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New Leadership for School of Science

Photo by Gabrielle Diaz '11.

Roy Wensley, professor of physics and astronomy, was appointed dean of the School of Science at Saint Mary’s.
After a national search, Wensley, who had been serving as interim dean, was named to the permanent position.

The Arts Are Hot at Saint Mary's

Those who follow the performing arts know that Saint Mary’s dance and theatre programs deserve center stage. Recently, the performers in those disciplines got opportunities to take their bows.

Hearst Gallery Welcomes Civil War Exhibition

From January 30 to March 20, the Hearst Art Gallery will be home to Lee and Grant, a detailed examination of Generals Robert E. Lee and Ulysses S. Grant.

Photographs, paintings, prints, coins and handwritten documents are among the many artifacts on display, giving visitors a much deeper understanding of the two generals who personified the struggle between North and South.

Faculty Profile: Dan Cawthon

By Ben Peterson


Photo by Winni Wintermeyer

Gaels’ Fall Season Sees Struggles and Success

Saint Mary’s women’s volleyball finished 18-7 overall with a 10-2 record in West Coast Conference play. The Gaels finished in second place in the WCC. Seven players recorded All-Conference honors for Saint Mary’s, including four notching First Team honors, two Honorable Mentions and one All-Freshman team award.

$2.1 Million for "Reading Recovery"

By Mike McAlpin

The U.S. Department of Education and private foundations awarded Saint Mary’s $2.1 million to expand the efforts of "Reading Recovery," a teacher training and literacy intervention education program in the Kalmanovitz School of Education. Saint Mary’s was the only California institution to receive that support.

Senate Candidates go Head-to-Head on Campus

SMC Helps Graduates Rake It In

Photography by Gorbachev Lingad '10

Faculty Tribute: Sister Claire Wagstaff, Jan.19,1921-Jan.1,2007

By Father Patrick LaBelle '61

Illustration by Dustin Boudreau

Volleyball Aims to Repeat

By Caitlin Graveson '11

Rob Browning