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Students in a classroom.

Borderless entrepreneurship

American students learn about Norway’s entrepreneurial ecosystem through the embassy’s Virtual Ambassador Program Mona Anita K. Olsen, PhD Cornell University Entrepreneurship is global; it is not limited by borders or time zones but instead...

Bridging Norways

Kai Robert Johansen’s recent visit to Norwegian America is a memory that will last a lifetime Leslee Lane Hoyum Rockford, Minn. The trees of northern Minnesota are on fire with gold and red leaves...

Indieforfatter

A transplant from English into Norwegian M. Michael Brady Asker, Norway Indieforfatter is a Norwegian neologism, most likely the newest one in the literature sector. It is a two-word compound of a loanword and...

Brækhus and Laurén boxing.

Cecilia Brækhus defends title

Norwegian boxer beats Swedish Mikaela Laurén in 32nd victory Jo Christian Weldingh Oslo, Norway Cecilia Brækhus defended all her World Championship title belts after beating Mikaela Laurén from Sweden on a technical knockout in...

A bag full of returned Viking treasures.

Stolen Viking treasures returned

Two-thirds of the artifacts stolen from a Bergen museum in August have now been recovered The Local A fourth man has now been arrested in connection with the theft of 400 Viking treasures from...

Pondus comic. Text below.

Comics 11/17

Pondus by Frode Øverli — Drums!! — I hate you!   Lunch by Børge Lund — Kjell, man?!? You’ve never been so early! And you came by train, you must have started out… —...

Einar and Eva Haugen.

Remembering Einar and Eva Haugen

François Grosjean Neuchatel, Switzerland My life as a bilingual—and researcher on bilingualism—would not have been the same had I not met, and become friends with, Einar and Eva Haugen. When I was preparing my...

Man brewing sake.

Nøgne Ø brews an unlikely beverage

A Norwegian beer company is bringing the Japanese rice wine to Norway—and the US M. Michael Brady Asker, Norway Sake, the Japanese rice wine, has been brewed for more than 12 centuries, almost exclusively...