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Michele Amidon '94 Pioneers USA Hockey Post
Michele Amidon '94, of Portland, Maine, a former U.S. Women's National Team player who has spent the last eight seasons of her professional career as the highly successful head coach of the Bowdoin College women's ice hockey team, has been named USA Hockey's first-ever director of Women's Hockey Operations.

Virginia Hazzard '40 Wins Prestigious Award
On June 15, 2006, the United Nations Association of the USA Council of Organizations awarded its prestigious Eleanore Schnurr Award to Virignia Hazzard '40. The award, presented annually, honors an individual for a long and exceptional commitment to the goals and work of the United Nations.

Kanti Shrestha '07 Participates In Business Prep Program
Kanti Shrestha '07, of Kathmandu, Nepal, recently completed a program at Wake Forest University in Winston-Salem, NC, that introduces business concepts to undergradute students who are from groups underrepresented in the corporate world.

Student Conservation Association Board Includes Alumni
A board meeting of the Student Conservation Association (SCA) provided an opportunity for a gathering of St. Lawrence alumni and friends, several of whom serve on the association's board.

North Country Public Radio Receives Adirondack Award
North Country Public Radio has received the Harold K. Hochschild Award from the Adirondack Museum. The Hochschild Award, formerly called the Founders Award, was established in 1990 in memory of the museum's founder, whose passion for the Adirondacks, its people and environment inspired the creation of the Adirondack Museum. This is the first time the Adirondack Museum presented this award to an organization rather than an individual.

Walter Jennings '84 Appointed To Australia Post
Walter Jennings '84 has been appointed market leader and managing director of Burson-Marsteller Australia, a public relations firm. Jennings has responsibility for the firm's operations in the country and, together with the established Australian leadership team, will direct the corporate, financial, consumer, technology, healthcare and government relations practices. Burson-Marsteller has offices in Sydney and Melbourne.

Brian Doe '94 Co-Author Of New Novel
Brian Doe '94 is the co-author of a new novel, Waking God, that is the first in a planned trilogy the publisher states is "part thriller, part religion... a fast moving story with thriller aspects that should make you think."

Diversity Digest Includes Article By Dean Cornwell
"Science and Citizenship: Habits of Mind for Global Understanding" is the title of an article in Diversity Digest, Volume 9, Number 3, by Vice President and Dean of Academic Affiars Grant H. Cornwell '79.

Jon Cardinal '08 Completes Internship In Canadian Parliament
Jonathan K. Cardinal '08, of Ogdensburg, NY, has completed a five-week Canadian Parliamentary Internship Program, working in the office of Canadian Parliament. Cardinal, a graduate of Ogdensburg Free Academy, is president of the St. Lawrence student government association, the Thelomathesian Society.

Russ Czerw '83 To Command Army Post
On July 10, Russ Czerw '83 will be promoted two ranks to major general. The next day, he will take command of the Army Medical Department Center at Fort Sam Houston in San Antonio, Texas, which trains all Army enlisted medical personnel. He also will be post commander and Chief of the Army Dental Corps.

Jim Miller '68 Voted Lynn University Prof Of The Year
Jim Miller '68,of Boca Raton, FL, a professor in the College of Business and Management at Lynn University since 1985, recently received the Outstanding Professor of the Year Award for the 2005-2006 academic year.


Ed Amsler '68 To Chair Insurers Board
The Physician Insurers Association of America (PIAA) Board of Directors has chosen Edward J. Amsler '68 to serve as its chairman. Amsler is vice president of the Medical Liability Mutual Insurance Company (MLMIC), a doctor-owned medical malpractice insurer that covers more than 20,000 physicians, dentists and hospitals primarily in New York. He is also an attorney with more than 30 years of experience in representing the interests of physicians and hospitals.


Admissions Interns Chosen For Inaugural Program
Six outstanding St. Lawrence students have been selected to participate in the inaugural Admissions Summer Internship Program, where they will have multiple opportunities to take part in the recruitment process for future students.


Summer 2006 McNair Scholars Named
Eleven students have been selected as McNair Scholars at St. Lawrence for the summer of 2006, enabling each to conduct research with a faculty mentor.


Profile Of Prof. O'Donoghue Wins Press Award
A profile of Associate Professor of Physics Aileen O'Donoghue in the National Catholic Reporter won the paper a second-place prize in a national competition.


Novel By Steve Amick '86 Noted By New York Times
The paperback edition of the novel The Lake, the River & the Other Lake, by Steve Amick '86, was included in the June 11, 2006, New York Times Book Review Paperback Row section, which notes "paperback books of particular interest."


New Members Join Alumni Council; Officers Elected
Eleven St. Lawrence graduates have been elected to the Alumni Executive Council, along with four student delegates. Also elected, during the annual meeting held at Reunion Weekend, is a new slate of officers.


David Miller '81 Receives Audubon's Highest Award
David J. Miller '81, executive director of Audubon New York has been presented with the National Audubon Society's highest award for excellence, the Charles H. Callison Award, at a national meeting in Vail, Colorado, in May.


Ray Shero '84 New Penguins GM
Ray Shero '84 has been named the new general manager of the Pittsburgh Penguins hockey team. The announcement was made May 25; he has been signed to a five-year contract.


Ken Polk '91 Receives Promotion
Ken Polk '91, Williamsville, has been promoted to major accounts sales manager for the Western N.Y. mid-market team at Automatic Data Processing (ADP) in Buffalo.


ODK Inducts New Members
The leadership honorary Omicron Delta Kappa (ODK) inducted new members following Moving-Up Day ceremonies held on campus April 29.


2006 University Fellows Selected
Twenty-five students have been selected as 2006 University Fellows for this summer, in a program that allows them to receive funding while conducting research with a faculty partner.


Michael Wieneke '07 Elected Delegate
Michael R. Wieneke '07 has been elected as a student delegate to the Board of Trustees.


Dining Services Wins National Award
St. Lawrence University Dining Services has been honored by the National Association of College and University Food Services for being a national leader in campus dining.


Kara Benson '02 Promoted
Kara Benson '02 has been promoted to senior property manager for Nordblom Company, Inc., a Burlington, Massachusetts-based real estate firm.


Alex Kirby Taylor '89 Wins Award
Alex Kirby Taylor '89 has been named Distinguished Performance Award Winner of the Year at The Hartford, in New York.


Shane Williams-Ness '93 Merges PR Firm
Shane Williams-Ness '93 has merged her Saratoga, New York, public relations firm, Red Talk, with the capitol-area firm Sawchuck, Brown Associates.


Photo Contest Showcases International Study
The Center for International and Intercultural Studies recently held its annual photo contest, where student photographs taken during study-abroad experiences are showcased and shared. The first-place winners in each category, including the names of the photographers and the programs they participated in, are shown here.


North Country Public Radio Wins Murrow Awards
North Country Public Radio's news team has been awarded three 2006 Regional Edward R. Murrow awards by the Radio and Television News Directors Association (RTNDA). Regional winners automatically become eligible for the national awards competition, which will be judged in early June.


Novel By Constance Weston '86 Published
Annual trips through Scotland have inspired a "contemporary romance" novel by Constance Weston '86, The Celebration of Hogmanay.


Cornwell Appointed To Tech Ed Council
Vice President of the University and Dean of Academic Affairs Grant Cornwell '79 has been appointed to the Eastern region advisory council for the National Institute for Technology and Liberal Education (NITLE), which will hold its inaugural meeting in Hartford, CT, in May of 2006.


Students Present Research At Science Conferences
Students in chemistry and geology recently attended national conferences to present the results of their original research.


Students Examine Timely Border Issues For Course
A spring 2006 course with a travel component brought four St. Lawrence students and their professor to a region that's a flashpoint in recent headlines: the border between the United States and Mexico.


Students 'Perform' Good Works Through Program
Fifth- and sixth-graders from St. Mary's School in Canton enjoyed a private performance on campus recently, from students in a community-based learning class called Children's Theatre in the Schools.


Garbarino Book Examines Girls' Violent Behavior
A new book by James Garbarino '68, a well-known authority on violence in boys, examines the increase in violent behavior by girls.


Trustee To Read Prof. Glover's Poem On Radio
St. Lawrence Trustee Marion Roach '77 is among the personalities on Martha Stewart Living's Sirius satellite radio show, and on Tuesday, March 14, she'll read a poem on the air written by Emeritus Piskor Professor of English Albert Glover.


January Study Takes Place In Caribbean And Africa
Faculty and students traveled to the Bahamas, Curaçao and Senegal during January, for study associated with University courses.


Essay By Prof. Sondergard, Alumnus Accepted By Journal
An essay by Professor of English Sidney Sondergard and Will Collins '05 will be published in an issue of the journal Studies in the Humanities later in 2006.


Fine Arts Prof Hauber, Students In Ice Sculpting Competition
Assistant Professor of Fine Arts Amy Hauber, along with students Kerry Walter '06, Bangor, NY (Franklin Academy) and James Forbes '07, Upper Arlington, OH (The Wellington School), participated in the 2006 New York State Snow Sculpting Championship, held in Cooperstown, New York, February 16 through 19. Hauber, Walter and Forbes, also known as "Team Ham Shank," created a piece called "Where's the Ham Shank?," inspired by the change of plans during the competition.


Gina Kingsbury '04 Wins Gold In Torino
Former Saint women's hockey star Gina Kingsbury became the third Saint athlete to earn an Olympic gold medal February 20, when she was part of the Canadian women's hockey team's gold medal win over Sweden.


Psychology Honorary Inducts Seven New Members
Seven new members were inducted into St. Lawrence's pyschology honorary, Psi Chi, in the spring 2006 semester.


Mallory Mumford '06 Accepted By Teach For America
Mallory Mumford '06, of Lowville, NY, has been accepted by Teach For America, the national corps of outstanding recent college graduates of all academic majors who commit two years to teach in urban and rural public schools. In the fall, Mumford, a government major, will be teaching elementary school in Eastern North Carolina.


HEOP Director Discusses NYS Education Aid
In an essay published in the Watertown Daily Times, St. Lawrence University Director of the Higher Education Opportunity Program (HEOP) William J. Short discusses education aid in the New York State Executive Budget proposal.


Malaquias Receives Honor From South African University
Associate Professor of Government Assis Malaquias has been awarded an honorary position in one of South Africa's prominent universities. He has been has been appointed as Extraordinary Associate Professor at the University of the Western Cape (UWC), having developed strong links with the institution in recent years, including time he spent there during a sabbatical from St. Lawrence.


Udechukwu Works Exhibited In N.C. Gallery
Works by Dana Professor of Fine Arts Obiora Udechukwu are on exhibition at Guilford College in Greensboro, North Carolina.


St. Lawrence Awarded $200,000 Department Of Justice Grant
St. Lawrence University has been awarded a $200,000 grant from the U.S. Department of Justice's Grants to Reduce Violent Crimes Against Women on Campus Program. This money will be used to improve prevention of violent crimes against women and response to victims on campus.


SLU-Clarkson Hockey Rivalry Spurs 'Puck Run' For Charity
One of the most heated rivalries in all of college sports - between St. Lawrence and Clarkson in hockey, of course - became the unlikely impetus for a team effort that benefited local health-care organizations. A St. Lawrence sorority and a Clarkson fraternity put the rivalry aside and joined forces for a good cause that will benefit two health-care organizations.


Jeana Ganskop '08 Wins History Award
Jeana Ganskop '08, of Williamson, NY, recently received the Mildred Frick Taylor Award from the Board of Wayne County Supervisors and Carmen Pascarella, Town of Rose supervisor and chair of the Wayne County History and Education Committee. Ganskop received the award for her written contribution to the Wayne County Historical Arhives while serving as an intern volunteer during the summer of 2005.


Dean Cornwell Speaking At Science/Global Learning Symposium
Vice President of the University and Dean of Academic Affairs Grant Cornwell '79 is among the speakers at a symposium of the American Association of Colleges and Universities (AAC&U) called "Recentering: Science and Global Learning in the Undergraduate Curriculum."


