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8/8/13: St. John’s College is one of Princeton

Praised for its small classes, supportive atmosphere, and a low student-to-faculty ratio, St. John’s College is again among the colleges included in The Princeton Review’s “378 Best Colleges” (2014 edition). The educational services company features St. John’s College’s Annapolis and Santa Fe campuses in its annual college guide, which is based on surveys of 126,000 students at 378 colleges.

Originally Posted on admin, August 8, 2013

8/7/13: St. John’s College Welcomes

The 2013-14 academic year for St. John’s College opens on Wednesday, August 21, at 4:15 p.m. with Convocation, the annual ceremony that brings together the St. John’s community for a new year. At St. John’s, Convocation is rich with traditions that symbolize what it means to be part of this community of learners—a community where all students read the same great works of Western civilization and take part in discussion-based seminars.

Originally Posted on admin, August 7, 2013

7/26/13: Art of Karl Schrag on View

The Mitchell Gallery at St. John’s College invites the community to the “Karl Schrag: Memories and Premonitions” exhibition on view from August 28 through October 16. 

Originally Posted on admin, July 26, 2013

7/22: Shakespeare Returns to St. John’s College

St. John’s College is proud to announce the return of live Shakespeare performances to its campus. Presented by Shakespeare in Santa Fe and the Shakespeare Guild, the performances are devised and directed by acclaimed director and playwright, Nagle Jackson. and produced by Rachel Kelly and John F. Andrews. An ensemble of actors and musicians will perform highlights from A Midsummer Night’s Dream, As You Like It, Pericles, The Taming of the Shrew, and other classics.  

Originally Posted on admin, July 22, 2013

6/19: Summer Lecture Series

(SANTA FE, NM) Join us this summer for a series of informal lectures, sponsored by the Graduate Institute at St. John’s College. All lectures will be held at 3:15 p.m., in the Junior Common Room, Peterson Hall. All lectures are free and will be followed by a question and answer period.

Originally Posted on admin, June 19, 2013

6/19: Music on the Hill Welcomes its 8th Season!

The free Music on the Hill™ concert series, sponsored by St. John’s College, is a popular Santa Fe Summer event. The eighth season began on June 12, 2013, with local jazz vocalist Faith Amour. The series continues with The Santa Fe Great Big Jazz Band and Joan Kessler (June 19); Straight Up, with J Q Whitcomb and Brain Wingard (June 26); Vinnie and Janice Zummo (July 10); John Proulx Quartet (July 17); and Nosotros (July 24). 

Originally Posted on admin, June 19, 2013

Graduate Institute Summer Lecture Series

WHAT: St. John’s College Graduate Institute Summer Lecture Series

DESCRIPTION: The Graduate Institute Summer Lectures are given by St. John’s tutors, last about an hour, are followed by discussion, and are free and open to the public.

Originally Posted on admin, June 5, 2013

5/6: St. John's College 47th Annual Commencement Ceremony

(SANTA FE, NM) On Saturday, May 18, at 10:30 a.m., St. John’s College will celebrate its Forty-Seventh Annual Commencement Ceremony. Sixty-five undergraduates and twenty-four graduate students will take part in the ceremony, held on the Weigle Placita at St. John’s. 

Originally Posted on admin, May 6, 2013

Theatre Performance: The Laramie Project

WHAT: Theatre Performance: The Laramie Project

WHERE: Great Hall, Peterson Student Center

WHEN: Wednesday, April 30, at 8 p.m.

            Saturday, May 3, at 8 p.m.

            Sunday, May 4, at 2 p.m.

Originally Posted on admin, April 30, 2013

4/30: Students at St. John’s College Santa Fe Bring Socratic Seminar to China

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE; April 24, 2013 Santa Fe, New Mexico: St. John’s College Santa Fe is pleased to announce that three Santa Fe Campus students have been awarded $10,000 from the Davis Foundation for a Projects for Peace summer project in China. Dongyu Cui, Ye Shi and Jingxing Gao, all of whom are native Chinese, will lead St. John’s style Socratic seminars for 20 high school seniors in Nanjing beginning in late May.

Originally Posted on admin, April 30, 2013

Fervor for Great Books and Big Ideas

Read the op-ed by Christopher B. Nelson, Annapolis president, in The New York Times. Mr. Nelson responds to columnist David Brooks, who wonders how many schools prepare their students for "this kind of love"—a passionate intellectual and emotional life.

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