St. Olaf News

St. Olaf faculty members travel to Silicon Valley to study innovation

Three St. Olaf College faculty members recently traveled to Silicon Valley — the global home of innovation and creativity — to investigate the connection between ...

 

Studying sleep at Mayo Clinic

Sleep was at the top of Taylor Knopf's agenda this summer. But the St. Olaf College junior wasn't focused on getting rest — she was focused on studying it alongs ...

 

Shining a light on the sounds of Latin America

Last summer, St. Olaf College student Vanessa López '17 spent time in Barcelona studying alongside renowned Colombian-born soprano Patricia Caicedo. This summer, ...

 

Dance professor to perform new work that examines aging

Professor of Dance Janice Haws-Roberts left her full-time professional dance career in 1994, when she accepted a teaching position at St. Olaf College. Yet for the la ...

 

Student joins Johns Hopkins research team examining how infants use math

This summer, St. Olaf College student Joy Smith '17 is working alongside researchers at Johns Hopkins University to answer an intriguing question: Can infants increas ...

 

St. Olaf refinances bonds, will use savings to fund campus projects

The Minnesota Higher Education Facilities Authority has issued $22,845,000 in Series Eight-N bonds on behalf of St. Olaf College, refinancing existing long-term debt to ...

 

Student travels to Paris to research historical sounds of the city

The chance to explore Paris on a quest for hidden treasure sounds like a tale reserved for a novel. Yet St. Olaf College student Carolyn Nuelle '18, a French and musi ...

 

A world of opportunities

While working at a leprosy clinic in Karigiri, India, as part of St. Olaf College's Biology in South India program, Hunter Lin '16 was struck by the suffering he saw. ...

 

Journal cover features work of St. Olaf researchers

The cover of the most recent issue of the Journal of Chemical Education features a paper written by St. Olaf College Associate Professor of Biology John Giannini and ...

 

Four St. Olaf students named Graduate School Exploration Fellows

St. Olaf College students Jasmin Aramburu ‘18, Emily Hynes ‘18, Marnicia Johnson ‘18 and Zoua Lor ‘18 have been awarded Graduate School Exploration Fellowship ...