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<br /> SPRING 2016<br /> ST.OLAF<br /> E<br /> N<br /> I<br /> Z<br /> A<br /> G<br /> A<br /> M<br /> BETTER<br /> TOGETHER<br /> VINTAGE<br /> CUBA<br /> BUILDING ON<br /> TRADITION<br /> O N T H E C O V E R : RØlvaag Memorial Library. P H O T O B Y T O M R O S T E R<br /> 24<br /> ST. OLAF MAGAZINE<br /> Spring 2016 · Volume 63 · No.2<br /> EDITOR:CaroleLeighEngblom<br /> ARTDIRECTOR:DonBratland'87<br /> COPY EDITOR: Laura Hamilton Waxman<br /> CONTRIBUTING WRITERS:<br /> Sophie Breen '17, Sarah Gruidl '17, Joel<br /> Hoekstra '92, Erin Peterson, Jeff Sauve,<br /> Alice Stevens '16<br /> CONTRIBUTING PHOTOGRAPHERS:<br /> Bill Kelley, Fernando Sevilla, Tom Roster<br /> Readers may send name/address<br /> changes and corrections to:<br /> Advancement Services, St. Olaf<br /> College, 1520 St. Olaf Ave., Northfield,<br /> MN 55057; email: update@stolaf.edu<br /> or call 507-786-3330<br /> Class Notes Submission Deadlines:<br /> Spring issue: Feb. 1<a title="StOlafMag_2016spring page 1" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/ac5cd839?page=1"> SPRING 2016 ST.OLAF E N I Z A G A M BETTER TOG</a> <a title="StOlafMag_2016spring page 2" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/ac5cd839?page=2"> O N T H E C O V E R : RØlvaag Memorial Library. P</a> <a title="StOlafMag_2016spring page 3" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/ac5cd839?page=3"> 8 ST.OLAF MAGAZINE SPRING 2016 2 Le</a> <a title="StOlafMag_2016spring page 4" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/ac5cd839?page=4"> FROM THE DESK OF PRESIDEN</a> <a title="StOlafMag_2016spring page 5" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/ac5cd839?page=5"> SPOTLIGHT BAILEY KENT '16, who competes in w</a> <a title="StOlafMag_2016spring page 6" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/ac5cd839?page=6"> Moving On St. Olaf honors its 2016 faculty retire</a> <a title="StOlafMag_2016spring page 7" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/ac5cd839?page=7"> S IXST.OLAFFACULTYmembersareretiringattheendofthi</a> <a title="StOlafMag_2016spring page 8" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/ac5cd839?page=8"> Ron Gallas Art and Art History H </a> <a title="StOlafMag_2016spring page 9" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/ac5cd839?page=9"> Sheryl Saterstrom Dance F rom laying t</a> <a title="StOlafMag_2016spring page 10" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/ac5cd839?page=10"> Better Together Living and learning in community </a> <a title="StOlafMag_2016spring page 11" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/ac5cd839?page=11"> r SPRING 2016 9</a> <a title="StOlafMag_2016spring page 12" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/ac5cd839?page=12"> W W </a> <a title="StOlafMag_2016spring page 13" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/ac5cd839?page=13"> If there were ways Calderón felt like an </a> <a title="StOlafMag_2016spring page 14" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/ac5cd839?page=14"> Norbert Abayisenga '17 (left) and Cameron Judge-B</a> <a title="StOlafMag_2016spring page 15" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/ac5cd839?page=15"> entire campus has a chance to gather together mul</a> <a title="StOlafMag_2016spring page 16" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/ac5cd839?page=16"> “I can’t imagine what my St. Olaf experience woul</a> <a title="StOlafMag_2016spring page 17" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/ac5cd839?page=17"> SPRING 2016 15</a> <a title="StOlafMag_2016spring page 18" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/ac5cd839?page=18"> 16 ST.OLAF MAGAZINE</a> <a title="StOlafMag_2016spring page 19" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/ac5cd839?page=19"> performed at halftime shows for St. Olaf football</a> <a title="StOlafMag_2016spring page 20" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/ac5cd839?page=20"> The best communities help students understand who</a> <a title="StOlafMag_2016spring page 21" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/ac5cd839?page=21"> and community where I had some time during the da</a> <a title="StOlafMag_2016spring page 22" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/ac5cd839?page=22"> A Place Where Personal Connections Matter I </a> <a title="StOlafMag_2016spring page 23" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/ac5cd839?page=23"> SPOTLIGHT Amanda Bauer ’16 </a> <a title="StOlafMag_2016spring page 24" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/ac5cd839?page=24"> SPOTLIGHT Manitou Maple A S W I N T E R E N D </a> <a title="StOlafMag_2016spring page 25" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/ac5cd839?page=25"> A