St. Olaf News

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 ...

 

Salary data doesn’t tell whole story, Hanson argues in Star Tribune

A new statewide database that tracks how quickly college graduates find jobs and how much they're paid doesn't tell the whole story, St. Olaf College Professor of Chemist ...

 

An interdisciplinary approach to studying the nervous system

An exercise science major with a neuroscience concentration, Andrew Kleven ‘14 had an interest in optogenetics — a relatively new way of studying how the nervous ...

 

St. Olaf students launch ecumenical journal of Christian thought

Nicole Newell '15 knew that she wasn't the only St. Olaf College student interested in examining the intersections between faith and academic work. She also knew t ...

 

Student tackles translations to reveal the true Jules Verne

Eight years ago, Alex Kirstukas ’14 opened up a book by a favorite author and felt his world turn upside down. The book, a modern translation of Jules Verne’s Twen ...

 

Liberal arts education prepares students for business success

As the manager of corporate development at UnitedHealth Group, St. Olaf College alumnus Bobby Hunter ‘08 can attest to the business world’s reliance on individual ...

 

President of Estonia speaks at St. Olaf commencement

Estonian President Toomas Hendrik Ilves told the 782 members of the St. Olaf College Class of 2014 that technology will enable them to do more than any previous generatio ...