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The Kunkel Years Under the remarkable leadership of President Tom Kunkel, it has been all smiles at St. Norbert College. The institution, reaching for excellence as one of the top 10 Catholic liberal arts colleges in the nation, has more than flourished, even in the wake of the global economic crisis that hit just months into Kunkel’s tenure. It has been an extraordinary nine years. Read More
The Kunkel Years Under the remarkable leadership of President Tom Kunkel, it has been all smiles at St. Norbert College. The institution, reaching for excellence as one of the top 10 Catholic liberal arts colleges in the nation, has more than flourished, even in the wake of the global economic crisis that hit just months into Kunkel’s tenure. It has been an extraordinary nine years. Read More

In the News

  • New partnership speeds route to Doctor of Pharmacy program

    An early assurance admission and reverse transfer initiative will provide pharm-school seats to qualified St. Norbert students. 

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    Maher Makes a Splash

    Tom Maher ’77 is looking forward to swimming in the college’s new pool. So who better than him to cover the cost of filling it, he asked?

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    Advocate Seeks a More Relational Journey to Health

    Health care should not depend on a “factory” system based on troubleshooting illness, Dr. Abraham Nussbaum asserted at St. Norbert last month.

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    Roommates bound for med school respond to vocational call

    As friends John Grady ’17 and Davey Holzer ’17 look forward to graduating, it is with a choice of med-school acceptances already in their pockets.

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  • Talking Points Connect College Senior With a Series of Remarkable Interviewees

    Nora Eckert ’17 has learned the value of a good conversation, and it’s a talent she has turned to interesting use through a video blog in which she mines the experiences of extraordinary people.

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    We Will Remember Them

    Four of St. Norbert’s own were among the millions of young men who fell on the battlefields of World War I. One hundred years after America entered “the war to end all wars,” we remember their sacrifice.

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    Half the Human Race

    The Year of Masculinities at St. Norbert has placed the college at the center of critical conversation in the field of masculinities studies.

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    Alumnus Will Be Eighth President

    President-elect Brian Bruess ’90 will be the first alumnus to preside over St. Norbert since its second president, the Rev. Dennis Burke, O.Praem., ’26.

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  • Student of the Game, Lessons for Life

    Women’s hockey coach Meredith Roth has been a student of the game since her youth, when she played on boys’ teams in Dubuque, Iowa.

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    New Leadership Center at SNC

    St. Norbert’s new Center for Exceptional Leadership is aimed at assisting both seasoned and emerging leaders form the character skills that can help their businesses, employees and community thrive.

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    Unto the Next Generation

    The Rev. Matt Dougherty, O.Praem., ’09 is ministering alongside some of his own former mentors in a year of teaching on campus before he moves on to doctoral studies.

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    A Long Journey to St. Norbert

    Namayan Laizer ’20 grew up in a Masai village in Tanzania where her family cared for cows. Her upbringing is quite different from her classmates in other ways: her father has eight wives and she is one of 65 children.

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  • Engage With Heart and Soul

    “At this very moment, Father James Neilson is starting Mass at St. Norbert,” the Rev. Rowland De Peaux, O.Praem., ’48 tells one alumni gathering. “Let us join them in spirit.” Many alumni and parent events intentionally include such moments.

    Read More

In the News

  • New partnership speeds route to Doctor of Pharmacy program

    An early assurance admission and reverse transfer initiative will provide pharm-school seats to qualified St. Norbert students. 

    Read More
  • Maher Makes a Splash

    Tom Maher ’77 is looking forward to swimming in the college’s new pool. So who better than him to cover the cost of filling it, he asked?

    Read More
  • Advocate Seeks a More Relational Journey to Health

    Health care should not depend on a “factory” system based on troubleshooting illness, Dr. Abraham Nussbaum asserted at St. Norbert last month.

    Read More
  • Roommates bound for med school respond to vocational call

    As friends John Grady ’17 and Davey Holzer ’17 look forward to graduating, it is with a choice of med-school acceptances already in their pockets.

