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Dr. Bernard Powers ’72: “Can’t Have the Testimony Without the Test.”

Dr. Bernard Powers ’72: “Can’t Have the Testimony Without the Test.”

Three years ago, white supremacist Dylann Roof shot and killed nine members of Emanuel AME Church in Charleston, South Carolina. Powers—a historian of Charleston and the AME church—found his life’s work at the center of our nation’s conversations on race, violence, history, and forgiveness. Here is our Q & A with him.

Recap: Reunion Weekend 2018

Recap: Reunion Weekend 2018

Class years ending in 3’s and 8’s—from 1948 to 2013—joined together on campus for a weekend of reminiscence and rejoicing.

Kaster Wins 2018 Edgar M. Carlson Award for Distinguished Teaching

Kaster Wins 2018 Edgar M. Carlson Award for Distinguished Teaching

A member of the history faculty since 1986, Kaster was recognized with the award at the 2018 commencement ceremony.

Gustavus Celebrates Commencement for Class of 2018

Gustavus Celebrates Commencement for Class of 2018

520 graduates crossed the stage on Saturday, June 2, and joined the ranks of over 27,000 Gustavus alumni across the country and around the world.

Four Gustavus Students Win Fulbright Awards

Four Gustavus Students Win Fulbright Awards

Representing the largest group of Gusties ever named Fulbright finalists, two seniors and two recent alumnae have won grants to teach English abroad.

Schroder Wins Seaborg Award From Swedish Council of America

Schroder Wins Seaborg Award From Swedish Council of America

Gustavus junior Annika Schroder will travel to Sweden and attend the Nobel Prize Ceremony as the winner of the Seaborg Award.

Jared Morningstar Wins Swedish Council of America Scholarship

Jared Morningstar Wins Swedish Council of America Scholarship

A senior from Stillwater, Minn., Morningstar will use the SCA's Humanities Scholarship to carry out independent research in Sweden this fall.

Dr. Bernard Powers ’72: “Can’t Have the Testimony Without the Test.”Recap: Reunion Weekend 2018Kaster Wins 2018 Edgar M. Carlson Award for Distinguished TeachingGustavus Celebrates Commencement for Class of 2018Four Gustavus Students Win Fulbright AwardsSchroder Wins Seaborg Award From Swedish Council of AmericaJared Morningstar Wins Swedish Council of America Scholarship