Todd Haskell '90 Promoted At N.Y. Times
The New York Times Media Group has announced that Todd Haskell '90, executive director of business development in The New York Times newspaper's advertising department, has been promoted to the Media Group's newly created position of vice president, business development, advertising.


Bill Chadwick '70 Says L.A. NFL Deal Near
Bill Chadwick '70, president of the Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum Commission, was quoted in a recent edition of the Los Angeles Business Journal as saying that his efforts to bring NFL football back to the city may pay off very soon.


Christopher O'Callaghan '84 Takes New Position
Christopher B. O'Callaghan '84 has joined the real estate firm of Cushman & Wakefield in Westchester County, New York, as a senior director. Previously, he was senior vice president of Albert B. Ashforth Company, a real estate firm in Stamford, Connecticut.


James Clifford '90 Promoted To V.P., Acquisitions
James D. Clifford '90 has been named vice president of acquisitions for Linear Retail, a retail real estate acquisition and operating company in Burlington, Massachusetts.


First-Year Roommates Raising Funds To Do Relief Work
First-year students Kate Farrington and Kateryna Samoteskul are making the news with their efforts to raise money to fund a semester break trip for charity, not revelry.


SLU Dance Team Members In 'Forever Cows' Production
Members of the St. Lawrence University Dance Team helped bring local history alive for audiences of the recent community theatrical production "Forever Cows: The Canton Story."


Gallery Showing Works Of Schulenberg, Students, Alumna
Works by Assistant Professor of Fine Arts Melissa Schulenberg, five of her students and one alumna are included in an exhibition of prints at the Creative Spirit Art Gallery in Potsdam, New York.


Article By Whitcavitch-Devoy '90 Published
Julia Whitcavitch-Devoy '90 is among the Boston College authors of an article in the Journal of Career Assessment titled "Qualitative Research in Career Development: Exploring the Center and Margins of Discourse About Careers and Working." The article appears in the November 2005 edition, Volume 13, Number 4.


Mary Gunsalus '76 Named Virginia History Teacher Of The Year
Mary Gunsalus '76, a teacher at Landstown Middle School in Virginia Beach, has been named Virginia History Teacher of the Year by the Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History and Preserve America. She received a $1,000 honorarium and a core archive of history books and materials was donated to her school library.


ATO Fraternity Shows Can-Do Spirit
The brothers in St. Lawrence University's Alpha Tau Omega fraternity recently helped out a kindergarten class in nearby Ogdensburg with a charity project.


Grants Awarded For Student Travel/Research
Sixteen students have been awarded travel enrichment and independent travel research grants for the 2005-06 Winter Break and Spring Semester through the Center for International and Intercultural Studies.


SLU Prof: Bush White House Condemned By Its Own Words
Vice President Cheney, wrapping himself in the righteous indignation that only people caught red-handed seem able to muster, said this recently: "The suggestion that's been made by some...that the President of the United States or any member of this administration purposely misled the American people on pre-war intelligence is one of the most dishonest and reprehensible charges ever aired in this city." Very well then. No charges here. Instead, let's try a simple exercise: let's compare what White House officials said about Iraq in the run-up to war with what they knew at the time - or at the very least, should have known, because the intelligence was available to them.


Roger Sherman '79 Wins Community Leadership Award
Roger Sherman '79, and the organization he directs, has won an award for outstanding community leadership.


Michael Curtis '67 Receives Lifetime Achievement Award
Michael J. Curtis '67, professor of school psychology in the department of psychological and social foundations at the University of South Florida in Tampa, received the National Association of School Psychologists' 2004 Lifetime Achievement Award.


F. King Alexander '87 Named President Of Cal State Long Beach
The California State University Board of Trustees has selected Murray State University President F. King Alexander '87 to be the sixth president of California State University, Long Beach.


Geology Students, Faculty, Alumni Present Research At Conference
The recent annual meeting of the Geological Society of America, held in Salt Lake City October 16-20, included St. Lawrence faculty, students and alumni presenting research.


Sean Murphy '91 Named Law Firm Partner
Sean M. Murphy '91 has been named a partner in the litigation department of the New York law firm Milbank, Tweed, Hadley & McCloy LLP. Prior to joining the firm in 2004, he was a partner in the New York office of Clifford Chance LLP, where he was a member of that firm's securities litigation and antitrust practice groups.


Alumna Kay Bruening '79 Chairs SU Department
Kay Stearns Bruening '79, of Skaneateles, NY, has been appointed department chair in nutrition and hospitality management in the College of Human Services and Health Professions (HSHP) at Syracuse University.


Artist Sue Coe Highlights Works Printed At St. Lawrence
Three lithographs printed at St. Lawrence University, by artist and political activist Sue Coe, have been added to the artist's Web site gallery, noting the site of their publication.


Musician Grace Potter Is Former St. Lawrence Student
Being nominated for two 2005 Boston Music Awards may not be the highlight of the year for former St. Lawrence student Grace Potter and her band, the Nocturnals. According to the Boston Globe, while the Potter and the band didn't win, their performance "stole the show" and they are opening for some very well-known national acts on their current tour.


Professor Shuman Receives Education Award
Associate Professor of Education James Shuman, chair of the education department at St. Lawrence, recently received the Service Key Award from the St. Lawrence Valley Chapter of Phi Delta Kappa International, an international association for professional educators.


Hundreds Attend SLU's Higher Education Night
Hundreds of interested high school students and parents visited St. Lawrence on October 4, for Higher Education Night, which also saw participation by over 100 colleges, universities and institutions.


Sarah Fincke '09 Competes In Equitation Finals
Sarah Fincke '09, of Hampton Falls, New Hampshire, will compete in the New England Equitation Finals, to be held October 21 to 23 in Springfield, Massachusetts. Fincke, a 2005 graduate of Berwick Academy in Maine, competes in the hunter/jumper category.


New Members Inducted Into Leadership Honorary ODK
St. Lawrence's chapter of the national leadership honorary Omicron Delta Kappa (ODK) inducted 18 new members into its ranks during Family Weekend in September, 2005, and also celebrated its own leadership among the organization's Circles.


Outing Club Gets Peek Of Peaks
With spectacular fall weather to assist, the St. Lawrence Outing Club once again placed people on all 46 "high peaks" of the Adirondack Mountains during Peak Weekend, September 30-October 2. In a twist, the club also managed to place people on 43 of the 46 peaks at exactly 1:50 p.m. on Saturday, October 1, in celebration of the University's Sesquicentennial celebration.


It's Profs Vs. Students In Benefit Basketball Game
Faculty and staff have prevailed over students -- in a just-for-fun benefit basketball game, that is.


Seniors Elected To Phi Beta Kappa
Six members of the Class of 2006 who were elected to St. Lawrence's chapter of the national honor society Phi Beta Kappa in August participated in an induction ceremony during Family Weekend on campus.


Psychology Honorary Inducts 25
Twenty-five new members were recently inducted into St. Lawrence's pyschology honorary, Psi Chi.


Seniors Elected To Chemistry Honorary
Four seniors have been inducted into the St. Lawrence chapter of Chymist, the chemistry honorary.


John Loughlin '79 Named Hearst V.P.
St. Lawrence University graduate John P. Loughlin '79, president of Gemstar-TV Guide International Inc.'s TV Guide Publishing Group, has been named executive vice president and general manager of Hearst Magazines. Loughlin begins his new role at Hearst October 24.


Four Students Win O'Brien Research Prizes For 2005
The Second Annual William O'Brien First-Year Research Prizes have been awarded to four students whose projects for the 2004-2005 academic year were judged to "best reflect the goals of the First-Year Seminars."

James Garbarino '68 Giving Presentations In Canton
James Garbarino '68, the Maude C. Clarke Chair in Humanistic Psychology at Loyola University in Chicago, will give two presentations in Canton on September 19, one on campus and one at Hugh C. Williams High School.


Melissa MacGregor '98 Appointed To New Position
The Securities Industry Association (SIA) has announced the appointment of St. Lawrence Trustee Melissa MacGregor '98 as assistant vice president and assistant general counsel in its Washington, DC, office. MacGregor comes to SIA from Crowell & Moring LLP, where she worked as an associate in the securities regulatory and enforcement group.


Paper By Professor Cornell Wins Award
Visiting Instructor of Geology Sean Cornell was recently awarded the 2005 Margaret Hawn Mirabile Memorial Best Student Paper Award by the American Association of Petroleum Geologists(AAPG). His paper, entitled "Comparative Sequence Stratigraphy of the Black River to Lower Trenton Group Interval (Upper Ordovician): Implications for Climatic and Associated Faunal Changes," was co-authored with Carlton E. Brett from the University of Cincinnati. Cornell presented the paper at the AAPG Eastern Section Meeting on October 3-5, 2004.

Professor Gunnison's Work In Online Course
An online home-study course by Emeritus Professor of Education Hugh Gunnison has recently been approved for licensed pyschologists by the American Psychological Association and Amedco, of St. Paul, MN.


Professor Erickson's Work Published In Journals
Chapin Professor of Geology J. Mark Erickson recently had research in two different areas of paleontology published in scholarly journals.


Math Prof Gagliardi's 'Line' Is Music
St. Lawrence University Assistant Professor of Mathematics, Computer Science and Statistics Dan Gagliardi has teamed up with Bill Vitek, professor of philosophy at Clarkson University to release an album of jazz standards and originals, titled A Fine Line. Gagliardi plays bass; Vitek, piano.

Abigail Albee '98 Receives Promotion
Abigail Albee '98, of Tuftonboro, New Hampshire, has been promoted to managing attorney for the Concord office of the New Hampshire public defender.

Collaborative Work Presented At Conference
Director of Arts Technology Christopher Watts and Kelly J. Garcia '07, of Abilene, Texas, gave a presentation at the sixth annual Music Technology Workshop and New Music Festival, sponsored by the Associated Colleges of the South and held at Birmingham-Southern College in July.

Somdeep Sen '07 Selected Research Associate
Somdeep Sen '07, of Calcutta, India, has been selected as a research associate by the Sarataoga Foundation for Women Worldwide, to conduct research on women's lives in India. Sen, a government major, also will be studying in Finland during the 2005-2006 academic year, though the International Student Exchange Program, in which St. Lawrence participates.

Dean Horwitz: What New Students Really Need
You've bought the laptop. You've rented the little refrigerator. You've even figured out how to get everything in the car. But are you really prepared to head off to college? Are you ready to manage your time – both for short-term assignments and long-term goal-setting? A lot of new college students aren't.

Missouri Governor Appoints Lewis Mills '81 To Task Force
Missouri Governor Matt Blunt has appointed Lewis Mills '81, of Jefferson City, to a task force charged with conducting a review of state and federal eminent domain laws and establishing criteria that state and local government entities will emply when the use of eminent domain is proposed. The creation of the task force comes in reaction to the recent related decision by the United States Supreme Court.

William Van Wie '67 Appointed To New Position
Devon Energy Corporation has announced that William A. Van Wie '67 has been appointed to the new position of vice president and general manager, exploration. He will be responsible for coordinating Devon's global exploration activities. Van Wie was previously vice president and general manager of Devon's Gulf Division. He will remain in Houston, Texas.

SLU Professor In Lincoln Center Symposium
Visiting Instructor and Jeffrey Campbell Fellow in Music Timothy Mangin participated in a symposium held at Lincoln Center in New York City July 13, on hip-hop music in Africa and the Americas.

Alumnus Wins Maine 5K Race
A graduate from the Class of 1994 bested more than 500 runners -- including a former St. Lawrence track and cross country teammate -- to win the Portsmouth Harbour Trail 5K road race in Maine on July 9.

Alum's Management Book Receives Acclaim
A new book by a Class of 1990 alumnus has received praise from one of the authors of the enormously popular "Chicken Soup for the..." series.

McNair Scholars Named For 2005 Summer Program
Eleven students have been selected as McNair Scholars for the summer of 2005, enabling each to conduct research with a faculty mentor. One student in St. Lawrence's Collegiate Science and Technology Entry Program (C-STEP) is participating in a program paralleling the McNair Scholars.

Trustee Book Recalls Redheads' Roots
A new book described as "part history, part cultural commentary, part memoir" by a St. Lawrence alumna and trustee explores the role that redheads have held in society.

