Fall 2007

Fall 2007 coverSt. Olaf Magazine received Gold Awards for Overall Excellence, Best Overall Design and Best Feature Article (Natural Connections) at the 12th annual Minnesota Magazine & Publishing Association Excellence Awards in 2007. St. Olaf Magazine also received a Silver Award for Best Alumni/Institution Magazine in the 2007 Pride of CASE V Awards.

Fighting Global Disease

By Marc Hequet

It’s back to Africa for Dr. Bill Stauffer ’88, an infectious disease expert who will help Tanzania design its avian influenza surveillance and control program in an effort to stave off what many scientists regard as an inevitable “bird flu” pandemic.

More Than a Livelihood
By Carole Leigh Engblom

For 30 years, St. Olaf has produced outstanding social workers who live the values of integrity and competence, model service and social justice, and understand the dignity and inherent worth of every person.

Family Affair
By Elizabeth Child

For the Swanson’s of Northfield, the St. Olaf Christmas Festival is more than a gift of music; it’s a longtime labor of love.

Portrait: Life Partners
By Amy Gage

Mac ’58 and Jackie Gimse approach life as an inseparable team.

World Views 2007
Photo Essay

Winning entries from the annual Gimse International and Off-Campus Photo Contest feature images from Egypt, Ecuador, India, Greece, England, Italy, New York City, and more.

St. Olaf Q&A
By Carole Leigh Engblom

Fulbright Scholar Elizabeth Jensen ’07 looks forward to a world in which anything is possible.