St. Olaf News

Student gains curatorial experience at prestigious Viennese museum

For St. Olaf College student Kirsten Schowalter ’15, an internship this summer with the Weltmuseum Wien — the Worldmuseum Vienna — was not only a chance to gain ...

 

Physics and Engineering Camp earns Pentair grant for second year

The Physics and Engineering Camp for Girls at St. Olaf College has received a grant from the Pentair Corporation for the second year in a row, allowing all participan ...

 

Longtime St. Olaf faculty member named vice president for mission

St. Olaf College President David R. Anderson '74 has announced the appointment of Jo Beld as vice president for mission. Beld, a professor of political science, cu ...

 

Students work to create a training program for cochlear implant users

Why is it that some recipients of cochlear implants are able to understand speech very well, while others struggle to make sense of even the simplest sentences? Th ...

 

WCCO-TV highlights success of company started by St. Olaf students

"An idea that started in a college dorm room has grown into a fruitful business for three recent college graduates," notes a WCCO-TV profile of a frozen pops company ...

 

California business magazine highlights St. Olaf’s career data

"Today’s parents and students are asking harder questions about their return on investment," a recent story in Comstock's magazine titled "Attention College Shoppers" p ...

 

Students investigate the geophysics of Antarctic ice streams

Last year St. Olaf College Professor of Physics Bob Jacobel was part of a team of researchers that made international headlines when they successfully drilled through ...

 

Star Tribune chronicles the return of a pilfered pennant

"When Charles 'Chuck' Schwenk showed up at his 50-year reunion at St. Olaf College last month, he didn’t come empty-handed," notes a story in the Star Tribune. "He ...

 

St. Olaf names new associate college pastor

St. Olaf College President David R. Anderson '74 has announced that Katherine Fick has been called to serve as associate college pastor. She will begin working with th ...

 

Mindlin Foundation grant supports two student-faculty research projects

Two St. Olaf College student-faculty research projects have received funding from the Mindlin Foundation. Assistant Professor of Biology and Chemistry Laura Listen ...