St. Olaf News

Star Tribune features class that uses ‘The Wire’ to explore race and politics

The HBO drama The Wire is "a fictional television show that, despite going off the air eight years ago, is proving its relevance today in classrooms around the countr ...

 

Faculty member’s urban photography garners recognition

Affordable Housing in New York: The People, Places, and Policies That Transformed a City, published last fall by Princeton University Press, features photos by St. Ol ...

 

Learning the art of architecture from alumni

In an industrial room in St. Olaf College's art center, 12 architecture students groan and cheer over the fate of a marshmallow. Their assignment is to work as a t ...

 

NPR’s Robert Siegal meets political science students in New Hampshire

National Public Radio's Robert Siegal was not the only person drawn to New Hampshire for a taste of primary season. Staying at his hotel were 20 St. Olaf students who wer ...

 

St. Olaf ‘On the Road’ program hits Minneapolis, Seattle

St. Olaf College kicked off the new year with new On the Road events in Minneapolis and Seattle. In Minneapolis, three highly accomplished alumni — former Mayo C ...

 

St. Olaf to award honorary degree to composer David Maslanka

St. Olaf College will award an honorary degree to David Maslanka, an American composer best known for his highly acclaimed wind ensemble compositions, on February 12. ...

 

Students build sophisticated device that tests sound localization

One of the most sophisticated new research devices at St. Olaf College is able to assist with faculty research, student research, and class projects — and it all st ...

 

Recent graduates work with refugees, share experience with students

On a single day at the beginning of December, Esmé Marie '14 welcomed 17 Syrian refugees to Switzerland. Among those selected for resettlement are mothers who ha ...

 

St. Olaf Band to perform at Carnegie Hall

The upcoming St. Olaf Band Winter Tour will culminate in a February 6 performance in Stern Auditorium/Perelman Stage at New York City's Carnegie Hall. The event will ...

 

St. Olaf students blog about presidential primary for Star Tribune

Twenty St. Olaf College students are in New Hampshire this month to learn about presidential politics in the most hands-on manner possible: by serving as interns on the v ...