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St. Olaf Magazine earned six “Excellence Awards” at the 15th annual Minnesota Magazine & Publishing Association awards (2011), including Gold for Overall Design and Single Page Design (“A Sense of Place”); Silver for Regular Column (“Almanac”), Feature Design (“Catch & Release”), Spread Design (“World Views 2010); and Bronze for Overall Excellence and the profile article “Bright Green Research” by Greg Breining. St. Olaf Magazine also received a Bronze Award for Best Alumni/Institution Magazine in the 2011 Pride of CASE V Awards.
Named “the most important financial journalist of her generation,” Gretchen Morgenson ’76 is considered the foremost investigative chronicler of America’s financial crisis and its fallout.
By David McKay Wilson
Call of the Wild
Forsaking the world of finance for the Alaska Coalition, Scott Hed ’90 is fighting to protect one of America’s last frontiers: Bristol Bay, Alaska.
By Greg Breining
Pioneering the Peace Corps
For fifty-one years, Oles have been volunteering for the Peace Corps, taking their cue from Susan Thompson ’61.
By Carole Leigh Engblom
In 2011, the Peace Corps commemorated fifty years of promoting peace and friendship around the world, with each generation of Ole Peace Corps volunteers inspiring the next.
By Claire Carlson ’12 and J. Trout Lowen
Thanks to the annual Ole Law event, Will Raun ’14 enjoyed an Interim packed with hands-on learning and networking opportunities with Ole lawyers, and a pending summer internship.
By Kari VanDerVeen
Almanac: The Legacy of Miss Fiske
In 1875, Miss Ella Fiske became the first music teacher, and third faculty member, at St. Olaf’s School.
By Jeff Sauve