St. Olaf News

St. Olaf to award honorary degree to renowned elephant ecologist

St. Olaf College will award an honorary degree to Raman Sukumar, an internationally renowned conservation biologist and elephant ecologist, on May 1. The honorary degr ...

 

Students find success in the ‘liberal arts career of the business world’

The growing field of consulting and a liberal arts degree might just be the perfect combination. A number of St. Olaf College seniors have landed careers with well ...

 

English professor wins Minnesota Book Award for her memoir

St. Olaf College Visiting Assistant Professor of English Kaethe Schwehn took home a Minnesota Book Award this weekend for her memoir. Schwehn’s book, Tailings: A Mem ...

 

St. Olaf senior awarded NSF Graduate Research Fellowship

The National Science Foundation (NSF) has awarded St. Olaf College student Serina Robinson '15 a prestigious three-year Graduate Research Fellowship that will support he ...

 

Where music lessons and parallel computing meet

At a place like St. Olaf College, where one-third of students are involved in music, just scheduling all the lessons for a particular studio can be half the battle. ...

 

Pavia Wind Quintet to premiere new piece by St. Olaf music professor

When members of the Pavia Wind Quintet visit St. Olaf College April 13, they will premiere a piece that Professor of Music Timothy Mahr '78 wrote just for them. Ma ...

 

St. Olaf brings ‘Big Fish’ to life with support of arts grant

The St. Olaf College Theater Department will use integrated computer technology to bring the Broadway musical Big Fish to life this week. That technology, along with t ...

 

Author of ‘broken windows’ theory of policing to speak at St. Olaf

Criminologist George Kelling '56, who co-authored the "broken windows" theory of policing that has come under sharp criticism in recent months, will speak at St. Olaf ...

 

Reece named Boldt Distinguished Teaching Professor

St. Olaf College Professor of Classics Steve Reece has been named the O.C. and Patricia Boldt Distinguished Teaching Professor in the Humanities. Reece's teaching and ...

 

Three St. Olaf students earn Rossing Physics Scholarships

St. Olaf College student Daniel Hickox-Young '16 has been named a Rossing Physics Scholar for 2015–16, and Jordan Dull ’16 and Emily Witt ’17 each earned an hon ...