St. Olaf News

Religion professor awarded NEH fellowship

St. Olaf Assistant Professor of Religion Mara Benjamin has been awarded a National Endowment for the Humanities fellowship that will enable her to complete her second bo ...

 

Using a semester off the Hill to gain hands-on business experience

While many of us know Johnson & Johnson for its baby lotion, Band-Aids, and Listerine, Camille Morley ‘15  is getting a behind-the-scenes look at the company t ...

 

Percy authors Batman story for Detective Comics

St. Olaf College Writer in Residence Benjamin Percy has begun writing for Detective Comics, the comic book best known for introducing the superhero Batman. The first part ...

 

Mayo Clinic internship provides up-close look at world of medicine

Many St. Olaf College students pursue internships as a way of discerning their future career paths. But for Nicki Youngberg ’15, an internship at Mayo Clinic’s Da ...

 

St. Olaf Choir television special wins two regional Emmy awards

A television broadcast of the St. Olaf Choir's most recent performance in the 950-year-old Nidaros Cathedral in Trondheim, Norway, has won two regional Emmy awards. ...

 

English professor authors book on indie rock band Cloud Cult

A new book by St. Olaf College Professor of English Mark Allister chronicles the career of Cloud Cult, a Minnesota-grown indie rock band that has often been called "the m ...

 

St. Olaf welcomes Class of 2018

St. Olaf College recently welcomed the Class of 2018 — a talented, diverse group of 775 first-year students from 458 high schools in 45 states and 32 countries. They ...

 

Students team with tech company to study the physics of friction

This summer a team of researchers at St. Olaf College partnered with hard disk drive manufacturing company Western Digital to investigate the underpinnings of frictio ...

 

Alumnus tells magazine why top tech CEOs want liberal arts majors

Liberal arts training allows people to think about technology itself in fundamentally different ways, St. Olaf College alumnus David Rose '89 tells Fast Company magaz ...

 

St. Olaf names new dean of admissions and financial aid

St. Olaf College Vice President for Enrollment and College Relations Michael Kyle '85 has announced the appointment of Chris George '94 as the dean of admissions and ...