St. Olaf Magazine won nine “Excellence Awards” at the 13th annual Minnesota Magazine & Publications Association (2009) for design, writing and photography, including a Gold Award for Overall Excellence. St. Olaf Magazine also received a Bronze Award for Best Alumni/Institution Magazine in the 2009 Pride of CASE V Awards Program.
|Portrait: The Right StuffJennifer Eikern ’98 heads the U.S. office of The Rights Practice, a London-based nonprofit that specializes in human rights and public participation in China.
By Suzy Frisch
|Asia in FocusAs the global economy shifts from concept to reality, St. Olaf’s Asian Studies Department is educating students to better understand and embrace an increasingly dynamic region of the world.
By Marla Hill Holt ’88
|Checks and BalancesNamed “the most accurate forecaster” for 2009 by Bloomberg News, Dean Maki ’87, chief U.S. economist at Barclays Capital in New York City, spends his days analyzing the U.S. economy and monetary and fiscal policy.
By Kim Ode
|GroundbreakerMegan Gregory ’04 combines her interest in sustainable agriculture with her concern for social justice, sowing seeds of change from St. Olaf to El Salvador and New York City.
By J. Trout Lowen
|Humanity in ActionDetermined to help his native Nepal overcome the effects of war, Subhash Ghimire ’10 has established a summer camp, scholarship fund, and library in a region of the country hit hard by violence.
By Kari VanDerVeen
|First Person: Crafting Your Future SelfSt. Olaf offers students many things, but perhaps the greatest opportunity it offers is the chance to experiment with versions of their future selves.
By David R. Anderson ’74
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