Fall 2010

Fall 2010St. Olaf Magazine earned seven awards at the 15th annual Minnesota Magazine & Publishing Excellence Awards, including Gold for Best Overall Design, Gold for Best Spread Design (A Sense of Place), Silver for Best Feature Design (Catch & Release), Silver for Best Spread Design (World Views 2010), Silver for Best Regular Column (Almanac), Bronze for Overall Excellence, and Bronze for Best Profile Article (Bright Green Research). St. Olaf Magazine also received a Gold Award for Best Alumni/Institution Magazine in the 2010 Pride of CASE V Awards.

Rolling to Rebuild
By Carole Leigh Engblom

Chris Lomen ’10 is rollerblading 4,000 miles in an effort to raise money to rebuild schools in Haiti.

From Farm to Fork
By Carole Leigh Engblom

While food may be an abstract idea to urban consumers, making it real is a priority for the students who work at STOGROW.

Catch & Release
By Patricia Grotts Kelly ’77

Oles are hooked on the ancient angling art of fly fishing.  *MMPA Silver Award for Best Feature Design

Moral Minority
By Kim Ode

Although the St. Olaf Honor Code as been in effect for 100 years, the issues of honor, ethics, and moral responsibility have been at the core of the college’s mission since its founding in 1874.

A Dramatic Art
By Suzy Frisch

With its rich history and grounding in the liberal arts, St. Olaf theater majors carry the college’s message of creative excellence around the nation and through performances and artistic expression.

World Views 2013

Photo Essay

Winning student entries from the annual Gimse International and Off-Campus Studies Photo Contest feature images from Ecuador, Egypt, Ireland, Italy, Morocco, Turkey, and more.  *MMPA Silver Award for Best Feature Spread Design


By Jeff Sauve

Dipping into Dolphin History  *MMPA Silver Award for Best Regular Column

Alumni News

The strength of the St. Olaf College community is reaffirmed in the outstanding accomplishments of the 2010 alumni award recipients: Russell A. Anderson ’64 (Distinguished Alumni Award); Linda Olson Keller ’74 (Distinguished Alumni Award); Helen Piwnica-Worms ’79 (Alumni Achievement Award); Charles W. Bates ’52 (Alumni Achievement Award); Robert M. Fossum ’59 (Alumni Achievement Award); Rev. Charles D. Anderson ’56 and Shirley Wilson Anderson ’56 (Distinguished Service Award). When President John F. Kennedy was assassinated in November 1963, Gretchen Lundstrom ’65 wrote a condolence letter to the president’s widow, Jacqueline; Gretchen’s letter has been included in a new book,  “A Letter to Jackie”.