St. Olaf News

Shaw releases new biography of St. Olaf College’s second president

St. Olaf Professor Emeritus of Religion Joseph Shaw '49 has published a biography of the college’s second president. John Nathan Kildahl is a careful investigati ...

 

Longtime art faculty member Steven Edwins ’65 dies

Longtime St. Olaf College art faculty member Steven Edwins '65, whose architectural firm played an instrumental role in redesigning Boe Chapel, died December 14. A fun ...

 

Using computer science to better understand biology

Many of the students in Associate Professor of Biology Steve Freedberg's bioinformatics course aren't computer science majors. Many have little experience writing cod ...

 

Learning to turn a love for dance into a post-graduation plan

Expression, communication, awareness. These are some of the skills that Jacob Borg '17 is learning as a dance major at St. Olaf College. It's his off-campus int ...

 

MPR piece provides first-person account of Christmas Festival

"Now that I've attended the St. Olaf Christmas Festival, I feel like I understand a little bit more about my Minnesota neighbors and our peerless tradition of choral ...

 

Marino discusses cowardice on Connecticut public radio program

“While we’re not going to be on the Titanic or in the Civil War, we’re all going to be in situations where our ship is going under and the question is: Can you tran ...

 

MPR story looks at how Christmas Festival leaves lasting impression

"It's a celebration, and just a chance to step back from our normal busy lives and share in those moments of music-making and beauty and connection," Sarah Stevens '15 te ...

 

Student wins prestigious award from American Geophysical Union

St. Olaf College student Megan Behnke ‘16 has received the American Geophysical Union’s prestigious Lumley award. The David E. Lumley Young Scientist Scholarsh ...

 

St. Olaf student’s clinical research published in medical journal

The research that Beret Amundson '15 did this summer as part of a St. Olaf College internship program at Hennepin County Medical Center has been published in the jour ...

 

WCCO shares story of two students thankful for opportunity

"I do have a lot of things to be thankful for, but mostly it’s my opportunity to be here," St. Olaf College student Halima Ingabire '18 tells WCCO-TV. The CBS af ...