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Croquet Practice in Full Swing as Imperial Wicket and His Navy Counterpart Meet

Croquet practice at St. John's College was in full swing yesterday as Navy Team Captain Midshipmen 1st Class Eric Bermudez stopped by to chat with Imperial Wicket Samuel Collins (A15). The two will lead their respective teams in this year's Annapolis Cup, the annual croquet match between St. John's College and the U.S. Naval Academy. The match will be held April 18 at St. John's College.

Originally Posted on bradylee, March 25, 2015

Acclaimed Military Author and Psychiatrist to Speak at Joint St. John’s College and U.S. Naval Academy Lecture Series

Author and psychiatrist Jonathan Shay will deliver the 2015 Kristensen Memorial Lecture entitled “Homer on Military Leadership” at St. John’s College. The lecture is part of the joint lectures series between St. John’s College and the U.S. Naval Academy to honor the memory of Lieutenant Commander Erik S. Kristensen, an alumnus of the St. John’s College Graduate Institute.

Originally Posted on bradylee, March 19, 2015

Lecture at St. John’s College Explores Newton’s “Principia”

Mary Domski, professor, University of New Mexico, will give a lecture titled “The Deduction of Truth from Phenomena in Isaac Newton’s ‘Principia Mathematica’” at St. John’s College. Domski’s lecture will address Isaac Newton’s celebrated claim from his renowned text, the General Scholium (1713), that in his “experimental philosophy,” he does not “feign hypotheses” but instead “deduces” propositions “from the phenomena.”

Originally Posted on bradylee, March 18, 2015

House of Pancakes: Matthew Denci Brings Sparta Together

As a freshman in the St. John's College intramural program, Matthew Denci (A15) received a memorable nickname. He shares that story, as well as others about translating Antigone, playing croquet, and what he plans to do after graduating from St. John's College.

Originally Posted on bradylee, March 11, 2015

Alum Credits SJC with Successful Career in Science

Originally Posted on cgruber, March 7, 2015