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Tales from Nepal: Emily Carlson

Emily Carlson is a Junior Environmental Studies and Geology major who is currently studying abroad in Nepal for the fall semester. Emily said that she chose the location before she even knew what the program was. “I just knew I […]

Tales from abroad: Josie Schieffert

Schieffert’s time abroad has been filled with adventure, fun, and self-discovery.

Junior Communications Studies Major Josie Schieffert is packing her bags and getting ready to say “hooroo,” or goodbye, to her Australian adventures. Having begun her study abroad experience this summer, when many other Gusties were celebrating the 4th of July, […]

Tales from abroad: Sarah Hinderman

Hinderman (right), has expanded her worldview and her friendship circle during her time abroad.

Sarah Hinderman is a Gustie in her junior year currently studying abroad in Italy. So far, her trip has been going very well and she is more than excited for the rest of it. Hinderman said that she has always […]

Tales from abroad: Amy Eisenschenk

A photo of Hermitage, the past Winter palace for the Russian royal family.

In the midst of the controversy surrounding the College’s debate whether or not to allow students to study abroad in Russia, Junior Amy Eisenschenk is one of the few Gustavus students spending the semester abroad immersing herself in the rich […]

Tales from abroad: Lanie Altmann

Lanie Altmann is a junior Communications Studies Major with a minor in Film and Media Studies. Altmann is from Olivia, Minnesota, and is currently studying abroad in Amsterdam, Netherlands. At Gustavus, she actively participates in Gustie Buddies, Gustavus Women in […]

Tales from Abroad: Katie Keelin

Katie Keelin is a Junior Gustie currently studying away in Denmark. This week, she took a moment to reflect on her time there so far, which has been a truly positive experience for her. Katie said she chose to study […]

Tales from Abroad – Amanda Theisen

I watched as the wings of the airplane rose higher and higher above solid ground, until the view finally became saturated with a collective group of droplets condensed into a heavy grey matter.  The foggy atmosphere was synonymous with the beginning […]

Tales from Abroad – Gabriela Passmore

Studying abroad has been the most difficult and rewarding experience of my life. I felt like I had to go abroad to get out of my comfort zone. I chose University College Dublin in Ireland as my study abroad location […]

Tales from Disney World – Hannah Deyo

Where do I even begin?  How does someone describe the best time of their life, and that the time has only lasted two months with four still left to enjoy?  These and many other questions constantly go through my mind […]

Tales from Abroad – Lauren Casey

Thirteen cities, 13 days, 37 soccer players, one gymnast, and an infinite amount of memories. This’s what my time studying abroad in France for J-term looked like big picture. The program was called “French Sport and Culture,” focusing primarily on […]