A History Unfolds Nine centuries of history stand behind the Norbertine mission of St. Norbert College. This storied march of time is now given visible form in a new timeline that depicts the history of the Norbertine order and the history of one of its primary apostolates in the United States – the history of this, the only Norbertine college in the world. Read More
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A History Unfolds Nine centuries of history stand behind the Norbertine mission of St. Norbert College. This storied march of time is now given visible form in a new timeline that depicts the history of the Norbertine order and the history of one of its primary apostolates in the United States – the history of this, the only Norbertine college in the world. Read More

In the News

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    Textbook Example

    Intercultural insights from St. Norbert students are benefiting communication students around the world.

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    Green Knights’ National Title Extends a Remarkable Run

    St. Norbert has established itself beyond doubt as the most successful program in Division III with its fifth national title in 11 years. Every player recruited since 2003 has seen at least one national win.

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    St. Norbert Abbey Elects Its Seventh Abbot

    The newest abbot of St. Norbert Abbey stands in a line of holy priests that includes six alumni of St. Norbert College – a succession that began with the founder of the college himself.

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    Year With The Saint John’s Bible Begins With a Blessing

    St. Norbert College is hosting a Year With The Saint John’s Bible, the first illuminated, handwritten Bible of monumental size to be commissioned by a Benedictine monastery in more than 500 years.

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  • Mary Kate Manion ’13 Reigns as St. Patrick’s Day Queen

    The St. Norbert alum will preside over the Chicago parade and related festivities while celebrating her Irish roots. 

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    Textbook Example

    Intercultural insights from St. Norbert students are benefiting communication students around the world.

    Read More

    Leadership on the Double

    Whether it was 5-mile runs before dawn or swimming fully clothed in the Fox River, Katie Potter ’18 and Brooke Wilson ’18 did it together – Potter as an ROTC cadet, and her friend Wilson as a civilian participant.

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    On the Road to Disaster

    With decision-making in time of crisis as her scholarly focus, Lucy Arendt (Business Administration) is seldom far from the action.

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  • It’s Back in the Water for the Knights

    Coach Franco Pacheco is traveling across country to build teams of 12 men and 12 women for the first season of the new Green Knights swimming and diving teams.

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    A Running Saga of Religious Life

    Running shoes make suitable vestments for Canons on the Run podcasters Fraters Jordan Neeck ’11 and Johnathan Turba. Their sport inspires content for their new way of communicating, in a very old tradition.

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    Advocate Speaks to the Heart

    Her internship, her studies and her own life experiences all came together for Adriana Bink ’20 as she helped bring a best-selling author to campus last semester. 

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    Making Meaning at Memorable Events

    Bringing people together for a wonderful occasion is both terrific and terrifying. But it’s a familiar charge for our Alumni & Parent Relations team, who between them plan some 75 events a year. 

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In the News

  • Textbook Example

    Intercultural insights from St. Norbert students are benefiting communication students around the world.

    Read More
  • Green Knights’ National Title Extends a Remarkable Run

    St. Norbert has established itself beyond doubt as the most successful program in Division III with its fifth national title in 11 years. Every player recruited since 2003 has seen at least one national win.

    Read More
  • St. Norbert Abbey Elects Its Seventh Abbot

    The newest abbot of St. Norbert Abbey stands in a line of holy priests that includes six alumni of St. Norbert College – a succession that began with the founder of the college himself.

    Read More
  • Year With The Saint John’s Bible Begins With a Blessing

    St. Norbert College is hosting a Year With The Saint John’s Bible, the first illuminated, handwritten Bible of monumental size to be commissioned by a Benedictine monastery in more than 500 years.

    Read More
  • Mary Kate Manion ’13 Reigns as St. Patrick’s Day Queen

    The St. Norbert alum will preside over the Chicago parade and related festivities while celebrating her Irish roots. 

    Read More
  • Textbook Example

    Intercultural insights from St. Norbert students are benefiting communication students around the world.

