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A Note From the Cloak Room Read More A Note From the Cloak Room Campus and Community Events and O’Laughlin Auditorium have undergone a significant physical transformation this year: new carpet, new paint, wall removal, and some long overdue winnowing of files, records, and memorabilia. This summer, crews will transform the lobby restrooms, in hopes they will be ready by fall of 2022. These renovations have been part of a three-year project made possible by a campus-wide initiative. Chemistry Club Works to Encourage Young Girls in STEM Read More Chemistry Club Works to Encourage Young Girls in STEM Saint Mary’s Affiliates of the American Chemical Society (SMAACS) is one of the many clubs and organizations at the College, but their goal is bigger than their presence on campus. Three Undergraduates Named Spring 2022 Gilman Scholars Read More Three Undergraduates Named Spring 2022 Gilman Scholars Three Saint Mary’s students have received the prestigious Gilman International Scholarship to study abroad in the spring of 2022. Extending My Mind in Surprising Ways Read More Extending My Mind in Surprising Ways If you are anything like President Katie Conboy, you probably made some new year’s resolutions, and at least some of them might have been about “productivity.” One recent morning, she went out for a long walk and learned some lessons that turned her resolutions inside out. Saint Mary's Mourns Loss of Sister Jean Klene Read More Saint Mary's Mourns Loss of Sister Jean Klene Sister Jean Klene, CSC, was a renowned and cherished professor of English literature at Saint Mary’s. Sister Jean entered her heavenly home on December 1, 2021. She was 91 years old. Christmas Madrigal Dinner Celebrates 49 Years Read More Christmas Madrigal Dinner Celebrates 49 Years For almost five decades the Saint Mary’s Christmas Madrigal Dinner has been delighting the community with holiday cheer. Each December, guests are whisked back in time to a Renaissance banquet hall for a night of music and merriment. Saint Mary’s Hosts 10th Annual “Get Inked” Teen Writing Conference Read More Saint Mary’s Hosts 10th Annual “Get Inked” Teen Writing Conferen... This weekend, over 80 teenagers will virtually attend the 10th annual Get Inked Teen Writing Conference, hosted by Saint Mary’s. Available to students in seventh to 12th grades, the conference brings together young writers and nationally awarded authors for a day of writing and learning. Comfort and Joy: Delighting in the return of holiday traditions Read More Comfort and Joy: Delighting in the return of holiday traditions In her monthly letter to the community, President Conboy relishes a return to holiday traditions, both on campus and within her family. "Indeed, these special seasonal gatherings allow those of us here at Saint Mary’s to dwell in the spirit, to find respite from the busy tempo of our lives." Free Professional Clothing Available to Students Read More Free Professional Clothing Available to Students South Bend-based Dress for Success Michiana has partnered with Saint Mary’s to open a boutique on campus for Michiana women. Dress for Success provides free, professional clothing, shoes, coats, handbags, and more to all women in Michiana, including students, faculty, and staff from Saint Mary’s and the tri-campus community. UN Simulation Program Gives Global Perspective Read More UN Simulation Program Gives Global Perspective 12 students from Saint Mary's College were part of the 32nd annual American Model United Nations (AMUN) International Collegiate Conference in Chicago