St. Olaf News

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 ...

 

New network will give St. Olaf researchers a ‘Big Data’ boost

A new grant from the National Science Foundation will fund enhancements in St. Olaf College's cyberinfrastructure. St. Olaf Professor of Statistics Julie Legler an ...

 

Two St. Olaf faculty members named to endowed chairs

Two St. Olaf College faculty members have been appointed to endowed chairs recently established with the support of gifts from alumnus Steven Fox '77. Professor ...

 

International conservation journal highlights St. Olaf researchers

An international conservation journal recently highlighted the research that three St. Olaf College students and Professor of Biology Kathy Shea conducted in Costa Rica. ...

 

Student’s research examines radioactivity of the sky

St. Olaf College student Emily Witt ‘17 spent her summer researching the radioactivity of the sky with other undergraduates at the University of Chicago’s Materials R ...

 

Music students bring Canadian author’s award-winning novel to life

For the last two years, St. Olaf College Professor of Music James McKeel has worked on bringing Canadian author Mark Frutkin's award-winning novel to the stage. Ne ...

 

St. Olaf a national leader in producing physics majors

St. Olaf College is one of the nation's top producers of physics degrees, according to a ranking by the American Physical Society (APS). Granting an average of 24 ...

 

Two faculty members named to distinguished professorships

Two long-time St. Olaf College faculty members have been appointed to distinguished professorships. Professor of Classics James May has been named the Kenneth O. B ...