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.
|The First WordFrom President David R. Anderson ’74|
|The Ole ConnectionAlumni and students reflect on what their connection to the Career Network for Oles program has meant to them and, for our newest alumni, how it has eased their transition into life after St. Olaf.
By Marla Hill Holt ’88
|Media MindedAndrew Foxwell ’08 has transitioned the entrepreneurial skills he developed at St. Olaf to power up a venture for iConstituent in Washington, D.C., further blending his passions for technology and politics.
By Suzy Frisch
|Wait Until DarkAnother side of Manitou Heights emerges after 5 p.m., one managed by after-hours staff and students, who are busy attending committee meetings, organizing Quidditch games, investing in a fourth meal to get them through the evening, and feeding the leopard frogs.
By Mara Kumagai Fink ’11, Benjamin Hovland ’11 and Evan Uribe ’11
|TransitionsIs extending life more important than life itself? St. Olaf alumni and faculty are deeply involved in trying to answer this question for themselves and for the next generation of doctors, nurses, social workers, and personal caregivers.
By J. Trout Lowen
|PortraitMusic Professor Dan Dressen enjoys the best of many worlds.
By J. Trout Lowen
|St. Olaf Q&ASt. Olaf Magazine catches up with Rhodes Scholar Katherine Larson ’00.
By Patricia Grotts Kelly ’77
|Almanac: Matron of MolassesIn 1892, Miss Martha Turner never suspected the plot being hatched against her by thirty-two St. Olaf Academy boys.
By Jeff Sauve
|On the Hill|
|Advancing the MissionPartner with St. Olaf|