Winter 2010

*MMPA Gold Award, Best Cover

St. Olaf Magazine earned five awards at the 14th annual Minnesota Magazine & Publishing Excellence Awards, including Gold for Overall Excellence, Gold for Best Cover (Winter 2010), Gold for Best Feature Article (Lead Dog), Gold for 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.

Lead Dog
By Chris Welsch

Arleigh Jorgenson ’68 has spent a lifetime inspiring those he encounters in Grand Marais, Minnesota, with a philosophical approach to his life’s pursuits. *MMPA Gold Awards for Best Feature Article and Best Use of Photography

Live and Learn
By Amy Boxrud ’89

The Center for Experiential Learning helps students find their strengths, passions, and livelihoods.

Downtown Doc
By Amy Goetzman

Family physician Jon Hallberg ’88 brings a liberal arts sensibility to the practice of medicine.

Good Question
By Patricia Grotts Kelly ’77

St. Olaf students find that the study of philosophy and its emphasis on critical analysis is particularly valuable in today’s complex world.

My Philosophy
By Gordon Marino

St. Olaf Philosophy Professor Gordon Marino counts himself among those who come to philosophy with a need to be made whole, bringing his heart’s desires into harmony with reality.

Portrait: Creative Diplomacy
By Kim Ode

Brianna Saunders ’00 puts her economics major to good use in the U.S. State Department.

Almanac: The St. Olaf Christmas Festival Tour Guide
By Jeff Sauve