St. Olaf College

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A private liberal arts college of the Lutheran church in Minnesota
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Thank you for going All in for the Hill!

Fri, 11/15/2019 - 3:03pm
Oles really went all in this year. 1,476 donors raised $564,934 during All in for the Hill, St. Olaf College’s annual 24-hour day of giving.
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Oles aren’t confined to a classroom

Mon, 11/11/2019 - 3:49pm
Play Video Oles Aren't Confined to a Classroom. Oles Learn Through Experience Students in St. Olaf College’s Media and the Environment course spent a semester collaborating with local nonprofits to produce high-quality, sophisticated videos promoting their work. Media and Film Studies Program Director Bill Sonnega, who taught the class, says students benefit from a direct, hands-on experience […]
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A new program to support student entrepreneurs

Mon, 11/11/2019 - 2:25pm
The new Entrepreneurial Scholars Program gives students a unique opportunity to apply what they've learned on campus to the business world, even before graduation, through partnerships with innovative companies.
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St. Olaf Orchestra presents family concert on November 17

Mon, 11/11/2019 - 11:10am
The St. Olaf Orchestra, conducted by Steven Amundson, will present its annual Family Concert for the young and the young-at-heart.
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Connecting for success

Fri, 11/08/2019 - 9:56am
The Connect for Success program links students who are the first in their families to attend college with faculty and staff mentors, events, and resources.
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New dance series provides opportunity for radical self-care

Wed, 11/06/2019 - 1:28pm
A dance workshop series that "prioritizes self-care as urgent, proactive, and deeply intertwined with the body" gives students the opportunity to explore their identities in a way that employs tactics to better their mental health.
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Chiappari to deliver fall Mellby Lecture

Wed, 11/06/2019 - 12:55pm
Associate Professor of Sociology and Anthropology and Latin American Studies Chris Chiappari will deliver this fall's Mellby Lecture, titled "Beings, Relations, and Power: The New Animism in the Highlands of Guatemala."
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To Include is To Excel: SOAR Workshops

Mon, 11/04/2019 - 3:25pm
As part of our series highlighting the nearly 50 To Include is To Excel projects that faculty and staff have developed, Director of Advising and Academic Support Kathy Glampe '92 and Piper Center Director Leslie Moore '77 share why they created an extended orientation workshop for first-year students.
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First-generation leaders

Mon, 11/04/2019 - 8:50am
In honor of National First-Generation College Celebration, recognized annually on November 8, we spoke to several campus leaders about their experience as a first-generation college student.
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Adventures in the New Humanities: Archiving

Fri, 11/01/2019 - 1:35pm
In this "Adventures in the New Humanities" blog post, Professor of History Judy Kutulas highlights why archival work so important — and how St. Olaf is preparing students for this growing profession.
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Oles Explore Engineering

Tue, 10/29/2019 - 10:27am
St. Olaf College students don't just study engineering — they experience it.
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Active around the world at all ages

Tue, 10/29/2019 - 8:52am
Being deliberately active while exploring another country can make the experience even more rewarding and inspiring — just take it from alumni and family members who participated in some of our most on-the-go Study Travel programs.
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Oles can go all in during 24-hour day of giving

Mon, 10/28/2019 - 4:17pm
Join us November 12 for All in for the Hill, St. Olaf College's annual 24-hour day of giving.
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Q&A with sociologist and expert on aging Beth Truesdale ’97

Mon, 10/28/2019 - 3:55pm
Beth Truesdale ‘97 is a sociologist at the Harvard Center for Population and Development Studies. She examines how age discrimination in the workplace and the changing nature of work affect Americans’ well-being as our society ages.
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New Sexuality and Gender Alliance focuses on social change

Tue, 10/22/2019 - 3:17pm
The Sexuality and Gender Alliance (SAGA) is a student organization representing the intersection of diverse identities at St. Olaf College with advocacy for LGBTQIA+ rights on campus and beyond.
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Star Tribune features Coco Fusco exhibit and lecture at St. Olaf

Mon, 10/21/2019 - 12:15pm
In a Star Tribune feature, visual arts critic and reporter Alicia Eler explores the newest art exhibit by Coco Fusco, "Swimming on Dry Land/Nadar en Seco," recently installed in St. Olaf College's Flaten Art Museum.
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