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Saint Mary’s invites public to Fall Frolic Oct. 4

7 hours 18 min ago
WINONA, Minn. — The public is invited to participate in the 27th Fall Frolic 5K fun run/walk at Saint Mary’s University Saturday, Oct. 4. Registration will run from 8 to 9:30 a.m. in Saint Mary’s Toner Student Center with the race beginning at 10 a.m. The $8 cost includes a T-shirt. The annual event is free to Saint [&hellip

Area employers invited to career fair at Saint Mary’s

Wed, 09/17/2014 - 11:17am
WINONA, Minn. — Regional employers are invited to showcase their organizations at the first Saint Mary’s University career fair. The fair, to be held 11:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 30, in the Toner Student Center, is open to all Saint Mary’s students and alumni who are exploring career options or looking for internship [&hellip

Constitution Day panel presentation planned for Sept. 17 at Saint Mary’s

Tue, 09/16/2014 - 10:50am
WINONA, Minn. — A Constitution Day panel presentation titled “Immigration Law & Politics” will be held Wednesday, Sept. 17, at Saint Mary’s University. The event, free and open to the public, will be held from 7 to 8:30 p.m. in Salvi Lecture Hall, located on the third floor of Saint Mary’s Hall. Panelists will include: [&hellip

Rochester Center hosts open house Sept. 25

Tue, 09/16/2014 - 9:33am
ROCHESTER, Minnesota—Saint Mary’s University of Minnesota will host an Open House from 5 p.m. until 7 p.m. on Thursday, September 25 at its Rochester Center. All are invited to attend the event but especially individuals who are interested in pursuing bachelor’s degree completion or advanced degrees offered in Rochester. “We have programs for anyone looking [&hellip

Alumni return for weekend events, Sept. 12-14

Thu, 09/11/2014 - 11:57am
Saint Mary’s University alumni are invited back to campus for Young Alumni Weekend and Cardinal ‘M’ Club Weekend, Sept. 12-14. Young Alumni Weekend More than 150 alumni are expected to attend the full weekend of events which will include a faculty and staff social, a young alumni gathering at Mulligan’s (featuring alumnus Adam Stasica on [&hellip

HWY. 14 IS NOW OPEN

Wed, 09/10/2014 - 3:10pm
Drivers and pedestrians use caution. Hwy. 14 next to the Saint Mary’s University Winona Campus is now open for through traffic. The state highway was closed for two days after a truck hit and damaged a pedestrian bridge. Today, the Minnesota Department of Transportation installed new traffic and pedestrian safety signage on the highway. The university [&hellip

Lasallian Research Symposium set for Sept. 28–30

Wed, 09/10/2014 - 1:44pm
MINNEAPOLIS—The third-annual Lasallian Research Symposium, hosted by Saint Mary’s University of Minnesota and its Institute for Lasallian Studies, will be held Sept. 28–30 on Saint Mary’s Twin Cities Campus, located on Park Avenue in Minneapolis. More than 100 participants from around the world will be in attendance. The symposium will look at key characteristics of [&hellip

HWY. 14 BRIDGE UPDATE

Tue, 09/09/2014 - 6:51pm
BRIDGE AND TRAFFIC UPDATE 6:00 p.m. Tuesday Saint Mary’s has been working closely with the Minnesota Department of Transportation after a truck hit the Hwy. 14 pedestrian bridge on Monday afternoon. The bridge was declared unsafe by MnDOT, Hwy. 14 was closed to through traffic, and this afternoon the 55-foot steel and concrete span was [&hellip

Saint Mary’s students to stage ‘Rabbit Hole’ Sept. 25-28

Tue, 09/09/2014 - 2:00pm
WINONA, Minn. — The Saint Mary’s Department of Theatre and Dance will stage “Rabbit Hole” Thursday through Sunday, Sept. 25-28. Becca and Howie Corbett have everything a family could want, until a life-shattering accident turns their world upside down and leaves the couple drifting perilously apart. “Rabbit Hole” is a story of loss, honesty, compassion [&hellip

150 young alumni to return to Saint Mary’s campus this weekend

Tue, 09/09/2014 - 1:59pm
WINONA, Minn. — Saint Mary’s University graduates from the past decade have been invited back to campus for Young Alumni Weekend, Sept. 12-14. More than 150 alumni are expected to attend the full weekend of events which will include a faculty and staff social, a young alumni gathering at Mulligan’s (featuring alumnus Adam Stasica on [&hellip

