There’s no way to sugar coat this. The web team is going to be severely understaffed starting in July. Personal circumstance has led me to search for, and take employment in Indiana. I have taken a job at Saint Mary’s College in South Bend, IN as the Assistant Director of Web Communications. The Gustavus community [...]
Rides is a new look for the campus rideboard. The video below explains pretty much everything you need to know about it. You can also opt-in to receiving emails when users post to Rides by going to Rides preferences checking the box and clicking save. Feel free to leave feedback and comments below, or on youtube [...]
My past 11 years at Gustavus as student-turned-employee have been wonderful, but this is my last month at Gustavus. It is now time for us to part ways. It is difficult for me to let go of something that I have spent countless hours thinking about and working on: the Gustavus website. But, I know [...]
We have been working hard integrating alumni information into the Gribly. This summer, we completed the first major phase of that project which brought major changes to searching, the Gribly, profiles, and account tools. This quick rundown will give you an overview of the best and biggest of what’s new. Search and the Gribly We [...]
Gustavus Adolphus College is seeking a Web Developer to work as a member of Web Services to program and provide support for the maintenance and augmentation of the College’s web presence. As a key component of this dynamic office, this individual is expected to be organized, resourceful, and able to effectively collaborate within a team [...]
Over the past couple of years, we have been working with the Folke Bernadotte Memorial Library to digitize their sound library and present it on the web in an easy-to-use way. Yesterday, this enormous project was completed. The entire sound library has been digitized and all of the liner notes have been scanned.
We have a job opening in Web Services for a Web Developer. Here’s posting: Gustavus Adolphus College is seeking a Web Developer to work as a member of Web Services to program and provide support for the maintenance and augmentation of the College’s web presence. As a key component of this dynamic office, this individual [...]
In our eternal quest to optimize the Gustavus website, we removed the "academics" part of URLs.
One of the most important parts of user experience on the web is how fast the pages actually load. We have been optimizing the Gustavus website for speed and have achieved some promising results.
We switched from a fee-based weather data service to use the freely available weather data from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration today.