St. Olaf Campus News
A private liberal arts college of the Lutheran church in Minnesota
Updated: 2 hours 52 min ago
Fri, 07/10/2020 - 9:00am
Our blog series, The Hill From A Distance, features messages from a variety of campus leaders — and this week Piper Center for Vocation and Career Director Leslie Moore '77 shares how career and internship support has continued in a virtual world.
Wed, 07/08/2020 - 10:41am
I personally commit to holding the leadership of St. Olaf accountable for examining and eliminating racism on our campus. St. Olaf will be part of the movement for change.
Tue, 07/07/2020 - 9:25am
Although we have had to put a stop to travel since the start of the COVID-19 pandemic, your love for travel doesn’t need to be put on hold as well. Books, music, movies, and so much more can transport you to brand new places all over the world.
Thu, 07/02/2020 - 3:36pm
Julie Graf '21 has become one of the most dominant NCAA Division III pitchers in the country, leading the Oles to a 7-1 start this spring before the season was canceled amid the COVID-19 pandemic. She's determined to finish strong this year.
Wed, 07/01/2020 - 9:20pm
St. Olaf students produced podcast episodes to provide nonpartisan information on key voting issues ahead of the upcoming presidential election, and their work has been published on the Compact Nation Podcast.
Tue, 06/30/2020 - 11:14pm
Technology is playing a major role in the church amid COVID-19 closures. Lutheran Center Director Deanna Thompson '89 shares her insights on virtual worship services with WCCO Radio.
Tue, 06/30/2020 - 10:41am
Through our comprehensive fundraising campaign, more than 25,000 donors committed $252.24 million to support life on the Hill — far surpassing our $200 million goal. Um! Yah! Yah! Thank you!
Mon, 06/29/2020 - 3:00pm
The Adam S. Thomas Endowment for Science supports mentored research in the natural sciences. Named in memory of Adam Thomas ’07, it advances work in environmental studies, which Adam felt was deeply important.
Mon, 06/29/2020 - 12:38pm
A total of 27 faculty have quickly adapted to provide 77 students with expert guidance on research projects throughout the summer as part of St. Olaf College's Collaborative Undergraduate Research and Inquiry (CURI) program.
Fri, 06/26/2020 - 12:30pm
Fifty years ago, Don Nelson ‘50 began purchasing farmland expressly for conservation. To date, he has helped convert nearly 2,000 acres back to forest, prairie, and wetlands, including the St. Olaf Natural Lands.
Fri, 06/26/2020 - 8:55am
Our new blog series, The Hill From A Distance, features messages from a variety of campus leaders — and this week College Pastor Matt Marohl and Associate College Pastor Katie Fick share how campus ministry has continued in a virtual world.
Thu, 06/25/2020 - 3:34pm
In this "Adventures in the New Humanities" blog post, Professor of History Judy Kutulas shares why reading is at the top of the list of "the practical skills and useful trainings we offer."
Wed, 06/24/2020 - 3:45pm
An article written by St. Olaf College graduate Tyler Benning '17, a medical student at the Mayo Clinic Alix School of Medicine, and Associate Professor of Political Science Chris Chapp was recently featured in JAMA Pediatrics, a monthly peer-reviewed journal published by the American Medical Association.
Tue, 06/23/2020 - 9:50am
St. Olaf student Zeke Warren-Weigmann ’21 has been named the winner of the first Big Scribble student journalism contest.
Mon, 06/22/2020 - 10:53am
Ariel Mota Alves '20 came to St. Olaf knowing he wanted to pursue a career in international development. His experiences on and off campus over the last four years have propelled him to a graduate degree fellowship at the University of Hawaiʻi at Mānoa.
Thu, 06/18/2020 - 7:20pm
We have launched a Community Reflections web page for Oles to share our voices in this time of great grief, fear, heaviness, introspection, and action.
Thu, 06/18/2020 - 4:53pm
The new All-Community Read unites Oles in conversation about intersecting identities and core commitments and how we live those out in ways that better the world.
Thu, 06/18/2020 - 2:22pm
As part of our series highlighting the To Include is To Excel projects that students, faculty, and staff have developed, organizers of a peer tutoring program share how they're working to better support first-year students as researchers and writers, particularly students who are multilingual, low income, and/or first generation.
Tue, 06/16/2020 - 1:31pm
St. Olaf will welcome students back to campus for fall semester, which will begin August 20. Every Ole will play an important role in the health and safety of the entire community.
Mon, 06/15/2020 - 8:47am
Mayo Clinic researcher Essa Mohamed '09 has been named a 2020 Bush Fellow for his work on liver disease disparity.