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History professor Greg Kaster explores the intersections of liberal arts learning, current events, and real-world problem solving from the campus of Gustavus Adolphus College in Saint Peter, Minn. From conversations with cancer and climate change researchers to behind-the-scenes glimpses into higher ed decision-making, Kaster's short, engaging interviews introduce listeners to the people behind the ideas.
 
Great Men and Famous Women is an 8-volume work by various authors containing “A series of pen and pencil sketches of the lives of more than 200 of the most prominent personages in History.” The set is edited by Charles F. Horne, a prolific American author who wrote mainly history. The focus of Volume 1 is “Soldiers and Sailors”. (Summary by lubee930)
 
Sports To The Max — The man with more connections than anyone in Minnesota sports is Mike Max. So when Mike Max says it’s true, we listen. His scoops, his insights, his opinions and his amazing rolodex of guests are on display weeknights. But if you miss him there, you can join him on *The Morning News with Dave* weekdays at 7:40am and 8:40am, as well as at 4:40pm and 5:40pm with *Paul & Jordana*.
 
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Luanne Bigbear ’91, an educator in Shelton, Washington, recalls her time at Gustavus, where she double-majored in History and Art and Art History, recounts her path from there to high-school teacher (including learning about her birth family along the way), and describes the innovative curricular initiatives she has participated in, among them Nati…
 
Mike Max talks with Minneapolis North Football Head Coach and Minnesota Twins Director of Security Charles Adams about the latest civil unrest in the twin cities following the death of Daunte Wright, educating kids, conversations with them, and more. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.…
 
Mike Max talks with the Vice President of the Minneapolis NAACP and former Ohio St. Men's Basketball starP.J. Hill about the state of basketball in Minnesota, latest civil unrest in the twin cities following the death of Daunte Wright, does he believe it was a mistake, the difference in this and Derek Chauvin, his biggest fear and more. See omnystu…
 
Mike Max talks with 2021 Minnesota Mr. Basketball Chet Holmgren from Minnehaha Academy about the award, the influence his parents have had, challenges this season, has he made college plans, and David Hedberg talks about the work that goes into the award. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.…
 
The Rev. Dr. Matthew Cadwell ’95, on his journey from Scandinavian Studies and Religion major (Phi Beta Kappa) at Gustavus to Vicar-in-Charge at the venerable Old North Church in Boston, the impact of Covid-19 on Old North, his “theological hero,” the English Christian socialist F. D. Maurice, and the history of and his vision for Old North’s congr…
 
Mike Max talks with former University of Minnesota Head of Regentsand current Lutheran Pastor Dean Johnson talking about the season of hope, what it means to be disappointed, his thoughts on University athletic department budgets and more. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.By Radio.com
 
Mike Max talks with Baylor Men's Basketball Director of Player Development and Assistant Coach Jared Nuness about this time of year, playing the bubble, how this year is different, recruiting to Baylor, Ben Johnson being hired by the Gophers and more. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.…
 
Mike Max talks with former Boston College Men's Basketball star and BC Hall of Famer Troy Bell about coaches being able to get him to the NBA, what he looked for in a coach, the University of Minnesota Men's Basketball job, his thoughts on the Timberwolves and more. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.…
 
Mike Max talks with former University of Minnesota football and financial guruPete Najarian about recruiting to the U of M, his impression of Richard Pitino, who he prefers as the next men's basketball head coach, Vikings free agency, what does he think of the latest round of stimulus checks and more. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy informa…
 
Gustavus graduate and psychological science major Conrad Oddoye ’20 on his Ghanaian origins, his path from Edmonton, Canada, to Gustavus, sports and music in his life, his experience and perspective as a student of African background, composing and recording for the theatre and dance department’s online production of Bertolt Brecht’s Mother Courage…
 
Mike Max talks with former Minnesota Twins Hitting Coach Joe Vavra about his being back in the stadium, the craziness of spring training, his son Terrin playing for Baltimore, not pushing his sons into sports, his thoughts on the Twins, the weird 202 season, and more. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.…
 
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