All corners of campus join racism converation

A 1963 meeting between Robert Kennedy and the eminent African-American writer James Baldwin brought leading black-activist voices of that era to the White House “to explain the rage that threatened to engulf black America,” according to a publishers’ website summary of Michael Eric Dyson’s challenging and, many say, prophetic book What Truth Sounds Like. The book […]

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U.S. Jews and Israel Lecture

This year’s 2019 Rabbi Max B. Wall Lecture at Saint Michael’s College on Thursday, March 14, was by Dov Waxman, Stotsky Professor of Jewish Historical and Cultural Studies at Northeastern University and Professor of Political Science, International Affairs, and Israel Studies. Professor Waxman’s topic for his talk in the Dion Family Student Center Roy Room […]

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St Mike’s Peace Corps students

Peace Corps announced today that Saint Michael’s College ranked No.15 among small-size schools on the agency’s list of top volunteer-producing colleges and universities in 2019. Ten Saint Michael’s alumni currently are volunteering in countries around the world. Saint Michael’s returns to the list of top volunteer-producing colleges after a brief absence. In 2016, Saint Michael’s […]

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Students go maple-sugaring

Light. Stoke. Filter. Stoke. Chop. Stack. Stoke. Draw off. Filter. Finish. Filter. Ahh, sweet success! This week the pilot year of the campus-wide maple project really hit its stride. Temperatures warmed and the days lengthened, yet nights remained below freezing, creating the necessary conditions for the maple trees to begin their spring awakening. This phenomenon […]

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Faculty artist showcased at Fleming

The objects that are his focus might be small, but artist Brian Collier’s contribution to a current Fleming Museum exhibit at the University of Vermont is a big moment for the Saint Michael’s College fine arts professor and his growing reputation for creative, awareness-raising experimentation in art-making through a host of media. When Collier heard […]

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College hosts entrepreneur competition

February 22 was cold but sunny as about 50 people gathered in the Dion Family Student Center Roy Room to hear students from four Vermont colleges and universities pitch business ideas in the fourth annual LaunchVT Collegiate competition. At stake was a $3,000 first prize and $1,000 second prize.  Students presented their proposals for startup […]

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Lakota-Catholic spiritual nexus

The Edmundite Center for Peace and Justice is sponsoring a panel discussion, “Nicholas Black Elk, Lakota Spirituality, and Catholicism on the Pine Ridge Reservation” on March 28, 2019, at 4:30 p.m. in the Roy Event Room of the Dion Family Student Center. Panelists are: Robert Brave Heart, MA, Arizona State University, Executive Vice-President of Red […]

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Korematsu to speak at Commencement

Karen Korematsu, founder and executive director of the Fred T. Korematsu Institute and daughter of the late Fred Korematsu, will be the Commencement speaker at Saint Michael’s College on May 12 at 10 a.m. in the Ross Sports Center. Ms. Korematsu is a civil rights advocate, public speaker, and public educator whose civil liberties work […]

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Business students win Research Challenge

For the second year straight, a Saint Michael’s College team of business/accounting students in February won the Vermont Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) Institute Research Challenge — a state qualifier for an annual global competition that provides university students with personal mentoring and intensive training in financial analysis. Sponsoring this presentation round of the statewide Challenge, […]

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Lecture on science-philosophy-theology

The Edmundite Center for Faith and Culture is sponsoring a lecture by Professor Jeffrey Koperski titled “”Science, Philosophy and Theology: Who Owes What to Whom,” on Thursday, March 14, 2019, at 4:30 p.m. in the Roy Event Room of the Dion Family Student Center. Koperski, PhD, is a professor in the Philosophy of Science Department […]

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