Campus minister jazzes up Russia

Before a recent week-long festival gig north of Moscow with his Vermont-based smooth-jazz quartet Eight02, the last time Saint Michael’s College campus music minister and guitarist Jerome Monachino ’91 was anywhere near Russia was as a St. Mike’s science undergraduate  doing salmon research in Alaska during an off-campus semester. The vast figurative and literal territory […]

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Website for collegians touts star power of D’Amore

A national website dedicated to supporting college students with good advice and information is celebrating Saint Michael’s College English and American Studies Professor Maura D’Amore as one of “40 Under 40: Professors Who Inspire.” The online series by that name is a product of NerdScholar, a division of NerdWallet – an enterprise “committed to helping […]

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St. Mike’s business students win competition prize

A team of Saint Michael’s College business students won a $600 second-place prize at the 3rd Annual Free Enterprise Marathon at SUNY Plattsburgh on Friday, March 6, for designing and devising a marketing plan for a new Girl Scout cookie variety they called “Bright Bites.” Sixty students from 12 colleges and high schools in New York […]

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Spring production goes both ancient and modern

Saint Michael’s College Theater Professor Peter Harrigan ’83 knows that a great way for himself and his students to “play” freely with a play’s words and ideas, unfettered by copyright limits, is to find an ancient work in the public domain and get creative. “The Menaechmus Twins” by Plautus (254-184 BC) is such a play, […]

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Grover’s book urges new way of thinking on presidency

William Grover, a longtime Saint Michael’s College professor of political science, has a new book titled The Unsustainable Presidency: Clinton, Bush, Obama and Beyond, published in December by Palgrave Macmillan. One chapter in the book hypothesizes, under the heading “President Sanders?” about what would happen if the popular Vermont socialist senator became president — how markets […]

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Jim Farrington becomes new facilities chief

James P. Farrington, a 13-plus-year veteran of Saint Michael’s College’s Facilities Department as a project manager and architect, will be the new director of facilities and College architect, effective March 1. Farrington, a native Vermonter, graduated from Essex High School in 1987 and Vermont Technical College’s architectural and building engineering technology program in 1989. He […]

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