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Sugar Plum Fairy Tea Party fundraiser is Nov. 16

Fri, 10/24/2014 - 11:32am
WINONA, Minn. — The Minnesota Conservatory for the Arts is pleased to announce the eighth biennial Sugar Plum Fairy Tea Party, Sunday, Nov. 16, at the Valéncia Arts Center, 1164 West 10th St. This year’s Sugar Plum Fairy Tea Party will feature two tea sittings (1 and 4 p.m.). Specialty teas and exquisite finger foods [&hellip

Saint Mary’s University Gifts for Winona announces application dates

Fri, 10/24/2014 - 9:09am
WINONA, Minn. — The Saint Mary’s University Gifts for Winona program is inviting families in need to sign up for the annual gift-giving program. The program’s main priority is to provide gifts to children 18 years of age and younger and individuals 60 years of age and older. Families will only be able to report [&hellip

Open house at Oakdale Center Nov. 6

Fri, 10/24/2014 - 7:30am
Whether you’re looking to advance your career or you’d like to complete that bachelor’s degree, Saint Mary’s University of Minnesota and its Schools of Graduate and Professional Programs can help you reach your goals. Saint Mary’s University offers a variety of programs that are affordable and at convenient locations throughout Minnesota. Visit the bachelor completion [&hellip

Bridge and Hwy. 14 are now open

Thu, 10/23/2014 - 7:43pm
MnDOT has completed the installation of a temporary pedestrian bridge across Highway 14 and it is now open. The temporary crosswalk, south of the bridge, has been removed so pedestrians should follow the sidewalk near Hoffman Hall and use only the bridge to cross Highway 14. There is crushed rock on the west (Watter’s Hall [&hellip

MnDOT installs temporary Hwy. 14 pedestrian bridge in Winona

Thu, 10/23/2014 - 3:34pm
ROCHESTER, Minn. – The Minnesota Department of Transportation installed a temporary pedestrian bridge today, Oct. 23 on Highway 14 in Winona at Saint Mary’s University of Minnesota. Traffic will open on Highway 14 about 7 p.m. once all the work is completed to secure the bridge and open it to pedestrian traffic. The 13.3-ton, 56-foot [&hellip

3D printer technology improves classroom learning

Thu, 10/23/2014 - 1:06pm
Dr. Nathan Lien, assistant professor of chemistry, holds up a model constructed on Saint Mary’s University’s recently acquired 3D printer. This model is a representation of the probability distribution of an electron in an “f orbital,” such as those found around uranium. Dr. Lien hopes to make models of lower energy orbitals to use in [&hellip

Highway 14 near Winona Campus to detour Thursday

Tue, 10/21/2014 - 3:50pm
MnDOT to install temporary pedestrian bridge The Minnesota Department of Transportation plans to install a temporary pedestrian bridge on Highway 14 in Winona at Saint Mary’s University of Minnesota on Thursday, Oct. 23. Traffic will not be allowed through that area of Highway 14 while crews use a crane to raise the bridge and secure [&hellip

Page Series presents: Creole Choir of Cuba

Tue, 10/21/2014 - 11:15am
The Page Series is pleased to present The Creole Choir of Cuba, this Thursday at 7:30 p.m. in the Page Theatre. This vibrant 10-piece group — five men and five women who dance when they sing — are a cornucopia of remarkable voices. Multiple award winners, this Grammy-nominated choir sings the vital music learned at [&hellip

Saint Mary’s students to stage ‘Pentecost’ Nov. 6-9

Tue, 10/21/2014 - 8:47am
WINONA, Minn. — Art, religion and politics collide in the Saint Mary’s Department of Theatre and Dance production of the complex British drama “Pentecost” Thursday through Sunday, Nov. 6-9. Written by David Edgar and directed by Judy Myers, “Pentecost” tells the story of Gabrielle Pecs, a beautiful and passionate art curator in a small village [&hellip

Area schools invited to special matinee performances at Saint Mary’s

Mon, 10/20/2014 - 1:46pm
WINONA, Minn. — The Performance Center of Saint Mary’s University of Minnesota is pleased to announce the 2014-2015 school matinees. To reserve seats for your school, contact Adam Wiltgen, box office manager, at 507-457-1716, or email: amwilt04@smumn.edu. All seats are $3 for these matinees (only available for area schools). We request no more than one [&hellip

