Archive for September, 2010


Alumni Urban Planners Return to Campus

Gustavus geography graduates Kyle Klatt ’95 and Kelli (Swanson) Matzek ’03 returned to their alma mater to talk to students about careers in urban planning. Both Kyle and Kelli have Master’s degrees in urban planning from the University of Minnesota’s Humphrey Institute. They talked about the political challenges, joys and opportunities in planning. They both […]


Introducing Grace and Lucia

Twin girls, Lucia and Grace Penner, were born to Geography professor Anna Versluis and her husband Ben Penner on June 28. The girls were born 8 weeks early but are doing very well. Here we are getting ready to leave the hospital nursery.

Bob Douglas on Film on Minnesota River Exploration

Bob Douglas appears on a website on the early European exploration of the Minnesota River valley. It is a real treat and full of historical geography lessons. You really should check it out. Click the Forward Arrow and then click on “About Nicollet.