Fall Film Stars Mortensen '80
A new film starring Viggo Mortensen '80 is scheduled to hit theaters in the fall, after getting positive attention at the Cannes Film Festival.

Alumna Receives Prestigious Literary Award
Author Lorrie Moore '78 has been selected to receive the 18th annual PEN/Malamud Award, given annually since 1988 in honor of the late Bernard Malamud to recognize a body of work which demonstrates excellence in the art of short fiction.

Alum Is At Home With History
The research done by a member of the Class of 2005 for his senior project is now being applied to his first post-St. Lawrence full-time job.

Academic Journal Publishes Alumnae Works
Four members of the Class of 2003 have had book reviews published in Cadernos da Tradução, a journal from the Federal University of Santa Catarina in Brazil that specializes in literary translation. The reviews were written while all four were students in Professor of Modern Languages and Literatures Steven White's class Spanish 345, Literary Translation: Theory and Practice. Many former students of White's have had works published in past issues of the journal.

Alumnae Win Medals For Distinguished Journalism
Four reporters – including a University graduate – at St. Lawrence's National Public Radio affiliate, North Country Public Radio, have been selected as runners-up in the radio category for the 2005 Casey Medals for Meritorious Journalism contest; a winner of the top prize in the category is a University alumna who began her career at North Country Public Radio. The award honors distinguished coverage of children and families, particularly the disadvantaged.

SLU Student On Champion Rugby Team
James Buchanan '06, of Calgary, Alberta, is a member of Canada's Under 21 men's rugby team, competing in the world championships in Mendoza, Argentina, June 9 through 25.

Companies Announce Alumni Hires, Promotions
A number of organizations, including The New York Times and Georgetown University's McDonough School of Business, have made recent announcements of St. Lawrence graduates being hired or promoted.

Gallery Director Joins Federal Arts Project Panel
Director of the Richard F. Brush Art Gallery Catherine Tedford has been invited to serve on a federal arts panel for the Art in Architecture Program of the U.S. General Services Administration (GSA). The project is a new $2.6 million federal border station in Massena, NY, designed by Smith-Miller and Hawkinson Architects in Manhattan.

NCPR Series Wins Murrow Award
North Country Public Radio, the National Public Radio station located on the St. Lawrence University campus, has won a prestigious broadcasting award.

55 Simple Rules For Climbing The Corporate Ladder
According to a new book by a 1981 St. Lawrence graduate, if you want to succeed in business, try this: don't pick a fight with your boss. You Can't Win A Fight With Your Boss, And 55 Other Rules For Success, by Tom Markert '81, was released in May 1005 by HarperBusiness.

Alum's Book Examines War In Kosovo
A new book by a 1987 St. Lawrence alumnus promises to offer "seminal insight into the 1999 NATO-led war over Kosovo and the negotiations that took place between the United States and Russia in an effort to set the terms for ending the conflict." Collision Course: NATO, Russia and Kosovo, by John Norris '87, was published in March 2005 by Praeger Publishers.

U.S. Trust Promotes Alumna To V.P.
U.S. Trust, a New York City a wealth management company that provides planning, investment management, fiduciary and private banking services, has announced the promotion of Pamela Sweet '95 to vice president.

Alum Among L.A.'s 'Most Powerful' Sports Execs
A 1970 St. Lawrence graduate has been named to The Los Angeles Business Journal's annual list of "L.A.'s Most Powerful Sports Executives." William J. (Bill) Chadwick '70, is a managing director of Chadwick, Saylor & Co., a real estate investment bank, and president of the Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum Commission.

Summer/Fall Travel/Research Awards Announced
Six students have been awarded travel and research grants for the summer and fall of 2005, by the Center for International and Intercultural Studies.

Winners In 2005 Moving-Up Day Listed
St. Lawrence's traditional Moving-Up Day was held April 23 in Gunnison Memorial Chapel, recognizing student achievement in a variety of fields.

University Fellows Chosen For 2005
Thirty students have been selected as 2005 University Fellows for this summer, in a program that allows them to receive funding while conducting research with a faculty partner.

Prof, Students Contribute To Print Archive
Assistant Professor of Fine Arts Melissa Schulenberg and three of her students attended the recent annual meeting of the Southern Graphics Council, held in Washington, D.C., which had as its theme "Power in Print." All four also contributed works for an exchange and archive.

English, Physics Honoraries Induct Members
The University's English and physics honor societies each held induction ceremonies on campus in the spring 2005 semester, welcoming new students to the organizations.

Phi Beta Kappa Inducts Class of 2005 Members
St. Lawrence's chaper of the national academic honor society, Phi Beta Kappa, held its spring induction ceremony at its annual banquet on April 23, welcoming 29 students as new members.

Winners Of Poetry Contest Announced
Kerry Banazek '06, of Camillus, NY, won first prize in the 2005 James Ligon Price III Memorial Contest in Poetry, for her poem titled "Jealousy and Other Worldly Things." The prize brings Banazek $600 and a mention in the Academy of American Poets National Poetry Prize results.

Students, Faculty Present Research At Chemistry Confab
Students and faculty presented the results of their research at the recent annual meeting of the American Chemical Society, and the University's student affiliate chapter of the organization received an award.

English Department Awards Fellowships To Students
Fifteen students have been awarded fellowships for summer study by the English Department.

Regional Literature The Spotlight On Alumna's www Site
Induction into the English department honor society as a student sparked the curiosity of an alumna so much, it led to her graduate research project, which details the "annotated literary highlights" of St. Lawrence County.

Prof's Textbook Published In Fifth Edition
The fifth edition of a widely used textbook on American politics, co-authored by a St. Lawrence professor, has recently been published.

Vanessa de Bruyn '05 Wins Photo Competition
St. Lawrence University senior Vanessa de Bruyn, of North Bonneville, WA, won a photography competition that highlights scenes from international study.

ATO Makes Gift To Foundation
St. Lawrence's chapter of Alpha Tau Omega fraternity, Alpha Omicron, recently gave over $2,500 to the Lungs for Life Foundation, the largest single donation in the Rochester, New York-based organization's history.

Students, Faculty, Staff Exhibit 'Democratic Art'
Students, faculty and staff from St. Lawrence have contributed works to an exhibition that has been termed "democratic art activity." "Learning To Love You More In The North Country" is at the Creative Spirit Arts Center in Potsdam through April 24.

Book Publication Fulfills Alum's Dying Wish
A series of short stories, resulting from the collaborative efforts of a mother and her dying son, tells the story of the life and death at the age of 29 of Josh wwwb '90.

Dean Shares Expertise On 'Life Coaching'
Vice President and Dean of Student Life M.L. Petty is the coordinating presenter, with Director of Counseling Services William Burns and Director of Co-Curricular Education and Programming Kate McCaffrey, at two conferences for student life personnel.

Volunteers Break For A Cause
Eight St. Lawrence students and two administrators spent spring break 2005 as volunteers at the St. Francis Inn, a Franciscan living and working community in the inner city of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, to help in its soup kitchen and women's center.

Trustee In CICU 'Hall Of Distiction'
St. Lawrence University Trustee Jo Ann Campbell '86, vice president and chief financial officer for Kodak Health Imaging in Rochester, New York, has been named to the Council for Independent Colleges and Universities (CICU) 2005 Independent Sector Alumni Hall of Distinction.

Prof Keynotes At Alumnus-Chaired Conference
Associate Professor of English Natalia Rachel Singer was the keynote speaker at the 14th Annual English Graduate Students Association conference at the University of Missouri -- Columbia, invited by conference chair William B. Bradley '99. The theme of the conference, held in February 2005, was "Politics and the Artistic Response."

Students To Present Research At Geology Conference
Four St. Lawrence University students will be presenting the results of their original research at the 40th annual Northeastern Section of the Geological Society of America, being held March 14-16 in Saratoga Springs, N.Y. Approximately 700 geoscientists are expected to attend the meeting.

Senior's www Site Marks Madrid Bombing Anniversary
As the first anniversary of bombings that ripped through Madrid, Spain, on March 11, 2004 approaches, a St. Lawrence University senior who conducted interviews with persons affected has launched a www site detailing the devastating aftermath.

Total Career Switch In The Bag For Alum
The gift of a sewing machine inspired a radical career change for former health law attorney Kelly L. Marriott Elizondo '97, owner of Sara Langley Designs, LLC, in Rome, New York.

'58 Grad Authors Book On Coaching Basketball
A St. Lawrence graduate and college basketball coach has written a guide to coaching that Syracuse University Head Basketball Coach Jim Boeheim describes as a "benefit to coaches both young and old."

Alumna Heads College Student Personnel Group
Tracey Cross-Baker '90, associate director of career services at Ithaca College, has been elected president of the College Student Personnel Association of New York State, Inc.(CSPA).

SLU's Model UN Participates In Conference
Fifteen members of the Model United Nations at St. Lawrence participated in the Harvard National Model United Nations Conference held in Boston in February, 2005.

Psi Chi Inducts New Members For 2005
The St. Lawrence University chapter of Psi Chi, the psychology honorary, inducted nine students in February, 2005.

Team Of SLU Researchers Study Caterpillar Damage
Research conducted by faculty, a student and an alumnus of St. Lawrence, on the severity and extent of damage done to sugar maple trees by tent caterpillars has yielded "surprising" results, according to a report submitted by the team.

10-Foot Sculpture? 'Sno Problem
Assistant Professor of Fine Arts Amy Hauber and two students in her sculpture class participated in the 2005 New York State Snow-Sculpting Championship, held in Glens Falls, New York, January 28 through 30. Hauber, Blythe Stoecklein '05 (of Pittsburgh, PA) and Ryan Conroy '05 (of Bantam, CT) – also known as "Team Larry" – created a piece called "Penny Atop A Cake," inspired by Hauber's pug dog, Penny.

Students Participate In Leadership Conference
Some 150 St. Lawrence students accepted the challenge to "Go Further" -- the theme of the annual leadership conference held on campus in January of 2005.

Scholars Present, Publish Work
Members of the faculty and staff at St. Lawrence have recently presented work at academic conferences or had work published in journals, while others have work about to be published or presented.

Science Facilities Planning Topic At Conferences
New science facilities to be built on campus will serve as more than just a place for faculty and students to "do" science -- the planning process has provided and opportunity for collaborative academic work presented at several conferences.

Alt-Ag Stories Bring Kudos To NCPR Reporter
For the second time, a reporter/producer at North Country Public Radio, the station housed at St. Lawrence University, has been recognized with a journalism award for stories on agriculture.

Professor's Work In Regional Exhibition
Assistant Professor of Fine Arts Melissa Schulenberg is among the artists whose work will be exhibited in the Roland Gibson Gallery at SUNY Potsdam, presenting its 2005 Fourth Triennial North Country Regional Award Winners. The month-long exhibition begins Friday, January 28, with an opening reception at 7 p.m. in the Gibson Gallery Lobby in Brainerd Hall.

Students, Faculty Go Abroad For Research During Break
The 2004-2005 semester break provided an opportunity for several groups of students to undertake study-related travel with faculty sponsors.

Student Athletes Make Community Contribution
Members of St. Lawrence's Student Athlete Advisory Council (SAAC) made a donation on behalf of the University's athletes to Canton's Church and Community Workers fund for the holidays.

Noir. That's Right. Film Noir.
Even though they're in black-and-white and contain no high-tech special effects or graphic sex and violence, classic films noir appeal to the members of Generation X as much as they did to their parents and grandparents. That's what Ginny B. Schwartz, who teaches a First- Year Seminar on the genre, has found.

Professor Gives Lecture, Co-Authors Article
Assistant Professor of Mathematics, Computer Science and Statistics Daniel J. Gagliardi recently gave an invited lecture at a nearby college and has had an article accepted for publication in an academic journal.

Students Awarded Grants For Research-Related Travel
Nineteen students have been awarded travel enrichment and independent travel research grants for Winter Break and Spring Semester through the Center for International and Intercultural Studies.

