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St. Olaf College is a remarkable place where life-changing events happen every day. Through careful examination of self, the sciences, and the broader humanities, Oles (Oh-lees) begin to define what drives them and how they will contribute to the world at large. Through this podcast, we’ll explore the experiences and offerings of St. Olaf College, and hear directly from students, staff, faculty, friends, family, and alumni about the lessons learned here that have changed them. Hosted by Sarah Hansen.

St. Olaf College is a remarkable place where life-changing events happen every day. Through careful examination of self, the sciences, and the broader humanities, Oles (Oh-lees) begin to define what drives them and how they will contribute to the world at large. Through this podcast, we’ll explore the experiences and offerings of St. Olaf College, and hear directly from students, staff, faculty, friends, family, and alumni about the lessons learned here that have changed them. Hosted by Sarah Hansen.
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St. Olaf College is a remarkable place where life-changing events happen every day. Through careful examination of self, the sciences, and the broader humanities, Oles (Oh-lees) begin to define what drives them and how they will contribute to the world at large. Through this podcast, we’ll explore the experiences and offerings of St. Olaf College, and hear directly from students, staff, faculty, friends, family, and alumni about the lessons learned here that have changed them. Hosted by Sarah Hansen.

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English

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5077862602


Episodes

But is it Munch?

6/28/2019
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When Jane Becker Nelson '04 was a townie growing up in Northfield, she never thought she'd want to stay here. But one visit to St. Olaf College confirmed it had everything this future Ole could ask for: music, art, and campus culture. What she didn't know then was that, after a decade of moving around the country, she'd eventually return to the Hill as Director of Flaten Art Museum and, quite unexpectedly, begin investigation into the origins of a portrait that many believe to have been...

Duration:00:29:18

How do you get to Carnegie Hall?

5/24/2019
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The St. Olaf Orchestra had its debut performance at Carnegie Hall — America's most storied and significant concert hall — on February 2, 2019. Learn what it was like to experience this momentous (and sold-out!) engagement directly from St. Olaf Orchestra alumnus and crowd member Geoff Carlisle '10; Robert Scholz Endowed Chair of Music, Professor of Music, and Conductor of the St. Olaf Orchestra Steve Amundson; and Principal Cellist and President of the St. Olaf Orchestra Sophia Spiegel '19.

Duration:00:34:22

Adventures in the New Humanities

5/8/2019
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Explore what the humanities can teach us throughout our lives — from critical thinking to searching for meaning to finding rewarding career paths. Featuring Professor of History and Boldt Family Distinguished Teaching Chair in the Humanities Judy Kutulas, Assistant Director of Career Development and Coaching Thando Kunene '13, and Director of Piper Center for Vocation and Career Leslie Moore '77.

Duration:00:25:47

Entrepreneurship

4/24/2019
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Entrepreneurship is what happens when creative people innovate solutions for clients, institutions, or themselves. Hear how St. Olaf is supporting our students’ ability to innovate and learn about entrepreneurship. Featuring Entrepreneur in Residence Sian Muir, serial entrepreneur Adam Gettings ‘04, and Associate Director of Entrepreneurship and Outreach in the Piper Center Margaret Bransford.

Duration:00:25:35

Introducing From the Hill to Real Life

4/17/2019
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We explore what it means to come from the Hill, and how our shared experiences as Oles (Oh-lees) will be showcased through the podcast "From the Hill to Real Life."

Duration:00:01:51