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government building complex

Update on government buildings

White paper released on plans for new government complex Ministry of Local Government & Modernization Almost eight years after the terrorist attacks on the government building complex in Oslo and the island of Utøya,...

Dana M. Kelly

Dana M. Kelly hired as leader of NAGC

“I’m thrilled to finally be working where my heart has always been,” says new director David Wright Norwegian American Genealogical Center The board of directors of the Norwegian American Genealogical Center & Naeseth Library,...

American College of Norway

American College of Norway

Meet ACN Nick Favero American College of Norway Did you know there is an American college in Norway? Founded in 1989 by Dr. Steinar Opstad, the American College of Norway (ACN) first opened its...

Mari Boine

Mari Boine on tour in North America

Sámi singer Mari Boine to tour US and Canada DL Media New York, N.Y. Norwegian singer, songwriter, and activist Mari Boine returns to the United States for the first time since 2014, performing highlights...

Mol and Sørum win European Champs

Beach Volleyball Jo Christian Weldingh Oslo Anders Mol, 22, and Christian Sørum, 23, defended last year’s victory in the CEV EuroBeachVolley. With a solid performance, they beat the Russian duo Ilya Leshukov and Konstantin...

river delta

Biggest-ever river delta plain found

University of Bergen scientists identify ancient geographical feature in the Arctic M. Michael Brady Asker, Norway In April, University of Bergen scientists reported finding the world’s biggest-ever river delta plain. It’s not one of...

trade schools

What happened to vocational school?

America could learn from Norway’s approach to the trades—and our own history Victoria Hofmo Brooklyn, N.Y. When you research education in Norway, vocational or trade schools are on par with academic education; about half...

Lobsterfest

Lobsterfest and LOV

Third District Sons of Norway enjoys a weekend of festivities, fun, and food Victoria Hofmo Brooklyn, N.Y. What better way is there to celebrate the summer season than by consuming the delectable crustacean known...

Entrepreneurship education in action

Norwegian School of Entrepreneurship runs program with US universities and startups Rasmus Falck Oslo, Norway Norway has received international accolades for work on entrepreneurship in education; it’s the first country to present a national...