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Gathering in remembrance of 9/11

Gathering in remembrance of 9/11

Saint Mary-of-the-Woods College will commemorate the 10th anniversary of the 9/11 attacks on America with a ceremony Monday, September 12, 2011 at 4 p.m.

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Woods student photo slide show and sneak peek of the Woods Student Center

Life in the heart of campus is energetic and bustling with the transformation of the former reference room of the Rooney Library to the new Woods Student Center.

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Louisa May Alcott: The woman behind “Little Women”

Louisa May Alcott: The woman behind “Little Women”

Louisa May Alcott is recognized around the world for her novel “Little Women,” but few know Alcott as the bold, compelling woman, who grew up in the innermost circle of the transcendentalist and antislavery movements, served as a Civil War army nurse and led a secret literary life writing pulp fiction. Get to know her better this fall at Saint Mary-of-the-Woods College (SMWC) during the “Louisa May Alcott: The Woman behind Little Women” presentation series.

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SMWC receives grant to enhance outdoor classroom

SMWC receives grant to enhance outdoor classroom

Through a grant from the Wabash Valley Community Foundation, SMWC will expand the educational capabilities of its outdoor classroom.

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Saint Mary-of-the-Woods College promotes academic success among military service members and veterans

Saint Mary-of-the-Woods College (SMWC) will use a nearly $23,000 grant from Operation Diploma, an initiative of the Military Family Research Institute (MFRI) at Purdue University, to develop programs and policies designed to boost academic success of student servicemembers and veterans on campus.

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Public radio interview with President King

Dottie L. King, Ph.D., president of Saint Mary-of-the-Woods College will be featured on WFIU’s Profiles on National Public Radio (NPR) August 7, 20011 at 7 p.m.

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Saint Mary-of-the-Woods College locks in tuition for four years

Saint Mary-of-the-Woods College locks in tuition for four years

In a move to manage the rising costs of higher education, Saint Mary-of-the-Woods College announces its Tuition Promise.

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A “Tour de Indiana” starts with The Woods

Cyclists crank it up on Saturday, July 16, 2011, as they pedal from Terre Haute, Ind., to Richmond, Ind., on the National Historic Route 40 for the 25th annual Ride Across Indiana (RAIN). The 156-mile ride, hosted by the Bloomington Bicycle Club, begins at Saint Mary-of-the-Woods College (SMWC) at 7 a.m.

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SMWC alums perform in repertory theatre

Four Saint Mary-of-the-Woods College (SMWC) graduates will showcase their acting talents at this season’s Crossroads Repertory Theatre.

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SMWC Alumnae Association presents esteemed awards

Saint Mary-of-the-Woods College (SMWC) National Alumnae Association Board of Directors honored two alums at its annual Reunion Weekend May 20-22, 2011 on the SMWC campus.

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SMWC Junior Rides Into Third Place at the IHSA National Show

SMWC Junior Rides Into Third Place at the IHSA National Show

Woods junior Whitney Mahloch loped, jogged and galloped her way to claim third place in the advanced western horsemanship division at the Intercollegiate Horse Show Association (IHSA) National Show in Lexington, Ky., on May 8, 2011.

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SMWC professor studies the universal language of learning in South Africa

While most educators teach others, Sandra Chappell took a chance to teach herself. In October 2010 Chappell, an associate professor of education at Saint Mary-of-the-Woods College (SMWC), embarked on an enriching voyage to South Africa, where she learned valuable lessons about education across the ocean and here at home.

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