St. Olaf News

Alumna gives $1 million to new Institute for Freedom and Community

St. Olaf College alumna Karen Buchwald Wright '74 has provided a $1 million gift to support the new Institute for Freedom and Community. The cross-disciplinary ins ...

 

St. Olaf mourns death of recent graduate

St. Olaf College is mourning the death of Robert "Robbie" Lehman '14, who was killed in a traffic accident in Tanzania, where he was working as a Peace Corps volunteer. ...

 

St. Olaf student awarded Rotary Global Grant Scholarship

St. Olaf College student Mirwais Wakil ’15 has received a Rotary Global Grant Scholarship that will help him pursue a graduate degree at either Oxford University or the ...

 

Alumnus provides $2.5 million gift to support theater, off-campus studies

A $2.5 million gift from St. Olaf College alumnus Steven Fox '77 will provide significant support for the theater program and students interested in studying abroad. ...

 

St. Olaf student selected for Fulbright UK Summer Institute

St. Olaf College student Anna Perkins '18 has been selected to participate in the prestigious Fulbright UK Summer Institute program. Each year, the US-UK Fulbright Com ...

 

Course combines software design, ethics, and real-world clients

Most people don’t associate computer software with issues of discrimination or physical safety. But the way software is developed — if it includes a bias in th ...

 

St. Olaf student awarded Goldwater scholarship

St. Olaf College student Megan Behnke ’16 has been awarded the Barry M. Goldwater Scholarship for the 2015-16 academic year. Behnke was chosen from a field of 1,206 ...

 

Eight St. Olaf students win Fulbrights

Eight St. Olaf College students have been named Fulbright fellows for 2015–16. Five of the students will use their Fulbright awards to conduct research, and the ...

 

St. Olaf students honored at undergraduate research symposium

Three St. Olaf College students were honored by the Minnesota Academy of Science for their research achievements at the Winchell Undergraduate Research Symposium. ...

 

Udall Foundation honors two environmental studies students

St. Olaf College student Mari McClelland ‘16 has been named a Udall Scholar for 2015–16, and student Kalyn Dorheim ‘16 earned an honorable mention. Udall sch ...