Lost in Time When Rebecca (Schmeisser) McKean ’04 (Geology) discovered a plesiosaur fossil at Grand Staircase-Escalante National Monument, she knew it was unlike anything else found so far in the Tropic Shale. After three years of diligent work on the shoulder – three years of toil over bone fragments little larger than dust – McKean is face to face with her find once more. She is beginning work on the skull. Read More
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Lost in Time When Rebecca (Schmeisser) McKean ’04 (Geology) discovered a plesiosaur fossil at Grand Staircase-Escalante National Monument, she knew it was unlike anything else found so far in the Tropic Shale. After three years of diligent work on the shoulder – three years of toil over bone fragments little larger than dust – McKean is face to face with her find once more. She is beginning work on the skull. Read More

In the News

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    Veteran Receives His Degree 77 years later

    When Robert O’Malley ’44 left to serve his country in World War II, he could not have anticipated that his baccalaureate would still be conferred – some 77 years later, and at the initiative of the son he never knew.

    Read More

    Free Window on World Affairs

    For many years, SNC has partnered in a national lecture series on current issues in global affairs. This year, for the first time, admission is free.

    Read More

    PBS to Feature SNC Women as Role Models for the Latinx Community

    Twin Cities (Minnesota) Public Television interviewed Raquel Cowell (Psychology) and Corinna Jauregui ’19 for a pair of upcoming PBS videos: part of a project that aims to highlight neuroscience role models for the Latinx community.

    Read More

    Learning Meets Career Capabilities

    Students in St. Norbert’s newest major design their own educational path as they develop the in-demand skills needed by employers around the country.

    Read More
  • Festival of Christmas takes Chicago

    When a popular seasonal music event took to the road, even a Chicago venue was not big enough to hold all the holiday happiness!

    Read More

    Sophomore Accepted to D.C. Advocacy Program

    Brinn Anderson ’20 is learning to foster dialogue across differences as she works with a Quaker-sponsored team looking at police militarization.

    Read More

    Wedding-Day Plans Take in Dance Marathon

    Miracle Kid Melissa Bruebach ’15 made sure Dance Marathon was part of her wedding-day planning. Still in her bridal gown, she dropped in on the student fundraiser between photos and reception!

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    A Winning Weekend for Homecoming

    Whether you were there or whether you wish you were there, our photographers captured this fun-packed weekend!

    Read More
  • Norby Reveals His New Look

    Sir Norbert the Green Knight has upgraded his armor! The SNC Day crowds were the first to see our beloved mascot in his newly polished steel.

    Read More

    Local Tattoo Artist Brings a New World of Ink to Campus

    Our current exhibit celebrates the art of tattooing and the 50-year career of Rick Harnowski.

    Read More

    Newly Decorated for Service to France

    Tom Conner (French) has been decorated by the government of France as a chevalier (knight) in the Ordre des Palmes Académiques. Only 19 other people in the United States have been admitted to the order at this level of distinction.

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    My Room/His Room

    They’re both SNC-educated. They like to think about things. And they have both, in different eras, fitted their tall frames happily into one of the smallest spaces on campus: Burke 215. One has the world at his feet and will graduate this year. The other is now a college president – president of this very institution, in fact.

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  • Cradle of Coaches

    The collegiate sports landscape is littered with coaches who pursue positions at bigger schools or higher NCAA divisions only to find they had things pretty good where they were. That’s not the case at St. Norbert, where the coaching carousel stops intentionally for many of those who lead the Green Knights’ athletics programs.

    Read More

    Wellness Initiative Meets Students’ Needs

    A new Wellness by Design initiative at St. Norbert is meeting the needs of today’s college students – a generation that is increasingly attuned to the importance of emotional wellness, say campus professionals.

    Read More

    All Are Welcome in This Place

    An extensive remodel that provides easy access to St. Norbert Abbey and its center for spirituality reinforces an important tenet of the Norbertine order: its radical hospitality.

    Read More

    Battery-Powered Summer

    “Being able to fully immerse yourself in the field that you love and the field that you’re studying for 24 hours straight, with multi-million dollar equipment, it was huge.” – Alexis Puyleart ’19

    Read More
  • Athletes of the ’60s Huddle to Reminisce

    Ninety Green Knights from various sports returned to campus to exchange stories and reminisce at a summer reunion for St. Norbert athletes from the 1960s.

    Read More

In the News

  • Veteran Receives His Degree 77 years later

    When Robert O’Malley ’44 left to serve his country in World War II, he could not have anticipated that his baccalaureate would still be conferred – some 77 years later, and at the initiative of the son he never knew.

    Read More
  • Free Window on World Affairs

    For many years, SNC has partnered in a national lecture series on current issues in global affairs. This year, for the first time, admission is free.

