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A private liberal arts college of the Lutheran church in Minnesota
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Adventures in the New Humanities: It’s a noir semester

Thu, 10/22/2020 - 10:23pm
In this "Adventures in the New Humanities" blog post, Professor of History Judy Kutulas shares a meditation on our pandemic state of mind — and why she's calling this a noir semester.
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Institute hosts conversation with Columbia professor on ‘Shakespeare in a Divided America’

Wed, 10/21/2020 - 4:43pm
As part of its fall lecture series, the Institute for Freedom and Community hosted a conversation with Columbia University Professor of English and Comparative Literature James Shapiro titled "Shakespeare in a Divided America."
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Student View: Mobilizing St. Olaf voters in 2020

Tue, 10/20/2020 - 2:05pm
In this Student View column, Campus Election Engagement Project (CEEP) fellows Hannah Liu '21 and Linnea Cheek '21 share the resources they've developed to educate Oles on how to vote — and why casting a ballot is so important.
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To Include is To Excel: Supporting Diverse Writers

Tue, 10/20/2020 - 12:40pm
As part of our series highlighting To Include is To Excel projects, Writing Program faculty members share how they enhanced their understanding of how writing curriculum and support serve underrepresented students.
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St. Olaf’s production of ‘Mamma Mia!’ reveals the importance of theater in an age of separation

Mon, 10/19/2020 - 8:56am
St. Olaf's fall production of the musical "Mamma Mia!" provided students with the opportunity to attend a live theater performance in the midst of the pandemic.
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Interfaith leader Eboo Patel to virtually visit St. Olaf for series of events

Mon, 10/12/2020 - 1:38pm
Author, advocate, and interfaith leader Eboo Patel will visit St. Olaf College virtually October 29-30 for a broad series of discussions with campus leaders and students.
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Senior year in the midst of a pandemic

Mon, 10/12/2020 - 10:38am
Simon Patmore-Zarcone '21 is making the most of his senior year and the remainder of his undergraduate experience at St. Olaf, despite the challenges of the COVID-19 pandemic.
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New series launches with conversation on bringing anti-racism training to campus

Sun, 10/11/2020 - 9:57am
Members of the St. Olaf College community gathered virtually on Friday, October 9, for a conversation on Bringing Anti-Racism Training up the Hill — the first in a new series of Zoom discussions called Voices of Equity on the Hill.
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Students debate cancel culture and deliver respect

Fri, 10/09/2020 - 5:11pm
A Braver Angels debate organized by the Student Associates of the Institute for Freedom and Community created a space for students to think together, listen carefully to one another, and allow themselves to be touched and perhaps changed by each other’s ideas.
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Taylor Center hosts conversation with members of George Floyd’s family

Thu, 10/08/2020 - 2:56pm
The St. Olaf College Taylor Center for Equity and Inclusion hosted a powerful conversation with members of George Floyd's family about his legacy and the movement for racial justice.
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Student View: Bringing hip-hop to the Hill

Thu, 10/08/2020 - 11:07am
Kiara Jones '21 shares a first-person view of her experience founding and leading M.I.X., St. Olaf's student hip-hop dance club.
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An outdoor sanctuary in our own backyard

Wed, 10/07/2020 - 5:08pm
St. Olaf College's Natural Lands provide a space where members of the campus community can participate in athletics and recreation.
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All-Community Read provides a timely reflection on dialogue and community

Tue, 10/06/2020 - 2:50pm
St. Olaf College students, faculty, staff, and alumni joined together over the past several months for an All-Community Read of Eboo Patel’s Acts of Faith: The Story of an American Muslim, the Struggle for the Soul of a Generation.
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To Include is To Excel: Strengthening diversity in STEM majors through support in Math 119

Thu, 10/01/2020 - 2:17pm
As part of our series highlighting To Include is To Excel projects, one team of faculty and staff members share the work they did to support students in a calculus course that is a gateway for many STEM careers.
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Cassling Innovation Awards honor faculty

Wed, 09/30/2020 - 4:14pm
Six faculty are recipients of new Cassling Faculty Innovation Awards — a special recognition made possible by Randy and Lori Cassling P ’12. The awards recognize and honor the ingenuity and dedication faculty exercised to realize online learning last spring.
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Homecoming and Family Weekend provides a virtual look at life on campus

Mon, 09/28/2020 - 10:39am
Homecoming and Family Weekend, a beloved tradition each fall, went virtual this year with a series of online events October 2-4.
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