Saint Mary's College will host the California Forum for Diversity in Graduate Education on Saturday, October 26, from 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. Universities and graduate programs offering academic master's and/or Ph.D. degrees from throughout the United States will participate in a recruitment fair from 12:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m. in Ferroggiaro Quad.
Associate Professor Zach Flanagin's latest DVD lecture series is available from Now You Know Media. The series of 24 lectures, called "The Bible through the Ages," reviews over two millennia of biblical interpretation, exploring the most important ways people have read the Bible in ancient history and in modern times. More information is available at their website.
Chief Technology Officer Peter Greco provides a brief update on progress in efforts to enhance the SMC "digital plant." Among the highlights in the past year are the construction of a stable WiFi network in the residence halls; the creation of a fault-tolerant Internet gateway; the migration of faculty and staff email to Gmail; the removal and replacement of dozens of failing devices from our network; the resolution of a myriad of network routing problems that held up network traffic; and the replacement of some of the fiber optic cable that had caused an undue amount of gridlock. Most exc
Professor Rebecca Proehl was awarded a 2013 Faculty Fellowship Grant to support her research project entitled Catalyst Schools: A Faith Inspired Public School Option. Catalyst schools are nonsectarian public schools that embody Lasallian principles.
Rashaan Alexis Meneses, adjuct assistant professor in Liberal & Civic Studies, will moderate a panel called “Writing Our Way Home: Shaping Tradition, History and Culture” with authors Luisa Igloria, Jon Pineda and Lysley Tenorio (associate professor in English and MFA Creative Writing
Help make SMC more sustainable. Offset your air travel carbon footprint by donating $30 for a fruit tree to be planted by students this winter in the Legacy Garden. See Julie Welch at the BBQ farmers market table on Wed., Oct. 9, 11 a.m.-1:30 p.m. Our goal is to add 50 fruiting plants. Cash or check only.