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Gifted From Above When a demolition crew marched into Bergstrom Hall this past summer, they had no idea what lay in store. But as they began dismantling the res-hall ceilings as part of a major renovation, they discovered nearly every single one contained an assortment of gifts.

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Gifted From Above When a demolition crew marched into Bergstrom Hall this past summer, they had no idea what lay in store. But as they began dismantling the res-hall ceilings as part of a major renovation, they discovered nearly every single one contained an assortment of gifts.

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In the News

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    Language-Learning Legacy Brings Tokyo Student to St. Norbert

    Two-and-a-half decades after her mother first set foot on campus to learn English, Chihiro Sato ’22 made her own journey to SNC.

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    If Santa’s Stand-Ins Look Familiar …

    Shhh! It looked as if Santa was going to find it difficult to make it to campus himself before classes ended for the semester, so President Tom Kunkel and Joe Webb, vice president of student affairs, stepped in to help out – and to create a little cheer before final exams start next week.

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    Design Students Get Down to Business

    A Student Design Center, part of a new course taught by Katie Ries and Brian Pirman (Art), welcomes graphic design commissions from all over campus. And the students aren’t working for free.

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    Campus Dining Gives Students a Taste of Home

    Students piled their plates full of fried chicken, beef tips, two different kinds of potatoes and fried pickles. The special dinner at the Caf was another way for Dining Services to help students feel at home.

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  • Classroom CEO Encounter Leads to Supply-Chain Opportunity

    Curiosity and enthusiasm took one business major from the classroom to corporate headquarters.

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    Paging Next-Gen Scientists

    Reading their own weight in science journals is helping a student duo’s work on paving more equitable entry to STEM careers.

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    Fund of Knowledge

    A magnanimous total of five National Science Foundation grants are among multiple sources currently financing cutting-edge research at St. Norbert.

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    Vocation Is an Itinerary of Hope

    There is no vacation from your vocation. The calling to do something life-affirming, something for the greater good, only deepens with time. And new callings, too, may appear unannounced even into the later years of life.

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  • Equity Cohort Enhances SNC Initiatives

    St. Norbert has joined an inaugural, grant-funded cohort of schools invited to implement a new Sexual Assault Prevention & Campus Equity (SPACE) toolkit. 

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    Fresh Look at a Fraught History

    Open minds and recognized expertise – expertise not just in Judaism, Islam and Christianity, but in Middle East history and water ecology – accompanied SNC encounters with Israeli and Palestinian communities this summer.

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    A Ministry of Presence

    Those white robes on campus continue to provide a true ministry of presence. On campus for 2022-23, some new Norbertine faces as well as familiar names in new positions.

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    Alumni Engage in Inclusive Excellence

    The Cassandra Voss Center’s Program for Inclusive Excellence brings together professionals from different fields to become better equipped to have difficult conversations around race and identity. And for two SNC alums, the results have been transformative.

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In the News

  • Language-Learning Legacy Brings Tokyo Student to St. Norbert

    Two-and-a-half decades after her mother first set foot on campus to learn English, Chihiro Sato ’22 made her own journey to SNC.

    Read More
  • If Santa’s Stand-Ins Look Familiar …

    Shhh! It looked as if Santa was going to find it difficult to make it to campus himself before classes ended for the semester, so President Tom Kunkel and Joe Webb, vice president of student affairs, stepped in to help out – and to create a little cheer before final exams start next week.

    Read More
  • Design Students Get Down to Business

    A Student Design Center, part of a new course taught by Katie Ries and Brian Pirman (Art), welcomes graphic design commissions from all over campus. And the students aren’t working for free.

    Read More
  • Campus Dining Gives Students a Taste of Home

    Students piled their plates full of fried chicken, beef tips, two different kinds of potatoes and fried pickles. The special dinner at the Caf was another way for Dining Services to help students feel at home.

    Read More
  • Classroom CEO Encounter Leads to Supply-Chain Opportunity

    Curiosity and enthusiasm took one business major from the classroom to corporate headquarters.

    Read More
  • Paging Next-Gen Scientists

    Reading their own weight in science journals is helping a student duo’s work on paving more equitable entry to STEM careers.

    Read More
  • Fund of Knowledge

    A magnanimous total of five National Science Foundation grants are among multiple sources currently financing cutting-edge research at St. Norbert.

    Read More
  • Vocation Is an Itinerary of Hope

    There is no vacation from your vocation. The calling to do something life-affirming, something for the greater good, only deepens with time. And new callings, too, may appear unannounced even into the later years of life.

    Read More
  • Equity Cohort Enhances SNC Initiatives

    St. Norbert has joined an inaugural, grant-funded cohort of schools invited to implement a new Sexual Assault Prevention & Campus Equity (SPACE) toolkit. 

    Read More
  • Fresh Look at a Fraught History

    Open minds and recognized expertise – expertise not just in Judaism, Islam and Christianity, but in Middle East history and water ecology – accompanied SNC encounters with Israeli and Palestinian communities this summer.

    Read More
  • A Ministry of Presence

    Those white robes on campus continue to provide a true ministry of presence. On campus for 2022-23, some new Norbertine faces as well as familiar names in new positions.

    Read More
  • Alumni Engage in Inclusive Excellence

    The Cassandra Voss Center’s Program for Inclusive Excellence brings together professionals from different fields to become better equipped to have difficult conversations around race and identity. And for two SNC alums, the results have been transformative.

    Read More

Regular Features

In My Words

The Day is Young

President Emeritus Tom Kunkel, back on campus this year in the interim presidential role, speaks to happy memories, recent welcomes and the new work now in hand.

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Personally Speaking

Doing This Well

While we’re talking about exponential functions, why shouldn’t we learn about payday loans, whose cost grows exponentially? As we strengthen our brains, we can use them to tackle societal challenges, says Jonathan Dunbar (Math).

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Treasure

“Duet, Mary and Martha”

“This small statue beautifully speaks to vocation and specifically, to me as a Catholic woman, to the two sides of what a good human life looks like.” – Bridget Burke Ravizza (Theology & RS)

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Alumni Profile

Have Love, Will Travel

Ann Tollaksen ’66 did not expect to run a deer park and petting zoo. She’s allergic to most animals. “I had eight years of shots and I’m still scared to pet the deer myself,” she says. 

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Big Picture

Pause for P.A.W.S.

Our photographer Thomas Janssen (Office of Communications) captured the moment as students petted away any worries and stress earlier this semester.

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Online Exclusives

GALLERY
In performance

As a new symphony by John Henneken (Music) enjoys its world premiere, we share a recording of the composer’s earlier work, “Symphony for the Garden City.”

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In training

Our videography team captured the pre-season experience that brought Green Knight footballers back to campus three weeks ahead of the start of classes.

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In shared experience

Becky Lahti ’00 (Emmaus Center) was in the first class that Paul Wadell (Theology & RS) taught at SNC. A few years on, their vocational journeys have stayed entwined.

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In honor

We celebrate and draw inspiration from the storied lives of the recipients of this year’s Alumni Awards.

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In generation after generation

Two new roommates in Mad-Lor were each part of the St. Norbert family long before they arrived as members of the Class of 2026.