NPR war reporter Bowman touts liberal arts during visit

 Watch recording of full panel presentation with Bowman and veterans>> “We need more people with liberal arts education, especially these days,” said Tom Bowman, National Public Radio’s longtime war correspondent and a 1977 Saint Michael’s College history graduate, who made a daylong campus visit Thursday. “I use my history degree every single day,” Bowman told […]

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Accepted students experience Saint Michael’s up-close

The chance to sample a Saint Michael’s College experience brought scores of enthusiastic accepted students and their families to campus on Sunday and Monday, Feb. 19 and 20. First came a group of nearly 80 students who for most of Sunday took advantage of the College’s new and innovative “First Class” program, which allows them […]

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NPR war reporter Tom Bowman to speak at St. Mike’s

Saint Michael’s alumnus and NPR Pentagon correspondent Tom Bowman ’77 will be presenting on campus on Thursday, Feb. 23 at 6 p.m. in the McCarthy Arts Center at Saint Michael’s College. His talk, titled “Reporting on war and conflict in Afghanistan and Iraq,” will highlight Bowman’s many trips to the war-torn region and being embedded […]

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Julia Wagner ’18 to present research on Capitol Hill in April

English major Julia Wagner ’18 of South Burlington, VT, learned this week that her research about a pioneering World-War II-era female shipyard welder with Saint Michael’s connections, Peggy Citarella, has been accepted for the prestigious and highly competitive national Posters on the Hill exhibit in Washington, D.C., April 25-26, 2017. A Posters on the Hill […]

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Liturgical Ensemble & Singers well-received on Long Island

On their annual winter tour, 35 members of the Saint Michael’s College Liturgical Ensemble and Singers offered music for Catholic Mass at two Catholic high schools and two churches on Long Island as they visited Syosset, Hicksville, New Hyde Park and Garden City, NY, the weekend of Feb. 3-5. The group was joined by musical […]

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Bishop Coyne ordains Brother Carter, another, to diaconate

During a well-attended special 11 a.m. Mass on February 11 in the Chapel of Saint Michael the Archangel on campus, Burlington Bishop Christopher Coyne presided at the ordination to the transitional diaconate for Brother Michael Carter ’12 of the Society of Saint Edmund, and to the permanent diaconate for Philip J. Lawson of the Diocese […]

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Busy St. Mike’s student veterans reeling off successes

A success beyond expectations this year for the busy Saint Michael’s College Student Veterans of America (SVA) chapter is the growing campus group of “Project Healing Waters,” a national enterprise that helps veterans build community and feel supported through fly-tying and fishing. Leading that growth has been Marine combat veteran Chris Boutin of Milton, a […]

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College joins Coalition to promote access, affordability

Saint Michael’s College will be joining more than 100 colleges and universities as part of the Coalition for Access, Affordability, and Success. The Coalition is a diverse group of public and private universities that provide substantial support to lower–resourced and under-represented students, offer responsible student financial aid support, and demonstrate a commitment to student graduation. […]

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Students, instructors loving new Scientific Imaging Facility

Class time was over and nobody was leaving at 4:30 p.m. one day last week in the new Scientific Imaging Facility on the third floor of St. Edmund’s Hall, where Ruth Fabian-Fine of the biology faculty says she had brought her Developmental Biology class so they could take images on a new state-of-the-art microscope, analyze […]

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Jay Rosen addresses journalism’s changing landscape

Watch recording of Jay Rosen’s full presentation at Saint Michael’s College>> Jay Rosen, a prominent activist scholar and proponent of “public and civic journalism” in the service of more robust democracy, told a large Saint Michael’s College audience Wednesday evening that the U.S. has entered a “civic emergency” in the early weeks of the Trump […]

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