    Read More
  • Leadership on the Double

    Whether it was 5-mile runs before dawn or swimming fully clothed in the Fox River, Katie Potter ’18 and Brooke Wilson ’18 did it together – Potter as an ROTC cadet, and her friend Wilson as a civilian participant.

    Read More
  • On the Road to Disaster

    With decision-making in time of crisis as her scholarly focus, Lucy Arendt (Business Administration) is seldom far from the action.

    Read More
  • It’s Back in the Water for the Knights

    Coach Franco Pacheco is traveling across country to build teams of 12 men and 12 women for the first season of the new Green Knights swimming and diving teams.

    Read More
  • A Running Saga of Religious Life

    Running shoes make suitable vestments for Canons on the Run podcasters Fraters Jordan Neeck ’11 and Johnathan Turba. Their sport inspires content for their new way of communicating, in a very old tradition.

    Read More
  • Advocate Speaks to the Heart

    Her internship, her studies and her own life experiences all came together for Adriana Bink ’20 as she helped bring a best-selling author to campus last semester. 

    Read More
  • Making Meaning at Memorable Events

    Bringing people together for a wonderful occasion is both terrific and terrifying. But it’s a familiar charge for our Alumni & Parent Relations team, who between them plan some 75 events a year. 

    Read More

Regular Features

In My Words

Taking Joy in the Journey

“[I’m] sitting on an overturned bucket, depth-finder humming, jigging my favorite artificial baits and seeking just one hungry walleye. ... Above me a most glorious, luminescent full moon comes into view. Fiat lux!” – President Brian J. Bruess ’90

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Personally Speaking

A Lived Experience of Learning

John Neary (English) remembers when he taught all his classes sitting on the floor in his on-campus living room and how they felt like parties: “My son took his first steps not to me or my wife, but to a student. This truly was homeschooling,” he says.

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Treasure

The Norbert of Xanten Window

“There is this sense of its coming home; it had to be brought back. So I’m fond of our window, because it carries a history.” – the Rev. Andrew Ciferni ’64 (Center for Norbertine Studies)

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Alumni Profile

Happy Trails to Megan Leedom

For nearly four decades, Megan Leedom ’98 had no idea she was a long-distance hiker at heart. It wasn’t until the early 2010s, when living in Seattle, that Leedom began hitting the trails in earnest. And her inner hiker emerged.

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Big Picture

The Promise of Spring

It’s coming! Just when it seems winter will never end, the days warm; flip-flops, Frisbees and outdoor fun reappear; and the academic year moves toward its exciting conclusion. Our campus is an arboretum, and it blossoms at the perfect time. 

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Online Exclusives

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In two minutes

All that a St. Norbert education has to offer is presented in a new video aimed at prospective students beginning their college search. 

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In touch

Carol Bruess ’90 discusses the daily communication practices that help to create healthy lives, communities, marriages, families and friendships. Carol is the wife of President Brian Bruess ’90.

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In the hall of fame

Samuel Staehling ’20 is the first student-athlete at St. Norbert to achieve first-team CoSIDA Academic All-America status as a sophomore. His performance on the football field and in the classroom has already been unparalleled in school history.

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In textbook fashion

A Build Your Own Textbook initiative turned into a cause that aligns with student retention and success. Anna Czarnik-Neimeyer ’11 shares more about Robin DeRosa’s textbook philosophy from the last T3 (Transformative Teaching & Technology) Conference at St. Norbert College.

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In tooth and claw

The Hispaniolan solenodon is one of the world’s few venomous mammals. It features, along with our own solenodon expert Adam Brandt (Biology), in the new Netflix series “72 Dangerous Animals Latin America.”

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In the studio

From the parable storyteller to the traveling preacher, Christians have always been sharing stories about God and self; only now they can rely on on-demand access free for the downloading. It’s all in the Canons on the Run first episode “From Broadcast to Podcast”!