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Calling All Aspiring Entrepreneurs: Compete in the Gustie Entrepreneur Cup!

Are you a Gustavus student with a brilliant business idea? Then the Gustie Entrepreneur Cup is the perfect platform for you to turn your vision into reality! This exciting competition, hosted by the Gustavus Adolphus College Department of Business and Economics, challenges students to develop and pitch their business plans to a panel of esteemed […]

Four B/E students’ class project was selected as the third place winner in the MEA paper contest

Four Business and Economics students: Mya Hillerud ’23, Leah Keil ’23, Amber Krahn ’23, and Mya Lear-Tharaldson ’23, submitted their Money and Banking class project “The Asian Financial Crisis of 1997-98” supervised by Professor Shu-Ling Wang to the Minnesota Economic Association undergraduate paper contest. In October 2023, their paper was selected the Third Place Winner […]

Shining Bright at Gustavus – Sunny Rijal

Sunny Rijal, a member of the class of 2025 at Gustavus Adolphus College, is the embodiment of a model student. With a major in business management, Sunny exemplifies the dedication and drive that defines the Gustavus community. His involvement on campus is nothing short of impressive, from his leadership roles in student organizations to his […]

An Academic Evolution: The Business and Economics Department

The upcoming 2023-2024 academic year marks a significant transformation for Gustavus Adolphus College. Amidst the broader shifts in curriculum, one notable change is the rebranding of the Economics and Management Department, which has been officially rechristened as the Business and Economics Department. While Gustavus Adolphus College traces its roots back to 1862, the official inclusion […]

Announcing the Economic Research and Communication Contest: A Chance to Showcase Your Scholarship

The Economics and Management Department is thrilled to announce the launch of the Economic Research and Communication Contest. This pilot program aims to encourage and recognize undergraduate scholarship in economics, and we invite all econ majors to participate. The contest comprises two categories: Economic Research – an original research paper written as part of a […]

Gustie Student Internships Tips

Before entering the workforce, many college students participate in various internships that will help benefit them in their future. Here at Gustavus, we have had many students participate in internships, 75% of Gustavus students do take part in some engaged learning experience (Internships, Career Exploration, or Job Shadowing.) Julie Rudolf, a Career Development Specialist, and […]

Why Does Racial Inequality Persist? Guest Lecture by Professor Glenn Loury

We are pleased to invite all students to a lecture by Glenn Loury on the topic of “Why Racial Inequality Persists.” Glenn Loury is a renowned economist, academic, and social commentator. He is currently the Merton P. Stoltz Professor of the Social Sciences and Professor of Economics at Brown University. He is also a host […]

J-term 2023: Opportunity to Study Economics of Innovation

This January, Economics and Management Department will offer a one-time special topics course: Economics of Innovation (E/M-244). There are no prerequisites for this course and it counts as an elective for all E/M majors.   Course Description: Just a couple of centuries ago, most people lived lives that were “solitary, poor, nasty, brutish, and short.” […]

E/M Clubs Feature

E/M Clubs   As the school year begins to get back into full swing the E/M department wants to highlight their affiliated clubs. The E/M department offers a variety of clubs for all students, and clubs that are not just limited to E/M Majors. These clubs offer students a chance to get involved and engage […]

Student Internships Experiences

Student Internship Experiences Today, we will be highlighting two hard-working seniors and one outstanding junior on their internship journeys within the past year. First off, we have Public Accounting Major, Communication Studies Minor, Katelyn Weide, who is originally from Sartell, MN and graduated this January 31, 2021. Katelyn Weide This year, Katelyn has gotten the […]