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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

Conservatory registration open house planned for Sept. 3

Thu, 08/28/2014 - 8:00am
The Minnesota Conservatory for the Arts will hold its winter 2014 registration open house from 4 to 6 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 3, at the Valencia Arts enter, 1164 West 10th St. Here are five reasons to attend: It’s a great opportunity to visit the facility, tour the studios and classrooms, and meet the talented instructors [&hellip

Psychology students present at APA session

Thu, 08/28/2014 - 8:00am
Elizabeth Seebach’s collaborative lab just presented a poster at the American Psychological Association (APA) in the Division of Health Psychology Poster session. The study, “The Body as a Temple:  Attachment to God and Health Behaviors” by Elizabeth Niedbala, Maija Rannikko, Ashley Walz, Christine Meeds, Lauren Salonek, and Elizabeth E. Seebach, was well received. CAPTION: Maija [&hellip

Chicago artist to display work at next Saint Mary’s exhibit

Wed, 08/27/2014 - 3:38pm
Chicago artist Cherith Lundin will display her work in “An excess of ground,” the next Saint Mary’s art show Aug. 28 through Oct. 10. Lundin’s work will be on display at the Lillian Davis Hogan Galleries, located in the Toner Student Center. The exhibit is free and open to the public from 9 a.m. to 8 [&hellip

Catch all the Cardinal action

Mon, 08/25/2014 - 8:04am
Cardinal sports fans:It’s hard to believe, but the 2014 fall sports season is here. That means plenty of Cardinal action — and many ways to stay informed.   Check out these options:   The Athletics Website  Daily Game Recaps & Previews  Live Stats & Streaming Video  Instant Text Results   Like us on Facebook and follow us on Twitter YouTube Interviews [&hellip

This Is Your Time! #TIYT contest

Wed, 08/20/2014 - 9:42pm
Tell us your Saint Mary’s University experience! Tell us about your most memorable or life-changing Saint Mary’s experience. Using Twitter, show us your favorite Saint Mary’s University location in a photograph and tell us why it’s so special. Share your success story on a video or in a blog article. Link your story, photo, or video [&hellip

Saint Mary’s at the State Fair

Tue, 08/19/2014 - 3:42pm
While you’re at the Minnesota State Fair, visit our Saint Mary’s University booth and connect with us — we’d love to get to know you better. From Aug. 21 through Sept. 1, we’ll be at the “Great Minnesota Get-Together” in the Education building on the Fair’s east side. Visitors look forward to stopping by the [&hellip

What I like about Saint Mary’s – The Arts!

Tue, 08/19/2014 - 8:00am
If you like to perform, be entertained or enjoy the quieter arts . . . Saint Mary’s University has an opportunity for you. Start with the top-notch theatre, band and choir groups and campus art gallery. Add in the popular student-run music showcases and you’ll see our campus is teeming with talent. CAPTION: Some of [&hellip

Play a band instrument? Join the Saint Mary’s University Concert Band

Thu, 08/14/2014 - 11:50am
WINONA, Minn. — Area musicians who love band music are invited to the Saint Mary’s University Concert Band’s first rehearsal of the season on Monday, Aug. 25, 6:45 to 8 p.m. CAPTION: Dr. Janet Heukeshoven, director, invites area musicians to play in the Saint Mary’s University Concert Band. The Saint Mary’s University Concert Band was founded [&hellip

Take a look at Saint Mary’s!

Tue, 08/12/2014 - 8:00am
Winona is a great place to call home. First it’s a prime location: our scenic Mississippi River Valley is just a couple hours from the Twin Cities and a couple more from Chicago. Winona means business too. Many of our students get work experience through internships with international corporations, world-leading healthcare organizations, or smaller start-ups. [&hellip

Inaugural DBA cohort paving the way

Mon, 08/11/2014 - 3:43pm
It’s not often that a student is able to be part of a new and innovative program. So for Terry Danielson, studying with the very first group to pursue the Doctorate of Business Administration (DBA) through Saint Mary’s University of Minnesota was a welcomed adventure. “As a new program and a new cohort, we’re defining [&hellip

Twins internship a home run

Mon, 08/11/2014 - 8:00am
It probably helped that Tyler Grabau ’14 had completed a successful work-study with the Saint Mary’s Business Department. It couldn’t have hurt his chances that he pulls in good grades and had worked for Fastenal, an international leader in fastener distribution, for a year and a half. Grabau’s application for an internship with the Minnesota [&hellip

New education technology master’s degree available online or on campus

Fri, 08/08/2014 - 5:20pm
With technology and education becoming more intertwined than ever, Saint Mary’s University of Minnesota has announced the addition of a Master of Education in Learning Design and Technology program, offered both online and on campus. Beginning this fall, the M.Ed. in Learning Design and Technology will help educators integrate content, technology and pedagogy. Graduates will [&hellip

Minnesota Conservatory for the Arts to conduct “Nutcracker” auditions Aug. 30

Fri, 08/08/2014 - 10:58am
WINONA, Minn. — The Minnesota Conservatory for the Arts will hold auditions Saturday, Aug. 30, for its holiday production of The Nutcracker, to be performed at Saint Mary’s University Dec. 4-7. Auditions will begin at noon at the Valéncia Arts Center, 1164 West 10th St. CAPTION: MCA students Amanda Whalen and Keegan Eide in a [&hellip

Piscitiello, Fox honored as affiliated Christian Brothers

Fri, 08/08/2014 - 9:55am
Two dedicated and treasured colleagues at Saint Mary’s, Tony Piscitiello ’69, M’82 and Mary Catherine Fox ’75, Ph.D., have become part of the largest congregation of Brothers in the Catholic Church that is devoted exclusively to education. On Monday, Aug. 4, the two longtime champions of education on Saint Mary’s Winona campus became affiliated members [&hellip

Two great reasons for alumni to come back to campus in September

Tue, 08/05/2014 - 8:00am
Cardinal ‘M’ Club Weekend The Cardinal ‘M’ Club is looking forward to celebrating an exciting 2013-2014 athletic season at its annual Cardinal ‘M’ Club Weekend on Sept. 12-14 — the same weekend as Young Alumni Weekend. Friday night’s Hall of Fame Awards Ceremony will kick off the weekend’s events. The Cardinal ‘M’ Club, along with [&hellip

Miller chosen for competitive fellowship

Mon, 08/04/2014 - 8:00am
Katie Miller ’15 had never heard of hairy cell leukemia before this summer. But after several weeks working at Gundersen Medical Foundation’s Kabara Cancer Research Institute in La Crosse, Wis., Miller is not only familiar with the rare form of cancer, she is hoping her research will help to create a new therapeutic target for [&hellip

News from Nairobi

Mon, 08/04/2014 - 7:59am
For the first time in the history of Christ the Teacher Institute for Education, two separate graduation ceremonies were held in recent months. On May 3, the first took place in the traditional time. On that occasion, 32 students received their diplomas or degrees from Saint Mary’s University of Minnesota. Because of changing requirements for [&hellip