St. Olaf News

POLITICO highlights St. Olaf’s Outcomes initiative

"When St. Olaf College started formulating an idea to assuage concerns about the value of a liberal arts education, President Barack Obama hadn’t yet talked about a fed ...

 

Collaborative course brings together St. Olaf and Carleton students

At first glance, the class looks like any other taught at Carleton College. The room features desks, a blackboard, and a projector. The students tote backpacks and ...

 

New project highlights seldom-seen artworks in Flaten collection

St. Olaf College's Flaten Art Museum is home to more than 4,000 objects, ranging from a collection of Andy Warhol photos to Southwest Native American pottery. Yet ...

 

St. Olaf ranks No. 1 in study abroad for sixth straight year

St. Olaf College sent more students to study abroad during the 2012–13 academic year than any other baccalaureate institution in the nation, according to the Open D ...

 

Student’s soybean research published in scientific journal

St. Olaf College student Emily Butka '18 is the second author of a research article published this fall by Scientific Reports, an online scientific journal from the p ...

 

New workshop provides space for students to learn art of reed-making

St. Olaf College oboe instructor Dana Maeda '92 shaves the sides of a piece of cane with a small razor, carving off bits as if she were slicing a pepper. Luke Simonso ...

 

High-tech internship leads to long-term career plans

Forget about passwords or codes. Forget about even fingerprints or retinal scans. If the technology that St. Olaf College student Congyuan "Billy" Ji '15 is workin ...

 

St. Olaf to award honorary degree to private secretary to King of Norway

St. Olaf College will award an honorary degree to Knut Brakstad, private secretary to King Harald V of Norway, on November 7. The honorary degree convocation, part ...

 

Judge to deliver fall Mellby Lecture on economics and the environment

During this year's fall Mellby Lecture, Associate Professor of Economics and Chair of the Environmental Studies Department Rebecca Judge will discuss the role of econ ...

 

Biology professor earns NSF grant to enhance course-based research

St. Olaf College Professor of Biology Eric Cole has consistently worked to provide his students with rich, hands-on laboratory experiences, ideally leading to publica ...