St. Olaf News

St. Olaf senior awarded NSF Graduate Research Fellowship

The National Science Foundation (NSF) has awarded St. Olaf College student Serina Robinson '15 a prestigious three-year Graduate Research Fellowship that will support he ...

 

Where music lessons and parallel computing meet

At a place like St. Olaf College, where one-third of students are involved in music, just scheduling all the lessons for a particular studio can be half the battle. ...

 

Pavia Wind Quintet to premiere new piece by St. Olaf music professor

When members of the Pavia Wind Quintet visit St. Olaf College April 13, they will premiere a piece that Professor of Music Timothy Mahr '78 wrote just for them. Ma ...

 

St. Olaf brings ‘Big Fish’ to life with support of arts grant

The St. Olaf College Theater Department will use integrated computer technology to bring the Broadway musical Big Fish to life this week. That technology, along with t ...

 

Author of ‘broken windows’ theory of policing to speak at St. Olaf

Criminologist George Kelling '56, who co-authored the "broken windows" theory of policing that has come under sharp criticism in recent months, will speak at St. Olaf ...

 

Reece named Boldt Distinguished Teaching Professor

St. Olaf College Professor of Classics Steve Reece has been named the O.C. and Patricia Boldt Distinguished Teaching Professor in the Humanities. Reece's teaching and ...

 

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 ...