Author Nicholas Carr to give 2020 Sutherland Lecture via Zoom

Saint Michael’s College Dean of Faculty Tara Natarajan announced this week that author, journalist and scholar Nicholas Carr, whose work focuses on the intersection of technology, economics and culture, will deliver this year’s annual Sutherland Lecture virtually by Zoom on October 22 at 4:30 p.m. The title of Carr’s talk is “Virtually Living: How Digital […]

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Now independent, Early Learning Center reopening

Following the closure of the Early Learning Center at Saint Michael’ s College in June, a small group of dedicated staff, parents and community members have worked tirelessly to re-establish an independent, non-profit early childhood education center in the same building on North Campus/Fort Ethan Allen, scheduled to open August 31. Board members of the […]

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Summer research projects arise thanks to funds, creative mentors

The COVID-19 pandemic has not stopped three Saint Michael’s students from doing meaningful summer research at the intersection of scientific and “quantitative” majors like math and statistics. Key elements behind the opportunity are a $1 million National Science Foundation federal grant awarded to the College two years ago that aims to advance such connections and […]

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Graduate Education team workshops support colleagues in pandemic

The Graduate Education Program at Saint Michael’s College works with inservice and preservice teachers. A team of St. Mike’s professors (Claudine Bedell, Tess Dussling, Rebecca Haslam, Amy Knight, Cathy Quinn, Amy Saks Pavese, John Tapper, and Becky Wigglesworth) gathered recently to brainstorm how they could support their colleagues in the field during these unprecedented times due to the […]

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Men’s Basketball Alumni Featured in New Nike Commercial

COLCHESTER, Vt. – Four Saint Michael’s College men’s basketball alumni will see themselves on television screens nationwide when Nike unveils its latest commercial in the inspirational “You Can’t Stop Us” national ad campaign on Thursday evening. The ad features numerous recognizable professional athletes overcoming obstacles, breaking stereotypes, persevering through COVID-19, and speaking out for social […]

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Saint Michael’s embraces racial equity ‘Challenge’

Nearly 130 Saint Michael’s College faculty and staff members in July answered the “Challenge” to build purposeful habits surrounding racial equity through education, conversation and awareness over a 21-day stretch from July 1 through July 21. “The 21-Day Racial Equity Habit Building Challenge” is an online resource that has national popularity, created by Dr. Eddie […]

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Mukeba ’12 to serve new state Racial Equity Task Force

“At times there are things that are not really planned and not your choice – you have to do it,” says Kyendamina (Cleophace) Mukeba ’12, a Saint Michael’s College political science graduate who recently was appointed to serve as a community representative on a new Racial Equity Task Force for Vermont established by Vermont Governor […]

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College announces new graduate certificate in Public Health Equity

The current pandemic and racial tensions have shed light once again on the inequities that exist in society, especially within our healthcare system.  In an effort to help solve these healthcare inequities, Saint Michael’s College has launched an online Health Equity Graduate Certificate program. The program takes aim at one of greatest challenges facing the […]

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Playhouse spirit sparkles on for 2020, in legacy, anticipation

With the Saint Michael’s Playhouse’s 2020 season canceled due to a pandemic, Producing Artistic Director Chuck Tobin ’80 has had a lot of time during these hot months – normally his busiest and happiest — to reflect on his favorite memories and best hopes for the venerable campus summer institution that dates back to the […]

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Academic preparations: Innovation, engagement

Tara Natarajan, dean of the faculty at Saint Michael’s College, said two days of professional development with faculty on July 9 and 10 to prepare for the coming reopening amid the challenges of a COVID-19 pandemic were encouraging, productive and positive. Dean Natarajan wrote to faculty after the sessions:  “In saying how good the two […]

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