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State fair features St. Olaf artists
AUGUST 30, 2011

The artwork of three St. Olaf faculty members is featured in a special exhibit at the Minnesota State Fair, and a watercolor by Alexandra Burniece '13 took second place at the fair.

A translation of biblical proportions
AUGUST 29, 2011

Professor of Religion Maggie Odell was one of 120 scholars who helped translate the recently completed Common English Bible, which aims to combine scholarly accuracy with vivid language.

Norwegians honor Lovoll for media history
AUGUST 25, 2011

Professor Emeritus of History and Norwegian Odd Lovoll received the Fritt Ords Honnør in recognition of his scholarly contributions to the history of the Norwegian-American press.

Gisselman guides 'Oklahoma!' production
AUGUST 24, 2011

St. Olaf Artist in Residence Gary Gisselman is directing the Bloomington Civic Theatre's current production of Oklahoma!, a project he spoke about recently on Minnesota Public Radio.

Student's math theory wins award
AUGUST 22, 2011

Nathan Bishop '12 took home the Council for Undergraduate Research award for his presentation introducing the theory of Rational Density at the Mathematical Association of America's recent MathFest conference.

Creating more leaders for social change
AUGUST 15, 2011

The Leaders for Social Change Summer Internship Program expanded this year, adding a St. Paul house and enabling 17 St. Olaf students to work with a variety of nonprofits.

Reaching out with art
AUGUST 11, 2011

In her work with two Twin Cities–area congregations, Emilie Bouvier '12 is using her passion for art to reach out to inner-city youth and enrich the worship experience.

TRiO's Educational Talent Search gets $1.3 million
AUGUST 11, 2011

The TRiO program of St. Olaf has received a new grant of $1.3 million over five years for its ETS program that serves more than 700 students in five schools located throughout Minneapolis and St. Paul.

A foray into Russian film, theatre, and Facebook
AUGUST 11, 2011

Kevin Lochner '12 and Brian Trude '12 traveled to Moscow for two weeks to research how Russian theaters and film studios use social media and networking sites to promote their work.

Hard work and good genes lead to conference presentation
AUGUST 9, 2011

This summer four St. Olaf students presented the research they began in The Gene Stream course on campus at a molecular biology conference in Crete.

Carullo presents
AUGUST 4, 2011

Professor of Romance Languages Sylvia Carullo was invited to present a paper as the guest of I International Congress History, Literature, and Art in Cinema in Spanish and Portuguese last month in Spain.

Wilson named Kenneth Bjork Distinguished Professor
AUGUST 3, 2011

Professor of Religion Charles A. Wilson '69 has been named the Kenneth Bjork Distinguished Professor, an appointment that honors his service to the college as a teacher, scholar, and colleague.

Oles abound at Fringe Festival
AUGUST 2, 2011

This year's Minnesota Fringe Festival will feature original works by past and present Oles who have teamed up to unveil their productions to the public.