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Saint John's Abbey and University Church featured in Monday, June 29 Architectural Digest blog "Getty Foundation Grants to Preserve Important Modern Buildings"

Michael Hemesath, SJU president, featured in Sunday, June 28 St. Cloud Times "To A Higher Degree" column "Is the student-athlete an endangered species?"

Saint John's featured in Sunday, June 28 Star Tribune column titled "Campus sustainability: Going green is just part of the plot"

Saint John's Abbey and University Church featured in Thursday, June 25 Los Angeles Times article "Saving the 20th century: New Getty Foundation grants for modern architecture"

Ann Jonas, general book buyer, featured in Friday, June 19 The Visitor book review "Major league manager teaches values for baseball and beyond"

Bernie Evans, Virgil Michel Ecumenical Chair in Rural Social Ministries at Saint John's School of Theology and Seminary, featured in Friday, June 19 The Visitor column "Do Minnesota health insurers really need a large rate increase?"

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Mark Conway is a recipient of the Established Artist Award from the Central Minnesota Arts Board/McKnight. The distinction, which includes a $5,000 prize, recognizes artists with a history of exhibition, performances, publications or other notable contributions to their local arts community through personal creative output. Conway is an award-winning poet and executive director of the Literary Arts Institute at CSB. 

Kaarin S. Johnston, professor of theater at CSB/SJU, gave a presentation, “Environmental Inspiration: Creativity from Trash,” at the Practice/Production Symposium at the Mid America Theatre Conference March 21 in Kansas City, Missouri. The presentation was a case study of the CSB/SJU theater department’s environmentally sustainable production “Bourgeois Gentleman.”

Wendy Sterba, professor of languages/culture at CSB/SJU, has published her new book entitled "Reel Photos: Balancing Art and Truth in Contemporary Film." The publication puts forth a novel approach to the study of cinematic arts in which the author examines the functionality of photographs in movies in contrast with the functionality of film photography as an art.

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Featured Image for news storySaint John’s Abbey receives Getty Foundation grant to support Abbey and University Church

06/25/15 - The grant will assist in drawing a comprehensive plan for the restoration, preservation and maintenance/upkeep of the Abbey and University Church.
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Featured Image for news storySaint John’s Athletic Field to be named in honor of John Gagliardi

06/15/15 - A new athletic field at SJU will be named after legendary Hall of Fame football coach John Gagliardi. The multi-purpose sports facility, which will feature an artificial turf field and a seasonal dome, will serve as the football practice field, as well as for other varsity, intramural, recreational and club sports, such as lacrosse, soccer, golf, baseball, football and Ultimate Frisbee.
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Featured Image for news storyNine CSB students receive Benjamin A. Gilman International Scholarships

06/10/15 - The students received awards of between $2,500 and $5,000 which will be used to help cover the costs of studying abroad during the 2015 fall semester.
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Featured Image for news storyCollege of Saint Benedict cited as one of 10 best Catholic colleges in U.S.

06/08/15 - CSB was No. 8 among schools in a ranking conducted by College Factual and published in USA Today. College Factual is a site that uses outcome-based data to guide students through the college selection process.
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Featured Image for news storyTwo CSB graduates receive Critical Language Scholarships

05/15/15 - Erin Kelso will study in Dhaka, Bangladesh and Jessica Raboin will study in Ankara, Turkey, thanks to the U.S. Department of State and its Critical Language Scholarship (CLS) program.
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Featured Image for news storySJU rated highly for return on investment

03/09/15 - Newspaper story and poll finds Saint John's University ranked No. 13 for best returns on investment for liberal arts majors.
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Featured Image for news storyCSB/SJU featured in Princeton Review book “Colleges That Pay You Back: 2015 Edition”

02/11/15 - Saint Ben's and Saint John's are two of the nation’s best colleges for great academics, outstanding career preparation and generous financial aid, according to The Princeton Review.
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