Articles & Videos Featuring Physics Students & Faculty

Physics students and faculty featured in St. Olaf Magazine and Website

Three St. Olaf students earn Rossing Physics Scholarships Oles Notes May 2018
Featuring physics majors Benj Wollant ’19, Gabe McAndrews ’19 and Brian Nevins ’19

Brynna Goes Global – a St. Olaf College student video feature – Spring 2018
Featuring physics major Brynna Freitag ’18

Taking Full Advantage of the Liberal Arts St. Olaf Video February 2018
Featuring physics majors Brian Nevins ’19

Emerging Artists St. Olaf Magazine – Spring 2017
Featuring physics majors Jon Tiburzi ’16

St. Olaf senior, four alumni awarded NSF Graduate Research FellowshipSt. Olaf News – Spring 2017
Featuring physics major Colin Scheibner ’17

St. Olaf students earn recognition in Goldwater, Rossing competitionsSt. Olaf News – April 24, 2017
Featuring physics majors Kieran Berton ’18 and Emma Dawson ’18

Starry, Starry Night – St. Olaf Magazine – Winter 2015
Featuring physics major Emily Witt ’17

Small But Mighty – St. Olaf Magazine – Winter 2015
Advances in nano technology are poised to transform medicine, electronics, and even agriculture.  Right now, Oles are laying some of the important groundwork for the planets tiniest technologies.
Featuring Lucas Sletten ’15, Emily Johnson ’16, Nate Eigenfeld ’11 and Physics Professors Brian Borovsky ’94 & Jason Engbrecht.

Fast Company magazine highlights professor’s Rube Goldberg machine St. Olaf News, August 31, 2015
When Fast Company magazine wanted tips for designing an “awesome Rube Goldberg machine,” they turned to St. Olaf College Associate Professor of Physics Jason Engbrecht.

Three St. Olaf students earn Rossing Physics Scholarships St. Olaf News, April 18, 2014
St. Olaf College student Lucas Sletten ’15 has been named a Rossing Physics Scholar for 2014–15, and Owen Puls ’16 and Adam Wood ’16 each earned an honorable mention.

Roll into 2012 with Target’s ‘Ole Goldberg’ machine St. Olaf News, January 12, 2012
What do soup cans, flying toilet paper, and a disco ball have in common?

Game Changer St. Olaf Magazine – Spring 2009
Thousands of hours spent building a machine that took 239 steps to change a light bulb paid off for a group of St. Olaf students when they won the National Rube Goldberg Machine Contest.  *MMPA Silver Award for Best Use of Photograph