Saint Mary’s music faculty to present free recital Oct. 26

Mon, 10/20/2014 - 11:35am
WINONA, Minn. — Members of the Saint Mary’s University Music Department faculty will present a free recital on Sunday, Oct. 26, at 3 p.m. in Figliulo Recital Hall. This performance features Dr. David Leung (violin) and Derek Clark (cello) performing a duet by Hungarian composer Zoltan Kodaly; 18th century arias performed by Lindsy O’Shea (soprano); [&hellip

Saint Mary’s theatre alums make it big in Hollywood

Wed, 10/15/2014 - 4:02pm
They’ve advertised Acuras, peddled Doritos, and promoted everything from lottery tickets to fitness centers. The faces of two 2006 Saint Mary’s theatre alumni, Ed Gelhaus and Andy Greene, are becoming nationally recognizable as their acting careers take off in Hollywood. Tonight you can tune in to find Gelhaus playing a “strong man” on a national [&hellip

Five minutes with Emily Donohoue

Tue, 10/14/2014 - 8:00am
Emily Donohoue is enjoying the start to her junior year at Saint Mary’s. The women’s soccer player is majoring in Biology with a focus toward Pre-Physical Therapy and a Sports Business minor. She was born and raised in Centennial, Colo. When she is not busy with school and soccer, she enjoys spending time outdoors. She [&hellip

Graduate looks forward to helping others in China

Mon, 10/13/2014 - 5:31pm
As Brother William Mann, FSC, President of Saint Mary’s University encouraged the 270 Schools of Graduate and Professional Programs graduates who commenced on Sunday, Oct. 12, “go out and make the world better,” Sister Mary Mao M’14 sat among her fellow graduates and nodded in agreement. Sister Mary’s been working toward that purpose for five [&hellip

Study abroad experience leads to graduate school in Australia

Mon, 10/13/2014 - 9:44am
Ever since Shauna Stephens ’14 adopted her first baby toad, she was predestined for a career in biology. Now a graduate student in Australia, she is more apt to study the native environment of koalas or track the seasonal migration of wallabies. The Norwood, Minn., native said, “As a kid I was always curious as [&hellip

Nobel Peace Prize winner featured on Under-Told Stories Project

Fri, 10/10/2014 - 4:44pm
The Under-Told Stories Project at Saint Mary’s University of Minnesota regularly rubs elbows with world leaders and agents of change. Most recently, a Nobel Peace Prize winner. Kailash Satyarthi, an Indian child rights activist who was featured on the Under-Told Stories Project in July 2013, was awarded the Nobel Peace Prize on Friday. Fred de [&hellip

Saint Mary’s to host Career Fair, prep workshops

Fri, 10/10/2014 - 8:00am
The first Saint Mary’s University career fair will be held 11:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 30, in the Toner Student Center. All students and alumni of Saint Mary’s are invited to check out local and regional businesses and organizations, network with potential employers and find out what they are looking for in potential interns [&hellip

Public invited to Saint Mary’s panel discussion about elections

Thu, 10/09/2014 - 4:41pm
WINONA, Minn. — The public is invited to a panel discussion about the importance of elections and how the election process works on Tuesday, Oct. 21. The event is scheduled for 5 p.m. in Salvi Lecture Hall, located on the third floor of Saint Mary’s Hall. Panel members include Jeff Narabrook, voter outreach director for [&hellip

Saint Mary’s Page Series hosts Creole Choir of Cuba Oct. 23

Thu, 10/09/2014 - 4:39pm
WINONA, Minn. — Saint Mary’s University’s Page Series will host an evening of vibrant dances, spectacular harmonies, and colorful rhythms of the Caribbean Thursday, Oct. 23, as the Creole Choir of Cuba takes the stage. Experience the heart and soul of Cuba through irresistible melodies, poetic lyrics and impassioned vocal and percussive performance. With influences [&hellip

Halloween Fun Night is Oct. 27 at Saint Mary’s

Thu, 10/09/2014 - 8:00am
Elementary and preschool children from the Winona area are invited to attend the 14th annual Saint Mary’s, Halloween Fun Night from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Monday, Oct. 27. Participants should stop at the guard booth at the main entrance of the Winona campus for directions on where to park. Young trick-or-treaters should start out the [&hellip