St. Olaf Magazine won nine “Excellence Awards” at the 13th annual Minnesota Magazine & Publications Association (2009) for design, writing and photography, including a Gold Award for Overall Excellence. St. Olaf Magazine also received a Bronze Award for Best Alumni/Institution Magazine in the 2009 Pride of CASE V Awards Program.
Checks and Balances
By Kim Ode
Named “the most accurate forecaster for 2009″ by Bloomberg News, Dean Maki ’87, Chief U.S. Economist at Barclay’s Capital in New York City, spends his days analyzing monetary and fiscal policy.
Asia in Focus
By Marla Hill Holt ’88
As the global economy shifts from concept to reality, St. Olaf’s Asian Studies Department is educating students to better understand and embrace an increasingly dynamic region of the world.
Crafting Your Future Self
By David R. Anderson ’74
St. Olaf offers students many things, but perhaps the greatest opportunity it offers is the chance to experiment with versions of their future selves.
By J. Trout Lowen
Megan Gregory ’04 combines her interest in sustainable agriculture with her concern for social justice, sowing seeds of change from St. Olaf to El Salvador and New York City.
Humanity in Action
By Kari VanDerVeen
Determined to help his native Nepal overcome the effects of war, Subhash Ghimire ’10 has established a summer camp, scholarship fund, and library in a region of the country hit hard by violence.
Portrait: The Right Stuff
By Suzy Frisch
Jennifer Eikren ’98 heads the U.S. office of The Rights Practice, a London-based nonprofit that specializes in human rights and public participation in China.
On the Hill: St. Olaf honors its retiring faculty
By Anna Stevens ’10, Linnae Stole ’10, Catherine Monson ’12
Religion Professor Bill Poehlmann; French Professor M. Clare Mather; English Professor Jonathan Hill; Nursing Professor Judy Sateren ’68; Music Instructor (Flute) Kay Sahlin ’66; and English Professor Richard Buckstead