    Read More
  • Talking Points Connect College Senior With a Series of Remarkable Interviewees

    Nora Eckert ’17 has learned the value of a good conversation, and it’s a talent she has turned to interesting use through a video blog in which she mines the experiences of extraordinary people.

    Read More
  • We Will Remember Them

    Four of St. Norbert’s own were among the millions of young men who fell on the battlefields of World War I. One hundred years after America entered “the war to end all wars,” we remember their sacrifice.

    Read More
  • Half the Human Race

    The Year of Masculinities at St. Norbert has placed the college at the center of critical conversation in the field of masculinities studies.

    Read More
  • Alumnus Will Be Eighth President

    President-elect Brian Bruess ’90 will be the first alumnus to preside over St. Norbert since its second president, the Rev. Dennis Burke, O.Praem., ’26.

    Read More
  • Student of the Game, Lessons for Life

    Women’s hockey coach Meredith Roth has been a student of the game since her youth, when she played on boys’ teams in Dubuque, Iowa.

    Read More
  • New Leadership Center at SNC

    St. Norbert’s new Center for Exceptional Leadership is aimed at assisting both seasoned and emerging leaders form the character skills that can help their businesses, employees and community thrive.

    Read More
  • Unto the Next Generation

    The Rev. Matt Dougherty, O.Praem., ’09 is ministering alongside some of his own former mentors in a year of teaching on campus before he moves on to doctoral studies.

    Read More
  • A Long Journey to St. Norbert

    Namayan Laizer ’20 grew up in a Masai village in Tanzania where her family cared for cows. Her upbringing is quite different from her classmates in other ways: her father has eight wives and she is one of 65 children.

    Read More
  • Engage With Heart and Soul

    “At this very moment, Father James Neilson is starting Mass at St. Norbert,” the Rev. Rowland De Peaux, O.Praem., ’48 tells one alumni gathering. “Let us join them in spirit.” Many alumni and parent events intentionally include such moments.

    Read More

Regular Features

In My Words

A Fine Rate of Exchange

“ ‘If you have an apple and I have an apple and we exchange apples, then you and I will still each have one apple,’ Shaw once observed. ‘But if you have an idea and I have an idea and we exchange these ideas, then each of us will have two ideas.’ ”

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Personally Speaking

Global, and All in the Family

“By way of the new Global Seminars program, I was able to take a group of eight enthusiastic SNC students to live and study in Buenos Aires, Argentina … . Along, too, came the rest of the Collins family.” – Shalisa Collins (Modern Languages & Literatures)

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Treasure

The Tolkien Letter

“This is just how I imagine Tolkien would write. The handwriting – it almost looks like Elvish!” – Sally Cubitt (Library)

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Alumni Profile

Touching Down in China

Max Westphal ’13 played in the inaugural season of the Chinese Arena Football League, designed to introduce American football in China. Each 22-player roster is made up of 11 Chinese players and 11 players from the United States.

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Alumni Profile

From Campus to Consecration

One of the newest bishops in the Episcopal church thanks St. Norbert College’s Master of Theological Studies degree program for its significant role in his formation.

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Big Picture

A New Window on Science

The lounge at the west end of the Gehl-Mulva Science Center brings new light to bear on the question at hand. And its expansive view of the campus facilitates lofty thinking, too!

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Online Exclusives

STORY
In treasured memory

Sally Cubitt (Library) has been a valued behind-the-scenes facilitator for our regular “Treasure” feature. We invited Cubitt to unearth her own five favorite “treasures” from the college archives.

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In tribute

Our video survey celebrates nine outstanding years under the remarkable leadership of outgoing president Tom Kunkel.

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In step

“Tom’s Last Tango: The Video.” Spoiler alert: There is presidential dancing – for real.

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In their own words

A high point of the two-day Masculinity Summit on campus was the historic Founders Dialogue between the three scholars.

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In proximity

Amy Mrotek ’16, teaching assistant to Harry Brod, reflects on what she learned from working alongside the college’s first semester-long distinguished visiting scholar.

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In the field

David Hoeft ’98, corporate legal counsel at Caterpillar Inc., shares his experience in the field of international business. He says learning another language and studying abroad were foundational to his success.