St. Olaf News

Gift from alumnus helps establish endowed chair in honor of Quade

A gift from St. Olaf College alumnus Steven Fox '77 will establish the Patrick J. Quade Endowed Chair in Theater. Quade, a 1965 St. Olaf graduate, served on the co ...

 

An internship that follows in the footsteps of the first president

Immersive public history, farm work, academic research ... and a chance to live on the estate of the first president of the United States. That’s what an internship ...

 

Students put theory into practice on campus renovations

In a new environmental studies course taught last fall, students learned about green building and remodeling techniques. This summer, a group of those students is put ...

 

Hershey provides a sweet summer internship for St. Olaf student

Katherine Fitzgerald '15 has landed a sweet internship this summer — but her work at the Hershey Company has nothing to do with chocolate Kisses. Fitzgerald is o ...

 

President Anderson talks to U.S. News about measuring outcomes

"If you have information that can help your students make the choice that is right for them, why wouldn't you give it to them?" St. Olaf College President David R. Anders ...

 

St. Olaf student awarded Harvard Stem Cell Institute internship

St. Olaf College student Alexa Roemmich '15 is one of 40 undergraduate students from around the world selected to participate in the 2014 Harvard Stem Cell Institute ...

 

Student gains curatorial experience at prestigious Viennese museum

For St. Olaf College student Kirsten Schowalter ’15, an internship this summer with the Weltmuseum Wien — the Worldmuseum Vienna — was not only a chance to gain ...

 

Physics and Engineering Camp earns Pentair grant for second year

The Physics and Engineering Camp for Girls at St. Olaf College has received a grant from the Pentair Corporation for the second year in a row, allowing all participan ...

 

Longtime St. Olaf faculty member named vice president for mission

St. Olaf College President David R. Anderson '74 has announced the appointment of Jo Beld as vice president for mission. Beld, a professor of political science, cu ...

 

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 ...