A Legacy of High Potential as "Dr. D" Returns to Faculty


After 12 years, John Dennis has stepped down as director of the High Potential Program, leaving his mark on a program illustrative of Saint Mary's mission to educate the underserved.

A Major of Their Own: Women's Studies Gains Official Status

Thirty-five years after women were first admitted to Saint Mary's College, Women's Studies has been declared an official undergraduate major in the School of Liberal Arts. Previously the program, launched in 1993, was available only as a minor or individualized major.

"It shows that the college finds women's studies an integral part of the institution, which is important for the college culture as a whole," says

Support Student Relief Workers

Story by Shawny Anderson

As we watch the devastation of Hurricane Katrina continue to unfold, we often wish that there were a way to make a physical commitment to the restoration of New Orleans. For 25 SMC students registered for the Jan Term course “Bridges to the Bayou: Direct Hurricane Relief in New Orleans,” that wish is coming true. The group will join me to provide manual labor in support of rebuilding efforts while we simultaneously pursue a course in creative ethnography.

Brother Dom's Report on the First Days of School

Story by Br. Dominic Berardelli, FSC


Dear Brother Dominic,

Men's Basketball Looks to Continue Winning Ways

Following a 25-win season that saw Saint Mary’s advance to the NCAA Tournament for the first time since 1997, Saint Mary’s looks to build on recent success in 2005-06.

Women's Basketball Banks on Returns and Aims High


The Lady Gaels hoopsters are ready for a strong run at the West Coast Conference championship in 2005-06, thanks to four seniors, two All-WCC Freshman honorees, and three promising newcomers.

Where Are They Now: Von Hayes '79

Story by John Leykam


Von Hayes, former National League All-Star and holder of two Saint Mary’s baseball career offensive records, is rapidly earning an impressive reputation as an effective developer of young talent.

New Technology for Time-Tested Purpose

In a unique classroom in Garaventa Hall, students are learning how to use the most up-to-date digital computer technology in the context of Saint Mary’s traditional liberal arts curriculum.

During the past summer, Garaventa 250 was transformed through the installation of new computers and software, says Richard Edwards, assistant professor of communication.

Saint Mary's Responds to Gulf Coast Hurricane Disaster

Lightening Our Ecological Footprint


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