Professor Charles Umbanhowar, Sr. is a recipient of the "Best Chapter Advisor of 2003" award, presented by the Pi Sigma Alpha (PSA) National Political Science Honor Society. This award is given to advisors who have, according to the PSA web site, "demonstrated an extraordinary level of dedication and service to the honor society."
Physics and environmental studies professor Robert Jacobel has a way of putting St. Olaf on the map -- literally. The United States Board on Geographic Names recently named a 30-mile long glacier on the coast of Antarctica after Jacobel.
Margaret Urban Walker dissected questions of forgiveness and moral repair at St. Olafs 25th annual Eunice Belgum Memorial Lectures Series. Each year, St. Olaf brings in a philosopher to speak in the series commemorating the life of Eunice Belgum 67, a St. Olaf alum and philosopher who died tragically in 1977 at the age of 31.
Community Time, the new phenomenon that began Fall 2002, is a source of confusion for most students on campus. There is a general impression that faculty meetings are happening somewhere, but what is there for students to do other than grab their lunch and squeeze in a little bit of studying?