative Inquiry

Gustavus students regularly engage in research, but people don't often hear much about it. This year, Gustavus set out to change that.