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News Digest
January 16, 2005

2005-2006 is St. Lawrence's Sesquicentennial Year!


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Campus News
St. Lawrence University's Board of Trustees approved a gift of $10,000 from the University to the Canton Free Library Centennial Campaign. For more
Campus Events
Although Martin Luther King Jr. Day is observed on January 16, St. Lawrence University will hold a service to mark the holiday on Monday, January 23, the first day of classes in the spring 2006 semester. The service will be in Gunnison Memorial Chapel on campus, beginning at 5 p.m. and will feature Honorary Degree Recipient The Rev. Joan Brown Campbell and St. Lawrence graduate David Blanchard '80. Both speakers will remain on campus for academic residencies during the week as part of the University's Sesquicentennial.For more
"Time Studies," an exhibition of photographs by Mark Klett '74, will be in the Richard F. Brush Art Gallery at St. Lawrence University from Monday, January 23, through Saturday, February 25. Klett will give a lecture on his work on Monday, February 6, at 7 p.m.; it is open to the public, free of charge. The exhibition and his lecture are part of the University's Sesquicentennial celebration. For more
What's in our own 7,000-piece art collection? Here's your chance to find out. An exhibition called "One-of-a-Kind: Art and Artifacts from the Permanent Collection" will be in the Richard F. Brush Art Gallery at St. Lawrence University from Monday, January 23, to Saturday, February 25. This exhibition is part of the University's Sesquicentennial Celebration. For more
Author Stuart Dybek will speak and read from his work in an appearance at St. Lawrence University on Thursday, January 26, at 8 p.m. in the Common Room of Sykes Residence Hall, the first event in the University's Writers Series for 2006. It is open to the public, free of charge. For more
Faculty News
Vice President of the University and Dean of Academic Affairs Grant Cornwell '79 spoke at a symposium of the American Association of Colleges and Universities (AAC&U) called "Recentering: Science and Global Learning in the Undergraduate Curriculum." For more
Alumni News
St. Lawrence has an Olympian! Gina Kingsbury '04 will compete in the 2006 Winter Olympics, as a member of the Canadian Women's Hockey Team. For more.

Sesquicentennial Then and Now: Images of teaching and learning, then and now, show a remarkable similarity over the years. Check out the latest "Then and Now" installment on our Web site.

Mark Your Calendar: April 3 is Charter Day! Events on campus and around the world--watch for details! Charter Day is St. Lawrence's official birthday, the date in 1856 New York State granted the University's charter, after years of hard work by Canton citizens and leaders of the Universalist church.

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