Nominees Welcomed To Augsbury/North Country Scholar Day
St. Lawrence hosted a group of the region's outstanding high school seniors on campus November 3, welcoming 58 of the 84 nominees for the Ausbury/North Country Scholar award for a day.

Professor, Alumni Co-Author Articles
Articles have recently been published in two scientific journals that are co-authored by a St. Lawrence University biology professor and his former students.

Alumnus To Be Inducted Into Sports Hall Of Fame
A St. Lawrence University graduate is set to be inducted into the Broward County Sports Hall of Fame in Sunrise, Florida.

'Cottage Life' Magazine Features Alumna
A St. Lawrence alumna is featured in Cottage Life, a Canadian magazine, in an article about how "Canada's oldest girls' camp inspired a coterie of wilderness-savvy women cottagers."

Trustee Recognized For Research Science Achievements
St. Lawrence University Trustee Derrick H. Pitts '78, chief astronomer and director of the Fels Planetarium in Philadelphia, PA, has been named one of the "50 Most Important Blacks in Research Science" for 2004, as selected by Science Spectrum magazine and Career Communications Group, Inc.

First-Year Student Represents Her Tribe At National Events
Khia Grinnell-Donahue '08, of Sequim, Washington, has participated in two recent events bringing together members of Native American tribes from throughout the nation.

O'Brien Prizes Awarded For First-Year Research
The inaugural William O'Brien First-Year Research Prizes were presented this fall, to three students whose projects for the 2003-2004 academic year were judged to "best reflect the goals of the First-Year Seminars."

2002 Alumnus Awarded Graduate Fellowship
Matthew Lavin '02 has been awarded the Western Literature Association Fellowship at the journal Western American Literature, which is produced with the English department at Utah State University.

Laurentians Sing For The Senator
St. Lawrence University's mixed-voice a capella choir the Laurentian Singers recently performed for U.S. Senator Hillary Clinton (D-New York).

Honoraries Induct New Members
Four St. Lawrence seniors were recently inducted into the University chapter of Phi Beta Kappa, the national academic honor society, and 19 students were recently inducted into the St. Lawrence chapter of Psi Chi, the national psychology honorary.

Professor To Give Invited Lecture
Associate Professor of Physics Aileen O'Donoghue will give the Mary L. Fellin Lecture at Benedictine College in Atchison, Kansas, on October 3, on the topic "Seeking Understanding in an Expanding Universe."

Alumna's Psychology Research Published
Results of a study on how urban youth feel about work have been published in a noted psychology journal, and includes a St. Lawrence graduate among its authors.

SLU Student Helps Homeless Women Register To Vote
Sarah Springborn '06, of Wellesley, MA, participated in an internship in her hometown during the summer, assisting homeless women in registering to vote.

Alumnus Is Flag-Bearer In 2004 Paralympics In Athens
A 1986 St. Lawrence University graduate will not only compete in the 2004 Paralympics games in Athens, Greece, he has also been elected as the U.S. team's flag-bearer.

Faculty Members' Work Published
A number of journals published recently feature articles written by St. Lawrence University faculty members.

Sophomore Awarded Scholarship To Participate In Conference
John D. Gursky '07, of Baldwinsville, N.Y., received the Kurt Swinton Scholarship to attend the Couchiching Institute on Public Affairs in Orillia, Ontario, Canada, this summer. Gursky, a 2003 graduate of Charles W. Baker High School, plans to major in French and Canadian Studies.

Professor's Work Wins Top Prize In Exhibition
Assistant Professor of Fine Arts Melissa Schulenberg won the Purchase Award for work in the North Country Regional Juried Art Show, presented during the summer of 2004 at the Gibson Gallery at SUNY Potsdam.

North Country Public Radio News Wins Awards
The news programming of North Country Public Radio, based at St. Lawrence University, has been recognized with several awards from Public Radio News Directors Inc.

SLU Grad Producer Of TV Movies
Sharp-eyed viewers of the recent Lifetime Original television movie Miracle Run may have recognized the name of a St. Lawrence graduate in the credits: Tom Patricia '79 is the executive producer of the based-on-a-true-story film.

Clinic's $1 Million Gift Honors St. Lawrence Alumnus
Cancer treatment initiatives at a Florida medical center will benefit from a $1 million gift made in honor of the work of Edward Attarian '52, a physician in Coral Gables.

Outmoded Media Headed To Recycler
Think you've got a ton of stuff to get rid of? The Language Resource Center at St. Lawrence recently did just that -- they disposed of an estimated 2,000 pounds of outdated multi-media materials, and found a way to do it that not only saved the University money, but is also kind to the environment and helpful to a worthy organization.

Alumnus Is New 'Salesman For Cincinnati'
Alan Welch '64, "on loan" from his position as director of human resources for North America for Procter & Gamble in Cincinnati, has a new product to sell: his hometown.

First Vermont Woman Finishing Marathon Is SLU Alum
Doing her home state proud, a St. Lawrence alumna was the first Green Mountain State woman to finish the 16th KeyBank Vermont City Marathon, held in Burlington May 30.

SLU Gallery Loans Art To U.S. Embassy In El Salvador
Two paintings from the collection of the Richard F. Brush Art Gallery at St. Lawrence will grace the residence of the U.S. Ambassador to El Salvador, H. Douglas Barclay.

Isn't It Romentic?
It's not easy to invent an entire new genre of fiction, but that's just what Scott Pomfret '90 and his partner, Scott Whittier, of Boston, have done.

John Larrance Receives Arts Award
John C. Larrance, production manager and lighting designer for the speech and theatre department at St. Lawrence University, received the 2004 Franky Award from Ogdensburg Command Performances, a community arts organization, in May. The award is given annually to a member of the community for their efforts in furthering the arts in the North Country.

Keenan, Martin On The Same Team -- Again
Two former Skating Saints teammates are working together again, this time in the National Hockey League.

Mass. State Senate Candidate Is SLU Alumna
Katherine Clark '85, a Massachusetts attorney, is the Democratic candidate for a state Senate seat representing, representing the communities of Malden, Wakefield, Lynnfield, Reading, Melrose and Stoneham.

Alum's Research Noted In Prominent Journal
Michael Carey '80 of Syracuse, NY, professor of psychology and director of the Center for Health and Behavior in The College of Arts and Sciences at Syracuse University, had his recent study, originally published in the Journal of Consulting and Clinical Psychology, highlighted in the May issue of the APA Monitor, the premier news source for the American Psychological Association.

Alum Named Trustee Of U.S. Ski & Snowboard Team Foundation
Greg Boester '93, vice president of J.P. Morgan Securities, Inc., in New York City and former Olympian and U.S. Ski Jumping Team member, has been named a trustee of the U.S. Ski and Snowboard Team Foundation. Boester also has been a member of U.S. Ski and Snowboard Association's corporate Board of Directors since 1996.

2004 University Fellows Selected
Thirty students have been selected as 2004 University Fellows for this summer, in a program that allows them to receive funding while conducting research with a faculty partner.

SLU Senior Awarded ODK Honor
Toyin Showole '04 has been chosen as the Omicron Delta Kappa (ODK) Province Leader of the Year, a first in St. Lawrence University's history.

Moving-Up Day Winners Listed
St. Lawrence's traditional Moving-Up Day was held April 24, recognizing student achievement in a variety of fields.

2004 Summer Internship Fellowships Awarded
Twenty-seven students have been awarded Summer 2004 Internship Fellowships, designed to promote career development opportunities for students by offsetting costs of housing, travel and other expenses incurred while participating in an internship.

SLU Scientist Participates In Major Biometrics Research Project
St. Lawrence University is a participant in an interdisciplinary collaborative research project that, overall, has received some $3.1 million in funding from the National Science Foundation (NSF), with support from the Department of Homeland Security.

Fraternity Brothers Praised, Thanked In Published Letter
A local woman who requested, and received, help from St. Lawrence students has expressed her thanks publicly, through a "Letter to the Editor" that has been published in several area newspapers.

Students Awarded Research Grants For Summer/Fall
The Center for International and Intercultural Studies at St. Lawrence has awarded travel/research grants to nine students, to assist them with expenses incurred while undertaking research projects during the coming summer and fall.

Alumnus To Oversee NYS Courts
The operations of New York State courts in 57 counties outside of New York City will now be supervised by a St. Lawrence University graduate.

Prof, Alum Present Co-Authored Paper
A geology professor and one of his former students recently presented a paper they co-authored at a paleobotony conference in Argentina.

Alum Featured In PBS 'NewsHour' Story
A recent PBS story on how global warming is affecting bird populations included footage of a St. Lawrence alumnus who conducts research in Hawaii.

Senior Wins Prestigious Fulbright Award
John B. Linsley '04, of Topsfield, Massachusetts, has been awarded a Fulbright-Hayes Group Projects Abroad scholarship for intensive Swahili, allowing him to participate in the prestigious program's summer component. It is directed by the African Studies Institute of Georgia.

Baynes '83 Elected To NYS Bar Association Post
Brendan F. Baynes '83, of Loudonville, New York, managing partner at D’Agostino, Krackeler, Baynes & Maguire, P.C., a Menands, NY-based general practice and civil litigation firm, was recently elected to the Executive Committee of the New York State Bar Association’s Torts, Insurance and Compensation Law (TICL) Section as representative of the Third Judicial District.

Alumnus Competes In World Freeskiing Event
Tyler Boutelle '01, of Tahoe City, California, finished 10th in the finals of the World Freeskiing Tour Championships held recently at the Kirkwood Ski Resort in California.

Summer 2004 McNair Scholars Named
Twelve juniors have been named McNair Scholars for the summer of 2004, enabling each to conduct research with a faculty mentor.

English Honorary Now International, Inducts Members
The Irving Bacheller Society, St. Lawrence's English honor society, recently affiliated with an international English honorary organization and held an induction ceremony for 18 new members.

Professor, Students Co-Author Article
An academic journal has published an article co-authored by a St. Lawrence faculty member with University students and students in Kenya.

Alum Advocates For NYS Programs Assisting Students
The Council for Independent Colleges and Universities (CICU), an advocacy organization for institutions in New York State, included a St. Lawrence graduate in its Alumni Hall of Distinction recently.

SLU's Phi Chi Chapter Inducts Students
Nine students were inducted into the St. Lawrence chapter of Psi Chi, the national honor society for psychology, on February 23.

Magazine Publishes Student Article
An article by St. Lawrence University senior John B. Linsley, about market day in Kenya, has been published in the Spring 2004 issue of Abroad View Magazine.

McNair, Upward Bound Student Celebrate TRIO Day
St. Lawrence University recently joined with the United States Department of Education Office of Postsecondary Education Federal TRIO Programs to celebrate TRIO Day, in recognition of nearly 40 years of postsecondary education programming throughout the United States.

Alum, Former Prof Co-Author Journal Article
A St. Lawrence graduate and a former professor are co-authors of a forthcoming article in the journal Human Dimensions of Wildlife, based on the alumna's senior honors thesis.

Senior & Prof Win Grant To Present Research
Kathryn M. Adams '04, of Ilion, NY, and Assistant Professor of Psychology Peter Cain have won a national competition for undergraduate Merck/AAAS Scholars, and as a result, will present their research at the annual meeting of the American Association for the Advancement of Science in Seattle February 12-16.

Senior To Present Research At African Language Conference
John B. Linsley '04, of Topsfield, Massachusetts, will present research at the 8th Annual African Language Teachers Association Conference to be held April 29 through May 1 at the University of Wisconsin, Madison.

Study Of Two Towns Authored By Alumna
A new book by a St. Lawrence graduate, examining the history of two towns on the St. Lawrence River, is a continuation of research begun while she was an undergraduate student.

SLU Prof Studying Sun-Like Stars
Associate Professor of Physics Aileen A. O'Donoghue is among the scientists who have been at work on an extensive survey of stellar activity in nearby solar-type stars, the results of which were reported at the recent meeting of the American Astronomical Society. This report is of special interest, as it may provide information about the behavior of the sun in both the past and the future.

