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Louis Johnston, associate professor of economics, featured in Friday, Dec. 19 column "Reopening economic ties between the U.S. and Cuba will benefit both countries"

Ken Jones, professor of history, featured in Friday, Dec. 19 Visitor article "Christmas truce illustrates humanity's longing for peace"

Fr. Michael Kwatera, OSB, faculty resident and Abbey director of liturgy, featured in Friday, Dec. 19 The Visitor column "Why three different Masses for Christmas?"

Jocelyn Alcala, CSB student, and Jake Collins, SJU student, featured in Friday, Dec. 19 Visitor article "Opening the door to tradition"

Pearce Jensen, SJU student, featured in Thursday, Dec. 18 Before It's News article "Outdoor Nation Campus Challenge Inspires More Than 40,000 Outdoor Activities"

Sarah Ober, CSB student, published in U.S. News and World Report for her Thursday, Dec. 18 article "Get Crafty to Earn College Scholarship Cash"

Gary Prevost, professor of political science, featured in Wednesday, Dec. 17 St. Cloud Times article "Normalization news surprises local Cuba expert"

Mary Dana Hinton, president of CSB, and Michael Hemesath, president of SJU, were featured in The Nassau Guardian article "Presidents of Saint John's University and the College of St. Benedict to visit Bahamas"

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Saint John's Magazine and Saint Benedict's/Saint John's Magazine both received recognition at the Minnesota Magazine and Publishing Association Excellence Awards Gala Nov. 13 in Minneapolis.

Saint John's Magazine, edited by Jean Scoon, received a gold award for a feature article, "White House Chief of Staff Denis McDonough '92," and a bronze award for a profile article, "Acting on Faith - Mathew Ahmann '52," written by Brendon Duffy. Lori Gnahn was the designer for both articles. Saint John's Magazine is published by the SJU Office of Institutional Advancement.

Saint Benedict's/Saint John's Magazine, edited by Glenda Burgeson, received a silver award for editor's or publisher's editorial or letter to the readers. "The Liberal Arts: What are we thinking?" was written by Burgeson and designed by Karen Hoffbeck. The magazine is published by the CSB/SJU Office of Communications and Marketing.

Ganard Orionzi, director of environmental health and safety at CSB and SJU, coached the St. Cloud Apollo boys soccer team to the Minnesota State High School League Class A state championship with a 1-0 win over Minneapolis DeLaSalle Oct. 30 at Husky Stadium, St. Cloud State University. It was the first state soccer title for the Eagles, who finished the season 21-0-2 overall. One of Orionzi's assistant coaches with the Eagles was Mani Campos, professor of biology at CSB and SJU.

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Featured Image for news storyCampus closings during semester break

12/08/14 - The entire College of Saint Benedict campus will be closed Wednesday, Dec. 24, 2014 - Thursday, Jan. 1, 2015. Saint John's University offices will be closed for designated holidays on Dec. 24 and 25 and Dec. 31 and Jan. 1. The university will be open Dec. 26, 29 and 30.
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Featured Image for news storyA Christmas Tradition

12/19/14 - It's hard to miss the giant 30-foot-high Christmas tree standing in the center of Great Hall at Saint John's University. It's even harder to believe that a few months ago the white spruce tree was destined for a very different fate.
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Featured Image for news story2014 - The year in review

12/15/14 - Although 2014 wasn't a presidential election year, it was a big year for items associated with presidents at the College of Saint Benedict and Saint John's University.
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Featured Image for news storyCSB, SJU both named to service honor roll

12/17/14 - The President’s Higher Education Community Service Honor Roll recognizes CSB and SJU for fourth consecutive year.
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Featured Image for news storyHill Museum & Manuscript Library awarded $500,000 grant from Henry Luce Foundation

12/02/14 - The Hill Museum & Manuscript Library (HMML) at Saint John's University has been awarded a $500,000 three-year grant from the Henry Luce Foundation to support HMML's development of an online Reading Room.
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Featured Image for news storyEducation professor receives $2,500 CEE Research Initiative Grant

11/19/14 - College of Saint Benedict and Saint John's University education professor Terri Rodriguez has been chosen as one of four recipients of the 2014-15 Conference on English Education (CEE) Research Initiative Grant for $2,500.
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Featured Image for news storyCSB and SJU highly ranked in Open Doors 2014 report

11/17/14 - CSB and SJU are ranked among the top baccalaureate schools nationally for total number of study abroad students, as well as international students studying in the U.S.
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Featured Image for news storyCSB and SJU exceed goals in 24-hour fundraising challenge

11/18/14 - Both CSB and SJU held their largest 24-hour fundraisers in school history on Wednesday, Nov. 12, with 1,653 donors contributing to the two schools.
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Featured Image for news storyCSB/SJU Nursing Department moves forward with renovation plans

10/29/14 - The College of Saint Benedict and Saint John's University Nursing Department is moving forward with a major renovation to their nursing facility.
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