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October 25th, 2012
Drawn to the mysteries of tropical rain forests and dedicated to a life of scientific expeditions in the treetops, Margaret Lowman, Ph.D., pioneered the science of canopy ecology. She will share her experiences at the Saint Mary-of-the-Woods College Four Star Series on November 2, 2012, in Cecilian Auditorium at 7 p.m. The presentation is free and open to the public.
October 25th, 2012
A 24-hour trip around the world is a lot of time for reflection. After spending the summer as an intern for the president of Kosovo, Leonora “Nora” Dalipi, a human resource management senior at Saint Mary-of-the-Woods College (SMWC), had a lot to reflect on.
October 23rd, 2012
Set to launch in fall 2013, SMWC’s new 3+1 Leadership Development program creates more marketable graduates through a new in a 4-year accelerated business-based bachelor’s and master’s program.
October 17th, 2012
Girls in sixth through eighth grades are invited to explore science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) during the fifth annual Expanding Your Horizons conference at Saint Mary-of-the-Woods College (SMWC) on November 3, 2012, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.
October 11th, 2012
Saint Mary-of-the-Woods College embarks on an $11M campaign aimed at enriching the total college experience and increasing recruitment efforts by building a sports and recreation center, according to President Dottie L. King, Ph.D. The College kicks off the campaign on Friday, October 12, 2012, with a gala fundraiser for donors and friends that highlights opportunities for supporters to become involved. The College has raised $6.5 million of the funds needed to build the facility during the quiet phase of the campaign.
October 9th, 2012
A SMART way to learn: SMWC upgrades student success – both campus and distance – with new technology
Guided by the director of SMWC’s learning resource center, Kimberly LaComba, tutors can access a distance student’s computer and help them solve an equation, edit an essay or practice for a test – all in real time. With the help of a grant from the Clara Fairbanks Foundation, SMWC upgraded the LRC’s technology to include a SMART board.
October 2nd, 2012
Thanks to their relatable, unforgettable lyrics and their impressive stage presence and swagger, Town Mountain manages to rise above many of bluegrass bands touring today. Town Mountain will perform their distinctive sound at the Saint Mary-of-the-Woods College Four-Star Series on October 23, 2012, at 7:30 p.m., in the Cecilian Auditorium. The performance is free and open to the public.
September 25th, 2012
Of the 20 fastest growing industries, 15 have a basis in a science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) field. From the bank to the doctor, bridges to mobile phones, STEM-related decisions profoundly impact life on every level. That’s why SMWC provides students with access to incredible opportunities that can unleash their potential in STEM.
September 20th, 2012
When military personnel return home, or even while they are still serving overseas, Saint Mary-of-the-Woods College (SMWC) is ready to help them earn a high-quality education. Victory Media, the premier media entity for military personnel transitioning into civilian life, has named SMWC to the coveted Military Friendly Schools ® list for the fourth consecutive year.
September 19th, 2012
Three SMWC students spent the summer examining bionic limbs, super computers, fusion reactors, vertically-aligned carbon nanofibers and cyber security tools as interns at the U.S. Department of Energy’s Oak Ridge National Laboratory.
September 18th, 2012
Monique Bate Akoachere, Ph.D., an international biochemist who has traveled the world studying some of the deadliest diseases, namely malaria and anthrax, joins the Woods faculty as the new assistant professor of chemistry.
September 17th, 2012
Saint Mary-of-the-Woods College’s Department of Music and Theatre presents “The Art of Dining” by Tina Howe, running October 4-7, 2012. In this comedy, Ellen is an accomplished gourmet cook and Callie is an accomplished devourer of her culinary creations. They have opened a new chic restaurant – The Golden Carousel -- and the audience is treated to an evening of mayhem as they strive to satisfy a group of eccentric diners