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Mark Your Calendar: St. John’s College’s Mitchell Gallery to Exhibit Shakespeare First Folio in 2016

St. John’s College, Annapolis, recently named Maryland’s host site for the “First Folio! The Book that Gave Us Shakespeare” national tour, is pleased to announce that the First Folio exhibition will be on view to the public from November 1 through December 4, 2016 at the Mitchell Gallery at St. John’s College.

Posted by Brady Lee on May 8, 2015

St. John’s College Chorus and Orchestra Perform Mozart’s “Great Mass” in C Minor

The St. John’s College Chorus and Orchestra performed W. A. Mozart’s “Great Mass” in C minor. Directed by St. John’s tutor Peter Kalkavage, the concert was held on Sunday, April 26 at 3 p.m. and Wednesday, April 29 at 7 p.m. in the Great Hall at St. John’s College.

Posted by Brady Lee on May 7, 2015

Lecture at St. John’s College Explores Archaeology in Annapolis

Al Luckenbach, who served as the Anne Arundel County archaeologist for 26 years, will present “Uncovering the History of Anne Arundel County.” His presentation will explore the significance of the Anne Arundel County archaeology program, covering many of the sites that Luckenbach has explored over the years. The event, which is free and open to the public, will be held in the Francis Scott Key Auditorium on Tuesday, May 12 at 8 p.m.

Posted by Brady Lee on May 5, 2015

Tutor Emeritus to Speak at St. John’s College’s 223rd Commencement

One hundred-one St. John’s College seniors, having completed their senior essays and defended them in oral examinations, are expected to receive their diplomas at the college’s 223rd commencement ceremony on the college’s front lawn on Sunday, May 10 at 10:30 a.m.  Nineteen students in the Annapolis Graduate Institute will receive their master’s degrees. At St. John’s, the senior class selects the commencement speaker. This year, tutor emeritus and honorary alumnus (2014) Jonathan Tuck will address the graduates.

Posted by Brady Lee on May 4, 2015

St. John’s College Celebrates Three Centuries of Silver in Annapolis

In celebration of the 25th anniversary of the Mitchell Gallery at St. John’s College, the community is invited to the special event “Three Centuries of Silver in Annapolis: Creating, Collecting, Cherishing.”  Participants will explore the integral role that silver objects played in the history of our city, state, and nation—from the colonial era to American naval ships at sea.

Posted by Brady Lee on April 30, 2015

Santa Fe Students in the News

Santa Fe students act as mentors in local literacy program; entrepreneurial spirit on display in new student run coffee shop.

Posted by Chris Gruber on April 29, 2015

Novelist Barbara Rogan (SF73) Dishes Advice for Aspiring Authors

There are many ways aspiring authors can improve their writing skills.

Posted by Chris Gruber on April 29, 2015

Wes Alwan’s (A93) Podcast Blends Science and Philosophy

Posted by Chris Gruber on April 28, 2015

St. John’s College Claims Victory at the 33rd Annual Annapolis Cup

Before a crowd of approximately 5,000 spectators on the St. John’s College campus, the St. John’s croquet team reclaimed the Annapolis Cup on Saturday, April 18, besting the U.S. Naval Academy with a 3-2 victory. Thwarting a potential third consecutive victory for the Midshipmen, bringing home the trophy had special meaning for the Johnnies. “It’s about becoming the best again,” says St. John’s Imperial Wicket Samuel Collins, a senior from Bucks County, Pa. who led his team to its 26th win since the contest began 33 years ago.

Posted by Brady Lee on April 23, 2015

Croquet Q&A: Jenny Shumpert Bites Her Thumb at You

As the St. John’s College croquet team gears up for this year’s Annapolis Cup against the U.S. Naval Academy, we wanted to give access to the players’ lighter sides. A day before the match, Jenny Shumpert (A15) talks Shakespeare and topography.

Posted by Brady Lee on April 17, 2015