St. Olaf News

Fast Company magazine highlights professor’s Rube Goldberg machine

When Fast Company magazine wanted tips for designing an "awesome Rube Goldberg machine," they turned to St. Olaf College Associate Professor of Physics Jason Engbrech ...

 

Student launches a business with a purpose beyond profits

Each year, Nigeria imports 900,000 metric tons of fish — a culinary staple in the West African nation — to help meet a market shortfall of 1.8 million tons. Th ...

 

History professor receives Huntington Library Fellowship

After receiving an award from the National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) last summer, St. Olaf College Professor of History Gary De Krey ’71 has received a Hunting ...

 

Internship gives student hands-on experience shaping Zambian policy

For St. Olaf College student Tazorodzwa "Tazo" Mnangagwa '16, issues like terrorism and child marriage in his home country of Zambia aren't simply things he's reading ...

 

Retired Professor of English Steve Swanson ’54 dies

Retired St. Olaf College Professor of English Steve Swanson '54, who helped bring the set design of the St. Olaf Christmas Festival to life for more than two decades, die ...

 

Student joins alumna’s pioneering work through clinical internship

It's one thing to have a hands-on internship in an area of medicine you're passionate about. It's another to do that work alongside a St. Olaf College alumna who' ...

 

Former St. Olaf Choir Conductor Kenneth Jennings ’50 dies

St. Olaf College Professor Emeritus of Music Kenneth Jennings '50, who led the St. Olaf Choir for more than two decades, died August 20. He was 90 years old. The funer ...

 

Alumna’s appointment to White House staff garners international attention

St. Olaf College alumna Raffi Freedman-Gurspan ’09 made international news this week as the first openly transgender staff member hired by the White House. Freedman- ...

 

Chemistry professor receives Henry Dreyfus Teacher-Scholar Award

St. Olaf College Assistant Professor of Chemistry Dipannita Kalyani has received the Henry Dreyfus Teacher-Scholar Award, a prestigious national honor that recognizes ...

 

St. Olaf student selected for summer Fulbright program in Scotland

St. Olaf College student Liam Hannan '18 was one of 10 American undergraduate students selected to participate in the Fulbright-Scotland Summer Institute. As part ...