Author explains how economics shapes politics

Economics drives our nation’s politics in powerful, specific ways, a prominent Dartmouth economist-author asserted with examples during a lecture in the Dion Family Student Center Tuesday. Charles Wheelan, PhD, Senior Fellow and Lecturer at Dartmouth’s Rockefeller Institute and one of the leading popularizers of economics theory and public policy in America today, is best known […]

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NMR-equipment boosts science research here

The dedication on March 23 of a Nuclear Magnetic Resonance (NMR) Spectrometer in Cheray 213 was cause for celebration among Saint Michael’s College science faculty, administrators, and the family of a man whose major gift made this important technology available to student and faculty researchers. Francis Harrison ’52, who died in November 2016, remembered Saint […]

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Common Text: ‘Hamilton the Musical’

The Common Text for the First-Year Seminar program in 2018-2019 will be Hamilton: The Musical (Original Broadway Cast Recording) by Lin-Manuel Miranda (2015). Announcing the selection by campus email Monday was Peter Vantine of the Modern Languages/French faculty (photo below left), who directs the College’s First-Year Seminar program. For more than a decade, the Seminar has been […]

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Alumni Appreciation Week at SMC

The week of March 19 was Alumni Appreciation week at Saint Michael’s College! As our students returned to campus from spring break, we celebrated those that passed through here before them. Throughout the week, current students learned about the different ways that Alumni give their time, talent, and generosity to support the SMC community, and how far […]

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Campus hosts film event for veterans

The Vermont-debut of the International Fly Fishing Film Festival to benefit Project Healing Waters Fly Fishing was on March 13, 2018 on the Saint Michael’s College campus in the McCarthy Arts Center. This event’s chief sponsor was The Green Mountain Program of Project Healing Waters Fly Fishing (PHWFF) and it was a benefit for the […]

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Lecture speaker looks ahead a century for Judaism

“Judaism is hard,” and most authentically thrives only in community, posited Mark Oppenheimer, the popular journalist who was Thursday evening’s guest speaker for the annual Rabbi Max B. Wall Lecture at Saint Michael’s College. Oppenheimer is a writer/speaker/teacher with a reputation for being “eclectic, insightful and prolific,” according to his introducer, Herb Kessel of the […]

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Group tackling AIDS/opioid issues wins grant

Vermont CARES – a statewide group that “works for and with Vermonters affected by HIV/AIDS to promote well-being through a continuum of prevention, support, and advocacy services”– is the recipient of a $10,000 grant through the “Fix it With Five” program, funded and administered by Saint Michael’s students. The Fix It With Five (FIWF) grant-program […]

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SMC students win cash prizes at event

A team composed of five Saint Michael’s College students, accompanied by Professor Robert Letovsky of the Department of Business Administration & Accounting, competed in the 6th annual “Free Enterprise Marathon” (FEM) held at the State University of New York on March 2, 2018.  As in past years, the team earned cash prizes in both the individual […]

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Dickerson wins at SXSW startup event

(This story updates an earlier-posted preview, to include news of the Saint Michael’s graduate and his business partner winning the competition). The impressive budding tech and business career of Thomas Dickerson ’13, a Saint Michael’s College computer science/mathematics/physics graduate, marched on when the current master’s-doctorate student in computer science at Brown University brought his shared […]

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Lewis shares excitement for data, STEM careers

Alumnus Dan Lewis ’10 returned to Saint Michael’s College on Friday, March 2 for the Department of Math and Statistics Colloquium. His presentation, “Data Science in Unexpected Places,” focused on the role of data science in the marketing field. Faculty and students majoring in the “STEM” disciplines — the acronym stands for Science, Technology, Engineering and […]

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