St. Olaf News

Three St. Olaf students earn Rossing Physics Scholarships

St. Olaf College student Daniel Hickox-Young '16 has been named a Rossing Physics Scholar for 2015–16, and Jordan Dull ’16 and Emily Witt ’17 each earned an hon ...

 

St. Olaf names director of college relations for music organizations

St. Olaf Vice President for Enrollment and College Relations Michael Kyle '85 has announced the appointment of Jean Strohm Parish '88 as the director of college relations ...

 

Cell biology research featured on cover of scientific journal

St. Olaf College Professor of Biology Eric Cole, a group of student researchers, and a microscopic organism are making big news this spring. Cole’s cell biology ...

 

Percy produces new titles for Starz network and DC Comics

St. Olaf College Writer in Residence Benjamin Percy has added two new titles to his ever-growing oeuvre. He is now developing his second series for television, a show for ...

 

Titus to deliver spring Mellby Lecture on material culture studies

At this year’s spring Mellby Lecture, Professor of English and Chair of the English Department Mary Titus will discuss her studies of material culture, the field of mat ...

 

St. Olaf celebrates civil rights icon James Reeb ’50

"A bucolic campus in Minnesota is a long way from a bridge in Alabama, but they are tightly bound by a man named James Reeb," begins a KMSP-TV news story about the St ...

 

Economics professor talks to KARE 11 about sale of Green Giant

St. Olaf College Associate Professor of Economics Anthony Becker tells KARE 11 news that it's not surprising that General Mills may be looking to sell Green Giant. "A ...

 

New York Times highlights documentary on James Reeb ’50

As St. Olaf College begins hosting a series of events to commemorate the 50th anniversary of the voting rights marches, the New York Times has published a moving docu ...

 

St. Olaf commemorates legacy of slain civil rights activist

In one scene in the Academy Award-nominated film Selma, St. Olaf College alumnus James Reeb '50 is shown lying on a dark street, having been beaten by white supremaci ...

 

History professor talks to national media about civil rights landmark

St. Olaf College Professor of History Michael Fitzgerald tells the Associated Press that the Edmund Pettus Bridge, a landmark synonymous with the civil rights movemen ...