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Saint Mary's Mourns Loss of Sister Miriam Cooney Read More Saint Mary's Mourns Loss of Sister Miriam Cooney Sister Miriam Cooney, CSC, was a revered and beloved professor of mathematics at Saint Mary’s College for more than 40 years. Sister Miriam entered her heavenly home on December 16, 2020. She was 95 years old. English Professor Leads Digital Archives Project Read More English Professor Leads Digital Archives Project Assistant Professor Sarah Noonan, PhD, earns grant and is leading an effort as co-principal investigator to help digitize and catalogue books and medieval manuscript fragments from a consortium of 22 Midwestern institutions. Tools for Difficult Conversations Read More Tools for Difficult Conversations During an election, difficult conversations may arise especially with those who share differing opinions from your own. As a civil discourse expert, Megan Zwart, associate professor of philosophy, has helpful tools for us all. A Professor’s Publication on a Better Way to Study Read More A Professor’s Publication on a Better Way to Study Assistant professor of chemistry Jen Fishovitz, PhD, noticed the ways her students were struggling with learning the amino acids in her Biochemistry course, and developed in innovative way to help them study. The Future of STEM is Female Read More The Future of STEM is Female Saint Mary's women are excelling in STEM fields and the faculty are one of the main driving forces. Researching the Root of Disease Read More Researching the Root of Disease Chemistry professor and students spend their summer collaborating on research courtesy of Neuhoff and Eli Lilly Undergraduate Research Grant. Embracing Humor to Build Community Read More Embracing Humor to Build Community Think of the last time you laughed. You may surprise yourself by recalling your laughter wasn’t during a funny moment at all. A Different Kind of Communication Read More A Different Kind of Communication Humans and countless others use speech, sight or touch to communicate with each other and interact with their environment. But how would an organism communicate and reproduce if it didn’t have some of these tools?​ John Fotopoulos Inducted as an Archon of the Order of St. Andrew Read More John Fotopoulos Inducted as an Archon of the Order of St. Andrew Religious Studies Professor John Fotopoulos was inducted this past October as an Archon Of the Order of St. Andrew, one of the oldest and most prestigious honors in the Orthodox Church. For the Love of Hamilton Read More For the Love of Hamilton Communication studies Professor Terri Russ is teaching a new class this semester, #HamClass. The class is an Introduction to Rhetoric using the musical Hamilton.