College hosts student government conference

By any measure, student government at Saint Michael’s College in Vermont is formidable. Consider just the sheer numbers: For each weekly Tuesday meeting of the St. Mike’s Student Government Association (SGA), up to 80 students pack into the large science lecture-hall Cheray 101, representing an array of interests, clubs and campus residential locations. Along with […]

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Lecture on liberal arts benefits

Columbia University scholar Roosevelt Montás (Ph.D.) offered a robust and clear articulation of the values of a liberal arts education as well as a personal testimony to its centrality in his life and career last week when he delivered Saint Michael’s College’s 2019 Sutherland Lecture, as he did earlier the same day during an afternoon visit […]

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Lecture on transhumanism, synthetic biology

During this 200th anniversary year of the publication of Mary Shelley’s novel Frankenstein, Christina Bieber Lake, PhD, Clyde S. Kilby professor of English at Wheaton College in Wheaton, IL, will present a lecture at Saint Michael’s College on March 5 focusing on the timely themes of transhumanism and synthetic biology. Her lecture, titled “Who’s holding the hammer?  Frankenstein, the […]

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Campus discussion on racism

Saint Michael’s College faculty and staff gathered Tuesday evening, February 19, in the Dion Family Student Center Roy Room to discuss Eric Dyson’s book What Truth Sounds Like and how it relates to American society and the Saint Michael’s community today. As one conversation leader, Patricia Siplon of the Political Science department, said, “The point of tonight […]

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‘Select St. Mike’s’ event a roaring success

About 175 newly accepted students and their families visited the Saint Michael’s College campus last Saturday, Feb. 16, for a full day of programs. It was first of four such “Select St. Mike’s” events this spring on upcoming Saturdays or Mondays. Mike Stefanowicz, the College’s director of admission, said many families made it a multiple-day […]

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President lunches with scholars

Three Saint Michael’s College students who recently received so-called S-Stem scholarships to encourage their combined study of science with a computational or quantitative concentration met together as a cohort for the first time Thursday during an informal luncheon with Saint Michael’s President Lorraine Sterritt in the Green Mountain Dining Room. It was the first visible […]

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A Doll’s House on campus

“I was born a feminist,” says Kathryn Markey ’84, a New-York-based actor/director and longtime Saint Michael’s Playhouse favorite who is back on campus to direct Henrik Ibsen’s A Doll’s House — this year’s Spring Mainstage theater production at the college that formed and focused both the director and her feminism. The play will be presented March 6, […]

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Lecture on ‘American Jews and Israel’

This year’s 2019 Rabbi Max B. Wall Lecture at Saint Michael’s College will be presented Dov Waxman, Stotsky Professor of Jewish Historical and Cultural Studies at Northeastern University and Professor of Political Science, International Affairs, and Israel Studies. The lecture will be at 7 p.m. on Thursday, March 14 in the Dion Family Student Center […]

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‘The Harlem Renaissance’ lecture

A blend of visual and audio will be part of “The Harlem Renaissance” — a presentation in celebration of Black Culture Month in the Dion Student Center at Saint Michael’s College on Thursday, February 21, 2019 at 7:30 p.m. William Tortolano, professor emeritus of fine arts at the College, will draw upon a vivid recollection […]

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Fulbright award recipient to Prague

Jo Ellis-Monaghan, chair of the Saint Michael’s Department of Mathematics and Statistics, was officially notified recently that she has been awarded the Fulbright-Charles University Distinguished Chair position for spring 2020 at Charles University in Prague during the second half of her sabbatical next year. The Fulbright Distinguished Chair Awards comprise approximately 40 distinguished lecturing, distinguished […]

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