St. Olaf News

Professor wins grant to study letters from family of KKK sympathizers

St. Olaf College Professor of History Michael Fitzgerald has been awarded a prestigious grant by the American Council of Learned Societies to study a newly accessible ...

 

From professors to programs, finding a perfect fit at St. Olaf

As a tour guide for the St. Olaf College Admissions Office, Karina De Leon '18 leads prospective students around campus through the ever-changing weather of Minnesota ...

 

Opportunities on and off the field

When looking for the college that he would call home for four years, Jack Goldstein '18 knew that he wanted a place where he could combine rigorous academics with the ...

 

St. Olaf, Carleton present annual donation to city of Northfield

In keeping with a nearly century-old tradition, representatives from St. Olaf College and Carleton College presented the city of Northfield with an annual donation th ...

 

Professor’s book mixes ‘monsters and magic’ of Japanese folklore

St. Olaf College Assistant Professor of English Jeremy (Sequoia) Nagamatsu says that story collections are the mixtapes of the literary world. If that’s true, hi ...

 

The art of Martin Luther King Jr.’s message

St. Olaf College Visiting Assistant Professor of Art Michon Weeks usually spends Martin Luther King Jr. Day listening to sermons and speeches by the renowned civil ri ...

 

Lecture to examine Trump and the white working class

On the eve of the presidential inauguration, political scientist and ethnographer Justin Gest will visit St. Olaf College to offer a fresh look at the white working ...

 

Martin Luther King Jr. Day lecture to focus on systemic inequity

Ericka Huggins, a human rights activist, poet, educator, Black Panther leader, and former political prisoner, will deliver a Martin Luther King Jr. Day lecture at St. ...

 

Using new technology to preserve the past

When you think of archaeological work, you might think of traditional methods like excavation. But in their project to preserve a site older than Stonehenge, St. ...

 

Professor’s new book of poetry a ‘fierce lament’ on climate change

In 2006, beekeepers around the United States began reporting massive losses — honey bees were flying away and not coming back. Colony Collapse Disorder was the t ...