Archive for Stephanie Ash

RECAP Nobel Conference—Climate Changed: Facing Our Future

Thousands on campus and online gathered to learn from and engage with the world’s foremost experts working on this great challenge of our time.

The Case for the Liberal Arts

Gustavus students, faculty, and alums on why they teach it, how they use it, why they choose it.

On Being Out There: Aaron Teasdale ’93

Eschewing grad school, a history major takes off for global adventures. Here’s what he’s learned. (An original essay and photos by Aaron Teasdale ’93)

Commencement 2019 Recap: “Show the rest of the world what makes a Gustie different.” —Meghan Gallagher ’19

"Spread Gustavus values wherever you go and whatever you do."—Megan Eide ’19

Choir Tour Program: Music Capitals of Europe

Here is the Choir Tour 2019 Program for the Musical Capitals of Europe. Enjoy!    

Jorgensens’ Discovery: Handwritten Compositions from a Norwegian-American Composer

A chance meeting in a Saint Peter grocery store led to the discovery of 150 handwritten compositions from Norwegian-American composer Theodora Cormontan, one of the first Norwegian women to have her music published. Vocal music professor Michael Jorgensen and his wife, Bonnie, were ecstatic with the find, which had been in a friend’s family for […]

Stockholm: “Welcome Home” as the Music Goes On Forever

—dispatch from Duncan Matthews ’19, music major and G Choir president Being in Stockholm, Sweden, has been an extraordinary experience for the Gustavus Choir. We have been told “welcome home” multiple times and it still gives me goosebumps. Members of the Royal Court greeted us in the palace and we had the opportunity to sing […]

Berlin: The Presence of Something Greater

—dispatch from Aleah Felton ’20, secondary English education major When I’m not an English ed major, I am a proud second alto in the Gustavus Choir. G Choir has afforded me so many opportunities, including my first adventure outside of the country ever! I am grateful for the valuable music and life lessons that my […]

Wittenberg: The Origins of Lutheranism

—dispatch from Zach Croonquist ’19, religion and psychology majory Guten Tag! It has been nonstop fun and adventure for the Gustavus choir on our tour of the music capitals of Europe. Our travels have taken us to Vienna, Bratislava, Prague, Leipzig, Dresden, Berlin, and Sweden. It has been so exciting to visit new places, interact […]

Leipzig, Germany: A Spiritual and Education Adventure

—dispatch from Iriah Benedict ’20, music education major with a choral emphasis Guten Tag from Leipzig, Germany! It’s been an incredible honor to be a part of the Gustavus Choir and travel to Europe again after eight years (since I last crossed the Atlantic, on a visit to the southern part of Germany). I’m glad […]