Spring play ‘Fuddy Meers’ is a ‘darkly comic thrill ride’

The play Fuddy Meers by David Lindsay-Abaire, now in rehearsal at Saint Michael’s College for four performances March 21- 24 at 7 p.m. in the McCarthy Arts Center, jars and challenges its audience’s sense of reality; but ultimately, this “darkly comic thrill-ride” coaxes viewers toward “positivity and a sense of wonder,” says director Peter Harrigan of the […]

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College celebrates Douglass legacy

It was a happy Valentine’s Day at Saint Michael’s College this year, but more than that, it was a happy Douglass Day! Douglass Day is a celebration of the life and legacy of Frederick Douglass, on his chosen birthday, February 14. Born a slave, Douglass never had the privilege of knowing his actual birth date. […]

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Writer-poet leads series on marginalized

On Wednesday evening, students and faculty gathered in the Roy Room at the Dion Student Center for the final session of a three-part educational series by guest speaker J Mase III on issues affecting marginalized people. “The Solidarity Framework: An Intersectional Approach” offered a conclusion to Tuesday’s back-to-back sessions titled “How I Survived the Gay […]

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Writer Oppenheimer to give Lecture

Mark Oppenheimer, PhD – writer, religion scholar,  former “Beliefs” columnist for the New York Times and host of the podcast Unorthodox, will present a talk titled “Judaism in the Year 2118: Where will we be in 100 years?”  as part of the Annual Rabbi Max B. Wall Lecture Series on Thursday, March 8 at 4:30 p.m. in the Roy Event Room of Dion […]

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AG joins 2nd Amendment panel

The Saint Michael’s College campus chapter of the national group called Young Americans for Freedom sponsored a program about Second Amendment rights on Tuesday evening, featuring Vermont Attorney General T.J. Donovan and Saint Michael’s Director of Public Safety Doug Babcock. Two students from the group – Ryan Wurmsdobler and Ralph Colantino, also participated as panelists […]

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Professor advancing in ACLU leadership

Saint Michael’s College journalism professor Traci Griffith was elected to the Executive Committee of the National American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) Board during a late-January meeting in Atlanta. “It’s an opportunity to step up and have Vermont have a more significant role in setting an an agenda for the national organization – it gives us […]

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College’s Model U.N. team does well

A delegation of Saint Michael’s College students made a strong showing as they represented the African nation of Angola during the large Harvard National Model U.N. in Cambridge, MA, this past weekend, Feb. 16-18 – an event that drew participants from around the world. Brenna Broderick ’20, a political science major from Bridgewater, MA, was […]

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College’s message to bias agitators: Not in our house

Saint Michael’s students poured into the Chapel of Saint Michael the Archangel on Monday night for a mandatory meeting organized by the Office of Student Life. The meeting was announced earlier in the afternoon to address a mass posting of stickers promoting white nationalism on Saint Mike’s, UVM, and Champlain College campuses the night prior. […]

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Saint Michael’s team tops in state as financial analysts

A Saint Michael’s College team of five business/accounting students on February 13 won the 2018 Vermont CFA Institute Research Challenge, a state qualifier for an annual global competition that provides university students with hands-on mentoring and intensive training in financial analysis. Students winning at the local level advance to one of the three regional competitions, […]

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Hoop house allows planting to start

Even outdoors the weather was warming up, considering it was still winter in Vermont on Tuesday, February 13, and everyone agreed it felt “downright glorious” in the tropically-warm “hoop house” down by the campus farm and permaculture site, where a gaggle of Saint Michael’s College students joined mentor Kristyn Dumont Achilich ’05 in surprisingly active […]

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