St. Olaf News

St. Olaf researchers map the historical sounds of a city

What if a map could not only help us visualize what Paris looked like nearly a century ago, but help us hear the sounds of the city, too? A team of St. Olaf Colleg ...

 

Student connects audiences to art through Boston museum internship

Boston's Museum of Fine Arts, home to one of the most comprehensive collections in the world, welcomes more than a million visitors each year. And this summer St. ...

 

St. Olaf names Ryan Bowles as athletic director

St. Olaf President David R. Anderson '74 has announced the appointment of Ryan Bowles as the college's athletic director. Bowles, who is currently the associate athlet ...

 

Student group nurtures alternative music scene on campus

Many people know that St. Olaf College has a renowned music program, with choral and instrumental ensembles that tour internationally. What most don’t know is that ...

 

Norwegian professor talks to Chicago Public Radio about country’s police

St. Olaf College Professor of Norwegian Margaret Hayford O'Leary recently spoke to Chicago Public Radio about new data on how Norwegian police use guns. A report r ...

 

English professor’s book examines women who hold political power

In her new book, St. Olaf College Assistant Professor of English Rebecca Richards examines the rhetoric surrounding women from around the globe in national political lead ...

 

Researchers examine the importance of emotional development

Think back to a moment in your childhood that is particularly tinged with emotion — the anxiety of getting on the bus by yourself for the first time, for example, o ...

 

A summer internship that brings artificial intelligence to (campus) life

From winning Jeopardy to becoming a cancer specialist, IBM's Watson has already made a name for itself. The artificial intelligence computer system, which processe ...

 

Asian studies professor receives four grants to support teaching, research

St. Olaf College Assistant Professor of Chinese Ka Wong has been awarded four grants that he will use to support projects ranging from field research in China to an i ...

 

Internship in Japan helps student design her future

What happens when your academic interests come to life in a professional setting? St. Olaf College student Lexi Swenson '16 is finding out during a two-month inter ...