Archive for February, 2010

Summer science research opportunity for first-year students

First-year science students: Are you interested in a Gustavus research experience this summer? Applications are now being accepted for a special summer research opportunity open only to Gustavus students currently in their first year, funded by the Howard Hughes Medical Institute. Projects are available with faculty members in the biology and chemistry departments and the […]

Gustavus students participate in modeling contest

Gustavus students Eric Cox, Sam Rethwisch, and Chenyu Yang participated in a mathematical modeling competition over the weekend. The team advisors are Mathematics and Computer Science professors Carolyn Dobler and Tom Lofaro. The Mathematical Contest in Modeling is held annually by the Consortium for Mathematics and its Applications. In this competition, teams of undergraduate students […]

Snapshots of student/faculty research in J-term

January term is a time for experiential learning on this campus, and for some students and faculty, that means it’s a great time for research, scholarship, and creative work. One day near the end of J-term, I took a walk around Nobel Hall and visited some research-based courses and some students doing independent studies. I’ll […]