The sights and sounds of Paris

parisIt is said that Paris is never more French than in the winter. Perhaps that is one of the reasons why a group of students and two Augsburg faculty spent part of their holiday break taking in the sights and sounds of Paris.

Actually, they were in the City of Light to experience the art and music. In this course, professors Merilee Klemp of the music department and Tara Sweeney of the art department worked together to develop a program that would help students understand and appreciate the intersections between the disciplines. Continue reading “The sights and sounds of Paris”

A summer in Paris

ipc_andersonMatt Anderson is a senior majoring in international business and business administration with a minor in philosophy. He is originally from Plainview, Minn. Matt’s photo, “Soccer at Le Sacré-Coeur,” won first place in the Portrait category in Augsburg’s International Photo Contest. Thanks, Matt for the story about your experience and this photo!

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This past summer, I got the opportunity to study abroad in Paris, France. Through the Knowledge Exchange Institute, I enrolled in two classes that challenged me in the areas of European business and French society. Along with the classes, I had the experience of understanding French culture via walking tours of the city led by my professor. Continue reading “A summer in Paris”