Inside Higher Education Quotes Provost Beth Dobkin on Value of Jan Term

Inside Higher Ed logoInside Higher Ed spoke with Saint Mary's Provost Beth Dobkin about the academic importance of January Term for the outlet's story "Ques

Jan Term Speaker Series Features Robert Hass

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Thu, 01/30/2014 - 19:00 to 20:30

Robert HassThe 2014 January Speaker Series presents Robert Hass, one of the nation's most celebrated poets, a distinguished UC Berkeley professor, environmental activist and the author of many books of poetry, including the collection Time and Materials, which was honored

KPIX/CBS 5 Story On Jan Term's Lying 101 Strikes A Chord

CBS 5 Lying 101 storyThe Jan Term course "Lying 101" has struck a chord with a variety of news outlets around the country.

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Michael Caligaris
“Nobody ever lives their life all the way up except bull-fighters.” - Jake Barnes.
Zachary Amendt Alisa Dodge
James Scott Donahue
"Climb every mountain. Read every Montaigne essay."
Charlotte Bhaskar Rebecca Eland
Jill Kolongowski
"My only vices are whiskey and Harry Potter."
Sean Campbell
"Still waters run deep."

Josphine Gallup

Krista Varela
"My age betrays my experience"

Stephanie Cieplinski
"first year fiction student, avid yogi and film/tv professional"

RJ Ingram
"Poet's Party: we write our own speeches"

Yuska Lufti
"It's impossible for one to have too much jewelry... or too many cats."
Christopher Connor
"Always searching for life."

Caroline O'Connor-Thomas
"Prefers light travel, by train."

  Chase Manning
"The Nomad."
Scott Riley
"Northern Californian" 

Kelley Mitchell
"I think in run-on sentences."

Brittany Wason
Rich Wright
"Ex Malo Bonum"

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Janine deBoisblanc 

Andrea Babinec

Melissa Burke

Marlene Decker

Amelia Coombs
"Writing is my escapism; when one world disappointments me, I can always create another." 

Mary Cisper

Germana Fabbri

Julie Gesin
"In my writing, as well as in life, I want to be honest and direct." 

Nicholas Cuzzi

Andrea Firth

Alice MaCall

Kelly Gemmill

Tara Galvez

Ryan McKinley
"My writing is Hawai`i Eclectic

La'Vonnda Haynes

Nestor Gomez
"Polyphonic Solipsism, First Movement"

Anne Marie Nguyen
"Fictional prophet" 

Simon Neely

Amanda Kuehn
"Be who you are and say what you feel because those who mind don’t matter and those who matter don’t mind." - Dr. Suess 

Andrew Shigo

Mariah O'Seanecy

Jeff Marcus Wheeler
"A lover, a fighter, a hater, and a liar." 

Joseph Schneider
"Philological ruminations, now with 20% less prolixity!" 

Ani Tascian

Elizabeth Wright

Chronicle of Higher Education Interviews Claude Malary About SMC Service Learning Trip To Haiti

Claude MalaryThe Chronicle of Higher Education features an interview with Saint Mary's Modern Languages Professor Claude Malary about returning to his home country of Haiti during a summer "January Term" communication and service-learning class trip to the earthquake r

ABC-7/KGO-TV Profiles Saint Mary's Life Changing Travel Courses

Students Take a Hard Look at Life Behind Bars

They learn about prison rights — and wrongs — in Jan Term class

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