Archive for Stephanie Ash

Welcome to the Moved-In Class of 2021

They hail from 35 states and 14 nations, and 20 percent earned a 4.0 or higher in high school.

My Gustavus: Talmadge King, Jr., MD ’70

  (My Gustavus profiles showcase an alum telling their Gustavus story.)   “The first year was a struggle. But I survived because there was a lot of support at Gustavus.”   I was at a high school summer program for underrepresented minorities that brought in colleges from around the country, and someone from Gustavus was there. I […]

My Gustavus: John Biewen ’83

  (My Gustavus profiles showcase an alum telling their Gustavus story.)   “I feel I’ve been doing something akin to philosophy all these years, that there’s direct continuity from my liberal arts education to my life’s work.”   My brother, Paul ’80, played basketball for Whitey Skoog, and I was a basketball player, too. I visited and […]

A Wonderful Reunion Weekend

“You get here, and you start telling stories, and it feels just like yesterday.”

Commencement Recap, 2017

  On May 28, 2017, degrees were conferred upon the graduates of the class of 2017 at the 155th Commencement exercises of Gustavus Adolphus College. It was a sunny and windy day—“appropriate weather for a Gustie graduation”—quipped Rev. Dan Poffenberger ’82, chair of the Board of Trustees, in his welcome remarks. “Class of 2017, you have […]

Professor Eric Carlson on Emotional History

  (Editor’s note: The Edgar M. Carlson Award was established by the Gustavus Board of Trustees in 1971 to honor former President Edgar Carlson for his years of distinguished leadership and his commitment to academic excellence. At Commencement, one faculty member—selected by the Provost based on the recommendations of previous award recipients—is honored for their exceptional […]

Keep Asking: Retiring Professors and their Continuous Questioning

Retiring professors Jim Welsh, Deborah Goodwin, and Doug Huff offer up a question they will continue to ask—and hope we will too.

Gustie Cup Doubles in Size and Prize Money

The competition creates space for Gustavus students to dream their innovative ideas into action. The 2017 Cup takes place Saturday, May 13.

4 Questions for Charles Baxter

The celebrated Minnesota fiction writer gives a free public reading at the Melva Lind Interpretive Center on Tuesday, April 25, from 7–8 p.m.

SHINE: Nathalee Boissiere

Gustie Softball opened with two wins this Saturday. Boissiere, who was All-Conference last year, is back in the dugout as an assistant coach.