St. Olaf News

President Anderson, students honor James Reeb ’50 with ceremony in Selma

Nearly 50 years after St. Olaf College alumnus James Reeb was killed for his participation in the civil rights movement, President David R. Anderson '74 and students ...

 

Student uses internship abroad to analyze international water issues

Many St. Olaf College students use Interim as a time to study abroad or explore their career interests. This January, Tea Dejanovic ‘15 is doing both. Dejanov ...

 

A passion for problem-solving leads to position as health care consultant

Lauren McDevitt '15 always envisioned herself going straight from college to law school. Then she took a St. Olaf College course in health care economics. McDevitt ...

 

Private College 529 Plan helps address college costs

The Private College 529 Plan gained attention this week with the news that the Associated Colleges of the Midwest — a consortium of academically excellent, independent ...

 

Mellon Foundation grant to support new institute at St. Olaf

The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation has awarded St. Olaf College a $150,000 president’s discretionary grant. President David R. Anderson ’74 will use these funds to suppo ...

 

Civil rights activist to deliver Martin Luther King Jr. Day Lecture

St. Olaf College will celebrate Martin Luther King Jr. Day with a lecture by a civil rights activist who helped found the Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee. ...

 

New production puts audience members in control of performers

At most theatrical performances, audience members are asked to put their cell phones away. But at a show that will open at St. Olaf College in March, audience memb ...

 

Pope Francis welcomes St. Olaf students in Epiphany address

Pope Francis welcomed "students from Northfield, Minnesota" — in this case St. Olaf College students taking Professor of Religion Eric Lund's Catholic Rome, Lutheran Wi ...

 

Biology professor named Fulbright Alumni Ambassador

St. Olaf College Professor of Biology Anne Walter has been named a Fulbright Alumni Ambassador by the Institute of International Education. The Fulbright Scholar Progr ...

 

Students present research at Middle East Studies Association conference

Two St. Olaf College students presented their research on the role of native informants in the award-winning documentary film Honor Diaries at the Middle East Studie ...