St. Olaf News

A Statement from Carleton, St. Olaf, and the City of Northfield

This week, we saw hatred take center stage in another community that hosts an institution of higher education. Events in Charlottesville understandably raise fears about ...

 

A medical internship that provides in-depth experience

St. Olaf College students Taylor Knopf '18 and Morgan Turk '18 are getting a glimpse into the day-to-day work of a physician through an internship created by Chris Jo ...

 

Interdisciplinary involvement on campus

During her four years at St. Olaf College, Suzie Hoops '17 was involved in a number of hands-on projects that applied mathematics to a wide variety of fields. She ...

 

Star Tribune highlights St. Olaf Natural Lands

A recent story in the Star Tribune highlights how St. Olaf College's 350 acres of Natural Lands not only serve as a hands-on learning laboratory for students, but als ...

 

Student studies air pollution in China with support of Luce Foundation

St. Olaf College student Alison Curry '19 is spending more than a month conducting air quality research and gaining insight from local residents in Beijing, China, wi ...

 

Students use new technology to document ancient carvings

Two St. Olaf College students are preserving a 7,000 year old story told by ancient rock carvings at Jeffers Petroglyphs. Claire Mumford '18 and Olivia Snover '19, ...

 

A summer internship with NOAA takes St. Olaf student to Alaska

St. Olaf College student Shannon Moore '19 is spending this month researching northern fur seals in Alaska as part of an internship with the National Oceanic and Atmo ...

 

St. Olaf named a ‘Best Buy’ by Fiske Guide to Colleges

St. Olaf College has been named a "Best Buy" school in the 2018 edition of Fiske Guide to Colleges. For more than 30 years, Fiske Guide to Colleges has chosen a sele ...

 

From PBS to nurse practitioner, science at every step

Many students receive vocational guidance from professors, supervisors, and other mentors — but Pearl Faldet '17 found inspiration from PBS characters. As a Soci ...

 

English professor receives grant for new poetry book

St. Olaf College Associate Professor of English and Director of Race and Ethnic Studies Jennifer Kwon Dobbs received a Metropolitan Regional Arts Council "Next Step F ...