Spring 2006

Spring 2006 coverSt. Olaf Magazine earned four awards at the 10th annual Minnesota Magazine & Publishing Association Excellence Awards in 2006, including Gold for Overall Best Design, Gold for Best Feature Article (On the Front Lines), Silver for Best Single Topic Issue (Global Oles), and Bronze for Overall Excellence. At the 9th annual MMPA Excellence Awards in 2005. St. Olaf Magazine earned three awards, including Gold for Overall Excellence, Gold for Overall Best Design, and Gold for Best Single Topic Issue (The Norway Issue).

Coming Home
By Amy Gage

St. Olaf welcomes its 11th president, David R. Anderson ’74, a scholar, an accomplished college administrator, a native Midwesterner, and an Ole.

On the Front Lines
By Carole Leigh Engblom

For half a century St. Olaf has produced outstanding nurses who exemplify the college’s mission by taking a thoughtful, holistic approach to healing. (MMPA Gold Award for Best Feature Article)

Nursing Now
By Carole Leigh Engblom

Student nurses step up to meet healthcare challenges in the 21st century.

Love Your Neighbor
Photo Essay

Students reflect on life-changing “Ole Spring Relief” experiences in Biloxi, Mississippi, and New Orleans. Reflections by Eric Huseth ’07, Rob Martin ’06, Karl Olson ’08, Ishanaa Rambachan ’08, Thomas Rusert ’06, Martha Schwehn ’08, Tremaine Versteeg ’07, and Victor Wong ’08.

Portrait
By Carl Shroeder ’05

Leif Knecht ’73 stays close to his roots.

Farewell Friends
By Robert Entenmann, Timothy Mahr ’78, David Nitz ’73, and Paul Zorn

Colleagues share personal thoughts on four St. Olaf faculty who retire this year: Richard Bodman, James Cederberg, Judith Cederberg ’66, and JoAnn Polley ’73.