Archive for March, 2011

 

Geography Students Help with Sandbagging

Students from the water resources management geography course got a firsthand look at floodplain management by helping sandbag in Saint Peter. With spring snowmelt pushing the Minnesota River to flood stage after a particularly wet fall and snowy winter, the students were called into action to protect properties along Old Minnesota Avenue and at the […]

 

Geography Student Jasmine Porter Wins International Studies Fellowship

Sophomore geography and political science major Jasmine Porter has won a competitive award as an Institute for International Public Policy Fellow. The fellowship includes scholarships, summer language and policy institutes, internships with international agencies, and money towards graduate study.  It is great to have such a talented person here at Gustavus. Congratulations Jasmine!     […]

 

Geography Alumna Angela Magnusson Wins Rotary Fellowship to India

Gustavus geography graduate Angela Magnusson ’09 of Pelican Rapids, Minnesota has been awarded a competitive Rotary Foundation Ambassadorial Fellowship. She will spend the 2011-2012 academic year studying rural development at the University of Delhi in India. Angela is well prepared for this opportunity. As an undergraduate student, Angela spent a semester studying community development in […]