St. Olaf College

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A private liberal arts college of the Lutheran church in Minnesota
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Connecting before campus

Wed, 08/12/2020 - 4:24pm
The Class of 2024 has been connecting online, and finding creative ways to build community together, all summer long.
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St. Olaf jazz professor recognized as outstanding musician

Mon, 08/10/2020 - 11:21am
St. Olaf College’s new jazz professor and conductor, JC Sanford, was recognized as a Rising Star trombonist in DownBeat Magazine’s 68th annual critics poll.
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Connections that last a lifetime

Mon, 08/10/2020 - 9:33am
Lifelong friendships — and mentorships — often begin at St. Olaf College, as our nursing alumni share.
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The Hill From A Distance: Approaching a fall without athletic competition

Fri, 08/07/2020 - 1:22pm
Our blog series, The Hill From A Distance, features messages from a variety of campus leaders — and this week Athletic Director Ryan Bowles shares an update on how student-athletes and coaches will face a fall without MIAC competitions.
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Institute’s fall series will explore the presidential election and a nation in crisis

Wed, 08/05/2020 - 9:22am
The Institute for Freedom & Community’s fall series will include six events focused on the political divisions in the U.S. leading up to the 2020 presidential election, as well as the nation’s response to the COVID-19 pandemic.
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St. Olaf graduate is sowing the seeds of hydroponic farming

Tue, 08/04/2020 - 4:38pm
Micah Helle '18 is helping to redefine what the future of urban agriculture looks like using controlled environment technology. 
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Adventures in the New Humanities: What would Lucy do?

Thu, 07/30/2020 - 6:33am
In this "Adventures in the New Humanities" blog post, Professor of History Judy Kutulas — who is teaching film studies this fall — imagines her course planning as a sitcom.
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Spotlight on the Natural Lands’ student technicians

Tue, 07/28/2020 - 2:58pm
Maintaining the Natural Lands as the beautiful space we know and love requires a lot of work, and we owe our thanks to the student land technicians who take care of this campus resource.
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Spotlight on St. Olaf student naturalists

Tue, 07/28/2020 - 2:48pm
Learn more about our student naturalists, who raise awareness of the Natural Lands as a space for student exploration and promote good stewardship of the environment.
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MPR features St. Olaf student’s invention of new musical card game

Mon, 07/27/2020 - 11:48am
Classical Minnesota Public Radio recently highlighted Jayden Browne '23 and his new invention, Transpose, a card game about music theory.
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Spotlight: Essa Mohamed ’09

Mon, 07/20/2020 - 4:15pm
Mayo Clinic Researcher and 2020 Bush Fellow Essa Mohamed is a pioneer in the research of liver disease and its disparate effects on African and Asian communities.
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STOries: The Unstoppable Yosh

Mon, 07/20/2020 - 4:14pm
Yoshiteru "Yosh" Murakami '51 came to St. Olaf after having been imprisoned during WWII at the Manzanar Internment Camp in southeastern California.
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Cheers to the Class of 2020

Mon, 07/20/2020 - 4:14pm
The Class of 2020 is unlike any other in the history of St. Olaf College.
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St. Olaf Establishes the George Floyd Fellowship for Social Change

Mon, 07/20/2020 - 4:14pm
St. Olaf has established the George Floyd Fellowship for Social Change, which makes it possible for two students annually to work toward improving the collective experience of marginalized communities.
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Natural Lands Benefactors

Mon, 07/20/2020 - 9:28am
The St. Olaf Natural Lands have received generous support from benefactors Paul Egeland '65, Don Nelson '50, and government agencies.
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Uncharted Waters

Sun, 07/19/2020 - 4:14pm
For Graphic Artist Molly Murakami '14, art reflects real life.
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Oles on the Front Lines of a Global Pandemic

Sun, 07/19/2020 - 11:51am
In the midst of a public health crisis, we are deeply proud of our graduates who have joined the front lines in the health care field and other essential fields.
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Restoring the Forest

Sun, 07/19/2020 - 10:58am
The St. Olaf Natural Lands have benefited from 30 years of forest restoration efforts.
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It’s Only Natural

Sun, 07/19/2020 - 10:47am
Spending time outdoors doing something you love is not only good for you, it's good for nature.
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A Natural Investment

Sun, 07/19/2020 - 9:21am
This year is the 30th anniversary of the St. Olaf Natural Lands, 350 acres of restored wetlands, forests, and prairie that represent the natural legacy of the college landscape.
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