Faculty & Staff Archives - New Saint Andrews College

Upcoming Music Events This Fall

New Saint Andrews students and faculty are enjoying a busy fall performing in Moscow and beyond. The many events, recitals, classes, and more, are listed here in this update. Put the events of the Conservatory of Music on your calendar....

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Dr. McIntosh’s Scholarly Work on Tolkien Nominated for Award

Dr. McIntosh's scholarly work on the metaphysics of J.R.R. Tolkien is snowballing attention. Recently, it was one of five works nominated by the Mythopoeic Society for its 2019 Scholarship Award. In this article, Dr. McIntosh explains his intentions with the book, the reason for its...

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Even more reasons to study the liberal arts

The liberal arts are for free people A classical liberal arts education used to be synonymous with higher education. To study the liberal arts was to study what it means to live and think as people who are free. This required broad understanding of human nature,...

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Exciting Faculty Update!

Dr. Joseph Tipton will be joining us in the fall of 2018. Dr. Tipton received his MA from the University of Kentucky and his PhD from the University of Pittsburgh. Having taught at Campbell University, the University of Pittsburgh, the University of Massachusetts (Boston), as well as Reformation...

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Cody Laun Voice Recital this Thursday

[Update: Due to illness, we regret to announce that the recital is canceled.] This coming Thursday night, January 25, at 7pm at the Nuart theater, NSA's own Professor of Music Cody Laun will be singing selections from A Young Man's Exhortation by Gerald Finzi, Winter Words by Benjamin Britten, Schwanengesang by Schubert, as well as individual...

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Disputatio with Dr. Jonathan McIntosh

Please join us for this week's Disputatio. Dr. Jonathan McIntosh will be discussing some of the topics from his forthcoming book, The Flame Imperishable: Tolkien, St. Thomas, and the Metaphysics of Faërie. Disputatio meets every Friday of the academic term at 3pm at the Nuart on...

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Introducing NSA’s New Online Periodical

We've combined the academic content of Shield Wall with the news and updates found in our alumni magazine to create a new online periodical. In this inaugural issue of The Commons, you'll find articles, poems, videos, and more (submitted by students, faculty, and alums). [icon name="arrow-circle-down"...

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The Cross and the Crown: Meditations on Good Friday

by Joshua Appel Surely, two of the most powerful and ironic statements in John’s account of the passion come from Pilate’s mouth. After displaying Jesus beaten and bloodied in robe of purple with a crown of thorns on his head, both mocking Jesus’ claim to royalty,...

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Tenor Cody Laun Joins NSA Music Faculty

Award-winning tenor and voice instructor Cody Laun will be joining the New Saint Andrews College faculty and the NSA Conservatory of Music, as it begins its second year, in August of 2017. Mr. Laun's voice has received high praise from critics and has earned him numerous...

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