Saint Mary’s is ranked in top tier of U.S. News ‘Best National Universities’

Tue, 09/09/2014 - 12:47pm
WINONA, Minn. — Saint Mary’s University of Minnesota is once again ranked in the top tier of the annual U.S. News & World Report ratings of best colleges and universities. Saint Mary’s is ranked No. 181 in the National Universities category of the U.S. News Best Colleges 2015 guidebook. Saint Mary’s is one of only [&hellip

Students gain perspective in London study abroad program

Tue, 09/09/2014 - 9:58am
This fall semester 15 undergraduate students will gain international experiences and perspective as they attend Saint Mary’s study abroad program in London, England. Dr. Gary Diomandes, professor of theatre and dance, serves as the director of the London program. As part of the Stefannié Valéncia Kierlin Theatre Program, theatre students will present “How I Learned to Drive” [&hellip

Hwy. 14 closed in Winona

Mon, 09/08/2014 - 10:27pm
Hwy. 14 next to Saint Mary’s University is closed to through traffic after a truck hit the underside of the pedestrian bridge about 2 p.m. Monday. The Minnesota Department of Transportation inspected the bridge and declared it unsafe. The highway is closed until further notice. Only faculty, staff and students or visitors with business on campus [&hellip

Saint Mary’s alumnus to provide info about law profession, school

Mon, 09/08/2014 - 12:33pm
WINONA, Minn. — Saint Mary’s University invites anyone interested in law school or the profession of law to attend a presentation Friday, Sept. 12, by 1967 alumnus Roger Haydock, a professor at William Mitchell College of Law in St. Paul. Haydock will speak at 11 a.m. in the Common Room, located on the third floor [&hellip

Page Series offering brings graphic novel to life

Mon, 09/08/2014 - 8:00am
Science-fiction, radio play drama, and a graphic novel combine to bring Robot Planet’s Intergalactic Nemesis to the Page stage Friday, Sept. 12, at 7:30 p.m. Using the sound effects of radio drama, super-sized projections of a graphic novel, a live keyboard player, and live actors playing various parts, the premise is simple: a period adventure [&hellip

Campus solar panels ordered

Fri, 09/05/2014 - 12:49pm
The Saint Mary’s student-organized solar panel initiative was successful in raising approximately $14,000, enough to order a 3.8 kilowatt system for campus. In order to take advantage of a Made in Minnesota Solar Panel Rebate, the project was downsized, but student organizers are excited for the project to begin. “I think it’s a good start to [&hellip

Internship with Disney an illuminating experience

Wed, 09/03/2014 - 9:15am
As Walt Disney once said, “If you can dream it, you can do it.” Arielle Ems ’15 never dreamed she’d spend her summer interning at the happiest place on earth. The Saint Mary’s University theatre major from Portland, Ore., was hired as an entertainment tech intern, working in lighting at the four Walt Disney Florida [&hellip

Alumnus named to NonProfit Times Top 50

Tue, 09/02/2014 - 9:52am
A year and a half after finishing his Master of Arts degree in Philanthropy and Development from Saint Mary’s University of Minnesota, Michael Chatman M’12 has been recognized for his professional reputation by being named to The NonProfit Times (NPT) Power and Influence Top 50. Chatman is the senior vice president of philanthropy at the [&hellip

Saint Mary’s University named one of the ‘Best in Midwest’ by Princeton Review

Fri, 08/29/2014 - 9:55am
WINONA, Minn. — Saint Mary’s University is one of 159 schools receiving the “Best in the Midwest” designation for 2015 from the Princeton Review, a national college guide and ranking program. Results were announced this week. Each year, the Princeton Review profiles colleges and universities that “stand out as academically excellent institutions of higher learning.” [&hellip

Page Series offering brings graphic novel to life

Fri, 08/29/2014 - 8:00am
Science-fiction, radio play drama, and a graphic novel combine to bring Robot Planet’s Intergalactic Nemesis to the Page stage Friday, Sept. 12, at 7:30 p.m. Using the sound effects of radio drama, super-sized projections of a graphic novel, a live keyboard player, and live actors playing various parts, the premise is simple: a period adventure [&hellip