tree that is tapped according to time-honored m</a> <a title="StOlafMag_2016spring page 26" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/ac5cd839?page=26"> BUILDING ......on...... ITION TRAD FI E LE </a> <a title="StOlafMag_2016spring page 27" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/ac5cd839?page=27"> Professor Emeritus of Art Mac Gim</a> <a title="StOlafMag_2016spring page 28" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/ac5cd839?page=28"> A good liberal arts educat</a> <a title="StOlafMag_2016spring page 29" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/ac5cd839?page=29"> Such queries, of course, were intended to</a> <a title="StOlafMag_2016spring page 30" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/ac5cd839?page=30"> “THE STUDENTS DID A GREAT JOB OF FOLLOWING</a> <a title="StOlafMag_2016spring page 31" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/ac5cd839?page=31"> What did they learn from the exercise? “I</a> <a title="StOlafMag_2016spring page 32" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/ac5cd839?page=32"> “THE STUDENTS SPENT HUNDREDS OF HO</a> <a title="StOlafMag_2016spring page 33" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/ac5cd839?page=33"> His colleagues sometimes remark that Goug</a> <a title="StOlafMag_2016spring page 34" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/ac5cd839?page=34"> “IT'S IMPORTANT TO BE ABLE TO HOLD</a> <a title="StOlafMag_2016spring page 35" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/ac5cd839?page=35"> As part of the St. Olaf Interim course, N</a> <a title="StOlafMag_2016spring page 36" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/ac5cd839?page=36"> 3 4 S T . 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O l a f j a z z s t u d e n t s a r e i m m </a> <a title="StOlafMag_2016spring page 38" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/ac5cd839?page=38"> An invitation from the Cuban Ministry of Culture </a> <a title="StOlafMag_2016spring page 39" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/ac5cd839?page=39"> S P R I N G 2 0 1 6 3 7</a> <a title="StOlafMag_2016spring page 40" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/ac5cd839?page=40"> “The day we went to the Escuela Profesional de Ar</a> <a title="StOlafMag_2016spring page 41" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/ac5cd839?page=41"> “This trip was a true cultural exchange, in every</a> <a title="StOlafMag_2016spring page 42" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/ac5cd839?page=42"> “Although we’ve grown up immersed in very diffe</a> <a title="StOlafMag_2016spring page 43" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/ac5cd839?page=43"> </a> <a title="StOlafMag_2016spring page 44" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/ac5cd839?page=44"> ALUMNI NEWS Remembering President Emeritus Mel</a> <a title="StOlafMag_2016spring page 45" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/ac5cd839?page=45"> Mel and Meta George on move-in day, 1985 </a> <a title="StOlafMag_2016spring page 46" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/ac5cd839?page=46"> T O L E A R N M O R E : email plannedgiving@stola</a> <a title="StOlafMag_2016spring page 47" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/ac5cd839?page=47"> Recent graduates work with refugees BY SOPHIE BR</a> <a title="StOlafMag_2016spring page 48" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/ac5cd839?page=48"> CLASS NOTES SUBMIT YOUR CLASS NOTES ONLINE! Che</a> <a title="StOlafMag_2016spring page 49" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/ac5cd839?page=49"> The Class of '88 Lefse Ladies enjoyed a lefse-mak</a> <a title="StOlafMag_2016spring page 50" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/ac5cd839?page=50"> CLASS NOTES 2003 | Josh Olsen, who has always </a> <a title="StOlafMag_2016spring page 51" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/ac5cd839?page=51"> </a> <a title="StOlafMag_2016spring page 52" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/ac5cd839?page=52"> MILESTONES Babies FUTUR</a> <a title="StOlafMag_2016spring page 53" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/ac5cd839?page=53"> Lois Thompson '52, Bigfork, Mont., Jan. 17, 2016 </a> <a title="StOlafMag_2016spring page 54" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/ac5cd839?page=54"> ALMANAC The Bygone Big Game of BASKETBALL BY JEFF</a> <a title="StOlafMag_2016spring page 55" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/ac5cd839?page=55"> Meet Jiayun, just one of the more than 3,000 Oles</a> <a title="StOlafMag_2016spring page 56" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/ac5cd839?page=56"> St. Olaf College 1520 St. Olaf Avenue Northfield, </a>