St. Olaf College

Spring 2007

Spring 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.

The Nation’s Caretaker
By David Hawley

Mark Dimunation ’74 oversees some of America’s most precious books as chief of the Library of Congress’ Rare Book and Special Collections Division.

Innocence Abroad
By Amy Gage

For St. Olaf students, international travel is almost commonplace. But for a group of Study Travelers spending two weeks in India, witnessing the glory of its past and the challenges of its present, life on the road offered a rare opportunity to experience a global perspective.

Natural Connections
By Jodi Ohlsen Read

St. Olaf student environmentalists introduce Northfield youngsters to the wonders of the natural world. *MMPA Gold Award for Best Feature Article

On Their Honor
By Lauren Fischer ’08

A commitment to service and academics defines the St. Olaf students who live in honor houses on St. Olaf Avenue and elsewhere on campus.

St. Olaf Q&A
By Sarah Meyer ’08

Professor of Psychology Chuck Huff speaks out.

Portrait: The Weight of Water
By Lisa Gulya ’07

Chloe Stull-Lane ’07 works to ensure that the developing world has equal access to safe and plentiful water.

POV:  In Memory of Ansgar Sovik ’34
By Jeff Johnson ’81