St. Olaf College

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A private liberal arts college of the Lutheran church in Minnesota
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Equity and Inclusion Update

Fri, 05/14/2021 - 11:58am
A message from Interim Vice President for Equity and Inclusion María Pabón Gautier that is part of a new series of regular updates she sends to the campus community.
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Adventures in the New Humanities: “And in the end …”

Fri, 05/14/2021 - 11:22am
In her final "Adventures in the New Humanities" blog post, Professor of History Judy Kutulas reflects on her career and the lessons she's learned.
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Institute for Freedom and Community hosts two faculty seminars

Wed, 05/12/2021 - 10:12pm
In the spirit of open inquiry and meaningful debate of important political and social issues, the St. Olaf College Institute for Freedom and Community convened two seminars for faculty members to examine issues of race and racism. The first, led by Associate Professor of English Joseph Mbele, was titled “Different Cultures, Different Perspectives, Different Conversations,” […]
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St. Olaf student awarded NSF Graduate Research Fellowship 

Mon, 05/10/2021 - 4:20pm
The National Science Foundation (NSF) 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. 
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St. Olaf celebrates academic excellence with Honors Day

Fri, 05/07/2021 - 3:40pm
St. Olaf held its annual Honors Day on Friday, May 7, a celebration of student academic accomplishments, a time to express gratitude for faculty members, and a moment to say “thank you” to alumni and friends of the college who provide scholarships.
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President David Anderson announces intent to retire in 2023

Fri, 05/07/2021 - 2:23pm
St. Olaf President David R. Anderson '74 announced his intent to retire after the 2022–23 academic year. He has served as president of the college since 2006.
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Don and Marge Tarr’s lasting contribution to Oles and community

Thu, 05/06/2021 - 12:38pm
A generous bequest through Northfield Shares illustrates the deep commitment that Marge Tarr and Professor Emeritus of Chemistry Don Tarr made to St. Olaf, Northfield, and communities beyond.
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Off-campus study perseveres at the Oregon Extension

Mon, 05/03/2021 - 9:24pm
While most off-campus study programs were cancelled due to the COVID-19 pandemic, St. Olaf students enrolled in the Oregon Extension Program were still able to participate in this program located in the heart of the Cascade Mountains.
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Equity and Inclusion Update

Mon, 05/03/2021 - 6:28am
A message from Interim Vice President for Equity and Inclusion María Pabón Gautier that is part of a new series of regular updates she sends to the campus community.
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St. Olaf physics students help little learners explore big questions

Thu, 04/29/2021 - 9:57am
St. Olaf students in Professor Eric Hazlett's Analytical Physics class assembled at-home science kits to keep younger students learning at home during the pandemic.
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A year of adversity inspires business ideas at Ole Cup 2021

Tue, 04/27/2021 - 9:37pm
Student entrepreneurs at this year's Ole Cup pitch competition presented many creative ideas inspired by the difficulties of 2020.
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St. Olaf graduate named Gaither Junior Fellow at Carnegie Endowment for International Peace

Tue, 04/27/2021 - 11:48am
St. Olaf graduate Hana Anderson ’20 has been named a James C. Gaither Junior Fellow for the 2021–22 class. The Gaither Junior Fellows program provides selected applicants with the opportunity to further a career interest in international affairs through a year of work experience at the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace.
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Ole Cup participant Olacoral: One year later

Fri, 04/23/2021 - 2:05pm
Olacoral won the Best Social Venture award at Ole Cup in 2020. See how their business has evolved in the last year by keeping the health of coral reefs in focus.
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St. Olaf named a national ‘Colleges Worth Your Money’ leader

Thu, 04/22/2021 - 3:34pm
St. Olaf has been recognized as a national “Colleges Worth Your Money” leader according to the 2021 College Transitions rankings. St. Olaf graduate outcomes, access to internships and job opportunities, and an overall strong return on investment helped land the college on the list.
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New Boe House initiative brings therapy online

Thu, 04/22/2021 - 12:53pm
A new Boe House Counseling Center seminar series called "Re-Imagining Boe House" aims to give students the tools to better manage their mental health during the pandemic and beyond. 
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Equity and Inclusion Update

Fri, 04/16/2021 - 4:49pm
A message from Interim Vice President for Equity and Inclusion María Pabón Gautier that is part of a new series of regular updates she sends to the campus community.
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