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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

Get set to scream at annual Walk of Horror

Thu, 10/09/2014 - 8:00am
This year’s Saint Mary’s University Walk of Horror is again guaranteed to give you goosebumps. New scares are planned around every corner. The 18th annual hair-raising fundraiser for the Saint Mary’s Cardinal fastpitch softball team will take place from 7 to 10 p.m. Oct. 24-25 and 30-31 in the campus bluffs. Walkers are asked to [&hellip

Adult learners to commence on October 12

Tue, 10/07/2014 - 10:39am
MINNEAPOLIS — More than 270 students will graduate from Saint Mary’s University of Minnesota and its Schools of Graduate and Professional Programs on Sunday, Oct. 12 during Commencement Convocation. Three separate ceremonies will be held, at 11:30 a.m., 1:30 p.m., and 3:30 p.m., on the university’s Twin Cities Campus. The ceremonies, in the Saint Mary’s [&hellip

Saint Mary’s to host first career fair, prep workshops

Tue, 10/07/2014 - 9:43am
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 on the Winona campus. 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 [&hellip

Rouault’s ‘Seeing Christ in the Darkness’ is next Saint Mary’s show Oct. 16-Nov. 16

Tue, 10/07/2014 - 9:37am
WINONA, Minn. — “Seeing Christ in the Darkness,” a collection of the world-class prints of one of the most important printmakers of the 20th century, Georges Rouault, will be on display Oct. 16 through Nov. 16 at Saint Mary’s University. Rouault (1871-1958) was a lifelong Roman Catholic, but the Church resisted the darkness of his [&hellip

PR/Business Club visits alumni at MPR, Shop HQ

Tue, 10/07/2014 - 8:00am
Saint Mary’s alumni hosted members of the Public Relations/Business Club Sept. 25 at ShopHQ and Minnesota Public Radio. Katelyn Branstrom ’09, Erin Donnelly ’05, and Adam Beck ’07 gave a tour of ShopHQ’s studios ​and offices, and offered students insights to their jobs and career advice. Lindsay Dickson ’08 and Matt Perkins ’06 gave students [&hellip

Students celebrate National Chemistry Week during Saint Mary’s Chemistry Nights

Fri, 10/03/2014 - 3:08pm
WINONA, Minn. — Many area high school juniors and seniors will perform hands-on chemistry projects during upcoming Chemistry Nights at Saint Mary’s University, which will run 5 to 9 p.m. Wednesdays, Oct. 22 and 29. Chemistry Night, sponsored by the Saint Mary’s Department of Chemistry and the La Crosse-Winona local section of the American Chemical [&hellip