Archive for December, 2011

The Theatre of Public Policy 

Alumni Using Improv to Engage Citizens

Several Gustavus Adolphus College alumni have started a new improv venture that is not only aimed at entertaining audiences, but also at increasing civic engagement and encouraging people to think about bigger issues

Judy Douglas 

Judy Douglas Honored Again by BACCHUS

Gustavus Adolphus College Director of Alcohol and Drug Education Judy Douglas has been honored again by the peer education network BACCHUS (Boosting Alcohol Consciousness Concerning the Health of University Students).

Leila Brammer, professor and chair of the Department of Communication Studies, monitors a small-group discussion during the Public Discourse class she is teaching during the Fall 2011 semester. From left are Brittany Knutson '15, Breanna Wagner '14, Brammer, Dave Knudsen '14, and Andrew Lewis '12 (Photo by Tim Kennedy '82). 

Discovering the Power of Public Discourse

Communication Studies students at Gustavus Adolphus College are making their lives count through the department's Public Discourse class, which is gaining the attention of colleges and universities around the country.