Alumni, Professor Publish Research Paper
Chapin Professor of Geology and Mineralogy Mark Erickson and two of his former students, Booth Platt Jr. '00 and Douglas H. Jennings '93, are co-authors of the article "Holocene Fossil Oribatid Mite Biofacies as Proxies of Paleohabitat at the Hiscock Site, Byron, New York" in the Bulletin of the Buffalo Society of Natural Sciences, Vol. 37 (2003). The research was completed with support from the James S. Street Student Geology Fund at St. Lawrence.

SLU Graduate Leads Fund-Raising Group
A 1988 graduate of St. Lawrence has been elected to lead the largest organization of fund-raisers in New England.

Holiday Cheer Given To Hospital
The St. Lawrence University Costume Shop has once again donated "Boo Boo Bears" to Canton-Potsdam Hospital, Potsdam, for children who come to the hospital over the holiday season.

Students Awarded Grants For Research-Related Travel
Thirteen students have been awarded travel grants to assist with costs incurred while conducting research during winter break or the spring 2004 semester, from the International Programs office.

SLU Has Ties To Popular Holiday Tune
Every time you hear the song "I'll Be Home For Christmas" - one of the most beloved holiday songs of all time - St. Lawrence University benefits, through an unusual gift made to the school by one of the song's composers.

Professor Is Guest Curator For Quilt Exhibition
An exhibition of quilts from the North Country's many Amish communities is at the Cayuga Museum of History and Art in Auburn, New York, and is curated by Professor of English Susan E. Ward.

Academic Journal Publishes Students' Work
An academic journal in Brazil has published book reviews written by students who participated in a workshop in translation taught in the fall of 2002 by Professor of Modern Languages Steven White.

Senior Presents Research At Geology Conference
Christopher W. Stevens '04, of Clarence, New York, recently gave a presentation on his research at the 115th annual meeting of the Geological Society of America, held in Seattle.

Scientist Alumnus Studies What Gobblers Gobble
The turkeys planned for many Thanksgiving tables are eating better, thanks to Michael Lilburn '74.

Laurentians Volunteer To 'Make A Difference'
St. Lawrence University students, faculty, staff and alumni pitched in to "make a difference" in communities near and far from campus recently, as participants in Make a Difference Day.

Field Hockey Team Bikes For Charity
The St. Lawrence University field hockey team recently raised $600 through a bike-a-thon, to benefit the Make A Wish Foundation.

Canton Kids Get Halloween Treat From 'SLU Buddies'
Canton elementary school children and their "buddies" from St. Lawrence participated in Halloween fun with a variety of activities on campus this year.

Chemistry Club Celebrates With Elementary Students
Eight members of St. Lawrence University's Chemistry Club showed local school children how to have fun with science recently, in celebration of National Chemistry Week.

English Honorary Inducts New Members
The Irving Bacheller Society, the English department honorary, recently inducted 19 students into its ranks.

SLU Prof Gives Presentation To Environmental Group
Assistant Professor of Chemistry Ning Gao recently gave an invited talk on an area of her research to members of the St. Lawrence County Environmental Management Council.

Is He Strong? Listen, Bud...
A St. Lawrence University graduate has been named publisher of Marvel Enterprises, Inc. - the company whose products include Marvel Comics.

SLU AD Inducted Into Alma Mater Athletic Hall Of Fame
St. Lawrence University Director of Athletics Margaret Strait will join seven other graduates of the State University of New York at Cortland as new members of the college's C-Club Athletic Hall of Fame.

Alumna Half Of 'Most Energetic Couple'
A St. Lawrence graduate is one-half of the "most energetic couple" in the country, according to the Sunday magazine USA Weekend.

Biology Honorary Inducts 20 Students
Twenty students were recently inducted into St. Lawrence's chapter of Beta Beta Beta, the national honor society for biology. To be eligible, students must have declared a major in biology or biophysics; taken at least four biology courses; achieved a minimum grade-point average in biology of 3.5 (out of 4.0); and achieve a minimum overall grade-point average of 3.2

Students, Alum, Prof Present Research On Biometrics
Two St. Lawrence University students and a recent graduate presented the results of research they conducted with a member of the mathematics, computer science and statistics department faculty at an international conference on biometrics.

SLU Professor Cuts Ribbon At 'Fossil Park' Dedication
Chapin Professor of Geology J. Mark Erickson and the students in his paleontology class recently participated in the dedication of a park in Ohio that is used for digging fossils.

Psychology Honorary Inducts Largest Group Ever
The St. Lawrence University chapter of the Psi Chi National Honorary in psychology inducted its largest group of students in chapter's history on September 22.

Five Seniors Elected To Phi Beta Kappa
Five members of the Senior class were inducted into St. Lawrence University's chapter of Phi Beta Kappa during Family Weekend.

Alum Wins Award For History Outreach Program
Christopher Kenney '96, director of education at the McKinley Museum in Canton, Ohio, has received a Commendation Award for History Outreach from the Ohio Association of Historical Societies and Musuems for programming he developed for students in kindergarten through fourth grade.

SLU Graduate Starting Art Gallery
An alumna in Central New York who's been showing her paintings in local venues is starting her own gallery in the community of Marcellus.

Alum Co-Authors Public Policy Textbook
A St. Lawrence graduate who is a professor at the University of Wisconsin-Green Bay is the co-author of a new textbook on public policy.

New Book Gathers Alum's Award-Winning Columns
A new book by Michael Bottini '76 compiles some of the award-winning columns he's written for a Long Island newspaper for four years, on the nature trails of the area.

SLU Coach In Hall Of Fame At Castleton
St. Lawrence University field hockey Coach Fran Grembowicz will be inducted into her alma mater's athletic hall of fame, for her contributions there as a field hockey player.

Rugby Canada Team Includes SLU Student
Rugby Canada announced the 28 selections for the U19 men’s 2003–2004 training squad, and it includes a St. Lawrence University sophomore.

SLU Included In Volume On Learning Communities
An article titled "St. Lawrence University: Experiential Learning Communities - Dialectics of Ideas and Experience" by Vice President of the University and Dean of Academic Affairs Grant H. Cornwell '79, professor of philosophy, and Professor of English Eve W. Stoddard, has been published in Learning Communities in Liberal Arts Colleges, a monograph series of the National Learning Communities Project.

New York Times Notes Work Of Alumnus
A project by Mark Klett '74, regents professor of art at Arizona State University, was the subject of a story in the Science section of The New York Times September 3.

Student Writes Piece For Palestine Chronicle
A first-person account of the Israeli-Palestinian conflict, written by a St. Lawrence University senior who spent the summer in Palestine, has been published in The Palestine Chronicle.

SLU Prof Presents To National Research Council
St. Lawrence University Professor of Chemistry Paul H. Connett, an outspoken opponent of the practice of adding fluoride to water supplies, recently gave a presentation on the topic to the National Research Council (NRC), which is reviewing current regulations on the chemical.

Trustee In Demand To Explain Mars Maneuvers
The "Mars mania" that has gripped the nation is having an effect on University Trustee Derrick Pitts '78.

University Included On Guidebook Lists
St. Lawrence is included in two of most well-known guides to college that make the newsstands -- and the news reports -- each fall.

Sophomore Plays For Canada National Hockey Team
Laurie Ross '06, a member of the University's women's ice hockey team, played on Canada’s National Women’s Team this summer, but getting there involved a series of trials, not all of them on the ice.

Book By Alumnus Introduces Children To Kenya
The autobiographical story of a St. Lawrence graduate who came to the U.S. from his tribe in Africa has been published as a children's book by the National Geographic Society.

Alumna Wins Awards For Washington Capitals
The Washington Capitals hockey team won some awards recently, thanks to the work of a St. Lawrence University alumna.

Graduate Participates In New Alzheimer's Research
A recent St. Lawrence graduate participated in an important new study about Alzheimer's disease, co-authored by his father.

Alum's Opinion Sought By Media On Effect Of Terrorism On Markets
A 1994 St. Lawrence University graduate has been appearing in the news media frequently, for her expertise in how fears of terrorism are affecting the stock market.

Graduate's Role As 'Big Brother' Makes News
The remarkable 14-year relationship between "Big Brother" Jeffrey Weiss '75 and Jason Stinson was the subject of a recent story in the Albany, N.Y., Times-Union.

Alum's Profile Of Kenya Published Online
While working as an intern for the Migration Policy Institute, Kenneth Okoth '01 wrote a profile of his home country, Kenya, that has been published on the institute's online information source.

Student I.D.s Homes As Eagle Scout Project
Emergency workers will have an easier time finding the homes they need to get to in the Kingston, Massachusetts, area, thanks to J. Matthew Judge '06.

Alum Achieves Honors At Cambridge
A St. Lawrence graduate awarded a prestigious scholarship for study at Cambridge University is continuing to distinguish himself through his studies.

Prof Presents At Cuba Conference
St. Lawrence University Associate Professor of Physics Daniel W. Koon participated in the 8th Interamerican Conference on Physics Education in Havana, Cuba, which had as its theme "Teaching Physics For the Future."

Alum's Maps Assist U.S. Military
Maps made by a St. Lawrence alumnus are helping instructors and students at the United States Army Military Academy at West Point better understand an historical battle.

Story On Deadly Virus Hunt Includes SLU Alum's Role
A national magazine's exploration of how the West Nile virus was discovered includes a St. Lawrence graduate who played a key role in its identification.

U.S. History Inspires Graduate's Art
Prints of a painting by a St. Lawrence graduate are being sold to commemorate the 275th anniversary of Old Fort Niagara in Youngstown, New York.

House & Garden Features Alum's Work
A St. Lawrence University graduate involved in the renovation and restoration of a grand hotel in Cape May, New Jersey, is receiving recognition for her work.

SLU Grad Is Two-Time America's Cup Winner
The only American on the Swiss team that won the America's Cup is a St. Lawrence graduate, and it's the second time he's been part of the team that won the Cup.

Alum's Job-Hunting Tactics Draw Media Attention
News media coverage of the soft job market has been extensive. Now, the extraordinary efforts of an alumnus to find a job -- which include giving away a cruise to the person who hires him -- are getting coverage as well.

Alumnus Receives Prestigious Teaching Award
Hartwick College's most prestigious teaching honor has gone this year to a St. Lawrence University graduate.

Smithsonian Photo Exhibit Includes SLU Alumna
A St. Lawrence alumna is among the 15 current and former women members of the U.S. Senate included in a new exhibition at the Smithsonian Institution in Washington.

Winners Of 2003 Young Writers Competition Chosen
Winners in the 2003 St. Lawrence University Prize for Young Writers competition have been chosen, in poetry, fiction and non-fiction categories, from about 200 entries received. The first-prize winners in each category will visit campus in the fall to read their prize-winning work, plus participate in a seminar and conference.

Alums Gain Top College Coaching Spots
Two St. Lawrence graduates have recently been named head men's basketball coach at universities in New Mexico and Iowa.

Fellowships Awarded Supporting Summer Internships
Thirty students have been awarded Summer 2003 Internship Fellowships, designed to promote career development opportunities for students by offsetting costs of housing, travel, and other expenses incurred while participating in an internship.

Students Awarded Grants To Fund Travel & Research
The Center for International and Intercultural Studies at St. Lawrence has awarded travel/research grants to eight students, to assist them with expenses incurred while undertaking projects during the summer and fall of 2003.

Prof, Alum Co-Write Paper Showing Fish Fossils Are Ancient Thermometer
According to newly published research by Chapin Professor of Geology J. Mark Erickson and St. Lawrence alumnus Scott J. Carpenter, fossilized fish bones may help scientists to reconstruct the temperatures of 65 million years ago.

2003 Moving-Up Day Winners Listed
St. Lawrence University's traditional Moving-Up Day ceremony, followed by the "tapping" of new members to the leadership honorary Omicron Delta Kappa, was held April 26, 2003, complete with students "moving up" to the next class by "weaving" through rows in Gunnison Memorial Chapel and the singing of the "Moving-Up Day Song." Click the "story" link below for the complete list of awards and winners.

New Country Music Artist Is SLU Alumna
A 1987 St. Lawrence graduate is beginning to make a name for herself as a singer/songwriter in Music City, U.S.A.: Nashville.

