Academy Fellows Program

Gustavus Academy for Faith, Science, and Ethics

The 2020 Academy Program Why? The Ethics of Cancer and Its Treatment includes two components:
June 20-26, 2020 - Summer Intensive at Gustavus Adolphus College (required)
October 6-7, 2020 - Nobel Conference 56: Cancer in the Age of Biotechnology at Gustavus (optional)ljhkjhkjh

The Summer Intensive

June 18-24th, 2022

Theme: Our Beautiful Brain: Neuroscience, Mental Health, and Resiliency

Learning sessions led by top scientists and theologians 
Scientists and Theologians guide fellows through rigourous and engaging learning. Students are able to interact with guests beyond the virtual classroom through informal conversation and interactive panels.
a session on climate mitigation, 2019
Interactive learning  
Creative activities give students
the opportunity to test out
what they've been learning
in the classroom. 
Small group reflection 
Each Fellow is assigned a mentor group led by a Academy Mentor
and Senior Fellow. Mentor groups are a place to enage in small group conversation, reflect on the day,
and grow in community.
Small groups
Worship at the Academy is student-focused and student-led. Academy Mentors and Fellows bring their gifts into the worship time as we praise the source of our learning. 
recreation at the academy
"My sense of vocation changed tremendously throughout the course of the week and I can't thank you all enough for this amazing opportunity and experience. I'm beyond excited, anxious, and nervous to see what God has in store for my future." 
For 2021 Fellows:

The Nobel Conference: Big Data Revolution

October 5-6, 2021, Gustavus Adolphus College

Academy Fellows are invited to return to campus in the fall to reconnect and learn from some of the best scientists and ethicists in their field. Fellows will have access to all Nobel Conference sessions and have the opportunity to share meals and conversation with Nobel Laureates. 

Academy Fellow