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Friday, July 15, 2011
President Discusses Le Moyne, Mission and the Future in Meetings with Jesuit Leadership
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While in Europe, Le Moyne President Fred Pestello, Ph.D., had the distinct honor of meeting with leadership of the Society of Jesus and the Vatican Congregation for Catholic Education.

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Monday, May 30, 2011
Dominica Trip Continues Le Moyne's Service Work on the Island Nation
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Donald Maldari, S.J. (back row right) with some of the students who traveled to Dominica earlier this year.

This May, 16 students from Le Moyne’s Leadership, Education, Action and Decision (LEAD) learning community traveled to the Commonwealth of Dominica, volunteering and absorbing the culture of the Caribbean island nation of 69,000 people. 

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Friday, May 13, 2011
Music and memory: Experiences in the life of the mind
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Of the many extraordinary opportunities students have at Le Moyne, one of the most significant is the potential for collaborative research with faculty. In these projects, undergraduate students share ideas and background reading with individual faculty members. Students conduct literature searches, formulate hypotheses, and design experiments. They administer research, make evidence-based inferences, and analyze results. Psychology Honors student Christina Nicolais illustrates the fruits of these remarkable collaborations.

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Thursday, April 07, 2011
The Eric Dolphy Project: Le Moyne Celebrates the Namesake of Dolphy Day

Although Dolphy Day itself is well known, many are not familiar with the origin of the tradition or for whom it is named. Take some time to look around this page to learn more about what we have planned, learn who Eric Dolphy was (and see and hear him perform), and get a history lesson on what happened that warm spring day 40 years ago.

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Monday, October 04, 2010
Meet Alex

 See how one of our students views his education and Le Moyne experience as giving him the edge in the job market.

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Monday, March 08, 2010
Professor Mary MacDonald Takes Part in Parliament of World's Religions


Le Moyne College’s O'Connell Professor in the Humanities, Dr. Mary MacDonald of the Religious Studies Department, participated in the Parliament of the World's Religions held late last year in Melbourne, Australia. MacDonald presented a paper titled "Orientations to the Land in Australia," considering the perspectives of Indigenous Australians and Settler Australians and asking whether the two groups can make common cause for the benefit of all who now call Australia home.

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Tuesday, January 19, 2010
Faculty-Mentored Undergraduate Research Thrives at Le Moyne

Faculty members across disciplines cite numerous benefits of faculty-mentored undergraduate student research, including the ability to probe into a complex problem, to think and work independently, and to assess the results of their work. Le Moyne’s long-standing commitment to such research spans a variety of academic departments – from physics, chemistry and biological sciences to English, psychology and foreign languages – and is underscored by several recent developments.

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Friday, January 15, 2010
Glimpses of a Kindly Universe

Defining a scholarly field that officially goes by the name of ‘decoherence’ is a daunting task for anyone, but Associate Professor David Craig of Le Moyne'sPhysics Department manages to succeed, illustrating some major issues in his field with a few well chosen examples. 

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Wednesday, December 09, 2009
Le Moyne's New Reservoir Enriches Student Research

Dr. Smith

When a mathematician or a software engineer thinks about “complexity,” they may envision streams of equations or program code. For Le Moyne College’s Dr. Sherilyn Smith of the biological sciences department, complexity is a concept illuminated in wonderful ways by phenomena not nearly so abstract, and indeed, often a subject of distaste — insects.

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Sunday, November 15, 2009
Exploring Time & Space Through World Literature

Worshipers in Ajmer wait to enter the shrine of Muin-ud-din Chishti, an important Muslim pilgrimage site. 

From the study of Bhakti (saintly, devotional literature) to an analysis of Buddhist, Hindu, and Islamic art, a four-week seminar in India has enriched Assistant Professor of


Jim Hannan’s work at Le Moyne College immeasurably. A scholar in world literature, Hannan spent two weeks of additional travel after the seminar, gathering insights into the symbolism of place, time, and pilgrimage as they shape centuries of Indian literature.

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