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A summer of science - three SMWC students conduct research at Oak Ridge National Laboratory

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.

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International malaria and anthrax biochemist joins Woods faculty

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.

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The Woods presents "The Art of Dining"

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

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SMWC honors troops during 9/11 Day of Service

Organized by Malia Mohan, SMWC's coordinator of campus ministry, students wrote thank you cards, prepared care packages and created camouflage rosaries for soldiers fighting overseas.

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SMWC commemorates Constitution Day

Senator Robert Byrd passed a bill in 2004 designating September 17 as Constitution Day, commemorating the formation and signing of the U.S. Constitution on Sept. 17, 1787. Additionally, the observance provides an opportunity to learn more about the founding document.

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SMWC MLD alums profitable for local nonprofits

SMWC’s Master of Leadership Development fuses a student’s values and goals with successful leadership techniques. These graduates not only change the way organizations think about leadership, they change the way leaders think about leadership.

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Saint Mary-of-the-Woods College ranks among the nation’s best, again

For the sixth consecutive year, Saint Mary-of-the-Woods College (SMWC) once again prevails as one of the Best Regional Colleges in the Midwest according to the U.S. News & World Report’s 2013 Best Colleges guidebook. The exclusive rankings include more than 1,400 schools nationwide.

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SMWC students break cultural boundaries to explore music therapy in a distant land

SMWC professor Sharon Boyle, along with two SMWC music therapy students, participated in a summer immersion experience known as the Jamaica Field Service Project (JAFSP). They volunteered in impoverished areas of Jamaica under supervision, while learning traditional Afro-Caribbean music, exploring the island’s lush terrain and probing the culture’s values and customs.

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SMWC’s Tuition Promise bucks the college tuition hike trend for the second year

SMWC’s Tuition Promise is a way for students and families to focus on the quality of their education, not the cost. It means that a steep tuition hike, like the University of Notre Dame’s 3.8 or Purdue University’s 3.5 percent tuition increases, won’t alarm SMWC students in the middle of their education.

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2012 Pomeroy soccer season preview

The Pomeroy soccer team enters the 2012 season with much anticipation and excitement after a busy recruiting season. The new-look Pomeroys will feature nine new faces to this year’s roster, including plenty of talent at every position. In addition, the Pomeroys will also feature nine returning veterans from last year’s team.

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Four-Star Series 2012-2013

The Four-Star Series at Saint Mary-of-the-Woods College offers a diverse spectrum of performing arts and esteemed speakers who inspire, challenge and stimulate the imagination. Designed to enhance the College’s curriculum and to enrich cultural exploration, the series is an intricate part of the College’s history. Since its revival in 2008, the Four-Star Series has presented world-renowned lecturers, musicians and productions. All events are free of charge and open to the public.

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Terre Haute Chamber of Commerce names King as ATHENA Award recipient

The Terre Haute Chamber of Commerce named Dottie L. King, Ph.D., president of Saint Mary-of-the-Woods College (SMWC), as the winner of its prestigious 2012 Athena Award. The award was presented at its 99th annual meeting August 30, 2012.

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