Chemistry Magic Show

The Student Affiliate’s chapter of the American Chemical Society hosted its sixth annual Chemistry Magic Show on Wednesday, November 20 at 7 p.m. in the McCarthy Arts Center at Saint Michael’s College. “Part of what the group tries to do is really bring science to the public in an understanding way and get the public […]

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Students at International Festival

Cultural exposure can serve as an immersive, enriching experience, and for many students at Saint Michael’s College, the International Festival was an opportunity to celebrate the richness of cultures that exist within the student body and surrounding community. The International Festival is a yearly celebration of different cultures through food, music, and dance performances, sponsored […]

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Success for Ryan Peterson ’98

Ryan Peterson ’98, a popular morning-news anchor on a major network-affiliate TV station in Albany, NY, productive college years and later career success in broadcasting emerged from his ability to recognize, create or seize opportunities, coupled with an enthusiasm for embracing challenges. His first step simply was recognizing early-on the opportunities that Saint Michael’s might […]

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Senegalese Film Festival

Campus screenings of four films by renowned African filmmakers (Angèle Diabang Brener, Sembène Ousmane, Moussa Sène Absa, and Djibril Diop Mambéty), the Senegalese Film Festival at Saint Michael’s College ended on November 11 with a lecture entitled “Oral Practices and Political Dissent in Senegalese Cinema” by Moussa Bocoum. The guest speaker presented a survey of […]

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Lacey-funds Support Study Abroad

Supported by funds from the Brian Lacey ’72 International Fellowship in Social Justice, Saint Michael’s College student Riley Holzhuter ’21 will spend a semester living, learning and serving in Tanzania while she studies wildlife conservation and political ecology during the coming spring 2020 semester. Peggy Imai, the College’s director of study abroad, announced this year’s […]

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St. Edmund annual lecture

The Society of Saint Edmund founded Saint Michael’s College, so it is only natural to wonder who Saint Edmund is, where he came from, and when he lived. Edmundite Father David Theroux invited Professor Joseph Creamer, Ph.D., from the University of Albany, NY. to speak at the Annual Saint Edmund Lecture, sponsored by The Edmundite […]

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Hall named for Cronogue

Putting their money where their faith is, the Society of Saint Edmund in late July announced a $500,000 gift to Saint Michael’s College, challenging alumni and friends of the College to match those funds for a total gift of $1 million to secure the dedication of an existing-yet-unnamed campus residence hall in honor of the […]

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Immersive art exhibit

Saint Michael’s College on Thursday, November 7 hosted artist Amelie Brindamour and presented an exhibit of her latest project, titled En Oscillation, in the McCarthy Arts Center Gallery. Described on Brindamour’s website as “An interactive and immersive installation combining sculptural elements to an electronic circuit,” the exhibit is composed of five steel structures covered in […]

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Alumni help at Career Symposium

A group of eager students and committed alumni filled the McCarthy Recital Hall on Friday, November 8 to kick off the 12th annual Saint Michael’s Career Symposium. An effort of the Alumni Board of Directors—many of whom were in attendance—the Symposium works to aid and inspire students thinking about their professional futures through conversation, networking, and […]

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Biology through storytelling

In the Saint Michael’s College Teaching Gardens, a beautiful array of children’s stories can be found near the greenery. However, for many students, the “StoryWalk®” holds a significance beyond the beautiful depictions on each sign. The leading professor of this project, Valerie Bang-Jensen of the education faculty, began the Story Walk several years ago as […]

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