Magazine Archive

In the Field
Marine science professor Dr. Mark Green and Lane Hubacz '09 share a laugh before heading to take core samples of marine sediment. Hubac...
Companies get youthful advice. Students taste corporate world.
Thanks to students majoring in human resource management, a local law firm now uses Facebook, an insurance company has the ability to "tweet," and a nearby hospital knows what it will take to retain its new crop of Generation Y and Z employees. ...
The new journalism: are we just talking at each other?
Based on a conversation with professor William Yates by Charmaine Daniels Communications professor William Ya...
In the footsteps of Paul
Biblical scholar will retrace apostle’s path by Sadie Fenton '10 Dr. Steven Bridge Theology profe...
Teaching from a distance
These online professors find ways to draw students closer By tuning in, reaching out and sharing their own experiences, these four teachers make a strong connection with distance learners by Betty Lynne Leary Barbara Plungis will do just about...
Professor wins grant for geology research
Natural sciences professor Johan Erikson has received a two-year $50,000 grant that he and two student researchers will use to examine geologic processes affecting th...
Faculty expertise spans the spectrum
Interview with science professor to air on TV An interview with environmental sciences professor Mark Green will appear on ResearchChannel this spring as part of a 14-part series about National Science Foundation-funded research on climate change. Dr. Green will discuss his resea...
"Write me a letter."
Beyond English class: one professor's assignment reveals the power of writing across the curriculum Writing Across the Curriculum programs throughout the country have two major goals: to help students improve their writing and to help students improve their overall learning by writin...
Beyond the ‘cop shop’
Criminal justice major emphasizes sociology and social work background by Don Perkins
Grant will allow college to assess how well students are learning
by Marisa McCarthy '09 The Davis Educational Foundation has awarded the college $131,200 in grant support toward a three-year, faculty-led initiative to develop an assessment plan across the academic spectrum, including both the on-campus and Graduate & Professional Studies (GPS) progr...
New science grants boost research
Professor gets funding for fluorescent research project by Erin Buote '09 Chemistry professor Nicholas Benfaremo is a part of a five-member team of area scientists that was awarded a $360,000 federal grant from the National Science Foundation to research fluorescent light. The pro...
Art professor wins Olympic Ring Award
Art professor Scott Fuller was awarded a prestigious Olympic Ring Award in Beijing, China, as part of the Olympic Landscape Sculpture Cont...
College appoints new director of graduate program in education
Saint Joseph's has named Dr. Thomas Hancock of Casco, Maine, as the director of its online M.S. in Education program. Hancock has taught at ...
If the shoe fits
Walking in the steps of history by Peggy Roberts It wasn’t my clothes or makeup that worried me as I walked toward the stranger I was about to interview. It was my shoes.
Can we drill our way out of foreign oil dependence?
Science professor takes a look at our energy future by Charmaine Daniels and Brent Wooten  Dr. Johan Erikson has studied and...
How can we fuel our future wisely?
Economist looks at a few real-world solutions by Charmaine Daniels We have to move boldy if we want to lessen our dependence on foreign o...
Anatomy of a free clinic
After working more than 20 years as a nurse, Patricia Leavitt’s dream was to start a free clinic for people without health insurance. But along with passionate commitment, it took leadership, determination, networking, dollars, an eye for accounting and the ability to schmooze...
Growing up in Jerusalem
American-born faculty member takes us behind the scenes of a childhood spent in two worlds by Charmaine Daniels Psychology profess...
Earth Day 2010
Required class about Planet Earth proved to be ahead of its time Before sustainability became a buzz word and colleges nationwide wholly embraced the green movement, Saint Joseph’s stood on unique ground nine years ago when it decided to require an environmental science course for ...
Professor’s pioneering research on effects of ocean acidification garners global attention and third science grant
Professsor Mark Green talks about the global threat of ocean acidification on Maine Public Radio. Listen Dr. Mark Green knows the...
Faculty professional works cover the spectrum
Dr. Michael Connolly (History) published three articles: "From Callowfeenish to the Blaine House via Munjoy Hill: The Political Odyssey of Governor Joseph E. Brennan" in Iorras Aithneach 2007; "Showing More Profile Than Courage: McCarthyism in Massachusetts and the Early Career...
Online meditations for busy students
Note: Sr. Sylvia Comer '62 is the campus pastoral minister and was director of Campus Ministry for 17 years. T...
Graduate & Professional Studies
Welcomes new program directors Dr. Lois Hamel is the new director of online nursing programs. A certified adult nurse practitioner, sh...
What do faculty learn from students?
Professors give their answers. They may surprise you. What do you learn from students? "Faculty learn what students' priorities are. Often, their priorities aren't my priorities, but that's okay." - John Zerillo, Associate Professor of Business Administration ...
American by choice
Deciding to become a naturalized citizen took time "I hereby declare, on oath, that I absolutely and entirely renounce and abjure all allegiance and fidelity to any foreign prince, potentate, state, or sovereignty of whom or which I have heretofore been a subject or citizen;...
Marine science professor targets harmful red tide in Casco Bay
Greg Teegarden wants to know much more about how red tide develops in nearby Casco Bay. A sophisticated tracking buoy purchased with a National Science Foundation grant should now give him and his students a much better picture of these toxic algae blooms by collecting new kinds of data in Harpsw...
Teachable moment
Ed Hellenbeck’s marketing class is tough, but students love it. When a cell phone goes off in the classroom, Ed Hellenbeck allows on...
Saint Joseph’s appoints sustainability coordinator
Is sustainable attainable? Saint Joseph’s hopes so – its new effort to promote environmentally friendly practices on campus is called Attainable Sustainable.
Bringing John Ford home
Rent a Ford For Dr. Michael Connolly, working on John Ford in Focus: Essays on the Filmmaker's Life and Work became a labor of love. Does he like the films of the man whose life he researched? "His films are very sentimental and I like sentimental films," Connol...