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An Angel in Africa

Father Dennis Dease's magnanimous involvement in Uganda reflects his commitment to the mission of the university
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Reason for Hope

KAMPALA, UGANDA - The miracle workers are busy here these days. In a former retail storefront on a rut-filled dirt road in Ndejje, a poverty-stricken area southeast of Kampala, the first Hope Medical Clinic opened in November 2007. The sign outside says "Eddwaliro," Ugandan for "health care," in bold red letters, and 40 to 50 people show up every month or treatment of malaria, typhoid fever and the flu.
Out of Africa

Out of Africa

Degrees in hand, Ugandan students seek to make an impact in our world
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St. Thomas Day 2012

The University of St. Thomas community gathered Wednesday, May 9, to celebrate its annual St. Thomas Day and to honor recipients of its Humanitarian, Distinguished Alumna, Professor of the Year, Tommie and Monsignor James Lavin awards.
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This Dorm’s Life

Ireland Hall and a century of Lavin Burgers, ghosts and snowball fights
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Advocating for Educators

As president of the St. Paul Federation of Teachers, Mary Cathryn Ricker '91 has deep roots in education and activism
Dan Huber and Bob Murray

Sunset on the Pit

Dan Huber '89 and Bob Murray '86 have been trading grain options since graduation, but their way of doing business is about to disappear
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Every Day, Every Child

Superintendent Bernadeia Johnson's commitment to Minneapolis schools begins with every student
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Living Pura Vida

Alumna creates VIDA to provide free health care for impoverished Central Americans
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Feats of Strength

Strongman Dave Ostlund makes a living lifting cars, rocks and beer kegs
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Soccer Pilgrimage

Dan Skillings ?85 returns to Minnesota every year with dozens of Colombian players seeking competition, cultural exchange, and friendship
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Diamond Mind

When Jake Mauer's playing career was cut short by injury, he found his own way to stay in the game
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Diving Deep into North Shore History

Author, artist and historian Stephen Daniel '95 M.B.A. made 230 dives into Lake Superior's frigid waters to research his comprehensive guide to North Shore shipwrecks