St. Olaf News

Students work to create a training program for cochlear implant users

Why is it that some recipients of cochlear implants are able to understand speech very well, while others struggle to make sense of even the simplest sentences? Th ...

 

WCCO-TV highlights success of company started by St. Olaf students

"An idea that started in a college dorm room has grown into a fruitful business for three recent college graduates," notes a WCCO-TV profile of a frozen pops company ...

 

California business magazine highlights St. Olaf’s career data

"Today’s parents and students are asking harder questions about their return on investment," a recent story in Comstock's magazine titled "Attention College Shoppers" p ...

 

Students investigate the geophysics of Antarctic ice streams

Last year St. Olaf College Professor of Physics Bob Jacobel was part of a team of researchers that made international headlines when they successfully drilled through ...

 

Star Tribune chronicles the return of a pilfered pennant

"When Charles 'Chuck' Schwenk showed up at his 50-year reunion at St. Olaf College last month, he didn’t come empty-handed," notes a story in the Star Tribune. "He ...

 

St. Olaf names new associate college pastor

St. Olaf College President David R. Anderson '74 has announced that Katherine Fick has been called to serve as associate college pastor. She will begin working with th ...

 

Mindlin Foundation grant supports two student-faculty research projects

Two St. Olaf College student-faculty research projects have received funding from the Mindlin Foundation. Assistant Professor of Biology and Chemistry Laura Listen ...

 

New book on vocation in the liberal arts features St. Olaf authors

What is the role of vocation in the liberal arts? What legacy did Martin Luther leave to the educators who followed him? How does the Lutheran tradition inform higher ed ...

 

Two students awarded NIST summer research fellowship

This summer St. Olaf College students Mara Stutzman ‘16 and Signe Braafladt ‘16 are conducting research in Gaithersburg, Maryland, as part of the National Institu ...

 

Classics students take top honors in national contest

Two St. Olaf College classics students won top honors in the national Maurine Dallas Watkins Translation Contests. Clemens Bart, an international student from Dre ...