Entries tagged with ‘geography’

Blast from the Past

  26 Nobel Laureates were on hand for the  dedication of The Alfred Nobel Hall of Science in May of 1963. The building was designed by Setter, Leach, and Lindstrom of Minneapolis. The hall was 75,000 square feet with 150 rooms. The sculpture on the front of the building was completed by Don Gregory ’47, […]

Tuesday Trivia: Answered!

In what year was the first internship offered at Gustavus? C. 1972; the Geography Department created the first internship through Region 9 Development in Mankato, Minn.

Factoid Friday

In the fall of 1951, the first classes in geography where taught by Mary Alice Eaten Ericson. There were only three course offerings in geography that year. Today, the department has six full-time instructors teaching over 20 courses. This year, the Gustavus Geography Department celebrates its 60th anniversary along with the Sesquicentennial!