First-Year Students Present, Publish Research
Students in Adjunct Assistant Professor of English Jonathan Gottschall's First-Year Program seminars are learning more than how to analyze literary works from scientific perspectives, the stated topic of the course. They're also learning a lot about giving conference presentations and publishing their research.

SLU Alumnus Named President Of Culver-Stockton College
William L. Fox '75, a senior administrator at Goucher College in Baltimore, is the new president of Culver-Stockton College in Canton, Missouri.

2003 University Fellows Selected
Twenty students have been selected as 2003 University Fellows for this summer, in a program that allows them to receive funding while conducting research with a faculty partner.

Scholarly Journal Publishes Students' Work
Three students of Professor of Modern Languages and Literatures Steven White are becoming seasoned scholars of translation -- their work has been published in several academic journals.

Senior Presenting Research At Geology Conference
A St. Lawrence student will present the results of research he conducted for an honors thesis in geology at the joint meeting of the Geological Society of America Northeastern Section and the Atlantic Geoscience Society.

Former SLU Coaches Victorious In NCAA Division III
The coaches of two recent national championship teams used to have home ice/court advantage at St. Lawrence.

SLU Students Participate In Model U.N.
Twelve St. Lawrence University students were among those from 136 colleges and universities around the world participating in the 49th Harvard National Model United Nations in February.

Student Awarded Grant For Biology Research
Jolaine M. Roycewicz '03, of Hudson Falls, NY, is the recipient of a research grant awarded by Sigma Xi, a scientific research society. Roycewicz is a biology major, with a minor in chemistry.

Student Work Published In Prestigious Journal
Three of Professor of Modern Languages and Literatures Steven White's students have had their work published in the top U.S. journal in the field of translation studies.

Fraternity At SLU Undertakes Service Program At Area School
A group of students in Phi Sigma Kappa fraternity has begun working with sixth-graders from Clifton-Fine Central School in Star Lake, New York, in a project sponsored by the Foundation for Excellent Schools, an organization that emphasizes early college awareness.

SLU Celebrates Foreign Language Week
How many ways can you say "St. Lawrence?" During the celebration of National Foreign Language Week on campus (March 3-7), you can actually count them.

Professor's Art Exhibited In College Gallery
Art and poetry by a St. Lawrence professor and his wife are featured in an exhibition and cultural festival at Guilford College in Greensboro, North Carolina.

Research By Prof, Former Student To Be Published
A research paper by Assistant Professor of Chemistry Ning Gao and a former student has been accepted for publication by a leading academic journal.

Students Researching The 'Faunal Analysis'
Students in Associate Professor of Anthropology John Barthelme's course Anthropology 410, Zoo Archaeology (Faunal Analysis) have received the approval of the New York State Museum in Albany to study unidentified prehistoric faunal collections -- bones and teeth -- as part of their course work.

Fastest U.S. Telemark Skier Is SLU Alum
A St. Lawrence alumnus is the "fastest slalom telemark skier in the U.S.," according to a recent story in The Buffalo News, his hometown newspaper.

Senior's Poems Published In New Magazine
Two poems written by Lauren G. Goldsmith '03, of Rochester, NY, have been selected for inclusion in the first issue of Our Time Is Now, a literary magazine written and edited by people under age 24.

Student's Essay On Denmark Places In Contest
An essay by Amanda M. Drefus '03, of Malone, NY, won third place in a contest sponsored by the Denmark International Study (DIS) program. Drefus participated in the program in the fall of 2002.

All Those College Brochures: Why You're Getting Them & What To Do Now
College-bound high school students and their parents may be wondering how to handle the host of college brochures arriving daily in the mailbox. St. Lawrence University Dean of Admissions and Financial Aid Terry Cowdrey offers advice on dealing with the deluge.

Alum To Coach NHL All-Stars
Jacques Martin '75, head coach of the National Hockey League's Ottawa Senators, will coach the NHL East All-Star team.

Former Kenya Instructor Appointed To Cabinet
A member of the new cabinet in Kenya is a former adjunct professor in St. Lawrence's program of study in that country.

Alum Nominated For Grammy Award
St. Lawrence graduate Dennis McNally '71 is among the nominees for the 45th Annual Grammy Awards, presented by the National Academy of Recording Arts & Sciences. Nominees were announced January 7, 2003.

Book By Alum Takes 'What-If' Look At Lincoln Assassination
An alumnus who's a Civil War buff has written an historical novel that also takes a novel look at the assassination of President Abraham Lincoln.

Alumna Receives Air Force Outstanding Service Award
A St. Lawrence graduate recently received an Outstanding Service Award from the Air Force, the first such award ever given.

Projects Helping Others Mark SLU Holiday Season
Members of the St. Lawrence University community engaged in a number of activities to assist their North Country neighbors during the winter holiday season.

SLU Awarded State Grant For Science Facilities
St. Lawrence University has been awarded a $4.5 million grant from New York State, to assist in the construction of new science facilities.

New Study Suggests That College Choice Matters
Does the type of school an undergraduate attends really make a difference? A new survey suggests that it does.

Fellowships Awarded To Support Internship Participation
Thirteen students have been awarded fellowships allowing them to pursue internship opportunities during the semester break.

Bush Pick For SEC Chief Is SLU Alum Parent & Former Trustee
William H. Donaldson, chosen by President George Bush to be the new head of the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC), is the parent of a St. Lawrence alumnus and a former University trustee.

Student Replicates Prehistoric Techniques In Research
A Summerterm experience investigating prehistoric beads made from ostrich eggshells in Kenya has led one St. Lawrence student to try to replicate the ancient techniques used.

Report Co-Authored By Alum Makes MD News
A report critical of loopholes that are "looting the treasury" in the state of Maryland has been making the news, and it is co-authored by a St. Lawrence graduate.

Tips For Students - And Their Parents - Considering Study Abroad
Despite concerns that terrorist attacks around the world might frighten college students away from studying abroad, statistics show that both the number of students going overseas and the number coming into the United States have held steady or risen this year.

Students Awarded Grants To Fund Travel & Research
Eleven students have been awarded travel grants to assist with costs incurred while conducting research during the spring 2003 semester.

SLU Students Launch Educational Enrichment Program
A program begun by three St. Lawrence students is helping children in local schools by "bridging the gap" between them and the college experience.

O'Donoghue 'Covered' In Vatican Observatory Report
Associate Professor of Physics Aileen O'Donoghue made her presence known at the Vatican Observatory at the University of Arizona, where she spent a year on sabbatical -- she's on the cover of the Observatory's 2001 Annual Report. In addition, next fall she will receive an alumni award from Colorado Mountain College.

Coach Fay In H.S. Hall Of Achievement
St. Lawrence University Baseball Coach Thomas Fay received an honor recently, when he was inducted into the Hall of Achievement at his alma mater high school, Moravia (NY) Central School.

Alumnus Is New NYS Assemblyman
One of New York State's new legislators is a St. Lawrence University alumnus.

Only Woman Senate Chair Is SLU Alum
The only woman who will chair a major committee in the United States Senate is a St. Lawrence graduate.

Alum Tracks Killer In Sensational Case
A 1951 St. Lawrence graduate -- also an alumnus of the FBI -- is hunting for the killer in a sensational murder that inspired the television show and movie The Fugitive, and he's taken out ads in The New York Times to try and get the information that will finally crack the case.

Faculty, Staff Present At Diversity Conference
Faculty and staff members from St. Lawrence were among the presenters at the Association of American Colleges and Universities' Fourth Biennial Diversity and Learning Conference, "Education for a World Lived in Common."

Minnesota Senate Candidate Has SLU Ties
Walter Mondale, former U.S. vice president and senator now running as the Democratic senate candidate in Minnesota, is a St. Lawrence parent. He's the father of an alumna, Eleanor Mondale '82.

SLU Students Teach Middle-Schoolers That Chemistry Can Be Fun
From the properties of blowing bubbles to the chemistry of copper, Canton Middle School students recent got lessons from members of the St. Lawrence Chemistry Club, in recognition of National Chemistry Week.

Faculty Scholars Active In Publications, Presentations
The results of St. Lawrence faculty scholarship are being heard, read and seen in a variety of places this fall.

Alum Heads Investment Management Master's Program
A St. Lawrence graduate will direct the faculty who teach in the country's only master of science program in investment management.

Outing Club Peaks On Successful Venture
Perhaps the loftiest of student traditions at St. Lawrence, Peak Weekend continued its success streak with the 2002 event.

'98 Grad Running For Senate In Florida
Democrat Andrew Wojcicki '98 is running for a Senate seat in Florida, opposing a long-term incumbent.

Faculty, Students Attend Conferences In The Philippines
Students in the global studies course Religion, Peace and Protest in Southeast Asia attended an international ecumenical conference in Manila, the Philippines, recently, titled "Terrorism in a Globalized World: The Philippines in the Expanding Front of the War on Terror." Among the speakers addressing those gathered was Philippine Vice President Satur Ocampo.

SLU Dean, Prof Scholars-In-Residence At Miami University
Vice President of the University and Dean of Academic Affairs Grant Cornwell '79 and Professor of English Eve Stoddard are Donald C. Faber Distinguished Scholars-in-Residence at Miami University, and delivered a presentation there recently, titled "Peripheral Visions: Toward a Geoethics of Citizenship."

Betsy Bernard '77 Named To Key Post At AT&T
When communications giant AT&T completes its planned broadband "spin-off" and subsequent merger with Comcast Corp., the responsibilities of Betsy Bernard '77 will become a lot broader, too.

Sen. Susan Collins '75 Promoting Cancer Awareness
U.S. Senator Susan Collins (R-Maine), a 1975 graduate of St. Lawrence, is among the 45 women celebrities providing "words of inspiration" on Yahoo!'s special health www site promoting October as Breast Cancer Awareness Month.

Alum's Efforts Result In Life-Saving Surgery For Kenyan Child
Joseph Lekuton '91, M'94 is a teacher at the the Langley School in McLean, Virginia, and recently brought a group of students from the school, with their parents, to his native Kenya. A meeting that took place there ended up saving a little girl's life.

Eisenhut To Recieve Scholar-Athlete Award
A May 2002 graduate of St. Lawrence has been given one of the most prestigious awards in college athletics.

Guide To County's Waterfalls Is Work Of SLU Student
A colorful guidebook showing St. Lawrence County's scenic waterfalls has been published by the county's Chamber of Commerce, featuring photography and text by Timothy D. Bouchard '03, of Pembroke, New Hampshire.

SLU Student Spends Summer Studying Alaskan Archaeology
Like a lot of college students, Nicole Armbruster '05, of Bedford, New York, did some volunteer work during the summer. Her experience was more hands-on than most, though -- she was the youngest member of a seven-person team of volunteer and paid archaeologists participating in the study of the 23-million-acre National Petroleum Reserve in Alaska.

Students Present Research At National Conference
Two senior sociology majors attended the National Women's Studies Association Annual Meeting in Las Vegas, NV, in June and, along with faculty members, presented papers based on their research.

Author Of Definitive 'Dead' Document Is SLU Alum
It is perhaps fitting that Dennis McNally '71 has spent his career chronicling the life and times of the Grateful Dead -- he earned his degree in history.

SLU Sophomore Teaching In Summer Program In New Orleans
A St. Lawrence sophomore is "giving back" to the program that helped steer her to higher education, by being a teacher in the program.

Alum Among Top Finishers In Ironman Triathlon
St. Lawrence University graduate Amy Farrell, a cross country record-holder at the University, placed fifth in the professional division of the USA Lake Placid Triathlon, held July 28.

English Prof Follows 'Paper Lion' Tradition
Not many writers are willing to get tackled regularly for their art, but Assistant Professor of English Robert Cowser is. He's not only the treasurer of the newest semi-pro team in the Empire Football League, he's also a player.

SLU's ODK Named 'Circle Of Distinction'
St. Lawrence University's chapter of the national leadership organization Omicron Delta Kappa has been named a "Circle of Distinction" by the group.

Geology Students 'Dig Dinosaurs' In The Badlands
A group of St. Lawrence students taking a Summerterm course called "Almost Digging Dinosaurs" are helping researchers determine what life in the Badlands of North Dakota was like millions of years ago.

