Fifty years out: A timeless call to talk, heal, hear, respect

Fifty years ago this week in 1965, a Second Vatican Council declaration called Nostra Aetate (“In Our Time”) fundamentally changed how Catholicism, and by extension Catholic colleges like Saint Michael’s, interacted with and talked about other religions, particularly Judaism. Fruits of the heightened sensitivity and openness invited by the Council’s outreach in Nostra Aetate – […]

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Ageless lessons: Saint Michael’s stages Miller’s Crucible

The Crucible, Arthur Miller’s chilling re-telling of the 1692 Salem Witch Trials in Massachusetts as a commentary on 1950s McCarthy-era red-baiting, will be the fall semester “Mainstage” theater production at Saint Michael’s College, running Thursday through Saturday, November 5-7, and Friday and Saturday, November 13 and 14 —  all at 7 p.m. in the McCarthy […]

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Congo Week: College, area refugees in common cause

Saint Michael’s College students and professors, along with members of the Burlington Congolese community, will come together for the College’s fifth annual commemoration of Congo Week, October 25-31. The joint celebration of Congo Week reflects the partnership which has developed between the Burlington Congolese community and Saint Michael’s College. On Sunday night, October 25, at 7 p.m. […]

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Pete Soons’ exit recasts top Fire-Rescue-Safety ranks

Leadership of Saint Michael’s College’s safety and emergency response agencies has a new look, both in structure and personnel. For more than 20 years, Pete Soons ’82 held the dual-role of Public Safety director (in charge of the 15-plus-person campus security force) and chief of the college’s student-manned Fire and Rescue Squads. But duties for […]

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Center for Women and Gender has new director

T-shirts sporting powerful messages surrounding sexual assault blew in the breeze Thursday as they hung between trees by the chapel for the 25th annual Clothesline Project, sponsored by the Center for Women and Gender. This fall, the Center welcomed Micalee Sullivan as its new director. She joined Saint Michael’s faculty last year as an adjunct professor […]

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Biology graduate returns to ‘grow’ garden learning

Kristyn Achilich ’05 brings a lot to Saint Michael’s College. It was true 15 years ago when she arrived to Lyons Hall as a first-year biology student from Maine in an over-loaded pickup — and true again this August when she returned with an impressively packed resume to fill a new campus job: academic program […]

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