Archive for Stephanie Ash

Nobel 54 Sneak Peak Tour of “Good Black Dirt”

What kind of soils do we have here? “Good black dirt,” said Nick Peters, an alum whose family has been farming outside of Saint Peter since 1864. Then he launched into a detailed discussion of ph balance and peat, hidden lake beds and microbiomes, and geologic history. 

Dr. Bernard Powers ’72: “Can’t Have the Testimony Without the Test.”

Three years ago, white supremacist Dylann Roof shot and killed nine members of Emanuel AME Church in Charleston, South Carolina. Powers—a historian of Charleston and the AME church—found his life’s work at the center of our nation’s conversations on race, violence, history, and forgiveness. Here is our Q & A with him.

Recap: Reunion Weekend 2018

Class years ending in 3’s and 8’s—from 1948 to 2013—joined together on campus for a weekend of reminiscence and rejoicing.

Olympic Immersion for Study Away Gusties

In the course “Olympic Quest,” students and professors explored the sport, history, culture, and politics of the recent and upcoming Olympic Games.

Five Questions with Douglas Hartmann

The cultural sociologist comes to campus to talk about race, sports, and protest.

Long Shot: Marissa Brandt ’15

Like any good hockey player, Marissa Brandt ’15 skates to where the puck will be. She never imagined it would be more than 6,000 miles away.

Five Questions with Robert Galinsky

The playwright/activist visits in support of the production of Our Country's Good. He gives a talk-back after the November 16 performance.

Devoted to Home: Cathy ten Broeke ’91

Under her leadership, Minnesota is about to end homelessness among the state’s veterans.

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

Talmadge King Jr., MD, dean of the University of California-San Francisco School of Medicine, in his office   (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 […]