Rushton Canoe Weekend Includes SLU Participants
St. Lawrence students were among the participants in one of the oldest annual canoe races in the country, held right in Canton recently.

SLU Young Writers Prizes Awarded
Winners in the 2002 St. Lawrence University Young Writers Contest have been chosen, in poetry, fiction and non-fiction categories. The first-prize winners in each category will visit campus in the fall to read their prize-winning work, plus participate in a seminar and conference.

Alum, Retired Prof Honored At Commencements
At college commencement ceremonies this year, a retired St. Lawrence professor received an honorary doctorate, while an alumnus earned a long-time-in-coming Ph.D. in education.

Fellowship Awards Support Summer Internships
The Career Services and Leadership Education office has awarded Summer 2002 Internship Fellowships to 29 students, to assist them with expenses they incur as they gain career experience.

Awards Given At Moving-Up Day 2002
St. Lawrence University's traditional Moving-Up Day ceremony, followed by the "tapping" of new members to the leadership honorary Omicron Delta Kappa, was held April 27, 2002, complete with students "moving up" to the next class by "weaving" through rows in Gunnison Memorial Chapel and the singing of the "Moving-Up Day Song." Click the "story" link below for the complete list of awards and winners.

2002 University Fellows Chosen
Twenty students have been selected as 2002 University Fellows for this summer, in a program that allows them to receive funding while conducting research with a faculty partner.

Poetry Prize Awarded To Student
Geoffrey J. Hayward '04, of Saranac Lake, NY, is the winner of the 2002 Academy of American Poets University and College Prize from
St. Lawrence.

Alum Named Distinguished Professor By SUNY
The State University of New York Board of Trustees has appointed Gerald Benjamin '65, dean of New Paltz' College of Liberal Arts and Sciences and professor of political science, to the position of Distinguished Professor, the university's highest faculty designation.

SLU Environmental Lab Site On Local Energy Tour
A house St. Lawrence uses as a site for studying methods of living that are friendly to the environment is included on a tour of energy-efficient and solar-powered homes in the area.

Writing Contest Winners Include SLU Senior
A St. Lawrence senior was among the winners in a regional writing contest for adult and young writers.

Alum Fails To 'Win Ben Stein's Money'
A 1998 graduate of St. Lawrence tried -- but ultimately failed -- to "win Ben Stein's money."

Prof, Alum Co-Author Chemistry Article
A recent article in The Journal Of Physical Chemistry has a
St. Lawrence professor and alumnus as co-authors.

SLU Sororities Celebrate Panhellenic Centennial
St. Lawrence alumnae recently joined in celebrating the 100th anniversary of the National Panhellenic Conference, which had two University chapters among its founding members.

Alums Rise To Challenge Of European Cuisine
Two St. Lawrence University graduates are bringing the flavor of Europe to Cleveland, Ohio, via their bakery that specializes in contintental-style breads and pastries.

SLU Winter Sports Success Lauded
St. Lawrence has placed 16th in the final winter standings for the Sears Directors' Cup, presented annually by the nation's athletic directors and determined by the success of men's and women's team sports.

Book Reviews By SLU Students Published
An academic journal has published book reviews writen by three St. Lawrence students, originally done for a class in Spanish.

SLU Students Explore Alternatives For Spring Break
St. Lawrence students are exploring a variety of alternatives to the traditional spring break this year, venturing to locations throughout the country for a week of service, academic study and other educational activities.

Research By Student Makes Health Newswire
A St. Lawrence University senior's health research made a national newswire recently, and she was quoted in the story that reported it.

Sales Of Student Art Help 9/11 Vicitims
Vincent A. Dalpiaz '02, of Binghamton, New York, was personally affected by the attacks that took place on September 11, 2001 -- his sister was to have been a passenger on the flight that crashed in Pennsylvania. As a way to try to help others, he has reproduced some of his artwork that depicts a Manhattan scene, and its sales are being donated to the American Red Cross.

Alum Is 'Tar Heel Of The Week' For Activism
John Schelp '84 was recently named "Tar Heel Of The Week" by the Raleigh, North Carolina, News & Observer for his activism in helping to pursuade the City Council there to vote down a proposal that would have reduced the distance between asphalt plants and homes to 750 feet, from the current 1,500 feet.

33-Year Career Of Prof Reflected In Works By His Students
A retrospective exhibition of prints made by the students of Professor of Fine Arts Roger Bailey over the 33 years of his career at St. Lawrence is on display on campus.

Alumna's First Novel Published
The first novel of a St. Lawrence alumna, known for her work as a short-story writer, has been published.

Graduate Nominated For Honor & Subject Of Book
A new book about the photography of Mark Klett '74 has been published, and Klett has earned a prestigious nomination from Arizona State University, where he is professor of art.

Book By SLU Alum Wins Award
A book by a St. Lawrence University graduate was recently named best book in the pictorial category in the annual New England Book Show.

SLU Student Wins National Essay Contest
A St. Lawrence sophomore won one of eight $1,000-scholarships in an essay contest sponsored by the University's time-payment plan sponsor.

Prof Studies Coping Skills Of Elite Athletes
Whether they're hearing national anthems played in their honor or not, Olympic athletes will face a number of challenges when they return home from Salt Lake City, and a St. Lawrence University sports psychologist says that the winners and the losers need similar skills to cope with what lies ahead.

SLU Students Participating In National Fund-Raisers
Two St. Lawrence students are embarking on fund-raising missions for national charity efforts in the spring.

Independent Higher Ed Group Honors SLU Alum
A St. Lawrence graduate and former administrator will be honored by an organization of independent colleges and universities.

SLU Connections To 2002 Olympics Abound
Two St. Lawrence alumni and two students will be among the competitors in the 2002 Olympic Games in Salt Lake City, Utah, and the University has other connections to the event as well.

Alumna Gets Grant To Study School Safety
A St. Lawrence graduate has been awarded a grant to study the safety of the schools in Syracuse, New York.

Rochester Alum Nominated For Award
A St. Lawrence University alumna has been nominated for a businesswomen's award in Rochester, New York.

Many SLU Courses Include Service To Local Community
Service-learning projects -- where students assist community organizations and agencies for academic credit -- are becoming more common at St. Lawrence, and have sprung up in departments and programs across the curriculum.

SLU Volunteers Working At NYC's 'Ground Zero'
More than 30 student, faculty and staff volunteers from St. Lawrence University are spending part of the semester break assisting with recovery and cleanup efforts at "ground zero," the site of the September 11 collapse of the World Trade Center's twin towers in New York City.

Alum Key Player In Pennsylvania School Reform
A St. Lawrence University graduate is expected to have a key role in the widespread reform of public-school education in Pennsylvania.

Students Awarded Grants For Spring Travel/Study
Eleven students have been awarded travel grants to assist with costs incurred while conducting research during the spring semester.

SLU Alum Picked To Coach Panthers
Mike Keenan, a 1972 graduate of St. Lawrence, has been hired as head coach and assistant general manager of the Florida Panthers hockey team.

Sociology Students Give Presentations At Conference
Students from St. Lawrence University presented their original research at a statewide sociology conference this fall.

Alumna Receives Award For Arts Advocacy
A St. Lawrence graduate who has worked as an advocate for the arts will receive a prestigious award for that work.

SLU Student, Faculty Member Present Joint Research
A St. Lawrence student presented the results of his collaborative research with a faculty member at the annual meeting of the Geological Society of America, held in Boston in November.

SLU Grad Featured On www Site
A recent St. Lawrence graduate is being featured on the www site for the financial services firm Goldman Sachs.

Outing Club Again Gets Students To 'Peak'
Fall foliage wasn't the only thing at its peak in the Adirondacks over a recent weekend -- St. Lawrence's Outing Club also managed to place students on all 46 of the range's "high peaks" for the second year in a row.

Student Carries Torch For Olympics
A St. Lawrence student will be among those carrying the Olympic torch on its way to Salt Lake City for the 2002 games.

SLU Graduate's Spot In Olympics May Get Pre-Empted
A St. Lawrence University graduate is in contention to represent the U.S. in the Olympics next year, but he may wind up representing his country in a different way, in a different place.

Alum's Honors Project Slated For The Big Screen
A recent graduate's independent project in English has become her full-time career.

St. Lawrence Alums Inducted Into Lake Placid Hall Of Fame
Two St. Lawrence University graduates have gained entry into the Lake Placid Hall of Fame.

Forensic Science World Explored In Book By SLU Trustee
The TV series "CSI" isn't the only place to get a glimpse of the new crime-fighting heroes, forensic scientists. You can also delve into that world via a new book co-authored by a St. Lawrence University graduate.

SLU Graduate Authors Book On Troubled Kids
A St. Lawrence graduate who's an expert on the effects of violence on children is making the rounds of the television talk shows, discussing his new book that argues that parents are responsible -- but not to blame -- for the violent behavior of their children.

Alum Is Top Woman Telecom Exec In U.S.
The "highest-ranking female telecom executive in the USA," according to USA Today, is a St. Lawrence University alumna whose semester of study in Kenya helped to prepare her for her post, called "one of the worst in corporate America."

SLU Fraternity Wins Academic Award
St. Lawrence University's Beta Theta Pi chapter won the Virginia Tech Award at the fraternity's annual convention in Oxford, Ohio, this summer.

Class of 2000 Grad Spends Time Volunteering In Israel
A member of the Class of 2000 recently recounted the "life-changing experience" she had as a volunteer in Israel for a Detroit newspaper.

'Lord Of The Rings' Film Includes Alum In Cast
When a classic fantasy tale finally comes to the big screen, a St. Lawrence graduate will have one of the major roles.

Alum's Fitness Study Cited In USA Today
People who engage in aerobic exercise to lose or maintain weight also need to do strengthening exercises, such as weight-lifting, according to a St. Lawrence graduate quoted in a recent story in USA Today.

President Sullivan Meets With Senator Clinton
St. Lawrence University President Daniel F. Sullivan participated in a meeting of upstate New York college presidents convened recently by New York Senator Hillary Rodham Clinton to discuss economic development.

Summerterm Group In Nepal During Crisis
When members of the royal family in Nepal were murdered, a group of faculty and students from St. Lawrence University visiting Katmandu as part of a Summerterm course began to learn as much about international politics as the topics they went there to study.

Best Of High School Writers Chosen In Contest
Winners in the 2001 St. Lawrence University Young Writers Contest have been chosen, in poetry, fiction and non-fiction categories. The first-prize winners in each category will visit campus in the fall to read their prize-winning work, plus participate in a seminar and conference.

Awards Given At Moving-Up Day
St. Lawrence University's traditional Moving-Up Day ceremony, followed by the "tapping" of new members to the leadership honorary Omicron Delta Kappa, was held April 28, 2001, complete with students "moving up" to the next class by "weaving" through rows in Gunnison Memorial Chapel and the singing of the "Moving-Up Day Song." Click the "story" link below for the complete list of awards and winners.

Alum Selected For Fellowship Program
Kristian R. Margherio '00, of St. Louis, Missouri, has been awarded a Coro Fellowship in public affairs, one of 60 selected in a competitive process.

2001 University Fellows Selected
Eighteen students have been selected as 2001 University Fellows for this summer, in a program that allows them to receive funding while conducting research with a faculty partner.

Academic Journals Set To Publish Student Work
St. Lawrence faculty aren't the only ones on campus seeing their work published in academic journals -- students are, too.

SLU Students Take A Break For Habitat
It's not unusual to find groups of St. Lawrence students heading south for spring break, but some have more than sun and sand on their minds.

Bard Of Beverly Is SLU Frosh
A St. Lawrence University freshman who's a published poet has caught the attention of a major newspaper, by becoming a best-selling author in his hometown.

SLU Trustee Honored By Independent Education Group
One of St. Lawrence University's most distinguished alumni is receiving new recognition in the state legislative halls of Albany, New York, territory very familiar to him.

SLU Board Chair Authors Article On 'Bridge-Building'
A forthcoming article by St. Lawrence University's Board of Trustees chair gives advice about getting beyond academe's "turf battles" and building a shared governance structure that works for all constituencies of a university.

