Author: Larrie Wanberg

Larrie Wanberg
Larrie Wanberg writes features that draw on eight decades of life experience highlighted by three career recognitions: as a researcher through a Fulbright Scholarship to Norway in 1957; as a health care provider in behavioral science through a 27-year military career and awarded upon retirement in 1981 the highest non-combat medal, the Legion of Merit medal; as an educator, through a 50-year career in college education, culminating in the 2010 Public Scholar award at the UND Center for Community Engagement.
Thomas Fire

On evacuating—and returning home

Larrie Wanberg, Norwegian American Features Editor, shares her experience of the Thomas Fire evacuation, as the wildfire spread terror along the Central California Coast.

Grandparents Day unites families

Modern technology makes honoring grandparents and communicating across generations a breeze this Grandparents Day Larrie Wanberg Features Editor Grandparents Day is September 10—a day of celebration that is commonly practiced opposite of the original...

Syttende Mai, from Oslo to L.A.

Memories of past holidays mix with celebrations still occurring in Norwegian enclaves Larrie Wanberg Features Editor Sixty years ago on a Fulbright Fellowship to the University of Oslo, I became immersed face-to-face in my...

From provider to survivor

One writer’s cancer experience uncovers compassionate care Larrie Wanberg Features Editor As a retired health-care provider and cancer survivor, I can share good news in cancer treatment from a unique perspective. One day, I...

Top ten: Trends in travel

Larrie Wanberg Features Editor Wellness travel is one of the fastest-growing segments in the travel industry, according to the Global Wellness Institute, a non-profit educational foundation. Wellness travel is reported to be a $494...