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St. Olaf Magazine won five “Excellence Awards” at the 14th annual Minnesota Magazine & Publishers Association (2010), including Gold Awards for Overall Excellence, Best Cover (Winter 2010), Best Feature Article (“Lead Dog,” Winter 2010), and Best Use of Photography (“Lead Dog”), and Silver for Overall Best Design. St. Olaf Magazine also received a Gold Award for Best Alumni/Institution Magazine in the 2010 Pride of CASE V Awards.
In the Interim
Interim, for many St. Olaf Students, is a springboard to self-discovery. From traditional programs to independent studies and internships, much of what Oles experience during Interim occurs across the nation and around the world.
By Patricia Kelly ’77
Made in Manhattan
Seventeen St. Olaf students delve in to the dynamic environment of New York City’s art world. Their shared experience in this vast and varied place is told in their own words through essays, journals, art, and photography.
A Sense of Place
St. Olaf marks the culmination of its fifteen-year Framework Plan this spring with the dedication of Tomson Hall. Manitou Heights has been transformed to strengthen the college and accommodate its future, making the heart and spirit of the campus community more solid than ever.
By Chris Welsch
Lions with Attitude
Jon D. Rondestvedt ’61 discovers B.J. Muus’s idealized “firmly footed” lions in the architectural designs of various campus buildings. But, where exactly are they?
By Carole Leigh Engblom
Bright Green Research
Ben Auch’s early success in biofuel research underscores the power of enthusiasm and the advantages of a St. Olaf education.
By Greg Breining