St. Olaf College

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A private liberal arts college of the Lutheran church in Minnesota
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Student View: An exploration of art, culture, and self in Oslo

Thu, 07/18/2019 - 8:50am
Ella Paine '21 traveled to Oslo alongside Flaten Art Museum Director Jane Becker Nelson '04 as part of an effort to learn more about a painting long-rumored to be by famed Norwegian artist Edvard Munch. Read about her experience.
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New student journal focuses on the art of debate

Tue, 07/16/2019 - 1:48pm
Nick Gonnerman '19 collaborated with a team of students to create and publish "Rebuttal," the first debate-style student publication at St. Olaf College.
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Three St. Olaf faculty members awarded McKnight fellowships

Tue, 07/02/2019 - 8:08am
Japanese Language Assistant Asuka Kakitani, Associate Professor of Art and Art History Peter Becker Nelson '04, and Professor Emerita of Art and Art History Mary Griep have been awarded fellowships from the McKnight Foundation.
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A Munch Mystery: The Results Are In

Mon, 07/01/2019 - 11:50am
A team of scientists came to campus to collect submillimeter samples from a painting long-rumored to be an unfinished work by famed Norwegian artist Edvard Munch. The results are in — and they are compelling.
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World Class Music: The St. Olaf Orchestra makes its Carnegie Hall debut

Mon, 07/01/2019 - 11:46am
It’s a dream for any musician: lights centered on a legendary stage, an audience filling the velvet seats in front of them, and the thrill of creating music in a pristine acoustic environment. The St. Olaf Orchestra lived that dream earlier this year at Carnegie Hall.
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Where are they now?

Mon, 07/01/2019 - 11:45am
In their retirement, Emeritus Professor Mike Leming and his wife, Ann, have been integral to the creation of a center in Thailand that assists disabled adult artists and actors.
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Global Engagement 2019

Mon, 07/01/2019 - 11:26am
For more than a half century, St. Olaf students have taken advantage of the college’s renowned international and off-campus study programs. Living and studying abroad is fundamental to understanding other cultures and perspectives, and to becoming an educated citizen in a changing world. Each year, students document their experiences of exploration and self-discovery through the […]
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From the Hill to Hollywood: An L.A. Connections Program Experience

Mon, 07/01/2019 - 11:12am
In this First Person blog, writer Joshua Qualls '19 shares his experience in Hollywood as part of the Piper Center for Vocation and Career's L.A. Connections Program.
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Spotlight: Ole Author Gretchen Anthony

Mon, 07/01/2019 - 10:53am
A conversation with Ole author Gretchen Anthony '93.
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Farewell Friends!

Mon, 07/01/2019 - 10:52am
St. Olaf Magazine honors seven retiring professors whose decades of teaching, scholarship, and advising leaves a lasting legacy.
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STOries: Scenes from Yesteryear

Mon, 07/01/2019 - 10:00am
The rich tradition of rendering Shakespeare plays on campus in the open air first occurred in 1924 with Elizabeth Walsingham Kelsey’s staging of A Midsummer Night’s Dream.
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A well-designed plan to raise awareness about climate change

Thu, 06/27/2019 - 2:48am
A team of recent St. Olaf graduates created Glacier Rescue Project (GRP), an organization and apparel brand spreading awareness about mass glacial melt and global climate change.
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Adventures in the New Humanities: Micro-memoirs with maximum impact

Wed, 06/26/2019 - 2:55pm
In this 'Adventures in the New Humanities' blog post, Professor of History Judy Kutulas explains the power of a micro-memoir writing community created by students.
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