Archive for September, 2011

Spotlight: Maja Johnson (’13)

"In my research, I pull a little bit out of everything I have learned at Gustavus...At a liberal arts college you not only learn technique, you learn how to communicate results to the outside world." Maja Johnson (Biology '13)

Spotlight: Xiu Xiao

Xiu Xiao, biology major (Class of 2012), has lived at Gustavus year-round every summer since completing her freshman year at Gustavus.

Faculty Spotlight: Mike Ferragamo

A Gustavus faculty member studies animals in order to understand Parkinson's disease and human deafness.

Alum Spotlight: Warren Stoltman

A Chemistry alum reminisces about atoms, optometry, and the infamous tornado.

Alum Spotlight: Kristen Oehlke

Kristin Oehlke, (Chemistry class of 1991), director of the through the state Department of Health's Birth Defects Monitoring program, focuses on reducing the number of children born with birth defects in Minnesota.

Spotlight: Alex Chubick

“The great thing about Gustavus is that other facilities don’t tend to hire first years, but Gustavus understands that first years need research experience."

Apply Soon! Research Funding by Sigma Xi!

Students interested in conducting faculty-mentored research are eligible for up to $500 from Sigma Xi, the Scientific Society.

The Beautiful and the Bizarre: Biology collections at Gustavus

The Biology Department at Gustavus Adolphus College curates diverse collections of organisms including plants, vertebrate animals and invertebrate animals, including both the very beautiful and the very bizarre.