    Read More
  • PBS to Feature SNC Women as Role Models for the Latinx Community

    Twin Cities (Minnesota) Public Television interviewed Raquel Cowell (Psychology) and Corinna Jauregui ’19 for a pair of upcoming PBS videos: part of a project that aims to highlight neuroscience role models for the Latinx community.

    Read More
  • Learning Meets Career Capabilities

    Students in St. Norbert’s newest major design their own educational path as they develop the in-demand skills needed by employers around the country.

    Read More
  • Festival of Christmas takes Chicago

    When a popular seasonal music event took to the road, even a Chicago venue was not big enough to hold all the holiday happiness!

    Read More
  • Sophomore Accepted to D.C. Advocacy Program

    Brinn Anderson ’20 is learning to foster dialogue across differences as she works with a Quaker-sponsored team looking at police militarization.

    Read More
  • Wedding-Day Plans Take in Dance Marathon

    Miracle Kid Melissa Bruebach ’15 made sure Dance Marathon was part of her wedding-day planning. Still in her bridal gown, she dropped in on the student fundraiser between photos and reception!

    Read More
  • A Winning Weekend for Homecoming

    Whether you were there or whether you wish you were there, our photographers captured this fun-packed weekend!

    Read More
  • Norby Reveals His New Look

    Sir Norbert the Green Knight has upgraded his armor! The SNC Day crowds were the first to see our beloved mascot in his newly polished steel.

    Read More
  • Local Tattoo Artist Brings a New World of Ink to Campus

    Our current exhibit celebrates the art of tattooing and the 50-year career of Rick Harnowski.

    Read More
  • Newly Decorated for Service to France

    Tom Conner (French) has been decorated by the government of France as a chevalier (knight) in the Ordre des Palmes Académiques. Only 19 other people in the United States have been admitted to the order at this level of distinction.

    Read More
  • My Room/His Room

    They’re both SNC-educated. They like to think about things. And they have both, in different eras, fitted their tall frames happily into one of the smallest spaces on campus: Burke 215. One has the world at his feet and will graduate this year. The other is now a college president – president of this very institution, in fact.

    Read More
  • Cradle of Coaches

    The collegiate sports landscape is littered with coaches who pursue positions at bigger schools or higher NCAA divisions only to find they had things pretty good where they were. That’s not the case at St. Norbert, where the coaching carousel stops intentionally for many of those who lead the Green Knights’ athletics programs.

    Read More
  • Wellness Initiative Meets Students’ Needs

    A new Wellness by Design initiative at St. Norbert is meeting the needs of today’s college students – a generation that is increasingly attuned to the importance of emotional wellness, say campus professionals.

    Read More
  • All Are Welcome in This Place

    An extensive remodel that provides easy access to St. Norbert Abbey and its center for spirituality reinforces an important tenet of the Norbertine order: its radical hospitality.

    Read More
  • Battery-Powered Summer

    “Being able to fully immerse yourself in the field that you love and the field that you’re studying for 24 hours straight, with multi-million dollar equipment, it was huge.” – Alexis Puyleart ’19

    Read More
  • Athletes of the ’60s Huddle to Reminisce

    Ninety Green Knights from various sports returned to campus to exchange stories and reminisce at a summer reunion for St. Norbert athletes from the 1960s.

    Read More

Regular Features

In My Words

Let Me Level With You

A culture of no blame opens up ideas, lowers feelings of vulnerability and starts to build trust, says Lee Reid, vice president and chief information officer at St. Norbert.

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Personally Speaking

Making a Name For Yourself

Joy Pahl (Business Administration) says her extreme optimism “can pass for joyfulness in a pinch.” It’s an interesting thing, says Joy-with-a-capital-J, to be named for an emotion!

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Treasure

The Rilke Portfolio

“Shahn defines the sort of beauty we see here ... as a source of strength through hard times. If it isn’t a struggle for beauty, what are we struggling for?” – Brandon Bauer (Art)

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Alumni Profile

Tech Developer Turns to Farming

What do you get when you cross a tech wizard and a philosopher? How about a cranberry farmer? John Moss ’07 is a unique combination of multiple interests channeled through the liberal arts.

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Big Picture

Small Matters

Cute critters, faculty children, mud and water: It’s all in the name of science. 

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Online Exclusives

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Involved

There are 109 student orgs active on campus this year. We spoke with a few of them at September’s Involvement Fair.

GALLERY
Installed

When the seventh abbot of St. Norbert Abbey was blessed at his Installation, he found a unique way to honor those who had held the sacred trust before him.

STORY
In the hands of the experts

Revisit some of our most notable buildings via our student-led virtual video tours.

STORY
In the ’60s

We share alumni memories of sports teams from the 1960s and invite you to add your own from a storied decade.

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In living color

As a new mural takes shape in the Bush Art Center, many hands join in the work.

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In recognition

Each year, we are impressed all over again by the character and achievements of our alumni. We offer our congratulations to this year’s Alumni Awards honorees!