Entries tagged with ‘geography’

January Class Explores Intersection of Culture, the Self, and Agriculture

Students learn inside and outside the classroom in the unique course taught by local organic farmer Ben Penner.

La Frenierre and Students Prepare for Glacier Research in Ecuador

The geography professor and two Gustavus students will study glacial retreat using drone technology and traditional measurements.

Geography Professor Anna Versluis Returns from Fulbright Placement in Haiti

Gustavus Adolphus College geography professor Anna Versluis is back on campus this fall after spending a nine-month term in Port-au-Prince, Haiti, through the Fulbright Scholar Program. During her time in the Caribbean nation on the island of Hispaniola, Versluis taught a course at the University of Haiti and conducted research on land-use change and different agricultural systems.

Student-Professor Duo Researches Glaciers in Ecuador

Shivering in a tent nearly 15,000 feet above sea level on the side of the highest mountain in Ecuador, Casey Decker ’18 reflected on the unexpected conversation that landed him there.