Past Media Links

St. John's in the News

Media Coverage for 2015

Santa Fe: "Learning about Islam, jihad"
The Albuquerque Journal, February 17, 2015 

Santa Fe: "Happy Darwin Day. Will we heed his time-tested wisdom?"
Forbes, February 16, 2015 

Santa Fe: "Alumnus tapped for house project"
The New Mexican, February 1, 2015

Santa Fe: "St. John's programs aims to foster innovation among state's teachers"
The New Mexican, January 24, 2015

Santa Fe: "Author connects his two life passions: physics and music"
The Albuquerque Journal, January 23, 2015 

Santa Fe: "The sounds of science: Peter Pesic"
The New Mexican, January 23, 2015

Santa Fe: "István Fehérváry, 1925-2014: Hungarian patriot was key to ‘every fun thing’ at St. John’s College"
The New Mexican, January 22, 2015



Media Coverage for 2014

Santa Fe: "St. John's College hires new development director"
The New Mexican, November 24, 2014

Santa Fe: "Reader View: Low default rate shows strength of St. John's College"
The New Mexican, November 22, 2014 

Santa Fe: "Ivory Tower vs Fordist Education"
Inside Higher Ed, November 13, 2014 

Santa Fe: "President to bid adieu with Shakespeare seminars"
Albuquerque Journal, November 12, 2014

"Veteran learners: St. John's has military veterans among undergrads"
The Capital, November 10, 2014

"Along the Eastern Road'' at Mitchell Gallery"
The Capital, November 3, 2014

"Architecture lecture series to spotlight four centuries of design in Annapolis"
The Capital, October 31, 2014

"Bookworm: Novel tradition continues at St. John's"
The Capital, October 27, 2014

Santa Fe: OPINION: "Long live Great Books Education"
Boston Globe, October 23, 2014 

Santa Fe: “Less a Murder than a Suicide”
The National Review Online, October 22, 2014

Santa Fe: "Doing Themselves In?"
Inside Higher Ed, October, 20, 2014

"Project could create more descendants of iconic St. John's Liberty Tree"
The Capital, October 19, 2014

Santa Fe: "Looking back on 50 years, St. John’s conference explores value of a liberal education"
The New Mexican, October, 18, 2014

Santa Fe: "Survey Cites St. John’s Liberal Arts Education; UNM challenges D grade"
The Albuqerque Journal, October, 17, 2014

Santa Fe: "The Reluctant Pragmatist"
Inside Higher Ed, October, 17, 2014

Santa Fe: "St. John’s Presents the Book as Art"
The Albuquerque Journal, October, 8, 2014

Santa Fe: "Can We Talk?"
New Mexico Magazine, October, 1, 2014

“Memorial service will honor Annapolis scholar who hid from the Nazis”
The Capital, September 10, 2014

“Chaninah Maschler, Holocaust survivor who taught at Annapolis’ St. John’s College, dies”
The Washington Post, September 5, 2014

“Umbilical cord tied to 30-year Annapolis mystery: Annapolis couple lends collage of oddities to St. John's College art exhibit.”
The Capital, August 23, 2014

“Fresh Johnnies check in at St. John’s College”
The Capital, August 22, 2014

“Advice to the College-Bound: Everything Important in Life Is Unknown”
Huffington Post, August 14, 2014

Santa Fe: "St. John’s College has the Proper Climate for Vintners"
The Washington Post, August 8, 2014

Santa Fe: "St. John’s Successes Reach Far Beyond the College’s Classrooms "
The Albuquerque Journal, July 11, 2014

Santa Fe: "50 years of ‘a learning community’"
The Albuquerque Journal, June 27, 2014

Santa Fe: "St. John’s College Celebrates 50 years in Santa Fe"
The New Mexican, June 19,2014

BOOK REVIEW: Annapolis president Chris Nelson reviews Beyond the University: Why Liberal Education Matters, a new book by Michael Roth, president of Wesleyan University. 
The Washington Post, May 26, 2014

Annapolis President Chris Nelson responds to New York Times columnist David Brooks, who asks: How many schools prepare their students for a passionate intellectual and emotional life? 
New York Times, May 6, 2014

BLOG: “Choosing a College: 5 Things to Consider”
Annapolis President Nelson poses questions to help prepare parents and students choose which college to attend.
Huffington Post, March 19, 2014

BLOG: “The Power of Doubt”
Annapolis President Nelson talks about doubting as the source of understanding and creativity in liberal education.
Huffington Post, February 04, 2014

BLOG: “Lone Survivor: Free Officer and Free Citizen”
Annapolis President Nelson talks about the lecture series created in memory of alumnus LCDR Erik S. Kristensen, who led the rescue mission featured in the new film Lone Survivor.
Huffington Post, January 17, 2014

Guest Column by President Christopher Nelson,"Understanding King's Dream Through Education" 
Capital Gazette, January 6, 2014