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An entrepreneurial concept to help others

An entrepreneurial concept to help others

Over Christmas break, James Perreault ’20 is taking his UVCanopy concept one step closer to production. The junior finance major at Saint Mary’s had an opportunity to pitch his idea for a sanitizing system for wheelchairs and other hospital equipment to medical professionals at Mayo Clinic on Dec. 7 as part of the Mayo Walleye Tank competition.

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A career before commencement

A career before commencement

Mike Mezzano ’17 admits there was only one, very small negative aspect to having a job lined up early in his college career. During his senior year, when Mezzano found himself with a little extra free time, his friends were busy sending out résumés and lining up...

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Outdoor learning on a new level

Outdoor learning on a new level

Saint Mary’s science interns spent the summer researching area bat habitats, testing local waters, and removing invasive species. They gained valuable research techniques and learned how their work can contribute to helping issues on local, regional, and even potentially national levels.

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Saint Mary’s breaks ground on new baseball clubhouse

Saint Mary’s breaks ground on new baseball clubhouse

It was a game-changing move. Saint Mary’s University broke ground May 1 on a new $704,000 baseball clubhouse, and excitement was in full swing. Assistant athletic director and Cardinal head baseball coach Nick Winecke ’07 told the audience, “Having a facility that...

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Saint Mary’s breaks ground for Brother William Hall

Saint Mary’s breaks ground for Brother William Hall

“Wonderful things are happening at Saint Mary’s, and I’ve been privileged to be a part of that,” Brother William said. “Those (benefactor) families are doing what they’re doing for our students,” he said. “If you want to put your hand in and hold my heart, do something for our students in my name. I am deeply touched and profoundly grateful.

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Ground broken on Rochester expansion [video]

Ground broken on Rochester expansion [video]

Nearly 100 guests joined Saint Mary’s University of Minnesota as it broke ground for a new 10,000-square-foot addition to Cascade Meadow Wetlands and Environmental Learning Center in Rochester on Aug. 15. Although the event celebrated a physical expansion, the...

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