St. Olaf College Assistant Professor of Chemistry Rodrigo Sanchez-Gonzalez’s lab recently received more than $500,000 worth of scientific equipment from the NASA Langley Research Center that will enable students to perform increasingly complex experiments.
An estate gift from David Tweet ’59 and Janice Johnson Tweet ’58 will create St. Olaf College's largest endowed scholarship to date and support STEM and Music majors. St. Olaf also has named one of its music facilities after the couple.
The National Science Foundation has awarded St. Olaf College student Laurie Balstad ’21 a Graduate Research Fellowship that will support her doctoral work in population biology at the University of California, Davis.
A team of young St. Olaf College alumni are the champions of the National Football League’s Big Data Bowl, an annual contest that challenges talented members of the analytics community to explore statistical innovations in football.
New research by St. Olaf College Biology Professor Norman Lee showing how frogs’ lungs act like noise-cancelling headphones has been featured in The Atlantic, Smithsonian Magazine, Science News and New Scientist, among other media outlets.
As part of First-Generation College Celebration Week, St. Olaf College highlighted the success of the program that works to increase the number of low-income, first-generation, and underrepresented students who pursue Ph.D.s.
Six St. Olaf College professors are recipients of the new Cassling Faculty Innovation Awards, which recognize and honor faculty ingenuity and dedication as their courses had to quickly pivot due to the pandemic.