Nearby Avalanche Conditions Studied For Independent Project
Could a potentially deadly avalanche occur in the Adirondack Mountains of New York? Two St. Lawrence University students working on an independent study project to try and determine that.

Alum Calls 'Wild Chicago' Home
The host of the longest-running Chicago television magazine series currently on the air is a St. Lawrence graduate who describes himself as looking "like a cross between 'Where's Waldo' and 'Funky Winkerbean.'" That's OK, though, because the show isn't exactly a "60 Minutes" clone.

SLU Graduate Organizes 'Miracle Marathon'
A St. Lawrence University graduate is putting his law career on hold to take a run at helping critically ill children and their families -- a run of over 1,600 miles.

Alum's Music A Hit On The 'Net
Before his debut album is even released, music by Travis Rocco '99 is on the charts. Welcome to the Internet music world.

Senior Wins Scholarship To Cambridge
A St. Lawrence senior has been awarded a prestigious scholarship for study at Cambridge University in England.

Three Alumnae Among Award Nominees
Three St. Lawrence University alumnae were among those nominated for the 15th Annual Athena Award given recently in Rochester, New York.

Student Earns Award For History www Site
A St. Lawrence student has preserved some of her home town's history and earned herself a Girl Scout award -- all by developing a www site.

SLU's Hockey Siren Song Makes The News
A January 17 story in USA Today noted the 50th anniversary of Appleton Arena at St. Lawrence, and called special attention to the unique way that home-team goals get celebrated.

New NY State Supreme Court Justice Is SLU Alum
The youngest State Supreme Court justice ever elected in Western New York is a St. Lawrence graduate, and she recently was sworn into office.

Children's Book Includes Illustration By SLU Profs
A new children's book on one of their favorite animals -- bears -- includes an electron micrograph taken by two St. Lawrence University science professors.

Students Display Giving Spirit For Holidays
St. Lawrence University students are getting into the holiday spirit with a variety of projects and events that benefit residents of local communities.

SLU Alum Is Presidential Election Pundit
A St. Lawrence University graduate is among the Republican party "strategists" serving as sources for news media covering the legal battle for the White House.

U.S., Canadian Approaches To 'Alternative' Health Care Studied
How could the U.S. health-care system benefit from being more accepting of "alternative" therapies, such as acupuncture? Why do women seek alternative therapies more often than men? How does Canada incorporate alternative care into its national health-care system? Those questions are among those being researched by Amie M. Sherwood '01 of Hamilton, New York, for an honors project in sociology.

Middle-Schoolers Help Student With 'Field' Work
The seventh-graders that Melissa L. Henrichon, a St. Lawrence University senior from Rutland, Vermont, is student-teaching this semester are also helping her learn something for her senior project: whether they learn things better through traditional methods or more hands-on experiences.

Successful Colorado Budget Measure Co-Authored By Alum
Among the issues decided in elections held on November 7 was a school-funding measure that will earmark hundreds of millions of dollars for public schools in Colorado. The successful amendment to the state constitution was co-authored by Cary Kennedy '90.

Prof's E-Mail Gives Subscribers Auroral Heads-Up
Associate Professor of Physics Aileen O'Donoghue is keeping an eye on the sky this fall, and helping others do the same, via the Internet.

SLU Making A Difference In Canton
St. Lawrence University students, faculty and staff were among those to "Make A Difference" in their communities on October 25, as they participated in a variety of service projects.

Chill Out, Plug In, Log On
Students looking for a late-night study spot -- as well as a snack -- can have both without missing a single computer beat.

Awards Recognize Authors From SLU Series
Three authors who have participated in the St. Lawrence Writers Series are recipients of 2000 Lannan Literary Awards from the Lannan Foundation in Santa Fe, New Mexico. Nine writers recently received the awards, in various categories.

Sociology Conference Includes SLU Students, Alumni & Faculty
St. Lawrence was well represented at the recent 48th annual meeting of the New York State Sociological Association, held at SUNY Potsdam.

Recent Grad Finds Poetry 'Under The Bark'
Joshua Stearns '00 has turned a book of poetry he compiled for a senior honors thesis into a new book, titled Under The Bark.

SLU Graduate Featured In 'Hopkins 24/7'
Television viewers riveted by one of the latest "reality" offerings got to see a St. Lawrence graduate in action. Robert Montgomery '82 is among the doctors seen in episodes of ABC's "Hopkins 24/7."

Outing Club Achieves 'Peak' Experience
Recently, students at St. Lawrence University achieved something that hasn't been done since 1987: they reached the summits of all 46 "high peaks" (those over 4,000 feet) of the Adirondack Mountains.

Student A Staffer For Lieberman
An internship in her U.S. senator's office turned into the opportunity to be at the center of American political history for one St. Lawrence senior.

SLU Trustee Heads www Site Shaking Up Antiques World
If shopping for antiques makes you think of poking through dusty little shops or wandering through massive exhibit halls, get ready to go high-tech. A www site headed up by a St. Lawrence graduate and trustee is promising to "revolutionize" the way people buy, sell and research antiques.

Alumni Report On The Market For Cable-News Networks
St. Lawrence alumni are among those reporting news on the ups and downs of the volatile stock market at two popular cable news networks. University graduates Martha MacCallum reports for cable business network CNBC, and David Haffenreffer is co-anchor of the CNNfn program "Ahead of the Curve."

Student Talks Health-Care With President Clinton
A St. Lawrence University senior recently had a short chat with President Bill Clinton about health-care reform.

WSJ Names Alum Top Analyst In Survey
A St. Lawrence University graduate is The Wall Street Journal's choice for the top railroad stock-picker for the second year in a row, in the paper's annual ranking of stock analysts.

Dining Services Employee Scoots Into People
Scores of alumni and students know St. Lawrence Northstar Pub cashier and food service generalist Paula Comuntzis as a go-getter. Now People magazine does, too.

Alum Among People's Most Eligible
A St. Lawrence University graduate is among the 100 bachelors People magazine is calling "the most eligible" in America.

SLU Student Wins Community Activism Award
A St. Lawrence University student has won an award given in the Canton community for being an effective leader for social change.

Students Chosen As 2000 University Fellows
Seventeen students have been selected as University Fellows for this summer, in a program that allows them to receive funding while conducting research with a faculty partner.

SLU Alumnus Involved In High-Profile Business Cases
Mega-mergers have been the top business news stories in recent months, and a St. Lawrence University graduate often gets quoted in those stories, for his expertise in antitrust law.

SLU Honors Distinguished Alumni
Five distinguished graduates of St. Lawrence were honored in a special ceremony held during Reunion Weekend on campus. Four received Alumni Citations and a fifth received the Sol Feinstone Humanitarian Award on June 3.

Study In Crete, At Oxford Ahead For SLU Student
Hannah Miller '02, of Charlestown, N.H., will participate in an archeological "dig" at the site of the ancient city of Elestherna in Crete this summer and continue her study of Classical Greece for a year at Oxford University in England in the fall.

SLU Student To Study At Biosphere 2
Kathryn Fitzgibbons '02, of Saratoga Springs, N.Y., plans to be keeping some late-night hours next fall. She's one of about 25 students chosen to participate in the Universe Semester at the Biosphere 2 Center in Oracle, Arizona.

Young Writers Contest Winners Chosen
Three young writers will visit campus in the fall to read their prize-winning fiction, poetry and creative non-fiction, plus participate in a seminar and conference, as part of the St. Lawrence University Young Writers Contest.

SLU Alumna Author To Publish Novel
A St. Lawrence University graduate who has published collections of her stories plans to publish her first novel soon.

University Among Nation's 'Most Wired'
St. Lawrence University is the 45th "most wired" campus in the country, according to popular magazine Yahoo! Internet Life's annual ratings, published in the May issue.

SLU Students Participate In Academic Conferences
Presenting the results of their original research at an academic gathering isn't an activity just for St. Lawrence faculty -- students in mathematics and psychology have presented work at recent conferences, too.

Nobelist Offers Unique Opportunity To SLU Students
Two St. Lawrence students will have a unique opportunity when Nobel Prize-winning writer Wole Soyinka visits the University -- interacting with the subject of their independent projects.

SLU Student Selected For Program In Japan
Nathan F. Hall '00, of Montpelier, Vermont, will spend next year teaching in Japan, having been selected to be part of the Japan Exchange and Teaching Program.

Assisting Prof In Research, Student Finds Family Tree Link
In assisting a professor with a research project, a St. Lawrence University student has instead found her own roots.

SLU Student Wins Fulbright Grant
Brendan T. O'Dell '00, of Beaverton, Oregon, has been awarded a Fulbright grant to study in Germany next year.

SLU Graduate Prosecutes NYC Gang Case
A St. Lawrence University graduate has successfully prosecuted a major court case in New York City against a gang leader.

'Cap Facts' Tout SLU-Company Connection
How does opening a bottle of juice sometimes remind people about St. Lawrence University?

Students' Scholarly Work Set For Publication
Three students in Professor of Modern Languages Steven White's Spanish 345 (Stylistics and Translations) class have had work accepted for publication.

SLU Alum Competes For America's Cup
St. Lawrence University graduate Josh Belsky '89 is boat captain for the AmericaOne Team competing for the America's Cup.

NCAA Soccer Coaches Of The Year Have SLU Connection
St. Lawrence not only has the NCAA Division III soccer coach of the year in Bob Durocher, it can also lay claim to Division I Coach of the Year Pat Farmer '74.

SLU Junior Is 'Face In The Crowd' At SI
Ryan Carruth '01, of Boulder, Colorado, was one of Sports Illustrated's "Faces In The Crowd" in its year-end issue.

SLU-Rooted Band Shakes Up Hollywood Holidays
Strange but true: A meeting at a St. Lawrence University hockey game in the 1970s led to a gig at the holiday bash of "Ally McBeal" and "The Practice" creator David E. Kelley for a Rochester-based band.

St. Lawrence Professor Key Speaker In Ireland Anti-Incineration Effort
St. Lawrence University Chemistry Professor Paul Connett brought his anti-incineration views to Ireland recently, in public meetings in County Kildare.

SLU Alum Wins Prestigious Literary Prize
Lorrie Moore, author and 1978 St. Lawrence University graduate, recently received the International Fiction Prize in the 1999 Irish Times Literature Prizes, awarded in Dublin.

SLU Professor Gets Cosmic For Magazine Column
Associate Professor of Physics Aileen O'Donoghue is serving as a "guide to the skies" for readers of Adirondac magazine.

Book By SLU Professor Causes Stir In Canada
A St. Lawrence University professor's forthcoming book is causing controversy -- and a lot of media attention -- in Canada.

Student Volunteers Helping To Clear Damage In Adirondacks
A group of student volunteers from St. Lawrence recently assisted the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation in cleaning up trail damage done to the Adirondacks by the aftermath of Hurricane Floyd.

SLU Graduate Is Veterinary Sleuth
Tracey MacNamara '76, a veterinary pathologist at the New York Wildlife Conservation Society, became suspicious about the high death rate of crows in the vicinity of the Bronx Zoo. Her investigations led to the discovery of a new variant of the encephalitis virus in New York.

St. Lawrence Alumna Speaks Locally On Preventing School Violence
Kelly Spooner Zinna '87, a psychologist who has written a book about school violence, returned to Canton to speak to a variety of groups about what can be done to prevent such incidents.

Anthropology Students Lend Support In Book Drive
St. Lawrence anthropology students are responding to an international request to assist their counterparts in Samoa with their studies.

Students Attend National Sports Medicine Conference
Students in Applied Physiology and Fitness (Biology 301) during the spring 1999 semester followed up their studies by attending the 46th Annual Meeting of the American College of Sports Medicine in Seattle, Washington.

Canton Initiative Program Featured In NY Times
St. Lawrence University's Canton Initiative project was profiled in a New York Times story recently.

Alum's www Site Featured In Forbes
A www site described as "the Ticketmaster for athletic event registration and the Moviephone or Yahoo! for athletic event information" is the brainchild of Mitch Thrower '90, recently profiled in Forbes magazine online.

Updated: May 20, 2010
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